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All Hat and No Cattle: Tales of a Corporate Outlaw, Shaking up the System and Making a Difference at Work. C. Turner, A. Webber (forward), October 1999.

Art and Innovation: The Xerox PARC Artist-In-Residence Program. C. Harris(Preface), John Seely Brown (Intro), 1999.

Beyond the Hype. R. Eccles with N. Nohria and J. D. Berkley, 1992.

Change at Work. P.Cappelli (editor), et al, 1997.

Digital Capital: Harnessing the Power of Business Webs. D. Tapscott, D. Ticoll, A. Lowy, 2000.

Discovering Common Ground. M. Weisbord, 1993.

Distance Education Symposium. E.D. Wagner (editor), M.A. Koble (editor), 1997.

Distance Training: How Innovative Organizations Are Using Technology to Maximize Learning and Meet Business Objectives. D. Schreiber, Z. Berge (editors), 1998.

Employment Practices and Business Strategies. P.Cappelli (editor), 1999.

Figuring Things Out: A Trainer's Guide to Task, Needs, and Organizational Analysis. R. Zemke, T Kramlinger (con.), 1998.

First Things Fast: A Handbook for Performance Analysis. A. Rosset, 1998.

Flow: The psychology of optimum experience. M. Csikszentmihalyi, 1991. Also see Finding Flow, M. Csikszentmihalyi, 1997.

Going Global: Four Entrepreneurs Map the New World Marketplace. W. Taylor, A Webber, 1997.

Handbook of Human Performance Technology, 2nd ed., H.D. Stolovitch & E. J. Keeps (editors), 1999.

High Performance Collaboration: The 10 Natural Laws. M. Connolly, R. Rianoshek, 2000.

Keeping it Simple J.S. Brown, was written for the book Bringing Design to Software, T. Winograd (editor), 1995.

Language Shock. M. Agar, 1996.

Living on the Fault Line: Managing for Shareholder Value in the Age of the Internet. G. Moore, 2000.

Managing Web-Based Training. A.L Ellis, E.D. Wagner, W.R. Longmire, 1999.

Mysteries of the Region. To appear in The Silicon Valley Edge; A Habitat for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. W.F.Millar, C.Lee, M.G.Hancock, H.S. Rowen, 2000.

Natural Productivity: Working Naturally, A New Way to Maximize Individual and Organizational Effectiveness. R. Leider, A. Webber (forward), 2000.

Net Ready. A. Hartman, J. Sifonis with J. Kador, 2000.

Seeing Differently: Insights on Innovation. J.S.Brown (editor), 1997.

Situated Learning Perspectives. H.McLellan (editor), 1996. (Three chapters by J.S.Brown).

Stewardship: Choosing Service Over Self-Interest. P. Block, 1996.

Strategic Planning Plus: An Organizational Guide. R. Kaufman, 1992.

Technology-Based Training: The art and science of design, development, and delivery. K. Kruse, J. Keil, 1999.

The Cluetrain Manifesto. R. Levine, C. Locke, D. Searls, D. Weinberger, 2000.

The Computer Training Handbook: for Helping People to Learn Technology. E. Masie, R. Wolman, 1998.

The Ethics of Authenticity. Charles Taylor, 1996.

The Human Equation: Building Profits by Putting People First, J. Pfeffer, 1998.

The Invisible Computer. D. Norman, 1998.

The Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge into Action. J. Pfeffer, R. Sutton, 2000.

The Knowledge Evolution: Expanding Organizational Intelligence. Verna Allee, 1997.

The New Deal at Work: Managing the Market-Driven Workforce P. Cappelli, 1999.

The Social Life of Information. J.S.Brown, P.Duguid, 2000.

You Say You Want a Revolution: A Story of Information Age Politics. R. Hundt, 2000.


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7 Secrets for Managing Innovation, G. Sexton and B. McDermott, Oct. 99

8 Characteristics for Creating a Climate of Perpetual Innovation: A Checklist of Essential Questions, G. Sexton and B. McDermott, Oct. 99

A Market-Driven Approach to Retaining Talent P. Cappelli, Harvard Business Review, January 2000.

A New World of Value, V. Allee, May 2000

A Primer on Learning Objects, W. Longmire. LearningCircuits March 2000

A small world: eTranslate helps GE with nuances of going global P. Musich, eWEEK 8/12/00

Achieving Interoperability in e-Learning. H. Singh. LearningCircuits March 2000

All about ADL. J.D. Fletcher, P. Dodds. LearningCircuits March 2000

Are You a Star at Work? In other fields, there's very little doubt over what it takes to be a star. But do you know what it takes to be one at work? Robert E. Kelley has the answer. A. Webber, June 1998

Are You Deciding On Purpose? Counselor and author Richard Leider explains his laws for finding purpose in your work and life. A. Webber, Feb 1998

Are You on Digital Time? Nearly 10 years ago, George Stalk Jr. literally wrote the book on how companies can compete on speed. Today, he says, time is still the ultimate competitive weapon -but by going digital, you can make your company even faster and even more competitive. A. Webber, Feb 1999

Balancing Act: How to Capture Knowledge Without Killing It. J.S.Brown, P.Duguid. Harvard Business Review, May/June 2000.

Brainstorming the Future: Xerox's famed Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) exists to invent the future. E. Weil. Fast Company, April 1997.

Career Jobs: A Debate , P.Cappelli, S.Jacoby, California Management Review, October 1999.

Creating Perpetually Innovative, People-Driven Organizations A Whitepaper by GrowthWorks, Inc. Oct. 98

Crossing the Chasm with e-Learning and e-Learning Category Life-Cycle Placement Presentations by Mark Cavender’s from the April 2000 Silicon Valley eLearning Network.

Designing Cognitive Technology Design A conference paper on practicing what we preach. 1995

Destiny and the Job of the Leader. Joe Jaworski's leadership search began with Watergate and took him to Royal Dutch/Shell. A. Webber, June 1996

eLearning: The Engine of the Knowledge Economy. G. Spickler, B. Ruttenbur of Morgan Keegan & Co, Inc. Specifically see Section IV “Learning Technologies” and the “eLearning Standards” coverage starting on page 89 of this report. [requires Adobe Acrobat]

Employee Attitudes Are Lifting Bottom-Line Business Results by B. McDermott. Dec. 99

Employers Need to Learn How to Use Existing Talent by G. Sexton. Reprinted from the StarTribune, Minneapolis-St. Paul March 97

Engaging Learning. C. Quinn. An ITFORUM paper on adding engagement to educational technology. 1997

Executives and E-Learning: Oil and Water or Elixir for Prosperity in the New Economy? Presentation presented by Jay Cross and Kent Vickery from the May 2000 Silicon Valley eLearning Network.

Fortune Magazine's May 15, 2000 eLearning Supplement

Fortune’s 50 Most Powerful Women. Abby Cohen Rank #12.

Gaining On Trust: Trust in the Wired Americas. Cheskin Research, 07/00

Global Handmaidens At Your Service E. Abreu, The Industry Standard 2/28/00

Innovation Training Is Paying Off for General Mills Foodservice Division by G. Sexton and B. McDermott. Jan. 99

Innovation Training Objectives: Attitudes, Mindsets & Skills for Managers by G. Sexton and B. McDermott. Oct. 99

Innovation Training Objectives: Helping Your Workforce Handle the Demands of Change by G. Sexton and B. McDermott. Oct. 99

Is Your Job Your Calling? Two Harvard Business School psychologists offer advice on career choices that provide success and satisfaction. A. Webber, Feb 1998

Knowledge as a Resource V. Allee. May 2000

Learning for a Change. Ten years ago, Peter Senge introduced the idea of the "learning organization." Now he says that for big companies to change, we need to stop thinking like mechanics and to start acting like gardeners. A. Webber, May 1999

Learning Object Pioneers. T. Barron. LearningCircuits March 2000

Learning Objects and Instruction Components C. Quinn. Educational Technology & Society 3(2) 2000

Learning Without Limits, Volume III: Emerging Strategies for Effective e-Learning Solutions. E. Wagner, et. al. Informania, 2000.

Net-Based Training Goes the Distance. S. Evans. Special to The Washington Post, May 15, 2000.

New Math for a New Economy. What's wrong with the 500-year-old way in which all companies keep their books? Just about everything, says Baruch Lev, who has proposed a new method for determining the value of the intangible assets that are at the heart of the new economy. A. Webber, Feb 2000

New Tools for a New Economy. V. Allee. In Perspectives on Business and Global Change, Vol. 13, No. 4, December 1999 World Business Academy. 

No Significant Difference

Organizational Learning J.S.Brown, P.Duguid. Organization Science, 1991.

Origins of Knowledge (interview with Verna Allee). Exec! On-line edition, February 1998.

Personal Mastery: The Foundation of Creativity in a Learning Organization by G. Sexton. March 2000

Project Management Articles

Publication Catalog of the National Center on the Educational Quality of the Workforce, including many papers such as: "The EQW Triangle,” P. Cappelli, P. Oedel, R. Zemsky, "The Educational Payoff," P. Cappelli, M. Iannozzi, "Rethinking the Skills Gap: Is It Craft or Character," P. Cappelli, M. Iannozzi

Recommendations from Peers: Break-It! Thinking Helps Company Leap Plateaus. Reprinted from the Training Directors' Forum Newsletter June 99

Reed Hundt, Riding High at the FCC.  E. Nee, Upside Magazine, Nov 1994.

Re-engineering the Future J.S.Brown, P.Duguid. Industry Standard.

Say it again with Feeling A. Welner in Fast Company Sept 2000.

Search for Individual 'Purpose' Yields Boost in Organizational Performance: Linking Personal and Professional Success by G. Sexton and B. McDermott.  Jan. 99

Situated cognition & the culture of learning. A. Collins, J.S. Brown, P. Duguid. Educational Researcher, January-February, 1989. [Republished in Situated Learning Perspectives, H. McLellan (ed) 1996.]

Sowing the Seeds of Corporate Innovation by G. Sexton and B. McDermott. Reprinted from the Journal of the Association for Quality & Participation Nov./Dec. 98

Spectrum Bottleneck Threatens United States Wireless Industry. A speech by Reed Hundt at the Unwired Universe Conference July 25, 2000.

Stolen Knowledge J.S. Brown and P. Duguid. Educational Technology, 1992. [Republished in Situated Learning Perspectives, H. McLellan (ed) 1996.]

Stolen knowledge. J.S. Brown, P. Duguid. Educational Technology, 1992. [Republished in Situated Learning Perspectives, H. McLellan (ed) 1996.]

Supermotivating the Workforce: People Want to Do More but Work 'Systems' Get in the Way

Technology and Learning C.Quinn. Teaching and Learning Online, The Journal. 1997

The Art and Practice of Being a Revolutionary. V. Allee. From Journal of Knowledge Management Volume 3, Number 2, 1999. [Requires Acrobat Reader]

The Internet: From Here to Ubiquity. A speech by Reed Hundt at the Symposium on Hot Chips at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers on August 26, 1997.

The Knowledge Economy. V. Allee. May 2000

The People Are the Company: How to build your company around your people. J.S.Brown, E.Solomon Gray. Fast Company, Premier Issue, November 1995.

The Social Life of Documents. J.S. Brown. First appeared in Release 1.0, Esther Dyson's Monthly Report (10/11/95). [Also published in First Monday, May 1996.]

The University in the Digital Age J.S. Brown. Change: The Journal of the American Academy of Higher Education.

The Value Evolution. V. Allee. From Journal of Intellectual Capital Volume 1, Number 1, 2000 [Requires Acrobat Reader]

Things Troubling Trainers...and What to Do About Them Session Handouts from Training 2000 Presentation by Brian McDermott. Feb. 2000

Think You're Smarter Than Your Computer? Think again. In his new book, James Bailey describes the third revolution in human thought and what it means for the future of business. A. Webber, Oct 1996

Titanic Lesson: Adapt to Change or Sink by B. McDermott. Reprinted from CityBusiness: The Business Journal May 98

To Dream the Invisible Dream J.S. Brown, Communications of the ACM. August 1996.

Trust in the Future. When it comes to brand management, Kevin Roberts says that only two things are wrong: brands and management. A. Webber, Sept 2000

Universities in the digital age. J.S. Brown and P. Duguid. Heldref Publications, 1996

Wealth of Ideas. Who wants to be a millionaire? Everybody does! But the logic of wealth has changed. A new book argues that three forces are making us rethink the nature of value. And you can take that to the bank. A. Webber, April 2000

Web Site Globalization: The Next Imperative for the Internet 2.0 Era. IDC. Report can be downloaded from the eTranslate website

What Great Brands Do. Scott Bedbury knows brands. The man who gave the world 'Just Do It' and Frappuccino shares his eight-point program to turn anything--from sneakers to coffee to You--into a great brand. A. Webber, Aug 1997

Why Can't We Get Anything Done? Stanford B-school professor Jeffrey Pfeffer has a question: If we're so smart, why can't we get anything done? Here are 16 rules to help you make things happen in your organization. A. Webber, June 2000

Why Do Leaders Fail?: Study Provides Insights by G. Sexton and B. McDermott. Oct. 99

XBS Learns to Grow. Chris Turner is the 'Learning Person' for Xerox Business Services and the impresario of a dazzling array of events that offer XBSers the learning skills they need to keep the organization growing at 40% a year. A. Webber, Oct 1996


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