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2013 and In press

Argote, L. (2013). Organizational learning: Creating, retaining, and transferring knowledge (2nd ed.). New York, Springer.

Argote, L., & Hwang, E. (2013). Organizational learning. In D. M. Teece and M. Auger (Eds.), Palgravce Encyclopedia of Strategic Management.

Dokko, G., Kane, A. A., & Tortoriello, M. (in press). One of us or one of my friends: How social identity and tie strength shape the creative generativity of boundary-spanning ties. Organization Studies.

Qu, H. (in press). How do market prices and cheap talk affect coordination? Journal of Accounting Research.


Antonovics, K., & Golan, L. (2012). Experimentation and job choice. Journal of Labor Economics, 30(2), 333-366. [Link]

Argote, L. (2012). Organizational learning and knowledge management. In S. Kozlowski (Ed.) Oxford Handbook of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. [Link]

Argote, L., & Ren, Y. (2012). Transactive memory systems: A micro foundations of dynamic capabilities. Journal of Management Studies 49(8), 1375-1382. [Link]

Kim, Y., Krishnan, R. & Argote, L. (2012). The learning curve of knowledge workers in a professional call center. Information Systems Research, 23(3), 887-902. [Link]

Kush, J., Williamson, C. D., & Argote, L. (2012). Challenges and opportunities for group learning and group learning researchers. In E. A. Mannix and M. A. Neale (Eds.), Research on managing groups and teams: Looking backward and moving forward (Vol. 15, pp.209-244). Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Tortoriello, M., Reagans, R., & McEvily, B. (2012). Bridging the knowledge gap: The influence of strong ties, network cohesion and network range on the transfer of konwledge between organizational units. Organization Science, 23, 1024-1039.


Argote, L. (2011). Organizational learning research: Past, present, and future. Management Learning, 42, 439-446. [Link]

Argote, L., Denomme, C., & Fuchs, E. (2011). Organizational learning across boundaries: The effect of geographic distribution on organizational learning and knowledge transfer. In M. Easterby-Smith and M. Lyles (Eds.), Handbook of Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management. Wiley-Blackwell. [Link]

Argote, L., & Miron-Spektor, E. (2011). Organizational learning: From experience to knowledge. Organization Science, 22, 1123-1137. [Link]

Miron-Spektor, E., Erez, M., & Naveh, E. (2011). The effect of conformists and attention-to-detail members on team innovation: Reconciling the innovation paradox. Academy of Management Journal, 54, 740-760. [Link]

Miron-Spektor, E., Gino, F., & Argote, L. (2011). Paradoxical frames and creative sparks: Enhancing individual creativity through conflict and integration. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 216, 216-240. [Link]

Reagans, R. (2011). Close encounters: Analyzing how social similarity and propinquity contribute to strong network connections. Organization Science, 22, 835-849.

Ren, Y., & Argote, K. (2011). Transactive memory systems 1985-2010: An integrative framework of key dimensions, antecedents and consequences. Academy of Management Annals, 5, 189-230. [Link]

Singh, P. V., Tan, Y., & Youn, N. (2011). A hidden markov model of developer learning dynamics in open source software projects. Information Systems Research, 22(4), 790-807. [Link]

Sun, B., & Li, S. (2011). Learning and acting on customer information: A simulation-based demonstration on service allocations with offshore centers. Journal of Marketing Research, 48(1), 72-86. [Link]


Fuchs, E., & Kirchain, R. (2010). Design for location? The impact of manufacturing offshore on technology competitiveness in the optoelectronics industry. Management Science, 56(12), 2323-2349. [Link]

Gino, F., Argote, L., Miron-Spektor, E., & Todorova, G. (2010). First get your feet wet: When and why prior experience fosters team creativity. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 111(2), 93-101. [LINK]

Kane, A. A. (2010). Unlocking knowledge transfer potential: Knowledge demonstrability and superordinate identity. Organization Science, 21, 643-660. [Link]

Rick, S., & Weber, R. (2010). Meaningful learning and transfer of learning in games played repeatedly without feedback. Games and Economic Behavior, 68, 716-730. [Link]

Tortoriello, M., & Krackhardt, D. (2010). Activating cross-boundary knowledge: The role of simmelian ties in the generation of innovations. Academy of Management Journal, 53(1) 167-181. [LINK]


Argote, L., & Gino, F. (2009). Group learning. In J.M. Levine & M.A. Hogg (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Group and Intergroup Processes (pp.342-345). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. [LINK]

Argote, L., & Kane, A.A. (2009). Superordinate identity and knowledge creation and transfer in organizations. In N. Foss & S. Michaelova (Eds.), Knowledge Governance (pp. 166-190). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [LINK]

Argote, L., & Miron-Spektor, E. (2009). Personnel turnover. In J.M. Levine & M.A. Hogg (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Group and Intergroup Processes (pp.642-645). Thousand Oaks, CA.: Sage Publications. [LINK]

Gino, F., Todorova, G., Miron-Spektor, E., & Argote, L. (2009). When and why prior experience fosters group creativity. In M. Neale, E. Mannix and J. Goncalo (eds.), Creativity in Groups: Research on Managing Groups and Teams (Vol 12). [LINK]


Miron-Spektor, E., Gino, F., & Argote, L. (2008).The effect of paradoxical cognition on individual and team innovation. Best Paper Proceedings of the Academy of Management. [LINK]

Todorova, G., Argote, L., & Reagans, R. (2008).Working alone or working together: The effects of individual motivation and group identification on transactive memory systems and team performance. Best Paper Proceedings of the Academy of Management. [LINK]


Argote, L., & Greve, H. R. (2007). A behavioral theory of the firm-40 years and counting: Introduction and impact. Organization Science, 18(3), 337-349. [LINK]

Argote, L., & Todorova, G. (2007). Organizational learning: Review and future directions. In G. P Hodgkinson & J K. Ford (Eds.) International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (pp. 193-234). New York: Wiley. [LINK]

Argote, L., & Todorova, G. (2007). Organizational capabilities. International Encyclopedia on Organizational Studies.

Reagans, R., Zuckerman, E., & McEvily, B. (2007). On firmer ground: The collaborative team as a strategic research site for verifying network-based social capital hypotheses. In J. Rauch (Ed.) Formation and Decay of Economic Networks. Russell Sage Foundation.


Rao, R., & Argote, L. (2006) Organizational learning and forgetting: The effects of turnover and structure. European Management Review, 3(2), 77-85. [LINK]

Ren, Y., Carley, K. M., & Argote, L. (2006). The contingent effects of transactive memory: When is it more beneficial to know what others know? Management Science, 52(5), 671-682. [LINK]


Kane, A. A., Argote, L., & Levine, J. M. (2005). Knowledge transfer between groups via personnel rotation: Effects of social identity and knowledge quality. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 96(1), 56-71. [LINK]

Reagans, R., Argote, L., & Brooks, D. (2005). Individual experience and experience working together: Predicting learning rates from knowing what to do and knowing who knows what. Management Science, 51(6), 869-881. [LINK]


Reflecting the leadership of Center researchers in the area of organizational learning and knowledge management, a 2008 handbook on the topic edited by Starbuck and Holloway reprinted three articles by center affiliates. [LINK]