In this first section we provide accessible links of introductions to and articles on various authors and approaches that have influenced our thinking about leadership, change and partnership working, and contributed towards the development of our close learning practices.

Donald Schon and the reflective practitioner
Schon has written widely on the theory and practice of learning focusing in particular on professional practice and how practitioners use reflective practice on and in action to help them learn from experience

Chris Argyris
 and organisational learning

Ralph Stacey

Peter Senge

John Shotter

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Keith Grint