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  • Taylor Dibbert

CHEER Embraces Sociocracy

CHEER became a sociocracy in 2019. “A sociocratic organization can be organized very differently than a traditional organization,” notes CHEER’s Executive Director Bruce Baker. This blog post relies heavily on a recent sociocracy orientation that Baker gave to various members of the CHEER team (via Zoom). Italicized portions of the article are direct quotes from Baker.

The modern conceptualization of sociocracy originally comes from the Netherlands and the word sociocracy dates back to the 19 th ce