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 2014 Table of Contents


  • What’s Love Got to Do with It? A Longitudinal Study of the Culture of Companionate Love and Employee and Client Outcomes in a Long-term Care Setting
    Sigal G. Barsade and Olivia A. O’Neill

  • Portfolios of Political Ties and Business Group Strategy in Emerging Economies: Evidence from Taiwan
    Hongjin Zhu and Chi-Nien Chung

  • Imprint–environment Fit and Performance: How Organizational Munificence at the Time of Hire Affects Subsequent Job Performance 
    András Tilcsik

  • Derivatives and Deregulation: Financial Innovation and the Demise of Glass–Steagall
    Russell J. Funk and Daniel Hirschman

  • The Contaminating Effects of Building Instrumental Ties: How Networking Can Make Us Feel Dirty
    Tiziana Casciaro, Francesca Gino, and Maryam Kouchaki

  • News and Notes
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Book Reviews

Gerald George and Adam J. Bock: Models of Opportunity: How Entrepreneurs Design Firms to Achieve the Unexpected
Jonathan T. Eckhardt

Melody Rose, ed.: Women and Executive Office: Pathways and Performance
Hannah Riley Bowles

Mark S. Mizruchi: The Fracturing of the American Corporate Elite
Neil Fligstein

Denise M. Rousseau, ed.: The Oxford Handbook of Evidence-based Management
Sim B. Sitkin and Christina A. Rader

Nancy DiTomaso: The American Non-Dilemma: Racial Inequality without Racism
Brian Lowery

Steven G. Mandis: What Happened to Goldman Sachs: An Insider’s Story of Organizational Drift and Its Unintended Consequences
Alexandra Michel

Kathleen M. Blee: Democracy in the Making: How Activist Groups Form
Fabio Rojas

Damon J. Phillips: Shaping Jazz: Cities, Labels, and the Global Emergence of an Art Form
Heather A. Haveman

Joseph R. Blasi, Richard B. Freeman, and Douglas L. Kruse: The Citizen’s Share: Putting Ownership Back into Democracy
Kevin P. Gaughan and Paul M. Hirsch