As I mentioned in the Introduction, the Co-Create model was inspired by many theorists and practitioners. Each helped shape our thinking and guide decisions about how the model should be used. While there are many other models out there, these have worked for us day in and day out. In this section, I share several of these sources of inspiration and where you can learn more about their work. All of the resources listed in this section are also referenced in the Notes section at the end of the book. Broadly, the influences come from disciplines within behavioral or management sciences:
• Organizational development
• Quality improvement
Kurt Lewin: In the 1940s, Kurt Lewin and his associates developed ...