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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 (2011), HR Sourcing Decisions and Risk Management, Organizational Dynamics, 40, 310 - 316.
  • 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.
  • 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 (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