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Preference, range of tolerance and objection
A complete and generic circle structure
Hub: a single-linked connection of organizations
Difference between mission circle and general circle
All process roles of a circle
Delegates to the General Circle
Organizations as sub-circles
Diagram: different kinds of rounds
Selection process diagram
List of feelings and needs
Meeting sheet from Many Voices One Song
Decision making sheet
Basic circle structure
Range of tolerance overlap
Range of tolerance
Is inclusive & saves times
A poster showing major sociocracy tools
Meeting poster: meeting format
Meeting poster: consent
Meeting clip: Generating a proposal
Meeting clip: check-in round
Meeting clip: objections
Meeting clips: Consent to the agenda
Can one just pick and choose from sociocracy and build your own governance system? Or is it a package deal and one has to use ALL the tools?
This is a step-by-step guide to designing a circle structure for small and medium-sized self-governed organizations.
How can we use sociocracy in everyday life? How is it useful to interactions, for example, with your kids, your partners, your neighbor?
A change in governance or an organization can be compared to open-heart surgery. Just like heart surgery is invasive for a human organism, so is a change in governance. Recognizing that is key to understanding pitfalls in implementing sociocracy.
SoFA member Laureen Golden on skills that are needed in a VUCA world (VUCA: volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity).
A booklet for teachers who want to try out sociocratic elections with children. By Lisa Praeg
We need boldness and creativity to implement self-management models that create a regenerative culture with distributed power. Dragon Dreaming and Sociocracy are methodologies that help us make this transition.
(By Simona Zäh, Switzerland. Translated from German original) In my last blog entry, I pleaded for more self-determination in schools - and only in passing did I mention that one of the basic conditions for self-determined learning is participation. In the following,...
When, and why is learning fun? How can we create a meeting where everyone is addicted to learning together?
TREE cohousing in Ithaca Ecovillage in NY in the USA tells about their governance system, how they implemented how they are running now.
Amy and Jana from Pioneer Valley cohousing are talking about the implementation process and how things are going in comparison to a consensus-run community.
Jutta Eckstein and John Buck presenting their BOSSAnova framework: a combination of agile, beyond budgeting, sociocracy, Open Space.
Andreas Jonsson is showing us around in a sociocratically run permaculture school in Sweden.
Governance in intentional communities (cohousing and ecovillages) – what do they struggle with? How can sociocracy (aka Dynamic Governance) be of use?
Presentation and conversation with Gregg Kendrick, a consultant working with non-violent communication and sociocracy in workplaces.