Architecture of Participation



An infrastructure that makes it easy, interesting and rewarding for a wide range of contributors to offer ideas and solve problems.

Mutual Fun: gives employees an equity position in ideas. They "vote" on good ideas with their "money" and share in the financial success of each project.


   Archituecture of Participation Results:

  • Company capitalizes on good thinking
  • Financial incentives for employees
  • Employees have "investment" in good ideas & reason to make them successful
  • Good ideas reach fuition
  • Big idea -- Use video games to train military personnel
  • Corporate leadership nixed it
  • Employees bought up all the stock
  • The product -- 40% of company revenues
  • Game player is now retired