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A theater company
Will Kempe’s Players (WKP) are a one-year old, cooperatively-owned theatre company based in Troy, NY with fourteen active members. While they stage modern productions, their primary focus is on performing …
Mindfulness First is a 501c3 nonprofit located in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. Founded in 2014, Mindfulness First’s mission is “to offer scientifically-informed programs based in Mindful Awareness and Social-Emotional Learning which …
A Time bank in Massachusetts
Valley Time Trade is a volunteer organization that tracks hours of service offered by members to other members, referred to as a time bank. It is located in the north-central …
Non-profit: Learn To Change
Learn to change is a Non Governmental Organization that brings together a community of teachers and educators working to support educational transformation for the benefit of building sustainable democratic societies, …
Another School is Possible Association
Another School is Possible Association (BBOM in Turkish) is building a movement of parents, educators, children, and entrepreneurs who are striving for a childcentered, playfocused, nonprofit primary education where children …
Rocky Corner cohousing
Rocky Corner is a cohousing community being built in Bethany, Connecticut in the USA. Its first members started meeting in 2006 and now they are open to get new associates.
Peer-to-Peer Governance in a for-profit organization
Before the introduction of the “peer-to-peer” (P2P) governance system, the organization already had a flat hierarchy. The new processes were introduced gradually, they built it up slowly.
Arbolife was founded by Morli and Marc Mathys because they wanted to take a road to better care about themselves and the planet. They experienced the difficulty of finding the …
Community of eco villages: Casa Latina
Casa Latina a council of sustainable settlement of Latin America. Casa Latina runs itself sociocratically and offers sociocracy training to intentional communities on the continent.
LOS is a sociocratic school located in the small village of Duerne in the south of the Netherlands. LOS stands for “Leren, Ontdekken, Spelen” – “Learn, Discover, Play”. Instead of …
Cohousing: Eden community
Eden Community is a Christian cohousing community. This case study will be interesting to anyone who wants to know how sociocracy meshes with Christian philosophy and practice, or who has interest …
For Profit: KittenTech
This case study features a proposal for a for-profit in the UK. This case-study is helpful if you are a for-profit KittenTech used Sociocratic principles to collaboratively shape a proposal …
Cohousing: Instituto Bioregional do Cerrado
This case study presents an ecovillage. This case study is helpful if you are interested in intentional community/ecovillages. IBC’s purpose is to create and implement innovative projects and programs to …
Cohousing: Pioneer Valley Coho
This case study is about Pioneer Valley Cohousing (MA, USA). They switched from consensus to sociocracy in 2012. Hear what they have to say about the difference. You can also …
Cohousing: Cohabitat Québec
An intentional community: Cohabitat Québec (Canada). This case study is helpful if you are interested of part of cohousing, or would like to see a good implementation of sociocracy and see how …
Cooperative: Blue Scorcher
A worker-owned cooperative bakery: Blue Scorcher Bakery Scorcher bakery in Oregon (US) has been running on sociocracy since 2012. Make sure to check out the section on governance on their beautiful …
For purpose: Galgael
This case study features a social enterprise/working community in Scotland, Galgael, in the middle of their implementation process. This case study is helpful if you have both volunteers and staff would …
For Profit: Europace
This case study features a for-profit in Germany This case-study is helpful if you are a for-profit Europace Inc. is a subsidiary company of Hypoport Inc. and has around 140 …
This case study features a worker-owned software company Outlandish (in UK) has some very helpful insights from implementing sociocracy two times. They are now a successul sociocracy. You can also read …
Ecovillage: Hart’s Mill
Hart’s Mill Ecovillage and Farm is becoming reality, and the group is operating on sociocracy already. This case study is helpful if you are part of a group that is just starting …
Family Heart Camp
This case study features set of family (summer) camps in the US that run sociocratically and live according to NVC principles. This case study is helpful if you have NVC …
This case study features a homeschooling cooperative in Massachusetts (USA), after just having started out using sociocracy This case study is helpful if you are a volunteer organization with very flat hierarchy …
Residential Care Facility
This case study features a residential care facility in Vermont that has been using sociocracy for many years in combination with a holistic care approach. This case study is helpful …
Holma Folk Highschool
This case study features a permaculture school in Sweden This case-study is helpful if you are a school or interested in permaculture Holma Folkhögskola is a newly established school in …
Educational chapters (on particular topics)
- On rounds (9 pages, Jennifer Rau)
- Roles and elections in sociocracy (20 pages, Jennifer Rau)
- How to run a sociocratic meeting (9 pages, Jennifer Rau)
- Generating proposals: picture forming and proposal shaping (18 pages, Jennifer Rau)
- Consent decision-making and how to deal with objections (25 pages, Jennifer Rau)
- Circles: the socios in sociocracy (organizational structure) (18 pages, Jennifer Rau)
- On feedback (25 pages, Jennifer Rau)
Organizational structures (diagrams)
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