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Sociocracy articles and videos
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Comparing Robert’s Rules and Sociocracy: How Consent Decision-Making Solves Some Problems From Parliamentary Procedure
Self-Organization – a leap into the unknown
Hager Homestead Case Study
Educating the Village – embedding sociocracy in a cohousing community
Sociocracy in nonprofits (presentation)
How fast do you want to go?
Sociocracy and Justice, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (Kate Whittle, Marcelino Sepulveda)
National, regional and local chapters – expanding sociocracy
Self-organization – A leap into the unknown
Clarity and empowerment: What is a domain?
Sociocracy meets Listening At Scale
Reiterating Sociocratic Models for Culturally-Competent Inclusion, Accessibility, Accountability, and Transparency (Sophie Xu)
The use of sociocracy in Unicorn Grocery
Conflict as a tension to steer by
Using Sociocracy to Create & Direct Economic Resources at the Community Level (Linda Black)
Practicing co-regulation during Meetings
Representation of those most impacted by decisions: Tools for when impact exceeds circle roles (Deborah Chang, Sofie Malm, Hanna Fischer)
The promise and the challenge: how does sociocracy contribute to diversity and inclusion? (Sheella Mierson and Ocie Irons)
So, you want to practice sociocracy with children? (Hope Wilder)
Sociocracy in Big Data: A case study with Hertzler Systems
5 Ways you’re already using restorative practices
Lazy Consent: Care and Power
Leadership without hierarchy – how to be a good leader
Small Steps — Introducing Sociocracy in an Established Food Co-op by Andy Grant and Alexander Davidson Carroll
The problem of numbers: How does sociocracy work for large cooperatives? Ted Rau
Beyond Fair Shares: A Sociocratic UK Cooperative Society – Nathaniel Whitestone
Analyzing the power (harmful and/or generative) dynamics in your team – Rebecca Fisher-McGinty
Introducing en route sociocratic elements to a radical worker cooperative – Orestis Varkarolis
Designing sociocratic co-op structures in the UK – Mark Simmonds
Creating the climate where Sociocratic principles can thrive. 6 months in the life of “Building OUT” – Abi Handley
A video about the book Many Voices One Song.
An interview with the founder of the Children’s and Neighborhood parliaments in India.
What is sociocracy? Here is a 20-min video introduction giving an overview of how groups in sociocracy make decisions, structure their teams, and create safe and connected spaces to learn and improve.
What makes sociocracy hard to do – and what to do about it.
Picture forming and proposal shaping in an example
Making it a habit to ask for and give feedback will make every organization stronger on all levels.
Performance reviews (or “Role Improvement”) are a way to give feedback to one person or each other in a space of psychological safety.
No feedback, no improvement! Without hearing from others how they perceive what we do or say, we will never hear how we can improve. Bonus: an brief and simple introduction into NVC.
“Good enough” sounds like a low-level decision-making method. And yet, for some people, that’s not how they experience it. “Only” aiming for good enough can be a matter of respect and
You want to implement sociocracy but you don’t know how to go about it? This article walks you through the different phases and gives you a roadmap for implementation.
Picture forming, proposal shaping and synthesis – a 3-step process to turn everyone’s ideas into a good proposal!
What are the strategies to understand and integrate objections? Read about the options in this article – the more options you are familiar with, the more relaxed you can be as a facilitator or circle member.
Making decisions by consent – step by step! Everything is clear, everyone has a chance to get on board.
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