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Publications, Research

Areas of Expertise:

  • organizational change
  • reengineering project management
  • management communication
  • role of communication in organizations
  • leadership organization infrastructure
  • network theory integrity in communications

Recent Publications

Ford, J.D., Ford, L.W., and McNamara, R. "Resistance and the Background Conversations of Change," Journal of Organizational Change Management, forthcoming

Ford, J.D. "Organizational Change as Shifting Conversations," Journal of Organizational Change Management, Vol.12 (1999), 1-39.

Ford, J.D. "Conversations and the Epidemiology of Change," Research in Organizational Change and Development, Vol. 12 (1999), 480-500.

Ford, J.D. and L.W. Ford. "Getting Caught in Our Point of View: A Response to Carini et al.," Academy of Management Review, Vol. 20 (1995), 785-787.

Ford, J.D. and L.W. Ford. "The Role of Conversations in Producing Intentional Change in Organizations," Academy of Management Review, Vol. 20 (1995), 541-570. Awarded Best Published Paper by the Organizational Communication Division of the Academy of Management, 1995.