CALL FOR ARTICLES: In an Era of Transformative and Traumatic Disruptions…What Can OD Bring?

John Bennett/ June 29, 2020/ Organization Development, Publications/ 0 comments

Articles will be featured in Organization Development Review Special Issue (March–April 2021)  I’m honored to be one of the guest editors for this special issue of Organization Development Review. Click here for original printing in ORGANIZATION DEVELOPMENT REVIEW Vol. 52, No. 2, 2020 We have been experiencing what living in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world (VUCA) looks and

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If We Had Only Known: Experiences from Use of Self Educators

John Bennett/ April 24, 2020/ Publications, Resources, Teaching/ 0 comments

The following appears in Organization Development Review, Winter/Spring 2020, Volume 52 Number 1. It is co-authored by myself and Heather Berthoud. A PDF of the formatted article as it appears in the review is available here. ______________ Every day we use our “self”. How did we learn to do this consciously? And, how can we teach others to be more aware

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PUBLISHED: Stories of Success From the Western North Carolina and North Carolina Conferences of the United Methodist Church

John Bennett/ April 22, 2020/ Publications, Resources/ 0 comments

Building on the experiences of 15 successful congregational leaders in the United Methodist Church, John Bennett, Ph.D., and Julie Gawle along with five graduate students (Emily Carpenter, Brendan Coffey, Danielle Frottier, Laurie Meek, and Tori Scarborough) from the McColl School of Business at Queens University of Charlotte, identify and explore leadership behaviors that support congregational vitality.  In this study, 15 pastors

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