Organizational structure in sociocracy

Organizational structure in sociocracy

1. Introduction a. Effectiveness, equivalence and transparencyEffectiveness: What we do makes a difference Equivalence: Everyone’s voice matters. This does not mean we are all identical or equally persuasive. It does mean we exercise “power-with”...
You only need _________ to fix how organizations are run

You only need _________ to fix how organizations are run

“All that matters is that people have the right mindset.” “This governance system will solve all your problems.” “As long as you have good relationships, all the rest will follow.” Do you find statements like these on your social...
What is sociocracy, and do you need it?

What is sociocracy, and do you need it?

Sociocracy is a governance system. We know, ‘governance’ doesn’t sound very appealing. It sounds dry and reminds us of governments and marble halls. What does it have to do with you? Quite a lot, actually! Governance is the way we run groups, the...
Platform co-op governance: deep democracy on scale

Platform co-op governance: deep democracy on scale

This article was written with new inspiration from many conversations around the the Platform Cooperatives conference in NYC in Nov 2017. (What an inspiring conference!). Trying to wrap my head around sociocracy and its application to platform cooperatives, this...