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From Competition and Collusion to Consent-Based Collaboration: A Case Study of Local Democracy. International Journal of Public Administration

This article describes how a town in the Netherlands has been using Dynamic Community Governance (aka sociocracy).
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Greenbelt News Review Article on Dynamic Community Governance 

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Edwin John Discusses Dynamic Governance and How It's Set Up in India

Live online interview with Gerard Endenburg, founder of Sociocracy (a.k.a. Dynamic Community Governance)

Dynamic Governance (aka Sociocracy): the Operating System of the New Economy (free)

Here's an informative 4-minute clip showing the workings of the Dynamic Community Governance process.

Creative Forces of Self-Organization (free)
by John Buck and Gerard Endenburg

Creative ForcesThis pamphlet summarizes the underlying principles of dynamic community governance and provides examples of actual usage.

 

 

Dynamic Governance for Nonprofit Organizations (free)
by John Buck and Jerry Koch-Gonzalez

NonprofitsSupplement to "Creative Forces of Self-Organization" for nonprofits.

 

 

 

 

We the People: Consenting to a Deeper Democracy
by John Buck and Sharon Villines

We The PeopleThis book explains in depth the concepts behind Dynamic Governance and why it produces such dramatic results.

 

 

Holistic Eldercare Incorporating Dynamic Community Governance

Living Well, an eldercare program with three facilities in Vermont offers holistic services - many innovative ideas, including Dynamic Community Governance (aka sociocracy)

With Sociocracy, Hierarchies Become Agile (free)

Presentation at the Agile2016 software conference in Atlanta, Georgia by Jutta Eckstein and John Buck.

Sociocracy: A Permaculture Approach to Community (free)
by Melanie Rios

4. Sociocracy: A Permaculture Approach to CommunityLost Valley Community, an ecovillage in Oregon, converted to dynamic community governance, which they viewed as a form of social permaculture. It has helped the 21-year-old community thrive both socially and economically.

 

Beyond Democracy (free)
by Ted Millich

Beyond DemocracyA film describing applications of dynamic community governance in schools, factories, and eldercare in both the USA and Netherlands.

 

Dynamic Governance Summary Sheet (free)

DG SummaryThis learning aid gives step-by-step pointers for dynamic community governance facilitators and participants. Use it for meetings, elections, and project coordination. Take a copy to your next meeting for easy reference!

 

 

The Quest for Professionalism: The Case of Management and Entrepreneurship
by Georges Romme

The Quest for ProfessionalismIn this book, Prof. Romme decries the lack of professionalism in leadership. He points out that professions, from doctors and lawyers to bus drivers, require some sort of certification, while help desk operators and executive managers don't. He argues that dynamic community governance is a basis for leadership certification.