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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December 2016 Table of Contents


  • From the Editor

  • How Cinderella Became a Queen: Theorizing Radical Status Change
    Giuseppe Delmestri and Royston Greenwood

  • Explaining the Selection of Routines for Change during Organizational Search
    Amit Nigam, Ruthanne Huising, and Brian Golden

  • Blacklisted Businesses: Social Activists’ Challenges and the Disruption of Corporate Political Activity
    Mary-Hunter McDonnell and Timothy Werner

  • The Group Dynamics of Interorganizational Relationships: Collaborating with Multiple Partners in Innovation Ecosystems
    Jason P. Davis

  • The Radical Flank Effect and Cross-occupational Collaboration for Technology Development during a Power Shift
    Emily Truelove and Katherine C. Kellogg

  • 2016 Outside Reviewers
    Full Text

  • Corrigendum

Book Reviews

Heather A. Haveman: Magazines and the Making of America: Modernization, Community, and Print Culture, 1741–1860
Frank Dobbin

Jana Costas and Christopher Grey: Secrecy at Work: The Hidden Architecture of Organizational Life
Blake E. Ashforth

Andrew J. Nelson: The Sound of Innovation
Gino Cattani

Diane E. Bailey and Paul M. Leonardi: Technology Choices: Why Occupations Differ in Their Embrace of New Technology
Asaf Darr