Generative Leadership and ChangeGenerative
approaches to leadership and change are based on moving away from
top-down, hierchical to more agile, engaged, and adaptive
processes of organizing.
I've been studying how conversations, leaders and change processes can generate new ideas that people want to act on.
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Generative ImagesBushe, G.R. & Storch, J. (2015) Generative Image: Sourcing Novelty. In Bushe & Marshak (eds). Dialogic Organization Development. (pp.101-122). Oakland, CA: Berrett-Koehler.
Bushe, G.R. (2007) Appreciative Inquiry is not (just) about the positive. Organization Development Practitioner, 39:4, 30-35.
G.R. (2002) Meaning making in teams: Appreciative inquiry with
preidentity and postidentity groups. In Fry, R., Barrett, F.,
Seiling, J. & Whitney, D. (eds.) Appreciative Inquiry and Organizational Transformation: Reports from the Field,( pp.39-63). Westport, CT: Quorum.
Bushe, G.R. (1998) Appreciative inquiry in teams. Organization
Development Journal, 16:3, 41-50.
Generative LeadershipBushe, G.R. (2019) Generative leadership. Canadian Journal of Physician Leadership, 5:3, 141-147.
Bushe, G.R. & Marshak, R.J. (2016) The dialogic mindset: Leading emergent change in a complex world. Organization Development Journal, 34:1, 37-65.
Bushe, G.R. & Marshak, R.J. (2017) Transforming
leadership. Practicing Social Change, 15, 1-6.
Generative ChangeBushe, G.R. (2022) The generative change model: Creating the agile organization while dealing with a complex problem. Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 57(4), 530-533.
G.R. & Marshak, R.J. (2022) Dialogic organization development and
the generative change model: Opportunities and challenges for managing
global crises. In J. Bartunek, (Ed.) Social scientists confronting global crises (32-41). Routledge.
Bushe, G.R (2020) The Dynamics of Generative Change. BMI Publishing.
Bushe, G.R. (2019) Hosting stakeholders for engagement in generative change. In M. McKergow & P. Pugliese (Eds.) Host leadership field book: Creating engagement for performance and results. Edinburgh, UK: Solutions Books
Marshak, R.J. & Bushe, G.R. (2018) Planned and generative change in organization development. Organization Development Practitioner, 50:4, 9-15.
M., Schwendenwein, J. & Bushe, G.R. (2015) Amplifying Change: A
Three Phase Approach to Model, Nurture and Embed Ideas for
Change. In Bushe & Marshak eds. Dialogic Organization
Devleopment.(pp.325-348). Oakland, CA: Berrett-Koehler.
G.R. (2013), Generative process, generative outcome: The
transformational potential of appreciative inquiry. In D.L.
Cooperrider, D.P. Zandee, L.N. Godwin, M. Avital & B. Boland
(eds.) Organizational Generativity: The Appreciative Inquiry Summit and a Scholarship of Transformation, pp. 89-113). Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
Bushe, G.R. (2013) Dialogic OD: A theory of practice. Organization Development Practitioner, 45:1, 10-16.