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Civic Managers: Plan Stragetically for the Global Village

By |2017-04-07T02:57:13+00:00March 14th, 2016|

Civic Managers: Plan Stragetically for the Global Village Develop Strategic Plans Integral Civic Managers develop strategic plans for the global village that are systemic, systematic, logical and inclusive. In the process the City goes beyond best practices and continuous quality improvement by developing leadership skills, at all levels of the community, including planning staff, civic management, elected [...]

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Civic Managers: Meshwork Effectively With Elected Officials, Staff, Agencies and Others

By |2017-04-07T02:57:14+00:00March 14th, 2016|

Civic Managers: Meshwork Effectively With Elected Officials, Staff, Agencies and Others Create Meshworks to Address Complexity Integral Civic Managers create meshworks because life in the global city is so complex that it cannot be managed with simple hierarchies or undisciplined networks. Meshworking in the city, coordinates different capacities, functions, and locations so that [...]

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Civic Managers: Negotiate Diversity

By |2017-04-07T02:57:14+00:00March 14th, 2016|

Civic Managers: Negotiate Diversity Negotiate Relationship Between Change & Diversity Integral Civic Managers understand the relationship between change and diversity. Change has five significant states: Alpha— is the current steady change state determined by stable life conditions in the city. Beta— is when minor to moderate fluctuations occur, determined by moderate change in [...]

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Civic Managers: Develop Leadership Capacities

By |2017-04-07T02:57:14+00:00March 14th, 2016|

Civic Managers: Develop Leadership Capacities Leadership Capacities for Manager Integral Civic Managers develop leadership capacities in themselves and in others. In order to deal with the stress and pressure of external demands from staff, elected officials and the public, Civic Managers need inner strength—to develop leadership from the inside out. Leadership capacities arise [...]

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Civic Managers

By |2019-01-08T18:38:28+00:00February 1st, 2016|

Civic Managers Who is a Civic Manager? A Civic Manager is like the "brain" of the city. Civic Managers (CM) include senior leaders in the city hall, the healthcare system, the justice system, the school system, and the library system. With interlocking responsibilities, a Civic Manager creates conditions for the city to run effectively. The [...]

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Voices of Civic Managers Bridge 3 Gateways to Planet of Cities

By |2017-04-07T02:57:26+00:00June 24th, 2014|Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, city, Meshworking|

This blog continues to share the Findings from the research conducted in three Learning Lhabitats exploring the 4 Voices of the City in the United States, Canada and Europe in the last year. Today we compare the results that open wider understanding of the role of the Civic Manager Voice in the city,  from Learning Lhabitats [...]

Ekurhuleni’s Future: Civic Managers Create Habitat for Wellbeing

By |2017-04-07T02:57:27+00:00February 11th, 2014|Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, Ethno, Global/Worldcentric, Voices|

An old African tale relates how to take care of the wellbeing of elephants. ((1) As told to me by Dr. Don Beck). It seems a herd of elephants became very sick. The villagers consulted with the big city veterinarian who came to diagnose the ailment. But he could do nothing. Then the villagers consulted [...]

Occupy the Voice of Civic Manager in the City

By |2017-04-07T02:57:28+00:00August 16th, 2013|city, Learning Lhabitat, Navigating - IVSM, Outer|

Civic Managers gained the most empathy from the other voices of the ITC2013 Learning Lhabitat .  In the closing circle, Cityzens in particular, were heard to declare, "I never realized the role of Civic Manager was so challenging. I have a whole new respect for Civic Managers." Civic Managers Managing City Systems Here is [...]

Occupy the Voice of the Civic Manager

By |2017-04-07T02:57:36+00:00December 12th, 2011|Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, city|

Who #occupies the Voice of the Civic Manager?  When everyone else is speaking at #occupy city square, who's ears are occupied by the Civic Manager's words? The voice of the Civic Manager speaks for senior leaders in city hall, the healthcare system, the justice system, the school system, and the library system. The Civic Manager calls forth conditions for the Integral City to run effectively across [...]

Integral City Reflective Organ – June Solstice 2019: 4 Voices Imagine the Human Hive

By |2019-07-04T18:31:55+00:00June 15th, 2019|Book 3, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Complex Challenges, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Newsletter|

This newsletter is published quarterly using a cycle of perspectives on the Integral City viewed from: Planet, People, Place and Power. The theme of this issue is People. For tens of thousands of years (or possibly hundreds of thousands of years) humans were contained in local contexts that became the objects of care [...]