meritocracy

In the last few years, we've seen a proliferation of “open” business books like Wikinomics and The Starfish and the Spider. When every management bestseller is piled high on the clearance table a few years after its debut, it's hard not to wonder if ideas like open innovation, transparency, and... Read more
1 comment Posted 13 Jan 2010 by Rebecca Fernandez (Red Hat) Feed
I spent two days this week at the Coach K Leadership Conference at Duke. It's always good to get above the trees for a few days, and this experience was exactly that kind of opportunity. Jonathan Opp did a nice summary post on the conference here and you can see the live Twitter stream here.
2 comments Posted 23 Oct 2009 by Chris Grams Feed
In comparing traits associated with design thinking collaboration and collaboration in the open source community, there are many parallels: open exchange, broad participation, rapid prototyping. There's also one really interesting contrast: The mindset you tend to see when generating and choosing... Read more
0 comments Posted 16 Oct 2009 by Jonathan Opp Feed
Last night, Red Hat President and CEO Jim Whitehurst gave a talk to a group made up of mostly students and faculty at the NC State School of Engineering.  Jim Whitehurst is in a rather unique position because he has managed both an icon of the 20th century corporation (Delta Airlines) and what we'd... Read more
2 comments Posted 30 Sep 2009 by Chris Grams Feed

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