How can open communities compensate contributors monetarily without crowding out intrinsic motivation? Let them take what they want, says Chad Whitacre of Gratipay.
Defining "meritocracy" can be difficult. But the concept is integral to the open organizational model, so the work seems necessary. DeLisa Alexander explains how Red Hat is tackling it.
When open source and Drupal expert Dries Buytaert was asked for advice on promoting innovation, his advice was simple: Look to open source projects as models.
We're pleased to announce The Open Organization Field Guide, a community-produced companion to Jim Whitehurst's The Open Organization.
Working in an open organization means actively addressing everything that prevents collaboration. It means, as Sam Knuth says, "putting the moose on the table."
In the Open Organization book club this week, writer Scott Nesbitt examines "Chapter 3: Building Engagement."
The most revolutionary ideas can also be the oldest ones. Jason Baker explains what open organizations can learn from cooperatives.
Recently, General Electric representatives visited Red Hat's Atlanta offices to learn more about open organizations. Our conversation was enlightening—for both sides.
The Internet Engineering Task Force calls its standards publications "requests for comments." The same should be true for every action in an open organization.
Red Hat intern Meggie Milbauer discovers that life in an open organization isn't anything like the movies.