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Creative Social Change: Leadership for a Healthy World

Creative Social Change: Leadership for a Healthy World .


Kathryn Goldman Schuyler
John Eric Baugher
Karin Jironet


Part of the International Leadership Association Book Series'Building Leadership Bridges'

'Creative Social Change is an inspiring book that brings together an amazing group of thought leaders to reimagine leadership in building a healthy, sustainable, and equitable world for all.'
Sandra Waddock, Galligan Chair of Strategy and Professor of Management, Boston College

What is our role in creating healthy organizations and a healthy world? Creative Social Change: Leadership for a Healthy World fosters a unique dialogue on the interconnections between leadership, sustainability, the long-term viability of the planet and organizational development. Brought together, these arenas of research and action can influence events globally and contribute to creating a healthy society.


  • Interviews with five key scholars in the nature of organizational and societal development - Robert Quinn, Otto Scharmer, Edgar Schein, Peter Senge and Margaret Wheatley
  • Contributions on what is needed for change from longstanding creative scholar-practitioners, such as Riane Eisler and Karl-Henrik Robert, as well as new voices
  • Proposes practical questions that can be used for dialogue and action among leaders, policy makers and organizational consultants

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Table of Contents

Chapter One: Introduction Kathryn Goldman Schuyler

Part One: The Ground: Foundations from Thought Leaders Kathryn Goldman Schuyler
Chapter Two: Visions of a Healthy World: Views from Thought Leaders Kathryn Goldman Schuyler, Margaret Wheatley, Otto Scharmer, Ed Schein, Robert E. Quinn and Peter Senge

Part Two: Air and Water: What Flows Lives Karin Jironet and John Eric Baugher
Chapter Three: Reframing Organizational and Social Change: From Domination to Partnership Riane Eisler
Chapter Four: Ecological Consciousness, Moral Imagination, and the Framework for Strategic Sustainable Development John Eric Baugher, Walter Osika and Karl-Henrik Robert
Chapter Five: Use it or Lose it: About Leadership Ethics in the United Nations Karin Jironet
Chapter Six: Leadership for the Greater Good: Developing Indicators of Societal and Environmental Health Samuel G. Wilson
Chapter Seven: Developing Rational Leadership in Africa Charles J. Palus, Steadman Harrison III and Joshua Prasad

Part Three: Seeds and Plants: Local Case Studies John Eric Baugher and Karin Jironet
Chapter Eight: The Inner Practice of Community Development: Embracing Deep Democracy in Mexico Patricia A. Wilson
Chapter Nine: Sumak Kawsay among Indigenous Women Leaders of Ecuador Carolina Bown
Chapter Ten: Kiwi Ways of Leading: How 30 New Zealand Government Chief Executives Are Encouraging Healtheir Cultures Jane McCann
Chapter Eleven: 'The Arts are Not a Luxury': The Arts as a Source of Community in California Barbara Rose Shuler
Chapter Twelve: Strengthening Communities through Adaptive Leadership: A Case Study of the Kansas Leadership Center and the Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center Max Klau and Jill Hufnagel
Chapter Thirteen: Women and Leadership in Rwanda, Emerging Transformation: The Spiritual, Social, and Political Dimensions of Transmuting Suffering Eliane Ubalijoro, Bagwiza Jacequeline Uwizeyimana and Marilyn Verghis
Chapter Fourteen: A Living, Healthy World: Implications for Thought and Action Kathryn Goldman Schuyler et al

Book Information

ISBN Print: 9781786351463
Publication Date: 03 June 2016
Format print: Paperback
Dimensions: x

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Introduction by Kathryn Goldman Schuyler