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Dr. Eric Flamholtz and Dr. Yvonne Randle – the team behind our diagnostic methodology – have published numerous books and articles related to Growing Pains, the Pyramid of Organizational Development, Management Effectiveness, and the keys to building a sustainably successful company.

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Here you can browse through their books and articles to learn about the research and framework from which our diagnostic process is derived. You can also view case studies to understand how this methodology has been utilized by real companies to help them prepare for and attain successful growth.

Books

Corporate Culture: The Ultimate Strategic Asset

By Eric Flamholtz and Yvonne Randle
Stanford Business Books, 2011

The Inner Game of Management

By Eric Flamholtz and Yvonne Randle
Amacom Books, 1987

Articles

Towards Using Organizational Measurements to Assess Corporate Performance

Eric Flamholtz, Anderson School of Management, UCLA
Journal of Human Resource Costing & Accounting,Vol. 13 No. 2, pp. 105-117, 2009

Growing Pains: A Barrier to Successful Corporate Entrepreneurship

Mark V. Cannice
Roger (Rongxin) Chen
Zhan G. Li

Searching for Competitive Advantage in the Black Box

Eric Flamholtz, Anderson School of Management, UCLA
WEI HUA, Anderson School of Management, UCLA

How to tell whether your firm can handle new growth

Eric Flamholtz, Anderson School of Management, UCLA
Yvonne Randle

Towards an Integrative Theory of Organizational Success and Failure: Previous Research and Future Issues

Eric Flamholtz, Anderson School of Management, UCLA
International Journal of Entrepreneurship Education, 1 (3): 297-320, 2002/03, 2002

Strategic Organizational Development and the Bottom Line: Further Empirical Evidence

Eric Flamholtz, Anderson School of Management, UCLA
Wei Hua, University of California at Los Angeles
European Management Journal Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 72–81, 2002

Strategic Organizational Development, Growing Pains and Corporate Financial Performance:
An Empirical Test

Eric Flamholtz, Anderson School of Management, UCLA
Wei Hua, Anderson School of Management, UCLA
European Management Journal Vol. 20, No. 5, pp. 527–536, 2002

Corporate Culture and the Bottom Line

Eric Flamholtz, University of California at Los Angeles
European Management Journal Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 268–275, 2001

Organizational Success and Failure: An Empirical Test of a Holistic Model

Eric Flamholtz, University of California at Los Angeles
Zeynep Askehirli, University of California at Los Angeles
European Management Journal Vol. 18, No. 5, pp. 488–498, 2000

Case Studies

The Transformation to Professional Management at Pardee Homes

Eric Flamholtz, Anderson School of Management UCLA and President, Management Systems Consulting Corporation
Michael McGee, President & CEO, Pardee Homes
Kathryn Schreiner, Consultant, Management Systems Consulting Corporation
International Journal of Entrepreneurship Education 3(2): 185-204, 2005

Making the Transformation from Entrepreneurship to Professional Management: The Case of Unitech Systems

Eric Flamholtz, Anderson School of Management UCLA and President, Management Systems Consulting Corporation
Madhavan Nayar, Company Leader, Unitech Systems
International Journal of Entrepreneurship Education 3(2): 169-184, 2005

Making the Transformation from Entrepreneurship to Professional Management: Countrywide Financial Corporation

Stanford Kurland , Countrywide Home Loans, Inc.
Eric G. Flamholtz ,Anderson School of Management UCLA and President Management Systems Consulting Corporation
International Journal of Entrepreneurship Education

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