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Assigned Readings

(*) = particularly important

  1. (*) Benjamin, B.A., J.M. Podolny. 1999. Status, quality, and social order in the California wine industry. Administrative Science Quarterly 44 563-589.
  2. Fombrun, C. 1996. Reputation: Realizing Value from the Corporate Image. Harvard Business School Press, Boston.
  3. (*) Fombrun, C., M. Shanley. 1990. What's in a name? Reputation building and corporate strategy. Academy of Management Journal 33 233-258.
  4. Gorton, G. 1996. Reputation formation in early bank note markets. Journal of Political Economy 104 346-397.
  5. Hall, R. 1993. A framework linking intangible resources and capabiliites to sustainable competitive advantage. Strategic Management Journal 14 607-618.
  6. Landon, S., C.E. Smith. 1997. The use of quality and reputation indicators by consumers: The case of Bordeaux Wine. Journal of Consumer Policy 20 289-323.
  7. (*) Merton, R.K. 1968. The Matthew effect in science. Science 159 56-63.
  8. Phillips, D.J., E.W. Zuckerman. 2001. Middle-status conformity: Theoretical restatement and empirical demonstration in two markets. American Journal of Sociology 107 379-420.
  9. (*) Podolny, J.M. 1993. A status-based model of market competition. American Journal of Sociology 98 829-872.
  10. (*) Podolny, J.M. 1994. Market uncertainty and the social character of economic exchange. Administrative Science Quarterly 39 458-483.
  11. Podolny, J.M. 2001. Networks as the pipes and prisms of the market. American Journal of Sociology 107 33-60.
  12. Podolny, J.M. 2005. Status Signals: A Sociological Study of Market Competition. Princeton University Press, Princeton.
  13. Podolny, J.M., D.J. Phillips. 1996. The dynamics of organizational status. Industrial and Corporate Change 5 453-471.
  14. (*) Rao, H. 1994. The social construction of reputation: Certification contests, legitimation, and the survival of organizations in the American automobile industry: 1895-1912. Strategic Management Journal 15 29-44.
  15. Rhee, M., P.R. Haunschild. 2006. The liability of good reputation: A study of product recalls in the U.S. automobile industry. Organization Science 17 101-117.
  16. (*) Roberts, P.W., G.R. Dowling. 2002. Corporate reputation and sustained superior financial performance. Strategic Management Journal 23 1077-1093.
  17. Shapiro, C. 1983. Premiums for high quality products as returns to reputations. Quarterly Journal of Economics 98 659-679.
  18. Stuart, T.E. 2000. Interorganizational alliances and the performance of firms: a study of growth and innovation rates in a high-technology industry. Strategic Management Journal 21 791-811.
  19. Stuart, T.E., H. Hoang, R.C. Hybels. 1999. Interorganizational endorsements and the performance of entrepreneurial ventures. Administrative Science Quarterly 44 315-349.
  20. Washington, M., E.J. Zajac. 2005. Status evolution and competition: Theory and evidence. Academy of Management Journal 48 282-296.
  21. Weigelt, K., C. Camerer. 1988. Reputation and corporate strategy: A review of recent theory and applications. Strategic Management Journal 9 443-454.