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Views from the Green

"It is, as I have said ... a small podcast; and yet, there are those who love it." (with apologies to Daniel Webster, Dartmouth Class of 1801)

Open-source Organizing

Quintus Jett
Quintus Jett

Recorded January 31, 2006

Quintus Jett, a visiting professor at the Thayer School of Engineering, teaches organizational management, a relatively new discipline within the field. Currently, Jett is working to design a new, more flexible way of organizing groups of people, a method inspired by the success of open-source programming. In this podcast, he talks about his organizing experience and current attempts to use one hurricane-devastated neighborhood in New Orleans as a test case.