Paul Osterman

Nanyang Technological University Professor
Professor of Human Resources and Management
Co-Director, MIT Sloan Institute for Work and Employment Research

Biography | Selected Publications

The Truth About Middle Managers (2009)

Gathering Power: The Future of Progressive Politics In America (Beacon Press), 2003

Gathering Power; Rebuilding Progressive Politics in America (Beacon Press), 2003

Working In American; A Blueprint for A New Labor Market. MIT Press, 2001

Securing Prosperity: The American Labor Market: How It Has Changed and What To Do About It (Princeton Univerisity Press), 1999

Broken Ladders: Managerial Careers in the New Economy. New York, New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.

The Mutual Gains Enterprise: Forging a Winning Partnership Among Labor, Management, and Government. Boston, Mass.: Harvard Business School Press, 1994.

Employment Futures : Reorganization, Dislocation and Public Policy. New York, New York: Oxford University Press, 1988.

Employment Security at DEC: Sustaining Values Amid Environmental Change (1988)

The Impact of Technological Change on Employment Structure in Telecommunications: Whatever Happened to the Wichita Lineman? (1988)

Internal Labor Markets. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1984.

Getting Started: The Youth Labor Market. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1980.


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