A circle is an equivalent, self-governing, and semi-autonomous group of people collaborating to account for a domain.
- may be permanent or temporary
- may be self-organizing
is accountable for its own development and its body of agreements
- a circle acts within the constraints of their domain
- each circle can create value autonomously
- a circle continuously decides what to do to account for their domain, and sets constraints on how and when things will be done.