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Sociocracy articles and videos
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Is sociocracy ‘teal’?
You only need _________ to fix how organizations are run
Group decision making, and how sociocracy helps
Platform co-op governance: deep democracy on scale
Circle structure of Pioneer Valley cohousing
Saying yes! to working and no! to stumbling blocks
Sociocracy: The Worker Co-op Operating System
Manifesto For Wholesome Cooperation. Sociocracy and cooperatives
IT tools for sociocracy: holaspirit
IT tools for sociocracy: maptio
IT tools for sociocracy: peerdom
An introduction to sociocracy (Abbie Kempson)
Decision Making through conflict
Sociocracy & Montessori
A facilitator’s guide to keeping meetings on track
The Holy Grail of Self-management
Decision-making methods: a comparison
The sociocratic meeting format
The myth of natural flow
Want less authoritarian structures? Not without communication skills!
3 tools from sociocracy to use right away, plus magic phrases
Keeping meetings short
To decide or not to decide?
Sociocracy a la carte?
How to design a new circle structure (for existing organizations)
Circle structure in sociocracy: nested circles, linking, helping circles and special circles.
Many of us have been and continue to be inspired by Reinventing Organizations by Frederic Laloux. While there is reference to Holacracy in Reinventing Organizations, there is not much direct reference to sociocracy. So, where does sociocracy fit in?
What do new organizations need? Better structure, better mindset, better communication?
A brief read on why governance matters and how sociocracy improves decision making in groups.
An article about governance of (large) platform coops and the tweaks we’d have to make to use sociocracy successfully.
How can you use sociocracy for a small project? How can you use it for a group that is just starting out and not ready to adopt a whole system?
What’s an objection, and what do we do with it? The good news is that objections are a good thing!
Sociocracy: The Worker Co-op Operating System (By John McNamara. Originally posted on workersparadise.) Over the last couple of years, I have had the incredible opportunity to work with Sociocracy For All (SoFA). This organization has worked diligently to bring the...
Sociocracy and cooperativism stem from the premise that humans thrive as social animals. We need each other. No human effort, made by a lone individual, succeeds. See how sociocracy and coops are a natural fit.
Sutra is an IT tool that supports communication in small groups (circles) and makes it easy to nest teams in teams to support sociocratic implementations.
Weaver is an IT tool that was designed for sociocratic organizations.
Holaspirit helps self-managed organizations keep track their circles, roles, tensions and documents.
An IT tool to display circles and roles for self-managed organizations.
An IT tool to display roles and circles with their holders and attached descriptions.
Solawi Bodensee is a German association with around 90 members. Solawi is an acronym for “Solidarische Landwirtschaft” which is translated as “solidary agriculture” and meaning “sharing the harvest”. It is similar to the US-concept of CSA, Community Supported Agriculture.