Nicholson, N. (in press). Primal Business: Evolution, kinship and the family firm. In S.M. Colarelli, & R.A. Arvey, R. A. Handbook of the Biological Foundations of Organizational Behavior. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Nicholson, N. (in press). Evolutionary theory: A new synthesis for family business thought and research. In L. Melin, P. Sharma, & M. Nordqvist (Eds.). The SAGE Handbook of Family Business. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Nicholson, N. (2011). Introducing evolutionary psychology to business and management. In X.T. Wang & Y.J. Su (Eds.), Thus Speak Evolutionary Psychologists (pp. 232-240). Beijing: Peking Press.
Nicholson, N. (2012). The evolution of business and management. In S.C. Roberts (Ed.), Applied Evolutionary Psychology (pp16-35). Oxford: OUP.
Spisak, B.R., Nicholson, N., & Van Vugt, M. (2011). Leadership in organizations: An evolutionary perspective. In G. Saad (Ed.), Applications of evolutionary psychology in the business sciences (pp. 165-190). Heidelberg: Springer.
Nicholson, N. & Björnberg, A., (2008). The shape of things to come: Emotional ownership and the next generation in the family firm. In J. Tàpies & J.L. Ward (eds.), Family Values and Value Creation. London: Palgrave Macmillan
Nicholson, N., & Narayanan, J. (2008). Evolutionary theory. In J. R. Bailey & S.S. Clegg (eds.) International Encylopedia of Organization Studies. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Soane, E., & Nicholson, N. (2008). Individual differences and decision making. In G. Hodgkinson & W. Starbuck (eds.), Handbook of Decision Making. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.HHaHH
Nicholson, N. (2007). The Getting of Wisdom: Self-conduct, personal identity and wisdom across the life-span. In E.H. Kessler & J.R. Bailey, J.R. (eds.) 2007. Handbook of Organizational and Managerial Wisdom. (pp. 377-397) Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Nicholson, N. (2006). Destiny, drama and deliberation: Careers in the co-evolution of lives and societies. In H. Gunz & M.A. Peiperl (eds.) Handbook of Career Studies. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Nicholson, N. (2006). Organization as Nature Intended - Human universals and the employment experience. In R. Gandossy (ed.), Five Unstoppable Workforce Trends. New York: Wiley.
Nicholson, N. and Björnberg, A. (2006). Critical leader relationships in family firms. In P.Z. Poutziouris, K.X. Smyrnios, & S.B. Klein (eds.), Handbook of Research on Family Business. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.
13 Entries for Encylopedia of Management: Organizational Behavior, on "Achievement, need for"; "Affiliation, need for"; "Altruism"; "Authoritarian personality"; "Burnout"; "Career"; "Career plateau"; "Enactment"; "Evolutionary psychology"; "Family firms"; "Hardiness"; "Power, need for"; "Self-regulation" (with Ginka Toegel).
Nicholson, N., and Björnberg, Å. (2004). Evolutionary psychology and the family firm: structure, culture and performance. In S. Tomaselli & L. Melin (Eds.), Family Firms in the Wind of Change. Research Forum Proceedings, IFERA, Lausanne.
Rees, A. & Nicholson, N. (2004). The Twenty Statements Test. In C. Cassell & G. Symon (Eds.), Essential Guide to Qualitative Methods in Organizational Research. London : Sage Publications.
Nicholson, N. (2002). What stays the same. In Subir Chowdhury (Ed.) Organization 21C. New York: Financial Times & Prentice Hall.
Nicholson, N. (2001). An evolutionary perspective on change and stability in personality, culture and organization. In M. Erez, U. Kleinbeck, & H. Thierry (eds.). Work Motivation in the Context of Globalizing Economy. Elsevier.
Nicholson, N. (2000) Motivation-Selection-Connection: An Evolutionary Model of Career Development. In M. Peiperl, M. Arthur, R. Goffee, and T.Morris (eds.). Career Frontiers: New concepts of working life. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Nicholson, N. (2000). Modelling withdrawal - Theoretical, empirical and methodological Implications. In D. Ilgen & C. Hulin (eds.) Computational Modeling of Behavioral Processes in Organizations. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Soane, E., Fenton-O'Creevy, M., Nicholson, N., & Willman, P. (1998). Psychological theory and financial institutions. In R. Jameson (ed.), Operational Risk and Financial Institutions. London: Risk Books.
Nicholson, N. (1997). Hunter-gatherers of the organisation: Evolutionary psychology, feelings at work and the limits to change. In F. Avallone, J.Arnold & K. de Witte (eds.). Feelings Work in Europe. Milan: Guerini Studio.
Nicholson, N. (1997). The changing nature of careers. In Y. Altman (ed.), Careers in the New Millennium: Causes, challenges and consequences. Leuven: Acco.
Nicholson, N. (1997). Evolutionary psychology and organizational behaviour. In C.L. Cooper & S. Jackson, (eds.) Creating Tomorrow's Organizations: A Handbook for Future Research in Organizational Behavior. Chichester: Wiley.