Sharing is #Learning; Social Learning Communities in Corporate Environments.
Organizational culture is an important reason for success and failures to the adoption of the community. However I have noticed that those communities can actually bring the desired social learning culture to the organization.
Recently I wrote a blog on the value ESN (Enterprise Social Networks) bring to organizations. I ended with an important remark that organizational culture is an important reason for success and failures to the adoption of the community. Recently I was talking to some of my customers and noticed that those communities can bring actually the desired social learning culture to the organization.
Social Learning means learning by observing, conversing or questioning. The learning takes place in…
Empowering employees leads to continuous learning
Empower employees to stimulate a culture of collaboration and continuous learning. Understand why and how it is important that knowledge can flow in your organization
In my recent blog on how platform and IT infrastructures are used to stimulate the flow of knowledge in organizations ("From data repository to collaboration platform and bridging the knowledge gap"), I ended with the statement that the successful transfer of knowledge between organizational units is critical for a number of organizational processes and performance outcomes. This time I will elaborate on why it is important that knowledge can flow in an organization.
In today's organizations…
FROM DATA REPOSITORY TO SOCIAL COLLABORATION AND BRIDGING THE KNOWLEDGE GAP
It's a distruptive time for learning and development. Online content, MOOCs, collaboration tools, and social media now fuel a training model where employees own their skills and experts share knowledge freely.
Due to globalization and corporate conversations going from top down one direction broadcasting to collaborative multi-way inclusion, the need for platforms has grown. Employees become engaged in a new social thinking strategy to create a sustainable climate for personal and corporate growth.
Corporate intranets are first introduced in the 90s and are at this point in 2014 a normal but rather old medium. A closer look at what intranets were and are becoming will reveal that not only the…