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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September 2014 Table of Contents

From the Editor

Gerald F. Davis
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  • Beyond Occupational Differences: The Importance of Cross-cutting Demographics and Dyadic Toolkits for Collaboration in a U.S. Hospital
    Julia DiBenigno and Katherine C. Kellogg

  • Coordinated Exploration: Organizing Joint Search by Multiple Specialists to Overcome Mutual Confusion and Joint Myopia
    Thorbjørn Knudsen and Kannan Srikanth

  • Founding Teams as Carriers of Competing Logics: When Institutional Forces Predict Banks’ Risk Exposure
    Juan Almandoz

  • Functions of Dysfunction: Managing the Dynamics of an Organizational Duality in a Natural Food Cooperative
    Blake E. Ashforth and Peter H. Reingen

  • Organizational Forms and Multi-population Dynamics: Economic Transition in China
    Dean Xu, Jane W. Lu, and Qian Gu

  • Publications Received
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Book Reviews

Majken Schultz, Steve Maguire, Ann Langley, and Haridimos Tsoukas, eds.: Constructing Identity in and around Organizations
Kimberly D. Elsbach

Timothy Werner: Public Forces and Private Politics in American Big Business
Mark S. Mizruchi

Yuri Takhteyev: Coding Places: Software Practice in a South American City
Asaf Darr

Michael L. Barnett and Timothy G. Pollock, eds.: The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Reputation
Forrest Briscoe

Asli M. Colpan, Takashi Hikino, and James R. Lincoln, eds.: The Oxford Handbook of Business Groups
Sea-Jin Chang

Kevin Stainback and Donald Tomaskovic-Devey: Documenting Desegregation: Racial and Gender Segregation in Private-sector Employment since the Civil Rights Act
Nancy DiTomaso

Archie B. Carroll, Kenneth J. Lipartito, James E. Post, Patricia H. Werhane, and Kenneth E. Goodpaster: Corporate Responsibility: The American Experience
Glen Dowell

Mauro F. Guillén and Emilio Ontiveros: Global Turning Points: Understanding the Challenges for Business in the 21st Century
Francesco Duina

Craig R. Scott: Anonymous Agencies, Backstreet Businesses, and Covert Collectives: Rethinking Organizations in the 21st Century
Paul C. Godfrey

Karin Knorr Cetina and Alex Preda, eds.: The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Finance
Christopher Marquis

Finn Brunton: Spam: A Shadow History of the Internet
Mikolaj Jan Piskorski

Rodolphe Durand and Jean-Philippe Vergne: The Pirate Organization: Lessons from the Fringes of Capitalism
Victor P. Seidel