The Impact Of Democratic Management On A Church Ministry

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Democratic Management
Democratic management is the next style to discuss, and it should prove itself to be one of the most beneficial management approaches for a church ministry. Democratic management is defined by the Dictionary of Business Management as, “Style of management that emphasizes consensus, persuasion, and consultation at all levels of decision making” (Kurian, 2013). This management style is not only beneficial to a church, but it is also Biblical. In addition, this is beneficial within a business which will relate over to a church ministry.
The effectiveness of democratic management is shown through a study done by the Mondragon Industrial Group. Izaskun Agirre states in his article, “Democratic governance is considered key
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This area is shown in Acts 6:1-3:
“ Now in these days when the disciples were increasing in number, a complaint by the Hellenists arose against the Hebrews because their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution. 2 And the twelve summoned the full number of the disciples and said, “It is not right that we should give up preaching the word of God to serve tables. 3 Therefore, brothers,pick out from among you seven men of good repute, full of the Spirit and of wisdom, whom we will appoint to this duty” (Acts 6:1-3 English Standard Version).
This shows how those in the early church took into consideration other peoples ideas on who should be appointed as leaders within the church. This shows that democratic management is Biblical and necessary within a church. As stated before, there are areas that this style has been abused within a church, and leaders must differentiate when to use this method of management within their church. In addition, the should understand if it is healthy for the church body as a whole.
Laissez-faire manager To begin, there are two views when it comes to the topic of laissez-fair management. The first is a negative view, and this idea works to show that this management style degrades performance and effectiveness. The other side of the argument, views laissez-faire management in a positive light, and works to prove its effectiveness. In addition to these two views,
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