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Articles and papers
- The SD Mini-Course: Intro to SD (English version and Spanish version)
- A brief PowerPoint overview of Spiral Dynamics
- A Brief Introduction
to Spiral Dynamics® and Gravesian theory
- Systems in People,
not a Typology
The Spiral is an emergent model, not
- Five Processes
for Applying SD
- Memes and vMemes in SD - the
confused language of Spiral Dynamics
- The Mean Green Hypothesis:
Fact or Fiction?
- The Guru Question (see FAQ)
- Spiral Dynamics: "The Layers of Human Values in Strategy"
by Cowan & Todorovic (.pdf) from Strategy & Leadership,
- A Spiral "Field Manual for Film Scanning"
by Alex Burns, editor of the Disinformation.com website, applies
SD to the movies and film criticism.
- Expanded bibliography for
from Alex Burns
used in SD and by Dr. Graves
- The Colors of the Spiral and their origins
Colors used in Spiral Dynamics
- the color code and its weaknesses
- The Humpty Dumpty Effect
- "Colonizing Memes: Smart Memes by Another Name?" by
The New Political Compass
(The New Progressives are In-Front, Deep Green, Against Big Business and Globalization, and Beyond Left vs. Right)
by Dr. Paul Ray, co-author of The Cultural Creatives
- On SD and China
by Anthony Charles Sterpin
- Space...the Warfighter's Edge
compiled by Ron Rowe
- 9/11 Audio (.mp3), 21 Oct 2001, by Cowan & Todorovic.
A discussion recorded a month after 9/11 about its implications from an
SD perspective. (transcript
Graves Background (also see www.clarewgraves.com)