Joel Gehman

University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization

Assistant Professor

Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2R6

Canada

http://www.joelgehman.com

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Scholarly Papers (44)

1.

Values Work: A Process Study of the Emergence and Performance of Organizational Values Practices

Academy of Management Journal, Forthcoming, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2013-11
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 01 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2014
Joel Gehman, Linda K. Trevino and Raghu Garud
University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization, Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business and Pennsylvania State University
Downloads 731 (33,907)
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values work, actor-network theory, practice theory, values practices

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Finding Theory-Method Fit: A Comparison of Three Qualitative Approaches to Theory Building

Journal of Management Inquiry, Forthcoming, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2937310
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Mar 2017
University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization, University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization, Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, Pennsylvania State University - Department of Management & Organization, HEC Montreal and Arizona State University - W. P. Carey School of Business
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qualitative methods, theory building

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The Global Reporting Initiative: 1997-2009

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 09 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2014
Joel Gehman
University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization
Downloads 498 (56,202)
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global reporting initiative, sustainability reporting, environmental reporting, social reporting

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Fracking Patents: The Emergence of Patents as Information Containment Tools in Shale Drilling

19 Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review 279 (2013)
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 23 May 2012 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2014
Daniel R. Cahoy, Joel Gehman and Zhen Lei
Pennsylvania State University - Mary Jean and Frank P. Smeal College of Business Administration, University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization and Pennsylvania State University
Downloads 476 (59,435)
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Patents, Hydraulic Fracturing, Shale Drilling, Information Containment, Information Disclosure

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Complexity Arrangements for Sustained Innovation: Lessons from 3M Corporation

Organization Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 27 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2014
Raghu Garud, Joel Gehman and Arun Kumaraswamy
Pennsylvania State University, University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization and Florida International University (FIU) - Department of Management & International Business
Downloads 437 (65,879)
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agency, complexity, exploration/exploitation, innovation, organizational memory, serendipity, time

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Metatheoretical Perspectives on Sustainability Journeys: Evolutionary, Relational and Durational

Research Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 07 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2014
Raghu Garud and Joel Gehman
Pennsylvania State University and University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization
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sustainability transitions, multilevel perspective, path dependence, path creation, dynamic capabilities, actor-network theory, narratives

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Categorization by Association: Nuclear Technology and Emission Free Electricity

Research in the Sociology of Work, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 May 2010 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2014
Raghu Garud, Joel Gehman and Peter Karnøe
Pennsylvania State University, University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization and Copenhagen Business School
Downloads 268 (114,464)
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Categories, Technology Entrepreneurship, Sociomateriality, Nuclear Power, Sustainability

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Institutional Change: A Review and Evaluation of Research Designs from 1977-2007

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Jan 2009
Joel Gehman
University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization
Downloads 252 (122,052)

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institutional change, research designs, methods, event history analysis

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From the Process of Innovation to Innovation as Process

The Sage Handbook of Process Organization Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 31 May 2016
Pennsylvania State University, University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization, Florida International University (FIU) - Department of Management & International Business and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
Downloads 235 (131,008)

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Innovation, Process, Performativity, Contextualization, Usher

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Phenomenology and Institutional Theory: Should Institution Be Taken for Granted?

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Jan 2009
Joel Gehman
University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization
Downloads 227 (135,529)

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institutional theory, phenomenology, taken for granted, Husserl, institution

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Contextualizing Entrepreneurial Innovation: A Narrative Perspective

Research Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Mar 2014
Raghu Garud, Joel Gehman and Antonio Giuliani
Pennsylvania State University, University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization and IÉSEG School of Management
Downloads 226 (136,113)
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entrepreneurship, discovery, creation, stories, process, performativity

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Energy Projects, Social Licence, Public Acceptance and Regulatory Systems in Canada: A White Paper

SPP Research Paper No. Volume 9 • Issue 20 • May 2016, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2788022
Number of pages: 106 Posted: 02 Jun 2016
Acadia University, Dalhousie University, Queen's University, Independent, University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization, Independent, Independent, University of Victoria, University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy and Independent
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Social License, Public Acceptance, Energy, Regulation, Legitimacy

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Explaining Institutional Perception: The Role of Ego Development in Institutional Entrepreneurship

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2014
Joel Gehman
University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization
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institutional perception, ego development, institutional entrepreneurship

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Boundaries, Breaches, and Bridges: The Case of Climategate

Research Policy, Forthcoming, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2132720
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2015
Raghu Garud, Joel Gehman and Arvind Karunakaran
Pennsylvania State University, University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Climate science policy, Boundary work, Scientific controversies, Hybrid forums, Boundary repair, Boundary bridging

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Tackling Grand Challenges Pragmatically: Robust Action Revisited

Organization Studies, March 2015, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2015-903
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2015
Fabrizio Ferraro, Dror Etzion and Joel Gehman
IESE Business School, McGill University and University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization
Downloads 202 (151,399)
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robust action, complexity, uncertainty, evaluativity, pragmatism

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An Analysis of Unconventional Gas Well Reporting under Pennsylvania's Act 13 of 2012

Environmental Practice, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Jan 2013
University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization, McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University and McGill University
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hydraulic fracturing, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, unconventional natural gas drilling, governmental reporting

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Unconventional Wastewater Management: A Comparative Review and Analysis of Hydraulic Fracturing Wastewater Management Practices Across Four North American Basins

Canadian Water Network, 2015, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2015-909
Number of pages: 187 Posted: 16 Jun 2016
University of Alberta, University of Alberta, Simon Fraser University (SFU), University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization, University of Alberta, University of Alberta, University of Alberta, Students, Simon Fraser University (SFU), Students, University of Alberta, Students, University of Alberta, Students, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Students, Federal University of Amazonas - UFAM, Students and University of Wisconsin - Madison, Students
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Hydraulic Fracturing, Fracking, Wastewater Management Practices, Regulatory Regimes, Social License to Operate, Stakeholder Concerns

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How Institutions Matter: From the Micro Foundations of Institutional Impacts to the Macro Consequences of Institutional Arrangements

Research in the Sociology of Organizations, Forthcoming, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2016-906
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Jul 2016
University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization, University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization and University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization
Downloads 164 (182,517)
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institutional theory, institutional logics, institutional complexity, grand challenges, practices, framing, temporality

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Why We Care About Certified B Corporations: From Valuing Growth to Certifying Values

Academy of Management Discoveries, Forthcoming, Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 18-50, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2018-905
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Jun 2018
Joel Gehman, Matthew Grimes and Ke Cao
University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business and University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization
Downloads 140 (208,108)

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social entrepreneurship, B Corporations, sustainability, values, certification

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Cultural Entrepreneurship: From Making Culture to Cultural Making

Innovation: Organization and Management, Forthcoming, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2876349
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Nov 2016
Joel Gehman and Jean-François Soublière
University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization and University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization
Downloads 127 (224,824)

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Cultural Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Cultural Industries, Popular Culture, High Culture

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Hidden Badge of Honor: How Contextual Distinctiveness Affects Category Promotion among Certified B Corporations

Academy of Management Journal, Forthcoming, Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 16-77, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2016-910
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 26 Oct 2016
Joel Gehman and Matthew Grimes
University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business
Downloads 123 (230,387)
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Category Promotion, Certification, Values Practices, CULTR, Contextual Distinctiveness

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Technological Exaptation: A Narrative Approach

Industrial and Corporate Change, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Jan 2016
Raghu Garud, Joel Gehman and Antonio Giuliani
Pennsylvania State University, University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization and IÉSEG School of Management
Downloads 112 (246,629)
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narrative, exaptation, innovation, technology

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Perspectives on Energy and Environment Risks with Implications for Canadian Energy Development

Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2016
University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization, University of Alberta - Faculty of Engineering, University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization and University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization
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risk, energy, environment, nuclear power, culture

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Theory Evaluation, Entrepreneurial Processes, and Performativity

Academy of Management Review, Forthcoming, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2016-903
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 24 Jun 2016
Raghu Garud and Joel Gehman
Pennsylvania State University and University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization
Downloads 90 (285,706)

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Performativity, Entrepreneurship, Process Research, Theory Evaluation, Management

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The Effectiveness of Fracking Disclosure Regimes in Canada

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 May 2016 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2016
McGill University, McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, McGill University and University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization
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Hydraulic Fracturing, Fracking, Information Disclosure, Regulatory Regimes, Compliance, Enforcement

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Positively Deviant: Identity Work Through B Corporation Certification

Journal of Business Venturing, Forthcoming, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2017-910, Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 18-33
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2018
Matthew Grimes, Joel Gehman and Ke Cao
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business, University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization and University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization
Downloads 80 (307,111)
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social entrepreneurship, B Corporations, women entrepreneurs, identity work, sustainability, certification

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Social License to Operate: Legitimacy by Another Name?

Canadian Public Administration, Forthcoming, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2017-904
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2017
Joel Gehman, Lianne Lefsrud and Stewart Fast
University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization, University of Alberta - Faculty of Engineering and Queen's University
Downloads 80 (307,111)

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Social License to Operate, Legitimacy, Energy, Public Administration

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Going Public: Debating Matters of Concern as an Imperative for Management Scholars

Academy of Management Review, 2019, Vol. 44, No. 2, 480–492.
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2019
Dror Etzion and Joel Gehman
McGill University and University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization
Downloads 76 (316,567)

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fracking, matters of concern, public debate, values

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Why Not Take a Performative Approach to Entrepreneurship?

Forthcoming, Journal of Business Venturing Insights, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2018-901
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 29 Jan 2018
Raghu Garud, Joel Gehman and Antonio Giuliani
Pennsylvania State University, University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization and IÉSEG School of Management
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performativity, metatheory, relationality, temporality, contextualization

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Standing Out and Fitting In: Charting the Emergence of Certified B Corporations by Industry and Region

Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence and Growth, Vol. 19, Forthcoming , University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2017-904, Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 17-32
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 17 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2018
Ke Cao, Joel Gehman and Matthew Grimes
University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization, University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization and Indiana University - Kelley School of Business
Downloads 68 (336,722)
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Social Entrepreneurship, Hybrid Organizations, Certifications, B Corporations, Legitimacy, Optimal Distinctiveness

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Unleashing Sustainability Transformations Through Robust Action

Journal of Cleaner Production, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Jun 2015
McGill University, University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization, IESE Business School and McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management
Downloads 61 (356,117)
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sustainability, robust action, wind power, sustainability reporting, microcredit

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Robust Action Strategies for Tackling the World's Grand Challenges

In book: Resilient Systems, Resilient Communities, Chapter: 8, Publisher: Intersections of Sustainability, Editors: Jordan B. Kinder, Makere Stewart-Harawira, pp.180-204, Forthcoming, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2018-902
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Mar 2018
Joel Gehman, Fabrizio Ferraro and Dror Etzion
University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization, IESE Business School and McGill University
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robust action, complexity, uncertainty, evaluativity

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Performativity as Ongoing Journeys: Implications for Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation

Long Range Planning, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Feb 2017
Raghu Garud, Joel Gehman and Thinley Tharchen
Pennsylvania State University, University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization and Pennsylvania State University, Mary Jean and Frank P. Smeal College of Business Administration, Students
Downloads 48 (397,817)
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Performativity, Business Models, Opportunities, Process, Entrepreneurship, Innovation

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Serendipity Arrangements for Exapting Science-Based Innovations

Academy of Management Perspectives, doi:10.5465/amp.2016.0138 Forthcoming, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 3038983
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Sep 2017
Raghu Garud, Joel Gehman and Antonio Giuliani
Pennsylvania State University, University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization and IÉSEG School of Management
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exaptation, serendipity arrangements, science-based innovation

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Comparative Analysis of Hydraulic Fracturing Wastewater Practices in Unconventional Shale Development: Newspaper Coverage of Stakeholder Concerns and Social License to Operate

Sustainability, Forthcoming, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2016-909
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2016
University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization, University of Alberta, Students, University of Alberta, Simon Fraser University (SFU) and University of Alberta
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Social License to Operate, Hydraulic Fracturing, Oil and Gas Industry, Sustainability, Stakeholder Management, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cumulative Effects Management

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The Legitimacy Threshold Revisited: How Prior Successes and Failures Spill Over to Other Endeavors on Kickstarter

Academy of Management Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 22 Apr 2019
Jean-François Soublière and Joel Gehman
University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization and University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization
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legitimacy, entrepreneurship, crowdfunding, resourcing

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Performativity: Not a Destination but an Ongoing Journey

Forthcoming, Academy of Management Review, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2018-911
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 29 Nov 2018
Raghu Garud and Joel Gehman
Pennsylvania State University and University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization
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performativity, philosophy of science, actor-network theory, sociological paradigms

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Beyond Homo Entrepreneurus: Judgment and the Theory of Cultural Entrepreneurship

Forthcoming in Journal of Management Studies, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2018-910
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Nov 2018
University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization, University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization and Boston College - Carroll School of Management
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entrepreneurship, culture, judgment, cultural entrepreneurship

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Resilient Systems, Resilient Communities

Makere Stewart-Harawira & Jordan Kinder (Eds.) Resilient Systems, Resilient Communities, McCullum Press. doi: 10.7939/R38K75B1W, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2018-903
Number of pages: 193 Posted: 20 Apr 2018
University of Alberta - Faculty of Arts, University of Alberta, University of Alberta - Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta - Faculty of Engineering, University of Alberta - Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Law, University of Alberta, University of Alberta - Faculty of Law, Victoria University - Centre for Global Studies, University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization, IESE Business School, McGill University and University of Alberta - Faculty of Arts
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resilience thinking, resilient communities, climate change, reflexive law, adaptation, prairies, Alberta, watersheds, water law, indigenous communities

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Moral Accounting by Organizations: A Process Study of the U.S. Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission

Forthcoming, Journal of Management Inquiry, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2016-912
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 28 Aug 2017
Chad Murphy, Shubha Patvardhan and Joel Gehman
Oregon State University, University of Delaware and University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization
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Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, Moral Accounting, Qualitative Research, Rhetorical Strategy

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Using BP Neural Networks to Prioritize Risk Management Approaches for China's Unconventional Shale Gas Industry

Sustainability, Forthcoming, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2982421
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2017
China University of Petroleum, Beijng, China University of Petroleum, Beijng, University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization and University of Alberta - Faculty of Engineering
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shale gas, risk assessment, BP neutral networks, environmental impacts

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Venturing into The Cultural Future: Research Opportunities at the Nexus of Institutions, Innovation, and Impact

Forthcoming, Innovation: Management and Organization, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2018-911
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Nov 2018
Joel Gehman and Markus A. Höllerer
University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Accounting
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institutions, innovation, impact, culture, future

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Opaque Transparency: How Material Affordances Shape Intermediary Work

Regulation and Governance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 09 Oct 2018
Miron Avidan, Dror Etzion and Joel Gehman
McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University and University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization
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Information Disclosure, FracFocus, Fracking, Material Affordances, Regulatory Intermediaries

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Winds of Change: A Neo-Design Approach to the Regeneration of Regions

Organization & Environment, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Sep 2019
Raghu Garud, Joel Gehman and Peter Karnøe
Pennsylvania State University, University of Alberta - Department of Strategic Management and Organization and Copenhagen Business School
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Regions, Regeneration, Design, Sustainability, Renewable Energy