Journal Articles

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
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
S.Kim,, A Kalev, and F Dobbin. 2012. “Progressive Corporations at Work: The Case of Diversity Programs”. Review of Law and Social Change 36 (2):171-213. pdf
F.Dobbin,, S.Kim, and A. Kalev. 2011. “You Can't Always Get What You Need : Organizational Determinants of Diversity Programs”. American Sociological Review 76 (3):386. pdf.
F.Dobbin,, and J. Jung. 2011. “Corporate Board Gender Diversity and Stock Performance: The Competence Gap or Institutional Investor Bias?”. North Carolina Law Review 89 (3):809-838. pdf

Reprinted in Corporate Justice. Todd J. Clark and Andrew Douglas Pond Cummings. Durham: Carolina Academic Press. Forthcoming, 2016.

Dobbin, F, and J Jung. 2010. “The Misapplication of Mr. Michael Jensen: How Agency Theory Brought Down the Economy and Why it Might Again”. Markets on Trial: The Economic Sociology of the U.S. Financial Crisis (Research in the Sociology of Organizations) 30B:29-64. pdf
Dobbin, F, and E Kelly. 2007. “How to Stop Harassment: The Professional Construction of Legal Compliance in Organizations”. American Journal of Sociology 112 (4):1203-43. pdf
Dobbin, F, and A Kalev. 2007. “The Architecture of Inclusion: Evidence from Corporate Diversity Programs”. Harvard Journal of Law & Gender 30 (2):279-301. pdf
Dobbin, F, B Simmons, and G Garrett. 2007. “The Global Diffusion of Public Policies: Social Construction, Coercion, Competition, or Learning?”. Annual Review of Sociology 33:449-72. pdf
Dobbin, F, A Kalev, and E Kelly. 2007. “Diversity Management in Corporate America”. Contexts 6 (4):21-28. pdf
Pedersen, JS, and F Dobbin. 2006. “In Search of Identity and Legitimation: Bridging Organizational Culture and Neoinstitutionalism”. Special issue of American Behavioral Scientist 49 (7):897-907. pdf
Westenholz, A, JS Pedersen, and F Dobbin. 2006. “Introduction: Institutions in the Making: Identity, Power, and the Emergence of New Organizational Forms”. Special issue of American Behavioral Scientist 49 (7):889-896. pdf
Dobbin, F. 2006. “Enron: Une Drole d'ethique Financiere”. Sciences Humaines 250-53. pdf
Kalev, A., F.Dobbin, and E. Kelly. 2006. “Best Practices or Best Guesses? Assessing the Efficacy of Corporate Affirmative Action and Diversity Policies”. American Sociological Review 71 (4):589-617. pdf

Reprinted in Business and Gender: Critical Perspectives. Edited by Alison Konrad. London: Routledge. 2012.

Kalev, A., and F.Dobbin. 2006. “Enforcement of Civil Rights Law in Private Workplaces: The Effects of Compliance Reviews and Lawsuits Over Time”. Law and Social Inquiry 31 (4):855-879. pdf
Simmons, B, F Dobbin, and G Garrett. 2006. “The International Diffusion of Liberalism”. Special issue of International Organization 60 (Fall):781-810. pdf
Zorn, D, F Dobbin, J Dierkes, and M Kwok. 2006. “The New New Firm: Power and Sense-making in the Construction of Shareholder Value”. Nordiske Organisationsstudier 3.