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Organizations and Markets Faculty

We believe in a multidisciplinary approach to business education at Booth.

In this academic area, interdisciplinary courses such as Strategy and Structure: Markets and Organizations provide students with an overarching framework for thinking about the relationship between strategy, the organization, and the firm’s environment. Other courses developed by our faculty such as Strategic Leadership in Management Networks introduce students to the competitive advantages that a social network can provide, and to ways to enhance and maintain individual and group advantage.

Discover more about our organizations and markets faculty, including the classes they teach, below.

Featured Research in Chicago Booth Review

Ronald S. Burt

Research with Impact

“The networks that are associated with value are the networks that are diverse and open. . . . The more closed the network, the more homogeneous and more tied together the people, the more likely you do pedestrian work.”

Ronald S. Burt, speaking about his research on how networks behave and why network structure is so important.

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Research with Impact
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Partnering Across the University of Chicago and Beyond

Our organizations and markets faculty members are active in and outside of the University of Chicago.

Ronald S. Burt is an elected fellow of the Academy of Management, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Sociological Research Association. Amanda Sharkey is associate editor of Management Science and serves on the editorial boards for Organization Science and Administrative Science Quarterly.

Research Spotlight

Discover some of the latest working papers and published papers from our organizations and markets faculty.

“One Path Does Not Fit All: A Career Path Approach to the Study of Professional Women Entrepreneurs”
Ronald S. Burt, with coauthor Jennifer Merluzzi (The George Washington University School of Business)

“Under Pressure: Reputation, Ratings and Inaccurate Self-reporting in the Nursing Home Industry”
Amanda J. Sharkey, with coauthor Amandine Ody-Brasier (Yale University, School of Management)

Research Centers in This Area

Research centers across Booth and the University of Chicago are hubs for innovation and world-changing research. The centers provide our faculty with research support, and our faculty members lend their expertise to the centers, enriching the student experience and the broader academic community at Booth.