Abraham B. (Rami) Shani
A.B. Rami Shani is a Professor of Management at California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obisbo, California, USA and past chair of the Organization Development and Change Division of the Academy of Management.
During 1991-1992 and 1997-1998 he was a Visiting Professor at the Stockholm School of Economics, Stockholm, Sweden. In addition, he taught in Graduate and Executive Programs at Universities and institutions in Belgium, England, France, Hong Kong, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Norway, Republic of China and Sweden.
Rami Shani´s initial field research has been in the areas of Sociotechnical Systems and Action Research Methodologies. In the past ten years his research centered in the areas of change management, continuos innovation and change, the design of advanced and complex systems, and organizational knowledge, learning and sustainability. This research resulted in three recently published books: ”Creating Sustainable Work Systems: Emerging Perspectives and Practices” (edited with P. Docherty and J. Forslin, Routledge, 2002), ”Learning By Design: Building Sustainable Organizations” (co-authored with P. Docherty, Blackwell, 2003)
And Collaborative Research in Organizations: Foundations for Learning, Change and Theoretical Development (edited with N. Adler and B. Stymne, Sage, 2004).