Category: Glossary

Terms that are unique to sociocracy or other related topics in governance, cybernetics, economics, etc.

Frances Moore Lappé on Democracy

Frances Moore Lappé in 2019. The quotes below are from an interview with Frances Moore Lappé published in the 19 December 2018 issue of the New York Times: “Frances Moore Lappé changed how we eat. She wants to do the same for our democracy. With her coauthor Adam Eichen, Lappé has written a new book Daring Democracy: Igniting Power, Meaning, and Connection for the America We Want. Daring Democracy is an optimistic examination of the powerlessness people feel about standing… Read More . . . “Frances Moore Lappé on Democracy”

Glossary Index

The Glossary is only beginning to develop. I’m still sorting out what works best for each kinds of entry. And how the software works. I plan to eventually have all the key words from sociocracy and other forms of democracy and governance. It will take time since it means researching the topic and its related terms, adding links, finding images, and citing sources when possible. I’m not a fan of “two sentences is enough” style.… Read More . . . “Glossary Index”

John Buck

John Buck, GovernanceAlive Consulting. John Buck was the first native English-speaking consultant certified to teach and implement the Sociocratic Circle-Organization Method (SCM). In the 1980s, he learned to read Dutch to study with Gerard Endenburg at the Sociocratisch Centrum in Rotterdam. He then completed a master’s degree in Quantitative Sociology at George Washington University. By using quantitative analysis to measure the effects of sociocracy on Dutch workers, he confirmed its effectiveness in increasing worker commitment and organizational productivity. John… Read More . . . “John Buck”