Recommended Readings

Below are readings the Dr. Greg - The BlameBuster™ recommends.

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Albrecht, K., & Zemke, R. (1985). Service America! : doing business in the new economy. Homewood, Ill.: Dow Jones-Irwin.

Alvesson, M. (1995). The Meaning and Meaningless of Postmodernism: Some Ironic Remarks. Organization Studies, 16(6), 1047-1075.

Alvesson, M., & Deetz, S. (1997). Critical Theory and Postmodernism Approaches to Organizational Studies. In S. Clegg, C. Hardy & W. Nord (Eds.), Handbook of Organization Studies. London: Sage Publications.

Anderson, W. (1992). Reality isn't what it used to be: theatrical politics, ready-to-wear religion, global myths, primitive chic and other wonders of the postmodern world. San Francisco, Calif.: HarperSanFrancisco.

Angha, S. A. N. S. (1997). Sufism.

Axley, S. R. (1996). Communication at work : management and the communication- intensive organization. Westport, Conn.: Quorum Books.

Bass, B. M., & Stogdill, R. M. (1990). Bass & Stogdill's handbook of leadership : theory, research, and managerial applications (3rd ed.). New York: The Free Press.

Belasco, J. A. (1990). Teaching the elephant to dance : empowering change in your organization (1st ed.). New York, N.Y.: Crown.

Bennis, W. G., Parikh, J., & Lessem, R. (1994). Beyond leadership : balancing economics, ethics, and ecology (Rev. ed.). Oxford ; Cambridge, Mass.: Blackwell.

Bergquist, W. H. (1993). The Postmodern organization: mastering the art of irreversible change (1st ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers.

Block, P. (1993). Stewardship : choosing service over self interest (1st ed.). San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers.

Boje, D. M. (1995). Stories of the Storytelling Organization: A Postmodern Analysis of Disney as "Tamara-Land". Academy of Management Journal, 38(4), 997-035.

Bolman, L. G., & Deal, T. E. (1997). Reframing organizations : artistry, choice, and leadership (2nd ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers.

Borgmann, A. (1993). Crossing the postmodern divide. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Boyd, H. T. (1994). Western Madness. Scottsdale Arizona: Pinnacle Peak Publishing.

Browne, N. M., Keeley, S. M., McCall, M. W. J., & Kaplan, R. (2003). Readings in Critical Thinking.

Buckingham, M., & Coffman, C. (1999). First, break all the rules : what the world's greatest managers do differently. New York, NY.: Simon & Schuster.

Case, J. (1992, March 01). The Change Masters. INC, 58-61,64, 66, 70.

Caskey, M. L. (2000, January 6, 2000). What Does The Future Hold? Read All About It! The Post, p. 13.

Checkland, P. (2000). Systems thinking, systems practice. New York: J. Wiley.

Clegg, S., Hardy, C., & Nord, W. R. (1996). Handbook of organization studies. London: Sage Publications.

Cook, P. (1999). I Heard It Through the Grapevine: Making Knowledge management Work by Learning to Share Knowledge, Skills, and Experience. Industrial and Commercial Training, 32(3), 101-105.

Cooper, R. K., & Sawaf, A. (1997). Executive EQ: Emotional intelligence in leadership and organizations. New York: Grosset/Putnam.

Covey, S. R. (1991). Principle-centered leadership. New York: Summit Books.

Cunningham, J., PMP®, Griffin, R., Martin, K., PMP®, & Violette, D. J. (2002, June). Soft skills, hard numbers. PM Network, 61-63.

Cusins, P. (1994). Understanding Quality Through Systems Thinking. The TQM Magazine.

Drucker, P. F., Dyson, E., Handy, C. B., Saffo, P., & Senge, P. M. (1997). Looking Ahead: Implications of the Present. Harvard Business Review, 75(5), 18 - 19.

Elder, L. (1997). Critical thinking: The key to emotional intelligence. Journal of Developmental Education, 1(1), 40.

Elenkov, D. S. (1998). Can American Management Concepts Work in Russia? A Cross-Cultural Comparative Study. California Management Review, 40(4), 133-156.

Fleming, D. (2001). Narrative Leadership: Using the Power of Stories. Strategy & Leadership, 29(4), 34-39.

Frankl, V. E. (1984). Man's Search for Meaning. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Gazzaniga, M. S. (1998). The mind's past. Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press.

Hamilton, A., Madison, J., & Jay, J. (2000). The Federalist : a commentary on the Constitution of the United States : being a collection of essays written in support of the Constitution agreed upon September 17, 1787, by the Federal Convention : from the original text of Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison ;
with an introduction by Edward Mead Earle (Special privately printed for the members of The Library of American Freedoms. ed.). New York: Random House.

Handy, C. B. (1996). Beyond certainty : the changing worlds of organizations. Boston: Harvard Business School Press.

Harvard business review on knowledge management. (1998). Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press.

Hassard, J. (1994). Postmodern Organizational Analysis: Toward a Conceptual Framework. Journal of Management Studies, 31(3), 303-324.

Hauptman, O. (1996). The influence of process concurrency on project outcomes in product development: An empirical study of cross-functional teams. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 43(2), 153-164.

Heidegger, M., & Krell, D. F. (1993). Basic writings: from being and time (1927) to the task of thinking (1964) (Rev. and expanded ed.). San Francisco, Calif.: HarperSanFrancisco.

Helliwell, R. (2000). New Zealand Management: Critical Thinking Decision Making. Industrial Management, 44(6), 44.

Hesselbein, F., Goldsmith, M., & Beckhard, R. (1996). The leader of the future : new visions, strategies, and practices for the next era. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Hesselbein, F., Goldsmith, M., Beckhard, R., & Drucker, P. F. (1997). The organization of the future (1st ed.). San Francisco, Calif.: Jossey-Bass Publishers.

Hillman, J. (1996). The soul's code: in search of character and calling (1st ed.). New York: Random House.

Hotz, R. L. (1996, October 16). The Brain: A Work In Progress; Unraveling the Riddle of Identity. The Los Angeles Times.

Huang, A., & Lynch, J. (1995). Mentoring: The Tao of Giving and Receiving Wisdom. New York: HarperCollins Publishers.

Humphrey, C. (1990, October 14). Everybody's Reality is Different -- Our Futures Depend On Who's Looking Ahead. Seattle Times.

Jacques, R. (1996). Manufacturing the employee : management knowledge from the 19th to 21st centuries. London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications.

Juran, J. M., & Godfrey, A. B. (1999). Juran's quality handbook (5th ed.). New York: McGraw Hill.

Kaplan, R. S., & Norton, D. P. (1996). The balanced scorecard : translating strategy into action. Boston, Mass.: Harvard Business School Press.

Kaufman, J. J. (1990). Value Engineering for the Practitioner. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina State University.

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