Large group intervention and conversational methods
Creating Collaborative Gatherings Using Large Group Interventions, by Jack Martin Leith (pdf—12pp). Gower Handbook of Training & Development, Chapter 28. Although written in 1999, much of the content remains relevant.
An Introduction to Open Space, by Jack Martin Leith (pdf—13pp). An Open Space Technology primer.
Open Space Practice Guide, by Jack Martin Leith (pdf—40pp). For those who design, organize and facilitate Open Space events, or who wish to do so.
The Search Conference Method for Participative Planning, adapted from The Search Conference: State of the Art, by Merrelyn Emery (pdf—12pp)
Facilitation and groupwork
Dialogic organization development
The Dialogic Organization Development Approach to Transformation and Change, by Gervase R. Bushe and Robert J. Marshak (pdf—12pp)
Conference and meeting design
Conferences That Work — Adrian Segar (downloads)
Appreciative Inquiry Is Not (Just) About The Positive, by Gervase R. Bushe, in OD Practitioner, Vol. 39, No. 4, pp.30-35, 2007 (pdf—8pp)
What is Appreciative Inquiry? by David Cooperider
Exploring Generative Change, by Terry VanQuickenborne (pdf—97pp)
Generative Change, by Bill Veltrop