I got a question some time ago why I really ask so many questions? My answer was because I want to understand, but it also has to do with credibility. Let me give an example. One of the pillars in wirearchy is credibility, which is developed through an active questioning of all assumptions. 1 I think this is crucially important! For example, if we assume that people move to the dictates of rules, then we will try to define those rules. If we assume that people are creative and intrinsically motivated, then we will try to provide contexts which enable discovery and learning.
1 Jon Husband et al., The Wirearchy Commons, Wirearchy: Sketches for the Future of Work, p. 5.
Can human beings be rented (read employed)?
Abolish human rentals
Are humans (controllable) rule-following beings?
Ralph Stacey on rule-following
People evolve their own responses
Dee Hock on rules
Dee hock on control
Organisms are self-creating, not just self-organizing
Harrison Owen on control
Fritz Perls on control
Machines are allonomic, living organisms are autonomic
Autognomics: Radical self-knowing
Language of rules & policies vs. agreements
What if control is inappropriate?
The big misconception in sociocracy
Can structure follow flow (instead of the other way around)?
Structure follows flow
Is freedom an escape from accountability?
Peter Block on freedom
Is work just work?
Work is not just work
Can change take place all by itself?
Fritz Perls on change
2016-06-19: Table removed. Notes updated. Related posts added.
2016-08-04: Notes updated.