If you build pyramids, you should expect mummies. If you create a horizontal organization, you leave room for autonomy and trust. Autonomous, self-organizing teams succeed because they have a greater sense of responsibility, can respond faster to change and accelerate innovation. The people in these teams are happier and they in turn lead to happier customers. Join us and release the innate capacity of your employees to adapt, perform better and be entrepreneurial in their thinking. Then, sit back and watch your growth naturally soar.
Ricardo Semler and his company Semco gained international recognition for the groundbreaking alternative approach to management and organization they embodied. The Semco Style Institute (SSI), which was built upon this strong foundation, began operations in May 2016 in the Netherlands. Today, SSI is active in eight countries and actively supports multiple organizations that range from fast-growing small-to-mid sized enterprises to multinational corporate companies. SSI’s mission is to shape the future of work and we do so by helping organizations achieve more impact and better performance, with employees who are happier and more engaged.
Read more about Ricardo Semler and the origin of the Semco Style Institute .
We offer training, practices & tools, coaching, expert consultation and immersive events, delivered via various channels ranging from one-on-one sessions, to a completely online learning path.
The Semco Style methodology is all about adding your own recipe to the world’s best management cookbook. Our three favorite ingredients are:
The Semco Style Framework: Five pivotal principles, 15 pillars and 100+ practices that will guide you towards a clear view of your own ideal of self-organization.
The answers to the two most commonly asked questions “Where do I begin?” and “what comes next?”. After working with companies ranging from corporations to small-and mid-sized companies, all over the world, we began documenting a step-by-step process towards self-management. The result is our flagship Semco Style Roadmap – created to help you pave your own way to self-management.
Semco Style Framework
Semco Style Roadmap
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The Semco Style Selfie is a survey where the answers make for great conversation starters on Semco Style topics in your organization, as it creates a clear picture of how you and your colleagues feel the company is doing in terms of management and organization. The team and organization reports are solid benchmarks, especially when repeated over time, while the individual reports give tailor-made advice on how to improve the way work works in your organization
The Semco Style Quickscan is a derivative of the Selfie. The Selfie contains 45 questions, is meant to be used in a team-setting, offers explanations on the result and suggests the next steps to take. The Quickscan, on the other hand, is a completely self-serviced tool that gives some great first insights. With only 15 questions to answer, this individual report gives customized advice on improving the way work happens in your organization.
The AEM-Cube is a cutting-edge management tool that identifies and aligns the strategic diversity in teams: Does the diversity of people match with what’s required from a team, given its purpose and tasks? By mapping out individuals, teams and organizations the tool also visualizes the level of health in the organization, as an ecological system, and allows for specific interventions and actions to be taken.
What are we learning from this pandemic? Whether we like it or not - and, more importantly, whether we're ready for it or not - the world is now working in ways that strikingly resemble what Ricardo Semler proposed in his bestseller, “The 7-Day Weekend”. Sure, most of...
Working from home is gaining more traction now than ever before and that means the internet is full of “helpful tips on the best ways to work from home”. Although it’s already become a part of business operations for multiple companies around the world, working from...
We are in economically exceptional times. What seemed like a stable environment, last month, is now suddenly in doubt. Uncertain times and situations like these require far-reaching decisions. But, how do you deal with such a situation and ensure that the decisions...
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