27 September, 2022

How to Disagree – resources

Below you can view or download the presentation slides from your recent How to Disagree workshop, plus I’ve included some other useful resources and a book suggestion for if you’d like to continue building on your knowledge.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Kate Jennings (kate@cambridgeexec.co.uk)

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Useful links

Great TED Talk on learning to be disagreed with, to value dissent and to overcome the drive to seek out people like ourselves and to avoid challenge:

Ted talk on ‘daring to disagree’: becoming good at conflict allows people to become creative and to solve problems

Here’s a way of categorising forms of disagreement – from the least to the most productive:


Radio 4 documentary all about how to disagree.


Good article on building a healthy conflict culture in your team or organisation:


Great way of thinking about the purpose of disagreement: ‘The Art of Thoughtful Disagreement’, in which the goal is not to convince the opposite party that you are right, but simply to find out which view is true:


The Harvard Business Review articles assesses the value of cognitive diversity in teams for effective decision making:


Book suggestion

Rebel Thinking by Matthew Syed: