The Integral Institute
Integral theory is an all-inclusive framework that draws on the key insights of the world’s greatest knowledge traditions. The awareness gained from drawing on all truths and perspectives allows the Integral thinker to bring new depth, clarity and compassion to every level of human endeavour — from unlocking individual potential to finding new approaches to global-scale problems.
Conscious Capitalism is an emerging form of capitalism that holds the potential for enhancing corporate performance while simultaneously advancing the quality of life for billions of people.
Society for Organizational Learning
Founded by Peter Senge, SoL’s purpose is to discover (research), integrate (capacity development) and implement (practice) theories and practices of organizational learning. It was created to connect corporations and organizations,
researchers and consultants to generate knowledge about and capacity for fundamental innovation and change.
Integral Life brings together a community of individuals committed to integral awareness. The sponsoring organization of the Integral Institute, they offer transformational media experiences, online community and global events. Their
website is full of articles, interviews, clips and insights on integral theory and its applications on domains such as business, environment, education, technology, world affairs and more.
The Big Mind Zen Center
Dennis Genpo Merzel Roshi is one of the preeminent Zen Masters in the Western world. At the core of his teaching is the unshakeable and contagious certainty that every one of us, regardless of our socio-economic, cultural or religious
background, can instantly awaken to our true nature, like the great masters of old — like the historical Buddha himself.
The Meaning Of Life
Whether or not the latest wave of self-helping meditators or corporate practitioners of ‘mindfulness’ know it, the spiritual enlightenment sweeping America has strong ties to Buddhism, thanks in part to one huggable ex-monk in California.
Association for Conflict Resolution
The Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) is a professional organization enhancing the practice and public understanding of conflict resolution.
Peace and Collaborative Development Network
Created by Dr. Craig Zelizer in 2007, the Peace and Collaborative Development Network (PCDN) is a free professional networking site that works to foster dialogue and sharing of resources in international development, conflict resolution, gender mainstreaming, human rights, social entrepreneurship and related fields.
Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business
By John Mackey, Rajendra Sisodia, Bill George
Quoting John Mackey’s own words, this book is about “revolutionizing the way business is done”. Cofounder and co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, he and his co-writer professor and Conscious Capitalism, Inc. cofounder Raj Sisodia argue for the inherent good of both business and capitalism.
Immunity to Change
By Robert Kegan and Lisa Lahey
A recent study showed that when doctors tell heart patients they will die if they don’t change their habits, only one in seven will be able to follow through successfully. Desire and motivation aren’t enough: even when it’s literally a matter of life or death, the ability to change remains maddeningly elusive. Given that the status quo is so potent, how can we change ourselves and our organizations?
Conscious Business: How to Build Value Through Values
By Fred Kofman
Consciousness is the main source of organizational greatness, argues author Fred Kofman, President and Chief Spiritual Officer at Axialent. “Many believe that it is necessary to sell out in order to succeed in business, or drop out in order to pursue a spiritual life. This is a false polarity…”
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t
By Jim Collins
Until Jim Collins edited his bestseller Good to Great, we would tell clients: “If you develop the skills and value based behaviors we foster, you will dramatically increase the probability of achieving long term exceptional success”.
Synchronicity: The Inner Path of Leadership
By Joseph Jaworski
Synchronicity is an inspirational guide to developing the most essential leadership capacity for our time: how we can collectively shape our future. Through the telling of his life story, Jaworski posits that a real leader sets the stage on which “predictable miracles, ” seemingly synchronistic in nature, can – and do – occur. He shows that this capacity has more to do with our being – our total orientation of character and consciousness – than with what we do.
Presence: An Exploration of Profound Change in People, Organizations, and Society
By Peter Senge, C. Otto Scharmer, Joseph Jaworski and Betty Flowers
Presence provides an intimate look at the development of a new theory about change and learning. Built around a series of wide-ranging conversations held over a year and a half, the authors explore how profound collective change occurs.
A Theory of Everything: An Integral Vision for Business, Politics, Science and Spirituality
By Ken Wilber
Ken Wilber uses clear, nontechnical language to present a scientific and spiritual understanding of how the mind, body, soul, and universe all work together.
A Brief History of Everything
By Ken Wilber
From the Big Bang to the Postmodern world we inhabit, Ken Wilber examines the universe and our place in it, and comes up with an accessible and entertaining account of how it all fits together.
Be the Solution: How Entrepreneurs and Conscious Capitalists Can Solve All the Worlds Problem
By Michael Strong
Published in 2009, this book includes a collection of stories and articles that demonstrate that business people can change the world for the better, and that free enterprise is the perfect setting to do so.
The Skilled Facilitator: A Comprehensive Resource for Consultants
By Roger Schwarz
Published in 1994, The Skilled Facilitator stands as a classic for consultants, facilitators, managers, leaders, trainers, and coaches–anyone whose role is to guide groups toward realizing their creative and problem-solving potential.
How the Way We Talk Can Change the Way We Work: Seven Languages for Transformation
By Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey
Harvard psychologists Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey argue that despite the best of intentions, most individuals and organizations are actually immune to deep and lasting change.
The Dance of Change: The Challenges to Sustaining Momentum in Learning
By Peter Senge and team
In a constantly changing world, businesses need to be constantly changing to keep up. The trouble is the majority of change programs fail…
The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization
By Peter Senge
It was in 1987 when Senge first envisioned the possibilities of a “learning organization” that used “systems thinking” as the primary tenet of a revolutionary management philosophy.
Integral Psychology: Consciousness, Spirit, Psychology, Therapy
By Ken Wilber
The goal of an “integral psychology” is to honor and embrace every legitimate aspect of human consciousness under one roof.
First, Break All the Rules: What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently
By Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman
The greatest managers in the world seem to have little in common. They differ in sex, age, and race. They employ vastly different styles and focus on different goals.
A Simpler Way
By Margaret J. Wheatley and Myron Kellner-Rogers
“There is a simpler way to organize human endeavor. It requires a new way of being in the world. It requires being in the world without fear. Being in the world with play and creativity. Seeking after what’s possible. Being willing to learn and to be surprised.
Changing on the Job
By Jennifer Garvey Berger
As opposed to showing readers how to play the role of a leader in a “paint by numbers” fashion, Changing on the Job builds on theories of adult growth and development to help readers become more thoughtful individuals, capable of leading in any scenario. Moving from the theoretical to the practical, and employing real-world examples, author Jennifer Garvey Berger offers a set of building blocks to help cultivate an agile workforce while improving performance.
By Catherine Fitzgerald and Linda A. Kirby
Comprising an essential reference for professionals in organizational psychology, management, and human resources, the seventeen chapters collected in Developing Leaders provide accessible, reliable information on how the MBTI® personality inventory can be used in leadership and management development.
Reinventing Organizations: A Guide to Creating Organizations Inspired by the Next Stage in Human Consciousness>
By Frederic Laloux
A new organizational model seems to be emerging, and it promises a soulful revolution in the workplace. Reinventing Organizations describes in practical detail how organizations large and small can operate in this new paradigm.