Below are selected resources on thinking, innovation, creativity, problem solving, systems thinking, interest bargaining and win-win negotiations.
Creativity, Problem Solving & Facilitation
Adams, James L. Conceptual Blockbusting: A Guide to Better Ideas. New York: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1986.
Berns, Gregory. Iconoclast: A Neuroscientist Reveals How to Think Differently. Boston, Harvard Business Press, 2010.
DeBono, Edward. Lateral Thinking: Creativity Step-by-Step. New York: Harper & Row, 1970.
DeBono. Parallel Thinking: From Socratic to DeBono Thinking. London: Viking, 1994.
DeBono. Serious Creativity. New York: Harper Business, 1993.
DeBono. Six Thinking Hats. Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, 1985.
Gordon, W. J. J. The Metaphorical Way of Learning and Knowing. Cambridge: Porpoise Books, 1973.
Grossman, Steve, et. al. Innovation, Inc.: Unlocking Creativity in the Workplace. Plano: Wordware Publishing, 1988.
Hall, Doug. Jump Start Your Brain. New York: Warner Books, 1995.
Hurson, Tim. Think Better: An Innovator’s Guide to Productive Thinking. New York: McGraw Hill, 2008.
Jones, Chuck. Chuck Amuck: The Life and Times of an Animated Cartoonist. New York: Avon Books, 1990.
Land, George and Jarman, Beth. Breakpoint and Beyond: Mastering the Future-Today. New York: Harper, 1992.
Michalko, Michael. Thinkertoys. Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, 1991.
Parnes, Sidney. A Facilitating Style of Leadership. Buffalo: Bearly Limited, 1985.
Osborne, Alex. Applied Imagination: Principles and Procedures of Creative Problem-Solving. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1979.
Osborne, Alex. Your Creative Power: How to Use Your Imagination to Brighten Life, To Get Ahead. Shaumburg, Illinois: Motorola University Press, 1991.
Parnes, Sidney. The Magic of Your Mind. Buffalo: Creative Education Foundation, 1982.
Parnes, Sidney. Sourcebook for Creative Problem Solving. Buffalo: Creative Education Foundation Press, 1992.
Parnes, Sidney. Visionizing: State-of-the-Art Processes for Encouraging Innovation Excellence. East Aurora, NY: D.O.K. Publishers, 1988.
Treffinger, Donald J. and Isaksen, Scott. Creative Problem Solving: The Basic Course. Buffalo. Bearly Limited, 1985.
Torrence, E. Paul. The Search for Satori and Creativity. Buffalo: Creative Education Foundation, 1979.
Wenger, Wim. Beyond Teaching and Learning. Singapore: Project renaissance,1992.
Wycoff, Joyce. Mindmapping: Your Personal Guide to Exploring Creativity and Problem Solving. New York: Berkeley Books, 1991.
Howe, Jeff. Crowdsourcing: why the power of the crowd is driving the future of business. New York: Three Rivers Press, 2009.
Kayser, Thomas A. Mining Group Gold: How to Cash in On the Collaborative Brain Power of a Group. El Segundo, CA: Serif Publishing, 1990.
Pergamit, Gail and Peterson, Chris. Leaping the Abyss: Putting Group Genius to Work. ISBN 0-9658995-0-0. 1997.
Suroweicki, James. The Wisdom of Crowds. New York: Anchor Books, 2005.
Tapscott, Don & Williams, Anthony D. Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything. New York: Penguin Books, 2006.
Weisbord, Marvin R. and Janoff, Sandra. Future Search: An Action guide to Finding Common Ground in Organizations and Communities. San Francisco: Barrett-Koehler Publishers, 1995.
Gladwell, Malcom. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2005.
Hammond, John et.al. Smart Choices: A Practical Guide To Making Better Decisions. Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 1999.
Kahneman, Daniel. Thinking, Fast and Slow. New York: Farrer, Straus & Giroux, 2011.
Iyengar, Sheena. The Art of Choosing. new York: Twelve, 2010.
Lehrer, Jonah. How We Decide. Boston: Mariner Books, 2009.
Petland, Alex (Sandy). Honest Signals: How They Shape Our World. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2008.
Russo, J. Edward & Schoemaker, Paul J. Winning Decisions: Getting It Right the First Time. New York: Doubleday, 2002.
Thaler, Richard H. and Sunstein, Cass. Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness. New York: Penguin Books, 2009.
Duarte, Nancy. Resonate: Present Visual Stories That Transform Audiences. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2010.
Tufte, Edward. Beautiful Evidence. Cheshire: Graphics Press, 2007.
Tufte, Edward. Envisioning Information. Cheshire: Graphics Press, 2008.
Tufte, Edward. The Visual Display of Quantitative Information (Second Edition). Cheshire: Graphics Press, 2007.
Tufte, Edward. Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative. Cheshire: Graphics Press, 1997.
Bambrick-Santoyo. Driven by Data: a Practical Guide to Improve Instruction. San Fansisco: Jossey-Bass, 2010.
Costa, Arthur. Teaching for Intelligent Behavior. Sacramento, California State University.
Costa, Arthur. Developing Minds: A Resource Book for Teaching Thinking. Arlington: ASCD, 1995.
Gardner, Howard. The Unschooled Mind: How Children Think and How Schools Should Teach. New York: Basic Books, 1991.
Marzano, Robert et.al. Dimensions of Thinking: A Framework for Curriculum and Instruction. Alexandria: ASCD, 1988.
McTigh, Jay. Cooperative Learning and Thinking Skills: A Marriage Made in Heaven. Baltimore: Maryland Department of Education.
Collins, James and Porras, Jerry. Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies. New York: Harper Business, 1997.
Davis, Stan and Meyer, Christopher. Blur: The Speed Of Change In The Connected Economy. New York: Warner Books, 1998.
Drucker, Peter. The Essential Drucker. New York Harpur Collins, 2001.
Gladwell, Malcom. The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2000.
Pinchot, Gifford. Intrapreneuring. New York: Harper & Row, 1985.
Schrage, Michael. Serious Play. Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 2000.
Schwartz, Peter. The Art of the Long View: Planning for the Future in an Uncertain World. New York: Currency Doubleday, 1996.
Senge, Peter M. The Fifth Discipline: The Art & Practice of the Learning Organization. New York: Currency Doubleday, 1990.
Wheatley, Margaret J. Leadership and the New Science: Learning about Organization from an Orderly Universe. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 1994.
de Mesquita, Bruce Bueno. The Predictioner’s Game: Using the Logic of Brazen Self Interest to See and Shape the Future. New York: Random House, 2009.
Fisher, Roger and Ury, William. Getting to Yes. New York: Penguin, 1991.
Fisher, Roger and Brown, Scott. Getting Together: Building Relationships as We Negotiate. New York: Penguin, 1988.
Ury, William. Getting Past No: Negotiating With Difficult People. New York: Bantam Books, 1991.
Ury, William, Brett, Jeanne and Goldberg, Stephen. Getting Disputed Resolved: Designing Systems to Cut the Costs of Conflict. San Francisco: Jossey – Bass Publishers, 1988.
Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly. Flow: the Psychology of Optimal Experience. New York: Harper and Row, 1990.
Gardner, Howard. Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences. New York: Basic Books, 1983.
Perkins, D. N. The Mind’s Best Work. Cambridge: Harvard University Press,1981.
Sternberg, Robert. Intelligence Applied: Understanding and Increasing Your Intellectual Skills. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1986.
Sternberg, Robert. The Triarchic Mind: A New Theory of Human Intelligence. New York, Penguin, 1988.
Capra, Fritjof. The Web of Life: A New Scientific Understanding of Living Systems. New York: Anchor Books, 1996
Drexler, K. Eric. Engines Of Creation: The Coming Age of Nanotechnology. New York: Anchor Books, 1986.
Gleick, James. Chaos. New York: Penguin Books 1987.
Kuhn, Thomas S. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1970.
Kurzweil, Ray. The Age Of Spiritual Machines. New York: Penguin Books, 1997.
Kurzweil, Ray. The Singularity is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology. New York: Viking, 2005.
Meadows, Donella. Thinking in Systems: A Primer. White River Junction: Chelsea Green Publishing, 2008.
Dyson, Esther. Release 2.1: Design for Living in the Digital Age. New York: Broadway Books, 1998.
Powazek, Derek. Design for Community: the Art of Connecting Real People in Virtual Places. Indianapolis: New Riders, 2002.
Renninger, K. Ann & Sumar, Wesley. Building Virtual Communities: Learning and Change in Cyberspace. Cambridge, The Cambridge Press, 2002.
Weinberger, David. Everything Is Miscellaneous: The Power of the New Digital Disorder. New York: Holt Paperbacks, 2007.