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Institutional support for conflict resolution

Institutional support for conflict resolution

Sociocracy & Permaculture: Grow Engagement with Systems Design: John Buck

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: John Schinnerer

Sociocracy & Permaculture: Grow Engagement with Systems Design: Henny Freitas & Rakesh Rootsman Rak

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: Andreas Jonsson

Sociocracy & Permaculture: Grow Engagement with Systems Design: Welcome!

Sociocracy & Permaculture: Grow Engagement with Systems Design: Welcome!

Roles, jobs and salaries in sociocracy

Roles, jobs and salaries in sociocracy

Communities: going from consensus to sociocracy

Communities: going from consensus to sociocracy

Sociocracy in forming communities

Sociocracy in forming communities

“What if people don’t cooperate?” A systemic view of meetings

“What if people don’t cooperate?” A systemic view of meetings

Aligned and alive. Strategy in decentralized organizations

Aligned and alive. Strategy in decentralized organizations

How to run an engaging board meeting

How to run an engaging board meeting

Anything that makes positive change in the world

Anything that makes positive change in the world

Sociocracy – basic concepts and principles

Sociocracy – basic concepts and principles

The tragedy of the meeting: Meeting time as an example of a common pool resource

The tragedy of the meeting: Meeting time as an example of a common pool resource

Leadership in sociocracy

Leadership in sociocracy

The ABCDE of culture change

The ABCDE of culture change

How could Sociocracy help us reinvent our world in a context of complexity?

How could Sociocracy help us reinvent our world in a context of complexity?

Case study: Prairie Hill Cohousing

Case study: Prairie Hill Cohousing

Case study: Grobund

Case study: Grobund

Case study: Børns Vilkår

Case study: Børns Vilkår

VoxelGroup: Sociocracia en un “Great Place to Work®“ (Adrián Perreau)

VoxelGroup: Sociocracia en un “Great Place to Work®“ (Adrián Perreau)

Theory U and Sociocracy: Presencing in sociocratic circles

Theory U and Sociocracy: Presencing in sociocratic circles

Integrating Sociocracy into a Political Mandate

Integrating Sociocracy into a Political Mandate

Using Sociocracy for Decision-Making in Social Services and Medical Care

Using Sociocracy for Decision-Making in Social Services and Medical Care

Conscious Business Assessment

Conscious Business Assessment

Building Sociocracy into Morey Flextech High School

Building Sociocracy into Morey Flextech High School

The “four necessary requirements” for intentional communities to use sociocracy effectively

The “four necessary requirements” for intentional communities to use sociocracy effectively

Hierarchy, power and sociocracy

Hierarchy, power and sociocracy

Increasing Collective Intelligence through Sociocracy

Increasing Collective Intelligence through Sociocracy

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Sociocracy or Holacracy?

Sociocracy or Holacracy?

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.

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How (not) to side-track a meeting

How (not) to side-track a meeting

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...

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Co-op principles align with Sociocracy

Co-op principles align with Sociocracy

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. 

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Why self-governance? Why self-empathy? And why now?

Why self-governance? Why self-empathy? And why now?

(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...

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Case study: Asheville Movement Collective

Case study: Asheville Movement Collective

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. 

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Bridport Cohousing and Sociocracy

Bridport Cohousing and Sociocracy

“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.’”

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