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Systems-sensitive leadership

empowering diversity without polarizing the church

by Armour, Michael C.

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Published by College Press Pub. Co. in Joplin, Mo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Graves, Clare.,
  • Pastoral theology.,
  • Christian leadership.,
  • Values.,
  • System theory.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementMichael C. Armour and Don Browning.
    ContributionsBrowning, Don, 1937-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV4011 .A75 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination298 p. :
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1271269M
    ISBN 100899007368
    LC Control Number95002490

    How can I learn more about Clare Graves and his theory? One of the first efforts to provide an extensive printed introduction to Graves' theory is the book Systems-Sensitive Leadership: Empowering Diversity without Polarizing the Church, co-authored by Dr. Mike Armour and Don Browning and now in a second and thoroughly-revised though it was written against a backdrop of church. The Book of Proverbs contains many exhortations to work hard and warnings against idleness (e.g., Prov. ). Manual work is not to be despised. Even a king works with his hands (1 Samuel ). Jesus did the work of an artisan (Mark ). The prophets denounce the idle rich (e.g., Amos ).

      A "system" is a process with its distinct yet interrelated parts. Interlocking systems (nervous, skeletal, respiratory) make up the one human body. The human body is itself a sort of system of systems. The Bible uses systems imagery when it describes the body in Romans "For just as each of us has one body. General Interest. Sort by Filters. Faith Once for All. 27 99 Save $ 7 Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage. 19 99 Save $ 5 Systems-Sensitive Leadership. 18 99 Save $ 3 Dogs May Bark, But the Caravan Moves On. 15 99 Save $ 4 See the gods Fall: Four Rivals to Christianity Old Testament Books Made Simple, The. 12 99 Save $ 2 On Target.

    Looking for books by Don Browning? See all books authored by Don Browning, including Systems-Sensitive Leadership: Empowering Diversity Without Polarizing the Church, and Practical Theology, and more on Consulting And Training For Non-Profits and Churches And while his book, Systems-Sensitive Leadership, is insightful for any leader or manager, it is especially worthwhile to leaders in churches and church-related institutions. Strategic Leadership Development International, Inc.


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System-Sensitive Leadership is a gift to those desiring to understand the mindset of a congregation. It would be extraordinarily useful for a Pastoral Search Committee or a pastoral candidate endeavoring to determine if a pastor would be a "good fit" for Cited by: Systems-Sensitive Leadership: Empowering Diversity Without Polarizing the Church.

Explore change, complexity, confusion, and conflict. Discover how differences in intrapersonal systems conspire to create problems in the interpersonal systems of the church.4/5.

Systems-Sensitive Leadership: Empowering Diversity Without Polarizing the Church Paperback - June, on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.4/5(6).

Systems-Sensitive Leadership was one of the first books to outline a model of human behavior developed by Dr. Clare Graves, a model derived from nearly three decades of research.

Graves' basic thesis is that the mind can only cope with the complexity of our existence if it first makes sense of that complexity. Whether it is conflict resolution, goal achievement, or completing a specific task, a systems-sensitive leader will be able to recognize the differences in people and help them to work together toward common objectives.

This is a must read book for anyone involved in church or business leadership. Systems-Sensitive Leadership: Empowering Diversity Without Polarizing the Church, Michael C.

Armour, Don Browning Clarence Hibbs Systems-Sensitive Leadership: Empowering Diversity Without Polarizing the Church, Michael C. Armour, Don Browning. The authors suggest that our churches often experience the clashing of systems 4, 5, and 6, and this clash is at the core of many of our differences concerning worship, leadership, learning, relating, and achieving significance.

This book is dense, and it is not the first place to start in knowing how to manage congregational diversity.4/5. These differences often result in conflict and division. In System-Sensitive Leadership, Michael Armour and Don Browning present a model of eight thinking systems for mapping diversity.

Individuals have one dominant system. This system will determine how we solve problems and think about life, 4/5(6). pages: 24 cm. Addeddate Associated-names Browning, Don, BookplateleafPages: Systems-Sensitive Leadership does not propose simple or surefire solutions.

But it does offer an intriguing way to manage congregational life through "systems-sensitive leadership." "Here is a groundbreaking resource to help church leaders understand the sources of congregational conflict.

Book Notes – Systems-Sensitive Leadership: Empowering Diversity Without Polarizing the Church Posted: Janu by Todd in Books, Ministry Tags: Claire Graves, Claire W. Graves, faith development, growth, human development, Integral, integral theory, polarization, Spiral Dynamics, spiritual growth, stages, stages of faith, Systems Sensitive Leadership.

Don Browning is the author of Fundamental Practical Theology ( avg rating, 5 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Sex, Marriage, and Family in World /5. Systems-Sensitive Leadership, now in its second edition, is an innovative examination of managing diversity and transcending conflict in any organization.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 23 cm: Contents: An all-too familiar story --We're not all wired alike --Contending with complexity --System worldviews --Dominant systems --The first three systems --System four: seeking truth and order --System five: seeking achievement and fulfillment --System six: seeking equality and health --Putting.

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Shop now. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Intrapersonal systems in the church --Tension and diversity in the pew --The systems within us --Coping with complexity --Dominant system transitions --Understanding the systems --Systems 1 and 2: the quest for safety --System 3: the quest for power --System 4: the quest for.

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