Ed Lawler has written a wide variety of articles and chapters that have appeared in numerous books, volumes, magazines, journals and newspapers. A few of the best known ones are listed below. For a complete list please see his curriculum vita.


Worley, C. G., and Lawler, E. E. Agility and organization design: A diagnostic framework. Organizational Dynamics, 2010, 39 (2) 194-204.

Lawler, E. E. Survey results: Corporate directors sound off on executive pay. Workspan, 2010, 53, (2), 22-26.

Lawler, E. E. Why are we losing all our good people? (2nd publication). Harvard Business Review OnPoint, 2010, 16-26.

Ramirez, R., Melville, N., and Lawler, E. E. Information technology infrastructure, organizational process redesign, and business value: An empirical analysis. Decision Support Systems 2010, 49, 417-429.

Worley, C. G., and Lawler, E. E. Built to change organizations and responsible progress: Twin pillars of sustainable success. In Pasmore, W. A., Shani, A. B., Woodman, R. W., (Eds.), Research in organizational change and development, (2010, pp. 1-49). United Kingdom, Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Benson, G. S., and Lawler, E. E. Raising skill demand: Generating good jobs. In Finegold, D., Gatta, M., Salzman, H., and Schurman, S., (Eds.), Transforming the U.S. workforce development system: Lessons from research and practice. (2010, pp. 87-107). Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, Labor and Employment Relations Association.

Lawler, E. E., and Worley, C. G. Designing organizations that are built to change. In Hesselbein, F., and Goldsmith, M. (Eds.), The organization of the future 2 (2009, pp. 188-202). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Lawler, E. E., and Boudreau, J. W. Pay at the top: When HR makes a difference. WorkatWork Journal, 2009, 6-19.

Lawler, E. E., and Boudreau, J. W. What makes HR a strategic partner? People & Strategy, 2009, 32 (1), 14-22.

Lawler, E. E. Boards as overseers of human capital. Boards & Directors, 2009, 33 (3), 56-59.

Conger, J.A., and Lawler, E. E. Sharing leadership on corporate boards: A critical requirement for teamwork at the top. Organizational Dynamics, 2009, 38 (3), 183-191.

Lawler E. E. Just rewards: Let’s get CEO pay right this time. Conference Board Review, 2009, 46 (4), 14-21.

Lawler, E. E. Fixing executive compensation: Right time, wrong approach. Chief Executive, 2009, 30-41.

Finegold, D., and Lawler, E.E. Behind the boardroom doors: Changes underway in U.S. corporate governance post Sarbanes-Oxley. In Gomez, P.-Y., and Moore, R., (Eds.), Board members and management consultants: Redefining the boundaries of consulting and corporate governance (2009, pp. 3-25). Information Age Publishing.

Lawler, E. E. Reducing labor costs: Choosing the right cost-cutting solution for your talent management strategy. Workspan, 2009, 52 (6), 20-27.

Conger, J.A., and Lawler, E.E. Appraising your board’s performance. In Conger, J., (Ed.), Boardroom realities: Building leaders across your board (2009, pp. 123-144). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Worley, C. G., and Lawler, E. E. Building a change capability at Capital One Financial. Organizational Dynamics, 2009, 38 (4), 245-251.

Lawler, E. E. Make human capital a source of competitive advantage. Organizational Dynamics, 2009, 38 (1), 1-7.

Lawler, E. E. The knowing-doing gap. Conference Board Review, 2009, 46 (3), p. 29.

Lawler, E. E. Value-based motivation. BusinessWeek, April 24, 2009.

Lawler, E. E. Fixing executive compensation excesses. Business Week, February 5, 2009.

Lawler E. E., and Worley, C. G. The rebirth of change. People Management, 2009, 15 (3), 28-30.

Lawler, E. E. Executive pay. Economist debates. 2009. Retrieved from http://www.economist.com/debate/days/view/406

Lawler, E. E. Counterpoint. People & Strategy, 2008, 31(3), 8-9.

Lawler, E. E. Boards are MIA for workforce decisions. Wall Street Journal.com, December 11, 2008.

Lawler, E. E. Good Riddance to the imperial CEO. Business Week.com, October 24, 2008.

Lawler, E. E. The HR department: Give it more respect. Wall Street Journal, March 8, 2008, R8.

Lawler, E. E. The Talent Lie. Strategy + Business, 2008, 51, 38-42.

O’Toole, J., Lawler, E.E. The choices managers make—or don’t. The Conference Board Review, Sep./Oct. 2006, 44(5), 24-29.

Worley, C.G., and Lawler, E.E. Designing organizations that are built to change. MIT Sloan Management Review, 2006, 48(1), 19-23.

Lawler, E. E., and Finegold, D. The changing face of corporate boards. MIT Sloan Management Review, 2005, 46(2), 67-70.

Lawler, E. E., Finegold, D., Benson, G., and Conger, J. Adding value in the boardroom. MIT Sloan Management Review, 2002, 43(2), 92-93.

Lawler, E. E. and Finegold, D. Individualizing the organization: Past, present, and future. Organizational Dynamics, 2000, 29(1), 1-15.

Conger, J. A., Finegold, D. and Lawler, E.E. Appraising Boardroom Performance. Harvard Business Review, 1998, 76(1), 136-148.

Bowen, D.E., and Lawler, E.E. Empowering Service Employees. Sloan Management Review, 1995, 36(4), 73-84.

Lawler, E. E. From job based to competency-based organizations. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 1994, 15, 3-15.

Lawler,E. E. and Galbraith, J. R. Avoiding the corporate dinosaur syndrome. Organizational Dynamics, 1994, 23(2), 5-17.

Lawler, E. E. and Mohrman, S. A. Quality circles after the fad. Harvard Business Review, 1985, 85(1), 64-71.

Lawler, E. E. Strategies for improving the quality of work life. American Psychologist, 1982, 37, 486-493.

Lawler, E. E. The new plant revolution. Organizational Dynamics, 1978, 6(3), 2-12.

Lawler, E. E. The individualized organization: Problems and promise. California Management Review, 1974, 17(2), 31-39.

Hackman, J. R. and Lawler, E. E. Employee reactions to job characteristics. Journal of Applied Psychology, 1971, 55, 259-286.

Lawler, E. E. and Hall, D. The relationship of job characteristics to job involvement, satisfaction and intrinsic motivation. Journal of Applied Psychology, 1970, 54, 305-312.

Lawler, E. E. and Porter, L. W. The effects of performance on job satisfaction. Industrial Relations, 1967, 7, 20-28.

 
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