Publications and Articles

Highlights of Harry’s professional publications include “Utilizing States of Organizational Readiness,” (with Barry Dym) for the Organization Development Network’s Organizational Practitioner, which won the annual best-article award. Sage published their book, Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations, in 2005, and it was nominated for the 2005-2006 Annual Terry McAdam Book Award by the Alliance for Nonprofit Management. Putting Hope to Work: Five Principles to Activate Your Organization’s Most Powerful Resource, (with Barbara Perry), was published by Praeger in 2006. In recognition, Harvard Business Review highlighted “The Leader from Hope” as a breakthrough idea for 2007.

Harry has presented workshops at professional meetings sponsored by organizations such as Training Magazine, Organizational Development Network, New England Human Resources Association, Learning Conference (UK and US), Association for Quality and Participation, Pegasus/Systems Thinking, and Keystone Associates, for many years.




Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations

Sage Publications, January 2005
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Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations by Barry Dym and Harry Hutson is about exemplary leadership as found in both corporate and nonprofit organizations. Taking a fresh approach to the study of leadership, the authors perform research in nonprofits both to understand and appreciate their complexities and to reach conclusions about the nature of leadership in any context, including for-profit and governmental entities. This is an ideal core text for graduate courses in nonprofit leadership. It could be used as a supplementary text in graduate courses in organization development and leadership, as well as courses in community development, human ecology, and human services. In addtion, practitioners, managers, and and nonprofit organizational stakeholders will find it of great interest.

Leveraging Organizational Readiness for Change

The Systems Thinker – VOL. 15 NO. 9 November 2004
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Articles and Contributions

‘I Can Breathe Again’: Older Adults Begin to Test Freedom After Covid Vaccinations

March 31, 2021
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The Wisdom of Hope

January, 2021
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The Value of Knowing Your Purpose: What the Research Tells Us

October 6, 2020
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Cultivating Wisdom Conversation: Harry Hutson and Julian Powe

August 4, 2020
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With covid-19, older people endure seclusion, foresee more challenges in future (quoted)

July 12, 2020
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Storytelling in Pursuit of Truth: Crisis Communications in the Post-Truth Era

February 2019
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When Crisis Comes with the Territory

September 15, 2016
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Leadership Communication in a Crisis: What Is HR’s Role?

June, 2016
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Human Resources Leadership in Times of Crisis

May 16, 2016
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To Recover from a Crisis, Retell Your Company’s Story

May 2, 2016
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Leaders: Build Your Pre-Resilience for Times of Crisis

April 26, 2016
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Five Myths of Crisis Leadership

March 18, 2016
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Rogue Wave Wisdom for New Navigators: How First-Time Leaders Can Effectively Manage a Crisis

March 11, 2016
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HR Leadership—In times of crisis

March 3, 2016
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The Essential Role of Human Resources In Times of Crisis

February 25, 2016
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Hardy Executives Handle Adversity With Aplomb, Rise To Challenges

February 26, 2016
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Achievement Learning
Taking Action Learning the Next Step Up

OD PRACTITIONER Vol. 47 No. 2 2015
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Rogue Waves on the Leadership Voyage

June 2014
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