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Self-Organization – a leap into the unknown
Hager Homestead Case Study
Educating the Village – embedding sociocracy in a cohousing community
Sociocracy in nonprofits (presentation)
How fast do you want to go?
Sociocracy and Justice, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (Kate Whittle, Marcelino Sepulveda)
National, regional and local chapters – expanding sociocracy
Self-organization – A leap into the unknown
Clarity and empowerment: What is a domain?
Sociocracy meets Listening At Scale
Reiterating Sociocratic Models for Culturally-Competent Inclusion, Accessibility, Accountability, and Transparency (Sophie Xu)
The use of sociocracy in Unicorn Grocery
Conflict as a tension to steer by
Using Sociocracy to Create & Direct Economic Resources at the Community Level (Linda Black)
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)
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)
Sociocracy in Big Data: A case study with Hertzler Systems
5 Ways you’re already using restorative practices
Lazy Consent: Care and Power
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
The problem of numbers: How does sociocracy work for large cooperatives? Ted Rau
Beyond Fair Shares: A Sociocratic UK Cooperative Society – Nathaniel Whitestone
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
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
Co-operative Sociocracy — making it work for your co-op – Abbie Kempson & Kate Whittle
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.
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.