Tag Archives: Social Learning

Evolving Knowledge

When we consider the new ecosystem of the Social Age, we can look at some very specific changes, foundational shifts that trigger new modes of social organisation, emergent structures of power, and evolved behaviours in both individuals and groups. Our … Continue reading

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Social Learning Experiments

I presented a session on Social Learning at a Dutch learning conference today, ending the session by describing ‘Six Week Experiments’. This notion of short, focused, and achievable, experiments is something that i’m taking from the upcoming publication of ‘The … Continue reading

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Square Peg: Round Hole

I feel a little like i’m staring over a precipice: a sense of vertiginous excitement, coupled with more than a little trepidation. It’s probably coupled in some way to where i am with writing at the moment: i’ve dedicated more … Continue reading

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Sketching On The Design Principles For The Socially Dynamic Organisation

A month or two ago i shared ‘Design Principles for the Socially Dynamic Organisation‘, an early sketch of where we could go next in organisational design. I feel we must move beyond a model of organisation that relies on vertical … Continue reading

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The Invisible Organisation: Why Social Leadership?

The answer to the questions ‘why Social Leadership?‘ may rather miss the point: it’s not so much a question of ‘why Social?‘, as much as a question of ‘why not just Formal?‘. Within the visible organisation, within the formal hierarchy, … Continue reading

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Complex Collaboration

One of the core themes around the Socially Dynamic Organisation is that it deeply connected: not simply through formal hierarchy, but through webs of trust, reputation, respect, and fairness. These bonds sit primarily within the social system, hence the journey … Continue reading

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Who Owns The Conversations?

Many of the conversations i have in organisations are around engagement, around innovation, around culture. The focus is generally how we generate momentum, generate change. It’s easy to focus on the symptoms, without diagnosing the issue: technology may bring us … Continue reading

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