Ed Lawler has written, edited and contributed to a large number of books ranging from academic, data-based publications to those intended for general management audiences. His most recent books are highlighted below and should appeal to individuals interested in organizational effectiveness and management. They can be purchased directly from the publishers or from amazon.com. If you experience difficulty obtaining any of them, please don't hesitate to contact the Center for Effective Organizations which has a supply that is for sale.

General Interest Books

Corporate Stewardship: Achieving Sustainable Effectiveness
By Edward E. Lawler, Susan Albers Mohrman and James O'Toole
Greenleaf, 2015

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The Agility Factor: Building Adaptable Organizations for Superior Performance
Christopher G. Worley, Thomas Williams and Edward E. Lawler III
Jossey-Bass, 2014

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Global Trends in Human Resource Management: A Twenty-Year Analysis
Edward Lawler III and John Boudreau
Stanford Business Books, 2015

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Effective Human Resource Management: A Global Analysis
Edward E. Lawler III and John W. Boudreau
Stanford University Press, 2012

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Management Reset: Organizing for Sustainable Effectiveness
By Edward E. Lawler III and Christopher G. Worley, with David Creelman
Jossey-Bass, 2011

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Useful Research: Advancing Theory and Practice
By Susan Albers Mohrman, Edward E. Lawler III, and Associates
Berrett-Koehler, 2011

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Achieving Excellence in Human Resources Management: An Assessment of Human Resource Functions
By Edward E. Lawler III and John W. Boudreau
Stanford University Press, 2009

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Talent: Making People Your Competitive Advantage
By Edward E. Lawler III
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2008

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America at Work: Choices and Challenges
Edited by Edward E. Lawler III and James O'Toole
Palgrave-Macmillan, 2006

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The New American Workplace
By: James O'Toole and Edward E. Lawler III
Palgrave-Macmillan, 2006

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Achieving Strategic Excellence: An Assessment of Human Resource Organizations
By: Edward E. Lawler, John W. Boudreau, and Susan Albers Mohrman
Stanford Press, 2006

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Built to Change: How to Achieve Sustained Organizational Effectivenes
By: Edward E. Lawler III and Christopher G. Worley
Jossey-Bass, 2006

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Human Resources Business Process Outsourcing - Transforming How HR Gets Its Work Done
By: Edward E. Lawler III, Dave Ulrich, Jac Fitz-Enz, James C. Madden V
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2004

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Creating a Strategic Human Resources Organization:
An Assessment of Trends and New Directions
By: Edward E. Lawler III and Susan Albers Mohrman
Stanford University Press, 2003

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Treat People Right!:
How Organizations and Individuals Can Propel Each Other into a Virtuous Spiral of Success
By Edward E. Lawler III
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003

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Corporate Boards:
New Strategies for Adding Value at the Top
By Jay Conger, Edward E. Lawler III and David Finegold
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2001

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Rewarding Excellence: Pay Strategies for the New Economy
By: Edward E. Lawler III
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2000


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The Leader's Change Handbook
By: Jay Conger, Gretchen M. Spreitzer, Edward E. Lawler III (editors)
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1999


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Tomorrow's Organization: Crafting Winning Capabilities in a Dynamic World
By: Susan Albers Mohrman, Jay R. Galbraith and Edward E. Lawler III
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1998


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From the Ground Up: Six Principles for Building the New Logic Corporation.
By: Edward E. Lawler III
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1996


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Motivation in Work Organizations.
By: Edward E. Lawler III
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1994


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The Ultimate Advantage
By: Edward E. Lawler III
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1992


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Strategic Pay
By: Edward E. Lawler III
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1990


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High Involvement Management
By: Edward E. Lawler III
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1986


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Research Reports

Organizing for High Performance: Employee Involvement, TQM, Re-engineering, and Knowledge Management in the Fortune 1000
By: Edward E. Lawler, Susan A. Mohrman and George Benson
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2001


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Creating a Strategic Human Resources Organization
By: Edward E. Lawler III and Susan Albers Mohrman
Center for Effective Organizations, 2000


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Strategies for High Performance Organizations: The CEO Report
By: Edward E. Lawler III, Susan Albers Mohrman and Gerald E. Ledford, Jr.
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1998


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To view Ed Lawler's curriculum vita containing the complete bibliography of his books and articles click here.

 

 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Watch a video of Ed Lawler discussing his career.
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