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Reading �The Art of Community�

Aug 25, 2009, 04:34 (0 Talkback[s])

"# it draws on the shared experiences and, "stories" from various personalities and, projects making it somewhat of a "comfortable" book to read. You get to see that there are patterns to the problems across various communities and, tribes and, such patterns can be addressed

# it isn't "preachy" or, prescriptive or, even full of homilies. That's a saving grace really. However, the deliberately chatty nature of the book sometimes becomes a bit too full. However, not mandating prescriptions to "fix" communities is a good thing to have in a book

# It does have the usual attempts to define what a community manager does (including the by now cliche of "herding cats"). The end definition is somewhat more easy-on-the-ear (read the book for that :)"

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