Tagged: organisations

UFHRD Conference 5 June 2013 0

UFHRD Conference 5 June 2013

This years UFHRD conference is themed on human resource development (HRD) and the challenges and opportunities in times of economic uncertainty. I’ll be life blogging the event as best I can (including a disregard for...

Organisation as learning entity 0

Organisation as learning entity

An interesting post here  from Harold Jarche on wirearchies. This conclusion, in particular, resonated for me: Becoming a wirearchy requires new organizational structures that incorporate communities and networks. In addition, they require new ways of...

Social Learning Business (?) linkage [03092012] 0

Social Learning Business (?) linkage [03092012]

A few interesting links and snippets: New free 27-page book from @jaycross – Learning is Business – a short, succinct and good read A good summary here on communities of practice in organisations-as-networks –...

Personal knowledge networks 0

Personal knowledge networks

I’ve just been reading Knowledge Management: A Personal Knowledge Network Perspective in the Journal of Knowledge Management. The Author, Mohammed Chatti has made a pre-publication version available here. As stated in the abstract: The...

Designing culture 0

Designing culture

An interesting summary post here from Emergent by Design on organisational culture and learning for adaptive capacity giving a summary of The Culture Game book. I would particularly pick out the following the implied...

A New Agenda for Organisational Effectiveness? 1

A New Agenda for Organisational Effectiveness?

Earlier this week, I went to a CIPD Knowledge into Practice Seminar and launch of the CIPD book, People & Organisational Development: a new agenda for organisational effectiveness. The authors argued that the dominant...

social businesses – the sociability of what? 0

social businesses – the sociability of what?

I’ve recently come across a number of posts on the concept of the “social business” such as here as a social networks/ interactionist/ collaborative view of the firm (rather than as the more-than-profit organisation)....

Influences on Cognitive Edge 0

Influences on Cognitive Edge

From Seneca to a General Theory of Love, a list of books that influenced Cognitive Edge. Who says organisational studies is dull! Which reminds me to follow up on: A Narrative Approach to Organization...

Monkeys with typewriters 8

Monkeys with typewriters

I’ve received mt copy of Monkeys with Typewriters by Jemima Gibbons. The book launch event has a good write-up here. I’ve only read the first chapter so far but find the writing style really...

sociability of enterprises 0

sociability of enterprises

An interesting post here from Idris Mootee on how social media can by-pass hierarchies and sources of inertia as a communications/ dialogue and collaboration channels. As he points out, its the smart companies that...