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Smart Communities How Citizens and Local Leaders Can Use Strategic Thinking to Build a Brighter Future

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ISBN-10: 0787965162

ISBN-13: 9780787965167

Edition: 2004

Authors: Suzanne W. Morse

List price: $48.00
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Based on the results of more than a decade of research by the Pew Partnership for Civic Change, Smart Communities provides directions for strategic decision-making and outlines the key strategies used by thousands of leaders who have worked to create successful communities. Smart Communities offers leaders from both the public and private sectors the tools they need to create a better future for all the community's citizens. Using illustrative examples from communities around the country, Smart Communities shows how these change agents' well-structured decision-making processes can be traced to their effective use of seven key leverage points: Investing right the first timeWorking togetherBuilding on community strengthsPracticing democracyPreserving the pastGrowing leadersInventing a brighter future
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Book details

List price: $48.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/18/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Suzanne W. Morse is the executive director of the Pew Partnership for Civic Change, a civic research organization that identifies and disseminates solutions for the nation's toughest challenges. She is a fellow at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies, University of Richmond.

Preface
Acknowledgments
The Author
Setting the Stage for Community Change
Investing Right the First Time
Working Together
Building on Community Strengths
Practicing Democracy
Preserving the Past
Growing Leaders
Inventing a Brighter Future
References
Index