Conflicts occur in some of our best-run organizations. Christians and Christian organizations experience conflict likely at the same rate as any other group or organization. Resource allocations, communication deficiencies, economics, environmental stress, confusion over roles and responsibilities are just some of the likely reasons for conflict and each can damage an otherwise healthy organization. While […]
Recently, my nephew asked me a question about employers and workers. In particular, he wondered about efficiency projects — including mechanization and outsourcing — that often lead to layoffs, cutbacks and downsizing. How does a Christian balance good business sense with care and compassion? Fortunately, the Bible is always an appropriate source for wisdom and […]
A few years ago, I met the head of a successful software company at a conference in Los Angeles.
One of the reasons we have many local churches today that have 10,000 or more members is because church leaders were willing to take risks; they were willing to be innovative.
Much of what is considered proper church governance is not necessarily because of what is considered biblical but because of denominational and church tradition.
One of the big opportunities nonprofits have is to carefully understand the best roles and responsibilities of their board.
Some firms budget better than others and while there are a lot of good things we can say about budgets, budgets are never fun.
One of the words we hear often when it comes to people and a particular responsibility or assignments is the word “trust.”
One of the growth lids most organizations hit is when their organizational culture is contrary to their organizational goals.