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Author Lessem, Ronnie, author.

Title Integral renewal : a relational and renewal perspective / by Ronnie Lessem with Alexander Schieffer
Published Farnham, Surrey, UK ; Burlington, VT : Gower, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Transformation and innovation
Transformation and innovation series.
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; PART I: Orientation to Integral Renewal; 1 A Process of Holistic Development (PHD) Integral Journey, University and Worlds; PART II: Relational 4 Cs: Relational CARE-4-Self -- Organization -- Community; 2 Build Individual Character: Relational Origination -- Sensuous Experience; 3 Mobilize Organizational Community: Activate Relational Enterprise -- Social Business; 4 Mobilize Economic Community: Activate Relational Economy -Self-Sufficiency; 5 Gain Personal Authenticity: Relational Foundations -- I Am Because You Are, Ubuntu
13 Relational Education: Sri Lanka's Sarvodaya -- Promote Economic Well-beingPART III: Renewal 4 Cs: CARE-4-Self -- Organizational -- Societal Renewal; 14 Individual Calling: Originating Renewal -- Your Unfolding Story; 15 Communal Organizational Calling: Enterprise Renewal/Conscious Evolution via Kyosei; 16 Communal and Societal Calling: Developmental Economy -- Zimbabwean Phoenix; 17 Self-Actualization: Foundations of Renewal -- Fuse Horizons; 18 Enterprise Actualization: History- Making -- Disclosing New Worlds
19 Societal Actualization: Associative Economy -- Rebalancing Cultural, Polity, Economy20 Radical Consciousness: Emancipating Your Self -Freedom and Conscientization; 21 Research and Knowledge Creation: Knowledge Creating Company -- Middle-Up-Down; 22 Research and Societal Innovation: Xiaokang Chinese Socialism -Middle Economic Way; 23 Becoming Individually Evolved: Cooperative Inquiry -- Towards an Integral Self; 24 Evolved Enterprise: Sekem/University for Sustainable Development -- Integral Enterprise; 25 Evolving Society: Renewing Slovenia -- Towards an Integral Green Economy
6 Activate Organizational Development: South Africa's Cashbuild -- Value Sharing Enterprise7 Activate Economic Development: Towards Substantive Economics; 8 Research Self-Identity: Relational Emancipation -- Rethinking Self, Science and Society; 9 Research and Social Innovation: Communities of Practice; 10 Research and Socio-Economic Innovation: Participatory Economy; 11 Energized Self/Community: Participatory Action Research -- People's Self-Development; 12 Energized Community: Rhythmical Enterprise -- Rhythm, Sacrifice, Communication, Success
PART IV: Conclusion: Integral Research, Enterprise and EconomicsEpilogue: Integral Renewal; Index
Summary 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. Because their transformative PhD programs are focused primarily on the 'Global South', where the vast majority of the world's population is based, most agents of transformation with whom the authors deal select the relational research path, and the path of renewal, over and above the paths of re
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (Ebsco, viewed May 6, 2015)
Subject Community development -- Developing countries.
Economic development -- Developing countries.
Social planning -- Developing countries
Community development.
Economic development.
POLTICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- City Planning & Urban Development.
Social planning.
Developing countries.
Form Electronic book
Author Schieffer, Alexander, author.
ISBN 1472454367