on the cultures of work organizations and organizational change. She has served as editor of the Academy of Management Journal and is currently a member of the editorial boards of the Administrative Science Quarterly and the Journal of Quality Management. She also has been president of the Academy of Management and of the International Federation of Scholarly Associations in Management. She is a fellow of the Academy of Management and holds a Ph.D. in organizational behavior from Cornell University.
NICOLE WOOLSEY BIGGART is professor of management and sociology at the University of California, Davis. Her research has been concerned largely with the social structure bases of economic organization. Her book Charismatic Capitalism: Direct Selling Organizations in America examined the ways in which the direct selling industry makes economic use of the social relations of distributors. She has written about the network relations of the Japanese, South Korean, and Taiwanese economies and is the author, with Gary Hamilton and Marco Orru, of Economic Organization of East Asia. Her publications have appeared in the American Journal of Sociology, Administrative Science Quarterly, Social Problems, and elsewhere. In 1996 she was Arthur Andersen distinguished visitor at the Judge Institute of Management Studies, Cambridge University, England. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.
W. WARNER BURKE is professor of psychology and education and chair of the Department of Organization and Leadership at Teachers College, Columbia University (since 1979). He earlier served as professor and chair of the Department of Management at Clark University, executive director of the Organization Development Network, and an executive for eight years at the NTL Institute for Applied Behavioral Science. He was editor of Organizational Dynamics (1978-1985) and of The Academy of Management Executive (1986-1989). He is a fellow of the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology, the American Psychological Society, and the Academy of Management. He was awarded NASA's public service medal and the American Society for Training and Development's distinguished contribution to human resource development award. He is a diplomat in industrial/organizational psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology, and has published over 90 articles and 13 books. His research interests include leadership, organization change, and interorganizational relations. He holds a Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Texas, Austin.
KIM S. CAMERON is professor of organizational behavior and associate dean in the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University. Previously, he was professor of organizational behavior and human resource management at the University of Michigan. He is currently conducting