Evolve Effective Collaboration At Any Scale

Sociocracy 3.0 – free social technology for growing agile and resilient organizations.

Sociocracy 3.0 in an Nutshell

Sociocracy 3.0 (S3) is social technology for evolving agile and resilient organizations at any size, from small start-ups to large international organizations.

Using S3 can help you to achieve your objectives and successfully navigate complexity. You can make changes one step at a time, without the need for sudden radical reorganization or planning a long-term change initiative.

Flexible

Adaptable patterns, independent and mutually reinforcing, to help you with all aspects of collaboration

Principles-Based

A coherent way for growing organizational integrity and developing an agile mindset

Free

Sociocracy 3.0 is free, and licensed under a Creative Commons Free Culture license

Dive into Sociocracy 3.0

To help you discover, apply and teach the 70+ patterns in Sociocracy 3.0 we offer a growing variety of free resources about Sociocracy 3.0, which are translated by the community into several different languages.

See the bigger picture · Identify what’s needed · Prioritize where to start

The Common Sense Framework (CSF) is a tool for sensemaking, designed to help people address the challenges and opportunities they face in organizations and teams. It supports building a shared understanding of the bigger picture, identifying and prioritizing areas of need,  and understanding what to focus on next.

News & Updates

New Year, New Updates to Sociocracy 3.0

Updates to Patterns One significant change we’ve made to S3 so far this year is to the Clarify Domains pattern, which includes a rename to Clarify...

Why Open Source Was Never the Right Term for Sociocracy 3.0

Ever since we launched Sociocracy 3.0 in 2015, we have shared resources we create under a Creative Commons License. In an early version of the guide...

Curious What’s Been Happening in the S3 Online Community – BETA?

In case you missed the news, we’re one month into a 3-month experiment with 50 pioneers who are helping us to test and develop the new Sociocracy...

New! The Common Sense Framework

We’re observing an emerging common sense that is transforming organizations around the world. It’s inspiring and enabling people to build successful...

Latest Updates and Translations of the Sociocracy 3.0 Practical Guide

As you know, we regularly review and update S3 to integrate learning from real-life applications in organizations around the world. Our last big...

Connect and Exchange With Practitioners From Around The World

Connect with Practitioners

  • Participate in regular events
  • Exchange and learn with others in the forum

Be part of a supportive global community committed toward improving the world of work.

Intentional Commitment for Practitioners and Teachers of Sociocracy 3.0

Are you a practitioner or teacher in need of clear guidance on how to continually develop your experience and skills in sharing about and applying Sociocracy 3.0 patterns?

Are you a client or student needing support in selecting the people you wish to work with and learn from, according to their level of experience and the quality and integrity of their work?