Sustainability Leadership

Leadership and Transformational Change Resources

Atlee, T. (2009). Reflections on Evolutional Activism. Eugene, OR: Evolutionary Action Press.

Bois, S. J. (1996). The art of awareness. Santa Monica, CA: Continuum Press.

Capra, F. (2002). The hidden connections: Integrating the biological, cognitive, and social dimensions of life into a science of sustainability. New York: Doubleday.

Dowd, M. (2005). Thank God for evolution: How the marriage of science and religion will transform your life and our world. San Francisco: Council Oak Books.

Ferdig, M. (2007). Sustainability leadership: Co-creating a sustainable future. Journal of Change Management, 7(1), 1-10.

Ferdig, M. A., & Ludema, J. D. (2005). Transformative interactions: Qualities of conversations that heighten the vitality of self-organizing change. In R.W. Woodman & W.A. Pasmore (Eds.), Research in Organizational Change and Development, Stamford: JAI Press, Inc.

Ferdig, M.A. (2012). Sustainability: More than Tree Hugging: A collaborative of Urban Abbey and UNO Leadership for Sustainability Class, School of Public Administration, Professor: Dr. Mary A. Ferdig, Sustainability Leadership Institute.

Ferdig, M.A. (2001). Exploring the Social Construction of Complex Self-Organizing Change: A Study of Emerging Change in the Regulation Of Nuclear Power. (Benedictine University 2001), Dissertation Abstracts International, 62(04a), 233.

Fullan, M. (2005). Leadership & sustainability: System thinkers in action. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Hames, R. D. (2007). The Five Literacy of Global Leadership: What Authentic Leaders Know and You Need to Find Out. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Heifetz, R. A. (1995). Leadership without easy answers. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press.

Hofstadter, D. (2007). I am a strange loop. New York: Basic Books.

Houshmand, Z., Livingston, R. B. & Wallace, B. A. (1999). Consciousness at the crossroads: Conversations with The Dalai Lama on brain science and Buddhism. New York: Snow Lion Publications.

Johnson, H. T., & Bröms, A. (2000). Profit beyond measure: Extraordinary results through attention to work and people. New York: Free Press.

Korten, D. C. (2006). The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers.

Lichtenstein, Benjamin B. et al. (2006). Complexity leadership theory: An interactive perspective on leading in complex adaptive systems. E:CO, 8(4), 2-12.

Manz, C. C. & Sims, H. P. (2001). The new superleadership: Leading others to lead themselves. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers.

Minnich, E. K. (2005) Transforming Knowledge. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Moore, M. (2001). Catalyzing sustainability, Resource Page,

Moore, M. (2002). The rhythms of change using living processes to promote change by working with a natural development pattern. OD Practitioner, 34, 29-33.

Moore, M. & Gergen, P. (1988). Turning the pain of change into creativity and structure for the new order. In Kilman, R., Covin, T., Bennis, W., Mason, R., & Mitroff, I. (Ed.), Corporate transformation: Revitalizing organizations for a competitive world. New York: Jossey-Bass Publishers.

Pearce, C. L. & Conger, J. A. (Eds.). (2003). Shared leadership: Reframing the hows and whys of leadership. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publishers.

Petersen, J. L. (2008). A vision for 2012: Planning for extraordinary change. Golden, CO: Fulcrum Publishing.

Regine, B. (2010). Iron Butterflies: Women Transforming Themselves and the World. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books.

Ridley, M. (2010). The Rational Optimist. NY: Harper Collins.

Quinn, R. E. (1996). Deep change: Discovering the leader within. San Francisco: Jossey- Bass.

Shaw, P. (2002). Changing conversations in organizations: a complexity approach to change. London: Routledge.

Shaw, P. & Stacey, R. D. (Eds.). (2006). Experiencing risk, spontaneity and improvisation in organizational change: Working live. London: Routledge.

Stacey, R. D. (2003). Strategic management and organisational dynamics: The challenge of complexity. Essex, UK: Pearson Education Ltd, Prentice Hall.

Stacey, R. D. (1992). Managing the unknowable: Strategic boundaries between order and chaos in organizations. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Suzuki, D. T., & Dressel, H. J. (2003). Good news for a change : How everyday people are helping the planet. Vancouver, B.C.: Greystone Books.

Vaill, P. G. (1996). Learning as a way of being: Strategies for survival in a world of permanent white water. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Wenger, E. (1998). Communities of practice: Learning, meaning, and identity. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Wilber, K. (2001). A Theory of Everything: An Integral Vision for Business, Politics, Science, and Spirituality. Boston, MA: Shambhala.

Weick, Karl E. (2001). Leadership as the legitimation of doubt. In W. Bennis, (Ed.). The Future of Leadership. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

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