The Organizational Development Muse

International enterprise: Do you know your fundamentalisms?

Posted by Mark L. Vincent

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, Global Business, Fundamentalism Project

Getting information right! A skill steward leaders need.

Posted by Mark L. Vincent

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 development, organizational learning, organizational development firm, steward leader, 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

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Topics: process design, process consulting, organizational development, organizational learning, emell vee, organizational consulting, 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

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 development, organizational knowledge, organizational learning, Organizational Transformation, steward leader, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, Whorled Viewz, organizational design