In an earlier post, I reported that the Green Party of Canada had taken the unusual measure of adding partisan commentary directly on its ballots for this year’s pre-convention voting. The pre-convention vote has now been tallied, and the results closely match the partisan ballot comments. How should this be interpreted?
Authoritarianism isn’t always obvious. Sometimes, it infects an organization slowly, progressing for years before members realize (or admit) what has happened. If you’ve ever had a gut feeling that something just isn’t right with your organization’s leadership, think back to the last time a member criticized the organization. How did the leaders respond? Did theyContinue reading “Signs Your Organization is Authoritarian (Part 1: Deflecting Criticism)”