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Thomas Cummings

Professor of Management and Organization
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PhD, UCLA; MBA, BS, Cornell University

Tom Cummings is a leading expert in designing high-performing organizations and strategic change. He has published more than 20 books, including Handbook of Organization Development and Organizational Development and Change, and more than 60 articles. He has served on the editorial board or as editor for 10 journals, including Academy of Management Review. He received best paper awards in 1990 and 1994, and in 2007 received a Book of the Year Award from the Academy of Human Resource Management. Professor Cumming served as President of the Academy of Management, the leading professional organization for scholars in management and organization.

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Thomas Cummings () "Intervention Strategies in Management Consulting ,"  Management Consulting Today and Tomorrow  Routledge, 12, 269-289.
Gavin Schwarz, Chailin Cummings, Thomas Cummings () "DEVOLUTION OF RESEARCHER CARE IN ORGANIZATION STUDIES AND THE MODERATION OF ORGANIZATIONAL KNOWLEDGE ,"  Academy of Management Learning & Education.
Herman Aquinis, Debra Shapiro, Elena Antonacopoulou, Thomas Cummings () "SCHOLARLY IMPACT: A PLURALIST CONCEPTUALIZATION ,"  Academy of Management Learning and Education   13, 623-639.
Thomas Cummings, Chailin Cummings () "Appreciating Organization Development: A Comparative Essay on Divergent Perspectives ,"  Human Resource Development Quaterly  25, 141-154.
Mark Kizilos, Chailin Cummings, Thomas Cummings () "How High-Involvement Work Processes Increase Organization Performance: The Role of Organizational Citizenship Behavior ,"  Journal of Applied Behavioral Science  49, 413–436.
Thomas Cummings, Christopher Worley () "Organization Development and Change, 10th Edition ,"  Cengage Publishers, 811.
Thomas Cummings, Chailin Cummings () "A Cognitive Inquiry into Knowledge Change ,"  Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings , 6.
Alan Glassman, Thomas Cummings () "The Wilderness Years at JMI ,"  Journal of Management Inquiry  20, 343-348.
Thomas Cummings () "How Business Schools Shape (Misshape) Management Research ,"  Useful Research : Advancing Theory and Practice  Barrett-Koehler, 18.
Thomas Cummings, Anne Feyerherm () "Large-Scale System Change ,"  Practising Organization Development, 17.
Larry Greiner, Thomas Cummings () "Dynamic Strategy Making ,"  Jossey-Bass.
Thomas Cummings () "Handbook of Organization Development ,".
Thomas Cummings () "Introduction ,"  Handbook of Organization Development, 1.
Thomas Cummings () "Reflections on the Field and Beyond: An Interview with Warren Bennis ,"  Handbook of Organization Development, 35.
Gavin Schwartz, Stewart Clegg, Thomas Cummings, Lex Donaldson, John Miner () "We See Dead People? The State of Organization Science ,"  Journal of Management Inquiry  16, 300-317.
Thomas Cummings () "Presidential Address: Quest for an Engaged Academy ,"  Academy of Management Review  32, 355-360.
Thomas Cummings () "Intervention Strategies in Management Consulting ,"  Handbook of Management Consulting  South-Western Publishing, 211-228.
Thomas Cummings, Ann Feyerherm () "Large-Scale System Change ,"  Practicing Organization Development  Jossey Bass.
Thomas Cummings () "Open Systems ,"  Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management: Organizational Behavior  Blackwell Publishers.
Thomas Cummings, Christopher Worley () "Organization Development and Change ,"  South-Western Publishing.
Thomas Cummings () "Systems Theory ,"  Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management: Organizational Behavior  Blackwell Publishers.
Thomas Cummings () "Organization Development and Change: Foundations and Applications ,"  Wiley Handbook in the Psychology of Management in Organizations: Dynamics of Organizational Change and Learning  John Wiley & Sons, 25-42.
Larry Greiner, Arvind Bhambri, Thomas Cummings () "Searching for a Strategy to Teach Strategy ,"  Academy of Management Learning & Education   2.
Larry Greiner, Arvind Bhambri, Thomas Cummings () "Looking for a Strategy to Teach Strategy ,"  Academy of Management Learning and Education  2, 402-420.
Larry Greiner, Arvind Bhambri, Thomas Cummings () "When New CEOs Succeed and Fail: 4-D Theory of Transformation ,"  Organizational Dynamics  32, 1-16.
Warren Bennis, Greten Spreitzer, Thomas Cummings () "The Future of Leadership: Today's Top Leadership Thinkers Speak to Tomorrow's Leaders ,"  Jossey-Bass.
Gretchen Spreitzer, Thomas Cummings () "The Leadership Challenges of the Next Generation ,"  The Future of Leadership: Today's Top Leadership Thinkers Speak to Tomorrow's Leaders  Jossey-Bass.
Thomas Cummings () "Section IV: Culture and Change ,"  Handbook of Organizational Culture and Climate  John Wiley & Sons.
Thomas Cummings () "Closed and Open Systems, Organizational ,"  International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences  Pergamon.
Thomas Cummings, Christopher Worley () "Essentials of Organizations Development and Change ,"  South Western Publishing.
Thomas Cummings () "Misuse of Case Method in OD&C Education ,"  Organization Development Journal  18, 103-104.
Thomas Cummings, Christopher Worley () "Organization Development and Change ,"  South-Western Publishing.
Lisa Pelled, Thomas Cummings, Mark Kizilos () "The Influence of Organizational Demography on Customer-Oriented Prosocial Behavior. An Exploratory Investigation ,"  Journal of Business Research  47, 209-216.
Thomas Cummings, Christopher Worley () "The Dynamics of Strategic Change in Hospitals: Managed Care Strategies, Organization Design, and Performance ,"  International Journal of Public Administration  23, 221-34.
Thomas Cummings () "Leading Organization Change: Towards a Balanced Perspective ,"  Leading Organization Change  Jossey-Bass.
William Synder, Thomas Cummings () "Organizational Learning Disorders ,"  Human Relations  51.
Thomas Cummings, Cary Cooper () "A Cybernetic Theory of Occupational Stress ,"  Theoretical Advances in Work Stress  John Wiley.
Thomas Cummings, Christopher Worley () "Organization Development and Change ,"  South-Western Publishing.
Thomas Cummings () "Socio-Technical Systems: An Intervention Strategy ,"  Current Issues and Strategies in Organization Development  Behavioral Publications.
Thomas Cummings () "Open Systems ,"  Blackwell Dictionary of Organizational Behavior  Blackwell Publishers.
Thomas Cummings () "Quality of Work Life ,"  Blackwell Dictionary of Organizational Behavior  Blackwell Publishers.
Thomas Cummings () "Systems Theory ,"  Blackwell Dictionary of Organizational Behavior  Blackwell Publishers.
Thomas Cummings, Mark Kizilos () "A Participatively Designed Shift System Reduces Turnover in a Glass Factory ,"  National Productivity Review  14.
Thomas Cummings, Alan Glassman () "Breaking Frames: The Creation of JMI ,"  Publishing in the Social Sciences  Sage Publishers.
Thomas Cummings () "From Programmed Change to Self Design: Learning How to Change Organizations ,"  Organization Development Journal  13.
Thomas Cummings, Ann Feyerherm () "Interventions in Large Systems ,"  Practicing the Art of Organization Development  University Associates.
Mark Kizilos, Thomas Cummings () "Achieving Superior Customer Service Through Employee Involvement: An Empirical Investigation ,"  Best Papers Proceedings  Academy of Management.
Thomas Cummings, Christopher Worley () "Organization Development and Change ,"  West Publishing.
Thomas Cummings () "Socio-Technical Consultation ,"  Handbook of Organizational Consultation  Marcel Dekker.
Thomas Cummings, Mindy Kirby () "Organization Development in Different Classes of Organizations ,"  Environment/Organization/Person Contingency Model  JAI Press.
Alan Glassman, Thomas Cummings () "Cases in Organization Development ,"  Richard D. Irwin.
Alan Glassman, Thomas Cummings () "Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department: Transorganzational Intervention ,"  Cases in Organization Development  Irwin.
Thomas Cummings, Alan Glassman () "The Evolving Field of Organization Development ,"  Cases in Organization Development  Richard D. Irwin.
Thomas Cummings () "Alum Corporation: Union/Management Cooperation Intervention ,"  Cases in Organization Development  Richard D. Irwin.
Richard Chase, D. Bowen, Thomas Cummings () "Service Management Effectiveness ,"  Jossey-Bass.
Maria Nathan, Thomas Cummings () "Collective Strategies for Technological Innovation: The Case of Ulniversity-Idustry R&D Consortia ,"  Making Organizations More Competitive  Jossey-Bass.
Thomas Cummings () "Executive Appreciation and the Creation of Transorganizational Systems ,"  The Functioning of Executive Appreciation  Jossey-Bass.
Thomas Cummings, Maria Nathan () "Organizational Structure and Environmental Change ,"  Trade Policies and International Business Decisions  Oxford University Press.
David Bowen, Thomas Cummings () "What if We Really Took Service Management Seriously? ,"  Service Management Effectiveness  Jossey-Bass.
Thomas Cummings, Edgar Huse () "Organization Development and Change ,"  West Publishing.
Thomas Cummings () "Organizational Change in Its Context ,"  Administrative Science Quarterly.
Thomas Cummings () "Productive Workplaces ,"  Human Resource Management.
Monty Mohrman, Gerald Ledford Jr., Edward Lawler, Thomas Cummings () "Large-Scale Organization Change ,"  Jossey-Bass.
Alan Glassman, Naiomi Berger-Davidson, Thomas Cummings () "Industrial Relations: Reports from the Firing Line ,"  Business Publications.
Thomas Cummings () "Concluding Note: Future Directions in Socio-Technical Systems Theory and Research ,"  Journal of Applied Behavioral Science.
Thomas Cummings, Robert Metzger () "Profitability and the Role of Self-Design: A Banking Application ,"  National Productivity Review.
Thomas Cummings, Susan Mohrman () "Self-Designing Organizations: Towards Implementing Quality-of-Work-Life Innovations ,"  Research in Organizational Change and Development  JAI Press  1.
Thomas Cummings, Melvin Blumberg () "Work Design and New Manufacturing Technology ,"  The Human Implications of New Manufacturing Technology  John Wiley & Sons.
Thomas Cummings () "Experiential Learning and Change ,"  Journal of Applied Behavioral Science.
Mark Mallinger, Thomas Cummings () "Improving the Value of Performance Appraisals ,"  SAM Advanced Management Journal.
Thomas Cummings, Charles Maxey () "Labor Law and Organization Development ,"  Consultation.
Edgar Huse, Thomas Cummings () "Organization Development and Change ,"  West Publishing.
Edward Lawler, Monty Mohrrman, Susan Mohrman, Gerald Ledford, Thomas Cummings () "Producing Knowledge for Theory and Practice ,"  Jossey-Bass.
Susan Mohrman, Thomas Cummings () "Self-Designing Organizations ,"  Addison-Wesley.
Thomas Cummings, Susan Mohrman () "Assessing Innovative Organization Designs: Beyond Traditional Evaluation Research ,"  Human Systems Development  Jossey-Bass.
Edward Lawler, A Mohrman, S Ledford, G Ledford, Thomas Cummings, and Associates () "Doing research that is useful for theory and practice ,"  Jossey-Bass.
Susan Mohrman, Jr. Mohrman, JR. Ledford, Thomas Cummings, Edward Lawler () "Epilogue: Walking the Tightrope Between Practice and Theory ,"  Doing Research That Is Useful for Theory and Practice  Jossey-Bass.
Alan Glassman, Thomas Cummings () "Industrial Relations: A Multidimensional View ,"  Scott, Foresman.
Thomas Cummings, Monty Mohrman, Susan Mohrman, Gerald Ledford () "Organization Design for the Future: A Collaborative Research Approach ,"  Doing Research That is Useful for Theory and Practice  Jossey-Bass.
Larry Greiner, Thomas Cummings, Judith Blumenthal () "Managing Organizational Decline: The Case for TransOrganizational Systems ,"  Human Resources Management.
Thomas Cummings () "Designing Work for Productivity and Quality of Work Life ,"  Comtemporary Organization Development: Current Thinking and Applications  Scott, Foresman.
Janet Fulk, Thomas Cummings () "Refocusing Leadership: A Modest Proposal ,"  Leaders and Managers: International Perspectives on Managerial Behavior and Leadership  Pergamon Press.
Thomas Cummings () "Transorganizational Development ,".
Susan Mohrman, Thomas Cummings, Edward Lawler () "Creating Useful Knowledge with Organizations: Relationship and Process Issues ,"  Producing Useful Knowledge for Organizations  Praeger Publishers.
Susan Mohrman, Thomas Cummings () "Implementing Quality of Work Life Programs by Managers ,"  NTL Manager's Handbook  NTL Institute of Applied Behavioral Science.
Thomas Cummings () "Systems Theory and Organization Development: Towards Conceptual Unity ,"  Organization Development: Theory and Practice  American Society for Training and Development.
Thomas Cummings () "Designing Effective Work Groups ,"  Handbook of Organizational Design  Oxford University Press  2.
Thomas Cummings () "Interorganizational Theory and Organization Development ,"  Systems Theory for Organization Development  John Wiley.
Thomas Cummings () "Systems Theory for Organization Development ,"  John Wiley & Sons.
Thomas Cummings, Cary Cooper () "A Cybernetic Framework for Studying Occupational Stress ,"  Human Relations.
Thomas Cummings, Lynne Markus () "A Socio-Technical Systems View of Organizations ,"  Behavioral Problems in Management  Prentice-Hall.
Rupert Chisholm, Thomas Cummings () "Job Characteristics, Alienation, and Work-Related Behavior: A Study of Professional Employees ,"  Journal of Management.
Thomas Cummings () "Evaluating Work Design Experiments: Notes on Euler's Research ,"  Organization and Administrative Studies.
Kenneth Brousseau, Thomas Cummings () "Handbook of Organizational and Industrial Psychology ,"  Contemporary Psychology.
Thomas Cummings () "Self-Regulating Work Groups: A Socio-Technical Synthesis ,"  Academy of Management Review.
Thomas Cummings () "Socio-Technical Experimentation: A Review of 16 Selected Studies ,"  Sociotechnical Systems: A Sourcebook  University Associates.
Thomas Cummings () "Cases in Organizations: Behavior, Structure, and Processes ,"  Interfaces.
Thomas Cummings () "Organization Theory ,"  Interfaces.
Thomas Cummings, Susan Manring () "The Relationship Between Worker Alienation and Work-Related Behavior ,"  Journal of Vocational Behavior.
Thomas Cummings, Edmond Molloy () "A Methodological Critique of 58 Selected Work Experiments ,"  Human Relations.
Thomas Cummings, Edmund Molloy () "Improving Productivity and the Quality of Work Life ,"  Praeger Publishers.
Suresh Srivastva, Paul Salipante, Thomas Cummings, William Notz, John Bigelow, James Waters () "Job Satisfaction and Productivity ,"  Kent State University Press.
Thomas Cummings, Suresh Srivastva () "Management of Work: A Socio-Technical Systems Approach ,"  Management of Work: A Socio-Technical Systems Approach  Kent State University Press.
Thomas Cummings, John Bigelow () "Satisfaction, Job Involvement, and Intrinsic Motivation: An Extension of Lawler and Hall's Factor Analysis ,"  Journal of Applied Psychology.
Thomas Cummings, Paul Salipante () "The Development of ResearchBased Strategies for Improving the Quality of Work Life ,"  Personal Goals and Work Design  John Wiley & Sons.
Thomas Cummings, Walter Griggs () "Worker Reactions to Autonomous Work Groups: Conditions for Functioning, Differential Effects, and Individual Differences ,"  Organization and Administrative Sciences.
Thomas Cummings, Edmund Molloy, Roy Glen () "Intervention Strategies for Improving Productivity and the Quality of Work Life ,"  Organizational Dynamics.