Research & Publications


  1. Hyon, Ryan, Robert S. Chavez, John-Andrew H. Chwe, Thalia Wheatley, Adam M. Kleinbaum and Carolyn Parkinson (Forthcoming). “White Matter Connectivity in Brain Systems Supporting Social and Affective Processing Predicts Real-World Social Network Characteristics.” Nature Communications Biology.
  2. Wood, Adrienne, Thalia Wheatley and Adam M. Kleinbaum (Forthcoming). “Cultural Diversity Broadens Social Networks.” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (preprint).
  3. Obukhova, Elena and Adam M. Kleinbaum (2022). “Scouting and Schmoozing: A Gender Difference in Networking During Job Search.” Academy of Management Discoveries (preprint).
    • Honorable Mention for Best Paper Award, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (GDO division)
  4. Alt, Nicholas, Carolyn Parkinson, Adam M. Kleinbaum and Kerri L. Johnson. (2021) “The Face of Social Networks: Naïve Observers’ Accurate Assessment of Others’ Social Network Positions from Faces.” Social Psychological and Personality Science (preprint).
  5. Young-Hyman, Trevor and Adam M. Kleinbaum (2020). “Meso-Foundations of Interorganizational Relationships: How Team Member Power Shapes External Partner Novelty.” Organization Science 31(6): 1385-1407 (preprint).
  6. Hyon, Ryan, Adam M. Kleinbaum and Carolyn Parkinson (2020). “Social Network Proximity Predicts Similar Trajectories of Psychological States: Evidence from Multi-Voxel Spatiotemporal Dynamics.” NeuroImage 216(2020):116492 (open access).
  7. Kovács, Balázs and Adam M. Kleinbaum (2020). “Language-Style Similarity and Social Networks.” Psychological Science 33(2):202-213 (preprint).
  8. Smith, Edward Bishop, Raina Brands, Matthew Brashears and Adam M. Kleinbaum (2020). “Cognition and Networks.” Annual Review of Sociology 46:12.1-12.16 (preprint).
  9. Parkinson, Carolyn, Thalia Wheatley and Adam M. Kleinbaum (2020). “The Neuroscience of Social Networks.” Chapter 27 in Oxford Handbook of Social Networks, edited by James Moody and Ryan Light. Oxford: Oxford University Press (preprint).
  10. Parkinson, Carolyn, Adam M. Kleinbaum and Thalia Wheatley (2018). “Similar Neural Responses Predict Friendship.” Nature Communications 9(1): 332 (preprint).
  11. Kleinbaum, Adam M. (2018). “Reorganization and Tie Decay Choices.” Management Science 64(5): 2219-2237 (preprint).
  12. Parkinson, Carolyn, Adam M. Kleinbaum and Thalia Wheatley (2017). “Spontaneous Neural Encoding of Social Network Position.” Nature Human Behaviour 1: 72 (preprint).
  13. Kleinbaum, Adam M., Alexander H. Jordan and Pino Audia (2015). “An Alter-Centric Perspective on the Origins of Brokerage in Social Networks: How Perceived Empathy Moderates the Self-Monitoring Effect.” Organization Science, 26(4): 1226-1242 (preprint).
  14. Feiler, Daniel C. and Adam M. Kleinbaum. (2015) “Popularity, Similarity, and the Network Extraversion Bias.” Psychological Science, 26(5): 593-603 (preprint).
  15. Kleinbaum, Adam M. and Toby E. Stuart (2014). “Network Responsiveness: The Social Structural Microfoundations of Dynamic Capabilities.” Academy of Management Perspectives 28(4): 353-367 (preprint).
    • Reprinted as Kleinbaum, Adam M., and Toby E. Stuart (2015). “Network Responsiveness: The Social Structural Microfoundations of Dynamic Capabilities” in The Oxford Handbook of Dynamic Capabilities, edited by David J. Teece. New York: Oxford University Press (preprint).
  16. Kleinbaum, Adam M. and Toby E. Stuart (2014). “Inside the Black Box of the Corporate Staff: Social Networks and the Implementation of Corporate Strategy.” Strategic Management Journal 35(1):  24-47 (preprint).
  17. Kleinbaum, Adam M., Toby E. Stuart and Michael L. Tushman (2013). “Discretion Within Constraint: Homophily and Structure in a Formal Organization.” Organization Science 24(5): 1316-1336 (preprint).
  18. “Teams and Networks in Entrepreneurship” with Martin Ruef and Phillip H. Kim. Part of the Kauffman Foundation’s State of the Field initiative (
  19. Xu, Ye, Dan Rockmore and Adam M. Kleinbaum (2013). “Hyperlink Prediction in Hypernetworks Using Latent Social Features.” Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Discovery Science (preprint).
    • Note: Refereed conference proceedings are the usual terminal publication outlet in computer science.
  20. Kleinbaum, Adam M. (2012). “Organizational Misfits and the Origins of Brokerage in Intra-Firm Networks.” Administrative Science Quarterly 57: 407-452 (preprint).
  21. Quintane, Eric and Adam M. Kleinbaum (2011). “Matter Over Mind? E-mail Data and the Measurement of Social Networks.” Connections 31(1): 22-46 (flagship journal of the International Network for Social Network Analysis). (preprint).
  22. Kleinbaum, Adam M. (2011). “Interdependent Innovation” in World Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurship (Leo Dana, ed.): 259-260 (preprint).
  23. Kleinbaum, Adam M. and Michael L. Tushman (2008). “Managing Corporate Social Networks.” Harvard Business Review 86(7-8): 26 (preprint).
  24. Tushman, Michael L., Charles A. O’Reilly, Amy Fenollosa, Adam M. Kleinbaum and Dan McGrath (2007). “Relevance and Rigor: Executive Education as a Lever in Shaping Practice and Research.” Academy of Management Learning & Education 6(3): 345-362 (preprint).
  25. Kleinbaum, Adam M. and Michael L. Tushman (2007). “Building Bridges: The Social Structure of Interdependent Innovation.” Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal 1(1): 103-122 (preprint).


  1. Left but Not Forgotten: Gender Differences in Networks and Performance Following Mobility” with Evelyn Zhang and Brandy Aven.
  2. On Agency and its Limits: The Asymmetric Effects of Offsites on Network Tie Formation” with Madeline King Kneeland.
  3. How Consensus-Building Conversation Changes Our Minds and Aligns Our Brains” with Beau Sievers, Christopher Welker, Uri Hasson and Thalia Wheatley.
  4. “Making the Connection: Brokerage Disposition and the Structure of Expressive Networks” with Hillary Anger Elfenbein and Daisung Jang.
  5. “Network Centrality and Bias in the Perception of Descriptive Social Norms” with Jennifer Dannals and Daniel C. Feiler.
  6. Social Networks are Shaped by Culturally Contingent Assessments of Social Competence” with Sareena Chadha and Adrienne Wood.
  7. “Network Centrality Modulates Social Attention” with Carolyn Parkinson, Bridget Lynn, Ryan Hyon and Thalia Wheatley.


  1. “So You Want To Advance DEI” with Stacy Blake-Beard, Laura Morgan Roberts, Melissa Thomas-Hunt and Michael L. Tushman.
  2. “An Evidence-Based Index of Organizational Diversity, Equity and Inclusion” with SODI.
  3. “Managing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco” with Andrew Hazel, Kevin White, and Stacy Blake-Beard.
  4. “Cross-Cultural Experience and Network Brokerage” with Eva Lin, Adrienne Wood and Raina Brands.
  5. “How People Mix at Mixers” with Adrienne Wood and Thalia Wheatley.
  6. “Pandemic Effects on Organizational Networks” with Balázs Kovács.
  7. “Social Re-Integration Following COVID: Field Experimental Evidence.”