Partial Bibliography and References to the Work of Dr. Clare W. Graves
Chronology of Publications
and Articles by
Dr. Clare W. Graves
"An Emergent Theory of Ethical Behavior
Based Upon - An Epigenetic Model," Schenectady, New York, 1959
for Understanding Human Behavior per the Existential Psychological Point of View,
" early 1960s
"On the Theory of Ethical Behavior," presented at the First Unitarian Society of Schenectady, New York,
"The Implications to Management of Systems – Ethical Theory,"
November 11, 1962
"Levels of Human Existence and Their Relation to Value Analysis and Engineering,"
proceedings of the Fifth Annual Values Analysis Conference, source of presentation unknown - (about
"Value Systems and their relation to Managerial controls and organizational viability,"
paper presented before the
College of Management Philosophy, The Institute of Management Sciences, Jack Tar Hotel, San Francisco,
February 3, 1965
"Personality Structure and Perceptual Readiness"
(with B. Huntley and D.W. LaBier) "An Investigation of Their Relationship to Hypothesized
Levels of Human Existence," (research carried out by Doug LaBier) at Union College, Schenectady, N. Y.
in May, 1965.
"Man: An Enlarged Conception of His Nature,"
paper presented before the Second Annual Conference on
the Cybercultural Revolution at the Hotel Americana in New York City, New York on May 27, 1965.
Favorite case studies: "Blair Bischel"
and "Glenn Spicer" Both of these papers are listed as follows: Cases of John B. Miner,
The Management of
Ineffective Performance, McGraw-Hill
"Deterioration of Work Standards,"
Harvard Business Review – September/October – 1966, Vol.44, No. 5,
"On the Theory of Value," (place
and occasion of presentation is unknown) – March, 1967.
"Motivation Wise, Executives Are Reluctant Dragons,"
keynote address for the Institute on Motivation and
Productivity of the Public Personnel Association, The Hudson-Mohawk Training Directors Society, The
Industrial Training Council and The Capital District Personnel Association, In-Town Motel, Albany,
New York, March 25, 1969.
"A Systems View of Value Problems,"
IEEE Systems Science & Cybernetics Conference, Philadelphia, PA, October, 1969. (revised in later work)
"Levels of Existence: An Open System Theory of
Values," The Journal of Humanistic Psychology, Fall 1970, Vol. 10. No. 2, pp. 131-154. (Reprint
available in Clare W. Graves: Levels of Human Existence.)
"The Levels of Existence and their Relation to Welfare
Problems," paper presented at the Annual Conference
Meeting, Virginia State Department of Welfare and Distribution, Roanoke, Virginia,
May 6, 1970. ( 30 pages)
"Personal Dimensions of Student Disaffection,"
paper read at the 175th anniversary celebration of the
founding of Union College on May 7, 1970
"The Congruent Management Strategy,"
with Helen T. Madden & Lynn P. Madden
Untitled Presentation by Dr. Clare W. Graves,
Annual Meeting of The Association
of Humanistic Psychology, 1971
"Levels of Existence Related To Learning Systems,"
paper read at the Ninth Annual Conference of the
National Society for Programming Instruction, Rochester, New York, March 31,
"Seminar on Levels of Human Existence"
at the Washington School of Psychiatry, Washington,
D.C., October 16, 1971, a transcription of the audio tape made by William Lee.
(Available in paperback with illustrations as Clare
W. Graves: Levels of Human Existence; includes a reprint of
the 1970 J. of Hum. Psy. article.)
"How Should Whom Lead Who to Do What?"
paper delivered for the YMCA Management Forum of 1971-1972, Downtown Branch YMCA, St. Louis, Missouri,
November 9, 1971
"Let Us Bring Humanistic and General Psychology
Together: A Research Project Needing to Become," paper presented at National Institutes of Mental Health in
Washington, D. C. on March 16, 1973
Seminar Notes, Quetico Centre,
Canada, October, 1973
"Human Nature Prepares for a Momentous
Leap," The Futurist magazine, April 1974, pp. 72-87
a table summarizing Dr. Graves'
Theory from the article
Seminar at Quetico Centre,
Canada, June, 1974
Seminar at Quetico Centre,
Canada, August, 1974
Video Tape Interview with
Cliff McIntosh, Quetico Centre
"What is Life All About? What is it
Meant to Be?" (tentative title) previously unpublished book manuscript to
be released summer, 2001
"Up the Existential Staircase,"
seminar on the Development, Nature, Meaning and Management of The Levels of Existence, Emergent, Cyclical,
Double Helix Model of Adult Human Psychosocial Coping Systems [1978 / same paper with graphs added
Seminar in Dallas, December,
"Summary Statement: The Emergent, Cyclical,
Double-Helix Model Of The Adult Human Biopsychosocial Systems," handout for
presentation to World Future Society, Boston, Mass., May 20, 1981
(compiled for Dr. Graves by Chris Cowan)
Seminar Notes and Handout
prepared for NVC-sponsored programs (compiled for Dr. Graves by Chris Cowan)
Union College Biography and Obituary from the Concordy, 1/16/86
Conceptions of the Mature Adult Personality
from the research as frequently read aloud in seminars by Dr. Graves
by William R. Lee
on Dr. Graves' Work
Graves' Research Compared with Other Theories
Comparison with the Work of
as related to Spiral Dynamics terminology with transitions
academic studies exploring
Dr. Graves' point of view
References to the work of Dr. Graves and other models derived from the Gravesian point of
Armour, Michael C. and Don Browning, Systems-Sensitive Leadership:
Empowering Diversity Without Polarizing the Church, College Press, Joplin, 1995.
Second edition, 2001
Bayer, Tom, "Management
Pegged" and "Good Crisis Needed," Dallas Morning News, May
14, 1978 (reprinted here with permission)
Beck, Arthur C. and Staff of Institute for Business and Community Development, University of
Richmond, "Clare W. Graves Theory of Levels of Human Existence and
Suggested Managerial Systems for Each Level," 1971, Revised 1976.
(reprinted in A Practical Approach to Organization Development
MBO/ Selected Readings by Arthur C. Beck, Jr. and Ellis D. Hillmar, 1972, Addison-Wesley, pp. 168-181.)
Beck, Don, _____, ASTD Journal, 1982
_____ papers on the SD website
_____ papers on the World of Ken Wilber website
_____ "Sports Values" columns, The
Dallas Morning News, 1997-1998 (also unpublished commentaries on the SD
Beck, Don and Graham Linscott, The Crucible: Forging South Africa's
Future, New Paradigm Press (the authors), Johannesburg, 1992
Don and Christopher Cowan, Spiral Dynamics: Mastering Values, Leadership, and Change
Beck, Don and
Christopher Cowan, assorted papers and assessment instruments released through
the National Values Center, Inc.
Cowan, Christopher, unpublished training manuals and papers, some of which
appear on the SpiralDynamics.com website, 1978-2001
_____ "A Psychological Map of the Fire Service," Fire Chief,
Christopher and Natasha Todorovic, "Spiral Dynamics: The
Layers of Human Values in Strategy," Strategy & Leadership
(Jan/Feb, 2000, Vol 28, No. 1) Reprints are available
from NVC Consulting and MCB Univ. Press
Vincent S. and B. A. Coda, "A Human Resource Planning Model," Personnel,
January - February, 1974.
Vincent S. and Charles L. Hughes , "Shaping Personnel Strategies to
Disparate Value Systems," Personnel, March-April, 1973.
_____ "Why Employees Stay," Harvard
Business Review, July - August, 1973.
_____ "New Goals in Personnel," Management
by Objectives, Surrey, England, Vol. 3. No. 4, 1972. (Reprinted in Indian
Management, Summer, 1975).
_____ "Toward Existentialism in
Management," The Conference Board Record, September, 1975.
_____ "Values for Marriage," Dallas,
_____ "Ego: Stumbling Block to Sales
Success," Marketing Times, Sales and Marketing Executives
International, January -
_____ "Choosing A Leadership Style," Personnel, A.M.A., January - February, 1978.
Vincent S., "Values for Working," 30 min. videotape program, Dallas
County Community College District, 1975.
_____ "Who Do You Think You're Talking To? A Values Approach to Performance
Reviews," Supervisory Management,
AMACOM, March, 1977.
Flowers, Vincent S.,
Debra L. Heflich, and Charles L. Hughes, Value Systems Analysis: An
Introduction, Value Systems Applications, Pottsboro, Texas, 1991.
Vincent S. and M. Scott Myers, "Dollarizing Attitudes," Atlantic
Economic Review, May - June, 1974. (Reprinted in ASCI Journal of
Management, Bella Vista Hydersbad, India, 1974).
_____ " A Framework for Developing Human
Assets," California Management Review, Summer, 1974.
Hughes, Myers and Myers, Managerial Values for Working, A Nationwide
A.M.A. Survey Report, January, 1975.
Heflich, Debra L.,
"Matching People and Jobs: Value Systems and Employee Selection," Personnel
Administrator, March, 1981.
_____ "Those Who Lead, Follow: Employee Value Systems," Administrative
Radiology, November, 1985.
_____ "Value Systems and Employee Selection," EMA Journal, Fall 1990.
Heflich, Debra L.,
Vincent S. Flowers and Charles L. Hughes, Value Systems Analysis: Management Applications,
Value System Applications, Pottsboro, Texas, 1991. [That's Life, Inc., www.thatslife.net.
That's Life is a three dimensional model of how life works, which includes the
Gravesian theory as one of the three dimensions and expands Graves' work to
include the levels of existence that are yet to come.
Hughes, C. L. and Anderson, R. M.,
"Beyond Manipulative Dentistry," JASPD, March-April, 1974.
James, Tad, and Wyatt Woodsmall, Timeline Therapy
and the Basis of Personality
LaBier, Douglas, "Developments in the Application of The Graves Theory to Behavior Change and Psychotherapy," National Institute of Mental
Health, presented at the 9th annual convention of the
National Society for Programmed Instruction, Rochester, New York, March 31, 1971
Lee, William R.,
transcriptions of Dr. Graves' presentations and papers on Gravesian theory (see
Bill Lee section, above)
Lee, William, _____, doctoral
"Making Employees' Perceptions Work," American Way
(American Airlines' Inflight Magazine), November, 1980, p. 96-99
_____ "Avoiding Collision: A New Way of Viewing People," Western's
World, September, 1980, p. 70-74
_____ Your High Performance Business Brain: An Operator's
Manual, Prentice-Hall Inc., Englewood Cliffs, 1984
Lynch, Dudley and Paul
Kordis, Strategy of the Dolphin: Scoring a Win in a Chaotic
World, William Morrow and Co. Inc., New York, 1990 (Also by Fawcett
Columbine Books, Ballantine Books, 1988
Kinds, Egbert, The Heart Hunter:
A Guide for Value Driven Leadership, Scriptum, Holland, 2000
Dutch through De Boer & Ritsema van Eck,
Jim, Spiritual Psychology: A course for renewal in body, mind and spirit, Milwaukee,
Wisconsin, Transformations Incorporated, rev. 3rd ed., 1988
_____ "Spiral Dynamics and Breathwork,"
paper delivered in Spain to be published in conference proceedings summer,
_____ Therapy According to Levels of
Consciousness, (unpublished paper), 1973
Awakening in Body, Mind, and Spirit, 1984
Spiritual Psychology: A Course for Renewal in Body, Mind, and Spirit, 1998
Communication Channels for Better Motivation," What's Ahead in Personnel,
Newsletter, Industrial Relations News, Chicago, No. 148, June, 1975.
M. Scott and Susan S. Myers, "Adapting to the New Work Ethic," The
Business Quarterly, Canada, Winter, 1973.
_____ "Toward Understanding the Changing Work
Ethic," California Management Review, Spring, 1974.
_____ Newsday, " 1-2-3-4-5-6-7," Saturday, March 11,
Payne, J. S., Miller, A. K., and
Hazlett, R. L., "Approaching employers: Applying Graves’ Theory," Journal of Rehabilitation, March, 1981.
James S., Dale C. Critz, Jr., Dale C. Critz, Edward D. Edwards,
Differential Selling, 1994
James S., Christopher Cowan, David W. Cox, V. Randolph Jordan,
Differential Management & Motivation, 1994 (Dr. Jim Payne also
offers assessment materials at Management and Motivation, Inc.)
Thomas M., "Should a Worker's Personality Affect Your Managing," Industry
Week, May 5,-1975, pp.28-38.
Rosado, Caleb, "What Is Spirituality?
Memetics, Quantum Mechanics, and the Spiral of Spirituality.". Proceedings
from the 26th International Faith and Learning Symposium, on Science and
Religion. Geoscience Research Institute,c Loma Linda, California, U.S.A. July
Available at http://rosado.net/articles-qumetics.html
_____ "Memetics and the Multiple Futures of Racism: Beyond the Myth of Race
Toward a New Paradigm for Resolution for
the Third Millennium." Futures
Research Quarterly, Spring 1999, Vol. 15:1; pp. 29-62.
_____ "When We Disagree: A Spiral Dynamics approach to dealing with
differences." Adventist Review, April 27, 2000,
pp. 8-12. http://www.adventist.org/rhp/pdf/2000/1517-2000.pdf
_____ "Memetics and Spiral Leadership: the New
Direction for Management in the 21st Century."
_____ "What's Wrong with Diversity Training? The Need for a New
_____ "Memetics and Education." http://curry.edschool.virginia.edu/go/multicultural/papers/caleb/rosado.html
_____ "The Multiple Futures of Racism." http://curry.edschool.virginia.edu/go/multicultural/papers/caleb/rosado.html
_____ "Definitions for Training in Diversity." http://www.rosado.net/articles-def.html
_____ "Is There Such a Thing as 'Race'? A
_____ "Looking Below the Surface: Church Leadership for the 21st
_____ "New Times Demand New Minds: Spiral Leadership and the New
Direction for Adventism in the 21st Century."
_____ "The Sabbath and Spirituality: Does the Information Have a 'Rest
_____ "The Demise of Ethnic Differences: Cultural
Identity and the Internet"
_____ "Beyond Color, Culture, and Other Superficial
Differences: Toward a New Theoretical Approach for a Successful
Education Program for the 21st Century." http://www.rosado.net/articles-multi-ed.html
_____ "Looking Below the Surface: Church Leadership
for the 21st Century." http://www.rosado.net/articles-surface.html
Nicholas, "The Theory that Explains Everything," Maclean's Magazine, October 1967
(Authorized reprints are available)
Todorovic, Natasha, "Kosovo: The Wrong War," web paper at
Jenny, Changes of Mind: A Holonomic Theory of the Evolution
of Consciousness, SUNY, 1996
Ken, Introductions to the Collected Works, Volume7 &
Psychology : Conciousness, Spirit, Psychology, Therapy, Shambhala,
_____ A Theory of Everything, Shambhala, 2000
Wyatt and Marilyne Woodsmall, People Pattern Power, Advanced
Readers are invited to submit additional
references and links to applications citing and applying Dr. Graves theory to: firstname.lastname@example.org
This page was prepared by
Chris Cowan, Bill Lee, and Natasha Todorovic for the Clare W. Graves
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