Publications
The Collective Leadership Institute's publications enable people to lead collectively, inspire them to participate in shaping the future, motivate them to make a difference and explain them how to co-create change in a collaborative way.
Books
Führung mit Sinn
Petra Kuenkel

“Führung mit Sinn” richtet sich an ‪Führungskräfte‬, die sich als Folge gesellschaftlicher Entwicklungen, innerer Krisen oder Veränderungen ihrer Unternehmen die Frage nach ihren eigenen Werten stellen und wie sie diese mit ihrer professionellen Aufgabe in Einklang bringen.

“Führung mit Sinn” is aimed at executives who ask themselves the question of their own values as a result of social developments, internal crises or changes in their companies and how to compose them with their professional tasks (book is available in German language).

Citation: Kuenkel, P. (2016):  Führung mit Sinn: Wie Manager verantwortlich Zukunft gestalten, Springer Gabler

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The Art of Leading Collectively - Co-creating a Sustainable, Socially Just Future
Petra Kuenkel

Petra Kuenkel`s ground-braking publication for the Collective Leadership Movement:

The Art of Leading Collectively – Co-creating a Sustainable, Socially Just Future

A guide to collaborative impact for leaders in the industry, government, and social change networks written by Petra Kuenkel with a foreword by Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker

Please find further information on the book website and on Petra Kuenkel’s website. Order here: www.chelseagreen.com or www.amazon.com.

Citation: Kuenkel, P. (2016): The Art of Leading Collectively – Co-creating a Sustainable, Socially Just Future, Chelsea Green, USA

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Stakeholder Dialoge erfolgreich gestalten
Petra Künkel, Silvine Gerlach, Vera Frieg

“Stakeholder Dialoge erfolgreich gestalten”: Im Sinne von kollektiver Führung für Nachhaltigkeit bietet das vorliegende Werk einen konzeptionellen Rahmen, einen methodischen Ansatz und viele Fallbeispiele, die verdeutlichen, was möglich ist, wenn Personen unterschiedlichen Hintergrunds zusammenkommen, um gemeinsam ein Nachhaltigkeitsinteresse voranzubringen. Hier bestellen.

Citation: Kuenkel, P., Gerlach, S. , Frieg, V. (2016): Stakeholder Dialoge erfolgreich gestalten, Springer Gabler

Working with Stakeholder Dialogues - Key Concepts and Competencies for Achieving Common Goals
Petra Künkel, Silvine Gerlach, Vera Frieg

Working towards a more sustainable world requires bringing together differing world-views and balancing conflicts of interests for responsible business, people-oriented public service, and a strong civil society.
Stakeholder Dialogues are a methodology for the design and implementation of consultation and cooperation processes that are built on the inclusion and integration of different interest groups.

Citation: Kuenkel, P., Gerlach, S. , Frieg, V. (2016): Working with Stakeholder Dialogues: Key Concepts and Competencies for Achieving Common Goals – a practical guide for change agents from public sector, private sector, and civil society. Potsdam: Collective Leadership Institute Publishing, also available in French, Spanish, German and Arabic.

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Mind and Heart - Mapping your Personal Leadership Journey Towards Sustainability
Petra Kuenkel

In the book “Mind and Heart” Petra Kuenkel, founder and executive director of the CLI, shows how leaders can use life and leadership experience to make a more meaningful contribution to the world. It leads us into the inner world of leadership that we often tend to deny: the intuitive insight that at the core of our leadership journey is our contribution to the collective evolutionary process.

Citation: Kuenkel, P. (2008). Mind and Heart – Mapping Your Personal Leadership Journey Towards Sustainability, Potsdam: Collective Leadership Institute Publishing.

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The Art of Leading Collectively
Co-Creating a Sustainable, Socially Just Future

The new book by Petra Kuenkel with foreword by Ernst Ulrich von Weizsaecker, is a guide to collaborative impact for leaders in industry, government, and social change networks.

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Further Publications
CLI Studies
A Pattern Approach to Sustainability Transformation – How the 17 SDGs Can Become a Starting Point for Systemic Change
Petra Kuenkel

Forthcoming

“A Pattern Approach to Sustainability Transformation” – Volume 4 of the Collective‬ ‪‎Leadership‬ Series: Large system change requires new collaborative leadership approaches. The ability to recognise and shift patterns through applying six principles based on living systems theory can shift collaboration processes away from individual concepts of leadership towards a more systematic patterned approach, especially when used with a methodological tool such as the Collective Leadership Compass.

Citation: Kuenkel, P. (2017). A Pattern Approach to Sustainability Transformation – How the 17 SDG Can Become a Starting Point for Systemic Change, Collective Leadership Series, Working Paper, No 4; The Collective Leadership Institute: Potsdam/Germany

Collaboration for the SDGs - The Set Up of the Nebhana Water Forum in Tunisia
Elisabeth Kuehn

Volume 4 of the Collective Leadership Series focuses on the challenge of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs provide a demanding set of aspirations for global development and aim for nothing less than to ‘shift the world onto a sustainable and resilient path’.

Citation: Kuehn, E. (2017): Collaboration for the SDGs – The Set Up of the Nebhana Water Forum in Tunisia. Vol 4. Collective Leadership Publishing.

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Empowering Young Professionals - How we can tap into the potential of a passionate generation
Petra Kuenkel, Jade Buddenberg, Andrew Aitken, Helena Wagener

“Empowering Young Professionals” – Volume 3 of our ‪‎Collective‬ ‪‎Leadership‬ Series is dedicated to the leadership perspective and potential of young professionals. Often described as ‪Generation Y‬ or Millennials, they not only are the leaders of tomorrow, but also hold the key for sustainable development today.

Citation: Kuenkel, P., Buddenberg, J., Aitken, A., Wagener, H. (2015): Empowering Young Professionals. Vol 3. Collective Leadership Publishing

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Navigating Complex Change - How We Can Master the Challenges of Stakeholder Collaboration
Petra Kuenkel

This Volume 2 of the Collective Leadership Studies explores the conceptual background and application of our core methodological approach, the Collective Leadership Compass, that empowers individuals and groups of leaders to navigate complex change in multi-stakeholder collaboration.

Citation: Kuenkel, P. (2014): Navigating Complex Change – How We Can Master the Challenges of Stakeholder Collaboration. Vol 2. Collective Leadership Publishing.

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Shifting the Way We Co-create: How We Can Turn the Challenges of Sustainability into Opportunities
Petra Kuenkel, Kristiane Schaefer

In order to explore the patterns and factors that help facilitate a collective way of leading for sustainability, CLI interviewed practitioners from the private sector, the public sector, and civil society who explored essential steps in sustainable development.

Citation: Kuenkel, P., Schaefer, K. (2013) Shifting the way we co-create: How we can turn the challenges of sustainability into opportunities. Vol 1. Collective Leadership Publishing.

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Partnering with Collective Leadership Institute For Impact
Collective Leadership Institute gGmbH

The options that you have to empower people to address complex challenges in collaboration are diverse. Over the years, CLI has developed eight ways to create issue-based collaboration that delivers resilient results and impact with the help of the Collective Leadership Academy, Transformation Support, and Network Building.

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Contributions to other books
Die Zukunft von Führung ist kollektiv - was zukunftsorientierte Unternehmen auf dem Weg zu einem anderen Wirtschaften von Multi-Akteursinitiativen lernen können
Petra Kuenkel

Gesellschaft und Organisation: Widersprüche integrieren, plurales Selbstverständins kultivieren (book is available in German language).

Für weitere Informationen, lesen Sie hier weiter. Hier bestellen.

Citation: Kuenkel, P. (2017):  Die Zukunft von Führung ist kollektiv – was zukunftsorientierte Unternehmen auf dem Weg zu einem anderen Wirtschaften von Multi-Akteursinitiativen lernen können, in Daniels, K., Hollmann, J. Anders wirtschaften-  Integrale Impulse für eine plurale Ökonomie, Gabler

Key Factors of the Successful Implementation of Stakeholder Partnerships: The Case of the African Cashew Initiative
Petra Kuenkel, Andrew Aitken

One of the few books to examine the role of business in social and environmental innovation, particularly in the context of Africa. This study addresses entrepreneurship, large companies, cross-sector collaboration initiatives, and the role of academia and teachers. It frames and complements empirical contributions in a synthesis of key theories and concepts.

Citation: Kuenkel, P., Aitken, A. (2015): Key Factors for the Successful Implementation of Stakeholder Partnerships: The Case of the African Cashew Initiative, in: Bitzer, V., Hamann, R., Hall, M., Griffin-EL, E.W. (Eds.), The Business of Social and Environmental Innovation – New Frontiers in Africa. Springer.

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Stakeholder Dialogues Manual
Petra Kuenkel, Vera Frieg, Silvine Gerlach, Christian Görg, Marike Ferguson, Judith Kohler, Johannes Herde

In 2011, the Collective Leadership Institute developed a manual on Stakeholder Dialogues for the Sector Project Private Sector Cooperation and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) of the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. It serves as a practical how-to guide to approaching cross-sector collaboration and stakeholder engagement.

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Referenzrahmen zur erfolgreichen Gestaltung von Multi-Akteurs-Partnerschaften zur Umsetzung der Agenda 2030
Petra Kuenkel, Sabine Heckmann, Jade Buddenberg

Unter Federführung des Bundesministeriums für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ) ist 2015 die Initiative zum Aufbau einer Plattform für Multi-Akteurs-Partnerschaften (MAP) zur Umsetzung der 2030 Agenda entstanden. Im Rahmen der Initiative förderte die Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH im Auftrag des BMZ finanziell die Entwicklung eines Handbuches für MAP durch das CLI. Der Text basiert auf den Inhalten der Weiterbildung und Capacity Developments für Sektoren übergreifende Kooperationsprojekte des CLI.

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Stakeholder Dialogues: A way to engage Stakeholders for Sustainability
Jade Buddenberg

Understanding how to engage stakeholders for sustainability boils down to the question: Why should we or others care about sustainability? In some way, we all are stakeholders of sustainability. But when do we choose to act on our own behalf? (Published in OpenCitizenship: Who Cares About Sustainability? Vol. 5, 2014)

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Adaptation to Climate Change through Water Resources Management
Co-edited by Dominic Stucker and Elena Lopez-Gunn

Climate change-exacerbated floods, droughts, and changes in precipitation patterns impact urban and rural communities around the world. This volume uses a systems approach to identify common barriers and bridges for climate change adaptation through water resources management. Essential approaches across the 20 diverse case studies include dialogue and multi-stakeholder collaboration.

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