Tag Archives: Future of Work

Domain Specificity into a Generalised Specificity

This is a conversation about the future of work. Consider this a half formed thought, but one which i’ve been chasing around for a while now. As part of the work exploring where we go, ‘Beyond Organisations’, and linked into … Continue reading

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12 Aspects of the Social Age

In the Social Age, everything has changed. The Social Contract between organisation and individual is fractured, the nature of work is changing, we’ve seen the democratisation of communication and the devolution of creativity, with the old structures of power and … Continue reading

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Aspects of the #SocialAge – Part 4 – Boundaries Are Futile

In the old world there was a clear separation between formal and social aspects of our lives, between leisure and work. Today those boundaries are gone. We exist in a grey space: when networks, communities, influence, reputation, and stories themselves, … Continue reading

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#FutureState – Resilience

I’m writing a series of essays exploring the future of organisations from different perspectives: social, technical, philosophical and practical. Today is another early stage #WorkingOutLoud piece as I think about resilience, specifically the ways that emergent technology may impact on … Continue reading

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Beyond Organisations

This is a #WorkingOutLoud post on some early thoughts for a Journal article. The stratification of society that we see today is not necessarily permanent. The structures of education, commerce, finance and business are simply those which have proved most … Continue reading

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Let Slip the Dogs of War: Unfit Organisations and the Social Revolution

The gradients of power in the workplace today are often imbalanced, imperfect and just plain wrong. Whilst we have come some way from the poorhouse and indentured service, we are a long way from nirvana. The Social Age is a … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on the 2nd Edition of the Social Leadership Handbook: the Introduction

I like to share chapters when i’m working on a book, #WorkingOutLoud as i go. Below is the introduction to the Second Edition of the Social Leadership Handbook. The main model remains the same, but i’ve greatly expanded the third … Continue reading

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