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Academic Status: Emeritus
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PhD, Economics and Social Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
BA, Swarthmore College
At Haas since 1960
1992 – present, Professor Emeritus, Haas School of Business
1961 – 1991, Professor, Haas School of Business
1959 – 1961, Professor, University of Buffalo
1957 – 1959, Associate Professor, University of Buffalo
1954 – 1957, Assistant Professor, University of Buffalo
1951 – 1954, Research Associate (post-doc), Cornell University
University of Sydney, Cardiff, Western Australia and Trier Fulbright Scholar, Australia
External Service and Assignments
Member, Mayor’s Budget Committee, City of Berkeley
Editor, Industrial Relations
Member or former member of following editorial boards: Industrial Relations, Human Relations, New Zealand Journal of Industrial Relations, International Journal of Human Resources Management, International Journal of Employment Studies
Current Research and Interests
Internal union government
Comparative industrial relations
History of organizational behavior
Selected Papers and Publications
“HRM in the US: Correcting Some British Impressions.” International Journal of Human Resources Management 12 (2001) 873.
“What’s Happening Inside US Unions: Democracy and Union Politics.” Journal of Labor Research 21 (1999): 211-226.
Human Resources Policy, with L. Sayles. Dame, 1999.
Organizational Participation: Myth or Reality, with F. Heller, E. Pusic, and B. Wilpert. Oxford, 1999.
“Issues in Union Structure,” edited by S. Bacharach. Research in the Sociology of Organizations 12 (1994): 1.
“Present at the Beginning: Some Personal Notes on OB’s Early Days and Later,” in Management Laureates, edited by A. Bedeian. JAI Press, 1993.
“Against the Tide: Projects and Pathways of the New Generation of Union Leaders: 1984-2001,” with Marshall Ganz, Kim Voss, Teresa Sharpe and Carl Somers, in Rebuilding Labor: Organizing and Organizers, edited by Ruth Milkman and Kim Voss. Cornell: 2004.
Researching the World of Work: Strategies and Methods of Studying Industrial Relations, with K. Whitfield. Cornell, 1998.
Honors and Awards
A.J. Marrow Award, Society for Psychological Study of Social Issues, 1953