Paul S. Adler

University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department

Professor of Management and Organization

Los Angeles, CA 90089

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (43)

1.

Social Capital: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

KNOWLEDGE AND SOCIAL CAPITAL: FOUNDATIONS AND APPLICATIONS, Eric L. Lesser, ed., Butterworth-Heinemann, Boston, MA, pp. 89-115, 2000, Marshall School of Business Working Paper No. MKT 03-09
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2014
Paul S. Adler and Seok-Woo Kwon
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department and University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business
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Market, Hierarchy, and Trust: The Knowledge Economy and the Future of Capitalism

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Oct 1999
Paul S. Adler
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department
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The Human Resource Business Process Outsourcing Industry: The Bp-Exult Partnership

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Dec 2002
Paul S. Adler
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department
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Human Resource Management, outsourcing

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Social Capital: Prospects for a New Concept

The Academy of Management Review, Vol. 27, No. 1, p. 17, January 2002
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2014
Paul S. Adler and Seok-Woo Kwon
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department and University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business
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Performance Improvement Capability: Keys to Accelerating Performance Improvement in Hospitals

California Management Review, Vol. 45, No. 2. pp. 12-33, 2003
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2014
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department, University of Southern California, University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California - Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and University of Southern California - Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
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Performance management, Hospitals, Organization theory

Combining Creativity and Control: Understanding Individual Motivation in Large-Scale Collaborative Creativity

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 10 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2018
Paul S. Adler and Clara Xiaoling Chen
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy
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management control systems, creativity, collaborative creativity, motivation, perceived locus of causality, self-construal, levers of control

Combining Creativity and Control: Understanding Individual Motivation in Large-Scale Collaborative Creativity

Accounting, Organizations and Society, 36(2) (2011): 63-85
Posted: 10 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2012
Paul S. Adler and Clara Xiaoling Chen
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy

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Management control system, creativity, motivation, perceived locus of causality, self-construal, levers of control

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Professional Work: The Emergence of Collaborative Community

Organization Science, Vol. 19, No. 2, 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2014
Paul S. Adler, Seok-Woo Kwon and Charles Heckscher
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department, University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
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Unreliable Allies: The Diffusion of Innovations among Professionals

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2014
Paul S. Adler and Seok-Woo Kwon
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department and University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business
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Community, Market, and Hierarchy in the Evolving Organization of Professional Work: The Case of Medicine

REDIRECTIONS IN THE STUDY OF EXPERT LABOUR: ESTABLISHED PROFESSIONS AND NEW OCCUPATIONS, Stephen Ackroyd, Daniel Muzio, Jean-Fran├žois Chanlat, eds., Palgrave, 2008
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Jan 2009
Paul S. Adler and Seok-Woo Kwon
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department and University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business
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Professionals

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Chief Technology Officer

California Management Review, pp. 55-63, Spring 2007
Posted: 02 May 2007
Paul S. Adler and K. Ferdows
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department and Georgetown University - Department of Decision Sciences, Information Sciences & POM

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Automation Skill and the Future of Capitalism

Berkeley Journal of Sociology, Vol. 33, pp. 1-36, 1988
Posted: 01 May 2007
Paul S. Adler
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department

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Product Development Know-How: Trading Tactics for Strategy

Sloan Management Review,Vol.31, No. 1, pp. 7-18, 1989
Posted: 19 Apr 2007
Paul S. Adler, Henry Riggs and Steven C. Wheelwright
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department, Claremont Colleges - Harvey Mudd College and Harvard Business School

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Strategic Management of Technical Functions

Sloan Management Review, Vol. 33, No.2, pp. 19-38, Winter 1992
Posted: 19 Apr 2007
Paul S. Adler
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department

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The Skill Requirements of CAD/CAM

International Journal of Technology Management, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 201-216, 1990
Posted: 19 Apr 2007
Paul S. Adler
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department

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computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), skill requirements, skill trends, skill demographics, management of human resources

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Skill Formation in U.S. Accounting Firms: Pressures, Trends and Options

Office: Technology and People, Vol.3, No. 1, pp. 3-17, 1987
Posted: 14 Apr 2007
Paul S. Adler
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department

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Marx, Machines and Skill

Technology and Culture, Vol. 31, No. 4, pp. 780-812
Posted: 13 Apr 2007
Paul S. Adler
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department

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New Technologies, New Skills

California Management Review, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 9-29, 1986
Posted: 13 Apr 2007
Paul S. Adler
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department

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Managing Flexible Automation

California Management Review, Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 34-57, 1988
Posted: 13 Apr 2007
Paul S. Adler
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department

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Interdepartmental Interdependence and Coordination: The Case of the Design/Manufacturing Interface

Organization Science, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 147-167, March-April 1995
Posted: 13 Apr 2007
Paul S. Adler
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department

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functional interdependence, functional coordination, product development projects, design, manufacturability, uncertainty, novelty, analyzability

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Socio-Dets and Techno-Dets: Determinants of Diffusion and Implementation Patterns of Automated Machine Tools

Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 161-185, December 1989
Posted: 13 Apr 2007
Paul S. Adler and Bryan Borys
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department and University of Southern California

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Antecedents of Intergroup Conflict in Multifunctional Product Development Teams: A Conceptual Model

IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Vol. 41, No. 1, February 1994
Posted: 12 Apr 2007
Lisa Pelled and Paul S. Adler
University of Southern California and University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department

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Rejoinder to Berggren's Critique

Sloan Management Review, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 45-49
Posted: 12 Apr 2007
Paul S. Adler and Robert Cole
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department and University of California, Berkeley - Organizational Behavior & Industrial Relations Group

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Introduction to the Forum on Hospital Management

California Management Review, Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 6-11
Posted: 12 Apr 2007
Paul S. Adler
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department

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Materialism and Idealism in Organizational Theory

Organization Studies, Vol. 14, No. 5, p. 657, Winter 1993
Posted: 12 Apr 2007
Paul S. Adler and Bryan Borys
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department and University of Southern California

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Designed for Learning: A Tale of Two Auto Plants

Sloan Management Review, Vol. 34, No. 3, p. 85, Spring 1993
Posted: 12 Apr 2007
Paul S. Adler and Robert Cole
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department and University of California, Berkeley - Organizational Behavior & Industrial Relations Group

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When Knowledge is the Critical Resource, Knowledge Management is the Critical Task

IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 87-95, 1989
Posted: 10 Apr 2007
Paul S. Adler
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department

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Adapting Your Technological Base: The Organizational Challenge

Sloan Management Review, Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 25-37, 1990
Posted: 10 Apr 2007
Paul S. Adler and Aaron J. Shenhar
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department and Stevens Institute of Technology - School of Business

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Behind the Learning Curve: A Sketch of the Learning Process

Management Science, Vol. 37, No. 3, p. 267, 1991
Posted: 10 Apr 2007
Paul S. Adler and Kim B. Clark
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department and Harvard Business School

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Workers and Flexible Manufacturing Systems: Three Installations Compared

Journal of Organizational Behavior, Vol. 12, No. 5, p. 447, 1991
Posted: 10 Apr 2007
Paul S. Adler
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department

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Workers' Assessments of Three Flexible Manufacturing Systems

International Journal of Human Factors in Manufacturing, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 33-54, 1991
Posted: 10 Apr 2007
Paul S. Adler
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department

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Shared Learning

Management Science, Vol. 36, No. 8, pp. 938-958, 1990
Posted: 10 Apr 2007
Paul S. Adler
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department

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Cad/Cam: Managerial Challenges and Research Issues

IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Vol. 36, No. 3, pp. 202-215, 1989
Posted: 10 Apr 2007
Paul S. Adler
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department

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The Evolving Object of Software Development

Organization, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 401-435, 2005
Posted: 09 Apr 2007
Paul S. Adler
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department

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bureaucracy, cultural-historical activity theory, interdependence, Marxism, object, software development

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Enabling Process Discipline: Lessons from the Journey to CMM Level 5

MIS Quarterly Executive, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 215-227, 2005
Posted: 09 Apr 2007
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department, Computer Science Corporation, Computer Science Corporation and Computer Science Corporation

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Capability Maturity Model, Level 5, CMM

35.

Making the HR Outsourcing Decision

MIT Sloan Management Review, Vol. 45, No. 1, p. 53, Fall 2003
Posted: 09 Apr 2007
Paul S. Adler
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department

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Outsourcing, Human resource management, Petroleum industry, Case studies, Consulting firms

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The Future of Critical Management Studies: A Paleo-Marxist Critique of Labor Process Theory

Organization Studies, Forthcoming
Posted: 09 Apr 2007
Paul S. Adler
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department

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The Role of Affect in Creative Projects and Exploratory Search

Industrial and Corporate Change, Forthcoming
Posted: 09 Apr 2007
Paul S. Adler and David Obstfeld
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department and University of California, Irvine

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Building Better Bureaucracies

The Academy of Management Executive, Vol. 12, No. 4, p. 36, 1999
Posted: 09 Apr 2007
Paul S. Adler
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department

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Flexibility Versus Efficiency? A Case Study of Model Changeovers in the Toyota Production System

Organization Science, Vol. 10, No. 1, p. 43, 1999
Posted: 09 Apr 2007
Paul S. Adler, Barbara Goldoftas and David I. Levine
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group

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flexibility, bureaucracy, tradeoffs, routines, metaroutines, ambidexterity, switching, partitioning, trust

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Two Types of Bureaucracy: Enabling and Coercive

Administrative Science Quarterly, Vol. 41, No. 1, p. 61, 1996
Posted: 09 Apr 2007
Paul S. Adler and Bryan Borys
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department and University of Southern California

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From Project to Process Management: An Empirically-Based Framework for Analyzing Product Development Time

Management Science, Vol. 41, No. 3, p. 458, 1995
Posted: 09 Apr 2007
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Independent

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A Portrait of the Relationship Between Mechanization and Work in the U.S. Economy in 1980

International Journal of Human Factors in Manufacturing, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 345-375
Posted: 09 Apr 2007
Paul S. Adler and Bryan Borys
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department and University of Southern California

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Ergonomics, Employee Involvement and the Toyota Production System: A Case Study of Nummi's 1993 Model Introduction

INDUSTRIAL AND LABOR RELATIONS REVIEW, April 1997
Posted: 06 Dec 1996
Paul S. Adler, Barbara Goldoftas and David I. Levine
University of Southern California - Management and Organization Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group

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