Holacracy (not holocracy) is a company trademark of HolacracyOne. Holacracy includes several practices which are based on sociocracy. Sociocratic practices which are adopted by holacracy are: Circle organization Double linking Decision by integrative emergence Dynamic steering Integrative elections There is a US Patent Application on Holacracy which has been abandoned: Method for Structuring and Controlling […]


Sociocracy is a consent (not consensus) based governance approach. Gerard Endenburg, who developed sociocracy, came up with four main guiding principles to form sociocratic organizations: Governance by concent Circle organization Double linking Elections by consent There are some additional agreements besides the four main principles: No secrets may be kept Everything is open to discussion […]