Using HSI’s toll in the IVY League & Other Universities #1
This Harvard site describes the book written by Linda Hill (a well-known professor there) about Subarctic Survival.
Harvard Law School (click on the link) Elaine Bernard, Director, HTUP Union Leadership and Organizational Change [Download PDF])
An article by Harvard students about the ongoing use of HSI survival simulations in their classes.
This site is about the use at Wharton of HSI Desert Survival by a student at Wharton.
This one focuses on Stanford University .
An article about research on corporate responsibility (conducted at Stanford) which used HSI survival exercise.

Textbooks and Educational Institution Website Postings Referencing Human Synergistics’ Products

Textbooks Referencing Human Synergistics’ Products

Human Synergistics instrum

ents, particularly the Organizational Culture Inventory® and Desert Survival Situation™, are mentioned in numerous textbooks used at the graduate and undergraduate level in schools of business, psychology, and communications.

Human Synergistics’ products have been widely used by leading educational

institutions around the globe.



Middle East/Asia 

Human Synergistics’ products have been widely used in professional publications & research. Below is a partial list of publications.

Organizational Culture Inventory (OCI)

Boglarsky, C. A. (2005). Five Steps to a Successful Merger/Acquisition. Workspan, 48, 50-52.

Boglarsky,C.A,& Kwantes, C.T.,Ideal and actual culture: How different is too different? Presented at the 65th Annual Conference of the Canadian Psychological Association, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, 2004.

Kwantes, C. T., & Boglarsky, C. A. Individual level outcomes of the relationship between social andorganizational cultures. Presented at the InternationalAssociation of Cross Cultural Psychology Sixth EuropeanRegional Congress, Budapest, Hungary, 2003.

Cocchiola, F. A. (1990). The impact of grade organization on the organizational culture of junior-senior andsenior high schools. Ed.D. dissertation. NY: Fordham University.

Cooke, R. A., & Rousseau, D. M. (1988). Behavioralnorms and expectations: A quantitative approach to theassessment of organizational culture.Group & Organization Studies, 13, 245-273.

Cooke, R. A., & Szumal, J. L. (2000). Using the Organizational Culture Inventory to understand the operatingcultures of organizations. In Ashkanasy, N. M., Wilderom, C. P. M., & Peterson, M. F. (Eds.), Handbook oforganizational culture and climate. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Cooke, R. A., & Szumal, J. L. (1993). Measuring normative beliefs and shared behavioral expectations inorganizations: The reliability and validity of the Organizational Culture Inventory. Psychological Reports, 72,1299-1330.

Davidhizar, R.& Bowen, M. (1991). Helping the new nurse adjust to the OR environment. Today’s OR Nurse,13, 18-21.

Gundry, L. (1987). Critical incidents in organizational cultures: The enculturation of newcomers in organizations.Ph.D. dissertation. Evanston,IL: Northwestern University.

Haber, S. D., O’Brien, J. N., Metlay, D. S., & Crouch,D. A. (1991). Influence of organizational factors inperformance reliability. (Overview and detailed methodological development, Office of Nuclear Regulator

Research, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission)Upton, NY: Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Haber, S. D., & Shurberg, D. A. (1992). Organizational culture during the accident response process. In Knief, R.A. (Ed.), Topical meeting on risk management. La

Grange Park, IL: American Nuclear Society, pp. 152-156.

Human Synergistics. (1986). Improving store management effectiveness. Atlanta, GA: Coca-Cola Retailers’

Research Council.

Jablonski, J. R. (1990). Implementing total quality management: Competing in the 1990’s. Albuquerque, NM:Technical Management Consortium.

Jaeger, M. (2001). Personalmanagement bei Mergers & Ac

quisitions-Strategien Instrumente Erfolgsfaktoren.

Hermann Luchterhand Verlag GmbH, Neuwied, Kriftel, pp. 76-82.

Keenan, G. M. (1994). Nurse management of conflicts with physicians in emergency rooms. Ph.D. dissertation.Chicago, IL: University of Illinois at Chicago.

Klein, A. S., Masi, R. J., and Weidner, C. K. (1995). Organizational culture, distri

bution and amount of control,and perceptions of quality. Group & Organization Management, 20, 122-148.

Klein, M. I. (1992). Corporate culture and store performance: Differences among high performance and lowperformance stores. Ph.D. dissertation. Philadelphia: Temple University.

Klein, R. L., Bigley, G. A., & Roberts, K. H. (1995). Organizational culture in high reliability organizations: Anextension. Human Relations, 48, 771-793.

Kosmoski-Goepfert, K. (1994). Effects of registered nurses’ work design on hospital unit culture, quality, andcost of patient care. Ph.D. dissertation. Chicago, IL: University of Illinois at Chicago.

Kwantes, C. T., & Boglarsky, C. A. Organizational cultures across national boundaries: Results of a clusteranalysis. Manuscript accepted for publication. Applied Multivariate Research.

Kwantes, C. T., & Boglarsky, C. A. (2004). Do occupational groups vary in expressed organizational culture preferences? A study of six occupations in the United States. International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management [Special Issue: Identifying Culture], 4(3), 335-353.

Lahiry, S. (1994). Building commitment through organizational culture. Training and Development Journal, 48(4), 50-52.

McDaniels, C. (1995). Organizational culture and ethics worksatisfaction. Journal of Nursing Administration, 25,15-21.

Prebble, R. (2006). Out of the red. Rotorua NZ.

Rousseau, D. M. (1990). Normative beliefs in fund-raising organizations: Linking culture to organizationalperformance and individual responses. Group & Organization Studies, 15, 448-460.

Shortell, S. M., and Associates. (1994). The performance of intensive care units: Does good management make a difference? Medical Care, 32, 508-525.

Slowinski, G. (1992). Why corporate cultures are criticalto success in strategic alliances: The human touch insuccessful strategic alliances.Mergers & Acquisitions, 27, 44-47.

Szumal, J.L. (2002). Is your organiza tion experiencing a culture disconnect?

Szumal, J. L. & Cooke, R.A. (2003). Organizational climate versus culture: An

experiential case study. InSilberman, M., & Philips, P. (Eds.) The 2003 team a

nd organization development sourcebook. Princeton, NJ:

Active Training.

Thomas, C., Ward, M., Chorba, C., & Kumiega, A. (1990)

. Measuring and interpreting organizational culture.

Journal of Nursing Administration, 20, 17-24.

Thornbury, J. F. (1994). The relationship between behavioral norms, organizational culture, and the ability to assimilate change. London: KPMG Management Consulting.

van der Velde, M., & Class, M. D. (1995). The relationshipof role conflict and ambiguity to organizational culture.In Sauter & Murphy (Eds.), Organizational risk factors for job stress. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Yauch, Charlene A., & Steudel, Harold J. (2003). Complementary Use of Qualitativ

e and Quantitative CulturalAssessment Methods. Organizational Research Methods, 6 (4), 465-481.

Xenikou, A., & Furnham, A. (1996). A correlational and fact or analytic study of four questionnaire measures of organizational culture. Human Relations, 49, 349-371.

Zimmerman, J. E., and Associates. (1994). Improving intensive care units: Observations based on organizational case studies in nine intensive care units. Critical Care Medicine, 10, 1443-1451.

Organizational Effectiveness Inventory (OEI)

Cooke, R. A., & Szumal, J. L. (2000). Using the Organizational Culture Inventory to understand the operating cultures of organizations. In Ashkanasy, N. M., Wilderom, C. P. M., & Peterson, M. F. (Eds.), Handbook oforganizational culture and climate. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Szumal, J. L. & Cooke, R.A. (2003). Organizational climate versus culture: Anexperiential case study. In Silberman, M., & Philips, P. (Eds.) The 2003 team a

nd organization development sourcebook. Princeton, NJ: Active Training.

Life Styles Inventory (LSI)

Boglarsky, C. A., & Kwantes, C. T.Conflict Perceptions and their role in manager’s choice of resolution style.Presented at the Fourth Biennial Conference on Intercultural Research, Kent, OH, US, 2005.

Boglarsky, C. A., & Kwantes, C. T.Who is happy and why? Subjective well-being and associated thinking styles of US and Canadian students. Presented at the 17th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society, Los Angeles, CA, US, 2005.

Cooke, R. A., Lafferty, J. C., & Rousseau, D. M. (1987). Thinking and behavioral styles: Consistency betweenself-descriptions and descriptions by others. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 815-823.

Cooke, R. A., & Rousseau, D. M. (1983). The factor structure of Level 1: Life Styles Inventory. Educational andPsychological Measurement 43, 449-457.

Cooke, R. A., & Rousseau, D. M. (1983). Relationship of life events and personal ori

entations to symptoms of strain. Journal of Applied Psychology,68, 446-458.

Gratzinger, P. D., Warren, R. A., & Cooke, R. A. (1990) Psychological orientations and leadership: Thinking styles that differentiate between effective and ineffective managers. In Clark, K. E., & Clark, M. B. (Eds.),Measures of leadership. Greensboro, NC: Center for Creative Leadership.

Human Synergistics. (1986).Improving store management effectiveness Atlanta, GA: Coca Cola Retailing Research Council.

Leslie, J. B., & Fleenor, J. W. (1998). Feedback to managers: A review and comparison of multi-raterinstruments for management development(3rded.). Greensboro, NC: Cent

er for Creative Leadership.

Masi, R. J. (1993). Impact of the transformational leader style, empowering culture, and individualempowerment on productivity and commitment to quality: Anempirical investigation of the behavioral aspects ofthese two outcomes. Ph.D. dissertation. Chicago, IL: University of Illinois at Chicago.

Masi, R. J., & Cooke, R. A. (2000). Effects oftransformational leadership on subordinate motivation,empowering norms, and organizational productivity.International Journal of Organizational Analysis,8 16-47

Nediger, W. G., & Chelladurai, P. (1989). Life Styles Inventory: Its applicability in the Canadian context.Educational and Psychological Measurement,49, 901-909.

Ware, M. E., Leak, G. K., & Perry, N. W. (1985). LifeStyles Inventory: Evidence for its factorial validity.Psychological Reports,56, 963-968.

Muna, Jane D.: Brigham Young Univ., US (1996),Leadership style profiles of women and men in Utah superintendencies, Dissertation Abstracts International Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences. 57(6-A), Dec1996, 2303. ISSN/ISBN 0419-4209 (Print), UMI Order Number AAM9635457