Foundational References

integralMentors, Paul van Schaik

This series of guides are intended for practitioners with some experience of Integral theory. The first in the series, 'Guides for Integrally Informed Practitioners: 1 BASIC', is designed to be used as either a stand alone or with others in the series. Ultimately, these books are designed to be used as part of a workshop process.

 

Volume 1 covers basic theory – but at sufficient detail for an integral practitioner to use in the design, planning and implementation of projects or programs.

A Leader's Guide to ThriveAbility,

Dr Robin Lincoln Wood

 

A leaders guide to a multi-capital operating system for a regenerative, inclusive economy.

"A masterppiece with a new holistic theoretical framework that could support innovation and transformation in business and society. The ThriveAbility approach makes a valuable and refreshing contribution to current debates and policy developments to go beyonf growth, prosperity and sustainability... Leaders, small and great, can realise the much needed ThriveAbility transition and bring humanity back." 

 

- Dr Michael Braungart,

   Co-Founder of Cradle to Cradle

Reinventing Organizations, Frederic Laloux 

 

#This series of guides are intended for practitioners with some experience of Integral theory. The first in the series, 'Guides for

Tackling Complexity, Gilbert Probst

 

A fundamental reference for all leaders and pioneers - in business, city-regions, global and local communities - engaged and involved in the transitions related to the UN Global Goals and the UN Global Compact Initiatives. 

 

Author Gilbert Probst is active at the Universrity of Geneva and WEF - World Economic Forum.

 

"This important new book analyses real world strategy and policy challenges, addressing the interconnectedness of the markets/systems we live in. It provides a step-by-step approach using systems thinking to solve complex problems in socio-political as well as business environment. It proposes a technique with which to better understand the problems and the context in which they arise, and tools to directly inform each step of the decision-making process. The book explores the main innovation that systemic thinking introduces – the emphasis on defining the problem creating system, which is made up of interacting parts, rather than prioritizing events that need immediate fixing."

Learning from the future as it emerges  

 

#This series of guides are intended for practitioners with some experience of Integral theory. The first in the series, 'Guides for

Future Fit, Giles Hutchins

 

Future Fit is a workbook for those of us involved in the future of business: leaders, entrepreneurs, change agents, managers and cultural creatives. Packed full of insights, practical techniques, examples and case studies equipping us for re-configuring our organizations to become future-fit.