Books and
Workbooks

All authored by
Dr. Ralph H. Kilmann

READ DR. KILMANN’S BOOKS AND WORKBOOKS ABOUT PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT AND QUANTUM TRANSFORMATION

Kilmann Diagnostics is the exclusive provider of online training and certification for interpreting the Thomas-Kilmann Instrument (TKI). Besides having published more than 100 articles on conflict, change, consciousness, and transformation, Dr. Kilmann has also published more than 20 books for professional and management audiences. On this website, you have instant access to those books and workbooks that are most relevant to our integrated series of online courses and assessment tools for achieving personal and organizational success.

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The Courageous Mosaic

This book examines how to expand the self-aware consciousness of individuals
by encouraging them to actively participate in mind/body/spirit modalities. That expanded consciousness must then be infused into our organizations and nations.

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Quantum Organizations

This book provides the theory behind the eight tracks of quantum transformation: culture, skills, teams, strategy-structure, reward systems, and process management. Transformation requires a new worldview that expands self-aware consciousness.

Workbook for implementing the tracks volume one by Ralph Kilmann

Workbook for Implementing the Tracks: Volume I

This volume (totaling 892 pages) provides the essential materials (assessment tools, slides, group discussions, and business cases) for conducting the culture track and skills track for achieving quantum transformation. Each track is organized into several eight-hour workshops.

Workbook for implementing the tracks volume two by ralph kilmann

Workbook for Implementing the Tracks: Volume II

This volume (totaling 796 pages) provides the essential materials (assessment tools, slides, group discussions, and special work sheets) for conducting the team track, strategy-structure track, and reward systems track. Each track is organized into several eight-hour workshops.

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Workbook for Implementing the Tracks: Volume III

This volume (totaling 450 pages) provides the essential materials (presentation slides, group discussions, and work sheets) for conducting the gradual process, radical process, and learning process tracks. These “last three tracks” are organized into several eight-hour workshops.

Logistics manual for implementing the tracks

Logistics Manual for Implementing the Tracks

This manual provides all the detailed logistics for effectively implementing the eight tracks of quantum transformation for tens, hundreds, or thousands of participants. An assigned Logistics Coordinator is given the detailed guidelines for arranging all tracks in the most efficient manner.

consultant schedules for implementing the tracks volumes one, two, and three

Consultant Schedules for Implementing the Tracks

These detailed time schedules for conducting each eight-hour workshop for all eight tracks of quantum transformation are only intended for consultants, trainers, and facilitators. Each workshop is organized hour by hour to reveal the usual time spent on each topic or activity.

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Escaping the Quick Fix Trap: An Audiobook

In this four-part audio program, you can hear Dr. Ralph Kilmann describe how to avoid the quick fix trap of relying on one management fad after another—without achieving any real improvements. He then explains the alternative: implementing a completely integrated program.

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BENEFITS OF READING OUR BOOKS

LEARN DIRECTLY FROM THE CO-CREATOR OF THE RENOWNED TKI ASSESSMENT TOOL: Dr. Ralph Kilmann is the co-author of the Thomas-Kilmann Instrument (TKI), which is the world's leading assessment of conflict-handling behavior. To date, more than 8,000,000 copies of the TKI have been sold. Dr. Kilmann has been using the TKI since the time it was conceived in the early 1970s, while he was still completing his Ph.D. degree in the behavioral sciences at UCLA. All of our three online courses on conflict management, therefore, enable you to learn—directly from the author himself—how to use the TKI assessment for dramatically improving how individuals, groups, and organizations manage their conflicts.

LEARN DIRECTLY FROM THE CO-CREATOR OF SCORES OF BOOKS, ARTICLES, AND ASSESSMENT TOOLS: Dr. Kilmann has also authored more than 20 books, 100 articles, and 10 assessment tools for change management. This extensive knowledge—which was developed during his 30 years of research, teaching, and consulting as a chaired professor at the University of Pittsburgh—is utilized throughout our online courses. To ensure that all his knowledge would be perfectly translated into our series of courses on conflict, change, consciousness, and transformation, Dr. Kilmann personally created all the slide presentations and course materials—which was made possible by his undergraduate major in graphic arts at Carnegie Mellon University.

EXPERIENCE A CLOSE-UP VIDEO PRESENTATION ACCOMPANIED BY A CRYSTAL-CLEAR AUDIO RECORDING: On the video of each presentation slide, you’ll see Dr. Kilmann’s very visible pointer gracefully moving from one bulleted item to the next (or from one section of a diagram to another), perfectly in sync with his studio-recorded verbal presentation. As a result, you’ll have a front-row seat for every video presentation, along with a crystal-clear recording for the audio, in every one of our online courses. If you have a high-resolution computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone, you’ll see every pixel and hear every word during each video presentation.

ENJOY WATCHING OUR COURSES, TAKING OUR ASSESSMENTS, AND READING OUR BOOKS ON OUR ADVANCED E-LEARNING PLATFORM: Since all our courses are recorded and then streamed on the very best e-learning platform available, you can fully enjoy Dr. Kilmann’s unique onscreen presentations on your laptop computer or mobile device—anywhere, anytime, and at your own pace. You can also take the TKI and several other assessment tools on such a high-end, online venue. Lastly, our course manuals and most of our workbooks, audiobooks, and presentation slides are available in a pdf format for your online learning convenience.