If you’re located in parts of North America where it’s been too cold to even blink your eyes lately, you may not have seen the news.
Holacracy is the new black.
In a nutshell, Holacracy is an organizational structure — initially devised by self-described “recovering CEO” Brian Robertson of HolacracyOne — that purports to do the following:
Holacracy is a distributed authority system – a set of “rules of the game” that bake empowerment into the core of the organization. Unlike conventional top-down or progressive bottom-up approaches, it integrates the benefits of both without relying on parental heroic leaders. Everyone becomes a leader of their roles and a follower of others’, processing tensions with real authority and real responsibility, through dynamic governance and transparent operations.
In a nutshell? Holacracy is a way to operate without the classic ‘command and control’ dogma found in many of today’s organizations... Read the article