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5 Ways you’re already using restorative practices

5 Ways you’re already using restorative practices

Lazy Consent: Care and Power

Lazy Consent: Care and Power

Leadership without hierarchy – how to be a good leader

Leadership without hierarchy – how to be a good leader

Small Steps — Introducing Sociocracy in an Established Food Co op. Alexander Davidson Carroll

Small Steps — Introducing Sociocracy in an Established Food Co op. Alexander Davidson Carroll

The problem of numbers: How does sociocracy work for large cooperatives? Ted Rau

The problem of numbers: How does sociocracy work for large cooperatives? Ted Rau

Beyond Fair Shares: A Sociocratic UK Cooperative Society – Nathaniel Whitestone

Beyond Fair Shares: A Sociocratic UK Cooperative Society – Nathaniel Whitestone

Analyzing the power (harmful and/or generative) dynamics in your team – Rebecca Fisher-McGinty

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

Introducing en route sociocratic elements to a radical worker cooperative – Orestis Varkarolis

Designing sociocratic co-op structures in the UK – Mark Simmonds

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

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

Co-operative Sociocracy — making it work for your co-op – Abbie Kempson & Kate Whittle

Mehr als Wohnen — housing coop – Andreas Geiger

Mehr als Wohnen — housing coop – Andreas Geiger

Sociocracy with Children and Other People

Sociocracy with Children and Other People

Sociocracy’s Magic Number 3

Sociocracy’s Magic Number 3

Better time management in meetings – with sociocracy

Better time management in meetings – with sociocracy

La Croisée des Chemins: A school using sociocracy

La Croisée des Chemins: A school using sociocracy

Sociocracy and Anarchism: Neither Gods nor Masters, but Systems and Structures

Sociocracy and Anarchism: Neither Gods nor Masters, but Systems and Structures

Bringing wisdom into today’s governance models

Bringing wisdom into today’s governance models

The first certified sociocracy trainer in Poland!

The first certified sociocracy trainer in Poland!

Sociocracy or Holacracy?

Sociocracy or Holacracy?

How (not) to side-track a meeting

How (not) to side-track a meeting

Magic is where people get together!

Magic is where people get together!

The language of collaboration

The language of collaboration

Co-op principles align with Sociocracy

Co-op principles align with Sociocracy

Why self-governance? Why self-empathy? And why now?

Why self-governance? Why self-empathy? And why now?

What matters more, product or process? 

What matters more, product or process? 

Case study: Asheville Movement Collective

Case study: Asheville Movement Collective

R:ekobyn i Röstånga – a forming community

R:ekobyn i Röstånga – a forming community

Bridport Cohousing and Sociocracy

Bridport Cohousing and Sociocracy

Allen Vernier: Experimenting with sociocracy in a top-down-context

Allen Vernier: Experimenting with sociocracy in a top-down-context

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SoLaWi

SoLaWi

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.

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Pittsfield Listens!

Pittsfield Listens!

Pittsfield Listens  Pittsfield Listens is an organization in Pittsfield, New Hampshire, that works to build community, inform on civic issues, solve problems through community conversations, and to award individuals, groups and...

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An introduction to sociocracy (Abbie Kempson)

Recorded in March 2019 at Co-operatives UK, Abbie Kempson (Unicorn Grocery, Manchester) leads the introduction to sociocracy and is joined by Pete Burden (SeeStep, East Sussex) and Kirsty Warren (Greencity Wholefoods, Glasgow). All provide their practical views using the techniques in their organisations and how it supports governance systems. From https://www.uk.coop/resources/webinar-talkan-introduction-sociocracy

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Decision-making methods: a comparison

Decision-making methods: a comparison

The way we come to a decision has a lot of influence on how people behave, how many voices can be heard, how they feel about the group they are a part of and what quality decision is going to be made. The pros and cons of autocratic decision-making, voting, consensus and consent.

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