Management 2.0 : Innovation Across the Enterprise

The history always gave a competitive advantage to nations as to companies which knew how to get organized according to their time. The empire of Charles-Quint was a model of decentralized organization, quite as Caesar for the logistics of his armies.

In the late 90s, the Japanese manufacturers had ensured a competitive advantage through their organizations, by breaking the barriers between business line and support services of the company. We find in these examples an issue of organizational innovation.

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The new challenges of management at the digital time

Oracles management announced for the last ten years the death of traditional organizations: welcome to the digital economy, the network organization and the dematerialized management. However, the forescast seems to become reality : we have to accept the fact that our old organization are dying and that opens a new era in the life of organizations. Therefore, let’s try to isolate the features of a radically new management which we call here « management 2.0. »Â We shall take a particular angle: in what does this evolution towards a management 2.0 modify in a deep way the use that we make of information technologies,  which the smartphone is the most visible emblem ? The original post in French is here.

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Social Business and Sociology of Organizations

Nothing new when you say that management is more important than the tools, even if they are social. That’s why social business is more focus on management model than tools. Usually peoples highlights the work of Peter Drucker to talk about management. In France one of our though leader about those question of organization is Michel Crozier.

As noted by the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1978 Herbert H. Simon, every situation is experienced as a specific problem: « What to do? « Each behavior is the best or the least bad solution to the problem in terms of the issues and constraints of the situation, available resources, experiences, information, etc.. Behavior is always rational (even if it seems unreasonable to others) because each player chooses a solution based on its « bounded rationality ».

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Enterprise 2.0 : redesign your organization

Yesterday during lunch I was chatting with a colleague about collaboration and the importance of the vision, but of the organization chart too. You can set up any kind of social platform, if you don’t align your organization (and of course the business process as well) you’ll fail. Let see that in more details how it can works.

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Organizations face four major challenges concerning enterprise social network

A new challenge for this blog, a weekly english post (failed twice in the past but as Confucius said : « The greatest glory isn’t in never falling but  to rise up in every fall »). Why, cause now I am  EMEA Social Business Director at MSLGROUP, and to evangelize my international peers, english fits better than french. Most of the time, I’ll translate post I’ve already written in french for this blog. If they are a little bit old, no worries I’m going to update them.

Here is the first one of a long series I hope 😉

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