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About Hacking & Securities
by , 2019-05-20

I came across a nice but yet stll simple explanation about hacking & security, which can be recommended to business people as an update or for awareness.  It helps clear some mis-understandings.

Questions to Ask Ourselves when your Star Employee quits
by , 2019-05-20

Inspired by an article from Business Insider "The non-BS reason your star employee just quit", sometimes we should ask ourselves questions when our staff quit, especially when you consider them your stars with exceptional performer. They don't necessarily tell you the truth.

A different perspective on tacit vs explicit knowledge
by , 2019-05-20

I was relaxing over the weekend listening to one of my favourite podcasts* which featured an interview with neuroscientist Dean Burnett, author of Idiot Brain: What Your Brain is Really Up To. The book is about how our brains work, or fails to work!

趙越教授講座:面對生死的智慧 2017(一)
by , 2019-05-20
Trust and shades of grey
by , 2019-05-20

I spend some time volunteering at Crossroads Foundations which is housed in the old Perowne Barracks near Gold Coast in Tuen Mun, former home to the Brigade of Gurkhas. One of my recent tasks was to repaint the guard house at the entrance of the barracks.

Post-Truth
by , 2019-05-20

The Oxford Dictionaries has named "post-truth" as its 2016 International Word of the Year, defined by the dictionary as an adjective ‘relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief’.  

Self Determination Theory
by , 2019-05-20

Motivation is a very important subject in KM, and in organization learning.  I came across something about Self Determination Theory, which is from the psychology research by Richard Ryan and Edward Deci, and found some videos on YouTube which give some introduction:

Managing knowledge and food metaphors
by , 2019-05-20

On the 22nd June I attended a presentation by Professor Constantin Bratianu at the Polytechnic University on Knowledge Dynamics, a metaphor of energy as managing knowledge. The main thing that struck me was this slide (photo by Prof. Eric Tsui)!

How to learn . . . from failure
by , 2019-05-20

That we learn through failure is, of course, well known. We can also learn from other people's failures as well. "So what?!" I hear you say. Well, let me give you a practical example of the principle at work.

Brain Exercise
by , 2019-05-20

If you can read this OUT LOUD, you have a strong mind. And better than that: Alzheimer’s is a long, long, way down the road before it ever gets anywhere near you.

Knowledge Management Portal in Office 365
by , 2019-05-20

Microsoft is working towards knowledge management with their Office365

KM from Inside-out and Outside-in
by , 2019-05-20

Developing a career in KM is actually not easy at all.  A career in KM here I refer to is a dedicated responsibility in KM, or as a KM consultant.

About Tacit Knowledge, by Nancy Dixon
by , 2019-05-20

Nancy Dixon talks about effective ways to share tacit knowledge.  Specifically, she also described an interesting model of what tacit knowledge is.  It is difficult to summarize here.  Perhaps the most effective way to understand is to watch her video below:

 

Appreciative Inquiry
by , 2019-05-20

Appreciative Inquiry attracts my attention recently, after attending an introduction session by Ms. Dorothy Tsui of the HK Center for Positive Change.

Purposes for Different Content Types
by , 2019-05-20

When more content types are made available on the KMP platform, things becomes more complicated, and ambiguities arise.  What are the differences between news, articles, blogs and others?  Actually this is also a KM question.  What KM tools to use, when, and why?

The Future of Work - a PFSK Report
by , 2019-05-20

A presentation found on LinkedIn as a result of sharing from Prof. Eric Tsui, which I found it a good reference for knowledge workers:

HK KMS Conference 2017
by , 2019-05-20

This year's Knowledge Management Society Conference was focussed on the impact of Artifical Intelligence on knowledge management.

Knowledge and the Backfire Effect
by , 2019-05-20

One of my favourite podcasts, You are Not so Smart came up with the goods again! David is two thirds (part 1 and part 2) of the way through a series on "The Backfire Effect" - how trying to convince someone to change their mind can actually reinforce their beliefs.

Appreciative Inquiry (AI)
by , 2019-05-20

We have run a event of Appreciative Inquiry back on 2016-07-09, by Dorothy Tsui.  Thanks to Dorothy, it was an excellent event, a very good introduction about Appreciative Inquiry.  Here are some more learning you can find on YouTube:
A brief introduction by Tom Townsin:

Lego Serious Play
by , 2019-05-20

Reflective Journal by Don Chan --- Lego Serious Play (LSP) workshop
Prelude:

Sharing Experience on Implementing KM in the workplace
by , 2019-05-20

Reflective Journal on KMP2P Sharing Experience

See-Do-Teach: Knowledge Transfer, by Nancy Dixon
by , 2019-05-20

Nancy Dixon describes this See-Do-Teach process as a process of learning which proved to be very effective especially for tcit knowledge.  It is a 3 part series of engagements between an Expert and a Learner.  The process is based on the work of Argyris, Schon, and Kolb.

Taxonomies
by , 2019-05-20

Reflective Journal by Don Chan after attending the sharing by Bill
Thanks for Bill’s sharing on 12 December 2015, titled as ‘Taxonomies & KM Asia 2015’.

Souphead - a tasty knowledge metaphor
by , 2019-05-20

For the first meeting of the HK Knowledge Management Meetup group I wanted to present a metaphor for knowledge to help people understand exactly what knowledge is.

Learning from learning - benefits of KM
by , 2019-05-20

Over the Christmas holidays I rediscovered the Rubic's Cube. Back when they first came out (yes, I'm showing my age), I was able to solve one layer by working it out, but that was all.

Simple Tips about Brain Storming
by , 2019-05-20

Here is some simple tips to do brainstorming:
The purpose of brainstorming is to have 1+1+1 >3, that is, doing it together is better than doing it alone.
The DOs
Capture everything - start a flip chart, and put down everything, no discriminations

Seminar by Professor Bratianu
by , 2019-05-20

As mentioned last time, I will go into more detail of the seminar given by Professor Constantin Bratianu at the PolyU on Knowledge Dynamics. There were two things that struck me at the seminar.

End of the single career?
by , 2019-05-20

This recent gapingvoid comic reminded me that the days of a linear career or even a job-for-life are long gone. People nowadays are changing their jobs to progress, rather than, say, waiting to be promoted within an organisation.

Future Work Skills by 2020
by , 2019-05-20

An article the author had posted more than a year ago, and re-post it now here.

Let's Talk
by , 2019-05-20

At the talk held by Dorothy Tsui on Appreciative Inquiry held on the 9th July, one of the ideas presented was the difference between a "deficit based problem solving" approach and a "strength-based appreciative enquiry".

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