Open Office, Work Culture, and Productivity

The Performance Improvement Blog

Jason Feifer: I witness an inability to concentrate, lack of privacy, and absent sense of ownership--which is a problem given that I occupy this space for the bulk of my waking hours. Instead of IM''ing each other, we''re talking in person.

5 Unlikely Incentives That Help Keep Talent On Board

TalentLMS

If there is something most modern-day enterprise employees hate about their job is the lack of privacy and the constant distractions of open plan offices. Discovering, hiring, and nurturing great talent used to be quite a difficult task, a half art, half science kind of affair.

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Facebook Apprenticeship

Clark Quinn

tags, using basecamp, IM, etc left a trail of what he was paying attention to, where everyone was at, letting them work in tight synchrony. Of course, there are other issues, like privacy, and having a culture where sharing is the basis for improvement, not chastisement. Jay Cross has an interesting post about using Facebook in the organization, and makes a connection I hadn’t seen (and wish I had :).Â

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

I tried to capture things down as they were said, here are my notes: Firewalls IP Privacy / Confidentiality Security Control over Quality of Information Strict Control Over Policies – Accuracy Liability / Discoverability / Compliance Change Management – Ready for It / Culture Management Take it Seriously – Away from Work Education of Management Lack of Resources – Mobile Devices Push Back from Workforce - Adoption This is a pretty good list of commonly cited barriers.

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eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

December 2010 November 30-December 3, 2010 International Workshop on Cloud Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust (CPSRT), Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA. www.online-educa.com December 1-3, 2010 Worldwide Forum on Education and Culture , Rome, Italy.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] January 9-12, 2013 Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE) International Conference: Science Education through a Historical Cultural Lens, Francis Marion Hotel, Charleston, South Carolina, USA. Clayton R.