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Machine Models of Organisations

Bartol, K. M. and Martin, D. C. (1991). Management, McGraw Hill, New York

Beer, S. (1985). Diagnosing the system for organisations, John Wiley, Chichester

Bertalanffy, L. V. (1968). General systems theory: Foundations, development, applications, Braziller, New York

Bertalanffy, L. V. (1972). 'The history and status of general systems theory', Academy of Management Journal, 15(4): 411

Blauberg, I. V., Sadovsky, V. N. et al. (1977). Systems Theory: Philosophical and methodological problems, Progress Press, Moscow

Burke, G. and Peppard, J. (eds) (1995). Examining business process re-engineering: Current perspectives and research directions, Krogan Page, London

Burns, T. (1984). 'Mechanistic and organismic structures', in Pugh, D. S., Organisation theory: Selected readings, Penguin, London, 40-51

Drucker, P. F. (1980). Managing in turbulent times, Harper Row, New York

Emery, F. E. (1969). Systems Thinking, Penquin, London

Fayol, H. (1949). General and industrial management, Pitman, London

Hammer, M. and Champy, B. (1993). Re-engineering the corporation: A manifesto for business revolution, Nicholas Brealey, London

Huse, E and Bowditch, J. (1977). Behaviour in organisations: A systems approach to managing, Addison Wesley, Reading

Jacobs, T. O. and Jaques, E. (1987). 'Leadership in complex systems', in Zeidner, J., Human productivity enhancement, Praeger, new York

Jordan, N. (1981) 'Some thinking about 'system'', in Emery, F. E. Systems Thinking, Penquin, London

Katz, D. and Kahn, R. (1966). Social psychology of organisations, Wiley, New York

Lilienfeld, R. (1988). The rise of system theory: An ideological analysis, Krieger, New York

Mink, O. G., Schultz, J. P. et al. (1986). Developing and managing open organisations: A model and methods for maximising organisational potential, OHRD Associates, Austin

Mintzberg, H. (1983). Structure in fives: Designing effective organisations, Prentice-Hall, London

Mintzberg, H. 'The effective organisation: forces and forms', Sloan Management Review, 32 (2) 54-68

Oakland, J. (1989). Total Quality Management, Heinemann, London

Porras, J. I. (1987). Stream analysis: A powerful way to diagnose and manage organisational change, Addison Wesley, Reading

Senge, P. (1980). 'Systems dynamics and leadership', System Dynamics Group, Massachusetts Institute of technology, Cambridge, (Working Paper D-3263)

Taylor, F. W. (1911). The principles of scientific management, Harper & Row, New York

Weisbord, M. R. (1978). Organisational diagnosis: A workbook of theory and practice, Addison Wesley, Reading

Wild, R. (1980). Production and operations management, Wiley, Chichester

Managing, Management and Strategic Management

Block, S. B. (1991). 'The advantages and disadvantages of ESOPs: a long range analysis', Journal of Small Business Management, 29 (1) 15-21

Bolman, L. G. and Deal, T. E. (1985). Modern approaches to understanding and managing organisations, Jossey Bass, San Francisco

Forster, J. and Browne, M. (1996). Principles of Strategic Management, Macmillan

Geneen, H. S. 1984, Managing, Doubleday & Co., Garden City, NY.

Hillmer, F.G. and Donaldson, L. 1996, Management Redeemed, Free Press, East Roseville.

Ivanoff, P. and Prentice, E. (1994). 'Management Development Best Practice: An Enterprise Perspective', HR Monthly September edition

Karpin, D. (1995). Enterprising Nation: Renewing Australia's Managers to Meet the Challenges of the Asia-Pacific Century, Canberra: AGP

Klemp. G. and McClelland, D. (1986). 'What Characterises Intelligent Functioning Among Senior Managers', in R. J. Sternberg and K R Wagner (eds). Practical Intelligence: Nature and Origins of Competence in the Everyday World, Cambridge University Press, Boston.

Koutsoyiannis, A. 1982, Non-Price Decisions: The Firm in a Modern Context, McMillan, London, p. 437.

Limerick, D. and Cunnington, B. ( ). Managing the New Organisation, Jossey Bass, San Francisco

Lundin, W. and Lundin, K. (1993). The healing manager, Berrett-Koehler, San Francisco

Management Development to the Millennium Report, (1995). The Professional Manager, Vol. 2, No 2

March, J. (1994). A Primer on Decisionmaking, Free Press, New York

Marrs, D. (1990). Executive in passage, Barrington Sky, Los Angeles

McCarthy, J.J. 1978, Why Managers Fail and What to do about it, Prestige, Sydney.

Mintzberg, H. (1990). 'The design school: reconsidering the basic premises of strategic management', Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 11, No 3 pp 171-195

Quinn, J. (1992). Intelligent Enterprise, Free Press

Rajah, E and Wallace, J. (1992). 'Management Training Assessment: A Competency Based Approach', Malaysian Management Review, Vol. 28, No 4

Rumelt, R.P., Schendel, D. and Teece, D.J. 1991, 'Strategic Management and Economics', in Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 12, pp. 5-29.

Sandwith, P. (1993). 'A Hierarchy of Management Training Requirements: The Competency Domain Model', Public Personnel Management, Vol. 22, No 1 43-62

Shapiro, E.C. 1995, Fad Surfing in the Boardroom, Harper Business, Sydney.

Slater W. (1992). 'The Preparation of a Generic List of Supervisory Management Skills and the Feasibility of Defining and Assessing These Skills as Competencies', Australian Institute of Management SA

Thompson, A. A., Fulmer, W. E. and Strickland, A. J. (1990). Readings in Strategic Management, BPI Irwin, Boston

Wallace, J. and Hunt, J. (1996). 'An Analysis of Managerial Competencies across Hierarchical Levels and Industry Sectors', in Journal of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, Vol. 2, No 1

Woodcock, M. and Francis, D. (1983). The unblocked manager, Gower, Aldershot


Collins, J. and Porras, J. (1994). Built to Last, Century

Thomas, D. (1992). 'Identifying Critical Leadership Competencies of Manufacturing Supervisors in a Major Electronics Corporation', Group and Organisation Management, Vol. 17, No 1 57-71

Marketing Orientation

Marketing orientation audit Jaworski, B. J. and Kohli, A. K. (1993). 'Market Orientation: Antecedents and Consequences', Journal of Marketing, Vol. 57, 534-70


Amba-Rao, S. (1993). 'Multinational corporate social responsibility, ethics, interactions and third-World governments: an agenda for the 1900s', Journal of Business Ethics Vol 12 pp 553-72

Milliman, J., Von Glinow, M. and Nathan, M. (1991). 'Organisational life cycles and strategic international human resource management in multinational companies: implications for congruence theory', Academy of Management Review, 16 (2) 318-339

Multivariate Analysis

Hair, J. F., Anderson, R. E., Tatham, R. L. and Black, W. C. (1995). Multivariate Data Analysis with Readings (Fourth Edition) Prentice-Hall, New Jersey

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