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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.

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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?
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Building classrooms that function as open organizations requires more than software.
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Innovation is a messy process. Our stories about it aren't. We shouldn't confuse the two.
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Open organizations rely on open conversations. These common barriers to productive argument often get in the way.
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Developing socially responsible approaches to artificial intelligence requires transparent and inclusive education about algorithmic systems.
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Our community dedicated to exploring open organizational culture and design turns four years old this week.
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We can't predict everything that will affect our organizations. Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst says the only way to prepare for an unknowable world is to open up.
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In open organizations full of frank and honest conversation, disagreements are inevitable. How can you ensure your teams are making those disagreements productive—and not destructive?