Browse Results What Format Should I Choose?

Showing 1 through 6 of 6 results Export list as .CSV

Integral Dynamics: Political Economy, Cultural Dynamics and the Future of the University

by Ronnie Lessem Alexander Schieffer Junie T. Tong Samuel D. Rima

The theory of integral dynamics is based on the view that the development of individual leaders or entrepreneurs requires the simultaneous development of institutions and societies. It seeks a specific way forward for each society, fundamentally different from, but drawing on, its past. Nearly every natural science has been transformed from an analytically-based approach to a dynamic one: now it is time for society and culture to follow suit locally and globally. Each culture, discipline and person is incomplete and is in need of others in order to develop and evolve.

Integral Economics: Releasing the Economic Genius of Your Society

by Ronnie Lessem Alexander Schieffer

This series on business transformation and social innovation comprises a range of books informing practitioners, consultants, organization developers, and academics how businesses and other organizations set in the context of whole economies and societies can and will have to be transformed into viable 21st Century enterprises. A new kind of R&D, involving social, as well as technological innovation, needs to be supported by integrated, active and participative research in the social sciences. Focusing on new, emerging kinds of public, social and sustainable entrepreneurship originating from all corners of the world and from different cultures, books in this series will help those operating in the area of interface between business and society to mediate between the two in the way that business schools once did until, as is now argued, they lost their way and business leaders came, in many cases, to be seen as at best incompetent and at worst venal and untrustworthy.

Integral Renewal: A Relational and Renewal Perspective

by Ronnie Lessem Alexander Schieffer

In 2010 Ronnie Lessem and Alexander Schieffer published their seminal work on Integral Research and Innovation, whereby they identified the four R's: relational and renewal, reason and realization-based research paths that all together encompass the major qualitative research methods and methodologies. Transformative masters and PhD programs are focused on the 'Global South', where the vast majority of the world's population is based, most people with whom the authors deal select the relational research path, and the path of renewal, over and above the paths of reason and realization. The focus of Integral Research is on these two latter paths, now interconnected with integral enterprise and economics.

Integral Research and Innovation: Transforming Enterprise and Society

by Ronnie Lessem Alexander Schieffer

At a time when business practitioners and others responsible for organizational development are desperate for usable knowledge the authors of this book contend that social science research is failing to support business and management. In Integral Research and Innovation, they explain how research has to be transformative, rather than just informative if it is to contribute usefully to building integrated and sustainable enterprises. Drawing on their experience of environments where researchers and practitioners do engage constructively, resulting in research that is active, participative, and genuinely innovative, Professor Lessem and Dr Schieffer are in territory that is far beyond that covered by standard works on research methodology.

Integral Research: A Global Approach towards Social Science Research leading to Social Innovation

by Ronnie Lessem Alexander Schieffer

The author argues that essential humanism in the social sciences research domain have been super-ceded by rationalism and pragmatism and this does not contribute towards the burning social issues of our time.

Transformation Management: Towards The Integral Enterprise

by Ronnie Lessem Alexander Schieffer

Transformation management, argue the authors of this inspirational book, now provides the opportunity for the application of the first significant world-wide innovation in the way we manage since Drucker put management itself on the map in the 1950s. In a book that draws on seminal theses and practical examples from the four corners of the world, Ronnie Lessem and Alexander Schieffer provide leaders, students of leadership, managers and change agents with a trans-culturally tested, integrated approach to leadership and management.

Showing 1 through 6 of 6 results Export list as .CSV


Select your format based upon: 1) how you want to read your book, and 2) compatibility with your reading tool. To learn more about using Bookshare with your device, visit the Help Center.

Here is an overview of the specialized formats that Bookshare offers its members with links that go to the Help Center for more information.

  • Bookshare Web Reader - a customized reading tool for Bookshare members offering all the features of DAISY with a single click of the "Read Now" link.
  • DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) - a digital book file format. DAISY books from Bookshare are DAISY 3.0 text files that work with just about every type of access technology that reads text. Books that contain images will have the download option of ‘DAISY Text with Images’.
  • BRF (Braille Refreshable Format) - digital Braille for use with refreshable Braille devices and Braille embossers.
  • MP3 (Mpeg audio layer 3) - Provides audio only with no text. These books are created with a text-to-speech engine and spoken by Kendra, a high quality synthetic voice from Ivona. Any device that supports MP3 playback is compatible.
  • DAISY Audio - Similar to the Daisy 3.0 option above; however, this option uses MP3 files created with our text-to-speech engine that utilizes Ivonas Kendra voice. This format will work with Daisy Audio compatible players such as Victor Reader Stream and Read2Go.