Why Organization's Fail

Organization failure begins at the top. Rotary did not stop growing because people were not interested in joining local Rotary clubs. The number of people joining Rotary clubs proves that. It stopped growing because its leaders assumed it was in the business of supplying humanitarian services rather than in the business of creating Rotarians; they were product oriented instead of member oriented.

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Saturday, February 19, 2011

Rotary's Recruiting Death Dance

Rotary's annual recruiting waltz is our Dance of Death and reminds me of the mythical Thorn Bird who sings it most beautiful song as it impales itself to death on a thorn.  If one critically analyzes our recruiting dance, it becomes obvious that the practice is organization-centered, not member-centered. It comes from an inward point of view . . . Recruitment Death Dance (Click here to read more.)