Before the introduction of the “peer-to-peer” (P2P) governance system, the organization already had a flat hierarchy. The new processes were introduced gradually, they built it up slowly.
Rocky Corner is a cohousing community being built in Bethany, Connecticut in the USA. Its first members started meeting in 2006 and now they are open to get new associates.
Another School is Possible Association (BBOM in Turkish) is building a movement of parents, educators, children, and entrepreneurs who are striving for a childcentered, playfocused, nonprofit primary education where children are “allowed to be children”.
Learn to change is a Non Governmental Organization that brings together a community of teachers and educators working to support educational transformation for the benefit of building sustainable democratic societies, while developing learners as whole persons (head, heart, hands).
Valley Time Trade is a volunteer organization that tracks hours of service offered by members to other members, referred to as a time bank. It is located in the north-central part of the Pioneer Valley, a western region in the state of Massachusetts.
Mindfulness First is a 501c3 nonprofit located in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. Founded in 2014, Mindfulness First’s mission is “to offer scientifically-informed programs based in Mindful Awareness and Social-Emotional Learning which provide children and adults with tools to manage stress and navigate life’s challenges”. It is comprised of 17 people including staff and board members. […]
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This case study features a social enterprise/working community in Scotland, Galgael, in the middle of their implementation process. This case study is helpful if you have both volunteers and staff would like to get an understanding of what it is like to start implementing sociocracy slowly “A hierarchical organization can compromise on inclusiveness, and a charity can […]
This case study features a worker-owned software company Outlandish (in UK) has some very helpful insights from implementing sociocracy two times. They are now a successul sociocracy. You can also read this blog post about sociocracy that our Harry from Outlandish wrote. This case study is helpful if you are part of a worker coop in […]
This case study features set of family (summer) camps in the US that run sociocratically and live according to NVC principles. This case study is helpful if you have NVC is important to you if you’re a dispersed volunteer team The founders of the Family Heart camps were “completely devoted to community and offering opportunities for […]