TenManaging Community Face-to-Face and Online

In this chapter I share advanced ideas about managing community that can help as you grow communities over the long term. These ideas focus on three areas. The first is based on understanding that people seek at least three kinds of success and that choosing community leaders who seek the right kind of success is very important. The second looks at how the seven principles can be applied to online communities to enrich them. Lastly, I share an introduction to the work Elinor Ostrom, whose community management insights can help you avoid painful pitfalls.

Different Kinds of Success

Earlier when I discussed progressive inner rings and the kinds of rings that make up the diaconate, I mentioned that it’s ...

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