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Category: Governance, Democracy, Equality

Is Consensus Decision-Making Hard?

In cohousing communities, consensus decision-making is the standard. And the fearful question is “Is consensus decision-making hard?” In consensus decision-making,* all decision-makers work together to decide how the community will function, how it will look, and how the money will be spent. Each member is expected to participate in the process of making decisions and to consent to solutions that meet their own community-related needs and those of the community […]

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