Going through the messy process of trying to come up with company values at the start up org where I currently work. Anyone have good resources on #workplaceculture and #workplacevalues? Of course I'm coming in strong with the #coop #nonhierarchical #liberatory vibes and I'd love to convert my team ;)
@michaelafisher Hi Michaela,
You have @richdecibels piece and @GeorgeCheney's book on your list, right? Some of the Tools for Emergent Strategy Facilitation by adrienne maree brown might be useful? You might want to ask them directly.
I also recommend Razeto's book Creacion de Empresas Asociativas y Solidarias, which is a hands-on manual for creating a cooperative business that stresses the "grupo solidario."
Two ideas come up:
* Decide on process to regularly retrospect and update the values and articulation. At least once a year, likely more frequently to start. You'll need iteration.
* For each value, be explicit about what you say no to (what are you willing to sacrifice). Ex: if you value building a diverse team, then you choose more work on mutual understanding and accommodation; you say no to the easily harmonious team that a monoculture would bring.
@michaelafisher "Come Hell or High Water" comes to mind.
@bob I really like that. And the source. I'll add it to our list!
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