[hackerspaces] How do you take decisions

Bob Bownes bownes at gmail.com
Thu Oct 12 23:12:57 CEST 2017

That's more or less what we have grown to. What started as a do-acracy
evolved into a few people doing things and eventually the hiring of an
Executive Director. The BoD pretty much sets policy and the ED takes it
from there.


On Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 4:28 PM, S├ębastien Gendre <seb at k-7.ch> wrote:

> Hello Worlds.
> When you need to take decisions about your space or your community, how
> do you proceed?
> - With the whole community?
> - Inside a restricted committee?
> - With do-ocraty principle?
> - Other?
> Usually, I read that hackerspaces proceed with a balance between
> do-ocraty and consensus with the whole community. Which is in line with
> one of the hacker values: No authority.
> But at our hackerspace, all decisions about our space or our community
> are taken by a restricted committee. The freedom left to the members are
> for
> their own projects. Is it make us a false hackerspace?
> Regards
> ---
> Seb
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