GWSB Professor Co-Authored New Book

Joel Gehman’s new book provides a comparative analysis of different organization theories.

May 10, 2024

Joel Gehman

Joel Gehman

Joel Gehman, the Lindner-Gambal Professor of Business Ethics and a professor of strategic management and public policy at George Washington University’s School of Business, has co-authored a new book titled, “Concise Introduction to Organization Theory.” 

The book provides an overview of organization theory that clarifies how to cultivate a robust scholarly identity in a field rich with diverse research traditions. “Concise Introduction to Organization Theory” provides a summary of rationalist, pragmatic and co-constitutive theories that highlight how scholars can meaningfully contribute to the academic conversation and maximize the practical relevance of their work.

Gehman is active in the field of management. His past and current roles include editorial and board positions at the Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Business Venturing, Organization Studies and Organization Theory. Gehman is also a cofounder of B Academics, a non-profit organization committed to advancing the state of academic study into business as a force for good.