8 Dirty Words

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

L ast year I led workshops in London, Madrid , San Jose, Quebec, and Berlin on how to sell social networking and informal learning to senior management. Here we go: Learning is a dirty word because executive managers have a hard time hearing it. You think of improving skills and increasing knowledge. Knowledge management may be two words, but it’s a single concept. Knowledge is inherently unmanageable. CLO online edition. Dirty Words. by Jay Cross.

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Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

This is something that gets discussed as emergent: see Emergent Knowledge Management , Direction of eLearning - Emergence or Big System , and Future Platforms for eLearning. Selling the Value Often it can be tricky to convince management of the value of providing these tools. Control over Quality of Information - See above Strict Control Over Policies – Accuracy - See above Liability / Discoverability / Compliance - Absolutely the contents of your Wiki, Blogs, etc.

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eLearning Conferences

Tony Karrer

No liability is assumed for any errors that may have been introduced inadvertently during the assembly of this selected conference list. https://gem.glasgows.co.uk/ latwf/login_mailinglist.html January 12-14, 2009 Management World 2009, Singapore. link] eMarketingTechniques.com January 28-29, 2009 College and University Performance Conference , sponsored by the American Strategic Management Institute, Arlington, Virginia, USA.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

No liability is assumed for any errors that may have been introduced inadvertently during the assembly of this free conference list. link] or [link] December 2-4, 2012 Communication and Management in Technological Innovation and Academic Globalization (COMATIA ), 3 rd , Paris, France. link] December 4-5, 2012 Higher Education Asset Management and Maintenance Conference , 1 st , Vibe Savoy, Melbourne, Australia. Clayton R.

Ten years after

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Machine-age managers complained when employees had downtime because they were in training. Why is this a management responsibility? We’re a Knowledge Business,” say an increasing number of CEOs. People are our most important asset,” say managers. The ability of our people to learn and grow is our only sustainable competitive advantage,” say the management consultants. Knowledge is power. Today, all knowledge workers are free agents.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

No liability is assumed for any errors that may have been introduced inadvertently during the assembly of this free conference list. link] December 1-3, 2011 E-Activities (e-Learning, e-Communities, e-Commerce, e-Management, e-Marketing, e-Governance and Tele-working) , 10 th , sponsored by World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society (WSEAS), Bina Nusantara University, Island of Java, Indonesia. Clayton R.