Research

Selected Publications

Di Tommaso, G., Gatti, M., Iannotta, M., Mehra, A., Stillo, G. & Velardi, P. In-press. Gender, rank, and social networks on an Enterprise Social Media platform. Social Networks.[PDF]

Halgin, D.S., Borgatti, S.P., Mehra, A., & Soltis, S. In-press. Audience perceptions of high-status ties and network advantage: The market for coaching jobs in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (2000-2011). Journal of Organizational Behavior. [PDF]

Brands, R. and Mehra, A. 2018. Gender, brokerage and performance: A construal approach. Academy of Management Journal, 62(1): 196-219. [PDF]

Kilduff M., Mehra A., (Denny) Gioia D.A., Borgatti S. 2017. Brokering Trust to Enhance Leadership: A Self-Monitoring Approach to Leadership Emergence. In: Glückler J., Lazega E., Hammer I. (eds) Knowledge and Networks. Knowledge and Space, vol 11. Springer, Cham [PDF]

Clegg, S., Josserand, E., Mehra, A., and Pitsis, T.S. 2016. The transformative power of network dynamics: A research agenda. Organization Studies, 37: 277-291.
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Tröster, C., Mehra, A., and van Knippenberg, D. 2014. Structuring for team success: The interactive effects of network structure and cultural diversity on team potency and performance. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. [PDF]

Mehra, A., Borgatti, S. P., Soltis, S., Floyd, T., Ofem, B., Halgin, D. S., & Kidwell V. L. 2014. Imaginary worlds: Using visual network scales to capture perceptions of social networks. In D.J. Brass, G. Labianca, A. Mehra, D.S. Halgin, & S.P. Borgatti (Eds.), Research in the Sociology of Organizations. Vol. 40. Emerald Publishing: Bradford, UK. [PDF]

Sasovova, Z., Mehra, A., Borgatti, S.P., & Schippers, M. C. 2010. Network churn: The effects of self-monitoring personality on brokerage dynamics. Administrative Science Quarterly, 55: 639-670. [PDF]

Kilduff, M., Mehra, A., and Dunn, M. B. 2011. From blue sky research to problem solving: A philosophy of science theory of new knowledge production. Academy of Management Review, 36: 297-317. [PDF]

Borgatti, S.P., Mehra, A., Brass, D.J., & Labianca, G. 2009. Network analysis in the social sciences. Science, 323: 892-895. [PDF]

Mehra, A., Marineau, J., Lopes, A., & Dass, T. 2009. The coevolution of friendship and leadership networks in small groups. In Graen, G., & Graen, J., (Eds), LMX leadership: The Series, Vol. VII. Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, N.C. [PDF]

Leonard, S.A., Mehra, A., & Katerberg, R. 2008. The social identity and social networks of ethnic minority groups in organizations: A crucial test of distinctiveness theory. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 29: 573-589. [PDF]

Mehra, A., & Schenkel, M. 2008. The price chameleons pay: Self-monitoring, boundary spanning, and role conflict in the workplace. British Journal of Management , 19: 138-144. [PDF]

Mehra, A., Smith, B., Dixon, A., & Robertson, B. 2006.  Distributed leadership in teams: The network of leadership perceptions and team performance. Leadership Quarterly, 17: 232-245. [PDF]

Mehra, A., Dixon, A., Brass, D.J., & Robertson, B. 2006. The social networks of leaders: Implications for group performance and leader reputation. Organization Science, 17: 64-79. [PDF]

Mehra, A. 2005.  A review of L. C. Freeman’s “The development of social network analysis.” Administrative Science Quarterly, 50: 148-151. [PDF]

Mehra, A., Kilduff, M., and Brass, D.J.  2001. The social networks of high and low self-monitors: Implications for workplace performance. Administrative Science Quarterly, 46: 121-146. [PDF]

Kilduff, M., Angelmar, R., & Mehra, A.  2000. Top management-team diversity and firm performance: Examining the role of cognitions.Organization Science, 11: 21-34. [PDF]

Mehra, A., Kilduff, M., & Brass, D. J. 1998. At the margins: A distinctiveness approach to the social identity and social networks of underrepresented groups. Academy of Management Journal, 4: 441-452. [PDF]

Kilduff, M., Funk, J., & Mehra, A. 1997. Engineering identity in a Japanese factory. Organization Science, 8: 579-592. [PDF]

Kilduff, M., & Mehra, A. 1997. Postmodernism and organizational research. Academy of Management Review, 22: 453-481. [PDF]