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Self-Organization – a leap into the unknown

Self-Organization – a leap into the unknown

Hager Homestead Case Study

Hager Homestead Case Study

Educating the Village – embedding sociocracy in a cohousing community

Educating the Village – embedding sociocracy in a cohousing community

Sociocracy in nonprofits (presentation)

Sociocracy in nonprofits (presentation)

How fast do you want to go?

How fast do you want to go?

Sociocracy and Justice, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (Kate Whittle, Marcelino Sepulveda)

Sociocracy and Justice, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (Kate Whittle, Marcelino Sepulveda)

National, regional and local chapters – expanding sociocracy

National, regional and local chapters – expanding sociocracy

Self-organization – A leap into the unknown

Clarity and empowerment: What is a domain?

Clarity and empowerment: What is a domain?

Sociocracy meets Listening At Scale

Sociocracy meets Listening At Scale

Reiterating Sociocratic Models for Culturally-Competent Inclusion, Accessibility, Accountability, and Transparency (Sophie Xu)

Reiterating Sociocratic Models for Culturally-Competent Inclusion, Accessibility, Accountability, and Transparency (Sophie Xu)

The use of sociocracy in Unicorn Grocery

The use of sociocracy in Unicorn Grocery

Conflict as a tension to steer by

Conflict as a tension to steer by

Using Sociocracy to Create & Direct Economic Resources at the Community Level (Linda Black)

Using Sociocracy to Create & Direct Economic Resources at the Community Level (Linda Black)

Practicing co-regulation during Meetings

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)

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)

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)

So, you want to practice sociocracy with children? (Hope Wilder)

Sociocracy in Big Data: A case study with Hertzler Systems

Sociocracy in Big Data: A case study with Hertzler Systems

5 Ways you’re already using restorative practices

5 Ways you’re already using restorative practices

Lazy Consent: Care and Power

Lazy Consent: Care and Power

Leadership without hierarchy – how to be a good leader

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

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

The problem of numbers: How does sociocracy work for large cooperatives? Ted Rau

Beyond Fair Shares: A Sociocratic UK Cooperative Society – Nathaniel Whitestone

Beyond Fair Shares: A Sociocratic UK Cooperative Society – Nathaniel Whitestone

Analyzing the power (harmful and/or generative) dynamics in your team – Rebecca Fisher-McGinty

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

Introducing en route sociocratic elements to a radical worker cooperative – Orestis Varkarolis

Designing sociocratic co-op structures in the UK – Mark Simmonds

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

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

Co-operative Sociocracy — making it work for your co-op – Abbie Kempson & Kate Whittle

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5 Ways you’re already using restorative practices

5 Ways you’re already using restorative practices

5 Ways you’re already using restorative practices and how to become even more restorative when using sociocracy    “Don’t tell anyone else we’ve trained, but this is by far the most restorative school I’ve ever seen.”    I was shocked to hear that from the...

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Lazy Consent: Care and Power

Lazy Consent: Care and Power

Consent and Lazy Consent In sociocracy, the default decision-making method is consent. Consent is clearly defined as “no objections”, and objections are defined as “a measurable concern that carrying out the proposal at hand will have a negative impact on our group’s...

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Mehr als Wohnen — housing coop – Andreas Geiger

About a “satellite apartment” with 10 other adults at the ambitious mehralswohnen.ch housing coop in Zurich, Switzerland. Since 2017 we have been practicing sociocracy for our monthly circle meetings (to discuss issues, make decisions, manage our money) and open votes to select new flatmates.

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Sociocracy with Children and Other People

Sociocracy with Children and Other People

Sociocracy with Children and Other People Lessons Learned about Effective Meetings and Community Building I deeply believe that children deserve the same respect as adults, and to that end, I started a learning community where every member has a voice, and we aim to...

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Sociocracy’s Magic Number 3

Sociocracy’s Magic Number 3

Sociocracy’s Magic Number 3: A Tripartite Triad Tradition Introduction It has been stated time and again that every good story has a beginning, a middle and an end. I don’t know why that is, but it seems like we find some unspoken comfort in the 3-act narrative arch....

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