Leading Organizations

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Great Leaders Ask Great Questions

At a workshop about Designing and Delivering Education presented at the annual meeting of the ABHE in Orlando, Florida, Dr. Roy King made a statement that I jotted down because, at the time it seems insightful and worth coming back to. Well, that was in February of 2010 and I was recently browsing through some old notes and came across the statement again. Dr. King said, “Good leadership has more to do with asking the…

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Jesus Christ as a Model of Global Leadership

Whereas it used to be news, the impact of globalization on everything we do has become common knowledge. With this knowledge also comes the recognition that leaders today must have a global perspective. So, I finalize this series on Jesus as a Model Leader asking the question: “Was Jesus’ perspective global?” What is a global perspective? In an unpublished Global Awareness Proposal, Dr. Robert Reese, Associate Professor of Cross-Cultural Ministry at Mid-Atlantic Christian University, defines…

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Leading Change: Phase 3

OK, your organization – or should I say, the key players within your organization – are now ready and willing for the change. They understand the change and they buy into the change. Now what? The third stage in implementing organizational change is to formalize the change. For the change to last for the long haul – it has to be embedded into every dimension of the organization. Otherwise, like a living organism sometimes does,…

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A Path to Organizational Change

Some people cringe when they hear the word “change.”  I know because I run into that reaction upon occasion. Perhaps they have been burnt by leaders who promise change but don’t deliver. Whatever the reason, to survive, organizations must change. Change is life and life is change. Living things change. In fact, if you’re really enamored with stability, the best place to find it is at the cemetery. Most leaders, however, realize change is necessary and…

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Layers of Culture

I was working on a section of a course I am preparing for Mid-Atlantic Christian University to be taught this fall — you can find more information at www.macuniversity.edu — This was the first time I have added a voice-over sound file to a presentation that I uploaded to SlideShare.net. So, I thought I’d share it with you as this week’s post.   Transcript Like an iceberg, you cannot fully understand an organization’s culture unless…

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  • Psalm 25:14-15 October 17, 2021
    “The LORD confides in those who fear him; he makes his covenant known to them. My eyes are ever on the LORD, for only he will release my feet from the snare.”
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