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Word of the week : Holacracy

From now on, every week, My Sherpa chooses a word to put forward, because it’s “in fashion”. Because it must be explained, and, above all, because it is echoed in our values and principles.


Today, focus on 

« Holacracy ».

If it’s name comes from ancient Greek (holos or the “whole” and kratos for power), it’s a phenomenon that appeared across the Atlantic in the early 2000s and which embodies a system of governance and a style of management. horizontal removing the hierarchy and promoting the responsibility and autonomy of employees. The emblematic case of this is the American e-merchant Zappos. French companies such as Danone or Scarabée, Biocoop or even Alan are known to have tested this technique, which is part of the liberated enterprise movement.


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