Books & Journal Articles used to Create this Site

Yuval Bar-Or, Leveraging People for a Corporate Turnaround (Springfield, NJ: TLB Publishing, 2009).

Donald B. Bibeault, Corporate Turnaround: How Managers Turn Losers into Winners! (Washington, DC: Beard Books, 1999).

William G. Dyer, W. Gibb Dyer, and Jeffrey H. Dyer, Team Building: Proven Strategies for Improving Team Performance (John Wiley and Sons, 2007).

Mary Grace Duffy, Managing Projects (Boston, MA: Harvard Business Press, 2006).

William D. Eggers and John O'Leary, If We Can Put a Man on the Moon: Getting Big Things Done in Government (Boston, MA: Harvard Business Press, 2009).

James L. Garnett, Communicating for Results in Government (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1992).

Charles H. Levine and Irene Rubin, eds., Fiscal Stress and Public Policy (Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publications, 1980).

John P. Kotter, A Sense of Urgency (Boston, MA: Harvard Business Press, 2008).

Stuart Slatter and David Lovett, Corporate Turnaround: Managing Companies in Distress (London, England: Penguin Books, 1999).

Stuart Slatter, David Lovett, and Laura Barlow, Leading Corporate Turnaround: How Leaders Fix Troubled Companies (Wiley, 2006).


Vincent L. Barker III and Irene M. Duhaime. “Strategic Change in the Turnaround Process: Theory and Empirical Evidence.” Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 18, No. 1 (January 1997), pp. 13-38.

Pamela S. Barr, J. L. Stimpert, Anne S. Huff. “Cognitive Change, Strategic Action, and Organizational Renewal.” Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 13, Special Issue: Strategy Process: Managing Corporate Self-Renewal (Summer 1992), pp. 15-36.

Robert D. Behn. “Cutback Budgeting.” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Vol. 4, No. 2 (Winter 1985), pp. 155-177.

Robert D. Behn. “Leadership for Cut-Back Management: The Use of Corporate Strategy.” Public Administration Review, Vol. 40, No. 6 (November - December 1980), pp. 613-620.

Kim S. Cameron, Myung U. Kim, David A. Whetten. “Organizational Effects of Decline and Turbulence.” Administrative Science Quarterly, Vol. 32, No. 2 (June 1987), pp. 222-240.

Kim S. Cameron, David A. Whetten, Myung U. Kim. “Organizational Dysfunctions of Decline.” The Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 30, No. 1 (March 1987), pp. 126-138.

Cal Clark; B. Oliver Walter. “Urban Political Cultures, Financial Stress, and City Fiscal Austerity Strategies.” The Western Political Quarterly, Vol. 44, No. 3. (September 1991), pp. 676-697.


William Eggers, John O'Leary, and Joel Bellman. "Red Ink Rising: The Road to Fiscal Sustainability." A whitepaper by Deloitte. 2010.


Peter Grinyer and Peter McKiernan. “Generating Major Change in Stagnating Companies.” Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 11, Special Issue: Corporate Entrepreneurship. (Summer 1990), pp. 131-146.

Donald C. Hambrick and Richard A. D'Aveni “Large Corporate Failures as Downward Spirals.” Administrative Science Quarterly, Vol. 33, No. 1 (March 1988), pp. 1-23.

Charles H. Levine. “Organizational Decline and Cutback Management.” Public Administration Review, Vol. 38, No. 4 (July - August 1978), pp. 316-325.

Charles H. Levine, Irene S. Rubin, George G. Wolohojian. “Resource Scarcity and the Reform Model: The Management of Retrenchment in Cincinnati and Oakland” Public Administration Review, Vol. 41, No. 6 (November - December 1981), pp. 619-628.

Mark A. Mone, William McKinley, Vincent L. Barker, III. “Organizational Decline and Innovation: A Contingency Framework.” The Academy of Management Review, Vol. 23, No. 1 (January 1998), pp. 115-132.

Keith Robbins and John A. Pearce II. “Turnaround: Retrenchment and Recovery.” Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 13, No. 4 (May 1992), pp. 287-309.

Zehava Rosenblatt, Kathryn S. Rogers, Walter R. Nord. “Toward a Political Framework for Flexible Management of Decline.” Organization Science, Vol. 4, No. 1, Focused Issue: Organizational Decline and Adaptation: Theoretical Controversies (February 1993), pp. 76-91.

Barry M. Staw, Lance E. Sandelands, Jane E. Dutton. “Threat Rigidity Effects in Organizational Behavior: A Multilevel Analysis.” Administrative Science Quarterly, Vol. 26, No. 4 (December 1981), pp. 501-524.

Robert I. Sutton and Thomas D'Aunno. “Decreasing Organizational Size: Untangling the Effects of Money and People.” The Academy of Management Review, Vol. 14, No. 2 (April 1989), pp. 194-212.

Harold Wolman. “Understanding Local Government Responses to Fiscal Pressure: A Cross National Analysis.” Journal of Public Policy, Vol. 3, No. 3 (August 1983), pp. 245-263.


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