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
 31
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) (2021): Dawn Dole
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): Kenneth J. Gergen
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2018): Kenneth J. Gergen
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Taos Institute
 1
United States average
 38
Global average
 85
2019
Taos Institute
 1
% Female staff
2019
Taos Institute
 59%
United States average
 46%
Global average
 43%

Organisational performance

Financials
2015
Taos Institute
 $830,643
United States average
 $21,426,867
Global average
 $57,395,241

Social

Likes (2022)
Taos Institute
 2,207
United States average
 89,052
Global average
 32,612
Likes (2021)
Taos Institute
 2,089
Likes (2019)
Taos Institute
 1,868
Followers (2022)
Taos Institute
 2,447
United States average
 49,064
Global average
 19,181
Followers (2021)
Taos Institute
 2,404
Followers (2019)
Taos Institute
 2,326
Subscribers (2022)
Taos Institute
 654
United States average
 16,599
Global average
 5,590
Subscribers (2021)
Taos Institute
 382
Subscribers (2019)
Taos Institute
 209
Followers (2022)
Taos Institute
 985
United States average
 28,708
Global average
 16,259
Followers (2019)
Taos Institute
 464

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Wikipedia: List of think tanks
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