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New Work - Good to Great Business Processes

Good-to-Great Lean Business Processes apply the Appreciative Inquiry (AI) Strengths-Based approach to collaboration, business change and innovation. In this Part 3 of 3 parts we describe 6 core business processes of New Work. Read more...

New Work - Innovation By Engaging From The Heart #FoW

The idea of flow in business is not new. The Old Work sees flow as the absence of waste but the New Work - in the age of Social - sees flow as the discovery and extension of what is Good at Scale. In this Part 2 of 3 parts we describe a characteristics of New Work as Experiencing a deeper level of flow by engaging people from the heart to innovate and grow from what gives life. Read more...

From Old Work to New Work - From Silos to Flow #Fow

The idea of flow in business is not new. The Old Work sees flow as the absence of waste but the New Work - in the age of Social - sees flow as the discovery and extension of what is Good at Scale. In this Part 1 of 3 parts we highlight the characteristics of Old Work as a way of bringing out the contrast with the New Work. Read more...

How the Social Chain Enables Effective Organisational Change

While in the past organisational transformation has often been accompanied by a well-crafted "message" from the CEO or Executive Management, we've found that social technologies not only allow but demand more authentic and wide-spread participation - right from the start. McKinsey, in a recent research report, also emphasises the important role of social technologies play in re-imagining the "future story". Read more...

Future of Work is The Restoration of Authentic Community at Scale

Kindness-Future-Of-Work-Jeremy-ScrivensFor years we have talked about customer value and mapped it but now we are switching to the deeper word kindness in business because it is the future currency of "NexGen" Social Business. In the Future of Work people are part of a living ecosystem as a co-caring creative commons, underpinned by a Culture of Kindness which draws young people from the heart to collaborate for social good with their customers as partners doing life together. Read more...