Nathaniel Whitestone is a certified sociocratic consultant based in England. He is a Director of the international development consultancy Aptivate in the UK and is a co-founder of Genius Engine, an international management consultancy, and game design firm. He has worked in the area of organizational development and transformation since 1996.
He developed his expertise in supporting personal transformation and creating high-quality relationships over three years of training with shamans in the American Southwest and… Read More . . . “Nathaniel Whitestone, UK”
Sociocracy is a governance method based on collaboration, self-organization, and distributed authority. It is designed for transparency, inclusiveness, and accountability. Democracy values freedom and equality but doesn’t have a governance structure guaranteed to ensure them. A Sociocratic Democracy uses the methods of sociocracy to achieve the values of democracy creating a practical and effective way to organize. This site is about sociocracy and the ways in which it can help democracy achieve its highest goal: freedom and equality for all, finally.
What you will find here
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.
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.