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Chain of Command vs. Flattened Organizational Structure

flattened organization

One of the reasons that people love a crowdsourced innovation program is that it levels the playing field for ideas. Yes, the CEO or Commander might have the best idea, but maybe the most transformative ideas can come from someone who just joined the company or someone working on the front lines of the organization … Continued

Support the Vote: 3 Reasons IdeaScale Loves Voting

In case you hadn’t heard, IdeaScale loves voting! It’s part of crowdsourcing, part of our platform and part of our culture here at work. In fact, anyone who wants to take a free vacation day on Election Day in order to volunteer at the polls is welcome to do so. This year, nearly two-thirds of … Continued

The Crowdsourced Constitution

Everyone’s buzzing about Iceland’s crowdsourced constitution. Iceland’s democratic legacy is long – going all the way back to c. 930 making it the world’s oldest practicing legislative assembly. The island was under various states of rule through the years until it formally became its own independent republic in the 40s when it developed its most … Continued