Patrick M. Wright, John W. Boudreau, David A. Pace, Elizabeth “Libby” Sartain, Paul McKinnon, Richard L. Antoine, Editors (Jossey-Bass, 2011) The Chief HR Officer offers the most current thinking on the evolving role of the chief human resource officer (CHRO).
Research and Insights from the Center for Effective Organizations
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.
In WillBe: 13 Reasons WillBe’s are Luckier than WannaBe’s, author Ian Ziskin draws on his nearly 30 years of experience working with and developing thousands of aspiring leaders to offer a fast-paced and often amusing perspective on leadership behaviors that lead to success.
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.
Investing in People introduces a breakthrough approach to Human Resources (HR) measurement that systematically aligns HR investments with organizational goals and helps make HR the true strategic partner it needs to be. Wayne F. Cascio and John W. Boudreau show exactly how to choose, implement, and use metrics to improve decision-making, optimize organizational effectiveness, and maximize the value of HR investments.
With Retooling HR, John Boudreau reveals that the tools HR managers still need to create lasting strategic value don’t have to be invented from scratch.
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.
Designing Matrix Organizations that Actually Work: How IBM, Procter & Gamble and Others Design for Success
Organization structures do not fail, says Jay Galbraith, but management fails at implementing them correctly. This is why, he explains, the idea that the matrix does not work still exists today, even among people who should know better.
The aim of the book Boardroom Realities by Jay Conger (Jossey-Bass, 2009) is to help you address the governance realities facing boardrooms today and to demonstrate that boardroom leadership and character make the primary difference in the performance of the board.
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.
Measuring Internal Communication: A toolkit for planning, conducting and applying performance measurement research
Theresa Welbourne asks “Why isn’t pure measurement or data enough to drive action?” Action planning requires powerful research data and dialogue.
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.