Publications

2018
Dobbin, Frank. 2018. “Preface”. in What is Sociology in Twenty American Sociologists’ Eyes, edited by Alex Chen. Beijing: Peking University Press.
Dobbin, Frank. 2018. “Foreword”. in Finance at Work, edited by Valerie Boussard. Abingdon: Routledge.
Dobbin, Frank. 2018. “Review of Lauren B. Edelman, Working Law: Courts, Corporations, and Symbolic Civil Rights.”. Contemporary Sociology 47 (5):541-543. dobbin_cs2018.pdf
Dobbin, Frank, and Alexandra Kalev. 2018. “Why Diversity Training Doesn’t Work: The Challenge for Industry and Academia”. Anthropology Now 10 (2):48-55. Web Version dobbin_kalev_an2018.pdf
2017
Pernell, Kim, Jiwook Jung, and Frank Dobbin. 2017. “Hiring Chief Risk Officers Led Banks To Take On More Risk”. Harvard Business Review. Publisher's Version
Dobbin, Frank, and Alexandra Kalev. 2017. “Training Programs and Reporting Systems Won’t End Sexual Harassment – Promoting More Women Will”. Harvard Business Review. Publisher's Version
Dobbin, Frank, and Alexandra Kalev. 2017. “Are Diversity Programs Merely Ceremonial? Evidence-Free Institutionalization”. Pp. 808-828 in The Sage Handbook of Organizational Institutionalism, edited by Royston Greenwood, Christine Oliver, Thomas B. Lawrence, and Renate E. Meyer. London: Sage. pdf
Pernell, Kim, Jiwook Jung, and Frank Dobbin. 2017. “The Hazards of Expert Control: Chief Risk Officers and Risky Derivatives”. American Sociological Review 82 (3):511-541. pdf
2016
Dobbin, Frank. 2016. “Review of Heather A. Haveman, Magazines and the Making of America: Modernization, Community, and Print Culture 1741-1860.”. Administrative Science Quarterly 61 (4):NP40–NP43. Publisher's Version pdf
Dobbin, Frank, and Alexandra Kalev. 2016. “Why Diversity Programs Fail”. Harvard Business Review 94 (7). Publisher's Version

HBR McKinsey Award for 2017

2017 Academy of Management: Outstanding Practitioner-Oriented Publication in Organizational Behavior

Reprinted in HBR's 10 Must Reads - 2018: The Definitive Management Ideas of the Year from Harvard Business Review. Pp. 133-149. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business Review Press.

Reprinted in HBR’s 10 Must Reads – On Women and Leadership. (2019). Pp. 103-118. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business Review Press.

Jung, Jiwook, and Frank Dobbin. 2016. “Agency Theory as Prophecy: How Boards, Analysts, and Fund Managers Perform Their Roles”. Seattle University Law Review 39:291-320. pdf
2015
Dobbin, Frank. 2015. “Review of Fred Block and Margaret R. Somers, The Power of Market Fundamentalism: Karl Polanyi's Critique”. American Journal of Sociology 121 (1):318-320. pdf
Dobbin, Frank, and Jiwook Jung. 2015. “The Social Construction of Interest in the New Economic Sociology”. Pp. 174-194 in Re-Imagining Economic Sociology, edited by P. Aspers and N. Dodd. London: Oxford University Press.
Dobbin, Frank, Daniel Schrage, and Alexandra Kalev. 2015. “Rage against the Iron Cage: The Varied Effects of Bureaucratic Personnel Reforms on Diversity”. American Sociological Review 80 (5):1014-1044. pdf
2014
Gershenson, Carl, and Frank Dobbin. 2014. “Institutions and the Economy”. in Emerging Trends in the Behavioral and Social Sciences, edited by R Scott and S Kosslyn. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley and Sons. pdf
Dobbin, Frank, and Alexandra Kalev. 2014. “Why Firms Need Diversity Managers and Task Forces”. Pp. 170-198 in How Global Migration Changes the Workforce Diversity Equation, edited by M. Pilati, H. Sheikh, C. Tilly, and F. Sperotti. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pdf
Jung, J, and F Dobbin. 2014. “Finance and Institutional Investors”. Pp. 52-74 in The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Finance, edited by K K.Cetina and A Preda. Oxford: Cambridge University Press. pdf
2013
F.Dobbin,. 2013. “Review of Nancy Plankey-Videla, We Are in This Dance Together: Gender, Power, and Globalization at a Mexican Garment Firm”. Administrative Science Quarterly 59 (1):184-86. pdf
Dobbin, F. 2013. “Review of Virginia Doellgast, Disintegrating Democracy at Work: Labor Unions and the Future of Good Jobs in the Service Economy”. Administrative Science Quarterly 58 (1):152-154. pdf
Dobbin, F, and A Kalev. 2013. “The Origins and Effects of Corporate Diversity Programs”. Pp. 253-281 in Oxford Handbook of Diversity and Work, edited by QM Roberson. New York: Oxford University Press. pdf

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