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2017 Articles

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Aleksandra Kacperczyk (London Business School) and Peter Younkin (McGill University) “The Paradox of Breadth: The Tension between Experience and Legitimacy in the Transition to Entrepreneurship” first published March 13, 2017.

Organizational musings: La La Land Entrepreneurship: When Does the Specialist Entrepreneur Win?

W. Chad Carlos (Brigham Young University) and Ben W. Lewis (Brigham Young University) “Strategic Silence: Withholding Certification Status as a Hypocrisy Avoidance Tactic” first published February 1, 2017.

Huffington Post: Strategic Silence: Why aren’t companies talking about their environmental accomplishments?

Mary Jo Hatch (Copenhagen Business School) and Majken Schultz (Copenhagen Business School), “Toward a Theory of Using History Authentically: Historicizing in the Carlsberg Group” first published January 31, 2017.

LSE Business Review: How a beer found success with an authentic use of history

Organizational musings: Since the Roman Empire: Organizations Engage History to Make Changes

Gareth D. Keeves (University of Michigan), James D. Westphal (University of Michigan), Michael L. McDonald (University of Texas at San Antonio) “Those Closes Wield the Sharpest Knife: How Ingratiation Leads to Resentment and Social Undermining of the CEO” first published January 10, 2017.

LSE Business Review: Office politics: When managers flatter the CEO, but undermine him with journalists

Raina A. Brands (London Business School), Isabel Fernandez-Mateo (London Business School) “Leaning Out: How Negative Recruitment Experiences Shape Women’s Decisions to Compete for Executive Roles” first published December 15, 2016.

Harvard Business Review: Women Are Less Likely to Apply for Executive Roles If They’ve Been Rejected Before

June 2017 62(2)

Kristie M. Rogers (Marquette University), Kevin G. Corley (Arizona State University), Blake E. Ashforth (Arizona State University) “Seeing More Than Orange: Organizational Respect and Positive Identity Transformation in a Prison Context” June 2017; 62(2): 219-269.

Gulf News Thinkers: How respect can set inmates (and employees) free

Organizational musings: Getting the Orange out of my Head: How Respect can set Inmates Free

March 2017 62(1)

Abhinav Gupta (The Robotics Institute School of Computer Science Carnegie Melon University) and Adam J. Wowak (Mendoza College of Business), “The Elephant (Or Donkey) in the Boardroom How Board Political Ideology Affects CEO Pay” March 2017; 62(1): 1-30.

Becker’s Hospital Review: Board members’ political views associated with size of CEO’s paycheck

LSE Business Review: The elephant (and the donkey) in the boardroom

Management INK: The elephant (and the donkey) in the boardroom

National Affairs Online: Corporate control

Newswise: CEOs Are Compensated, Valued More by Conservative (vs Liberal) Boards

Organizational musings: Republicans in the Board: Leadership Trumps Collective Accomplishment

PsyPost: CEOs are compensated, valued more by conservative (vs liberal) boards

USAPP: The elephant (and the donkey) in the boardroom

Wall Street Journal: Liberal-Leaning Boards Are Stingy with CEO Pay, Study Says

Heather A. Haveman (University of California, Berkeley), Nan Jia Jing Shi (USC Marshall School of Business) and Yongxiang Wang (USC Marshall School of Business), “The Dynamics of Political Embeddedness in China” March 2017; 62(1): 67-104.

Organizational musings: Adam Smith Meets Machiavelli: When in Markets, Connect to the State

Erin Leahey (University of Arizona), Christine M. Beckman (University of Maryland) and Taryn L. Stanko (Orfalea College of Business), “Prominent but Less Productive: The Impact of Interdisciplinarity on Scientists Research” March 2017; 62(1): 105-139.

Impact of Social Sciences: Interdisciplinary research may lead to increased visibility but also depresses scholarly productivity

Organizational musings: Wide Research, Narrow Effects: Why Interdisciplinary Research—and Innovation—is Hard

Elizabeth G. Pontikes (University of Chicago Booth School of Business) and William P. Barnett (Stanford Graduate School of Business), “The Non-consensus Entrepreneur: Organizational Responses to Vital Events” March 2017; 62(1): 140-178.

Global Advisors: The Advantages of Entering a Not-So-Hot Market

MIT Sloan Management Review: The Advantages of Entering a Not-So-Hot Market

Newswise: Entrepreneurs Fare Better if They Resist the Temptation to Follow the Crowd

Organizational musings: When Entrepreneurs Crowd

Science Daily: Entrepreneurs Fare Better if They Resist the Temptation to Follow the Crowd

WGN-AM The Opening Bell, October 10, 2016: Entrepreneurs fare better if they don’t follow the leader

 2016 Articles

December 2016 61(4)

Giuseppe Delmestri (WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria) and Royston Greenwood (University of Alberta, Canada), “How Cinderella Became a Queen: Theorizing Radical Status Change” December 2016; 61(4): 507-550.

INSEAD Knowledge: How Products Can Climb the Social Ladder

Management INK: How to turn a Cinderella product into a market queen

LSE Business Review: How to turn a Cinderella product into a market queen

Organizational musings: Fancy Stuff: How to Make People Really Like a Type of Product They Used to Despise

Mary-Hunter McDonnell (University of Pennsylvania) and Timothy Werner (University of Texas at Austin), “Blacklisted Businesses: Social Activists’ Challenges and the Disruption of Corporate Political Activity” December 2016; 61(4): 584-620.

BrandKnew: In Profit We Trust?

CNN News: The Boycott That Sunk Bill O’Reilly Has a Dangerous Downside

Corporations and Health Watch: Blacklisted Businesses: Social Activists’ Challenges and the Disruption of Corporate Political Activity

Fortune: What the Breitbart-Kellogg Feud Says About the Next Era of American Politics

MySA: The downside of consumer boycotts

Organizational musings: Please Lobby Someone Else: Social Movements Can Make Firms Unpalatable

Value Walk: How Social Activism Impacts Corporate Political Clout

Wharton Magazine:  Data Interpreted: Blacklisted Businesses: Social Activists’ Challenges and the Disruption of Corporate Political Activity

Jason P. Davis (INSEAD, Singapore) “The Group Dynamics of Interorganizational Relationships: Collaborating with Multiple Partners in Innovation Ecosystems” December 2016; 61(4): 621-661.

Organizational musings: Keeping Threesomes Stable and Creative

Emily Truelove (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT) and Katherine C. Kellogg (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT), “The Radical Flank Effect and Cross-occupational Collaboration for Technology Development during a Power Shift” December 2016; 61(4): 662-701.

Organizational musings:  Radical Flank Marketing: How Engineers Adapted to Lost Power

 September 2016 61(3)

Elena Dalpiaz (Imperial College London), Violina Rindova (University of Texas at Austin), and Davide Ravasi (City University London), “Combining Logics to Transform Organizational Agency” September 2016; 61(3): 347-392.

Organizational musings: Amphibious Coffee Maker: How Alessi became Profitably Artistic

Justin M. Berg (Stanford University) “Balancing on the Creative Highwire: Forecasting the Success of Novel Ideas in Organizations” September 2016; 61(3): 433-468.

Organizational musings: Will it be a Success? Evaluating Creative Ideas in Firms

National Affairs Online: Management advice

Sonia K. Kang (University of Toronto Mississauga, Canada), Katherina A. DeCelles (University of Toronto, Canada), András Tilcsik (University of Toronto, Canada) and Sora Jun (Stanford University), “Whitened Résumés: Race and Self-Presentation in the Labor Market” September 2016; 61(3): 469-502.

Asamnews: Asian Americans Resort to Whitening their Resumes to Get Hired

Atlanta Blackstar: Erasing Culture and Race: Black Job Applicants Change ‘Black-Sounding’ Names, Awards and Organizations to Bypass Discrimination

The Atlantic: When Resumes Are Made ‘Whiter’ to Please Potential Employers

BenefitsPro: Asian names attract discrimination

BBC News: Should you change your name to get a job?

Bloomberg: Why Minority Applicants Scrape Race from Their Résumés

Calgary Buzz: ‘Resume whitening’ widespread among minority jobseekers: study

CBC News: Does resumé whitewashing work?

CEB Global: ‘Whitened’ Resumes Fare Better, Even at Diversity-Conscious Employers

CW33 NewsFix: ‘Resume Whitening” is Real Amongst Asian & African Americans, Study Says

Dhaka Tribune: Asian last names lead to fewer job interviews

DiversiPro: “Whitening” the Resume

EurekAlert!: Even diversity-friendly employers discriminate against racial minority job seekers

Fox11online: Study: Minority Job Seekers Who “Whiten” Resumes More Likely to Get Interview

Global Advisors: If There’s Only One Woman in Your Candidate Pool, There’s Statistically No Chance She’ll Be Hired

Government Executive: When Resumes Are Made “Whiter” To Please Potential Employers

The Guardian: 'Resume whitening' doubles callbacks for minority job candidates, study finds

Harvard Business Review: Women and Minorities are Penalized for Promoting Diversity         

Harvard Business Review: If There’s Only One Woman in Your Candidate Pool, There’s Statistically No Chance She’ll Be Hired

Harvard Business Review: The Unintended Consequences of Diversity Statements

IM Diversity: Resume “Whitening” Study Reveals that Even Diversity-friendly Employers Discriminate Against Racial Minority Job Seekers

INSEAD Knowledge:  The Disturbing Benefits of “White-Washing” a Resume

Insight Into Diversity: ‘Whitened’ Resumes Earn More Callbacks, Even by Employers that Favor Diversity

MetroNews Canada: Jobseekers resort to resumé whitening to get foot in the door, study shows

NPR: Asian Last Names Lead To Fewer Job Interviews, Still

The Nation: Whiteness Still Pays in the Job Market

National Affairs Online: Minority representative

News @UofT: Applying to a company that boasts of its diversity? It still pays to “whiten” that resumé, U of T study finds

Pantagraph: The disappointing benefit of ‘whitening’ a resume

Phys.org: Even diversity-friendly employers discriminate against racial minority job seekers

RT: Resume ‘whitening” may increase chances of getting a callback for minorities

SAGE Connection: Whitened Resumes: Race and Self-Presentation in the Labor Market

Science 2.0: Canadian Groups That Tout Diversity Discriminate More—Because Minorities “Whiten” Credentials Less

Science Codex: Even diversity-friendly employers discriminate against racial minority job seekers

Scientopia: On whitening the CV

Science Daily: Even ‘diversity-friendly’ employers discriminate against racial minority job seekers

Times Higher Education: Résumé whitening: why I use a ‘white name’ when applying for academic jobs

Toronto Star: Jobseekers resort to ‘resumé whitening’ to get a foot in the door, study shows

Yahoo! Finance Canada: Real Talk on Race: Does resume whitewashing work?

Yahoo News: When Resumes Are Made ‘Whiter’ to Please Potential Employers

June 2016 61(2)

Noah Askin (INSEAD) and Matthew S. Bothner (ESMT European School of Management and Technology), “Status-Aspirational Pricing: The “Chivas Regal” Strategy in U.S. Higher Education, 2006-2012” June 2016; 61(2): 217-253.

Forbes: How Schools Use Tuition Hikes to Make Themselves Look Better

MarketWatch: When private colleges lose prestige, they raise tuition

National Affairs Online: Where credits are due

Quartz: When US universities sink in the rankings, what do they do? Raise tuition

March 2016 Articles 61(1)

Timo O. Vuori (Aalto University) and Quy N. Huy (INSEAD, Singapore), “Distributed Attention and Shared Emotions in the Innovation Process: How Nokia Lost the Smartphone Battle” March 2016; 61(1): 9-51.

Business Insider UK: Here’s why people make stupid decisions when experts warn otherwise

The Conversation: Creating a healthy company requires more than good pay incentives

Digitoday: This is how Nokia shot itself on the foot with Lex Nokia

Digitoday: This is why the culture of fear produced results at Apple, but not at Nokia

El Confidencial: La razón del hundimiento de Nokia. Y es algo que pasa todos los días en tu empresa

Elektroniikka lehti: Nokia wasn’t able to transform into a software company

Estrategias de Inversion: Nokia y las razones de su hundimiento: ¿Podría pasarle a tu empresa?

Helsingin Sanomat: Nokia’s leaders destroyed Nokia

Iltalehti: Ollila’s Nokia was like North-Korea: “shouted so loud that balls shrank

Iltasanomat: An atmosphere of fear destroyed Nokia – information was hidden and embellished

IT Viikko: Nokia veteran Anssi Vanjoki: The Microsoft deal was last nail in Nokia’s coffin

Kauppalehti: Anssi Vanjoki in Digitoday: This was the last nail in Nokia’s coffin

Keskisuomalainen: Editor  Mervola got to experience Ollila’s shouting

mtv.fi: Nokia fell because of fear. Vanjoki: Wrong choices led to the downfall.

Latest Nigerian News: Here’s why people make stupid decisions when experts warn otherwise

MSN: La razón del hundimiento de Nokia. Y es algo que pasa todos los días en tu empresa

Savon Sanomat: Ollila was shouting at the top of his longs. Middle managers did not have the courage to tell the truth

Quartz: The science of why people insist on making idiotic choices

SmartBrief: A culture of fear dragged down Nokia

Talouselämä: A researcher: Fear does not explain Nokia’s downhill

Talouselämä: Nokians remember Ollila: Shouted at the top of his lungs

Taloussanomat: Nokians open up about Ollila: Shoutet at the top of his lungs. Bosses were directly lied to

Taloussanomat: Will a shouting leader get results

Tekniikka ja Talous: A study: An atmosphere of fear destroyed Nokia: information was hidden and embellished

Value Walk: Why do you make stupid decisions when the experts tell you otherwise?

YLE: Was Nokia managed by fear

YLE: A study argues: Jorma Ollila’s subordinates lived in fear

YLE: “Thursday’s papers: “… North-Korean Nokia …

Adam Tatarynowicz (Singapore Management University), Maxim Sytch (University of Michigan) and Ranjay Gulati (Harvard Business School), “Environmental Demands and the Emergence of Social Structure Technological Dynamism and Interorganizational Network Forms” March 2016; 61(1): 52-86.

Inc.: 3 Important Factors That Will Completely Redefine Leadership

Latest Nigerian News: 3 Powerful Forces That Are Completely Changing the Way We Lead

Huffington Post: 3 Powerful Forces That Are Completely Changing the Way We Lead

J. Merluzzi (University of Chicago) and D.J. Phillips (Columbia Business School), “The Specialist Discount: Negative Returns for MBAs with Focused Profiles in Investment Banking” March 2016; 61(1): 87-124.

AOL: Science says this career advice may be wrong

Brisbane Times: Want to be a CEO? This tactic will help

Business Insider: Science says a common piece of career wisdom may be wrong

The Economic Times: How to become a CEO? The quickest path is a winding one

Forum Blog: Generalists or specialists: who do employers value more?

Harvard Business Review: Generalists Get Better Job Offers Than Specialists

Latest Nigerian News: Science says a common piece of career wisdom may be wrong

The Malay Mail Online: How to become a CEO? The quickest path is a winding one

New York Times: How to Become a C.E.O.? The Quickest Path Is a Winding One

World Economic Forum: Generalists or specialists: who do employers value more?

Yahoo! Finance UK: Science says a common piece of career wisdom may be wrong

Mauro F Guillén (University of Pennsylvania) and Laurence Capron (INSTEAD), “State Capacity, Minority Shareholder Protections, and Stock Market Development” March 2016; 61(1): 125-160.

International Monetary Fund, October 2016 Global Financial Stability Report: Chapter 2, Monetary Policy and the Rise of Nonbank Finance

Knowledge@Wharton: The Value of Protecting Minority Shareholders in the Market

2015 Articles

Christopher B. Yenkey (University of Chicago), “Mobilizing a Market: Ethnic Segmentation and Investor Recruitment into the Nairobi Securities Exchange” December 2015; 60(4): 561-595.

Chicago Booth Capital Ideas Blog: Overcoming ethnic divides is crucial to Kenyan stock market growth

LARIDEPED.org: Mobilizing a Market: Ethnic Segmentation and Investor Recruitment into the Nairobi Securities Exchange

NetworkAdvantage.org: Will Greeks invest? How Domestic Strife Influences Investment Decisions

Laura Huang (University of Pennsylvania) and Jone L. Pearce (University of California, Irvine), “Managing the Unknowable: The effectiveness of Early-stage Investor Gut Feel in Entrepreneurial Investment Decisions” December 2015; 60(4): 634-670.

EconBiz: Managing the unknowable: the effectiveness of early-stage investor gut feel in entrepreneurial investment decisions

Sarah Thébaud (University of California, Santa Barbara), “Business as Plan B: Institutional Foundations of Gender Inequality in Entrepreneurship across 24 Industrialized Countries” December 2015; 60(4): 671-711.

BetterLifeLab: Why Scandinavian Women Build Bigger Businesses Than Americans

CCF Brief: What Helps Women Entrepreneurs Flourish?

The Conversation: Stronger work-family policies help women entrepreneurs build better businesses

Fortune: Why Women Pursue Entrepreneurship as a Last Resort

Futurity: ‘False Choice’ Makes Some Moms into Entrepreneurs

New America Weekly: Why Scandinavian Women Build Bigger Businesses Than Americans

Phys.org: Family leave policies have a significant impact on women’s entrepreneurial activities

Quartz: American women start their own businesses because they have no other choice

Science Daily: Family leave policies have a significant impact on women’s entrepreneurial activities
The Society Pages: What Helps Women Entrepreneurs Flourish?

Technology Org: Business as Plan B

UC Santa Barbara Current: Business as Plan B

USAPP: In countries with little work-family support, many women opt for self-employment

Srividya Jandhyala (ESSEC Business School) and Anupama Phene George Washington University), “The Role of Intergovernmental Organizations in Cross-border Knowledge Transfer and Innovation” December 2015; 60(4): 712-743.

EconBiz: The role of intergovernmental organizations in cross-border knowledge transfer and innovation

Paolo Quattrone (University of Edinburgh), “Governing Social Orders, Unfolding Rationality, and Jesuit Accounting Practices: A Procedural Approach to Institutional Logics” September 2015; 60(3): 411-445.

Financial Times: Jesuits have much to teach modern business about morality

András Tilcsik (University of Toronto), Michel Anteby (Boston University), and Carly R. Knight (Harvard University), “Concealable Stigma and Occupational Segregation: Toward a Theory of Gay and Lesbian Occupations” September 2015; 60(3): 446-481.

National Affairs: Outward Signs

Gerald F. Davis (University of Michigan), “What is Organizational Research for?” June 2015; 60(2): 179-188.

Harvard Business Review: What is Management Research Actually Good For?

pastspeaks.com: Editorial Essay: What is Organizational Research For?

Roy Y. J. Chua (Singapore Management University), Yannig Roth (Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne), and Jean-François Lemoine (ESSCA Ecole de Management), “The Impact of Culture on Creativity: How Cultural Tightness and Cultural Distance Affect Global Innovation Crowdsourcing Work” June 2015; 60(2): 189-227.

InnovationExcellence.com: The Importance Of “Cultural Alignment” for Global Creativity

Aleksandra Kacperczyk (MIT), Christine M. Beckman (University of California, Irvine and University of Maryland, College Park), and Thomas P. Moliterno (University of Massachusetts, Amherst), “Disentangling Risk and Change: Internal and External Social Comparison in the Mutual Fund Industry” June 2015; 60(2): 228-262.

EconBiz: Disentangling risk and change: internal and external social comparison in the mutual fund industry

Organizational musings: Hanergy gambling? When people and firms take risks

Phys.org: When performance comparisons spur risky behavior

Ruthanne Huising (McGill University), “To Hive or to Hold? Producing Professional Authority through Scut Work” June 2015; 60(2): 263-299.

National Affairs: Rules of the Game: To Hive or to Hold? Producing Professional Authority through Scut Work

Video: To Hive or to Hold? Producing Professional Authority through Scut Work

Forrest Briscoe (The Pennsylvania State University), Abhinav Gupta (University of Washington), and Mark S. Anner (The Pennsylvania State University, “Social Activism and Practice Diffusion: How Activist Tactics Affect Non-targeted Organizations” June 2015; 60(2): 300-332.

EconBiz: Social activism and practice diffusion: How activist tactics affect non-targeted organizations

NetworkAdvantage.org: Force or Example? How Firms start Good Practices

Organizational musings: Force or Example? How Firms start Good Practices

Jack A. Goncalo (Cornell University), Jennifer A. Chatman (University of California, Berkeley), Michelle M. Duguid (Washington University in St. Louis), and Jessica A. Kennedy (Vanderbilt University), ”Creativity from Constraint? How the Political Correctness Norm Influences Creativity in Mixed-sex Work Groups,” March 2015; 60(1): 1-30.

The Cornell Review: Political Correctness Promotes Workplace Creativity According to Cornell Research

The Economist: A place for political correctness

International Association of Venue Managers Blog: Political Correctness Increases Creativity at Work

IdeasforLeaders.com: How Political Correctness Increases Creativity in Mixed-Sex Teams

LARIDEPED.org: Creativity from Constraint? How the Political Correctness Norm Influences Creativity in Mixed-sex Work Groups

Le Temps: Le “politiquement correct” dope la créativité

National Affairs: Seizing the equal opportunity

Phys.org: Political correctness in diverse workplaces fosters creativity

WD Ventito: The Shocking Truth about Sexism and Creativity

David H. Zhu (Arizona State University) and Guoli Chen (INSEAD, Singapore), “CEO Narcissism and the Impact of Prior Board Experience on Corporate Strategy,” March 2015; 60(1):31-65.

Forbes: Narcissistic CEOs Are More Destructive Than You Think

The Hindu: The dangers of narcissistic leadership

IdeasforLeaders.com: The Curse of the Narcissistic CEO

National Affairs: CEO Narcissism and the Impact of Prior Board Experience on Corporate Strategy

Michael S. Christian Noah Eisenkraftand Chatali Kapadia (all at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), ”Dynamic Associations among Somatic Complaints, Human Energy, and Discretionary Behaviors: Experiences with Pain Fluctuations at Work,” March 2015; 60(1): 66-102.

IdeasforLeaders.com: The Hidden Costs of Working While Sick

David H. Zhu (Arizona State University) and Guoli Chen (INSEAD, Singapore), “CEO Narcissism and the Impact of Prior Board Experience on Corporate Strategy,” March 2015; 60(1):31-65.

Forbes: Narcissistic CEOs Are More Destructive Than You Think

The Hindu: The dangers of narcissistic leadership

IdeasforLeaders.com: The Curse of the Narcissistic CEO

National Affairs: CEO Narcissism and the Impact of Prior Board Experience on Corporate Strategy

 

Michael S. Christian Noah Eisenkraftand Chatali Kapadia (all at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), ”Dynamic Associations among Somatic Complaints, Human Energy, and Discretionary Behaviors: Experiences with Pain Fluctuations at Work,” March 2015; 60(1): 66-102.

IdeasforLeaders.com: The Hidden Costs of Working While Sick

 

 

  

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