Tending the Fires of 21st Century Organizations

Tending the Fires of 21st Century Organizations


Argyris, Chris and Donald Schon (1978) Organizational Learning. Reading, Mass.: Addison-Wesley.

Bateson, Gregory (1979) Mind and Nature: A Necessary Unity. New York: Dutton

Barrett, Deirdre (2001) The Committee of Sleep. New York: Crown.

Bergquist, William (2004) Creating the Appreciative Organization. Sacramento, CA: Pacific Soundings Press.

Bergquist, William (2020) “Leadership and Anxiety: Containment and Metabolism I: Anxiety in a VUCA Plus Environment. Library of Professional Psychologyhttps://psychology.edu/library/leadership-and-anxiety-containment-and-metabolism-i-anxiety-in-a-vuca-plus-environment/

Bergquist, W. and A. Mura (2011) coachbook: A Guide to Organizational Coaching Strategies and Practices. Amazon.com/kindle.

Bergquist, William and Agnes Mura (2012) To Flicker or Swing: The Fire and Pendulum of Leadership,” Library of Professional Coaching. Link: https://libraryofprofessionalcoaching.com/tools/executive-presence/to-flicker-or-swing-the-fire-and-pendulum-of-leadership/

Bergquist, William and Suzi Pomerantz (2020) Harmlessness and the Leadership Spectrum. Library of Professional Psychology. Link: Harmlessness and the Leadership Spectrum | Library of Professional Coaching

Bergquist, William and Gary Quehl (2019) “Caring Deeply: Engaging the Four Roles of Life-Fulfilling Generativity” Series of essays published in The Library of Professional Coaching. Link: (www.libraryofprofessionialcoaching.com).

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Mura, Agnes and William Bergquist (2020) “From the End to the Beginning: Managing Transition in Covid-19 Times”. The Library of Professional Coaching.  http: From the End to the Beginning: Managing Transition in Covid-19 Time | Library of Professional Coaching

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William BergquistWilliam Bergquist, Ph.D. An international coach and consultant in the fields of psychology, management and public administration, author of more than 50 books, and president of a psychology institute. Dr. Bergquist consults on and writes about personal, group, organizational and societal transitions and transformations. His published work ranges from the personal transitions of men and women in their 50s and the struggles of men and women in recovering from strokes to the experiences of freedom among the men and women of Eastern Europe following the collapse of the Soviet Union. In recent years, Bergquist has focused on the processes of organizational coaching. He is coauthor with Agnes Mura of coachbook, co-founder of the International Journal of Coaching in Organizations and co-founder of the International Consortium for Coaching in Organizations.

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