The culture of presenteeism is going to kill British workers It’s the middle of the working day, and you’re at your desk. Someone is paying you to be there. But instead of the important business you’ve been tasked with, you’re reading the Guardian. Screw the boss, you might say: I need a break. Unfortunately, though, it seems that even slacking at work may not be doing you any good. A comprehensive new study has shown that those who work very long hours face a 33% increased risk of stroke. Competitive Intelligence - A Selective Resource Guide - Completely Updated - July 2012 [Note: The accuracy and reliability of data and information published on the Web is subject to continuous verification. It is recommended that you use multiple sources, cross-check data and routinely perform due diligence reviews on sources and publications to which you cite and from which you source data. The Web is a dynamic entity - sites often change URLs, content focus, and ownership. Many sites go offline with little or no notification. This guide is updated bi-annually in an effort to document sources for researchers that have been verified at the time of publication. This latest version of the guide includes dozens of updated links, deletion of sites that are no longer live, as well as numerous new entries throughout.
The Momentum of Knowledge Management The Momentum of Knowledge Management Debra M. Amidon Founder and Chief Strategist, ENTOVATION® International The following paper summarises recent developments in the field of Knowledge Management. There are accompanying timeline images of Wellsprings Hindsight (44K) and Insight (33K), or an updated comprehensive timeline (305K).
Personal Knowledge Management Developing a conscious strategy for managing information to avoid feeling overloaded (information overload) is an important part of being a knowledge worker. While it can be said that access to web 2.0 tools such as social networking and social media contribute to information overload, I believe that they may actually enable us to organize and navigate our personal learning environments which may help us avoid information overload. Because we can customize most of our information inflows using web 2.0 tools, we have the opportunity to select the best possible channels of information.
Aegis Defence Services Aegis Defence Services is a British private military company with overseas offices in Afghanistan, Bahrain, Iraq, Kenya, Nepal and the United States. It was founded in 2002 by Tim Spicer, who was previously director of the controversial private military company Sandline International. In 2004 the International Peace Operations Association, an industry body, asked Aegis to apply for membership, but the application was rejected by a British competitor. It is a founding member of the British Association of Private Security Companies (BAPSC), a body lobbying for the regulation of the British PSC sector. It is also a member of the Private Security Company Association of Iraq. Since 27 July 2010 AEGIS Group Holdings AG in Basel, Switzerland, is holding 1,125,000 ordinary shares of Aegis Defence Services Limited, London. Aegis in Iraq and Afghanistan
VN Dealbook: Viglacera forms JV with Japanese partner; Three firms up stakes in listed cos September 28, 2015: Vietnam witnessed a spate of investment activities over the past week. While the country’s major ceramics player Viglacera introduced its construction management joint venture with both local and Japanese partners, a number of Vietnamese firms have strengthened their presence in rivals and affiliates through equity transactions on the stock market. Vietnamese, Japanese firms launch building management JV
Royal Institute for Strategic Studies Strategic watch is the detection of weak signals and roots for change and heavy transformations. It is based on the collection, analysis and dissemination of relevant and reliable information essential for decision making. It represents a competitive advantage for institutions that practice it. Strategic Watch is one of the IRES’ essential missions. It is especially concerned with collecting and processing information and data made public in the political, economic and social fields, whether nationally or internationally. Monitoring knowledge (management): an impossible task? « The giraffe It isn’t an impossible task to monitor/evaluate (M&E) intangibles, knowledge or knowledge management (KM), but it requires a series of tough choices in a maze of possibles. This is what Simon Hearn and myself are discovering, trying to summarise, synthesise and build upon the two M&E of KM papers commissioned earlier, as well as the reflective evaluation papers by Chris Mowles. We are still at the stage of struggling very much with how to set the ballpark for our study.
Content Management in a Knowledge Management Context — Prescient Digital Media - intranet consultant, intranet consulting, intranet planning and Internet planning. During an economic downturn such as the one we are working our way through at the moment (2010), organizations are looking to make the most of their investments in their technological infrastructure, how to squeeze greater efficiencies out of their product development or production processes through automation, and how to leverage their technology to generate efficiencies. These efforts can take different organizations in different directions. For example, if your organization creates physical widgets on a production line, or if your staff are considered ‘knowledge workers’ creating products which are essentially ‘information assets’.