Monthly Archives: December 2016

WHAT IS ENVISIONED HERE. . .

Greenleaf writes: …what is envisioned here for a large institution may be described as two strong teams, each led by a primus inter pares.  The trustees, with the chairman as primus, are one team, and they have their objective role … Continue reading

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‘LEGITIMACY BEGINS WITH TRUST’. . .

Greenleaf writes: Legitimacy begins with trust. No matter what the competence or the intentions, if trust is lacking, nothing happens.  …two kinds of [negative] trust: blind trust and trust generated by leadership charisma.   …The only sound basis for trust is … Continue reading

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PART OF THE PROBLEM. . .

Greenleaf writes: Part of the problem of moving our institutions along is that persons outside the institution either do not know enough to make a pertinent criticism, or the institution has its guard up and the external critics cannot penetrate … Continue reading

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THE OPERATOR AND THE CONCEPTUALIZER ARE. . .

Gentle reader, with this posting I will continue to offer you Greenleaf’s words without comment.  I also invite you to take some time and reflect upon his ideas and I invite you to sit with others and together engage in … Continue reading

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OPERATIONAL & CONCEPTUAL. . .

Once again, gentle reader, I have decided to quote Greenleaf without adding my own comments or observations or questions.  I invite you to spend some time reflecting upon his ideas and I also invite you to invite others to join … Continue reading

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SOME FLAWS IN THE CONCEPT OF THE SINGLE CHIEF AT THE TOP, PART III. . .

Gentle reader, as I noted in PART I, rather than comment upon Greenleaf’s ideas, I have decided to offer you his ideas and I invite you to take some time and reflect upon them; to deeply consider them – to … Continue reading

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SOME FLAWS IN THE CONCEPT OF THE SINGLE CHIEF AT THE TOP, PART II. . .

Gentle reader, as I noted in PART I, rather than comment upon Greenleaf’s ideas, I have decided to offer you his ideas and I invite you to take some time and reflect upon them; to deeply consider them – to … Continue reading

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