Leadership and management

3 lessons from Gratipay's take-what-you-want compensation experiment

How can open communities compensate contributors monetarily without crowding out intrinsic motivation? Let them take what they want, says Chad...Read more

7 characteristics of open leaders

Digital disruption is changing the nature of business, contemporary workers are demanding more from their organizations, and what it means to be a...Read more

To avoid disruption, stay open

How can leaders foster cultures of innovation? The open source way, of course. Jim Whitehurst and Gary Hamel discuss.Read more

A leader's ability is the bottleneck of any organization

Openness was key to scaling Dancer Concrete Solutions from a one-person shop to a dynamic (and growing) team. Today, it continues to guide the...Read more

The most important skill you need as a leader

The most important skill you need as a leader
Eric McNulty opened up the first day of Cultivate this year, the annual pre-conference event before OSCON .Read more

Want the best employees? Let them hire themselves

Hiring and compensation are two organizational practices ripe for transformation. In his two-part series, Chad Whitacre explains how Gratipay has...Read more

How new communication technologies are affecting peer-to-peer engagement

For more than thirty years, Ron McFarland has watched firms negotiate relationships to new communication technologies. Here's what he's learned about...Read more

Our cloud-based future demands organizational change

Our cloud-based future demands organizational change
Philip Foster offers a compelling description of tomorrow's workforce. It's distributed, cloud-based, asynchronous—and ready to be engaged, he writes.Read more