CredentialsB.Admin. (Regina), M.I.R. (Queen's). Ph.D. (M.I.T.)
Brenda A. Lautsch is the Beedie Professor of Management and Organization Studies and Associate Dean, Faculty at SFU Beedie. She received her doctorate in Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management from the M.I.T. Sloan School of Management, and holds a Masters in Industrial Relations from Queen's University. Her current research examines work-life relationships, how flexibility can be implemented to enhance work-life equality and inclusion, and how work and leisure can be more meaningful. Dr. Lautsch's book that helps individuals understand how to manage work-life challenges and flexibility is CEO of Me: Creating a Life that Works in the Flexible Job Age (Kossek and Lautsch, 2008 Wharton School Publishing). Her research has also appeared in numerous leading journals including Academy of Management Annals, Journal of Management, Industrial Relations and Industrial and Labour Relations Review.
Work and employment relations, non-standard, contingent and flexible work arrangements, work-life relationships and inclusion, and qualitative research methodology.
articles and reports
Kossek, E. E., Perrigino, M. B., & Lautsch, B. A. (2022). Work-Life Flexibility Policies From a Boundary Control and Implementation Perspective: A Review and Research Framework. Journal of Management. http://doi.org/10.1177/01492063221140354
Robertson, K. M., Lautsch, B. A., & Hannah, D. R. (2019). Role negotiation and systems-level work-life balance. Personnel Review, 48(2), 570-594. http://doi.org/10.1108/PR-11-2016-0308
Ernst Kossek, E., & Lautsch, B. (2018, May). Hourly Workers Need Flexibility the Most, But Are Often the Least Likely to Get It. Harvard Business Review. https://hbr.org/2018/05/hourly-workers-need-flexibility-the-most-but-are-often-the-least-likely-to-get-it
Kossek, E. E., & Lautsch, B. A. (2018). Work–life flexibility for whom? Occupational status and work–life inequality in upper, middle, and lower level jobs. Academy of Management Annals, 12(1), 5-36. http://doi.org/10.5465/annals.2016.0059
Zhao, N. B., Lautsch, B., & Boyle, T. (2016). Mistakes happen - So manage them. Ivey Business Journal, Feature Article(May/June), http://iveybusinessjournal.com/mistakes-happen-so-manage-them/.
ten Brummelhuis, L. L., & Lautsch, B. A. (2016). Office or kitchen? Wellbeing consequences of role participation depend on role salience. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 93, 171-182. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvb.2016.02.008
Robertson, K. M., Hannah, D. R., & Lautsch, B. A. (2015). The secret to protecting trade secrets: How to create positive secrecy climates in organizations. Business Horizons, 58(6), 669-677. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.bushor.2015.07.004
Kossek, E. E., Thompson, R. J., & Lautsch, B. A. (2015). Balanced workplace flexibility: Avoiding the traps. California Management Review, 57(4), 5-25. http://doi.org/10.1525/cmr.2015.57.4.5
Kossek, E. E., Kossek, E. E., & Lautsch, B. A. (2012). Work-family boundary management styles in organizations: A cross-level model. Organizational Psychology Review, 2(2), 152-171. http://doi.org/10.1177/2041386611436264
Hannah, D. R., & Lautsch, B. A. (2011). Counting in qualitative research: Why to conduct it, when to avoid it, and when to closet it. Journal of Management Inquiry, 20(1), 14-22. http://doi.org/10.1177/1056492610375988
Lautsch, B. A., & Kossek, E. E. (2011). Managing a blended workforce. Telecommuters and non-telecommuters. Organizational Dynamics, 40(1), 10-17. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.orgdyn.2010.10.005
Lautsch, B. A., Kossek, E. E., & Eaton, S. C. (2009). Supervisory approaches and paradoxes in managing telecommuting implementation. Human Relations, 62(6), 795-827. http://doi.org/10.1177/0018726709104543
Lautsch, B. A., & Scully, M. A. (2007). Restructuring time: Implications of work-hours reductions for the working class. Human Relations, 60(5), 719-743. http://doi.org/10.1177/0018726707079199
Kossek, E. E., Lautsch, B. A., & Eaton, S. C. (2006). Telecommuting, control, and boundary management: Correlates of policy use and practice, job control, and work-family effectiveness. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 68(2), 347-367. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvb.2005.07.002
Lautsch, B. A. (2003). The influence of regular work systems on compensation for contingent workers. Industrial Relations, 42(4), 565-588. http://doi.org/10.1111/1468-232X.00307
Lautsch, B. (2002). Uncovering and explaining variance in the features and outcomes of contingent work within firms. Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 56(1), 23-43. http://doi.org/10.2307/3270647
Preuss, G. A., & Lautsch, B. A. (2002). The effect of formal versus informal job security on employee involvement programs. Relations Industrielles, 57(3). http://doi.org/10.7202/006888ar
Kochan, T. A., Lautsch, B., & Bendersky, C. (2000). An evaluation of the Massachusetts Commission against discrimination alternative dispute resolution program. Harvard Negotiation Law Review, 5, 233-278. http://www.hnlr.org/articles/archive/
Kochan, T. A., Gittell, J. H., & Lautsch, B. A. (1995). Total quality management and human resource systems: An international comparison. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 6(2), 201-222. http://doi.org/10.1080/09585199500000017
books chapters and monographs
Kossek, E. E., & Lautsch, B. (2007). CEO of me: Creating a life that works in the flexible job age. Pearson Prentice-Hall.