Think tank

The Taos Institute is a community of scholars and practitioners concerned with the social processes essential for the construction of reason, knowledge, and human value. They are a non-profit (501c3) organization committed to exploring, developing and disseminating ideas and practices that promote creative, appreciative and collaborative processes in families, communities and organizations around the world. Social constructionist theory and practice locates the source of meaning, value and action in the relational connection among people. It is through our social and relational processes that They construct the world. They achieve our educational ends through conferences, workshops, publications, a PhD program, certificate programs, distance learning programs, newsletters, and web-based offerings. They work at the interface between the scholarly community and societal practitioners from communities of mental health, social work, counselling, organizational change, education, community building, gerontology, healthcare and more. They develop and explore the ways in which scholarly research can enrich professional practices, and practices can stimulate scholarly inquiry.


Contact details

Website: www.taosinstitute.net/
Address: 63 Maple Hill Drive, Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022, USA
Contact email: info AT taosinstitute.net

Areas of focus

Topics of research:
Where they work:
Global
Operating languages:
English

Organisational details

Business model:
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations:
Independent
Year founded:
1991
Age (years):
Founded by:
Founder(s): Harlene Anderson | David Cooperrider | Kenneth Gergen | Mary Gergen | Sheila McNamee | Suresh Srivasta | Diana Whitney
Founder gender: Both (more than one founder)
Leadership:
Current leader(s): Kenneth Gergen
Current leader's (or leaders') gender: Male
Associate size (2016):

Organisational performance

Financials:
Turnover in USD (2015):

Data notes

Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Wikipedia: List of think tanks,Organisation┬┤s website


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