This April, Edward E. Lawler will be honored with the USC Faculty Lifetime Achievement Award. Since its inception in 1982, the award has been bestowed upon internationally renowned retired faculty from the arts and humanities; social sciences; science, technology, engineering and mathematics; medicine; and other professional disciplines.
Research and Insights Archive
Research and Insights from the Center for Effective Organizations
Welcome to the companion website to Assessing Organization Agility: Creating Diagnostic Profiles to Guide Transformation by Christopher G. Worley, Thomas Williams, and Edward E. Lawler, III. Here you will find the resources mentioned in the book. For the online...
The Center for Effective Organizations (CEO) has administered surveys of the human resource function in 1995, 1998, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, and 2019. The results of the surveys yielded important data and publications on how Human Resource departments have operated and changed throughout the years. It is frequently cited and provides valuable information about HR effectiveness. Recently, CEO has completed its ninth study, and fourth global study.
New evidence from the Center for Effective Organizations’ Global HR Excellence survey suggests HR leaders must move faster to prepare for the fast-emerging digital organization.
The practitioner-academic gap has been widely discussed for decades along with recommendations for increasing the practical application of management research. We review some of the reasons for this disconnect and argue this has been the norm going back to the beginnings of the field. At the same time contemporary management practice has obviously been greatly […]
Cutting-Edge Performance Management: 244 Organizations Report on Ongoing Feedback, Ratingless Reviews and Crowd-Sourced Feedback
Published by WorldatWork, September 2016
Downloadable PowerPoint Presentations in PDF format from the 2019 Sponsor Meeting at the Portofino Hotel in Los Angeles.
A chapter for the second edition of “The Handbook of Board Governance,” authored by Jay A. Conger, Ph.D. and Edward E. Lawler III, Ph.D.
Gerry Ledford and Ed Lawler comment on Aguinis, Martin, Gomez-Mejia, O’Boyle, and Joo, adding another perspective on CEO pay.
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.
Is turnover such a bad thing? Ed Lawler discusses the benefits of turnover using methods incorporated by Zappos as an example.
In this article, John Boudreau and Ed Lawler report some of the findings from their 2016 survey of HR leaders in more than 100 large U.S. corporations.