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Systems Theory Bibliography


The following publications provide more extensive knowledge of systems theory and its applications in the workplace and society.


Adizes, Ichak, Corporate Lifecycles, Paramus, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1988.

Briggs, John and F. David Peat, The Turbulent Mirror, New York: Harper and Row, 1989.

Carver, John, Boards that Make a Difference, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1997.

Carver, John and Miriam Mayhew Carver, Reinventing Your Board, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Collins, Jim and William C. Lazier, Beyond Entrepreneurship: Turning Your Business into an Enduring Great Company, Paramus, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1992.

Capra, Fritjof and David Steindel-Rast, Belonging to the Universe, San Francisco: Harper, 1991.

Drucker Foundation, The Leader of the Future, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1996.

Drucker, Peter F. Managing for the Future, New York: Truman Talley Books/Plume, 1993.

Drucker, Peter F., Managing in a Time of Great Change, New York: Truman Talley Books/Dutton, 1995.

Drucker, Peter F., Managing the Nonprofit Organization, New York: Harper Collins, 1990.

Drucker, Peter F., Management: Tasks, Responsibilities, Practices, New York: Harper & Row, 1974.

Geier, John G. and Dorothy E. Downey, Energetics of Personality, Minneapolis: Aristos Publishing House, 1989.

Gleick, James, Chaos, Making a New Science, New York: Viking, 1987.

Goleman, Daniel, Emotional Intelligence, New York: Bantam Books, 1995.

Hamel, Gary and C. K. Prahalad, Competing for the Future, Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 1994.

Handy, Charles, Understanding Organizations, New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.

Harrison, Roger, The Collected Papers of Roger Harrison, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1995.

Janis, Irving L., Groupthink: Psycological Studies of Policy Decisions and Fiascoes, New York: Houghton Miflin Company, 1986.

Kaner, Sam,  Facilitator's Guide to Participatory Decision-Making, Canada: New Society Publishers, 1996.

Kim, Daniel H., Systems Archetypes: Diagnosing Systemic Issues and Designing High-Leverage Interventions, Cambridge, MA: Pegasus Communications, 1993.

Kotler, Philip, Kotler on Marketing, New York: The Free Press, 1999.

Kotler, Philip, Marketing Insights From A to Z, Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons, 2003.

Levitt, Theodore, The Marketing Imagination, New York: The Free Press, 1986.

Lovelock, Christopher, and Charles Weinberg, Marketing for Public and Nonprofit Managers, New York: Wiley, 1984.

McMillan, John, Games, Strategies and Managers, New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Mintzberg, Henry, The Rise and Fall of Strategic Planning, New York: The Free Press, 1994.

Peters, Tom, Thriving on Chaos, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987

Pointer, Dennis D. and Charles M. Ewell. Really Governing, Journal of the Foundation of Health Care Executives, Fall 1995.

Porter, Michael E., Competitive Advantage, New York: The Free Press, 1985.

Porter, Michael E., Competitive Advantage of Nations, New York: The Free Press, 1990.

Porter, Michael E., Competitive Strategy, New York: The Free Press, 1980.

Ries, Al and Jack Trout, Bottom-up Marketing, New YorkDutton/Plume,1990.

Ries, Al and Jack Trout, Positioning: The Battle for Your Mind, New York: McGraw Hill, 2000

Ries, Al and Jack Trout, The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing, New York: Harper Collins, 1993.

Ritti, R. Richard, The Ropes to Skip and the Ropes to Know, New York: John Wiley & sons, Inc. 1998.

Schaffer, Robert H., The Breakthrough Strategy, New York: Harper Business, 1988.

Schwartz, Peter, The Art of the Long View, New York: Doubleday, 1991.

Senge, Peter M., The Fifth Discipline, New York: Doubleday, 1990.

Senge, et. a!., The Fifth Discipline Field Book, New York: Doubleday, 1994.

Senge, et. al., The Dance of Change, New York: Doubleday, 1999.

Seymour, Daniel T., The Pricing Decision, A Strategic Planner for Marketing Professionals, Chicage: Probus Publishing Company, 1989.

Stanfield, R. Brian,  The Art of Focused Conversation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada: The Canadian Institute of Cultural Affairs, 1997.

Tregoe, Benjamin B. and John W. Zimmerman, Top Management Strategy, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1980.

Tregoe, Benjamin B. and John W. Zimmerman, Vision in Action, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1989.

Von Clauswitz, Carl, On War, Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1976.

Wheatley, Margaret, Leadership and the New Science, San Francisco: Berrett­Koehier, 1993.

Williams, John D., The Compleat Strategist, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1966.

Womack, James P. and Daniel T. Jones, Lean Thinking, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1996.

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