Assorted Coll of Links from 2009

Story Methods and Culture

Thanks to Bob Sutton for quoting this awesome story about the Naskapi Indians and the lessons on sensemaking

Bob again Confirmation from pyschology research on how accurately people evaluate others even when time slices are as small as 30 seconds. So applying STC when time needed for evaluation tends to zero which means you are in the “present moment” aware your responses/evaluation are all the more accurate. Well beware of the induction approach here. My friend Sajeev  had this idea long time back about being able to predict how loyal an employee would be based on such time sliced behavior

Social math is just a new jargon for telling stories with data. But the examples are great starters.

Story telling resources from through Karen

More and more video sharing from folks at Green Chameleon specifically
this practical contribution to the CE open source methods. Covers both Anecdote circle and archetype extraction  also check out other videos like telling tips from Shawn in the site

Story colored glasses blog is booming and this is becoming an important reference point and a brilliant starter kit for those entering  narrative research.

I need to dig into SouthWest stories more, and see how it got embedded in the culture

One of the popular cultural records of a live company netflix

Piece from Seth on Cultural Wisdom very relevant even within organizations where different practices and functions are running with different cultural norms. And if KM has to succeed you better be culturally wise.

Knowledge Strategy

Knowledge Strategy from Cory may be a business relevant KM strategy can come forth

Been grappling with bringing business relevance to km as part of day job. Key problems cited here are not necessarily solved by appointment of CKO but a willingness to see problems through the knowledge lens at a top management level.

Other Methods and Misc

I had this AAR poster on my desk for quite some time till I recently shifted my desk, the IKEA analogy poster works

Wenger’s original Learning is social CoP paper   from Library clips
It still serves as reference to Key interventions that a community facilitator reporting probably to a central function should at least be aware of.

Loved  the list of lies from Kawasaki and it only becomes truer by the day. I see more CEOs in my company now than I did in my entire career.

Dysfunctions list from Jack Vinson Abilene Paradox was interesting.

Must have collection on dystopia/utopia from Dave

From part 1 on the training series at another domain, but the broad problems of training or the lack of it remains the same in my domain as well


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