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How can open communities compensate contributors monetarily without crowding out intrinsic motivation? Let them take what they want, says Chad Whitacre of Gratipay.
2 comments Posted 19 Jul 2016 by Chad Whitacre Feed
Meritocracy 2.0: A framework for decision-making
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.
1 comment Posted 1 Jun 2016 by DeLisa Alexander (Red Hat) Feed
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.
0 comments Posted 3 Dec 2015 by Dries Buytaert Feed
OpenOrg Field Guide
We're pleased to announce The Open Organization Field Guide, a community-produced companion to Jim Whitehurst's The Open Organization.
2 comments Posted 2 Dec 2015 by Bryan Behrenshausen (Red Hat) Feed
Working in an open organization means actively addressing everything that prevents collaboration. It means, as Sam Knuth says, "putting the moose on the table."
6 comments Posted 23 Sep 2015 by Sam Knuth (Red Hat) Feed
Open Organization book cover stacked
In the Open Organization book club this week, writer Scott Nesbitt examines "Chapter 3: Building Engagement."
7 comments Posted 14 Sep 2015 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
The most revolutionary ideas can also be the oldest ones. Jason Baker explains what open organizations can learn from cooperatives.
0 comments Posted 9 Sep 2015 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
Recently, General Electric representatives visited Red Hat's Atlanta offices to learn more about open organizations. Our conversation was enlightening—for both sides.
6 comments Posted 1 Sep 2015 by Jackie Yeaney (Red Hat) Feed
The Internet Engineering Task Force calls its standards publications "requests for comments." The same should be true for every action in an open organization.
0 comments Posted 27 Aug 2015 by Bryan Behrenshausen (Red Hat) Feed
Red Hat intern Meggie Milbauer discovers that life in an open organization isn't anything like the movies.
1 comment Posted 4 Aug 2015 by Meggie Milbauer (Red Hat) Feed