Appreciative Inquiry (AI)
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Freedman, Samuel. 1994. Upon this Rock: The Miracles of a Black Church. New York: Harper Perennial.
Gecan, Michael. 2006. Going Public. Anchor Books.
___________. 2008. Effective Organizing for Congregational Renewal. Skokie, IL: ACTA Publications.
Krehbiel, Jeffrey. 2010. Reflecting with Scripture on Community Organizing. Skokie, il; ACTA Publications.
Pierce, Gregory F. A. 2010. The World as It Should Be: Living Authentically in the Here-and Now Kingdom of God. Chicago: Loyola Press.
Family Systems Theory
Friedman, Edwin H. 1985. Generation to generation : Family process in church and synagogue. The guilford family therapy series. New York: Guilford Press.
Steinke, Peter L. 2006. Congregational leadership in anxious times : Being calm and courageous no matter what. Herndon, Va.: Alban Institute.
________. 2010. A door set open : Grounding change in mission and hope. Herndon, VA: Alban Institute.
Goleman, Daniel. 1998. What makes a leader. Harvard Business Review: 10.
________. 2000. Leadership that gets results. Harvard Business Review:
Goleman, Daniel and Richard Boyatzis. 2008. Social intelligence and the biology of leadership. Harvard Business Review: 7.
Heifetz, Ronald A. and Donald L. Laurie. 1997. The work of leadership. Harvard Business Review: 14.
Heifetz, Ronald A., and Marty Linsky. Leadership on the Line. Cambridge: Harvard Business School, 2002.
Heifetz, Ronald A., Marty Linsky and Alexander Grashow. The Practice of Adaptive Leadership: Tools and Tactics for Changing Your Organization and the World.
Boston: Harvard Business Press, 2009.
Schwartz, Tony and Catherine McCarthy. Manage your energy, not your time. Harvard Business Review: 10.