Download and print these articles and book chapters for personal use as long as all copyright notices remain intact. You may also enjoy our video on Managing Change. If you have any questions, please contact All publications here are authored by Merryn Rutledge, Ph.D. Additional authors are noted.


Accessing Your Strongest Self - An Inside Look at Executive Coaching (2014). Development Resource Group, Inc., April 2014. Interview with Jennifer Thorne. (Accessed 21 May 2014)

Creating adaptive leaders and organizations: advantages of the new Kolb Learning Cycle and Styles Inventory as compared with the MBTI (2014). OD Practitioner, 46(2): 10-18. Written with Kay Peterson. [PDF]

Overcoming hidden barriers to board diversity and inclusion. (2013) Research Report. Washington, D.C.: BoardSource. [PDF]

A framework and tools to strengthen strategic alliances (2011). OD Practitioner, 43(2): 22-27. [PDF]

Decisions: what, who, how, when? (2010). Vermont Employee Owner News, March 2010. [PDF]

Sensemaking as a tool in working with complexity. (2009). OD Practitioner, 41(2): 19-24. [PDF]

How leaders can create strategic know-how. (2007). Vermont Business Center Quarterly Newsletter, 1(10). [PDF] (Vermont Business Center at the University of Vermont is now the Center for Leadership and Innovation.)

Helping children see and challenge prevailing stereotypes. (1998). Classroom Leadership, 1(4): 1-5. [PDF]

Reading the subtext on gender. (1997). Educational Leadership, 54(7): 71-75. [PDF]

Book Chapters

Teaching kids about gender stereotypes. (1996). in Every Child a Learner: Successful strategies for teaching all children. Peterborough, NH: Society for Developmental Education. p. 292-294.

Video Conversations

Managing Change from Vermont Chamber on Vimeo.


The newest addtion to this page offers insight into Board Diversity. See "Overcoming hidden barriers to board diversity and inclusion", published by BoardSource [PDF].