Publications Tonnie van der Zouwen

Articles and book chapters
Books and online practical guides
  • Actieonderzoek doen. Een routewijzer voor studenten en professionals. Amsterdam: Boom. 2018 nl

    A challenging practical book, for everyone who wants to improve the practice by inquiring this practice together with stakeholders. From knowledge-power to performance-power. With extensive online toolbox on 

  • Wise Action and Uncertainty. COS Conference 2017 Experience Report. Wenen: COS-Collective

    Book with an extensive description of the design and performance of a five-day international conference, and the harvest with heuristics for what to do when you don’t know what to do. Written together with Jacqueline Jansen and Tova Averbuch, and with contributions of many other participants. COS Collective, 2017

  • Handen en voeten geven aan duurzaam orga

  • voorkant boek

    Building an evidence based practical guide to Large Scale Interventions. Towards sustainable organisational change with the whole system.

    A practical guide for sustainable organisational change with the participative approach Large Scale Interventions, based on six years of academic research. Published by Eburon, Delft, March 2011. More information, reviews and ordering

    “If there are more dilemmas of this work than the ones you have collected, I can’t imagine what they are. I believe that with the guide, and your interactive meetings, you have made a major contribution to the discussion of Large Group Interventions.” 
    – Marvin Weisbord, founding father of Future Search, writer of the bestseller Productive Workplaces


  • Large Scale Interventions, a participative approach for change (2005 – present)

    Online guide to LSI. Published by Tonnie van der Zouwen in English and Dutch on

  • Learning Histories (2005- present)

    Online guide to Learning Histories as method for participative change. Publication by Tonnie van der Zouwen, see