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Stoyan Sgourev
Professor, Management Department

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Curriculum Vitae (pdf)
General Information Research Areas Publications
Education

Ph.D. in Sociology, Stanford University

MA Sociology, Central European University - Warsaw, Poland

MA Sociology, University of Sofia - Bulgaria
Biography
Post Doctoral Fellow at IMVP, MIT (Sloan School of Management) - Cambridge, USA
Research Areas
Areas
Economic Sociology - Social networks - Organizations


Academic Publications
Articles
  "Pièces de Résistance? Core and Casual Consumers? Valuations of Aesthetically Incongruent Artworks" (N. Althuizen , S. Sgourev), Psychology and Marketing, Aug 2014, Vol. 31, Issue 8, p. 604‑614
  "Notable or Not Able: When Are Acts of Inconsistency Rewarded? " (S. Sgourev, N. Althuizen), American Sociological Review, Apr 2014, Vol. 79, Issue 2, p. 282‑302
  "How Paris Gave Rise to Cubism (and Picasso): Ambiguity and Fragmentation in Radical Innovation " (S. Sgourev), Organization Science, Dec 2013, Vol. 24, Issue 6, p. 1601‑1617
  "The Dynamics of Risk in Innovation: a Premiere or an Encore?" (S. Sgourev), Industrial and Corporate Change , Mar 2013, Vol. 22, Issue 2, p. 549‑575
  ""Wall Street? Meets Wagner: Harnessing Institutional Heterogeneity" (S. Sgourev, ), Theory and Society, Jul 2011, Vol. 40, Issue 4, p. 385‑416
  "Leaving in Droves: Exit Chains in Network Attritionts" (S. Sgourev), The Sociological Quarterly , Jul 2011, Vol. 52, Issue Summer, p. 421‑441
  "Breaking Up is Hard to Do: Irrational Inconsistency in Commitment to an Industry Peer Network" (S. Sgourev, E. Zuckerman), Rationality and Society , Mar 2011, Vol. 23, Issue 1, p. 3‑34
  "The Explosive Rise of a Political Party: The Logic of 'Sudden Convergence" (S. Sgourev), European Sociological Review, Dec 2010, Vol. 26, Issue 6, p. 639‑654
  "Peer Capitalism: Parallel Relationships in the U.S. Economy " (S. Sgourev), American Journal of Sociology, Mar 2006, Vol. 111, p. 1327‑1366
  "Lake Wobegon Upside Down; The Paradox of Status Devaluation " (S. Sgourev), Social Forces, Mar 2006, p. 1497‑1519
  "Improving Capabilities Through Industry Peer Networks" (S. Sgourev), Sloan Management Review, Jan 2006, p. 33‑38


Other Publications
Press articles
  "Quand l'entrepreneuriat devient un projet collectif". Les Echos, 05 Jun 2008, p. 6-7
  "Les réseaux de pairs, un rempart anti-complaisance". Business digest, 01 Apr 2008, p. 24-26


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