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12manage

12manage is a free knowledge portal that summarizes over 400 management methods and theories and explains over 1.500 management terms. This portal is categorized into a dozen management disciplines, including change, communication, decision-making, leadership, and more. Besides English, 12manage is available in 12 other languages.

Resource Link: http://www.12manage.com

Active Democracy

Lyn Carson's website provides easy access to information which individuals, groups or organisations can use to enhance citizens' involvement in the activities of local, state or federal government. Carson is a senior lecturer in applied politics with Government and International Relations in the School of Economics and Political Science, at the University of Sydney Australia.

Resource Link: http://www.activedemocracy.net

African Centres for Peace Education and Training

Canadian Centres for Teaching Peace runs this site, which includes (among many other things) links to African centers for peace education and training.

Resource Link: http://www.peace.ca/africa.htm

Appreciative Inquiry Commons Great for Beginners Highly Recommended

The AI Commons is devoted to the sharing of academic resources and practical tools on Appreciative Inquiry and the rapidly growing discipline of positive change. The site is hosted by Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management. Appreciative Inquiry is the coevolutionary search for the best in people, their organizations and the relevant world around them.

Resource Link: http://appreciativeinquiry.case.edu

Ariga

This site provides invaluable information about organizations that promote cooperation between Israelis/Jews/Zionists and Palestinians/Muslims/Arabs. Opened to the public in 1995, Ariga was the first web-based source of news from Israel emphasizing the peace process. Ariga is an open platform, unaffiliated with any specific group.

Resource Link: http://www.ariga.com

At The Table Highly Recommended

Connect with others, share information, and help build the worldwide movement for youth participation at this online clearinghouse featuring everything you need to know about effectively involving youth in your organization and community. Hosted by the Innovation Center for Community and Youth Development.

Resource Link: http://www.AtTheTable.org

Beyond Intractability Knowledge Base Highly Recommended

Beyond Intractability is a free and comprehensive system for accessing the peace and conflict resolution field's cumulative body of knowledge on the nature of difficult and intractable conflicts, as well as strategies for reducing the destructiveness of these conflicts.

Resource Link: http://www.beyondintractability.org

Campus-ADR.org

The primary objective of the Campus Conflict Resolution Resources project (Campus-adr.org) is to significantly increase administrator, faculty, staff and student awareness of, access to, and use of conflict resolution information specifically tailored to the higher education context. The Resource Center builds on the success of the Campus Mediation Resources (CMR) website built by Bill Warters and hosted by the Mediating Theory and Democratic Systems program at Wayne State. The CMR site has been phased out.

Resource Link: http://www.campus-adr.org

Carnegie Commission on Preventing Deadly Conflict

The Carnegie Corporation of New York established the Carnegie Commission on Preventing Deadly Conflict in 1999 to address the looming threat to world peace of intergroup violence and to advance new ideas for the prevention and resolution of deadly conflict. Their 'publications' and 'educational resources' sections are useful resources for teachers.

Resource Link: http://www.ccpdc.org

Change Management Toolbook Great for Beginners Highly Recommended

The Change Management Toolbook includes a broad range of tools, methods and strategies which you can apply during different stages of personal, team and organizational development, in training, facilitation and consulting. It is based on the wealth of tools and principles that have been provided by Kurt Lewin, Edgar Schein, Peter Senge, Arie de Geus, Robert Dilts, Virgina Satir, Bert Hellinger, Harrison Owen, David Cooperrider, Marvin Weisbord, Steve de Shazer - just to name a few - and many other great teachers.

Resource Link: http://www.change-management-toolbook.com

Citizenscape

Developed by the Citizens and Civics Unit of the government of Western Australia, the Citizenscape website is designed to provide resources for those interested in active citizenship and community consultation and participation. The site incorporates a catalog of direct links to government consultation efforts on a range of policy issues.

Resource Link: http://www.citizenscape.wa.gov.au

CitizenTube

CitizenTube is a new website from the makers of YouTube, a popular website where people share their videos. CitizenTube is a place where everyone who is politically minded, from website users to candidates, has the same chance to be seen and heard.

Resource Link: http://www.youtube.com/citizentube

Civic Practices Network (CPN)

CPN's website features an array of excellent resources for the "new citizenship movement." The Network shares a commitment to bringing practical methods for public problem solving into every community and institutional setting in the U.S.

Resource Link: http://www.cpn.org

Civilrights.org (The Online Social Justice Network)

Civilrights.org provides a home for policy perspectives, strategies, and research. Run by the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, a coalition of 180 organizations working for equality and justice. Visitors can post events to the calendar, add content to the library, etc.

Resource Link: http://www.civilrights.org

Co-Intelligence Institute Highly Recommended

Founded by Tom Atlee, CII promotes awareness of co-intelligence (a shared, integrated form of intelligence) and of many tools and ideas that can be used to increase it. CII's website is loaded with excellent, useful resources.

Resource Link: http://www.co-intelligence.org

CODEP

Founded in the UK in 1993, CODEP (the Conflict, Development and Peace Network) is a multi-disciplinary forum for academics, organizations and practitioners involved in exploring the causes of conflict and its impact on people's lives. Some of CODEP's activities include an email newsletter, an online database, and an annual international conference on conflict and development.

Resource Link: http://www.codep.org.uk

Communication Initiative

The Communication Initiative (The CI) network is an online space for sharing the experiences of, and building bridges between, the people and organisations engaged in or supporting communication as a fundamental strategy for economic and social development and change. It does this through a process of initiating dialogue and debate and giving the network a stronger, more representative and informed voice with which to advance the use and improve the impact of communication for development. This process is supported by a web-based resource of summarised information and several electronic publications, as well as online research, review and discussion platforms providing insight into communication for development experiences.

Resource Link: http://www.comminit.com

Community Based Collaboratives Research Consortium Highly Recommended

CBCRC is a network of researchers, mediators and facilitators, government agencies, community groups and environmental groups which seek to understand and assess local collaborative efforts involving natural resources and community development. CBCRC provides a venue for the sharing of research, evaluation and case studies; emerging stewardship issues and practice; and policy outcomes concerning community based collaborative processes.

Resource Link: http://www.CBCRC.org

Community Building Resource Exchange

This site provides a broad array of resources and information about innovative community building efforts to revitalize poor neighborhoods and improve the life circumstances of residents and their families. The site is a project of the Aspen Institute Roundtable on Comprehensive Community Initiatives for Children and Families.

Resource Link: http://www.commbuild.org

Community Problem-Solving Project at MIT

The Community Problem-Solving Project is an online learning space for people and institutions worldwide. Site users work on a wide variety of issues, from housing and health care to education and the environment, from labor and economic development to crime and public safety and "comprehensive" community change. They are managers, organizers, supporters, investors, educators and trainers, evaluators, everyday citizens, and more, working in cities and rural communities around the globe to tackle important social problems and seize opportunities to promote change. The site provides information to support your learning and effectiveness, including useful tools for problem-solving in your community or field.

Resource Link: http://www.community-problem-solving.net

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