“You have to be careful with power. Think of it as fire. It’s useful, but it’s also dangerous.” Brian Lowery


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MashGhasem MashGhasem (@MashGhasem) Pinned comment
Thanks for sharing this.
But there are many non-traditional, non-hierarchical cooperation and social structure that never get mentioned in here.
Many successful, large-scale cooperatives fall into this non-hierarchical category. In such non-traditional settings the premium is on consultation, bottom-up leadership and an emphasis on participatory decision making process.
Even in traditional, mainstream corporation there are various auditing committees and procedures making sure everyone stays in line and insuring corporate integrity.
One good example of a successful, ever growing, non-hierarchical cooperatives is the one below:

Park Slope Food Coop
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