written a few times recently about the kind of personality types one
sees in organizations, and whether a social business might attract a...
0 replies - 185 views - 03/08/14 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
The debate on the gap between ‘Business’
and ‘IT’ has now become too loud – in fact, so much so, I see people
discussing this in the same manner...
0 replies - 215 views - 02/26/14 by Christopher Taylor in Articles
open innovation and crowdsourcing has boomed, so to have the number of
studies exploring what motivates people to participate in such
0 replies - 456 views - 02/14/14 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
Has it crossed anyone else’s mind that we might be going about Enterprise Social the wrong way?
Anyone can point out the obvious
problems such as ‘lack...
0 replies - 374 views - 02/14/14 by @ Better_working in Articles
you can cast your mind back to the 80′s, it was a time when the
automobile industries in many western economies were having a tough
0 replies - 538 views - 02/13/14 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
The way information is treated in an organisation is a good indication of the kind of organisation it is. In a make and sell style organisation,...
0 replies - 457 views - 02/11/14 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
During the festive season it’s common for movies to form the bulk of
the TV schedules. One of the channels here in the UK went full-on with
0 replies - 377 views - 02/10/14 by David Austin in Articles
When Adam Grant published Give and Take last
year, he popularised the notion that being a good person mattered, both
in life and in work. He...
0 replies - 363 views - 02/06/14 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
are often seen as something of a pain in the backside. They make our
lives harder, putting roadblocks in the way of our plans and...
0 replies - 753 views - 02/04/14 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
Working in and around Silicon Valley and technology, I hear people
throwing around the terms “geek”, “dork”, ”nerd” and “dweeb”...
0 replies - 513 views - 01/27/14 by Christopher Taylor in Articles
Last week I looked
at the role narcissism plays in leadership, and whilst research
suggests that a little narcissism is required to be a good leader,...
0 replies - 430 views - 01/22/14 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
The various downsides of leadership are often attributed to narcissistic tendencies. A study
back in 2010 found that as the income gap becomes wider...
0 replies - 632 views - 01/19/14 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
In the spirit of the new year and breaking bad work habits, we wanted to share some
ideas and possibly inspire you to add at least one 2014 resolution...
0 replies - 453 views - 01/11/14 by Jive Community in Articles
widely accepted now that the culture of an organisation is pretty
important. It underpins all of the behaviours that exist within a...
0 replies - 360 views - 01/01/14 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
The kind of behaviours and philosophies that sit behind social business are alien to many organisations that were built upon the kind of Taylorist command...
0 replies - 649 views - 12/09/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
Harvard Business Review featured an article recently highlighting research conducted by Ethan Bernstein that explored the role observation played in employee...
0 replies - 678 views - 12/05/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
Feedback is critical to any business, and an increasing array of
social tools have entered the market to allow the regular flow of
feedback to course...
0 replies - 673 views - 11/25/13 by David Austin in Articles
the leadership world it’s tempting to think of leaders as super heroes
that can impart their iron will upon any situation through little more
0 replies - 821 views - 11/24/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles
When it comes to business, we're
ever so much more comfortable with the rational aspect of everything.
It's business, it's not personal ... but at my...
0 replies - 413 views - 11/19/13 by Jive Community in Articles
A month ago I looked at research
into the affect conscientiousness had on social behaviours, and in
particular the willingness to venture ones opinions on...
0 replies - 970 views - 11/18/13 by Adi Gaskell in Articles