How can open communities compensate contributors monetarily without crowding out intrinsic motivation? Let them take what they want, says Chad Whitacre of Gratipay.
Hiring and compensation are two organizational practices ripe for transformation. In his two-part series, Chad Whitacre explains how Gratipay has already done it.
For more than thirty years, Ron McFarland has watched firms negotiate relationships to new communication technologies. Here's what he's learned about leveraging them on the path to openness.
Philip Foster offers a compelling description of tomorrow's workforce. It's distributed, cloud-based, asynchronous—and ready to be engaged, he writes.
Asking behavior-focused questions can help interviewers get a better feel for job candidates' skills and personalities.
In open organizations, "culture fit" can determine whether an employee stays or goes. But how can you hire for it? Sam Knuth explains.
How to measure the performance of individual members in an open organization.
Throughtout the book, The Open Organization, author and Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst focuses on changing our thinking about executives and top-down management, asking us to consider how associates of all levels can participate bottom-up decision making instead. In the book's first five chapters, he... Read more
Despite well documented and proven formulas for their success, more than 70 percent of change initiatives fail. Sam Knuth takes a look at why and offers tips for making them more successful.
It takes developers, sales, marketing, and product people to take this open source thing and turn it in to something that's useful and used by people. All of these people are crucial to the success of Swift, no matter where they are.