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Our leadership and management articles focus on giving leaders the tools and best practices they need to get the best out of their people and communities.

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In open organizations with cultures of adaptability, learning should be continuous—and won't always happen in a formal setting. Do we really understand how it works?
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Innovation is a messy process. Our stories about it aren't. We shouldn't confuse the two.
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Open organizations rely on open conversations. These common barriers to productive argument often get in the way.
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Our community dedicated to exploring open organizational culture and design turns four years old this week.
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We can't predict everything that will affect our organizations. Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst says the only way to prepare for an unknowable world is to open up.
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In open organizations full of frank and honest conversation, disagreements are inevitable. How can you ensure your teams are making those disagreements productive—and not destructive?
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If the problem is a struggle to innovate, then the solution is greater diversity and inclusion.
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Open organizations are adaptable, but the way they adapt to changing conditions can define (or destroy) them.