Changing an organization’s culture is one of the most difficult leadership challenges. That’s because an organization’s culture comprises an interlocking set of goals, roles, processes, values, communications practices, attitudes and assumptions.
"The innovative work structures required for complex economies need to be supported by skilled workers with the right tools. We know that sharing complex knowledge requires strong interpersonal relationships, with shared values, concepts, and mutual trust.
But discovering innovative ideas usually comes via loose personal ties and diverse networks. Knowledge intensive organizations need to be structured for both. Effective knowledge-sharing drives business value in a complex economy and this requires a workforce that is adept at sense-making."
Although everyone has been amazed by the explosive power of social networks generally, many have been disappointed that their own foray hasn’t been successful. Moreover, even the most successful social networks with massive audiences have a hard...
Companies that blog generate 67 per cent more leads than those that don’t, 78 per cent of CMO’s think that content marketing is the future of marketing, and next year marketing teams will spend an extraordinary $135 billion on digital marketing collateral.
These are just three of the more fascinating stats contained in an infographic produced by WebDam Solutions, a US based digital asset management company.
What seemed like a nice gesture from your friendly contact now has been systematized and plagiarized by rule bound logic for you to endorse them back, which can make you feel pretty guilty if you don’t reciprocate right away.
Clothing is far more important on camera than in-person, says career coach Debra Benton. Stay away from patterns and especially orange which, depending on backdrop and how wide the shot is, can make your interview seem more like a mug shot session.
One of the biggest challenges of knowledge work is its lack of visibility. Getting a clear picture of what’s going on in a collection of minds, including your own, is much more difficult than seeing the visible progress of constructing a house or assembling a physical product. And when you can’t see what you’re building together as a company, it takes extra time, effort, and work to manage problems, progress, and processes.