Tag Archives: Groups

Story Sharing: The Perils of Power

As organisations try to harness the power of communities, there is a real risk that they kill them. Well meaning, well intentioned, organisations, but ones who carry existing power dynamics into social spaces. I thought i’d try to illustrate that … Continue reading

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Time out: dedicating time to learn

Hot on the heels of this weeks posts around popup learning, informal, ad hoc learning communities, today i am at a very formal event. It’s the annual professional development event for Bath Consultancy Group, one of the organisations i’ve been … Continue reading

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Who doesn’t want to speak to me? Methods for engaging with the disengaged in online communities.

Working with groups online is hard work. Some people want to engage fully, others are apparently disinterested or won’t engage at all. This is often particularly evident in Forums or community spaces, where a small part of the population tend … Continue reading

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