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The World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies 2012

The World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies 2012

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Viewpoint: Gartner on the changing nature of work 10 February 2012Last updated at 00:04 By Tom Austin Vice president, Gartner Hive mind: Working around the clock in hyper-connected 'swarms' - is this the future of work? As part of our Future of Work series running throughout February, we asked some experts to give us their take on how the way we work is going to change. Tom Austin, vice president at Gartner, has been a Gartner Fellow for a decade.

The 10 Most Innovative Web Companies 01 / Twitter >> For ballooning into a global phenomenon that, finally, has a business model. In 2009, Twitter boasted some 20 million users. Today? Sir Stuart Rose on the changing role of business leaders There is something revolutionary and very new about the current time and business leaders are thinking differently about their role. We face a dilemma because although everybody is better off than they've ever been at any time in our history, we've also got the biggest gap between the rich and the poor that we've ever had, and we've potentially got a planet which is going to go bust any day. Our world is moving at an ever-accelerating pace, and with the advent of social media, what happens in New York now can be reported across the globe 60 seconds later. These changes call for more open leadership.

Governance and Decision-making tools Organized around work. Around an evolutionary purpose. 1. Dynamic Steering: Mental shift from predicting how things will or ought to be, to discovering what is needed now based on currently known data. Fritjof Capra Life is much less a competitive struggle for survival than a triumph of cooperation and creativity. Summary Fritjof Capra (1939 - ) is an Austrian-born American physicist. Walter Isaacson's 'Steve Jobs' Tuesday, 14 February 2012 What is Apple at heart: a software company, or a hardware company? This is a perennial question. The truth, of course, is that Apple is neither. Analytically determining of the relative inaccuracy (error) of indirectly measurable variable and dimensionless scale characterising quality of the experiment * / CSJM v.20, n.1 (58), 2012 / Issues / CSJM / Publications / IMCS Authors: K. Kolikov, G. Krastev†, Y. Epitropov, A.

Democratic Design - Principles After over a decade of research into what organizational democracy is, we've discovered the ten principles that it takes to cultivate a highly successful and sustainable democratic workplace. These 10 Principles of Organizational Democracy must be put into practice on both the individual and leadership levels, and be supported by democratic systems and processes to have a successful democratic organization. Purpose and Vision A democratic organization is clear about why it exists (its purpose) and where it is headed and what it hopes to achieve (its vision). These act as its true North, offering guidance and discipline to the organization's direction. Transparency

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