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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.
Architecture and design planning layouts

By sensing and responding to an organization's cultural norms, open leaders can achieve a great deal.
Open lightbulbs.

Constructing your meetings with open organization principles in mind can help you avoid wasted time, effort, and talent.
Working meetings can be effective meetings

To enhance team dynamics, open leaders can study the implicit social norms that guide members' behaviors and decisions.
A hand reaching out.

One-one-one meetings are opportunities for growth. But that's only possible if you're transparent and collaborative about them.
red pen editing mistakes

Open projects generate feedback—lots of it. How can leaders manage it all? This process might help.
Looking at a map for career journey

Why have some organizations successfully weathered recent economic shifts in Japan while others haven't? Openness could be the key.
Open innovation

This new book explains how Japan's economic resurgence in recent decades coincided with greater transparency, collaboration, and inclusivity.
User experience vs. design

Transformation can only be successful when people opt into it. Forcing people to open up won't work.