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The Russian Public Has a Totally Different Understanding of What Happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

The Russian Public Has a Totally Different Understanding of What Happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 | Openness & Transparency | Scoop.it
Putin has become prisoner to his own propaganda machine.
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A good article about openness and transparency between government and the people. 

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A good article about openness and transparency between government and the people. 

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Workplace Transparency is Not Always a Good Thing—Very Funny!

Workplace Transparency is Not Always a Good Thing—Very Funny! | Openness & Transparency | Scoop.it
This 1 minute video will make you laugh out loud (LOL). I promise. I received it from the Waking Up the Workplace blog I subscribe to and had to share it. They are talking about an applicant that h...
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A great video about being too honest in the workplace... especially on your CV/resume.

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IABC: CW Bulletin Dulye

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How to create a truthful working environment through openness and transparency in 6 steps.

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Yammer and ModCloth: Transparency Through Social - YouTube

By using Yammer as a platform for executives to share news and updates, ModCloth maintains transparency and openness.
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How company ModCloth uses social media like Yammer to promote transparency in the workplace by allowing CEOs and managers to discuss important announcements that will effect the staff on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.

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How Corporate Culture Will Change in the Face of Openness

How Corporate Culture Will Change in the Face of Openness | Openness & Transparency | Scoop.it
IBM’s new survey of 1,700 CEOs is signaling a new shift in corporate culture – one that will embrace a new spirit of openness, transparency and employee empowerment.
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Briefly discusses the pitfalls of too much openness in the workplace. "But greater openness also comes with more risk. As rigid controls loosen, organizations need a strong sense of purpose and shared beliefs to guide decision making."

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A survey from Deloitte shows that most employees would like their managers to be more transparent about work-life balance and other concerns during this difficult economic time.

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How Transparent Is Too Transparent In Business?

How Transparent Is Too Transparent In Business? | Openness & Transparency | Scoop.it
Employees need to see what’s happening at their organization, yet many companies are falling short. Do your best people understand company goals? Do they know how well the company is doing? Do they understand the organization’s biggest challenges? If you’re not keeping your people in the loop, your corporate transparency [...]
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Determing what type of office transparency is best for you business. It might involved an open floor plan, clearly discussing the business's direction or goals, or might be more radical including sharing more personal information like salary info for each employee. Can be determined by looking at the type of business you are...

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Sunshine Week: Transparency for Government and Nonprofits

Sunshine Week: Transparency for Government and Nonprofits | Openness & Transparency | Scoop.it
Sunshine Week is an annual event among government agencies, the press, and independent watchdogs to promote transparency and openness. Unfortunately, at all levels of society from the federal government on down, transparency doesn’t look to be faring all that well.
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How can nonprofits be more open if larger government organizations are not?

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Cultivating a Culture of Accountability and Transparency | National Council of Nonprofits

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Practices for nonprofits to increase a culture of openness and transparency

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What Nonprofit Transparency Means to You: October Question of the Month Results

GuideStar users feel that nonprofit transparency means financial accountability, openness about mission and planes, and a holistic view of the organization.
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Guidestar polled its users in October 2006 about what transparency and openness meant to them about nonprofits. Their responses fell into three categories: financial accountability, openness about mission and programs, and a holistic view. 

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Openness and Transparency: Lessons from Startup CEOs

Openness and Transparency: Lessons from Startup CEOs | Openness & Transparency | Scoop.it
Earlier this week we hosted our first ever formal CEO Summit for our portfolio companies. We’ve done a number of less formal gatherings over the years, but this was the first time we had ever gathered everyone for a focused session with a structured agenda. Based on this one experience [...]
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Forbes writer, Brad Svrluga tells how companies and CEOs are focusing more and more on creating open and transparent workplaces where employees share what they are working on and accomplishing in weekly or daily meetings, and there is collective decision making when hiring. 

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Opening Up | GrantCraft

Opening Up | GrantCraft | Openness & Transparency | Scoop.it
GrantCraft is a service of the Foundation Center that improves the practice of philanthropy by providing resources rooted in the practical wisdom of funders worldwide.
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An real-life application of transparency in the foundation giving world.

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Troubles with transparency? - Wyoming Tribune

Troubles with transparency? - Wyoming Tribune | Openness & Transparency | Scoop.it
Troubles with transparency?
Wyoming Tribune
He assessed Wyoming's transparency on the strength of its public records law, government's willingness to proactively provide information, attitudes toward open records, closed meetings and other factors.
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Benedict Le Gauche funny CV - YouTube

Benedict Le Gauche C.V., funny on Have I got News For You
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Direct link to video on YouTube.

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Facebook’s Way: Transparency, Openness, and a Knack For Solving Problems

Facebook’s Way: Transparency, Openness, and a Knack For Solving Problems | Openness & Transparency | Scoop.it
Last of four parts Here are the last of Facebook's unique, amazing, and incredibly effective talent management practices. You need to read all four parts of this series (and Part 1, Part 2 …
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How facebook creates an open and transparent work environment both inside and outside the company.

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How facebook creates an open and transparent work environment both inside and outside the company.

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Lack of transparency can have negative and positive impacts

Lack of transparency can have negative and positive impacts | Openness & Transparency | Scoop.it
Lack of transparency can have negative and positive impacts
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How pay secrecy vs pay transparency can have negative effects on an organization's employees.

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Belogolovsky says the solution is not to make pay systems completely open, but to make them more transparent and fair
Belogolovsky says the solution is not to make pay systems completely open, but to make them more transparent and fair
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Deborah Hopkins-Transparency, Openness and Sharing Ideas - YouTube

Citi Chief Innovation Officer Deborah Hopkins shares principles driving the company forward when it comes to addressing customer needs in a new way. As the h...
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Great video by Citi CIO Deborah Hopkins where she explains how transparency has changed in corporations and why it is a good thing to have increased transparency and openess in orgs.

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Four Ways to Create a Culture of Trust and Openness

Four Ways to Create a Culture of Trust and Openness | Openness & Transparency | Scoop.it
In today's fast-paced, globally-connected business world in which we live, an organization's successes and failures can be tweeted across the ...
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Great advice for why we should have transparency in the workplace. Links good transparency to increased motivations."Creating systems for high involvement in change efforts, openly discussing decision-making criteria, giving and receiving feedback, and ensuring organizational policies and procedures and applied fairly and equitably are all valuable strategies to increase transparency."

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What Is the Meaning of Transparency in the Workplace?

What Is the Meaning of Transparency in the Workplace? | Openness & Transparency | Scoop.it
If you spend each day in a workplace full of dishonest people, double standards and a lack of communication, it's time to dust off your resume and look for a better job. A transparent workplace, on ...
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This is an interesting article because it is aimed at women and how they should address transparency in the workplace. There was some good research in there but it seemed like it was "dumbed down"

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5 Powerful Things Happen When A Leader Is Transparent

5 Powerful Things Happen When A Leader Is Transparent | Openness & Transparency | Scoop.it
Trust and transparency have become popular workplace demands as employees seek to be aware of what is real and true. People have grown tired of surprises and want to exist in a work environment that allows one to have greater clarity of thought – by eliminating the unknowns that continue to creep into our minds with each decision we make or relationship we foster. If you survey the workplace, besides the need for job security and career advancement opportunities – employees want to be a part of a workplace culture that puts a premium on delivering the truth. They desire their leaders to be proactive in sharing where the company is headed and forthright about its future. In other words, they just want transparency so they can plan and protect themselves. Five powerful things that happen when a leader can be transparent.
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How becoming a tranparent leader can promote positive change in the workplace including. "Efficient problem solving + the ability to build teams easier + the development of authentic relationships + trust = higher levels of performance.:

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Opening up: nonprofit transparency

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Great short read on why it's beneficial for nonprofits to go above and beyond the transparency requirements set by the IRS. 

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Accountability, Transparency & Ethics: Quiz for Nonprofits

Zimmerman Lehman is a consulting firm that
offers nonprofits a host of information about fundraising, boards and
planning. Our trainings, books, articles, e-newsletter and consulting
services provide you with the means to pursue funds aggressively and operate effectively.
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A great quiz for nonprofit organizations to take to ensure they are being transparent to all stakeholders. Includes some great points about what nonprofits can do to become more transparent and open. 

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Openness and Transparency | Hewlett Foundation

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The Openness and Transparency policies of the Hewlett Foundation. It is commendable that they have posted these online and have made their commitment public so that everyone can learn from their practices and they can better themselves.

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Why food transparency matters and how RealTimeFarms.com can help: Cara Rosaen at TEDxManhattan - YouTube

http://www.tedxmanhattan.org/2012talks Cara Rosaen is the Co-Founder of the crowd-sourced nationwide food guide, RealTimeFarms.com. Cara brought her expertis...
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Cara details why it is important for transparency to exist in food production and sourcing. "We can change the way people think about food, we just have to give them the resources to do it. Without transparency you have no choice."

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The Changing Touchstone of Transparency

President Obama promised that transparency would be the touchstone of his administration, and he promised to usher in a new era of openness and accountabilit...
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