Book Review: Beyond the Beat: Musicians Building Community in Nashville

Daniel B. Cornfield : Beyond the Beat: Musicians Building Community in Nashville.Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2015. 218 pp. $35.00, hardcover. Amir Goldberg of Stanford Graduate School of Business recently published a book review in Administrative Science Quarterly. From the book review: Drawing on rich interviews with 75 music professionals in Nashville, Cornfield develops both a … Continue reading Book Review: Beyond the Beat: Musicians Building Community in Nashville

Book Review: Varietals of Capitalism: A Political Economy of the Changing Wine Industry

Xabier Itçaina, Antoine Roger, Andy Smith : Varietals of Capitalism: A Political Economy of the Changing Wine Industry. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2016.280 pp. $45.00, hardcover. Royston Greenwood of University of Edinburgh recently published a book review in Administrative Science Quarterly. An excerpt from the book review: The empirical story analyzed in Varietals of Capitalism … Continue reading Book Review: Varietals of Capitalism: A Political Economy of the Changing Wine Industry

Book Review: Secrecy at Work: The Hidden Architecture of Organizational Life

Jana Costas, Christopher Grey : Secrecy at Work: The Hidden Architecture of Organizational Life. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2016. 202 pp. $27.95, paper. Blake E. Ashforth of Arizona State University Tempe recently contributed a book review in Administrative Science Quarterly. An excerpt from the book review: In their provocative new book, Jana Costas and Christopher Grey … Continue reading Book Review: Secrecy at Work: The Hidden Architecture of Organizational Life

Book Review: Selling Our Souls: The Commodification of Hospital Care in the United States

Selling Our Souls: The Commodification of Hospital Care in the United States. By Adam D. Reich Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2014. 248 pp. ISBN 978-0-6911-60405, $39.50 Nick Krachler recently published a book review in ILR Review. An excerpt from the review: Reich’s main focus is on the institutional legacies that shape how the people working in his … Continue reading Book Review: Selling Our Souls: The Commodification of Hospital Care in the United States

Book Review: Technology Choices: Why Occupations Differ in Their Embrace of New Technology

Diane E. Bailey, Paul M. Leonardi : Technology Choices: Why Occupations Differ in Their Embrace of New Technology. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2015. 288 pp.$32.00/£22.95, cloth. Asaf Darr of University of Haifa recently reviewed Technology Choices: Why Occupations Differ in Their Embrace of New Technology in Administrative Science Quarterly. An excerpt from the book review: … Continue reading Book Review: Technology Choices: Why Occupations Differ in Their Embrace of New Technology

Book Review: The Sound of Innovation

Andrew J. Nelson : The Sound of Innovation. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2015. 236 pp. $34.00, hardcover. Gino Cattani of New York University recently published a book review in Administrative Science Quarterly for The Sound of Innovation. An excerpt from the book review: The emergence of novelty—a new technology or organizational form, or even an entirely … Continue reading Book Review: The Sound of Innovation

Book Review: The Globalization of Inequality

The Globalization of Inequality. By François Bourguignon . Translated by Thomas Scott-Railton . Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2015. 224 pp. ISBN 978-0691160528, $27.95 (Cloth). Gary Fields of Cornell University recently wrote a book review in ILR Review for The Globalization of Inequality. An excerpt from the book review: In this book, he [François Bourguignon] … Continue reading Book Review: The Globalization of Inequality

Book Review: The Oxford Handbook of Creative Industries

Candace Jones, Mark Lorenzen, Jonathan Sapsed , eds.: The Oxford Handbook of Creative Industries. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 576 pp. $170.00, hardcover. Santi Furnari of City University London recently published a book review for The Oxford Handbook of Creative Industries in Administrative Science Quarterly. An excerpt from the review: The Oxford Handbook of Creative Industries … Continue reading Book Review: The Oxford Handbook of Creative Industries

Book Review: The Evolution of a New Industry: A Genealogical Approach

Israel Drori, Shmuel Ellis, Zur Shapira : The Evolution of a New Industry: A Genealogical Approach. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2013. 190 pp.$45.00, cloth. Wesley Sine of Cornell University recently published a book review for The Evolution of a New Industry: A Genealogical Approach in Administrative Science Quarterly. An excerpt from the review: The Evolution of … Continue reading Book Review: The Evolution of a New Industry: A Genealogical Approach

Book Review: Womentrepreneurs: Inspiring Stories of Success

The Hindu Business Line recently published a book review by Aarati Krishnan for the book Womentrepreneurs: Inspiring Stories of Success by author Avinash Kirpal. From the review: Womentrepreneurs: Inspiring Stories of Success authored by Avinash Kirpal manages to steer clear of these pitfalls and gives a mostly factual account of 10 Indian women entrepreneurs who have … Continue reading Book Review: Womentrepreneurs: Inspiring Stories of Success