A circle is a self-governing and semi-autonomous group of equivalent people who collaborate to account for a domain.

A circle:

  • may be permanent or temporary
  • may be self-organizing
  • is accountable for its own development and its body of agreements

  • semi-autonomous:
    • A circle’s members act within the constraints of their domain .
    • Each circle can create value autonomously.
  • self-governing:
    • A circle’s members ongoingly continuously decides together what to do to account for their domain, and set constraints on how and when things will be done.
  • equivalence of circle members
    • All members of a circle are equally accountable for governance of the circle’s domain.

All members of a circle are equally accountable for governance of the circle's domain

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