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Research :: Recent Publications

Peter Cappelli, the Center’s Director, along with the Center’s affiliated faculty, publish on a number of human resources topics. This list (presented by date of publication) is just a sampling of their recent work.

Books :: Articles - 2006 - present  ::  2005  ::  2004 :: 2003-1997


Cappelli, Peter: Will College Pay Off?  PublicAffairs, 2015

Cappelli, Peter: Why Good People Can't Get Jobs - The Skills Gap and What Companies Can Do About It, Wharton Digital Press, June 2012.

Cappelli, Peter and Bill Novelli:  Managing the Older Worker - How To Prepare for the New Organizational Order, Harvard Business Review Press, 2010.

Miscimarra, Philip, Ronald Turner, Ross Friedman, et al.:  The NLRB and Managerial Discretion, Second Edition, George Mason University, John M. Olin Institute for Employment Practice and Policy, 2010.

Cappelli, Peter, Harbir Singh, Jitendra Singh, and Michael Useem:  The India Way - How India's Top Business Leaders Are Revolutionizing Management, Harvard Business Press, 2010.

Cappelli, Peter: Talent on Demand: Managing Talent in an Age of Uncertainty, Harvard Business School press, 2008.

Cappelli, Peter (ed.): Employment Relationships - New Models of White Collar Work, Cambridge University Press, 2008.


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Cappelli, Peter: "What's Old is New Again - Managerial 'Talent' in an Historical Context." In Research in Personnel and Human Resources Management, edited by Joseph Martocchio and Hui Liao, 2009.

Cappelli, Peter, and Monika Hamori. “The Institutions of Outside Hiring.” In The Handbook of Career Studies, edited by Hugh Gunz and Maury Peiperl. Sage, 2007.

O’Meara, Dan. Employment Arbitration. 2nd ed. Lexis/Matthew Bender, 2007.

 Conyon, Martin. “Corporate Governance in Singapore: A Case Analysis.” Chap. 8 in International Corporate Governance – A Case Study Approach, edited by Christine Mallin. Edward Elgar, 2006.

Conyon, Martin, and Danielle Kuchinskas. “Compensation Committees in the United States.” In Handbook on International Corporate Governance, edited by Christine Mallin. Edward Elgar, 2006.

Cappelli, Peter. “Changes at Work and the Opportunities for Theory.” In Social Theory at Work, edited by Marek Korczinski, Randall Hodson, and Paul K. Edwards. London: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Conyon, Martin, and Rocio Bonet. “Compensation Committees and Executive Compensation: Evidence from Publicly Traded UK Firms.” In Corporate Governance – Accountability, Enterprise and International Comparisons, edited by Kevin Keasey, Steve Thompson, and Michael Wright. 2005.

Conyon, Martin, and Richard B. Freeman. “Shared Modes of Compensation and Firm Performance: UK Evidence.” Chap. 3 in Seeking a Premier League Economy: The Economic Effects of British Economic Reforms, 1980-2000, edited by Richard Blundell, David Card, and Richard Freeman. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004.

Cappelli, Peter. “Career Jobs Are Dead.” Reprinted in Benefits for the Workplace of the Future, edited by Olivia Mitchell. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003.

Conyon, Martin. “Perspectives on the Governance of Executive Compensation.” In Competition, Monopoly and Corporate Governance: Essays in Honour of Keith Cowling, edited by M. Waterson, 228-58. Edward Elgar Publishing, 2003.

Conyon, Martin, and Richard Freeman. “Firm Benefits from Share Owning Workers.” In Mastering People Management, edited by James Pickford, 203-08. FT Prentice Hall, 2003.

 Conyon, Martin, S. Girma, S. Thompson, and P. Wright. “Multinationals and Labour – Evidence from the International Acquisition of UK Firms.” In Competition, Monopoly and Corporate Governance: Essays in Honour of Keith Cowling, edited by M. Waterson, 20-41. Edward Elgar Publishing, 2003.

Conyon, Martin, Graham Sadler, and Marianne Pitts. “Corporate Boards and Incentives: Empirical Evidence from the UK in 1935.” In Vol. 1, Corporate Ownership and Control. 2003. Miscimarra, Philip A., et al. The NLRB and Secondary Boycotts, 3rd ed. George Mason University, 2002.

Cappelli, Peter, ed. Employment Practices and Business Strategies. London: Oxford University Press, 1999. Cappelli, Peter. The New Deal at Work. Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 1999.

Cappelli, Peter, et al. Change at Work. London: Oxford University Press, 1997. Perspectives on Work, a three-volume publication commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Industrial Relations Research Association, jointly sponsored by the Center for Human Resources, MIT's Sloan School's Institute for Work and Employment Research, and others.