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Research Interests

Professor Hirsch has written extensively about careers and organizational change.  He was among the first to anticipate and write on widespread changes in the employment relationship stemming from corporate mergers and continuing on through the present.  Hirsch's recent work has also focused on policy and ethical issues raised by the mortgage meltdown and recent corporate scandals. Hirsch has also written extensively about culture and communication.

Education/Academic qualification

Sociology, PhD, University of Michigan

… → 1973

Sociology, MA, University of Michigan

… → 1968

BA, The City College of New York

… → 1966

Research interests

  • Communications
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Innovation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Organizational Change
  • Organizational Culture

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Research Output

Cultural industries in international business research: Progress and prospect

Wang, S. L., Gu, Q., Von Glinow, M. A. & Hirsch, P., Jun 1 2020, In : Journal of International Business Studies. 51, 4, p. 665-692 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Playing the Game: Unpacking the Rationale for Organizational Corruption in MNCs

    Zyglidopoulos, S., Dieleman, M. & Hirsch, P., Jul 1 2020, In : Journal of Management Inquiry. 29, 3, p. 338-349 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Afterword: The creative industries — Arts and materiality redux

    Hirsch, P. M. & Bajpai, K., Jan 1 2018, Research in the Sociology of Organizations. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., p. 271-281 11 p. (Research in the Sociology of Organizations; vol. 55).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Inequality, Institutions and Organizations

    Amis, J. M., Munir, K. A., Lawrence, T. B., Hirsch, P. & McGahan, A., Sep 1 2018, In : Organization Studies. 39, 9, p. 1131-1152 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 8 Scopus citations

    Processing fads and fashions: An organization-set analysis of cultural industry systems

    Hirsch, P. M., Jan 1 2018, The Sociology of Economic Life, Third Edition. Taylor and Francis, p. 340-356 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter