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Chandler, A. D., Jr. 1977. The Visible Hand: The Managerial Revolution in American Business.
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Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Introduction.
Fligstein, Neil. 1990. The Transformation of Corporate Control. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.
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Chapters 1, 2 and 9.
Marquis, C. & Huang, Z. 2009. The contingent nature of public policy and the growth of U.S.
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commercial banking. Academy of Management Journal, 52(6): 1222-1246.
Roy, William. 1997. Socializing Capital: The Rise of the Large Industrial Corporation in America.
02: 2/2 Rebecca Cadigan
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Chapters 1 and 9.
03: 2/9 Coase, R.H. 1937. "The Nature of the Firm." Economica N.S. 4:386-405. Luciana Silvestri
Granovetter, Mark. 1985. "Economic action and social structure: the problem of embeddedness."
03: 2/9 Mary Carol Mazza
American Journal of Sociology 91: 481-510.
Powell, Walter W. 1990. Neither market nor hierarchy: Network forms of organization. In Research in
03: 2/9 Organizational Behavior, edited by Staw, Barry M. and L. L. Cummings. Vol. 12, (Greenwich, CT: JAI Vaughn Tan
Press).
Williamson, Oliver E. 1994. "Transaction cost economics and organization theory." In Neil Smelser
03: 2/9 and Richard Swedberg (eds.), Handbook of Economic Sociology: 77-107. Princeton, Princeton Mazen Elfakhani
University Press.
Davis, Gerald F. and Tracy A. Thompson. 1994. "A social movement perspective on corporate
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control." Administrative Science Quarterly 39: 141-173.
Fama, Eugene, and Michael C. Jensen. 1983. "Separation of ownership and control." Journal of Law
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and Economics 26: 301-325.
Jensen Michael and W. Meckling. 1976 "Theory of the Firm: Managerial Behavior, Agency Costs, and
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Ownership Structure," Journal of Financial Economics 3:305-60.
Westphal, J.D., and Zajac, E.J., 1998. The symbolic management of stockholders: Corporate
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governance reforms and shareholder reactions. Administrative Science Quarterly, 43:127 153.
Lawrence, Paul D., and Jay W. Lorsch. 1967. "Differentiation and Integration in Complex
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Organizations." Administrative Science Quarterly, 12: 1-47.

Pfeffer, Jeffrey, and Gerald R. Salancik. 1978. The External Control of Organizations: A Resource
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Dependence Perspective. New York: Harper and Row. Chapters 2, 3 and 4 pages 23-92.

Thompson, James D. 1967. Organizations in Action: Social Science Bases of Administrative Theory.
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New York: McGraw-Hill. Chapters 1, 3, and 4. Pages 1-13 and 25-50.
Davis, Gerald F., Kristina A. Diekmann, and Catherine H. Tinsley. 1994. "The decline and fall of the
06: 3/2 conglomerate firm in the 1980s: The deinstitutionalization of an organizational form." American Vince Feng
Sociological Review 59: 547-570.
DiMaggio, Paul J. and Walter W. Powell. 1983. "The iron cage revisited: institutional isomorphism and
06: 3/2 collective rationality in organizational fields." American Sociological Review 48: 147-160. Reprinted in Aaron Glassenberg
Powell and Dimaggio: 63-82.
Dobbin, Frank. 1994 Forging Industrial Policy: The United States, Britain, and France in the Railway
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Age. New York: Cambridge University Press. Chapters 1 and 5.
Meyer, John W. and Brian Rowan. 1977. "Institutionalized organizations: formal structure as myth
06: 3/2 and ceremony." American Journal of Sociology 83: 340-363. Reprinted in Powell and Dimaggio: 41- Dong-Ju Lee
62.
Carroll, Glenn R. and Michael T. Hannan. 1989. "Density Dependence in the Evolution of Newspaper
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Populations." American Sociological Review 54: 524-541.
Hannan, Michael T., and John Freeman. 1977. "The Population Ecology of Organizations." American
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Journal of Sociology 82: 929-964.
Hannan, Michael T., Glenn R. Carroll, Elizabeth A. Dundon, and John Charles Torres. 1995.
07: 3/9 "Organizational Evolution in a Multinational Context: Entries of Automobile Manufacturers in Belgium, Sabrina Huang
Britain, France, Germany, and Italy." American Sociological Review 60:509-528.
Stinchcombe, Arthur. 1965. Pages 142-169 of "Social Structure and Organizations." In Handbook of
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Organizations. Edited by James March. Chicago: Rand McNally.

Baum, Joel A. C. and Walter W. Powell. 1995. "Cultivating an Institutional Ecology of Organizations:
Comment on Hannan, Carroll, Dundon, and Torres." American Sociological Review 60:529-538. and
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Hannan, Michael T. and Glenn R. Carroll. 1995. "Theory Building and Cheap Talk About Legitimation:
Reply to Baum and Powell." American Sociological Review 60:539-544.

Carroll, Glenn and Anand Swaminathan "Why the microbrewery movement? Organizational dynamics
08: 3/23 of resource partitioning in the U.S.brewing industry" American Journal of Sociology 106 (2000): 715- Matthew Lee
62.
Haveman, Heather A. and Hayagreeva Rao. 1997. "Structuring a Theory of Moral Sentiments:
08: 3/23 Institutional and Organizational Coevolution in the Early Thrift Industry." The American Journal of Sabrina Huang
Sociology 102:1606-1651.
Marquis, Christopher. 2003. "The Pressure of the Past: Network Imprinting in Intercorporate
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Communities." Administrative Science Quarterly, 48: 655-689.

DiMaggio, Paul J. 1988. "Interest and agency in institutional theory." Pp. 3-21 in Institutional Patterns
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and Organizations: Culture and Environment, edited by L. G. Zucker. Cambridge, MA: Ballinger.

Greenwood, Royston and Roy Suddaby. 2006. "Institutional Entrepreneurship in Mature Fields: The
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Big Five Accounting Firms." Academy of Management Journal 49:27-48.
Haveman, Heather A. 1992. "Between A Rock and A Hard Place - Organizational-Change And
09: 3/30 Performance Under Conditions Of Fundamental Environmental Transformation." Administrative Aaron Glassenberg
Science Quarterly 37: 48-75.
Leblebici, Huseyin, Gerald R. Salancik, Anne Copay, and Tom King. 1991. "Institutional Change and
09: 3/30 the Transformation of Interorganizational Fields: An Organizational History of the U.S. Radio Matthew Lee
Broadcasting Industry." Administrative Science Quarterly 36:333-363.
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McCarthy, John D. and Mayer Zald. 1977. "Resource Mobilization and Social Movements: A Partial
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Theory." American Journal of Sociology 82:1212-1241.
Rao, Hayagreeva, Phillipe Monin and Rodolphe Durand. 2003. "Institutional Change in Toque Ville :
10: 4/6 Nouvelle Cuisine as an Identity Movement in French Gastronomy." American Journal of Sociology Sae Takada
108: 795- 843.
Rao, Hayagreeva. 1994. "The social construction of reputation: Certification contests, legitimation,
10: 4/6 and the survival of organizations in the American automobile industry: 1895-1912." Strategic Phoenix (Chi) Wang
Management Journal 15:29-44.
Weber, Klaus, Hayagreeva Rao, and L. G. Thomas. 2009. "From Streets to Suites: How the Anti-
10: 4/6 Biotech Movement Affected German Pharmaceutical Firms." American Sociological Review 74:106-
127.
Granovetter, Mark S. 1973. "The Strength of Weak Ties." American Journal of Sociology 78: 1360-
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1380.
Gulati, Ranjay and Martin Gargiulo. 1999. "Where Do Interorganizational Networks Come From?" The
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American Journal of Sociology 104:1439-1493.
Uzzi, Brian and Jarrett Spiro. 2005. "Collaboration and Creativity: The Small World Problem." The
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American Journal of Sociology 111:447-505.

Uzzi, Brian. 1996. "The Sources and Consequences of Embeddedness for the Economic Performance
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of Organizations: The Network Effect." American Sociological Review 61:674-698.

Burt, Ronald S. 1992. Structural Holes: The Social Structure of Competition. Cambridge MA: Harvard
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University Press. Pages 1-49.
Podolny, Joel M. 1993. "A status-based model of market competition." American Journal of Sociology
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98: 829-872.
Podolny, Joel M. 2001. "Networks as the Pipes and Prisms of the Market." The American Journal of
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Sociology 107:33-60.
Zuckerman, Ezra W. 1999. "The categorical imperative: securities analysts and the illegitimacy
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discount." American Journal of Sociology 104: 1398-1438.

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