Michael Hannan is Stratacom Professor of Management in the Graduate School of Business and Professor of Sociology in the School of Humanities and Sciences. He investigates change in the world of organizations. This work involves both formal theoretical treatments of organizational change and empirical studies of the emergence, change, and dissolution of populations of organizations. His current research involves applications of dynamic logics to organization theory and exploration of the emergence of organizational categories.
Organizations – Formal and Complex; Mathematical Sociology
Professor of Organization Theory (part time) Durham University (UK)
- Michael T. Hannan, László Pólos, and Glenn R. Carroll. Logics of Organization Theory: Audiences, Codes, and Ecologies. Princeton University Press, 2007.
- Glenn R. Carroll and Michael T. Hannan. The Demography of Corporations and Industries. Princeton University Press, 2000.
- Greta, Hsu, Michael T. Hannan, and Ozgecan Kocak. Multiple category memberships in markets: An integrated theory and two empirical tests. American Sociological Review (2009) 74: 150-169.
- James N. Baron, Michael T. Hannan, Greta Hsu, and Ozgecan Kocak) In the company of women: Gender inequality and the logic of bureaucracy in start-up firms. Work and Occupations (2007)
- Michael T. Hannan, James N. Baron, Greta Hsu, Özgecan Koçak. Organizational identities and the hazard of change.
Industrial and Corporate Change (2006)
- Michael T. Hannan. Ecologies of organizations: Diversity and identity. Journal of Economic Perspectives (2005) 19:51-70.
- Greta Hsu and Michael T. Hannan. Identities, genres, and organizational forms. Organization Science (2005) 16:474-90.
- László Pólos and Michael T. Hannan. A logic for theories in flux: A model-theoretic approach. Logique et Analyse (2004) 47:85-121.
- Michael T. Hannan, László Pólos, and Glenn R. Carroll. The evolution of organizational inertia. Industrial and Corporate Change
- Michael T. Hannan, László Pólos, and Glenn R. Carroll. The fog of change: Opacity and asperity in organizations.
Administrative Science Quarterly (2003) 48:399-432.
- Michael T. Hannan, László Pólos, and Glenn R. Carroll. Cascading organizational change. Organization Science (2003) 14:463-82.
- Michael T. Hannan, Glenn R. Carroll, and László Pólos. The organizational niche. Sociological Theory (2003) 21:309-40.