Organizing for Open in Your Leadership and Culture

Today’s world and today’s government require new skills—skills involving creative differentiation and innovation. Employees today crave authentic and honest interaction, access to transparent information, opportunities to weigh in on critical decisions, and meaningful work.

Many organizations are moving toward a culture of openness but what exactly does “open” mean and how can your agency adopt it?

Becoming an open organization isn’t always easy. Changing culture to make it more open is difficult because it involves trying to influence not only how people work but also what people value. Like any other facet of organizational culture, open leadership encompasses both.

Learn how to create a culture of open in three self-paced lessons in this lesson. And check out Red Hat’s guide, A Government Leadership Guide to Cultural Change.