Charles O’Reilly’s research includes studies of organizational culture, the management of human resources, and the impact of change and innovation on firms. His current research includes studies of leadership, organizational culture, the impact of senior management on innovation and change, and the management of human resources. Charles is a much sought after adviser and speaker to major corporations.
Charles is the author, with Mike Tushman, of Lead and Disrupt: How to Solve the Innovator’s Dilemma, published by Stanford University Press in 2016 (2nd edition to be published September 7, 2021). His previous books include Winning Through Innovation: A Practical Guide to Leading Organizational Change and Renewal with Mike Tushman (Harvard Business School Press, 2000) and Hidden Value: How Great Companies Achieve Extraordinary Results with Ordinary People with J. Pfeffer (Harvard Business School Press, 2000). He is the author of many articles, including award within papers, such as Three Disciplines of Innovation in the California Management Review, named Best Article 2020.
Charles O’Reilly is the Frank E. Buck Professor of Management and Hank McKinnell – Pfizer Inc. Director of the Center for Leadership Development and Research at Stanford University Graduate School of Business.