My course - MSLOC 430 - begins for enrolled Northwestern University Master's in Learning and Organizational Change graduate students on Jan. 8. The following is my near-final draft of how I plan to run an open section of class during six of the 10 weeks in which the MSLOC course runs. The six week period … Continue reading Exploring innovations in networked work and learning: The open course section of #msloc430
I continue to think about opening up my course - MSLOC 430 - on enterprise social networks and knowledge sharing and am in the process of tweaking the course topics I cover and the general flow of the course. My current back-of-the-blog-post thinking is to craft some new, open activities in the second half of the course in which we facilitate a set of conversations about one or two key questions: How do we lead (as formal leaders or informal change agents) within fully connected enterprises? How do we conduct experiments in organizing, to re-imagine the way work gets done? Do practices and tools focused on "idea management" or crowdsourcing offer insight to how to achieve more tangible outcomes of the networked enterprise?
I teach a course on enterprise knowledge sharing for the Master's Program in Learning and Organizational Change at Northwestern University - MSLOC 430 - in the Winter and Spring quarters (January - March, March - June). For the past two years I have used class blog assignments and Twitter chats to create a tiny bit … Continue reading Opening up my course on enterprise knowledge sharing #msloc430
I published a Storify of the May 20 Twitter chat What does it mean to lead, in a networked enterprise? that includes discussion (and resources) focused on the following questions: Q1: Imagine we are in a business/organization that truly embraces enterprise social networks as key to success. As leaders in this organization are there things … Continue reading Twitter chat Storify: What does it mean to lead, in a networked enterprise?
Let's assume we are enthusiasts for the organizational vision - and change - associated with the potential of embracing enterprise social networking as core to our enterprise. We get it. We get that it's not just about the technology. That it's about gaining real value from weak network ties, from serendipity, from diverse ideas and … Continue reading May 20 Twitter Chat: What does it mean to lead, in a networked enterprise? #msloc430