Tag Archives: Social Age

Foundations of the Social Age: a MOOC

I have to say it’s been a busy couple of days: I’ve recorded 29 videos and 10 podcasts for the MOOC I’m designing on the foundations of the Social Age. This is an experiment, a chance to pull together a … 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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Trust and Change: Exploring the Social Age

This week i’ve prototyped two new bodies of work: on Wednesday I shared the Landscape of Trust work for the first time, and today I ran through the whole Dynamic Change Framework with a group from the NHS. These two … Continue reading

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#WorkingOutLoud on Types of Power: Individual vs Networked

I want to expand out some of the ideas around different types of power, today looking at the difference between individual and networked power. This is part of the body of work looking at the fragility of formal hierarchies, and … Continue reading

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Outside The Sphere Of Consequence

One artefact of culture is to create spheres of consequence: if you are within the sphere you experience the consequence that the culture imposes upon you, whilst if you are outside of it the consequence is almost entirely irrelevant. One … Continue reading

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Types of Power: the Struggle for Control

I wrote recently about the types of power that exist within organisations: individual power, based upon our relationships and sphere of direct influence, hierarchical power, which is codified within the formal defined power structure of the organisation, and networked power, … Continue reading

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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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