List of Publications

PUBLICATIONS BY STUART A. UMPLEBY

11/2017

 

CONTENTS

Dissertation 1
Translation 1
Edited Volumes 1
Journal Articles 2
Articles in Edited Books and Conference Proceedings 9
Newsletter and Newspaper Articles 16
Reports 19
Collections of Abstracts 24
Website articles 26
Websites 26
ToP Exercises 27
DVDs and Videos 29
Class Notes 29

 

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DISSERTATION:

Some Applications of Cybernetics to Social Systems.  Ann Arbor, MI:  University Microfilms, 1975.

 

TRANSLATION:

Groessing, Gerhard, Werner Korn, Albert Mueller and Stuart Umpleby (eds.).  Heinz von Foerster, The Stanford Lectures.  Translated from German by Stuart Umpleby.  Vienna, Austria, Echoraum, 2005.

 

EDITED VOLUMES:

Umpleby, Stuart A. and Vadim N. Sadovsky (eds.). A Science of Goal Formulation: American and Soviet Discussions of Cybernetics and Systems Theory. New York: Hemisphere Publishing Co., 1991.

Umpleby, Stuart and Robert Trappl (eds.). Cybernetics of National Development.  a special issue of Cybernetics and Systems, Vol. 22, No. 4, 1991.

Umpleby, Stuart and Paul Ballonoff (eds.). Cybernetics of Country Development.  a special issue of Cybernetics and Systems, Vol. 25, No. 6, 1994.

Umpleby, Stuart and Mario Veitl (eds.).  Papers from the 1997 Meeting of the American Society for Cybernetics (Parts I and II).  Cybernetics and Systems, Vol. 30, Nos. 2 and 4, 1999.

Umpleby, Stuart (ed.).  A Special Issue on Service Learning.  Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, Winter 2012.

Riegler, Alexander, Karl H. Mueller, & Stuart A. Umpleby (eds.). New Horizons for Second Order Cybernetics. World Scientific, 2017.  http://www.worldscientific.com/worldscibooks/10.1142/10605

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JOURNAL ARTICLES:

Umpleby, Stuart A. “The Illinois Delphi Exploration of Alternative Futures.”  The Journal of Aesthetic Education, Vol. 4, No. 1, January 1970, pp. 129-133, Special Issue: The Future and Aesthetic Education.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Citizen Sampling Simulations:  A Method for Involving the Public in Social Planning.”  Policy Sciences, Vol. 1, No. 3, Fall 1970, pp. 361-375.  Also published in German in Analysen und Prognosen. Vol. 12, November 1970, pp. 27-20.  Reprinted in Radical Software, Vol. I, No. 3, Spring 1971, pp. 17-18.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “The Teaching Computer as a Gaming Laboratory.”  Simulation and Games, March 1971, pp. 5-25.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Is Greater Citizen Participation in Planning Possible and Desirable?”  Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Vol. 4, No. 1, Fall 1972, pp. 61-76.  Reprinted in G. Boyle (ed.), The Politics of Technology, New York:  Longmann, 1977.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Information Theory and Consumer Action.”  Business and Society Review, Fall 1972, pp. 62-67.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Heinz Von Foerster:  A Second Order Cybernetician.” Cybernetics Forum, Vol. 9, No. 3, Fall 1979.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Linear and Elitist:  How Our Critics See Us.” Cybernetics Forum, Vol. 9, No. 4, Winter 1979.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “The 1980 Planning Conference of the American Society for Cybernetics.” Cybernetics Forum, Vol. 10, No.1, Spring 1981.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Self-Authorization: A Characteristic of Certain Elements in Some Self-Organizing Systems.”  Cybernetics and Systems, Vol. 17, No. 1, 1986, pp. 79-88.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “American and Soviet Discussions of the Foundations of Cybernetics and General Systems Theory.”  Cybernetics and Systems, Vol. 18, 1987, pp. 177-193.  Reprinted in General Systems, Vol. 31, 1988, pp. 71-76.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “World Population:  Still Ahead of Schedule.”  Science, Vol. 237, No. 4822, 25 September 1987, pp. 1555-1556.  Reprinted in Philip W. Porter and Eric S. Sheppard.  A World of Difference:  Society, Nature, Development.  New York:  Guilford Press, 1998, p. 124.

Umpleby, Stuart and Ji-Xuan Hu. “Computer Conferencing in China.” Telecommunications Policy, March 1989, p. 69.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Strategies for Regulating the Global Economy.”  Futures, December 1989, pp. 585-592.  Reprinted in Cybernetics and Systems, Vol. 21, No. 1, 1990, pp. 99-108.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “The Science of Cybernetics and the Cybernetics of Science.” Cybernetics and Systems, Vol. 21, No. 1, 1990, pp. 109-121.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “The Scientific Revolution in Demography.”  Population and Environment, Spring 1990, pp. 159-174.  Reprinted in Polish in Zagadnienia Naukoznawstwa, 2(106), 1991, pp. 295-307.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “A Preliminary Inventory of Theories Available to Guide the Reform of Socialist Societies.” In Stuart Umpleby and Robert Trappl (eds.). Cybernetics and Systems, Vol. 22, No. 4, 1991, pp. 389-410.  An excerpt of this article appeared as “Negotiating Procedures and Underlying Ethical Convictions in the Soviet Union and the USA,” in The IFSR Newsletter, International Federation for Systems Research, No. 28, 1991, pp. 1-3.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Comparing Conceptual Systems:  A Strategy for Changing Values as well as Institutions.” In Stuart Umpleby and Robert Trappl (eds.). Cybernetics and Systems, Vol. 22, No. 4, 1991, pp. 515-529.  Reprinted in the Journal of Eurasian Research, Winter 2003, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 8-12.  An earlier version of the article appeared in Robert Trappl (ed.). Cybernetics and Systems ’90, Proceedings of the European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research, Vienna, Austria, April 17-20, 1990.

Umpleby, Stuart and Robert Trappl. Preface to a special issue on the Cybernetics of National Development, in Stuart Umpleby and Robert Trappl (eds.). Cybernetics and Systems, Vol. 22, No. 4, 1991, pp. 389-410.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Mindwalk.”  (A movie review), Systems Practice, Vol. 5, No. 3, 1992, pp. 343-346.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Limericks about Cybernetics.”  Cybernetics and Systems, Vol. 23, No. 2, 1992, pp. 229-239.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “What is to be Done:  Learning Democracy while Improving Organizations.”  Cybernetics and Systems, Vol. 25, No. 6, 1994, pp. 827-836.  An earlier version of this article appeared in Robert Trappl (ed.). Cybernetics and Systems ’92, Proceedings of the European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research, Vienna, Austria, April 21-24, 1992.

Umpleby, Stuart and Paul Ballonoff. Editorial for a special issue on the Cybernetics of Country Development, in Stuart Umpleby and Paul Ballonoff (eds.). Cybernetics and Systems, Vol. 25, No. 6, 1994, pp. iii-viii.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Cybernetics of Conceptual Systems.”  Cybernetics and Systems, 28/8: 635-652, 1997.

Umpleby, Stuart A. and Eric B. Dent.  “The Origins and Purposes of Several Traditions in Systems Theory and Cybernetics.”  Cybernetics and Systems, Vol. 30, No. 2, 1999, pp. 79-103.  Also published in Japanese in Akira Ishikawa (ed.).  Cybernetics Renaissance.  London:  Springer Verlag, 1999.

Umpleby, Stuart and Mario Veitl. “Editorial,” Cybernetics and Systems, Vol. 30, No. 2, 1999, pp. 77-78.

Umpleby, Stuart and Mario Veitl. “Editorial,” Cybernetics and Systems, Vol. 30, No. 4, 1999, pp. 295-296.

Umpleby, Stuart (ed.). “’Cyberethics’:  A Panel Discussion.”  Cybernetics and Systems, Vol. 30, No. 4, 1999, pp. 315-330.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Y2K:  An ‘Autopsy’ of Modern Society?”  Science, Vol. 284, No. 5418, 21 May 1999, pp. 1273-4.

Umpleby, Stuart, Ginger Smith and Alex Kobina Armoo. “The Year 2000 Computer Crisis:  How the Tourism Industry May be Affected and How It Can Help,” Tourism Analysis, Vol. 4, 1999, pp. 105-112.

Glanville, Ranulph, Bob Barbour, Michael Schreiber, and Stuart Umpleby. “A (Cybernetic) Musing:  The Millennium Bug,” Cybernetics and Human Knowing, Vol. 6, No. 3, 1999, pp. 71-85.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Eine kurze Geschichte des Jahr 2000-Problems,”  (A short history of the year 2000 problem), translated into German by Karl Mueller, Oesterreichische Zeitschrift fuer Gesichichtswissenschaften (Austrian Journal of History), December 1999, pp. 371-401.

Buck, John A., Eric B. Dent, and Stuart A. Umpleby. “Communicating Science:  The Difficulty Introduced by the Historical Politics of the English Language,” Science Communication, Vol. 22, No. 1, September 2000, 73-87.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “What Comes after Second Order Cybernetics?”  Cybernetics and Human Knowing, Volume 8, No. 3, 2001, pp. 87-89.  Also printed in English in Perspectives on the Development of Higher Education in Economics and Law, Proceedings of the Second International Scientific and Practical Conference, Volumes I, II, Irkutsk State Academy of Economics, Irkutsk, Russia, May 24-25, 2001, pp. 24-29.  Translated into Russian by Madina Ibadova and published in Losevsky Chtenija, Proceedings of the Annual Science and Theory Conference dedicated to A.F. Losev, South Russia State Technical University, Pegas Publishing House, Rostov on Don, 2001, pp. 124-127.

Umpleby, Stuart and Tatyana Medvedeva. “Psychological Adjustment to Economic and Social Change,” Reflexive Control. Vol. 1, No. 1, 2001, pp. 102-112.  Also printed in English in Perspectives on the Development of Higher Education in Economics and Law, Proceedings of the Second International Scientific and Practical Conference, Volumes III, IV Irkutsk State Academy of Economics, Irkutsk, Russia, May 24-25, 2001, pp. 241-251.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Should Knowledge of Management be Organized as Theories or as Methods?” Janus Head, Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature, Continental Philosophy, Phenomenological Psychology, and the Arts, 5/1, Spring 2002, pp. 181-195.  Also published in Robert Trappl (ed.). Cybernetics and Systems ’02, Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies, Vienna, Austria, April 2002. Also published in Bulgarian.  Published in English in Perspectives on the Development of Higher Education in Economics and Law, Proceedings of the Third International Scientific and Practical Conference, Baikal State University of Economics and Law,  Irkutsk, Russia, May 23-24, 2002, pp. 9-18.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Organization of Regulation of the Global Economy,” Nase Gospodarstvo (Our Economy). Vol. 49, No. 1-2, 2003, pp. 45-52 (published in English in a Slovenian journal).

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Kybernetik zweiter Ordnung – Die Veraenderung der Wissenschaft,”  (Second Order Cybernetics:  The Transformation of Science)  Lernende Organisation, Nr. 11, Jaenner / February 2003, pp. 12-16.

Umpleby, Stuart, Tatyana Medvedeva and Alisa Oyler, “The Technology of Participation as a Means of Improving Universities in Transitional Economies,” World Futures, Vol. 60, Nos. 1-2, 2004, pp. 129-136.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Heinz von Foerster and the Mansfield Amendment,” Cybernetics and Human Knowing, Vol. 10, No. 3-4, 2003, pp. 161-163.

Ramirez M., Gabriel and Stuart Umpleby.  “Como Pueden las Universidades Aprender Unas de Otras Mientras Construyen la Sociedad del Conocimiento,” (How Universities can Learn from each other while Building a Knowledge Society), Sociedad & Conocimiento (magazine of the Central University of Chile), No. 1, Diciembre 2003, pp. 14-20 (in both Spanish and English).

Anbari, F. T., Khilkhanova, E., Romanova, M., and Umpleby, S. “Managing Cultural Differences in International Projects,” Journal of International Business and Economics, Vol. II, No. 1, 2004, pp. 267-274.

Umpleby, S.A. and Anbari, F.T. “Strengthening the Global University System and Enhancing Projects Management Education,” Review of Business Research, Vol. IV, No. 1, 2004, pp. 237 – 243.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “What I Learned from Heinz von Foerster about the Construction of Science,” Kybernetes, Vol. 34, No. 1 and 2, 2005, pp. 278-294.

Umpleby, Stuart A.  “A History of the Cybernetics Movement in the United States.  Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, Vol. 91, No. 2, Summer 2005, pp. 54-66.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Intellektuelle Bewegungen schaffen und foerdern,” (Creating and Promoting Intellectual Movements) in Lernende Organization (Learning Organization), Nr. 30, March/April 2006, pp. 26-33, in German.

Tevdovski, Dragon, Irina Naoumova, and Stuart Umpleby.  “A Method for Designing Improvements in Organizations, Products, and Services.”  Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, Vol. 91, No. 1, Spring 2006,  pp. 45-61.

Umpleby, Stuart A.  “Vom Wissensmanagement zur aktiven Zukunfsgestaltung.”  (From Knowledge Management to Actively Shaping the Future).  Lernende Organization (Learning Organization), No. 34, November/Dezember 2006, pp. 14-25.

Espinosa, Angela and Stuart Umpleby. “Reflections on the New Agoras Project:  A Report on a Fuschl Conversation.”  Systems Research and Behavioral Science, Vol. 24, No. 1, 2007, pp. 15-26.

Umpleby, Stuart and Lucy Lim.  “The Spread of Management Ideas and Methods around the World.”  Nase Gospodarstvo (Our Economy), Vol. 53, No. 3-4, 2007, pp. 124-135.  Published in English in a Slovenian journal.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Physical Relationships among Matter, Energy and Information.” Systems Research and Behavioral Science, Vol. 24, No. 3, 2007, pp. 369-372.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “Ernst von Glasersfeld’s Limerick,” Constructivist Foundations, Vol. 2, No. 2-3, 2007, pp.  146, www.univie.ac.at/constructivism/journal.  Reprinted in Ranulph Glanville and Alexander Riegler (ed.).  The Importance of Being Ernst:  Festschrift for Ernst von Glasersfeld.  Vienna:  Edition Echoraum, 2007, pp. 445-448.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “Reflexivity in Social Systems:  The Theories of George Soros,” Systems Research and Behavioral Science, 24, 515-522 (2007).

Umpleby, Stuart and Alisa Oyler. “A Global Strategy for Human Development:  The Work of the Institute of Cultural Affairs,” Systems Research and Behavioral Science, 24, 645-653 (2007).

Umpleby, Stuart and Gabriela Rakicevik.  “Adopting Service Learning in Universities around the World,” Journal of the World Universities Forum, 2008. Volume 1, Issue 2, pp.39-48.  Reprinted in Shalini S. (ed.) Service Learning:  Perspectives and Applications.   Hyderabad, India:  ICFAI University Press, 2008, pp. 72-88. An earlier version was published in the South East European Journal of Economics and Business, Vol. 2, No. 2, November 2007, pp. 69-74.  Also published in Natalia Prokopishina (ed.) Actual Problems of Upbringing in the Educational Environment, South Russia State University of Technology, Novocherkassk, 2017, pp. 14-19.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “A Brief History of Cybernetics in the United States,” Oesterreichische Zeitschrift fuer Geschichtswissenschaften (Austrian Journal of Contemporary History), Vol. 19, No. 4, 2008, pp. 28-40.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “Ross Ashby’s General Theory of Adaptive Systems,”  International Journal of General Systems, Vol. 38, No. 2, February 2009, 231-238.

Umpleby, Stuart, Konstantin Mekhonoshin, Zhelyu Vladimirov.  “A Global University for a Global Village,” Cultural Studies <=> Critical Methodologies, A special issue devoted to “James Carey and his Pedagogical Legacies,” Clifford Christians (ed.), Volume 9, No. 3, June 2009, pp. 446-461.

Gushchina, Vera and Stuart Umpleby.  “How Universities in Russia and the U.S. are Working to Improve Quality.”  Published in Russian in Universitetskaia Ploshchad (University Square), Vol. 1, No. 2, Voronezh State University, Voronezh, Russia, November 2009, pp. 55-64.

Levkov, Nikola and Stuart Umpleby.  “How Service-Learning is Conducted in a School of Business.”  CEA Journal of Economics, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 26-34, Center for Economic Analyses, Skopje, Macedonia, December 2009.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “From Complexity to Reflexivity:  Underlying Logics Used in Science.”  Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, Vol. 96, No. 1, Spring 2010, pp. 15-26.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “Second Order Economics as an Example of Second Order Cybernetics,” Cybernetics and Human Knowing, Vol. 18, No. 3-4, 2011, pp. 173-176.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “Culture and Customs:  Corruption as a Cultural Phenomenon,” GW Business, Fall 2011, p. 19.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “Service-Learning as a Method of Instruction,” Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, Winter 2012, pp. 1-15.

Umpleby, Stuart. (2014).   “Second Order Science:  Logic, Strategies, Methods.”  Constructivist Foundations, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 16-23.  http://constructivist.info/10/1/016 or http://www.univie.ac.at/constructivism/journal/10/1/016.umpleby.pdf

Umpleby, Stuart. (2014). “Identifying a Philosophy and Methods for Second Order Science.”  Constructivist Foundations, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 39-45.  http://www.univie.ac.at/constructivism/journal/10/1/039.umpleby.pdf

Umpleby, Stuart. (2014). “The Social and Political Context of Science.”  Constructivist Foundations, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp.133-135.  http://www.univie.ac.at/constructivism/journal/10/1/133.umpleby.pdf

Umpleby, Stuart. (2014).  “Ayres’ bubble Economy and its Scissors Strategy,”  Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, Vol. 100, No. 4, Winter, p. 1.

Umpleby, Stuart. (2015). “The Role of Cybernetics in Security Policy.”  Cybernetics and Human Knowing. Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 79-82.

Umpleby, Stuart. (2015).  “Intellectual Washington Today,” Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, Vol. 101, No. 1, Spring, p. 1-8.

Medvedeva, Tatiana and Stuart Umpleby. (2015). “A Multi-Disciplinary View of Social and Labor Relations:  Changes in Management in the U.S. and Russia as Examples.”  Cybernetics and Systems: An International Journal, Vol. 46, No. 8, pp. 681-697.

Umpleby, Stuart. (2016). “Reviving the American Society for Cybernetics.”  Cybernetics and Human Knowing, A Special Issue:  50th Anniversary Retrospective of the ASC. Vol. 23, No. 1, 2016, pp. 19-27.

Umpleby, Stuart A. (2016).  “Vladimir Lefebvre’s Theory of Two Systems of Ethical Cognition,”  WMSCI Journal.  Presented at the World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics, and Informatics, Orlando, FL, July 2015.

Umpleby, Stuart A. (2016).  “A Global Strategy for Human Development: An Example of Second Order Science.” WMSCI Journal. Presented at the World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics, and Informatics, Orlando, FL, July 2016.

Umpleby, Stuart A. (2016). “Second Order Cybernetics as a Fundamental Revolution in Science.”  Constructivist Foundations, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 455-488. http://constructivist.info/11/3/455 or http://www.univie.ac.at/constructivism/journal/11/3/455.umpleby.pdf

Umpleby, Stuart A. (2016). “Struggling to Define an Identity for Second-Order Cybernetics,” Constructivist Foundations, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 481-488. http://www.univie.ac.at/constructivism/journal/11/3/481.umpleby.pdf

Umpleby, Stuart (2017).  “Reflections on Systemic Problems and Solutions.”  In Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering, (http://rdcu.be/rWKv), DOI: 10.1007/s11518-017-5341-9, ISSN: 1004-3756(Paper) 1861-9576 (Online), CN11-2983/N.

Umpleby, Stuart (2017). “Systemic Solutions for Systemic Problems.”  In Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering. 26(3):269-286. http://rdcu.be/s3Zm

Cite this article as:

Umpleby, S. J. Syst. Sci. Syst. Eng. (2017). doi:10.1007/s11518-017-5332-x

Umpleby, Stuart, Xiao-Hui Wu and Elise Hughes (2017).  “Advances in Cybernetics Provide a Foundation for the Future,” in International Journal of Systems and Society, Special Issue on the Future of Systems, Vol. 4, No. 1, January to June, pp. 29-36.

Kauffman, Louis and Stuart Umpleby (2017).  “A Brief History of (Second Order) Cybernetics,”

Riegler Alexander, Karl H. Mueller & Stuart A. Umpleby, “Epilogue:  Possible Futures for Cybernetics,” in Alexander Riegler, Karl H. Mueller, & Stuart A. Umpleby (eds.). New Horizons for Second Order Cybernetics. World Scientific.

Umpleby, Stuart (2017).  “How Science is Changing,” in Cybernetics and Human Knowing. 24(2), pp. 89-91.

 

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ARTICLES IN EDITED BOOKS AND CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS: 

Osgood, Charles E. and Stuart Umpleby. “A Computer-based Exploration of Alternative Futures for Mankind 2000.”  In Robert Jungk and Johan Galtung (eds.). Mankind 2000.  Oslo:  Norwegian Universities Press, 1969, pp. 346-359.  Also published in German and Korean.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Structuring Information for a Computer-based Communications Medium.”  Proceedings of the 1971 Fall Joint Computer Conference.  Las Vegas, Nevada, pp. 337-350.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “On Making a Scientific Revolution.” In Heinz von Foerster, et al. (eds.).  Cybernetics of Cybernetics.  Biological Computer Laboratory, University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, 1974, pp. 130-131.  This book was reprinted by Future Systems in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1995.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Social Indicators from Cybernetics.”  Proceedings of the 1974 International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics.  IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society, Dallas, Texas, October 2-4, 1974, pp. 259-266.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Second Order Cybernetics and the Design of Large Scale Social Experiments.”  Proceedings of the 1976 Conference of the Society for General Systems Research.  Boston, MA, February 18-21, 1976, pp. 69-75.

Reckmeyer, W.J., Boulding, K., Kuhn, A. & Umpleby, S.A. (1976). General Systems Theorizing and the Social Sciences. In J.D. White (Ed.). General Systems Theorizing:  An Assessment and Prospects for the Future (pp. 64-82). Washington, DC: Society for General Systems Research.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Computer Conference on General Systems Theory:  One Year’s Experience.” In Madeline M. Henderson and Marcia J. MacNaughton (eds.). Electronic Communication:  Technology and Impacts.  Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1979, pp. 55-63.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Systems, Observers and Groups.” Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Society for General Systems Research. Toronto, Canada, January 6-9, 1981, pp. 406-409.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Some Implications of Cybernetics for Theories of Social Systems.”  In George E. Lasker (ed.). Applied Systems and Cybernetics.  Volume II, New York:  Pergamon Press, 1981, pp. 575-578.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “A Group Process Approach to Organizational Change.” In Horst Wedde (ed.). Adequate Modeling of Systems. Springer-Verlag, 1983, pp. 116-128.

Umpleby, S.A. and K.S. Thomas. “Applying Systems Theory to the Conduct of Systems Research.” In Anthony Debons (ed.). Information Science in Action: System Design. Vol. l, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1983, pp. 381-395.

Umpleby, Stuart A. (1986).  “Guiding Questions and Conceptual Structures in Cybernetics and General Systems Theory:  Comparative Studies,”  Transcript of a panel session at the 1984 European Conference on Cybernetics and Systems Research, Vienna, Austria, in Robert Trappl (ed.), Power, Autonomy, Utopia:  New Approaches toward Complex Systems, Plenum Press.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Methods for Making Organizations Adaptive.” In Robert Trappl (ed.). Power, Autonomy, Utopia:  New Approaches toward Complex Systems. Plenum Publishing, 1986, pp. 133-138.  Also published in Gerard de Zeeuw and Ranulph Glanville (eds.). Collective Support Systems and their Users.  Amsterdam: Thesis Publishers, 1991, pp. 155-162.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Conceptual Difficulties Involved in Relations between the United States and the USSR.” In Stuart A. Umpleby and Vadim N. Sadovsky (eds.). A Science of Goal Formulation: American and Soviet Discussions of Cybernetics and Systems Theory.  New York: Hemisphere Publishing Co., 1991, pp. 49-62.

Umpleby, Stuart A. and Vadim N. Sadovsky. Preface in Stuart A. Umpleby and Vadim N. Sadovsky (eds.). A Science of Goal Formulation: American and Soviet Discussions of Cybernetics and Systems Theory.  New York: Hemisphere Publishing Co., 1991, pp. 49-62.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Strategies for Winning Acceptance of Second Order Cybernetics.”  In George E. Lasker, et al. (eds.)  Advances in Human Systems and Information Technologies. Windsor, Canada:  International Institute for Advanced Studies in Systems Research and Cybernetics, 1992. pp. 97-196.

Rapoport, Vladimir, Valeria Ryssina, William Halal, and Stuart Umpleby.  “Managerial Personnel in the Commonwealth of Independent States.”  In Richard B. Peterson (ed.), Managers and National Culture:  A Global Perspective, Westport, CT:  Quorum Books, 1993, pp. 156-177.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Two Kinds of General Theories in Systems Science,” In Robert Trappl (ed.). Cybernetics and Systems ’94. Volume II, Proceedings of the European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research, Vienna, Austria, April 5-8, 1994.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Zur Kybernetik von Konzeptuellen Systemen,” (On Cybernetics of Conceptual Systems) in Renate Martinsen (ed.), Das Auge der Wissenschaft: Zur Emergenz von Realitat (The Eye of Science: On the Emergence from Reality). Baden-Baden:  Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, 1995

Umpleby, Stuart and Pavel Makeyenko. “A Comparison of the Stability of the Socio-Economic Systems of the United States and Russia,” Robert Trappl (ed.), Cybernetics and Systems ’96. Vienna:  Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies, 1996.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Four Models from Cybernetics to Guide our Understanding of Cyberspace,” in Robert Trappl (ed.), Cybernetics and Systems ’96.  Vienna:  Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies, 1996.

Umpleby, Stuart and Vera Gouchtchina.  “Will Russia Become an Industrial or a Post-Industrial Society?”  Robert Trappl (ed.) Cybernetics and Systems ’98. Vienna:  Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies, 1998, pp. 454-457.

Gouchtchina, Vera and Stuart Umpleby. “Identifying the Russian Cultural Constitution.”  Robert Trappl (ed.) Cybernetics and Systems ’98. Vienna:  Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies, 1998, pp. 448-453.

Medvedeva, Tatyana and Stuart Umpleby. “Societal Self-Awareness as an Aid to Societal Development.”  Robert Trappl (ed.) Cybernetics and Systems ’98.Vienna:  Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies, 1998, pp. 470-474.

Dent, Eric B. and Stuart A. Umpleby. “Underlying Assumptions of Several Traditions in Systems Science.”  Robert Trappl (ed.) Cybernetics and Systems ’98. Vienna:  Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies, 1998, pp. 513-518.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “A National Action Plan for Y2K Recovery,” in Doug Carmichael (ed.) The Millennium Bug — The Year 2000 Computer Problem:  Structure, Denial, Actions.  Brussels, Belgium:  Acco, 1998.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Participation in Organizations and Communities Stimulated by the Year 2000 Computer Crisis.”  In G. de Zeeuw, M. Vahl, and E. Mennuti (eds.), “Problems of Participation and Connection,” Systemica, Vol. 13, Nos. 1-6, 2001, pp. 27-35, proceedings of a conference held in Amsterdam, April 6-9, 1999.

Umpleby, Stuart A.  “Y2K Before and After Studies:  A List of Social Science Theories that Shed Light on Y2K.”  A conference held at George Washington University, September 10, 1999.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Some Implications of the Year 2000 Computer Crisis for Academic Disciplines,” in Robert Trappl (ed.) Cybernetics and Systems 2000.  Vienna: Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies, 2000, pp. 471-475.

Pozdniakov, Vladimir and Stuart Umpleby. “A Y2K Point of View on Economic and Cultural Developments in the US and Russia,” in Robert Trappl (ed.) Cybernetics and Systems 2000.  Vienna: Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies, 2000, pp. 454-458.

Medvedeva, Tatyana and Stuart Umpleby. “The Problem of Social-Labor Relations Management: A Methodological Aspect,” in Robert Trappl (ed.) Cybernetics and Systems 2000.  Vienna: Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies, 2000, pp. 400-405.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Coping with an Error in a Knowledge Society:  The Case of the Year 2000 Computer Crisis,” in George E. Lasker, et al. Advances in Sociocybernetics and Human Development.  Volume VIII. Windsor, Canada:  International Institute for Advanced Studies in Systems Research and Cybernetics, 2000, pp. 95-100.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “Cybernetics of Conceptual Systems,”  in Dialekticna in druge mehkosistemske teorije, podlaga za celovitost in uspeh managementa (The Dialectical and other Soft Systems Theories, a basis for holism and success of management; in Slovenian) by M. Mulej and coauthors: Raul Espejo, Michael Jackson, Stefan Kajzer, John Mingers, Peter Mlakar, Nastja Mulej, Vojko Potočan, Miroslav Rebernik, Antonin Rosicky, Bernd Schiemenz, Stuart Umpleby, Dusko Ursic, Robert Vallee; 2000, University of Maribor, Faculty of Economics and Business, 590 pages, ISBN 961-6354-01-9; pp. 344 – 353.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Why the Century Date Change Occurred so Smoothly,” in Gillian Ragsdell and Jennifer Wilby (eds.).  Understanding Complexity, New York:  Plenum Publishing, 2001, pp. 183-189.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Systems Approaches to Management,” in Boris Milner and Francis Lees (ed.) Management of the Modern Company.  (Textbook in Russian), Moscow:  INFRA-M, 2001, pp. 298-305. Also printed in English in Perspectives on the Development of Higher Education in Economics and Law, Proceedings of the Second International Scientific and Practical Conference, Volumes III, IV Irkutsk State Academy of Economics, Irkutsk, Russia, May 24-25, 2001, pp. 157-166.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Creating and Sustaining a Quality Improvement Effort in a University,” in Russell J. Meyer and David Keplinger (eds.), Perspectives in Higher Education Reform, Volume 11, Alliance of Universities for Democracy, Texas Review Press, 2002, pp. 31-36.  Also printed in Perspectives on the Development of Higher Education in Economics and Law, Proceedings of the Third International Scientific and Practical Conference, Baikal State University of Economics and Law, Irkutsk, Russia, May 23-24, 2002, pp. 85-92.

Umpleby, Stuart and Irina Naoumova. “Two Methods Useful for Starting a Quality Improvement Program,” in Russell J. Meyer and David Keplinger (eds.), Perspectives in Higher Education Reform, Volume 11, Alliance of Universities for Democracy, Texas Review Press, 2002, pp. 185-193.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Should Knowledge of Management be Organized as Theories or as Methods?” in Robert Trappl (ed.). Cybernetics and Systems ’02, Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies, Vienna, Austria, April 2002. Also published in Bulgarian and printed in English in Perspectives on the Development of Higher Education in Economics and Law, Proceedings of the Third International Scientific and Practical Conference, Baikal State University of Economics and Law, Irkutsk, Russia, May 23-24, 2002, pp. 9-18.  A similar version was published in Janus Head, Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature, Continental Philosophy, Phenomenological Psychology, and the Arts, 5/1, Spring 2002, pp. 181-195.

Medvedeva, Tatyana and Stuart Umpleby. “Social Learning through Process Improvement in Russia.” in Robert Trappl (ed.). Cybernetics and Systems ’02, Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies, Vienna, Austria, April 2002, pp. 445-450.

Umpleby, Stuart. “The Design of Intellectual Movements.”  Proceedings of the annual meeting of the International Society for the Systems Sciences, Shanghai, China, August 2-6, 2002.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “What is to be done:  Learning Democracy while Improving Organization.”  Christian Hofer and Gerhard Chroust (eds.).  The Eleventh Fuschl Conversation, April 7 to 12, 2002, Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies, December 2002, pp. 25-29.

Umpleby, Stuart and Oleksandr Melnychenko. “Quality Improvement Matrix:  A Tool to Improve Customer Service in Academia,” in J.A. Edosomwan (ed.) Customer Satisfaction Management Frontiers – VI:  Serving the 21st Century Customer, Fairfax, VA:  Quality University Press, 2002, pp. 6.1-6.12.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Feasibility of Governing the Global Economy,” in System Thinking and Climate Change System. Timi Ecimovic, Matjaz Mulej, and Rashmi Mayur (eds.) Korte, Slovenia, 2002, pp. 250-256 (www.institut-climatechange.si).

Medvedeva, Tatiana and Stuart Umpleby. “Adding a Dimension to the Philosophy of Science with an Illustration from Economics,” Socio-Cybernetics Conference, Corfu, Greece, June 29 to July 5, 2003.

Umpleby, Stuart and Alisa Oyler. “A Global Strategy for Human Development:  The Work of the Institute of Cultural Affairs,”  Proceedings of the annual meeting of the International Society for the Systems Sciences, Crete, Greece, July 7-11, 2003.

Medvedeva, Tatiana and Stuart Umpleby. “A Method for Improving the Management of Universities in Transitional Economies,”  Proceedings of the annual meeting of the International Society for the Systems Sciences, Crete, Greece, July 7-11, 2003.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Strengthening the Global University System,” in Russell J. Meyer (ed.) Perspectives in Higher Education Reform, Volume 12.  Alliance of Universities for Democracy, American University in Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, October 2003, pp. 107-114.

Umpleby, Stuart and Svitlana Shandruk. “Transforming the Global University System into a Resource for Social Improvement,” A. Moscardini, Y.V. Makogon, M. Loutfi (eds.). Global Integration of Graduate Programs, Donetsk Scientific Centre of National Academy of Science in Ukraine, Kiev, 2003, pp. 192-197.  Also reprinted by Natalia Prokopishina at her university in Novocherkassk, Russia.

Umpleby, Stuart and Aram Karapetyan. “How a Quality Improvement Priority Matrix Reveals Change in a University Department,” in Russell J. Meyer (ed.) Perspectives in Higher Education Reform, Volume 12.  Alliance of Universities for Democracy, American University in Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, October 2003, pp. 315-322.

Anbari, F.T., E.V. Khilkhanova, M.V. Romanova, and S.A. Umpleby. “Cultural Differences in Managing International Projects,” Proceedings of the conference Project Management Days, October 29 – November 1, 2003, Vienna, Austria.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “Heinz von Foerster’s Aesthetic Imperative:  If You Wish to See, Learn How to Act,” Proceedings of the conference on Organizing Organizations, Vienna, Austria, November 10-12, 2003.

Umpleby, Stuart and Irina Naoumova. “Comparing Priorities in an American Academic Department and a Russian Academic Department.”   in Russell J. Meyer (ed.) Perspectives in Higher Education Reform, Volume 13.  Alliance of Universities for Democracy, American University in Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, 2004.  Also published in Russian in the proceedings of a conference at Mari State University, Yarshkar-Ola, Russia, 2002.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Physical Relationships Among Matter, Energy and Information.” Published in Robert Trappl (ed.) Cybernetics and Systems ’04, Vienna:  Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies, 2004, Vol. 1, pp. 124-126.

Medvedeva, Tatiana and Stuart Umpleby.  “Four Methods for Describing Systems with Examples of How Management is Changing in the U.S. and Russia.” Published in Robert Trappl (ed.) Cybernetics and Systems ’04, Vienna:  Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies, 2004, Vol. 1, pp. 375-379.

Umpleby, S. A. and Anbari, F. T. “Improving Global Project Management Education.” Proceedings of the Project Management Institute Global Congress 2004 – Europe [CD], Prague, CZ, April 19-21, 2004.

Anbari, F.T., E.V. Khilkhanova, and M.V. Romanova, and S.A. Umpleby. “Managing Cultural Differences in Projects,” Proceedings of the International Project Management Association 18th World Congress on Project Management [CD], Budapest, HU, June 18-20, 2004.

Umpleby, S. A. and Anbari, F. T. “Enhancing Project Management Education Through the Global University System.” Proceedings of the International Project Management Association 18th World Congress on Project Management [CD], Budapest, HU, June 18-20, 2004.

Prytula, Yaroslav and Stuart Umpleby. “Improving the Performance of Universities in Transitional Economies,” Prepared for the annual meeting of the Alliance of Universities for Democracy, Pecs, Hungary, November 2004.

Umpleby, Stuart and Frank Anbari.  “High Performing Research Teams: The Case of the Biological Computer Laboratory,” Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Systems Thinking, Innovation, Quality, Entrepreneurship and Environment (STIQE), Maribor, Slovenia, June 24-26, 2004, pp. 127-134.

Umpleby, Stuart A.  “How Graduate Students in Management do Projects with Local and International Organizations,” CoRAL Conference, The George Washington University, April, 30, 2005.

Umpleby, Stuart A.  “Some Influences on the Cybernetics Movement in the United States,” Presented at the conference of the World Organization for Systems and Cybernetics, Maribor, Slovenia, July 5-10, 2005.

Umpleby, Stuart A. and Pavel A. Makeyenko.  “Using Email in International Student Group Projects,” Interactive Technologies, Conference of the Society for Applied Learning Technology, Arlington, VA, August 24-26, 2005.

Dubina, Igor and Stuart Umpleby. “Agenda Setting and Improvement Monitoring in a University Department,” Proceedings of the 12th Annual International Deming Research Seminar, New York, NY:  Fordham University, February 13-14, 2006.

Anbari, F. T. and Umpleby, S. A. “Productive Research Teams and Knowledge Generation,” in Elias G. Carayannis and David F.J. Campbell (eds).  Knowledge Creation, Diffusion and Use in Innovation Networks and Clusters: A Comparative Systems Approach Across the United States, Europe and Asia. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, 2006, pp. 26 – 39.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Management of the Global Economy.”  Globalistica: International Encyclopedic Dictionary. Moscow, St. Petersburg, New York, 2006, p. 769.   Translated into Russian by Olga Chistyakova.  An excerpt from “Organization of Regulation of the Global Economy,” Our Economy, 2003.

Umpleby, Stuart A.  “Cybernetics.”  In Stewart Clegg and James Bailey (eds.).  International Encyclopedia of Organization Studies.  Vol. 1. Sage Publications, 2008, pp. 350-354.

Umpleby, Stuart A.  “Viable System Model.”  In Stewart Clegg and James Bailey (eds.).  International Encyclopedia of Organization Studies.  Vol. 4. Sage Publications, 2008, pp. 1616-1618.

Umpleby, Stuart A., Frank T. Anbari and Karl H. Mueller.  „Highly Innovative Research Teams:  The Case of BCL,  in Albert Mueller and Karl Mueller (eds.).  An Unfinished Revolution?  Heinz von Foerster and the Biological Computer Laboratory.  Vienna, Austria:  Echoraum, 2007, pp. 181-202.

Prytula, Yaroslav and Stuart Umpleby.  “Improving Performance of Universities in Transitional Societies,” Published in Robert Trappl (ed.) Cybernetics and Systems ’08, Vienna:  Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies, 2008, pp. 408-413.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Three Theories for Interpreting Participatory Strategic Planning,” Published in Robert Trappl (ed.) Cybernetics and Systems ’08, Vienna:  Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies, 2008, pp. 390-395.

Choudhary, Rehan, Abdur R. Choudhary, Stuart Umpleby, and Farhan Choudhary.  “An Analysis of the Modalities of Academic Globalization,” Published in Nagib Callaos, et al. (eds.) Proceedings of the 13th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, July 10-13, 2009, Orlando, FL, pp. 185- 190.

Han-Huei Tsay, Mateo Ruggia and Stuart Umpleby. “Convergers and Divergers : A Dimension of Cultural Difference between the U.S. and Europe.”  Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, Paris, France, July 16-18, 2009.

Umpleby, Stuart and Emil Nedev. “A Reflexive View of a Transdisciplinary Field:  The Example of Cybernetics,” Heinz von Foerster Conference, Vienna, Austria, November, 2009.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “From Complexity to Reflexivity:  The Next Step in the Systems Sciences,” Published in Robert Trappl (ed.) Cybernetics and Systems 2010, Vienna:  Austrian Society for Cybernetic Studies, 2010, pp. 281-286.

Umpleby, SA (2010) The Financial Crisis: How Social Scientists Need to Change Their Thinking, Prepared for the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Min Cho, Mateo Ruggia and Stuart Umpleby.  “The Shift of Cybernetics from the U.S. to Europe:  A Study Using Time-Distance Analysis.”  Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, Philadelphia, PA, June 24-26, 2010.

Guenter Haag, Karl H. Mueller and Stuart A. Umpleby. “Self-Reflexive, Contagious, Attraction-Driven Networks (SCANs):  Towards a New Transdisciplinary Framework for RISC-Modeling.” in Modern RISC-Societies:  Towards a New Paradigm for Societal Evolution.  Edited by Lucka Kajfez-Bogataj, Karl H. Mueller, Ivan Svetlik, and Niko Tos, Vienna:  Edition Echoraum, 2010, pp. 203-238.

Vitaliy Aretinskiy, Min Cho and Stuart Umpleby. “The Shift of Cybernetics from the U.S. to Europe:  Implications for Creating an Information Society.” Presented at the Washington Business Research Forum, Washington, DC, January 7-8, 2011.

Igor Dubina and Stuart Umpleby. “A Quality Improvement Approach to Assessing an Organization’s Climate for Creativity and Innovation.” Proceedings of the 17th Annual International Deming Research Seminar, Fordham University, New York City, March 21-22, 2011.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Methods for Design and the Design of Methods.”  Ranulph Glanville, et al., (ed.). Trojan Horses:  Ways of Looking at Problems.  Vienna:  Echoraum, 2013, pp. 33-37, including a conversation with Michael Hohl.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “Cybernetics:  A General Theory that Includes Command and Control.” Prepared for the 20th International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium (ICCRTS), Annapolis, MD, June 2015, http://www.dodccrp-test.org/2015-t1, paper 076.

Umpleby, Stuart A. (2015) A Global Strategy for Human Development:  An Example of Second Order Science, presented at the annual meeting of the international Society for the Systems Sciences, Berlin, Germany.

Umpleby, Stuart (2016). “Increasing Funding for Universities,”   Novocherkassk State University Journal, Novocherkassk, Russia, 2016, pp. 5-7. The article is an excerpt from “A Global University for a Global Village,” Stuart A. Umpleby, Konstantin Mekhonoshin, Zhelyu Vladimirov, Cultural Studies ↔ Critical Methodologies, June 2009, pp. 446-461.

 

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NEWSLETTER AND NEWSPAPER ARTICLES: 

Umpleby, Stuart. “Citizen Feedback:  The New Computer Potentials for Strengthening Democracy.”  EDUCOM Bulletin, Vol. 7, No. 1, Spring 1972, pp. 11-15.

Umpleby, Stuart and John Briggs. “Exploring the Future with a Computer.”  The Futurist, December 1970, pp. 197-199.  Also published in Ekistics, August 1972, pp. 93-96.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “Consensus or Conflict?”  PHP. August 1972. P. 71.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Clandestine Techniques as Social Technology.”  Society, September/October 1973, p. 27.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “Sagan’s Conjecture.”  (A letter to the editor)  The CoEvolution Quarterly, Summer 1975, p. 7.

Umpleby, Stuart. “System Therapy:  The Case of South Africa.”  Embark, Newsletter of the School of Business, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, October, 1985.

Umpleby, Stuart. “On-Line Educational Techniques.”  Netweaver, The On-Line Publication of the Electronic Networking Association, Vol. 2, No. 1, January 1986.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Desirable Features for Future Computer Conferencing Systems.”  Netweaver, The On-Line Publication of the Electronic Networking Association, Vol. 2, No. 1, January 1986.

Umpleby, Stuart. “The International Network of Systems Theorists.”  Netweaver, The On-Line Publication of the Electronic Networking Association, Vol. 2, No. 2, February 1986.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Group Process Guidelines for Computer Conferencing.” Netweaver, The On-Line Publication of the Electronic Networking Association, Vol. 2, No. 9, September 1986.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Three Conceptions of Conversation.”  Continuing the Conversation, A Newsletter of Ideas in Cybernetics, No. 10, Fall 1987, pp. 17-18.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Cybernetics and Systems Theory in the United States and the Soviet Union.”  ASC Newsletter, American Society for Cybernetics, November 1989, pp. 6-7.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Das moralische Dilemma der Sowjetburger.” (The Moral Dilemma of Soviet Citizens), Der Standard (Austrian daily newspaper), Monday, 18 June 1990, p. 23.

Umpleby, Stuart. “The Language of Negotiating:  East and West.”  GW Forum, Vol. 39, Spring 1991, pp. 6-8.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Kompromisse und Konfrontation:  Ueber russische und amerikanische Gepflogenheiten beim Verhandeln.” (Compromise and Confrontation:  Concerning Russian and American Habits in Negotiating), Der Standard (Austrian daily newspaper), Wednesday, 31 July 1991, p. 23.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “The Acceptance of Social Science,” The GW Magazine, Summer 1991, p. 32.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Will Universities Continue to Operate in January 2000?  On the Horizon.  Vol. 6, No. 3, May/June 1998, pp. 13-14.

Umpleby, Stuart A. and Karl H. Mueller. “Hoffen, dass nichts passiert, ist zuwenig.”  (Hoping that nothing happens is too little) Der Standard (Austrian daily newspaper), September 24, 1998, p. A11.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “Alti Ay Kala.”  (The Year 2000) An interview conducted by Yagmur Denizhan. Endustri & Otomasyon (Industry and Automation).  Summer 1999, pp. 16-20.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “Schlaf der Ahnungslosen.” (Sleep of the Uninformed) An interview conducted by Nicole Immler.  Kleine Zeitung (Austrian Daily Newspaper), June 20, 1999, p. 19.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Jahr 2000:  Auswirkungen auf Unternehmen und die Finanzmaerkte,” (Year 2000: Implications for Corporations and the financial Markets),  Interview by Dorrit Novel, Fakten & Trends (Facts and Trends, a Swiss investment newsletter), November 1999, p. 25.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “Y2K Revisited: Why the Sky Didn’t Fall,” Centerpiece, School of Business and Public Management, The George Washington University, Fall 2000, pp. 32-35.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “Coping with an Error in a Knowledge Society:  The Case of the Year 2000 Computer Crisis,” By George!  The George Washington University, September 5, 2000, pp. 2 and 11.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “On Creating a Great University,” General Systems Bulletin, Volume 30, January 2001, pp. 23-24.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “Report on the 2005 Meeting of the American Society for Cybernetics,” RC51 Newsletter 19, International Sociological Association, Research Committee 51 on Socio-Cybernetics, May 2006, pp. 9-10.

Umpleby, Stuart A.  “The Biological Computer Laboratory,” Patterns:  Newsletter of the American Society for Cybernetics, Spring / Summer, 2007, pp. 9-10.

 

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REPORTS:

Umpleby, Stuart. “The Delphi Exploration:  A Computer-based System for Obtaining Subjective Judgments on Alternative Futures.”  Social Implications of Science and Technology Report F-1, University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, August, 1969, 220 pages.

Umpleby, Stuart. “The Teaching Computer as a Device for Social Science Research.” CERL Report X-7, May 1969.

Lamont, Valarie, and Stuart Umpleby. “Forty ‘Information Units’ with Background Paragraphs for Use in a Computer-based Exploration of the Future.” Social Implications of Science and Technology Report F-2, Institute of Communications Research, March 1970.

Lamont, Valarie, William Pearson, and Stuart Umpleby. “The Future of the University: A Progress Report.” Institute of Communication Research, University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, May 1971.

Carter, George, Jim Gilfillan, Valarie Lamont and Stuart Umpleby.  “Handbook on Computer-based Communications Media.”  Computer-based Education Research Laboratory, University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, September 1973, 41 pages.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “Trading Measures of Complex Systems for the Belief in Individual Objectivity:  A Strategy for a Scientific Revolution.”  Computer-based Education Research Laboratory, University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, December 1973, 23 pages.  (Despite the title this article is a description of second order cybernetics as it existed in 1973.)

Umpleby, Stuart. “The Correspondence Principle:  A Criterion for Determining Progress in General Systems Theory.”  NATO sponsored conference on Applied General Systems Theory, Binghamton, New York, August, 1977.

Becker, Catherine, Marcella Slobosky, and Stuart Umpleby. “The History and Development of Cybernetics:  Script for a Slide Show and Tape,” School of Business and Public Management, The George Washington University, February, 1983.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Fundamentals of Cybernetics: Introduction and Conclusion of a Symposium.”  Tenth Congress of the International Association of Cybernetics, Namur, Belgium, August 1983.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Organizing Cybernetics Internationally.”  Tenth Congress of the International Association of Cybernetics, Namur, Belgium, August 1983.

Umpleby, Stuart, et al. “Glossary on Cybernetics and Systems Theory,” American Society for Cybernetics, August, 1984.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “Statistics Based on Information Theory,”  A Working Paper, Department of Management Science, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, November, 1986.

Umpleby, Stuart, Robert Dyer and Victor Rodriguez. “Electronic Information Exchange on General Systems Theory: Final Report,” (in three parts:  Final Report, Appendices, and Quarterly Reports), School of Business and Public Management, The George Washington University, 1987.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Some Policy Implications of Lefebvre’s Theory of Ethical Cognition,” School of Business and Public Management, The George Washington University, February, 1987.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Toward an Axiomatic Theory of Constitutional Government,” Presented at the European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research, Vienna, Austria, April, 1988.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “Large-Scale Social Experiments.”  School of Business and Public Management, The George Washington University, February, 1988.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Methods for Community Development:  The Work of the Institute of Cultural Affairs.”  Prepared for the Program on Support, Society, and Culture, University of Amsterdam, January 30, 1989.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “Applying Second Order Cybernetics:  Balancing Consistency and Completeness.”  Prepared for the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Cybernetics, Norfolk, VA, November 8-9, 1989.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Psychological Adjustment to Economic Change.”  Presented at a conference on The Emerging Global Economy:  East and West Perspectives, Plock, Poland, June 18-21, 1990.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “Artificial Intelligence and Cybernetics:  Two Strategies for Designing a Computer-based Aid for Negotiators.”  Institute for Medical Cybernetics and Artificial Intelligence, University of Vienna, 1990.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “Preliminary Results of a Survey on the Attitudes of American and Russian Managers toward Economics and Business, Parts 1 and 2.”  Department of Management Science, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, May 6 and 22, 1991.

Umpleby, Stuart and Robert Trappl.  “Proposal for a New Kind of World’s Fair.”  The George Washington University and the University of Vienna, August 9, 1991.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “Laughing at the Kremlin:  Jokes from and about Eastern Europe,” Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, April 1992.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Two Efforts to Transform Social Values:  Communitarianism and Second Order Cybernetics.”  Prepared for the annual meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, New York City, March, 1993.

Umpleby, Stuart. “The Historical Context of Total Quality Management,” A keynote address prepared for the Western Regional Government Total Quality Management Conference, Los Angeles, CA, September 8-10, 1993.

Umpleby, Stuart and Lucas Chih-jen Kuo, “GWU Computer Conferencing System:  End of Semester Report,” Department of Management Science, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, June 1, 1994.

Umpleby, Stuart and Pavel Makeyenko. “Factors Tending to Produce Stability or Instability in Socio-Economic Systems,” Seventh International Conference of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, Washington, DC, April 7-9, 1995.

Umpleby, Stuart and Pavel Makeyenko.  “Cultural and Historical Factors Leading to Stability or Instability in Social Systems,” Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, October 9, 1995.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Psychological Adjustment in Russia Following the Collapse of the Soviet Union,” presented at a conference on Psychoanalysis and Post-Colonialism at The George Washington University, October 12-14, 1995.

Umpleby, Stuart and Pavel Makeyenko. “International Cooperation in Teaching Management Courses:  Using Email to Link Student Group Projects in Two Countries,” Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, October 25, 1995.

Umpleby, Stuart and Susan Goldberg.  “A Quality Improvement Effort in a School of Management.  Eleventh Annual Business Research Forum, Washington Consortium of Schools of Business, April 20, 1996.

Umpleby, Stuart and Janine Clarke.  “Three Years of a Quality Improvement Effort in a School of Management,” Twelfth Annual Business Research Forum, Washington Consortium of Schools of Business, April 26, 1997.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Establishing Customer Satisfaction as a Goal in Higher Education.”  World Customer Service Congress, Tyson’s Corner, VA, October 29-31, 1997.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Four Models and Five Methods from Cybernetics to Aid Our Understanding of Learning Organizations,” Academy of Management Midyear Conference on Organizational Learning:  Moving from Theory to Research, The George Washington University, Ashburn, VA, March 22, 1998.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Foreign Policy Implications of the Year 2000 Computer Crisis,” Presentation at The George Washington University, May 5, 1998.

Umpleby, Stuart. “How People in Washington Are Responding to Y2K,” Prepared for the Newsletter of Citizens for Y2K Recovery, October, 1998.

Umpleby, Stuart. “What You Will Need for the Recovery Period,” Prepared for the Year 2000 Conference and Exposition, Philadelphia, PA, November 1998.

Umpleby, Stuart and Peggy Lee. “Customer Service and the Year 2000 Computer Crisis,” Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, March 1999.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “How the Year 2000 Computer Crisis Might Reenergize Systems Science,”  Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Systems Sciences, Asilomar, CA, June 27-July 2, 1999.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “Implications of the Year 2000 Computer Crisis for International Business,” Annual Conference of the International Association for Management Development, Monterey, CA, July 1-3, 1999.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “Why We Missed the Year 2000 Computer Crisis,” 11th International Conference on Systems Research, Informatics and Cybernetics, Baden-Baden, Germany, August 2-7, 1999.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “A List of Social Science Theories that Shed Light on the Year 2000 Computer Crisis,”  Before Y2K Conference, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, September 10, 1999.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Before and After Studies of the Year 2000 Computer Crisis,” Fourth European Congress on Systems Science, Valencia, Spain, September 20-25, 1999.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Implications of the Year 2000 Computer Crisis for the International Community,” Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund, Washington, DC, September 25-28, 1999.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Why the White House Sounds Optimistic,” A presentation at The George Washington University, November 23, 1999, broadcast live on CSPAN.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “Y2K:  Opportunities for Research,” A Research Report to the faculty of the School of Business and Public Management, The George Washington University, December 3, 1999.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Why the Century Date Change Went So Smoothly,” 16th Annual Washington Consortium of Business Schools, Faculty Research Forum, Gallaudet University, April 22, 2000.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Two Kinds of General Theories in Systems Science.”  Prepared for the American Society for Cybernetics conference, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, 2001.

Umpleby, Stuart and Oleksandr Melnychenko.  “Department of Management Science Quality Improvement Priority Matrix,” Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, May 2001.

Umpleby, Stuart A.  “Improving Country Performance in Business Ethics Using the Technology of Participation,” Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, July 25, 2002, 10 pages.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Improving the Functioning of a University Using the Technology of Participation:  An Exercise at Baikal State University of Economics and Law,” Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, July 25, 2002, 6 pages.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Report on a Visit to Baikal State University of Economics and Law:  A World Bank Project,” Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, September 3, 2002, 5 pages.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Improving Telecom Egypt Using the Technology of Participation,” Prepared for the Telecom Egypt Training Program, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, September18, 2002.

Umpleby, Stuart A.  “Strengthening the Global University System,” Prepared for the annual meeting of the Alliance of Universities for Democracy, Timisoara, Romania, November 9-13, 2002.

Umpleby, Stuart and Aram Karapetyan.  “How a Quality Improvement Priority Matrix Reveals Change in a University Department,” Prepared for the annual meeting of the Alliance of Universities for Democracy, Timisoara, Romania, November 9-13, 2002.

Naoumova, Irina and Stuart Umpleby. “A Comparison of Priorities in an American Academic Department and a Russian Academic Department,” Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, February 2004.

Umpleby, Stuart A.  “How Expanding the Philosophy of Science can Promote Acceptance of Socio-Economics,” Presented at the conference of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, Washington, DC, July 8-11, 2004.

Umpleby, Stuart A. With assistance from Aram Karapetyan, Amir Raminfar, Maria Romanova, Tatyana Sedach, and Lilia Timofeeva, “Managing Complexity by Identifying Priorities and Tracking Progress:  Using Quality Improvement Priority Matrices,” Prepared for a conference on Complexity, Emergence and Indicators, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, September 17-19, 2004.

Umpleby, Stuart A.  “How Graduate Students in Management do Projects with Local and International Organizations,” Presented at the conference on Community Research and Learning,   The George Washington University, April 30, 2005.

Corona, Elizabeth and Stuart Umpleby.  “American Society for Cybernetics 2005 Membership Survey,” Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, August 23, 2006.

Jelenc, Lara, Paul Swiercz, and Stuart Umpleby.  “Results of a Survey about the Future of the Department of Management.” Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, August 10, 2006.

Umpleby, Stuart, Asset Nussupov and Bulat Khusainov. “A Study of Economic Change in the Eurasian Economic Community Using Time Distance Analysis.” Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, May 26, 2008.

Umpleby, Stuart A.  “Second Order Science:  Logic, Strategies, Methods.”  Heinz von Foerster Society Conference, Vienna, Austria, November 2011.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “Graduate Programs for Developing Countries,” European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research, April, 2012.

Umpleby, Stuart A.  “Obstacles to Reflexivity Theory in Economics,” Annual meeting of the American Society for Cybernetics, Asilomar, CA, July 9-13, 2012.

Umpleby, Stuart A. “A Second Expansion of Science,” Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Systems Sciences, San Jose, CA, July 2012.

Umpleby, Stuart A. and Elise Hughes.  “Recent Books on Cybernetics.”  Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, George Washington University, Washington, DC, 2017

 

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COLLECTIONS OF ABSTRACTS:

Umpleby, Stuart A. (ed.).  “Developing Business-Related Institutions:  Abstracts Prepared by 1994-1995 Visiting Professors.”  Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, September 11, 2001, 14 pages.

Umpleby, Stuart A. (ed.).  “Quality Improvement in Higher Education:  Abstracts Prepared During the 1995-1996 Academic Year.”  Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, September 11, 2001, 5 pages.

Umpleby, Stuart A. (ed.).  “Facilitating Educational Reform:  Abstracts Prepared by 1996-1997 Visiting Professors.”  Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, September 11, 2001, 12 pages.

Umpleby, Stuart A. (ed.).  “Underlying Assumptions in Academic Fields:  Abstracts Prepared During the 1997-1998 Academic Year.”  Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, September 11, 2001, 8 pages.

Umpleby, Stuart A. (ed.).  “New Opportunities for Research and Cooperation:  Abstracts Prepared by 1998-1999 Visiting Professors.”  Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, September 11, 2001, 7 pages.

Umpleby, Stuart A. (ed.).  “Research, Learning and Sharing:  Abstracts Prepared by 1999-2000 Visiting Professors.”  Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, September 11, 2001, 12 pages.

Umpleby, Stuart A. (ed.).  “Improving Education and Practice:  Abstracts Prepared by 2000-2001 Visiting Professors.”  Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, September 11, 2001, 17 pages.

Umpleby, Stuart A. (ed.).  “Identity, Culture and Language Teaching:  Abstracts Prepared by 2001-2002 Visiting Professors.”  Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, September 30, 2002, 17 pages.

Umpleby, Stuart A. (ed.).  “Observation and Action in Social Science Research:  Abstracts Prepared by 2002-2003 Visiting Professors.”  Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, May 15, 2003, 17 pages.

Umpleby, Stuart A. (ed.).  “Participating in Reforming Universities:  Abstracts Prepared by 2003-2004 Visiting Scholars,” Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, Washington D.C., October 13, 2004.

Umpleby, Stuart A. (ed.). “Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management:  Abstracts Prepared by 2004-2005 Visiting Scholars,” Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, Washington D.C., May 25, 2005.

Umpleby, Stuart A. (ed.). “Methods for Improving Universities:  Abstracts Prepared by 2005-2006 Visiting Scholars,” Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, Washington D.C., August 2, 2006.

Umpleby, Stuart and Walter Sandi (eds.). “Advancing Theory and Practice:  Abstracts Prepared by 2006-2007 Visiting Scholars,” Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, Washington D.C., July 30, 2007.

Umpleby, Stuart and Mateo Ruggia (eds.). “Participating in Educational Innovation:  Abstracts Prepared by 2007-2008 Visiting Scholars,” Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, Washington D.C., August 30, 2008.

Umpleby, Stuart and Min Cho (eds.). “Education within the Context of a Financial Crisis:   Abstracts Prepared by 2008-2009 Visiting Scholars,” Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, Washington D.C., May 19, 2009.

Umpleby, Stuart and Vitaliy Aretinsky (eds.). “Education for Financial Recovery: Abstracts Prepared by 2009-2010 Visiting Scholars,” Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, Washington D.C., August 22, 2011.

Umpleby, Stuart and Vitaliy Aretinsky (eds.). “Service-Learning and the Global Network of Universities:  Abstracts Prepared by 2010-2011 Visiting Scholars,” Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, Washington D.C., August 22, 2011.

Umpleby, Stuart, Ramsey Opp, Mitali Sukhi, and Zola Javzmaa (eds.). “Advancing Reflexivity Theory:  Abstracts Prepared in 2011-2012,” Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, Washington D.C., April 20, 2013.

Umpleby, Stuart, Zola Javzmaa and Yuan Xue (eds.). “Defining Second Order Science:  Abstracts Prepared in 2012-2013,” Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, Washington D.C., October 10, 2014.

Umpleby, Stuart, Zola Javzmaa and Yuan Xue (eds.). “Expanding the Philosophy of Science:  Abstracts Prepared in 2013-2014,” Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, Washington D.C., October 10, 2014.

Umpleby, Stuart and Ramsey Opp (eds.). “Developing the Concept of Reflexivity:  Abstracts Prepared by 2011-2012 Visiting Scholars,” Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, Washington D.C., June 22, 2012.

 

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WEBSITE ARTICLES:

“Beginnings of the ASC.”  Website of the American Society for Cybernetics, 1992.  (www.asc-cybernetics.org/organization/history.htm)

“Origins of Cybernetics.”  Website of the American Society for Cybernetics, 1992.  (www.asc-cybernetics.org/foundations/)

 

WEBSITES:

“Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning.”  The George Washington University, Washington, DC. (https://blogs.gwu.edu/rpsol/)

“Quality and Innovation Initiative.”  School of Business and Public Management, The George Washington University, Washington, DC.

“The Year 2000 Computer Problem.”  The George Washington University, Washington, DC.  (www.gwu.edu/~y2k)

“U.S. Aid to Russia:  A Report on a Conference.”  The George Washington University, Washington, DC, 1996.  (www.gwu.edu/~rpsol/us-russia-conf/rusaind.htm)

“Service-Learning Projects in the GW School of Business.”  The George Washington University, Washington, DC, 2008.  (https://blogs.gwu.edu/rpsol/service-learning-projects-in-the-school-of-business/)

“University Seminar on Reflexive Systems.” The George Washington University, Washington, DC, 2008.  (https://blogs.gwu.edu/rpsol/university-seminar/)

 

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ToP EXERCISES:

Umpleby, Stuart. “Final Report of the Workshop on Leading a Group Through a Planning Exercise.” Conducted at the Hotel Modul, Vienna, Austria, Department of Management Science, The George Washington University, Washington, DC,  July 31, 1992.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Improving Austrian Universities:  An Exercise Using the Technology of Participation.”  Institute of Advanced Studies, Vienna, Austria, July 1997.

Naoumova, Irina and Stuart Umpleby with Natalia Totskaya. “Two Methods Useful for Starting a Quality Improvement Program,” 2001.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Improving Country Performance in Business Ethics Using the Technology of Participation.”  Conducted as part of the Business Ethics Training Program at The George Washington University, Washington, DC, Supported by the U.S. Department of Commerce, July 25, 2002.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Promoting Economic Development in Bosnia:  An Example of the Technology of Participation.”  Faculty of Economics, University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, BiH, May 11, 2004.

Stuart Umpleby, “Sarajevo as an International City:  An Example of the Technology of Participation.”  Faculty of Economics, University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, BiH, May 12, 2004.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Promoting Economic Development in Bosnia:  An Example of the Technology of Participation.”  Faculty of Economics, University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, BiH, May 24, 2004.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Promoting Economic Development in Bosnia:  An Example of the Technology of Participation.”  Faculty of Economics, University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, BiH, May 28, 2004.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Promoting Economic Development in Bosnia:  An Example of the Technology of Participation.”  Faculty of Economics, University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, BiH, June 11, 2004.

Prytula, Yaroslav and Stuart Umpleby. “Improving the Performance of Universities in Transitional Economies,” 2004.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Improving Educational Institutions in Uzbekistan,” 2004.

Umpleby, Stuart and Andriela Vitic. “Improving Tourism in Kotor, Montenegro,” 2005.

Umpleby, Stuart and Otabek Hasanov.  “How Universities in Transition Countries can become more Integrated in the Global Academic Community,” Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, August 16, 2005.

Umpleby, Stuart and Anar Umurzakova.  “Planning the Implementation of a PhD Program in Almaty:  An Example of the Technology of Participation,”  A report on an exercise conducted in the Faculty of Management and Business, Al-Farabi Kazakh State National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan, June 6-10, 2005.

Oyler, Alisa, Sheila Hsu, and Stuart Umpleby.  “The Future of the American Society for Cybernetics:  Results of a Participatory Strategic Planning Exercise,” Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, July 2006.

Anbari, Frank and Stuart Umpleby. “Strategic Planning in the GWU Project Management Program,” Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, 2005.

Umpleby, Stuart. “Increasing Interest in the Viable System Model:  An Exercise Conducted at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland,” Research Program in Social and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University, Washington, DC,  2005.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “Improving Primary and Secondary Education in Washington, DC:  An Example of the Technology of Participation.”  A Classroom Exercise.  Department of Management, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, Fall 2006.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “Suggestions for Improving the PhD Program in Al Farabi Kazakh National University:  An Example of the Technology of Participation.”  An Exercise conducted in the Faculty of Economics and Business, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan, June 15, 2006.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “U.S. Policy toward Iran:  An Example of the Technology of Participation.”  A Classroom Exercise.  Department of Management, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, March 9, 2006.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “A Conversation on U.S. Immigration Policy:  An Example of the Technology of Participation.”  A Classroom Exercise.  Department of Management, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, April 3, 2006.

Umpleby, Stuart, Walter Sandi and Chunwu Lai.  “How Universities can Improve Quality, Collaborate on Research and Increase Cooperation with Local Businesses,” A report on an exercise conducted at The George Washington University, Washington, DC, Spring 2007.

Umpleby, Stuart and Zhaukhar Ospanova.  “Improving Education in Universities in Almaty, KZ,”  A report on an exercise conducted at BILIM, the Open Society Institute, Almaty, KZ, June 25, 2007.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “Improving Education in Business, Economics and Sociology at the University of International Business in Almaty,” A report on an exercise conducted at the University of International Business, Almaty, Kazakhstan, June 26, 2007.

Umpleby, Stuart, Zhaukhar Ospanova and Zhanat Kazbekova.  “Suggestions for Improving the PhD Program in Al Farabi University:  An Example of the Technology of Participation,”  A report on an exercise conducted in the Faculty of Economics and Business, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan, June 25-26, 2007.

Umpleby, Stuart.  “Academic Globalization:  Results of a Participatory Strategic Planning Exercise,” A report on an exercise conducted at the World Multi-conference on Systemics, Cybernetics, and Informatics, Orlando, Florida, July 10, 2007.

 

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DVDs and Videos

George Soros, “Reflexivity and Fallibility,” 1 DVD, Recorded at The George Washington University, Washington, DC, May 2005.

Stuart Umpleby, “Fundamentals and History of Cybernetics”, 3 DVDs and 1 CD, Recorded at the World Multi-conference on Cybernetics, Systemics, and Informatics, Orlando, FL, July 2006.

Stuart Umpleby, “Management Cybernetics”, 3 DVDs and 1 CD, Recorded at the World Multi-conference on Cybernetics, Systemics, and Informatics, Orlando, FL, July 2007.

Stuart Umpleby, “Second Order Science: Logic, Strategies, Methods” (Abstract) (Slides) (Video)

 

CLASS NOTES:

“Management Cybernetics.”  A Tutorial presented at the European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research, Vienna, Austria, April 4, 1988.

“The Evolution of Cybernetics.”  Notes for a course taught at the University of Vienna, Summer Semester, 1990.

“Fundamentals of Cybernetics.”  A Tutorial presented at the European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research, Vienna, Austria, April 16, 1990.

“The Cybernetics of Conceptual Systems.”  Four Lectures Prepared for the Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna, Austria, July 8-9, 1991.

“The Cybernetics of Science.”  A Workshop conducted at the European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research, Vienna, Austria, April 25, 1992.

“Quality Improvement Methods.”  Notes for a lecture in Mugdim Pasic’s class, Faculty of Economics, University of Sarajevo, June 10, 2004.

“Organizational Behavior.”  Notes for a lecture in Mugdim Pasic’s class, Faculty of Economics, University of Sarajevo, June 12, 2004.

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