[B] The Diversity Bonus: How Great Teams Pay Off in the Knowledge Economy.
Page, S. E. (2017). Princeton University Press.
What if workforce diversity is more than simply the right thing to do in order to make society more integrated and just? What if diversity can also improve the bottom line of businesses and other organisations facing complex challenges in the knowledge economy? +
[B] Principles: Life and Work
Ray Dalio (2017)
One of the world’s most successful investors and entrepreneurs, shares the unconventional principles that he’s developed, refined, and used over the past forty years to create unique results in both life and business. +
[B] Handbook of Collective Intelligence.
Malone, T. W., & Bernstein, M. S. (2015). Handbook of collective intelligence. MIT Press.
Intelligence does not arise only in individual brains; it also arises in groups of individuals. This is collective intelligence: groups of individuals acting collectively in ways that seem intelligent. +
[B] New frontiers in open innovation
Chesbrough, H., Vanhaverbeke, W., & West, J. (Eds.). (2014). Oxford UP.
Staying competitive involves collaborating with others, and the underlying mechanisms of how to be efficient in cooperation has many angles. The paradigm shift that has led to open innovation demands new techniques and work models. +
[B] The wisdom of crowds
Surowiecki, J. (2005). Anchor.
Why the many are smarter than the few and how collective wisdom shapes business, economies, societies and nations? The aggregation of information in groups results in decisions that are often better than could have been made by any single member of the group. The book presents numerous case studies and anecdotes to illustrate its argument. +
[B] How I raised myself from Failure to success in selling
Frank Bettger. (1958). Hartcourt
Bettger, one of the best paid merchants in America, reveals his personal experiences and explains the principles he has developed and perfected over the years… +
[p] Collective decision-making in medecine
Max Wolf, Jens Krause, Patricia A. Carney, Andy Bogart, Ralf H. Kurvers.(2015). PLOS ONE, v. 10, n. 8.
The application of Collective Intelligence (CI) strategies may increase accuracy in medical decision-making. A study consisting in the application of CI techniques to mammography screening, allowed the aggregation of independent assessments of multiple radiologists into a single decision… +
[p] Transcending the individual human mind—creating shared understanding through collaborative design
Arias, E., Eden, H., Fischer, G., Gorman, A., & Scharff, E. (2000). ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (TOCHI), 7(1). +
[p] Collaborative design: what is it?
Kvan, T. (2000). Automation in construction,9(4), 409-415. +
[n] Participation methodologies + [Notes]
Nominal Group Technique (NTG)
[n] Blended innovation: collective/user/producer
Innovation by individual users, and open collaborative innovation, increasingly compete with producer (company) innovation in many areas. This is what Baldwin & von Hippel (2010) concluded in their research. + [Post]
[n] Blending innovation in healthcare
Health professionals and patients, despite differences, may be considered individual innovators; while the whole health system is in fact a huge collaborative space for innovation. Hospitals and healthcare centres, along with industry, behave basically as independent producers in terms of innovation. + [Post]