Publications

Books

‘The Real Business of Real Business: Corporate Trust and Integrity’, (2015), BookBoon.com

‘Fighting Corporate Abuse: Beyond Predatory Capitalism’, (2014), as a member of the Corporate Reform Collective, London: Pluto Press.

 ‘The Road to Co-operation: escaping the bottom line’, (2012),  Farnham: Gower Publishing

‘The Rise and Fall of Management: a brief history of practice, theory and context’, (2009), Farnham: Gower Publishing

‘Strategy in Action: strategic thinking, understanding and practice’, (1999), Hemel Hempstead: FT Prentice Hall.

‘Integrity in Organizations: an alternative business ethic’, (1995). London: McGraw Hill Book Co.

‘The Competitive Organization: Managing for organizational excellence’, (1992), in ‘The Henley Management Series’, London: McGraw Hill Book Co

‘Strategic Thinking’, (1990), Hemel Hempstead: Prentice Hall.

‘The Strategic Discount: Ways to an Entrepreneurial Strategy’, (1985), Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.

 Chapters and Articles

‘The Corruption of Business: a statement of the contemporary problem’, (2014), in ‘Contemporary Issues in Management (Eds: Hamilton L, Mitchell, L & Mangan A), Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

‘What should business schools teach managers?’, jointly with Parker, M,  Business and Society Review, Volume 118, Issue 1, pages 1–22, Spring 2013.

‘Management or Organising? A Dialogue’, (2008), jointly with Parker, M., Business & Society Review, Vol 113, No 1 pp42-60.

‘The Competitive Organisation’ keynote presentation given to the South African Institute of Personnel Management 50th Annual Convention, 1st– 3rd October, 2006.

‘Capitalism and its Regulation: a Dialogue on Business and Ethics’, (2005), jointly with Parker, M, Journal of Business Ethics, Vol 60, No 1, pp 91-101

‘Transformational Strategy: strategy for transformation,’ (2005), keynote presentation to the (20th-22nd March 2003) ‘VIth Chemnitz East Forum – The End of Transformation’, Chemnitz University of Technology, published in Proceedings from the conference.

‘Emotion and the environment: a test of the behavioural perspective model in a Latin American context’, (2003), jointly with Soriano, M.Y. and Foxall, G.R., Journal of Consumer Behaviour, Volume 2 Issue 2, pp 138-154.

‘Why not teach some marketing theory?’,(2002), International Journal of Management and Decision Making, Vol 3 No 1, pp96-105.

‘Fundamentos Económicos de la Estrategia’, (2002), jointly with Soriano-Meier, H. and Yani-de-Soriano, M.M.., presented to The Congress V Jornadas Cientifico Tecnicas, Engineering Faculty, Universidad de Los Andes, Mérida, Venezuela, 18th –22nd March.

‘?Es el costo del equipo un factor relevante en la toma estratégica de decisions en proyectos de inversion?: La fábrica de trucharina en Mérida’, (2002), with Professor H. Soriano-Meier and Dr L.A. De La Rosa, both of the Universidad de Los Andes, Mérida, Venezuela, presented to The Congress IV Jornadas de Investigación de Operaciones, System Engineering School, Engineering Faculty, Universidad de Los Andes, Mérida, Venezuela, 26-29th June.

‘The Role of Networking in the Creation of Local Management Knowledge: the case of the Republic of Moldova,’ (2002), jointly with Kelemen, M, Hassard, J S & Forrester, P L, Journal of Teaching in International Business. Vol 13, Nos 3 & 4.

‘Reforming management education: learning from the Moldovian experience’, (2001), second author jointly with M. Kelemen, P.L. Forrester, J S Hassard, V Raielan and R Hincu, Economic & Business Review, vol 2, No 4, pp309-321.

‘The relevance of ancient Greeks to modern business: a dialogue on business and ethics’, (2001), jointly with Parker, M, Journal of Business Ethics, Vol 31, Issue 3, June, pp341-353

‘Classical economics foundations of analytical approaches to strategy: the use of more relevant information’, (2001),  paper given to the 4th international conference ‘Strategic Management and its support by information systems,’ Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic, 5th – 7th September.

‘Perspectives on analytical strategy’, (2001), paper given to the annual conference of the International Academy of Business Disciplines, Orlando, USA, 4th – 8th April.

‘Developing a management education model in the Republic of Moldova: the role of networking and partnership in the creation of local knowledge’, (2000), jointly with M Kelemen, paper given REAP conference, ‘Partnerships for Change’, February.

‘Making profits and sweet music’, (2000), Business Ethics – A European Review, Vol 9, No 3, pp191-199.

‘The One Strategy Model’, (1999), paper to be given to the third international conference on ‘Strategic Management and its support by Information Systems’ at the Technical University of Ostrava, September.

‘Organisational Integrity, Information and Strategic Success’, (1997), paper given to the second international conference on ‘Strategic Management and its support by Information Systems’ at the Technical University of Ostrava, September, 1997.

‘Strategic Management and Discontinuities – the value of discontinuous information’, (1995), paper given to an international conference on ‘Strategic Management and its support by Information Systems’ at the Technical University of Ostrava, September.

‘Social Responsibility and the Marketing Orientation vs Social Responsibility and the Societal Marketing Orientation’, (1995), jointly with P J Kitchen, paper to be given to the Annual MEG Conference.

‘Assessing Core Competences and Enunciating Strategic Intent: the modern framework for market planning’, (1994), with R A Proctor, Marketing Intelligence & Planning, Vol 12, No 4, pp22-27..

‘The Strategy : Marketing Interface’, (1993), in ‘Marketing Interfaces’, (Ed I Wilson), London: Pitman.

‘The Marketing Oriented Accountant’, (1993) jointly with R M S Wilson, paper given to the British Accounting Association Annual conference 1993.

‘Business Orientation: Cliché or Substance’, (1993), Journal of Marketing Management, Vol 9, pp233-243.

‘Ethics and the Evolution of Corporate Ownership’, (1991), in Market Morality and Company Size, (Eds: B. Harvey, H. van Luijk & G. Corbetta,), Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp137-149.

Ethics and the Evolution of Corporate Ownership’, (1990), paper given to the Third European Conference on Business Ethics: `Business Ethics and Company Size’, European Business Ethics Network, Milan, October.

‘Innovation in a Mature Industry: A Case Study on Warp Knitting in the UK’, (1989), with A.W. Pearson & D.F. Ball, Technovation, No 9, pp 657-679.

‘Corporate Networks – Key to Effective Innovation’, (1989) paper given to European Foundation for Management Development conference on ‘Knowledge as a Corporate Asset: an International Perspective’, Barcelona, April.

‘Promoting Entrepreneurship in Large Companies’, (1989), Long Range Planning,  Vol 22, No 3, 1989, pp87-97..

Innovation Strategy for Mature Industries’, (1989), paper given to Members and Associates of the R & D Research Unit conference at Manchester Business School, October.

‘The Strategic Discount – Protecting New Business Projects’, (1986), Long Range Planning, Vol 19, No 1, pp18-24.

‘Setting Corporate Objectives as a Basis for Action’, (1979), Long Range Planning, Vol 12, No 4, pp13-19.

 

On-Line publications

www.gordonpearson.co.ukJanuary 2016 – 190 articles posted

‘Sustainability and co-operation are overshadowed by economic orthodoxy’ Guardian Professional Network, Friday 29 June 2012

Facebook IPO to Boots private equity: what could replace the public company?’ Guardian Professional Network Tuesday 12 June 2012

‘Business schools can lead us away from shareholder primacy’ www.theguardian.com/sustainable…/management-governance  May 25, 2012

‘The truth about shareholder primacy’ Guardian Professional Network, Friday 27 April 2012.

Managers should serve the interests of companies, not shareholders’  Guardian Professional Network Monday 26th March, 2012

 Working Papers

‘Beyond Business Ethics’, (1995), Working Paper 95/5, Working Papers in Management (ISSN 0966 – 7644), Keele University.

‘Strategic Management and Discontinuities – the value of discrete information’, (1995), Working Paper 95/4, Working Papers in Management (ISSN 0966 – 7644), Keele University.

‘Social Responsibility and the Orientation of Business’, (1995), jointly with Philip J Kitchen, Working Paper 95/3, Working Papers in Management (ISSN 0966 – 7644), Keele University.

‘Survey of Integrity: motivation and action’, (1994), Working Paper 94/12, Working Papers in Management (ISSN 0966 – 7644), Keele University.

‘The Trust Credibility Model of Business Ethics: a progress report’, (1994), Working Paper 94/2, Working Papers in Management (ISSN 0966 – 7644), Keele University.

‘Strategic Intent: an escape from entrapment in strategic windows’, (1993), jointly with R A Proctor, Working Paper 93/13, Working Papers in Management (ISSN 0966 – 7644), Keele University.

‘Strategy and Marketing: an interlocking relationship’, (1993), Working Paper 93/11, Working Papers in Management (ISSN 0966 – 7644), Keele University.

‘Fuzzy Strategy: where marketing becomes business’, (1993), Working Paper 93/9, Working Papers in Management (ISSN 0966 – 7644), Keele University.

Introductory Marketing Treatment of Orientation’, (1992), Working Paper 92/3, Working Papers in Management (ISSN 0966 – 7644), Keele University.

‘The Marketing Oriented Accountant’, (1992), Working Paper 92/6, Working Papers in Management (ISSN 0966- 7644), Keele University.

‘Beyond Competitive Strategy? Position, Direction, Empowerment and Change’, (1990), Working Paper of the Staffordshire Polytechnic Management Centre.

‘Innovation in a Mature Industry’, (1989), jointly with A.W. Pearson & D.F. Ball, Working Paper of the R & D Research Unit at Manchester Business School.

Other Publications

‘Barnsley Market’, (2001), Portobello, University of Sheffield, pp42-44.

‘Be Ethical and Chop Some Heads Off’, (1995), Interchange – Shell International’s internal public affairs journal for senior management, March.

‘Thrash the Competition’, (1992), The Business Magazine, No 2, pp 14-15.

‘Technical Change in Products, Processes and Systems Within UK Warp Knitting’, (1991), with A.W. Pearson & D.F. Ball, Knitting International, Vol 98, No 1169, May, pp44-47.

‘Innovation in a Mature Industry’, (1988), Management Research News, Vol 11, No 4, pp 43-45.

‘Why the Japanese Dominate’, (1987), Accountancy, Vol 99, No 1122, pp84-85.

‘Corporate Culture as a Management Tool’, (1986), Management Accounting, Vol 64, No 10, pp40-41.

‘Accountants – Victims of Their Own Success’, (1986), Accountant’s Magazine, Nov.

‘Business Strategy Requires Active Implementation’, (1986), Accountancy, Vol 97, No 1114, pp 81-82..

‘Business Strategy Should Not be Bureaucratic’, 1986, Accountancy, Vol 97, No 1116, pp 83-84.

‘Avoid the Disinvestment Spiral with the Strategic Discount’, (1985), The Accountant, Vol 193, No 5765, pp14-15.

‘Innovation and the Role of Engineers’, (1985), Machinery, Vol 143, No 3672, pp 68-69.

‘Beat Accountants at Their Own Game’, (1985), Machinery, Vol 143, No 3673, pp 57-58.

‘Think Big, but Think Simple’, (1985), The Guardian, 21st June.

Beyond Predatory Capitalism

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