Managing Change in the Church of England: Church Leaders in the Diocese of Chelmsford
Anan, Gabriel 2008. Managing Change in the Church of England: Church Leaders in the Diocese of Chelmsford. PhD Thesis University of East London School of Social Science, Media and Cultural Studies
This study investigates managing change in the Church of England. It focuses on the church leaders in the Diocese of Chelmsford, of working towards a policy of becoming
Data collected from church leaders by postal survey and the interviews carried out revealed that in achieving the policy, two key strategies were identified: (i) Income
Data collected from the postal survey on these two strategies were analysed using quantitative method. Data was also collected from publications and websites to reflect the comments of the respondents. Regarding the collection of interview data, one of the most
It was further identified from the data collected that to manage change it was necessary for the church leaders and their voluntary group leaders to have a new way (though
The study further addresses the current issues of resistance as far as church management is concerned. It identifies the usefulness for adopting the skills of two disciplines: leadership and management in order that, the complexity of managing resistance, during change could be dealt with in the process.
|Keywords||Church of England; Diocese of Chelmsford; Church management|
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|Deposited||16 Jan 2014|
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