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.
Research and Insights Archive
Research and Insights from the Center for Effective Organizations
Reconfiguring the Eco-System for Sustainable Healthcare (Organizing for Sustainable Effectiveness) by Susan Albers Mohrman (Author, Editor), Abraham B. Shani (Editor) presents case studies and theoretical analyses that illustrate practical approaches to, and further the theoretical understanding of, the creation of a more sustainable healthcare.
This case-based research report (Mohrman, S. and Pilllans, G. (Corporate Research Forum, 2013) focuses on trends in organization design and organization design solutions that are becoming increasingly common to help manage complexity and promote learning and innovation. The report chronicles some of the major organization design challenges faced by global corporations today.
Christopher G. Worley, Philip H. Mirvis, Susan Albers Mohrman, and Abraham B. (Rami) Shani, Editors (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2013) The volume explores how collaboration, partnership, and networks are being developed to support the achievement of economic, social, and environmental sustainability.
Weisz, J., Mohrman, S. A., and McCracken, A. (Second River Healthcare Press, 2012) A first-hand account of the changes being demanded of the U.S. healthcare system, this book is written by Dr. Jeffrey Weisz for his fellow physicians.
Susan Albers Mohrman & A.B. (Rami) Shani explain that Health care, as it is currently organized, is not sustainable. Health care systems in the developed world are encountering increased demand for high quality health care but facing societal resource limits.
Susan Albers Mohrman & A.B. (Rami) Shani, Editors
(Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2011) A large literature has been generated about sustainability, and many organizations, governments, communities and citizens have focused on it. This first volume of the Emerald series Organizing for Sustainable Effectiveness learns from some of the pioneers articulating these challenges and organizing to address them.
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.
This handbook edited by A. B. Shani, S. A. Mohrman, W. A. Pasmore, B. Stymne, & N. Adler. (SAGE Publications, 2008) provides the latest thinking, methodologies and cases in the rapidly growing area of collaborative management research.
Edward E. Lawler, John W. Boudreau, and Susan Albers Mohrman (Stanford Press, 2006) This is the Center for Effective Organizations’s (CEO) fourth national study of the human resources (HR) function in large corporations. It is the only long-term national study of this important function.
Edward E. Lawler III and Susan Albers Mohrman discuss how corporations are undergoing dramatic changes with significant implications for how human resources are best managed and organized. There is a growing consensus that human capital is critical to an organization’s success.
Why do some organizations make required changes and achieve new levels of performance successfully, while other units in the same organization seemingly stumble and never achieve new levels of performance? This two-part video produced by Susan A. Mohrman & Serge Lashutka, 2001 reveals how viewing organizational change as a learning process that can be accelerated is the difference.