OS Editor Picks: Organizing the Environmental Governance of the Rare-Earth Industry

[We are pleased to welcome Trish Reay, Editor-in-Chief of Organization Studies.] Organizing the Environmental Governance of the Rare-Earth Industry: China’s passive revolution.  Le Bo, Steffen Böhm, and Noelia-Sarah Reynolds Are you interested in business-government-civil society relations, in the context of China’s rare-earth industry, and how it has changed over the past 30 years? How have the severe … Continue reading OS Editor Picks: Organizing the Environmental Governance of the Rare-Earth Industry

#OSEditorPicks: Identities in Organization Studies

[We are pleased to welcome Trish Reay, Editor-in-Chief of Organization Studies.] Brown, Andrew. OnlineFirst, 2018. Identities in Organization Studies. Organization Studies. Are you interested in self-identity – how individuals see themselves – and why it matters in Organization Studies? If so, you need to read this engaging and concise review of recent research on the topic written … Continue reading #OSEditorPicks: Identities in Organization Studies

#OSEditorPicks: Constructing Women’s Leadership Representation in the UK Press During a Time of Financial Crisis

[We are pleased to welcome Trish Reay, Editor-in-Chief of Organization Studies.] Elliott, C. & Stead, V. (2018). Constructing Women’s Leadership Representation in the UK Press During a Time of Financial Crisis: Gender Capitals and Dialectic Tensions. Organization Studies, 39(1): 19-45. In this timely article, Carole Elliott and Valerie Stead investigate how women’s leadership was represented in the … Continue reading #OSEditorPicks: Constructing Women’s Leadership Representation in the UK Press During a Time of Financial Crisis

#OSEditorPicks: Moving Institutional Logics Forward: Emotion and Meaningful Material Practice. Organization Studies

[We are pleased to welcome Trish Reay, Editor-in-Chief of Organization Studies.] In the #OSEditorPicks for November, Moving Institutional Logics Forward: Emotion and Meaningful Material Practice. Organization Studies, Roger Friedland writes about institutions and emotions. If you are engaged with the literature on institutional logics, here is a new article that you really need to read. As part … Continue reading #OSEditorPicks: Moving Institutional Logics Forward: Emotion and Meaningful Material Practice. Organization Studies

#OSEditorPicks: Behind Smoke and Mirrors: A Political Approach to Decoupling

[We are pleased to welcome Trish Reay, Editor-in-Chief of Organization Studies.] In the #OSEditorPicks for August, Behind Smoke and Mirrors: A Political Approach to Decoupling, Anja Kern, Aziza Laguecir, and Bernard Leca respond to calls for more attention to power and politics within institutional theory. They conducted an in-depth study of policy implementation by a Regional Health Authority … Continue reading #OSEditorPicks: Behind Smoke and Mirrors: A Political Approach to Decoupling

Embodied organizational routines: Explicating a practice understanding

[We’re pleased to welcome author Alex Wright of The Open University, UK. Wright recently published an article in the Journal of Management Inquiry entitled “Embodied Organizational Routines: Explicating a Practice Understanding, which is currently free to read for a limited time." Below, Wright reflects on the inspiration for conducting this research:] The recent interest in exploring organizational … Continue reading Embodied organizational routines: Explicating a practice understanding

Call for Papers: Organization & Environment

Organization & Environment is currently accepting manuscripts for an upcoming special issue on the topic: Financial Markets and the Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy. Please click the picture above or here to view additional guidelines for submitting. You can also sign up to receive email alerts for Organization & Environment through the homepage!

Organizational Demands on Productivity, Innovations, and Safety

[We’re pleased to welcome author Marianne Törner of the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. She recently published an article in the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science entitled "Coping With Paradoxical Demands Through an Organizational Climate of Perceived Organizational Support: An Empirical Study Among Workers in Construction and Mining Industry" co-authored by Anders Pousette, Pernilla Larsman, and Sven Hemlin. From Törner:] … Continue reading Organizational Demands on Productivity, Innovations, and Safety

Organization OR Environment?

[We're pleased to welcome Jennifer Tosti-Kharas, Assistant Professor at Babson College in Organizational Behavior. Tosti-Kharas recently published an article in Organization & Environment entitled "Organization OR Environment? Disentangling Employees Rationales Behind Organizational Citizenship Behavior for the Environment." From Tosti-Kharas:] The origin of this paper came from bridging two different research projects. My co-authors, Tom Thomas and Eric Lamm of … Continue reading Organization OR Environment?

Is it a ‘home run’ for vertical integration? Organizational Form in Professional Baseball

At first glance, the organizational form of major league and minor league baseball teams may appear straightforward--minor league teams provide training and experience for players, which provides major league teams with a strong recruitment pool. However, a recent paper published in the Journal of Sports Economics by F. Andrew Hanssen, James W. Meehan Jr., and Thomas … Continue reading Is it a ‘home run’ for vertical integration? Organizational Form in Professional Baseball