The Organizational Development Muse

A new and better builder generation?

Posted by Mark L. Vincent

The generation that built our super highways, university campuses, and hospital complexes also populated and built many church houses, along with large educational wings, church camps, private school and numerous global mission and relief agencies.

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Topics: nonprofits, organizational development process, strategic planning process, relationship building, nonprofit, nonprofit leadership, Change and Transiton, Millennials and manufacturing, millennials in the workforce, client-centeredness, Design Group International, Mark L. Vincent, group discernment, consulting as a process, Process consultation and design, it begins with design

The Steward Leader Needs Deep Community

Posted by Mark L. Vincent

Over the years, we've turned, repeatedly, to the subject of Steward Leadership, especially as articulated in Scott Rodin's book on the Steward Leader.  I've been privileged to support this work through some writing contributions to other titles:

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Topics: stewardism, steward leader, it begins with design, Design Group International, Matthew Thomas, Mark L. Vincent, process consulting, organizational development muse, David Van Winkle

5 Questions With...Laurie Ferguson

Posted by Mark L. Vincent

Welcome to our occasional series of interviews, "5 Questions With..."

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Topics: organizational development, process consulting, Design Group International, it begins with design, laurie ferguson, resilience, leadership resilience

8 Precious Terms in Organizational Development

Posted by Mark L. Vincent

Every discipline develops its own terminology. Every individual enterprise does too. This means organizational development specialists at Design Group International have some special language. 

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Topics: process design, process consulting, organizational development, Art of Agreement, it begins with design, untying organizational knots, why who what when where and how, next year too, organization enterprise, who what when where why how, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International