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Concept of Community 1 CONCEPT OF COMMUNITY NAME Professor Course Date
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Concept of Community 2 Concept of Community Introduction In recent years, organizations that are of benefit to the community have been on the increase, which has been attributed to the different advantages that organizations have over others (Gardener & Fitzpatrick, 2003).These organizations are firmly based on the visions and goals that have been set by communities; thus benefiting the community in the long run. The organizations are considered to be of benefit to the community because they involve members of the community in their general planning and management(Diamond, 2001). Also, this helps to move the communities towards change that the people within the communities deserve and aim (Hubbard & Parsons, 2009).The organizations in question are mainly motivated by the problems within the community setting, which they tend to fix; thus helping the community in general (Delanty, 2010).It is also vital to understand that the community must have the key concepts necessary that are relevant to benefiting different sectors of the community, as will be discussed. Another important aspect to understand is the engagement organizations and stakeholders have with the communities so as to ensure that the general development and change is achieved. Concepts of the Community The first concept of the community that can be understood from different research materials is the planning of the impacts that different factors will have on the community. When dealing with different aspects in the community, it is important to understand that they may end up having different impacts some of which may not be favorable (Marshall & Rowland, 2006). This then means that the community members within that society must plan for the impacts that these aspects may have. This is important because it helps to keep the community members well informed about any changes that may occur and how they supposed to react to each(MacKay,
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Concept of Community 3 2009). The second concept of the community that can be seen is governance. In a community setting, it is always up to the members of that society to ensure that they have good governance by selecting the leaders that cater for their needs and fulfill their requirements (Gwyther, 2008). In the event of this, the community has the mandate of making sure that the governance offered to them is of the best quality without prejudice or favoritism. Another concept of the community that can be seen is friendrising whereby members of the community raise funds for different projects through the organizations; hence benefiting the community (Marshall & Rowland, 2006). This is an important aspect of the community as it has helped bring up different programs that have been of importance to the whole society. Some of the funds raised through the organizations are directed towards establishing guidelines, and principles used in establishing friendship with other organizations also of benefit to the community. The community also has the mandate of ensuring equity in terms of the shared
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