The Open Org Books & Resources

  • April 1, 2022
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Carefully crafting open for organizations Co-creation in an open knowledge community is different than in open source communities.  For one, they are still relatively new as a community style resulting in testing governance and contribution models frequently. And, you are contributing your thought and intellectual property (along with your collaborators) to shape a new concept and field.  Taking the existing …

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The Open Organization Community Architecture

  • April 1, 2022
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Creating & stewarding an open knowledge community Jen joined The Open Organization community in mid-2016 to contribute articles and collaborate on development of the open characteristics and maturity model.  Moving into Ambassadorship in January 2017,  Jen began to increase her contributions to leadership, consultancy for the community, community architecture and concept creations. Facilitating Ambassador Workshops, gathering information from the global …

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Open Org TV

  • April 1, 2022
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Opening new creative channels During an Ambassador meeting in 2020, the team determined to expand content creation types for the community. After deciding to launch a YouTube channel, Jen took on the role of Channel Creator, Editor, and Maintainer which involved all graphic design, session types, materials, channel management, video editing, and production.  The Open Org TV launched in June …

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How Open Organizations Facilitate Change

  • October 20, 2019
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In this episode, Jen Kelchner, Founder of LDR21 Change Agency, shares the concept of Open Organizations — those characterized by transparency, adaptability, community, collaboration, and inclusivity — and how they are more conducive to change than traditional organizations.

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