The CAHRS White Paper Series is a direct result of the interaction between ILR’s world-class faculty members and students who comprise Cornell’s acclaimed undergraduate and graduate programs and is funded by CAHRS with support from its corporate partners. This series highlights results of the latest research to partner firms and the public at no charge.

Recent Submissions

  • CAHRS Partners' Implementation of Artificial Intelligence 

    Lee, Hannah; Lee, Soyeon; Tarpey, Michaela (2018-06-01)
    [Excerpt] The ideas and uses for Artificial Intelligence (AI) are abundant, and each business is seemingly ripe for disruption, including HR. As the hype surrounding AI continues to be championed by popular press, we began ...
  • Social Movements and HR: The Impact of #MeToo 

    Boyle, David; Cucchiara, Amanda (2018-12-01)
    [Excerpt] Considering the increased societal attention given to sexual harassment and assault, and the wide range of reactions to #MeToo, we wanted to know how companies are reacting, whether they are changing their policies ...
  • Virtual Teams: Work/Life Challenges - Keeping Remote Employees Engaged 

    Sundin, Kirsten (2010-01-01)
    Remotely located employees are quickly becoming a norm in the modern workplace in response to evidence that telecommuters save on costs and produce more efficiently. There are many intangible benefits also felt with the ...
  • Virtual Leadership: Required Competencies for Effective Leaders 

    Johnson, Kurt (2010-01-01)
    There are countless books, articles, and resources available which attempt to identify the competencies and qualities of effective leaders. Traditionally, leaders have been at the center of a community, be it work, church, ...
  • Challenges and Interventions in Monitoring and Evaluating Virtual Team Performance 

    Fitzpatrick, Rex (2010-01-01)
    With the increasingly global nature of our economy, heightened complexity of jobs, emphasis on enterprise agility, and an increase of American telecommuters (approximately 17.2 million in 2008 compared to 12.4 million in ...
  • The HR Function in 2021: Models & Competencies 

    Kelly, Chris; Rapp, Katie (2017-10-01)
    [Excerpt] The findings of this research project are based on interviews with 57 Human Resources (HR) leaders across 44 national and international companies within 10 industries ranging from manufacturing to financial ...
  • Developing Global Mindset and the Impact on Virtual Teams 

    Martin, Maureen (2010-01-01)
    [Excerpt] Increasingly global and competitive in nature, today’s work environment necessitates more cooperation, collaboration, and cross-cultural understanding than ever before. Many significant changes have altered the ...
  • HR Shared Services (HRSS): Model and Trends 

    Collier, Danielle; Levita Schallenbach, Catarina (2017-10-01)
    [Excerpt] The findings of this research project are based on interviews with 44 Human Resources (HR) leaders across 39 national and international companies within 15 industries ranging from manufacturing to consulting ...
  • HR: Innovation's Accelerator 

    Gaines, Janelle; Kanbergs, Mara; Sowards, Nick (2017-01-01)
    [Excerpt] Amazon and Borders. Netflix and Blockbuster. Uber and taxi drivers. Digital camera makers and Kodak. The list could go on and on. Individual stories of disruptive innovation such as these are some of the most ...
  • TSR, Executive Compensation, and Firm Performance 

    Enayati, Hassan; Hallock, Kevin F.; Barrington, Linda (2015-10-01)
    • Particularly since the recent recession, the general public and policy makers have been interested in aligning the incentives of executives with the incentives of shareholders. • Embedding Total Shareholder Return (TSR) ...

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