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

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

Are you using this highly effective interview technique?

Are you using this highly effective interview technique?
Asking behavior-focused questions can help interviewers get a better feel for job candidates' skills and personalities.Read more

How to interview for culture fit

Core purpose
In open organizations, "culture fit" can determine whether an employee stays or goes. But how can you hire for it? Sam Knuth explains.Read more

Managing performance when it's hard to measure

How to measure the performance of individual members in an open organization.Read more

Dear manager: Include me in your decisions

Throughtout the book, The Open Organization, author and Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst focuses on changing our thinking about executives and top-down...Read more