Author archive for Alice MacGillivray

  • May242011
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    What are we doing on twitter?

    You have undoubtedly noticed the exponential growth of tips—on twitter, for example—about how to achieve things through social media....

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  • Jan292011
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    A Tale of Two Transactions

    As some of you know, we have just moved after over 20 years in the same suburban home. There...

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  • Oct162010
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    Musings on Client Panelists in Problem-Based Learning

    For over 12 years, I’ve been involved with problem-based learning processes in which mid-career professionals present their ideas to...

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  • Aug032010
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    More views on the BP-KM link

    (or lack thereof) I received from Nick Milton and Roan Yong on my post “BP’s spill and KM excellence:...

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  • Jun032010
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    BP’s spill & KM excellence: A paradox?

    Photographer Brian Skerry tells us that 90% of the big fish in the ocean have disappeared in the last...

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  • Apr212010
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    Adaptive Tensions: Fuel for Innovation

    In the twitter-based group that explores knowledge management topics (#KMers), John Bordeaux made some comments that piqued others’ interest....

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  • Apr212010
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    Respected Leaders’ Work with Boundaries

    I am about to respond to a request from some colleagues to post ideas from recent research. To set...

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  • Mar302010
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    Who’s In & Who’s Out?

    A comment by John Lebkowsky in twitter about democracy standing in line piqued my interest and led me to...

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  • Feb272010
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    Sometimes you just have to write

    Yesterday, I read an article in the Economist that inspired this poem: Twepistemologies with apologies (and credit) to John...

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  • Feb022010
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    Tensions Between Differentiation and Boundary Blurring

    The World Cafe is a lot like the “Blind Men and the Elephant” in that it can be viewed...

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