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Required Reading: Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice and Leadership, 2nd ed. by Lee G. Bolman and Terrence E. Deal (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1997) ISBN: 0787908215 (450 pages). Leading Congregational Change: A Practical Guide for the Transformational Journey by Jim Herrington, Mike Bonem and James H. Furr. (San Francisco: Jossey Bass, 2000) ISBN: 0787947652 (186 pages). Organizational Culture and Leadership, 2nd ed., by Edgar H. Schein (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1997) ISBN: 0787903620 (448 pages). After Our Likeness: The Church as the Image of the Trinity by Miroslav Volf (GrandRapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1998) ISBN: 0-8028-4440-5 (314 pages). Articles on Electronic Reserve (see page 5) Suggested Resources: FaithQuest: A Journey Toward Congregational Transformation (Bible Study) by Dan R. Dick (Nashville: Discipleship Resources, 1998) ISBN: 0881772399 (168 pages). Making Sense of the Organization by Karl E. Weick. (Cambridge, MA: Blackwell, 2000) ISBN: 0631223193 (496 pages). Images of the Church in Mission by John Driver. (Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1997) ISBN: 0836190580 (240 pages). Managing with Power: Politics and Influence in Organizations by Jeffrey Pfeffer (Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 1992) ISBN: 087584314X (392 pages). Birth of the Chaordic Age by Dee Hock. (NY: Berrett-Koehler, 1999) ISBN: 1576750744 (350 pages). Faith-based Management: Leading Organizations That Are Based on More Than Just Mission by Peter C. Brinckerhoff. (NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1999). ISBN: 0471315443 (272 pages) Small Group and Team Communication by Thomas E. Harris and John C. Sherblom. (Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1999) ISBN: 0205289894 (271 pages). Leading and Managing a Growing Church by George C. Hunter III. (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2000) ISBN: 0687024250 (160 pages)

Publication Date

January 2005


Asbury Theological Seminary


Kentucky, Fall, CL614, Wilmore



CL 614 Leading Groups and Organizations