Marissa King

 

 

 

Marissa King

 

 

 

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RECENT ARTICLES

 
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The Hidden Status Battles That Can Roil the Office

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL | FEB 19, 2018

 

Can Better Teamwork Save Lives?

YALE INSIGHTS | FEB 8, 2018

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Do We Need to Think Big about Health and Well-Being?

YALE INSIGHTS | FEB 2, 2018
A Conversation with Vivek H. Murthy ’03, 19th Surgeon General of the United States

 

The Power of Listening
(and How So Few Bosses Actually Do It)

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL | AUG 13, 2017
#3 Small-Business Posts of 2017 from The Experts Blog

 

Having Work Friends Can Be Tricky, but It’s Worth It

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW | AUG 08, 2017

 
 
 

 

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RESEARCH

 

Selected Articles

 
 
 

Networks and Professional Deviance in the Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic

S Zhang, M King
Academy of Management Proceedings
2017

 
 

Medical Adaption to Academic Pressure: Schooling, Stimulant Use, and Socioeconomic Status

M. King, J. Jennings, and J. Fletcher
American Sociological Review
2014

 

 

Medical School Gift Restriction Policies and Physician Prescribing of Newly Marketed Psychotropic Medications

M. D. King, C. Essick, J. Ross, and P. Bearman
British Medical Journal
2013

 

 

Socioeconomic Status and the Increased Prevalence of Autism in California

M. D. King and P. S. Bearman
American Sociological Review
2011

 

 

Social Influence and the Autism Epidemic

K.Liu, M. King and P. S. Bearman
American Journal of Sociology
2010

Professor King’s work examines social influence, social networks, and team dynamics. Her most recent line of research analyzes the individual and group level behaviors that are necessary to implement changes in the (re)design of organizations using wearable social sensors.

This work highlights the unanticipated consequences that micro-level social networks can have in mediating planned change initiatives. More generally, Professor King’s research investigates the social processes underlying the adoption, diffusion, and utilization of new information.

Marissa King’s research has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street JournalThe Atlantic, and NPR among other media outlets.

Teaching

 
 

COURSES TAUGHT

Managing Strategic Networks
Managing Groups and Teams
Leadership and a Development
Organizational Change
Networks and Innovation