Textbook-in-Progress

“Walking the talk” in the context writing a textbook on “Organizing Openness” in our view requires also openness in the process. This page provides access to the current status of the textbook-in-progress as we are writing it. Please feel free to comment on any of the documents linked below.

0 Introduction: Openness as a Paradigm

Part I: Concepts

1.1 Openness and Technology
  • Illustration: Google Algorithm
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1.2 Openness and Boundaries
  • Illustration: Anonymous
  • Illustration: ###

1.3 Openness and Transparency

  • Illustration: Whistleblowing
  • Illustration: CSR

1.4 Openness and Participation

  • Illustration: Industrial Relations / Workers Councils
  • Illustration: ###

1.5 Openness and Inclusion

  • Illustration: Affirmative Action
  • Illustration: ###
1.6 Openness and Emergence
  • Illustration: FairPhone
  • Illustration: ###

Part II: Phenomena

2.1 Open Source Software

  • Case: From GNU/Linux to Android
  • Case: Mozilla
  • Practitioner interview
2.2 Open Science & Education
  • Case: Lingua to Glossa
  • Case: OpenCourseWare
  • Practitioner interview
2.3 Open Collaboration
  • Case: Wikipedia / Wikimedia
  • Case: OpenStreetMap
  • Practitioner interview
2.4 Open Innovation (incl. Open Hardware)
  • Case: Innocentive
  • Case: ###
  • Practitioner interview
2.5 Open Strategy
  • Case: Premium Cola
  • Case: US Navy
  • Practitioner interview

2.6 Open Government

  • Case: Open Data in NYC
  • Case: Schau.auf.linz
  • Practitioner interview