The New Social Business

Strategic Competitiveness - Social Capital

Thursday, 18 December 2008

Lies, Trust and Chocolate

 

     Human Resources magazine / Hirescores report that more than eight out of 10 (82%) of office workers lie for their manager on a daily basis, saying that their managers are on the phone or away from their desk, to avoid unwanted conversations.

Lisette Howlett, managing director of www.hirescores.com notes:

 


Continued at: http://blog.social-advantage.com/2008/12/lies-trust-and-chocolate.html

 

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Tuesday, 16 December 2008

Carnival of Trust

 

    My post 'Social Connections and Social Intelligence' was selected as one of ten articles on trust included in the December 2008 Carnival of Trust (originally launched by Charles Green's Trust Matters) which this month was held at Idealawg.

There are some other great posts there too.  I was particularly pleased to see this comment on BrainBlogger:

 


Continued at: http://blog.social-advantage.com/2008/12/carnival-of-trust.html

 

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Monday, 15 December 2008

Sociability and Solidarity

 

    I've been reading some of Rob Goffee's and Gareth Jones' Harvard Business review articles and their book, 'Why should anyone be led by you?', following a presentation by Jones recently.

in 'What holds the modern company together?', they make the point that culture is community:

 


Continued at: http://blog.social-advantage.com/2008/12/sociability-and-solidarity.html

 

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Friday, 12 December 2008

The dark side of networking

 

    The Demos report, Network Citizens that I referred to in my last post on Cisco notes that as well as considerable benefits (including creativity, innovation and freedom, meritocracy, openness and democracy), organisational networks can lead to certain downsides ('the dark side'), in that they can:
  • Exclude and discriminate
  • Enable people to hoard power for themselves
  • Promote the interests of the few.

 


Continued at: http://blog.social-advantage.com/2008/12/dark-side-of-networking.html

 

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