IS HOL O CRACY HELPFUL? T E A M # 1 : D O U G L A S B E L L E W , K A L E O C A M B R A , S E A N G R I M E S , A N D L I S A H E N N I N G E R L E A D I N G T E A M S M G M T 6 1 7 , I 0 0 2 , S U M M E R 2 0 1 8 A M E R I C A N M I L I T A R Y U N I V E R S I T Y
HOLOCRACY • A customized self-management practice • Helps empower people to make meaningful decisions • Pursues organization’s purpose • Restructures organization from traditional hierarchy to self- managed alignment • Innovative meeting practices improves mindset towards decision making
HISTORY • In 2001, Brian Robertson left his job to a laboratory for experiments • Began as an experiment about organizational culture, values, and consciousness • Responded to current challenges of principles and practices for lean movement • In 2007, the experimentation shifted to Holacracy formed by Robertson and entrepreneur Tom Thomison • Used by other organizations for training and implementation services to transform operations • In 2009, HolacracyOne formalized the method into the first Holacracy Constitution • Core rule set evolved into a version 2.0, 2.1, 3.0, and 4.0. Versions 3.0 and 4.0
ADVANTAGES • Holacracy allows companies to break down the bureaucratic system and allows members of the organization to form teams. These teams can make decisions that affect the companies goals and products.
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