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Implementation Resources

All of our Resources and Offers Related to Implementation of Sociocracy in Organizations

“My interest in this work comes from my interest in equality.
Sociocratic organizations are one of the few places in our society where we can live equality in practice.
And when everyone is equal and there is a structure that supports that, we can build organizations that show that an alternative and more just world is possible. 

Jerry Koch-Gonzalez

Sociocracy Starter Kit – Article

Article outline

  1. Understand sociocracy — connecting and educating
  2. Explore sociocracy — building a home base and experimenting
  3. Making a decision and putting it in place 

We assume you’re part of an organization — your own business, your workplace, your community, your association. You have some basic knowledge in sociocracy.

Let’s say you know that you are dreaming of turning your organization into a self-managed organization, using sociocracy (or any related framework). Now what?

First of all, let me say that I don’t believe in a cookie-cutter method. Every organization is a little different. And every organization has its unique advantages and potential challenges. Interestingly, every organization has to shift in some way. […]” Read article

 

Online Offers that Support Implementations

Organizational structure class

Online classes (3x 2 hours) on sociocratic circle structures – lots of examples and an opportunity to design your own with some trainer feedback.

Online coaching packages

Coaching packages – just the level of “hand-holding” that you choose to get the organization you want. 

All Resources Related to Implementation

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Case Studies – stories from the field

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.