1. Customers, employees and other stakeholders are all interconnected, and have access to most, if not all the information that everyone else has This fact has large implications for any organization. It means that you can’t hide – anywhere. Michael Schrage of MIT puts it very succinctly: Networks make organizational culture and politics explicit It’s… Read more »
Posts By: wireuser
Published below is what I think we can consider to be a seminal piece by my friend Dave Pollard. And .. just in case some smart alec suggests that there’s much on the Internet that is shadowy, stupid, banal, disgusting, irrelevant, etc., yes that’s all true. This is a conceptual piece that outlines the systemic-level… Read more »
Competency models and profiles are a cornerstone of HR methods and practices in today’s enterprise. They play a central role in: recruiting learning / training & development performance management, and (increasingly) compensation philosophy and practices Competency analysis and profiling was developed from the work of David McLelland, a professor of psychology at Harvard University in the… Read more »
“Vision requires execution…execution requires relationships…relationships require trust” Steve Case Co-creating .. .. is a term we’re starting to hear very often, and perhaps too often too soon. I think it might cheapen and mis-direct the important process of making deep changes to the ‘colonization’ (due to the rampant corporatism of today) of the… Read more »
This is a guest post by friend and collaborator René Barsalo, of Montréal. It is the narrative text for a soon to come infographic video René is working on, seems for years, about the ongoing InfoMutation. Jon provided the English translation and René is offering him the web scoop for this. Hope you like it,… Read more »
First we shape our structures Then, our structures shape us – Winston Churchill (and other attributions) SUMMARY: As the Internet has moved through the dot.com boom and bust (and the more recent waves of… Read more »
That is my question … .
I’ve been noticing .. and friends have been telling me about .. the increased use of the term and concept “wirearchy” in the social business and social learning business arenas. I don’t mind its increased use .. it’s just a neologism, after all .. but most of the the increased use comes from consulting (Deloitte… Read more »
That bumptious feeling you get … semi-regularly, when your plans change ? Get used to it. Via Harold Jarche .. .
No, we don’t clone and decant children yet, but … I’ve recently been re-reading Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New World”, published in 1932. It’s a widely known book, having been on many high-school and university curricula over the past 50+ years. A drastically dystopian novel, in it Huxley parodies in a phantasmagorical way the core dynamics… Read more »