Saner, R., Yiu, L.;"Coping with Labour Turnover in Taiwanese Companies". American Asian Review, Vol. 11 (1), Spring 1993.

Saner, R., Yiu, L.;“Jing Li Chu Gao-Tsu Oh Quan Li Tse Sheng Tse Tao’t ("Exporting Managers Wining Strategies for Taiwanese Managers in Europe"). Management Magazine, Taipei, Vol. 184, October, 1989.

Saner, R., & Yiu, L. 1988. Technological Dependence from Foreign Countries is Dangerous Active Licence Strategy - A Pattern for Switzerland? The Japanese Journal of Strategic Management, 13 (1): 25 -27.

Organization Development (OD) Practitioners working within the UN system encounter difficulties because of ill-defined organisational structures, multiple political interferences (external and internal), cross-cultural value differences of UN staff and different management practices of UN Agency leadership best described as “Porous Boundaries”. This article introduces and defines “Porous Boundaries”, shows its relation to power politics frequently used in UN Agencies and discusses the role of the OD consultant who needs to adjust his consulting approach to match these environmental challenges.

Key words: Organization Development, United Nations, Porous Boundaries, Power factor, Role of Consultant.

“How could change efforts be supported by Chaos and Complexity Theory?” Raymond Saner & Lichia Yiu, CSEND Geneva, 12th February 2001

Saner, R., Yiu, L.; “International Cooperation for Social Development: Practitioners’ Reports & Critical Reflections”. Final Report Geneva 2000 Forum- the Next Step in Social Development. Geneva. June, 2000.

Conference Proceedings on "Chaos Theory and the Arts in the Context of Social, Economic and Organisational Development. 18-21 March, 2000; Pari Center, Pari, Italy

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Die Übergabefeiern vom 1. Juli 1997 sind bereits Geschichte, und die Hongkonger fragen sich ebenso wie die ganze Welt, ob die rasche Aufhebung der in der letzten Phase der Kolonialzeit erlassenen Gesetze durch die neuen Gesetzgeber bereits den Anfang vom Ende der Idee »ein Land − zwei Systeme« einläutet.

Yiu, L., Saner, R.; "Lessons Learnt from Implementing A Large System Development Project in China", presentation made at 1998 International Congress of Applied Psychology, San Francisco. CSEND Working Paper. 1998.

The goal of this article is to reflect on the impact which key donor organisations have had on Small and Medium sized Enterprise (SME) development projects in post communist Russia and to illustrate the difficulties of conducting SME development in Russia during a time when “Shock Therapy” was the dominant ideology at most of the Western donor agencies and organisations. An example is given below from a SME institution development project in Samara, Russia. The author thanks his Western and Russian colleagues for their insights and suggestions and hopes that this article will contribute to future policy discussion on SME policy and development at donor organisations.

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