associate professor - management and organization department
Ph.D., University of Utah
M.S., University of Utah
B.A., Smith College
Professor Candace Jones' research interests focus on cultural frameworks, cultural meaning and social structures. She examines vocabularies to locate actors’ logics and cultural meanings within professions and creative industries. She examines how these depend on and shape actors social networks. Her current research projects include how novel practices become legitimated exemplars in a profession, what predicts who becomes an exemplar within the architectural profession, winning Gold Medals and the Pritzker Prize, the sources of inspiration for Pritzker Prize winners, vocabularies and creativity as a competitive resource for architectural firms, vocabularies and logics of action in the medical and architectural professions. Currently she is co-editing the Handbook of Creative Industries for Oxford University Press which is due out 2012.
SELECTED APPOINTMENTS AND AWARDS
She is currently on the editorial review boards of Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies and Organization Studies, where she was a Senior Editor from 2008-2012. Professor Jones was elected Division Chair for Organization and Management Division of the Academy of Management 2012-2015, and served as Representative at Large from 2008-2010.
(Italicized are peer reviewed)
- Jones, C., Boxenbaum, E. & Anthony, C. 2013. The immaterial of the material in institutional logics. Research in the Sociology of Organizations, special issue on Institutional Logics in Action, vol 39: forthcoming.
- Jones, C. & Massa, F. 2013. From novel practice to consecrated exemplar: Unity Temple as a case of institutional evangelizing. Organization Studies, forthcoming.
- Loewenstein, J., Ocasio. W., & Jones, C. 2012. Vocabularies and Vocabulary Structure: A New Approach Linking Categories, Practices, and Institutions. Academy of Management Annals, 6: 41-86.
- Jones, C., Maoret, M., Massa, F.G. & Svejenova, S. 2011. Rebels with a cause: The formation, contestation and expansion of the de novo category Modern Architecture, 1870-1975. Organization Science. 23 1523-1545 (lead article).
- Foster, P., Borgatti, S.P. & Jones, C. 2011. Gatekeeper search and selection strategies: Relational and network governance in a cultural market. Poetics, 39: 247–265.
- Jones. C. & Volpe, E.H. 2011. Organizational identification: Extending our understanding of social identities through social networks. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 32: 413–434.
- Jones, C. 2011. Frank Lloyd Wright’s Artist Reputation: The Role of Networks and Creativity: 151-162. In Chris Matthieu (ed), Careers in Creative Industries. UK: Routledge, Taylor and Francis (peer reviewed book chapter).
- Maoret, M, Massa, F.G. & Jones, C. 2011. Toward a projects as events perspective: pp. 427 - 444. In Gino Cattani, Simone Ferriani, Lars Frederiksen and Florian Taeube (Eds), Advances in Strategic Management: Project-based Organizing. United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
- Dunn, M.B. & Jones, C. 2010. Institutional logics and institutional pluralism: the contestation of care and science logics in medical education, 1967-2005. Administrative Science Quarterly, 55: 114–149.
- Jones, C. 2010. Finding a place in history: Social and symbolic networks in creative careers. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 31: 726–748.
- Jones, C. Livne-Tarandach, R. & Balachandra, L. 2010. Rhetoric that wins clients: Entrepreneurial firms’ use of institutional logics when competing for resources. In Wes Sine and Robert David (editors), Institutions and Entrepreneurship: Research in the Sociology of Work, 21, 183–218: Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier.
- Jones, C. & Livne-Tarandach, R. 2008. Designing a frame: Rhetorical strategies of architects. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 29: 1075-1099.
Before receiving her Ph.D., Professor Jones worked for small businesses for five years and focused on linking human resource practices with the organizations' strategic needs. Professor Jones has been a visiting scholar at Copenhagen Business School, SDA Bocconi in Milan Italy, Tillburg University in the Netherlands, Cologne University in Germany, and ESADE Business School, Barcelona Spain. She joined the Department of Management and Organization at Boston College as an Assistant Professor in 1994 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 1999.