The participation and involvement of consumers in the creation process formerly dominated by businesses. "A quick search on Google Scholar confirms the pattern: from only 23 articles citing ‘co-creation’ in the 1970s, the 1980s delivered a paltry 102, the 1990s a more substantial 658, while the first 9 and a bit years of the 21st Century has already spawned an impressive 3,660." ( "Co-creation is a very broad term with a broad range of applications. From the Wikipedia: "Co-creation is the practice of developing systems, products, or services through the collaborative execution of developers and stakeholders, companies and customers, or managers and employees. Co-Creation is under-defined! "The literature review itself threw up two related observations: 1. 2. Non-market Co-creation Chris Lawer: But in a non-market context, there is no economic mechanism or price for exchange and no ownership of information or goods. Loncin Co-Creation Companies 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
Volume 9, number 3, December 2013 - Special Issue: Facilitating multi-stakeholder processes: balancing internal dynamics and institutional politics - KM4Dev WikiKnowledge Management for Development Journal - Call for PapersVolume 9, Issue No. 3, December 2013 Facilitating multi-stakeholder processes: balancing internal dynamics and institutional politics The Knowledge Management for Development Journal (KM4D Journal) is a peer-reviewed, community-based journal on knowledge management for development – for and by development practitioners, researchers and policymakers. The journal is closely related to the KM4Dev community of practice [www.km4dev.org] and is available at: Volume 9, Issue 3, to be published in December 2013, will focus on facilitating multi-stakeholder processes within knowledge management for development (KM4D). The Guest Editorial team for this issue comprises Ewen Le Borgne, Karen Buchanan, Herman Brouwer, Jan Brouwers, Laurens Klerkx and Miriam Schaap Rationale This issue In this special issue we wish to advance our thinking about multi-stakeholder processes. Notes (1) See  Papers
amazonGuide méthodologique du travail en communQuel que soit notre métier, Internet représente une révolution majeure et bouleverse nos façons d’exercer notre profession. Se connecter au réseau des réseaux nous permet de multiplier le nombre de nos partenaires, de collecter toujours plus d’informations, d’échanger des expériences, de construire en commun des connaissances. Pour cela, il faut apprendre à travailler en commun. Sa mission de centre de ressources inter-régional l’a conduit à rechercher les moyens de participer à l’évolution des modes de travail, d’analyse et de prise de décision. Le "Guide méthodologique du travail en commun" s’articule autour de sept thèmes : collecter de l’information sur Internet ;stimuler les idées ;analyser l’environnement ;élaborer une stratégie collective ;aider à la décision ;planifier le projet ;animer une réunion. Chaque thème se décompose ensuite en un certain nombre de fiches. Niveau : Professionnel
Agency of the Future Guide: Telework More Than a Trend – A Workplace TransformationDo you remember The Jetsons? The show centers on a family living in the futuristic world of 2062. The world featured flying cars, robotic maids and machines that could do the impossible, cooking dinner in an instant, pressing the laundry and walking the dog with the push of a button. However, even in this futuristic world, George still got dressed every morning and left his house of gadgetry to trudge to the office. According to the 2012 Status of Telework in the Federal Government report, roughly 35% of the federal workforce is eligible to telework, but only 11% take advantage. However, that cultural bias against telework is shifting as technology makes it easier to stay connected to colleagues and work-related information. In this report, GovLoop outlines the future of telework in government: Download the PDF Below are some additional resources that were used as part of the research for this report:
Creative community for the Collaborative EconomyThe World Cafe Community - Hosting Conversations about Questions that MatterThe Eight Pillars of InnovationThe greatest innovations are the ones we take for granted, like light bulbs, refrigeration and penicillin. But in a world where the miraculous very quickly becomes common-place, how can a company, especially one as big as Google, maintain a spirit of innovation year after year? Nurturing a culture that allows for innovation is the key. As we’ve grown to over 26,000 employees in more than 60 offices, we’ve worked hard to maintain the unique spirit that characterized Google way back when I joined as employee #16. At that time I was Head of Marketing (a group of one), and over the past decade I’ve been lucky enough to work on a wide range of products. What’s different is that, even as we dream up what’s next, we face the classic innovator’s dilemma: should we invest in brand new products, or should we improve existing ones? Have a mission that matters Work can be more than a job when it stands for something you care about. Think big but start small The best part of working on the web?