Hot Off the Press: The New Social Learning

Hot Off the Press The New Social Learning By Tony Bingham and Marcia Conner Foreword by Daniel H. Pink Training often gives people solutions to problems already solved. Collaboration addresses challenges no one has overcome before. Beyond the hype, buzzwords, and entertainment value of reconnecting with old friends, people in organizations across the globe use social media to collaborate and learn. Emerging technologies enable a new kind of knowledge-building ecosystem with people at its core. Classic business models presumed that relevant information is created and shared either through management or training. But classic isn’t enough: there’s too much to know and make sense of, too little time to gain perspective, and information changes too fast to dispense. A virtual water cooler becomes a gathering place to share ideas and ask questions beyond the limits of formal organizations, company meetings, or classrooms. Our inherent drive to learn together…Read More about The New Social Learning

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