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Peter Cappelli

George W. Taylor Professor of Management

Director, Center for Human Resources

Research Interests: human resource practices, public policy related to employment, talent and performance management

Links: CV, Center for Human Resources, Talent on Demand


  • Peter Cappelli, Joseph Keller (2014), Talent management: Conceptual approaches and practical challenges, Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior , 1.  Abstract
  • Peter Cappelli, Monica Hamori (2013), Who Says Yes When the Headhunter Calls? Understanding Executive Job Search , Organization Science, forthcoming. (NBER Working Paper 19295).    Abstract
  • Peter Cappelli, Joseph Keller (2013), Classifying work in the new economy, Academy of Management Review, 38 (4), 1 - 22.    Abstract
  • Peter Cappelli, Joseph Keller (2013), A study of the extent and potential causes of alternative employment arrangements, Industrial & Labor Relations Review, 6 (4), 874 - 901.    Abstract
  • Peter Cappelli, ed., Strategic Talent Management: Contemporary Issues in an International Context (2013).
  • Joseph Keller, Peter Cappelli, "A supply chain approach to talent management". In Strategic Talent Management: Contemporary Issues in International Context, edited by Paul Sparrow, Hugh Scullion, Ibraiz Tarique, (2012).
  • Peter Cappelli, ed., Strategic Talent Management: Contemporary Issues in an International Context (2012).
  • Peter Cappelli (2011), HR Sourcing Decisions and Risk Management, Organizational Dynamics, 40, 310 - 316.
  • Peter Cappelli, Bill Novelli, Managing the Older Worker: How to Prepare for the New Organizational Order (2010).
  • Peter Cappelli, "Succession Planning". In APA Handbook of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, edited by S. Zedeck, (2010).
  • Jitendra Singh, Peter Cappelli, Harbir Singh, Michael Useem, The India Way: How India’s Top Business Leaders are Revolutionizing Management, Harvard Business Press (2010).  Related Materials
  • Fali Huang, Peter Cappelli (2010), Applicant Screening and Performance-Related Outcomes, American Economic Review    Abstract
  • Peter Cappelli (2010), The Rise and Decline of Executive Development, Industrial and Corporate Change, 19 (2), 509 - 548.
  • Peter Cappelli, Harbir Singh, Jitendra Singh, Michael Useem (2010), "Leadership Lessons From India", Harvard Business Review, 90-97.  Abstract
  • Peter Cappelli (2009), What’s Old is New Again: Managerial ‘Talent’ in an Historical Context, Research in Personnel and Human Resources Management, 28.
  • Monica Hamori, Rocio Bonet, Peter Cappelli, "How Organizations Obtain the Human Capital They Need". In Oxford Handbook of Human Capital, edited by Alan Burton-Jones, J.C. Spender, (2009).
  • Peter Cappelli (2009), A Supply Chain Approach to Workforce Planning, Organizational Dynamics, 30 (1), 8 - 15.
  • Peter Cappelli (2008), Talent Management for the 21st Century, Harvard Business Review
  • Peter Cappelli, Monica Hamori (2008), Are Franchises Bad Employers?, . Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 61 (2), 147 - 162.
  • Peter Cappelli, "Changes at Work and the Opportunities for Theory". In Social Theory at Work, edited by Marek Korczinski, Randall Hodson, Paul Edwards, (2007).
  • Peter Cappelli, Monica Hamori, "The External Labor Market". In The Handbook of Career Studies, edited by Hugh Gunz, Maury Pieperl, (2007).
  • Peter Cappelli (2006), Tracing the Path of Research in Organizations and Work, Work and Occupations, 20 (10), 1 - 3.
  • Peter Cappelli, Monica Hamori (2005), The New Path to the Top, Harvard Business Review, 83(1).    Abstract
  • Peter Cappelli (2004), Why Do Employers Pay for College?, Journal of Econometrics, 121 (1-2).    Abstract
  • Peter Cappelli (2004), Why Do Employers Retrain At-Risk Workers? The Role of Social Capital, Industrial Relations, 43 (2), 421 - 447.
  • Peter Cappelli, David Neumark (2004), External Churning and Internal Flexibility: Evidence on the Functional Flexibility and Core-Periphery Hypotheses, Industrial Relations, 43 (1), 148 - 182.
  • Peter Cappelli (2003), Will There Really Be a Labor Shortage?, Organizational Dynamics
  • Steffanie L. Wilk, Peter Cappelli (2003), Determinants and Outcomes of Employee Selection Procedures, Personnel Psychology, 56 (1), 103 - 125.
  • Peter Cappelli (2001), The National Employer Survey: Employer Data on Employment Practices, Industrial Relations, 40 (2), 635 - 647.
  • J.C. O'Shaughnessy, David K. Levine, Peter Cappelli (2001), Changes in Managerial Pay Structures 1986-1992 and Rising Returns to Skill, Oxford Economic Papers
  • Peter Cappelli (2001), Why is it So Hard to Find IT Workers?, Organizational Dynamics
  • Peter Cappelli (2001), Making the Most of Online Recruiting, Harvard Business Review
  • Peter Cappelli, "Examining the Incidence of Downsizing and Its Effects on Establishment Performance". In On the Job: Is Long-term Employment a Thing of the Past?, edited by David Neumark, (2000).
  • Peter Cappelli, "Market-Mediated Employment: The Historical Context". In The New Relationship: Human Capital in the American Corporation, edited by Margaret Blair, T.A. Kochan, (2000).
  • Peter Cappelli, The New Deal at Work: Managing the Market-Based Employment Relationship (1999).
  • Peter Cappelli, Laurie Bassi, David Knoke, Harry C. Katz, Paul Osterman, Michael Useem, Change at Work, Oxford University Press (1996).