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 2016 Table of Contents


  • From the Editor

  • 60th Anniversary Essay: Constrained Comprehending: The Experience of Organizational Inquiry
    Karl E. Weick

  • Combining Logics to Transform Organizational Agency: Blending Industry and Art at Alessi
    Elena Dalpiaz, Violina Rindova, and Davide Ravasi

  • The Best of Both Worlds: The Benefits of Open-specialized and Closed-diverse Syndication Networks for Ventures' Success
    Anne L.J. Ter Wal, Oliver Alexy, Jörn Block, and Philipp G. Sandner

  • Balancing on the Creative Highwire: Forecasting the Success of Novel Ideas in Organizations
    Justin M. Berg

  • Whitened Résumés: Race and Self-Presentation in the Labor Market
    Sonia K. Kang, Katherine A. DeCelles, András Tilcsik, and Sora Jun

  • Publications Received

Book Reviews

Richard R. John and Jonathan Silberstein-Loeb, eds.: Making News: The Political Economy of Journalism in Britain and America from the Glorious Revolution to the Internet Age
Heather A. Haveman

Candace Jones, Mark Lorenzen, and Jonathan Sapsed, eds.: The Oxford Handbook of Creative Industries
Santi Furnari

Shaul Oreg and Jacob Goldenberg: Resistance to Innovation: Its Sources and Manifestations
Timo Vuori

Paula Jarzabkowski, Rebecca Bednarek, and Paul Spee: Making a Market for Acts of God: The Practice of Risk-trading in the Global Reinsurance Industry
Mark J. Zbaracki