Scanning Your Environment

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Managers focused on enhancing operational efficiency, and they fixated on internal processes and procedures. As a result, they did not recognize key trends and changes in the marketplace. They did not spend enough time learning about new types of competitors. How can we become better at scanning our external environment? Here are four key steps […]

Revealing the hidden networks of interaction in mobile animal groups allows prediction of complex behavioral contagion. 

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By studying these interaction networks, we reveal the (complex, fractional) nature of social contagion and establish that individuals with relatively few, but strongly connected, neighbors are both most socially influential and most susceptible to social influence. Furthermore, we demonstrate that we can predict complex cascades of behavioral change at their moment of initiation, before they […]

Professor Michael Roberto’s Blog: Feedback’s Impact on Innovation: A Key Tradeoff

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First, not surprisingly, feedback does improve the quality of subsequent work.   However, feedback also discourages future participation.  People who receive low ratings in the initial round are less likely to continue in the contest.   “A majority of players (69.5%) whose first rating is the lowest possible rating will subsequently stop investing in the […]

Top 30 Communication Blog List | Communication Websites

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The Best Communication blogs from thousands of top Communication blogs in our index using search and social metrics. Data will be refreshed once a week. These blogs are ranked based on following criteria Google reputation and Google search ranking Influence and popularity on Facebook, twitter and other social media sites Quality and consistency of posts. Feedspot’s editorial […]