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Services for Academics and Healthcare Professionals

I have worked with professors, healthcare professionals, and administrators on:

  • books
    • Driven to Lead: Good, Bad, and Misguided Leadership, by Paul R. Lawrence
    • Flawed System/Flawed Self: Job Searching and Unemployment Experiences, by Ofer Sharone
    • Follow the Leader? How Voters Respond to Politicians’ Policies and Performance, by Gabriel S. Lenz
    • The Founder’s Dilemmas: Anticipating and Avoiding the Pitfalls That Can Sink a Startup, by Noam Wasserman
    • Getting to Know You: A Physician Explains How Acupuncture Helps You Be the Best You, by Joseph M. Helms, M.D.
    • The Good Jobs Strategy: How the Smartest Companies Invest in Employees to Lower Costs and Boost Profits, by Zeynep Ton
    • The High-Velocity Edge: How Market Leaders Leverage Operational Excellence to Beat the Competition, by Steven J. Spear
    • Motherload: Making It All Better in Insecure Times, by Ana Villalobos
    • Reinventing State Capitalism: Leviathan in Business, Brazil and Beyond, by Aldo Musacchio and Sergio Lazzarini
    • Starting a Technology Company, edited by Marina Weston-Smith and Peter Luebcke
  • peer-reviewed journal articles (including a few award-winners) and book reviews published in Harvard Business Review, MIT Sloan Management Review, Annals of Internal Medicine, Academic Medicine, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, California Management Review, and others
  • a special theme issue of The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics
  • chapters in scholarly edited volumes and conference proceedings
  • case studies, teaching notes, book reviews, and project reports
  • op/ed pieces published in The Boston Globe and The Christian Science Monitor
  • university policy documents and training materials
  • CVs, funding applications, responses to journal reviewers, and so on
     
Why Communism Did Not Collapse: Understanding Authoritarian Regime Resilience in Asia and Europe, edited by Martin K. Dimitrov. Includes a chapter copy-edited by John Elder. Strategy for the Future of Health, edited by Renata G. Bushko. Includes a chapter copy-edited by John Elder. The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, Fall 2013. 13 articles in special issue copy-edited by John Elder.
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I have worked on chapters in:

  • Defense Acquisition Reform: Where Do We Go from Here? published by the Senate Armed Services Committee
  • Emergent Models of Global Leadership, edited by Nancy S. Huber and Mark C. Walker
  • Enterprise Risk Management: Today’s Leading Research and Best Practices for Tomorrow’s Executives, edited by John Fraser and Betty J. Simkins
  • Genetic Explanations: Sense and Nonsense, edited by Sheldon Krimsky and Jeremy Gruber
  • Group Communication: Cases for Analysis, Appreciation and Application, edited by Laura Black
  • Rethinking Leadership and “Whole of Government” National Security Reform: Problems, Progress, and Prospects, edited by Joseph R. Cerami and Jeffrey A. Engel
  • Strategy for the Future of Health, edited by Renata G. Bushko
  • Why Communism Did Not Collapse: Understanding Authoritarian Regime Resilience in Asia and Europe, edited by Martin K. Dimitrov
 
Group Communication: Cases for Analysis, Appreciation and Application, edited by Laura Black. Includes a chapter copy-edited by John Elder. Enterprise Risk Management: Today’s Leading Research and Best Practices for Tomorrow’s Executives, edited by John Fraser and Betty J. Simkins. Includes a chapter copy-edited by John Elder. Genetic Explanations: Sense and Nonsense, edited by Sheldon Krimsky and Jeremy Gruber. Includes a chapter copy-edited by John Elder.

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The Founder’s Dilemmas: Anticipating and Avoiding the Pitfalls That Can Sink a Startup, by Noam Wasserman. Copy-edited by John Elder.
The Good Jobs Strategy: How the Smartest Companies Invest in Employees to Lower Costs and Boost Profits, by Zeynep Ton. Copy-edited by John Elder.
Getting to Know You: A Physician Explains How Acupuncture Helps You Be the Best You, by Joseph M. Helms, M.D. Copy-edited by John Elder.
 
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I have worked with clients at:

  • Australian Defence Force Academy
  • Belmont Periodontics & Dental Implants
  • Boston College
  • Boston University
  • Brandeis
  • Columbia
  • Cornell
  • Dartmouth
  • Defense Acquisition University (US)
  • Duke University
  • Harvard Business School
  • Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • Harvard Kennedy School
  • Harvard Law School
  • Helms Medical Institute
  • Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • International Monetary Fund
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • London Business School
  • Management Sciences for Health
  • McGill
  • MIT
  • Simon Fraser University
  • Stanford
  • Stony Brook (SUNY)
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of California–Berkeley
  • University of California–Davis
  • University of California–Los Angeles
  • University of Cambridge (UK)
  • University of Manchester (UK)
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Southern California
  • Virginia Mason Medical Center
  • Washington State University
 
Reinventing State Capitalism: Leviathan in Business, Brazil and Beyond, by Aldo Musacchio and Sergio Lazzarini. Copy-edited by John Elder. Flawed System/Flawed Self: Job Searching and Unemployment Experiences, by Ofer Sharone. Copy-edited by John Elder. The High-Velocity Edge: How Market Leaders Leverage Operational Excellence to Beat the Competition, by Steven J. Spear. Copy-edited by John Elder.
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"John has been instrumental in helping me communicate my ideas effectively, first with articles in medical and management journals and most recently with my book."
Steven J. Spear, Senior Lecturer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


"I count on your creative input and fresh approach to come up with a brilliant, appealing, and lucid solution."
Joseph M. Helms, M.D., President, Helms Medical Institute

 
 
Follow the Leader? How Voters Respond to Politicians’ Policies and Performance, by Gabriel S. Lenz. Copy-edited by John Elder. Motherload: Making It All Better in Insecure Times, by Ana Villalobos. Copy-edited by John Elder. Driven to Lead: Good, Bad, and Misguided Leadership, by Paul R. Lawrence. Copy-edited by John Elder.
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"I am really impressed by the depth of your thinking."
Heidi K. Gardner, Visiting Scholar, Harvard Law School


"The time you spent on the last article was money well spent for me."
Richard Connell, Lecturer, Australian Defence Force Academy

 
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