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Open education is more than open content
"Open education" means more than just "open content," says Jim Whitehurst. Here's how the true power of open can change education for the better.
4 comments Posted 23 Aug 2016 by Jim Whitehurst (Red Hat) Feed
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The short answer is: very collaborative. Strategic planning requires hearing from all levels of the organization; leaders, managers, co-workers, and employees. And at the end of the day, key stakeholders have to agree on the final mission, vision, and a set of objectives to align around and track... Read more
0 comments Posted 18 Aug 2016 by Jonathan Konstan-Pines Feed
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Working openly means designing for participation. "Designing for participation" is a way of providing people with insight into your project, which you've built from the start to incorporate and act on that insight. Documenting how you intend to make decisions, which communication channels you’ll... Read more
1 comment Posted 16 Aug 2016 by Laura Hilliger Feed
6 ways to take care of your digital appearance
Digital media offer unprecedented opportunities for developing your personal brand of open leadership. Jackie Yeaney explains how to do it.
1 comment Posted 11 Aug 2016 by Jackie Yeaney (Red Hat) Feed
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Sam Knuth explains how managers can become better at delegating—by reflecting on precisely how they're doing it.
4 comments Posted 9 Aug 2016 by Sam Knuth (Red Hat) Feed
How to keep a meritocracy in check
Meritocracy is one of the most complicated and controversial concepts we associate with open organizations. Jim Whitehurst explains how Red Hat makes it work.
2 comments Posted 4 Aug 2016 by Jim Whitehurst (Red Hat) Feed
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Collaboration can seem intimidating at first, but with your team's powers combined it doesn't have to be.
0 comments Posted 2 Aug 2016 by Allison Matlack (Red Hat) Feed
Using the Myers-Briggs personality test for teams
Collaboration is essential to open organizations. But what happens when coworkers don't get along? Ron McFarland explains how understanding a bit about personality types makes it easier.
11 comments Posted 28 Jul 2016 by Ron McFarland Feed
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The open organization community recently held an #OpenOrgChat to discuss open values in non-profit contexts. Here's a recap of our conversation.
0 comments Posted 27 Jul 2016 by The Open Organization Feed

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