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Bringing wisdom into today’s governance models
Sociocracy or Holacracy?
How (not) to side-track a meeting
Magic is where people get together!
The language of collaboration
Co-op principles align with Sociocracy
Why self-governance? Why self-empathy? And why now?
What matters more, product or process?
Case study: Asheville Movement Collective
R:ekobyn i Röstånga – a forming community
Bridport Cohousing and Sociocracy
Allen Vernier: Experimenting with sociocracy in a top-down-context
Institutional support for conflict resolution
Sociocracy & Permaculture: Grow Engagement with Systems Design: John Buck
Sociocracy & Permaculture: Grow Engagement with Systems Design: John Schinnerer
Sociocracy & Permaculture: Grow Engagement with Systems Design: Henny Freitas & Rakesh Rootsman Rak
Sociocracy & Permaculture: Grow Engagement with Systems Design: Andreas Jonsson
Sociocracy & Permaculture: Grow Engagement with Systems Design: Welcome!
Roles, jobs and salaries in sociocracy
Communities: going from consensus to sociocracy
Sociocracy in forming communities
“What if people don’t cooperate?” A systemic view of meetings
Aligned and alive. Strategy in decentralized organizations
How to run an engaging board meeting
Anything that makes positive change in the world
Sociocracy – basic concepts and principles
The tragedy of the meeting: Meeting time as an example of a common pool resource
Leadership in sociocracy
The ABCDE of culture change
How could Sociocracy help us reinvent our world in a context of complexity?
Watch the full webinar about bringing wisdom from the past and the future into today’s governance models and see how ancestral values connect with sociocracy. The Iroquois Confederacy is considered by many to be the world’s oldest living participatory democracy –...
From today I am officially the first certified sociocracy trainer in Poland! My little ego is proud to send this message out to the world. At the same time, what I really would like to share is the fantastic experience it was attending the Sociocracy For All Academy...
We are observers and participants of a paradigm shift in management. More and more attention is focused on dynamic governance, which slowly, but inevitably replaces the so-called traditional management, hierarchical in the power-over meaning of the word. Different names are being used to describe organizations operating under the new model.
It’s easy to get lost or side-tracked in a meeting! Here’s How (not) to side-track a meeting … or at least how to find your way back pretty fast! Below is a list of typical behaviors that slow down meetings. They are common. They are wide-spread and omnipresent. Learn...
What can natural languages teach us about self-governance? Maybe governance is to collaboration what language is to communication.
Sociocracy and cooperatives both share values – from the self-help and self-responsibility of organising collectively to solve problems and improve our lives, prioritising a form of deeply democratic participative governance, and supporting equality, equity and solidarity.
(written Aug 12 2020) 2020 - quite a year! As a parent, one of the most heartbreaking moments for me in these last months has been to see my kids trying to wrap their heads around the fact that grown-ups have no idea what’s going to happen. And I don’t mean 5 or 10...
Some people want to make progress. Some want to focus on good process. This article describes the typical mindset patterns in managing those two desires and energies.
AMC is a dynamic dance community focus in Asheville. It has achieved remarkable success, acknowledged as largely due to the adoption of Sociocracy in 2009. The resulting growth in membership was well-managed; the organization was growing in responsiveness to the many pressures of the various dance communities it attracted into its membership, and it recognizes the value of encouraging diversity and building pathways to do so.
R:ekobyn is a forming ecovillage in rural Sweden. R:ekobyn encourages local businesses and plans to lease part of the land to new businesses to bring back daily social life to the village, reduce the need to commute.
“What is in store for Bridport Cohousing and Sociocracy? ‘We’ll just get better at it!’ laughs Judith. ’Nobody has suggested dropping it. The opposite in fact – using Sociocracy has helped us attract new members.’”
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.
What can circles and organizations do to prevent and address conflict? What is institutional support for conflict resolution? We look at tools like governance agreements, conflict resolution circles, resolution groups, and how to exclude someone from a circle.
Andreas Jonsson presents how permaculture and sociocracy interlink and how the Folkhighschool in Holma blends both.
On what basis do we decide salaries in sociocracy? Is it based on the sum of all roles? But how does that work? Or are there traditional “positions” in sociocracy too?