Wesley David Sine

Wesley David Sine

Faculty Director, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute
Professor of Management and Organizations

339 Sage Hall
Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-6201
Phone: 607-254-1336

Professor Sine's research focuses on the emergence of new economic sectors and entrepreneurship. His research context includes the United States, Latin America, and the Middle East. He explores issues related to institutional change, industry and technology evolution, technology entrepreneurship, and new venture structure and strategy. He has examined a diverse set of economic sectors ranging from the electric power industry to the emergence of the Internet. Teaching interests include entrepreneurship, commercializing university technology, new venture growth, the management of technology and innovation, and organizational change. He has consulted and taught executives in Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East.

Sine has published, provisionally accepted, or papers forthcoming in the following journals: Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Management Science, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, and Research Policy. Sine is currently a senior editor at Organization Science and is the book review editor at Administrative Science Quarterly.


Curriculum Vitae (CV)

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Accepted Papers

  • Park, Sangchan; Sine, Wesley David; Tolbert, Pamela.  "Determinants of organizational compliance with institutional pressures"  Work and Occupations  (Accepted)

Published Papers

Working Papers

  • Lee, Brandon H; Tolbert, Pamela; Sine, Wesley David.  "Certifying the harvest: The role of standards-based certification organizations on new venture founding in the organic food sector"

  • Hiatt, Shon; Sine, Wesley David.  "Manu Militari: New Venture Ties To Coercive Institutions In Emerging Economies"

  • Patterson, Kelly Lee; Carlos, William Chad; Sine, Wesley David.  "The dual identity burden: The adoption of technology licensing offices by research universities"

  • Carlos, William Chad; Sine, Wesley David; Lee, B..  "The emergence of institutional structure and the evolving role of social movement organizations"

Scholarly Books

Book Chapters