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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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