The Open Organization
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"Open education" means more than just "open content," says Jim Whitehurst. Here's how the true power of open can change education for the better.
The short answer is: very collaborative. Strategic planning requires hearing from all levels of the organization; leaders, managers, co-workers, and employees. And at the end of the day, key stakeholders have to agree on the final mission, vision, and a set of objectives to align around and track... Read more
Working openly means designing for participation. "Designing for participation" is a way of providing people with insight into your project, which you've built from the start to incorporate and act on that insight. Documenting how you intend to make decisions, which communication channels you’ll... Read more
Digital media offer unprecedented opportunities for developing your personal brand of open leadership. Jackie Yeaney explains how to do it.
Sam Knuth explains how managers can become better at delegating—by reflecting on precisely how they're doing it.
Meritocracy is one of the most complicated and controversial concepts we associate with open organizations. Jim Whitehurst explains how Red Hat makes it work.
Collaboration can seem intimidating at first, but with your team's powers combined it doesn't have to be.
Collaboration is essential to open organizations. But what happens when coworkers don't get along? Ron McFarland explains how understanding a bit about personality types makes it easier.
The open organization community recently held an #OpenOrgChat to discuss open values in non-profit contexts. Here's a recap of our conversation.