How to keep a meritocracy in check

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...Read more

Why wasn't I invited to the meeting?

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.Read more

Despite what Zappos says, middle managers still matter

Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst distinguishes holocracy and meritocracy—and says middle management still have a critical role to play in open...Read more

September 24 #OpenOrgChat: Reclaiming meritocracy

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This week, we're discussing Chapter 4: Choosing Meritocracy, not Democracy. Join us!Read more

The Open Organization book club: Reclaiming meritocracy

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In the Open Organization book club this week, Rebecca Fernandez examines "Chapter 4: Choosing Meritocracy, Not Democracy."Read more

A starry-eyed dreamer reflects on The Open Organization

Red Hatter Allison Matlack isn't 'new to this whole "corporate book' thing," but she finds The Open Organization a breath of fresh air.Read more

Interning at an open organization means learning to trust the meritocracy

Red Hat intern Brian Dayman recalls lessons he learned when joining an open organization after nine years in the U.S. military.Read more

Why The Open Organization speaks to me

DeLisa Alexander, Red Hat's chief people officer, remembers her first days in an open organization—and explains why she'll never forget them.Read more