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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.

books in a library, stacks

These nine books represent the beginning of an important journey toward greater and better openness...
Ship sails in the sky

Successfully navigating disruption requires taking a good, hard look at your values—first and...
How do you explain your organization's purpose? 3 lessons from Red Hat

We recently engaged 10,000 people in the process of crafting a statement about why we exist. Here's...
Learning to be open without turning into a mesmerized chicken

Three years after immersion in open principles, a starry-eyed dreamer contemplates the limits of...
a checklist for a team

It's time to optimize our organizations for values and principles that drive innovation today.
people in different locations who are part of the same team

Innovation requires experimentation. Here's how to foster an environment that encourages your team...
The secret to better one-on-one meetings

Are your one-on-one meetings as engaging, comprehensive, honest, and open as they should be? This...
Improve your communication skills: Why developers need details and executives want bullet points

In open organizations, lines of communication move in unconventional directions. Do you know how to...