Social Ecosystems

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If you want to create the best possible social system for your situation; you need to know the basics about what types of social systems are being used. How they get used. Who's using them. And how to participate in them.

This is a structured presentation to help illustrate all of that.

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Social Ecosystems

  1. Social Systems
  2. Social systems coordinate individuals so that they can get things done.
  3. 6 types of social systems. Partnership Group Team Party Network Class
  4. Partnership
  5. Partnership Reason: The partnership exists to unite 2 or more individuals in a common effort. Where it’s believed that the combined effort is greater than each member on his own. + =
  6. Partnership Organization: Each partner may have a set of responsibilities, and are either equal or weighted. Business Creative Development Development
  7. Partnership Information Flow: Open between all members
  8. Partnership Participation: Each partner is expected to participate & add value or be removed from the partnership. Business Sitting Development Around
  9. Partnership Participation: Each partner is expected to participate & add value or be removed from the partnership. X Business Sitting Development Around
  10. Group
  11. Group Reason: A group is formed to unite several individuals with a common interest. Study Group: interested in history 1st year 2nd year 3rd year
  12. Group Organization: All members are equal
  13. Group Information Flow: Open between all members
  14. Group Participation: Each member is expected to contribute. The less a member contributes, the more likely it is that the group will expel that member.
  15. Group Participation: Each member is expected to contribute. The less a member contributes, the more likely it is that the group will expel that member. X
  16. The Leech N IO T U A C Some ‘open’ groups do not actively monitor member contribution. These groups are vulnerable to ‘leeches’; members who join to syphon the groups result without adding any value.
  17. Team
  18. Team Reason: Teams collect individuals with different skill sets to solve problems. Problem: How to get the ball in the basketball net.
  19. Team Organization: Each member may have a specific roll; one member leads the team. Leader Center Forward Forward Guard Guard Problem: How to get the ball in the basketball net.
  20. Team Information Flow: Open between all members, leader facilitates communication. Center Forward Forward Guard Guard Problem: How to get the ball in the basketball net.
  21. Team Participation: Each member is expected to contribute in a predetermined way. If a member does not fulfill that roll; they will be replaced. Center Forward Lazy Guard Guard Problem: How to get the ball in the basketball net.
  22. Team Participation: Each member is expected to contribute in a predetermined way. If a member does not fulfill that roll; they will be replaced. Center Replacement X Forward Lazy Guard Guard Problem: How to get the ball in the basketball net.
  23. Party
  24. Party Reason: Parties exist to connect individuals with a common goals. Members help each other to achieve the goals of the party. Party at my house
  25. Party Organization: Members elect a leader or leadership team. At his house = he’s the leader
  26. Party Information Flow: Top-down structure; leader communicates goals to the party. Here’s what you need to bring
  27. Party Participation: Each member is expected to help the party move toward achieving it’s goals. If a member is not contributing, the leader will expel him. Beer Snacks Music Friends Soda Forgot
  28. Party Participation: Each member is expected to help the party move toward achieving it’s goals. If a member is not contributing, the leader will expel him. X Beer Snacks Music Friends Soda Forgot
  29. Network
  30. Network Reason: Networks coordinate groups as well as individuals. Networks facilitate communication between multiple entities.
  31. Network Organization: Members are equal = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =
  32. Network Information Flow: Open between networked members
  33. Network Participation: Members are not expected to contribute. The more a member contributes, the more network connections will be made. Doesn’t Participates Participate
  34. Class
  35. Class Reason: The class exists to support individuals who have made a specific achievement. PHD PHD PHD PHD PHD PHD PHD MD MD MD MD MD MD MD
  36. Class Organization: Members are equal The members of the grey class are equal, but not equal to the red class
  37. Class Information Flow: Top-down via mentorship, or tenure. 10 years experience in red class, allows him to enter white class. He’ll help others in red class to enter white class.
  38. Class Participation: Members of a class participate individually with a goal to achieve the next class. If a member doesn’t participate he will remain in his current class.
  39. Knowing how social systems work will help you in two ways ...
  40. You’ll know how to participate to achieve the best possible result ...
  41. And you’ll know which type to create to best coordinate individuals for a specific situation

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