Below, I’ve included some useful additional resources and a book suggestion for if you’d like to continue building on your knowledge from the course.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
Kate Jennings (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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:
Rebel Thinking by Matthew Syed: