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Join the open organization community conversation about open organizational design and culture. Read more about the ways open principles like transparency, collaboration, and community are changing the way we work, manage, and lead—then submit your own story.

Teacher or learner?

The ability to learn and adapt quickly isn't something our hiring algorithms typically identify. But by ignoring it, we're overlooking insightful and innovative job candidates.
Locks and a fingerprint

An open approach to training the next generation of cybersecurity experts can fully equip them to combat a constantly shifting threat landscape.
Light bulb

Being open requires a certain kind of energy—and if you don't take time to replenish that energy, your organization will suffer.
A person looking at a phone

"Open education" means more than teaching with open source software. It means being open to meeting students wherever they are.
word learn in chalk on blackboard

Research shows that informal learning is essential in open organizations. How can we measure and foster it?
Writing in a notebook

In open organizations with cultures of adaptability, learning should be continuous—and won't always happen in a formal setting. Do we really understand how it works?
Classroom chairs

Building classrooms that function as open organizations requires more than software.
gears and lightbulb to represent innovation

Innovation is a messy process. Our stories about it aren't. We shouldn't confuse the two.