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Knowledge-at-work: Social knowledge

Knowledge-at-work

why i believe knowledge is constructed, emergent, ephemeral and tied to a community. surowiecki's “the wisdom of crowds” tells anecdotes and stories that illustrate some of the advantages of collective decision making, but my epiphany

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Obedient Employees Fall Victim to Hoax

Nobscot

Last year I wrote about corporate prank email and the hoax that was successfully perpetrated on a Starbuck''s Human Resources assistant. The prankster, Shizzy Joyce, pretended to be the President of Starbucks and asked the HR assistant to do a number of unusual tasks such as spying on the head of HR and firing the "fat girl." As bad as this was, it pales in comparison to the trick (crime) that has

On-Demand is a power plant

SuccessFactors

A pretty good article in the San Francisco Chronicle on Christmas day about On-Demand software. More or less a primer on On-Demand, it profiles a number of SaaS (Software as a Service) companies including RightNow, Salesforce.com and NetSuite. Here’s a snippet from the article in which On-Demand is explained. My favorite part is at the […]. Uncategorized SaaS Small/Medium Sized Companies Software as a Service

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Knowledge-at-work: More on podcasting

Knowledge-at-work

what exactly is the role of podcasting in knowledge work? to be honest - i'm not sure - the place, value and importance of podcasting is still emerging within pkm and corporate km. photo credit. here are some areas where podcasting can

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New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

Knowledge-at-work: CoP2.0 - January 2006

Knowledge-at-work

that is not the official title, but it is the tag that grabs me most. link] decided to participate in this mini-conference with past colleagues at cpsquare. i belonged to this meta-community for a year then quit

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Knowledge-at-work: Patterns on patterns

Knowledge-at-work

representing, capturing, sharing and verifying solutions that work and experience. patterns are a key knowledge practice, helping with sharing working solutions, recording experience and forming a high level language for articulating

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Knowledge-at-work: Reflecting on knowledge spaces

Knowledge-at-work

what makes knowledge spaces so special? nonaka etal 2000, "integrated it systems to capitalize on market knowledge" in von krogh etal (eds), "knowledge creation: a source of value", st martin's press, (pp89-109

Knowledge-at-work: Learning & web2.0

Knowledge-at-work

how will emergent web2.0 applications influence km, learning and relationships? been presenting at aok these past two weeks, looking at the links between social knowledge and social software. things are moving ever faster - making it

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Knowledge-at-work: RMBL - what does it mean for KM?

Knowledge-at-work

this is an exploration of the rmbl (rip, mix, burn, learn) culture. not copyright denouncement or p2p music stealing, but the potential to build on the ideas and works of others, the synergy that happens with sharing, the innovation

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

Knowledge-at-work: The pull of podcasting

Knowledge-at-work

trying my hand at podcasting for the aok series on social software. this is a 6 minute mp3 file explaining the reasons and benefits of podcasting. download pod_pull.mp3.

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Knowledge-at-work: SSE - web feeds go hyper

Knowledge-at-work

bi-directional sse feeds take notifcation (rss) to the next level adding annotation & synchronization functionality. this weeks announcement by microsoft of an enhanced xml standard improves the functionality and versatility of rss

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Knowledge-at-work: Thinking of annotation

Knowledge-at-work

annotating thoughts. shared meaning is an important goal for any company trying to survive in the slower knowledge economy. with shared meaning, comes easier communication, greater alignment, more profitable identification of gaps

Knowledge-at-work: 5 most important KM issues

Knowledge-at-work

what are the 5 most critical issues facing knowledge leaders today? ranked by importance]. a) cultivating awareness of the knowledge imperative and advantage in our connected, global economy; b) connecting (local) knowledge actions

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

HR's Relationship With Employees

Nobscot

I came across an exit interview recently that said, "Please have someone from corporate come to this office and really listen to the employees. I do not mean HR. HR has made it very clear that they are friends with the managers here and are not willing to listen to our concerns."Another Another one said, "This relationship between workers and company would benefit from a liaison that should act as an

Knowledge-at-work: KM - those first steps

Knowledge-at-work

where to start a km project? in my experience things, are different from firm to firm when starting km. for a number of clients, the quick win is discovering "what they have!", it subtle ways this is often very different from "what they

Knowledge-at-work: Shallow vs. deep KM

Knowledge-at-work

how do you get top management to appreciate that real km takes time, requires cultural change and needs continual executive support? no easy answers here. many articles and consultants recommend finding some quick hits then building the

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Knowledge-at-work: KM waves - more of the same?

Knowledge-at-work

where is km headed? dave pollard reviews km paradigms in this thoughtful post that i somehow missed. he sees a paradigm shift from 1st to 2nd generation km happening in 2005 that follows these trends: from text to multimedia

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5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

Knowledge-at-work: New knowledge formation in community

Knowledge-at-work

seems there are a number of avenues to explore here. let's start by looking at what we mean by 'new knowledge'. for me this takes us beyond information sharing, (although this may result in new knowing for individuals) knowledge is

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Knowledge-at-work: Podcasting for knowledge

Knowledge-at-work

reflecting on the role and potential of podcasting for knowledge work - will it deliver jit knowledge? listen to tom davenport's thoughts on km. will this genre really promote our sense-making, awareness, understanding and learning

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Explaining Pay Raises

Nobscot

How often in HR have you had to smooth over some ruffled feathers with an employee who is upset about his or her pay increase?You You might want to share with them an article on HRWhatnot called How to Maximize Your Pay Raise. This article explains to the layperson how he can improve his increase and provides information on grading systems including a simple explanation of compa ratios. How the

Knowledge-at-work: On the concept of a concept

Knowledge-at-work

what is a concept? an abstraction?, cognitive building block, a container for idea(s)?, a symbol & representation?, a tool for indexing, learning, memory and navigation?, a fundamental language construct?, a reified cognitive artifact

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

Knowledge-at-work: Finding the real KM

Knowledge-at-work

one of the difficulties with knowledge management has always been deciding exactly what it is, what it covers, why it is important and where the discourse boundaries lie. here we have gathered some definitions, views, pointers

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Knowledge-at-work: Using social bookmarks

Knowledge-at-work

suggesting social bookmarks can be a very useful knowledge related practice. here are some ways i have found this to be an interesting approach. i've been slowly drawn into social bookmarking since january this year when i believe lilia

Knowledge-at-work: Conversation power

Knowledge-at-work

Often wonder at the relative merits of conversation vs. connection - If I'm connecting, I'm not conversing most times. Clearly there is a rhythm and trade-off between establishing and maintaining weak links, reading, personal learning

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Ask Questions

Nobscot

A fun reminder from A.J. Vasaris of Value Management Partners to always ask questions and never assume:The owner of a large factory decided to make a surprise visit and check up on his staff. Walking though the plant, he noticed a young man leaning lazily against a post."Just Just how much are you being paid a week?" said the owner angrily."Three Three hundred bucks," replied the young man.Taking out a fold

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The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.