Is sociocracy teachable?

Yes, sociocracy is teachable.

Sociocracy is a system of governance and decision-making that emphasizes consent-based decision-making and aims to achieve effective and inclusive collaboration within organizations.

Sociocracy is designed to distribute power and decision-making authority across all members, leading to increased engagement, creativity, and ownership among individuals. Sociocracy can be taught through workshops, training sessions, seminars, and online courses.

There are certified sociocracy trainers who specialize in teaching the principles, practices, and techniques of sociocracy to individuals and organizations. These trainers usually have a deep understanding of the sociocratic principles and have been trained by reputable organizations or experienced practitioners.

Through training, individuals and organizations can learn about the core concepts of sociocracy, such as circle-based organizational structures, decision-making by consent, double-linking, and the facilitation of effective meetings. Participants will also learn about the tools and techniques used in sociocracy, including governance meetings, consent decision-making processes, and feedback loops.

The teachability of sociocracy makes it accessible to a wide range of organizations and groups that are interested in adopting a more collaborative and participatory approach to decision-making and governance. It can be applied in various settings, including businesses, nonprofits, community organizations, schools, and government institutions, among others.

The learning process can vary in duration and complexity based on the depth of implementation desired and the size of the organization or group involved.

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  1. Start here:

  2. Sociocracy – basic concepts and principles:

  3. Why Sociocracy For All (SoFA)?

  4. Social Justice Statement of Sociocracy For All:

  5. Sociocracy For All in the news

  6. Sociocracy basic resources

  7. SoFA Membership - Why join Sociocracy For All?

  8. Sociocracy Training

  9. More sociocracy resources: articles and videos

  10. SoFA events

  11. Many Voices One Song – A sociocracy manual

  12. Who Decides Who Decides? - How to start a group so everyone can have a voice!

  13. Let’s decide together - The definitive guidebook for practicing decision-making with children

  14. Meeting Evaluation Cards - This is the Meeting Evaluation Cards product by Sociocracy For All

  15. Case studies

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