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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)
Sociocracy Handbook: Many Voices One Song
Morey Flextech school
How similar are sociocracy and NVC? How do they complement each other?
Are sociocratic organizations more responsive than top-down hierarchies? Read a case study of two sociocratic organizations – a community and an NGO workplace – and their responses to the covid crisis.
This webinar is giving an overview of sociocracy.
– better listening
– consent decision making and circle structure
– examples from real life!
It was yet another Thursday morning 7.30am – our weekly support circle meeting in Sociocracy For All with 3 staff people present. We were all stretched thin. The last few months had been a phase of wild growth, and although exciting and wonderful, the constantly evolving roles and processes had been wearing on us.
I’m in virtual meetings every day. Here is what I love about them!
Sociocracy is a way to govern organizations in a way so everyone’s voices are valued and heard, while still moving forward together. Given the divisiveness and bipartisanship in our societies, doesn’t that sound desirable?
Sometimes people tell me that what sociocracy does to groups is “magic”. I agree that it’s not uncommon that people who had never met before create meaningful connection and deeply care about each other already after a few meetings. I am assuming rounds contribute...
A presentation about what consent decision making is, how to get there and what to do if there is no consent.
SoFA members and sociocracy singing a sociocracy song!
In this webinar, Jerry Koch-Gonzalez is walking the audience through a sample governance agreement (aka “constitution”) that is needed to safely implement sociocracy in an organization.
Treehouse Village Ecohousing is a project to build a cohousing community, the first in Atlantic Canada. It officially launched on Sept 29, 2018 with a first public meeting.
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.