Knowledge-at-work: Knowledge & knowing

Knowledge-at-work

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Knowledge-at-work: An ecology behind the firewall

Knowledge-at-work

Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « KM on-line discourse | Main | Boundary objects revisted » June 11, 2006 An ecology behind the firewall How can business best use web2.0 Encouraging personal views, commentary, opinion, critique and news, helps to ensure diversity, brings in new voices and memes, creates the space for innovative ideas.

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Knowledge-at-work: KM practices

Knowledge-at-work

Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « When learning and knowledge collide | Main | Knowledge managers » November 05, 2006 KM practices Which KM practices are the most important in your opinion? Clarify meaning - help groups surface distinctions, maintain diversity and engage in creative abrasion, i.e. create a Ba.

Knowledge-at-work: Reflecting on corporate memory

Knowledge-at-work

» December 17, 2006 Reflecting on corporate memory Sharing via explicit, evolving documentation is receiving more attention as wikis and blogs move into the enterprise. Any repository that does not enable dialog, promote awareness, encourage back-channel connections, make it easy to connect to the source person, push notifications or foster diversity of opinion and offer affordances for annotation, is unlikely to survive.

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Knowledge-at-work: Knowledge managers

Knowledge-at-work

Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « KM practices | Main | Perennial KM issues » November 11, 2006 Knowledge managers The knowledge manager may well be an endangered species as the KM meme fades and firms rush to stay abreast of complexity, social networking and chaos theory. Posted by: Dr. Mohamed Taher | November 23, 2006 at 04:17 PM Knowledge isn't the dependent variable.

Knowledge-at-work: When learning and knowledge collide

Knowledge-at-work

Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « Case-hardened books | Main | KM practices » October 29, 2006 When learning and knowledge collide Recently Ive been reading (and listening) to Stephen Downes , George Siemens , Jay Cross and Richard MacManus exploring learning networks and connective knowledge. Posted by: Sai Lakkaraju | November 14, 2006 at 08:48 PM Was cruising Technorati when I ran across your site.

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Knowledge-at-work: Knowledge as ecology

Knowledge-at-work

Main | KM, decisons and problem solving » February 26, 2006 Knowledge as ecology Reflecting on many years working, thinking and writing on KM, the strongest meme for me remains knowledge ecology. Sustainability, adaptation, food and energy webs & chains, stasis, climax, niche, fitness, Nardi & Day examine information ecologies in terms of co-evolution, keystone species, diversity and system flows. Ecology communicates life, diversity, organic, and open.

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How HR Can Tackle Diversity Using the Rooney Rule

Visier

In August 2015, the need for more workforce diversity was spotlighted in a big way when President Obama issued a call to action to technology companies, encouraging them to hire more women and minorities by implementing the Rooney Rule. During the White House’s first-ever Demo Day , over a dozen major technology companies committed to ensuring more diverse recruitment and hiring practices, including Facebook , Amazon, Microsoft and Box.

Cycling to knowledge

Knowledgeline

I can easily see the value to new arrivals and can appreciate the need to have diversity and participant churn. What do we really know about those knowledge practices that involve a strong cyclic component? Can we alter the rate, depth, relevance and utility of knowledge generation by enhancing the cycle visibility, being mindful of our place in the cycle, changing frequency and other properties? Idea generations and dialog turns.

Why Are Diversity Initiatives Failing?

HR Management

Many organizations implement diversity initiatives with the intention of capturing the innovation, performance, and retention benefits provided by diverse workplaces [1]. However, a recently released report from the Diversity Council of Australia has found these initiatives often fail to achieve their desired outcomes – to the extent that almost a third have been classified as “never or rarely effective” by HR professionals [2]. 2006).

Building Office Culture with Diversity and Inclusion

Best Money Moves

Building office culture with diversity and inclusion. A better office culture starts with diversity and inclusion but more than 60 percent of marginalized groups working for companies that focus on those values still feel pressured to “cover” their identities to fit in at work, according to research by Deloitte. An LGBTQIA+ respondent shared, “I didn’t feel I could protest when the person put in charge of diversity for our group was in fact an extremely vocal homophobe.”.

Chief Diversity Officer Carin Taylor: Celebrating Our Differences at Workday

Workday

Having a diverse and inclusive workplace is a priority for most organizations. And like most priorities, it takes a team and a set of goals to address diversity and inclusion (D&I). Workday Chief Diversity Officer Carin Taylor. “As Everybody’s Diverse in Their Own Way.

“Diversity has shaped all of our lives”, George Nichols and Parveen Panwar, Mr. Activated

Thrive Global

The United States is currently facing a very important self-reckoning about race, diversity, equality and inclusion. Can you tell our readers a bit about your experience working with initiatives to promote Diversity and Inclusion? Diversity has shaped all of our lives?—?some

Are HR's diversity and inclusion strategies proprietary information?

Steve Boese

The story I wanted to highlight is about a big tech company fight over an employee non-compe te, but not one of the ones we expect - surrounding some star engineer working on the latest VR or AI tech - it centers around HR, more specifically, around a Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer heading to Microsoft from IBM. But these companies will apparently do whatever it takes — including launching a legal fight — to hire one type of person: a Chief Diversity Officer.

Carol Glazer: “The disability community is our nation’s most diverse”

Thrive Global

The disability community is our nation’s most diverse. When I had the opportunity to join the National Organization on Disability in 2006, I jumped at it. The disability community is our nation’s most diverse. We can all play a role in disability inclusion by asking three key questions: 1) Are our practices and policies, directly or inadvertently, creating obstacles for people with disabilities?

How the FBI Overhauled Its Hiring Process to Improve Diversity and Create a Better Candidate Experience

Linkedin Talent Blog

In 2016, former FBI director James Comey realized the organization was facing a diversity crisis in its special agent ranks. population was becoming increasingly diverse , the FBI’s special agent population was becoming more homogenous — with the share of agents from underrepresented groups dropping from 18.9% in 2006 to 17.9% Even at the application stage, Peter’s team wasn’t sure how many diverse candidates were coming in.

How the FBI Overhauled Its Hiring Process to Improve Diversity and Create a Better Candidate Experience

Linkedin Talent Blog

In 2016, former FBI director James Comey realized the organization was facing a diversity crisis in its special agent ranks. population was becoming increasingly diverse , the FBI’s special agent population was becoming more homogenous — with the share of agents from underrepresented groups dropping from 18.9% in 2006 to 17.9% Even at the application stage, Peter’s team wasn’t sure how many diverse candidates were coming in.

5 Examples of Racial Bias in Hiring

Ongig

A study on sources of bias in employment interviews , conducted in 2006 at the University of South Florida found: “The applicant with the ethnic name, speaking with an accent, was viewed less positively by interviewers than the ethnic named applicant without an accent and non-ethnic named applicants with and without an accent.” For example, Greenhouse Software (an ATS with other modules) places diversity as a priority within their hiring platform.

The Necessary Discomfort of Inclusive Leadership

Root

The following is an excerpt from How to Be an Inclusive Leader: Your Role in Creating Cultures of Belonging Where Everyone Can Thrive , a book in which diversity and inclusion expert Jennifer Brown provides a step-by-step guide for the personal and emotional journey we must undertake to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive. It’s perhaps not surprising that two thirds of executives consider diversity and inclusion a rising priority.

6 Ways to Avoid Age Bias in Your Job Descriptions

Ongig

The Equality Act of 2010 (and the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006 before it), protects candidates/employees in many ways. Diversity and Inclusion Age Discrimination Unconscious BiasEmployers paid $240 million in age bias lawsuits since 2000, according to a survey by GoodJobsFirst.org. Note: Most age discrimination law suits relate to The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) which forbids age discrimination against people who are age 40 or older.

Happy Equal Pay Day!

HRExecutive

Maxx, Home Goods and other apparel and home goods retailers) has hovered around 30% since 2006. boards of directors compensation diversity gender diversity HR professionOK, so it may not be the most celebratory of occasions on the year’s calendar, but it is nonetheless well worth an HRE Daily post to acknowledge the persistent pay gap that has plagued women ever since joining the workforce many decades ago.

Talent, Visas, & Internships- We can fix this!

Fastfood HR

Unemployment is down, recruiting talent at the collegiate level has become extremely competitive, but I’m still hearing comments that are stuck in a strategy reminiscent of 2006. If your firm is focusing on “diversity” then HR needs to help their leaders understand the true meaning of the word. HR Internships College Recruiting CPT Diversity F1 OPT recruiting Students Visas“Meet the new boss, same as the old boss!” – Pete Townshend.

Is Sexual Orientation Protected by Federal Law?

HR Daily Advisor

By 2006, she had been promoted from rescue technician to acting rescue lieutenant, and then to rescue lieutenant. Diversity Insight attorneys' fees disability leave laws sexual orientationThe U.S.

The Charmsters: Building camaraderie and confidence

Thrive Global

In 2006, I received my final acting credit to be included as a member in ACTRA/SAG. It underscored the lack of diversity or acceptance in the entertainment industry to reflect diversity in society. From the Independent Handbag Awards creator, Emily Blumenthal, The Charmsters are an animated girl squad with a strong DNA in inclusivity, diversity and girl empowerment.

The bold new world of talent: 10 predictions for 2016

HR Times

These changes, which impact organizations in every country, are coupled with a workforce that is increasingly diverse (in gender, age, culture, and nationality), demanding, and mobile. While the concepts of talent management are now about 10 years old (we published our first talent management framework in 2006), we are now completely rethinking how we manage people. Diversity, inclusion, and gender inequality have reached board-level priority.

Envato Improves Clarity of Expectations And Performance With 15Five

15Five

The company was founded in 2006 as a platform for professional creatives to sell their digital assets, resources, and services, and is now expanding its offerings to empower anyone to produce creative solutions for their needs. Rebecca and her team oversee everything related to Envato’s engagement, diversity, and inclusion, as well as learning and leadership development and performance. About Envato.

What Happens to the “Average” Worker When Average Work is Obsolete?

Cornerstone On Demand

Marc Pensky, who coined the term "digital immigrant" in 2006, described our current work environment quite eloquently when he told CNN, “People will always be behind now, and that will be a stress they have to cope with.” Consequently, today’s new jobs require workers to have better, more diverse backgrounds to qualify as average. The concept of work is getting re-worked.

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Governor Signs Bill Directing Development of Indoor Heat Illness Standard

HRWatchdog

Since 2006, outdoor workplaces have been regulated to prevent heat illness. Because indoor workplaces and work activities are so diverse, it is imperative that employers have their voice heard during the rulemaking process so that each is regulated in as rational a manner as possible. Cal/OSHA will begin the rule making process in 2017. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has signed a bill directing Cal/OSHA to adopt a regulation to prevent heat illness for indoor workers.

The Manager Selection Interview – A “Perfect Storm” of Cognitive Biases

Pinsight

Often, this is based on the person’s superficial traits such as physical attractiveness, mannerisms or likeness to oneself (Ambady, Krabbenoft, and Hogan, 2006; Postuma and others, 2002), none of which are a relevant predictor of future performance. They’re are also fair to individuals from racial, gender, and age groups and thus are useful in advancing diversity goals of organizations dealing with a changing workforce (Thornton and Rupp, 2005). 2006).

The Manager Selection Interview – A “Perfect Storm” of Cognitive Biases

Pinsight

Often, this is based on the person’s superficial traits such as physical attractiveness, mannerisms or likeness to oneself (Ambady, Krabbenoft, and Hogan, 2006; Postuma and others, 2002), none of which are a relevant predictor of future performance. They’re are also fair to individuals from racial, gender, and age groups and thus are useful in advancing diversity goals of organizations dealing with a changing workforce (Thornton and Rupp, 2005). 2006).

Rising Music Stars Chad, Dennijo, and Andy Sitze of The Flat River Band: “Always find the best in people; despite what some people say, try to find the positive in it; If you look hard enough you will find it”

Thrive Global

The Flat River Band is an Americana Country Music Band that was formed in 2006. We are very interested in diversity in the entertainment industry. Can you share three reasons with our readers about why you think it’s important to have diversity represented in film and television?

5 Amazing Team Events for the Summer that Promote Teamwork and Collaboration

CultureIQ

Remember the playoffs in 2006, anyone? While your team may be diverse, jamming out to some tunes is a pastime enjoyed by many. Having a team that genuinely gets along is a great feeling. Even better, teamwork and collaboration is good for business. Summertime is here, and providing fun and meaningful team events is not only good for morale, but for your organization overall. In fact, happy employees are 12 percent more productive, according to FastCompany. .

3 Ways to Cultivate Courageous Helpers

WeSpire

In 2006, he was only the second person to be named posthumously as a member of the New York City Fire Department. Read Previous Week’s Spark: Why Psychological Safety is Key to Improving Diversity. Saturday Spark #31. By Susan Hunt Stevens, Founder & CEO. Four years ago, on a high-speed train trip from Amsterdam to Paris, a man armed with nearly 300 rounds of ammunition started shooting passengers.

Using Cloverleaf to Lead Your Best Interviews

Cloverleaf

Tips on how to set your team up for interview success: Get more people in the room Did you know that employees perceive interviews to be more fair if there are more interviewers in the room (Tran & Blackman, 2006)? This can help you select who to help you interview, as well as give you a glimpse into the cognitive diversity the candidate would bring your team. As a manager, you’ve got a lot on your plate.

How Proper Goal Setting Can Help Your Team Achieve Their Goals

Pinsight

Diversity and Inclusion, job enrichment, employee well-being, and testing and selection are just a few of the topics that Rebecca is passionate about. 2006). As insignificant or cliché goals may sound, goals actually play a big role in our decision processes, whether we know it or not.

Following the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, what challenges do HR now face?

CakeHR

Originally launched as early as 2006 by an American Civil Rights activist, Tarana Burke , the ‘Me Too’ hashtag went viral on Twitter in October 2017 after a simple conversation, and quickly took on a life of its own which highlighted the prevalence of sexual assault and harassment towards women, minorities and the LGBT community, especially in the workplace. Diversity and inclusion initiatives have also been proven to decrease acts of sexual harassment, sexism and discrimination.

3 Powerful Communication Tips to Cultivate Innovation in the Workplace

Dr. Nadine

Facilitate inclusive conversations Diversity creates a ripe breeding ground for innovation. A recent study spearheaded by researchers at North Carolina State University’s Poole College of Management found that companies with a diverse workforce are more adept at developing innovative products and services. Celebrate diverse perspectives, viewpoints, and opinions. Feeling uneasy about a proposal that seems far-fetched? Inadvertently foiling your colleague’s idea?

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Rising Star Drew Sidora: “Take one teach one! If each of us could help just one person achieve their dreams imagine the domino effect that could create”

Thrive Global

Drew is an American actress and singer known for her recurring role as Chantel in the Disney Channel Original Series That’s So Raven, also as Lucy Avila in the 2006 movie Step Up. Besides her roles in That’s So Raven and Step Up, Blessed & Cursed, Drew Sidora has also guest-starred in Girlfriends in 2006, as a High School Girl Group recruiter in which Lynn auditioned for. We are very interested in diversity in the entertainment industry.

The Quest of Better Outcomes: Hierarchy Versus Process

QAspire

Periodically, they overhaul their structure, add new positions and assign new/diverse responsibilities to people.

Dr. Lanetta Greer: “You can’t please everybody”

Thrive Global

On May 12, 2006, my life forever changed. Can you share three reasons with our readers about why it’s important for a business to have a diverse executive team? A diverse executive team gives your business an advantage. Become a mentor.