(Almost) Everything We Think About Managing Talent is Wrong. Here’s Why.
Oct28

(Almost) Everything We Think About Managing Talent is Wrong. Here’s Why.

Today’s workplace should look more like a jazz band (yes, that’s a pic of me) rather than a Dilbert-style bureaucracy that looks more like a dysfunctional marching band. As Dilbert pointed out (in the best selling management book of all time) our approach to talent management is deeply flawed.

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Is the Digital Economy Still a Capitalist Economy?
Oct21

Is the Digital Economy Still a Capitalist Economy?

In his latest piece on LinkedIn, Influencer Don Tapscott writes: Too bad the term “socialism” was appropriated by Karl Marx, because it would be an apt description of today’s emerging social economy. The social media revolution is transforming the way we create wealth, work, learn, play, raise our children, and probably even the way we think. A billion people use social media daily. We have social networking, social business, social...

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A New Strategy for Climate Change
Sep23

A New Strategy for Climate Change

New York: Today’s Climate Summit at the United Nations is unprecedented. Even though it is not part of the UN’s official negotiating process for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, this could be the most important and productive meeting on climate change ever held. In addition to leaders of member states, it’s bringing together leaders at the highest level from finance, business, NGOs and local leaders from public and private sectors –...

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New Graduates Must Help to Fix a Broken World
Jun08

New Graduates Must Help to Fix a Broken World

Today’s Toronto Star excerpts Chancellor Don Tapscott’s convocation address to the new graduates of Trent University. “A new civilization is emerging, enabled by a communications revolution and created by a your generation.”

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Latest GSN Research Paper:  Knowledge Networks
Jun08

Latest GSN Research Paper: Knowledge Networks

The latest research paper is complete at GlobalSolutionNetworks.org. Kenneth Abbott and Dr. Thomas Hale present A Guide for Organizational Entrepreneurs View the research paper on site at: http://gsnetworks.org/research_posts/orchestrating-global-solution-networks/

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Businesses Should Move on From Cold Hard Cash
Jun03

Businesses Should Move on From Cold Hard Cash

According to a new study by the Global Solution Networks program at The Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, companies that base their transactions and business on money made of atoms, not digital bits, suffer big time. Is cash bad for business?

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