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A New Story for a New Time

Throughout our existence, people have told stories as a way to understand our place in the universe and shape our action. When a radically …

On Conversation and Collective Questioning: Theory and Practice of the World Café

Are you looking for new approaches to address questions that matter to your organization or group so that what emerges is likely to be …

A Systemic Approach to the Challenges of Our Times

No one can say that renowned physicist Fritjof Capra shies away from a challenge. In his latest book, The Hidden Connections: Integrating the Biological, …

Steering Schools to Success

The Superintendent’s Fieldbook: A Guide for Leaders of Learning by Nelda Cambron-McCabe, Luvern L. Cunningham, James Harvey, and Robert H. Koff (Corwin Press, 2004) …

The Practice of Managing

Maverick business professor Henry Mintzberg’s new book, Managing (Berrett-Koehler, 2009), is a must read for those serious about management. He bases his book on …

Leadership as a Second Language

In his latest—and most valuable —book, The Secret Language of Leadership: How Leaders Inspire Action Through Narrative (Jossey-Bass, 2007), Stephen Denning develops in much …

Strategic Alliances That Succeed

The compelling question on most business managers’ minds today is how to gain market advantage. How can we take advantage of technological advances? How …

Unleashing an Avalanche of Change

The Pebble and the Avalanche: How Taking Things Apart Creates Revolutions (Berrett-Koehler, 2005) by Moshe Yudkowsky is an interesting, readable book that examines …

Healing Troubled Institutions Through Systems Thinking

Acompanion to the PBS documentary, “Good News . . . How Hospitals Heal Themselves,” The Nun and the Bureaucrat: How They Found an …

The Dynamics of Good to Great

If you haven’t read Jim Collins’s latest book, Good to Great (HarperBusiness, 2001), you should—the findings could change the way you do business once …