I spent a decent amount of time this afternoon drafting out a chapter of the Star Wars Management Guide. I’m hoping by having something up there for people to poke a stick at, it encourages the dozens interested in contributing to start fleshing it out some more.
What if a broader community of geeks, engineers, MBAs and the like were to put together a business book based on lessons learned from Star Wars?
This segment, Dennis gets me to open up (get candid) about what surprised me at the conference, including what “collaboration” means to different people, the promise of virtual worlds and the level of trust I place on my Twitter friends.
Organizations can leverage the activities that their employees are already participating in, learn more about itself, find the performance gaps, fill them and dig deeper as they repeat the cycle. I have been putting my thoughts together on this subject for a very long time, it was only in January and February of this year that I formally put those thoughts into any kind of cohesive statement. I believe there is an ongoing relationship between user-generated knowledge that occurs in social networking, knowledge management and formal learning.
On Wednesday, I had occasion to commiserate with peer and friend, Tom King (@mobilemind) for the Masie Consortium (@emasie) Semi-Annual Meeting. Masie’s events are good for the information shared, but I always get more out of the conversations those meetings inspire. Masie facilitated a brief conversation about user-generated content later in the afternoon (after laptop […]