Leader and community development

Keywords: Leader, community development


This article focuses on the role of the social leader in developing creativity among the members of society. He asks: When community leaders start energy projects, what kinds of skills and knowledge practices do they use to enhance individual creativity? Individual creations are usually motivated by social and sustainable motives, and developed by civil society groups. Based on mixed approaches  approaches  including research interviews and field visits, the article is based on previous literature on community leadership, creativity by individual and specialized literature. Community leadership is analyzed through two deep states of social energy in the state. Research results show that social leadership can help develop creativity, which works in niches and requires care. Community leadership benefits from being an integral part of social networks, common vision and decision-making, but pre-existing skills and implicit knowledge also play a role. Community leaders can also help build a niche by working closely with intermediate actors


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