Do You Know The Value of Your Social Capital at Work?
Lead Change Blog
SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
The bottom line is, aside from your method of choice, how you say things is as important as what you say, particularly when it comes to building social capital. What is social capital and why is it important? What is social capital?
Managing a Successful Career
JUNE 10, 2015
Professor Wayne Baker in his book, "Achieving Success through Social Capital: Tapping Hidden Resources in Your Personal and Business Networks" says, "There is deeply rooted myth in North American culture that shapes our behavior. Let's not waste another minute.if
Talking with Each Other @ Work
OCTOBER 24, 2013
Other successful companies build upon social interaction to develop innovative concepts leading to disruptive product and service developments. Find out more about social capital by clicking here. Effective social networks that are built on the "law of reciprocity" flourish.
New World Companies: The Future Of Capitalism
MARCH 11, 2016
Throughout the years, I have revised my description of these timeframes in a company’s life to take into account the emergence of what I call social response capitalism. I became increasingly aware of the financial ramifications of social response capitalism while working with new world companies. This is social response capitalism. This involves the assimilation of “social response values” into its products and services.
Decision Making Scenarios
MARCH 25, 2014
This ''law of love'' is identified in many different ways--for example, in Wayne Baker''s bestseller, " Achieving Success Through Social Capital " (Jossey-Bass), this law of love in the workplace is described as the "law of reciprocity.". The path to reciprocity is indirect: reciprocity ensues from the social capital built by making contributions to others. Acts of contribution, big and small, build your fund of social capital, creating a vast network of reciprocity.
Practicing the Law of Reciprocity
JANUARY 14, 2014
The Law of Reciprocity ( www.LawofReciprocity.com ) can work with social networks created among individuals in a group, team or organization by having individuals identify needs or requests and then having others in the organization respond to those needs or requests with resources or contacts. Baker: Achieving Success Through Social Capital: Tapping Hidden Resources in Your Personal and Business Networks. .
MAY 17, 2012
The new currency isn’t intellectual capital. It is social capital –the collective value of who we know and what we’ll do for each other. James M.
Social Capital Is as Important as Financial Capital in Health Care
Harvard Business Review
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
But effective cooperation, particularly in a setting as complex as health care, requires more than a resolve to play well together; it requires leadership to explicitly recognize the need to build social capital across the organization, and implement a strategy accomplish it.
A Generation Gap Warning – I Think Face-To-Face Needs To Be Protected and Preserved, Especially In the Age of Facebook
First Friday Book Synopsis
JUNE 4, 2011
Don’t let the real water cooler dry up… Standing up and leaning over a cubicle wall to actually talk to co-workers can earn you a lot of social capital. Lancaster Millennials social capital social media The M-factor -- How the Millennial Generation is Rocking the Workplace Trouble in River City water coolerLynne C.
A Stunning, New Leadership Lens
MAY 15, 2015
We’ve been exploring the convergence of three essential qualities: Human Capital–individuals’ attributes, talents, capacities, and contribution. Social Capital–the strength, connection, and relationships between those individuals.
Schmooze Like a Pro: 5 Expert Tips on Networking
First Friday Book Synopsis
JULY 23, 2011
Here is an article written by Camille Reyes (New York City) for The Glass Hammer, an online community designed for women executives in financial services, law and business. Visit us daily to discover issues that matter, share experiences, and plan networking, your career and your life.” To check out a wealth of other free resources, [.].
Becoming a Network Linchpin
FEBRUARY 9, 2011
The best leaders build the ‘social capital’ of their organizations,” says Dr. Wayne Baker, author of Achieving Success Through Social Capital (Jossey-Bass, 2000).
Work Together or Fail Alone
FEBRUARY 3, 2012
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Community: Often Overlooked Cause of Good Health
Michael Lee Stallard
JANUARY 29, 2011
As Malcolm wrote: In transplanting the paesani culture of southern Italy to the hills of eastern Pennsylvania the Rosetans had created a powerful, protective social structure capable of insulating them from the pressures of the modern world. connection culture community connection connection cultures malcolm gladwell social capitalA couple years ago I had the good fortune to meet Malcolm Gladwell at a Rotman Business School event and tell him how much I enjoyed his work.
5 Ways To Instantly Elevate Your Leadership
APRIL 28, 2017
Invest in your social capital by connecting more powerfully with others. Social capital is one of the most valuable assets that can be possessed by leaders and organizations.
The Law of Reciprocity
OCTOBER 8, 2014
This ''law of love'' is identified in many different ways--for example, in Wayne Baker''s bestseller, " Achieving Success Through Social Capital " , this law of love in the workplace is described as the "law of reciprocity.". The path to reciprocity is indirect: reciprocity ensues from the social capital built by making contributions to others. Acts of contribution, big and small, build your fund of social capital, creating a vast network of reciprocity.
Givers give without expectation of immediate return.
APRIL 1, 2013
This 'law of love' is identified in many different ways--for example, in Wayne Baker's bestseller, " Achieving Success Through Social Capital " (Jossey-Bass), this law of love in the workplace is described as the "law of reciprocity.". Your Social Media Press Kit.
Build a Simple System to Achieve Success
SEPTEMBER 9, 2012
By being selective as to who we let into our social networks, we retain the ability of instantly collaborating with many people across time zones and borders. Effective social networks that are built on the "law of reciprocity" flourish.
4 Ways to a Better Bottom Line
Lead Change Blog
NOVEMBER 15, 2016
The GMI measures Intellectual, Psychological and Social Capital to reveal both strengths and areas for development. The face of business has changed.
The Serendipity Machine
FEBRUARY 24, 2013
” By opening its lounge to the growing network of independent professionals, Seats2meet.com began to build an interface between its business and the wealth of social networks. It is an attitude of openness and sharing that anyone operating within a social network needs to have anyway.
Well Connected People Get Results
NOVEMBER 14, 2013
Formula for Success: The formula for both personal and corporate success = your human capital (what you know and can do) times your social capital (who you know and who knows you) times your reputation (who trusts you).
All Work in Done Through Relationships
DECEMBER 19, 2013
Positive social relationships — the uplifting connections associated with individuals’ interpersonal interactions— have beneficial effects on a variety of aspects of human behavior and health.
Shaking up Yahoo is an effective change management strategy.
MARCH 11, 2013
Increasing one's social capital is all knowing how to share knowledge so it not only adds value to the organization but also to your recognized worth within it. Success = Human Capital (what you know and can do) X Social Capital (who you know and who knows you) X Reputation (who trusts you). Yahoo—that has struggled to come up with new ideas—is making a smart call. Most studies of telecommuting focus on how working from home affects employees.
Building Relationships Across Cultures In Today’s World
JANUARY 10, 2017
Our web of relations creates the foundation for our lives as social creatures, no matter what culture we come from. In many parts of China –– the art of networking in business revolves around a system of building social capital known as guanxi (gwan-shee).
Mentoring Still Not Happening for Women in the Workplace
Great Leadership By Dan
MARCH 18, 2014
Since women often have difficulty building social capital at work, mentoring is even more critical to their success.
Job Search and Person-to-Person Networking
JUNE 7, 2011
But online social networking may not always be separate from traditional networking since one so often leads to the other. The formula for success = your human capital (what you know and can do) times your social capital (who you know and who knows you) times your reputation (who trusts you). Baker: Achieving Success Through Social Capital: Tapping Hidden Resources in Your Personal and Business Networks.
LeadershipNow 140: September 2016 Compilation
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
Do You Know The Value of Your Social Capital at Work? Here are a selection of tweets from September 2016 that you might have missed: Criticism, Boundaries and Useful Feedback by @JesseLynStoner. Nobody Rises To Low Expectations by @tnvora. Learn from the Best: Google’s Nine Principles of Innovation via @IXchat. The Ambidextrous Leader by Julian Birkinshaw via @LBS. Want to Be a Good Boss? Start by Understanding Why You Want to Lead via @KelloggSchool.
First, Know Yourself
JUNE 24, 2011
Your success formula is based on: Your Human Capital (what you know and can do) X Your Social Capital (who you know and who knows you) X Your Reputation (who trusts you). You must know yourself to express yourself.
Why Innovation is not "Invented Here"
NOVEMBER 22, 2013
Beyond alarming questions of what is "fair" to the innovators themselves, few have considered how these human capital controls might impact the quality and quantity of innovation--and ultimately economic growth. We need diverse social and professional connections to innovate.
Your Social Media Press Kit
MARCH 14, 2013
Since social media is becoming such an important tool for business, it is important that your business create a clear market presence message for those who want what you provide. Social media is also important for finding a new job or letting others know about your career strategy.
Use Your Super Powers For Good Not Evil
MAY 12, 2011
As leaders, sometimes we should spend a little social capital and roll the dice on a promising potential - cautious smautious. Have you ever had to deal with someone who abused their power/authority and made everyone miserable? Of course you have! That's why I found Sharlyn Lauby's post about the two types of power (bestowed and earned) that everyone has so interesting. Earned power comes from who we are and what we know.
Why Self-Awareness Matters
AUGUST 16, 2012
The formula for personal success = your human capital (what you know and can do) times your social capital (who you know and who knows you) times your reputation (who trusts you). " Know Thyself."
Leading HR: Harnessing Social Power
MAY 11, 2012
Employees who effectively understand and navigate the social structure of an organization are the most influential employees, for better or for worse, in the organization. Galbraith also wrote that “the long-term human resources role is to build social capital by creating richly connected interpersonal networks across the organization.” This social power is especially important as Millennials continue to infiltrate workplaces.
DECEMBER 7, 2011
Like all social animals, human beings have an instinctive need to cooperate and rely on each other to satisfy their most basic emotional, psychological, and material needs. In short, trust is a form of social capital that enhances performance between individuals, within and among groups, and in larger collectives, like organizations, institutions and nations. Trust is central to human existence.
Is there a code to attraction?
AUGUST 21, 2012
This 'law of love' is identified in many different ways--for example, in Wayne Baker's bestseller, " Achieving Success Through Social Capital " (Jossey-Bass), this law of love in the workplace is described as the "law of reciprocity.". The path to reciprocity is indirect: reciprocity ensues from the social capital built by making contributions to others. Acts of contribution, big and small, build your fund of social capital, creating a vast network of reciprocity.
Job Hunting Success Tips
JUNE 21, 2012
Considering the expansion of the Internet, powerful search engines, and social media, it should be much easier to match potential employees with employers. Acquaintances, in short, represent a source of social capital, and the more acquaintances you have the more powerful you are. . Newly minted college graduates are looking for work, pounding their keyboards and working their mobile phones. The unemployment rate for graduates ages 21 to 24 averaged 9.4
Inequality, Values, and Freedom
OCTOBER 21, 2015
Fourth, family disintegration cripples the primary transmitter of social capital — the habits, mores, customs and dispositions necessary for seizing opportunities.
Giving Away Trust
DECEMBER 26, 2011
The formula for success = your human capital (what you know and can do) times your social capital (who you know and who knows you) times your reputation ( who trusts you ). Our hyperconnected, hypertransparent world continues to add new dynamics and issues to consider. That is as it should be and certainly how it turned out to be. And undoubtedly how it will continue to be. Trust is a funning thing , one of those soft things that we often rush by.
Badges? We Don’t Need No LinkedIn Badges
Harvard Business Review
APRIL 1, 2014
To me this means that he has, in essence, made the calculation that the use of social networks will replace the “badges” that my generation valued to determine reputation. Having spurned Eric Schmidt’s advice from SXSW that everyone should go to college, he has begun to stockpile the social capital that will power the post-industrial revolution. Sam introduced me to a useful way of thinking about these intermediaries, what he called social “hacks.”
The 5 Smartest Strategies to Build Influence in the Workplace
MARCH 20, 2017
Successful influencers cultivate alliances with people across the company who are in positions of leadership or who have strong social capital. “Leadership is intentional influence.” Michael McKinney~.