Organizations Occupation and Work Past Award Recipients


 

The Organizations, Occupations and Work Section's Max Weber Book Award

At first designed as a book award (1983), the Weber Award is given for an outstanding book in even-numbered Years and to an article in odd-numbered Years. No information available for awards given in 1984 through 1991.

Year

Name

Affiliation

Note

2014

Ofer Sharone

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Flawed System/Flawed Self: Job Searching and Unemployment Experiences (University of Chicago Press, 2014). 

2013

Elizabeth Popp Berman.

 

Creating the Market University: How Academic Science Became an Economic Engine. (Princeton University Press, 2012)

2012

Katherine Kellogg  

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2011. Challenging Operations: Medical Reform and Resistance in Surgery. University of Chicago Press.

2011

Martin Ruef

Princeton

The Entrepreneurial Group: Social Identities, Relations, and Collective Action.

2010

Frank Dobbin

Harvard University

“Inventing Equal Opportunity” 2009

2009

Matthew Desmond

University of Wisconsin

On the Fireline: Living and Dying with Wildland Firefighters.

2008

Rakesh Khurana

 

From Higher Aims to Hired Hands: The Social Transformation of American Business Schools and the Unfulfilled Promise of Management as a Profession

2007

Nicole C. Raeburn

 

Changing Corporate America from Inside Out: Lesbian and Gay Workplace Rights. (2004) University of Minnesota Press, as Vol 20 of the Social Movements, Protest and Contention Series.

2006

Jerome Karabel

UC -Berkeley

The Chosen: The Hidden History of Admission and Exclusion at Harvard, Yale, and Princeton (Houghton Mifflin Press, 2005)

2005

Maria Charles and David Grusky

 

Occupational Ghettos: The Worldwide Segregation of Women and Men

2004

Judy Stephan-Norris and Maurice Zeitlin

 

Left Out: Reds and America’s Industrial Unions

2003

Charles Perrow

 

Organizing America: Wealth, Power, and the Origins of Corporate Capitalism.

2001

Richard Scott

Martin Ruef

Peter J. Mendel

Carol A. Caronna

Stanford University

University of North Carolina

Rand Corporation

University of California, Berkeley

Institutional Change in Healthcare Organizations: From Professional Dominance to Managed Care

2000

Marie-Kaure Djelic

Ecole Superieure des Science Economiques et Commerciales en Cery-Pontoise, France

“The Postwar Transformation of European Business”

2000

Howard Aldrich

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

“Organizations Evolving”

1999

Randy Hodson

Ohio State University

“Dignity in the Workplace Under Participative Management: Alienation and Freedom”

1998

Elisabeth S. Clemens

University of Arizona

The People’s Lobby: Organizational Innovation and the Rise of Interest Group Politics in the United States, 1890-1925

1997

Heather Haveman

Lisa Cohen

Cornell University

University of California-Berkeley

“The Ecological Dynamics of Careers: The Impact of Organizational Founding, Dissolution, and Merger on Job Mobility”

1996

Frank Dobbin

Princeton University

Forging Industrial Policy: The United States, Britain and France in the Railway Age

1995

Wayne E. Baker

Robert Faulkner

University of Michigan

UMASS-Amherst

“The Social Organization of Conspiracy”

1994

Robin Leidner

University of Pennsylvania

Fast Food Fast Talk

1992

Art Stinchcombe

Mike Hannan

John Freeman

Northwestern University

Stanford University

Cornell University

“Information & Organizations;

Organizational Ecology”

 

 

The Organizations, Occupations and Work Section's James Thompson Student Paper Award

Year

Name

Affiliation

Title

2014

Kim Pernell-Gallagher

Harvard University

“Learning from Performance: banks, collateralized debt obligations and the credit crisis.”

2013

Adam Goldstein

 

“Revenge of the Managers: Labor Cost-Cutting and the Paradoxical Resurgence of Managerialism in the Shareholder Value Era, 1984-2001.”

2012

Daniel Schneider

Princeton University

“Gender Deviance and Household Work: The Role of Occupation”

2011

Andras Tilcsik

 

"Pride and Prejudice: Discrimination Against Openly Gay Men in the US."

2010

Catherine Turco

Harvard

“The Cultural Foundations of Tokenism: Evidence from the Leveraged Buyout Industry”

2009

John-Paul Ferguson

MIT

Space Invaders: Social Valuation and the Diversification of Union Organizing Drives, 1961-1999"

2008

Taekjin Shin

UC- Berkeley

“Pay Disparities Within Firms: The Role of the Chief Executive Officers”

2007

Matthew Desmond,

University of Wisconsin- Madison

"Making Workers Deployable,"

2006

Jake Rosenfeld

Princeton

"Desperate Measures: Strikes and Wages in Post-Accord America."

2005

Dirk Zorn

Princeton

"Here a Chief, There a Chief: The Rise of the CFO in the American Firm."; American Sociological Review in June 2004

2004

Isabel Fernandez-Mateo

MIT

"How Free are Free Agents? Relationships and Wages in a Triadic Labour Market"

2001

Devah Pager

Eric Grodsky

University of Wisconsin, Madison

“The Structure of Disadvantage: Individual and Occupational Determinants of the Black-White Wage Gap”

2000

Michael Handel

University of Wisconsin, Madison

“Has Post-Industrialism Made Wages More Unequal? Inequality, Skills, and the Spread of Computer Use at Work”

1999

Michelle Budig

University of Arizona

Are Women’s Employment and Fertility Histories Interdependent? An Examination of Causal Order Using Event History Analysis”

1998

Michelle Budig

University of Arizona

“Male Tokens in Female Dominated Occupations: Are They Riding a Glass Escalator?”

1997

Michael Lounsbury

Northwestern University

“Compliance and Commitment in Institutional Theory: College and University Recycling Program Variation and Diffusion, 1970-1995”

1996

Kim Kracman

Princeton University

"Common Sense versus Good Taste: The Construction of the Commercial and Fine Art Professions, 1917-1929"

1995

Ezra W. Zuckerman

University of Chicago

“Social Contagion in the Health Policy Domain: The Social Construction of Social Identity”

1994

Vincent J. Roscigno and

M. Keith Kimble

North Carolina State University

"Elite Power, Race, and the Persistence of Low Unionization in the South"

1993

Robert E. Freeland

University of California-Berkeley

"The Myth of the M-Form? Governance, Consent, and Organizational Change"

1992

Dongyoub Shin

Yale University

"Contradictory Institutional Pressures and Loose Coupling: Organizational Legitimacy & the Rise & Decline of Religions in Social Movements

1991

Brian Uzzi

State University of New York –

Stony Brook (?)

"Visible Hands: A Structural Embeddness Approach to Organizational Decline & De-industrialization"

 

 

The Organizations, Occupations and Work Section's W. Richard Scott Award

Year

Name

Affiliation

Title

2014

Kwon, Seok-Won, Colleen Heflin and Martin Ruef,

University of Missouri – Columbia and Duke University

(2013) “Community Social Capital and Entrepreneurship.” American Sociological Review 78(6): 980-1008.

2013

 Isabel Fernandez-Mateo and Zelia King.

 

2011 “Anticipatory Sorting and Gender Segregation in Temporary Employment,” Management Science, 57(6): 989-1008

2012

Ruthanne Huising and Susan Silbey

McGill University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2011. "Governing the Gap: Forging Safe Science through Relational Regulation," Regulation & Governance 5: 14-42.

2011

Matt L. Huffman, Philip N. Cohen, and Jessica Pearlman

University of Arizona

“Engendering Change: Organizational Dynamics and Workplace Gender Desegregation, 1975–2005” Administrative Science Quarterly 55: 255–277

2010

Alexandra Kalev

University of Arizona

“Cracking the Glass Cages? Restructuring and Ascriptive Inequailty at Work,” American Journal of Sociology. 2009

2009

David Stark and Balazs Vedres

Colombia University and Central European University

“Social Times of Network Spaces: Network Sequences and Foreign Investment in Hungary.” American Journal of Sociology 111, 5 (March 2006): 1367-1411

2008

Brian Uzzi and Jarrett Spiro

 

“Collaboration and Creativity: The Small World Problem,”American Journal of Sociology, vol. 111, no. 2, pp. 447-504, Sept 2005.

2007

David Obstfeld

 

“Social Networks, The Tertius Iungens Orientation, and Involvement In Innovation”, Administrative Science Quarterly, volume 50, no. 1, pp. 100-130, Mar 2005.

2006

Brian Uzzi and Ryon Lancaster

 

"Embeddedness and Price Formation in the Large Law Firm Market." American Sociological Review, 69: 319-344.

2004

Kim A. Weeden

 

Why do Some Occupations Pay More than Others? Social Closure and Earnings Inequality in the United States." American Journal of Sociology 108(1):55-101 (2002).

2003

Isin Guler, Mauro Guillen, and John MacPherson

 

"Global competition, institutions and the diffusion of organizational practices: The international spread of the ISO 9000 quality certificates," published in Administrative Science Quarterly

2001

Emilio Castilla

Paul Moore

Stanford University

“Social Capital at Work: Networks and Employment at a Phone Center”

2000

Patricia Thornton

Duke University

“Institutional Logics and Historical Contingency of Power in Organizations: Executive Succession in the Higher Education Industry, 1958-1990”


The Organizations, Occupations and Work Section's EGOS Award
The EGOS Award was established in 1984.  It recognized a book in even-numbered Years and an article in odd-numbered Years. It was last awarded in 1989.

Year

Name

Affiliation

Title

1989

David Stark

University of Wisconsin

“Rethinking International Labor Markets: New Insights from a Comparative Perspective”

1988

Andrew G. Walder

Harvard University

Communist Neo-Traditionalism: Work & Authority in Chinese Industry

1986

Carol Heimer

Northwestern University

Reactive Risk and Rational Action: Managing Moral Hazard in Insurance Companies

1984

Raymond Russell

 

Sharing Ownership at the Workplace