Carrie R. Leana is George H. Love Professor of Organizations and Managment with secondary appointments in the School of Medicine and the School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh. She is also director of Pittsburgh's Center for Health and Care Work.
Leana's research and training are in the areas of organizational behavior and management. She has published more than 100 articles on such topics as authority structures at work, employment relations, and the process and effects of organizational change and restructuring. Her research is field-based and has been conducted in such settings as steel mills, public schools, insurance claims offices, aerospace contractors, police departments, and nursing homes.
Her book (with Denise Rousseau), Relational Wealth: The Advantages of Stability in a Changing Economy, describes the tension between stability and flexibility in work design, and how both can be used to the mutual advantage of employees and employers.
Leana received her bachelor's degree from Baylor University and her doctorate from the University of Houston. She is a longtime Labor and Employment Relations Association member.
Co-authored papers on EPRN site:
High-Performance Work Practices and Sustainable Economic Growth (with Jody Hoffer Gittell and Eileen Appelbaum)
Improving Job Quality: Direct Care Workers in the U.S. (with Eileen Appelbaum)
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