These models and simulations have been tagged “NCP”.
This systems 'story' model is an expansion of Insightmaker model 11923# A 'Better World' thru Systems Thinking. It sets forth an argument that those wishing to promote Participatory Democracy as a viable means of community decision making would be well served incorporating systems thinking into their community governance processes. It does so by demonstrating that some of the principles of participatory democracy not only fit well with a successful program of systems thinking but could also be mutually beneficial.
This model is an extension of the System Thinking Certification course Network Magic Growing Pains segment and the Strategies for Enabling a Better Tomorrow model, which served as the blueprint for this model.
This model is intended to become part of an online learning platform which includes the with the Pathways to New Community Paradigms Blog, Pathways to New Community Paradigms Wiki and a number of other Internet based resources to explore what is termed here 'new community paradigms' which are a transformational change brought about by members of a community.