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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.

A carrot and a stick.

Employee engagement is critical in high-performing organizations. But do we really understand what makes people feel committed to their work?
Carrot on a stick

An examination of common work misconceptions and how open organizations are often ahead of the curve.
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Take a moment to dive into one of our community's recent article series.
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Implementing new communications technologies can make your organization more open. Use this worksheet to determine whether your organization—and its people—are prepared.
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The team might interpret my behavior as evidence of exacting standards or high expectations. But I know my anxiety does impact their performance.
Blocks for building

A community of practice can kickstart innovation in your organization. Here's how to build one—and ensure it thrives.
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Balancing standardization and innovation is critical during times of organizational change. And it's an ongoing issue in open organizations, where change is constant.
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Gathering feedback is an everyday practice in open organizations. Are you collecting data to improve your products—or to alleviate your own apprehensions?