The Art of Community: Building the New Age of Participation (英語) ペーパーバック – 2012/6/5
Jono Bacon is an award-winning leading community manager, author and consultant. Currently the community manager for the worldwide Ubuntu community, Bacon is a regular keynote speaker, has also authored four books and acted as a consultant to a range of technology companies. Bacon's weblog (http://www.jonobacon.org/) is one of the widest read Open Source weblogs and he writes regularly about community management.
My only disappointment was that I didn't read it sooner!
If you do not know what open-source communities are, or if you are looking for community building in general, you may be disappointed (as some other reviewers note)
If you're just starting the role it can save you a lot of time in re-inventing a methodical approach to community management. As an experienced community manager it can surface ideas and approaches you might not have considered.
What I found particularly useful was that it is largely "generic". It helped me better understand how my domain-specific community management skills could be better applied to other types of communities.