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Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

Lyle Yorks

Lyle Yorks is Associate Professor in the Department of Organization and Leadership, Teachers College, Columbia University where he teaches courses in adult learning, and research. He is also a lecturer in the Executive Master of Science Program in Technology Management at in the School of Continuing Education, Columbia University where he teaches a course in Strategic Advocacy. His research and scholarly interests include holistic learning, the role of the arts in facilitating transformative learning, collaborative/co-operative inquiry, strategic mindsets for learning through complexity and action research. Articles authored and co-authored by Lyle have appeared in the Adult Education Quarterly, Action Research, Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Education and Learning, Human Resource Development Review, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, Journal of Transformative Education, New Directions in Adult and Continuing Education, Teachers College Record, and other scholarly and professional journals. Among his publications are chapters in Learning as Transformation (2000), Explorations in Complexity Thinking (2007) Transformative Learning in Practice (2009) and Workplace Learning (2010). His 2004 article “Toward a Political Economy Model for Comparative Analysis of the Role of Strategic Human Resource Development Leadership” and his 2012 article “The Role of Reflective Practices in Building Social Capital in Organizations”, (co-authored with Yoshie Nakamura), in the Human Resource Development Review received the Outstanding Article award. His book Strategic IT co-authored with Art Langer was published by Wiley in 2013. Lyle earned master degrees from Vanderbilt University and Columbia University and his doctorate from Columbia University.
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