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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.

What Game of Thrones teaches us about working openly

A thought exercise: What can a chaotic free-for-all of constantly shifting loyalties teach us about...
     “Gears” by Andrew Magill is licensed under CC BY 2.0

How can you define project requirements, engage multiple stakeholders, delegate work, and track...
people in different locations who are part of the same team

Having trouble making contacts in your organization? You might be applying the wrong strategies.
Balancing transparency and privacy as big data meets HR

Big data is coming to human resources. What can your open organization expect?
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...