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Using Social Networking in Firms: Should We Open Pandora’s Box?

Mark Chun, PhD
Mark Chun, PhD

There’s been controversy surrounding the topic of whether or not firms should allow their employees to use social networking at work. From one perspective, social networking can be an additional avenue for knowledge exchange. From another perspective, it can expose firms to the risk of compromised productivity and disclosure of intellectual property.

To what extent should firms allow their employees to utilize social networking in the workplace?

What do you think? The objective of this blog is to facilitate discussion on this topic. I encourage you to contribute your thoughts in the comment box below.¬† Ideas from this discussion thread will be extracted for topic ideas in the “Birds of a Feather” discussion groups at the National Knowledge Management Conference, taking place Sept. 1, 2010 at Pepperdine University. If you want to learn more about the conference and guest speakers, visit http://bschool.pepperdine.edu/events/knowledge-management-conference/.

Dr. Chun will be posting live updates from the conference on Twitter.com/NationalKMConf

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Mark Chun, PhD
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