Charles Heckscher

School of Management and Labor Relations
Co-Director, Center for the Study of Collaboration in Work and Society
Rutgers University
50 Labor Center Way / New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901-8553



Blog: Trust in a Complex World

Center for the Study of Collaboration in Work and Society





A sociological view of the Trump phenomenon

Driving Change by Consensus: culture change at IBM

The loss of trust and its rebirth (address to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, May 2017)

Contextual ambidexterity and the value-rational organizational form

The case for collaboration

Collaboration and the quality of health care

Corporate community: implications of classical sociology


Collaboration as organization design for shared purpose

(Book) Trust in a complex world: rebuilding community (introduction)

Transient Solidarities: Commitment And Collective Action In Post-Industrial Societies

Mutations of professional responsibility

From Bureaucracy to Networks (Handbook of the Sociology of Work and Employment)

Worker Ownership and Collaborative Production

Universities and colaborative community

Building a Collaborative Enterprise (Harvard Business Review)

Civil Society and the Provision of Services

Parsons as an organization theorist

Professional work: The emergence of collaborative community

The Collaborative Enterprise (introduction)

The Evolution Of Stakeholder Regimes: beyond neo-corporatism

Strength in networks

Organizations, movements, and networks

The Firm as a Collaborative Community (introduction)

Towards collaborative community (chapter abstract)

La négociation quotidienne et le règlement officiel des disputes dans les entreprises

Agents of Change (introduction)

HR Strategy and Nonstandard Work

Partnerships and Flexible Networks: Alternatives or Complementary Models  of Labor-Management Relations? (with Saul Rubinstein)

Negotiating Identity: first-person plural subjective (with Lavinia Hall)

Living With Flexibility

The New Employment Relation (ch 8 from White-Collar Blues)

Participatory Unionism

The New Unionism: introduction to the second edition

The Failure of Participatory Management

Defining the Post-Bureaucratic Type (from The Post-Bureaucratic Organization)



Organization Leadership and Change Management (Masters' online course)

Working in Teams (Dynamics of Work and Work Organization)

Strategic management of human assets (MBA)

People, Work, and Organizations (undergraduate)

Work, Society, and Quality of Life (undergraduate)

Perspectives in Labor Studies (Masters)

Corporate and Occupational Cultures (MA/PhD)

Activism: Transforming Organizations and Social Systems (MA/PhD)