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Publications by Gernot Grabher

2015, (with J. Thiel), Perspectives in Metropolitan Research: Self-Induced Shocks: Mega-Projects and Urban Development. Berlin: Jovis.

2004, (with W. W. Powell), Networks. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar (Critical Studies in Economic Institutions Series), 2 Volumes, v + 1290.

1997, (with D. Stark), Restructuring Networks in Post-Socialism: Legacies, Linkages, and Localities. Oxford: Oxford University Press, x + 351.

1994, In Praise of Waste. Redundancy in Regional Development: A Socioeconomic Case. Berlin: Edition Sigma, (second edition 1995), iv + 166 (in German). (download)

1993, The Embedded Firm. On the Socioeconomics of Industrial Networks. London and New York: Routledge, (second edition 1994), xiv + 306.

1992, (with J. Kregel and E. Matzner), The Market Shock. An Agenda for the Economic and Social Reconstruction of Central and Eastern Europe. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, v + 198 (translated into Bulgarian, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbo-Croat, Spanish).

1988, De-Industrialization or Neo-Industrialization? Innovation Processes and Innovation Policies in Old Industrial Areas. Berlin: Edition Sigma, vi + 336 (in German).

1986, (with B. Brezina, K. Ceron and N. Ströbinger), Tourism and Regional Development. Vienna: Wiener Beiträge zur Regionalwissenschaft, iv + 183 (in German).

2015, (with E. Schüssler and Gordon Müller-Seitz), Field-Configuring Events as Arenas for Innovation and Learning. Industry & Innovation 22(3).

2014, (with O. Ibert, G. Christmann and H. Kilper), Constructing Resilience, Negotiating Vulnerability. Social Sciences 3(4).

2009, "Yet Another Turn? The Evolutionary Project in Economic Geography." In: Economic Geography, 85(2).

2007, (with R. DeFillippi and C. Jones), "Paradoxes of Creativity: Managerial and Organizational Challenges in the Cultural Economy." In: Journal of Organizational Behavior 28(3).

2005, (with K. Einig, O. Ibert and W. Strubelt), "Urban Governance." In: Informationen zur Raumentwicklung, Special Issue 9 (in German).

2003, (with R. Hassink), "Fuzzy Concepts, Scanty Evidence, Policy Distance: Responding to Ann Markusen." In: Sub-section of Regional Studies, Special Issue 37(6/7).

2002, "Fragile Sector, Robust Practice: Project Ecologies in New Media." In: Environment & Planning A, Theme Issue 34(11).

2002, "Production in Projects: Economic Geographies of Temporary Collaboration." In: Regional Studies, Special Issue 36(5).

2018, “Marginality as strategy: Leveraging peripherality for creativity.” In: Environment & Planning A, Special Issue on Creativity in Arts and Sciences: Collective Processes from a Spatial Perspective DOI: 10.1177/0308518X18784021. (download)

2017, (with A. Melchior; B. Schiemer; E. Schüßler; J. Sydow), "From being there to being aware: Confronting geographical and sociological imaginations of copresence". In: Environment and Planning A, 0(0): p. 1-11. (download)

2015, (with J. Thiel), "Crossing Boundaries: Exploring the London Olympics 2012 as a Field-Configuring Event". In: Industry & Innovation 22(3): 229-249.

2015, (with E. Schüßler and G. Müller-Seitz), "Field-Configuring Events: Arenas for Innovation and Learning?". In: Industry & Innovation 22(3): 165-172.

2014, (with J. Thiel), "Coping with a Self-Induced Shock: The Heterarchic Organization of theLondon Olympic Games 2012". In: Social Sciences 3: 527–548. (download)

2012, (with E. Cacciatori and D. Tamoschus), "Knowledge Transfer across Projects: Codification in Creative, High-Tech and Engineering Industries." In: Management Leraning 43(3): 309–311.

2010, (with O. Ibert), "Project Ecologies: A Contextual View on Creativity and Learning in Temporary Organizations." In: Morris, P., Pinto, J. and Söderlund, J., eds., Oxford Handbook on the Management of Projects. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

2009, "Introduction: Yet another turn? The evolutionary economic project.” Economic Geography 85(2): 119-128. (download)

2008, (with O. Ibert and S. Flohr), “The Neglected King: The Customer in the New Knowledge Ecology of Innovation.” Economic Geography 84(3): 253-280. (download)

2007, (with R. DeFillippi and C. Jones), “Paradoxes of Creativity: Managerial Challenges in the Creative Industries.” Journal of Organizational Behavior 28(3): 3-11. (download)

2006, “Trading Routes, Bypasses, and Risky Intersections: Mapping the Travels of ‘Networks’ between Economic Sociology and Economic Geography.” In: Progress in Human Geography 30(2): 163-189. (download)

2006, (with O. Ibert), “Bad company? The ambiguity of personal knowledge networks.” Journal of Economic Geography 5(6): 251-271. (download)

2005, (with K. Einig, O. Ibert and W. Strubelt), “Urban Governance.” Informationen zur Raumentwicklung, Special Issue 9: 1-10 (in German).

2004, “Temporary Architectures of Learning: Knowledge Governance in Project Ecologies.” Organization Studies, Special Issue on Project Organizations, Embeddedness and Repositories of Knowledge 25(9): 1491-1514. (download)

2004, “Learning in Projects, Remembering in Networks? Communality, Sociality, and Connectivity in Project Ecologies.” European Urban and Regional Studies 11(2): 99-119. (download)

2004, “The markets are back!” Progress in Human Geography 28(4): 421-423.

2002, “Fragile Sector, Robust Practice: Project Ecologies in New Media.” Environment & Planning A, Theme Issue 34(11): 1911-1927.

2002, “Cool Projects, Boring Institutions: Temporary Collaboration in Social Context.” Regional Studies, Special Issue 36(5): 213-222. (download)

2002, “The Project Ecology of Advertising: Tasks, Talents, and Teams.” Regional Studies, Special Issue 36(5): 245-262. (download)

2001, “Ecologies of Creativity: The Village, the Group and the Heterarchic Organisation of the British Advertising Industry.” Environment & Planning A 33: 351-374. (download)

2001, “Locating Economic Action: Projects, Networks, Localities and Institutions.” Environment & Planning A, 33: 1329-1331.

1998, “Urbi et Orbi. Local Economies in Global Cities.” Der Öffentliche Sektor, 24(2/3): 1-24 (in German).

1997, (with D. Stark), “Organizing Diversity: Evolutionary Theory, Network Analysis, and Post-Socialism.” Regional Studies, 31(5): 533-544. (download)

1994, “Instant Capitalism. Fragile Direct Investment in Eastern Germany.” Netherlands Geographical Studies, 181: 109-131.

1993, “Growth-Coalitions and Blockade-Alliances. The Role of Networks in Regional Development.” Informationen zur Raumentwicklung, 3: 111-121 (in German).

1992, “In Praise of Waste. The Significance of 'Redundant Capacities' in Regional Development.” Der Öffentliche Sektor, 17(2/3): 96-111 (in German). 

1992, “Le Capitalisme sans Capitalistes? Démantèlement des Combinats, Investissements Occidentaux et Création d`Entreprises en Allemagne de'l Est.” Allemagne d'Aujourd'hui, 121: 65-84.

1992, “The Sold Economy: An Account of East German Privatisation Policy.” Employment Observatory East Germany of the Commission of the European Communities, 3: 3-6.

1991, “The New Divide. Economic Polarization in Eastern Germany.” Austrian Journal for Spatial Planning, 2: 15-22 (in German).

1990, “Between Markets and Hierarchies: New Forms of Inter-Firm Cooperation.” Der Öffentliche Sektor, 15(1): 14-25 (in German).

1989, “Regional Policy against De-Industrialization?” Jahrbuch für Regionalwissenschaft, 9: 59-82 (in German).

1989, “Regional Innovation by Networking: The Austrian Experience.” Journal of Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, 2: 141-47.

1987, “The Case of Lower Austria: Reorganizing an Old Industrial Area.” Planung und Umwelt, 3: 3-9 (in German).

1986, “New Information and Communication Technologies in Old Industrial Areas.” Der Öffentliche Sektor, 11(3): 3-28 (in German).

1986, “Prometheus, Bound: The Role of Industrial Policies and Technical Change in   Regional Development.” Der Öffentliche Sektor, 11(2): 28-59 (in German).

1984, (with W. Failmayr and Ch. Schremmer), “Socioeconomic Impacts of Tourism.” Seminarberichte der Gesellschaft für Regionalforschung, 21: 147-186 (in German).

1984, “Experimental Labour Market Policy.” Planung und Umwelt, 3: 41-44 (in German).

2014, (with O. Ibert), “Distance as Asett? Knowledge Collaboration in Hybrid Virtual Communities”. In: Journal of Economic Geography 14(1): 97-123.

2017, (with O. Ibert), "Towards the Schumpeterian Customer? How Active Users shape Innovation". In: Clark, G.L., Feldman M.P, Gertler, M.S. and D. Wójcik, eds., The New Oxford Handbook of Economic Geography. Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 286-304.

2017, (with O. Ibert), "Knowledge Collaboration in Hybrid Virtual Communities". In: Bathelt, H., Cohendet, P., Henn, S. and Simon, L., eds., The Elgar Companion to Innovation and Knowledge Creation: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach. Cheltenham: Edgar Elgar Publishing, p. 537-555.

2017, (with J. König), "Performing Network Theory? Reflexive Relationship Management on Social Network Sites". In: Hollstein, B., Matiakse, W. and Schnapp, K.-U., (eds), Networked Governance. Governing Networks and Governance via Networks. Berlin: Springer Publishers, pp. 121-140. (download)

2015, (with J. Thiel, C. Engelbrecht), "Urban Mega-Projects as Self-Induced Shocks: Introduction to the Collection". In: Grabher, G., Thiel, J., eds., Perspectives in Metropolitan Research: Self-Induced Shocks: Mega-Projects and Urban Development. Berlin: Jovis, pp. 9-15.

2015, (with J. Thiel), "Mobilizing Action, Incorporating Doubt: London's Reflexive Strategy of Hosting the Olympic Games 2012". In: Grabher, G., Thiel, J., eds., Perspectives in Metropolitan Research: Self-Induced Shocks: Mega-Projects and Urban Development. Berlin: Jovis, pp. 99-117.

2010, (with O. Ibert), "Project Ecologies: A Contextual View on Creativity and Learning in Temporary Organizations." In: Morris, P., Pinto, J. and Söderlund, J., eds., Oxford Handbook on the Management of Projects. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (download)

2009, “Networks.” In: Kitchen, R. and Thrift, N., eds., The International Encyclopedia of Human Geography. Amsterdam: Elsevier. (download)

2007, (with J. Maintz) “Learning in Personal Networks: Collaborative Knowledge Production in Virtual Forums.” In: Hof, H. and Wengenroth, U., eds., Innovation Research: Concepts, Methods, and Perspectives. Münster: LIT, pp. 187-2202 (In German). (download)

2005, “The Socio-Economics of Projects. A Kaleidoscopic View on Temporary Organizations.” In: Matzner, G. and Chaloupek, G., eds., Recent Advances in Socio-Economics. Marburg: Metropolis, pp. 7-23.

2004, (with W.W. Powell), “Exploring the Webs of Economic Life.” In: Grabher, G. and Powell, W. W., eds., Networks. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar (Critical Studies in Economic Institutions Series), pp. 1-36.

2004, “The City, the Village, and the Club: Knowledge Milieus in Project Ecologies.” In: Matthiesen, U. and Bürkner, H.-J., eds., City Regions and Knowledge. Opladen: Leske and Budrich, pp. 279-293 (in German).

2003, “Switching Ties, Recombining Teams: Avoiding Lock-In Through Project Organization?” In: Fuchs, G. and Shapira, P. eds., Rethinking Regional Innovation and Change: Path Dependency or Regional Breakthrough? Dordrecht: Kluwer.

1997, “Adaptation at the Cost of Adaptability? Restructuring the East German Regional Economy.” In: G. Grabher and D. Stark, eds., Restructuring Networks in Post-Socialism: Legacies, Linkages, and Localities, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 107-134. (download)

1995, “The Elegance of Incoherence. Economic Transformation in East Germany and Hungary.” In: E. Dittrich, G. Schmidt and R. Whitley, eds., Industrial Transformation in Europe, London: Sage, pp. 33-54.

1994, The Dis-Embedded Economy. The Transformation of East German Industrial Complexes into Western Enclosures.” In: A. Amin and N. Thrift, eds., Globalization, Institutions, and Regional Development in Europe, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 177-196. (download)

1993, “The Weakness of Strong Ties: The Lock-in of Regional Development in the Ruhr Area.” In: G. Grabher, ed., The Embedded Firm. On the Socioeconomics of Interfirm Relations, London and New York: Routledge, pp. 255-278. (Italian translation: “La Debolezza Dei Legami Forti. Il Ruolo Ambivalente Della Cooperazione Inter-Aziendale.” Piccola Impresa, 2: 3-25). (download)

1993, “Rediscovering the Social in the Economics of Interfirm Relations.” In: G. Grabher, ed., The Embedded Firm. On the Socioeconomics of Interfirm Relations, London and New York: Routledge, pp. 1-33. (download)

1992, “Eastern Conquista. The 'Truncated Industrialization' of East European Regions by Large West European Corporations.” In: H. Ernste and V. Meier, eds., Regional Development: A Contemporary Response, London: Belhaven Press, pp. 219-233.

1991, “Rebuilding Cathedrals in the Desert: New Cooperation Patterns between Large and Small Firms in the Coal, Iron, and Steel Complex.” In: E.M. Bergman, G. Maier and F. Tödtling, eds., Regions Reconsidered: Networks, Innovation, and Local Development in Industrialized Countries, London: Cassell, pp. 59-75.

1991, “Against De-Industrialization. A Strategy for Old Industrial Areas.” In: E. Matzner and W. Streeck, eds., Beyond Keynesianism: The Socio-Economics of Production and Full Employment, Aldershot: Edward Elgar, pp. 62-81.

1991, “Networks - An Approach for Revitalizing the Ruhr Area?” In: J. Hilbert, M. Kleinaltenkamp, J. Nordhause-Janz und B. Widmaier, eds., New Modes of Industrial Cooperation, Opladen: Leske & Budrich, pp. 95-109 (in German).

1990, “From Hierarchies towards Networks: Reorganizing Old Industrial Areas.” In: European Association for the Transfer of Technology, Innovation and Industrial Information, ed., Enterprise, Innovation and 1992: Innovation Support Services in Europe, Luxemburg: TII, pp. 114-31.

1988, (with E. Matzner), “Perspectives for Regional Policy: From Micro-Economic Efficiency towards Macro-Economic Rationality.” In: Industriegewerkschaft Metall, ed., Towards a Responsible and Solidary Economy, Cologne: Bund-Verlag, pp. 61-77 (in German).

1988, “Flexible Specialization - A Strategy for Old Industrial Areas?” In: Austrian Working Group on Self-Reliant Regional Development, ed., The Awakening of the Periphery, Vienna: ÖAR, pp. 130-141, (in German).