Professor Bill Cooke

Professor

External Roles

Bill is on the editorial board of the journals Management and Organizational History, Organization, and the Critical Management Board of The Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences.

He has been a resident Visiting Professor at FGV-EAESP in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and is ongoing visiting professor there. He is a supporter of LAEMOS, the Latin-American-Europe Management and Organizational Studies Group, and has been a keynote at their conference.

Bill is a board member and trustee of the international humanitarian NGO MAG (www.mag.org.uk); and  between 2004 and 2008 he held leadership roles in the Critical Management Studies Interest Group of the US Academy of Management. In 2008 he led the Interest Group to Division status in the Academy. In 2010 he participated in symposia on engagements between management and international development.

He has also served as an external PhD and masters' examiner for a number of institutions including the Open University, Leicester, Cambridge, Bristol, St Marys Canada, University of Sydney, Birmingham, Bradford, and City University/Tavistock Institute.

Kurt Lewin's field theory: a review and re-evaluation
Burnes, B., Cooke, B. 10/2013 In: International Journal of Management Reviews. 15, 4, p. 408-425. 18 p.
Journal article

Brazilian management gurus as reflexive soft-HRM practitioners: an empirical study
Cooke, B., Macau, F., Wood Jnr, T. 01/2013 In: The International Journal of Human Resource Management. 24, 1, p. 110-129. 20 p.
Journal article

The past, present and future of organization development: aking the long view
Burnes, B., Cooke, B. 11/2012 In: Human Relations. 65, 11, p. 1395-1429. 35 p.
Journal article

Managerialism as knowing and making Latin America: international development management and world bank interventions
Cooke, B. 2010 In: International Management and International Relations. London : Routledge p. 161-184. 24 p. ISBN: 978-0415801690.
Chapter

Business history and the historiographical operation
Taylor, S., Bell, E., Cooke, B. 2009 In: Management and Organizational History. 4, 2, p. 151-166. 16 p.
Journal article

The tavistock's everyday use of benzedrine, and more: short commentary on the multiple significances of DB, scholar-publisher
Cooke, B. 2009 In: Management and Organizational History. 4, p. 203-206. 4 p.
Journal article

Can a critical social science scholar be a business school dean
Cooke, B. 2009 In: What’s the Point of Industrial Relations: In Defence of Critical Social Science. Manchester : BUIRA
Chapter

The right to be human and human rights: Maslow, McCarthyism and the death of humanist theories of management
Cooke, B., Mills, A. 2008 In: Management and Organizational History. 3, p. 27-47. 21 p.
Journal article

If critical management studies is your problem.. A short comment
Cooke, B. 2008 In: Organization. 15, p. 912-914. 3 p.
Journal article

Action research and identity
Wolfram Cox, J., Cooke, B. 2008 In: Researching Identity. London and New York : Routledge
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Introduction: the new Development Management
Cooke, B., Dar, S. 2008 In: The New Development Management: Critiquing the Dual Modernization. London : Zed Books ISBN: 9781842779224.
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The New Development Management: Critiquing the Dual Modernization
Dar, S., Cooke, B. 2008 London : Zed Books. ISBN: 9781842779224.
Book

Slavery
Cooke, B. 2007 In: International Encyclopedia of Organization Studies. London : Sage ISBN: 1412915155.
Chapter

The Kurt Lewin-Goodwin Watson FBI/CIA Files: a 60th Anniversary there-and-then of the here-and-now
Cooke, B. 2007 In: Human Relations. 60, 3, p. 435-462. 28 p.
Journal article

The Cold War origin of action research as managerialist cooptation
Cooke, B. 2006 In: Human Relations. 59, 5, p. 665-693. 29 p.
Journal article

A new continuity with colonial administration: participation in Development Management
Cooke, B. 2005 In: The Fundamentals of Action Research, Volume 4: Reviews, Critiques, and New Directions (Sage Benchmarks in Social Research). London : Sage ISBN: 1412902207.
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Introduction and overview
Cooke, B., Wolfram Cox, J. 2005 In: The Fundamentals of Action Research, Volume 1: The Early Years (Sage Benchmarks in Social Research Series). London : Sage ISBN: 1412902207.
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The managing of the (Third) World
Cooke, B. 2005 In: Critical Management Studies: A Reader. Oxford : Oxford University Press ISBN: 0199286078.
Chapter

The Fundamentals of Action Research, Volume 4: Reviews, Critiques, and New Directions (Sage Benchmarks in Social Research)
Cooke, B., Wolfram Cox, J. 2005 London : Sage. ISBN: 1412902207.
Book

The Fundamentals of Action Research, Volume 3: Social Change Applications, the Practitioner, and Action Research Knowledge (Sage Benchmarks in Social Research Series)
Cooke, B., Wolfram Cox, J. 2005 London : Sage. ISBN: 1412902207.
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The Fundamentals of Action Research, Volume 2: Varieties and Workplace Applications of Action Research (Sage Benchmarks in Social Research Series)
Cooke, B., Wolfram Cox, J. 2005 London : Sage. ISBN: 1412902207.
Book

The Fundamentals of Action Research, Volume 1: The Early Years (Sage Benchmarks in Social Research Series)
Cooke, B., Wolfram Cox, J. 2005 London : Sage. ISBN: 1412902207.
Book

When action research became a Cold War methodology
Cooke, B. 2005 In: Management History Research Group Conference (Queen Mary University, London) - 2005. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

The Kurt Lewin - Goodwin Watson FBI files
Cooke, B. 2005 In: Critical Management Studies Conference (Cambridge) - 2005. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

Situating Maslow in Cold War America: a recontextualization of management theory
Cooke, B., Mills, A.J., Kelley, E.S. 2005 In: Group and Organization Management. 30, 2, p. 129-152. 24 p.
Journal article

Development Management
Cooke, B. 2004 In: Encyclopedia of International Development. London and New York : Routledge ISBN: 041525342X.
Chapter

Rules of thumb for participatory change agents
Cooke, B. 2004 In: From Participation to Emancipation?. London : Zed Books p. 42-58. 17 p.
Chapter

Towards a "there and then" of the "here and now"
Cooke, B. 2004 In: Management History Research Group Conference (Nottingham) - 2004. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

O Gerenciatmento do (Terceiro) Mundo
Cooke, B. 2004 In: Revista de Adminstracao de Empresas. 44, 3, p. 62-75. 14 p.
Journal article

Managing of the (Third) World
Cooke, B. 2004 In: Organization. 11, 5, p. 603-629. 27 p.
Journal article

Dunya bankasinda katilimci
Cooke, B. 2003 In: Katilim: Yeni Bir Zorbalik mi?. Istanbul : De:Ki ISBN: 975723723X.
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Zorbalik orlarik katilim olgus
Cooke, B., Kothari, U. 2003 In: Katilim: Yeni Bir Zorbalik mi?. Istanbul : De:Ki ISBN: 975723723X.
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Managing organizational culture and imperialism
Cooke, B. 2003 In: Postcolonial Theory and Organizational Analysis. London : Palgrave p. 75-94. 20 p. ISBN: 0312294050.
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Katilim: Yeni Bir Zorbalik mi?
Cooke, B., Kothari, U. 2003 Istanbul : De:Ki. ISBN: 975723723X.
Book

Goodwin Watson and the Cold War
Cooke, B. 2003 In: Critical Management Studies Conference (Lancaster University, UK) - 2003. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

Situating Management in a Cold War context
Mills, A.J., Cooke, B., Kelley, E.S. 2003 In: Critical Management Studies Conference (Lancaster University, UK) - 2003. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

Abraham Maslow and Cold War America
Kelley, E.S., Mills, A.J., Cooke, B. 2003 In: Standing Conference on Organizational Symbolism (Budapest) - 2003. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

A new continuity with colonial administration: participation in development management
Cooke, B. 2003 In: Third World Quarterly. 24, 1, p. 47-61. 15 p.
Journal article

The denial of slavery in Management Studies
Cooke, B. 2003 In: Journal of Management Studies. 40, 8, p. 1895-1918. 24 p.
Journal article

The visible hand was holding a whip
Cooke, B. 2002 In: Standing Conference on Organizational Symbolism (Dublin) - 2002. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

Management theory in context: exploring the influence of the Cold War
Mills, A.J., Kelley, E.S., Cooke, B. 2002 In: 30th Annual Conference of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) (Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba) - 2002. N/A : unknown p. 11-20. 10 p.
Conference contribution

Introduction: different poverties, different policies
Hulme, D., Cooke, B. 2002 In: Journal of International Development. 14, 6, p. 677-680. 4 p.
Journal article

The social psychological limits of participation
Cooke, B. 2001 In: Participation: the New Tyranny?. London : Zed Books p. 102-121. 20 p. ISBN: 1856497933.
Chapter

The case for participation as tyranny
Cooke, B., Kothari, U. 2001 In: Participation: the New Tyranny?. London : Zed Books p. 1-15. 15 p. ISBN: 1856497933.
Chapter

Participation: the New Tyranny?
Cooke, B., Kothari, U. 2001 London : Zed Books. ISBN: 1856497933.
Book

A postcolonial reading of Change Management
Cooke, B. 2001 In: Critical Management Studies Conference (Manchester) - 2001. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

The flag on the cover
Cooke, B. 1999 In: Critical Management Studies Conference (Manchester ) - 1999. N/A : unknown
Conference contribution

Writing the left out of Management theory: the historiography of the management of change
Cooke, B. 1999 In: Organization. 6, 1, p. 81-105. 25 p.
Journal article