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Sociocracy & Permaculture: Grow Engagement with Systems Design: John Buck

Sociocracy & Permaculture: Grow Engagement with Systems Design: John Buck

Sociocracy & Permaculture: Grow Engagement with Systems Design: Henny Freitas & Rakesh Rootsman Rak

Sociocracy & Permaculture: Grow Engagement with Systems Design: Henny Freitas & Rakesh Rootsman Rak

Sociocracy & Permaculture: Grow Engagement with Systems Design: Andreas Jonsson

Sociocracy & Permaculture: Grow Engagement with Systems Design: Andreas Jonsson

Sociocracy & Permaculture: Grow Engagement with Systems Design: Welcome!

Sociocracy & Permaculture: Grow Engagement with Systems Design: Welcome!

Roles, jobs and salaries in sociocracy

Roles, jobs and salaries in sociocracy

Communities: going from consensus to sociocracy

Communities: going from consensus to sociocracy

Sociocracy in forming communities

Sociocracy in forming communities

“What if people don’t cooperate?” A systemic view of meetings

“What if people don’t cooperate?” A systemic view of meetings

Aligned and alive. Strategy in decentralized organizations

Aligned and alive. Strategy in decentralized organizations

How to run an engaging board meeting

How to run an engaging board meeting

Anything that makes positive change in the world

Anything that makes positive change in the world

Sociocracy – basic concepts and principles

Sociocracy – basic concepts and principles

The tragedy of the meeting: Meeting time as an example of a common pool resource

The tragedy of the meeting: Meeting time as an example of a common pool resource

Leadership in sociocracy

Leadership in sociocracy

The ABCDE of culture change

The ABCDE of culture change

How could Sociocracy help us reinvent our world in a context of complexity?

How could Sociocracy help us reinvent our world in a context of complexity?

Case study: Prairie Hill Cohousing

Case study: Prairie Hill Cohousing

Case study: Grobund

Case study: Grobund

Case study: Børns Vilkår

Case study: Børns Vilkår

VoxelGroup: Sociocracia en un “Great Place to Work®“ (Adrián Perreau)

VoxelGroup: Sociocracia en un “Great Place to Work®“ (Adrián Perreau)

Theory U and Sociocracy: Presencing in sociocratic circles

Theory U and Sociocracy: Presencing in sociocratic circles

Integrating Sociocracy into a Political Mandate

Integrating Sociocracy into a Political Mandate

Using Sociocracy for Decision-Making in Social Services and Medical Care

Using Sociocracy for Decision-Making in Social Services and Medical Care

Conscious Business Assessment

Conscious Business Assessment

Building Sociocracy into Morey Flextech High School

Building Sociocracy into Morey Flextech High School

The “four necessary requirements” for intentional communities to use sociocracy effectively

The “four necessary requirements” for intentional communities to use sociocracy effectively

Hierarchy, power and sociocracy

Hierarchy, power and sociocracy

Increasing Collective Intelligence through Sociocracy

Increasing Collective Intelligence through Sociocracy

Decision-making in a Northern European Historic Perspective

Decision-making in a Northern European Historic Perspective

Sociocracy in Schools

Sociocracy in Schools

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Cooperative: Blue Scorcher

Cooperative: Blue Scorcher

A worker-owned cooperative bakery: Blue Scorcher Bakery  Scorcher bakery in Oregon (US) has been running on sociocracy since 2012. Make sure to check out the section on governance on their beautiful website! This case study is helpful if you are part of a worker coop...

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For Profit: Europace

For Profit: Europace

This case study features a for-profit in Germany This case-study is helpful if you are a for-profit Europace Inc. is a subsidiary company of Hypoport Inc. and has around 140 employees. Europace is Germany’s largest financial market place for real estate financing,...

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IT Business

IT Business

This case study features a worker-owned software company Outlandish (in UK) has some very helpful insights from implementing sociocracy two times. They are now a successul sociocracy. You can also read this blog post about sociocracy that our Harry from Outlandish...

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Ecovillage: Hart’s Mill

Ecovillage: Hart’s Mill

Hart’s Mill Ecovillage and Farm is becoming reality, and the group is operating on sociocracy already. This case study is helpful if you are part of a group that is just starting out are interested in intentional communities (ecovillage, cohousing, or cooperative...

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Family Heart Camp

Family Heart Camp

This case study features set of family (summer) camps in the US that run sociocratically and live according to NVC principles. This case study is helpful if you have NVC is important to you if you’re a dispersed volunteer team The founders of the Family Heart...

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Homeschool cooperative

Homeschool cooperative

This case study features a homeschooling cooperative in Massachusetts (USA), after just having started out using sociocracy This case study is helpful if you are a volunteer organization with very flat hierarchy at the risk of burn out would like to get an...

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Residential Care Facility

Residential Care Facility

This case study features a residential care facility in Vermont that has been using sociocracy for many years in combination with a holistic care approach.

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The Ostrom principles and Sociocracy

The Ostrom principles and Sociocracy

Nobel prize winner Elinor Ostrom studied the successful governance of shared resources and found several principles that seem to make it work. This article compares those principles with practice from sociocracy.

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Selection process

Selection process

Sociocratic selections (aka elections) are a great way to be intentional about who does what in your organization. Bonus: they are fun!

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