Tag Archives: Expertise

An Overview of the Socially Dynamic Organisation

This is the second in a series of one page handouts i’m working on around core aspects of the Social Age: this one is about the Socially Dynamic Organisation, and how we build it. The Socially Dynamic organisation is adapted, … Continue reading

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The Tallest Leader

Todays post is a #WorkingOutLoud reflection around the design of a workshop i’m running tomorrow. I’m prototyping a few new ideas and activities, within this session, which is aimed at Execs in businesses who are trying to understand and adapt … Continue reading

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Round pegs and square holes: evolving access to expertise

Fitting out the new office this weekend and i decided to lend Sam a hand: he’d borrowed a special drill bit to take out a large circle of wood to let you put cables through a desk. Between us, we … Continue reading

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Growing your social learning strategy: 11 key questions on authority and expertise

Knowledge management is a tricky thing. Expertise and authority may exist, but you can’t find it. In social learning, we want to engage with these experts, we need to build emergent communities with the power to make a difference, the … Continue reading

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What is an ‘expert’?

When we’re creating learning materials, we often look to an expert to help shape the content. But what is an expert? Expertise is generally defined as having comprehensive, knowledge or skills in a specific, narrowly defined area. Almost by definition, … Continue reading

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