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Administrative Science Quarterly, owned and managed by the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University, has been at the cutting edge of organizational studies since the field began. This top-tier journal regularly publishes the best theoretical and empirical papers based on dissertations and on the evolving and new work of more established scholars, as well as interdisciplinary work in organizational theory, and informative book reviews.

Recent Media Mentions

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.

Organizational musings: 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. The Effectiveness of Early-stage Investor Gut Feel

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.

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
Science Daily: Family leave policies have a significant impact on women’s entrepreneurial activities
UC Santa Barbara Current: Business as Plan B

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? 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): 189-277. 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 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 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 How Political Correctness Increases Creativity in Mixed-Sex Teams 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 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 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. The Hidden Costs of Working While Sick

2014 Articles

Sigal G. Barsade (University of Pennsylvania) and Olivia A. O’Neill (George Mason University), “What's Love Got to Do with It? A Longitudinal Study of the Culture of Companionate Love and Employee and Client Outcomes in a Long-term Care Setting,” December 2014; 59(4); 551-598.

Biz4Good: Employees Who Feel Love Perform Better

Business Wire: Scientific Literature Review Shows Health Care Delivered with Kindness and Compassion Leads to Faster Healing, Reduced Pain Why Fostering a Culture of Companionate Love in the Workplace Matters

Developing Leaders Quarterly, Autumn/Fall 2014: What’s Love Got to Do with It? Fostering Companionate Love in the Workplace A Compassionate Work Culture Can Really Benefit the Bottom Line, Too

European Business Review: Work Teams Have Emotions, Too (and you need to understand them) Scientific Literature Review Shows Health Care Delivered with Kindness and Compassion Leads to Faster Healing, Reduced Pain

Harvard Business Review: Employees Who Feel Love Perform Better Employees who feel loved at work perform better and enhance patient outcomes

Knowledge@Wharton: Why Fostering a Culture of Compassion in the Workplace Matters

Psychology Today: Feeling the Love-At Work Does love belong in the workplace?

Yahoo Finance: Scientific Literature Review Shows Health Care Delivered with Kindness and Compassion Leads to Faster Healing, Reduced Pain

András Tilcsik (University of Toronto), “Imprint-environment Fit and Performance: How Organizational Munificence at the Time of Hire Affects Subsequent Job Performance,” December 2014; 59(4); 639-668. How Early Work Experience Shapes Later Leadership Outlook

Institute for Sustainable Leadership's Research tidbits: Organizational munificence at the time of hire affects subsequent job performance Imprint-environment fit

National Affairs: Tough day at the office

Science Daily: Best job performance comes from match between first, later work experiences

Tiziana Casciaro (University of Toronto), Francesca Gino (Harvard University) and Maryam Kouchaki (Northwestern University) “The Contaminating Effects of Building Instrumental Ties,” December 2014; 59(4); 705-735.

American Bar Association Journal: How to network without feeling slimy (podcast with transcript)

Ask Why networking sucks

Boston Globe: Does schmoozing feel dirty? It’s not just you

Business Standard: Networking can create feeling of 'moral impurity'

CBC Radio: Networking

City Lab: Networking Can Make People Feel Physically Dirty

Courier Mail: Why we hate networking

Der Spiegel: Netzwerken macht ein dreckiges Gefühl

The Economist: Networking: Civil hands unclean Why You're Thinking about Networking All Wrong

EurekAlert: Networking can make some feel ‘dirty,’ says new study (Belgium): Professionele netwerken voelen vaak aan als een morele onzuiverheid

Fast Company: Why Networking Makes You Feel Physically Gross

Fast Company: Why Networking Makes Us Feel Dirty

Financial Times: Networking can leave you down and dirty

Forbes: Why You Hate Networking

Forbes Brasil: Networking pode ser tão danoso quanto eficiente em algumas empresas

The Hindustan Times (India): People with more power in office like playing dirty

Huffington Post: Why Schmoozing Works, However Bad It Feels

Inc Magazine: It’s Official: Networking Makes People Feel Sleazy

Inc Magazine: Grossed Out by Networking? Science Offers a Solution

Industry Moves: Does networking make you feel dirty?

Kellogg Insight: Networking Is a Dirty Business Natural Networking: Business Development on Your Terms

Legal Talk Network: How to Network Without Feeling Slimy

Mato Grosso (Brazil): Networking pode ser tão danoso quanto eficiente em algumas empresas Why You Hate Networking

New York Magazine: Networking Is Literally Disgusting

Science Careers: Why networking feels so ‘icky’

Slate (France): Le networking professionnel nous fait nous sentir sales

Smithsonian Magazine: Why networking can make you feel dirty

The Times of India: Dirty networking games made for people in power

The Washington Post: Professional networking can make you feel physically dirty

Working Knowledge @Harvard: The Contaminating Effects of Building Instrumental Ties: How Networking Can Make Us Feel Dirty

Julia DiBenigno (MIT) and Katherine C. Kellogg (MIT) “Beyond Occupational Differences: The Importance of Cross-cutting Demographics and Dyadic Toolkits for Collaboration in a U.S. Hospital,” September 2014; 59(3); 375-408.

National Affairs: Head Count

David H. Zhu, Wei Shen and Amy J. Hillman (all at Arizona State University), “Recategorization into the In-group: The Appointment of Demographically Different New Directors and Their Subsequent Positions on Corporate Boards,” June 2014; 59 (2); 240-270.

National Affairs: Passed-up


Aparna Joshi, “By Whom and When is Women’s Expertise Recognized? The Interactive Effects of Gender and Education in Science and Engineering Teams,” June 2014; 59(2); 202-239.

Network Advantage: The food tastes better if I can't see her: Evaluation of female expertise

CTT Newsletter of The American Ceramic Society: Greater gender equity, integration could spur greater productivity, innovation

National Affairs: Underrepresented

Organizational musings: The food tastes better if I can't see her: Evaluation of female expertise


Michelle Rogan (INSEAD) and Olav Sorenson (Yale University) "Picking a (Poor) Partner: A Relational Perspective on Acquisitions," June 2014; 59(2); 301-329.

Yale Insights: Firms Shared Ties Hurt Merger Performance

Organizational musings: When to Merge? Looking at External and Internal Relations


Sreedhari D. Desai (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Dolly Chugh (New York University) and Arthur P. Brief (University of Utah), “The Implications of Marriage Structure for Men’s Workplace Attitudes, Beliefs, and Behaviors toward Women,” June 2014 59 (2); 330-365.

New York Times: The Workplace Culture That Flying Nannies Won’t Fix


Print and Online Press

Chicago Tribune: The roots of workplace gender bias

The Boston Globe: His wife stays home? Watch out, women

Belelu: Estudio explica razones del sexismo en entornos laborales

Bloomberg Businessweek: Why some men still think women shouldn't work

BPS Occupational Digest: Never the earner, always the bride: How male breadwinners view women

Emol: Hombres cuyas esposas son dueñas de casa discriminan a las que trabajan fuera

Gestion: ¿Los hombres con matrimonios tradicionales bloquean el avance de las mujeres?

Harvard Business Review's HBR Blog Network: Do men in traditional marriages block women's advancement? Married Men with Stay-at-Home Wives Have Negative Attitudes of Working Women, Study Says

Les Affaires: Quel est le frein invisible à la carrière des femmes?

NBC News: Workplace Sexism Starts at Home

The WSE: The Implications of Marriage Structure for Men's Workplace Attitudes, Beliefs, and Behaviors Toward Women


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Television and Radio

Boston Public Radio: Are women opting out?

MainStreet TBS eFM Radio 101.3FM (Seoul, Korea): Interview with Sreedhari Desai on 101.3 Main Street

National Black Women’s Network: NBWN talks about all things career with Suzanne Simmons-Lewis

We Act Radio WPWC 1480AM (Washington DC): In deep with Angie Coiro

Print and Online Press

The American Bar Association’s The Woman Advocate: Marriage structures-Predictors of gender discrimination in the workplace

The Atlantic: How women change men

The Atlantic: I am not your wife! A new study points to a hidden form of sexism

Australian Financial Review: Wives’ status behind bosses’ bad attitudes

Boston Globe: Marriage, managers, ‘mommy wars’

CBS Money Watch: Why your boss’ marriage matters

CNN Opinion: Why women must seize this moment

Christianity Today: My perfect husband and the death trap of comparing marriages

The Daily Beast: Women get little help from men in workplace

The Daily Mail: Married men and their traditional view of women are holding back equality in the office, claims study

Financial Times: Something for the Weekend

Fiscal Times: Bad boss blues: How the economy affects manager moods

Forbes: Are housewives to blame for the plight of working women?

Fortune: Women: Want a promotion? Find a boss whose wife has a career

Gao Kao: The boss’s wife decides career prospects for women

Harvard Business Review blog post: Are women held back by colleagues’ wives?

Harvard Business Review blog post: Meet the new face of diversity: The "slacker" millennial guy

Huffington Post: Discrimination in the Workplace against Women May Depend on Men’s Marital Structure

Huffington Post: New study links traditional marriage to war on women

Huffington Post UK: Husbands with Stay-at-Home Wives More Sexist at Work, suggests Harvard research

International Job Times: Women more likely to receive promotion if boss is married, study finds

Jezebel: That condescending feeling you get from duds in your office? Yeah, that’s real.

The Marker - Haaretz (Israel): Want to get ahead at work? Find a boss whose wife has a career!

Neue Zürcher Zeitung (Switzerland): Männer bleiben täter

News Chief: Bosses of both genders discriminate

The Reporter: Women still work on uneven fields, studies show

Scientific American: Childhood memories serve as a moral compass

Think Progress - LGBT: Study: Traditional marriage fosters anti-woman attitudes in men

The Times of India: Marriage can make you sexist

Washington Post: Is your colleague’s stay-at-home wife holding you back at work?


Balázs Kovács (University of Lugano, Switzerland) and Amanda J. Sharkey (University of Chicago), “The Paradox of Publicity: How Awards Can Negatively Affect the Evaluation of Quality,” March 2014; 59 (1); 1-33.

Actualitté (France): Les prix littéraires subissent plus facilement les foudres du lecteur

The Boston Globe: The book-prize backlash

Chicago Booth Magazine: The Downside of Winning a Big Award

Chicago Tribune: The danger of award hype

EconBiz: The Paradox of Publicity: How Awards Can Negatively Affect the Evaluation of Quality How book awards can negatively affect the evaluation of quality

Harvard Business Review’s The Daily Stat: The Price of Popularity: Lower Ratings

Market Business News: Award-winning books judged more negatively

Phys.Org: Books rate more negatively after winning award, study finds Is “public intellectual” oxymoronic?

Sz-magazin (Germany): And the winner is: Das beste Buch von allen (China): Data News: Google Data Flu, “Simplifying Data Analysis & Making Sense of Big Data,” and More

Universia (Spain): Las criticas negativas a un libro aumentan luego de ganar un premio


Amy Y. Ou (National University of Singapore), Anne S. Tsui (Arizona State University and Peking University), Angelo J. Kinicki and David A. Waldman (both at Arizona State University), Zhixing Xiao (George Washington University) and Lynda Jiwen Song (University of China), “Humble Chief Executive Officers’ Connections to Top Management Team Integration and Middle Managers’ Responses,” March 2014; 59 (1); 34-72.

Fast Company: 6 ways humility can make you a better leader

FIU’s Lead: The Trickle-Down Effect-A Case for the Humble CEO

Moberg on Politics: Exuding Confidence

Renmin Business School (China): Understanding Humble Chief Executive Officers


Exequiel Hernandez (University of Pennsylvania), “Finding a Home away from Home: Effects of Immigrants on Firms’ Foreign Location Choice and Performance,” March 2014; 59 (1); 73-108

Knowledge@Wharton: Common Bonds: How Immigrants Can Influence a Firm’s Foreign Expansion

Organizational musings: Where will China’s firms establish subsidiaries? Where there are Chinese

720 Investor: Foreign Firms and Immigrants

Venitism: Finding a Home Away From Home: Effects of Immigrants on Firms' Foreign Location Choice and Performance


Amandine Ody-Brasier (Yale University) and Freek Vermeulen (London Business School), “The Price You Pay: Price-setting as a Response to Norm Violations in the Market for Champagne Grapes,” March 2014; 59 (1); 109-144.

Harvard Business Review’s The Daily Stat: In France, Grape Growers Use Price to Punish Nontraditional Winemakers

INSEAD Knowledge blog: iSpy Denial: Be Seen to Do the Right Thing

Organizational musings: iSpy Denial: Why Firms Need to Do the Right Thing


Susan E. Perkins (Northwestern University), “When Does Prior Experience Pay? Institutional Experience and the Multinational Corporation,” March 2014; 59 (1); 145-181.

MIT Sloan Experts: When Does Prior Experience Pay?

Organizational Musings: Going Abroad to Fail, or to Succeed? Experience Matters


2013 Articles

Lisa E. Cohen (McGill University) and Joseph P. Broschak (University of Arizona), “Whose Jobs Are These? The Impact of the Proportion of Female Managers on the Number of New Management Jobs Filled by Women versus Men,” December 2013; 58(4); 509-541.

The Economic Voice: New research shows why female managers are in short supply

The FINANCIAL: Why Are Female Managers in Short Supply?

Harvard Business Review: Management Women and the New Facts of Life

National Affairs: Whose Jobs Are These?

The Washington Post: When women help other women at work


Sun Hyun Park (University of Southern California) and James D. Westphal (University of Michigan), “Social Discrimination in the Corporate Elite: How Status Affects the Propensity for Minority CEOs to Receive Blame for Low Firm Performance ,” December 2013; 58(4); 542-586.

National Affairs: Not another white guy


Emily C. Bianchi (Emory University), “The Bright Side of Bad Times: The Affective Advantages of Entering the Workforce in a Recession,” December 2013; 58(4); 587-623.

Businessweek: Recession-Era Grads Report Higher Job Satisfaction

The Economist: Less is More

The Daily Stat: People Who Join the Labor Force in Recessions Are Happier with Their Jobs

Financial Times: The Unexpected Advantage of Graduating in a Recession

Georgia Public Broadcasting: Recession Graduates Are...Happier?

Harvard Business Review: Recession Grads May End Up Happier in the Long Run

Huffington Post: The Upside of Starting Your Career in a Recession

Insead Knowledge: Muted Recession Graduates

LinkedIn: It’s Better to Start Your Career in a Recession

Main Street: Recession Now, Greater Job Satisfaction Later

Organizational musings: Recession Graduates: Do Today’s Young People Complain Less Than They Should?

Parade: Can Recent College Grads Have a Fulfilling Career Despite the Economy? Recession Graduates Happier with Their Jobs, Study Finds

Science Codex: The advantages of entering the workforce in a recession

The Telegraph: The benefits of starting your business in a recession

University Herald: Recession Graduates Have Greater Job Satisfaction, Study

USA Today: YoungMoney: Bright side of the recession

The The Upside of Graduating During a Recession

YahooFinance: Why You’re Better Off Graduating in a Recession


James R. Detert, Ethan R. Burris, David A. Harrison and Sean R. Martin, "Voice Flows to and around Leaders: Understanding When Units Are Helped or Hurt by Employee Voice," December 2013; 58 (4); 624-668.

Organizational musings: Tell Your Boss about the Pro


Scott D. Graffin (University of Georgia), Jonathan Bundy (University of Georgia), Joseph F. Porac (New York University), James B. Wade (Emory University) and Dennis P. Quinn (Georgetown University), “Falls from Grace and the Hazards of High Status: The 2009 British MP Expense Scandal and Its Impact on Parliamentary Elites,” September 2013; 58(3); 313-345.

Georgetown University's Ideas: Falls from Grace and the Hazards of High Status

Georgetown University News: Research Shows Elite Get More Scrutiny than Others during Scandals

MarketWatch: What Causes Elites to Fall from Grace: Is it Hubris or the Price of Fame?

Organizational musings: Heart Medicine Cheating: Are the Top Firms the Worst Firms?


Mary Hunter-McDonnell (Georgetown University) and Brayden King (Northwestern University), “Keeping Up Appearances: Reputational Threat and Impression Management after Social Movement Boycotts,” September 2013; 58(3); 387-419.

The Atlantic Wire: The Russian Vodka Boycott is Working, Whether You Like It or Not

Georgetown University's Ideas: Keeping Up Appearances: Reputational Threat & Impression Management after Social Movement Boycotts

HighBeam Research: Boycotts Convince Highly Reputable Companies to Increase Giving

INSEAD Knowledge-Ethics: "We are nice too": How Firms Deal with Problems

Organizational musings: “We Are Nice Too”: How Firms Deal with Problems

Wall Street Journal: Morning Risk Report: Donating to Charities in Face of Boycott


Metin Sengul (Boston College) and Javier Gimeno (INSEAD, France), “Constrained Delegation: Limiting Subsidiaries’ Decision Rights and Resources in Firms That Compete across Multiple Industries,” September 2013; 58(3); 420-471.

Market Business News: Corporations financially handcuff subsidiaries to reduce aggressive competition

Science Daily: Deciding When 'Not' to Maximize Profits: How and Why Some Corporations Sabotage Their Own Subsidiaries


M.K. Chin, Donald C. Hambrick and Linda K. Treviño, (all at The Pennsylvania State University), "Political Ideologies of CEOs: The Ince of Executives' Values on Corporate Social Responsibility," June 2013; 58(2); 197-232.

National Affairs: Political Ideologies of CEOs: The Influence of Executives' Values on Corporate Social Responsibility

Organizational musings: Oil Sand Waste and Politics: Why Executive Values Matter

Penn State Smeal College of Business's Research with Impact: Shades of Red, Blue in Corner Offices: Do Executives Bring Their Politics to Work?

Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship: CEO's Political Ideologies and CSR


Wolf-Christian Gerstner (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg), Andreas König) (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg), Albrecht Enders, (IMD International) and Donald C. Hambrick (The Pennsylvania State University), “CEO Narcissism, Audience Engagement, and Organizational Adoption of Technological Discontinuities,” June 2013; 58(2); 257-291.

Business Personalities: Narzisstische Vorstandschefs bringen bahnbrechende Innovationen hervor

Fau Aktuell: Selbstverliebte Vorstandschefs investieren häufiger in bahnbrechende Technologien

Forbes: The 25 Most Narcissistic CEOs in Tech

Harvard Business Review’s The Daily Stat: Narcissistic CEOs Take Bold Action When There’s an Appreciative Audience

INSEAD blog: Jugaad Cars: Carlos Ghosn and Disruptive Innovation

National Affairs: CEO Narcissism, Audience Engagement, and Organizational Adoption of Technological Discontinuities

Organizational musings: Jugaad Cars: Carlos Ghosn and Disruptive Innovation

Report Psychologie: Der Mut der Selbstverliebten

Science Watch: Arijit Chatterjee & Donald C. Hambrick Discuss Their Research Regarding CEOs with Narcissistic Tendencies

Swiss Radio and Television: Narzissmus unter CEOs, Radio Podcast by Latharina Bochsler, PhD.

Zeit Online: Selbstverliebte Chefs sind innovativer


Daniel M. Cable, (London Business School), Francesca Gino (Harvard University) and Bradley R. Staats (University of North Carolina),”Breaking Them In or Eliciting Their Best? Reframing Socializing around Newcomers ‘Authentic Self-expression,” March 2013; 58(1); 1-36.

Forbes: First Minutes Are Critical in New-Employee Orientation Negotiations: The Business, The Team Or The Individual..?

Harvard Business Review’s The Daily Stat: Don’t Make New Hires Conform; Instead, Focus on Their Strengths

Harvard Business School’s Working Knowledge: First Minutes are Critical in New-Employee Orientation

MIT Sloan Management Review: Reinventing Employee Onboarding

Organizational musings: Lean In or Shake Hands: How Women (and Men) Meet Corporations

Virtual-Strategy Magazine: The Treer Group Takes a New Approach to Building Employee Loyalty, Citing a New Industry Study

Wall Street Journal: Companies Try to Make the First Day for New Hires More Fun


Linus Dahlander, (ESMT European School of Management and Technology) and Daniel A. McFarland (Stanford University),”Ties That Last: Tie Formation and Persistence in Research Collaborations over Time,” March 2013; 58(1); 69-110.

EconBiz: Ties that last: tie formation and persistence in research collaborations over time

Forbes: Why Success Can Ruin Your Team: The Case of Guns N’ Roses


András Tilcsik, (University of Toronto) and Christopher Marquis (Harvard University), “Punctuated Generosity: How Mega-events and Natural Disasters Affect Corporate Philanthropy in U.S. Communities,” March 2013; 58(1); 111-148.

Before it’s News: Philanthropy and Locality

The Economist: Moved to generosity

Evolved Employer: How Local Events Affect Corporate Philanthropy

Forbes: The Link between Super Bowl L and Asking Apple for Money

Forbes: How Sporting Events and Natural Disasters Shake Up Corporate Philanthropy

Organizational Musings: Ups and Downs: Communities and Corporate Giving Following Events and Disasters Why the Super Bowl’s Location Matters: Local Ties Still Bind Corporations

Science 2.0: Is Hosting the Olympics Good for Local Charities? The Psychology of Philanthropy

Science Daily: Why the Super Bowl’s Location Matters: Local Ties Still Bind Corporations


Lori Qingyuan Yue (University of Southern California), Jiao Luo (University of Minnesota) and Paul Ingram (Columbia University), “The Failure of Private Regulation: Elite Control and Market Crises in the Manhattan Banking Industry,” March 2013; 58(1); 37-68.

Academic Radar: When the pack itself takes care of the wolves

Organizational musings: Who Regulates the Markets? Price Fixing in Interest Rates, and now also Gold?


James R. Detert (Cornell University), Ethan R. Burris (University of Texas at Austin), David A. Harrison (University of Texas at Austin) and Sean R. Martin (Cornell University) “Voice Flows to and around Leaders: Understanding When Units Are Helped or Hurt by Employee Voice,” December 2013; 58(4); 624-668.

Organizational musings: Tell Your Boss About the Problem if You Have One


2012 Articles

Hayagreeva Rao and Sunasir Dutta (both at Stanford University), “Free Spaces as Organizational Weapons of the Weak: Religious Festivals and Regimental Mutinies in the 1857 Bengal Native Army,” December 2012; 57(4); 625-668.

Mobilizing Ideas: Mayer Zald: The Johnny Appleseed of Organization Sociology

Organizational musings: The Bengal Army Mutiny, the Fall of the Berlin Wall, the Arab Spring, Occupy Wall Street Free spaces and social movements


Michael S. Dahl (Aalborg University), Cristian L. Dezső (University of Maryland) and David Gaddis Ross (Columbia Business School), “Fatherhood and Managerial Style: How a Male CEO’s Children Affect the Wages of His Employees,” December 2012; 57(4); 669-693.

Atlanta Journal Constitution: Study: When male CEOs have 1st child, workers’ pay suffers

Biz Beat blog: Study: When male CEOs have 1st child, workers’ pay suffers

Boston Business Journal: When a male CEO has a son, employees’ pay suffers

Boston Globe: Only the good can buy elections And more surprising insights from the social sciences

Businessweek: When Male CEOs Have Kids, Employees Make Less Money

Daily Mail (UK): Baby boom or bust: Salaries are affected by whether your male boss has a son or daughter

Experimental and Behavioral Economics: Why Men Need Women

Financial Times: Fatherhood is no degree in management

Forbes: Why Does Your Salary Go Down When Your Boss Has a Child?

Harvard Business Review’s The Daily Stat: Salaries Rise after CEO’s Wife Has First-Born Daughter

HNGN, Headlines & Global News: Are Men With Daughters More Generous? Pay Raise Can Be Affected By Gender Of Employer's Children

Huffington Post: The 'Women' Effect: Women Have More Influence on Men's Behavior Than Previously Thought, and It's Changing Corporate America

International Business Times: Bosses with Daughters Pay More. Is the Staff at Kensington Palace Due for a Pay Cut Then? blog: The ‘Women’ Effect: Women Have More Influence on Men’s Behavior than Previously Thought, and It’s Changing Corporate America Michael S. Dahl, Cristian L. Dezső, David Gaddis Ross

Madame Noire: Male CEOs With Daughters Pay Their Employees Better Wages, Says Recent Study

MORE magazine: Want a Raise? Work for a Man with Daughters

National Affairs: Fatherhood and Managerial Style: How a Male CEO’s Children Affect the Wages of His Employees

New York Times: Why Men Need Women

New Zealand Herald: Daughters make men more generous (Australia): WANT to get a pay rise this year?

Orlando Business Journal: How your pay is impacted by your CEO’s kids

Organizational musings: Your CEO’s Child: How it Affects your Wages

SayPeople: Male CEO’s newborn babies affect the salaries of the workers

Stanford University’s Gender News: Fathers as leaders: How CEOs' children affect employee wages

Time: No Cigar: CEOs Hand Out Pay Cuts after Becoming Dads

Wall Street Journal: How a Male CEO’s Kids Affect His Workers’ Pay

WGNO: Want a raise at work? Better hope your boss has a daughter! blog: Becoming a father makes CEO’s less generous


Alison R. Fragale (University of North Carolina), John J. Sumanth (Southern Methodist University), Larissa Z. Tiedens (Stanford University) and Gregory B. Northcraft (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Appeasing Equals: Lateral Deference in Organizational Communication,” September 2012; 57(3); 373-406.

Harvard Business Review’s The Daily Stat: Why You’re More Deferential to Peers than the Boss in Your Emails

I/O At Work: Email Etiquette: The Unwritten Rules We Follow


Ethan S. Bernstein, (Harvard University),”The Transparency Paradox: A Role for Privacy in Organizational Learning and Operational Control,” June 2012; 57(2); 181-216. (UK): Cohen Award Winner Published in June ASQ Journal

Cornell Enterprise Online: Administrative Science Quarterly garners recognition from the Academy of Management

DeansTalk: The Transparency Paradox, A Role for Privacy in Organizational Learning and Operational Control - Administrative Science Quarterly

The Boston Globe: Productivity Trick: Hide!

Organizational musings: Sharing Less to Learn More

Times of India Blogs: The Transparency Paradox

United Airlines' Hemispheres Magazine: Seeing is Deceiving Lost improvements - transparency paradox


Heidi K. Gardner (Harvard Business School), “Performance Pressure as a Double-edged Sword,” March 2012; 57(1); 1-46.

Cornell Enterprise Online: How Difference Makes a Difference

Canadian Lawyer magazine: New voice but same words

National Affairs: Performance Pressure as a Double-edged Sword: Enhancing Team Motivation but Undermining the Use of Team Knowledge

Organizational musings: Pressure and Clever Ideas: How Teams Mess Up


Robb Willer (University of California, Berkeley), Francis J. Flynn (Stanford University) and Sonya Zak (Los Angeles, CA), “Structure, Identity and Solidarity: A Comparative Field Study of Generalized and Direct Exchange,” March 2012; 57(1); 119-155.

Science Direct: Freecycling Has Viral Effect on Community Spirit and Generosity


2011 Articles

Victoria L. Brescoll (Yale University), “Who Takes the Floor and Why: Gender, Power and Volubility in Organizations,&rsquo December 2011; 56(4); 622-641.

Minds for Business, APS blog: Women Face Backlash for Speaking Up at Work

Today: Why powerful women muzzle themselves


Alexandra Michel (University of Southern California), “Transcending Socialization: A Nine-Year Ethnography of the Body’s Role in Organizational Control and Knowledge Workers’ Transformation”, September 2011; 56 (3); 325-368.

Television and Radio

Bloomberg TV Interview: USC's Michel on Overworked Wall Street Bankers

CNBC TV Interview: Stress for Investment Bankers Too High?

Deutsches Anleger Fernsehen:  Ex-Wall Street Bankerin Michel - Warum Sie Ihren Job an den Nagel haengte

Deutsches Anleger Fernsehen: Alexandra Michel: Aus dem Leben eines Investmentbankers

NPR Radio Interview: Investment Banking Hard on the Mind and Body

Print and Online Press

Adevarul (Romania): Jobul Într-o bancă te poate Îmbolnăvi pe viaţă

American Public Media’s Marketplace: Investment banking hard on the mind and body

Business Insider:Investment Banking May Cause Insomnia, Alcoholism, Heart Palpitations, Eating Disorders And Explosive Temper

Capital (France):Banquier à Wall Street, un métier dangereux pour la santé

Das Investment (Germany): Investmentbanker: Fleißig, krank, leistungsschwach

Der Spiegel (Germany): Unter Wall Street Bankern Ihr Seid Ja Alle Krank

Der Standard (Austria): Damit schafft man sich goldene Handschellen

Der Standard (Austria): Das harte Leben an der Wall Street

Detik Health (Indonesia): Gangguan Kesehatan Serius Banyak Dialami Bankir

Die (Austria): Banker und ihre 120-Stunden-Wochen

El Confidencial (Spain):Los banqueros de inversión, bajo el microscopio

EL CRONISTA (Argentina): Trabajar en Wall Street, una actividad que pone en peligro la salud

Everyday Health: Investment Banking May Tax Your Health

Exame (Brazil): Sete Perguntas para Alexandra Michel

Fierce Finance: The sad personal toll of investment banking

Forbes: Wall Street Hours Mean Health Troubles

Format (Austria): Krank und ohne Freunde: Die Kehrseite der Wall Street

Fox News: Banking may be bad for your health

Handelsblatt (Germany): Wenn Banker Ihren Körper missbrauchen

Here Is The City: Investment Bankers End Up Sleep-Deprived

Houston Business Journal: Is Investment Banking a Health Hazard

Il Sole 24 Ore (Italy):Insonnia, cardiopatie, disturbi alimentari: cosÌ la finanza nuoce alla salute dei professionisti

Los Angeles Times: USC Study Shows the Price Wall Streeters Pay for Success

Main Post (Germany):Die Kehrseite der Wall Street

Main Street: On Wall Street, Long Office Hours Lead to Health Troubles

MSNBC: Investment Banking Should Come with a Health Warning, Study Shows

Negocios (Portugal):Quando a cabeça não tem juÍzo...

New York Observer: Study: Investment Banking Is Bad for You

New York Post: Investment banking can b dangerous for health, study shows

New York Times: Banking May Be Hazardous to Your Health

The New Yorker: The Cult of Overwork

Newser: Investment Banking Hazardous to Your Health

n-tv (Germany):Die Kehrseite der Wall Street

Oman Daily Observer: Where success takes toll on the financial elite's health

The Street: Wall Street Hours Mean Health Troubles

Time Magazine: Study: Working on Wall Street Is Bad for Your Health

Wall Street Journal: Hazard of the Trade: Bankers' Health

WestDeutsche Zeitung (Germany): Studie: Die Kehrseite der Wall Street


Matthew Bidwell (University of Pennsylvania), “Paying More to Get Less: The Effects of External Hiring versus Internal Mobility”; September 2011; 56(3); 369-407.

Business Digest: Recruitment: Three good reasons to favor internal promotion

Business Insider: Companies Prefer to Pay New Hires More Money to Do Less Work

Canadian HR Reporter: Compensation & Rewards: The upside of promoting from Within

FindLaw for Legal Professionals: Better to Promote Than Hire Externally: Study

FindLaw for Legal Professionals: External Hires More Expensive Than Promotions: Study

Forbes: Why Promoting from Within Usually Beats Hiring from Outside

Huff Post News and Trends: Small Business: Job Promotions More Effective Than External Hiring: Survey Says

The Globe and Mail (Canada): Paying more to get less: The cost of external hiring

Time Business: Why External Hires Get Paid More, and Perform Worse, than Internal Staff

Wall Street Journal: An Inside Job: More Firms Opt to Recruit from Within

Wall Street Journal: Is It Better to Promote from Within?


Arijit Chatterjee (ESSEC) and Donald C. Hambrick (The Pennsylvania State University), “Executive Personality, Capability Cues and Risk Taking: How Narcissistic CEOs React to Their Successes and Stumbles,” Administrative Science Quarterly June 2011; 56(2); 202-237.

Business Insider: Steve Jobs May Have Been an Arrogant Jerk, but He Wasn’t a Narcissist

Forbes: New Study: Egomaniacs Make the Best Leaders

Forbes: Why Narcissistic CEOs Kill Their Companies

GovLoop: Do You Have to Be Narcissistic To Be an Elected Official?

NY Times DealBook: A Mirror Can Be a Dangerous Tool for Some C.E.O.’s

Science Watch: Arijit Chatterjee & Donald C. Hambrick Discuss Their Research Regarding CEOs with Narcissistic Tendencies

The Economic Times (India): Narcissist CEOs Think They are Indispensable and beyond the Board

The Economic Times (India): Why Narcissism is a Tolerated, Even Encouraged, Trait among CEOs

The Globe and Mail: Narcissistic Bosses and Why You Should Love Them

The Village Voice: Narcissistic Jerk-Wads Make the Best Leaders, Study Says

Washington Post: Good News for CEOs with Big Egos?


2010 Articles

Emilio J. Castilla (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and Stephen Benard (Indiana University), “The Paradox of Meritocracy in Organizations,” Administrative Science Quarterly December 2010; 55(4); 543-676.

Authentic Organizations: Why Do Meritocracies Hurt Women?

Compensation Café: Pay for Performance? You’ve Got to Be Kidding!

Diverse Issues in Higher Education: Bridging the Research-Practice Gap: The Paradox of Meritocracy

Harvard Business Review’s The Daily Stat: Why Pay Flourishes in Meritocracies

Human Resource Executive Online: Researchers Find ‘The Paradox of Meritocracy’

The Boston Globe: The Problem with Meritocracy

The Globe and Mail (Canada): You Can’t Get Ahead on Merit Alone