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Cultural insights for Christian leaders : new directions for organizations serving God's mission / Douglas McConnell.

By: McConnell, Douglas, 1951- [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Mission in global community: Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Baker Academic, [2018]Description: xviii, 200 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780801099656; 080109965X.Subject(s): Christianity and culture | Christian leadership | MissionsDDC classification: 261
Contents:
Thinking missiologically: implications for leadership and organizations -- Culture and human nature: the complex unity of human organizations -- Caring about members and others as people: notions of self and others -- Learning culture naturally: imitation and rituals -- Authority and culture: whom do you trust? -- Intercultural realities: four worlds of Christian organizations -- Leading in context: cultural influence and intercultural leadership -- Responding missionally: learning into practice.
Summary: This volume helps leaders and leaders-in-training become students of culture who can then contextualize what they learn for their own organizational settings. Douglas McConnell, a respected leader in the worlds of missiology and higher education, enables readers to understand intercultural dynamics so they can shape their organizational cultures and lead their organizations in a missional direction. This is the latest volume in an award-winning series emphasizing mission as partnership with Christians around the globe. -- ‡c From publisher's description.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Thinking missiologically: implications for leadership and organizations -- Culture and human nature: the complex unity of human organizations -- Caring about members and others as people: notions of self and others -- Learning culture naturally: imitation and rituals -- Authority and culture: whom do you trust? -- Intercultural realities: four worlds of Christian organizations -- Leading in context: cultural influence and intercultural leadership -- Responding missionally: learning into practice.

This volume helps leaders and leaders-in-training become students of culture who can then contextualize what they learn for their own organizational settings. Douglas McConnell, a respected leader in the worlds of missiology and higher education, enables readers to understand intercultural dynamics so they can shape their organizational cultures and lead their organizations in a missional direction. This is the latest volume in an award-winning series emphasizing mission as partnership with Christians around the globe. -- ‡c From publisher's description.

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