Think tank

Taos Institute

Chagrin Falls, United States

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:
http://www.taosinstitute.net/

Address:
63 Maple Hill Drive, Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022, USA

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Geographics of focus
Global
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1991
Age (years)
Taos Institute
 30
United States average
 39
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Harlene Anderson | David Cooperrider | Kenneth Gergen | Mary Gergen | Sheila McNamee | Suresh Srivasta | Diana Whitney
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Kenneth J. Gergen
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2018): Kenneth J. Gergen
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Kenneth J. Gergen
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Taos Institute
 610
United States average
 71
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
Taos Institute
59% 
United States average
46% 
Global average
42% 

Organisational performance

Financials
2015
Taos Institute
 $830,643
United States average
 $21,077,089
Global average
 $55,910,158

Social

Likes (2019)
Taos Institute
 1,868
United States average
 72,519
Global average
 24,405
Likes (2017)
Taos Institute
 1,424
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Taos Institute
 2,326
United States average
 35,047
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2018)
Taos Institute
 2,257
Followers (2017)
Taos Institute
 1,987
Subscribers (2019)
Taos Institute
 209
United States average
 12,119
Global average
 5,924
Subscribers (2017)
Taos Institute
 129
Followers (2019)
Taos Institute
 464
United States average
 8,378
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 01/04/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Wikipedia: List of think tanks
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