The primary function of organizational structure is to enable effective collaboration by aligning the flow of information to support the flow of value..
Organizational structure needs to evolve continuously in order to adapt to a changing environment.
Semi-autonomous, self-organizing and self-governing circles are the basic building blocks for organizational structure.
- Sociocracy 3.0 describes a variety of patterns to grow organizational structure
- patterns apply to different layers of abstraction (basic, micro, macro and meta)
- different patterns serve different drivers
- patterns can be combined as needed
more patterns are out there and will be discovered
- Backbone Organization
- Coordination Circle
- Delegate Circle
- Double Linking
- Double-Linked Hierarchy
- Fractal Organization
- Helping Circle
- Nested Circle
- Peach Organization
- Service Circle