Publications: Books

Howard E. Aldrich, Martin Ruef, and Stephen Lippmann. 2020. Organizations Evolving, Third Edition. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

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Organizations Evolving

Howard E. Aldrich. 1979. Organizations and Environments. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall

Organizations and Environments (Stanford Business Classics)

Reprinted by Stanford University Press in their Stanford Business Classics Series, with a new Introduction, October, 2007. Click on the image for information on the Kindle edition.

Howard E. Aldrich and Associates. 1986. Population Perspectives on Organizations. Vol. 24, Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. Studia Oeconomiae Negotiorum. Uppsala, Sweden.

Population Perspectives on Organizations (ACTA Universitatis Upsaliensis)

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Roger Waldinger, Howard E. Aldrich, and Robin Ward. 1990. Ethnic Entrepreneurs: Immigrant Businesses in Industrial Societies. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage.

Ethnic Entrepreneurs: Immigrant Business in Industrial Societies (SAGE Series on Race and Ethnic Relations)

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  • Extract published as “Ethnic Entrepreneurs” in Richard Swedberg, editor, Entrepreneurship: The Social Science View. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000, pp. 356-388.
  • Reprinted in Russia as: Уолдингер Р., Олдрич Х., Уорд Р. Этнические предприниматели / Западная экономическая социология: Хрестоматия современной классики / Сост. и научн. ред. В.В. Радаев. М.: РОССПЭН, 2004. С. 340-365. [English: Waldinger, R., Aldrich, H., and Ward, R. Etnicheskiy Predprinimateli. In: Radaev V. (ed.). Zapadnaya Ekonomicheskaya Sotsiologiya: Khrestomatiya Sovremennoi Klassiki (Western Economic Sociology: Handbook of Contemporary Classics). Moscow: ROSSPEN, 2004. P. 340-365. ]

Howard E. Aldrich. 1999. Organizations Evolving, London: Sage.

Organizations Evolving

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  •  Max Weber Award for Best Book, American Sociological Association, Section on Organizations, Occupations, and Work, 2000.
  •  George R. Terry Award, Academy of Management, best management book published in 1999.
  •  Japanese edition, Toyo Keizai Shinposha Publisher, Tokyo, Japan. March, 2007.

Phillip H. Kim and Howard E. Aldrich. 2005. Social Capital and Entrepreneurship. NOW Publishers: Series on “Foundations and Trends in Entrepreneurship.” Available online at

Social Capital and Entrepreneurship (Foundations and Trends(r) in Entrepreneurship)

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Reprinted in Farsi as: Phillip H. Kim and Howard Aldrich, Sarmayeh-ye ‘Ejtema’i va Kar-Afarini (Social Capital and Entrepreneurship), translated by Hamid-Reza Shesh-Javani. Esfahan, Iran: Merkez-e Kar-Afarini, Daneshgah-e Esfahan (Entrepreneurship Center, University of Esfahan), 1385 (2006-2007).

Howard E. Aldrich and Martin Ruef. 2006. Organizations Evolving, second edition. London: Sage.

Organizations Evolving

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Howard E. Aldrich. 2011. An Evolutionary Perspective on Entrepreneurship: Selected Essays by Howard E. Aldrich. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

An Evolutionary Approach to Entrepreneurship: Selected Essays by Howard E. Aldrich

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