Stoyan Sgourev
Professor, Management Department

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Curriculum Vitae (pdf)
General Information Research Areas Publications

Ph.D. in Sociology, Stanford University

MA Sociology, Central European University - Warsaw, Poland

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

Academic Publications
  "Hold Your Horses: Temporal Multiplexity and Conflict Moderation in the Palio di Siena (1743?2010)" (S. Sgourev, E. Operti, S. Lampronti), Organization Science, Jan 2020, Vol. 31, Issue 1, p. 85‑102
  "From Montagues To Capulets? Analyzing the Systemic Nature of Rivalry in Career Mobility" (S. Sgourev, E. Operti), Academy of Management Journal, Oct 2019, Vol. 62, Issue 5, p. 1333‑1357
  "Strange Bedfellows: Art and Finance or the Monet-ization of Art" (S. Sgourev), Research in the Sociology of Organizations , Mar 2018, Vol. 55, Issue 1, p. 73‑101
  "Is It a Masterpiece? Social Construction and Objective Constraint in the Evaluation of Excellence" (S. Sgourev, N. Althuizen), Social Psychology Quarterly, Dec 2017, Vol. 80, Issue 4, p. 289‑309
  "When too many are not enough: Human resource slack and performance at the Dutch East India Company (1700?1795)" (S. Sgourev, W. Van Lent ), Human Relations, Nov 2017, Vol. 70, Issue 11, p. 1293‑1315
  "Brokerage as Catalysis: How Diaghilev's Ballets Russes Escalated Modernism" (S. Sgourev), Organization Studies, Mar 2015, Vol. 36, Issue 3, p. 343‑361
  "Balancing Permission and Prohibition: Private Trade and Adaptation at the VOC" (S. Sgourev, W. Van Lent ), Social Forces, Mar 2015, Vol. 93, Issue 3, p. 933‑955
  "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

  The Alchemy of Painting: How the Technology of Oil Paint Transmuted Art. In: Technology and Creativity . Cham (Switzerland) : Palgrave Macmillan, Jesper Pedersen. 2019, p. 37-62
  Dangerous Liaisons: Bridging Micro and Macro Levels in Creativity Research . In: Multidisciplinary Contributions to the Science of Creative Thinking. Singapore (Singapore ) : Springer , Giovanni Corazza and Sergio Agnoli (University of Bologna). 2015, p. 103-116

Other Publications
Press articles
  "Le Nu couché de Modigliani fait s'envoler le marché". Huffington Post, 24 Nov 2015, p. 1-2
  "Ce que la flambée des prix de l'art nous dit de la société". Huffington Post, 24 Mar 2015, p. 1-2
  "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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