Overcoming the Obstacles To Social Business – Conversation Starter – HarvardBusiness.org

An interesting post on the HBR website, about the organisational challenges and some ways to overcome them around social media and building a more social business.

The 3 areas are:

  1. Culture Shock
  2. Legal Treadmill
  3. Riskphobia

They suggest there are many more, but this is a great start on sharing some useful stuff around making progress.

I will post again soon on some of the learning and challenges here in due course, so will contribute to the conversation, but for now i’ll leave you with one example in the culture shock section:

Find the change agents within your organization who are passionate about making your company better and harness their passion for the benefit of your business.

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