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Diane Burton : Publications


Christine M. Beckman and M. Diane Burton. 2008. "Founding the Future: Path Dependence in the Evolution of Top Management Teams from Founding to IPO." Organization Science. 19(1):3-24.

M. Diane Burton and Christine M. Beckman. 2007. "Leaving a Legacy: Role Imprints and Successor Turnover in Young Firms." American Sociological Review. 72:239-266.

Christine M. Beckman, M. Diane Burton and Charles O'Reilly. 2007. "Early Teams: The Impact of Team Demography of VC Financing and Going Public." Journal of Business Venturing. 22(2):147-173.

Paul Osterman and M. Diane Burton. 2004. "Ports and Ladders: The Nature and Relevance of Internal Labor Markets In A Changing World." In Pamela Tolbert and Rosemary Batt (Eds.) Oxford Handbook on Work and Organization. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

M. Diane Burton, Jesper B. Sorensen and Christine M. Beckman. 2002. "Coming from Good Stock: Career Histories and New Venture Formation" In Michael Lounsbury and Marc J. Ventresca (Eds.) Research in the Sociology of Organizations. 19:229-262. Oxford, U.K.: Elsevier (JAI Press).

M. Diane Burton. 2001. "The Company They Keep: Founders' Models for Organizing New Firms." Pp. 13-39 in Claudia B. Schoonhoven and Elaine Romanelli (Eds.) The Entrepreneurship Dynamic: Origins of Entrepreneurship and the Evolution of Industries. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

James N. Baron, Michael T. Hannan and M. Diane Burton. 2001. "Labor Pains: Organizational Change and Employee Turnover in Young, High-Tech Firms." American Journal of Sociology, 106(4):960-1012.

James N. Baron, Michael T. Hannan and M. Diane Burton. 1999. "Building the Iron Cage: Determinants of Managerial Intensity in the Early Years of Organizations." American Sociological Review, 64(4):527-547.

James N. Baron, M. Diane Burton and Michael T. Hannan. 1999. "Engineering Bureaucracy: The Genesis of Formal Policies, Positions, and Structures in High-Technology Firms." Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, 15(1):1-41.

Michael T. Hannan, M. Diane Burton and James N. Baron. 1996. "Inertia and Change in the Early Years: Employment Relations in Young, High-Technology Firms." Industrial and Corporate Change, 5(2):503-536.

James N. Baron, M. Diane Burton and Michael T. Hannan. 1996. "The Road Taken: The Origins and Evolution of Employment Systems in High-Tech Firms." Industrial and Corporate Change, 5(2):239-275.

M. Diane Burton and David B. Grusky. 1992. "A Quantitative History of Comparative Stratification Research." Contemporary Sociology, 21(5):623-631.


M. Diane Burton and Charles O'Reilly. "The Impact of High Commitment Values and Practices on Technology Start-ups."