Homeschool cooperative

Apr 28, 2018

  • 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 understanding of what it is like to start implementing sociocracy
    • “[…] homegrown collaboratives tend to be run by one or two highly focused people, a model that is efficient but ultimately unstable since these people are not always the easiest to get along with. [Andrew] feels that sociocracy releases much of the same energy but within a more sustainable and reasonably efficient structure.”
    • This case study was written by Andy Grant, as part of his contribution to the Sociocracy Leadership Training. Thanks, Andy!

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