In order to address today's complexity and high market dynamics, and to achieve sustainable competitive performance in such markets, organizations need to be consistently self-organized, decentralized & democratic. They need coherent, shared language and imagery to run their businesses, combined with a contemporary “system of systems” approach to organizing. The BetaCodex is that approach.
Explore the practical and the scientifically sound way of running companies and organizations of all kinds. Welcome to Beta!
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BetaCodex Network research: All 20 white papers in one place, free of charge
Read & download all 20 BetaCodex Network research papers on decentralization, coherent self-organization, organizational democracy and transformation
Contemplations on Beta Transformation: A new article by Niels Pflaeging
In this short article published on LinkedIn, Niels Pflaeging reflects on the market for Beta transformations, and about the role of consultants in making Beta Transformation in real-world organizations happen.
A new (and brilliant) article by Ronald Purser argues "Against Managerialism"
How management education promised a better workplace—and why it delivered nothing but more creative ways of exploiting people. Published in Current Affairs
A BetaCodex LIVE conversation with Ronald Purser: Coming soon!
Democracy is Beta. Beta is democracy
Due to recent events, we added a statement on democracy and its relationship to organizations and Beta to our website
The BetaCodex is "new knowledge" around work, organizing, leadership and organizational development
And new knowledge is serious business
BetaCodex LIVE #30: A conversation with Organizational Development pioneer Bill Pasmore
For the 30th episode of BetaCodexLIVE, Rijon Erickson and Niels Pflaeging invited the great Bill Pasmore for a conversation covering Bill's 50 years in the field of Organizational Development. The three also discussed some of the the challenges we…
BetaCodex LIVE #29 is online: "There is no status quo."
It would be really nice if such a thing as a "status quo" existed. Granted: There's a rock band by that name that was founded in 1962 . But in the context of organizations and change and organizational development, the usefulness of the term "status…
A new edition of the OpenSpace Beta book arrives
BetaCodex Press just released a new “special” edition of the handbook by Silke Hermann and Niels Pflaeging on the OpenSpace Beta approach to transformation. the new edition features a new cover design.
Five BetaCodex research papers released in Portuguese language
The BetaCodex Network just added a bunch of white papers in Portuguese to its website
A new article by Niels Pflaeging tells the history of the BetaCodex
A new article by BetaCodex founder Niels Pflaeging appeared on LinkedIn
Red42 announces new series of “Quick Start” courses in March 2024
Red42 announced three new Quick Start courses with Niels Pflaeging, coming up in March 2024, on three consecutive days
The BetaCodex Network releases its 20th research paper since the network's foundation in 2008
A new BetaCodex Network research paper has arrived. For the publication, the paper’s authors Silke Hermann and Niels Pflaeging integrated a wide range of practical findings from two decades of client work around organizational development,…