Kyle Bruce

Associate Professor

Accepting PhD Students

1993 …2019
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Research Outputs 1993 2019

2019

Adapt fast or die slowly: Complex adaptive business models at Cisco Systems

Groeger, L., Bruce, K. & Rolfe, I., Feb 2019, In : Industrial Marketing Management. 77, p. 102-115 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Business model
Decision making
Top-down
Fitness
Complexity theory
2017

Breaking the chains of ignorance: manager-philosophers in recent management history

Segal, S. & Bruce, K., 2017, In : Journal of Management History. 23, 2, p. 118-132 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Management History
Managers
Ignorance
Philosopher
Management history

Human relations

Bruce, K. & Nyland, C., 2017, The Oxford handbook of management. Wilkinson, A., Armstrong, S. J. & Lounsbury, M. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 1-19 19 p. (Oxford handbooks).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Human relations
Employers
Work place
Working conditions
Rationality

Towards micro-foundations of institutional change: lessons from Douglass C. North’s sociocognitive turn

Bruce, K. & von Staden, P., 2017, In : Journal of Management History. 23, 3, p. 223-240 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

New institutional economics
Institutional change
Microfoundations
Economics
Institutional Change
2016

Management science, planning, and demand management

Bruce, K., 2016, In : Journal of Management History. 22, 2, p. 171-198 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Planning
Demand management
Management science
Scientific management
Scientific Management
2015

Activist manager: The enduring contribution of Henry S. Dennison to management and organization studies

Brucekyle, K., 13 Apr 2015, In : Journal of Management History. 21, 2, p. 143-171 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Organization studies
Managers
Management studies
Activists
Personnel management

Original and new institutional economics: Brethren rather than foes? Lessons from the sociocognitive turn in "late" Douglass north

Von Staden, P. & Bruce, K., 1 Mar 2015, In : Journal of Economic Issues. 49, 1, p. 111-125 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Institutional change
New institutional economics
Institutional economics
2014

Book review: "Organizations and Archetypes"

Bruce, K., 2014, In : Journal of Economic Issues. 48, 4, p. 1165-1167 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article/Exhibition reviewResearch

Archetypes

Firm commitment: why the corporation is failing us and how to restore trust in it

Bruce, K., 2014, In : Journal of Economic Issues. 48, 3, p. 890-892 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article/Exhibition reviewResearch

Firms do not choose business models; business models choose firms

Rolfe, I., Bruce, K. & Groeger, L., 2014, Papers from the 34th Strategic Management Society Annual International Conference. Madrid: Strategic Management Society, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearch

Taylorism, the International Labour Organization, and the Genesis and Diffusion of Codetermination

Nyland, C., Bruce, K. & Burns, P., 1 Aug 2014, In : Organization Studies. 35, 8, p. 1149-1169 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Personnel
Labor organization
Taylorism
Co-determination
Mentor
2013

George Elton Mayo

Bruce, K., 2013, The Oxford handbook of management theorists. Witzel, M. & Warner, M. (eds.). Great Britain: Oxford University Press, p. 94-112 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

2012

Democracy or seduction? The demonization of scientific management and the deification of human relations

Nyland, C. & Bruce, K., 2012, The Right and labor in America: politics, ideology, and imagination. Lichtenstein, N. & Shermer, E. T. (eds.). 1st ed. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, p. 42-76 35 p. (Politics and culture in modern America).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Human Relations And Management Consulting: Elton Mayo And Eric Trist

Trahair, R. C. S. & Bruce, K., 18 Sep 2012, The Oxford Handbook of Management Consulting. Kipping, M. & Clark, T. (eds.). Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, p. 51-70 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Management consulting
Human relations
Consultants
Professionalization
Organizational development

Scientific management, the ILO, and the evolution of management theory

Nyland, C. & Bruce, K., 2012, 2012 Academy of Management Annual Meeting proceedings. Boston, Massachusetts: Academy of Management (AoM), p. 1-47 47 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Management theory
Scientific management
Labor organization
Managerial opportunism
Management practices
2011

Elton mayo and the deification of human relations

Bruce, K. & Nyland, C., Mar 2011, In : Organization Studies. 32, 3, p. 383-405 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Innovation
Decision making
Circuit theory
Personnel
Human relations

The Demonization of scientific management and the deification of human relations

Nyland, C. & Bruce, K., 2011. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearch

human relations
democracy
labor relations
human resource management
humanism
2007

Between markets and hierarchies: Towards a better taxonomy of hybrid organizational forms?

Bruce, K. & Jordan, J., Jan 2007, In : Technology Analysis and Strategic Management. 19, 1, p. 7-16 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Organizational form
Taxonomy
Ideal types
Theorizing
Exchange relationships

Early labor economics: Its debt to the management practice of Henry S. Dennison

Bruce, K. D., Sep 2007, In : History of Political Economy. 39, 3, p. 403-433 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Governance, competence, and knowledge based perspectives on the firm: an introduction

Bruce, K. & Jordan, J., 2007, In : Technology Analysis and Strategic Management. 19, 1, p. 1-5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Governance
Knowledge-based
Business activity
Staff
Knowledge economy

Introduction

Bruce, K. & Jordan, J., Jan 2007, In : Technology Analysis and Strategic Management. 19, 1, p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearch

Shaping the Industrial Century: The Remarkable Story of the Evolution of the Modern Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industries

Bruce, K., 2007, EH.Net-Review Digest , 33, 3 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteBook/Film/Article reviewResearch

pharmaceutical industry
chemical industry
book
2006

Activist management: Henry S. Dennison's institutional economics

Bruce, K., 2006, In : Journal of Economic Issues. 40, 4, p. 1113-1136 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Book review: "The Company of Strangers: A Natural History of Economic Life"

Bruce, K., 2006, In : Economic Issues. 11, 2, p. 77-78 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article/Exhibition reviewResearch

History of economics
Stranger

Book review: "Understanding the Process of Economic Change"

Bruce, K., 2006, In : Economic Issues. 11, 1, p. 129-131 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article/Exhibition reviewResearch

Economic change

Globalisation and institutional change in the Australian labour market

Bruce, K., 2006, Institutions, Globalisation and Empowerment. Roy, K. C. & Sideras, J. (eds.). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 308-323 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Henry S. Dennison, Elton Mayo, and Human Relations historiography

Bruce, K., 2006, In : Management and Organizational History. 1, 2, p. 177-199 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Historiography
Human relations
Scientific management
Scientific Management
Social relationships
2005

Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition Irrelevant

Bruce, K., 2005, In : Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship. 10, 3, p. 106-107 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article/Exhibition reviewResearch

Business schools

Frank W. Taussig's institutionalism

Bruce, K., Mar 2005, In : Journal of Economic Issues. 39, 1, p. 205-220 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Magnus Alexander, the economists and the issue of labour turnover

Bruce, K., Oct 2005, In : Business History. 47, 4, p. 493-510 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Economists
Labour turnover
Management practices
Labor
Turnover
2003
book review
contingency
firm
organization
economics
2001

Scientific management, institutionalism, and business stabilization: 1903-1923

Bruce, K. & Nyland, C., Dec 2001, In : Journal of Economic Issues. 35, 4, p. 955-978 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The making of a heterodox economist: The impact of Henry S.Dennison on the economic thought of John Kenneth Galbraith

Bruce, K., 2001, Economist with a public purpose: Essays in honour of John Kenneth Galbraith. Keaney, M. (ed.). London: Routledge, p. 25-50 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Economics
Economists
Thought
John Kenneth Galbraith
Puns
2000

An economist conversant with management: Clem A. Tisdell

Kyle, B., 2000, In : International Journal of Social Economics. 27, 7-10, p. 709-719 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

economist
management
business management
microeconomics
technology transfer

Conflict and conversion: Henry S. Dennison and the shaping of J.K. Galbraith's economic thought

Bruce, K., Dec 2000, In : Journal of Economic Issues. 34, 4, p. 949-967 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1998

Economists’ evolving conceptualizations of management: Opening the “black box”

Bruce, K., 1998, Management theory and practice: moving to a new era. Griffin, G. (ed.). South Yarra: Macmillan

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

1995

Scientific management and the American planning experience of WWI: The case of the war industries board

Bruce, K. & Smith, A., 1995, In : History of economics review. 23, 1, p. 37-60 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Industry
Art
Planning
World War I
Scientific Management
1993

Scientific management and the evolution of the notion of demand management, 1915-1936

Bruce, K., 1993, Divergent paths? Industrial relations in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific Region: proceedings of the 7th AIRAANZ Conference, University of Auckland, January 1993. Haworth, N., Hill, M. & Wailes, N. (eds.). The Association of Industrial Relations Academics in Australia and New Zealand (AIRAANZ)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review