Conflict becomes enculturated or habituated when the originating issue becomes a competition by individuals or groups to prevail. Leading through conflict so that this does not occur, or leading in a conflict culture to grow a group into a better relational matrix requires recognition of what the outcome should be: growth in knowledge and attitudes …

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Leading groups through times when change is required involves identifying the nature of the change required. Often external changes that are applied when the change required is actually an internal one. From Peter Steinke. It is commonplace for systems to deal with both technical and adaptive problems. The latter will surely set in place high …

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The soft and transitional season that Charles Dickens characterised as being both the ‘best of times’ and the ‘worst of times’ is described by Peter Steinke as an age of ‘Uproar’. Steinke addresses the nature of leadership in a concise book titled Uproar – Calm Leadership In Anxious Times. Just as Douglas Adams’ fictional (to …

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Working together in partnership to develop and further the ministry and mission of a local church is best served by an open-ness and humility in conversation that allows conviction. David Prince writes about life We must not settle for any idea offered in a staff meeting planning time simply because it might hurt someone‚Äôs feelings …

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