Tag Archives: Social Age

#WorkingOutLoud on the Social Age Map

Today i am #WorkingOutLoud to share the new map of the Social Age, an illustration for the ‘Social Age Guidebook’ that i am working to complete. I’m still working on this to add in the details. Strictly speaking this is … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on ‘The Social Age Guidebook’

Today i am #WorkingOutLoud and sharing part the closing chapter of ‘The Social Age Guidebook’. In this book i have shared some of my Expedition Notes, my attempt to understand the emerging context and implications of the Social Age. I … Continue reading

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Trends of the Social Age

To understand a system we typically start with point observations, and generalise from there, framed within our legacy understanding: look around you, see what is different at the granular level, what you can see and sense, and then generalise back … Continue reading

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Reimagining Capability

As with many things in the context of the Social Age, when it comes to thinking about ‘Capability’, we should probably consider it in terms of an evolved foundation and understanding, away from a ‘unit of one’, toward a ‘unit … Continue reading

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Landmarks of the Social Age [5]: Inequality

I am completing the final draft of ‘The Social Age Guidebook’, and sharing the chapters and new illustrations as i go. This one considers ‘Inequality’, and notions of distribution and fairness. As ever, this is imperfect and evolving work, shared … Continue reading

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#FutureWork – a Series of Imperfect Essays

This week i’m sharing a short series of imperfect essays exploring aspects of the evolution of work, and the Organisations that it takes place within. Specifically, i am not trying to make this a coherent and congruent view: there may … Continue reading

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Aspects of the Social Age: Technology and Geography

The Social Age is premised upon a number of central changes that impact everything else: one of these is the evolution of technology, and the other the diminution of geography. Specifically relating to technology, it’s the shift from central ownership, … Continue reading

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Landmarks of the Social Age #3 – Community

As part of #WorkingOutLoud, I’m sharing a new draft of the chapter on ‘Community’ from the upcoming Social Age Guidebook. I position the ‘Social’ Age as being built upon the foundations of the ‘Digital’ one. Not in any sense to … Continue reading

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‘The Socially Dynamic Organisation’: Domains, Hierarchy, and Investment

The first chapter of my new book on the Socially Dynamic Organisation considers the origins of our existing Organisational Design, and the ways that ‘domains’ were established. These Domains have gone on to influence everything else: the ways that power … Continue reading

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Free eBook – ‘The Socially Dynamic Organisation: A New Model of Organisational Design’

My new book launches today. ‘The Socially Dynamic Organisation: A New Model of Organisational Design’ is the sixth in my series of Social Age Guidebooks, and is available as a free eBook, or from mid August will be on Amazon … Continue reading

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