Academy of Management Review

(The median citation count of Academy of Management Review is 7. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-07-01 to 2024-07-01.)
Artificial Intelligence and Management: The Automation–Augmentation Paradox479
Capturing Causal Complexity: Heuristics for Configurational Theorizing309
Achieving Rigor in Qualitative Analysis: The Role of Active Categorization in Theory Building232
Generating Theory by Abduction220
The Role of Artificial Intelligence and Data Network Effects for Creating User Value175
Reconceptualizing Necessity Entrepreneurship: A Contextualized Framework of Entrepreneurial Processes Under the Condition of Basic Needs154
Humans and Technology: Forms of Conjoined Agency in Organizations145
CEO Sociopolitical Activism: A Stakeholder Alignment Model135
Opportunities as Artifacts and Entrepreneurship as Design104
Back to the Future: A Time-Calibrated Theory of Entrepreneurial Action96
From Rugged Landscapes to Rugged Ecosystems: Structure of Interdependencies and Firms’ Innovative Search92
Stakeholder Governance: Solving the Collective Action Problems in Joint Value Creation92
The Dark Side of Organizational Paradoxes: The Dynamics of Disempowerment90
When Is More Uncertainty Better? A Model of Uncertainty Regulation and Effectiveness86
From the Editors—Why We Need a Theory of Stakeholder Governance—And Why This is a Hard Problem84
Modelling the Micro-Foundations of the Audit Society: Organizations and the Logic of the Audit Trail79
The Ontology of Organizational Paradox: A Quantum Approach79
Beyond Shareholder Value Maximization: Accounting for Financial/Social Trade-Offs in Dual-Purpose Companies78
Substituting Human Decision-Making with Machine Learning: Implications for Organizational Learning76
To Shape or Adapt: Knowledge Problems, Epistemologies, and Strategic Postures under Knightian Uncertainty76
On the Mitigability of Uncertainty and the Choice between Predictive and Nonpredictive Strategy69
Learning from Testimony on Quantitative Research in Management59
Strategic Leadership Systems: Viewing Top Management Teams and Boards of Directors from A Multiteam Systems Perspective56
The Theory Crisis in Management Research: Solving the Right Problem56
On the Theory of Organizational Path Dependence: Clarifications, Replies to Objections, and Extensions54
Imagination, Indeterminacy, and Managerial Choice at the Limit of Knowledge52
The Emergence of Moral Leadership47
Ghost in the Machine: On Organizational Theory in the Age of Machine Learning45
Entrepreneurs as Scientists: A Pragmatist Approach to Producing Value Out of Uncertainty43
A Bait-and-Switch Model of Corporate Social Responsibility42
Finding Meaning in Relationships: The Impact of Network Ties and Structure on the Meaningfulness of Work41
Recurring Nightmares and Silver Linings: Understanding How Past Abusive Supervision May Lead to Posttraumatic Stress and Posttraumatic Growth40
From the Editors—Phenomenon-Based Theorizing40
Faster, Hotter, and More Linked In: Managing Social Disapproval in the Social Media Era38
Creation Opportunities: Entrepreneurial Curiosity, Generative Cognition, and Knightian Uncertainty38
Developing a Theory of the Firm for the 21st Century37
CSR: Undertheorized or Essentially Contested?37
Reflections on the 2021 AMR Decade Award: Navigating Paradox Is Paradoxical36
Shaping Possibilities: A Design Science Approach to Developing Novel Strategies36
More Than the Sum of My Parts: An Intrapersonal Network Approach to Identity Work in Response to Identity Opportunities and Threats36
Ontology, Levels of Society, and Degrees of Generality: Theorizing Actors as Abstractions in Institutional Theory32
Synergy in Mergers and Acquisitions: Typology, Life Cycles, and Value31
Toward the Emergence of Entrepreneurial Opportunities: Organizing Early-Phase New Venture Creation Support Systems30
Entrepreneurial Visions as Rhetorical History: A Diegetic Narrative Model of Stakeholder Enrollment29
Artificial Intelligence, Data-Driven Learning, and the Decentralized Structure of Platform Ecosystems28
The Social Nature of Stakeholder Utility28
Data Network Effects: Key Conditions, Shared Data, and the Data Value Duality28
Explaining the Persistence of Informal Institutions: The Role of Informal Networks28
Taking Inequality Seriously28
Grounding Business Models: Cognition, Boundary Objects, and Business Model Change27
From the Editors—The Nuts and Bolts of Writing a Theory Paper: A Practical Guide to Getting Started27
The Impact of Temporal Schemata: Understanding When Individuals Entrain Versus Resist or Create Temporal Structure27
The Corporate Social Responsibility Price Premium as an Enabler of Substantive CSR26
Toward a Meta-Theory of Creativity Forms: How Novelty and Usefulness Shape Creativity26
A Theory of Firm Value Capture from Employee Job Performance: A Multidisciplinary Perspective25
Where Do Stakeholders Come From?25
Heuristic Methods for Updating Small World Representations in Strategic Situations of Knightian Uncertainty25
When Worlds Keep on Colliding: Exploring the Consequences of Organizational Responses to Conflicting Institutional Demands24
The Nature of the Social Firm: Alternative Organizational Forms for Social Value Creation and Appropriation24
Theorizing From Emerging Markets: Challenges, Opportunities, and Publishing Advice24
Dark Knights: When and Why an Employee Becomes a Workplace Vigilante23
Reconceptualizing Necessity and Opportunity Entrepreneurship: A Needs-Based View of Entrepreneurial Motivation23
Integrator or Gremlin? Identity Partnerships and Team Newcomer Socialization23
Social Objectivity and Entrepreneurial Opportunities22
Why “Doing Well by Doing Good” Went Wrong: Getting Beyond “Good Ethics Pays” Claims in Managerial Thinking22
Branching and Anchoring: Complementary Asset Configurations in Conditions of Knightian Uncertainty22
Bringing the Great Outdoors Into the Workplace: The Energizing Effect of Biophilic Work Design21
Far From Void: How Institutions Shape Growth in Informal Economies21
Corporate Strategy and Network Change20
A Place in the World: Vulnerability, Well-Being, and the Ubiquitous Evaluation That Animates Participation in Institutional Processes20
An Event-System Perspective on Disruption: Theorizing the Pandemic and Other Discontinuities Through Historical and Fictional Accounts of the Plague19
Business and Peace: The Impact of Firm–Stakeholder Relational Strategies on Conflict Risk18
Capitalism and Management Research: The Worst of Times, The Best of Times18
Masculinity at the Negotiation Table: A Theory of Men’s Negotiation Behaviors and Outcomes18
Commitment System Theory: The Evolving Structure of Commitments to Multiple Targets18
Mitigating versus Managing Epistemic and Aleatory Uncertainty17
Beyond Primacy: A Stakeholder Theory of Corporate Governance17
Competitive Advantage Through Artificial Intelligence: Toward a Theory of Situated AI16
Design as an Isolating Mechanism for Capturing Value from Innovation: From Cloaks and Traps to Sabotage16
Property Rights, Owner-Management, and Value Creation16
The Model Minority and the Limits of Workplace Inclusion15
Theorizing with Microhistory15
When Things Get Odd: Exploring the Interactional Choreography of Taken-for-Grantedness15
Open Theorizing in Management and Organization Studies14
Theoretical Light in Empirical Darkness: Illuminating Strategic Concealment of Corporate Political Activity14
Research Movements and Theorizing Dynamics in Management and Organization Studies14
Rethinking Corporate Power to Tackle Grand Societal Challenges: Lessons from Political Philosophy14
Rethinking the “Necessity” in Necessity Entrepreneurship14
A Theory of Organizational Purpose14
A World Changed: What Post-9/11 Stories Tell Us about the Position of America, Purpose of Business, and Meaning of Work13
Probability Logic Fails in Immitigable Uncertainty, But Strategic Logic Does Not13
Solving Paradox by Reducing Expectation12
Optimizing Concepts: Conceptual Engineering in the Field of Management—The Case of Routines Research12
Entrepreneurs as Scientists: A Pragmatist Alternative to the Creation-Discovery Debate12
A Circadian Theory of Paradoxical Leadership12
Forbearance: Strategic Nonresponse to Competitive Attacks12
Better to Be Loved By Some? Firm Flaunting as an Impression Management Strategy12
How a Firm’s Value Capture Affects Value Creation in Its Ecosystem11
When Subjective Judgments Lead to Spinouts: Employee Entrepreneurship Under Uncertainty, Firm-Specificity, and Appropriability11
The Evolving Science of Organization: Theory Matters11
“What Is an Opportunity?”: From Theoretical Mystification to Everyday Understanding11
A Theory of Ethical Accounting and Its Implications for Hypocrisy in Organizations11
On the Irony of Being Certain on How to Deal with Uncertainty10
Carving the Nature of Uncertainty at Its Joints10
Reading The Technological Society to Understand the Mechanization of Values and Its Ontological Consequences10
The Problems and Promise of Entrepreneurial Partnerships: Decision-Making, Overconfidence, and Learning in Founding Teams10
Quantum Approach to Organizational Paradox: A Copenhagen Perspective10
Disentangling Strategic Consensus: Strategic Consensus Types, Psychological Bonds, and Their Effects on Strategic Climate10
My Place: How Workers Become Identified with Their Workplaces and Why It Matters9
On the Practicality of Resisting Pragmatic Paradoxes9
Mutable Reality and Unknowable Future: Revealing the Broader Potential of Pragmatism9
Professional Network Identification: Searching for Stability in Transient Knowledge Work9
Organizational Underdog Narratives: The Cultivation and Consequences of a Collective Underdog Identity8
The Generativity Mindsets of Chief Executive Officers: A New Perspective on Succession Outcomes8
The Role of Temporality in Institutional Stabilization: A Process View8
On the Ontology of Action: Actors are Not “Abstractions”8
First-Mover Advantages versus First-Mover Benefits: What’s the Difference and Why Does It Matter?8
Compete, Cooperate, or Both? Integrating the Demand Side into Patent Deployment Strategies for the Commercialization and Licensing of Technology8
Human Capital Resources Emergence Theory: The Role of Social Capital8
Designing Online Platforms for Customized Goods and Services: A Market Frictions–Based Perspective7
A Typological Theory of Domestic Employees’ Acculturation Stress and Adaptation in the Context of Globalization7
Open Team Production, the New Cooperative Firm, and Hybrid Advantage7
The Virtues of Joint Production: Ethical Foundations for Collaborative Organizations7
Private Equity as an Intermediary in the Market for Corporate Assets7
Guidance for AMR Authors about Making Formal Theory Accessible7