Category: Stories

Sociocratic democracy in stories. Sometimes fiction can tell the truth better and more clearly than non-fiction. And sometimes stories are just more fun to read. These stories include examples in fiction and nonfiction and personal experiences of people striving toward a sociocratic democracy.

School of Media, Culture, and Design, Woodbury University, US

Main hall of School of Media, Culture, and Design

Main hall of School of Media, Culture, and DesignThe School of Media, Culture, and Design, Woodbury University in Burbank, California, a few miles from Los Angeles, consists of five departments that are well-integrated with the large media industry in the area. After the accreditation auditors expressed concern over the governance and cooperation between the five departments of the School of Media in 2007, the dean suggested they adopt sociocracy/dynamic governance.  Enrollment was declining, there were no cross-disciplinary degrees, and management styles varied … Read more “School of Media, Culture, and Design, Woodbury University, US”

Living Well Community Care Home

Living Well Community Care Home is an award winning elder care facility in Bristol, VT. It was transitioning to sociocracy (dynamic governance) before 2005, working with John Buck.

In 2012, Sheella Mierson, sociocracy consultant, and Alana Kann, author, wrote a case study of Living Well’s use of sociocracy/dynamic governance and how it has changed their organization. The article is available online:

Got DG? Healthy Transformation in an Elder Care Community

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