[Squeakfoundation]Principle proposal.

Cees de Groot squeakfoundation@lists.squeakfoundation.org
Sat, 12 May 2001 00:16:22 +0200

tim@sumeru.stanford.edu said:
> Best of all, they are simple and intelligable.

The B group is the standard set of chaordic principles, although I miss the 
"most local level principle" that's under 3. and 4. in the Principles of 
Organization of NAMA. Because I think SqF runs the risk of being an 
organization with lots of levels, if succesful, I think it's important to 
state this explicitely from the onset.

I think CAIA's "B" group and NAMA's Principles of Organization are mostly the 
same and probably both would serve well for a first iteration. CAIA's group 
"A" and NAMA's Principles of Practice are also quite close, I personally think 
the NAMA list is closer to what we would need for SqF.

SoL has a couple of interesting and - I think - applicable things as well:

Adaptive Governance - Continually conceive, implement, and practice governance
concepts and processes which encourage adaptability, diversity, flexibility, 
and innovation.

Acknowledgment - Openly and fairly acknowledge intellectual contributions to
Concepts, Theories, and Practices, both from within and from outside the 

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