Sociocracy 3.0

Grow effective, resilient and
agile organizations.
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Sociocracy 3.0

…is a collaboration framework
for evolving effective, resilient
and agile organizations.

meets organizations where they are
and supports them in continuously
improving products and services

through an iterative and transparent approach,
and at their own pace.

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…helps organizations make the best use of talent already present, and enables them to grow structures for effective collaboration.

…is sociocracy (a.k.a. Circle Forward, or dynamic governance) updated for the 21st century
and integrated with lean and agile thinking.

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The Sociocracy 3.0 movement provides a growing body of
resources under a Creative Commons Free Culture license
to learn, practice and teach Sociocracy 3.0.

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open

Do with it what you want.
Take just what you need.
Remix, extend and adapt it
as you like.

free

Free resources,
no hidden fees,
no certifications,
no small print!

effective

Principles and tools have
been tried and tested
for decades in
many organizations.

actionable

Whatever your situation is,
in Sociocracy 3.0 you'll find ways
to help your organization improve.

lightweight

Just the essentials:
Common-sense practices,
bare-bone processes.

batteries included!

How Does It Work?

Structure

circles

Organize work in semi-autonomous and self-organizing teams.

scale

A variety of structural patterns that can be combined to organically grow and evolve your organisation.

align

Circles and individuals align towards shared motives and values.
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People

select

Identify and choose people appropriate for roles.

improve

Maximise potential of everyone in the organization, amplyfiy individual development and learning.
Information

integrate

Use fast and effective processes to synthesize diverse viewpoints into workable solutions.

iterate

Start with "good enough for now, safe enough to try" agreements. Learn as you go. Evolve your policies as new information emerges.

link

Connect circles to flow information throughout the organization in support of effective collaboration.
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The Sociocracy 3.0 Movement

We develop and evolve Sociocracy 3.0
and make it available to as many
organizations as possible.

in order to help them become
more effective, resilent and agile.
We create resources under a
Creative Commons Free Culture License
to learn, practice and teach Sociocracy 3.0.
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Become Part Of The Movement

Here’s what YOU can do:

write

Bloggers and journalists - get the Press Kit, write about Sociocracy 3.0, spread the word.

learn

Browse the study and training resources to learn more about Sociocracy 3.0.

do

Use our practice resources to start experimenting with Sociocracy 3.0 in your area of influence.

teach

Use our scripts and templates to support your own presentations, trainings and workshops.

host

As an organization, host a Sociocracy 3.0 training or community event.

get involved and contribute

If you'd like to contribute your time towards the creation
or translation of Sociocracy 3.0 resources then please contact us.

Resources

The Press Kit

Enough information to get you started, and all the illustrations in print and screen resolution.

Learn

Podcasts, articles, videos,
and e-learning courses.

Practice

Cheat-sheets, process and facilitation guides, templates, hints, best practices, FAQs.

Teach

Slides for presentations, guides for workshops, and other helpful resources.

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All resources come with a
Creative Commons Free Culture License
so are free to use them for commercial purposes,
adapt them to your needs and redistribute them.