How to keep a meritocracy in check
Meritocracy is one of the most complicated and controversial concepts we associate with open organizations. Jim Whitehurst explains how Red Hat makes it work.
3 comments Posted 4 Aug 2016 by Jim Whitehurst (Red Hat) Feed
Why wasn't I invited to the meeting?
Wondering why you weren't invited to the meeting? Maybe you haven't proven to others why you need to be there. Sam Knuth explains how to do it.
4 comments Posted 5 May 2016 by Sam Knuth (Red Hat) Feed
Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst distinguishes holocracy and meritocracy—and says middle management still have a critical role to play in open organizations.
4 comments Posted 13 Oct 2015 by Jim Whitehurst (Red Hat) Feed
Twitter birds
This week, we're discussing Chapter 4: Choosing Meritocracy, not Democracy. Join us!
0 comments Posted 24 Sep 2015 by The Open Organization Feed
Open Organization book spines
In the Open Organization book club this week, Rebecca Fernandez examines "Chapter 4: Choosing Meritocracy, Not Democracy."
4 comments Posted 21 Sep 2015 by Rebecca Fernandez (Red Hat) Feed
Red Hatter Allison Matlack isn't 'new to this whole "corporate book' thing," but she finds The Open Organization a breath of fresh air.
0 comments Posted 16 Sep 2015 by Allison Matlack (Red Hat) Feed
Red Hat intern Brian Dayman recalls lessons he learned when joining an open organization after nine years in the U.S. military.
3 comments Posted 6 Aug 2015 by Brian Dayman (Red Hat) Feed
DeLisa Alexander, Red Hat's chief people officer, remembers her first days in an open organization—and explains why she'll never forget them.
1 comment Posted 23 Jul 2015 by DeLisa Alexander (Red Hat) Feed
Red Hatter shares her experience working at Red Hat and talks about why she was quoted in the CEO's new book, The Open Organization.
0 comments Posted 9 Jul 2015 by Rebecca Fernandez (Red Hat) Feed
Meritocracy is a great driver of innovation, but if we want to get to the best ideas, we need diversity of thought and an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcome to participate and offer different perspectives.
2 comments Posted 5 May 2015 by DeLisa Alexander (Red Hat) Feed