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2002-2005 Imagination Lab Foundation published a series of short articles for managers :

Volume 4, Number 2, 2005: Making Sense Through Metaphors
Volume 4, Number 1, 2005: Becoming More Prepared: The Role of Pratical Wisdom
Volume 3, Number 3, 2004: Facilitating Strategy Execution
Volume 3, Number 2, 2004: Creating Beautiful Performance
Volume 3, Number 1, 2004: Seeing Work Practices Through A Cultural Lens
Volume 2, Number 3, 2003: Ensuring Greater Practical Value for Experiential Learning
Volume 2, Number 2, 2003: Creating the Context for Dialogue
Volume 2, Number 1, 2003: Reaching Better Decisions Through Guiding Principles
Volume 1, Number 4, 2002: Creating the Context for Commitment
Volume 1, Number 3, 2002: Preparing for the Unexpected
Volume 1, Number 2, 2002: Building Identity in to Strategy
Volume 1, Number 1, 2002: Crafting Strategy with Your Hands
 
Volume 4, Number 2, 2005: Making Sense Through Metaphors
Embodied metaphors can shape how organizational members think and behave on the job, and lead to more effective organizational change initiatives.
Volume 4, Number 1, 2005: Becoming More Prepared: The Role of Pratical Wisdom
Organizational leaders who develop practical wisdom through storytelling, dialogue and experiential learning can become more strategically prepared for the unexpected.
Volume 3, Number 3, 2004: Facilitating Strategy Execution
By transforming the strategy process from one dominated by abstract reasoning to a richer bodily experience, strategists can gain the deep discovery, shared understanding and strong commitment that          facilitates strategy execution.
Volume 3, Number 2, 2004: Creating Beautiful Performance
Like orchestra conductors, business leaders can be more transformative through better preparation, greater presence, and active participation in their tasks.
Volume 3, Number 1, 2004: Seeing Work Practices Through A Cultural Lens
Mergers and acquisitions can be more successful when data is collected on both the work practices and cultural values of the organizations involved.
Volume 2, Number 3, 2003: Ensuring Greater Practical Value for Experiential Learning
To be more effective, experiential learning needs to integrate business realities into the experience.
Volume 2, Number 2, 2003: Creating the Context for Dialogue
Dialogue is a mode of communication that enables management teams to turn differences in viewpoints into opportunities.
Volume 2, Number 1, 2003: Reaching Better Decisions Through Guiding Principles
Develop a shared set of guiding principles to improve your decision-making processes.
Volume 1, Number 4, 2002: Creating the Context for Commitment
Ensuring that the stategists themselves commit to the strategy is a first step toward implementing it.
Volume 1, Number 3, 2002: Preparing for the Unexpected
Playing seriously helps organizations prepare for the unexpected
Volume 1, Number 2, 2002: Building Identity in to Strategy
Collectively defining the identity of your organization improves your strategy making.
Volume1, Number 1, 2002: Crafting Strategy with Your Hands
Clarify the abstract ideas of strategy, infuse the strategy-making process with passion, deeper involvement and a sense of discovery… Use your hands to craft strategy.