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THE LEGACY OF GOD’S LEADERSHIP

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    Introduction We are living in times when organizations of all kinds are striving to build high-performance teams. Glenn Llopis (2012), author of an article entitled “5 Ways Leaders Must Build a Family Environment to Achieve Excellence,” makes a r... More »

THE GOD DIMENSION IN LEADERSHIP

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    The universe of leadership books is staggering. A search on Amazon gave 188,543 results. I am not quite sure how the search engine arrives at that number, but in the last few years this number has reached tsunami levels. If you are in the market ... More »

HUMBLE INQUIRY: THE GENTLE ART OF ASKING INSTEAD OF TELLING

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By Edgar H. Schein; San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler (2014); Reviewed by STANLEY E. PATTERSON Edgar H. Schein brings “50 years of work as a social scientist and organizational psychologist” to bear on this simply written but profoundly insightful book. He pr... More »

EDITOR’S NOTES: WHERE YOU LEAD, I WILL FOLLOW

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  “But at that moment I glanced round at the crowd that had followed me. . . . They did not like me, but with the magical rifle in my hands I was momentarily worth watching. And suddenly I realized that I should have to shoot the elephant after all.... More »

GOOD LEADERS MAKING BAD DECISIONS?

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  Why do good leaders make bad decisions? Brain researchers exploring the errors of judgment which lead to bad decisions point to two unconscious processes the brain relies on to help leaders make decisions efficiently: (1) pat-tern recognition and (2) em... More »

EXECUTIVE’S HANDBOOK OF MODEL BUSINESS CONDUCT CODES

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  Manley II, W.W. (1991). Prentice-Hall. Reviewed by William R. Auxier, CEO of Thompson Surgical Instruments, Inc., and doctoral student at Andrews University. Introduction If the current state of heart disease were like the current state of business ethi... More »

COACHING FOR LEADERS

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  Coaching for Leaders Most of us know the experience of frustration and how it impairs our happiness. Here’s a little known truth: much of our frustration comes from incompletions. “Incompletions” are things we need to do but haven’t yet done, things we ... More »

ADVENTIST WOMEN CLERGY: THEIR CALL AND EXPERIENCES

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  Abstract: Around the world, Seventh-day Adventist women are serving in pastoral ministry. However, little research has been conducted about the calling and experiences of these women. This article shares the stories of 11 Adventist women pastors in Nort... More »