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General Facilitation

Bens, Ingrid
Facilitating with Ease!

Brandt, R. C.
Flip Charts, How to Draw Them and How to Use Them

Hogan, C.
Practical facilitation: A tool kit of techniques

Hogan, Christine
Understanding facilitation: Theory and principles

Hunter, D., Bailey A. &   Taylor B.
The Art of Facilitation

Hunter, D., Bailey A. &   Taylor B.
Zen of Groups: A Handbook for People Meeting With a Purpose

Justice, T. & Jamieson, D
The Facilitator's Fieldbook (2nd Edition)

Jenkins, J. & Jenkins, M.
The 9 Disciplines of a Facilitator: Leading Groups by Transforming Yourself (Jossey-Bass/Wiley and the International Association of Facilitators)

Kaner, Sam
Facilitator's Guide to Participatory Decision-Making

Katzenbach, J. & Smith, D.
The Wisdom of Teams: Creating the High-Performance Organization (Collins Business Essentials)

Kiser, A. & Kiser, G. 
Masterful Facilitation: Becoming a Catalyst for Meaningful Change

Pollack, S. with Fusoni, M.
Moving Beyond Icebreakers: An Innovative Approach to Group Facilitation, Learning, and Action

Robinson, G., & Rose, M.
Teams for a New Generation: A Facilitator's Field Guide

Schuman, Sandor (Editor)
The IAF Handbook of Group Facilitation:
Best Practices from the Leading Organization in Facilitation
(Jossey-Bass/Wiley and the International Association of Facilitators)


Schuman, Sandor (Editor)
The Handbook for Working with Difficult Groups: How They Are Difficult, Why They Are Difficult, and What You Can Do About It
(Jossey-Bass/Wiley and the International Association of Facilitators)

Schwarz, Roger
The Skilled Facilitator

Schwarz, Roger
The Skilled Facilitator Fieldbook: Tips, Tools, and Tested Methods for Consultants,
Facilitators, Managers, Trainers, and Coaches (Jossey Bass Business and Management Series)

Seifert, Josef W.
Visualisation, Presentation, Facilitation - Translation the German Classic

Sherlock, Barbara
Integrating Planning, Assessment, and Improvement in Higher Education

Sibbit, David
Best Practices for Facilitation

Sibbit, David
Principles of Facilitation: The Purpose and Potential of Leading Group Process

Strachan, Dorothy
Making Questions Work: A Guide to How and What to Ask for Facilitators, Consultants, Managers, Coaches, and Educators

The Center for Conflict Resolution
A Manual for Group Facilitators

Wilkinson, Michael
The Secrets of Facilitation: The S.M.A.R.T. Guide to Getting Results With Groups






Bens, Ingrid
Facilitating to Lead!: Leadership Strategies for a Networked World

Collins, Jim
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't

Greenleaf, R.
Servant Leadership: A Journey into the nature of legitimate power and greatness

Hesse, H.
The Journey to the East

Katzenbach, J., Rcl Team, & Beckett, F.
Real Change Leaders: How You Can Create Growth and High Performance at Your Company

Lundin, S.,  Paul, H., & Christensen, J.
Fish! A Remarkable Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results

Mumford, A.
How Managers Can Develop Managers

Mumford, A. (Editor)
Gower Handbook of Management Development

Pagano, B.
The Transparency Edge: How Credibility Can Make or Break You in Business

Sanders, T.
Love Is the Killer App: How to Win Business and Influence Friends

Senge, P., Scharmer, C., Jaworski, J. & Flowers, B.
Presence: Human Purpose and the Field of the Future

Stanfield, B.
Courage to Lead (ICA series)

Sun Tzu
The Art of War: The oldest military treatise in the world (Miniature book)

Thompson, Scott
Leading from the Eye of the Storm: Spirituality and Public School Improvement

Tsu, L.
Tao Te Ching, 25th-Anniversary Edition

Weaver, R. & Farrell, J.
Managers As Facilitators: A Practical Guide to Getting Work Done in a Changing Workplace

Wheatley, M.
Leadership and the New Science: Discovering Order in a Chaotic World

Wilson, Priscilla
The Facilitative Way: Leadership That Makes the Difference






Organizational Development

Adams, T., Means, J.A., Spivey, M. 
The Project Meeting Facilitator: Facilitation Skills to Make the Most of Project Meetings

Argyris, C. & Schön D.
Theory in Practice

Becker, William
How to OD ...And Live to Tell About It

Collins, J. & Porras, J.
Built to last: Successful habits of visionary companies

McLagan, P., & Nel C
The Age of Participation: New Governance for the Workplace and the World

Morgan, Gareth
Images of Organization

Morgan, Gareth
Imagin-I-Zation: New Mindsets for Seeing, Organizing and Managing

Senge, Peter
The Fifth Discipline: The Art & Practice of The Learning Organization

Senge, Peter
The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook

Case Studies


Bergdall, T. D
Methods for Active Participation: Experiences in Rural Development from East and Central Africa, Nairobi:

Bergdall, T. D

Edwards, W.
Utility Theories: Measurements and Applications (Studies in Risk and Uncertainty)

Troxel, James
Participation Works: Business Cases from Around the World :
An Anthology of Readings on Participation in Private Companies

Troxel, James
Government Works: Profiles of People Making a Difference



Csikszentmihalyi, M.
Flow: The psychology of optimal experience

DeBono, Ed
Lateral Thinking

DeBono, Ed
Six Action Shoes

Howard, P., Ph.D.
The Owner's Manual for the Brain: Everyday Applications from Mind-Brain Research

Newstrom, J. & Scannell, E.
Even More Games Trainers Play

Newstrom, J. & Scannell, E.
Games Trainers Play (McGraw-Hill Training Series)

Newstrom, J. & Scannell, E.
More Games Trainers Play

Newstrom, J. & Scannell, E.
Still More Games Trainers Play

von Oech, Roge
A WHACK ON THE SIDE OF THE HEAD: How You Can Be More Creative


Decision Making

Atlee, T.
The Tao of Democracy: Using Co-Intelligence to Create a World That Works for All

Bell, D., Raiffa, H., & Tversky, A
Decision Making: Descriptive, Normative, and Prescriptive Interactions

Clemen, R.
Making Hard Decisions: An introduction to decision analysis

Dresseler, Larry
Consensus Through Conversation: How to Achieve High-Commitment Decisions

Eoyang, G. & Olson, E.
Facilitating Organization Change: Lessons from Complexity Science

French, S.
Decision Theory: An Introduction to the Mathematics of Rationality (Ellis Horwood Series in Mathematics and Its Applications)

Hanson, Mirja P.
Clues to Achieving Consensus: A Leader's Guide to Navigating Collaborative Problem Solving

Hammond, J., Keeney, R., & Raiffa, H.
Smart Choices: A Practical Guide to Making Better Decisions

Kaner, Sam
Facilitator's Guide to Participatory Decision-Making (Jossey-Bass Business & Management)

Keeney, R.
Value-Focused Thinking: A Path to Creative Decisionmaking

Keeney, R. & Raiffa, H.
Decisions with Multiple Objectives

Kirkwood, C.
Strategic Decision Making: Multiobjective Decision Analysis with Spreadsheets

Russo, J.  & Showmaker, P.
Decision Traps: The Ten Barriers to Decision-Making and How to Overcome Them

Sioukas, Tasos
The Solution Path: A Step-By-Step Guide to Turning Your Workplace Problems Into Opportunities

von Winterfeldt, D. & Edwards, W.
Decision Analysis and Behavioral Research

Watson, Stephn. & Buede, Dennis
Decision Synthesis

Williams, Bruce
More Than 50 Ways to Build Team Consensus


Organizational Development

Argyris, C. & Schön D.
Theory in Practice

Becker, William
How to OD ...And Live to Tell About It

Collins, J. & Porras, J.
Built to last: Successful habits of visionary companies

McLagan, P., & Nel C
The Age of Participation: New Governance for the Workplace and the World

Morgan, Gareth
Images of Organization

Morgan, Gareth
Imagin-I-Zation: New Mindsets for Seeing, Organizing and Managing

Senge, Peter
The Fifth Discipline: The Art & Practice of The Learning Organization

Senge, Peter
The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook



Organizational Learning

Casey, David
Managing Learning in Organizations (Managing Work and Organizations Series)

Dixon, N.
The Organizational Learning Cycle

Friere, P.
Pedagogy of the Oppressed

Hogan, Christine
Facilitating Empowerment: A Handbook for Facilitators, Trainers and Individuals

Hogan, Christine
Facilitating Multicultural Groups: A Practical Guide

Inglis, S.
Making the Most of Action Learning

Linstead, Stephen & Hopfl, Heather Joy
The Aesthetics of Organization

Williams, Bruce
36 Tools For Building Spirit In Learning Communities

Libert, Barry
We Are Smarter Than Me: How to Unleash the Power of Crowds in Your Business



Personal Development

Hubbard, Barbara Marx
Conscious Evolution: Awakening Our Social Potential

Covey, Stephen
7 habits of highly effective people

Musashi, M.
Book of Five Rings: The Classic Guide to Strategy

Kierkegaard, S.
Either/Or: A Fragment of Life (Penguin Classics) 

Goleman, D.
Emotional intelligence: Why It can matter more than IQ

Walsh, R.
Essential Spirituality: The 7 Central Practices to Awaken Heart and Mind 

Castaneda, C.
Journey to Ixtlan

Sartre, J.
Nausea (New Directions Paperbook)

Jaworski, J. & Flowers, B. S.
Synchronicity: The Inner Path of Leadership

Camus, A.
The Rebel: An Essay on Man in Revolt

Jennings, W.
The Ronin: A Novel Based on a Zen Myth

Richmond, L.
Work as a Spiritual Practice: A Practical Buddhist Approach to Inner Growth and Satisfaction on the Job

Pirsig, Robert
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values

Suzuki, S.
Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind

Holman, P. & Devine, T.
The Change Handbook: Group Methods for Shaping the Future

Isay, Dave
Listening Is an Act of Love: A Celebration of American Life from the StoryCorps Project

Stershic, Sybil F.
Taking Care of the People Who Matter Most: A Guide to Employee-Customer Care


Specialized Facilitation

Cooperrider, D. L. & Whitney, D. L.  
Appreciative Inquiry Handbook: The First in a Series of Ai Workbooks for Leaders of Change

Watkins, J. & Mohr, B.
Appreciative Inquiry: Change at the Speed of Imagination

Cooperrider, D., Sorensen Jr., P., Whitney, D., &  Yaeger, T.
Appreciative Inquiry: Rethinking Human Organization Toward a Positive Theory of Change

Srivastva, S. & Cooperrider, D.  (Editors)
Appreciative Management and Leadership:
The Power of Positive Thought and Action in Organization (Revised Edition, 1999)

Whitney, D. & Cooperrider, D.
Collaborating for Change: Appreciative Inquiry

Cooperrider, D. & Dutton, J. (Editors)
Organizational Dimensions of Global Change: No Limits to Cooperation.

Hammond, S.
The Thin Book of Appreciative Inquiry

Owen, Harrison
Open Space Technology: A User's Guide

Rath and Strong
Rath & Strong's Six Sigma Pocket Guide: New Revised Edition

Seifert, Josef W.
Visualization, Presentation, Moderation

Stanfield, B. (Editor)
The Art of Focused Conversation: 100 Ways to Access Group Wisdom in the Workplace (ICA Series)

Stanfield, B.
The Workshop Book: From Individual Creativity to Group Action (ICA series)

Spencer, L.
Winning Through Participation (Kendall Hunt)

Lawler, A.
Productivity Improvement Manual.

Gottesdiener, Ellen
Requirements by Collaboration: Workshops for Defining Needs
Overview: This book focuses on the human side of software
development--how well we work with our customers and teammates.

Nichols, Peg
Mediation Survivor's Handbook (A Practical Guide to Mediation for the Parties)