Harnessing the power of informal employee networks

March 15, 2008
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Harnessing the power of informal employee networks

Formalizing a company’s ad hoc peer groups can spur collaboration and unlock value.

Lowell L. Bryan, Eric Matson, and Leigh M. Weiss

This is an article of McKinsey Quarterly.

You can learn how to use the internal networks in your organization for improving collaboration and value generation.

The Enterprise Web 2.0 platforms now increasingly adopted will enable the building of the networks! This is an example of how Web 2.0 enables new management forms, such as Formalized networks.

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February 15, 2008

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What is LinkedIn?

January 2, 2008
  1. You can easily link up to colleagues, former colleagues, business partners etc.

    2007’s Top 5 LinkedIn Blog posts

  2. This is a nice presentation on the benefits of LinkedIn by Zale Tabakman. He explains the benefits of the overall size of your LinkedIn network, and how you can quickly achieve this.

  3. Presentation
  4. This is the same presentation, but with additional voice comments

  5. On LinkedIn and Blogging: good overview by Olga Kellen.

  6. Blog by Scott Allen on LinkedIn

  7. Some good podcasts on LinkedIn and building and maintaining your network

  8. On Toplinked people: ‘Sending an invitation and connecting with these people on LinkedIn is a great way to broaden your network.’

    Site Review/LinkedIn: A Vastly Underutilized Resource for Executives and Professionals

  9. The IDK tip (‘I don’t Know you’ tip)!
  10. Interview with founder Reid Hoffman
  11. Online Business Networking: 2 Horse Globalization Race: comparison of Linkedin with Xing
  12. Ten Ways to Use LinkedIn
  13. Wikipedia on LinkedIn
  14. 100+ Smart Ways to Use LinkedIn
  15. Are bi-directional friend links of Facebook and LinkedIn passé? FriendFeed and Twitter use uni-directional “fan” links.

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