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A systemic approach to organizational role and the management of change (1997)
Book Chapter
French, R., & Simpson, P. (1997). A systemic approach to organizational role and the management of change. In F. A. Stowell, R. L. Ison, R. Armson, J. Holloway, S. Jackson, & S. McRobb (Eds.), Systems for Sustainability: People, Organizations, and Environments (709-713). Springer US. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4899-0265-8_117

This paper describes an action research project undertaken over the period of one year with the senior management group of a Civil Service organization. Like much of the UK Public Sector in recent years, this organization has experienced a period of... Read More about A systemic approach to organizational role and the management of change.

The place of faith in management learning (1997)
Journal Article
Simpson, P. (1997). The place of faith in management learning. Management Learning, 28(4), 409-422. https://doi.org/10.1177/1350507697284002

This paper is an exploration of the place of faith in management learning. The popular myth that faith is merely a retreat from reality is tempered with the argument that faith can sometimes be an effective means of engaging with the risks and politi... Read More about The place of faith in management learning.