Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Publications

Faculty Fellows of the ISS’ Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship project have produced over 50 publications during their term and have additional works in press.


Strang, David & Kyle Siler, “From `just the facts’ to `more theory and method, please’: the evolution of the research article in Administrative Science Quarterly, 1956-2008.” Social Studies of Science, 2017, in press.

Bernard S. Black, Charles K. Whitehead & Jennifer Mitchell Coupland. “The Nonprime Mortgage Crisis and Positive Feedback” Journal of Law, Finance, and Accounting, Forthcoming.


Pinch, Trevor, “The Art of a New Technology: Early Synthesizer Sounds,” in Marcel Cobussen, Vincent Meelberg, and Barry Truax (eds.) Routledge Companion to Sounding Art, 451-462, 2017.

Swedberg, Richard “On the Heuristic Role of Concepts in Theorizing,” in Håkon Leiulfsrud and Peter Sohlberg (eds.), Theory in Action, Volume 1, 23-38, 2017.


Burton, M.D. “Special Issue on Careers, Organizations, and Entrepreneurship,” in S. Dobrev and J.B.  Sorensen (eds).  Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice Volume 40(2). 2016.

Burton, M.D. “The Structuring of Work in Organizations.” in L. Cohen and M. Lounsbury (eds.) Research in the Sociology of Organizations series Volume 47, 2016.

Critcher, C., & M.J. Ferguson. “Whether I like it or not, it’s important”: Implicit importance of means predicts self-regulatory persistence and success. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 110, 818-839. 2016.

A.J. Ferguson, L. Cohen, M.D. Burton and C. Beckman. “Misfit and Milestones: Structural Elaboration and Capability Reinforcement in the Evolution of Entrepreneurial Top Management teams.” Academy of Management Journal, 2016.

Khessina, O. and S. Reis. “The Limits of Reflected Glory: The Beneficial and Harmful Effects of Product Name Similarity in the U.S. Network TV Program Industry, 1944–2003.” Organization Science, 2016.

Leiponen, A. and Koutroumpis. “Crowdsourcing Mobile Coverage.” Telecommunications Policy, 2016

Mann, T. C., & Ferguson, M. J. “Reversing Implicit First Impressions through Reinterpretation after a Two-Day Delay.” Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 2016.

Pinch, Trevor, “’Bring on Sector Two!’ The Sounds of Bent and Broken Circuits,” Journal of Sound Studies, 2, 36-51, 2016.

Pinch, Trevor with Simone Tosini. Entanglements: Conversations on the Human Traces of Science, Technology and Sound, Cambridge and Milano, Italy: MIT Press and Mimesis, 2016.

Pinch, Trevor, “Thomas Parke Hughes: A Biographical Memoir,” Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, 160, 296-301, 2016.

Sauermann, H. and M. Roach “Why Pursue the Postdoc Path?” Science, 352, 663-664. May 6, 2016.

Siler, Kyle and David Strang, “Peer review and scholarly originality: let 1000 flowers bloom but don’t step on any.” Science, Technology & Human Values 42 (2016): 29-61.

Strang, Davig and Kelly Patterson, “Diffusion: from Facebook to (Management) Fashion.” In R.A. Scott and M. C. Buchmann, eds., Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2016, DOI: 10.1002/9781118900772.etrds042

Swedberg, R. “Before Theory Comes Theorizing or How to Make Social Science More Interesting,” British Journal of Sociology 67,1:5-22. 2016.

Swedberg, R. “Can You Visualize Theory? On the Use of Visual Thinking in Theory Pictures, Theorizing Diagrams and Visual Sketches,” Sociological Theory 24, 3(2016):250-75. 2016.

Swedberg, R. “How to Analyze the Chinese Economy with the Help of Max Weber: A Practical Guide to His Economic Sociology,” Journal of Guangxi University for Nationalities (Philosophy and Social Science edition), 38,1:27-35 (in Chinese). For the English original, see the Working Paper Series Nr. 71 of the Center for the Study of Economy and Society, Cornell University. 2016.

Swedberg, R. “Theorizing Economic Sociology,” in Patrik Aspers and Nigel Dodd (eds.), Re-Imagining Economic Sociology Ch. 1, pp. 34-54. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.


Burton, M.D. and M. J. Ferguson. “Misfit and Milestones: Structural Elaboration and Capability Reinforcement in the Evolution of Entrepreneurial Top Management Teams.” Academy of Management, 2015.

Cone, J. and M. J. Ferguson. “He Did What? The Role of Diagnosticity in Revising Implicit Evaluations.” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 108, 37-57. 2015.

Duguid, M.M. and J.A. Goncalo. “Squeezed in the Middle: The Middle Status Trade Creativity for Focus.” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 2015.

Goncalo, J.A., L.C. Vincent and V. Krause. “The Liberating Consequences of Creative Work: How a Creative Outlet Lifts the Physical Burden of Secrecy.”  Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 2015.

Goncalo, J.A., J.A. Chatman, M.M. Duguid and J.A. Kennedy. “Creativity from Constraint? How Political Correctness Influences Creativity in Mixed Sex Work Groups.” Administrative Science Quarterly. 2015.

Mann, T. and M. J. Ferguson. “Can We Undo Our First Impressions? The Role of Reinterpretation in Reversing Implicit Evaluations.” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology,” 108, 823-849. 2015.

Mann, T., J. Cone, and M. J. Ferguson. “Social-Psychological Evidence for the Effective Updating of Implicit Attitudes.” Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 38, 32-33. 2015.

Pinch, T. “Between Technology and Music: Distributed Creativity and Liminal Spaces in the Early History of Electronic Music Synthesizers,” in Raghu Garud, Barbara Simpson, Ann Langley and Haridimos Tsoukas, The Emergence of Novelty in Organizations, 129-156, Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Pinch, T. “Moments in the Valuation of Sound: the Early History of Synthesizers,” in Ariane Berthoin Antal, Michael Hutter, and David Stark (Eds.),  Moments of Valuation: Exploring Sites of Dissonance, pp. 15-36, New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Roach, M. & H. Sauermann. “Founder or Joiner? The Role of Preferences and Context in Shaping Different Entrepreneurial Interests,” Management Science, 61(9), 2160-2184, 2015.

Strang, D., R. J.David, and S. Akhlaghpour. “Coevolution in Management Fashion: an Agent-Based Model of Consultant-Driven Innovation.” American Journal of Sociology, 120: 1-39, 2015.

Strang, D. and K. Siler. “Revising as Reframing: Original Submissions vs Published Papers,” in Administrative Science Quarterly, 2005-2009. ” Sociological Theory 32:1-26, 2015.

Swedberg, R. “A Central but Forgotten Concept in Max Weber’s Sociology: ‘Orientation to Others’”. Pp. 91-113 in Vol. 1 of Gianluca Manzo (ed.), Theories and Social Mechanisms: Essays in Honour of Mohamed Cherkaoui.Oxford: Bardwell Press, 2015

Swedberg, R. “Contractual Networks in Socio-Economic Perspective, the European Financial Crisis and the Role of Confidence”. Pp. 182-206 in Stefan Grundmann, Florian Moslein and Karl Riesenhuber (eds.), Contract Governance: Dimensions in Law and Interdisciplinary Research. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Swedberg, R. “Joseph Schumpeter and Talcott Parsons”, Journal of Evolutionary Economics 25:215-22, 2015.

Swedberg, R. “The Pragmatic Maxim”, Perspectives: Newsletter of the ASA Theory Section 37, 1(Spring 2015). Available at

Verhaal, C., O.M. Khessina and S.D. Dobrev. “Oppositional Product Names, Organizational Identities, and Product Appeal.” In press, Organization Science 26(5):1466-1484. 2015.

Whitehead, C. “Size Matters: Commercial Banks and the Capital Markets.” Ohio State Law Journal. 2015.

Whitehead, C. and S. Sepe. “Paying for Risk: Bankers, Compensation, and Competition.” Cornell Law Review. 2015.

Whitehead, C. and S. Sepe. “Rethinking Chutes: Incentives, Investments, and Innovation.” Boston University Law Review. 2015.


Bar, T. and A. Leiponen. “Committees and Networking in Standard Setting.” Journal of Economics and Management Strategy 23(1): 1-23 (lead article), 2014.

Critcher, C. R., and M. J. Ferguson. “The Cost of Keeping it Hidden: Decomposing Concealment Reveals What Makes it Depleting.” Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143:721-735, 2014.

Ferguson, M. J., T.J Carter and R. R. Hassin. “Commentary on the Attempt to Replicate the Effect of the American Flag on increased Republican Attitudes. Social Psychology.” 45, 301-302. 2014.

Ferguson, M. J. and T. Mann. “Effects of Evaluation: An Example of Robust ‘Social’ Priming.” Social Cognition, 32, 33-46. 2014.

Ferguson, M. J., T.C. Mann and M. Wojnowicz. “Rethinking Duality: Criticisms and Ways Forward,” invited chapter in J. Sherman, B. Gawronski, & Y. Trope (Eds.), Dual Process Theories of the Social Mind, pp. 578-594, Guilford Press 2014.

Leiponen, A. and W. Mitchell. “Innovation, Intellectual Property and Strategic Management.” Virtual Special Issue Introduction. DOI: 10.1002/smj.2282. 2014.

Pinch, T and P. Jarzabkowski. “Sociomateriality is ‘the New Black’: Accomplishing Repurposing, Reinscripting and Repairing in Context.” Management, 16(5), 579-59. 2014.

Sauermann, H. and M. Roach. “Not All Scientists Pay to be Scientists: PhDs’ Preferences for Publishing in Industrial Employment.” Research Policy, 43(1), 32-47. 2014.

Swedberg, R. “The Art of Social Theory.” Princeton University Press. 2014.

Swedberg, R. “Theorizing in the Social Sciences: The Context of Discovery.” Stanford: Stanford University Press. 2014.

Strang, D., and K. Patterson. “Asymmetries in Experiential and Vicarious Learning: Lessons from the Hiring and Firing of Baseball Managers.” Sociological Science, 1: 178-98, 2014.

Bogdan Vasi, I., D. Strang, and A. van den Rijt. “Tea and Sympathy: The Tea Party Movement and Republican Pre-Commitment to Radical Conservatism in the 2011 Debt Limit Crisis.” Mobilization, 19: 1-22, 2014.

Whitehead, C, L.P. Litov and S.M. Sepe. “Lawyers and Fools: Lawyer-Directors in Public Corporations.” Georgetown Law Journal, 2014.


David, R., W. Sine and H. Haveman. “Institutional Change, Form Entrepreneurship, and the Legitimation of New Organizational Forms.” Organization Science, 2013.

Delcamp, H. and A. Leiponen. “Innovating Standards Through Informal Consortia: The Case of Wireless Telecommunications.” NBER Working Paper #18179. International Journal for Industrial Organization special issue on Standards, Patents, and Innovation. 2013.

Ferguson, M. J., and J. Cone. “The Mind in Motivation: A Social Cognitive Perspective on the Role of Consciousness in Goal Pursuit,” invited chapter in D. Carlston’s (Ed.) Handbook of Social Cognition, pp. 476-496, Oxford University Press, 2013.

Fukukura, J., E. Helzer, and M.J. Ferguson. “Prospection By Any Other Name? A Reply to Seligmen et al.” Perspectives on Psychological Science, 8(2): 146-150, 2013.

Fukukura, J., M.J. Ferguson and K. Fujita. “Psychological Distance Can Improve Decision Making Under Information Overload via Gist Memory.” Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 142:658-665, 2013.

Kim, S.H., Vincent, L.C. and Goncalo, J.A. “Outside Advantage: Can Social Rejection Fuel Creative Thought?” Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143 (3):605-611, 2013.

Koutroumpis, P. and A. Leiponen. “Understanding the Value of (Big) Data.” Proceeding of the IEEE International Conference on Big Data, 2013.

Leiponen A. “Intellectual Property Rights, Standards, and Innovation,” Ch. 20 in Oxford Handbook of Innovation Management. M. Dodgson, D. Gann, and N. Phillips (Eds.). Oxford University Press, 2013.

Pinch, T.  and A. Darr. “Performing Markets: Sales Work, Materiality and the Local Constitution of Social Obligation.” Organization Studies, 34, 2013, 1587-1600.

Pinch, T. “Tacit Knowledge and Realism and Constructivism in the Writings of Harry Collins.” Philosophia Scientiae, 17, 41-54, 2013.

Pinch, T., A. Bruni and C. Schubert. “Technological Dense Environments: What For? What Next?” Technocienza, 4, (2) 147-172, 2013.

Roach, M. and W. Cohen. “Lens or Prism? An Assessment of Patent Citations as a Measure of Knowledge Flows from Public Research.”  Management Science, 59(2), 504-525. 2013.

Sauermann, H. and M. Roach. “Increasing Web Survey Response Rates in Innovation Research: An Experimental Study of Static and Dynamic Contact Design Features.” Research Policy, 42 (1), 273-286. 2013.

Strang, D., “Boomerang Diffusion at a Global Bank: National Culture and a Total Quality Initiative,” in G.S. Drori, M.A. Hollerer, and P. Walgenbach, eds., Global Themes and Local Variations in Organization and Management: Perspectives on Globalization, pp. 107-18, Routledge, 2013.

Swedberg, R. “The Financial Crisis in the U.S. 2008-2009: Losing and Restoring Confidence.” Socio-Economic Review, 11,3:501-24, 2013.

Swedberg, R. “Foreword,” in Jocelyn Pixley and G.C. Harcourt (eds.), Financial Crises and the Nature of Capitalist Money, London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.

Swedberg, R. “Message from the Chair: History of Sociology as the Working Memory of Sociology (Part 2),” Timelines, Newsletter of the ASA History of Sociology Section, 21:1-2, 16, 2013.

Swedberg, R. “Joseph Schumpeter” in David Teece and Mie Augier (eds.), Palgrave Dictionary of Strategic Management, 2013.

Vincent, L.C., K. Emich and J.A. Goncalo. “Stretching the Moral Gray Zone: Positive Affect, Moral Disengagement and Dishonesty.” Psychological Science, 24 (4):595-599, 2013.

Whitehead, C. “Symposium- Law, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Articles.” Cornell Law Review, 2013.