Books & Articles


Designing the Conversation: Techniques for Successful Facilitation, by Russ Unger, Brad Nunnally and Dan Willis (New Riders, 2013)

Acting Independently for the Good of the Whole: From Dialogical Leadership to a Dialogical Corporate Culture, by Karl M. Dietz (2013)

Humble Inquiry: The Gentle art of Asking instead of Telling, by Ed Schein (Berrett-Koehler, 2013)

Kommunikation: Die Welt durch Dialog verändern, autumn issue of the magazine EnlightenNext Impulse (EnlightenNext, 2013)

I and Thou, by Martin Buber (2010)

Sharing The Presence: Wo warst du bis jetzt? Wie Präsenz dein Leben transformiert, by Thomas Huebl, (Kamphausen, 2009)

The Way of Council, 2nd Edition, by Jack Zimmerman and Viriginia Coyle (Bramble Books, 2009)

Solving Tough Problems: An Open Way of Talking, Listening, and Creating New Realities, by Adam Kahane (Berrett-Koehler, 2007)

The Essential Bohm, David Bohm, edited by Lee Nichol (Routledger, 2000)

Dialogue and the Art of Thinking Together, by William Isaacs (Currency, 1999)

Dialogue: Rediscovering the Transforming Power of Conversation, by Linda Ellinor and Glenna Gerard (J. Wiley and Sons, 1998)

The Joy of Conversation, by Jaida N’ha Sandra (Utne, 1997)


The Circle Way: A Leader in Every Chair, by Christina Baldwin and Ann Linea (Berrett-Koehler, 2010)

Calling the Circle: The First and Future Culture, by Christina Baldwin (Bantam 1998).

The Circle Gathering Guide: For effective and collaborative meetings at work, at home and in our communities, by Nuccia Morelli (AATMA Evergreen, 2006)

Heart Circles: How Sitting in Circle Can Transform Your World, by Tej Steiner (Interactive Media Publishing 2006)

Traveling with the Turtle: A Small Group Process in Women’s Spirituality and Peacemaking, by Cindy Preston-Pile and Irene Woodward (2006)

Urgent Message from Mother: Gather the Women, Save the World, by Jean Shinoda Bolen (Conari Press, September 2005)

A Hidden Wholeness. The Journey Toward An Undivided Life. Welcoming the Soul and Weaving Community in a Wounded World – with DVD Circles of Trust, by Parker J. Palmer (Jossey-Bass, 2004)

Hesselbein on Leadership, by Frances Besselbeing (Jossey-Bass, 2002)

Women Circling the Earth: A Guide to Fostering Community, Healing and Empowerment, by Beverly Engel (Health Communications Inc, 2000)

The Millionth Circle: How to Change Ourselves and The World. The Essential Guide to Women’s Circles, by Jean Shinoda Bolen (Conari Press, 1999)

Calling the Circle, the First and Future Culture, by Christina Baldwin (Bantam, 1998)

Wisdom Circles: A Guide to Self-Discovery and Community Building, by Charles Garfield, Cindy Spring and Sedonia Cahill (Hyperion, New York, 1998)

Sacred Circles: A Guide to Creating Your own Women’s Spirituality Group, by Robin Deen Carnes and Sally Craig (Harper Collins, 1998)

Wisdom Circles: A Guide to Self-Discovery and Community Building in Small Groups, by Charles Garfield, Cindy Spring and Sedonia Cahill (Hyperion, 1998)

WomenPrints: A Detailed Plan of Action for the New Millennium, by Ann Smith, Lucy Germany, Helena Marie, Nancy Grandfield (Morehouse Publishing, 1997)

Stories from the Circle: Women’s Leadership in Community, by Fredrica Harris Thompsett (1991)

Study Circles, by Len Oliver (Seven Locks, 1987).

Reinventing Organizations: A Guide to Creating Organizations Inspired by the Next Stage of Human Consciousness, by Frederic Laloux (2014)

Leading from the Emerging Future: From Ego-System to Eco-System Economies, by Otto Scharmer and Katrin Kaufer (Berrett-Koehler, 2013)

Thinking, Fast and Slow, by Daniel Kahneman (Allen Lane, Penguin 2012)

Empowering Public Wisdom: A Practical Vision of Citizen-Led Politics, by Tom Atlee (Evolver Editions, 2012)

Creative Spiritual Research: Awakening the Individual Human Spirit, by Coenraad Van Houten (2011)

Theory U: Learning from the Future as It Emerges, by C. Otto Scharmer (Berrett-Koehler, 2009)

Die Kraft der kollektiven Weisheit: wie wir gemeinsam schaffen, was einer allein nicht kann, by Kosha A. Joubert (Kamphausen, 2010)

The Power of Collective Wisdom and the Trap of Collective Folly, by Alan Briskin, Sheryl Erickson, John Ott, Tom Callannan (Berrett-Koehler, 2009)

Meditation as Contemplative Inquiry: When Knowing Becomes Love, by Arthur Zajonc (Lindisfarne Books, 2009)

The Stages of Higher Knowledge: Imagination, Inspiration, Intuition, by Rudolf Steiner (2009)

Wenn Herzen beginnen, Gedanken zu haben: Zur Spiritualisierung des Denkens im Michael-Zeitalter, by Karl Martin Dietz (Verlag Freies Geistesleben, 2005)

Presence: Exploring Profound Change in People, Organizations and Society, by Peter Senge, Joseph Jaworski, C. Otto Scharmer, Betty Sue Flowers (Nicolas Brealey, 2005)

Come Together! The Power of Collective Intelligence, theme of the May-July 2004 issue of the magazine What is Enlightenment (WIE, 2004)

Society’s Breakthrough: Releasing Essential Wisdom and Virtue in All the People, by Jim Rough (1stBooks, 2002)

Enlivening the Chakra of the Heart: The Fundamental Spiritual Exercises of Rudolf Steiner, by Florin Lowndes und M. Barton (2000)

Enterprise of the Future: Moral Intuition in Leadership and Organisational Development, by Friedrich Glasl (1997)

Intuitive Thinking as a Spiritual Path: A Philosophy of Freedom, by Rudolf Steiner (Steiner Books, 1995)

Beyond You and Me: Inspirations and Wisdom for Building Community: Inspiration and Wisdom for Community Building, by Kosha Anja Joubert und Robin Alfred (Reprint 2014)

Together: The Rituals, Pleasures and Politics of Cooperation, by Richard Sennett (Yale University Press, 2012)

The Road Less Travelled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth, by M. Scott Peck (2012)

Community: The Structure of Belonging, by Peter Blok (Berrett-Koehler, 2008, 2009)

The Different Drum: Community Making and Peace, by M. Scott Peck (2010)

Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in a Global Age, by Michael H. Shuman (The Free Press, 1998)

The Power in our Hands: Neighborhood-Based World Shaking, by Tony Gibson (Jon Carpenter, UK, 1996).

Reworking Success, by Robert Theobald (New Society, 1997)

Creating Community Anywhere, by Carolyn Shaffer and Kristin Anundsen (Tarcher/Perigree, 1993)

Building Communities from the Inside Out: A Path Toward Finding and Mobilizing a Community’s Assets, by John P. Kretzmann and John L. McKnight (Center for Urban Affairs and Policy Research, 1993)

The Spirit of Community: The Reinvention of American Society, by Amitai Etzioni (Touchstone/Simon & Schuster, 1993).

The Conscious Activist: Where Activism Meets Mysticism, by James O’Dea (Watkins, 2014)

Pioneering the Possible: Awakened Leadership for a World That Works, by Scilla Elworthy (2014)

Occupy Spirituality: A Radical Vision for a New Generation, by Adam Bucko and Matthew Fox (North Atlantic Books, 2013)

Cultivating Peace: Becoming a 21-st Century Peace Ambassador, by James O’Dea (Shift Books, 2012)

Radical Passion: Sacred Love and Wisdom in Action, by Andrew Harvey (2012)

Reflections on Evolutionary Activism: Essays, Poems and Prayers from an Emerging Field of Sacred Social Change, by Tom Atlee (2009)

Hope: A Guide to Sacred Activism, by Andrew Harvey (2009)

A Passage to Peace: Global Solutions from East and West, by Nur Yalman and Daisaku Ikeda (Tauris, 2009)

The Tao of Democracy: Using Co-Intelligence to Create a World That Works for All, by Tom Atlee (2003)

The Mystic Heart: Discovering a Universal Spirituality in the World’s Religions, by Wayne Teasdale (New World Library, 1999)

Conscious Evolution: Awakening the Power of Our Social Potential, by Barbara Marx Hubbard (New World Library, 1998)

Becoming What is Changing. Exposition, by Veerle De Bock (XLibris, 2013)

Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice and Leadership- Fifth Edition, by Lee G. Bolman and Terrence E. Deal (Jossey-Bass, 2013)

Transformative Scenario Planning: Working Together to Change the Future, by Adam Kahane (2012)

Engaging Emergence: Turning Upheaval Into Opportunity, by Peggy Holman, 2010

Power and Love: A Theory and Practice of Social Change, by Adam Kahane (Berrett-Koehler, 2010)

Immunity to Change: How to Overcome it and Unlock the Potential in Yourselfyou’re your Organization, Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow (Harvard Business Press, 2009)

Gentle Action: Bringing Creative Change in a Turbulent World, by David Peat (Pari Publishing, 2008)

The Change Handbook: The Definitive Resource on Today’s Best Methods for Engaging While Systems, edited by Peggy Holman, Tom Devane and Steven Cady (Berrett-Koehler, 2007)

Solving Tough Problems: An Open Way of Talking, Listening, and Creating New Realities, by Adam Kahane (Berrett-Koehler, 2007)

Appreciative Inquiry: A Positive Revolution in Change, by David L. Cooperrider and Diana Whitney (2005)

How the Way We Talk Can Change the Way We Work, Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow (Jossey-Bass, 2001)

Future Search, by Marvin Weisbord and Sandra Janoff (Berrett-Koehler, 1995).

Seeing Systems: Unlocking the Mysteries of Organizational Life, by Barry Oshry (Berrett Koehler, 1996)

The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook, by Senge, et. al. (Doubleday Currency, 1994)

The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization by Peter Senge (Doubleday Currency, 1990).

Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Compassion, by Marshall B. Rosenberg (PuddleDancer Press, 1999)

Open Space Technology, by Harrison Owen (Berrett-Koehler, 1997).

Facilitators Guide to Participatory Decision-Making, by Sam Kaner, et al. (New Society, 1996).


Network Society and Future Scenarios for a Collaborative Economy, by Kostakis, Vasilis and Michel Bauwens. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014)

Labcraft: How Social Labs Cultivate Change through Innovation and Collaboration, by Hendrik Tiesinga & Remko Berkhout (eds) (Labcraft Publishing, 2014)

The Social Labs Revolution: A New Approach to Solving Most Complex Challenges, by Zaid Hassan (Berrett-Koehler, 2014)

Sitting in the Fire: Large Group Transformation Using Conflict and Diversity, by Arnold Mindell (2014)

The Leader as Martial Artist: Deep Democracy Leadership in Conflict Resolution, Community Building and Organizational Transformation, by Arnold Mindell (2014)

Leading from the Emerging Future: From Ego-System to Eco-System Economies, by Otto Scharmer and Katrin Kaufer (Berrett-Koehler, 2013)

Thinking, Fast and Slow, by Daniel Kahneman (Allen Lane, Penguin 2012)

Sacred Economics: Money, Gift & Society in the Age of Transition, by Charles Eisenstein (Berkeley, CA: Evolver Editions 2011)

Blessed Unrest: How the Largest Movement in the World Came into Being and Why No One Saw It Coming, by Paul Hawken (Viking, 2007)

The Deep Democracy of Open Forums: Practical Steps to Conflict Prevention and Resolution for the Family, Workplace, and World: How to Transform Organizations in Communities, by Arnold Mindell (Hampton Roads, 2003)

Natural Capitalism: Creating the Next Industrial Revolution, by Paul Hawken, L. Hunter Lovins, Amory Lovins (Back Bay Books, Oct 2000)

The Post-Corporate World: Life After Capitalism, by David C. Korten (Berrett-Koehler, 1999).

The Ecology of Commerce, by Paul Hawken (Harper Business, 1993)

Confessions of Empowering Organizations, by Redburn, Ray, et al. (Association for Quality and Participation, 1991).

Heart Politics, by Fran Peavey (New Society, 1986)

Resource Manual for a Living Revolution, by Virginia Coover, Ellen Deacon, Charles Esser, and Christopher Moore (New Society Press, 1978)

The Global Heart Awakens: Humanity’s Rite of Passage from the Love of Power to the Power of Love, by Anodea Judith (Shift Books, 2013)

Source: The Inner Path of Knowledge Creation, by Joseph Jaworski (Berrett-Koehler, 2012)

Birth 2012 and Beyond: Humanity’s Great Shift to the Age of Conscious Evolution, by Barbara Marx Hubbard (2012)

The Bond: Connecting Through the Space Between Us, by Lynne McTaggart (Free Press, 2011)

Process Mind: A User’s Guide to Connecting with the Mind of God, by Arnold Mindell (Quest Books, 2010)

The Laws of Manifestation: A Consciousness Classic, by David Spangler (Weiser Books, 2009)

The Divine Matrix: Bridging Time, Space, Miracles, and Belief, by Gregg Braden (2008)

The Field: The Quest for the Secret Force of the Universe Paperback by Lynne McTaggart (2008)

The Intention Experiment: Use Your Thoughts to Change the World, by Lynne McTaggart (Free Press, 2007)

Leadership and the New Science, by Margaret Wheatley (Berrett-Koelher, 1999).

Seven Life Lessons of Chaos:Timeless Wisdom from the Science of Change, by John Briggs and David Peat (HarperCollins, 1999)

Seeing Nature:Deliberate encounters with the visible world, by Paul Krapfel (Chelsea Green, 1999)

Transforming Human Culture, by Jay Earley (SUNY, 1997)

The Web of Life:A New Scientific Understanding of Living Systems, by Fritjof Capra (Doubleday, 1996).

Synchronicity: The Inner Path of Leadership, by Joseph Jaworski (Berrett-Koehler, 1996)

Blackfoot Physics: A Journey into the Native American Universe, by David Peat (Fourth Estate, 1995)

Complexity, by M. Waldrop (Simon & Schuster, 1992).

Necessary Wisdom, by Charles Johnston (ICD Press,1991).

Synchronicity: The Bridge Between Matter and Mind, by David Peat (Bantam, 1987)


Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation and Philosophy, by Evan Thompson (Columbia University Press, 2015)

Streams of Wisdom: An Advanced Guide to Spiritual Development, by Dustin DiPerna (Integral Publishing House, 2012)

Consciousness Explained Better: Towards and Integral Understanding of the Multifaceted Nature of Consciousness, by Allan Combs (2009). St. Paul, MN: Paragon House

On Complexity, by E. Morin (Creskill, NJ: Hampton Press, 2008)

Ego Development: Nine Levels of Increasing Embrace, by Susan Cook-Greuter (2007)

Integral Spirituality: A Startling New Role for Religion in the Modern and Postmodern World, by Ken Wilber (Integral Books, 2007)

Integral Research: A Multi-Method Approach to Investigating Phenomena, Esbjörn-Hargens, Article in Constructivism in the Human Sciences, Vol. II. (I), 2006, p. 79-107.

Intuitive Inquiry: An Exploration of Embodiment Among Contemporary Female Mystics, by V. Esbjörn-Hargens & R. Anderson, R, in Qualitative Research Methods for Psychologists: Introduction Through Empirical Studies, Fischer, C. ed. Boston: Elsevier.

Pointing Out the Great Way: The Stages of Meditation in the Mahamudra Tradition, by D. Brown (Boston: Wisdom, 2006)

The Atman Project: A Transpersonal View of Human Development, by Ken Wilber (Wheaton, IL: Quest, 1996)

Spiral Dynamics: Mastering, Values, Leadership, and Change, by Don Edward Beck and Christopher Cowan (Blackwell 1996)

Ethical Know-How: Action, Wisdom, and Cognition, by Francis Varela (Stanford, 1992)

The Ever-Present Origin, by Jean Gebser (Athens, OH: Ohio University, 1985)

The Evolving Self, by Robert Kegan (Cambridge, MA: Harvard, 1982)

The Farther Reaches of Human Nature, by Abraham Maslow (Penguin, 1971)

Toward a Psychology of Being, by Abraham Maslow (Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1968)