All of this is probably more relevant to communities making tech products, but hope this helps:
typical go-to code of conduct http://contributor-covenant.org/
Mozilla has been doing thinking and writing about OSS community D&I and there's implications for community structure, leadership and interactions https://medium.com/mozilla-open-innovation/a-time-for-action-innovating-for-diversity-inclusion-in-open-source-communities-6922fef4675e https://medium.com/mozilla-open-innovation/reflection-inclusive-organizing-for-open-source-communities-9c44f0b689c1 http://contributor-covenant.org/
- https://numfocus.github.io/projects-director/project-briefs/sustainability-index.html Christie is doing a ton of stuff re: open source community health, sustainability and has a ton of good writings for things to think about as you're structuring your community https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1YGqDU2HuHlsIhs9_w-rRHO1FZ3x5I8DtuLDX6vrk8Kc/pub?start=false&loop=false&delayms=5000&slide=id.p https://subfictional.com/when-the-worst-happens-os-feels-2016/
Academic re: OSS structure
- H. Baytiyeh and J. Pfaffman, “Open source software: A community of altruists,” Computers in Human Behavior, vol. 26, no. 6, pp. 1345–1354, Nov. 2010.
- A. J. Bianchi, S. M. Kang, and D. Stewart, “The Organizational Selection of Status Characteristics: Status Evaluations in an Open Source Community,” Organization Science, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 341–354, Oct. 2010.
- D. Di Tullio and D. S. Staples, “The Governance and Control of Open Source Software Projects.,” Journal of Management Information Systems, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 49–80, Jan. 2013.
- R. Grewal, G. L. Lilien, and G. Mallapragada, “Location, Location, Location: How Network Embeddedness Affects Project Success in Open Source Systems,” Management Science, vol. 52, no. 7, pp. 1043–1056, 2006.
- H.-Y. Huang, Q. Le, and J. H. Panchal, “Analysis of the Structure and Evolution of an Open-Source Community,” Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, vol. 11, no. 3, p. 31008, 2011.
- A. Mockus, R. T. Fielding, and J. D. Herbsleb, “Two Case Studies of Open Source Software Development: Apache and Mozilla,” ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology (TOSEM), vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 309–346, 2002.
- L. Nyman and J. Lindman, “Code Forking, Governance, and Sustainability in Open Source Software,” 2013. D. L. Olson and K. Rosacker, “Crowdsourcing and open source software participation,” Service Business, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 499–511, 2013.
I honestly haven't found these to be terribly helpful if you're looking for practical suggestions. But, still may be useful.