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Readings

Action Design partner Diana McLain Smith has written a new book:  The Elephant in the Room: How Relationships Make or Break the Success of Leaders and Organizations.  This path-breaking book shows how the quality of working relationships can make or break leadership teams.  Read more…

Action Design colleague Bill Noonan has recently published the book,  Discussing the Undiscussable: A Guide to Overcoming Defensive Routines in the Workplace (Jossey-Bass, 2007).  It provides an excellent introduction to the fundamental concepts and skills and includes a DVD with practice exercises.  See the book web site.

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See also our list of research oriented readings.