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Community Development

  • By: Marianne Comfort
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Community development is the process by which groups of people define themselves as belonging to each other, create a set of shared, formal commitments, and, through an informal, emotional sense of belonging, work to enhance their collective lives. The empowerment ...

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