Cohousing: Eden community

Apr 28, 2018

  • Eden Community is a Christian cohousing community. 
  • This case study will be interesting to anyone who
    • wants to know how sociocracy meshes with Christian philosophy and practice, or 
    • who has interest in how an intentional community functions well with sociocracy.
    • Sociocratic governance was chosen over consensus, democracy and single-person leadership following active research by the founders,
    • This case study was written by Randall Johnson as part of his contribution to Sociocracy Leadership Training. Thank you, Randall!

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Conflict as a tension to steer by

Conflict as a tension to steer by

Conflict as a tension to steer by The unwritten rules in many groups are clear: Be nice, avoid conflict at all costs and, if a conflict arises, see it as a “personal problem” of one perhaps problematic individual. In sociocracy, we have the opportunity to see things...