By Venkat Ramaswamy, Ph.D., Hallman Fellow of Electronic Business and Professor of Marketing at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan (pdf; 6pp)
The Construct-Aware Stage of Ego Development and its Relationship to the Fool Archetype
By Susanne Cook-Greuter, in Integral Review, August 2018. Vol. 14, No.1 (pdf; 11pp)
Creating Collaborative Gatherings using Large Group Interventions
Chapter 28 of the Gower Handbook of Training and Development
By Jack Martin Leith
I wrote this chapter in 1999. Since then, the world has moved on considerably, and so has my thinking. However, much of the chapter remains relevant in 2021.
Creating Greatness in the Realm Beyond Systems Thinking
By Jack Martin Leith
An article I contributed to an e-book for participants in European Sharing on Systems Thinking, Prague, Czech Republic, June 2015 (pdf; 22pp)
Creative Problem Solving Resource Guide
Published by Creative Education Foundation, founded by Alex Osborn and Sid Parnes, co-originators of the creative problem solving process in the 1950s (pdf; 56pp)
The Executive’s Trinity: management, leadership — and command
By Stephen Bungay, a director of Ashridge Strategic Management Centre, UK (pdf; 6pp)
Improving the Potential for Innovation through Design Thinking
By Paul Hobcraft on behalf of Hype Innovation (pdf; 38pp)
The Perils of Bad Strategy, by Richard Rumelt, in McKinsey Quarterly, June 2011
Websites and blogs
Greg Satell says his DigitalTonto blog is situated “at the crossroads of media, marketing and technology” but this description does not do it justice. His articles are well researched, they reflect his experience as a senior executive, and they venture into realms beyond business.
- These 4 Paradigm Shifts Will Define The Next Decade
- Why We Are Beset With Conspiracy Theories (And How To Fix It)
- We Need To Get Off The Silicon Valley Doomsday Machine
- Why You Need To Build Change On Common Ground
He also publishes an occasional newsletter featuring his latest article and promoting his award-winning books:
- Cascades—How to create a movement that drives transformational change
- Mapping innovation—A playbook for navigating a disruptive age
Niko Canner, co-founder of Katzenbach Partners and latterly the founder of Incandescent, and Shanti Nayak, Social Impact Practice Leader at Incandescent, share their reflections on how individuals achieve their aspirations, how organisations realise their potential, and how systems change.
Paul is a conversifier, collusion breaker and technosopher.
The Wisdom of the Shamans of Ancient Mexico
Creative Action: The Making of Meaning in a Complex World
By Edward Matchett | Facsimile reprint of the original edition (first published in 1975 by Turnstone Books) | Price £20.00 from Systematic Innovation
Think and Grow Rich!
By Napoleon Hill.
The best book about creating the new and enriching the world that’s ever been written. Do not be put off by the title, the exclamation marks, the capital letters and the publication date. This is eternal wisdom. Free download of entire book (pdf; 253pp)
A groundbreaking NYC-based design firm founded by GK (Garry) VanPatter and Elizabeth Pastor.