Cornell University

Lee Dyer : Biography

Lee Dyer is professor of Human Resource Management and Chair of the Department of Human Resource Studies at the ILR School, Cornell University.  He holds BBA, MBA, and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  His research and teaching interests focus on organizational agility and complexity and human resource strategy.  He has consulted and lectured on these and related topics world-wide. He has published several dozen journal articles and book chapters and over a dozen books and monographs.   His editorial board assignments have included Human Resource Management, People and Strategy (formerly Human Resource Planning), International Journal of Human Resource Management, and Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources.  He served as founding director of Cornell's Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies (CAHRS) for eight years and currently sits on the Center's Advisory Board.  Professor Dyer was elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources in 1994 and received the Academy of Management's Herbert G. Heneman Jr. Career Achievement Award in 2003 and the Society of Human Resource Management’s Michael R. Losey Human Resource Research Award in 2004.