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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.

Here's a 4-step, open process for making change easier—both for you and your organization.

We certainly don't need to run our schools like businesses—but we could benefit from educational organizations more focused on continuous improvement.

Different types of work call for different types of engagement. Should open leaders always aim for empowerment?
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For open leaders, giving and receiving honest feedback is unavoidable. This process makes it less stressful.

No two computer science students are alike—so teachers need curricula that are open and adaptable.

Everyone sees something, but no one says anything—that's the bystander effect. And it's damaging your organizational culture.

How to start conversations about your team's open secrets
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We often describe open organizations as places where people volunteer to take on new challenges. But what about the jobs no one wants to do?