In a recent research report published in the Personality and social psychology bulletin, Polman and Emich demonstrate how when we make decisions for others, we are going to make decisions that are more creative than the ones we make for ourselves.
This is just the latest extension of research into construal level [...]Continue Reading →
Of course the jet airplane and in-vitro fertilization are there.
But what surprised me was that GPS technology is around since 1978! And even more surprising, to find high-yield rice. You *do* learn something new every day!
To select the 50 most pioneering inventions of the past 50 years, PM consulted [...]Continue Reading →
Radical innovation is a proposal or idea and not a product. It is user-centered and focussed on meaning.
What is your innovation strategy?
In his book, “Design-Driven Innovation“, author Roberto Verganti outlines a framework for mapping strategy for innovation as a radical change in meanings. Check out his thinking in the diagram below:
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While I have focused most of my research on Communities of Practice and Collective Expertise, I see a necessary co-existence of both these principles in order to ensure the most optimal results in advancing knowledge and practice.
We can seek out (aggregate) all the sources of information on any subject and share them with the [...]Continue Reading →
Kristina Schneider is organizational learning and performance technologist, merging instructional and systems technology with knowledge, project and operations management. Her book Edublogging: a qualitative study of training and development bloggers investigates the value of edublogging as a form of self-directed learning and its potential contribution to communities of practice.