Our Research Partners
Seattle Pacific University's Industrial/Organizational Psychology Ph.D. Program:
Best Christian Workplaces Institute is a research based firm. To enhance our research capacity, we have partnered with one of North America’s premier faith-based Ph.D programs in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Seattle Pacific University. This program is chaired by Dr. Rob McKenna. Several of Dr. McKenna’s leading Ph.D. interns have completed the statistical analysis behind our published work. An expert in leadership, Dr. McKenna has authored the book Dying to Lead,
in addition to several chapters in other books and research articles. Dr. McKenna has consulted with numerous Christian organizations in addition to well known companies including Boeing and Microsoft.
Our Association Partners
Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE):
ABHE is comprised of approximately 200 postsecondary institutions throughout North America specializing in biblical ministry formation and professional leadership education. Their influence reaches 35,000+ students as well as tens of thousands of alumni. Officially recognized as a national accrediting association, ABHE is committed to advancing and assuring quality in biblical higher education. Ralph Enlow Jr., the Executive Director, believes BCWI can help them achieve this vision.
Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI):
ACSI has made a significant investment in their 5,000+ members by integrating the Best Christian Workplaces - US Schools (K-12) annual survey in their strategic goals and matrix of effectiveness. Encouraging school participation has proved a fruitful strategy for each of their members to better serve their employees and students as they seek to advance the kingdom of God.
Canadian Council of Christian Charities:
CCCC is a registered charitable organization. It is also an association, primarily of charities, within the Christian community. Its purpose is to minister to Christian charities and the public by integrating spiritual concerns of ministry with practical aspects of management, stewardship and accountability. The CCCC oversees the Canada
Best Christian Workplaces Survey, announcing the Recognized Best Christian
Workplaces in Canada each year.
Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA):
CLA (formerly Christian Management Association) was an early supporter of the Best Christian Workplaces survey, and their assistance in helping to bring the project to life cannot be understated. CLA showcases the survey at their yearly conference and has encouraged participation of their 5,000-plus members. We are appreciative of CLA’s continued support of the survey and look forward to
an ongoing partnership in the future.
Council for Christian Colleges and Universities:
CCCU is an international higher education association of intentionally Christian colleges and universities. Founded in 1976 with 38 members, the Council has grown to 105 members in North America and 71 affiliate institutions in 24 countries. Their mission is to advance the cause of Christ-centered higher education and to help institutions transform lives by faithfully relating scholarship and service to biblical truth. "The Best Christian Workplaces survey is a helpful tool for CCCU and for our campuses. It is especially helpful in providing comparative data from year to year." ~Rich Gathro, Executive Vice President, CCCU
Christian Management Australia:
(CMA) is a nonprofit, non-denominational member-based organisation, formed in 2002 out of collaboration between Wesley Mission Sydney, and Evangelical Alliance in Melbourne. CMA currently operates as a self-governing ministry of Evangelical Alliance, with its own national board.
CMA's mission is 'Maximising Ministry Effectiveness, Building Organisational Character'. We exist to serve Christian churches and nonprofit organisations, in areas of leadership and management. We also have an interest in the Christian business sector, where faith and management intersect.
Are you interested in partnering with us in this mission?
If so, we'd love to hear from you! Send us an email.