The Decentralized Autonomous Organization and Governance Issues

7 Pages Posted: 4 Dec 2017  

Usman W. Chohan

University of New South Wales (UNSW), UNSW Business School; Critical Blockchain Research Initiative (CBRI)

Date Written: December 4, 2017

Abstract

The Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) represents an innovation in the design of organizations, in its emphasis on computerized rules and contracts, but the DAO’s structures and functions also raise issues of governance. This discussion paper enumerates those issues, so as to encourage further research on DAOs and governance.

Keywords: Blockchain, Autonomous Organization, DAO, Cryptocurrency, Governance

Suggested Citation

Chohan, Usman W., The Decentralized Autonomous Organization and Governance Issues (December 4, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3082055 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3082055

Usman W. Chohan (Contact Author)

University of New South Wales (UNSW), UNSW Business School ( email )

Sydney, New South Wales
Australia

Critical Blockchain Research Initiative (CBRI) ( email )

Islamabad
Pakistan

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