Speaker - Sanford Jacoby

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Sanford M. Jacoby is the Howard Noble Professor of Management and the Area Chair of Human Resources and Organizational Behavior at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. He holds joint appointments in two UCLA departments: history and public policy. A member of the UCLA faculty since 1980, Jacoby is the author of four books and numerous articles on human resources, industrial relations, labor markets, and employment relations. Jacoby’s latest book, Modern Manors: Welfare Capitalism since the New Deal analyzes the development of large, progressive nonunion companies in the United States. His recent research focuses on contemporary employment issues, including papers on employees and corporate governance, on the future of career jobs, and on employer networks and high-performance work practices. Currently he is engaged in a major research project studying high-level HR executives in Japan and the United States, a project supported by an Abe Fellowship. Another current project is a revised edition of his prize-winning book, Employing Bureaucracy. Jacoby was born in New York City in 1953. He received his A.B, magna cum laude, with honors in economics, from the University of Pennsylvania and his Ph.D. in economics from U.C. Berkeley.

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Finance and Labor: Risk, Inequality, and Democracy

09.10.08 | 01:49:51 min | 1 comment