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Dialogue Across Difference: Practice, Theory, and Research on Intergroup Dialogue:Amazon:Books. Publications » Dialogue Society. Dialogue Society publications are both an outcome of and a contribution to dialogue at three different levels: community, academia and policy development.

Publications » Dialogue Society

Community publications comprise publications for the general public and manuals for community organisations empowering engagement in dialogue. In this second category, the recently published Community Dialogue Manuals provide extensive advice and supporting documents to help organisations to run a range of local projects to enhance community cohesion. Downloadable here, the manuals are also being distributed across the UK. Art Of Hosting - Home. The Art of Hosting - Four-Fold Practice. Art of Hosting Advanced Practice Course. Democratic Dialogue Network. This Guide offers a series of criteria, guidelines and tools that allow societal actors to understand better what a democratic dialogue implies as a process, and to undertake successful dialogic initiatives.

Democratic Dialogue Network

It has four sections: the first one offers an overview of conflictivity in Latin America, including several visions and opinions from analysts, researchers, and leaders from diverse sectors in the region. The second section presents concepts and basic elements of dialogue, including its definition and guiding principles, and it also elaborates on the roles in a dialogue process and the terms of the facilitator. In the third section, the different stages of a dialogue process are described and explained, from exploration to follow-up, going through design and implementation.

And finally, the last section offers a set of methodological tools that can be used during all the phases of a democratic dialogue process. Descargar en Español Download in English OAS Launch Press Release. Do dialogue and civic engagement make a difference? Gather: The Art and Science of Effective Convening. Welcome to the World Café! Conversations That Matter. 101202CircleBasicGuidelines. Dialogue Theories » Dialogue Society.

ISBN: 978-0-9569304-7-7Dialogue Theories gives an accessible introduction to the ideas of ten thinkers who have made insightful contributions to thought on dialogue, from quantum physicist David Bohm, to social theorist Jürgen Habermas, to Islamic scholar and peace advocate Fethullah Gülen.

Dialogue Theories » Dialogue Society

This book aims to advance theoretical and practical engagement with dialogue by introducing the work of ten individuals who have made important and insightful contributions to thought in this area. The thinkers selected come from diverse fields, from religious studies and interfaith dialogue, through philosophy and social theory, to communication studies, public opinion analysis and even quantum physics. Social Innovation Generation. Social innovation has no end point.

Social Innovation Generation

We do not find the permanent solution to the complex problems that face society and our environment. Thus, we strive to increase our understanding of and our capacity to respond to such problems in continuously innovative ways. Dr. Moments of Impact: How to Design Strategic Conversations That Accelerate Change. The following is an excerpt from the introduction of the book, "The Most Important Leadership Skill They Don't Teach at Harvard Business School (Or Anywhere Else).

Moments of Impact: How to Design Strategic Conversations That Accelerate Change

" Moments of Impact: How to Design Strategic Conversations That Accelerate Change Chris Ertel & Lisa Kay Solomon 272 pages, Simon & Schuster, 2014 Buy the book » Moments of Impact is a new leadership book about how to design creative and collaborative problem-solving sessions that meaningful engage cross-sector perspectives to tackle some of our most challenging issues. The call came eight days before the meeting. Leading the Relational Inversion. One of the biggest challenges we face in moving toward an ecosystem economy is to act collectively in ways that are intentional, effective, and cocreative.

Leading the Relational Inversion

Over the past several years, I (Otto) have watched executives participate in a climate change simulation game at MIT, designed and led by MIT Professor John Sterman. He splits the group into small teams, with each team representing a key country group in the ongoing United Nations-sponsored negotiations over carbon emissions. The negotiators’ agreements are fed into a simulation model using actual climate data. After the model calculates the likely climate change outcomes, the negotiators go back to the table for a second round. After three or four rounds, they are presented with what is inevitably the devastating and destabilizing impact of their collective decisions on the climate worldwide.

Three Obstacles: Denial, Cynicism & Depression Conversations Create the World Level 1: Unilateral, One-Way Downloading & Manipulating. Four Habits That Signal Relationship Doom. ~ Sara McKeown. As someone who has long struggled with trying to be the “Valedictorian of Everything,” my ears pricked up when John Gottman was mentioned in one of my graduate counseling classes.

Four Habits That Signal Relationship Doom. ~ Sara McKeown

Gottman is famous for being able to predict with 98 percent accuracy—(98 percent! My birth control isn’t even that reliable!) —whether a couple will divorce or not. In other words, he’s the Valedictorian of Couples’ Counseling. I had to know more, not only because I wanted to be such a skilled clinician, but because I was curious whether my then relationship was doomed or not (it was, but that’s another story). So, I dug into his research. He and his team discovered four conflict patterns that are strong predictors of the end of a relationship. >>Criticism This is when a complaint is delivered as an attack. Why is this so bad? One, it’s unproductive. Using sentences that start with: “you always…,” “you never…,” “you’re a person who…,” “why are you so…” are signs this Horseman is present. Ash Beckham: We're all hiding something. Let's find the courage to open up.