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Science List

A comprehensive list fo science articles researched and sorted by Dominika Fudala.
All essential elements in a growing body of knowledge for the Meeting architects of the future.
The MDI dream is to create a book project, translating the articles to practical knowledge for meeting design.

crowdsourcing in 2 minutes

Crowdsourcing insightful actions in 2 minutes http://www.synthetron.com/how-synthetron-works/ (also in Dutch, French, Polish, German...)

Meeting Design THE POWER OF THE CROWD

Meeting Design THE POWER OF THE CROWD How do you use the wisdom of the crowds? Participants attend conferences to gain more knowledge, but as a group they also bring with them a wealth of experience and brainpower. Those who exploit the full potential of the interaction contribute immense added value to their conference. The time is ripe for this, argue four specialists in the field of conferences and crowdsourcing.

Does Cooperation Require Both Reciprocity and Alike Neighbors?

Evolution by definition is cold and merciless: it selects for success and weeds out failure. It seems only natural to expect that such a process would simply favour genes that help themselves and not others. Yet cooperative behaviour can be observed in many areas, and humans helping each other are a common phenomenon. Thus, one of the major questions in science today is how cooperative behaviour could evolve.

In search of Learning Agility

The central premise is that enduring competitive advantage must be built on organizational learning agility — meaning an organization’s ability to respond to adaptive challenge through the acquisition and application of knowledge and skills. The authors, Clark and Gottfredson,  sketch three distinct stages of learning agility: 1.0, 2.0, and 3.0, and illustrate a clear path forward for the meaningful use of learning technologies in organizations.

In search of Learning Agility

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The central premise is that enduring competitive advantage must be built on organizational learning agility — meaning an organization’s ability to respond to adaptive challenge through the acquisition and application of knowledge and skills. The authors, Clark and Gottfredson, sketch three distinct stages of learning agility: 1.0, 2.0, and 3.0, and illustrate a clear path forward for the meaningful use of learning technologies in organizations.

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opportunity to experience a Synthetron

Want to experience a Synthetron discussion? Here is the opportunity: this month open thinking tank Join the thinking tank debate " Out with the old, in with the new" on: 26 Jan 5.00 PM CET (4pm UK time)h link: " http://thethinkingtank.co.uk/ Topic: We are probably far enough into January already for most of us to have abandoned our New Year’s resolutions.

Kick-Start your Work Meeting

€25,00

Read more on : http://www.meetingsupport.org/content/KSYWM
The English translation of the 2005 Swedish original
Author: MARIA ELIASSON & PIA VILLFÖR LARSSON 
Email Author:  info@facilitatorhuset.se 
Publisher: Meetings International Publishing AB 
ISBN: 978-91-86005-03-0 n° pages:  155 p.

€25,00

KICK-START YOUR WORK MEETING

The world launch: at FRESH 2012 in Copenhagen

KICK-START YOUR WORK MEETING – A HANDBOOK FOR FACILITATORS

I don’t agree, this not a book for facilitators.

Will a Harvard Professor's New Technology Make College Lectures a Thing of the Past?

ecturing.professor.jpg Another sign that the college lecture might be dying: Harvard University physics professor Eric Mazur is championing the "flipped classroom," a model where information traditionally transferred during lectures is learned on a student's own time, and classroom time is spent discussing and applying knowledge to real-world situations.

EXPERT on Micro Expressions: Yann Van den Branden

Yann is a speaker on micro expressions and how you can use them to learn more about your 'opponent' in a commercial situation. Yann mostly teaches interactive sessions, trainings, workshops with real exercises for the participants or as a keynote speaker for a larger group. Yann has reference in large corporations in the pharmaceutical, banking, insurance and automotive world, from the USA over Japan to Russia. As an Actor he is also a member of the international business communication theatre group called YESSI JADA.

try and enjoy the free mass discussion meeting! This month Xmass' topic is "peace"

You can really have interactive meetings with 1000's: Synthetron offers clever online discussions meetings: one hour, with 10 to 1000's under guidance of a moderator anonymous written conversations. Synthetron discussions are a totally different experience then twitter: a real mass interaction where all are peers and all actively participate and together come to conclusions. Crowd source your meetings.

VIDEO: Workplace trends with impact on Meetings...

Some brilliant minds start to doubt the social networking, Web2.0 and consequently doubt the true value of so much collaboration in organisations. Brace yourself for some far seeing visions...

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