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Ellen Ernst Kossek


Ellen KossekEllen Ernst Kossek is the Basil S. Turner Professor at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management and Research Director of the Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence. She is a 2016-2017 Academic Leadership Program Fellow in the Big Ten Academic Alliance. She holds degrees from Yale University (Ph.D, organizational behavior), the University of Michigan (MBA, human resources); and Mount Holyoke College (honors in psychology.) Her research has won awards including the 2015 Rosabeth Moss Kanter award for research excellence, the Families and Work Institutes’ Work-Life Legacy award for helping to build or advance the work-life movement and the Academy of Management’s Gender and Diversity Division’s Sage Scholarly achievement award for advancing understanding of gender and diversity in organizations. She was the first elected president of the Work-Family Researchers Network, a founding member of the Work Family Health Network and elected a Fellow in the American Psychological Association and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. She was elected to serve on the Academy of Management’s board of governors, and Chair, of the Gender & Diversity in Organizations Division. She has been invited to give keynote speeches to managers, scholars, students and policymakers in over a dozen countries and has received significant research funding such as from the National Institutes of Health and the Alfred P. Sloan and Gerber Foundations. She has also held positions as a University Distinguished Professor at Michigan State University, and has been a visiting scholar at the University of Michigan, the University of Warwick, U.K., the University of Adelaide, Australia, and Harvard Business School. She also has held positions at IBM, GTE, Hitachi and Deere and company in the U.S., Asia, and Europe. Her work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, the Washington Post, CNN, Forbes and other media outlets.


Forthcoming Publications

  • Wilson, K., Baumann, H., Matta, F. , Illes, R. & Kossek, E. Misery loves company: An investigation of couples interrole conflict congruence. Academy of Management Journal,
  • Marino M, Killerby M, Lee S, Klein LC, Moen P, Olson R, Kossek E. E., King R, Erickson L, Berkman L.F., Buxton O.M. The Effects of a Cluster Randomized Controlled Workplace Intervention on Sleep and Work-Family Conflict Outcomes in an Extended Care Setting. Sleep Health,

Journal Articles

  • Lee, S., Davis, K. D., McHale, S. M., Kelly, E., Kossek, E., & Crouter, A. C. ( (2017). When Mothers’ Work Matters for Youths’ Daily Time Use: 3 Implications of Evening and Weekend Shifts. Journal of Child and Family Studies, | Download |
  • DePasquale, N., Mogle, J., Zarit, S.H., Okechukwu, C.A., Kossek, E.E., & Almeida, D.M. (2017). The family time squeeze: Perceived family time adequacy buffers work strain in certified nursing assistants with multiple caregiving roles. The Gerontologist,
  • Sin, N., Almedia, D., Crain, T., Kossek, E., Berkman, L., Buxton, O. (2017). Bidirectional, Temporal Associations of Sleep with Positive Events, Affect, and Stressors in Daily Life Across a Week. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, | Download |
  • Okechukwu, C. A., Kelly, E., Bacic, J., DePasquale, N., Hurtado, D., Kossek, E., & Sembajwe, G. (2016). Supporting employees' work-family needs improves health care quality: Longitudinal evidence from long-term care. Social Science Medicine,
  • Kossek, E., E, Su, Rong, Wu, L. (2016). Opting-Out” Or “Pushed-Out”? Integrating Perspectives on Women’s Career Equality for Gender Inclusion and Interventions. Journal of Management, | Related Website |
  • Kossek, E.E., Pisczcek, M. McAlpine, K. Hammer, L. Burke L. (2016). Filling the Holes: Work Schedulers as Job Crafters of Employment Practice in Long-Term Health Care. Industrial and Labor Relations Review, vol. 69 (4), 961-960.
  • Kossek, Ellen Ernst (2016). Managing Work Life Boundaries in the Digital Age. Organizational Dynamics, vol. 45 (3), 258-270. | Related Website |
  • Kossek, E. E. & Perrigino, M. (2016). Resilience: A review using a grounded integrative occupational approach.. Academy of Management Annals, vol. 10 (1), 729-797.
  • Kossek, Ellen Ernst (2016). Implementing Organizational Work-Life Interventions: Toward a Triple Bottom Line. International Journal of Community Work and Family, vol. 19 242-256.
  • Aguinis, H. , Davis, G., Detert, J., Glynn, M., Jackson, S., Kochan, T., Kossek, E. E., Leana, C., Lee, T., Morrison, M., Pearce, J., Pfeffer, J., Rousseau, D., Sutcliffe, K. (2016). Using Organizational Science Research to Address U.S. Federal Agencies’ Management and Labor Needs. Behavioral Science & Policy, vol. 2 (2), 67–76.. | Download |
  • Moen, P.,...Kossek, E. (2015). Does a Flexibility/Support Organizational Initiative Improve High Tech Employees’ Well-Being. American Sociological Review,
  • Kossek, E., Thompson, R., Lautsch, B. (2015). Balanced Flexibility: Avoiding the Traps. California Management Review, vol. 57 3-25.
  • Lippold, M., McHale, S., Davis, K., Kossek, E.y (2015). Day-to-Day Inconsistency in Parental Knowledge: Links with Youth Health and Parents' Stress. Journal of Adolescent Health,
  • Moen, P., Kaduk, A., Kossek, E., Hammer, L., Buxton, O., O'Donnell, E., Almeida, D., Fox, K., Tranby E., Oakes, J. M., Casper L. Gex (2015). Is Work Family Conflict a Multi-Level Stressor Linking Job Conditions to Mental Health: Evidence from the Work Family Health Network. Work and Family in the New Economy Research in the Sociology of Work, vol. 26 177 217. | Download |
  • Kossek, E. E. (2015). Capturing Social- Cultural Influences: Relating Individual Work-Life Experiences to Context. International Journal of Community Work and Family, | Download |
  • Lam, J., Fox, K., Fan, W., Moen, P., Kelly, E., Hammer, L. Kossek, E (2015). Manager Characteristics and Employee Job Insecurity around a Merger Announcement: The Role of Status and Crossover. The Sociology Quarterly, vol. 56 558-580.
  • Kossek, E., Ollier-Malaterre, A., Lee, M., D., Picher, S. & Hall, D.T (2015). Line Managers Rationales for Professionals Reduced load Work in Embracing and Ambivalent Organizations. Human Resource Management, DOI:10.1002/hrm. | Download |
  • Hammer, L.B., Johnson, R.C., Crain, T.L., Bodner T., Kossek E.E., Davis, K.D., Kelly, E.L., Buxton, O.M., Karuntzos, G., Chosewood, C., Berkman, L (2015). ntervention Effects on Safety Compliance and Citizenship Behaviors: Evidence from the Work, Family, and Health Study. Journal of Applied Psychology,
  • Kossek, E., Huang, J., Piszczek, M., Fleenor, J., Ruderman, M. (2015). Rating Expatriate Leader Effectiveness in Multisource Feedback Systems: Cultural Distance and Hierarchical Effects. Human Resources Management,
  • Kossek, E., Hammer, L., Kelly, E., Moen, P. (2014). Designing Organizational Work, Family & Health Change Initiatives.. Organizational Dynamics, vol. 43 53-63. | Download |
  • Crain, T., Hammer, L., Bodner, T., Kossek, E., Moen, P., Lilienthal, R., Buxton,O (2014). Work-Family Conflict, Family-Supportive Supervisor Behaviors (FSSB), and Sleep Outcomes. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, vol. 19 (2), 155–167.
  • Kelly, E., Moen, P., Oakes, M., Fan, W., Okechukwu, C., Davis, K., Hammer, L., Kossek, E., King, R., Hansen, G., Mierzwa, F., Casper, L. (2014). Changing Work and Work-Family Conflict: Evidence from the Work-Family Health Network. American Sociological Review, 1-32.
  • Kossek, E. E. & Burke, L. (2014). Developing Occupational and Family Resilience in U.S. Migrant Farm Workers: Future Research and Policy Themes. Social Research Journal, vol. 51 (2), 359-372..
  • Berg, P., Kossek, E., Misra, K., Belman, D. (2014). Do unions matter for work-life flexibility policy access and use?. Industrial and Labor Relations Review, vol. 67 (1), 111-136. | Download |
  • Greenhaus, J. & Kossek, E. E. (2014). The Contemporary Career: A Work-Home Perspective. Annual Review Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, 1:18.1–18.28. | Download |
  • Hall, T., Kossek, E., Briscoe, J., Pichler, S., Lee, M. (2013). Nonwork orientations relative to career: A multi-dimensional measure. Journal of Vocational Behavior, vol. 83 539-550. | Download |
  • Berg, P., Kossek, E., Baird, M & Belman, D.. (2013). Collective bargaining and public policy: Pathways to work-family policy adoption in Australia and the United States. European Management Journal, | Download |
  • Ollier- Malaterre, A, Valcour, M., den Dulk, L,, Kossek, E. E. (2013). Theorizing national context to develop comparative work–life research: A review and research agenda. European Management Journal, | Download |
  • Hammer, L. B., Ernst Kossek, E., Bodner, T., & Crain, T. (2013). Measurement Development and Validation of the Family Supportive Supervisor Behavior Short-Form (FSSB-SF). Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, | Download |
  • Kossek, E. & Lautsch, B. (2012). Work-family boundary management styles in organizations: A cross-level model. Organizational Psychology Review, vol. 2 (2), 152-171. | Download |
  • Kossek, E., Ruderman, M., Braddy, P., Hannum, K. (2012). Work-nonwork boundary management profiles: A person-centered approach. Journal of Vocational Behavior, vol. 81 112-128. | Download |
  • Hall, D., Lee, M, Kossek, E. & Las Heras, M (2012). Pursuing career success while sustaining personal and family well being: A study of reduced-load professionals over time. Journal of Social Issues, | Download |
  • Kossek, E.E., Kaillaith, T., & Kaillaith, P. (2012). Achieving employee wellbeing in a changing work environment: An expert commentary on current scholarship. International Journal of Manpower, vol. 33 738-753. | Download |
  • Lautsch, B. & Kossek, E. (2011). Managing a blended workforce: Supervising telecommuters and non-telecommuters. Organizational Dynamics, vol. 40 10-17. | Download |
  • Kossek, E. E., Baltes, B. B., & Matthews, R. A. (2011). Innovative ideas on how Work-Family research can have more impact.. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, vol. 4 426-432. | Download |
  • Kossek, E. E., Baltes, B. B., & Matthews, R. A. (2011). How work-family research can finally have an impact in the workplace. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, (4), 352-369. | Download |
  • Hammer, L. B., Kossek, E. E., Bodner, T., Anger, K. & Zimmerman, K. (2011). Clarifying work-family intervention processes: The roles of work-family conflict and family supportive supervisor behaviors. Journal of Applied Psychology, vol. 96 134-150. | Download |
  • Kossek, E., Pichler, S., Bodner, T. & Hammer, L. (2011). Workplace social support and work-family conflict: A meta-analysis clarifying the influence of general and work-family specific supervisor and organizational support. Personnel Psychology, (64), 289-313. | Download |
  • Lee, M, Kossek, E., Hall, D., Litrico, J. (2011). Entangled strands: A process perspective on the evolution of careers in the context of personal, family, work, and community life. Human Relations, vol. 64 1531 - 1553. | Download |
  • Litrico, J B. Lee M. D. Kossek, E. (2011). Cross-level dynamics between changing organizations and career patterns of reduced-load professionals. Organization Studies, vol. 32 1678 - 1697. | Download |
  • Kossek, E., Lewis, S. & Hammer, L. (2010). Work-Life initiatives and organizational change: Overcoming mixed messages to move from the margin to the mainstream. Human Relations, vol. 63 1-17. | Download |
  • Lautsch, B. & Kossek, E. (2009). Supervisory approaches and paradoxes in managing telecommuting implementation. Human Relations, (62), 795 - 827.
  • Hammer, L. , Kossek, E., Yragui, N. Bodner, T., Hansen, G. (2009). Development and validation of a multi-dimensional scale of family supportive supervisor behaviors, (FSSB). Journal of Management, (35), 837-856. | Download |
  • Kossek, E. & Hammer, L. (2008). Work/Life training for supervisors gets big results. Harvard Business Review, 36.
  • Lirio, P. Lee, M., Williams, M. Haugen, M. & Kossek, E. (2008). The inclusion challenge with reduced-load professionals: The role of the manager. Human Resource Management Journal, (47), 443- 461.
  • Ryan. A. & Kossek, E. (2008). Work-life policy implementation: Breaking down or creating barriers to inclusiveness. Human Resource Management Journal, (47), 295-310.
  • Kossek, E. & Lee, M. (2008). Implementing a reduced-workload arrangement to retain high talent: A case study. Journal of Managerial Psychology, (11), 49-64.
  • Kossek, E. Pichler, S., Meece, D., Barratt, M. (2008). Family, friend and neighbor child care providers and maternal well-being in low income systems: An ecological social perspectiive. Journal of Organizational and Occupational Psychology, (89), 369-391. | Download |
  • Friede, A., Kossek, E., Lee, M., & MacDermid , S. (2008). Human resource manager insights on creating and sustaining successful reduced-load work arrangements,. Human Resource Management Journal, (47), 707- 727. | Download |
  • Van Dyne, L, Kossek, E. & Lobel, S. (2007). Less need to be there: Cross level effects of work practices that support work-life flexibility and enhance group processes and group-level OCB. Human Relations, vol. 60 1123- 1153. | Download |
  • Kossek, E., Lautsch, B. & Eaton, S. (2006). Telecommuting, control, and boundary management: correlates of policy use and practice, job control, and work-family effectiveness. Journal of Vocational Behavior, vol. 68 347-367. | Download |
  • Kossek, E., Huber, M. & Lerner, J,. (2003). ustaining economic and psychological well-being of mothers on public assistance: individual deficit and social structural accounts. Journal of Vocational Behavior, (62), 155-175. | Download |
  • Palthe, J. & Kossek, E, (2003). The role of organizational subcultures and employment modes in the translation of HR strategy into HR practice. Journal of Organizational Change Management,, vol. 16 287-308. | Download |
  • Kossek, E., Markel , K. & McHugh, P. (2003). Increasing diversity as a HR change strategy. Journal of Organizational Change Management,, vol. 16 328-352.
  • Kossek, E., Noe, R., & Colquitt, J. (2001). Caregiving Decisions, well-being and performance: The effects of place and provider as a function of dependent type and work-family climates. Academy of Management Journal, vol. 44 29-44. | Download |
  • Kossek, E. E., Ozeki, Cynthia, Kosier Wasson, D. (2001). Wellness incentives: Lessons learned about organizational change. Human Resource Planning Journal, vol. 24 24-36.
  • Kossek, E. E. & Ozeki, C. (1999). Bridging the work-family policy and productivity gap. International Journal of Community Work and Family, vol. 1 7-32.
  • Kossek, E. E., Noe, E. & DeMarr, B. (1999). Work-family role synthesis: individual, family and organizational determinants. International Journal of Conflict Resolution, (10), 102-129. | Download |
  • Kossek, E. E., Barber, A., & Winters, D, (1999). Using flexible schedules in the managerial world: The power of peers. Human Resource Management Journal, vol. 38 36-46.
  • Huber, M. & Kossek, E. (1999). Community distress and welfare exits: The under-examined factor for families in the United States. International Journal of Community Work and Family, vol. 2 205-218.
  • Kossek, E. E., Roberts, K., Fisher, S., & DeMarr, B. (1998). Career self-management: A quasi-experimental assessment of a training intervention. Personnel Psychology, vol. 51 935-962.
  • Roberts, K., Kossek, E. & Ozeki, C. (1998). Managing a global workforce: Challenges, strategies & solutions. Academy of Management Executive, vol. 12 93-106.
  • Kossek, E. E. & Ozeki, C. (1998). Work- family conflict, policies, and the job-life satisfaction relationship: A review and directions for organizational behavior/human resources research. Journal of Applied Psychology, vol. 83 139-149. | Download |
  • Correa, Mary, Klein, E., Stone, W., Astrachan, J., Kossek, E. E., and M. Komarraju. (1998). Reactions to women in authority. Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, vol. 24 219-233.
  • Cutcher-Gershenfeld, J., Kossek, E. E., Sandling, H. (1997). Managing multiple concurrent change initiatives: Integrating quality and work/family strategies. Organizational Dynamics, vol. 25 21-36.
  • Kossek, E. E., Huber-Yoder, M., Castellino, D. Lerner, J. (1997). The working poor: Locked out of careers and the organizational mainstream?. Academy of Management Executive, 76-92.
  • Klein, E., Astrachan, J., Kossek, E. E. (1996). Leadership education: The impact of managerial level and gender on learning. Journal of Managerial Psychology, vol. 11 31-40.
  • Kossek, E. E., Dass, P. & DeMarr, B. (1994). The dominant logic of employer-sponsored childcare: human resource managers' institutional role.. Human Relations, vol. 47 1121-1149.
  • Kossek, E., Young, W., & Gash, D. (1994). Waiting for innovation in the human resources department: Godot implements a human resource information system.. Human Resource Management Journal, vol. 33 (1), 135-159.
  • Kossek, E. & Zonia, S. (1994). The effects of race and ethnicity on perceptions of human resource policies and climate regarding diversity.. Journal of Business and Technical Communication, vol. 8 319-334.
  • Kossek, E. & Zonia, S. (1993). Assessing diversity climate: A field study of reactions to employer efforts to promote diversity. Journal of Organizational Behavior, vol. 14 61-81. | Download |
  • Kossek, E. E., DeMarr, B., Ross K., and Kollar, M. (1993). Assessing employee's elder care needs and reactions to dependent care benefits. Public Personnel Management Journal, vol. 24 617-638.
  • Kossek, E., & Block, R. (1993). The employer as social arbiter: Considerations in limiting involvement with off-the-job behavior. Journal of Employee Rights and Responsibilities, vol. 6 139-156.
  • Kossek, E. & Nichol, V. (1992). The effects of employer-sponsored child care on employee attitudes and performance.. Personnel Psychology, vol. 45 485-509.
  • Klein, E., Astrachan, J., Kossek, E. E. (1992). Affective reactions of managers to leadership education: An exploration of the same gender effect. Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, vol. 28 102-117.
  • Kossek, E. E. (1990). Diversity in child care assistance needs: Problems, preferences, and work-related outcomes. Personnel Psychology, vol. 43 769-791.
  • Kossek, E. E. & Grace, P. (1990). Taking a strategic view of employee day care assistance: A cost- benefit model.. Human Resource Management Planning Journal, vol. 13 189-202.
  • Kossek, E. E. (1990). Why many HR programs fail. Personnel, 50-53.
  • Kossek, E. E. (1989). The acceptance of human resources innovation by multiple constituencies. Personnel Psychology, vol. 42 263-281.
  • Klein, E., Stone, W., Correa, M., Astrachan, J., Kossek, E. E. (1989). Dimensions of experiential learning at group relation’s conferences. Social Psychiatry, vol. 24 241-248.
  • Kossek, E. E. (1987). Human resource management innovation. Human Resource Management Journal, vol. 26 71-92.

Conference Proceedings

  • Lee, M. Kossek, E. & Baitaille, C. (2007). Making flexibility work: The manager’s perspective on implementation of reduced-load work arrangements,. vol. 1

Books

  • Ruderman, M., Braddy, P., Hannum, K. & Kossek, E.E. (2013). Managing Your Whole Life. Center for Creative Leadership,
  • Gattrell, C., C. Cooper, C. & E. Kossek (2010). Women and Management. Edward Elgar Publishing,
  • Kossek, E. & Lautsch, B. (2008). CEO of Me: Creating a Life That Works in the Flexible Job Age. Pearson/ Wharton School Publishing,
  • Kossek, E. & Block, R. (2005). Managing Human Resources in the 21st Century: From Core Concepts to Strategic Choice. Southwestern Publishing,
  • Kossek, E. & Lambert, S. (2005). he Handbook of Work-Family: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives, Methods, and Approaches. LEA Press/Taylor & Francis,
  • Kossek, E. E. (1989). The Acceptance of Human Resource Innovation: Lessons for Managers. Quorum Press,

Book (edited)

  • Pitt-Catsouphes, M., Kossek, E. E., Sweet, S., (2007). The Handbook of Work-Family: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives, Methods, and Approache. LEA Press/Taylor & Francis,
  • Kossek, E. & Lobel, S. (2006). Managing Diversity: Human Resource Strategies for Transforming the Workplace. Blackwell,
  • Kossek, E.E. (1991). Child Care Challenges for Employers. LRP Press,

Book Chapters

  • Kossek, E., Odle-Dusseau, H. and Hammer, L. (2017). Family supportive supervision around the globe. Cambridge Industrial and Organizational Psychology Series, | Download |
  • Thompson, R. & Kossek, E. E. (2017). Workplace Flexibility: Strategies to help organizations navigate global expansion. Cambridge Industrial and Organizational Psychology Series,
  • Kossek, E. (2017). The Work, Family & Health Network intervention: Core elements and customization for diverse occupational health contexts. APA, 181-215. | Download Download |
  • Kossek, E. E., Petty, R. A, Michel, J. S., Bodner, T. B., Yragui, N., Perrigino, M., Hammer, L. (2017). Work-Family Subcultures: Workgroup Multilevel Influences on Family Supportive Supervisor Behaviors (Fssb) Affecting Individual Sleep Quality and Safety Performance. Cambridge Scholars Publishing,
  • Kossek, E. & Thompson, R. (2016). Workplace Flexibility: Integrating Employer and Employee Perspectives to Close the Research-Practice Implementation Gap. Oxford Handbook Work and Family,
  • Hammer, L. Demsky, D., Kossek, E. Bray, J (2016). Work Family Intervention Research. Oxford Handbook of Work and Family, | Download |
  • Kossek, E. (2015). Forward. Gender and the Work Family Experience, | Download |
  • Westring, A., Kossek, E, Pichler, S., Ryan, A. (2015). Beyond Policy Adoption: Factors Influencing Organizational Support for Reduced-load Work Arrangements. Research in Careers series; Striving for Balance: Putting Work and Life in Focus." JAI Press, 1-24.
  • Kossek, E. E., Valcour, M., Lirio, P. (2014). The sustainable workforce: Organizational strategies for promoting work-life balance and well-being. Wiley-Blackwell, 295-318.. | Download |
  • Kossek, E, & Ollier-Malaterre, A. (2013). Work-family policies: Linking national contexts, organizational practice and people for multi-level change. Palgrave Macmillan, | Download |
  • Kossek, E. & Ruderman, M. (2012). Work-family flexibility and the employment relationship. Taylor and Francis, 223-253. | Download |
  • King RB, Karuntzos GT, Casper LM, Moen P, Davis KD, Berkman L, Durham M & Kossek EE. (2012). Work-Family Balance Issues and Work-Leave Policies. Springer, 323-329. | Download |
  • Leana, C. & Kossek, E. (2012). Positive Organizational Change by and for the Working Poorr. Routledge,
  • Kossek, E.E & Michel, J.S. (2011). Flexible work schedules. American Psychological Association, 535-572. | Download |
  • Kossek, E. & Distelberg, B. (2009). Work and family employment policy for a transformed work force: trends and themes. Urban Institute Press, 1-51. | Download |
  • Kossek, E., Lautsch, B. & Eaton, S. (2009). Good teleworking”: Under what conditions does teleworking enhance employees’ well-being?. Cambridge University Press, 148-173. | Download |
  • Kelly, E., Kossek, E., Hammer, L. Durham, M. , Bray, J., Chermack, K., Murphy, L. , Kaskubar, D. (2008). Getting there from here: research on the effects of work-family initiatives on work-family conflict and business outcomes,. Academy of Management/Taylor & Francis, 305-349. | Download |
  • Kossek, E. & Misra, K. (2008). Nonwork influences on work motivation. SIOP Frontiers, Taylor & Francis/ LEA Press, 471-500.
  • Kossek, E. & Van Dyne, L. (2008). Face time matters: A cross level model of how work life flexibility influences work performance of individuals and groups. Elsevier, Ltd, 305-330.
  • Hammer, L. B., Kossek, E. E., Zimmerman, K., & Daniels, R. (2007). Clarifying the construct of family supportive supervisory behaviors (FSSB): A Multilevel perspective. Elsevier, Ltd, 171-211.
  • Kossek, E. & Pichler, S. (2006). EEO and the management of diversity.. Oxford Press, 251-272.
  • Kossek, E. & Lobel., S. (2006). Human resource strategies to manage diversity. Sage, 53-74.
  • Block, R., Malin, M., Kossek, E., Holt, A. (2006). The legal and administrative context of work and family policies in the U.S., Canada and the European Union.. Psychology Press/Taylor & Francis,
  • Belman, D. & Kossek, E. (2006). Minority and majority truck owner-operators: entrepreneur or galvanized employees?. Information Age Publishing, 189-222.
  • Lee, M. , Lirio, P., Karakas, F., MacDermid , S., Buck, M & Kossek, E. (2006). Exploring career and personal outcomes and the meaning of career success among part-time professionals in organizations. Edward Elgar Publishing, 284-309.
  • Kossek, E. (2006). Work and Family In America: Growing Tensions Between Employment Policy And A Changing Workforce. A Thirty Year Perspective. Palgrave MacMilllin, 53-72.
  • Kossek, E. (2005). Workplace policies and practices to support work and families.. Erlbaum Press, 97-116.
  • Kossek, E., Meece, D. R., Barratt, P, Prince, E. (2005). U.S. Latino migrant farm workers: managing acculturative stress and conserving work-family resources.. Erlbaum Press/Taylor & Francis, 47-70.
  • Kossek, E. (2000). Learning From the working poor and welfare reform: paradoxes in promoting employability. Oxford University Press, 183-198.
  • Klein, E., Kossek, E. & Astrachan, J. (1998). The organization woman: Reflections of society in the workplace. Psychosocial Press, 279-296.
  • Kossek, E. E. (1998). Organizational payback from work/life policies. Jossey-Bass,
  • Gash, D. & Kossek, E. E. (1990). Understanding end user training as a lever for strategic organizational change. de Grunter, 229-254.

Research In Progress

  • Ellen Ernst Kossek Agile Careers, Work Life and Leadership. | Download |

Other Publications

  • Emily Zuckerman & Lisa Stewart Creating the Sustainable Workplace; An Interview with Ellen Kossek. | Related Website | Download |
  • Eve Tahmincioglu Work Life Innovators Honored. | Related Website |
  • Wall Street Journal How to Work From Home: The Experts. | Related Website |
  • Kossek, E. Creating a Working Life. | Related Website | Download |
  • Lydia DePillis Do workers want ‘flexibility’? Depends on how you define it. | Related Website |
  • Office of Inspector General U.S. Postal Service Flexibility at Work: Human Resource Strategies to Help the Postal Service. | Download |
  • Kossek, E. Vita. | Download |
  • Joelle Jay Three Ways to Balance Your LIfe. | Related Website |
  • Lee, M. D., & Kossek, E. E, Crafting Lives That Work: A Six Year Retrospective on Reduced-Load Work in the Careers and Lives of Professionals and Managers. | Download |
  • Kossek, E. & Lee, M. Making Flexibility Work: What Managers Have Learned About Implementing Reduced Load Workea. | Download |
  • Kossek, E Flexible Reduced Load Work Arrangements can Help Professionals, Companies. | Related Website |
  • The Washington Post - Brigid Schulte The Washington Post - The wrong boss can also ruin your home life. Here’s how to prevent it.. | Related Website |
  • Hewitt, Howard Professor says US workplace lags in gender equality. | Related Website |
  • Shellenbarger, S. Late night work email: Blessing or Curse?. | Related Website |
  • Kossek, E. Work-life conflicts hurt business. | Related Website |
  • Kossek, E. Allow Yahoo Workers to Work from Home. | Related Website |
  • Austin, J. Five Reasons to Bring the NCAA Tournament into the Workpalce. | Related Website |
  • Kossek, E., E. Work LIfe Indicator. | Download |
  • Hayleigh Columbo Purdue expert: Why bringing the NCAA tourney into the office isn't a bad idea. | Related Website |
  • SHRM SHRM Executive Roundtable on Workplace Flexibility. | Download |
  • Kossek, E. Yahoo ban on working from home is misguided. | Related Website |
  • Kossek, E. & Lee, M. Benchmarking Survey:A Snapshot of Human Resource Managers Perspectives on Implementing Reduced Load Work for Professinals. | Download |
  • Jennifer Ludden How to Make Shift Work Family Friendly. | Related Website |
  • Kossek, E., Ruderman, M., Hannum, K. & Braddy, P. Work Life Indicator On Line Assessment. | Related Website |
  • Sarah Mohoney What's Your Stress Trigger. | Related Website |
  • Time Magazine Work Life Having a Moment but for Wrong Reasons. | Related Website |
  • Elvia Malagan Lawsuit provides insight into working conditons of case workers. | Related Website |
  • Financial Times Women at Business School- Ellen Kossek Professor. | Download |
  • Kossek, E., E. Hammer, Thompson, R., Burke, L. Leveraging Workplace Flexibility: Fostering Engagement and Productvity. | Related Website | Download |
  • Nanette Fondas The Work Life Ripple Effect. | Related Website |
  • Martha White Seven Work-Life Balance Lies that are Ruining Your Life. | Related Website |
  • Ellen Ernst Kossek Creating a Working Life. | Related Website |
  • The Washington Post Do workers want ‘flexibility’? Depends on how you define it.. | Related Website |
  • WLFI News Channel 18 Professor offers tips for keeping a healthy workplace. | Related Website |
  • EHS Today Keeping Illness Out of the Workplace A Purdue professor offers suggestions to keep flu out of workplace. | Related Website |
  • Purdue Today - 8/6/2015 Krannert takes part in D.C. gathering to improve business opportunities for women. | Related Website |
  • M. Kravokovsky How HR Can Promote Flexibility in Blue Collar Jobs. | Related Website |

Business Case

  • Kossek, E., Lee, M. & Hall, D. (2007). Making flexible schedules work for everyone.. Harvard Management Update,