Focuses his research on the impact of changes in work organization on firms and unions. In particular he has studied intra and inter-organizational coordination as well as the new forms of firm governance and co-management that have resulted from joint labor-management efforts to transform industrial relations and work systems. He is the Associate Director of the SMLR Center for Workplace Transformation and has served as a member of the NJ State Employment & Training Commission Task Force on High Commitment Work Organizations. He was the 2001 Recipient of the Outstanding Young Scholar Award from the Industrial Relations Research Association. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation and the Sloan Foundation, and has been published in Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Organization Science, Industrial Relations, The Economic and Labour Relations Review, Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations, Journal of Labor Research and numerous book chapters. He is the co-author of Learning From Saturn: Possibilities for Corporate Governance and Employee Relations, published in 2001 by Cornell University Press.
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