Employee Engagement & the Passionate Worker

I posted about The Shift Index in the not recent past. At a round table at Teleperformance Maastricht we discussed about how e-sat impacts c-sat.  Love this post and therefore included Found at http://theparallaxview.com/2011/05/the-passionate-worker/ A Tweet by John Hagel caught my eye last week: John was referring to one of the findings of The Shift Index, as published by John and his team at Deloitte. Read all at http://theparallaxview.com/2011/05/the-passionate-worker/ Photocredit: 500px.com Related articles Creation Spaces Encourage the Exchange of Tacit Knowledge (blogs.hbr.org) Passionate Leadership Can Be Learned (business-strategy-innovation.com) Continue reading Employee Engagement & the Passionate Worker

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Communication Nation: The connected company

Found at http://communicationnation.blogspot.com/2011/02/connected-company.html The average life expectancy of a human being in the 21st century is about 67 years. Do you know what the average life expectancy for a company is? Surprisingly short, it turns out. In a recent talk, John Hagel pointed out that the average life expectancy of a company in the S&P 500 has dropped precipitously, from 75 years (in 1937) to 15 years in a more recent study. Why is the life expectancy of a company so low? And why is it dropping? To be continued at http://communicationnation.blogspot.com/2011/02/connected-company.html Photocredit: http://showmeabike.blogspot.com/ Related articles The Connected Company (dachisgroup.com) Five Tips … Continue reading Communication Nation: The connected company

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ID and Other Reflections: 2010 in Retrospect: Top Few Blogs and Books

Cover via Amazon Really love this list. Found at ID and Other Reflections: 2010 in Retrospect: Top Few Blogs and Books. —– Books The Power of Pullby John Seely Brown The Difference: How the Power of Diversity Create Better Groups, Firms, Schools and Societiesby Scott E. Page The Driveby Daniel Pink The Adventures of Johnny Bunkoby Daniel Pink Beyond E-Learning: Approaches and Technologies to Enhance Organizational Knowledge, Learning, and Performanceby Marc J. Rosenberg The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Rightby Atul Gawande The Future of Managementby Gary Hamel Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizationsby Clay Shirky Collaboration: … Continue reading ID and Other Reflections: 2010 in Retrospect: Top Few Blogs and Books

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Best Business Books 2010: The Human Mind

Found at Best Business Books 2010: The Human Mind. Richard S. Tedlow Denial: Why Business Leaders Fail to Look Facts in the Face — and What to Do about It (Portfolio, 2010) Michael J. Mauboussin Think Twice: Harnessing the Power of Counterintuition (Harvard Business Press, 2009) Chip Heath and Dan Heath Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard (Broadway, 2010) Paul Sullivan Clutch: Why Some People Excel Under Pressure and Others Don’t (Portfolio, 2010) Daniel H. Pink Drive: The Surprising Truth about What Motivates Us (Riverhead, 2009) To be continued at http://www.strategy-business.com/article/10409f?gko=8311b Photocredit: http://cyclechic.blog.hu/ Related articles The Best Business Books … Continue reading Best Business Books 2010: The Human Mind

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The Dilbert paradox | The Ideas Economy

Image by Joi via Flickr Found at The Dilbert paradox | The Ideas Economy. performance pressures mount in our global economy, competitive success will increasingly depend on resolving the Dilbert Paradox. What is the Dilbert Paradox? If you ask any senior executives what their top priorities are, they will inevitably respond that talent is one of their top priorities. Got it. But then look at all the enormously popular cultural artifacts like Dilbert and The Office that so graphically demonstrate the absolutely stultifying effect of our daily work environments on talent. How do we reconcile these two observations? To be continued at http://ideas.economist.com/blog/dilbert-paradox Photocredit: Ben Torode … Continue reading The Dilbert paradox | The Ideas Economy

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