Social Media

Friend of Foe in the Workplace
Judgement
“Neither a wise man nor a
  brave man lies down on the
tracks of history to wait for the
 train of the future to run over
...
Human nature is the same everywhere; the modes are only different –
                                            Lord Chest...
Workplace Issues
• There are lots of them

• You need to understand them

• Similar to issues that exist today

• It is ju...
MANAGING SOCIAL MEDIA
Social Media Policy Formula
Social Media Policy
Engagement
20%     vs                                       0%


22%     vs                                    14%


$276K    vs     ...
Summary
1. Social media is not bad

2. Social media has lots of benefits

3. You need a policy, but it must match your
   ...
Social Media: Friend or Foe in the Workplace
Social Media: Friend or Foe in the Workplace
Social Media: Friend or Foe in the Workplace
Social Media: Friend or Foe in the Workplace
Social Media: Friend or Foe in the Workplace
Social Media: Friend or Foe in the Workplace
Social Media: Friend or Foe in the Workplace
Social Media: Friend or Foe in the Workplace
Social Media: Friend or Foe in the Workplace
Social Media: Friend or Foe in the Workplace
Social Media: Friend or Foe in the Workplace
Social Media: Friend or Foe in the Workplace
Social Media: Friend or Foe in the Workplace
Social Media: Friend or Foe in the Workplace
Social Media: Friend or Foe in the Workplace
Social Media: Friend or Foe in the Workplace
Social Media: Friend or Foe in the Workplace
Social Media: Friend or Foe in the Workplace
Social Media: Friend or Foe in the Workplace
Social Media: Friend or Foe in the Workplace
Social Media: Friend or Foe in the Workplace
Social Media: Friend or Foe in the Workplace
Social Media: Friend or Foe in the Workplace
Social Media: Friend or Foe in the Workplace
Social Media: Friend or Foe in the Workplace
Social Media: Friend or Foe in the Workplace
Social Media: Friend or Foe in the Workplace
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Social Media: Friend or Foe in the Workplace

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Many big organisations continue to block the use of social networking tools in the workplace, whilst others encourage their use. But how much Facebook surfing and Twittering is too much? This presentation weighs up the pros and cons of social media in the workplace and the impact of an organisation’s social media policy on its recruitment and retention.

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Social Media: Friend or Foe in the Workplace

  1. 1. Social Media Friend of Foe in the Workplace
  2. 2. Judgement
  3. 3. “Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.” Dwight D. Eisenhower 34th President of the United States of America October 1952
  4. 4. Human nature is the same everywhere; the modes are only different – Lord Chesterfield 1773 WORKPLACE ISSUES
  5. 5. Workplace Issues • There are lots of them • You need to understand them • Similar to issues that exist today • It is just the technology is different
  6. 6. MANAGING SOCIAL MEDIA
  7. 7. Social Media Policy Formula
  8. 8. Social Media Policy
  9. 9. Engagement
  10. 10. 20% vs 0% 22% vs 14% $276K vs $236K Source: “2007/2008 Global WorkAttitudes Report" Watson Wyatt Worldwide
  11. 11. Summary 1. Social media is not bad 2. Social media has lots of benefits 3. You need a policy, but it must match your culture 4. Social media is there even if you ignore it

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