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Horsens Kommune

Taster Workshop

An inspiring and learning workshop with focus on techniques to improve the self-steering/self-management process
— Helle Ibsen, Horsens

What did Horsens need?

A team from the Danish municipality of Horsens visited the Netherlands to learn more about self-organization. Amongst others, they visited Buurtzorg - the Dutch homecare institution that is widely recognized for its level of self-organization. To learn the basics of Holacracy, OrganizationBuilders hosted a Horsens-only taster workshop.

 

What did we do?

In a half-day training we explored the different concepts of Holacracy in the context of the public service space. We simulated the tactical and governance meeting and a Q&A on what Holacracy could mean for Horsens. The experience gained at the City of Amsterdam was extremely helpful, in particular the lessons we learnt on implementing and evaluating a multi-team pilot. 

 

What are the results?

Our taster workshop served as a first introduction to Holacracy. Likely next steps are a multi-day training session like the Holacracy Practitioner Trainings. This will help in building support for adopting Holacracy, to which a limited scale pilot will be the first step. 

 

Our taster workshops

We frequently organize facilitator workshops and you're more than welcome to join. Find out the current schedule on our events page.