Elephant or Donkey? How Board Political Ideology Impacts CEO Pay

How much does directors' political ideologies impact CEO compensation? Perhaps more than you might think--according to a recent paper published in Administrative Science Quarterly, entitled "The Elephant (or Donkey) in the Boardroom: How Board Political Ideology Affects CEO Pay" from authors Abhinav Gupta and Adam J. Wowak, conservative and liberal boards differ in not only how much … Continue reading Elephant or Donkey? How Board Political Ideology Impacts CEO Pay

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: 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

Read the Latest Issue of Administrative Science Quarterly!

The September 2016 issue of Administrative Science Quarterly is now published online and can be accessed free for the next 30 days! The September issue includes a 60th anniversary essay from Karl E. Weick of the University of Michigan, addressing the experience of organizational inquiry. The abstract for the essay: Jerry Davis’s (2015) question “What is organizational … Continue reading Read the Latest Issue of Administrative Science Quarterly!

Visit SAGE @ AOM 2016!

The Academy of Management 2016 Annual Meeting is going on now in Anaheim! This year's theme, Making Organizations Meaningful, is all about the extensive impact of an organizations purpose, value, and worth. Organizational meaningfulness is a rich area of research--organizations communicate meaning across a wide variety of mediums to a wide variety of audiences, with … Continue reading Visit SAGE @ AOM 2016!

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

Does Social Activism Disrupt Corporate Political Activity?

The use and efficacy of corporate political activity has been well researched in the past, but a new paper published in Administrative Science Quarterly from authors Mary-Hunter McDonnell and Timothy Werner is taking a new perspective of corporate political activity. The paper, entitled "Blacklisted Businesses: Social Activists' Challenges and the Disruption of Corporate Political Activity," focuses … Continue reading Does Social Activism Disrupt Corporate Political Activity?

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

Read the New Issue of Administrative Science Quarterly!

The June 2016 issue of Administrative Science Quarterly is now available online and can be accessed free for the next 30 days. The June issue includes articles covering a range of topics, including an article that explores why cultural omnivores get creative jobs, and an article on task segregation as a mechanism for within-job gender … Continue reading Read the New Issue of Administrative Science Quarterly!

Book Review: The Biological Foundations of Organizational Behavior

Stephen Colarelli, Richard Arvey , eds.: The Biological Foundations of Organizational Behavior. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015. 364 pp. $120.00, hardcover. Will Drover recently reviewed this book in Administrative Science Quarterly. From the review: This edited volume hits the mark as a timely, thoughtful collection of chapters that lay a conceptual and empirical foundation for … Continue reading Book Review: The Biological Foundations of Organizational Behavior