Published and Forthcoming Articles

Marquis, Christopher and Kunyuan Qiao. 2018. “Waking from Mao’s Dream: Communist Ideological Imprinting and the Internationalization of Entrepreneurial Ventures in China.” Administrative Science Quarterly. Forthcoming. (Read a summary in the LSE Business Review and on Organizational Musings in English and Chinese).

Wang, Danqing, Fei Du and Christopher Marquis. 2018. “Defending Mao’s Dream: How Politicians’ Ideological Imprinting Affects Firms’ Political Appointment in China.” Academy of Management Journal. Forthcoming. (Read a summary in Chinese).

Marquis, Christopher and Yanhua Bird. 2018. “The Paradox of Responsive Authoritarianism: Civil Society, Local Governments and Environmental Penalties in China.” Organization Science. Forthcoming. (Read a summary in the LSE Business Review and in Cornell Enterprise; Finalist for 2019 IACMR-RRBM Award for Responsible Research in Management)

Liang, Hao, Christopher Marquis, Luc Renneboog, and Sunny Li Sun. 2018. “Future-Time Framing: The Effect of Language on Corporate Future Orientation.” (Read summary in Chinese and an interview about a prior version in HBS Working knowledge). Organization Science. Forthcoming.

Marquis, Christopher, Lynn Yin and Dongning Yang. 2017 “State-Mediated Globalization Processes and the Adoption of Sustainability Reporting in China.” Management and Organization Review. 13:1, 167–191.

Marquis, Christopher and András Tilcsik. 2016. “Institutional Equivalence: How Industry and Community Peers Influence Corporate Philanthropy.” Organization Science27:5, 1325–1341.

Zhang, Jianjun, Christopher Marquis and Kunyuan Qiao. 2016. “Do Political Connections Buffer Firms from or Bind Firms to the Government? A Study of Corporate Charitable Donations of Chinese Firms.” Organization Science27:5, 1307–1324.

Marquis, Christopher, Michael Toffel and Yanhua Zhou. 2016. “Scrutiny, Norms, and Selective Disclosure: A Global Study of Greenwashing.” Organization Science, 27: 2, 483–504. (Read a summary of this paper at the LSE Business Review, or ASA Work in Progress blog)

Luo, Xiaowei Rose, Jianjun Zhang and Christopher Marquis. 2016. “Mobilization in the Internet Age: Internet Activism and Corporate Response.” Academy of Management Journal 59, No. 6, 2045–2068.

Marquis, Christopher, Susan Jackson and Yuan Li. 2015. “Building Sustainable Organizations in China.” Management and Organization Review, 11: 427-440.

Marquis, Christopher and Mia Raynard. 2015. “Institutional Strategies in Emerging MarketsAcademy of Management Annals, 9: No. 1, 291–335.

Sullivan, Bilian Ni, Yi Tang and Christopher Marquis. 2014. “Persistently Learning: How Small-world Network Imprints and Organizational Adaptation Affect Firm Performance.” Strategic Organization 12, no. 3: 180–199.

Marquis, Christopher, and Cuili Qian. 2014. Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting in China: Symbol or Substance?Organization Science 25, no. 1: 127–148. (Read a summary of this paper from Management Insights in Chinese and English)

Marquis, Christopher, and Matthew Lee. 2013. “Who Is Governing Whom? Executives, Governance, and the Structure of Generosity in Large U.S. Firms.” Strategic Management Journal 34, no. 4: 483–497.

Marquis, Christopher, and Andras Tilcsik. 2013. “Imprinting: Toward A Multilevel Theory.” Academy of Management Annals 7, no. 1: 193–243.

Tilcsik, Andras, and Christopher Marquis. 2013. “Punctuated Generosity: How Mega-events and Natural Disasters Affect Corporate Philanthropy in U.S. Communities.” Administrative Science Quarterly 58, no. 1: 111–148. (Read an interview about this paper on the ASQ Blog and summaries in HBS Working Knowledge and the Stanford Social Innovation Review)

Marquis, Christopher, Gerald F. Davis, and Mary Ann Glynn. 2013. “Golfing Alone? Corporations, Elites and Nonprofit Growth in 100 American Communities.” Organization Science 24, no. 1: 39–57. (Read a summary in the Stanford Social Innovation Review)

Marquis, Christopher, Doug Guthrie, and Juan Almandoz. 2012. “State Activism and the Hidden Incentives Behind Bank Acquisitions.” Social Science Research 41: 130–145.

Marquis, Christopher, Jianjun Zhang, and Yanhua Zhou. 2011. “Regulatory Uncertainty and Corporate Responses to Environmental Protection in China.”  California Management Review 54, no. 1: 39–63.

Marquis, Christopher, and Zhi Huang. 2010. “Acquisitions as Exaptation: The Legacy of Founding Institutions in the U.S. Commercial Banking Industry.” Academy of Management Journal 53, no. 6: 1441–1473.

Marquis, Christopher, and Julie Battilana. 2009. “Acting Globally but Thinking Locally? The Enduring Influence of Local Communities on Organizations.” Research in Organizational Behavior 29: 283–302.

Marquis, Christopher, and Zhi Huang. 2009. “The Contingent Nature of Public Policy and the Growth of U.S. Commercial Banking.” Academy of Management Journal 52, no. 6: 1222–1246. (Runner-up, Academy of Management’s Best Published Paper in Organization and Management Theory in 2009.)

Marquis, Christopher, and Michael Lounsbury. 2007. “Vive La Resistance: Competing Logics and the Consolidation of U.S. Community Banking.” Academy of Management Journal 50, no. 4: 799–820.

Marquis, Christopher, Mary Ann Glynn, and Gerald F. Davis. 2007. “Community Isomorphism and Corporate Social Action.” Academy of Management Review 32, no. 3: 925–945. (Read an interview about this paper in HBS Working Knowledge.)

Mizruchi, Mark S., and Christopher Marquis. 2006. “Egocentric, Sociocentric, or Dyadic? Identifying the Appropriate Level of Analysis in the Study of Organizational Networks.” Social Networks 28, no. 3: 187–208.

Mizruchi, Mark S., Linda Brewster Stearns, and Christopher Marquis. 2006. “The Conditional Nature of Embeddedness: Borrowing by Large U.S. Firms, 1973-1994.” American Sociological Review 71, no. 2: 406–409.

Davis, Gerald F., and Christopher Marquis. 2005. “Prospects for Organizational Theory in the Early 21st Century: Institutional Fields and Mechanisms.” Organization Science 16, no. 4: 332–343.

Marquis, Christopher. 2003. “The Pressure of the Past: Network Imprinting in Intercorporate Communities.” Administrative Science Quarterly: 655–689.

Chapters and Other Publications

Christopher Marquis, 《理论化历史进程:对中国管理的启示》,《管理学季刊》,2018年第三期,1-24页(封面文章)。(Marquis, Christopher, Theorizing Historical Processes: Implications for Chinese Management, Quarterly Journal of Management (in Chinese), 2018, issue 3, page 1-24 (lead article)). See English version and published commentaries (in Chinese) by Runtian Jing & Xuan Sun (Shanghai Jiaotong University); David Zhu (Arizona State University) and Yanyu Wang & Jun Xia (University of Texas-Dallas).

Lee, Matthew and Christopher Marquis. 2018 “Large Corporations, Community Social Capital and Social Welfare: Evidence from Organized Community Philanthropy.” In Sinziana Dorobantu, Ruth Aguilera, Jiao Luo and Frances Milliken (Ed). Advances in Strategic Management.

Marquis, Christopher, Qi Li and Kunyuan Qiao. 2017 “The Chinese Collectivist Model of Charity,” Stanford Social Innovation Review, 15(3): 40-47. Chinese version. (Read a summary of this paper in Chinese from China Development Brief)

Almandoz, John, Matthew Lee and Christopher Marquis. 2017. “Different Shades of Green: Environment Uncertainty and the Strategies of Hybrid Organizations.” In Henrich Greve and Marc-David Seidel (Ed). Research in the Sociology of Organizations Bingley, U.K.: Emerald Group Publishing Limited: 31-67.

Almandoz, John, and Christopher Marquis. “Drivers of Community Strength: An Institutional Logics Perspective on Geographical and Affiliation Based Communities.” In Royston Greenwood et al., (Ed). The Sage Handbook of Organizational Institutionalism 2nd Edition. London, UK: Sage Publications, Inc. Forthcoming.

Marquis, Christopher, Ying Zhang and Shiyu Yang. “Shared Value with Chinese Characteristics:An Interview with Shen Guojun, Founder, President and CEO of China Yintai.” Management Insights (MI), (October 2015): 120-129. Chinese version.

Marquis, Christopher, Yanhua Zhou, and Zoe Yang. 2015 “The Emergence of Subversive Charities in China.” Stanford Social Innovation Review, 13(4): 42-47.

Marquis, Christopher, and Juan Almandoz. “Can an ‘Ethical’ Bank Support Guns and Fracking?” R1404L. Harvard Business Review 92, no. 4 (April 2014): 123–127.

Marquis, Christopher, and Andrew Park. “Inside the Buy-One Give-One Model.” Stanford Social Innovation Review 12, no. 1 (Winter 2014): 28–33.

Marquis, Christopher, Hongyu Zhang, and Lixuan Zhou. “China’s Quest to Adopt Electric Vehicles.” Stanford Social Innovation Review 11, no. 2 (Spring 2013): 52–57.

Marquis, Christopher, and Joshua D. Margolis. “How Much Is Sweat Equity Worth?” R1212X. Harvard Business Review 90, no. 12 (December 2012).

Marquis, Christopher and Chen Zhang. “‘Risk Control is in My Blood’-An Interview with Dr. Ling Wen, President and CEO of China Shenhua Energy Company Limited.” Chinese Management Insights (CMI), (November 2012): 80-87. Chinese version.

Marquis, Christopher, Michael Lounsbury, and Royston Greenwood, eds. Communities and Organizations. Vol. 33, Research in the Sociology of Organizations. Emerald Group Publishing, 2011.

Marquis, Christopher, Michael Lounsbury, and Royston Greenwood. “Community as an Institutional Order and a Type of Organizing.” Introduction to Communities and Organizations. Vol. 33, edited by Christopher Marquis, Michael Lounsbury, and Royston Greenwood. Research in the Sociology of Organizations. Emerald Group Publishing, 2011.

Marquis, Christopher, Zhi Huang, and Juan Almandoz. “Explaining the Loss of Community: Competing Logics and Institutional Change in the U.S. Banking Industry.” In Communities and Organizations. Vol. 33, edited by Christopher Marquis, Michael Lounsbury, and Royston Greenwood. Research in the Sociology of Organizations. Emerald Group Publishing, 2011.

Marquis, Christopher and Gerald F. Davis.  “Organizational Mechanisms Underlying Positive Community Identity and Reputation.” Exploring Positive Identities and Organizations: Building a Theoretical and Research Foundation, edited by Laura Morgan Roberts and Jane Dutton, 2009.

Anderson, Peter J., Ruth Blatt, Marlys K. Christianson, Adam M. Grant, Christopher Marquis, Eric J. Newman, Scott Sonenshein, and Kathleen M. Sutcliffe. “Understanding Mechanisms in Organizational Research.” Journal of Management Inquiry 15, no. 2 (June 2006): 102–113.

Glynn, Mary Ann and Christopher Marquis. “Legitimating Identities: How Institutional Logics Motivate Organizational Name Choices.” Identity and the Modern Organization, edited by Caroline A. Bartel, Steven Blader and Amy Wrzesniewski. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc., 2006.

Glynn, Mary Ann, and Christopher Marquis. “How Institutional Norms and Individual Preferences Legitimate Organizational Names.” In Artifacts and Organizations, edited by Anat Rafaeli and Michael Pratt, 223–239. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2006.

Marquis, Christopher. “Historical Environments, Coordination and Consolidation in the U.S. Banking Industry, 1896-2001.” (2006 William H. Newman and Louis R. Pondy Awards for best paper based on a dissertation.)   Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings (2006).

Marquis, Christopher, and Mark Mizruchi. “Banks.” In International Encyclopedia of Economic Sociology, edited by Jens Beckert and Milan Zafirovski, 20–22. London: Routledge, 2006.

Mizruchi, Mark, and Christopher Marquis. “Interlocking Directorates.” In International Encyclopedia of Economic Sociology, edited by Jens Beckert and Milan Zafirovski, 375–377. London: Routledge, 2006.

Khurana, Rakesh, and Christopher Marquis. “Diagnosing and Dissolving Our ‘Translation Gap’.” Journal of Management Inquiry 15, no. 4 (December 2006): 406–409.

Marquis, Christopher. “Review of Nonprofit Trusteeship in Different Contexts by Rikki Abzug and Jeffrey S. Simonoff.” Administrative Science Quarterly 50 (June 2005): 314–317.

Davis, Gerald F., and Christopher Marquis. “The Globalization of Stock Markets and Convergence in Corporate Governance.” Pp. 352-390 in Economic Sociology of Capitalism, edited by Victor Nee and Richard Swedberg. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004.

Glynn, Mary Ann, and Christopher Marquis. “When Good Names Go Bad: Organizational Illegitimacy, and the Dotcom Collapse.” In Legitimacy Processes in Organizations. Vol. 22, edited by Cathryn Johnson, 147–170. Research in the Sociology of Organizations. Elsevier Science, 2004.

Working Papers

Marquis, Christopher, Yuhuan Liu and Runtian Jing. “Political Position and Firms’ Defiance of Governmental Mandates in China.”

Marquis, Christopher and Kunyuan Qiao. “Resource Scarcity Imprinting and Resource Use: A Study of Chinese Private Entrepreneurs” Under Review.

Marquis, Christopher and Kunyuan Qiao. “Unraveling How History Matters: Path Dependence or Imprinting?”

Qian, Cuili, Christopher Marquis, Deqiu Chen, Oliver Rui and Yunsen Chen. “Visits of Government Officials, Resource Acquisition, and Investment Efficiency: Evidence from Chinese Publicly Listed Firms”