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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. 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
Co-operative Sociocracy — making it work for your co-op – Abbie Kempson & Kate Whittle
Mehr als Wohnen — housing coop – Andreas Geiger
Sociocracy with Children and Other People
Sociocracy’s Magic Number 3
Better time management in meetings – with sociocracy
La Croisée des Chemins: A school using sociocracy
Sociocracy and Anarchism: Neither Gods nor Masters, but Systems and Structures
Bringing wisdom into today’s governance models
The first certified sociocracy trainer in Poland!
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
A sociocratic community in Massachusetts that switched over after almost 20 years of consensus.
An urban sociocratic cohousing community in Quebec, Canada, that values non-violent communication.
A worker-owned cooperative bakery: Blue Scorcher Bakery Scorcher bakery in Oregon (US) has been running on sociocracy since 2012. Make sure to check out the section on governance on their beautiful website! This case study is helpful if you are part of a worker coop...
A social enterprise giving people more opportunity.
This case study features a for-profit in Germany This case-study is helpful if you are a for-profit Europace Inc. is a subsidiary company of Hypoport Inc. and has around 140 employees. Europace is Germany’s largest financial market place for real estate financing,...
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...
Hart’s Mill Ecovillage and Farm is becoming reality, and the group is operating on sociocracy already. This case study is helpful if you are part of a group that is just starting out are interested in intentional communities (ecovillage, cohousing, or cooperative...
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...
This case study features a homeschooling cooperative in Massachusetts (USA), after just having started out using sociocracy This case study is helpful if you are a volunteer organization with very flat hierarchy at the risk of burn out would like to get an...
This case study features a residential care facility in Vermont that has been using sociocracy for many years in combination with a holistic care approach.
Nobel prize winner Elinor Ostrom studied the successful governance of shared resources and found several principles that seem to make it work. This article compares those principles with practice from sociocracy.
This case study features a large permaculture school in Sweden.
Webinar with Anne from ClassAction on governance and classism.
Sociocratic selections (aka elections) are a great way to be intentional about who does what in your organization. Bonus: they are fun!
Leader, delegate, secretary and facilitators have roles that help the circle function.