The Better Work Institute

The Research

Cutting Edge Research

The Better Work Institute's work is grounded in rigorous academic research of founder and Harvard Business School professor, Leslie Perlow. Her research shows that we must go beyond simply accommodating tremendous workplace change – we must change the way we work.  Some of her recent publications have explored the impact of: technology, globalization, and the abundance of meetings on the way we work. The following are selected publications that serve as the foundation for our consulting projects:

Selected Publications

Sleeping With Your

How to Break the 24/7 Habit and Change the Way You Work

Manage Your Team's
Collective Time

Time Management is a group endeavor. The Payoff goes far beyond morale and retention.


How Corporations, Individuals, and Families Can Benefit from New Work Practices

Making Time Off Predictable - and Required   

Rethinking the unthinkable. Ensuring time off in an always on world.

When You Say Yes but
Mean No

How Silencing Conflict Wrecks Relationships & Companies & What You Can Do About It

Overcome Your Work Addiction

Works long hours. Carries wireless device everywhere. On the phone at kid’s soccer game.