Publications and Working Papers
Zuckerman, Ezra W., Review of Lyn Spilman, "Solidarity in Strategy: Making Business Meaningful in American Trade Associations,"American Journal of Sociology, forthcoming. (2014)
Zuckerman, Ezra W., Review of "The Emergence of Organizations and Markets," edited by John F. Padgett and Walter W. Powell. Contemporary Sociology, forthcoming (2014)
Zuckerman, Ezra W. . "Market Efficiency: A Sociological Perspective." Ch.12 (pp. 223-249) in Karin Knorr-Cetina and Alex Preda eds., Oxford Handbook on the Sociology of Finance (2013)
"Services and the Business Models of Product Firms: An Empirical Analysis of the Software Industry." Fernando F. Suarez, Michael A. Cusumano, and Steven Kahl. Management Science 59(2), 420 - 435. (2013)
Software Ecosystems: Analyzing and Managing Business Networks in the Software Industry. Edited by Slinger Jansen, Sjaak Brinkemper, and Michael A. Cusumano. Cheltanham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishers, 2013.
"The Status-Based Model of Market Competition: A Reconsideration Based on Recent Research," Zuckerman, Ezra W, Administrative Science Quarterly, forthcoming. (2013)
"Staying Power: Lessons for Japan,” Michael A. Cusumano. IHJ (International House of Japan) Bulletin, 32(1), 2012: 35-49. (In Japanese “Kunrin-suru kigyo no ‘mutsu no hosoku' – Nihon no resson”)
"Staying Power: Managing Innovation in an Uncertain World." Michael A. Cusumano. The World Financial Review (September, 2012)
"What Sinofsky's Departure Suggests about the Current State, and Likely Future, of Microsoft." Michael A. Cusumano. MIT Technology Review 22 (2012)
"Goodbye Pareto Principle, Hello Long Tail: The Effect of Internet Commerce on the Concentration of Product Sales." Brynjolfsson, Erik, Jeffry (Yu) Hu and Duncan Simester, Management Science, 57 (8) 1373-1387. [Winner: 2013 Management Science Best Paper Award in Information Systems] (2011)
Meido in japan wa owaru no ka? [The end of 'Made in Japan?] Edited by Michael Cusumano, Yaichi Aoshima and Akira Takeishi. Tokyo: Toyo Keizai Shimposha, 2010, in Japanese.
Staying Power: Six Enduring Principles for Managing Strategy and Innovation in an Unpredictable World. Michael A. Cusumano. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies, 2010. [Named one of the best business books of the year by Strategy & Business magazine]
Critical Decisions in Software Development: Updating the State of the Practice." Michael A. Cusumano, A. MacCormack, C. Kemerer, and W. Crandall. IEEE Software, 84-87 (2009)
“Dynamics of Retail Advertising: Evidence from a Field Experiment." Simester, Duncan, Yu (Jeffrey) Hu, Erik Brynjolfsson, and Eric Anderson, Economic Inquiry, 47(3), 482-499. (2009)
"All in the Family: Reply to Burt, Podolny, and van den Rijt, Ban, and Sarkar," Reagans, Ray E. and Ezra W. Zuckerman, Industrial and Corporate Change 17: 979-999 (2008)
Zuckerman, Ezra W., Review of Peter S. Bearman, "Doormen,"Administrative Science Quarterly 53: 194-197 (2008)
"The Changing Software Business: Moving from Products to Services." Michael A. Cusumano. IEEE Computer, 41(1): 20-27. (2008)
"Why Knowledge Does Not Equal Power: The Network Redundancy Tradeoff," Reagans, Ray E. and Ezra W. Zuckerman, Industrial and Corporate Change 17: 903-944 (2008)
"On Firmer Ground: The Collaborative Team as Strategic Research Site for Verifying Network-Based Social Capital Hypotheses." Reagans, Ray E., Ezra W. Zuckerman, and Bill McEvily. Chapter 6 (pp. 148-182) in James E. Rauch ed., Missing Links: Formation and Decay of Economic Networks. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. (2007)
"Peer Capitalism: Parallel Relationships in the U.S. Economy," Zuckerman, Ezra W. and Stoyan V. Sgourev, American Journal of Sociology 111: 1327-1366 (2006)
"Typecasting and Generalism in Firm and Market: Genre-Based Career Concentration in the Feature-Film Industry," Zuckerman, Ezra W., Research in the Sociology of Organizations 23 (): 173-216 (2005)
Zuckerman, Ezra W., Review of James E. Coverdill and William Finlay, "Headhunters," American Journal of Sociology 108: 480-481 (2004)
"How to Make the Team: Social Networks vs. Demography as Criteria for Designing Effective Projects in a Contract R&D Firm." Reagans, Ray E., Ezra W. Zuckerman, and Bill McEvily, Administrative Science Quarterly 49: 101-133 (2004)
"Shrewd, Crude, or Simply Deluded? Comovement and the Internet Stock Phenomenon" Zuckerman, Ezra W., Hayagreeva Rao, Industrial and Corporate Change 13: 171-213 (2004)
"Structural Incoherence and Stock Market Activity," Zuckerman, Ezra W., American Sociological Review 69: 405-432 (2004)
The Business of Software: What Every Manager, Programmer, and Entrepreneur Must Know to Thrive and Survive in Good Times and Bad. Michael A. Cusumano. New York, NY: Free Press, 2004.
"Towards the Social Reconstruction of an Interdisciplinary Turf War: Comment on Zajac and Westphal, ASR, June 2004." Zuckerman, Ezra W, American Sociological Review 69: 458-465
"On Networks and Markets by Rauch and Casella, eds.," Zuckerman, Ezra W, Journal of Economic Literature 46: 545-565 (2003)
"Robust Identities or Non-Entities? Typecasting in the Feature Film Labor Market," Zuckerman, Ezra W, Tai-Young Kim, Kalinda Ukanwa, and James von Rittmann, American Journal of Sociology 108: 1018-1075 (2003)
"The Critical Trade-Off: Identity Assignment and Box-Office Success in the Feature Film Industry," Zuckerman, Ezra W and Tai-Young Kim, Industrial and Corporate Change 12: 27-67 (2003)
Platform Leadership: How Intel, Microsoft, and Cisco Drive Industry Innovation. Annabelle Gawer and Michael A. Cusumano. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business Review Press, 2002.
"Middle Status Conformity: Theoretical Restatement and Empirical Demonstration in Two Markets" Phillips, Damon J. and Ezra W. Zuckerman, American Journal of Sociology 107: 379-429 (2001)
"Networks, Diversity, and Performance: The Social Capital of Corporate R&D Units," Reagans, Ray E. and Ezra W. Zuckerman, Organization Science 12: 502-517 (2001)
"Focusing the Corporate Product: Securities Analysts and De-Diversification." Zuckerman, Ezra W., Administrative Science Quarterly 45: 591-619 (2000)
"The Categorical Imperative: Securities Analysts and the Illegitimacy Discount." Zuckerman, Ezra W., American Journal of Sociology 104: 1398-1438 (1999)
Competing on Internet Time: Lessons from Netscape and Its Battle With Microsoft. Michael A. Cusumano and David B. Yoffie. New York, N.Y.: Free Press, 1998
"Social Capital and Opportunity in Corporate R&D: The Contingent Effect of Contact Density on Mobility Expectations." Gabbay, Shaul M. and Ezra W. Zuckerman, Social Science Research 27: 189-217 (1998)
Thinking Beyond Lean: How Multi-Project Management is Transforming Product Development at Toyota and Other Companies. Michael A. Cusumano and Kentaro Nobeoka. New York, NY: Free Press, 1998.
"Circumcision in the U.S.: Prevalence, Prophylaxis, and Sexual Practice." Laumann, Edward O., Christopher Masi, and Ezra W. Zuckerman, Journal of the American Medical Association 277:1052-1057 (1997)
"Mediating the Corporate Product: Securities Analysts and the Scope of the Firm." Doctoral Dissertation in Sociology, University of Chicago. 1997
Microsoft Secrets: How the World's Most Powerful Software Company Creates Technology, Shapes Markets, and Manages People. Michael A. Cusumano. New York: Free Press, 1995.
"A Structural Theory of Vote Choice: Social and Political Networks and Electoral Flows in Britain and the United States," Zuckerman, Alan S., Nicholas A. Valentino, and Ezra W. Zuckerman, Journal of Politics 56: 1008-33 (1994)
Japan's Software Factories: A Challenge to U.S. Management. Michael A. Cusumano. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.
The Japanese Automobile Industry: Technology and Management at Nissan and Toyota (Harvard East Asian Monographs, No 122). Michael A. Cusumano. Cambrige, MA.: Harvard University Asia Center, 1986.
Masters of Strategy: Lessons from Bill Gates, Andy Grove, and Steve Jobs for the Next Generation of CEOs and Entrepreneurs. Michael A. Cusumano and Steven Kahl (Forthcoming)
"Services, Industry Evolution, and the Competitive Strategies of Product Firms." Michael A. Cusumano, Steven Kahl, and Fernando F. Suarez. Strategic Management Journal (Forthcoming)