The following is a presentation made this past week at the Christian Leadership Alliance's Conference in Dallas, TX. It was part of a summit on Steward Leadership. Portions of what you will find below include input from summit participants.
The Organizational Development Muse
Topics: Design Group International, Mark L. Vincent, associational systems, Christian Leadership Alliance, Executive Development, steward leader, Five Stewardship Confusions,, Stewardship Development, process consulting, Foundations of resource raising, denominational funding, stewardism, Fiscal Health, fiscal responsibility, board development
Topics: franchising, franchisee, Process consultation and design, associational systems, organizational development muse, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, organizational systems, franchising economics
Topics: process consulting, franchising, franchisee, associational systems, organizational development muse, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, organizational problem solving, organizational development resources,
Many folks who get started in some sort of associational arrangement, be it a franchise, chartering a club with a national organization, establishing a congregation connected to a denomination, or simply licensing some intellectual property, do so thinking that pooling resources makes sense.
Topics: process consulting, franchisee, franchises, associational systems, organizational development muse, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, organizational problem solving, franchising economics
Associational systems include any organization made up of multiple partners bringing personnel, product/service and money together to make the institution they create. Trade associations, religious denominations and franchised operations serve as examples.
Topics: organizational development, organizational design, franchising, process consulting, process design, associational systems, Design Group International, Mark L. Vincent, Whorled Viewz, franchisee
Topics: organizational design, Design Group International, Mark L. Vincent, organizational development, Whorled Viewz, ELCA, Mennonite Church Canada, denominations, PC USA, Lutheran, Episcopalian, Anglican, postdenominationalism, independent congregations, denominational life, apostle's ministry, metanoia, associational systems, nondenominational