The Intersection of Formal and Social
LA INTERSECCIÓN ENTRE LO FORMAL Y LO SOCIAL EN LAS ORGANIZACIONES.
In the old world, the separation between formal and social was clear: in formal spaces, like the office, formal rules applied. In social spaces, like our homes and cafes, social rules ruled. Today, that differentiation is gone: in the Social Age, we see a widespread convergence of formal and social spaces but, more importantly, a breakdown of the rules that apply in those spaces. An evolved social framework. Co-working spaces and answering emails from the bath may be the visible manifestation of that change, but it’s much deeper than simply where we carry out tasks. It relates fundamentally to the nature of our society and the ways we are connected.
Much of my own writing involves the convergence of these formal and social systems and spaces: formal being the ones under the control of the organisation, operating by rules imposed upon us, social being owned by us…
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