Trull, Andrew and de Guerre, Donald W. and Séguin, Daniel and Pace, Alicia (2009) Participative democracy in municipal governance: Managing politics and navigating change. Project Report. Centre for Human Relations & Community Studies, Montreal. (Unpublished)
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As one part of a larger project exploring participative democratic forms of municipal governance, this paper will
report an organizational intervention designed to create a more collaborative, participative democratic city
management. A Directors Working Conference (DWC) designed to empower city managers is examined through a
series of follow‐up interviews with participating managers. A total of 10 interviews were conducted, transcribed and
coded to synthesize the most common themes. Included is a discussion of the external and internal challenges facing
city managers in the current, turbulent socio‐ecological environment.
|Divisions:||Concordia University > Research Units > Centre for Human Relations and Community Studies|
|Item Type:||Monograph (Project Report)|
|Authors:||Trull, Andrew and de Guerre, Donald W. and Séguin, Daniel and Pace, Alicia|
|Corporate Authors:||Centre for Human Relations & Community Studies|
|Program:||Centre for Human Relations & Community Studies|
|Date:||15 May 2009|
|Keywords:||Participative Democracy, Strategic Planning, Organization Design, Open Systems Theory, Municipalities|
|Deposited By:||ROSEMARY REILLY|
|Deposited On:||20 Nov 2009 20:00|
|Last Modified:||08 Dec 2010 23:51|
|Additional Information:||This action research project was conducted in partnership with a major municipality in Ontario and members of the Centre for Human Relations & Community Studies of Concordia University.|
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