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Peter Cappelli

George W. Taylor Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies, Professor of Management, Director, Center for Human Resources, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Current Research:
Human resource compensation issues; labor economics; union-management relations; completing a major study of worker characteristics and establishment performance with the Bureau of the Census.

DPhil, University of Oxford (1983), BS, Cornell University.

Professional Experience:
The Wharton School: (1985-present), named George W. Taylor Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies, (1999); Chairperson, Management Department, (1995-99); Director, Center for Human Resources, (1990-present). Previous appointments: University of California, Berkeley; University of Illinois; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Co-Director, U.S. Department of Education National Center on the Educational Quality of the Workforce, University of Pennsylvania, (1991-present).

Activities and Awards:
Best Paper Award, Human Resources Division, Academy of Management, 1993; Best paper, Organizational Dynamics, 1997; Training and Development Editor, International Library of Management Thought; Editorial Board, Administrative Science Quarterly, Employee Relations (U.K.), Industrial and Labor Relations Review.

Selected Publications:
"The New Deal at Work: Managing the Market-Driven Workforce," with A. Crocker-Hefter, (1998); "Distinctive Human Resources are the Core Competency of Firms," Organizational Dynamics (Winter 1996). "Are Skill Requirements Rising? Evidence for Production and Clerical Jobs." Industrial and Labor Relations Review (March 1993).


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