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Buurtzorg

Buurtzorg

Dutch community care provider.

One of the most amazing organizations on our Bucket List is Buurtzorg. The…

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Ricardo Semler

Ricardo Semler

CEO of Semco Partners, author of "Maverick" & "The Seven-Day Weekend".

“You talked to brilliant and inspiring people before. Now, you meet real…

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Haier

Haier

Chinese multinational of consumer electronics and home appliances.

Ever since our first visit to Haier in 2017, we've been researching the company…

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Daniel Pink

Daniel Pink

Author of "Drive", "To Sell Is Human", "A Whole New Mind" & "When".

This man worked in a real job like many of us grownups do every single weekday.…

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Patagonia

Patagonia

American outdoor clothing company.

We find ourselves at 6.30 am on a Californian beach. In the ocean in front of…

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Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Professor at Havard Business School.

Harvard Professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter (check out her biography below) said…

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Zappos

Zappos

Online shoe and clothing retailer.

Right after our arrival in Las Vegas we visit the company that has inspired us…

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Frederic Laloux

Frederic Laloux

Author of Reinventing Organizations.

As described in an earlier blog post, we visited Frederic Laloux earlier this…

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Spotify

Spotify

Swedish media service provider.

Next on our Bucket List: music streaming company Spotify. We fly to Stockholm…

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David Marquet

David Marquet

Former U.S. submarine commander, author of "Turn the Ship Around".

Last year, after our visit with Bucket List heroes and former US Navy captain…

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Netflix

Netflix

American media-services provider and production company.

Netflix - one of the pioneers on our Bucket List- is known for doing things…

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Erin Meyer

Erin Meyer

Author of 'The Culture Map' and professor at INSEAD Business School.

Netflix - one of the pioneers on our Bucket List- is known for doing things…

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Beetroot

Beetroot

Ukrainian IT company.

This is the story of two Swedes, Gustav Henman and Andreas Flodström, who,…

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Tom Peters

Tom Peters

Author of "In Search of Excellence" & "Thriving on Chaos: Handbook for a Management Revolution".

Early last year, after defining our '8 habits of highly progressive…

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Google

Google

Multinational technology company.

Many of us heard the stories and a lot of us probably got jealous of the…

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Simon Sinek

Simon Sinek

Author "Start With Why", "Leaders Eat Last" & "The Infinite Game".

Last week we find ourselves flying to the USA to start our trip along a range…

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Nucor

Nucor

American steel manufacturer
Kath Blackham

Kath Blackham

Founder and CEO of VERSA Agency.

"Well, I just didn't want to work for assholes anymore.", is Kath Blackham’s…

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TMC

TMC

Dutch high-tech consulting and secondment agency.

Recently I was at a book launch on TMC's way of working. TMC is a pioneering…

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Lynda Sagona

Lynda Sagona

Former CEO at United Welsh.
P4Q

P4Q

Manufacturer of electronics with factories in Spain, USA & China.

Earlier this year, I was contacted by Aitor Alapont, the CEO of P4Q, a Spanish…

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Katarina Berg

Katarina Berg

Chief HR Officer at Spotify and board member at Sqore.

Next on our Bucket List: music streaming company Spotify. We fly to Stockholm…

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Jaipur Rugs

Jaipur Rugs

India's largest manufacturers of hand knotted rugs.
Hamdi Ulukaya

Hamdi Ulukaya

Owner and CEO of yoghurt company Chobani.
Viisi

Viisi

Dutch mortgage advice provider.

The success story of Dutch finance company Viisi.

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Mariana Mazzucato

Mariana Mazzucato

UCL Professor and Director of Institute for Innovation & Public Purpose.
Mondora

Mondora

Software solutions company (and B Corp) working in a self-organized way.
FPS Social Security

FPS Social Security

Belgium department of social security.

When we started the Corporate Rebels in 2016, one of our first visits was to a…

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Jos De Blok

Jos De Blok

Founder and CEO of Buurtzorg.

In our search for the most pioneering workplaces in the world, we’ve come…

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Versa

Versa

Australian voice and digital agency.

"Well, I just didn't want to work for assholes anymore.", is Kath Blackham’s…

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Gary Hamel

Gary Hamel

Professor at London Business School, author of among others "Humanocracy".

"How did we become so inured to the inhumanity of our organizations?" "How is…

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Sharmadean Reid

Sharmadean Reid

Founder and CEO at Beautystack.
Dee Hock

Dee Hock

Founder and former CEO of Visa, author of "One from Many".

In their new book, "Humanocracy", Zanini & Hamel describe how thousands of…

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Raj Sisodia

Raj Sisodia

Founding member of the Conscious Capitalism movement.
Anna Yona

Anna Yona

Co-Founder of Wildling Shoes - a fully remote progressive company providing sustainable footwear.

We’re all about remote at Wildling. Our approach to work is self-directed and…

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Yash Pakka

Yash Pakka

A self-managing compostable tableware manufacturer in Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh.

Yash Pakka is a compostable tableware manufacturer in Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh.…

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Jens Wiklund

Jens Wiklund

Former CEO of Handelsbanken Netherlands.

Is it true that if employees are engaged that they will perform better? Or is…

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Hutten

Hutten

Dutch culinary service provider.

“What is actually the purpose of life?” is what Bob Hutten asks us just 2…

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Chris White

Chris White

Former Managing Director of the Center for Positive Organizations at the University of Michigan.

An important destination on our America trip is Ann Arbor. It's in this rather…

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Stanley McCrystal

Stanley McCrystal

Former U.S. Army general, author of "Team of Teams".

The organization chart depicted below originates from IBM and was draw in 1917.…

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Hollands Kroon

Hollands Kroon

Dutch local council.

In previous articles we described one important trend that distinguishes…

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Cyberclick

Cyberclick

Spanish digital agency.

It’s one of those days that begins perfectly. You wake up, take a look out of…

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Isaac Getz

Isaac Getz

Professor at ESCP Europe, author of "Freedom, Inc." & "Leadership Without Ego".

This week we had the pleasure and privilege to meet up with two of the biggest…

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W.L Gore

W.L Gore

Multinational manufacturing company most known for it's Gore-Tex material.

In early 2018 I took on a new challenge. After two years in the popular…

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Ilkka Paananen

Ilkka Paananen

CEO & co-founder of Supercell

We recently held a brainstorming session at our office for the newest on-demand…

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Sjoerd van der Velden

Sjoerd van der Velden

Co-founder of BvdV.

Recently we wrote about New Zealand’s most innovative law firm, WCLC. We began…

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Eddie Obeng

Eddie Obeng

Organisational theorist, educator, author and professor.
IDEO

IDEO

Global design and consulting firm.

Organizations and their leaders often encourage teams to explore new ideas in…

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Omron

Omron

Japanese manufacturer guided by SINIC theory

Fifty years ago, Kazuma Tateishi, the founder of Japanese company Omron,…

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Next Jump

Next Jump

American e-commerce company.

Not too long after our meeting with Simon Sinek we start the Next Jump culture…

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Anja van der Horst

Anja van der Horst

Former director of Dutch local council Hollands Kroon.

Recently, we wrote about the amazing story of Frank van Massenhove and how he…

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Julian Birkinshaw

Julian Birkinshaw

Professor at London Business School, author of "Reinventing Management", "Giant Steps in Management" & "Becoming a Better Boss".

Almost three decades ago Peter Drucker wrote an article called ‘The New…

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Karin Tenelius

Karin Tenelius

Founder Tuff Leadership Training and experienced changemaker in implementing self-management.

As you know, we're in business to make work more fun Ideally, we could help all…

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Ved Krishna

Ved Krishna

Strategy Head at Indian self-managing company Yash Pakka.

Yash Pakka is a compostable tableware manufacturer in Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh.…

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Dominic Jackman

Dominic Jackman

Co-founder of Escape the City.
Bill Fischer

Bill Fischer

Professor at IMD, author of "Reinventing Giants".
Traci Fenton

Traci Fenton

Founder and CEO of WorldBlu.

The next stage of our road trip takes us from Toronto through Michigan,…

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Carin Wormsbecher

Carin Wormsbecher

CEO of Wedding.

On Rebels, Bossless Companies, And Bucket ListsTuesday morning, 9th of…

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Lucia Martin

Lucia Martin

Pioneering within health care at self-managed birthing house Delphys.
Arnaud Collery

Arnaud Collery

Founder of Stand Up For Passion.
Breman

Breman

Dutch technical installation and construction company.

Over recent years we have travelled the world searching for progressive…

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The Ready

The Ready

American organizational design consultants.

In this article I’ll show you how we work inside The Ready—an organization…

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Edalco

Edalco

Dutch cleaning company.

We're in an industrial area in Roermond in The Netherlands. Roermond is the…

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Chipper Bro

Chipper Bro

Frisbee pro, surfer, and brand ambassador at Patagonia.

We find ourselves at 6.30 am on a Californian beach. In the ocean in front of…

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Jean Oelwang

Jean Oelwang

CEO Virgin Unite.
Massimo Bottura

Massimo Bottura

Italian restaurateur and chef patron of 3 Michelin-star restaurant Osteria Francescana.
Vincit

Vincit

Finnish technology company known for its radical transparency and 'Leadership as a Service'.
Remmelt Schuuring

Remmelt Schuuring

Founder of SchoonGewoon.

We meet with Remmelt Schuuring in the former Verkade factory turned cultural…

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Ankur Gupta

Ankur Gupta

CEO at Axelerant - a fully remote Indian based software company that's pushing the envelope on progressive workplaces.
Richard Branson

Richard Branson

Founder of Virgin Group.
Koekjesbakkerij Veldt

Koekjesbakkerij Veldt

Cookie factory with the purpose to spread happiness.

One of our first visits as Corporate Rebels was to Dutch cookie factory and…

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Mathieu Weggeman

Mathieu Weggeman

Professor at Eindhoven University of Technology, author of "Managing Professionals? Don't!"
Adam Davids

Adam Davids

Diversity advocate and pioneer at CareerTrackers.

Racial inequality is deeply embedded in the USA, Australia and elsewhere. As…

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Basetis

Basetis

Self-managing IT company.
Vineet Nayar

Vineet Nayar

Former CEO of HCL Technologies, author of "Employees First, Customers Second".

In 2005, Vineet Nayar became the leader of Indian IT and consulting company HCL…

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Jean Francois Zobrist

Jean Francois Zobrist

Former CEO of Favi, author of "La Belle Histoire de Favi".

On an early Sunday morning we arrive in the North of France. We are here to…

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Fredrik Palmgren

Fredrik Palmgren

Co-founder of Centigo and Business Wellness Group, a bossless consulting firm with approximately 400 colleagues.

We find ourselves crossing the wet streets of one of those rainy afternoons in…

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Luthern Williams

Luthern Williams

Diversity advocate and pioneer as Principal at New Roads school in Santa Monica, US.
Supercell

Supercell

Gaming company with a pioneering organizational structure

We recently held a brainstorming session at our office for the newest on-demand…

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Alexander Kjerulf

Alexander Kjerulf

Founder of Woohoo Inc., author of "Happy Hour Is 9 To 5".
Sente

Sente

Progressive IT company based in Poland.
Mike Arauz

Mike Arauz

Co-founder August.
Smarkets

Smarkets

Betting exchange company.

A stroll through sunny London brings us to St. Katharine Docks—a beautiful…

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David Burkus

David Burkus

Associate professor of Oral Roberts University and author of "Under New Management".
Bob Chapman

Bob Chapman

Chairman & CEO of Barry-Wehmiller

We have written lots about progressive companies, mostly when they were…

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Silke Bishop

Silke Bishop

Changemaker within a charity providing residential care for children and young people in Berlin.
Harm Jans

Harm Jans

Director People & Organisation Development at Bol.com.

We arrive at Dutch e-commerce company bol.com. Upon entry, we tighten our…

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Krys Burnette

Krys Burnette

Changemaker around new ways of working & Director Digital Transformation and Culture at Adidas.
Henry Mintzberg

Henry Mintzberg

Professor at McGill University, author of many management books.
Zhang Ruimin

Zhang Ruimin

CEO and Chairman of the Board of Haier.

“There is no such thing as being successful”, Zhang Ruimin told us when we met…

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Meike Bartels

Meike Bartels

Professor at VU University Amsterdam.

On our Bucket List trip through Holland we arrive at our next destination; the…

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Marc Stoffel

Marc Stoffel

Elected CEO of Swiss IT provider Haufe Umantis.

Some months ago, we heard about a Swiss company with a radical practice—a…

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Qiwi

Qiwi

Russian bank.
Jaap Peters

Jaap Peters

Organizational consultant, author of "Intensieve Menshouderij".

We heard of an amazing transformation: a traditional organization, with…

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Chuck Blakeman

Chuck Blakeman

Author of "Why Employees Are Always a Bad Idea" & "Making Money is Killing Your Business".

One of the people on our continuously growing Bucket List of organization…

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Goodwood

Goodwood

Russian house manufacturer.
Mastek

Mastek

Indian technology company practicing principles of self-management.
Cybozu

Cybozu

One of Japanese largest SaaS providers
Mirai Industry

Mirai Industry

Japanese manufacturing company of all sorts of technical equipment.
Nearsoft

Nearsoft

Software development company based in multiple cities in Mexico.

While enjoying the sunny days in California we had the honor to meet with Matt…

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Voys

Voys

Dutch telecom provider.

Last week we were pleased to meet up with our very first bucket list heroes.…

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WCLC

WCLC

Kiwi community law centre.

One of our first Bucket List organizations was Holland’s most progressive law…

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Virgin

Virgin

British multinational conglomerate founded by Richard Branson.
Einhorn

Einhorn

Condom manufacturer working with radical transparency, distributed decision-making and little hierarchy.

How much do we actually need for living? That’s the first question German…

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Barry-Wehmiller

Barry-Wehmiller

A global supplier of manufacturing technology and services.

We have written lots about progressive companies, mostly when they were…

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Valve

Valve

American video game developer.

In early 2018 I took on a new challenge. After two years in the popular…

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Richard Nieuwenhuis

Richard Nieuwenhuis

After sales engineer at packing machine manufacturer Niverplast.
Jerome Fanfare

Jerome Fanfare

Diversity and inclusion expert at United Welsh

"I'd rather get it wrong than not do it at all". These words started a powerful…

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Good Rebels

Good Rebels

Spanish consulting firm.
Kazuma Sekiya

Kazuma Sekiya

CEO of DISCO Corporation, a Japanese company known for its pioneering management practices.
U2i

U2i

Polish IT company.

Last month we visited the beautiful city of Krakow in Poland. We went there to…

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Dennis Bakke

Dennis Bakke

Co-founder of Imagine Schools, co-founder and former president of AES, and Author of Joy at Work.

In this episode of our Rebellious Practices blog series we will discuss the…

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SRC Holdings

SRC Holdings

Employee owned manufacturing company & home of "The Great Game of Business" (or open book management)

After writing up the business case of NER Group for our Online Academy, I read…

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Kees Pater

Kees Pater

CEO cookiefactory Veldt.

One of our first visits as Corporate Rebels was to Dutch cookie factory and…

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Jack Hubbard

Jack Hubbard

Founder of PropellerNet.

Brighton is arguably Britain’s most progressive city. There seems to be a place…

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Handelsbanken

Handelsbanken

Swedish bank providing universal banking services.

Is it true that if employees are engaged that they will perform better? Or is…

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Yvon Chouinard

Yvon Chouinard

Founder of Patagonia, author of "Let My People Go Surfing" & "The Responsible Company".

We find ourselves at 6.30 am on a Californian beach. In the ocean in front of…

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Happy

Happy

IT training and online learning company.

Earlier this year we met briefly with Henry Stewart, founder and CEO of Happy,…

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Gravity Payments

Gravity Payments

American financial services company.

Nothing reveals character like a crisis. As corona spreads, companies reveal…

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Net Protections

Net Protections

A self-managing Japanese company with circa 300 employees

New ways of organizing are appearing all over the globe—including in Japan,…

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Unity Group

Unity Group

Progressive Polish IT company with self-organised teams, democracy, and distributed decision-making - among many other things.

This is a story about a company with 400+ people searching for their ultimate…

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Hoxby

Hoxby

Network of more than 1,000 freelancers who work remotely in 30 countries around the world.

This is a question we’ve been asking since 2014. You may not have been asked…

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Henry Stewart

Henry Stewart

Founder of Happy Ltd, author of "The Happy Manifesto".

The cost of poor management, according to a recent report, is £84 billion a…

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Bjarte Bogsnes

Bjarte Bogsnes

Chairman Beyond Budgeting Roundtable.

Beyond Budgeting has now been around for twenty years. More and more companies…

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David Tomas

David Tomas

Co-founder of Cyberclick, author of "La Empresa Mas Feliz del Mundo".

It’s one of those days that begins perfectly. You wake up, take a look out of…

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KHDA Dubai

KHDA Dubai

Educational quality assurance and regulatory authority of the Government of Dubai.

If you were asked to nominate where in the world you might find progressive…

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Jason Trost

Jason Trost

Founder and CEO of online betting exchange Smarkets.

A stroll through sunny London brings us to St. Katharine Docks—a beautiful…

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Zhang Yong

Zhang Yong

Founder of Haidilao Hotpot

We often write about how Zhang Ruimin boosted incredible levels of…

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Atlassian

Atlassian

Australian software company.
Familiehulp

Familiehulp

Dutch supplier of domestic and household services.

We heard of an amazing transformation: a traditional organization, with…

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Lars Kolind

Lars Kolind

Former CEO of Oticon, author of "The Second Cycle" & "Unboss".

Last year we visited Denmark, reportedly the ‘happiest country in the world’.…

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SEMrush

SEMrush

Russian IT company.
Mark Vletter

Mark Vletter

Founder of Voys.

Last week we were pleased to meet up with our very first bucket list heroes.…

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SINA

SINA

SINA tackles failing education and unemployment in Uganda and Africa through the creation of self-organized and freesponsible community hubs.
Freitag

Freitag

Manufacturer of bags made from used truck tarp.

Bags and accessories made of truck tarpaulins - that's what Freitag is known…

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Bushe

Bushe

Russian bakery.
Mayekawa

Mayekawa

Progressive 90+ year old Japanese manufacturing company
Propellernet

Propellernet

British marketing agency.

Brighton is arguably Britain’s most progressive city. There seems to be a place…

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Erika James

Erika James

Dean of The Wharton School, organizational psychologist and expert on workplace diversity.
WP Haton

WP Haton

Dutch baking equipment manufacturer.
Tom van der Lubbe

Tom van der Lubbe

Co-founder of the progressive mortgage advice company Viisi.

The success story of Dutch finance company Viisi.

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Finext

Finext

Dutch financial consulting firm.

Once again we find ourselves crossing the Netherlands to learn from one of our…

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Christobal Colon

Christobal Colon

Spanish psychologist, CEO of La Fageda.
10Pines

10Pines

A software company with no-bosses, 80+ people, an open-book management policy, and consent decision making.

In order to make work more fun, we need to get a few things right. We need to…

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Pasteur Byabeza

Pasteur Byabeza

Pasteur Byabeza is one of the pioneers behind the transformation of a higher learning institution in Rwanda.
K2K Emocionando

K2K Emocionando

Basque organization consulting firm.

In our last blog post we described the pioneering and highly successful…

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John Lewis

John Lewis

Chain of high-end department stores operating throughout the United Kingdom.

A big part of our Corporate Rebels adventure is the Bucket List. It features…

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Dharmu Vanjani

Dharmu Vanjani

CEO at SS Natu Plastics & Metals. Pioneering liberated workplaces in India.
Cooperative Gestión Participativa

Cooperative Gestión Participativa

Cooperative with 700 associated workers but no directors, bosses, or managers.
Kees Klomp

Kees Klomp

Author of 'De Betekenisecomonie'. Activist for the 'purpose economy' - a more purpose-drive approach to running organizations.
OneDay

OneDay

A group of companies providing IT services.
Patty McCord

Patty McCord

Former Chief Talent Officer at Netflix and author of Powerful.

We continue the search for pioneering workplace practices. We visit companies.…

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Naomi Ryland

Naomi Ryland

Co-Founder and Managing Director at tbd* - a self-managing company acting as a digital hub for purposeful work.
Huboo

Huboo

E-commerce fulfilment in a more human, progressive way.

When appearing recently on a podcast (The Melting Pot by Dominic Monkhouse), it…

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JetBrains

JetBrains

Czech Software company
Abdulla Al Karam

Abdulla Al Karam

Chairman of the Board of KHDA Dubai.

If you were asked to nominate where in the world you might find progressive…

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Xavier Huillard

Xavier Huillard

CEO of Vinci SA.
Nikki Gatenby

Nikki Gatenby

Former CEO of PropellerNet, author of "Superengaged".

Brighton is arguably Britain’s most progressive city. There seems to be a place…

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La Fageda

La Fageda

Spanish dairy farm.
Ben Kuiken

Ben Kuiken

Author of "De Laatste Manager" & "Fuck de Regels".
Adam Grant

Adam Grant

Organizational psychologist, Wharton Professor, and author of "Originals".

Similar images of the ‘Iceberg of Ignorance‘ have been around for decades.…

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Mainfreight

Mainfreight

Global logistics provider
Bol.com

Bol.com

Leading webshop in the Netherlands.

We arrive at Dutch e-commerce company bol.com. Upon entry, we tighten our…

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Sol

Sol

Family business offering maintenance and supporting services.
Wildling Shoes

Wildling Shoes

Wildling develops minimal shoes produced under fair conditions. The staff – now numbering 140 employees – works remotely, organized as a decentralized team.

Wildling was founded in 2015. The company develops sustainable minimal shoes…

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Qualia

Qualia

Mexican self-managing company that grows and sells papaya seeds.
Jochen Goeser

Jochen Goeser

Transformed the PowerTools Division of Bosch.

Many people feel stuck inside large, traditional, soul-sucking organizations.…

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Bruggink van der Velden

Bruggink van der Velden

Democratically run Dutch law firm.

Recently we wrote about New Zealand’s most innovative law firm, WCLC. We began…

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WD40

WD40

Manufacturer of household and multi-use products.
Charlie Kim

Charlie Kim

Founder, president and co-CEO of Next Jump.
Odd-e

Odd-e

Singapore based training company with radical transparency, self-set salaries, and no bosses.
HCL Technologies

HCL Technologies

Indian multinational IT service and consulting firm.
Tony's Chocolonely

Tony's Chocolonely

Dutch confectionery company focused on producing and selling chocolate.

We’re in a former industrial area, now home to a vibrant cultural site,…

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Emmanuele Duez

Emmanuele Duez

Founder and president of WoMen'Up.
Mayden

Mayden

Self-managed health care technology company.

What is ethos? Where does it come from? Why does it matter? Behind your…

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Lisa Gill

Lisa Gill

Author and podcaster on progressive ways of working. Author of Moose Heads On The Table.

It’s no secret that the way we’re working isn’t working – Gallup’s latest poll…

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Tunali Tec

Tunali Tec

Self-managing Mexican company working in the textile industry.
Bob Hutten

Bob Hutten

CEO at Hutten Catering.

“What is actually the purpose of life?” is what Bob Hutten asks us just 2…

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August

August

Organizational design consultancy focused on new ways of working.
Matt Perez

Matt Perez

Co-founder of Nearsoft.

While enjoying the sunny days in California we had the honor to meet with Matt…

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Morning Star

Morning Star

Worldwide leader in tomato processing.

Here’s a company that was on our Bucket List since the very beginning of…

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Zingerman's

Zingerman's

Community of businesses in the food sector.

How an anarchist who died 42 years before we opened our business has had a…

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Hoppenbrouwers

Hoppenbrouwers

Technical service provider formerly known as Van Loon Elektrotechniek.

On our way to local Bucket List hero Rene van Loon we pass a newly build Tesla…

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Ina Food

Ina Food

Manufacturer of agar products
Semco

Semco

Brazilian manufacturing company.

“You talked to brilliant and inspiring people before. Now, you meet real…

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Davis College

Davis College

Self-managing higher learning education organization in Rwanda.
Amy Edmondson

Amy Edmondson

Professor at Harvard Business School, author of "Teaming" & "The Fearless Organization".

Imagine working in a team where it’s safe to take risks—in a team where…

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Daniel Urban

Daniel Urban

Co-founder and CEO of Sente.
Mindbox

Mindbox

Russian IT company.
Schoenen Torfs

Schoenen Torfs

Belgium shoe store chain.

During our visit to Frank van Massenhove at the Belgium Department of Social…

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Helen Bevan

Helen Bevan

Chief Transformation Officer at NHS Horizons.
Richard Sheridan

Richard Sheridan

CEO of Menlo Innovation, author of "Joy, Inc" & "Chief Joy Officer".

After a fast morning coffee in downtown Ann Arbor we are about to visit Menlo…

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Vkusvill

Vkusvill

Russian self-managing grocery store chain.

In October 2019 we visited Moscow for a client session. As usual we asked…

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Darren Childs

Darren Childs

Former CEO of UKTV.

A little while ago we met with Bucket List hero Darren Childs. Darren is the…

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Enspiral

Enspiral

Network of professionals and companies working on "stuff that matters”.

New Zealand is a fertile country—and not just for agriculture. It is also home…

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Centiro

Centiro

Swedish software company working for decades with self-managing teams, servant leadership and a freedom-oriented workplace.
Rebel Group

Rebel Group

Dutch consultancy.

A few months ago we received a message from one of the co-founders of a Dutch…

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Megan Reitz

Megan Reitz

Professor at Ashridge Hult, author of "Speak Up".
Haidilao

Haidilao

Progressive chain of hotpot restaurants

We often write about how Zhang Ruimin boosted incredible levels of…

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Wedding

Wedding

Dutch printing company.

On Rebels, Bossless Companies, And Bucket ListsTuesday morning, 9th of…

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Wouter Torfs

Wouter Torfs

CEO of Belgian shoe retailer Schoenen Torfs.

During our visit to Frank van Massenhove at the Belgium Department of Social…

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João Domingos

João Domingos

Embarked on a radical transformation at Fujitsu Europe

Inspired by Haier's Rendanheyi Model, Fujitsu Europe started experimenting with…

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Haufe Umantis

Haufe Umantis

Democratically run Swiss IT company.

Some months ago, we heard about a Swiss company with a radical practice—a…

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Incentro

Incentro

Dutch digital service provider.

At Incentro we are once again awarded as a [Great Place To Work. An awesome…

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Paul Green Jr.

Paul Green Jr.

Assistant Professor of Management, McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas, Austin

Here’s a company that was on our Bucket List since the very beginning of…

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Chris Rufer

Chris Rufer

Founder of Morning Star.

Here’s a company that was on our Bucket List since the very beginning of…

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Tbd*

Tbd*

A self-managing company providing a platform to connect people with purposeful jobs.
Jack Stack

Jack Stack

Founder and CEO of SRC, author of "The Great Game of Business".

After writing up the business case of NER Group for our Online Academy, I read…

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Laszlo Bock

Laszlo Bock

Former leader of People Operations at Google, CEO and founder of Humu, and author of WORK RULES!

Many of us heard the stories and a lot of us probably got jealous of the…

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Rose Marcario

Rose Marcario

Former CEO of Patagonia.

Purpose in business is hot. Nowadays organizations love to talk about their…

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Upstalsboom

Upstalsboom

German hotel chain.
Wasafiri

Wasafiri

Self-organizing company focused on tackling humanity's biggest problems.
Matt Black Systems

Matt Black Systems

British aerospace and defense manufacturer.

On a rainy day in February we find ourselves in Poole, a town in the county of…

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Meghan Messenger

Meghan Messenger

Co-CEO of NY-based IT company Next Jump
TeamLab

TeamLab

Japanese digital artist collective
Bunnik Plants

Bunnik Plants

Dutch plant nursery.
Koldo Saratxaga

Koldo Saratxaga

Former CEO of Irizar and founder of K2K Emocionando.

We created our Bucket List to show that there are organizations out there that…

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Tendayi Viki

Tendayi Viki

Author, speaker and researcher on how corporates can innovate like startups.
Clovis Bojikian

Clovis Bojikian

Former HR director at Semco.

“You talked to brilliant and inspiring people before. Now, you meet real…

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Axelerant

Axelerant

Fully remote IT company with around 110 team members.
Vagas

Vagas

Brazilian's leading job portal.

At Corporate Rebels we share stories of progressive organizations from all…

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Centigo

Centigo

Swedish consulting firm.

We find ourselves crossing the wet streets of one of those rainy afternoons in…

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Futureplay

Futureplay

A self-managed mobile game studio based in Helsinki.
Francesca Gino

Francesca Gino

Professor at Havard Business School, author of "Rebel Talent".

Similar images of the ‘Iceberg of Ignorance‘ have been around for decades.…

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Uwe Lübbermann

Uwe Lübbermann

Founder and central moderator of soft-drink brand Premium Cola
Mindera

Mindera

A Portuguese software development company with no traditional hierarchy, distributed decision-making, and radical transparency.

I believe self-organisation can happen anywhere with anyone—even in the most…

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Doug Kirkpatrick

Doug Kirkpatrick

Former financial controller at Morning Star, author of "Beyond Empowerment" & "The No-Limits Enterprise".

Here’s a company that was on our Bucket List since the very beginning of…

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DISCO Corporation

DISCO Corporation

Japanese manufacturing company known for its P-Will management system.
Nand Kishore Chaudhary

Nand Kishore Chaudhary

Chairman at Jaipur Rugs.

"Do not copy tools or frameworks from others. If you do that, you will not…

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Rene van Loon

Rene van Loon

Founder of van Loon Elektro.

On our way to local Bucket List hero Rene van Loon we pass a newly build Tesla…

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Premium Cola

Premium Cola

German soft-drink brand known for consensus democracy, equal wages, and working without contracts.
Ari Weinzweig

Ari Weinzweig

Co-founder of Zingerman's, author of "A Lapsed Anarchist's Approach to" series.

After our visit to the Center for Positive Organizations we left to meet with…

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Frank van Massenhove

Frank van Massenhove

Former head of Belgium governmental organization FOD Social Security.

One of the 8 main trends of progressive organizations is the move from…

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Yuri van Geest

Yuri van Geest

Co-author of "Exponential Organizations".

"Exponential organizations" has been a buzzword since the book with the similar…

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UKTV

UKTV

Multi channel television broadcaster in the UK.

A little while ago we met with Bucket List hero Darren Childs. Darren is the…

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Manas

Manas

IT company with progressive and highly participative ways of working.
Menlo Innovations

Menlo Innovations

IT company mostly known through the book Joy, Inc.

After a fast morning coffee in downtown Ann Arbor we are about to visit Menlo…

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Yves Morieux

Yves Morieux

Director for BCG's Institute for Organization, author of "Six Simple Rules".

As 2016 is just around the corner, we are about to start our 'Search for the…

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H-Farm

H-Farm

Italian digital service and consulting firm.

Arguably, the most wonderful Bucket List location we have come across is a farm…

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Fons Trompenaars

Fons Trompenaars

Professor at VU University Amsterdam, author of "Riding The Waves of Culture" & "Managing People Across Cultures".
Mario Kaphan

Mario Kaphan

Founder of Vagas.

At Corporate Rebels we share stories of progressive organizations from all…

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Barry Lutgens

Barry Lutgens

Founder of Edalco Services and Shitjob.

We're in an industrial area in Roermond in The Netherlands. Roermond is the…

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Garry Ridge

Garry Ridge

CEO of WD-40, co-author "Helping People Win at Work".
SS Natu Plastics and Metals

SS Natu Plastics and Metals

Indian manufacturing company working without managers and time tracking for 3 decades.
Esther Kyte

Esther Kyte

Managing Director at Michigan Ross Center for Positive Organizations.

An important destination on our America trip is Ann Arbor. It's in this rather…

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Grupo Anga

Grupo Anga

Fully remote, progressive group of companies in Brazil.
Aaron Dignan

Aaron Dignan

Founder The Ready, author of "Brave New Work".

In this article I’ll show you how we work inside The Ready—an organization…

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Carlos Saba

Carlos Saba

Co-founder of The Happy Startup School.
Delphys

Delphys

Birthing house led by a self-managed group of midwifes with shared ownership and radical transparency.
Dunia Reverter

Dunia Reverter

Co-Founder of Krisos
Niverplast

Niverplast

Dutch packaging machines manufacturer.
Lisa Jaspers

Lisa Jaspers

Founder and CEO of Folkdays.com - online shop for fair trade fashion accessories.
SchoonGewoon

SchoonGewoon

Dutch cleaning company.

We meet with Remmelt Schuuring in the former Verkade factory turned cultural…

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Ken Everett

Ken Everett

Founder of N2N network and Adjunct Professor at Hong Kong University.

Question: If Drive author Dan Pink is now our guru on motivation, who were his…

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Shin Shibata

Shin Shibata

CEO at Net Protections

New ways of organizing are appearing all over the globe—including in Japan,…

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Spiber

Spiber

Japanese biotechnology startup
Futurice

Futurice

Finnish consulting firm.
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