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SELECTED BOOKS  AND PAPERS of Eric L. Trist
 

With A.T.M.  Wilson & A. Curle. Transitional communities and social reconnection: A  study of the civil resettlement of British prisoners of war. In G.E.  Swanson, T.M. Newcomb, & L.E. Hartley (Eds.), Readings in social  psychology (pp. 561-579). New York: H. Holt & Co.  (1952/1947)

With K.W. Bamforth. Some social and psychological  consequences of the Longwall Method of Coal-Getting. Human Relations,  4(l), 3-38. (1951)

With A.K. Rice. Institutional and  sub-institutional determinants of change in labour turnover. (The Glacier  Project- VIII). Human Relations, 5(4), 34771.(1952)

With  F.E. Emery. Socio-technical Systems. In C.W. Churchman & M. Verhurst  (Eds), Management Science, Models and Techniques (Vol. 2, pp.  83-97). London: Pergamon Press. (1960)

The emergence of system  theory in the study of organizations (Inaugural lecture in Tavistock  theoretical series presented at the Royal Society of Medicine) (Tavistock  Document No. T40). London: Tavistock Institute. (1962)

With G.W.  Higgin, H. Murray, & A.B. Pollock. Organizational choice:  Capabilities of groups at the coal face under changing technologies.  London: Tavistock Publications. (1963)

With F.E. Emery. The causal  texture of organizational environments. Human Relations , 13(l),  21-32. (1965)

With F.E. Emery. Towards a social ecology:  Contextual appreciations of the future in the present. London: Plenum.  (1973)

Work improvement and industrial democracy. Theme paper for  EEC Conference on Work Organization, Technology and Motivation,  EEC, Brussels. (1974)

With L.E. Davis. Improving the quality of  working life: Socio-technical case studies. In J. O’Toole (Ed.), Work  and the quality of life, resource papers for work in America (pp.  246-284). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. (1974)

A Concept of  organizational ecology. Bulletin of National Labour Institute (New  Delhi), 12, 483-496. (1976)

The culture of the post-industrial  society. In R. Dubin (Ed.), Work organization and society (pp.  1011-1033). New York: Macmillan. (1976)

Critique of scientific  management in terms of socio-technical theory. In M. Wier (Ed.), Job  satisfaction: Challenge and responses in modern Britain (pp. 81-90).  London: Fontana. (1976)

With G.I. Susman & G.R. Brown. An  experiment in autonomous working in an American underground coal mine. Human Relations 30(3), 201-236. (1977)

Collaboration in work  settings: A personal perspective. Journal of Applied Behavioral  Science, 13, 268-278. (1977)

The environment and systems  response capability: a futures perspective. Keynote Address at First  European Forum on Organization Development, Aachen (November).  (1978)

Adapting to a changing world. In G. F. Sanderson (Ed.), Industrial Democracy Today. New York: McGraw-Hill Ryerson.  (1979)

With S. Burgess. Multiple deprivation: A human and economic  approach. Linkage 3, 8-9.

With R. Keidel. Decline and  revitalization: The Jamestown experience. In D. Morley et al. (Eds.), Making cities work: The dynamics of urban innovation. London: Croom  Helm. (1980)

The evolution of socio-technical systems: A conceptual  framework and an action research program. Toronto: Ontario Ministry of  Labour. (Also published in A. Van de Ven & W. Joyce [Eds], Organization design and performance. New York: Wiley-Interscience.)  (1981)

The quality of working life and organizational improvement.  In R. Dorion (Ed.), Adapting to a changing world. Ottawa: Labour  Canada. (1981)

Referent organizations and the development of  inter-organizational domains. Human Relations, 36(3), 269-284.  (1983)

Intervention strategies for inter-organizational domains. In  R. Tannenbaum et al. (Eds.), Human systems development: New  perspectives on people and organizations. San Francisco, CA:  Jossey-Bass. (1985)

With Hugh Murray. The Social Engagement of  Social Science: A Tavistock Anthology. Vol. I The Socio-Psychological  Perspective. Philadelphia: The University of Pennsylvania Press.  {1990}

With Hugh Murray. The Social Engagement of Social  Science: A Tavistock Anthology. Vol. II The Socio-Technical  Perspective. Philadelphia.: The University of Pennsylvania Press.  (1993)

With Fred Emery and Hugh Murray. The Social Engagement of  Social Science: A Tavistock Anthology. Vol. III The Socio-Ecological  Perspective. Philadelphia: The University of Pennsylvania Press.  (1997)

 

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