Dr. Tom Cockburn: Publications


  • Cockburn, T and Jahdi, K.S. (2010) Leveraging Organizational Learning in NGO-Business Collaboration, Interface, 10(5)

  • Brawley, S., Clark, S., Cockburn, T., et al (2009) Learning and Teaching Fellows in the Australian HE sector, HERDSA News, pp12-14, December.

  •  Cockburn, T (2009). Workplace learning: a case of Firewalls replacing office walls? Interface, 9 (2)

  •  Broadfoot, K., Cockburn, T., et al (2008) A mosaic of visions, daydreams, and memories: Diverse inlays of organizing and communicating from around the globe, Management Communication Quarterly, 22(2)

  •  Cockburn, T (2008). The intuitive artistry of action learning in organizations, Interface, 8 (2)

  •  Jahdi, K.S & Cockburn, T. (2008) Learning to Co-operate: A case study in ethical banking, Interface, 8(5)

  •  Cockburn, T (2007) Emotionally Sustainable Business and Communities of Commitment, Social Responsibility, 3(4), pp 61-73

  •  Cockburn, T (2007), Trust, Anxiety, Commitment and Knowledge (TACK): Emotional learning in project teams, Interface, 7(7)

  •  Cockburn, T (2007), Anecdotes and Antidotes: Organizational Learning through the Ages, Interface, 7(5)

  •  Cockburn, T. & McKie, D (2004) Imagining uncertainty: Creative tales of corporate and global futures, Global Business & Economic Review Journal, 6(1), pp 92-106 

  •  Cockburn, T. (2004) Review of Sedlacek, W. E. Beyond the Big Test: Noncognitive Assessment in Higher Education, Teachers College Record, 106(12), pp.2264-2267, December, Columbia University

  •  Cockburn, T., Treadwell, P & Wootten, C (2001) The politics of community: Challenges in digital education. Campus-Wide Information Systems, 18 (5), 187-194

  •  Cockburn, T. (2000) Review of Rickards, T. Creativity and the management of change, Australian Journal of Communication, 27(3), pp163-164

  •  Cockburn, T & Lewis, T (1999) Images of success: Collectivisation of tacit knowledge in work-teams, pp224-238. In D. Kantarlis (Ed.), Business & Economics for the 21st Century, Worcester, MA: B&ESI

  •  Cockburn, T & Wootten, C (1997) Europhon (U.K.) case, Journal of Workplace Learning, 9(2/3), pp. 48-55



  • Cockburn, T. (2010), Employee Commitment and the development of Corruption: A Case Study. In A. Stachowicz-Stanusch (Ed.), Organizational Immunity to Corruption: Building Theoretical and Research Foundations, Warsaw: Polish Academy of Sciences.

  • Cockburn, T (2010). Workplace learning: a case of Firewalls replacing office walls?  In J. Barlow (Ed.) Interface 2009, Oregon: Berglund Institute, Pacific University (*anthology of articles from journal)

  • Cockburn, T, Desmarais, F & Desmarais, M (2007) The Tale of a thousand needles, Anthology of Business and Economic Society International Papers, Volume I

  • Simpson, Mary, Cockburn-Wootten, Cheryl; Cockburn, Tom (2005), Unrest at the rest home: Resistance to management change. In M. Wilson (Ed), Case in Point: Best Cases from the 2005 International Conference on Case Study Teaching and Learning, Auckland: GSE Publications, pp 27-39.

  • McKie, D., & Cockburn, T. (2000) Strategic conversations: Existing scenarios, public relations theory and futures. In D. Vercic, J. White, & D. Moss (Eds.), Public relations, public affairs and corporate communications in the new millennium: The future. Ljubljana, Slovenia: Pristop Communications.



  • Wootten, C., Campbell, N & Cockburn, T. (2009), Play Dough And Tin Foil:  Bring The Audience Back Into The Communication Picture, 21st Annual Conference, New Zealand Communication Association, 9-10th December.

  • Cockburn,T (2008). Webs of emotion: a study of the formation of team identity,3rd Asia Pacific Symposium on Emotions in Worklife, University of Newcastle, Australia, 28--29 of Nov. (*also included a Poster exhibit for workshop)

  • Cockburn, T (2008). The Emotional Landscape of Action Learning MBA Teams, International Action Learning Conference, Action Learning: Practices, Problems & Prospects, Henley Management College, UK 17th - 19th March, 2008

  • Cockburn-Wootten, C., Cockburn, T. (2008) The Sin Eater: Valuing emotions and leisure in everyday activities, Oral  Presentation  at  the Global Visions of Organizing and Communicative Practices Virtual Conference 6-8 February

  • Jahdi, K S and Cockburn, T (2007) Good with money: Ethics at the Co-op bank, 9th International Forum on the Sciences, Techniques and Art Applied to Marketing Academy and Profession, Complutense University, Madrid, 29th November.

  • Cockburn, T (2007). Emotionally Sustainable business and communities of commitment, 6th International conference on Corporate Social Responsibility, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 11-14 June

  • Cockburn, T, Desmarais, F & Desmarais, M. (2007) The Tale of a thousand needles, presented at Business and Economic Society International conference, Antibes, July 17-20.

  • Cockburn, T (2006). *A complexity based typology of emotional regimes in teams, ITPNZ conference paper, Napier, New Zealand, 28-29th September (*winner of best paper award, 2006)

  • Cockburn, T. & Cockburn-Wootten, C (2006) Projecting selves: personal brand management, ITPNZ conference paper, EIT, Napier, New Zealand, 28-29th September

  • Simpson, M; Cockburn-Wootten, C and Cockburn, T (2005), Resistance; the unexpected consequences of implementing change, International Conference on Case Study teaching and learning, University of Auckland, 2005, 1-14, New Zealand

  • Lewis, T. & Cockburn, T. (2001) Globalisation & Development of the High Skills Trajectory in Higher Education, B.E.S.I. conference, Paris, July 22-26th

  • Cockburn, T., Verma, P.,  Wootten, C (2000), Ethical issues of tacit discourses in the establishment of the University for Industry (UFI), 10th International Colloquium in Business Economic Ethics, titled: Innovation, Manufacturing and Services. How to improve ethical quality?  In IESE, University of Navarre, Barcelona, Spain, 9 - 10 November

  • Cockburn, T., & Wootten, C (2000), Collectivising Team Learning, New Zealand Association for Co-operative Education Conference, Rotorua, NZ, March.

  • Cockburn, T. & Wootten, C (2000), University for the industrious? Ethics, ICT & Social Exclusion, University of Bolton Business School, UK, February 8-9

  • Cockburn, T. & Lewis, T (1999) Corporate Identity and Vision: Challenges for the new millennium, 7th I / A.O.M. conference, San Diego, U.S.A., August 6-8th

  • Cockburn, T., & Lewis, T (1999).Collectivising tacit knowledge in work groups, Business Economics and Society International Conference, Spain, July 22-26

  • Cockburn, T., & Lewis, T (1999) Multi-Spiral Learning. 6th Conference of International Centers for Advances in Management, Baton Rouge, U.S.A., July 7-10th



  • Cockburn, T and Cockburn-Wootten, C (2009), Coaching and Learning, Renal Society of Australasia, www.rsa2009.com

  • Cockburn, T. (2000), The Great E-scape, Business Directions, pp28-29



  • Cockburn,T., (2007) Using transferable techniques to navigate the weightless economy and anchor intellectual capital, Open Polytechnic, New Zealand, Working paper series, (1-7).

  • Cockburn, T., Simpson, M and Cockburn-Wootten, C (2006) Learning about Teamwork, Available from the Department of Management Communication, Waikato Management School, University of Waikato, New Zealand: Working paper series.

  • Cockburn, T.,& Wootten, C (2000). Learning from the inside out: Tools and techniques for collectivising tacit knowledge in teams. Available from the Department of Management Communication, Waikato Management School, University of Waikato, New Zealand: Working paper series.

  • McKie, D. & Cockburn, T. (2000) Projecting Futures: Narrative leads, nonlinear approaches, and unusual business. Available from the Department of Management Communication, Waikato Management School, University of Waikato, New Zealand: Working paper series.