Highlights from the March 17, 2016 #OpenOrgChat

Under the hood of an open organization

Posted 20 Mar 2016 by 

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Our Open Organization community gathered for another lively Twitter chat on Thursday, March 17. This time, we discussed "open organizations under the hood"—the nitty-gritty details of daily life in an open organization.

Check out the highlights below

Q1: Challenge: Describe an open organization in a single tweet. #OpenOrgChat

Q2: How do open organizations handle performance management differently than other orgs? #OpenOrgChat

Q3: What are the most useful feedback mechanisms you've ever used or encountered in your org? #OpenOrgChat

Q4: What do you say to people who claim open orgs are "chaotic"? #OpenOrgChat

Q5: Say a hierarchy wants to become an openorg. What's the very first thing it needs to do? #OpenOrgChat

Q6: What's the first lesson leaders need to embrace when opening an organization? #OpenOrgChat

Q7: What lesson about open organizations is most difficult for you, or others, to grasp? #OpenOrgChat

Q8: What's your advice to someone trying to build an effective reputation in a meritocracy? #OpenOrgChat

Q9: What's the best way to explain the importance of transparency to someone who's reluctant to be open? #OpenOrgChat


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