strategy

Forging distinctive community identity

Synonyms:
Fostering effective community image
Forming community image
Creating distinct community identity
Intensifying community self-identity
Building corporate community unity
Enabling cohesive civil unity
Forging local community cohesion
Consolidating positive civic identity
Developing cohesive civic identity
Building extended community relationships
Reinforcing community togetherness
Creating community corporateness
Articulating common identity
Emphasizing local distinctiveness
Description:
Building an image of the community, both functional and imaginal. The effect is that of community awareness of its power in the political arena.
Context:
An integral part of demonstrating community service to motivate the individual to assume global responsibility.
Implementation:
Tactics include: neighbourhood settings to create a common image of the community through decor; heritage pageantry to honour the community's journey through such events as parades, plays, and pageants; local projections to allow members of the community to participate in planning their future; servanthood mythology to publicize community stories emphasizing its role as a servant of society; and leadership identity to locate community leaders, create an awareness of style, and permeate community structures with these leaders.
Constrained by:
Disrupting village identity
Subjects:
Communities
Local
Friendship
Business enterprises
Iron, steel
Construction
Civil
Citizenship
Imagery
Development
Individuation
Values
Type Classification:
F: Exceptional strategies