Synnott-Gruber. Information Resource Management: Opportunities and Strategies for the 1980s, New York, Wiley, 1981. (Widely recognized as the seminal book that launched the Chief Information Office concept.)


Gruber. The Strategic Integration of Corporate Research and Development, New York American Management Association, 1981.


Gruber-Niles. The New Management: Line Executive and Staff Professional in the Future Firm, McGraw-Hill, 1976. (Selected by the U.S. State Department for translation into Arabic).


Gruber The Utilization of Specialists by Company Presidents, New York: The Presidents Association, 1975.

Gruber-Vernon. "The Technology Factor in a World Trade Matrix” Technology Factor in International Trade. Edited by Raymond Vernon. National Bureau of Economic Research, 1970.


Gruber-Marquis. Factors in the Transfer of Technology, Cambridge: MIT Press, 1969. (translated into Japanese).







  • Gruber-Powell-Torous, "The power of capturing and using information at the point of care," Healthcare, 2016

  • Gruber-Chen, “China-U.S. Collaboration in the Mobile Health (mHealth) Technology Revolution,” paper presented at the 2011 China Hospital Information Network Conference (CHINC) in Hangzhou, China

  • Gruber-Hunter. "Transforming Osteoarthritis Care in an Era of Health Care Reform,” in Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, 2010 

  • "Harvard's Medical Institutions: A Technical Step Ahead", Forum, (Risk Management Foundation of the Harvard Medical Institutions Inc.) September, 1998.

  • Gruber-Rosenthal. "Managed Care has been good medicine; we don’t need micromanaged care", The Boston Globe, June 23, 1997.

  • "Information Services for the 21st Century", Forum (Risk Management Foundation of the Harvard Medical Institutions Inc.), April 1996.

  • Gruber-Rosenthal. "Fully-Functional Patient-Based Electronic Medical Records", Chapter in Reengineering for Patient-Focused Care, Missouri, Prescott Publishing Company, 1996, pgs. 173-186.

  • "Legacy Systems and Architecture Issues in the Phased Implementation of the Electronic Medical Record." Reprinted from HIMSS Proceedings of Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Conference, February 12-16, 1995;2: 345-353.

  • "Cost Shifting in the Current Medical Environment", IEEE/SPIE Conference on The Role of Technology in the Cost of Health Care, 1994.

  • "Integration of medical and information technology in US Health Care", IEEE/SPIE Conference on The Role of Technology in the cost of health care, 1994.

  • "Beyond Telecommuting: A New Paradigm for the Effect of Telecommunications and Travel,". (Report on Dr. Gruber's study of telemedicine), US Department of Energy, 1994.




  • "Global Information Officer: The CIO Grows Up", Global Magazine, March 1990.

  • "Chief Information Officer: A Management Concept Whose Time Has Come", IBM Bulletin, February 1986.

  • "Competitive Advantage Systems in Value Chain Strategy" R&P Executive Briefing, March, 1985, Basis for BusinessWeek cover story on "Information Power", October, 1985.

  • "Planning Amid Change," Computerworld, 1985.

  • "The Care & Feeding of Users," Datamation, March 1982.

  • "Step-by-Step Management Innovation," Management Advisor, 1972. "Next Generation Technology for PC Users," Micromanagers Association Annual Meeting, 1988.

  • "Technology Transfer Strategy for American Express," for the Technology Strategy Group, 1988.

  • "The Chief Information Officer's Role in The Integration Of Technology and Strategic Business Planning," the National Financial Computer & Automation Conference, New York City, 1987.

  • "CIO Position Emerges as a New Strategic Force," PC Week, 1987.

  • "The Different Faces of IS Integration," Leaders Magazine, 1987.

  • "Potential of Computers in Management Still Unrealized," Management Review, 1982.




  • "High-Tech Money Managers Bring More to The Bottom Line," Wall Street Computer Review, June, 1991.

  • "Forces Driving Business and Technology Innovation in Securities Trading in the 1990s," Presentation at the Symposium sponsored by C*ATS Software, March 14, 1990, in Montreal.

  • "Computers on Wall Street," PC EXPO, June 20-22, 1989.

  • "Planning for the Next Market Break," Institutional Investor, December 1988.

  • "Can You Compete Tomorrow with Today's Technology", Keynote Presentation at National Financial Computer Conference, July, 1988.

  • "The Chief Information Officer's Role in The Integration Of Technology and Strategic Business Planning," the National Financial Computer & Automation Conference, New York City, 1987.

  • "Forces Shaping Future Technology Strategy in the Financial Services Industry," keynote address at Digital Equipment Corporation symposium on New Trends in The Financial World, 1987.

  • "Crisis on Wall Street: A Sober Analyst Fingers Fear Itself," Wall Street Computer Review, 1987







  • "Research on the Interface Factor in the Development and Utilization of New Technology", R&D Management, 1974.

  • "The Isolation of R&D from Corporate Management," Research Management, 1973.

  • "The Technology Factor in a World Trade Matrix", in R. Vernon (Editor), Technology and Competition in International Trade, (proceedings of a National Bureau of Economic Research Conference) Columbia University Press, 1970.

  • "The R&D Factor in International Trade and International Investment of United States Industries", Journal of Political Economy, 1967 (reprinted in a number of books of readings on international trade and the multinational corporation).

  • The Strategic Integration of Corporate Research and Development, AMA, 1981.

  • "Industrial Innovation in International Trading Performance," Book Review, The Journal of Economic Literature, 1981.




  • "The Coming of the New Management" Organizational Dynamics, Spring 1974.

  • "The Science-Technology-Utilization Relationship in Management," Management Science, 1975.

  • "How to Innovate in Management," Organizational Dynamics, 1974.

  • "Research and Experience in the Practice of Management," Business Horizons, 1973.

  • "Step-by-Step Management Innovation," Management Advisor, 1972.

  • "Changing Structures for Changing Times," Financial Executive, 1971.

  • "Behavioral Science, Systems Analysis and the Failure of Top Management," Industrial Management Review, now Sloan Management Review, Fall 1967. 

© 2019 William H. Gruber