This is a list of selected publications (since 2008) by members of the Organizations and Social Change Research Group. You can click on some publication titles to view the abstract and download the full paper. Publications are listed by theme and year. More specific information on recent publications will be posted shortly. For more detailed information please visit the website: For specific information about each faculty member please visit:

Climate Change

Levy, D. L., Spicer, A.  2013. Contested Imaginaries and the Cultural Political Economy of Climate Change. Organization (forthcoming).

Wittneben, B. B. F., Okereke, C., Banerjee, S. B., & Levy, D. 2012. Climate Change and the Emergence of New Organizational Landscapes. Organization Studies, 33(11): 1431-1450

Rothenberg, S., Levy, D.L. 2012. Corporate Perceptions of Climate Science: The Role of Corporate Environmental Scientists. Business and Society, 51(1): 31-61.

Levy, D.L., Brown, H.S. and De Jong, M. 2010. “The Contested Politics of Corporate Governance: The Case of the Global Reporting Initiative.” Business and Society

Haigh, N.L. & Griffiths, A. 2009. “The Natural Environment as Primary Stakeholder: The Case of Climate Change.” Business Strategy and the Environment. 18(6) 347-359.

Haigh, N.L. 2008. “A View Backstage of Climate Change Environmental Markets.” Australasian Journal of Environmental Management. June: 53-59.

Economic Development

Foster, P., Manning, S., Terkla, D. 2015. The Rise of Hollywood East: Regional Film Offices as Intermediaries in Film and Television Production Clusters. Regional Studies, 49 (3), 433-450.

Contu, A. and Girei, E. 2014. ‘NGOs Management and the Value of ‘Partnerships’ for Equality in International Development: What’s in a Name?’ Human Relations 67 (2): 205-232.

Manning, S., Roessler, D. 2014. The Formation of Cross-Sector Development Partnerships: How Bridging Agents Shape Project Agendas and Longer-term Alliances. Journal of Business Ethics. 123 (3), 527-547.

Manning, S. 2013. New Silicon Valleys or a New Species? Commoditization of Knowledge Work and the Rise of Knowledge Services Clusters. Research Policy, 42, 379-390.

Manning, S., Sydow, J., Windeler, A. 2012. Securing Access to Lower-Cost Talent Globally: The Dynamics of Active Embedding and Field Structuration. Regional Studies, 46 (9), 1201-1218.

Employee Ownership

Van Essen, Marc, Jordan Otten, and Edward J. Carberry. 2015. “Determinants of CEO Compensation and Managerial Power Theory: A Meta-Analytic Approach.” Journal of Management, 41 (1): 164-202.

Caramelli, Marco and Edward J. Carberry. 2014. “Understanding Employee Preferences for Investing in Employer Stock: Evidence from France.” Human Resource Management Journal, 24 (4): 548-566.

Carberry, E. and King, B. 2012. “Defensive Practice Adoption in the Face of Organizational Stigma: Impression Management and the Diffusion of Stock Option Expensing. Journal of Management Studies.

Carberry, E. 2012. “Making Sense of Organizational Environments: The Adoption of Employee Stock Options in the Indian Technology Sector.” International Journal of Human Resource Management. 23(8).

Carberry, E, Editor. 2011. Employee Ownership and Shared Capitalism: New Directions and Debates. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Financial Crisis

Riaz, S., Buchanan, S. and Bapuji, H. 2011. Institutional Work Amidst the Financial Crisis: Emerging Positions of Elite Actors. Organization: The Critical Journal of Organization, Theory and Society. Special issue on ‘Capitalism in Crisis: Organizational Perspectives’, 18(3): 187-214.

Riaz, S. 2009. The Global Financial Crisis: An Institutional Theory Analysis. Critical Perspectives on International Business, Special issue on The Global Financial Crisis, Volume 5, Issue 1, 26-35.

Riaz, S. 2009. Exploring Institutional Realities: The Economic Crisis as a Time for International Business to LeadAcademy of International Business Insights, Number 9, Issue 3, 4-7.

Global Production Networks

Manning, S., Larsen, M.M., Bharati, P. 2015. Global Delivery Models: The Role of Talent, Speed and Time Zones in the Global Outsourcing Industry. Journal of International Business Studies, 46 (7), 850-877.

Manning, S. 2013. New Silicon Valleys Or a New Species? Commoditization of Knowledge Work and the Rise of Knowledge Services Clusters. Research Policy, 42, 379-390.

Manning, S., Sydow, J., Windeler, A. 2012. Securing Access to Lower-Cost Talent Globally: The Dynamics of Active Embedding and Field Structuration. Regional Studies, 46 (9), 1201-1218.

Levy, D.L. 2008. “Political Contestation in Global Production Networks”, Academy of Management Review Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 943-962.

Manning, S., Massini, S., Lewin, A.Y. 2008. A Dynamic Perspective on Next-Generation Offshoring: The Global Sourcing of Science and Engineering Talent. Academy of Management Perspectives, 22 (3), 35-54.

Healthcare Management, Policy, and System Change

Kirchner, J. E., Ritchie, M. J., Pitcock, J. A., Parker, L. E., Curran, G. M., & Fortney, J. C. 2014. “Outcomes of a partnered facilitation strategy to implement primary care mental health.” Journal of General Internal Medicine, 29 (4 Supplement, S904-S912.

Barnett, E. R., Bernardy, N. C., Jenkyn, A.,B.,  Parker, L. E., Lund, B. C., Alexander, B., & Friedman, M. J. 2014. “Prescribing Clinicians’ Perspectives on Evidence-Based Psychotherapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.” Behavorial Sciences, 4, 410-422; doi:10.3390/bs4040410

Kirchner, J. E., Parker, L. E., Bonner, L. M., Fickel, J. J., Yano, E. M., & Ritchie, M. J. 2012. “Roles of managers, frontline staff, and local champions in implementing quality improvement: Stakeholders’ perspectives.” Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 18(1), 63-69.

Sayer, N. A, Spoont, M., Murdoch, M., Parker, L. E., Hintz, S. Rosenheck, R. 2011. “A qualitative study of U.S. veterans’ reasons for seeking Department of Veterans Affairs disability benefits for posttraumatic stress disorder.” Journal of Traumatic Stress, 24(6) 699-707.

Bonner, L. M., Simons, C. E., Parker, L. E., Kirchner, J. E., & Yano, E. M. 2010. “ “To take care of the patients’: Qualitative analysis of VA personnel experiences with a clinical informatics system.” Implementation Science, 5:63, doi:10.1186/1748-5908-5-63.

Kirchner, J. E., Edlund, C., Henderson, K., Daily, L., Parker, L. E., & Forney, J. C. 2010. “Using a multi-level approach to implement a Primary Care Mental Health (PCMH) program.” Families, Systems, and Health, 28(2), 161-174.

Parker, L. E., M. J., Kirchner, J. E., & Owen, R. R. 2009. “Balancing health care evidence and art to meet clinical needs: Policy makers’ perspectives.” Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 15(6), 970-975.

Parker, L. E., Kirchner, J. E., Bonner, L. M., Fickel, J. J., Ritchie, M. J., Simons, C. E., & Yano, E. M.  2009. “Creating a quality improvement dialogue: Utilizing knowledge from frontline staff, managers, and experts to foster health care quality improvement.” Qualitative Health Research, 19(2), 229-242.

Sayer, N. A., Friedemann-Sanchez, G., Spoont, M., Murdoch, M., Parker, L. E., Chiros, C., & Rosenheck, R. 2009. “A qualitative study of determinants of PTSD treatment initiation.” Psychiatry: Interpersonal and Biological Processes, 72(3), 238-255.

Fickel, J. J., Yano, E. M., Parker, L. E., & Rubenstein, L. V. 2009. “Clinic-level process of care for depression in primary care settings.Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 36(2), 144-159.


Riaz, S. 2015. Bringing inequality back in: The economic inequality footprint of management and organizational practices. Human Relations, 68(7): 1085-1097.

Bapuji, H. and Riaz, S. 2012. Occupy, Economic Inequality and Business Initiatives: Insights from India. Ivey Business Journal.

Bapuji, H. and Riaz, S. 2011. Occupy Wall Street: What Businesses Need to Know. Harvard Business Review blog network.

Still, Mary C. and David Strang. 2009. “Who Does an Elite Organization Emulate? Networks, Influence and Benchmarking.” Administrative Science Quarterly 54:58-89.

Still, Mary C. 2008. “Family Responsibilities Discrimination and the New Institutionalism: The Interactive Process through which Legal and Social Factors Produce Institutional Change.” The University of California Hastings Law Journal. 59:1550.

Positive Organizing and Leadership

Lichtenstein, B.  2015. Complex Systems and Emergence in Action Research. SAGE Handbook for Action Research, 3rd edition, Eds. H. Bradbury and P. Reason SAGE Publications. Forthcoming.

Lisa DeAngelis, Sherry Penney, and Maureen Scully. 2014. Leadership lessons from teamwork: Better decisions through inclusion of multiple viewpoints. Leader to Leader, No. 73: 19-25.

Lavine, M. 2014. Paradoxical Leadership and the Competing Values Framework. Journal of Applied Behavioral Science,Vol: 50 (2): 189-205.

Lavine, M., Bright, D.,Powley, E., Cameron, K. 2014. Exploring the Generative Potential between Positive Organizational Scholarship and Management, Spirituality, and Religion Research; Journal of Management, Spirituality and Religion. Vol: 11 (1): 6-26.

Lavine, M. 2012* Exploring the Relationship between Corporate Social Performance and Work Meaningfulness, Journal of Corporate Citizenship, Vol 46: 53-70. (*published in June 2013).

Lavine, M. & Cameron, K. 2012. From Weapons to Wildlife: Positive Organizing in Practice. Organizational Dynamics, Vol: 41(2), 135-145.

Goldstein, J., Hazy, J. & Lichtenstein, B., 2010. Complexity and the Nexus of Leadership: Leveraging Nonlinear Science to Create Ecologies of Innovation.  N.Y.: Palgrave MacMillan Press.

Lichtenstein, B., & Plowman, D., 2009.  The Leadership of Emergence: A Complex Systems Leadership Theory of Emergence at Successive Organizational Levels. The Leadership Quarterly, 20: 617-630.

Postcolonial Theory

Özkazanç-Pan, B. 2014. Postcolonial feminist analysis of high-technology entrepreneuring. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, 20(2), March issue. forthcoming.

Ozkazanc-Pan, B. 2012. Postcolonial feminist research: Challenges and complexities. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal, 31 (5/6): 573-591.

Özkazanç-Pan, B. 2008. International management meets ‘the rest of the world’. Academy of Management Review, 33 (4): 964-974.

Power and Resistance

Contu, A. 2014. Rationality and Relationality in the Process of Whistleblowing: Recasting Whistleblowing Through Readings of Antigone. Journal of Management Inquiry. First published online March 2.

Contu, A. Palpacuer, F. and Balas, N. 2013. ‘Multinational Corporations’ Politics and Resistance to Plant Shutdowns: a Comparative Case Study in the South of France’. Human Relations on line first July.

Contu, A. 2013. ‘On Boundaries and Difference: Communities of Practice and Power Relations in Creative Work’. Management Learning. Published online first March 3.

Betzaluz Gutierrez, Jennifer Howard Grenville, and Maureen Scully. 2010. The faithful rise up: Split identification and an unlikely change effort. Academy of Management Journal, 53(4): 673-699.

Social Marketing

Luck, J., Hagigi, F., Parker, L. E., Yano, E. M. Rubenstein, L. V. & Kirchner, J. E. 2009. “A social marketing approach to implementing evidence-based practice in the VHA QUERI: the TIDES depression collaborative care model.” Implementation Science, 4:64, doi:10.1186/1748-5908-4-64.

Social Movements

Lavine, M. 2014. From Knowledge to Action: Social Movement Insights for a New Vision of the Firm Timothy Fort editor, Corporate Governance and the Vision of the Firm, Springer Publications

Lavine, M. 2010. “From Scholarly Dialogue to Social Movement: Considerations and Implications for Peace through Commerce.” Journal of Business Ethics

Sustainable Organizations

Haigh, N.L., Dowin Kennedy, E. & Walker, J. 2015. Hybrid Organizations as Shape-Shifters: Altering Legal Structure for Strategic Gain. California Management Review. Forthcoming.

Veleva, V., Todorova, S., Lowitt, P., Angus, N., Neely, D. 2015. Understanding and addressing business needs and sustainability challenges: Lessons from Devens Eco-Industrial Park. Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 87, Jan. 15, 375-384.

McKelvey, B., Lichtenstein, B. & Andriani, P., 2012.  When Organizations and Ecosystems Interact: Toward a Law of Requisite Fractality in Firms. International Journal of Complexity in Leadership and Management.  2 (1/2): 104-136.

Haigh, N.L. & Hoffman, A.J. 2012. Hybrid Organizations: The Next Chapter of Sustainable Business. Organizational Dynamics. 41(2): 126–134.

Haigh, N.L. & Griffiths, A. 2012. Surprise as a Catalyst for Including Climatic Change in the Strategic Environment. Business & Society. 51(1): 89-120.

Veleva V., Parker S., Lee A. and C. Pinney, 2012. “Measuring the business impact of community involvement: The case of volunteering at UL”, Business & Society Review, Vol. 117, Issue 1, pp. 123-142.

Veleva V., 2010. “Toward Developing a New Framework for Measuring the Business Value of Corporate Community Involvement Initiatives”, Applied Journal of Quality of Life, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp: 309-324

Veleva V., 2009. “Managing Corporate Citizenship: A New Tool for Companies”, Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management.

Haigh, N.L. & Griffiths, A. 2008. “The Environmental Sustainability of Information Systems: Considering the Impact of Operational Strategies and Practices.” International Journal of Technology Management. 43(1-3): 48-63.

Sustainability Standards

Manning, S., Reinecke, J. 2016. A Modular Governance Architecture In-The-Making: How Transnational Standard-Setters Govern Sustainability TransitionsResearch Policy, forthcoming.

Levy, D.L., Reinecke, J., Manning, S. 2016. The Political Dynamics of Sustainable Coffee: Contested Value Regimes and the Transformation of Sustainability. Journal of Management Studies, forthcoming.

Manning, S., Boons, F., Von Hagen, O., Reinecke, J. 2012. National Contexts Matter: The Co-Evolution of Sustainability Standards in Global Value Chains. Ecological Economics, 83, 197-209.

Reinecke, J., Manning, S., Von Hagen, O. 2012. The Emergence of a Standards Market: Multiplicity of Sustainability Standards in the Global Coffee Industry. Organization Studies, 33 (5/6), 791-814.

Manning, S., von Hagen, O. 2010. Linking Local Experiments to Global Standards: How Project Networks Promote Global Institution-Building. Scandinavian Journal of Management, 26 (4), 398-416.

System Change and Complexity

Crawford, C., Aguinis, H., Lichtenstein, B., Davidsson, P., & McKelvey, B., 2015.  Power Law Distributions in Entrepreneurship: Implications for Theory and Research.  Journal of Business Venturing. forthcoming.

Lichtenstein, B., 2014.  Generative Emergence: A New Science of Organizational, Entrepreneurial and Social Creation.  N.Y.: Oxford University Press.

Levie, J. & Lichtenstein, B., 2010. A Terminal Assessment of Stages Theory: Introducing a Dynamic States Approach to Entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice34 (2): 314-351.


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