Tracing changes in a global sample of firms across the US, Europe, and Asia, this landmark volume by Ed Lawler and John Boudreau (Stanford University Press, 2018) provides an international benchmark against which to measure a company’s HR practice.
Research and Insights Archive
Research and Insights from the Center for Effective Organizations
In this book, preeminent organizational scholar Edward Lawler identifies a comprehensive and integrated set of talent management practices that fit today’s rapidly evolving workplace.
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.
Stewardship entails a profound understanding and acceptance of the organization’s interdependence with the societal and ecological contexts in which it operates and becoming a force for building a viable future. Susan Albers Mohrman, James O’Toole, Edward E. Lawler, III show why the forward-looking practices of these corporations are important first steps, but insufficient departures from business as usual to keep pace with the growing problems facing the world.
Global Trends in Human Resource Management, the seventh report from CEO, provides the newest findings about what makes HR successful and how it can add value to organizations today. Edward E. Lawler III and John W. Boudreau conclude that HR is most powerful when it plays a strategic role, makes use of information technology, has tangible metrics and analytics, and integrates talent and business strategies.
In The Agility Factor: Building Adaptable Organizations for Superior Performance, the authors (Christopher G. Worley, Thomas D. Williams, and Edward E. Lawler III) reveal the factors that drive long-term profitability based on the practices of successful companies that have consistently outperformed their peers.
This “short format” publication by Christopher G. Worley, Thomas D. Williams, and Edward E. Lawler III is a “tools” product that describes how to assess an organization’s level of agility. The book features two forms of assessment.
Ed Lawler and John Boudreau measure how HR management is changing, paying particular attention to what creates a successful HR function–one that contributes to a strategic partnership and overall organizational effectiveness.
In Management Reset, Ed Lawler and Chris Worley, the authors of the best-selling book Built to Change offer a next-step resource for any organization that wants to thrive in our difficult economic environment.
Useful Research (Susan Albers Mohrman, Edward E. Lawler III, and Associates (Berrett-Koehler, 2011)) is designed to discuss the legitimacy and importance of conducting useful research to benefit both theory and practice in the field of organizational and management research.
Like CEO’s previous research, this project measures whether the HR function is changing and on gauging its effectiveness. Edward E. Lawler III and John W. Boudreau pay particular attention to whether HR is changing to become an effective strategic partner. They also analyze how organizations can more effectively manage their human capital.
Organizations can gain a powerful competitive advantage by tapping into their talent and learning how to effectively organize and lead it. But, according to Professor Edward Lawler in Talent: Making People Your Competitive Advantage, although many organizations acknowledge the importance of people, most do little or nothing to make them a source of competitive advantage.