Leadership and management

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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