Join an International Research Project:
From strangers to collaborators

You are invited to participate in a Research & Practice Project with Valerie Malhotra Bentz, Ph.D., Professor, Fielding Graduate University, and Krzysztof Konecki, Ph.D., Professor University of Lodz, Poland and James Maddirala, Professor University of the Virgin Islands. The focus of the research is on the phenomenon of being a stranger while building collaboration across cultures.


Conference on Anticipation

The 3rd annual conference on Anticipation will be held from 9 to 11 October, 2019 in Oslo.

New chapter

Wasserman, I.C. (2018) Participants as collaborators: Coordinated management of meaning (CMM) as collaborative research method. In Booysen, L, et al (Eds.) Handbook of research methods in diversity management, equality and inclusion at work. Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 247-269.

Workshop: From strangers to collaborators

Experience an intensive somatics workshop and research symposium to be held in in the Faculty of Economics and Sociology, University of Lodz, Poland from May 13 to May 17, 2019. Understand the foundations of somatics, phenomenology and communicative leadership in raising consciousness for social and ecological justice.

Special issue: Action research

In this special issue of Action Research, the editors are ushering in a new emphasis for the journal in support of a more sustainable world. They introduce a first and special issue on climate change transformations to illustrate action research for transformations. This is available free at

New publications

Rascon, N. A., & Littlejohn, S. W. (2017). Coordinated management of meaning (CMM): A research manual. Chagrin Falls, OH: Taos Institute Publications

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Kim Pearce & Marit Eikaas Haavimb (2018) CosmoKidz:  Teaching Children Response-Abilities in Their Relationships.” Special issue: Systemic Work in Schools, Context, 156.

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Parker, P., Hall, D.T., Kram, K.E. & Wasserman, I.C. (2018) Peer Coaching at work: Principles and Practices. Stanford University Press.

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