Many are interested in learning more about sociocracy but it is impossible to maintain a current list of consultants, trainers, and workshops. I have included centers and organizations around the world where you can study or connect to resources. Unless otherwise noted, the listings are for stable organizations that have been teaching and consulting for several years. And teach methods that are strongly based on sociocratic principles.
The following books are the core of studies available in English. There are many more articles and books listed in WorldCat and works in other languages.
Works by Gerard Endenburg were originally published in Dutch during the 19980’s. Not all of his work has been translated. Most were reprinted in the late 20th century by Eburon, a university press in Delft. WorldCat is a good resource for finding copies in libraries. Sometimes there… Read More . . . “Resources on Sociocracy”
Diana is the author of Creating a Life Together: Practical Tools to Grow Ecovillages and Intentional Communities and Finding Community: How to Join an Ecovillage or Intentional Community (New Society Publishers, 2003, 2005). She teaches Sociocracy to intentional communities — including ecovillages and cohousing communities — in North America and internationally. She also leads workshops on starting all varieties of intentional communities, how existing communities can succeed and thrive, and on governance and decision-making.
As… Read More . . . “Diana Leafe Christian, United States”
For Those Seeking Workshops & Training
However, there are many workshops begin held around the world, including webinars that can be viewed from anywhere. They occur regularly, internationally in several languages. Here are a few place where you can find more information:
Google Search. Do a Google Search on sociocracy and training, workshops, webinars, etc. Include your area if you are interested in a local event.
Sociocracy eMail Discussion List. Join [email protected] and ask about… Read More . . . “Workshops on Sociocracy”
The sociocracy email discussion list was started in 2002. The list language is English, but members speak many languages if you have translation questions. We discuss anything related to sociocracy, democracy, and collaborative governance.
This site is a resource on sociocracy and democracy and the ways they support each other. It examines the principles and practices and the ways in which together they could better achieve their objectives. How would things get done in a sociocratic democracy?
New Edition of We the People
Updated and expanded second edition is now available in paper and digital versions—and in Spanish and Portuguese translations.