The Rise Of Knowledge And Sharing Analysis

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Register to read the introduction… For example, when exploring a new idea---whether within an individual or in an organization as a whole---closed structured concepts are first created. As these concepts germinate, some focused but limited sharing of these concepts occurs. Over time, particularly if positive feedback occurs during the limited sharing, there is increased sharing and a deeper awareness and connectedness through sharing occurs, i.e., a common understanding of the concept is shared across a number of people. From this framework, individuals and organizations participating in this sharing create new concepts and from those concepts new innovations, and purposefully share them across and beyond the framework, leading to application of these ideas to everyday work. As connectedness increases, there is also heightened awareness, or consciousness, of the potential value of these concepts to a larger audience, leading motivated individuals and organizations to advance these concepts even further, engendering the rise of social responsibility. This is pictured in a graphic entitled The Rise of Knowledge and …show more content…
For the government, this includes identifying the work that is inherently governmental. ▪ Develop a Workforce Strategic Plan to develop strategies and specific plans for hiring, training, and professional development, with the goal to promote integrative competencies throughout the workforce. A thoughtful, visionary, and forward-thinking plan can lay the foundation for positive organizational transformation. ▪ Develop a career path guide to provide individual guidance to employees in meeting the continuing challenges of technological change. The guide should include an explication of roles in the new ICAS organization with related learning objectives and job requirements. ▪ Create a virtual tool for individuals to use in developing their personal career paths. The tool could help the workforce assess their current and required competencies, as well as helping them generate a career progression plan to attain competencies needed for future job assignments based on individual, long-term goals. ▪ Embed change elements and future skills needed into all ongoing short and long-term education and training …show more content…
Distributed learning technologies, experiential learning, and other nontraditional approaches to education and training are rapidly supplementing the traditional classroom student/instructor approach. With these new approaches, knowledge workers have the ability to take responsibility for and direct their own learning and development in a variety of ways, and on a continual basis, throughout their careers. The guidance sets the expectation that all knowledge workers participate in 120 hours of continuous learning activities (using organizational toolkits, attending conferences, etc.) each year in addition to the minimum competencies established in their career fields and required for specific workforce

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