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Yorks, L., Twomey, D.F., Keashly, L., Neuman, J., Kowalski, D., Kowalski, R., Scaringi, J., Petzel, R. A. & Harmon, J. (2002), Symposium, How do we know what we think we know?
Epistemic challenges of building academic-practice networks. Academy of Management Annual Meeting. Denver, CO: August.
Harmon, J., Twomey, D., Farias, G., & Yorks, L. (2002). Dialogue & Synergy Session. Searching for holistic research: Engaging the whole person/whole system. P. Singh, (Ed.). (2002)
Proceedings. Eastern Academy of Management. 39th Annual Meeting, New Haven, CT:
May Yorks, L. & Kasl, E. (2001). Creating space for transformative learning: Three critical themes from experience. Transformative Learning Conference, Toronto, Canada: November.
Twomey, D., Harmon, J. Yorks, L., Petzel, R., Scaringi, J, Kowalski, R., & Kowalski, D. (2001).
Enhancing organizational Learning and change in the VA through data-driven collaborative
inquiry. Society for Organizational Learning Greenhouse, East Hartford, CT:
Yorks, L., Kowalski, D. & Scaringi, J. & Kowalski, R. (2001). Linking knowledge for informing action and actionable knowledge: Qualitative research agenda. Academy of Management Annual Meeting. Washington, DC: August.
Twomey, D., Yorks, L. & Harmon, J. (2001). Enhancing organization learning and change through data-driven collaborative inquiry. Academy of Management Annual Meeting. Washington, DC: August.
Harmon, J., Kowalski, D., Kowalski, R. Neuman, J., Scaringi, J., Yorks, L. (2000). Reducing workplace stress and aggression to enhance individual and organizational performance. An action research project in the U.S. Veterans Administration Panel Discussion, M. Beer
moderator and discussant. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada:
Yorks, L. (2000). Collaborative inquiry for researching meaning in organizations through narrative analysis and discourse. Proceedings 4th International Conference on Organizational Discourse: Word-views, Work-views and World-views. Kings College, London: July.
Yorks, L., Dilworth, R., Marquardt, M, & Marsick, V.J. (2000). Inquiring into the dilemmas of implementing action learning. Proceedings, 7th Annual Academy of Human Research Development Conference, Raleigh-Durham, NC: March.
Yorks, L., Dennis, C.B., & Cederholm, L. (1995). Achieving large system change through action reflection learning: Creating a learning organization at Grace Cocoa Company.
Proceedings, Organization Development Network National Conference, Seattle, WA:
Marshall, R.B. & Yorks, L. (1992). Transforming organizations for optimum flow: Applications of
Additional Conference Proceedings (Proposal Refereed) McCallum, D., Nicolaides, A. & Yorks, L. (2015). Hijinks and Shenanigans: Spotting my Ego in Action. Growth Edge Network Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, February.
Kasl, E. & Yorks, L. (2014). Do I really know you? Do you really know me? And, how Important is it that we do? Relationship and empathy in differing learning contexts.
Adult education Research Conference, Harrisburg, PA: June.
Wong, M. L. & Yorks, L. (2014). Teaching and learning for critical reflection on diversity:
The need to go beyond the western perspective in a doctoral program in adult education.
Adult education Research Conference, Harrisburg, PA: June.
Nakamura, Y., Barto, J. & Yorks, L. (2014). Social capital building through an HRD intervention: An executive development program’s impact on social networking in organizations. Academy of Human Resource Development Annual Meeting, Houston, TX.
Marsick, V.J., Poell, R., Yorks, L. (2010). Is the level of reflection in action reflection learning projects related to the dominant actor? A multiple case study using a multi-theory perspective. Academy of Human Resource Development Annual Conference February, 24-28, Knoxville, TN.
Nicolaides, A. & Yorks, L. (2009). Developing competency and capacity for strategic insight through action inquiry. 29th Annual Strategic Management Society Meeting, October 11-14.
Kasl, E. and Yorks, L. (2008). “Whose inquiry is this anyway?” Money, power, reports and collaborative inquiry. Proceedings 49th Annual Adult Education Research Conference, The University of Missouri—St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri: June 5-7.
Alcántara, L., Yorks, L., Kovari, V. (2005). Cooperative inquiry as a tool for transformative learning: Stories from community organizers who transformed their practice.
Proceedings, Transformative Learning Conference, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. Fall.
Voronov, M. & Yorks, L. (2003). Making the undiscussible discussible in the strategic conversation: Improving strategic management through recognizing the primary role of power. 23rd Annual Strategic Management Society Meeting. Baltimore, Maryland.
Yorks, L. & Kasl, E. (2003). Through the looking glass: A taxonomy for presentational knowing.
Proceedings 44th Annual Adult Education Research Conference, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA: June 6-8.
Yorks, L. (1998). What we have learned about learning the ARL™ way. Presentation at MiL Institute, Lund, Sweden: May, 28.
Yorks, L. (1998). From teaching the learning to living the learning: Can business programs become labs for learning organizations? Reflections of faculty involved in radical program change.
13 Symposium chair and presenter. Eastern Academy of Management. Springfield, MA: May.
ARL Inquiry.2 (1998). Cognitive frame phases in an action reflection learning program.
Proceedings, 5th Annual Academy of Human Resource Development Conference. Oak Brook, IL: March.
ARL Inquiry. (1997). Using the Burke-Litwin Model as a lens for understanding the implications of action reflection learning as a catalyst for organizational change. Proceedings, 4th Annual Academy of Human Resource Development Conference, Atlanta, GA: March.
ARL Inquiry. (1996). Developing an infrastructure for individual and organizational change:
Transfer of learning from an action reflection learning program. Proceedings, 3rd Annual Academy of Human Resource Development Conference, Minneapolis, MO: February 29March 3.
ARL Inquiry. (1996). Organizational learning as culture construction. Proceedings, 3rd Annual Academy of Human Resource Development Conference, Minneapolis, MO: February 29March 3.
ARL Inquiry. (1995). Life on the seesaw: Results in an action reflection learning program.
Proceedings, 36th Annual Adult Education Research Conference, Alberta, Canada: May 19-21.
ARL Inquiry. (1995). Designing action reflection learning research: Balancing research needs against real-world constraint. Proceedings, 2nd Annual Academy of Human Resource Development Conference, St. Louis, MO: March 2-5.
Marshall, R.B. & Yorks, L. (1994). Positioning People for Profits and Performance. Annual Conference, Human Resource Planning Society. April, 10, Boca Raton, FL.
thINQ. (1994). Phenomenology as an interpretive frame: The evolution of a research method for understanding how learning is experienced in collaborative inquiry groups. Proceedings, 35th Annual Adult Education Conference, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, May 20thINQ. (1993). Adult learning through collaborative inquiry. Proceedings, 34th Annual Adult Education Conference, Penn State University, University Park, PA: May.
Additional Professional Publications
Tomozumi, Y., Barto, J. & Yorks, L. (2014). Building social capital for leaders: The importance of trusting and diverse networks. Developing Leaders Quarterly, Issue 17, 40-47.
London, UK: IED.
Yorks, L. & Able, A. (2013) Strategic talent management: Where we need to go. Executive Report, NY: Conference Board.
Yorks, L. (2008). Editorial: What we know, what we don’t know, what we need to know— Integrative literature reviews are research. Human Resource Development Review, 7, 139-141.
Bustamante, D., Flaccavento, A., Ludwig, S., Rasario, J., Toscano, I., Traveno, M., Walker, I., White, L.D., Hayes, S., & Yorks, L. (2008). How can we integrate human rights, social justice, and ecological sustainability? A publication of the Leadership for a Changing 2. ARL Inquiry is a collaborative research group researching the effectiveness of action learning related programs. Its members are Robert Kolodny, Sharon Lamm, Victoria Marsick, Glenn Nilson, Judy O'Neil, and Lyle Yorks.
14 World Program, Research and Documentation Component, Research Center for Leadership in Action, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University.
Observations from a cooperative inquiry.
Yorks, L. (2007). Book review: Bringing transformative learning to life, by Kathleen P. King.
Malabar, FL: Krieger Publishing, 2005. Adult Education Quarterly, 57, 182-184.
Aprill, A., Holliday, E., Jeffers, F., Miyamoto, N., Scher, A., Spatz, D. Townsell, R., Yeh, L., Yorks, L., Hayes. S. (2007). Can the arts change the world? The transformative power of the arts in fostering and sustaining social change: A Leadership for a Changing World Cooperative Inquiry. A publication of the Leadership for a Changing World Program, Research and Documentation Component. Research Center for Leadership in Action, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University.
Kovari, V., Hicks, T. Ferlazzo, L., McGarvey, C, Ochs, M., Alcantrara, L., & Yorks, L. (2005).
Don’t just do something, sit there. Helping others become more strategic, conceptual, and creative: A cooperative inquiry. A publication of the Leadership for a Changing World Program, Research and Documentation Component. Research Center for Leadership in Action, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University.
Yorks, L. & Nicolaides, A. (2006). Editorial: Complexity and emergent Communicative learning: An opportunity for HRD scholarship. Human Resource Development Review, 5, 143-147.
Yorks, L. (2005). Editorial: Nothing so practical as a good theory. Human Resource Development Review, 4, 111-113.
Beechler, S. & Yorks, L. (2003). Columbia learning impact initiative (CLII): Linking assessment, transfer of learning and program design at The Columbia Senior Executive Program (CSEP). First wave results, http://www0.gsb.columbia.edu/execed/downloads/columbiaimpact.ppt Yorks, L. (1994). Leading innovative transformative organizational change. MDC Update, 2(9), 2 & 5-6. University of Tennessee Management Center, Knoxville, TN.
Butler, R.J. & Yorks, L. (1984). A new appraisal system as organizational change: GE's task force approach. Personnel, 61(1), 31-42.
Yorks, L. (1977). Managing professional relationships: Part II Influencing skills. Journal of Systems Management, 28(3), 6-11.
Yorks, L. (1977). Managing professional relationships: Part I Communication skills. Journal of Systems Management, 28(1), 6-10. (Reprinted in IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, June, 1978).
Yorks, L. (1976). European group design vs. American job enrichment. Audio-visual Communications-European edition, 1(1) 10-14. (Paper originally presented at the Conference on Applying Organization Development/Executive Development to International Corporations, World Trade Institute, N.Y: May, 1976).
Yorks, L. (1976). What mother never told you about life in the corporation. Management Review, 65(4), 13-19. (Originally presented as keynote address at conference on Women in Management, Graduate School of Business, New York University, April 1975).
Yorks, L. (1974). Determining job enrichment feasibility. Personnel, 51(6), 18-25.
Yorks, L. (1973). Key elements in implementing job enrichment. Personnel, 50(5), 45-52.
(Reprinted in Job Enrichment, Selected Reprints from AMACOM Publications. 44-51. New York: AMACOM) Yorks, L. (1969). Some notes on white urban America. (Keynote address at Conference on Realities
Manuscripts Under Review or in Preparation for Submission in 2015:
McCallum, D., Nicolaides, A. & Yorks, L. Hijinks and Shenanigans: Spotting my Ego in Action. Book chapter in preparation for O. Gunnlaugson (Ed.). Cohering the Integral WE Space: Developing Theory and Practice for Engaging Collective Emergence, Wisdom, and Healing in Groups.
Bennett, C. & Yorks, L. Developing Embodied Leadership: Transforming Self As Leader.
COURSES TAUGHT: Teachers College, Columbia University
ORLD 6918 (a) - Introduction to Research Design (AEGIS) • ORLD 6918 (b) - Advanced Research Seminar (AEGIS) • ORLD 6908 - Advanced Seminar: Leadership in Adult Education (AEGIS) • ORLD 6902 - Pro-seminar in Adult and Continuing Education (AEGIS) • ORLD 4800 - Workshop in Adult Education (Coordinating Faculty) • ORLD 6800 – Workshop in Adult Education, Strategic Advocacy (AEGIS) •
Eastern Connecticut State University Bus 531 - Organizational Behavior • Bus 532 - Management of Organizations (organization theory) • Org 501 - Introduction to Research • Bus 534 - Total Quality Management • Executive MBA Program, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Topics Taught
• Leadership, Organizational Change, Negotiation Senior Executive Program, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge Topics Taught
• Leadership and Organizational Change, Negotiation Executive Education ESADE Business School, Barcelona Spain.
• Catalyzing Strategic Mindsets
Selected Examples of Dissertations Sponsored at Teachers College:
Thompson, B. C. (2014). Translating Theory into Practice: A Study of Collaborative Action Research in Academic Administration. Ed.D.
Wetzler, J. (2013). A Case Study of a “Collaborative Organizational Innovation Intervention”, Combining Action Research and Design Thinking Methodologies. Ed.D.
Nakamura, Y. T. (2010). Global Organizational Leader Social Capital Formation. Ed.D.
Bigham, J. R. (2010). Learning Across the Corporate Boundary: The Role of the Knowledge Agent in Transferring Knowledge to the Multinational Corporation. Ed.D Hye, S.J. (2010). Leveraging Knowledge through Communities of Practice in a Korean Company. Ed.D.