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The following are links to selected organizations advocating and fostering collaborative, 'open' management and business solutions needed to meet the challenges of the future:
  • American Management Association - Offers a comprehensive portfolio of leading-edge training solutions.
  • Civic Commons - A non-profit initiative helping cities and local governments build and use shared and open technologies to improve public services.
  • Code For America - Enlisting talents of the web industry into public service to use their skills to solve core problems facing our communities, cities, and government at all levels.
  • Financial Executives International - A leading global organization for senior-level financial executives.
  • International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) - Representing international and national co-operative organisations from all sectors of the economy.
  • MERLOT - A free and open online community developing education materials & resources for faculty and students around the world.
  • OpenCourseWare Consortium - Higher education institutions and associated organizations from around the world creating a wide range of open educational content using a shared model.
  • Open Forum Europe (OFE) - A not-for-profit industry organization helping to accelerate and broaden the use of open source software among businesses, consumers and governments.
  • Open Government Partnership - Committed to making governments more open, accountable, and responsive to citizens.
  • Open Source Business Foundation (OSBF) - Helping open source based business organizations to succeed.  
  • Open Technology Institute (OTI) - Formulates policy and regulations in support of open architectures and innovative open source solutions.
  • World Economic Forum - Encouraging businesses, governments and civil society to commit together to improving the state of the world.
  • ZUNIA Knowledge Exchange  - Providing links to thousands of 'open' education and training resources around the world.

* Check out the Open Directory Project links to Management resources

If leaders only pay 'lip service' to collaboration, openness, transparency, and distributed decision-making, their followers will learn not to trust them. 
No trust, no leadership.

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