Chris and all, We need to define what communities we are talking about..... I put together a page https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Volunteer_Management trying to define some of this.
The references on the page are worth reading (I think the page and attached talk page are also.... Richard. On Sun, Feb 28, 2016 at 2:44 AM, Chris Keating <chriskeatingw...@gmail.com> wrote: > I've put some of my thoughts about the dynamics of the WMF-Community > relationship into an essay on Meta, entitled "Why do They always get It > wrong?" > > I thought I'd share it here. Hope it's useful! > > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:The_Land/Why_do_They_always_do_It_wrong > > (It's not specifically addressed at any of the current challenges the > movement faces, though as it happens I first started thinking about writing > this when I was making notes for conversations with various people > explaining why I thought Arnnon Geshuri would need to resign). > > Regards, > > Chris > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>