Selected Scholarly Books on CEE Transition & Management


Management in Socialist Countries: USSR and Central Europe by Witold Kieżun, W. de Gruyter, 1991.

Russian Management Revolution: Preparing Managers for a Market, Edited by Sheila M. Puffer. M.E. Sharpe, 1992.

The Economic Transformation of Eastern Europe: Views from Within by Bernard S. Katz, Libby Rittenberg. Praeger, 1992.

Turnaround in Eastern Europe by Derek Abell, UNDP, 1992.

Catching Up? Organizational and Management Change in the Ex-Socialist Block by Andrzej K. Kozminski. Suny Series in International Management, 1993.

Privatization and Economic Reform in Central Europe: The Changing Business Climate by Dennis A. Rondinelli. Quorum Books, 1994.

Restructuring the Baltic Economies: Disengaging Fifty Years of Integration with the USSR by Raphael Shen. Praeger, 1994.

Privatization in Central and Eastern Europe: Key Issues in the Realignment of Central and Eastern Europe by Saul Estrin. Longman, 1994

Privatization in Eastern Europe: is the state withering away? by Roman Frydman, Andrzej Rapaczyński. Central European University Press, 1994

Managing in Emerging Market Economies: Cases from the Czech and Slovak Republics, edited by Daniel S. Fogel. Westview, 1994.

The Transition in Eastern Europe, Vols. 1 & 2, edited by Olivier Jean Blanchard, Kenneth A. Froot and Jeffrey D. Sachs. University of Chicago Press, 1994.

The Evolutionary Transition to Capitalism by Kazimierz Z. Poznanski. Westview Press, 1995.

Restructuring and Privatization in Central Eastern Europe: Case Studies of Firms in Transition, edited by Saul Estrin, Josef C. Brada, Alan Gelb, Inderjit Singh. M.E. Sharpe, 1995

Markets, States, and Democracy: The Political Economy of Post-Communist Transformation by Beverly Crawford. Westview Press, 1995

Transformation Management in Postcommunist Countries: Organizational Requirements for a Market Economy, edited by Refik Culpan and Brij Kumar. Quorom Books, 1995.

Business and Management in Russia by Sheila M. Puffer. Edward Elgar, 1996.

Privatization and Entrepreneurship: The Managerial Challenge in Central and Eastern Europe by Erdener Kaynak, Alfred Lewis, Arieh A Ullmann. Routledge, 1996

Mass Privatization in Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union: A Comparative Analysis by Andrew Ewing, Michal Mejstrik. World Bank, 1996

Transforming the Core: Restructuring Industrial Enterprises in Russia and Central Europe by Maurice Ernst, Michael Alexeev, Paul Marer. Westview Press, 1996


Restructuring Networks in Post-Socialism: Legacies, Linkages, and Localities, edited by Gernot Grabher, David Stark. Oxford University, Press 1997

Privatization Surprises in Transition Economies: Employee-Ownership in Central and Eastern Europe, edited by Milica Uvalić, Daniel Vaughan-Whitehead. Edward Elgar, 1997.

Privatization in Central and Eastern Europe: Perspectives and Approaches, edited by Demetrius S. Iatridis; June Gary Hopps. Praeger, 1998

The Transformation of Labour Relations: Restructuring and Privatization in Eastern Europe and Russia by J. E. M. Thirkell, K. Petkov, S. A. Vickerstaff. Oxford University, 1998

Contemporary Ukraine: Dynamics of Post-Soviet Transformation, edited by Taras Kuzio. M.E. Sharpe, 1998

Corporate Governance in Central Eastern Europe: Case Studies of Firms in Transition, edited by Josef C. Brada and Inderjit Singh. M.E. Sharpe, 1999.

Organizational Change in Post-Communist Europe: Management and Transformation in the Czech Republic by Ed Clark and Anna Soulsby. Routledge, 1999.

Institutional Change and Industrial Development in Central and Eastern Europe, edited by Anne Lorentzen, Brigitta Widmaier, Mihaly Laki. Ashgate, 1999

Transforming Management in Central and Eastern Europe by Roderick Martin, Oxford 1999.

Social Justice and the Welfare State in Central and Eastern Europe: The Impact of Privatization by Demetrius S. Iatridis. Praeger, 2000.

Management in Eastern Europe by Vincent Edwards, Peter Lawrence. Palgrave McMillan, 2000.

Transformation at Work: In the New Market Economies of Central Eastern Europe by Anna Pollert, Sage, 2000.

Strategies for Central and Eastern Europe, edited by Andrzej K. Kozminski, George S. Yip, Lambert, 2000.

Central European Industry in the Information Age by Hans Van Zon, Brian Dillon, Jerzy Hausner, Dorota Kwieciska. Ashgate, 2000.

Good Governance In Central And Eastern Europe: The Puzzle of Capitalism by Design, edited by Herman W. Hoen, Edward Elgar, 2001.

Succeeding in Business in Central and Eastern Europe: A Guide to Cultures, Markets, and Practices by Woodrow H. Sears, Audrone Tamulionyte-Lentz. Elsevier, 2001.

Critical Management Research in Eastern Europe: Managing the Transition by Mihaela Kelemen, Monika Kostera. Palgrave, 2002.

Small Firms and Entrepreneurship in Central and Eastern Europe, edited by Oliver Pfirrmann, Günter H. Walter. Springer, 2002.

Building Capitalism: The Transformation of the Former Soviet Bloc by Anders Åslund. Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Entrepreneurship in the New Russia: The Resource Based View by B. Batjargal, Edward Elgar, 2002.


International Business Teaching in Eastern and Central European Countries, edited by Erdener Kaynak, George Tesar. Routledge, 2003.

Change Management in Transition Economies: Integrating Corporate Strategy, Structure and Culture, edited By Heinz-Jürgen Stüting, Wolfgang Dorow, Frank Claassen, Susanne Blazejewski, MacMillan, 2003.

The Piratization of Russia: Russian Reform Goes Awry by M. I. Goldman, Routledge, 2003,

Strategic Alliances in Eastern and Central Europe by Akmal S. Hyder, D. Abraha, Elsevier, 2003.

Leaders and Teams: The Winning Partnership by Danica Purg, Pierre Casse, Lynn A. Isabella, Paul Georges Claudel, and Arnold Walravens, GV založba, 2003.

The Private Sector after Communism: New Entrepreneurial Firms in Transition Economies by Jan Winiecki, Vladimir Benacek, Mihaly Laki. Routledge, 2004

Enterprise Restructuring and the Role of Managers in Russia: Case Studies of Firms in Transition by Gary Krueger. M.E. Sharpe, 2004.

Growth, Poverty and Inequality: Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union by Asad Alam, Mamta Murthi, Ruslan Yemtsov, World Bank, 2005

The Economics and Management of Small Business: An International Perspective by Graham Bannock, Routledge 2005

The Challenges of Sustained Development: The Role of Socio-Cultural Factors in East-Central Europe by Frane Adam, Matej Makarovič, Borut Rončević, Matevž Tomšič. Central European University Press 2005

Corporate Governance in Russia, edited by Sheila M. Puffer, Stanislav V. Shekshnia, Daniel J. McCarthy. Edward Elgar, 2005.

The Politics of Greed: How Privatization Structured Politics in Central and Eastern Europe by Andrew Schwartz, Rowman & Littlefield, 2006.

The Knowledge-Based Economy in Central and East European Countries: Countries and Industries in a Process of Change, edited by Krzysztof Piech, Slavo Radosevic. Palgrave, 2006.

Economic Transition in Central and Eastern Europe, edited by Sima Motamen-Samadian, Palgrave, 2006.

How Capitalism Was Built: The Transformation of Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia by Anders Åslund. Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Human Resource Management in Russia, Edited by M. E. Domsch, T. Lidokhover. Ashgate, 2007.

Headquarters-Subsidiary Relationship Governance in Emerging Markets Of Central Eastern Europe: A Study in Poland by Sylwia Hendriks-Gusc. Wageningen Academic Publishers, 2007.

Post-2008From Communists to Foreign Capitalists: The Social Foundations of Foreign Direct Investment in Postsocialist Europe by Nina Bandelj. Princeton University Press, 2008.

Successfully Doing Business/Marketing in Eastern Europe, edited by V. H. Kirpalani, Lechoslaw Garbarski, Erdener Kaynak. Routledge, 2008

Managing Human Resources in Central and Eastern Europe, edited by Michael J. Morley, Noreen Heraty, Snejina Michailova. Routledge, 2008.

Management Control in Central and Eastern European Subsidiaries by Barbara Brenner. Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.

Organisational Changes During the Transition in Estonia: Major Influencing Behavioural Factors by Ruth Alas, Lambert Academic Publishing, 2009.

The Neoliberal Revolution In Eastern Europe: Economic Ideas in the Transition from Communism by Paul Dragos Aligica , Anthony J. Evans. Edward Elgar, 2009.

Strategies of Multinationals in Central and Eastern Europe: Innovation Systems and Embeddedness by Yordanka Chobanova. Palgrave, 2009.

Globalizing Employment Relations: Multinational Firms and Central and Eastern Europe Transitions, edited by Sylvie Contrepois, Violaine Delteil, Patrick Dieuaide, Steve Jefferys, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

One Company, Diverse Workplaces: The Social Construction of Employment Practices in Western and Eastern Europe by Marta Kahancová, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

Cultural Differences in a Globalizing World by Michael Minkov, Emerald Publishing 2011.

Handbook Of Research On Entrepreneurship Policies In Central And Eastern Europe, edited by Friederike Welter , David Smallbone. Edward Elgar 2011.

Cross-Cultural Analysis: the Science and Art of Comparing the World's Modern Societies in Their Cultures by Michael Minkov (with contributions by Geert Hofstede), Sage Publications 2012.

Socialism Vanquished, Socialism Challenged: eastern Europe and China, 1989-2009 by Nina Bandelj and Dorothy J. Solinger, Oxford University Press, 2012.

Innovation Excellence in Central and Eastern Europe: A PwC Experience by Mike Kubena, Mark Okes-Voysey, Andrej Vizjak. John Wiley, 2012.

Management Research on Central and Eastern Europe from 1990 to 2010: A Content Analysis of the Literature from 1990 to 2010 by Michal Vlasak. Lambert Academic Publishing, 2013.

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