Becoming Colleagues provides a powerful rationale for personal reflection and change, a call for systemic reform, and specific guidance for implementing change in the faith-based workplace. Through stories of mixed-gender teams in religiously affiliated settings-including congregations, agencies, educational institutions, and other faith-based nonprofit organizations-this book explores nine change factors critical to ensuring that men and women work together in mutually supportive ways. The proven principles revealed through these stories provide a new model for the workplace that is certain to help teams achieve success and satisfaction in their ministries.
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Table of Contents
REFLECTION AND ACTION.
Creating A Successful Mixed GAnder Team.
Nine Criteria for Mixed GAnder Teams.
Building a Shared Leadership Model.
Leadership in the Mixed GAnder Team.
Creating Effective Teams.
Advocating for Women in Church Leadership.
Believing Women Should Be Leaders.
The Lutheran Relief Team Building A Model for GAnder Equity.
Acting on Our Belief.
NAMING AND INCLUDING.
The Spiritual Formation Team, Demonstrating the Committment to Know Oneanother.
Naming Ourselves and Each Other.
Including Each Other.
COMMUNICATING AND WORKING TOGETHER.
Communicating with Each Other.
Communicating in Mixed GAnder Teams.
The Theological Institute Team, Keeping the Daily Commitment to Working Together.
Traps for Women and Men.
POWER AND INFLUENCE.Two Power Structures in Two Teams.
Power and Influence.
Power and Influence in Mixed GAnder Teams.
Keeping the Team Together.
Modeling Shared Leadership.
Discussion Questions for Teams.