Gavin Schwarz

Director, Health@Business Research Network
Professor

Gavin Schwarz is a Professor at the School of Management and Governance in the UNSW Business School. Gavin is Director of the Health@Business Research Network. His research and work interests include organizational change and organizational inertia, with a particular interest in better understanding how organizations fail when changing, and developing applied strategies for dealing with failure to change. He is also interested in exploring how knowledge develops in organizational and change theory, and has published in numerous journals including Academy of Management Learning and Education, Organization Science, Journal of Management, Group and Organization Management, British Journal of Management, and Administrative Science Quarterly. He is a member of the Academy of Management’s Organization Development and Change division’s executive board and serves as Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science (JABS) . He is also an editorial board member of the Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management, and the Journal of Organizational Behavior.

 

Journal articles
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Yang KP; Chou C; Schwarz GM, 2021, 'Cyber democracy for better board representation? The effect of e-voting on excess control in an emerging economy', Australian Journal of Management, pp. 031289622098359 - 031289622098359, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0312896220983592
2021
Hastings BJ; Schwarz GM, 2021, 'Leading Change Processes for Success: A Dynamic Application of Diagnostic and Dialogic Organization Development', Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/00218863211019561
2021
Sanders K; Nguyen PT; Bouckenooghe D; Rafferty A; Schwarz GM; Elias A; Jorgensen F; Bish A; Kanar AM; Razinskas S; Li X; Kirk S; Amarakon U; Hartmann S; Steindorsdottir B; Babar S; Manuti A; Vakola M; Turnbull M; Watson BM; Lapointe É; Bednall TC; Katsaros K; Chen B; Jahanzeb S; Rafique Z, 2021, 'The Antecedents of HR strength in Times of Crisis: An attributional lens', Academy of Management Proceedings, vol. 2021, pp. 11154 - 11154, http://dx.doi.org/10.5465/ambpp.2021.11154abstract
2021
Bouckenooghe D; Schwarz G; Kanar A; Sanders K, 2021, 'Revisiting research on attitudes toward organizational change: Bibliometric analysis and content facet analysis', Journal of Business Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2021.06.028
2021
Leach L; Hastings B; Schwarz G; Watson B; Bouckenooghe D; Seoane L; Hewett D, 2021, 'Distributed leadership in healthcare: leadership dyads and the promise of improved hospital outcomes', Leadership in Health Services, vol. 34, pp. 353 - 374, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/LHS-03-2021-0011
2021
Schwarz GM, 2020, 'Research Universities and the Public Good: Discovery for an Uncertain Future, by Jason Owen-Smith', Academy of Management Learning & Education, vol. 19, pp. 252 - 254, http://dx.doi.org/10.5465/amle.2019.0177
2020
Le-Dao H; Chauhan A; Walpola R; Fischer S; Schwarz G; Minbashian A; Munro A; D'Arcy E; Allan J; Harrison R, 2020, 'Managing Complex Healthcare Change: A Qualitative Exploration of Current Practice in New South Wales, Australia', Journal of Healthcare Leadership, vol. 12, pp. 143 - 151, http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/jhl.s274958
2020
Schwarz G; Bouckenooghe D, 2020, 'When The Dodo Became Extinct: Why Rethinking Change Should Not Take A Pandemic', The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, pp. 1 - 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0021886320973809
2020
Schwarz G, 2020, 'The Enduring Interest Trap in Debating the State of a Field', Academy of Management Learning and Education, pp. 230 - 233, http://dx.doi.org/10.5465/amle.2020.0122
2020
Schwarz G; Bouckenooghe D; Vakola M, 2020, 'Organizational change failure: Framing the process of failing', Human Relations, vol. 74, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0018726720942297
2020
Schwarz GM, 2020, 'Research Universities and the Public Good: Discovery for an Uncertain Future', ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT LEARNING & EDUCATION, vol. 19, pp. 252 - 254, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000554966000014&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2020
Schwarz GM; Stensaker I, 2020, 'Researching a Pandemic: Letting COVID-19 Drive Our Research', Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, vol. 56, pp. 261 - 265, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0021886320937820
2020
Sanders K; Nguyen P; Bouckenooghe D; Rafferty A; Schwarz G, 2020, 'Unravelling the What and How of Organizational Communication to Employees during COVID-19 pandemic: Adopting an Attributional Lens', The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science
2020
Schwarz G, 2019, 'Initiating Change in a Changing Landscape: The Power of Applied Behavioral Science', The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, vol. 56, pp. 1 - 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0021886319894133
2019
Bouckenooghe D; Schwarz GM; Hastings B; De Pereny SGL, 2019, 'Facilitating change through groups: Formation of collective attitudes toward change', Research in Organizational Change and Development, vol. 27, pp. 143 - 165, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/S0897-301620190000027009
2019
Schwarz G; Sanders K; Bouckenooghe D, 2019, 'In The Driving Seat: Executive's Perceived Control Over Environment', Australian Journal of Management, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0312896219895065
2019
Schwarz G; Yang KP; Chou C; Chiu YJ, 2018, 'A classification of structural inertia: Variations in structural response', Asia Pacific Journal of Management, pp. 1 - 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10490-018-9588-6
2018
Schwarz GM; Cummings C; Cummings TG, 2017, 'Devolution of researcher care in organization studies and the moderation of organizational knowledge', Academy of Management Learning and Education, vol. 16, pp. 70 - 83, http://dx.doi.org/10.5465/amle.2014.0167
2017
Schwarz GM; Bouckenooghe D, 2017, 'A Collective Action Process Model For Attitudes To Organizational Change', Academy of Management Proceedings, vol. 2017, pp. 10346 - 10346, http://dx.doi.org/10.5465/ambpp.2017.332
2017
Schwarz GM; Stensaker IG, 2016, 'Showcasing phenomenon-driven research on organizational change', Journal of Change Management, vol. 16, pp. 245 - 264, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14697017.2016.1230931
2016
Schwarz GM; Yang KP, 2016, 'A Multilevel Analysis of the Performance Implications of Excess Control in Business Groups', Organization Science, vol. 27, pp. 1219 - 1236, http://dx.doi.org/10.1287/orsc.2016.1086
2016
Bouckenooghe D; M. Schwarz G; Minbashian A, 2015, 'Herscovitch and Meyer’s Three-Component model of commitment to change: Meta-analytic findings', European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, vol. 24, pp. 578 - 595, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1359432X.2014.963059
2015
Schwarz G; Stensaker I, 2014, 'Time to Take Off the Theoretical Straightjacket and (Re-)Introduce Phenomenon-Driven Research', Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, vol. 50, pp. 478 - 501, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0021886314549919
2014
Schwarz GM; Stensaker IG, 2014, 'Progress in Evidence: You Can’t Always Get What You Want', The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, vol. 50, pp. 34 - 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0021886313515611
2014
Schwarz GM; Kin Fai Ellick Wong ; Jessica Y.Y. Kwong , 2014, 'The Role of Regret in Institutional Persistence and Change', The Journal of Change Management, vol. 14, pp. 309 - 333, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14697017.2013.866153
2014
Schwarz GM; Cummings TG; Cummings C, 2013, 'Hamlet’s Ghost And Ponzi Schemes: Provocation On Organizational Researcher Care', Academy of Management Proceedings, vol. 2013, pp. 10440 - 10440, http://dx.doi.org/10.5465/ambpp.2013.10440abstract
2013
Schwarz GM, 2012, 'Shaking fruit out of the tree: Temporal effects and life cycle in organizational change research', The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, vol. 48, pp. 342 - 379, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0021886312439098
2012
Schwarz GM, 2012, 'The Logic of Deliberate Structural Inertia', Journal of Management, vol. 38, pp. 546 - 572, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0149206309361206
2012
Schwarz GM; Watson BM; Callan VJ, 2011, 'Talking up failure: How discourse can signal failure to change', Management Communication Quarterly, vol. 25, pp. 311 - 352, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0893318910389433
2011
Adams SM; Agarwala T; Akbar H; Andrews M; Ang S; Arnold S; Ascigil S; Bachrach D; Bacon N; Balkin D; Bartol K; Bauer T; Beauregard A; Bell BS; Berrin E; Bilimoria D; Blader SL; Blak-Beard S; Blancero DM; Bligh M; Bozionelos N; Bridgstock R; Brislin R; Broadbent F; Buchanan B; Budhwar P; Burke R; Cabrera E; Capps C; Carmeli A; Carraher S; Caruso D; Cerdin JL; Chi NW; Chiaburu D; Clarke S; Cocchiara F; Cohen A; Collins D; Combs G; Conway N; Cook A; Cox SS; D'Amato A; Dasborough M; Datta D; De Jong B; Delery J; Diamond R; Donaldson L; Drach-Zahavy A; Eisenberg J; Erhardt NL; Ezzedeen S; Fenton-O'Creevy M; Ferrin D; Fisher S; Flood P; Forret M; Fox S; Frode H; Fry J; Fuller T; Gabriel Y; Game A; Garmon M; Gavin M; Gibson D; Gilson L; Gourlay S; Haigh MM; Hanges P; Harden E; Hareli S; Harquail C; He HW; Heldal F; Higgins MC; Holden N; Humphrey R; Insch G; Jansen J; Jerrram C; Karaevli A; Karatas-Ozkan M; Kark R; Kazeroony HH; King Z; Klimoski R; Kseoõlu MA; Kraimer M; Lambooij M; Lance C; Lant T; Lauver K; Lavelle J; Leggio K; Lettice F; Leung K; Lindsay V, 2009, 'Thank you reviewers!', Group and Organization Management, vol. 34, pp. 140 - 145, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1059601108329743
2009
Schwarz GM; Huber GP, 2008, 'Challenging organizational change research', British Journal of Management, vol. 19, pp. S1 - S6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8551.2008.00566.x
2008
Schwarz GM; Clegg SR; Cummings TG; Donaldson DA; Miner JB, 2007, 'We see dead people? The State of Organization Science', Journal of Management Inquiry, vol. 16, pp. 300 - 317, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1056492607310927
2007
Schwarz GM; Shulman A, 2007, 'The Patterning of Limited Structural Change', Journal of Organizational Change Management, vol. 20, pp. 829 - 846, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/09534810710831046
2007
Schwarz GM, 2006, 'Positioning Hierarchy in enterprise system change', New Technology Work and Employment, vol. 21, pp. 252 - 265, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-005X.2006.00179.x
2006
Schwarz GM; Kerr S; Mowday RT; Starbuck WH; Tung RL; Von Glinow MA, 2006, 'Astute Foresight or Wishful Thinking? Learning from Visions', Journal of Management Inquiry, vol. 15, pp. 347 - 361, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1056492606294638
2006
Schwarz GM, 2005, 'The social study of information and communication technology: Innovation, actors, and contexts', Administrative Science Quarterly, vol. 50 (1), pp. 152 - 155, http://dx.doi.org/10.2189/asqu.2005.50.1.152
2005
Schwarz GM; Watson BM, 2005, 'The influence of perceptions of social identity on information technology-enabled change', Group and Organization Management, vol. 30 (3), pp. 289 - 318, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1059601104267622
2005
Watson BM; Schwarz GM; Whitehouse J; Callan VJ, 2005, 'Investigating it change: A social identity perspective', Australian Journal of Psychology, vol. 57, pp. 151 - 152, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000234555701194&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2005
Schwarz GM, 2003, 'Review of `Breaking the Code of Change`, edited by M. Beer and N. Nohria', International Journal of Organizational Analysis, vol. 11, pp. 85 - 87
2003
Andrews T; Schwarz G, 2002, 'Preparing students for the virtual organisation: An evaluation of learning with virtual learning technologies', Educational Technology and Society, vol. 5, pp. 54 - 65
2002
Schwarz GM, 2002, 'Organizational hierarchy adaptation and information technology', Information and Organization, vol. 12, pp. 153 - 182, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1471-7727(01)00015-X
2002
Conference Abstracts
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Sanders K; Nguyen P; Bouckenooghe D; Rafferty A; Schwarz G, (ed.), 2021, 'The Antecedents of HR strength in Times of Crisis: An attributional lens', in Academy of Management Proceedings, Academy of Management, Online, presented at Academy of Management, Online, 29 July 2021 - 03 August 2021, http://dx.doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2021.11154abstract
2021
Conference Papers
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Hastings B; Schwarz G, 2020, 'Leaders’ Choice of Change Processes: The Option of Dynamic Application to Improve Change Outcomes', in Atinc G (ed.), Organizational Change Leadership Research: New Findings and Future Directions, Vancouver (Online: COVID), presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Vancouver (Online: COVID), 07 August 2020 - 11 August 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2020.19004symposium
2020
Hastings B; Schwarz G, 2020, 'Leading Change: Process or Mindset?', in Leading Change: Process or Mindset?, Vancouver (Online), presented at Academy of Managament Annual Meeting, Vancouver (Online), 07 August 2020 - 11 August 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2020.13283abstract
2020
Schwarz G; Bouckenooghe D; DeClerq D, 2019, 'Accounting for organizational willingness to change', in Atinc G (ed.), Accounting for organizational willingness to change, Academy of management, Boston USA, presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston USA, 09 July 2019 - 13 August 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2019.296
2019
Hastings B; Schwarz G, 2019, 'Diagnostic or dialogic organization development: Competitive or collaborative focuses of inquiry?', in Atinc G (ed.), Diagnostic or dialogic organization development: Competitive or collaborative focuses of inquiry?, Academy of Management, Boston MA, presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston MA, 09 August 2019 - 14 August 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2019.42
2019
Hastings B; Schwarz G, 2018, 'The Possibility of a Mindset-led Approach to Leading Organizational Change', in Atinc G (ed.), Academy of Management Proceedings, Academy of Management, Chicago USA, presented at Academy of Management, Chicago USA, 10 August 2018 - 14 August 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2018.13535abstract
2018
Schwarz G; Yang K-P; Chou C, 2018, 'The Effect Of E-Voting On Excess Control In An Emerging Economy', in Atinc G (ed.), Academy of Management Proceedings, Academy of Management, Chicago USA, presented at Academy of Management, Chicago USA, 10 August 2018 - 14 August 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2018.10198abstract
2018
Schwarz G; Bouckenooghe D, 2017, 'Organizational failure reoriented as success', in Atinc G (ed.), Organizational failure reoriented as success, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 04 August 2017 - 08 August 2017, https://journals.aom.org/toc/amproc/2017/1
2017
Schwarz G; Bouckenooghe D, 2017, 'The formation of collective attitude to change', in Atinc G (ed.), The formation of collective attitude to change, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 04 August 2017 - 08 August 2017, https://journals.aom.org/toc/amproc/2017/1
2017
Schwarz G; Bouckenooghe D, 2016, 'How collective attitudes to organizational change shape and shift', in How collective attitudes to organizational change shape and shift, European Association of Work and Organizational Pscyhology, Athens, Greece, presented at European Association of Work and Organizational Pscyhology, Athens, Greece, 08 June 2016 - 10 June 2016
2016
Schwarz G; Chou C; Yang KP, 2015, 'A classification of structural inertia responses to organizational failure', in Guclu A (ed.), A classification of structural inertia responses to organizational failure, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, 07 August 2015 - 11 August 2015, https://journals.aom.org/toc/amproc/2015/1
2015
Schwarz GM; Cummings TG; Cummings C, 2013, 'Hamlet’s ghost and Ponzi schemes: Provocation on organizational researcher care', in Humphreys J (ed.), Academy of Management Proceedings, Academy of Management, Orlando FL, presented at Academy of Management, Orlando FL, 09 August 2013 - 13 August 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2011.65869132
2013
Schwarz G, 2012, 'Success in failure during downturn business cycles', in Atinc G (ed.), Success in failure during downturn business cycles, Academy of Management Annual meeting, Boston, MA, presented at Academy of Management Annual meeting, Boston, MA, 03 August 2012 - 07 August 2012, https://journals.aom.org/toc/amproc/2012/1
2012
Schwarz GM, 2011, 'Temporal effects and life cycle of organizational change research', in Academy of Management 2011 Annual Meeting - West Meets East: Enlightening. Balancing. Transcending, AOM 2011, http://dx.doi.org/10.5464/AMBPP.2011.48.a
2011
Schwarz GM; Watson BM, 2010, 'How talk Can Signal failure to Change', in Israel Strategy Conference Proceedings, Israel Strategy Conference, Briarcliff Manor, NY, presented at Israel Strategy Conference, Haifa, 27 December 2010 - 29 December 2010
2010
Schwarz GM; Park K, 2010, 'The influence of corporate acquisition activity on CEO leadership styles', in Israel Strategy Conference Proceedings, Israel Strategy Conference, Briarcliff Manor, NY, presented at Israel Strategy Conference, Haifa, 27 December 2010 - 29 December 2010
2010
Schwarz GM; Palmer I; Dunford R; Buono A; Kerber K; Marshak R; Wagenheim G, 2010, 'That was great 6! More high impact exercises for teaching or consulting on organizational change', in Academy of management conference proceedings, Academy of management, Montreal, presented at Academy of management, Montreal, 06 August 2010 - 10 August 2010
2010
Schwarz GM, 2009, '“That Was Great! 5”: More High Impact Activities, Exercises AndApproaches For Teaching Or Consulting On Organizational Change', in Solomon GT (ed.), Proceedings of the Academy of Management Annual Meeting: AOM Best Conference Papers 2009, Academy of Management, Briarcliff Manor, NY, presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, USA, 07 August 2009 - 11 August 2009
2009
Wong K; Schwarz GM; Kwong Y, 2009, 'The role of regret in institutional persistence and change', in Journal of Change Management, Asheville NC, USA, pp. 309 - 333, presented at Southern Management Association Meeting 2009, Asheville NC, USA, 11 November 2009 - 14 November 2009, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14697017.2013.866153
2009
Schwarz GM; Watson BM, 2009, 'Buffalo Herd and Monkey Memory: When Failure becomes Change', in Buffalo Herd and Monkey Memory: When Failure becomes Change, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, USA, presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, USA, 07 August 2009 - 11 August 2009
2009
Michra A; Schwarz GM; Mishra K, 2008, 'The co-evolution of trust and control when organizations grow', in The co-evolution of trust and control when organizations grow, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA USA, presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA USA, 08 August 2008 - 13 August 2008
2008
Schwarz GM, 2008, 'An evaluation of thematic narrowness in organizational change research', in An evaluation of thematic narrowness in organizational change research, Southern Management Association Meeting 2008, St. Pete Beach FL, USA, presented at Southern Management Association Meeting 2008, St. Pete Beach FL, USA, 29 October 2008 - 01 November 2008
2008
Schwarz GM, 2007, 'The Logic of Deliberate Structural Inertia', in Journal of Management, Nashville, TN, USA, pp. 547 - 572, presented at Southern Management Association Meeting 2007, Nashville, TN, USA, 07 November 2007 - 10 November 2007, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0149206309361206
2007
Schwarz GM, 2007, '“That Was Great 3!” Even More High Impact Activities, Exercises And Approaches For Teaching Or Consulting On Organizational Change', in Solomon GT (ed.), Proceedings of the Academy of Management Annual Meeting: AOM Best Conference Papers 2009, Academy of Management, Briarcliff Manor, NY, presented at Academy of Management 2007 Annual Meeting: Doing Well By Doing Good, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 03 August 2007 - 08 August 2007
2007
Schwarz GM, 2006, '“That Was Great 2!” More High Impact Activities, Exercises And Approaches For Teaching Or Consulting On Organizational Change', in Solomon GT (ed.), Proceedings of the Academy of Management Annual Meeting: AOM Best Conference Papers 2009, Academy of Management, Briarcliff Manor, NY, presented at Academy of Management Conference, Atlanta, GA, USA, 11 August 2006 - 16 August 2006
2006
Schwarz GM, 2006, 'Managerial Support of IT Change: Taking anintergroup perspective', in Managerial Support of IT Change: Taking anintergroup perspective, International Communication Association Annual Conference, Berlin, Germany, presented at International Communication Association Annual Conference, Berlin, Germany, 19 June 2006 - 23 June 2006
2006
Schwarz GM, 2005, 'A discussion of the state of contemporary organizational change research', in A discussion of the state of contemporary organizational change research, Organization Science Winter Conference 2005, Steamboat Springs, Colorado USA, presented at Organization Science Winter Conference 2005, Steamboat Springs, Colorado USA, 03 February 2005 - 06 February 2005
2005
Schwarz GM, 2005, 'We see dead people? Reflective debate on John Miner’s vision for organization science', in We see dead people? Reflective debate on John Miner’s vision for organization science, Academy of Management 2005 Annual Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, presented at Academy of Management 2005 Annual Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
2005
Schwarz GM, 2004, 'Accouting for virtual team stability and change', in Accouting for virtual team stability and change, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, New Orleans USA, presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, New Orleans USA, 06 August 2004 - 11 August 2004
2004
Schwarz GM, 2004, 'Is contemporary organizational change research too narrow?', in Is contemporary organizational change research too narrow?, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, New Orleans USA, presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting, New Orleans USA, 06 August 2004 - 11 August 2004
2004
Schwarz GM, 2003, 'The influence of social identity on organizational e-democracy practices', in Solomon GT (ed.), Proceedings of the Academy of Management Annual Meeting: AOM Best Conference Papers 2009, Academy of Management, Briarcliff Manor, NY, pp. 1 - 1, presented at 63rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Seattle, Washington, USA, 01 August 2003 - 06 August 2003
2003
Schwarz GM, 2003, 'Accounting for the limited distribution of information technology-enabled structural change', in Solomon GT (ed.), Proceedings of the Academy of Management Annual Meeting: AOM Best Conference Papers 2009, Academy of Management, Briarcliff Manor, NY, pp. 3 - 3, presented at 63rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Seattle, Washington, USA, 01 August 2003 - 06 August 2003
2003
Schwarz GM, 2003, 'The logic of sanctioned structural inertia during information technology introduction', in Solomon GT (ed.), Proceedings of the Academy of Management Annual Meeting: AOM Best Conference Papers 2009, Academy of Management, Briarcliff Manor, NY, pp. 2 - 2, presented at 63rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Seattle, Washington, USA, 01 August 2003 - 06 August 2003
2003
Schwarz GM, 2003, 'The impact of information technologies on communication effectiveness', in Australian Journal of Psychology, Taylor and Francis, Sydney, pp. 67 - 67, presented at 23rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists, Sydney, 24 April 2003 - 27 April 2003
2003
Book Chapters
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Buono A; Adams S; Schwarz G, 2019, 'Preparing for High Impact Change: The critical role of experiential learning and practice', in Schwarz G; Buono A; Adams S (ed.), Preparing for High Impact Organizational Change, Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 1 - 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9781788116954
2019
Adams S; Schwarz G; Buono A, 2019, 'Afterword: The Change Game - moving from toolkits to "That was Great!"', in Schwarz G; Buono A; Adams S (ed.), Preparing for High Impact Organizational Change, Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 229 - 233, https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/unsw/reader.action?docID=5790829&ppg=249
2019
Dave B; Schwarz G; Bradley H; Sandor LDP, 2019, 'Facilitating change through groups: Formation of collective attitudes towards change.', in Shani A; Noumair D (ed.), Research in Organizational Change and Development, Emerald Group Publishing
2019
Schwarz G; Bouckenooghe D, 2018, 'Improving our Understanding of Collective Attitudes towards Change Formation', in Vakola M; Petrou P (ed.), Organizational Change: Psychological effects and strategies for coping, Routledge, pp. 163 - 176, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315386102
2018
Schwarz G; Bouckenooghe D, 2018, 'Improving our understanding of collective attitudes towards change formation', in Organizational Change, Routledge, pp. 163 - 176, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315386102-12
2018
Leach L; Watson BM; Hewitt D; Schwarz GM; Gallois C, 2016, 'Intergroup communication and leadership in healthcare', in Giles H; Maass A (ed.), Advances in Intergroup Communication, pp. 247 - 265
2016
Mishra KE; Schwarz GM; Mishra AK, 2011, 'The evolution of trust and control as seen through an organization's human resource practices', in Trust and Human Resource Management, pp. 42 - 64
2011
Schwarz GM, 2009, 'Elephant on a treadmill: An evaluation of thematic narrowness in organizational change research', in Woodman RW; Pasmore WA; Shani AB R (ed.), Research In Organizational Change and Development, edn. Research in Organizational Change and Development, EMERALD GROUP PUBLISHING LIMITED, pp. 301 - 348, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/S0897-3016(2009)0000017010
2009
Watson BM; Schwarz GM; Jones E, 2008, 'Is Organizational e-Democracy Inevitable? The Impact of Information Technologies on Communication Effectiveness', in Information Communication Technologies, IGI Global, pp. 3171 - 3189, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-59904-949-6.ch225
2008
Watson BM; Schwarz GM; Jones E, 2005, 'Is organsational e-democracy inevitable? The impact of information technology on communication effectiveness', in Torres-Coronas T; Arias-Olva M (ed.), e-Human Resources Management: Managing Knowledge People, edn. 1, Idea Group Publishing, Hershey PA, pp. 206 - 235
2005
Schwarz GM; Watson BM; Jones E, 2004, 'Is Organisational e-Democracy Inevitable? The Impact of Information Technologies on Communication Effectivenesse-Human Resources', in Appicello A; Travers J (ed.), Management: Managing Knowledge People, edn. First, Idea Group Publishing, USA and UK, pp. 206 - 235
2004
Books
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Schwarz G; Buono A; Adams S, 2019, Preparing for High Impact Organizational Change: Experiential Learning and Practice, Schwarz G; Buono A; Adams S, (eds.), Edgar Elgar
2019
Conference Presentations
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Schwarz GM; Yang KP; Chou C, 2016, 'A Classification of Structural Inertia Responses to Failure', presented at Academy of Management, Anaheim CA USA, 05 August 2016 - 09 August 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2016.10508abstract
2016
Schwarz GM, 2011, 'Temporal Effects and Life Cycle of Organizational Change Research', presented at 71st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management - West Meets East: Enlightening, Balancing, Transcending, AOM 2011, San Antonio, Texas, 12 August 2011 - 16 August 2011, http://proceedings.aom.org/content/2011/1/1.244.short
2011
Conference Proceedings (Editor of)
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Schwarz GM, (ed.), 2011, 'Academy of Management. Annual Meeting Proceedings', Academy of Management, United States, presented at Sixty-Sixth Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, http://program.aomonline.org/2011/view/view_docProceedingsPaper.asp?subid=10212
2011

2020 Winner Outstanding Reviewer Award Academy of Management Review

2019 Finalist Best Paper Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Organizational Development and Change Division

2017 Winner Best Reviewer Award Journal of Organizational Behavior

2014 Winner Best Reviewer Award Journal of Organizational Behavior

2013 Winner Best Reviewer Award Journal of Organizational Behavior

2013 Finalist Best Paper 2012 Douglas McGregor Memorial Award, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science

2012 Winner Best Reviewer Award Journal of Organizational Behavior.

2011 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Organizational Development and Change Division, Best Division Paper.

2007 Academy of Management Journal Editorial Board Outstanding Reviewer Award

2004 – 2007 Recognition for outstanding service on the Academy of Management

Journal editorial board

2006/2007 Gordon J. Samuels Fellowship

 

  • 2020. Brock University, Goodman School of Business Grant. (“University communication in times of COVID-19: Decoding the messages through the lenses of international human resource management and transformational change perspectives”, with Bouckenooghe, D., Sanders, K., Nguyen, P., and Rafferty, A., C$13,224).
  • 2020. Health@Business Research Network and UNSW Medicine Funding Grant (“Translation and change: Embedding effective change management in health”, with Harrison, R., Dao, H-L., Minbashian, A., Walpola, R., & Chauhan, A., $24,000)
  • 2006/2007 Gordon J. Samuels Fellowship
  • 2003–2007 Australian Research Council Linkage Project Grant ($234,000) Project: The management of information technology based organizational change

Organizational Change, Organizational Failure and inertia; virtual teams; technology strategy.

MBAX9153 Implementing Strategy