As we prepare for the rapidly developing COVID-19 virus, we would like to remind you of the resources available to help you prepare your organization. Many businesses are transitioning to increased remote work, and moving large events onto digital platforms. But this...
Research and Insights Archive
Research and Insights from the Center for Effective Organizations
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.
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 […]
LOS ANGELES – June 3, 2019 – The latest edition of the Leadership Pulse™ survey of 200 leaders from firms around the world suggests widespread misalignment between how the top executives view the drivers of their companies performance and what their direct reports are seeing.
The Susan G. Cohen Research Award in Organization Design, Effectiveness, and Change, jointly given by CEO and the Organization Development and Change (ODC) division of the Academy of Management, is offered in remembrance of Dr. Susan Cohen, who was a research scientist at CEO, in the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, from 1988-2006.
Benjamin Schneider (CEO)
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.
Alec Levenson (CEO) explains that workplace fatigue is traditionally treated almost exclusively as an individual issue, and it certainly is the case that individual differences lead some individuals to experience fatigue and, ultimately, to burn out more than others. Yet not enough attention has been paid to factors arising from work design and organization strategy.
Gerry Ledford, George Benson, and Ben Schneider
February 7, 2017 9:00am – 10:00am (PT)
This webinar aligns with Alec Levenson’s new book, Strategic Analytics: Advancing Strategy Execution and Organizational Effectiveness.
Alec Levenson recently completed an action research project with a global company on measuring the impact and effectiveness of an operating model change.
In this article, Ed Lawler and Jay Conger share how there is increasing agreement that we are at a moment in history when business as usual is inadequate.