Publications and Conference Presentations

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Austin, J. 2015. Unquestioned Brilliance: Navigating a Fundamental Leadership Trap, Fisher Baldwin Press

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Austin, J. 2015. Leading Effective Change: A Primer for the HR Professional. A report for the SHRM Foundation’s Effective Practice Guidelines series, SHRM Foundation: Alexandria, VA.

Austin, J.R. 2013. Making knowledge actionable: Three key translation moments. Journal of Organization Design, 2(3): 29-37.

Schoemaker, P.J.H., & Austin, J. 2012. 4 secrets of great critical thinkers. Inc. Magazine, April 2012.

Austin, J. R., & Bartunek, J. M.  2012. Organization Change and Development: In practice and in theory. In  The Handbook of Psychology: Volume 12 Industrial and Organizational Psychology, (pp 390-411), New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Austin, J.R. 2009. Initiating controversial strategic change in organizations. OD Practitioner, 41(3):  24-29.

Austin, J.R. 2009. Mapping out a game plan for change.  HR Magazine, Society for Human Resource Management.

Bartunek, J.M., Austin, J.R., & Seo, M. 2008. The conceptual underpinnings of intervening in organizations. In T.G. Cummings (Ed.) Handbook of Organization Development, (pp 151-166) Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Austin, J. R., & Bartunek, J. M. 2003. Theories and practices of organization development. In W. Borman, D. Ilgen, & R. Klimoski, Ed., The Handbook of Psychology: Volume 12 Industrial and Organizational Psychology, (pp 309-332), New York, NY: John Wiley &Sons.

*Reprinted in Organization Development: A Jossey-Bass Reader, J. V. Gallos (Ed.), 2006.

Austin, J. R. 2003. Transactive memory in organizational groups: The effects of content, consensus, specialization, and accuracy on group performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 88(5): 866-878.

Austin, J. R.  2002.  Measuring cross-functional team expertise at Outdoor Living Company.  In Stroh, L.K., Northcraft, G.B., & Neale, M.A. (Eds.) Organizational Behavior: A Management Challenge, (p. 169), Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc: Mahwah, NJ.

Creed, W. E. D., Scully, M., & Austin, J. R. 2002. Clothes make the person? The tailoring of legitimating accounts and the social construction of identity. Organization Science, 13(5): 475-496.

Austin, J. R. 1997. A method for facilitating controversial social change in organizations: Branch Rickey and the Brooklyn Dodgers. The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 33(1): 101-118.

Austin, J. R. 1997. A cognitive framework for understanding demographic influences in groups. The International Journal of Organizational Analysis, 5(4): 342-359.

Conference Presentations

Note: This is a list of academic conference paper presentations.  It does not include keynote talks or invited sessions at non-academic conferences.

Austin, J.R., & Hanke, R. Transactive Memory: Slowing down to take stock of where we are and where we need to go. Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research Conference. Pittsburgh,PA. 2006.

Austin, J.R., & Hanke, R. The Emerging Story of Transactive Memory in Teams: A Review and Synthesis of Transactive Memory Research. Academy of Management Meetings. Honolulu, HI. 2005.

Austin, J. R. Reality Beyond the Balance Sheet: Organizational Indicators of Effectiveness in Publicly Traded Companies. National Business and Economics Society Conference, Key West, FL. 2005.

Austin, J.R. Expertise and Friendship: Help Seeking Efficacy in Groups. Academy of Management Meetings. Seattle, WA. 2003. A version of the paper was published in the Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.

Austin, J.R. Leading change and transforming leaders. Academy of Management Meetings. Seattle, WA. 2003.

Austin, J. R. Knowing what and whom other people know: Linking transactive memory with external connections in organizational groups. Academy of Management Meeting, Toronto, ON. 2000. A version of the paper was published in the Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.

Austin, J. R. Leading controversial social change in organizations: Lessons from the past. American Psychological Association Conference, Washington, DC. 2000.

Creed, W. E. D., Scully, M., & Austin, J. R. Ready to wear? The tailoring of legitimating accounts. Academy of Management Meeting, Chicago, IL. 1999.

Austin, J. R. The enabling role of tradition in technological change. Academy of Management Meeting, San Diego, CA. 1998.

Austin, J. R., Creed, W. E. D., & Scully, M. Good business or civil rights? Frames and meanings for activism in the workplace. Conference on Organizing in a Multi-Voiced World, Leuven, Belgium. 1997.

Austin, J. R. Branch Rickey’s Method for Facilitating Controversial Social Change in Organizations. Academy of Management Meeting, Cincinnati, OH. 1996. A version of the paper was published in the Academy of Management Electronic Best Paper Proceedings.

Austin, J. R. Transforming leadership theory: A developmental framework. Academy of Management Meeting, Cincinnati, OH. 1996.

Austin J. R. Strategic change in chaotic environments. Eastern Academy of Management Meeting, Crystal City, MD. 1996.

Austin J. R. Initiating controversial social change in organizations. International Association for Business and Society Conference, Santa Fe, NM. 1996.

Austin, J. R. Creativity vs. cohesion: A cognitive perspective on group diversity. Eastern Academy of Management Meeting, Ithaca, NY. 1995.

Orton, J. D., & Austin, J. R. How to organize: An analysis of current reorganizing practices. Eastern Academy of Management Meeting, Albany, NY. 1994.