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Christopher G. Worley

Christopher G. Worley

Senior Research Scientist

Audio and Video Interviews

  • Worley on The Street's "The Real Story" podcast from April 15. You can get the podcast from iTunes or here.
  • Audio interview with Ed Lawler and Chris Worley on Management Reset


The primary focus of Dr. Worley's efforts has been on strategy formulation and implementation, organization design, and the longitudinal evaluation of strategic change.

Research Partners & Clients

Chris's research and consulting clients include organizations in technology (Microsoft, Intel, Nokia, Capital One); health care and insurance (Healthways, St. Joseph Health Care System; Hartford Financial Services); the public sector (State of California, Canadian Broadcasting Company, Southern California Edison, City of Los Angeles, City of Carlsbad) and chemicals and natural resources (British Petroleum, Dow Chemical, Magma Copper Company, Canadian Hunter Exploration, Ltd.).


BS - Westminster College
MS - Colorado State University
MS - Pepperdine University
PhD - University of Southern California

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Upcoming Webinars

September 1 - 9am-10am (PT)
Finding the Strategic Talent Pivot-Points
John Boudreau
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Cutting Edge Performance Management: What Do We Know?
Ed Lawler and Gerry Ledford
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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