Harry Katz

Harry Katz
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Harry Katz

Interim Provost of Cornell University
Jack Sheinkman Professor of Collective Bargaining
Labor Relations, Law, and History

Overview

Harry C. Katz is the interim Provost at Cornell University and the Jack Sheinkman Professor of Collective Bargaining at the School of Industrial & Labor Relations, Cornell University. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley. After teaching at MIT he came to the New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University in 1985.

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Harry Katz, Rosemary Batt, Jeffrey Keefe. 2003. The Revitalization of the CWA: Integrating Collective Bargaining, Political Action, and Organizing, Industrial and Labor Relations Review. 56(4):573-589.
  • Alex Colvin, Rosemary Batt, Harry Katz. 2001. How Human Resource Practices and Industrial Relations Institutions Affect Managerial Pay, Personnel Psychology. 54(4):903-934.
  • Harry Katz. 2001. Introduction to the Symposium on Industry Studies of Wage Inequality, Industrial and Labor Relations Review. 54(2A):399-401.
  • Harry Katz. 2000. Changing Patterns of Employee and Union Participation, Japan Labor Bulletin. 18-21.
  • Harry Katz, Owen Darbishire. 1998. Convergences and Divergences in Employment Systems, Revista Latinoamerica de Estudios del Trabajo. 4(8):5-28.
  • Harry Katz. 1997. Industrial Relations in the U.S. Automobile Industry: An Illustration of Increased Decentralization and Diversity, The Economic and Labour Relations Review. 8(2):192-220.
  • Harry Katz, Russell Lansbury, Fun-Koo Park. 1997. Introduction to 'Symposium on Employment Relations Reform in the World Automobile Industry', The Economic and Labour Relations Review. 8(2):179-191.
  • Harry Katz. 1993. The Decentralization of Collective Bargaining: A Literature Review and Comparative Analysis, Industrial and Labor Relations Review. 47(1):3-22.
  • Harry Katz, Noah Meltz. 1991. Profit Sharing and Auto Workers' Earnings: The United States vs. Canada, Relations Industrielles/Industrial Relations. 42(3):513-530.
  • Harry Katz. 1990. Training and Workforce Preparedness: Introduction, ILR Report. 28(1):4-6.
  • Harry Katz, Jeffrey Keefe. 1990. Job Classifications and Plant Performance in the Auto Industry, Industrial Relations. 29(1):111-118.
  • Harry Katz, Thomas Kochan, Robert B McKersie. 1988. Response to Hogler's Review of 'The Transformation of American Industrial Relations', Industrial Relations Law Journal. 10(1):144-147.
  • Harry Katz. 1988. Work Restructuring: Introduction, ILR Report. 26(1):4-5.
  • Harry Katz, Thomas Kochan, Robert B McKersie. 1988. Response to ILLR Symposium Reviews of 'The Transformation of American Industrial Relations', Industrial and Labor Relations Review. 41(3):451-455.
  • Harry Katz, Thomas A Kochan, Jeffrey H Keefe. 1987. Industrial Relations and Productivity in the U.S. Automobile Industry, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity. 1987(3):685-715.
  • Harry Katz. 1987. Industrial Relations: A New System Emerges, Work in America. 12(9).
  • Harry Katz, George Milkovich. 1986. Introduction to the Issue on 'Flexible Pay Systems', ILR Report. 24(1):4-6.
  • Harry Katz, Thomas Kochan, Mark Weber. 1985. Assessing the Effects of Industrial Relations Systems and Efforts to Improve the Quality of Working Life on Organizational Effectiveness, Academy of Management Journal. 28(3):509-526.
  • Harry Katz, Charles Sabel. 1985. Industrial Relations and Industrial Adjustment in the Car Industry, Industrial Relations. 24(3):295-315.
  • Harry Katz. 1985. The 1984 GM-UAW Settlement: Breakthrough or More of the Same?, Personnel. 62(1):16-24.
  • Harry Katz. 1984. The U.S. Automobile Collective Bargaining System in Transition, British Journal of Industrial Relations. 22(2).
  • Harry Katz. 1984. Collective Bargaining in 1982: A Turning Point in Industrial Relations?, Compensation Review. 16(1):38-49.
  • Harry Katz. 1983. A Study of Regulatory Intervention in Labor-Management Relations: School Desegregation in Los Angeles, Dade County and Boston, Journal of Collective Negotiations in the Public Sector. 12(4):295-309.
  • Harry Katz, Thomas Kochan, Kenneth Gobeille. 1983. Industrial Relations Performance, Economic Performance and Quality of Working Life Programs: An Inter-Plant Analysis, Industrial and Labor Relations Review. 37(1):3-17.
  • Harry Katz, Thomas Kochan. 1983. Collective Bargaining, Work Organization and Worker Participation: The Return to Plant Level Bargaining, Labor Law Journal. 524-530.
  • Harry Katz. 1982. Assessing the New Auto Agreements, Sloan Management Review. 23(4):57-63.
  • Harry Katz, Henry Farber. 1979. Interest Arbitration, Outcomes, and the Incentive to Bargain: The Role of Risk Preferences, Industrial and Labor Relations Review. 33(1):55-63.
  • Harry Katz. 1979. The Municipal Budgetary Response to Changing Labor Costs: The Case of San Francisco, Industrial and Labor Relations Review. 32(4):506-519.
  • Harry Katz. 1979. Municipal Pay Determination: The Case of San Francisco, Industrial Relations. 18(1):44-58.

Books

  • Harry Katz, Thomas A Kochan, Alex Colvin. 2007. An Introduction to Collective Bargaining and Industrial Relations. McGraw Hill Irwin, 2007. (Published)(Book, Scholarly)
  • Harry Katz. 2001. Rekindling the Movement: Labor’s Quest for Relevance in the Twenty First Century (co-editor). Ithaca NY: Cornell University Press, 2001. Lowell Turner, Harry C Katz, Richard W Hurd. (Published)(Book, Scholarly)
  • Harry Katz. 2001. The Internal Governance and Organizational Effectiveness of Trade Unions: Essays in Honor of George Brooks (co-editor). Kluwer Law International, 2001. Harry Katz, Samual Estricher, Bruce Kaufman. (Published)(Book, Scholarly)
  • Harry Katz, Owen Darbishire. 2000. Converging Divergences: Worldwide Changes in Employment Systems. Ithaca NY: Cornell University Press, 2000. (Published)(Book, Scholarly)
  • Harry Katz, Peter Cappelli, Laurie Bassi, David Knoke, Paul Osterman, Michael Useem. 1997. Change at Work. New York NY: Oxford University Press, 1997. (Published)(Book, Scholarly)
  • Sarosh Kuruvilla, Harry Katz, Lowell Turner. 1994. Industrial Relations Reform in S. Korea: Principles and Policies in IR Systems Design. Seoul: Korea Labor Institute, 1994. (Published)(Book, Scholarly)
  • Harry Katz. 1994. Regional Integration and Industrial Relations in North America (co-editor). Ithaca NY: Institute of Collective Bargaining, NYSSILR, 1994. Harry Katz, Maria L Cook. (Published)(Book, Scholarly)
  • Harry Katz, Thomas Kochan, Robert McKersie. 1994. The Transformation of American Industrial Relations. Ithaca NY: ILR Press, 1994. (Published)(Book, Scholarly)
  • Harry Katz, Sarosh Kuruvilla, Lowell Turner. 1993. Trade Unions and Collective Bargaining. Washington, DC: World Bank, PHREE, 1993. (Published)(Book, Scholarly)
  • Harry Katz. 1991. The Future of Industrial Relations: Proceedings of the Second Bargaining Group Conference. Ithaca NY: Institute of Collective Bargaining, NYSSILR, 1991. Harry Katz. (Published)(Book, Scholarly)
  • Harry Katz, Thomas Kochan. 1988. Collective Bargaining and Industrial Relations. Homewood IL: Irwin Inc., 1988. (Published)(Book, Scholarly)
  • Harry Katz. 1985. Shifting Gears: Changing Labor Relations in the U.S. Automobile Industry. Cambridge MA: MIT Press, 1985. (Published)(Book, Scholarly)
  • Harry Katz. 1984. The Impact of Public Employee Unions on City Budgeting and Employee Remuneration: A Case Study of San Francisco. in Distinguished Dissertations in Economics Series. New York NY: Garland Publishing, 1984. (Published)(Book, Scholarly)
  • Harry Katz, Thomas Kochan, Nancy Mower. 1984. Worker Participation and American Unions: Threat or Opportunity?. Kalamazoo MI: W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 1984. (Published)(Book, Scholarly)

Textbooks

  • Alex Colvin, Harry Katz, Thomas Kochan. 2015. Labor Relations in a Globalizing World: An Introduction Focused on Emerging Countries. in Labor Relations in a Global World: An Introduction Focused on Emerging Countries. Ithaca, NY: ILR Press, 2015. (Published)(Book, Textbook)

Book Chapters

  • Harry Katz, Alex Colvin. 2011. Employment Relations in the United States. in International and Comparative Employment Relations: Globalisation and Change, 5th ed.. Allen & Unwin, 2011. Greg J. Bamber, Russell D. Lansbury, and Nick Wailes. (62-87)(Published)(Book Chapter)
  • Richard Hurd, Lowell Turner, Harry Katz. 2001. Revival of the American Labor Movement: Issues, Problems, Prospects. in Rekindling the Movement: Labor’s Quest for Relevance in the 21st Century. Ithaca NY: Cornell University Press, 2001. Lowell Turner, Harry C Katz, Richard W Hurd. (Published)(Book Chapter)
  • Harry Katz. 2001. Whither the American Labor Movement. in Rekindling the Movement: Labor’s Quest for Relevance in the 21st Century. Ithaca NY: Cornell University Press, 2001. Lowell Turner, Harry C Katz, Richard W Hurd. (Published)(Book Chapter)
  • David Lipsky, Harry Katz. 1998. The Collective Bargaining System in the United States: The Legacy and the Lessons. Ithaca, NY: School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University, 1998. Maurice Neufeld and Jean T. McKelvey. (145-161)(Published)(Book Chapter)
  • Harry Katz. 1997. Downsizing and Employment Insecurity. in Change at Work. New York NY: Oxford University Press, 1997. Peter Cappelli, Laurie Bassi, Harry Katz, David Knoke, Paul Osterman, Michael Useem. (Published)(Book Chapter)
  • Harry Katz. 1997. Introduction and Comparative Overview. in Telecommunications: Restructuring Work and Employment Relations World-wide. Ithaca NY: Cornell University Press, 1997. Harry Katz. (Published)(Book Chapter)
  • Harry Katz, Isadore Blumen, Bob Aronson, Ronald Ehrenberg, Frank B Miller, Larry Williams. 1996. 10. The Academic Departments. in The ILR School at Fifty: Voices of the Faculty, Alumni & Friends. Ithaca NY: Cornell University, 1996. (165-194)(Published)(Book Chapter)
  • Harry Katz, John Paul MacDuffie. 1994. Collective Bargaining in the U.S. Auto Assembly Sector. in Contemporary Collective Bargaining in the Private Sector. Industrial Relations Research Association, 1994. Paula Voos. (181-224)(Published)(Book Chapter)
  • Harry Katz. 1994. The Transformation of U.S. Industrial Relations - An Overview of Recent Developments. in Regional Integration and Industrial Relations in North America. Ithaca NY: Institute of Collective Bargaining, NYSSILR, 1994. Harry Katz, Maria L Cook. (1-18)(Published)(Book Chapter)
  • Harry Katz, Sarosh Kuruvilla, Lowell Turner. 1994. Trade Unions and Collective Bargaining. in Impediments to Competitive Labor Markets: An Overview of Policy and Research Issues. World Bank, 1994. (Published)(Book Chapter)
  • Harry Katz, Sarosh Kuruvilla, Lowell Turner. 1993. Trade Unions and Collective Bargaining: Suggestions for Emerging Democracies in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. in Double Shift: The Transformation of Work in Post-Socialist and Post-Industrial Societies. New York NY: M. E. Sharpe, 1993. B Silverman et al. (187-208)(Published)(Book Chapter)
  • Harry Katz, Jeff Keefe. 1992. Collective Bargaining and Industrial Relations: The Causes and Consequences of Diversity. in Research Frontiers in Industrial Relations. Madison WI: Industrial Relations Research Association, 1992. D Lewin, O Mitchell, P Sherer. (43-76)(Published)(Book Chapter)
  • Harry Katz, Jeff Keefe. 1991. Industrial Restructuring and Human Resource Preparedness in Unionized Settings. in Workplace Turbulance. London: Oxford University Press, 1991. P Doeringer. (124-139)(Published)(Book Chapter)
  • Harry Katz. 1991. La Ristructturazione Delle Relazioni Industriali Negli Starti Uniti (A translation of 'The Restructuring of Industrial Relations in the United States'). in Iniziativa Manageriale E Partecipazione In Un Confronto Modiate. Bologna: SINNEA, 1991. Marco Biagi. (155-168)(Published)(Book Chapter)
  • Harry Katz, Thomas Kochan, Robert McKersie. 1991. Strategic Choice and Industrial Relations Theory: An Elaboration. in The Future of Industrial Relations. Ithaca NY: Institute of Collective Bargaining, NYSSILR, 1991. Harry Katz. (104-115)(Published)(Book Chapter)
  • Harry Katz, Thomas Kochan, Robert McKersie. 1990. A Reaction to the Debate. in Reflections on the Transformation of Industrial Relations. Metachen NJ: IMLR Press/Rutgers University, 1990. J Chelius, J Dworkin. (189-201)(Published)(Book Chapter)
  • Harry Katz. 1990. The Restructuring of Work and Industrial Relations in the US. in The Transformation of Industrial Relations?. Rome: ENI, 1990. G De Santis. (Published)(Book Chapter)
  • Harry Katz. 1988. Business and Labor Relations Strategies in the U.S. Automobile Industry: The Case of the General Motors Corporation. in The Future of Work in the Automobile Industry (Die Zukunft der Arbeit in der Automobilindustrie). Berlin: Verlay, 1988. B. Dankbaar et al. (249-263)(Published)(Book Chapter)
  • Harry Katz. 1988. Policy Debates Over Work Reorganization in North American Unions. in New Technology and Industrial Relations: International Experiences. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1988. Richard Hyman, Wolfgang Streeck. (220-232)(Published)(Book Chapter)
  • Harry Katz. 1987. Collective Bargaining in the U.S. Auto Industry. in Collective Bargaining in American Industry. Boston MA: D.C. Health, 1987. Lipsky and Donn. (13-53)(Published)(Book Chapter)
  • Harry Katz. 1986. Recent Developments in U.S. Auto Labor Relations. in Between Fordism and Flexibility. London: Polity Press/Basil Blackwell, 1986. Tolliday and Zeitlin. (282-304)(Published)(Book Chapter)
  • Harry Katz. 1985. The Historical Evolution of U.S. Collective Bargaining. in Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management. New York NY: Little Brown Inc., 1985. Thomas A Kochan, T A Barocci. (Published)(Book Chapter)
  • Harry Katz, Wolfgang Streeck. 1984. Labor Relations and Employment Adjustment. in The Future of the Automobile. Cambridge MA: MIT Press, 1984. A. Altshuler et al. (Published)(Book Chapter)
  • Harry Katz, Thomas Kochan, Nancy Mower. 1984. Worker Participation and American Unions. in Challenges and Choices for American Labor. Cambridge MA: MIT Press, 1984. Thomas A Kochan. (Published)(Book Chapter)
  • Harry Katz. 1982. Collective Bargaining in the U.S. Auto Industry: Problems and Prospects. in Industrial Relations in the World Automobile Industry - The Experience of the 1970s. Berlin: Science Center, International Institute of Management, 1982. W Streeck, A Hoff. (277-305)(Published)(Book Chapter)
  • Harry Katz, David Lewin. 1982. Pay Determination in Municipal Building Department Under Unionism and Civil Service. in The Economics of Municipal Labor Markets. Institute of Industrial Relations, UCLA, Monograph and Research Series No. 33, 1982. W Hirsch. (Published)(Book Chapter)
  • Harry Katz. 1981. The Boston Teachers Union and the Desegregation Process. in Public Sector Labor Relations: Analysis and Readings. Sun Lakes AZ: Horton and Daughters Pub., 1981. David Lewin, Peter Feuille, Thomas A Kochan. (490-500)(Published)(Book Chapter)
  • Harry Katz, Michael Wiseman. 1978. An Essay on Subsidized Employment in the Public Sector. in Job Creation Through Public Service Employment. Washington, DC: National Commission on Manpower Policy, 1978. (Published)(Book Chapter)

Book Reviews

  • Harry Katz. 1996. Review of 'Lean Work: Empowerment and Exploitation in the Global Auto Industry' edited by Steve Babson. in Industrial and Labor Relations Review. 1996. (764-765)(Published)(Book Review)
  • Harry Katz. 1989. Review of 'Employment Futures: Reorganization, Dislocation and Public Policy' by Paul Osterman. in Administrative Science Quarterly. 1989. (639-640)(Published)(Book Review)
  • Harry Katz. 1988. Review of 'Inside the Circle: A Union Guide to QWL' by Mike Parker. in Industrial and Labor Relations Review. 1988. (323-324)(Published)(Book Review)
  • Harry Katz. 1985. Review of 'Collective Bargaining and the Decline of the United Mine Workers' by Charles R Perry. in Journal of Economic Literature. 1985. (142-143)(Published)(Book Review)
  • Harry Katz. 1984. Review of 'What Do Unions Do?' by Richard B Freeman and James L. Medoff. in Sloan Management Review. 1984. (75-77)(Published)(Book Review)
  • Harry Katz. 1981. Review of 'Unions in Postindustrial Society' by John Schmidman. in Administrative Science Quarterly. 1981. (305-306)(Published)(Book Review)

Conference Proceedings

  • Harry Katz, Jeff Keefe. 1993. Report on a Study of Training, Adjustment Policies and the Restructuring of Work in Large Unionized Firms. in Papers and Proceedings of the 1993 Annual Meetings. Madison WI: Industrial Relations Research Association, 1993. (Published)(Conference Proceeding)
  • Harry Katz. 1990. Wage Development in the Auto Industry: A Perspective on the Upcoming Negotiations. in Proceedings of the 1990 Spring Meeting. Buffalo NY: Industrial Relations Research Association, 1990. (502-505)(Published)(Conference Proceeding)
  • Harry Katz, Noah Meltz. 1989. Changing Work Practices and Productivity in the Auto Industry: A U.S. - Canada Comparison. in Proceedings of the 26th Conference of the Canadian Industrial Relations Association. Quebec: 1989. M Grant. (384-396)(Published)(Conference Proceeding)
  • Harry Katz. 1989. Work Organization and Labor Market Structure: Where is the U.S. Heading. in Searching for a New System in Industrial Relations (Proceedings of the 30th Anniversary International Symposium). Tokyo: The Japan Institute of Labour, 1989. (179-198)(Published)(Conference Proceeding)
  • Harry Katz, Thomas Kochan, Robert McKersie. 1985. U.S. Industrial Relations in Transition: A Summary Report. in Proceedings of the Thirty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the IRRA. Madison WI: Industrial Relations Research Association, 1985. (Published)(Conference Proceeding)
  • Harry Katz. 1983. Quality of Working Life Impacts on Plant Level Industrial Relations and Economic Performance. in Papers and Proceedings of the Society of Professionals Involved in Dispute Resolution - Annual Conference 1982. Washington, DC: SPIDR, 1983. (113-116)(Published)(Conference Proceeding)
  • Harry Katz, David Lewin. 1981. Efficiency and Equity Considerations in State and Local Government Wage Determination. in Proceedings of the Thirty-Third Annual Meeting, IRRA. Madison WI: Industrial Relations Research Association, 1981. (90-101)(Published)(Conference Proceeding)
  • Harry Katz. 1980. Ethnic Diversity and Public Sector Labor Relations. in Proceedings of the Seminar on Heterogeneity in the Workforce and Productivity. Washington, DC: National Institute of Mental Health and the Office of Naval Research, 1980. (Published)(Conference Proceeding)

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Contact

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Areas of Expertise

Other Areas of Expertise

Transformation of American Industrial Relations, Labor Relations in the U.S. Automobile Industry, Worker Participation, Trade Unions and Collective Bargaining, Industrial and Work Restructuring, Worker Training