Research

Published and Forthcoming Articles

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

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

Liang, Hao, Christopher Marquis, Luc Renneboog, and Sunny Li Sun. “Future-Time Framing: The Effect of Language on Corporate Future Orientation.” (Read an interview about this paper in HBS Working knowledge)

Liang, Hao, Christopher Marquis, and Sunny Li Sun. “Finance and Social Responsibility in the Informal Economy: Institutional Voids, Globalization and Microfinance Institutions.”

Marquis, Christopher and Yanhua Zhou “Governmental Attention and Environmental Enforcement in China.”

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

Lee, Matthew and Christopher Marquis. “Large Corporations, Community Social Capital and Social Welfare: Evidence from Organized Community Philanthropy.”

Yi, Jiangling, Christopher Marquis and Chenjian Zhang. “Historical Imprints and Contemporary Foreign Investment in Chinese Cities.”

Christopher Marquis, and Kunyuan Qiao. Communist Ideological Imprint and Internationalization: A Study of Chinese Entrepreneurs. Under Review.