John Folk-Williams posted an update 10 years, 10 months ago
@1kprigfpscev2Hi, Joan –
You asked for a book recommendation on leading through conflict, and it’s hard to sort through all the theories and books on leadership to get to something right for your purpose. Gerzon is excellent and perhaps just what you need. I like David Chrislip’s Collaborative Leadership and an unorthodox book by my friend Peter Adler, called Eye of the Storm Leadership. Peter’s book consists of 150 brief stories, ideas, advice and tips on managing conflict. It might be just the thing for a course because it’s full of short quotable and thought-provoking material.
Another thought is to look into a book like Nelson Mandela’s Long Walk to Freedom for the direct experience and stories of great leaders.
I’d love to know more about the course and what you’d like to achieve with it.
Let’s stay in touch.
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