Kurt Sandholtz

Kurt Sandholtz

Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resources,
Management, Department of

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  • PhD, Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University, 2013
  • Master of Organizational Behavior, , Brigham Young University, 1988
  • Bachelor of Arts, English, Brigham Young University, 1983

Group Affiliations

  • American Sociological Association 2010
  • Academy of Management 2008

Selected Publications

  • "Management Communication", 2017.    
  • "Compliance Police or Business Partner? Institutional Complexity and Occupational Tensions in Human Resource Management", Research in the Sociology of Organizations: The Structuring of Work in Organizations, Volume 47, Pages 161-191, Emerald Group, Bingley, Lisa E. Cohen, M. Diane Burton, Michael Lounsbury, 2016.    
  • "Standardizing Knowledge Work: How "Homegrown" Standards Overcome Resistance among Professional Employees", Effective Standardization Management in Corporate Settings, Pages 162-183, IGI Global, Hershey, PA, Kai Jakobs, 2016.    
  • "Chance, Necessite, et Naivete: Ingredients to Create a New Organizational Form", The Emergence of Organizations and Markets, Pages 379 - 433, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, John F. Padgett and Walter W. Powell, 2012.    
  • "Amphibious Entrepreneurs and the Emergence of Organizational Forms", Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Edition 2, Volume 6, Issue 2, Pages 94-115, Strategic Management Society, Chicago, IL, 2012.    
  • "Making Standards Stick: A Theory of Coupled vs. Decoupled Compliance", Organization Studies, Edition 5-6, Volume 33, Issue 5-6, Pages 655-679, Sage, Thousand Oaks, CA, 2012.    


  • Spanish

BYU Citizenship

  • Management Communication Program Program Chair/Coordinator September, 2012