a In many governments there is an organizational culture based on hierarchy and vertical preventing the emergence and strengthening of effective management experience shared with society as required by the principle of participation is implicit in the understanding do that is democracy. active participation of the people in the creative process management and evaluation of public policies, create an environment more conducive to their effectiveness and success. Community involvement also strengthens the political legitimacy and ensuring better results with less effort and expenditure. a In the design of community partnership fosters the emergence of social leadership and encourages the role of the community that adds value, efforts and talents to a state action. Also prevents the co-optimization by the elite forces of power because he recognizes the space of society as a new instance of local power is becoming an important method for investigating corruption and is revealed as a very effective tool for evaluation.
a The edge of the balance of democracy is challenging and demands a courageous attitude and especially much committed to the development of a society. The gangway for mastery makes it impossible to sharing power with the forces of society. That requires ongoing and continuous negotiations established between the state and local power. As a Daniel Delgado (1988, p. 140-141) for the effectiveness of a participatory democracy is increasingly relevant in the network bringing together all the various social actors possible: religious communities, unions, political parties, universities, associations neighbors, NGOs formed to work in the social field, and many of its expressions can provide ideas, human resources and financial resources invaluable. Inter social networks are a complex web of different actors with different experiences and different languages and need to add the multiple skills involved, including consultation skills, negotiation, joint planning, organizational designs to create agile and open indispensable for sedimentation of a State and Welfare Society and the effectiveness of true participatory democracy, as did the city of Barcelona has set an example for everyone.