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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 13 Apr 24

By Ted Rau of sociocracyforall and originally an email There are two and a half major changes that sociocracy brings to organizations. more clarity on who decides what more clarity on how we decide more clarity on how to decide who decides what (and who decides who decides what) Of course, all those parts are interconnected. For example, if a group is not clear about what it can decide, it will likely bounce around and have a hard time coming to any decision. Futhermore, if decision-making domains aren’t aligned well with the doings of the organization, then it will be

By Ted Rau of sociocracyforall and originally an email There are two and a half major changes that sociocracy brings to organizations. more clarity on who decides what more clarity on how we decide more clarity on how to decide who decides what (and who decides who decides what) Of course, all those parts are interconnected. For example, if a


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 28 Nov 23

Enlivening Edge Magazine Editor’s note: For many EE Magazine articles on decision making click here. For detailed comparisons check this out. By Lennard Toma and originally published as a single article in the Corporate Rebels blog When it comes to decision-making, there are several types of consent to choose from. Which one is best for your organization? Should you know and use all of them, depending on the issue at hand? In this post, we’ll take a closer look at four of the most popular consent decision-making methods. While the consensus and authoritarian methods have some drawbacks, the consent format

Enlivening Edge Magazine Editor’s note: For many EE Magazine articles on decision making click here. For detailed comparisons check this out. By Lennard Toma and originally published as a single article in the Corporate Rebels blog When it comes to decision-making, there are several types of consent to choose from. Which one is best for your organization? Should you know


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 28 Nov 23

By Lennard Toma and originally published as a single article in the Corporate Rebels blog First read Part 1 of this article here, which describes each of 4 decision-making processes and its advantages and disadvantages.. Comparison When examining these four methods, it becomes clear that they are distinct from one another. S3 and IDM share many features, but Deep Democracy and the Advice Process adopt different perspectives and unique foundational positions. Deep Democracy appears to be particularly effective for complex decisions that require everyone to be involved and approve the outcome, while S3, IDM, and the Advice Process are all

By Lennard Toma and originally published as a single article in the Corporate Rebels blog First read Part 1 of this article here, which describes each of 4 decision-making processes and its advantages and disadvantages.. Comparison When examining these four methods, it becomes clear that they are distinct from one another. S3 and IDM share many features, but Deep Democracy


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 22 Sep 23

By Ted Rau and originally published in an email, a press release, and on LinkedIn.com In four weeks, Sociocracy for All will be ready to publish a new book that I wrote. The book will be called Collective Power. Patterns for A Self-organized Future. What “Collective Power” is The intention of the book is to show the underlying patterns of collaboration in groups. The better we understand the patterns of cooperation, the better we can design systems where humans thrive.  Those conceptual parts are intermixed with stories. People often say, “This was a great training, but the stories you tell

By Ted Rau and originally published in an email, a press release, and on LinkedIn.com In four weeks, Sociocracy for All will be ready to publish a new book that I wrote. The book will be called Collective Power. Patterns for A Self-organized Future. What “Collective Power” is The intention of the book is to show the underlying patterns of


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 24 Aug 23

By Ted Rau for Enlivening Edge Magazine [Enlivenning Edge is happy to be an affiliate ecosystem partner recommending this conference.] Let’s play good news and bad news. The good news is that I’m seeing more and more self-management and trust-ful and leader-ful organizations emerge, or traditional organizations that include more patterns of shared responsibility. What’s the bad news? I’m worried. I’m worried because I think the movement has significant gaps. Let me explain. Every organization consists of team-level and organization-level functions. (See, for example the Viable Systems Model) The team level functions do the major work of the organization— producing

By Ted Rau for Enlivening Edge Magazine [Enlivenning Edge is happy to be an affiliate ecosystem partner recommending this conference.] Let’s play good news and bad news. The good news is that I’m seeing more and more self-management and trust-ful and leader-ful organizations emerge, or traditional organizations that include more patterns of shared responsibility. What’s the bad news? I’m worried.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 16 Jun 23

Recording of presentation by Ted Rau at recent annual global sociocracy conference and available here. “I talked about implementations as well; the main intention of my talk was to show how top-down and bottom-implementations each have their pros and cons, and to highlight all the critical moments along the way of implementation. I also tell a bunch of client stories of where things went sideways so we can all learn what mistakes not to repeat.” Are you ready to make the switch to sociocracy but feeling overwhelmed with where to start? Changing your governance system can feel like open heart

Recording of presentation by Ted Rau at recent annual global sociocracy conference and available here. “I talked about implementations as well; the main intention of my talk was to show how top-down and bottom-implementations each have their pros and cons, and to highlight all the critical moments along the way of implementation. I also tell a bunch of client stories


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 16 Jun 23

Recording of presentation by Jerry Koch-Gonzalez at recent annual Sociocracy conference and available here. How can one marry decentralized organizations and existing legal structures? The underlying principle here is that any organization should always be able to make a decision. But what if even the board/Mission Circle can’t agree? Jerry has worked on this topic for years and shares his expertise and thinking in this presentation. If a circle can’t make a decision despite trying, the decision may move to the next-higher circle. The end of this chain is the highest circle in the organization, often the Mission Circle or

Recording of presentation by Jerry Koch-Gonzalez at recent annual Sociocracy conference and available here. How can one marry decentralized organizations and existing legal structures? The underlying principle here is that any organization should always be able to make a decision. But what if even the board/Mission Circle can’t agree? Jerry has worked on this topic for years and shares his


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 12 Apr 23

By Ted J. Rau for Enlivening Edge Magazine Attention all social innovators, change-makers, and friends of Teal organizations! Do you want to connect with others who share your passion. and learn from their experiences? Then mark your calendar for the upcoming online Annual Sociocracy Conference on May 4 and 5! This conference is designed for people from all over the world who are working to implement sociocracy in a variety of settings, including business, grassroots groups, nonprofits, associations and networks, education, and coops. The intention of this conference is to bring together like-minded individuals and organizations to share their experiences,

By Ted J. Rau for Enlivening Edge Magazine Attention all social innovators, change-makers, and friends of Teal organizations! Do you want to connect with others who share your passion. and learn from their experiences? Then mark your calendar for the upcoming online Annual Sociocracy Conference on May 4 and 5! This conference is designed for people from all over the


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