Knowledge-at-work: Knowledge sharing - a re-think


Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « Social search - KM thinking | Main | Reflecting on corporate memory » December 10, 2006 Knowledge sharing - a re-think Knowledge sharing is the primary, most basic knowledge practice - without a sharing ethos, much of KM promise fails. Cheers Posted by: mcewen | December 15, 2006 at 11:38 AM Ontologies are all about difference.

Knowledge-at-work: Beliefs around learning


Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « Perennial KM issues | Main | Social search - KM thinking » November 24, 2006 Beliefs around learning If you are involved with KM, you likely will have reflected on the connection(s) between learning and knowledge. Identity andmeaningfulness are the wellspring of creativity, sharing is a naturalby-product of belonging.

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Knowledge-at-work: KM in wikipedia


Knowledge-at-work Personal thoughts about learning, community and social affordances for knowledge creation « Questionnaires & knowledge mapping | Main | Knowledge and knowing » July 30, 2006 KM in wikipedia How would you write the definitive entry for knowledge management in Wikipedia? Posted by: David Locke | August 30, 2006 at 12:08 PM Knowledge management is self defining. The knowledge is embedded in those products.

Taxonomy & KM


The real power of a taxonomy IMO does not arise from the elegance of classification and organization - rather it happens as a by-product of. The distinction between an ontology and taxonomy is subtle and often difficult to grasp. When I first started in KM, taxonomies were hot, hot,but there has been a downplay with time - perhaps in line with loweremphasis on explicit knowledge repositories? Now I find very few clients who are willing to 'invest' in a.

Reworking k representation


They serve a dual role: (a) to facilitate design and critique and (b) to serve as the holder for the product to be, they are affordances in design , which they can enhance or inhibit. Knowledge representation is complex, confusing, difficult, emerging and evolving - So how do we deal with it? What is k representation?

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From our research: Talent management is more than efficiency


Erik is leading a team focused on understanding - through detailed, data-driven analysis - how specific talent management behaviors drive business results – and then working to build those learnings into our product for the benefit of our customers. Note: This post was written by SuccessFactors’ Director of Customer Results, Erik Berggren.

Managing people as they manage their picks


With March Madness upon us (college basketball’s NCAA tournament for those of us who could care less) there’s a lot of talk about lost productivity due to workday engagement with the games. This is especially true now that the games are being broadcast over the Internet -making it possible for employees to watch from their desktops. […]. Strategic HR Thinking About HR

Performance measurement decreases performance?


Whether the mere act of measuring performance itself has a negative impact on employee morale, and thus productivity. Here’s an interesting article called “Americans work more, seem to accomplish less” that prompted an equally interesting discussion on the TRDEV Yahoo discussion group. The gist? A quote in the article from John Challenger of Challenger, Gray and Christmas […

Just for fun: lousy bosses


Our very own Elaine Chen (product manager extraordinaire) pointed me to this just for fun article at MSN Careers. Since we just finished up our contest at worstreview about the worst reviews ever, I figured I’d point you over to some stories about the worst bosses. If you’ve got one to share, feel free to put it in […

SAP bows to on-demand


SAP announced today that it is getting ready to offer an on-demand CRM product to counter the inroads made by on-demand rivals like In case you were wondering if on-demand was really the future of software, we can now put that question to rest. Even if you consider this a dip of the toe […]. Uncategorized Software as a Service

Reducing Risk, Optimizing Productivity in the Finance/Insurance Industry – #12DaysofHCM

Ultimate Software

Following the subprime mortgage crisis of 2006, scrutiny over financial management, risk assessment, and security measures vastly increased, and rate changes from the Fed have made tight profit margins even tighter for U.S.

“Being productive is not about doing a lot of things”, with Fiona Adler

Thrive Global

The thing we often miss is that being productive is not about doing a lot of things. Yes, over time it might seem that productive people get a lot of things done, but this is the cumulative effect of just doing a few small but important things each day.

10 Years Later: Are People Really More Productive Working Remotely? (Infographic)


The data in the following infographic was extracted from a survey completed at the end of 2016 that compared questions and responses from several 2006 surveys. Productivity: Seventy-nine percent of today’s employees still feel they accomplish their best work at the office. We did it!

To turn docs into apps, Coda had to rethink productivity from scratch

Fast Company The Future of Work

When you think about it, the history of productivity software is surprisingly short on disruptive moments. The same is true of the word processor, presentation package, database, email client, and a few other eternal verities of business productivity.

Should Big Data Be Used To Measure Employee Productivity?

SAP Innovation

2006). Big Data analytics employee engagement Employee productivity hr analytics human resources

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Revolutionary Wellness

2006 Jun; 61(6); 534-540. WARNING: You must consult with your doctor prior to performing any type of exercise program.

“I see the difference in productivity when I got a few quality hours with my little ones rather than working day and night”, with Ana Pompa Alarcón Rawls

Thrive Global

I also see the difference in productivity when I got a few quality hours with my little ones rather than working day and night. According to a 2006 Pew Research Report report, 26% of women and 21% of men feel that they are “always rushed”.

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Top 101 Work From Home Statistics: Guide to Telecommuting


And to companies too — thanks to the various cost savings and productivity boosts it offers (i.e. This gives your company a pool of talent that has an increasing degree of knowledge about your business, greater loyalty, and are more productive. 3 Higher Productivity and Morale.

10 Best HRMS Softwares in 2020: For Small & Medium Enterprises

Vantage Circle

Creditable performance module to enhance employee productivity. Track Productivity. Zoho provides a complete HRMS solution under three different product heads namely Zoho People, Zoho Recruit, and Payroll. Best works with inhouse product integration.

Use of Technology at Work: Counter-intuitive Findings

China Gorman

Many reviews of the impact of technology today argue that technology can distract as easily as it can be used as a productivity tool. Those in office jobs are twice as likely as those in non-office jobs to say that the Internet has increased their productivity.

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Hiring the Wrong People? It's Probably Not Your Recruiter's Fault: Part 1


In 2006, the University of South Wales in Australia ran a behavioral studies test on the impact of “bad apples” on group productivity.

Why Emotional Intelligence is So Critical in the Workplace

Criteria Corp

Emotional intelligence helps people successfully interpret their own emotions and evaluate how to move forward in a positive and productive way. June 2006, Emotional intelligence, personality and task-induced stress. 2006. 2006.

3 Powerful Communication Tips to Cultivate Innovation in the Workplace

Dr. Nadine

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. Feeling uneasy about a proposal that seems far-fetched?

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The Many Benefits of Coaching Employees

Workplace Psychology

156-158): Improved performance and productivity. In the book, Coaching People (McManus, 2006), benefits to the person being coached are (pp. Benefits to the team and organization include (McManus, 2006, p. developing & fostering more productive teams. 2006).

Envato Improves Clarity of Expectations And Performance With 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. About Envato.

Desperate Housewives Case Addresses Wrongful Termination Based on Failure to Renew Contract

HR Daily Advisor

In my last EntertainHR blog post , I discussed the 2006 California Supreme Court’s decision in Lyle v. In 2004, Nicole Sheridan—who played Edie Williams—signed a contract with Touchstone Television Productions to appear on the initial season of Desperate Housewives.

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.” The concept of work is getting re-worked.

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Episode 96 | How McClure’s Pickles


It’s a true family business – Bob launched the brand in 2006 with his brother Joe using their great grandmother Lala’s recipe. Pivoting away from a popular product in order to focus on doing one thing really well is never an easy decision.

The Quest of Better Outcomes: Hierarchy Versus Process


Home Go to Guest Posts Disclaimer The Quest of Better Outcomes: Hierarchy And Process In quest of better outcomes (efficiency, results, productivity, improvements etc.),

Guide: Burnout Prevention and Recovery


Burnout could be driving away your top talent — potentially costing your company millions of dollars in lost productivity and turnover. They enjoy their work, help boost productivity, performance, morale and growth. Aon Hewitt, 2009, SHRM, 2006, Hay Group, 2010).

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5 Microlessons from HR Innovators at Cornerstone Convergence 2015

Cornerstone On Demand

In order to stay competitive in 2016, companies will require a 27 percent spike in employee productivity, according to CEB. In 2006, the Bon-Ton Stores acquired the Northern Department Group from Saks, Inc.,

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“Value” and “Waste” – Watch Them Constantly


Companies are working ways out to deliver more value, people in organizations are evaluated based on value they create and clients seek “value-adds” in products and services they purchase. Eliminating Waste” is the key to a lean and productive organization. Home Go to Guest Posts Disclaimer “Value” and “Waste” – Watch Them Constantly “ Delivering Value ” is the buzzword these days.

People with Secure High Self-Esteem Don’t Need or Seek External Validation

Workplace Psychology

It is associated with high self-determination, knowing who you really are, and behaving independently (Vonk, 2006). 2006). The older I get, the more reflective and observant I become.

Predicting Employee Turnover using R

Analytics in HR

When an employee leaves, not only is the productivity of that person lost, but the productivity of many others is impacted. The summary statistics reveal that there are about 7,000 employee IDs with records across years from 2006–15.

Layoffs (Usually) Don’t Work and Why They Harm More Than Help

Workplace Psychology

In turn, lowered psychological health follows from this condition” (Muchinsky, 2006, p. Although downsizing has forced organizations to operate with greater efficiency, some organizations are discovering they cannot reclaim the productive output they had achieved with a larger workforce.

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." Unlike the John Henry legend in which man's skills challenge the productivity of a steam-hammer or the time that chess champion Garry Kasparov triumphed against Big Blue, future innovation will depend upon people racing with machines, not against them.

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Raising the Bar on Flexible Work

Future of Work

As we’ve said many times, flexible work is at the core of corporate agility, something we wrote about at length back in 2006 ( see the writeup of our book by that name on Tags: Distributed Work General Commentary Management Trends and Predictions corporate agility future of work distributed teams flexible work Flexpaths flexwork mobile work productivity remote work Sandy Burud telecommuter telecommuting telework trends virtual work Work Design Collaborative

Do Your Learning Metrics Invoke Emotion?

Cornerstone On Demand

In 2006, my organization's Leadership Academy—a 10-month long in-person and virtual cohort program—returned (quantitatively) four times the investment in the program. To develop a marketing plan for a product, marketers have to know what's important to the customer. They use various ways to find out, but they don't start production until they have a pretty good sense that the product is a) needed and b) will actually fulfill the need.

What’s the impact of seasonal affective disorder at work, and what can HR do to help?


From high absence levels to low productivity, SAD can affect employees in many ways. This means that their productivity may fall, while absence levels may rise. Here’s how HR can make a difference.

Why Can’t We Be Friends: Would Lyle Case Decision Be Same Today?

HR Daily Advisor

Warner Brothers Television Productions , a 2006 decision involving sexually charged conduct in the writers’ room for the television show Friends. Lyle filed a sexual harassment case against the Friends production company and several of the show’s writers.