I’m thinking about change and culture and innovation a great deal these days so I’m reading everything I can get my hands on. I came across this paper, or manifesto – The Hazards of Leading Culture Change. Its concise but packed with good stuff! Some of my favorite points: When you are up to your backside in alligators, it is hard to remember you were … Continue reading The Hazards of Leading Culture Change
This is a great slideshow from Netflix* for salaried employees which discusses nine values which should be embraced: Judgement Communication Impact Curiosity Passion Innovation Courage Honesty Selflessness It’s long and parts may be controversia,l but it makes some great points about what it takes to create the culture you want in your organization and it’s worth the time to go through it all. Culturehttp://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=culture9-090801103430-phpapp02&stripped_title=culture-1798664 View … Continue reading Freedom, Responsibility and Culture
Matt Hamilton : Libraries and Innovation : creating environments for encouraging and supporting creativity and innovation among staff How do we begin the messy job of creating a culture of innovation What will you need? Patience, perseverance, vision and a way to empower staff Patience is hard to come by for innovators, we see something and want it now, and have made the change before … Continue reading Matt Hamilton : Libraries and Innovation
Start with this, I did Now think about this – How do libraries fit into this picture? As far as I can tell the technologies we’re struggling to adapt to and implement might very well be outdated by the time we’re ready to start using them. That’s not good. Right now technologies are running by and we’re still crawling to keep up. What does it mean? … Continue reading We’re barely treading water, what will keep us from drowning?