The Business Renaissance Institute

Doing Well By Doing Good

The Business Renaissance Institute is a non-profit organization, located in Pasadena, California.

The institute was conceived in a 2004 salon workshop in Pasadena.

However, the creation of this institute was preceded by a long and consistent history of roundtable sessions, lectures, doctoral research, and work experiences from the three BRI Founders and Directors:


The Business Renaissance Institute engages in a set of activities geared toward enhancing the quality of life at work. Our activities entail, but are not limited to:

  • Workshops, dialogue sessions, conferences, and presentations  (more).

  • Publications, including a quarterly journal, books, articles, monographs and literature on the paradigm change taking place in the corporate world. (more)

Dr. Richard King
Dr. Joan Marques
Dr. Satinder Dhiman



The Business Renaissance Institute focuses on the utilization of all possible sources to actually and consistently work toward the transformation of business into an environment where not only
quantity but also quality of output, return on investment, and job satisfaction are accomplished.

Our Dialogue Sessions, Books, Journals, and other sources of output can be made available to you if you give us a call or send us an email.


Our mission is to transform
by adding
More humanity
to the
bottom line

Doing Well

Our New Book is Now Available for Purchase!

The Workplace and Spirituality: New Perspectives on Research and Practice (Skylight Paths, 2009).

Editors: Dr. Joan Marques, Dr. Satinder Dhiman, and Dr. Richard King.

This book is a highly useful one for everyone who wants to make a positive difference at work and elsewhere, starting with the self.

Contributing authors to this timely project were:
Richard Barrett Margaret Benefiel, PhD Jerry Biberman, PhD
Kathy Lund Dean, PhD Satinder Dhiman, EdD
Frederick T. Evers, PhD Linda Ferguson, PhD Charles J. Fornaciari, PhD
Kerry Hamilton, CPCC, ACC Ellen Hayakawa Tanis Helliwell, MEd
Craig E. Johnson, PhD Dr. Richard King Marjo Lips-Wiersma, PhD
Joan Marques, EdD James F. McMichael, PhD
Jacqueline Miller Julia Mossbridge, PhD Judi Neal, PhD
Robert Rabbin Birute Regine, EdD Rev. Lucy Reid
Rabbi Dennis S. Ross Lance Secretan, PhD

Click here to place your order and to read what leading management thinkers such as Marshall Goldsmith, Ian Mitroff, Patricia Aburdene, Jim Kouzes, and Alex Pattakos have to say about this book!

Changing the World
Is in Our Hands:
One Person
at the Time

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626.792.6898 - and 818.288.6294 -ph.
626.792.8198 -fax
Dr. Joan Marques and Ms. Rhonda Green - email

527 South Lake Avenue -  Suite 102  - Pasadena-California 91101-3529