Research & Scholarship

  • May182015
    Does focus mean you miss the donkey
    Article

    Is focus a good thing?

    Is focus always a good thing?  Middle managers focus on success in their slices of the organization chart.  Researchers...

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  • Feb212015
    Finding Your Voice
    Article

    Finding your Voice

    On Being Authentic We often hear that leaders should be authentic.  One key element of authenticity is voice.  When...

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  • Apr212010
    Article

    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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  • Dec312009
    Article

    KM Certification

    Art Schlussel posted his views on knowledge management (KM) certification in a LinkedIn conversation here: This was my reply:...

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  • Sep142009
    Article

    A down side of open access journals

    The latest notable milestone in the open access journal movement is the announcement by Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, MIT, and...

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  • Sep122009
    Article

    Universities and Community Engagement

    My PhD is from Fielding Graduate University, which is well known and respected in some spheres, and largely invisible...

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  • Jun112009
    Article

    Definitions

    A comment in twitter by Luis Suarez got me thinking about the fact that some communities of practice spend...

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  • Mar192009
    Article

    X-disciplines or lose relevance?

    News and conversations are filled with challenges that cross disciplinary divides: climate change, poverty and effective education to name...

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  • Feb212009
    Article

    On Synchronicity

    We’re trained—as Rupert Sheldrake points out—to treat what we might call synchronicity (or coherence, or connection and alignment, or...

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