Strong Ties and Creativity

If you look for help on how to be more creative, the standard advise is to combine existing knowledge, tools, programs – you name it – in a new way. That’s what Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee argue in The Second Machine Age. But the same message is taught by Frans Johnsson in The Medici … Read moreStrong Ties and Creativity

Why you shouldn’t be committed to your work

Do you need to be committed to your job and your profession? What if you work in a (multidisciplinary) teams, whose standards or work do you need to commit to? If your colleagues slack, because they are less committed to their job, can you do the same or should you put in your weight or … Read moreWhy you shouldn’t be committed to your work

Social Identity Complexity at the Workplace

I have been interested for a long time in teams and how they functioning. Over time, I specialized in the topic of knowledge sharing: Why do certain people share and other’s not? And what does need to happen for shared knowledge to be processes and transformed by team members. At the beginning of my PhD I thought … Read moreSocial Identity Complexity at the Workplace

Delphi study Round 1: Order out of Chaos – Creating a coding schema

It’s Thursday 10th April, 14h. Since Tuesday I’m looking at the responses of the first ten respondents from my Delphi study. I think by now I have already spent 16 hours on it and the coding schema is not yet there. The expertise group “Team research” is complicated as some of the answers are very cryptic … Read moreDelphi study Round 1: Order out of Chaos – Creating a coding schema

Impression that Last (Sunbelt2014)

The poster  “Impression that Last” presents initial results on the impact of social identity on a team’s information seeking network. The findings are based on a slice of my data. The full data set contains information about several teams over 3 time waves. Several networks are collected (knowledge, valuing, information allocation and information retrieval). The … Read moreImpression that Last (Sunbelt2014)