organizing and coordinating with each other. This next generation of tools forcommunicating and managing our communications are enabling us to beconnected to anyone, anywhere, at any time and from any place on MotherEarth. Each network develops its own way that these tools are used to carry outthe specific tasks that are undertaken to achieve network purposes, e.g. such asbuilding a hospital or a people-centred ASEAN.
Enhancing ASEAN Organizational Capacity: Organizingwithout Organizations
Organizational capacity refers to the ability to use networks as the flexible,interactive, borderless form of structure of whatever activity in whatever domain.Effectively organizing organizations is rooted in shared values expressed as publicnarrative. Values based organizing
in contrast to issue based organizing
invitesnetwork members to transcend their issue silos through a principle-centeredapproach and come together so that their diversity becomes an asset, rather thanan obstacle, and because values are experienced emotionally, people can accessthe moral resources-the courage, hope, and solidarity that it takes to risk learningnew things and explore new ways of doing things.Organizing a Deep Social Network is based upon human relationships and creatingmutual commitments necessary to work together to make meaningful change. Itis the strength of the relationships in the group, not the number of people in thatgroup, that makes the whole greater than the sum of its parts. By buildingrelationships with others from different backgrounds, we can learn to recast ourindividual interests as common interests, allowing us to envision objectives thatwe can use our combined resources to achieve.Deep Social Networks need a collective leadership structure that leads toeffective engagement with network members. A structured leadership teamencourages stability, motivation, creativity, and accountability and can usevolunteer time, skills, and effort more effectively. These are authentic teams withan engaging direction, an enabling structure, clear group norms, and a diverseteam with skills and talents needed to produce the result. They create a structure