Center for Effective Organizations



The Agility Factor: Building Adaptable Organizations for Superior Performance
Christopher G. Worley, Thomas D. Williams, and Edward E. Lawler III
(Jossey-Bass, 2014)
Reconfiguring the Eco-System for Sustainable Healthcare (Organizing for Sustainable Effectiveness)
Susan Albers Mohrman (Author, Editor), Abraham B. Shani (Editor)
Emerald Group Publishing Limited (July 14, 2014)
Employee Surveys That Work: Improving Design, Use, and Organizational Impact
Alec Levenson
(Berrett-Koehler Publishers and Society For Human Resource Management, 2014)

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Working Papers

Agility's Dirty Little Secret
Christopher G. Worley (CEO), Thomas Williams (PwC Strategy&), and Edward E. Lawler (CEO)
May 2015
Human Resource Slack, Human Capital Risk, and Firm Performance: Should Firms Grow Employees Faster Than Sales?
Varkey Titus Jr. (University of Nebraska) and Theresa M. Welbourne (CEO)
May 2015
Employee Resource Groups: An Introduction, Review and Research Agenda
Theresa M. Welbourne (CEO), Skylar Rolf (University of Nebraska-Lincoln), and Steven Schlachter (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
May 2015

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Built to Change
DVD featuring Edward Lawler and Christopher Worley. Based on the book Built to Change. Lawler and Worley highlight the major themes in their book with practical examples.

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Does HR's Grasp Match Its Reach? (video)
Editor David Shadovitz speaks with John Boudreau at the 2014 HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas about the challenges that stand in the way of HR playing a more strategic role....
Accelerating Organizational Transition
Produced by Susan A. Mohrman & Serge Lashutka, 2001

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Research Monographs

What Do Employees Really Want? The Perception vs. The Reality
World Economic Forum Report, 2001
Creating a Strategic Human Resources Organization
Edward Lawler, III & Susan Mohrman, 2000
Strategies for the Knowledge Economy: From Rhetoric to Reality
World Economic Forum Report, 2000

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August 2, 2014
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November 6, 2008
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