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

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: 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: 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

Book Review: Everything in Its Place: Entrepreneurship and the Strategic Management of Cities, Regions, and States

David B. Audretsch : Everything in Its Place: Entrepreneurship and the Strategic Management of Cities, Regions, and States. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. 184 pp. $35.00, hardcover. Laszlo Tihanyi recently reviewed this book in the March 2016 issue of Administrative Science Quarterly. From the review: Everything in Its Place is a reminder that we … Continue reading Book Review: Everything in Its Place: Entrepreneurship and the Strategic Management of Cities, Regions, and States

Book Review: The Problem with Work

The Problem with Work: Feminism, Marxism, Antiwork Politics, and Postwork Imaginaries. Kathi Weeks; Durham: Duke University Press, 2011, 304 pp., $23.95 ISBN 978-0-8003-5112-2 Eugene P. Coyle of Eugene P. Coyle & Assoc. recently took the time to review the book in Review of Radical Political Economics. From the review: “Why do we work so long and so … Continue reading Book Review: The Problem with Work