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Study the workplace comprehensively with the world's highest concentration of workplace faculty.

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Invest in your career by learning from instructors who blend world-leading research with business-tested practicality.

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Every ILRie Has a Story

"If you're thinking about having an impact on workers, you won't find a better program,” says Irfan Surya Asgani, M.S. ’24.

 

 

Annika Bruno, MILR’24; Della Walters, MILR’24; Irfan Asgani, MS ILR’24; and Nelson Dragsbaek, MS ILR’24
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Mismanaging Hybrid Teams: Top Five Opportunities for Improvement

The shift toward hybrid work exploded during the COVID-19 pandemic and has since become a staple in all types of organizations. Although hybrid teams can offer a number of benefits, leaders often find that the practices they have come to depend on for managing in-person teams do not translate well to the hybrid context. And with hybrid team management being the responsibility of both leaders and team members alike, where can you look for opportunities for improvement? Join Brad Bell, Professor and Director of the Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies at Cornell’s ILR School, as he reviews the top five ways that hybrid teams are mismanaged. He will present strategies and guidelines for creating a high-functioning work mode for all team members. WHAT YOU'LL LEARN How leading hybrid teams is similar to but also different from leading traditional, in-person teamsHow to establish a hybrid team identity and facilitate shared understandingStrategies for supporting the social climate of your hybrid teamHow to encourage team members to participate in the leadership processHow to improve virtual interactions through an agile technology infrastructure SPEAKER Brad Bell PROFESSOR Cornell ILR School

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Mismanaging Hybrid Teams: Top Five Opportunities for Improvement

Worker Protections at Risk: The Supreme Court Abandons Chevron Deference

The Supreme Court just decided on two blockbuster cases that challenged the regulatory authority of federal government agencies. The court broke from previous jurisprudence set 40 years ago, called the Chevron deference, by the federal courts to agency expertise. This decision will have ripple effects across all aspects of federal law enforcement, including those that protect workers. We will explore possible impacts on labor and employment law at both the federal and state levels. Please join us as we explore the potential impact on worker rights.
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Worker Protections at Risk: The Supreme Court Abandons Chevron Deference

Future of Work Fellowships

The ILR Future of Work fellowship program supports postdoctoral researchers and doctoral students who work with our world-leading faculty on innovative and impactful research projects.

This fellowship program is designed to promote the benefits of strong collaboration between newer researchers and resident faculty members in studying impactful topics related to the future of work. Fellows and their faculty sponsors alike are enabled to address challenging research questions and break out of any stereotypes or default thinking around the future of work.

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“My time at the ILR School helped me understand both labor and management perspectives, which has proven to be a solid foundation for my career.”
Rob Manfred, Commissioner of Major League Baseball

Kahn’s Curiosity about Workers Led to Career

Faculty Spotlight

U.S. gender pay gap changes and sports economics issues are leading research areas for Professor Lawrence Kahn, retiring after 30 years at ILR.

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Catherwood Library

The Martin P. Catherwood Library is the most comprehensive resource on labor and employment in North America, offering expert research support through reference services, instruction, online guides and access to premier collections.

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ILR in the News

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More Complaints, Worse Performance When AI Monitors Work

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Organizations using AI to monitor employees’ behavior and productivity can expect them to complain more, be less productive and want to quit more – unless the technology can be framed as supporting their development, ILR research finds.
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More Complaints, Worse Performance When AI Monitors Work

ILR’s Early International Path Chronicled

John Windmuller created ILR’s first international and comparative relations course in 1951 and taught it for 36 years, inspiring generations of students to think globally.
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ILR’s Early International Path Chronicled

ILR Announces Six New Faculty

The ILR School will welcome six new faculty members who begin July 1.
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ILR Announces Six New Faculty

Faculty Promotions Announced

Eight ILR School professors have been named as associate and full professors.
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Campus Life

A view of student life at Cornell University's ILR School in Ithaca, NY.

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Meet Riley, one of our NYC High Road Fellows! This summer, Riley is interning at the Café Joyeux. #CornellILR #ILRSchool #Cornell

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Meet Fiona, one of our NYC Summer High Road Fellows! Fiona is interning at Manhattan Community Board 10. Hear more about her experience! #CornellILR #ILRSchool #cornell

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Congratulations to Annika Ajay ’24! His work with the Community Partnership Funding Board has helped the Einhorn Center build a culture of community engagement at Cornell. “Serving CPFB’s mission of supporting grassroots initiatives that connect students and the community has defined my…

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Thirty-four family members, ages one to 86, traveled from New Jersey, Alabama, California, and Washington, D.C., Washington to see Thomas T. Jones receive his MILR degree in May. Jones served two prison terms before earning associate and bachelor degrees, and then enrolling in the Master in…

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Last, but not least day eighteen of #seniorspotlights with Laura! #Cornell #Cornellilr #congratulations #Cornell2024 #graduation

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