Administrative Science Quarterly

Our top-tier journal on organizational studies

ASQ 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.

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June 2015 Table of Contents


  • Editorial Essay: What Is Organizational Research For?
    Gerald F. Davis 

  • The Impact of Culture on Creativity: How Cultural Tightness and Cultural Distance Affect Global Innovation Crowdsourcing Work
    Roy Y. J. Chua, Yannig Roth, and Jean-François Lemoine

  • Disentangling Risk and Change: Internal and External Social Comparison in the Mutual Fund Industry
    Aleksandra Kacperczyk, Christine M. Beckman, and Thomas P. Moliterno

  • To Hive or to Hold: Producing Professional Authority through Scut Work
    Ruthanne Huising

  • Social Activism and Practice Diffusion: How Activist Tactics Affect Non-targeted Organizations
    Forrest Briscoe, Abhinav Gupta, and Mark S. Anner

  • Marks of Distinction: Framing and Audience Appreciation in the Context of Investment Advice
    Simona Giorgi and Klaus Weber

  • Corrigendum
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Book Reviews

Book Review Essay: The Environmental Crisis and Its Capitalist Roots: Reading Naomi Klein with Karl Polanyi—Naomi Klein: This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate
Paul S. Adler

Edward T. Walker: Grassroots for Hire: Public Affairs Consultants in American Democracy
Marissa King

Peter Fleming: Resisting Work: The Corporatization of Life and Its Discontents
Matthew Bidwell

Betsy Leondar-Wright: Missing Class: How Seeing Class Cultures Can Strengthen Social Movement Groups
Fabio Rojas

Akos Rona-Tas and Alya Guseva: Plastic Money: Constructing Markets for Credit Cards in Eight Postcommunist Countries
Christopher Yenkey