McKinley, William; Latham, Scott; Braun, Michael (2014). Organizational decline and innovation: Turnarounds and downward spirals. Academy of Management Review, 39(1):88-110.
Wood, Matthew; McKinley, William; Engstrom, Craig L (2013). Endings and visions of new beginnings: The effects of source of unemployment and duration of unemployment on entrepreneurial intent. Entrepreneurship Research Journal, 3(2):171-206.
McKinley, William; Lin, J C (2012). Executive Perceptions: Probing the Institutionalization of Organizational Downsizing. In: Cooper, C L; Pandey, A; Quick, J C. Downsizing: Is Less Still More? Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 228-257.
McKinley, William; Wood, Matthew S; Moon, Gyewan (2011). Low heed in organization theory. M@n@gement, 14(3):153-181.
McKinley, William (2011). Organizational contexts for environmental construction and objectification activity. Journal of Management Studies, 48(4):804-828.
Zhao, Jun; Rust, Kathleen G; McKinley, William; Edwards, John C (2010). Downsizing, ideology and contracts: A Chinese perspective. Chinese Management Studies, 4(2):119-140.
McKinley, William (2010). Organizational theory development: Displacement of ends? Organization Studies, 31(1):47-68.
Wood, Matthew S; McKinley, William (2010). The production of entrepreneurial opportunity: A constructivist perspective. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 4(1):66-84.
Parker, Thomas; McKinley, William (2008). Layoff agency: A theoretical framework. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 15(1):46-58.
McKinley, William (2007). Managing knowledge in organization studies through instrumentation. Organization, 14(1):123-146.
McKinley, William (2007). Special issues as vertical integration: A rejoinder to Priem and Mowday. Journal of Management Inquiry, 16(3):240-245.
McKinley, William (2007). The March of History: Juxtaposing Histories. Electronic Journal of Business Ethics and Organization Studies:31-36.
Elbannan, M; McKinley, William (2006). A theory of the corporate decision to resist FASB standards: An organization theory perspective. Emerald Management Reviews (Online), 31(7):601-622.
Sronce, Robin; McKinley, William (2006). Perceptions of organizational downsizing. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 12(4):89-108.
Edwards, John C; McKinley, William; Moon, Gyewan (2002). The enactment of organizational decline: The self-fulfilling prophecy. International Journal of Organizational Analysis, 10(1):55-75.
Mueller, George C; McKinley, William; Mone, Mark A; Barker, Vincent L (2001). Organizational decline—A stimulus for innovation? Business Horizons, 44(6):25-34.
McKinley, William; Mone, M A; Moon, G (1999). Determinants and development of schools in organization theory. Academy of Management Review, 24:634-648.
McKinley, William; Mone, M A; Barker, V L (1998). Some ideological foundations of organizational downsizing. Journal of Management Inquiry, 7(3):198-212.
McKinley, William; Ponemon, Lawrence A; Schick, Allen G (1996). Auditors' perceptions of client firms: The stigma of decline and the stigma of growth. Accounting, Organizations and Society, 21(2-3):193-213.