Margaret Wheatley

MARGARET WHEATLEY, Ed. D., writes, teaches, and speaks about radically new practices and ideas for organizing in chaotic times. She is president of The Berkana Institute, a charitable global foundation serving life-affirming leaders around the world, and has been an organizational consultant for many years as well as a professor of management in two graduate programs. Her work appears in two award-winning books, Leadership and the New Science (1992, 1999) and A Simpler Way (with Myron Kellner-Rober, 1996). Her latest book, Turning to One Another: Simple Conversations to Restore Hope to the Future, appeared in January 2002. Ms. Wheatley works to create organizations in which people are known as the blessing, not the problem. She and her work can be reached at www.mar￾

LDS Women and Priesthood: An Expanded Definition of Priesthood: Some Present and Future Consequences

Articles/Essays – Volume 18, No. 3

Dialogue 18.3 (Fall 1985): 35–42
In seeking to predict what might occur in the Church if priesthood were extended to women, it is helpful to focus attention on some of these organizational dynamics.

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An Expanded Definition of Priesthood? Some Present and Future Consequences

Articles/Essays – Volume 34, No. 1

Dialogue 34.4 (Winter 2002): 319–325
But the fact that we must look at organizational dynamics before we can begin to understand the issues that would be raised by expanding priesthood to include women is an apt commentary on the complex and sometimes confused role that priesthood authority has come to play in the modern church.

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