Relationships in Organizations
Relationships in profit organizations: the quality of relationships in profit organizations is determined from the standards of personal + professional + public interdependent stewardship demonstrated by proprietor, employee, and customer; the three unequal standing positions in profit organizations. Relationships in non-profit organizations: the quality of relationships in non-profit organizations is determined from the standards of personal + professional + public interdependent stewardship demonstrated by participant; the one equal standing position in non-profit organizations. The reality of profit organizations is measured by customer satisfaction + employee performance + product quality that is achieved only from product improvement + employee training + customer education. The reality of non-profit organizations is measured by fellowship that is achieved only from member education. Numbers are our only common language that time-frame mutual understanding of personal + professional + public interdependent matters. Good citizenship and good membership require lifetime mastery of the Principals of Stewardship, including mutual perception + mutual understanding + mutual appreciation of Eight Stewardship Coordinates. All organizations are bureaucracies that automatically require members to look inward for the good of organizations. However, vision is outward and is sustained only from standards of personal + professional + public interdependent stewardship demonstrated by all recognized members for recognized missions. Eight Stewardship Coordinates are common points of reference that automatically enhance the quality of relationships in organizations. Conversely, the quality of relationships in organizations is automatically diminished without mutual perception + mutual understanding + mutual appreciation by all members. Whenever a member becomes the focus (celebrity) or an organization becomes the focus (personage), members lose vision, abrogate mission, and abdicate stewardship. An incorporated organization is only an administrative and functional structure with official standing granted by government which is an inanimate object. All of humanity is diminished as members surrender personage, abrogate mission, and abdicate stewardship to celebrities and organizations. Banking systems, the interdependent information routing infrastructure for money transactions, interconnect the seven patriotic organizations of government, education, business, religion, law enforcement, service, and media: the communication resolving interdependent infrastructures for community plans. The common bank statement beginning balance, total credits, total debits, and ending balance (four of the Eight Stewardship Coordinates) are cornerstones of the picture of money and essential for Civic Reasoning Team Builders with Common Sense to reconcile stewardship of life, environment, and Common Cents with each other. Unreconciled stewardship assures most resources benefit a few to the detriment of all members and the mission. Alan M. Kantrow: "Only when all of an organization's history is properly understood can experience serve as a valuable means of improving management practices." Daniel J. Boorstein: "Planning without history is like planting cut flowers."