Gesendet: Montag, 04. April 2022 um 10:29 Uhr Von: "Richard Brown" firstname.lastname@example.org An: Kein Empfänger Cc: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org Betreff: Re: How to build a FOSS maintainer community (Was: Planning decomission of software.opensuse.org)
n Sun, 2022-04-03 at 19:49 +0200, Sarah Julia Kriesch wrote:
There is also a general book in this direction with the name The Open Organization. That is really interesing for all (but also for companies). https://www.amazon.de/Open-Organization-Igniting-Passion-Performance/dp/1625...
Best regards, Sarah
"You can't lead an open organizion in the tradtional top-down fashion" (Page 15)
"Top-down decision making simply doesn't work.." (Page 16)
"...each person is equally accountable for [thier] contributions and performance to everyone else, regardless of reporting relationship" (Page 81)
"Don't wait for your manager to provide context" (Page 81)
"Engage with your peers" (Page 81)
"Don't use phrases like 'the boss wants it this way' or rely on hierarchical name dropping" (Page 106)
"Consider whether your influence comes from your position [..], or whether is truely comes from the respect you have earned" (Page 106)
(All Page citations are from ISBN 978-1-62527-527-1 (Hardback) - "Open Organization" by Jim Whitehurst (Signed))
I do not think that book sells the type of leadership your recent and historical posts on this mailinglist clearly seem to be desiring.
I did not say anything in against these statements. I wanted to see Board Members interacting as role models others want to follow. If you are interacting on the same way as in the past on these mailing list, I have to create the first moderator ticket.