Readings

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SES # READINGS AND VIEWINGS  
1. Introduction: The Importance of Story
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Shaw, Gordon, Robert Brown, et al. “ Strategic Stories: How 3M is Rewriting Business Planning .” Harvard Business Review 76, no. 3 (1998).

Heyward, DuBose. The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes. Houghton Mifflin Books for Young Readers, 1939. ISBN: 9780395159903. [Preview with Google Books ]

Gilbreth, Frank B., and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey. Cheaper by the Dozen. Laurel Leaf, 1984. ISBN: 9780553272505. (selections)

 
2   The Lives of Others . Directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck. Color, 137 min. 2006.  
2. Ethics and Authority
3 O’Flaherty, Liam. “Two Lovely Beasts.” In Two Lovely Beasts, and Other Stories. The Devin-Adair Company, 1950.  
4   Mon oncle d’Amérique . Directed by Alain Resnais. Black & White, 125 min. 1980.  
5   Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon . Directed by Ang Lee. Color, 120 min. 2000.  
6 Woolf, Virginia. Mrs. Dalloway. Mariner Books, 2005. ISBN: 9780156030359.  
7   The Queen . Directed by Stephen Frears. Color, 103 min. 2006.  
3. Leading from my Moral Compass
8   Hotel Rwanda . Directed by Terry George. Color, 121 min. 2004.  
9 Goldstein, Rebecca. “The Legacy of Raizel Kaidish.” In Strange Attractors. Penguin Books, 1994. ISBN: 9780140172461.  
10   The Descendants . Directed by Alexander Payne. Color, 115 min. 2011.  
11 Carr, Nicholas. The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains. W. W. Norton & Company, 2011. ISBN: 9780393339758. (excerpt)  
12 Lerner, Ben. Leaving the Atocha Station. Granta Books, 2013. ISBN: 9781847086914.  
4. Social Enterprise
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Ruseabagina, Paul. An Ordinary Man: An Autobiography. Penguin Books, 2007. ISBN: 9780143038603. (selection)

Dallaire, Romeo. Shake Hands with the Devil: The Failure of Humanity in Rwanda. Da Capo Press, 2004. ISBN: 9780786714872. (selection)

Wilson, E. O. Consilience. Vintage, 1999, pp. 314–5. ISBN: 9780679768678. (selection)

 
14   The Motorcycle Diaries . Directed by Walter Salles. Color and Black & White, 126 min. 2004.  
15   Citizenfour . Directed by Laura Poitras. Color, 114 min. 2014.  
16 Bolt, Robert. A Man for All Seasons. Vintage, 1990. ISBN: 9780679728221.  
17   Shall We Dance? . Directed by Masayuki Suo. Color, 136 min. 1996.  
18   Antonia’s Line . Directed by Marleen Gorris. Color, 102 min. 1995.  
5. Conclusion: Leading Through Story
19 Frayn, Michael. Copenhagen. Methuen Drama, 1998. ISBN: 9780413724908.  
20   Riding Giants . Directed by Stacy Peralta. Color, 95 min. 2004.  
21   Slumdog Millionaire . Directed by Danny Boyle. Color, 120 min. 2008.  
22 Ready, D. A. “ How Storytelling Builds Next Generation Leaders .” MIT Sloan Management Review, July 2002.  

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