John O'Neil / Harmony Books (1997)
Summary: A discussion of Aikido principles applied to business, "which can bring beliefs, perceptions, and actions into harmony and lead us down a path of continuous learning, inner personal change, and enlightened leadership." The author defines Aikido leadership as turning conflict into harmony. Other topics are finding your balance, self-knowledge, the art of planning, the language of mastery, value-driven decisions, turning failure into success, and heeding the law of unintended consequences. The author's discussion of Aikido focuses on general principles and exercises designed for business executives.