[ UPCOMING EVENTS ]


[ BY DR. STEPHENSON ]


[ ABOUT DR. STEPHENSON ]
 

Authored Papers and Articles
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[ 2006 ]

Stephenson, Karen.
"In search of the missing links" in Commentary, The Philadelphia Enquirer. Thursday, May. 18, 2006.
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Stephenson, Karen.
"Quantum Theory of Trust" (UK : Financial Times / Pearson, 2006)

[ 2005 ]

Stephenson, Karen.
"Trafficking in Trust: The Art and Science of Human Knowledge Networks" in : Enlightened power : how women are transforming the practice of leadership, ed. L. Coughlin, E. Wingard, and K. Hollihan (San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2005) pp. 242-265
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[ 2004 ]

Stephenson, Karen.
"Towards a theory of government" in Network Logic: who governs in an interconnected world? ed. H. McCarthy, P. Miller, P. Skidmore (London : Demos, 2004) pp. 37-48.
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Stephenson, Karen.
"Space: A Dialectic Frontier" in Reveal (IIDA, 2004).
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Stephenson, Karen.
"Karen Stephenson" in Cultural Anthropology (Chapter 6), eds. Haviland, Prins, Walrath, McBride (Wadsworth Publishers textbook, 2004).

[ 2003 ]

Stephenson, Karen.
“Introduction to Human Resources Organization Charts" in HR Architect: Tools to Design the HR Organization, (Washington DC: Bureau of National Affairs, 2003)

[ 2002 ]

Stephenson, Karen, Frankel, N.
“Opportunity for Change" in Interior Design: Handbook of Professional Practice, ed. Coleman (McGraw Hill, 2002) pp. 126-41.

Stephenson, Karen.
“Surviving on the Savannahs of the New Economy"
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[ 1998 ]

Stephenson, Karen.
“Of Human Bonding" in People Management (Harrogate, 1998)
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Stephenson, Karen.
“Networks" in CRC Handbook of Technology Management, ed. Dorf (CRC Press Inc, 1998) pp. 40-5.
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Stephenson, Karen.
"What Knowledge Tears Apart, Networks Make Whole". Reprinted from Internal Communication Focus, no. 36.
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[ 1997 ]

Stephenson, Karen.
“Network Management" in Focus (No. 20) pp. 18-21.
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Stephenson, Karen & Haeckel, S.
"Making Virtual Organizations Work" in Focus (No. 21) pp. 26-30.
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Stephenson, Karen.
"Tracking Networks" in Anthropology Newsletter (AA Publishers, 1997).

Stephenson, Karen.
“Standing up to Creativity-Stifling Mismanagement Will Take Courage” (original title “Bureaucracy Sucks”), in Work and Careers, The Los Angeles Times, October 1997.
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[ 1996 ]

Stephenson, Karen & David Lewin
"Managing workforce diversity: macro and micro level HR implications of network analysis." in International Journal of Manpower Volume 17, No. 4/5. (MCB University Press, 1996) pp. 168-196.
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[ 1995 ]

Stephenson, Karen
"Diversity: A Managerial Paradox" ” reprinted from Clinical Sociology Review in The Institute of Industrial Relations, UCLA, Vol.2 .
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Stephenson, Karen
"Backing into the Future” in Anthropology Newsletter (36), pp. 50-2.
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Stephenson, Karen
"The Formation and Incorporation of Virtual Entrepreneurial Groups” in Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice, 19(3), pp.35-52.
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[ 1994 ]

Stephenson, Karen.
"Diversity: A Managerial Paradox" ” in Clinical Sociology Review, pp. 189-205.

[ 1993 ]

Stephenson, Karen & Krebs, V.
“A More Accurate Way to Measure Diversity” in Personnel Journal, 72, pp.66-74.

Stephenson, Karen.
“Global Tribes and Human Resource Management” in By-Line (Dentsu Institute for Human Studies, 1993).

[ 1992 ]

Stephenson, Karen.
“How to Lead People” in Vital Speeches, LIX, 5, pp. 138-41.
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[ 1990 ]

Stephenson, Karen.
“On the Emergence of Virtual Groups" in Cross-Cultural Management and Organizational Culture (Special Issue) eds. Hmada, T., Jordan, A. 42, (College of William and Mary, pp. 247-266).

Stephenson, Karen.
“The Emergence of Virtual Groups" in Ethnology, 29 (4), pp. 279-296.
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[ 1989 ]

Stephenson, Karen & Marvin Zelen
"Rethinking Centrality: Methods and Examples." in Social Networks 11. (North-Holland: Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., 1989) pp. 1-37.
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Articles written about K. Stephenson and Her Work
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[ 2007 ]

      Hepburn Fellow Karen Stephenson Brings "Mathematical Magic"
      to Education Reform

           By Bryn Mawr Now, 03/08/2007
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[ 2006 ]

      TRUST RELATIONSHIPS: The Work of Karen Stephenson
           By Faye Mallett, The Gallobal Review, 04/05/2006
           [online document]

      THE ORGANIZATION WOMAN
           By Ethan Waters, Bussines 2.0, 04/2006
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      KAREN STEPHENSON
           By Carol Kennedy in Guide to the Management Gurus, (Random House,
           forthcoming)

      NETWORKS OF TRUST: Making Partnerships Work
           By Jeremy Hawkins in Porcupines in Winter: The Pleasures and Pains of Living
           Together in Modern Britain (The Young Foundation, pp.155-8)
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[ 2005 ]

      ANTHROPOLOGY APPLIED: Anthropology in the Corporate Jungle
           Haviland, Prins, Walrath, & McBride
           in Cultural Anthropology: The Human Challenge, Eleventh Edition,
           (Wadsworth, Thomas Learning, 2005)

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[ 2003 ]

      QUANTUM THEORY OF TRUST
           By Art Kleiner in Strategy+Bussiness No. 29
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      LESSONS FROM THE ANT FARM
           By Catherine Fredman, Chief Executive, 01-02/2003
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      THE INVISIBLE POWER
           By Cynthia Rosenberg, Exame, 03/12/2003
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[ 2002 ]

     NETWORK MANAGEMENT
           By Marjo Johne, Management, 04/2002
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[ 2001 ]

     WER SPRICHT WANN MIT WEM?
           By Silke Tittel, Handelsblatt, 02/11/2001
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     THE MAYAN GUIDE TO BUSINESS
           By Sanjida O'Connell, The London Times, 07/16/2001
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     UNRAVELING WORKPLACE INTRIGUE
           By Reed Johnson, The Los Angeles Times, 07/26/2001
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     THE CORPORATE PROVOCATEUR
           By Reed Johnson, in Newsday, 07/22/2001
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      DECODING YOUR CORPORATE DNA
           Edited By Kevin Voigt, The Wall Street Journal (Asia), 08/10/2001
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      The 14th Annual CIO-100
           CIO, 08/15/2001
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     STUDYING THE WORLD BENEATH THE ORG CHART
           By Bob Rosner, Workforce Magazine, 09/2001
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      DISCONNECT THE DOTS:
      Maybe We Can't Cut Off Terror's Head, but We Can Take Out Its Nodes
           By Joel Garreau, Washington Post, 09/17/2001
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      GUILT BY ASSOCIATION
           Wired Magazine, 12/2001
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      Alpha-Weibchen und Provakoteurin
           PR Magazin, 12/2001
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[ 2000 ]

     HUMAN BEINGS: A CIO's most important network
           By Thornton May, COMPUTERWORLD, 08/14/2000
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     DESIGNS FOR WORKING
     Why Your Bosses Want to Turn Your New Office into Greenwich Village
           By Malcolm Gladwell, The New Yorker, 12/11/2000   
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     THE QUEEN OF BETWEEN
           In Training Magazine

[ 1999 ]

     FAST PACK 1999
           Fast Company, 02-03/1999
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     IT TAKES A CHEMIST
           By Jeff Angus, Knowledge Management, 08/1999
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      DON'T MERGE WITHOUT A MAP: Dialogue Talks with Karen Stephenson
           Gensler
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      THE NETWORK:
      How Your Business Really Works (Why your office design doesn't)
          
Office Insight
           [online document]

[ 1998 ]

     MAPPING THE INVISIBLE WORKSPACE
           By Carol Hildebrand, CIO Enterprize Magazine, 07/15/1998
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      THE CORPORATE JUNGLE:
      Anthropologists Find Business Studying Company Inefficiencies

           By Eleena de Lisser, The Wall Street Journal, 09/28/1998
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      OFFICE NETWORKS: Tending the grapevine
           By Richard Donkin, The Financial Times, 11/06/1998
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      IS BIGGER BETTER? - Unit Of One
           In Fast Company, 09/1998
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[ 1997 ]

      ADVENTURES ON THE JOB:
      You don't have to risk life and limb to find excitement at work.
           In Los Angeles Times Business Part II, 06/23/1997
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      WHO'S MENTORING WHOM? :
           By Tim Fergusson, Forbes 1997
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[ 1996 ]

     MAKING COMPANIES EFFICIENT: The year downsizing grew up.
          In The Economist, 12/21/1996
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