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Theory U and Sociocracy: Presencing in sociocratic circles
Integrating Sociocracy into a Political Mandate
Using Sociocracy for Decision-Making in Social Services and Medical Care
Conscious Business Assessment
Building Sociocracy into Morey Flextech High School
The “four necessary requirements” for intentional communities to use sociocracy effectively
Hierarchy, power and sociocracy
Increasing Collective Intelligence through Sociocracy
Decision-making in a Northern European Historic Perspective
Sociocracy in Schools
Sociocracy and Art of Hosting
Getting it Built with Sociocracy
Antipatterns – Solutions for common problems that tend to make them worse
Sociocracy in Extinction Rebellion New York City
How Conduct a Probe, a Report From The First Narrathon
Sociocracy and Holacracy through a human organization lens
Sociocracy as a solution for succession and organizational effectiveness – NGO case
Sociocracy and Permaculture Design in a School Setting
Coaching skills and sociocracy in our business
Sociocracy and Prosocial
Case study: 10pines
Case study: Our Journey Investigating Scalability in For-Profit Organisations
Sociocracy enhancing psychological safety on a team
Non-Profit Law and Sociocratic Governance
Adaptive Organisations: How to turn the two fragilities of sociocracy and Holacracy into antifragilities
Relational Mode: Creating Space for People in Self-Management
What to do when emotions get high
How sociocratic organizations respond and adapt to crises
Working with Flow: Sociocracy in the Funeral Industry
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?
We understand difficult situations in meetings better if we take a systemic view of organizations and see incidents as indicators for the whole culture. Find a list of what’s underneath the moment you see.
How does strategy work in sociocracy? How does strategy work in a horizontal or decentralized organization? Read about a combination of bottom-up and top-down approaches that make a strategy aligned and alive.
Want a board meeting that is clear and engaging? This article offers a template that helps you prepare and run a refreshing and productive board meeting!
Groups often struggle with basic questions: Who decides? How do we decide? Was did we decide? Was everyone heard? What it someone disagrees? Sociocracy helps.
Brief overview of sociocracy: basic concepts and principles, history, its use in organizations, its limits and differences to voting, consensus and hierarchical forms of organizing.