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Życiorys Aleksandra Matejki

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NAME: Alexander J. Matejko(Born 21st July 1924 in Warsaw (Poland)

HOME ADDRESS: 7623 – 119 Street
Edmonton, Alberta
Canada T6G 1W4

HOME PHONE: (780) 435-0449
FAX: (780) 4927196

E-MAIL: amatejko@ualberta.ca
MARITAL STATUS: Married

DEGREES:
MA in sociology and MA in co-operative economics at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland, 1949. Ph.D. in sociology at the University of Warsaw, Poland, 1960. Docent degree in Poland 1962. Dissertation on industrial sociology in the USA The Advisor Professor Stanislaw Ossowski.

 

PRESENT POSITION AND ADDRESS:
Professor Emeritus
Department of Sociology
University of Alberta
fax (403)4927196
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2H4

 

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION
Technical School Nowy Targ. Poland 1942-44
University College in the Co-operative Business Administration
The Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland 1945-1948

 

UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Sociology. Geography. The Jagiellonian University. Cracow, Poland 1945-49.

 

GRADUATE EDUCATION
Sociology, University of Warsaw, Poland 1949-1960 (interrupted in the period 1950-56 due to the temporary elimination of the sociological discipline by the communist authorities) University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1957-59 (grant from the
Population Council in New York 1957-58) MA in sociology from the Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty. The Jagiellonian University Cracow Poland 1949. M.Ag. from the Co-operative College, The Faculty of Agriculture at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow 1948. Ph.D. in sociology at the University of Warsaw 1960. Docent degree at the University of Warsaw 1962.

 

SHORT EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
Junior forestry assistant at the National Park administration in Kroscienko/Dunajec.Poland 1940-42. The rest of the war period either in the technical school or at the forced labour camp in the territories occupied by Nazis. External collaborator at the Institute of Co-operative Studies in Warsaw 1947-1948. Organisational Instructor in the Association of Artistic and Folklorist Co-ops in Warsaw 1949. Co-editor of the professional journal on social welfare in Warsaw 1950-53. Researcher in the Institute of Public Housing in Warsaw 1953-57 (formally until 1959). Head of the social research group at the Institute of Work Safety in Warsaw 1959. Member of the Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences at the University of Warsaw 1959-1968 (formally until 1970). Member of the Arts Faculty (Department of Sociology and Anthropology) at the University of Zambia in Lusaka 1968-69. Member of the Arts Faculty (Department of Sociology) at the University of Alberta in Edmonton 1970-1992.

 

ACADEMIC FELLOWSHIPS IN VARIOUS COUNTRIES

Study apprenticeship in the co-ops in Czechoslovakia 1947-48 Organisational practice in the longshoremen co-op in Gdynia and Gdansk 1948.Fellowship of the Population Council (New York) 1957-58 and the assistantship at the University of Michigan 1958-59. Grant of the federal government of Canada to work for one year as a visiting professor at the Carleton University 1974-75. Guest Fellowship at St. Anthonys College in Oxford 1975-76. Guest professorship at the Institute of Psychology, University of Gothenburg,1979. Exchange CNRS fellowship in France 1983. German fellowship at the School of Civil Servants, Spayer, Germany 1986. Exchange guest professorship at the Institute of Advanced Studies, Vienna 1986-87. Sabbatical guest professorship at the Institute of Public Administration and Organisation Theory, Bergen, Norway, 1989-90.

 

CONSULTING AND MANAGEMENT TRAINING
Lecturing and management training in Poland 1960-68 and again after 1989 in Czechoslovakia 1989-90, India (Jammu & Kashmir), 1986 Yugoslavia (1987), Hungary (1988-89). Vice-President of the Committee on Sociotechnics at the International Sociological Association. Author of several books in that field in English, Polish, Czech, and Russian. Volunteer of the Canadian Executive Service Overseas. Training managers and consulting businesses in Poland. 1993-1994 (5 months+1 month)

 

PUBLICATIONS
A few hundred articles in the professional journals were published in English, Polish,French, Russian, Czech, Serbo-Croatian, Italian. In
addition the author has published in magazines and dailies on the popularisation of social sciences and organisation theory. The author has published books in the US, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Norway, and the USSR.
Since 1986 the following books were published: In Search of New Organisational Paradigms, Comparative Work Structures, The Self Defeating Organisation, A Critique of Marxist and Nonmarxist Thought (ed. together with A. Jain), The Sociotechnical Approach to Trust at Work (a report), A Christian Approach to Work and Industry, The Upgrading of Industrial Relations and Work Organisation (report in two volumes), Various Approaches to Complex Organisations (report).

 

RESEARCH/CREATIVE ACTIVITIES 1984-1989
Five-Year Publications Record
1984-85: 8 articles; 25 reviews; other published works in Polish
1985-86: 2 books (1 joint editor); 3 articles; 19 reviews; other published
works in Polish
1986-87: 2 books; 3 articles; 24 reviews
1987-88: 2 articles (20 pp., 15 pp.); 9 reviews; other published works in
Polish.
1988-89: 1 book (451 pp.) (S); 1 article (28 pp.) (S); 4 chapters (6 pp.,
34 pp., 56 pp., 26 pp.) (4S); 3 reports (259 pp., 60 pp., 100 pp.) (3S) 34
reviews; other published works in Polish.

S.J. – single or joint authorships.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
Courses in sociology of industry on the undergraduate and graduate level. University of Warsaw. Faculty of Philosophy and Sociology. 1959-1968. Courses in sociology of work and organisations, as well as in urban sociology at the University of Zambia. School of Humanities. Lusaka, Zambia 1968-1969 (two academic years). Teaching of courses 320 – social problems, 361 – social organisation, 362 – comparative societies, 363 – industrial sociology, 364 – technology and social change, 403 – principles of sociology, 460 – Social organisation – organisational theory, 464 – advanced industrial sociology, 465 – complex organisations, 467 – Social class in modern society, 469 – work and leisure, 504 – Sociotechnics of trust relationships at work, 565 – seminar in comparative management (sociology of work and organisations), 561 – seminar in social organisation, 562 – Seminar in social class, 593 – seminar in political sociology, Interdisc., 355 – social problems of eastern Europe, Interdisc., 346 – introduction to East Europe (some students and their papers). All these courses at the University of Alberta. Seminar on work at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna 1986. Also teaching at the Carleton University in Ottawa 1974/75 (ethnicity, work, social organisation). Teaching general management and human resources administration at the University of Szczecin 1993 and at the Polish-American Business School in Nowy Sacz (Poland) 1993. Teaching of evening courses in industrial sociology for industrial managers in Poland 1960-1968 (courses arranged by the Polish Association of Management and Organisation, the Polish Economic Association, the Polish Association for Promotion of Knowledge, etc.). Teaching at the seminar on sociology of scientific teams within the framework of the International Summer School on Social Psychology of Organisations. The Hague, Netherlands, 1965. Teaching the doctoral seminar in the social psychology of organisations in 1979 at the Department of Psychology, University of Goteborg, Sweden. Visiting lectures in sociology of industry and organisations at the University of Moscow, University of Leningrad, and the Institute of Philosophy (the sociological section) of the Soviet Academy of Sciences, 1962-1963. Visiting lectures in Czechoslovakia, arranged by the Czechoslovakian Sociological Society and by the Czechoslovakian Society of Promotion of Knowledge, 1965. Visiting lectures at the University of Belgrade and at the University of Nisz (Yugoslavia), 1965. Visiting lectures at the Lund University, University of Uppsala, the Sociological Institute in Oslo, the Summer University in Copenhagen, the Economic School of Copenhagen, the Technical University in Trondheim, the Inter-universitarian Institute for Social Research in Amsterdam, the Institute of Social Studies in the Hague, the Medical Institute in Rostock (East Germany) 1967. Visiting teaching appointment (one term) at the University of North Carolina. Department of Sociology, 1966. Temporary research as Visiting lectures for trade union leaders and for urban activists in Kitwe (Zambia) 1968-1969. Teaching of the seminar in social organisation at the International Symposium on Development Processes and Developing Areas. University of Calgary, Summer 1970.
Visiting lectures at the University of Reading on functions and dysfunction of sociologists in various socio-political settings, June 1972. Teaching on modernisation and social change and East Europeans in Europe and North America at Carleton University in Ottawa, in 1974-75 on a special grant from the Secretary of State Office. Visiting lectures in 1974-75 at Harvard University, University of Ottawa,
Sir George Williams University in Montreal, University of Michigan, University of Toronto. Senior visiting member of St. Anthonys College in Oxford during the sabbatical year 1975-76. Visiting lectures in 1975-76 at University of Glasgow, University of
Lancaster, Bradford University, University of Reading, Institute of Social Studies in the Hague, St. Anthonys College and Wolfson College in Oxford, University of Munich, University of Cologne, International Institute of Management in Berlin, School of International Studies in Dubrovnik, University of Giessen. Visiting lectures in Israel, Sweden, Italy, and Germany in 1978 and 1979. Visiting lectures at various French universities during the 4 months exchange with CNRS in Paris 1983. Visiting lectures in the Verwaltungschule Spayer (FRG) and other places during the 2 months stay arranged by DAD (FRG) in 1986. Series of lectures in the Institute of Management and Public Service in Srinigar (Kashmir) in the Summer of 1986. Visiting lectures at the University in Ljubljana and in the Steelworks in Rowne, Yugoslavia, March, 1987. Visiting lectures at the Institute of Advanced Studies in Vienna and the University of Graz (Austria) in 1986 CESO volunteer in Poland in the field of business 1993.

 

REPORTS (1990-91):
The D(dialectical) Paradigm of Management Training. Paper at the Second International 19- 22.8.1990. Conference on Work Values. Prague Presentation of the paper „Sociology of Opening Organisational Structures.XII World Congress of Sociology, Madrid, 9.7.1990, Session RC26.2. Presentation of the paper „The Sociotechnical Consulting: A Change for Sociologists,The XII World Congress of Sociology, Madrid, Session RC17.2, 9.7.1990. Seminar at the SIFO Institute for Consumer Research. On Consumption in Eastern Europe,Oslo, Norway, 23.2.1990. Seminar on Leadership Training in Eastern Europe, Norwegian School of Management,Oslo, Norway, 26.4.1990. Panstwo czlowiekopodobne (The User-Friendly State). Paper for the Polish Sociological Association, Warsaw, Poland, 30.10.1989 and Poznan, 23.10.1989. Management Training Based on the Sociotechnical Principles. International Conference of Systems Sciences, Wroclaw, Poland, 19-22.10.1989. Course in Organisational Behaviour for Furnell/Fimac, Pultusk, Poland, 19-23.2.1990,35 hours. The Sociologist as a Scholar and a Citizen. Department of Sociology, University of Alberta,6.11.1991. „Upgrading Industrial Relations and Work Organisation: A Sociotechnical Approach,” Bergen: Department of Administration and Organisation Theory. February
1990, Vol. I. pp. III + 645; Vol. II, pp. XIII + 602. „For Better Management” (in Polish), Bergen: University of Bergen, Department of Administration and Organisation Theory, April 1990, pp. XXIX + 373. „Civic Culture and Consumption in Eastern Europe” in Challenges in Eastern Europe, ed. by O. Jensen, Bergen: SEFOS. Centre for Social Research, Notat 31. May 1990 pp. 11-32. „Various Approaches to Complex Organisations.” Bergen: University of Bergen.Department of Public Administration and Organisation Theory. pp. 403. „Management as a Game and Play” (in Polish). Warsaw: SGH-Management and Business School, 1991, pp. 271 (submitted). „Sociotechnics of Management” (in Polish). Warsaw: SGH-Management and Busines School 1991, pp. 336 (submitted). „Between Gestures and Deeds” (in Polish) Warsaw: S Men Management School. Technical University 1991, pp. 350 (submitted).

 

EDITORSHIPS
Sociologia Internationalis, Essen, FRG International Review of Sociology,
Rome, Italy.

 

TEACHING IN THE YEARS 1979-92:
Five Year Teaching Record University of Alberta

1984-85 SOC 362, 561, 460, 566; 1 Ph.D., 3 Comm.
1985-86 SOC 362, 361, 503+, 361*, 504+; 3 Comm;
1986-87 Exchange with the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna (Austria)
1987-88 SOC 361, 368, 460, 467, 504, 560
1988-89 SOC 361, 460, 465, 503+, 566

· Reading course.
· Overload.

1991/92 University of Alberta
S 566 Work & Organisation 4 students
S 465 Sociology of Complex Organisations 50 students
S 460 Organisation Theory 28 students
S 261 Social Organisation 40 students

1990/91 University of Alberta
S 566 Work & Organisation 4 students
S 465 Sociology of Complex Organisations 24 students
S 460 Organisation Theory 42 students
S 261 Social Organisation 70 students

University of Alberta 1989/90 (sabbatical)
503 Reading course 1 student

1989/1990 University I Bergen
Seminar in Sociotechnics 7 students
Seminar in Complex Organisations 6 students

1987/88 Grad Students – 2 University of Alberta

S562 Seminar in social inequality (2 students)
S467 Social Class (3 students)
S367 Ethnic Groups (40 students)
S361 Social Organisation (50 students)
S367 Social Class (?? students)

1986/87 Grad Students – 12 (Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna)

Seminar on work (12 students)
Seminar on teams (around 20 attendants)

1985/86 Grad Students – 4 University of Alberta

S362 Comparative Societies (8 students)
S364 Comparative Institutional Change (3 students)
S503 Seminar in Policy Analysis (5 students)

1984/85 Grad Students – 2 University of Alberta

S556 Seminar on Work and Organisations (3 students)
S561 Seminar on Social Organisations (2 students)
S361 Social Organisation. Summer term (10 students)
S362 Comparative Societies (7 students)

1983/84 Grad Students – 2 University of Alberta

S361 Social Organisation. First term (13 students)
S465 Sociology of Complex Organisations. Second term (40 students
in two sessions)
S460 Organisational Theory. Second term (5 students)

S566 Seminar in Formal and Complex Organisation. Second term
(3 students)
S361 Social Organisation. Summer term (29 students)

1982/83 Grad Students – 3 University of Alberta

S465 Sociology of Complex Organisations. Winter term (20 students) and
Spring term (39 students)
S362 Comparative Societies. Winter term (4 students)
S361 Social Organisation (.. students)
Int.D. 346 Introduction to Eastern Europe and the USSR (part time)

1981/82 Grad Students – 3 University of Alberta

S465 Sociology of Complex Organisations. Both terms (157 stud. 1st
term and 11 stud. 2nd term).
S361 Sociology of Social Organisation (2nd term 9 stud.).
S469 Sociology of Work and Leisure (2nd term 3 stud.).
Int.D. 355 Social Problems of Eastern Europe (1st term 4 stud.).
Reading course in organisation 4 students.

1980/81 Grad Students – 3 University of Alberta

S465 Sociology of Complex Organisations (1st term 82 stud., 2nd term 6
stud.).
S361 Sociology of Social Organisation (1st term 18 stud.).
S362 Comparative Societies (1st term 3 stud.).
S469 Sociology of Work and Leisure (2nd term 11 stud.).
Int.D. 346 Introduction of Eastern Europe (2nd term 8 stud.) part-time.
S403 Principles of Sociology (1st term 95 stud.). External Course.
S361 Sociology of Social Organisation (summer course – 6 stud.).

1979/80 (1st term on sabbatical leave) Grad Students – 2 University
of Alberta

S361 Sociology of Social Organisation (2nd term 5 stud. Spring session
6 stud.).
S464 Advanced Industrial Sociology (2nd term 5 stud.).
S465 Sociology of Complex Organisations (2nd term 3 stud.).

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
Research on sociological aspects of co-operative movement in
Czechoslovakia, 1946-47.
Research on public opinion polls in Czechoslovakia, 1947.
Research on co-operative productive societies in Poland, 1948-1949.
Research on social implications of technical progress in the USSR, 1962-1963.
Research on adaptation of workers, engineers and white collars to their
working conditions in Poland, 1959-1968.
Research on social systems of creative teams in science, humanities,
technology, journalism, and art in Poland, 1963-1968.
Analysis of American general hospitals. Data collected by B. Georgopoulos,
Ann Arbor 1966 (employed for a few months at the Institute of Social
Research at the University of Michigan).
Research on social upgrading of Africans in Zambia, 1968-1969. Full
analysis of data was done in 1972 after obtaining the research grant of
Canada Council.
Research on the potential of social science research in Alberta and its
utilisation (research sponsored by the Alberta Human Resources Research
Council), 1970-1971.
Evaluation of organisational structures in the Human Resources Development
Authority in Alberta. A study sponsored by the CD 14 evaluation team at
the University of Alberta. Preparation of the test which would measure
organisational efficiency, 1971-1972.
Studies of the Polish society (workers, intelligentsia, scientists,
students, industrial executives) since 1971.
Study of the changing social structures in Eastern Europe, 1973-1982.
Study of management participation in various countries of the world since
1975.
Study of hospitals as social systems since 1980.
Fellow of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (official
exchange with Canada) January-April 1983. Research on the French sociology
of work and organisations.
Study of the German organisational culture. Verwaltungschule Spayer (FRG)
1986.
Study of work as a socio-spiritual experience 1987. For the Istituto
Polacco di Civilizatione Christiana. Rome, Italy.
Study on technology and sociotechnics. Institute for Advanced Studies,
Vienna, 1986/87.
Study on Polish ethnicity in Canada, 1987. For the Institute of Polonia
Studies at the Catholic University of Lublin.

 

PROFESSIONAL AND SOCIAL ACTIVITIES
Vice President of the Research Committee 26 on Sociotechnics at the
International Sociological Association 1978, Member of the Research Council
of the International Sociological Association, Membership in the American
Sociological Association, the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology
Association, the Polish Sociological Association, the Western Association
of Sociology and Anthropology, the Western Slavic Association (member of
the Board in the period 1971-76) and the Association for the Study of
Nationalities.
Papers presented at several sociological and managerial conferences in
Poland (1947-1968), at the meetings of the Canadian Sociology and
Anthropology Association (Winnipeg 1970, St. Johns 1971), the Western
Association of Sociology and Anthropology (Banff 1970, Calgary 1971),
American Psychological Association (Small Group Research, Los Angeles
1970), Western Regional Science Association (San Diego, 1972), American
Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (Dallas 1972), Conference
of HRRC of Alberta on Research and Social Policy (Edmonton 1971),
Conference on Work and Leisure at the University of Alberta (Edmonton
1972), Canadian Association of Slavists (1972), Western Slavic Conference
(1972), Committee on Sport of the International Sociological Association
(1972), as well at almost every annual meeting of the Learned Societies in
Canada (sociology, comparative civilisations, slavic and east European
studies, ethnic studies).
Paper at the 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th World Congresses of the
International Sociological Association (Evian 1966, Varna 1970, Toronto
1974, Stockholm 1978, Mexico 1982, Delhi 1986), and at the International
Congress of History of Science, Moscow 1971, Annual Meeting of the American
Sociological Association (New Orleans 1972), Conference on Participation in
Dubrovnik (1972), etc.
Book editor in the International Review of Sociology, Rome 1985-.
Chairman of the RC26 ISA Session 2 „Organisational Innovation as a
Sociotechnical
Problem,” XII World Congress of Sociology, Madrid, Spain, 9.7.1990.
Member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Contemporary
Sociology 1971-1976.
Member of the editorial board Sociologia Internationalis (Essen, FRG), 1984-.
Member of the committee on Sociology of Organisation ISA (session organiser
in 1986). Affiliate at the Center for Advanced Study of Theoretical
Psychology.
Member of the Academic Council for Kibbutz Studies, 114 Fifth Avenue, New
York, N.Y., 10010, US

Editor of Przeglad Zagadnien Socjalnych (Review of Social Welfare and
Manpower Policy), Warsaw (Poland) 1950-1953.
Member of the editorial staff of Problemy Organizacji (Problems of
Organisation), Warsaw (Poland), 1965-1968 and active member of the Polish
Association of Management and Organisation.
Chairman of the Section of Industrial Sociology and Organisations at the
Polish Sociological Association 1963-1968.
Active member of the Polish sociotechnical caucus (1963-1968).
Social and cultural activity in the Polish community in Edmonton (Alberta)
1970-Lectures, addresses, consultation, arrangement of cultural meetings.
Arrangement of intellectual meetings (guest speakers) at the Department of
Sociology at the University of Alberta (as Chairman of the Departmental
Colloquium Committee).
Contributor to the Polish monthly Kultura (culture), in Paris (1970-1972),
the Polish semi-weekly Zwiazkowiec (Alliancer) in Toronto, 1970-, and the
weekly Czas in Winnipeg (1970-74).
Presentation at public hearing of the Commission to Study the
Rationalisation of University Research, Edmonton, 1972.
Member of the Executive Body of the Research Committee on Sociotechnics at
the International Sociological Association since 1974.
Several series of TV interviews with the University of Alberta professors
1975-78.
Member of the Committee on Radio and Television. University of Alberta
1981-84.
Member of the Polish Scientific Society (London, U.K.).

 

REVIEWS OF THE STAFF MEMBERS OWN WORK
1. Wisepress Book Exhibition at the XII World Congress of Sociology in
Madrid, 9-13.7.1990.
2. Canadian Register of Research and Researchers in the Social Sciences,
SOCIOFILE 1/74-12/88.

  1. JS Coleman (University of Chicago) letter of 4.12.1990.
  2. Straub S.A., ed. Contemporary Authors, Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research

Company, 1988, 22: 303-305.

 

PRESS INTERVIEWS (1989-91)
Real-Life Drama Hits Actors, Edmonton Sun, 1991, 20:8:21.
School Pay May Lead Poles, The Edmonton Journal, 1989, 20th August:A2.
Polish Party Wants a Greater Coalition Role, The Edmonton Journal, 1990,
August 20:A2.
Interviews for TV and Radio on current events in the USSR. August 1991.
Interview for CJSR – FM 88 with the Polish MP I. Czezyk, 15 Sept. 1991.

 

HISTORY OF EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT:
1924 Born in Warsaw

1940-1942 Employed in the Forestry Administration in Kroscienko and
Dunajcem (Poland)

1943-1944 In the forced labour camp (under the Nazi occupation)

1944 Technical School in Nowy Targ (Poland). Diploma of a
technician

1945-1949 Studies at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow (Poland):
co-operation, sociology, and economics. At the same time active in the
Polish co-operative movement (research, lectures, organisation instruction)

1947-1948 Six months on study grant in Czechoslovakia (research on
co-operation).

1949-1950 Ph.D. graduate studies at the University of Warsaw (Professor S.
Ossowski). Sociology was liquidated in Poland in 1950 by the government.

1950-1953 The deputy editor of the professional journal Przeglad Zagadnien
Socjalnych (Review of social welfare and manpower policy).

1953-1957 Senior researcher at the Institute of Public Housing in Warsaw.
Survey of family life and housing in industrial areas.

1957-1959 Graduate studies at the University of Michigan (grant from the
Population Council in New York)

1959-1961 Head of the sociological survey centre at the Institute of Work
Protection in Warsaw (Poland)

1951-1970 Professor of sociology at the University of Warsaw (Faculty of
Philosophy and Sociology

1962-1963 Six months on the exchange study grant in the USSR (Moscow and
Leningrad)

  1. Visit in China (4 weeks)
  2. Visiting professor at the University of North Carolina
  3. (summer) Employment at the Institute of Social Research. The

University of Michigan Research Project on American general hospitals.

1967 Lecture tour in Scandinavia, Germany and Holland

1968-1969 Visiting professor at the University of Zambia

1970- Professor at the University of Alberta, Department of Sociology

1972 Lecture tour in Europe (University of Reading, Brussels, Lund
University, School of Economics in Linz, Institute for Advanced Studies in
Vienna)

1974-1975 Visiting professor in Ottawa (grant of the Federal Government)

1975-1976 Sabbatical year in Europe as the Senior Visiting Member of St.
Anthonys College in Oxford

  1. Sabbatical in Europe (Italy, Germany, Sweden)
  2. Exchange in France (CNRS)

1986/87 Exchange in Vienna (Institute for Advanced Studies)

1989/90 Sabbatical at the University I Bergen (Norway)

 

BOOKS AND SCRIPTS IN ENGLISH:
1974 Social Change and Stratification in Eastern Europe: An Interpretative
Analysis of Poland and Her Neighbours. New York: Praeger, 1974, pp. XXIII
+ 272.

Social Dimensions of Industrialism. Meerut: Sadna Prakashan, 1974, pp.
XII + 269.

1975 The Social Technology of Applied Research. Meerut: Sadhna Prakashan,
1976, pp. VIII + 340.

1976 Overcoming Alienation in Work. Meerut: Sadhna Prakashan, 1976, pp.
VIII + 340.

The Upgrading of Zambians. Meerut: Sadhna Prakashan, 1976, pp. VI + 140.

1977 ed. Management Participation and Its Perspectives in Canada.
Manuscript deposed in the Library of the Department of Sociology,
University of Alberta and in the Library of Alberta Labour, Provincial
Government of Alberta.

1983 The Organisational Phenomenon Within Mass Society: Bureaucracy and
its Alternatives. Edmonton: The University of Alberta Bookstore (a script
for students).

Organisational Dilemmas. Edmonton: The University of Alberta Bookstore
(a script for students).

From State Socialism to Democracy? The Polish Case. Edmonton: The
University of Alberta Bookstore (a script for students).

Social Organisation: A Dialectical and Existential Perspective.
Edmonton: The University of Alberta Bookstore (a script for students).

1984 Organisation or Manipulation? People, Systems and a Mass Society.
Edmonton: The University of Alberta Bookstore (a script for students).

Marx and Marxism, Ed jointly with A. Jain. New York: Praeger, pp. 309.

Beyond Bureaucracy? A sociotechnical approach to the dialectics of
complex organisations. Cologne: Verlag fur Gesellschaftsarchitektur, pp. 484.

1986 A Critique of Marxist and Non-Marxist Thought, together with A. Jain,
New York: Praeger, pp. VIII + 297.

The Self-Defeating Organisation: A Critique of Bureaucracy, New York:
Praeger, pp. XXVIII + 395.

Comparative Work Systems: Ideologies and Reality in Eastern Europe, New
York: Praeger, pp. XX + 238.

In the Search of New Organisational Paradigms. New York: Praeger, pp.
XIII + 351.

1989 A Christian Approach to Work and Industry. Lewiston N.Y.: The Edwin
Mellen Press, pp. xii+447.

Organisational Performance: Exploring some critical variables.
Administrative Change, XVII, 1:15.

 

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS (since 1989):
„The Sociotechnical Consulting” in Dilemmas of Effective Social Action ed.
by J. Kubin,
Warsaw: Polish Sociological Association. 1990: 212-237.
„The Opposition Experience of the Polish Blue-Collar Workers and Its
Validity for the
Rest of the Soviet Bloc” in The Soviet Union & The C