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Interpersonal Competence and Organizational Effectiveness

October 01, 1962

“Interpersonal Competence and Organizational Effectiveness,” American Sociological Review 27, No. 5 (October 1962), pp. 712-713. (Chris Argyris, Interpersonal Competence and Organizational Effectiveness.)

A Paradigm for the Study of Political Unification

October 01, 1962

A paradigm is more than a perspective, but less than a theory.

International Prestige, Competition and Peaceful Coexistence

May 01, 1962

There is room for unilateral action to improve international relations in areas other than nuclear test bans, the cessation of bomb production, or general disarmament.

Conflict and Defense: A General Theory -- Review by Amitai Etzioni

March 01, 1962

Political Science Quarterly 78, No. 1 (March 1963), pp. 122-124. (Kenneth E. Boulding, Conflict and Defense: A General Theory.)

The National Religious Institutions of American Jewery

March 01, 1962

The American Jewish community is often analyzed by distinguishing the theological or social or economic differences of the groups that go to make it up.

Arms and Insecurity, and Statistics of Deadly Quarrels

January 01, 1962

“Arms and Insecurity, and Statistics of Deadly Quarrels,” American Journal of Sociology 67, No. 4 (January 1962), pp. 464-466. (Lewis F. Richardson, Arms and Insecurity and Statistics of Deadly Quarrels.)

The Decline of Neo-Feudalism: The Case of Israel

January 01, 1962

The struggle for national independence is often led by a charismatic movement.

Hiroshima in America

November 01, 1961

“Hiroshima in America” Columbia University Forum, Vol. IV, No. 1 (Winter 1961), pp. 47-49.

Neo-Liberalism–the Turn of the 60′s

December 01, 1960

One of the most striking aspects of the 1960 election campaign is that it was waged between two comparatively liberal platforms and candidates.

The Professional Soldier: a Social and Political Portrait -- Review by Amitai Etzioni

December 01, 1960

Political Science Quarterly LXXV, No. 4 (December, 1960), pp. 638-640. (Morris Janowitz, The Professional Soldier: a Social and Political Portrait.)

Two Approaches to Organizational Analysis: A Critique and A Suggestion

September 01, 1960

The often used goal model for measuring effectiveness is criticized.

New Directions in the Study of Society and Organizations

April 24, 1960

In recent years we have witnessed the beginning of a new trend in the sociology of complex organizations.

Interpersonal and Structural Factors in the Study of Hospitals

April 24, 1960

The youngest branch in the field of organizational theory is the study of mental hospitals.

The Israeli Army: The Human Factor

November 01, 1959

“The Israeli Army: The Human Factor” Part I, Jewish Frontier, Vol. 26, No. 10 (November 1959), pp. 4-9; Part II, Vol. 27, No. 1 (January 1960), pp. 9-13; Part III, Vol. 27, No. 2 (February 1960), pp. 16-20.

Alternative Ways to Democracy: The Example of Israel

June 01, 1959

Each generation seems to work out its own definition of democracy.