Use of story and narrative

Allan, J., Fairtlough G. and Heinzen, H. (2002) The Power of the Tale: Using Narratives for Organizational Success. West Sussex: John Wiley & Sons.

Boyatzis, C. J. (1994) “Studying Lives Through Literature:  Using Narrative to Teach Social Sciences and Promote Epistemological Growth.” Journal on Excellence in College Teaching 5(1): 31-46.

Lämsä, A-M. and Teppo, S. (2006) A narrative approach for organizational learning in a diverse organization.Journal of Workplace Learning.18(2): 106-120.

Lipman, D. (1999) Improving Your Storytelling: Beyond the Basics for All Who Tell Stories in Work or Play. Little Rock: August House Publishers.

Maguire, J. (1998) The Power of Personal Storytelling: Spinning Tales to Connect With Others. New York: Penguin Putnam.

McDrury, J. (2002) Learning Through Storytelling in Higher Education. Sterling, VA:  Kogan Page.

Morrison, D. (1991) “The Place of Narrative in the Study and Practice of Adult Development.” To Improve the Academy 10: 171-186.

Parkin, M. (2004) Tales for Change: Using Storytelling to Develop People and Organizations. Sterling: Kogan Page.

Rossiter, M. (2003) Narrative and Stories in Adult Teaching and Learning. ERIC Digest      No. 241.

Storyarts Online: Using narrative in the classroom. Lesson plans, curriculum ideas exchange, general resources:

The Society of Storytelling (United Kingdom). General narrative resources:

Tim Sheppard’s comprehensive meta-site listing links to storytelling resources around the world including frequently asked questions (FAQ):

Vancouver Society of Storytelling:


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