Comments on: Online engagement as a public service pathway: the column http://gov2.net.au/blog/2009/12/18/online-engagement-as-a-public-service-pathway-the-column/ Design by Ben Crothers of Catch Media Wed, 28 Apr 2010 12:51:50 +1000 http://wordpress.org/?v=2.8.6 hourly 1 By: Madeleine Kingston http://gov2.net.au/blog/2009/12/18/online-engagement-as-a-public-service-pathway-the-column/comment-page-1/#comment-14624 Madeleine Kingston Mon, 26 Apr 2010 06:24:58 +0000 http://gov2.net.au/?p=1587#comment-14624 I can comment on motivation and that would be more fun for me than the several formal submissions I have facing me this week. Amazing how this site draws like a magnet when more pressing things await attention. The process is different and is better geared for engagement of certain demographic groups or individuals. Then again behavioural economics is an unexplored and inexact science - like psychology and psychiatry. Can any of us be boxed in the way that is habitual? What will that mean in terms of the untested presumptions that are made about consumer and market behaviour? I will return Madeleine I can comment on motivation and that would be more fun for me than the several formal submissions I have facing me this week.

Amazing how this site draws like a magnet when more pressing things await attention. The process is different and is better geared for engagement of certain demographic groups or individuals.

Then again behavioural economics is an unexplored and inexact science – like psychology and psychiatry. Can any of us be boxed in the way that is habitual?

What will that mean in terms of the untested presumptions that are made about consumer and market behaviour?

I will return

Madeleine

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By: Nicholas Gruen http://gov2.net.au/blog/2009/12/18/online-engagement-as-a-public-service-pathway-the-column/comment-page-1/#comment-6788 Nicholas Gruen Wed, 06 Jan 2010 06:11:33 +0000 http://gov2.net.au/?p=1587#comment-6788 Someone has just emailed me <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/16/business/media/16simmons.html?_r=1#" rel="nofollow">this </a>nice story of a sports journalist who got going on the blogosphere. "In 1998, a Boston Globe profile of an obscure online sports commentator began simply: “Get used to this name: Bill Simmons.”" Someone has just emailed me this nice story of a sports journalist who got going on the blogosphere.

“In 1998, a Boston Globe profile of an obscure online sports commentator began simply: “Get used to this name: Bill Simmons.””

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By: Glen http://gov2.net.au/blog/2009/12/18/online-engagement-as-a-public-service-pathway-the-column/comment-page-1/#comment-6217 Glen Tue, 22 Dec 2009 01:24:30 +0000 http://gov2.net.au/?p=1587#comment-6217 <blockquote>We still don’t understand that much about intrinsic motivation or of how to maximise it in the workforce, but it seems clear that it is critical to highly skilled activity.</blockquote> You should check out my PhD available through ADT, on enthusiasm in modified-car culture. I specifically examine the relation between enthusiasm and skilled know-how that develops wihtin subcultural scenes.

We still don’t understand that much about intrinsic motivation or of how to maximise it in the workforce, but it seems clear that it is critical to highly skilled activity.

You should check out my PhD available through ADT, on enthusiasm in modified-car culture. I specifically examine the relation between enthusiasm and skilled know-how that develops wihtin subcultural scenes.

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