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

The Crucial-and Underappreciated-Role of HR in Sustainability
Ed Lawler (CEO) and Sue Mohrman (CEO)
October 2014
The Sustainable Effectiveness Governance Model: Moving Corporations Beyond the Philanthropy Paradigm
Ed Lawler (CEO) and Jay Conger (CEO)
October 2014
Paying for Skills, Knowledge, and Competencies
Gerry Ledford (CEO)
August 2014

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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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Upcoming Webinars

December 2 - 9am-10am (PT)
The New Frontier of Analytics: Going Beyond Data and ROI
Alec Levenson
Open to the public

December 12 - 9am-10am (PT)
Top-down, bottom-up, outside-in, and from the middle out: Where traditional change processes fall short
Chris Worley and Sue Mohrman
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CEO Awards

August 2, 2014
Academy of Management PTC Research Center Impact Award

November 6, 2008
National Academy of Human Resources Honored Organization