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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.
Pull to open here

How can managers empower other managers to lead with open principles in mind?
Taking a walk outside

Contributing to open source requires transparency, collaboration, and honesty. These same qualities can help you avoid getting overwhelmed at work, too.
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Over the next half-century, our work environments will change. How can you plan to change with them?
A person working.

In the future, we could be working in environments full of fragmented attention and extreme isolation. Are we prepared?
Working on a team, busy worklife

In many ways, the nature of our work defines us. So how do we prepare for a future when the nature of work will change dramatically?
Looking back with binoculars

Open principles are reshaping our organizations. These stories—our most-read of the year—explain how and why that's happening.
Team checklist

History demonstrates the kinds of organizational structures that foster innovation: open, communal, and humble. Here are just two examples.
A sprout in a forest

Certain environments are more conducive to innovation. A better understanding of innovation's true nature could help us build them.