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Creating The Conditions For Reflective Team Practices

October 7, 2020 0 Comments

This article, co-written by Dr. Renee Owen and John Buck and published in a recent issue of the Journal of Reflective Practice, demonstrates how Dynamic…

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Glossary of Terms

March 7, 2020 0 Comments

Transparent communication – In Dynamic Community Governance all viewpoints are valued. Different perspectives, which are often viewed as sources of conflict in other organizations, are…

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Dynamic Community Governance Summary Sheet

August 23, 2019 0 Comments

This 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…

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A Brief History of Dynamic Community Governance

August 13, 2019 0 Comments

Dynamic Community Governance has a fascinating back story. It was first called sociocracy by August Comte, a mid nineteenth century French philosopher. The meaning of…

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Sociocracy (A Permaculture Approach to Community Evolution)

December 7, 2011 0 Comments

Lost Valley Community, an ecovillage in Oregon, converted to Dynamic Community Governance, which they viewed as a form of social permaculture. It has helped the…

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Terminology: Why All the Names?

June 26, 2010 0 Comments

Dynamic Community Governance (DCG) is an attempt to translate the Dutch term “Sociocratie.’ It describes a specific governance process that encourages communities, organizations, and businesses,…

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