Allen Vernier: Experimenting with sociocracy in a top-down-context

Discussion between two cultures, discussion between a subsidiary and its owner. This presentation based on a business case will deal with the opportunity for command and control companies to test sociocracy and with potential obstacles and constraints. The cultural issue is the main issue: how to manage the dialog between two mindsets that have nothing in common. The purpose of this presentation is not to judge if one mindset is better o morally superior to the other one but to refine how making them coexist and, when possible, learn from each other. It may also be discussed if sociocracy is suitable in every surrounding.

 

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Power

Power

Let's take care of the power, that we can take care of ourselves Part II of the series "Hints Towards a Liberation Sociocracy". Read part I here.   "No one liberates anyone, nor does anyone liberate himself alone. People liberate themselves in communion." - Paulo...

5 Strategies for Combining Equity with Sociocracy

5 Strategies for Combining Equity with Sociocracy

The key promise of sociocracy is that all voices matter. In reality our current sociocracy practices are not enough to overcome the way society systemically oppresses the voices of people from poor, non-white, transgender, disabled, et cetera, backgrounds. In this article I define equity, make an argument for why combining equity and sociocracy is so powerful, and share five strategies for embedding equity into sociocratic governance.

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