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- Volume 1, Number 1. August 21, 1995.
Greeting from the Editor, Steve Barley. Greeting from Will Mitchell and Brad Killaly,
moderators of the Listserver. Question from Will Mitchell: What determines whether
the likelihood that businesses will fail decreases or increases with age when size
- Volume 1, Number 2. August 25, 1995.
Information about replies to Listserver postings. Responses to Will Mitchell's
question in Volume 1, Number 1.
- Volume 1, Number 3. September 7, 1995.
Remarks from the moderators. Responses to Will Mitchell's question in Volume 1,
- Volume 1, Number 4. September 7, 1995.
Question from Stephen Barley regarding organizational society.
- Volume 1, Number 5. September 15, 1995. Moderators comment on archive access to old issues. New item from Walter Powell: Social context of entrepreneurship. New item from Bill McKinley: Fuzzy constructs. Comments on organizational society (vol 1, no 4). Comments on age and size (vol 1, no 1).
- Volume 1, Number 6. September 22, 1995. Moderators comments. New item from Peter Cebon: Taxi Rank Co-Relations. Comments on social context of entrepreneurship (vol 1, no 5).
- Volume 1, Number 7. October 2, 1995. Discussion of "Taxi Rank Co-Relations" (vol 1, no 6).
- Volume 1, Number 8. December 14, 1995. Moderator's comments and home page announcement. Request for research concerning manager's intuition (R. Kent Pollard). Further discussion of what determines whether the likelihood that businesses will fail decreases or increases with age when size is controlled: Implications for the diffusion of organizational capabilities within an industry (Will Mitchell. Vol 1, no 1).
- Volume 1, Number 9. December 19, 1995. Research regarding managerial intuition (repeated from Vol. 1, no 8). Response to managerial intuition request (Bernard Forgues).
- Volume 2, Number 1. January 24, 1996. Moderator comments. What theory is...: A Reaction to Sutton & Staw's Essay "What Theory is Not" (Robert I. Sutton and Barry M. Staw, Administrative Science Quarterly, September 1995, Vol 40, No 3, pp. 371-384). From Michael Masuch, Jereon Bruggeman, Jaap Kamps, Gabor Peli, and Laszlo Polos.
- Volume 2, Number 2. August, 1996. Moderator comments: Suspension of ASQ Research Discussion Listserver.