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Communities of Learning, Connection and Practice

Bijoy Goswami "author, The Human Fabric"
The list author says: "Humans come together to build relationships, share knowledge or take actions through community. Communities work differently than economic or political structures, with unique exchange mechanisms, governance structures, etc. This list provides a micro-to-macro resource list, starting with individuals to networks in nature."
The Human Fabric: Unleashing the Power of Core Energy in Everyone
The Human Fabric: Unleashing the Power of Core Energy in Everyone
"Different personalities drive social networks - Mavens broker knowledge, Relaters broker relationships and Evangelists broker actions by connecting people to knowledge."
Influence: Science and Practice (4th Edition)
Influence: Science and Practice (4th Edition)
"the "forces" that bind and animate relationships between Mavens, Relaters and Evangelists. Each type relies on different principles to create influence."
Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
"Communities are based on "social exchange" not "market exchange" mechanisms. Keeping these distinct and in their appropriate realms is crucial."
Community: The Structure of Belonging
Community: The Structure of Belonging
The Hidden Power of Social Networks: Understanding How Work Really Gets Done in Organizations
The Hidden Power of Social Networks: Understanding How Work Really Gets Done in Organizations
"Social network analysis - understanding the relationships between the members of a social network."
The True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements (Perennial Classics)
The True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements (Perennial Classics)
"birth, growth and collapse of movements"
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
"Stirs thinking around what makes social phenomenon tip"
Systems of Survival: A Dialogue on the Moral Foundations of Commerce and Politics
Systems of Survival: A Dialogue on the Moral Foundations of Commerce and Politics
"communities operate between the "guardian" and "commercial" syndromes that Jacobs describes and operate by their own rules"
Cultivating Communities of Practice: A Guide to Managing Knowledge
Cultivating Communities of Practice: A Guide to Managing Knowledge
"Communities in companies."
Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations
Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations
"technology + community"
Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything
Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything
"How the Interent is creating the formation of social networks that achieve particular tasks."
How Breakthroughs Happen: The Surprising Truth About How Companies Innovate
How Breakthroughs Happen: The Surprising Truth About How Companies Innovate
"Social networks and innovation"
The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations
The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations
"Organizational structures of social networks, differentiated from command-and-control structures of traditional organizations."
Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age
Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age
"Underlying science behind social networks"
Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives
Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives
Ants at Work: How an Insect Society is Organized
Ants at Work: How an Insect Society is Organized
"Simple rules lead to complex behaviors"
Linked: How Everything Is Connected to Everything Else and What It Means for Business, Science, and Everyday Life
Linked: How Everything Is Connected to Everything Else and What It Means for Business, Science, and Everyday Life
"The behavior and characteristics of networks from nature, the internet and society"