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Schoonhoven, Claudia Bird and Elaine Romanelli (editors), The Entrepreneurship Dynamic in The Creation and Evolution of Industries. Stanford University Press, 2001. Hardbound and softbound versions published concurrently.

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Jelinek, Mariann and Claudia Bird Schoonhoven, The Innovation Marathon:  Lessons from High Technology Firms. Jossey-Bass Publishers, San Francisco, Ca., 1993: softbound edition. Hardbound edition published by Basil Blackwell Limited, Oxford,England, 1990.

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2009    Claudia Bird Schoonhoven. “Inter-community relationships and community growth             
             in China’s High Technology Industries 1988-2000.” Strategic Management Journal, 2009,
             January.  (with A. Zhang & H. Li)

2009    Schoonhoven, Claudia Bird and Elaine Romanelli “The Next Wave of Entrepreneurship Research”

             Advances in the Study of Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence, and Growth. Volume 11, 2009


2008    Beckman, Christine M., and M. Diane Burton. “Founding the future: Path dependence in the evolution of top
             management teams from founding to IPO." Organization Science 19: 3-24

           Reprinted in Entrepreneurial Teams and New Business Creation, ed. M. Wright. 2009. The International Library of   

             Entrepreneurship, Series Ed.David B. Audretsch


2007    Burton, M. Diane and Christine M. Beckman. (2007). “Leaving a legacy: Position Imprints and Successor Turnover in 

             Young firms." American Sociological Review 72: 239-266.


2007    Beckman, Christine, M. Diane Burton, and Charles O’Reilly. (2007). “Early teams: The impact of team demography
             on VC financing and going public.” Journal of Business Venturing 22: 147-173.


2006    Beckman, Christine M. (2006). “The influence of founding team company affiliations on firm behavior.”  Academy of

             Management Journal, 49: 741-758.

           Reprinted in Entrepreneurial Teams and New Business Creation, ed. M. Wright. 2009. The International Library of

             Entrepreneurship, Series Ed. D.B. Audretsch.


2004    Tsui, A., Claudia Bird Schoonhoven, M. Meyer, C.M. Lau, and G.T. Milkovich,                   
             “Organizations and management in the midst of societal transformation: the People’s
              Republic of China,” Organization Science, Vol. 15, N. 2, March/April, 2004: 133-144.   

2004    Tsui, A., Lau, C.M., Schoonhoven, C.B., Meyer, M.W. and Milkovich, G.T editors,             
             Organization Science, “Corporate transformation in the People’s Republic of China,”      
             Vol. 15,  No. 2, March-April, 2004:  133-257.

Book Chapters and Other Publications

2007    Schoonhoven, Claudia Bird and Mariann Jelinek.   “High Technology Entrepreneurship.”                 
             Handbook of 21st Century Management C. Wankel, (Ed).  Sage Publications,
             Thousand Oaks, CA 2007.

2006    Schoonhoven, Claudia Bird, “The emergence of China’s private sector firms: theory

             development in the midst of evolving institutional and industrial conditions.” China’s

             Domestic Private Firms: multi-disciplinary perspectives on management and performance.

             A.Tsui, Y. Bian, & L. Cheng, New York: M.E. Sharpe Publishers: 297-310.

2004    Schoonhoven, Claudia Bird and M. Jelinek, "Dynamic Tension in Innovative High Technology

             Firms: Managing Rapid Technological Change through Organizational Structure".  Tushman,

             Michael L. and Philip Anderson, Managing Strategic  Innovation and Change: A Collection of

             Readings. 2nd ed. N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2004