IWER Faculty Publications

Recent Books

Shaping the Future of Work: A Handbook for Action and a New Social Contract.

Kochan, Thomas, and Lee Dyer. New York, NY: Routledge, 2021.

Faculty: Thomas Kochan
Overload: How Good Jobs Went Bad and What We Can Do about It.

Kelly, Erin L. and Phyllis Moen. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2020. 2021 Paperback Edition.

Faculty: Erin Kelly
Creating Good Jobs: An Industry-Based Strategy.

Osterman, Paul (Ed.). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2020.

Faculty: Paul Osterman
A Field in Flux: Sixty Years of Industrial Relations.

McKersie, Robert B. Cornell, NY: Cornell Publishing, 2019.

Recent and Forthcoming Journal Articles

"“Drafting a Letter” for People Dealing with Harassment or Bullying."

Rowe, Mary. Journal of the International Ombuds Association Vol. 16, No. 2 (2023): 1-17.

Faculty: Mary Rowe
"Using Organizational Values and Mission to Guide Strategic Planning."

Rowe, Mary. Journal of the International Ombudsman Association Vol. 16, No. 2 (2023): 1-5.

Faculty: Mary Rowe
"Employee Cardiometabolic Risk Following a Cluster-Randomized Workplace Intervention From the Work, Family and Health Network, 2009–2013."

Berkman, Lisa F., Erin L. Kelly, Leslie B. Hammer, Frank Mierzwa, Todd Bodner, Tay McNamara, et al. American Journal of Public Health Vol. 113, No. 12 (2023): 1322-1331.

"BELONGING: The Feeling That We 'Belong' May Depend in Part on 'Affirmations'."

Rowe, Mary. Journal of the International Ombudsman Association Vol. 16, No. 2 (2023): 1-7.

Faculty: Mary Rowe
"Tackling the UK’s Regional Economic Inequality: Binding Constraints and Avenues for Policy Intervention."

Stansbury, Anna, Dan Turner, and Ed Balls. Contemporary Social Science Vol. 18, No. 3-4 (2023): 318-356.

Faculty: Anna Stansbury
"How Do Employer Practices Affect Economic Mobility?"

Kelly, Erin L., Hazhir Rahmandad, Nathan Wilmers, and Aishwara Yadama. ILR Review Vol. 76, No. 5 (2023): 792-832.

"The Economics Profession's Socioeconomic Diversity Problem."

Stansbury, Anna, and Robert Schultz. Journal of Economic Perspectives Vol. 37, No. 4 (2023): 207-230.

Faculty: Anna Stansbury
"Applying Negotiation Theory to the Interrogation of Detainees."

McKersie, Robert B. Negotiation Journal Vol. 39, No. 3 (2023): 279-296.

"An Overview of US Workers’ Current Organizing Efforts and Collective Actions."

Kochan, Thomas, Janice R. Fine, Kate Bronfenbrenner, Suresh Naidu, Jacob Barnes, Yaminette Diaz-Linhart, John Kallas, Jeonghun Kim, Arrow Minster, Di Tong, Phela Townsend, and Danielle Twiss. Work and Occupations Vol. 50, No. 3 (2023): 335-350.

"Consider Generic Options When Complainants and Bystanders Are Fearful."

Rowe, Mary. Journal of the International Ombudsman Association Vol. 16, No. 2 (2023): 1-7. Download Preprint.

Faculty: Mary Rowe
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Recent Book Chapters and Cases

"Why do Biologists and Chemists do Safety Differently? The Reproduction of Cultural Variation through Pragmatic Regulation."

Silbey, Susan. In The New Pragmatist Sociology: Inquiry, Agency, and Democracy, edited by Christopher Winship, Isaac Reed, and Neil Gross, 256-304. New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2022.

"The Importance of Bystanders in Threat Assessment and Management."

Borum, Randy, and Mary Rowe. In International Handbook of Threat Assessment, edited by J. Reid Meloy and Jens Hoffmann, 423-437. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2021. Download Preprint.

"Improving Job Quality In Long Term Care."

Osterman, Paul. In Creating Good Jobs: An Industry-Based Strategy, edited by Paul Osterman, 115-144. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2020.

Faculty: Paul Osterman
"Chapter 8: Productivity and Pay: Is the Link Broken."

Stansbury, Anna, and Lawrence H. Summers. In Facing Up to Low Productivity Growth, edited by Adam S. Posen and Jeromin Zettelmeyer, Washington, D.C.: Peterson Institute for International Economics, 2019. SSRN Preprint.

Other Recent Publications

"The Labor-Savvy Leader."

Bahat, Roy E., Thomas Kochan, and Liba Wenig Rubenstein. Harvard Business Review, July 2023.

Faculty: Thomas Kochan
"Levelling Up Can Still Work: Here's How."

Balls, Ed, Anna Stansbury, and Dan Turner. The Times (London, U.K.), March 6, 2023.

Faculty: Anna Stansbury
"How to Tackle the UK’s Regional Economic Inequality: Focus on STEM, Transport, and Innovation."

Stansbury, Anna, Dan Turner, and Ed Balls. VoxEU, March 6, 2023.

Faculty: Anna Stansbury
"Why Neglecting Work Relationships Can Sabotage Innovation and Productivity, According to Research."

Kellogg, Katherine C., Erin L. Kelly, and Constance N. Hadley. Fast Company, March 5, 2023.

Faculty: Erin Kelly
"How Businesses Should (and Shouldn’t) Respond to Union Organizing."

Bahat, Roy E., and Thomas A. Kochan. Harvard Business Review, January 6, 2023.

Faculty: Thomas Kochan
"How Southwest Lost Its Way—and How It Can Work Its Way Back to the Top."

Gittell, Jody Hoffer, John August, and Thomas Kochan. The Dallas Morning News, January 5, 2023.

Faculty: Thomas Kochan
"Why California’s New Fast Food Council Law is Good for Business."

Kochan, Thomas. Fortune, September 6, 2022.

Faculty: Thomas Kochan
"America’s Seeing a Historic Surge in Worker Organizing. Here’s How to Sustain It."

Kochan, Thomas, and Wilma Liebman. WBUR Cognoscenti, September 5, 2022.

Faculty: Thomas Kochan
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