Wesley David Sine

Wesley David Sine

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

Email: wds4@cornell.edu
371 Sage Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
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

Published Papers

Working Papers

  • Lee, Brandon H; Sine, Wesley David; Tolbert, Pamela.  "Certifying the Harvest: The Role of Standards-based Certification Organizations on New Venture Founding in the Organic Food Sector"

  • 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

  • Serra , Caroline Kaehr ; Sine, Wesley David, (accepted), Institutional Theory and Entrepreneurship: Taking Stock and Moving Forward, in SAGE Handbook of Organizational Institutionalism, eds Greenwood, Sage Publications.

  • Sine, Wesley David; Lee, Brandon H., 2007, Constructing market opportunities: Environmental movements and the transformation of regional regulatory regimes, in Applied Evolutionary Economics and Economic Geography, eds Koen Frenken, Edward Elgar Publishing Inc..

  • Strang, David; Sine, Wesley David, 2002, Interorganizational Institutions, in The Blackwell Companion to Organizations, Blackwell Publishers Ltd..

Wesley David Sine