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International enterprise: Do you know your fundamentalisms?

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Sep 3, 2014 6:00:00 AM

Over the last fiteen years I've slowly been reading vol 1 of the now 6 volumes of The Fundamentalism Project. While academics take the most joy in reading ponderous volumes with extensive bibliographies, esteemed historian Martin Marty's essay at the back is the one every organizational leader should read--especially those who head global enterprise.

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Topics: organizational learning, Process consultation and design, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, steward leadership, Global Enterprise

Getting information right! A skill steward leaders need.

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Apr 4, 2012 6:30:00 AM

Sitting presidents and presidential candidates are notorious for confidently stating erroneous and discredited information that press secretaries must clarify later. To a degree this is understandable because of the unwithering and relentless public scrutiny they receive. Any mistake is going to be caught, magnified, caricatured and published. Still, it is a lesson to any organizational leader that they need to be in command of their facts and to offer the front seat to the people who know what they do not.

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Topics: process consulting, organizational learning, organizational development consulting, stewardism, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, organizational communication, steward leadership

Loop de Loop de Loop: leading toward organizational wisdom

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Oct 20, 2011 9:44:00 AM
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Topics: process design, process consulting, organizational learning, organizational development consulting, emell vee, triple loop learning, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, Whorled Viewz, organizational wisdom

The Steward Leader Does Not Know Everything

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Jul 29, 2011 5:20:00 AM

The designation of Steward Leader is becoming more widely known. The Steward Leader believes they are granted a trust for the welfare of the organization they serve and all who connect to it. The Steward Leader, therefore, takes the long view of personal and organizational transformation. They are happy for short-term gains, but only with the long-view in mind.

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Topics: process design, process consulting, organizational knowledge, organizational learning, organizational development consulting, Organizational Transformation, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, Whorled Viewz, organizational design, steward leadership

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