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Allen C Bluedorn


Book Chapters

Bluedorn, Allen C. (2009). “Temporal Hegemony and the End of Times. (Or Should the Harlequin Repent?),” in Robert Roe, Mary Waller, and Stewart Clegg, Time in Organizational Research: Approaches and Methods (276-288). London: Routledge.

Allen C. Bluedorn (2005). “Future Focus and Depth in Organizations,” in Alan Strathman and Jeff Joireman (eds.), Understanding Behavior in the Context of Time: Theory Research, and Applications (271-287), Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Allen C. Bluedorn and Stephen P. Ferris (2004). “Temporal Depth, Age, and Organizational Performance,” in Cynthia Fuchs Epstein and Arne L. Kalleberg (eds.), Fighting for Time: Shifting Boundaries of Work and Social Life, pp. 113-149. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.

Bluedorn, A. C. (2000). “Time and Organizational Culture,” in Neal M. Ashkanasy, Celeste. P. M. Wilderom, & Mark. F. Peterson (eds.), Handbook of Organizational Culture and Climate, pp. 117-128. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Journal Articles

Bluedorn, A. C. and Martin, G. (2008). "The Time Frames of Entrepreneurs." Journal of Business Venturing. 23, 1-20.

Bluedorn, A. C. and Jaussi, K. S. (2008). “Leaders, Followers, and Time.” Leadership Quarterly, 19, 654-668.

Bluedorn, A. C. (2007). "Polychronicity, Organizations, and Individuals." Research in the Sociology of Work, 17, 179-222.

Bluedorn, A. C. and Jaussi, K. S. (2007). "Organizationally Relevant Dimensions of Time Across Levels of Analysis." Research in Multi-Level Issues, 6, 187-223.

Bluedorn, A. C. and Waller, M. J., (2006). "The Stewardship of the Temporal Commons." Research in Organizational Behavior, 27, 355-306.

Standifer, R. L., and Bluedorn, A. C., (2006). "Alliance Management Teams and Entrainment: Sharing Temporal Mental Models." Human Relations, 59, 903-927.

Bluedorn, A. C. and Standifer, R. L. (2006). "Time and the Temporal Imagination." Academy of Management Learning and Education, 5, 196-206.

Purser, R. E., Bluedorn, A. C., and Petranker, J. (2005). "The Times of Cause and Flow in Organizational Change." Research in Organizational Change and Development, 15, pp. 1-29.

Bluedorn, A. C. and Standifer, R. (2004). "Groups, Boundary Spanning, and the Temporal Imagination." Research on Managing Groups and Teams, 6, pp. 159-182.

Kalliath, T. J., Gillespi, D. F., O’Driscoll, M. P., and Bluedorn, A.C., (2000). "A Test of the Maslach Burnout Inventory in Three Samples of Healthcare Professionals." Work & Stress, 14, 35-50.

Bluedorn, A. C., Kalliath, T. J., Strube, M. J. and Martin, G. D. (1999). "Polychronicity and the Inventory of Polychronic Values (IVP): The Development of an Instrument to Measure a Fundamental Dimension of Organizational Culture." Journal of Managerial Psychology, pp. 205-230.

Kalliath, T. J., Bluedorn, A. C. and Gillespie, D. F.  (1999). “A Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Competing Values Instrument.” Educational and Psychological Measurement, 59, 143-158.

Barringer, B. R., and Bluedorn, A. C., (1999). “The Relationship Between Corporate Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management.” Strategic Management Journal, 20, pp. 421-444.  (This article was reprinted in Shaker A. Zahra (Ed.), Corporate Entrepreneurship and Growth (pp. 499-522), Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2005.)

Slocombe, T. E., and Bluedorn, A. C.  (1999). "Organizational Behavior Implications of the Congruence between Preferred Polychronicity and Experienced Work-Unit Polychronicity." Journal of Organizational Behavior, 20, 75-99.

Kalliath, T. J., Bluedorn, A. C., and Strube, M. J. (1999). "A Test of Value Congruence Effects." Journal of Organizational Behavior, 20, pp. 1175-1198.

Bluedorn, A. C., Turban, D. B. and Love, M. S. (1999). "The Effects of Stand-Up and Sit-Down Meeting Formats on Meeting Outcomes." Journal of Applied Psychology, 84, pp. 277-285.

Bluedorn, A. C. (1998).  “An Interview with Anthropologist Edward T. Hall.”  Journal of Management Inquiry, 7, 109-115.

Bluedorn, A. C. (1997).  “Primary Rhythms, Information Processing, and Planning:  Toward a Strategic Temporal Technology.”  Technology Studies, 4, 1-36.

Bluedorn, A. C., Johnson, R. A., Cartwright, D. K., and Barringer, B. R. (1994).  "The Interface and Convergence of the Strategic Management and Organizational Environment Domains."  Journal of Management, 20, 201-262.

Bluedorn, A. C. and Lundgren, E. F. (1993).  "A Culture-Match Perspective for    Strategic Change.  Research in Organizational Change and Development, 7, 137-179.

Bluedorn, A. C. (1993).  "Pilgrim's Progress:  Trends and Convergence in Research on Organizational Size and Environments."  Journal of Management, 19, 163-192.

Bluedorn, A. C. (1993).  "The Thompson Interdependence Demonstration."  Journal of Management Education, 17, 505-509.  (Reprinted in E. Eugene Baker, III and Steven K. Paulson, Experimental Exercises in Organization Theory, Englewood Cliffs, NJ:  PrenticeHall, pp. 36-37).

Bluedorn, A. C., Kaufman, Felker, C. and Lane, P. M. (1992).  "How Many Things Do You Like to Do at Once?  An Introduction to Monochronic and Polychronic Time."Academy of Management Executive, 6 (4), 17-26.

Bluedorn, A. C. and Denhardt, R. B. (1988).  "Time and Organizations."  Journal of Management, 14, 299-320.

Denhardt, R. B., Pyle, J., and Bluedorn, A. C. (1987).  "Implementing QualityCircles in State Government," Public Administration Review, 47, 304-309.

Thomas, H. R. and Bluedorn, A. C. (1987).  "Case Study of OrganizationalChanges."  Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 112, 358-369.

Dougherty, T. W., Bluedorn, A. C., and Keon, T. L. (1985). Precursors of Employee Turnover:  A Multiple Sample Causal Model.  Journal of Occupational Behaviour, 6, 259-271.  Note: This journal is now titled Journal of Organizational Behavior.

Thomas, H. R., Keating, J. M., and Bluedorn, A. C. (1983).  "Authority Structures for Construction Project Management." Journal of Construction Engineeringand Management, 109,  406-422.

Bluedorn, A. C. (1982).  "The Theories of Turnover:  Causes, Effects and Meaning."Research in the Sociology of Organizations, 1, 75-128.

Bluedorn, A. C. (1982).  "Managing Turnover Strategically."  Business Horizons, 25 (2): 7-12. a.  Excerpts reprinted in Advanced Management Report, Vol. 3, No. 10, 1982, pp. 10-11.  b.  Reprinted in John B. Miner, The Practice of Management, Columbus, Ohio:Charles E. Merrill Publishing, 1985, pp. 569-575.

Bluedorn, A. C. (1982).  "A Unified Model of Turnover From Organizations."  Human Relations, 35, 135-153.

Bluedorn, A. C. (1980).  "A Test Procedure that Stimulates Student Learning." Exchange: The Organizational Behavior Teaching Journal, 5 (1), 45.  (Reprinted in Methods of Evaluating Student Performance, Theresa G. Turk (Ed.), Washington, D.C.: American Sociological Association.)  Note:  This journal is now titled Journal of Management Education.

Price, J. L. and Bluedorn, A. C. (1980).  "Test of a Causal Model of Organizational Turnover."  Pp. 217-236 in International Yearbook of Organization Studies 1979, David Dunkerley and Graeme Salaman (Eds.).  London and Boston:  Routledge and Kegen Paul.

Bluedorn, A. C. and Evered, R. (1980).  "Middle Range Theory and the Strategies of Theory Construction."  Pp. 19-32 in Middle Range Theory and the Study of Organizations,Craig C. Pinder and Larry F. Moore (Eds.).  Leiden, Netherlands:  Martinus Nijhoff.  (Note:  all contributions to this volume were double-blind reviewed.)

Bluedorn, A. C. (1980).  "The Film, The Exercise, and the Questionnaire:  A Multi MediaApproach to Teaching the Concept of Technology."  Exchange: The Organizational Behavior Teaching Journal, 5 (4):  35-37.  Note:  This journal is now titled the Journal of Management Education.

Bluedorn, A. C. (1980).  "Cutting the Gordian Knot:  A Critique of the Effectiveness Tradition in Organizational Research."  Sociology and Social Research, 64, 477-496.

Bluedorn, A. C. (1979).  "Validating the Index of Organizational Reactions:  AReplication."  Replications in Social Psychology, 1, 51-54.

Bluedorn, A. C. (1979). "Structure, Environment, and Satisfaction:  Toward A Causal Model of Turnover from Military Organizations."  Journal of Political and Military Sociology, 7,181-204.

Bluedorn, A. C. (1979).  "Winning the Race:  A Report on the Use of Science Fiction in the Organizational Theory Classroom."  Exchange:  The Organizational BehaviorTeachingJournal, 4 (1), 7-11.  Journal is now titled Journal of Management Education.

Bluedorn, A. C. (1978).  "A Taxonomy of Turnover."  Academy of Management   Review, 3, 647-651.

Chiles, T. H., Gupta, V. K., and Bluedorn, A. C. (2008). "On Lachmannian and effectual entrepreneurship: A rejoinder to Sarasvathy and Dew." Organization Studies, 29(2): 247-253.

Chiles, T. H., Bluedorn, A. C., and Gupta, V. K. (2007). "Beyond creative destruction and entrepreneurial discovery: A radical Austrian approach to entrepreneurship." Organization Studies, 28(4): 467-493.


Bluedorn, A. C. (2002). The Human Organization of Time: Temporal Realities and Experience. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.