Reinventing Organizations by Frederic Laloux might fundamentally change the way we do things. It tells the story of how companies have evolved along a spectrum of paradigms and ideas to the point where we’re capable of a pretty rad new way of working together.
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Phi Beta Iota: A cautionary note – as with most utopian concepts, the idea of integral corruption is dispensed with. Organizations can place personal relationships above outcomes (being “in the green”) and still be toxic. The critical factor is whether ALL stakeholders, internal and external, are party to the decision-making — whether “extreme democracy” is present in the workplace, not only in the town square.