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Jay Lorsch

Jay Lorsch's website (official or not) http://www.corpgov.hbs.edu/lorsch.html
subjects Jay Lorsch writes about Organization, Corporate Governance, Conflict Management
Jay Lorsch's profile Jay W. Lorsch is the Louis Kirstein Professor of Human Relations at the Harvard Business School. He is the author of over a dozen books, the most recent of which are Aligning the Stars: How to Succeed When Professionals Drive Results (with Thomas J. Tierney) (2002), and Pawns or Potentates: The Reality of America's Corporate Boards. Organization and Environment (with Paul R. Lawrence) won the Academy of Management's Best Management Book of the Year Award and the James A. Hamilton Book Award of the College of Hospital Administrators in 1969.

Having taught in all of Harvard Business School's educational programs, he was Chairman, Doctoral Programs, and Director of Research from 1995-1999, Senior Associate Dean and Chair of the Executive Education Program from 1991-1995, Senior Associate Dean and Director of Research from 1986-1991, Chairman of the Advanced Management Programs from 1980-1985, and prior to that was Chairman of the Organizational Behavior Area. As a consultant, he has had as clients such diverse companies as Ameritech, Applied Materials, the Bank of Montreal, Citicorp, Chubb and Sons, Coopers & Lybrand, Corning Glass, General Electric, Goldman Sachs, Merck Sharp and Dohme and Petroleos de Venezuela S.A. He is a Director of the Brunswick Corporation, Computer Associates and InteCap, Inc. and a member of the Advisory Board of BoardVantage, Inc.

He is a graduate of Antioch College (1955) with a M.S. degree in Business from Columbia University (1956) and a Doctor of Business Administration from Harvard Business School (1964). At Columbia, he was a Samuel Bronfman Fellow in Democratic Business Administration. From 1956-59, he served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Finance Corp.


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Restoring Trust in American Business
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Recent business scandals point to a disturbing breakdown of values in corporate America. This book responds to the crisis by examining the responsibilities of "gatekeepers" -- corporate directors,...

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 MIT Press
 December 2004 - Paperback
 Scandals and Fraud
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Back to the Drawing Board: Designing Corporate Boards for a Complex World
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Business scandals from Enron to WorldCom have escalated concerns about corporate governance into a full-blown crisis. Institutional investors and legislators have dominated the debate and enacted...

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 Harvard Business School Press
 November 2003 - Hardcover
 Corporate Governance
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Aligning the Stars
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Most businesses rely on talent to succeed, but none so much as professional service firms. Within this rapidly expanding, trillion-dollar industry, professionals--and how they're managed--are the...

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 Harvard Business School Press
 April 2002 - Hardcover
 General Management
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Harvard Business Review on Corporate Governance
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This volume is an essential reference, focusing on both policy and strategic challenges, for senior managers working with boards or dealing with governance issues. The Harvard Business Review...

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 Harvard Business School Press
 January 2000 - Paperback
 Corporate Governance
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Pawns or Potentates: The Reality of America's Corporate Boards
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Pawns or Potentates provides a masterly overview of the current limited roles of outside directors, along with specific recommendations for increasing their power for the greater benefit of the...

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 Harvard Business School Press
 November 1989 - Hardcover
 Corporate Governance
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Handbook of Organizational Behavior
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 Prentice Hall
 August 1986 - Hardcover
 Organization
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Organization and Environment: Managing Differentiation and Integration
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Analyzes the connection between a company's outside influences (technological, market, and economic) and its pattern of organization and administration. A Harvard Business School Classics Edition.

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 Harvard Business School Press
 May 1986 - Paperback
 Nonprofit Organization Management
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Decision Making at the Top: The Shaping of Strategic Direction
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 Basic Books
 November 1983 - Hardcover
 Decision Making
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Organizations and Their Members: A Contingency Approach
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 HarperCollins
 March 1975 - Textbook Bindin
 Conflict Management
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Managing Diversity and Interdependence: An Organizational Study of Multidivisional Firms
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 Harvard Business School Press
 December 1973 - Textbook Bindin
 Conflict Management
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