Professor Frank Blackler

Emeritus

Current Research

 Dialogue and learning

Cultural-historical activity theory and organization studies
Blackler, F.H.M. 2009 In: Learning and Expanding with Activity Theory. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
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Intentionality, agency, change: practice theory and management
Blackler, F.H.M., Regan, S. 2009 In: Management Learning. 40, 2, p. 161-177. 17 p.
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Institutional reform and the reorganisation of family support services
Blackler, F.H.M., Regan, S. 2006 In: Organization Studies. 27, 12, p. 1843-1861. 19 p.
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Chief executives and the modernisation of the English National Health Service
Blackler, F.H.M. 2006 In: Leadership. 2, 1, p. 5-30. 26 p.
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On the life of the object
Engeström, Y., Blackler, F.H.M. 2005 In: Organization. 12, 3, p. 307-330. 24 p.
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The design and evaluation of a leadership programme for experienced chief executives from the public sector
Blackler, F.H.M., Kennedy, A. 2004 In: Management Learning. 35, 2, p. 181-203. 23 p.
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Knowledge, knowledge work and organizations: an overview and interpretation (reprinted)
Blackler, F.H.M. 2003 In: How Organizations Learn: Managing the Search for Knowledge. London : Thomson Learning p. 339-362. 24 p. ISBN: 1-8615-2746-2.
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Organizing processes in complex activity networks (reprinted)
Blackler, F.H.M., Crump, N. 2003 In: Knowing in Organizations: A Practice Based Approach. N/A : unknown p. 126-150. 25 p. ISBN: 0-7656-0910-X.
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Knowledge, knowledge work and organizations: an overview and interpretation (reprinted)
Blackler, F.H.M. 2002 In: The Strategic Management of Intellectual Capital and Organizational Knowledge. USA : Oxford University Press Inc p. 47-64. 18 p. ISBN: 0-1951-3866-X.
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Power, mastery and organizational learning
Blackler, F.H.M., McDonald, S. 2000 In: Journal of Management Studies. 37, 6, p. 833-851. 19 p.
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Organizing processes in complex activity networks
McDonald, S., Crump, N., Blackler, F.H.M. 2000 In: Organization. 7, 2, p. 277-300. 24 p.
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Organising for incompatible priorities
Blackler, F.H.M., Kennedy, A., Reed, M. 1999 In: Organisational Behaviour in Health Care: the Research Agenda. London : Macmillan ISBN: 0-333-74555-8.
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Managing experts and competing through innovation: an activity theoretical analysis
McDonald, S., Crump, N., Blackler, F.H.M. 1999 In: Organization. 6, 1, p. 5-31. 27 p.
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Dal concetto statico di conoscenza al concetto dinamico del conoscere: il knowing come processo e come prodotto delle comunità
Blackler, F.H.M. 1999 In: Studi Organizzativi. 3, p. 5-18. 14 p.
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Knowledge, organisations and competition
McDonald, S., Crump, N., Blackler, F.H.M. 1998 In: Knowing in Firms: Understanding, Managing and Measuring Knowledge. London : Sage p. 67-86. 20 p. ISBN: 0-7619-6014-7.
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Innovation: lessons from Pilkington Optronics
Blackler, F.H.M. 1998 In: Newsletter of the Foundation for Science and Technology. 16, 2, p. 15-18. 4 p.
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Look smart: innovative views at Pilkington Optronics
Bell, L., Crump, N., Blackler, F.H.M. 1997 In: People Management. 3, 21, p. 56-59. 4 p.
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Look smart: how can companies manage their knowledge to stay at the cutting edge of technology
Blackler, F.H.M. 1997 In: People Management. 3, 21, p. 56-59. 4 p.
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Knowledge, knowledge work and organizations: an overview and interpretation
Blackler, F.H.M. 1995 In: Organization Studies. 16, 6, p. 1021-1046. 26 p.
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