Open Organization Week

Open Organization Week celebrates Jim Whitehurst's book, The Open Organization, with community driven-conversation about the future of work, management, and leadership. Read from the collection.

The gift and curse of CEO ego

How to curb CEO pride in the pursuit of openness
A CEO's pride can be a positive force in an organization—until it keeps that organization from becoming more open. Ron McFarland explains how to keep...Read more

How to avoid Brandy McBrandface issues when running projects openly

How to avoid Brandy McBrandface issues when running projects openly
Developing a brand identity isn't easy—but it's even tougher when you don't do it openly. In the first installment of a four-part series, Chris Grams...Read more

Using research to engage your community

Your community should help grow your brand
Elise Dorsett shares the story of NGINX's successful attempt to incorporate community feedback into its brand strategy.Read more

A leader's ability is the bottleneck of any organization

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Openness was key to scaling Dancer Concrete Solutions from a one-person shop to a dynamic (and growing) team. Today, it continues to guide the...Read more

What's the most difficult lesson to learn about open culture?

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Our community gathered on Twitter to celebrate the first anniversary of The Open Organization. Here's a recap of our conversation.Read more

5 most-read stories about open organizations over the past year

5 most-read stories about open organizations over the past year
On the first anniversary of The Open Organization , Bryan Behrenshausen shares the year's most popular articles about the future of work, management...Read more

8 steps to more open communications

8 steps to more open communications
Open communications are a tenet of open organizations—but they don't develop without a bit of work. Sandra McCann outlines an eight-step plan to get...Read more

Transforming food service in Singapore with an open culture model

Transforming food service in Singapore with an open culture model
Cryowerx hopes to transform food service in Singapore. Woo Huiren chats with founder Darwin Gosal about the company's open approach to innovation.Read more