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Booklet: Patterns for Decentralised Organising
Practical guidance for teams to thrive without a management hierarchy.
This PDF booklet is a condensed version of some of our Patterns*, naming the most common challenges faced by self-organising teams, and practical responses you can adapt to your local context and apply immediately.
It's offered free for you to use, share, and remix :)
*You can read a full list of our new Patterns here. We will be updating this booklet soon.
Using Loomio to Govern a Self-Organising Community
A practical case study explaining how a globally distributed professional network makes inclusive decisions without ever having everyone at a meeting.
Minimum Viable Structure: Organisational Scaffolding to Get Out of Emergency Mode
For activists, startups, and NGOs: 8 lightweight interventions to get a working team to shift from sprint to marathon.
When Values Collide
What happens when your values and mine seem to collide? And how can we use this understanding to help us collaborate with each other instead of trying to 'conquer' the other?
A Caring Organisation
Processes & structures for a collaborative workplace where people sincerely care for each other.
5 Reasons to Build Culture in Small Groups
Why we believe in changing culture one team at a time.
From Triangles to Circles: Transforming group culture
How do you transform a group used to hierarchies into a horizontal structure? How do you build a collaborative culture?
Improvised Collaboration is Effortless in Music — Can We Do the Same at Work?
A story about playing not working, and a collaborative writing technique you can try.
Crafting Strategy in a Collaborative Organisation
The art and science of inventing the future.
How we Design Our Participatory Training Workshops With Fun and Neuroscience
A brilliant method for designing highly effective training events.