at Work:

A Personal
and Public
Invitation to
Open Space

Michael Herman

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Evolution at Work

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Browse michael's open notebook for "OPEN SPACE" topics


Many Gifts, One Story


Opening Invitation

...in organization


Inviting Evolution

Four Quartets, an ending(?) from T.S.Eliot
An Open Life, from a Michael Toms interview with Joseph Campbell
Critical Path, a letter and more, from R. Buckminster (Bucky) Fuller
A Brief History of Everything, from Ken Wilber
Breathtaking Transformation, a personal opening


Evolving Organization

A Brief History of Evolution at Work
The Inviting Organization Emerges
Strategic Conversation, a case story by Uwe Weissflog
Intentional Evolution in Organization


Organizing in Open Space

Open Space Technology: The Executive Summary
Emerging Order in Open Space, the state of the art by Harrison Owen
Working in Open Space: A Guided Tour
Youth Action: Organizing in Open Space
So what do you want to become? ...and where to begin
Embodying Open Space: It's Already Now (yawn, yawn)


Opening Invitation

...as organization

Appendices for Practitioners

A.Talking About Opening Space in Organization (Handouts)
B. Inviting Real Organizations into Open Space (Samples & Templates)
C. Facilitating Open Space Meetings and Events (Toolbox)
D. Books That Changed My Mind (A Reading List)
E. More Resources Online (Annotated Links)

About the Author/Editor


© Copyright 1998-2002 Michael Herman. All Rights Reserved. Please do not reprint or distribute without permission and full attribution, including web address (www.michaelherman.com) and copyright notice. Permission will be granted gladly if you'll just say what you'd like to copy and where you'd like to share it. [email protected]

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