Administrative Science Quarterly

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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March 2019 Table of Contents


  • Bowing before Dual Gods: How Structured Flexibility Sustains Organizational Hybridity
    Wendy K. Smith and Marya L. Besharov

  • More and Less Effective Updating: The Role of Trajectory Management in Making Sense Again
    Marlys K. Christianson

  • Shadow Learning: Building Robotic Surgical Skill When Approved Means Fail
    Matthew Beane

  • Agony and Ecstasy in the Gig Economy: Cultivating Holding Environments for Precarious and Personalized Work Identities
    Gianpiero Petriglieri, Susan J. Ashford, and Amy Wrzesniewski

  • Network Synergy
    Exequiel Hernandez and J. Myles Shaver

  • The Changing Effectiveness of Local Civic Action: The Critical Nexus of Community and Organization
    Wesley Longhofer, Giacomo Negro, and Peter W. Roberts

  • Best in Class: The Returns on Application Endorsements in Higher Education
    Emilio J. Castilla and Ben A. Rissing

Book Reviews

Daniel M. Cable: Alive at Work: The Neuroscience of Helping Your People
Love What They Do

Martin Kilduff

Clayton Childress: Under the Cover: The Creation, Production, and
Reception of a Novel
Heather Haveman

Paul Osterman: Who Will Care for Us? Long-term Care and the Long-term
Thomas D'Aunno

Bernardo Zacka: When the State Meets the Street: Public Service and
Moral Agency

Timothy Werner