John W. Boudreau, Ph.D.
John W. Boudreau, Ph.D., professor and research director at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business and Center for Effective Organizations is recognized worldwide for breakthrough research on the bridge between superior human capital, talent, and sustainable competitive advantage. Dr. Boudreau consults and conducts executive development with companies worldwide that seek to maximize their employees’ effectiveness by discovering the specific strategic bottom-line impact of superior people and human capital strategies. He has more than 200 publications including books such as the Reinventing Jobs: A 4-Step Approach to Applying Automation to Work (Harvard Business, 2018); Lead The Work: Navigating a World Beyond Employment, with Ravin Jesuthasan and David Creelman (Wiley, 2015); Retooling HR: Using Proven Business Tools to Make Better Decisions about Talent, (Harvard Business, 2010); Beyond HR:
The New Science of Human Capital, with Peter M. Ramstad (Harvard Business, 2007); Short Introduction to Strategic Human Resources with Wayne Cascio (Cambridge University Press, 2012); Transformative HR, with Ravin Jesuthasan (John Wiley and Sons, 2011); Global Trends in Human Resource Management: A Twenty-Year Analysis, with Edward Lawler (Stanford University Press, 2015); and Investing in People, with Wayne F. Cascio, now in its second edition (Pearson, 2011). Dr. Boudreau’s large-scale research studies and focused field research has been featured in Harvard Business Review, The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Fast Company and Business Week, Talent Management, CFO.com, and NPR, among others. His scholarly research is published in Management Science, Academy of Management Executive, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Asia-Pacific Human Resource Management, Human Resource Management, and many others. He holds an undergraduate degree in Business from New Mexico State University, a master’s degree in Management, and Ph.D. in Industrial Relations from Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management. For more information, visit http://www.drjohnboudreau.com/.