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Organizational Change

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects —
  Mr. Cufaude is a consultant who does keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote learning and community.  He has a blog that you can sign up for on his home page; the blog offers strategies related to effective leadership.  For example, one blog discusses his favorite resources for effective facilitation and is available at (Recommended by Pamela Greenberg, Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness)
Harvard Business Review —
  While the actual Harvard Business Review requires a subscription, there is a great deal of content available at no charge via email newsletters and its web site. Content covers a wide variety of leadership topics and ranges from quick tips to in-depth articles. From HBR's we bsite: "Filled with real-life examples, expert commentary, special offers, and more, our email newsletters will provide you with the tools you need to tackle the management challenges you face every day." Subscribe to free email newsletters from Harvard Business Review here. (Recommended by Clare Miller, Partnership for Workplace Mental Health, American Psychiatric Foundation)
Appreciative Inquiry Handbook:  For Leaders of Change, 2nd Edition
  Authored by David Cooperrider, Diana Whitney, and Jacqueline M. Stavros (2008, Crown custom Publishing, Inc.), this is the great handbook of appreciative inquiry.  Peter Drucker said "The ageless essence of leadership is to create an alignment of strengths in ways that make a system's weaknesses irrelevant."  There is no approach to organizational change that gives you the tools to live Drucker's challenge than Appreciative Inquiry. (Recommended by Leigh Steiner, Independent Consultant)