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Alanna Irving on leadership, decisions and money in bossless organisations

...ganisations. Alanna Irving: I started thinking about how to grow distributed leadership when I was working with Enspiral, which is a non-hierarchical network of social entrepreneurs. At the time, there was a cohort of us around the same age who would come up together for a few years. And then there were ne...more
..., what does it mean to grow as a leader in this environment?' For those of us who are thinking systemically about growing leadership across the whole network, what does that look like and how do we grow more leaders? How do we grow more leadership among everyone here? Suddenly those questions sparked this...more
...ate, change and interact with. I think that is a big part of it. It's also key to just think carefully about leadership development pathways in your network - how do people gain these skills? How can we facilitate more people to have access to these skills? And looking at whether certain kinds of people a...more

Nand Kishore Chaudhary from Jaipur Rugs on love, collective consciousness and self-management

... your most loyal force. So I decided to move to Gujarat, where I stayed for eight years. In this period, I had the opportunity to train and develop a network of about 15,000 tribal women in the art of rug weaving. Initially, I faced challenges working with them. But I knew that love, empathy and respect co...more

Bill Fischer and Simone Cicero on Haier and the entrepreneurial organisation

... for example, relates to the world of philosophers such as Deleuze. It ends up with a social dimension. Really it’s about how we created this social network. So the ‘society of control’, for example, for those that know a little bit about Deleuze’s work. So this idea is that it’s a society based on how we...more

Jorge Silva on horizontal structures and participatory culture at 10Pines organic way of growing instead of getting bigger and bigger and bigger with people. But to try to create an ecosystem or like you know, the neural network, kind of approach - this is the interesting way of growing or expanding. So I think this is one of my hopes....more

Michael Y. Lee on lessons from researching self-managing organisations

... terms that exist, at least within the academic research, we certainly considered, such as: 'post-bureaucratic organisations', 'organic structures', 'network organisations' - you hear a lot of these different terms that I think exist - I think there's almost too many terms to consider. I think the one that...more

Gary Hamel on busting bureaucracy for good

...? How do you learn to build a coalition and bring people together to do something new? How do you get really good at connecting people and building a network? How do you get good at clearing bureaucracy out of people's way? And so there's a whole new set of skills that are pretty much under under taught an...more