Latest Reading, or what’s keeping me busy

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Besides a new appointment at the Computation Institute at the University of Chicago, I’ve been busy trying to get my mind wrapped around Warren Kinston’s materials. And parent a colicky baby, of course.

Current reading list (for my tracking purposes):

  • Warren Kinson, 1994. Strengthening the Management Culture (available as a PDF download from the GO Society). The Sigma Centre, London.
  • Robb, Fenton F. 1987. “Correspondence: A Comment on ‘Measurement and the Structure of Scientific Analysis’ by Warren Kinston”. Systems Research, 4(2): 147-149.
  • Kinston, Warren. 1988. “A Total Framework for Inquiry”. Systems Research, 5(1): 9-25.
  • Shum, Simon Buckingham. 1996. “Design Argumentation as Design Rationale”. In The Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology, A. Kent and J. G. Williams, (Eds.). New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc.
  • Kinston, Warren. 1985. “Measurement and the Structure of Scientific Analysis”. Systems Research, 2(2): 95-104. Written while at Brunel.
  • Conklin, E. Jeffrey; Ellis, Clarence; Offermann, Lynn; Poltrock, Steve; Selvin, Albert; and Grudin, Jonathan. [undated] “Towards an Ecological Theory of Sustainable Knowledge Networks“. Touchstone Consulting Group.
  • Burt, Robert S. 1998. “The Network Structure of Social Capital”. 1998 Oct 17 draft.
  • Strømsø, Helge I. and BrÃ¥ten, Ivar. 2003. “Epistemological Beliefs and Implicit Theories of Intelligence Among Norwegian Post-Secondary Students”. Paper presented at the 10th European Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction, Padova, Italy, August 2003.
  • Algie, J.; Mallen, G.; Foster, W. 1983. “Financial Cutback Decisions by Priority Scaling”. Journal of Management Studies, 20(2): 233-261.
  • Kinston, Warren and Algie, Jimmy. 1989. “Seven Distinctive Paths of Decision and Action”. Systems Research, 6(2): 117-132. Written while at Brunel.
  • Bernstein, Lawrence. “Software Quality Architecture”. In Software Engineering, ed. Selby, Richard W. IEEE Computer Society. 1-20.
  • (Kinston, Warren). 1986 (?). Stronger Political Management in Local Government: A Guide for Councillors and Top Officers. Political Management Programme, Brunel University.
  • Kinston, Warren. 1983. “Pluralism in the Organisation of Health Services Research”. Social science & medicine, 17(5): 299-313.
  • Davis, Murray S. 1971. “That’s Interesting! Towards a Phenomenology of Sociology and a Sociology of Phenomenology“. Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 1: 309-344 (modified).
  • Gordon, Ray. 2005. “Knowledge Management or Management of Knowledge? Why People Interested in Knowledge Management Need to Consider Foucault and the Construct of Power”. TAMARA: Journal for Critical Post Modern Organization.
  • Foster, Ian; Kesselman, Carl; Tuecke, Steven. 2001. “The Anatomy of the Grid: Enabling Scalable Virtual Organizations”. International Journal of Supercomputing Applications (from Foster: missing pub data)
  • Simonton, Dean Keith. 2006. “Presidential IQ, Openness, Intellectual Brilliance, and Leadership: Estimates and Correlations for 42 U.S. Chief Executives”. Political Psychology, 27(4): 511-526.
  • Vaughn, William R. 2007. Relational Databases. Addison Wesley.
  • Kinston, Warren. 1988. “A Total Framework for Inquiry”. >cite>Systems Research, 5(1): 9-25.
  • Foster, Ian. 2005. “Service-Oriented Science”. Science 308(5723): 814-817 (2005 May 6).
  • Kinston, Warren. 1995. Working With Values: Software of the Mind. The SIGMA Centre: London.
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E. Forrest Christian is a consultant, coach, author, trainer and speaker at The Manasclerk Company who helps individuals and companies find insight and solutions to what seem like insolvable problems. Cited for his "unique ability and insight" by his clients, Forrest has worked with people from almost every background, from artists to programmers to executives to global consultants, both as individuals and as leaders of organizations at least as diverse. [contact]

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