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Community power and decision-making

Irving P. Leif

Community power and decision-making

a trend report and bibliography

by Irving P. Leif

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Published by Mouton in The Hague .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementprepared for the International Sociological Association under the auspices of the International Committee for Social Science Information and Documentation ; Irving P. Leif and Terry Nichols Clark.
SeriesCurrent sociology -- 20/2
ContributionsClark, Terry Nichols., International Sociological Association., International Committee for Social Science Information and Documentation.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13825302M

POWER, working with the Co-Chairs of each component and calling on other volunteers and consultants as needed to accomplish the mission. Flow of Decision Making Within POWER ncy decisions are made by the Executive Director in consultation with the Co-Chairs of the Clergy Caucus; the ED is responsible for immediatelyFile Size: KB. Community organizing, done right, leads to a shift in power: you're building a power base among a broad group of people. Many times, community organization is done among those who have traditionally been denied a voice, or whose needs have been ignored -- the poor, the homeless, certain minority groups, etc.

the adoption of the community policing philosophy. Including labor groups in agency changes can ensure support for the changes that are imperative to community policing implementation. Decision making. Community policing calls for decentralization in both command structure and decision making. Decentralized decision making allows frontline officersFile Size: 3MB. data-based decision making. Throughout this book we refer to Rosemont School to provide exam-ples of data-based decision making in action. However, the examples are applicable to all schools. Rosemont School serves students in elementary and middle school grades. The guiding principles can also be applied to high schools.

Wiley's new Handbook of Decision Making is a vital reference text for all students and professionals of management, organization and decision making. The handbook offers a wide range of theoretical and empirical approaches to the understanding of organizational and strategic decisions. Contributors are internationally known experts drawn from North America, Canada . My experience of traditional, hierarchical organizations has been that senior executives pass down an edict, and that’s the decision - you simply follow it. What I’ve also seen through time and in my own career is that a collaborative, inclusive leadership and decision-making style is more successful. It gets you more diversity of thinking and experience, more well-rounded ideas and .


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