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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.

Working openly means admitting when we've made mistakes. What would you do differently if you could?
a checklist for a team

In open organizations, people tend to set goals transparently and collaboratively. Here's how to do...

Creativity is critical for innovative workplaces. But what is it—and how does it really work?

Opening your professional goals to others can have numerous benefits—and make you a stronger leader.
Stop hiring for culture fit: 4 ways to get the talent you want

If you're looking for talented people you can turn into cultural doppelgängers—rather than Aseeking...
Beyond engagement: What leaders need to know about empowering others

Empowering employees doesn't mean you won't need to manage them. But it does mean leaders need to...
Six personality traits driving your organization

What motivates the people in your community to contribute—and who could potentially have a...
How selfless is your open organization?

Balancing community interests and goals with personal ones is always challenging. How are people in...