Monthly Archives: November 2009

Management's Mental Models of Media

I have fairly recently come to hate flying.  Having lived all over the country and served at different times in roles that require mobility, if have darkened the doorway of many airplanes.  If i really think about it, though, my … Continue reading

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How to Cure Social Media-Induced Headaches

When we talk to leaders who are considering the use of social media as a part of their organization’s practice, we frequently see a fundamental dilemma forming in their minds.  It usually starts with a statement like:   “Our people … Continue reading

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Remixing Rule of Thumb and Scientific Management

As a half-time academic, there is a constant tension in my head between the need to produce ideas and tools which lean toward usefulness and ones that lean toward scientific soundness.  These two types of ideas are not, of course, … Continue reading

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