Where and When are Productive Managers Getting Training? Not at Work Apparently.
A recent ASTD blog post discusses the results of an ej4 study that indicates that more and more, individuals are doing their training off work hours and off site. Their statistics indicate that employees are doing more job training off-the-job and off-hours resulting in higher current productivity numbers. Supervisors in particular, are gaining job skills […]
The Educational Value of Microblogging
Reni Gorman points out that the use of microblogging in education is a recent area of interest compared to the uses of microblogging as a communication channel for news or marketing. In a literature review on microblogging, learning and performance in the workplace, she explains that the research around microblogging tools like Twitter is directed […]
Who Else is Working On What I’m Working On?
Yesterday, I blogged about the use of microblogging to improve productivity in an organization. Today, I focus on microblogging to improve connectivity within an organization. In a recent blog post about using a microblogging application such as Yammer for communities of practice and knowledge management practices, Renata Gorman writes: This feeling of connectedness creates more […]
Strategically Implementing Microblogging in your Organization To Boost Efficiency
In a recent blog post, Harvard Business Review’s Jeanne C Meister and Karie Willyerd advocate using microblogging to enable the members of an organization to communicate and share information with one another more rapidly and efficiently than ever before. So what exactly is microblogging? It is the practice of posting very short statements, commonly 140 […]
KM Adoption and Engagement Strategy
It’s pretty upfront, but sometimes we tend to ignore the basics. I’m sharing this piece by Simon Goh more a reminder of the steps we need to take for engaging individuals. It also has some interesting tips. So what’s adoption and engagement… Adoption is ingrained in an organisation when people say “We need to do […]
Optimal KM: Distinguishing Know-What from Know-How
Great comprehensive piece by John Tropea on making the clear distinction between informal information management and knowledge management. It is a call to push current knowledge management practices further. My thinking is that just the sharing aspect of informal stuff is “know-what”, this is what KM has been about, but we need to go further […]
The New Paradigm of Advantage
Great take by Umair Haque on the necessary paradigm shift that companies must in order to be agents of change rather than simply agents of opportunity. Author Umair Haque writes that the 21st century demands from firms of all stripes: a paradigm shift in the nature of advantage. Here’s something you might not know. There’s […]