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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.

Introducing the Open Organization Workbook

Learn how to create a culture of innovation in your organization by reading the sixth volume of the Open Organization book series. Download now.

Management alone can't drive open culture

Creating flexible, decentralized organizations isn't easy. It requires work from everyone—not just...
Can we build a social network that serves users rather than advertisers?

Find out how Human Connection puts transparency and community first.
Open community, gardeners and food co-op

Innovation, research, marketing, support—a community can provide all these things, if you take care...
Can we automate open behaviors?

Turning abstract organizational principles into concrete behaviors is always a challenge. But what...
The benefits of setting professional goals in the open

Transparent and collaborative self-assessments offer new ways to know thyself.
Try, learn, modify: The new IT leader's code

As the pace of innovation increases, long-term planning is becoming more and more difficult. Let's...
Designing a system that helps the best ideas win

This new book offers advice for leaders vetting innovative ideas from anywhere.
Improving teamwork by engineering trust

Intentional relationship design can help us more clearly and effectively declare our intentions in...