Reorganisation of the Modern Anglican Benefice

It would be reasonable to assume that most Church of England clergy are uncomfortable with the idea of simply transferring  business models and methods into the church.\r\n\r\nAs the church wrestles with questions of long-term sustainability some new thinking about structures has to be carried out, and it is not enough to simply adopt a streamlined management plan from a profit-motivated organisation and hope that the Anglican church can adapt. For start, most corporate internal organisation charts don’t include the client; they focus instead only on the Team, which can be controlled, not the public, (and for public read ‘Ordinary Church Member’).\r\n\r\nIt was reflecting on this problem which led to the doodle which led to the diagram below. It proposes an alternative organisational diagram for the modern Church of England Benefice.\r\n\r\nFor a  larger version for zooming in see here.\r\n\r\nOn the same subject see Models of the Successful Modern Church of England Benefice\r\n

An alternative to the hierarchical managment tree of responsibility brought into the Anglican church from business. Instead, an organic structure relating leadership to types of membership and people of no church membership

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