Positions

Publications

Academic Article

Year Title
2015 The Practice of Learning History: Local and Open System ApproachesThe SAGE Handbook of Action Research.  17-17. 2015
2011 Sustaining lean transformation through growth and positive organizational changeJournal of Enterprise Transformation.  1:119-146. 2011
2010 Comments by George Roth and Jennifer Hartwell on “Off the rails: understanding the derailment of a lean manufacturing initiative” by Turesky and ConnellOrganization Management Journal.  7:135-140. 2010
2010 Doing more with less at Ariens: a leadership and transformation case studyOrganization Management Journal.  7:89-109. 2010
2009 Learning From Case Studies: A Case Study of Lean Transformation at Rockwell Collins 2009
2009 Learning and performing through Hastily Formed NetworksReflections.  9. 2009
2008 Developing Capabilities for Lean Enterprise Change 2008
2008 Learning history: An action research practice in support of actionable learningThe SAGE Handbook of Action Research: Participative Inquiry and Practice.  350-365. 2008
2008 Making Difficult Conversations Productive: Individual and Organizational Learning Approaches 2008
2006 Distributing leadership practices for lean transformationReflections.  7:15-29. 2006
2006 Leadership for Lean Culture Transformation: Introduction to Breakout Session & Five Precepts for Lean Enterprise Change 2006
2005 An Emerging Theory for Lean Enterprise Chain 2005
2005 Organizational Design Choices in Lean Transformation 2005
2005 Sustaining Lean Change Working Group 2005
2004 Case Study Report: Lean Enterprise Change at Warner Robins ALC 2004
2004 Lean Success Breakout Session A: Industry-Government Infrastructure 2004
2004 Lessons from the desert: Integrating managerial expertise and learning for organizational transformationThe Learning Organization.  11:194-208. 2004
2003 Inventing organizations with the process handbook: Excerpts from a learning historyInventing the Organizations of the 21st Century.  251-251. 2003
2003 Learning to anneal: An interview with Vic LeoReflections: The SoL Journal.  4:59-68. 2003
2003 To the desert and backThe story of one of the most2003
2003 Willingness to Change: Transformation through Innovation and Risk-taking Part II 2003
2002 Corporate-university alliances and engineering systems research 2002
2001 FACILITATION: AResearch & APPLICATIONS 2001
2001 Learning in performance: How a Dutch company transformed itselfReflections: The SoL Journal.  2:21-38. 2001
2001 The dance of change: The challenges to sustaining momentum in learning organizationsFACILITATION: AResearch & APPLICATIONS.  82-82. 2001
2000 Constructing conversations: Lessons for learning from experienceOrganization Development Journal.  18:69-69. 2000
2000 Gestión del conocimientoHarvard Deusto Business Review2000
2000 La danza del cambio. Los retos de sostener el impulso en organizaciones abiertas al aprendizaje. EdNorma SA (Colombia). 498p.[Links]2000
1999 21C WP# 031 CCS WP# 207 March 1999 1999
1999 A dança das mudanças: os desafios de manter o crescimento e o sucesso em organizaç oes que aprendemRio de Janeiro: Campus.  117-181. 1999
1999 Inventing organizations of the 21st century: producing knowledge through collaboration 1999
1999 Teaming across theory and practice boundaries to create knowledgeOrganization Development Journal.  17:9-9. 1999
1999 The challenges of profound changePRISM-CAMBRIDGE MASSACHUSETTS-.  5-22. 1999
1998 Developing organizational memory through learning historiesOrganizational Dynamics.  27:43-60. 1998
1998 No organization can afford to be-or admit to be-an organization that isn’t interested in learning. Yet many continue not to make learning a priority required for long-term success. Perhaps one test of an organization’s commitment to learning would be the degree to which its executives and managers recognize the following statement, developed by the Center for Managerial Learning and Business SimulationOrganizational Dynamics.  27:21-34. 1998
1998 Paper documents: Implications of changing media for business process redesignInformation and Process Integration in Enterprises.  428:371-404. 1998
1998 Wie sich Erfahrungen in der Firma besser nutzen lassenHarvard Business Manager.  20:9-16. 1998
1997 How to make experience your company’s best teacher.Harvard Business Review.  75:172-177. 1997
1997 When measurment kills learningThe Journal for Quality and Participation.  20:6-6. 1997
1996 Field manual for a learning historianMIT Center for Organizational Learning and Reflection Learning Associates1996
1996 From theory to practice research territory, processes and structure at an organizational learning centreJournal of Organizational Change Management.  9:92-&. 1996
1996 Learning histories: Using documentation to assess and facilitate organizational learning 1996
1996 The learning initiative at the AutoCo Epsilon Program: 1991-1994 1996
1995 From theory to practice: research territory, processes and structure at the MIT Center for Organizational Learning 1995
1995 Learning about organizational learning: creating a learning history 1995
11Inventing Organizations with the Process Handbook: Excerpts fromInventing the Organizations of the 21st Century.  251-251.
From Individual and Team Learning to Systems Learning

Article

Year Title
2018 Developing Distinctive Capabilities to Navigate the Strategy-to-Implementation 2018
2018 Strategy that Travels 2018
2018 Guidelines for Getting from Strategy to its Implementation 2018
2018 Navigating from Strategy to Implementation 2018
2017 Learning from the past for a systemic change management in the future 2017
2016 Shaping the Enterprise Future: Large Companies that Transcend their Early Success 2016
2013 Applying Organizational Learning to Building Capabilities 2013
2009 Succeeding in the Value Stream with Enterprise Change Capabilities 2009

Book

Year Title
2016 Systemic Change Management: The Five Capabilities for Improving Enterprises 2016
2004 Car Launch: The Human Side of Managing C 2004
2003 To the desert and back: The story of one of the most dramatic business transformations on record 2003
2001 El lado humano del cambio: La innovación y el aprendizaje en la organización 2001
2000 El cambio basado en el aprendizaje: realidades sobre la transformación corporativa/Art Klein y George Roth; colaboración Ann Thomas, Toni Gregory y Edward Hamell; traducción María del Pilar Carril Villarreal. 2000
2000 Oil change: Perspectives on corporate transformation 2000
1999 La danse du changement: maintenir l’élan des organisations apprenantes 1999
1999 The dance of change 1999
1999 The dance of change: The challenges to sustaining momentum in learning organizations 1999
1999 The dance of change: the challenges of sustaining momentum in learning organizations 1999

Chapter

Year Title
2015 A New Accord.  167-183. 2015
2015 A Shift in Focus.  225-230. 2015
2015 Balancing Push and Pull Change.  111-129. 2015
2015 Competitive Excellence.  207-221. 2015
2015 Culture Alignment.  131-149. 2015
2015 Distributing Leadership.  185-205. 2015
2015 Enterprise Systems.  71-84. 2015
2015 Excellence Made Possible.  21-43. 2015
2015 Installing Innovation Sets.  85-95. 2015
2015 Keeping On.  231-238. 2015
2015 Power in a Flywheel.  97-109. 2015
2015 Promoting Enterprise Awareness.  47-70. 2015
2015 Seeking Growth.  151-166. 2015
2015 Systemic Change.  3-20. 2015
2005 CREATING NEW KNOWLEDGE BY CROSSING THEORY AND PRACTICE BOUNDARIESResearch in Organizational Change and Development. 135-167. 2005
1998 Guiding Enterprise Change: A Group Exercise in Information and Process Integration.  405-411. 1998

Conference Proceeding

Year Title
2016 Insights for change theory and practice from enterprise changeAcademy of Management Proceedings. 14343-14343. 2016
1999 CREATING CONVERSATIONS FOR CHANGE: LESSONS FROM LEARNING HISTORY PROJECTS.Academy of Management Proceedings. B1-B6. 1999
1998 Crossing Theory And Practice Boundaries To Create New Knowledge.Academy of Management Proceedings. B1-B1. 1998

Teaching Activities

  • Business, Government & Society Taught course 2019
  • Business, Government & Society Taught course 2019
  • Organizationl Leadrshp & Struc Taught course 2019
  • Orgs, Leadrshp, & Environments Taught course 2019
  • Behavior in Organizations Taught course 2018
  • Behavior in Organizations Taught course 2018
  • Behavior in Organizations Taught course 2018
  • Behavior in Organizations Taught course 2018
  • Orgs, Leadrshp, & Environments Taught course 2018
  • Orgs, Leadrshp, & Environments Taught course 2018
  • Behavior in Organizations Taught course 2017
  • Behavior in Organizations Taught course 2017
  • Behavior in Organizations Taught course 2017
  • Orgs, Leadrshp, & Environments Taught course 2017
  • Orgs, Leadrshp, & Environments Taught course 2017
  • Behavior in Organizations Taught course 2016
  • Behavior in Organizations Taught course 2016
  • Behavior in Organizations Taught course 2016
  • Behavior in Organizations Taught course 2016
  • Orgs, Leadrshp, & Environments Taught course 2016
  • Behavior in Organizations Taught course 2015
  • Behavior in Organizations Taught course 2015
  • Orgs, Leadrshp, & Environments Taught course 2015
  • Orgs, Leadrshp, & Environments Taught course 2015
  • Orgs, Leadrshp, & Environments Taught course 2015
  • Behavior in Organizations Taught course 2014
  • Behavior in Organizations Taught course 2014
  • Strategic Mgt: Decision Making Taught course 2014
  • Orgs, Leadrshp, & Environments Taught course 2014
  • Orgs, Leadrshp, & Environments Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of New Hampshire
  • M.B.A. Marketing, Research and Finance, University of New Hampshire
  • Ph.D. Organizational Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Full Name

  • George Roth