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Books and Monographs

Gareth Morgan (ed.). Inflation and Local Government Finance, London: CIPFA, 1972.

Gareth Morgan and Bob Pattinson. The Role and Objectives of an Internal Audit, London: CIPFA, 1975.

Gibson Burrell and Gareth Morgan. Sociological Paradigms and Organizational Analysis, London and Exeter: NH. Heinemann, 1979. Also available in Japanese translation. (now published by Ashgate Publishing London and Brookfield VT)

Louis Pondy, Peter Frost, Gareth Morgan and Tom Dandridge (eds). Organizational Symbolism, Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, 1983.

Gareth Morgan (ed.). Beyond Method: Strategies for Social Research, Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, 1983.

Gareth Morgan. Images of Organization, Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, 1986. Also available in Dutch, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portugese and Spanish translations.

Gareth Morgan. Riding the Waves of Change, San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 1988. Also available in Dutch, Italian and Norwegian translations.

Gareth Morgan. Creative Organization Theory: A Resourcebook, Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, 1989.

Gareth Morgan. Teaching Organization Theory: An Instructor's Manual, Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, 1989.

Gareth Morgan and Karen Morgan. Beyond the Glitterspeak: Creating Genuine Collaboration In Our Schools, Ontario Teachers Federation, 1991.

Gareth Morgan. Imaginization: New Mindsets for Seeing, Organizing and Managing, Newbury Park and San Francisco, CA: Sage Publications, (1993) and Berrett-Koehler (1997). Also available in Dutch, Italian and Portugese translations.

Gareth Morgan. Images of Organization, (2nd edition). Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, 1997.

Gareth Morgan. Imaginization: New Mindsets for Seeing, Organizing and Managing, (new management edition) San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 1997

Gareth Morgan. Images of Organization The Executive Edition, San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 1998.


Gareth Morgan and K. V. Peasnell. "Human Asset Accounting", Accountants Weekly, 3: 138-43, 1975.

Gareth Morgan. "Government and the Planning Process", Local Government Studies, 3: 85-7, 1977.

Gareth Morgan. "Bureaucratic Organizations" in Brown, C.A., Guillet de Monthoux, P. and McCullough, A. (eds.), Research Access, THS Co., Sweden, 138-150, 1977.

Gareth Morgan. "Response to Mintzberg," Administrative Science Quarterly, 24: 137-139, 1979.

Gareth Morgan. "Internal Audit Role Conflict: A Pluralist View," Managerial Finance, 5: 160-170, 1979.

Gareth Morgan. "Paradigms, Metaphors and Puzzle-Solving in Organization Theory," Administrative Science Quarterly, 2: 27-46, 1980.

Gareth Morgan and Linda Smircich. "The Case for Qualitative Research," Academy of Management Review, 5: 491-500, 1980. Also published in Marketing Theory: Distinguished Contributions, S. Brown and R. Fisk (eds.), Wiley, 1984.

Gareth Morgan. "The Schismatic Metaphor and its Implications for Organizational Analysis", Organization Studies, 2: 23-44, 1981.

Gareth Morgan. "Cybernetics and Organization Theory: Epistemology or Technique?", Human Relations, 35: 521-37, 1982.

Stanley Davis, K. Mennon and Gareth Morgan. "The Images Which Have Shaped Accounting Theory", Accounting, Organizations and Society, 7: 307-318, 1982.

Linda Smircich and Gareth Morgan. "Leadership: The Management of Meaning", Journal of Applied Behavioural Studies, 18: 257-273, 1982. Also published in T. Heller, J. van Til, and L.A. Zurcher (eds.), Leaders and Followers: Challenges for the Future, Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, 1983.

Gareth Morgan. "Rethinking Corporate Strategy: A Cybernetic Perspective", Human Relations, 36: 345-360, 1983.

Gareth Morgan. "Social Science and Accounting Research", Accounting, Organizations and Society, 8: 385-388, 1983.

Gareth Morgan. "More on Metaphor: Why We Cannot Control Tropes in Administrative Science", Administrative Science Quarterly, 28: 601-607, 1983.

Gareth Morgan. "Opportunities Arising From Paradigm Diversity" Administration and Society, 16: 306-327, 1984.

Gareth Morgan and Rafael Ramirez. "Action Learning: A Holographic Metaphor for Guiding Social Change", Human Relations, 28: 1-27, 1984.

Gareth Morgan. "Spinning on Symbolism: Some Developmental Issues in Organizational Symbolism", Journal of Management, 11: 29-30, 1985.

Gareth Morgan. "Journals and the Control of Knowledge: A Critical Perspective", in P. Frost & L. Cummings (eds.) Publishing in the Organizational Sciences, Irwin, 1985.

Gareth Morgan. "Qualitative and Action-Based Research" in Y. Allaire, M. Landry, H. Mintzberg and Gareth Morgan, Actes du Colloque, Perspective de Recherche Pour le Praticien, University of Quebec, Abitibi-Temiscamingue, 1985.

Gareth Morgan. "The Metaphors of Management", The Financial Post, p 17, September 14, 1987.

Gareth Morgan. Review of "In Defense of Organization Theory", and "New Directions in Organizational Analysis", Administrative Science Quarterly, December 1987.

Gareth Morgan. "Sociological Paradigms and Organizational Analysis", Aurora: Leading World Thinkers and Authors, 11: 42-46, Winter 1987.

Gareth Morgan. "Teaching MBA's Transformational Thinking" in R. Quinn and K. Cameron (Eds), Paradox and Transformation, N.Y. Ballinger, 1988.

Gareth Morgan. "Accounting as Reality Construction: Towards a New Epistemology for Accounting Practice", Accounting, Organizations and Society, 477-485, 1988.

Gareth Morgan. "Machine Schemes", Canadian Business, 100-102, January 1988.

Gareth Morgan. "Organizational Choice and the New Technology" in Learning Works, D. Morley and S. Wright (eds.), ABL Publications, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University, 1989.

Gareth Morgan. "Drastic Changes For Management", Business Month, 67-70, March 1989.

Gareth Morgan and Wayne Tebb. "Under New Management", PC Computing, 106-110, October 1989.

Gareth Morgan. "Advocacy as a Form of Social Science", in P. Harries-Jones Advocacy and Practice, McGill-Queens Press, 1991.

Gareth Morgan. "De Visie Delen". Proceedings of Nima Marketing Congress '91, The Hague, Netherlands, 47-51.

Gareth Morgan. "Changing Organizational Landscapes", in Miklos, E. and Ratsoy, E. (eds.). (1992). Educational leadership: Challenge and changes. Edmonton: Department of Administration, University of Alberta.

Smircich, L., Calas, M. B., Morgan. G. Commentary, "Special Issues in Organizational Theory" in The Academy of Management Review, 17:3, 606-611, 1992.

Gareth Morgan. "The 15-% solution," The Change Page of The Globe and Mail, February 1, 1994.

Gareth Morgan. "How to live with contradiction," The Change Page of The Globe and Mail, April 5, 1994.

Gareth Morgan. "Quantum leaps, step by step," The Change Page of The Globe and Mail, June 28, 1994.

Gareth Morgan. "It's all in the water," (The role of context), The Change Page of The Globe and Mail, November 29, 1994.

Gareth Morgan. "Finding your 15%: The Art of Mobilizing Small Changes to Create Large Effects," Schulich School of Business Working Paper, 1996.

Gareth Morgan and Asaf Zohar. "Achieving Quantum Change: Incrementally!!!, Schulich School of Business Working Paper, 1995.

Gareth Morgan. "Is There Anything More to be Said About Metaphor?" in D. Grant and C. Oswick Metaphor and Organization. London: Sage Publications, 1996.

Asaf Zohar and Gareth Morgan. "Refining Our Understanding of Hypercompetition and Hyperturbulence" in Organization Science, 7:4 460-465, 1996.

Asaf Zohar and Gareth Morgan. "How Seriously Should We Take Mobots?" in Organization, 3:3 408-410, 1996.

Gareth Morgan. "New Directions in Management: The art of using small changes for large effects" in Journal of Innovative Management, Vol.4, No.1, Fall 1998.

Gareth Morgan, "Achieving Quantum Change: Incrementally!!" in Miguel Pina e Cunha (ed.) Empresas, caos e complexidade, Oeris, Portugal: Metáfora, 1999.

Gareth Morgan, "Thirteen Must Ask Questions about e-Learning", The Learning Organization, 8,5: 203-210, 2001.

Gareth Morgan and Jean Adams, "Review of the ABC of Action Learning by Reg Revans," Action Learning: Research and Practice, Vol. 1, Carfax Publishing, 2004.

Jean Adams and Gareth Morgan, "Second Generation e-Learning: Characteristics and Design Principles for Supporting Management Soft-Skills Development." International Journal on E-Learning, Vol. 6(2), 2007: 157-185.

Jean Adams and Gareth Morgan "Pedagogy First: Making Web-technologies Work for Leadership and Management Education" (2007, unpublished manuscript).

Digital Publications

One hundred and fifty learning resources and white papers on a provocation-based approach to leadership development, co-authored with Jean Adams, on the theme NewMindsets for New Times, published by NewMindsets Inc, 2000 2007


Images of Organization is available in Chinese, Dutch, English, Estonian, French, German, Greek, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish.

Imaginization (The Art of Creative Management) is available in Dutch, English, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.

Riding the Waves of Change is available in Dutch, English, German, Italian, Japanese and Portuguese.

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