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The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship / Research

Research

Florida State University’s research programs consistently rank among the nation’s Top 25 public universities, and the research conducted by The Jim Moran Institute faculty is indicative of the university’s commitment to scholarship. Their efforts rank among the most productive research organizations in the world as determined by Thomson Reuter's ScienceWatch. They also distinguish themselves with scholarly work published in top academic journals and presented at national and international conferences and universities.

Over the past decade, The Jim Moran Institute faculty have published more than 120 articles in the top management and entrepreneurship journals. Their work has addressed a range of important topics such as venture performance and growth, financing for small businesses, initial public offerings (IPOs) and IPO firms, entrepreneurial learning and cognition, market orientation and the role of an innovation culture in entrepreneurial firms, and franchising as an entrepreneurial strategy, among others. Our faculty serve as editors and/or on the editorial review boards for many of the most prestigious academic journals in the field, including Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Entrepreneurship: Theory & Practice, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Financial Management and International Journal of Hospitality Management, among others.

Below is a list of select presentations, publications and books produced by entrepreneurship and College of Business faculty.

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Entrepreneurship Faculty Research

    

Selected Presentations:

Blass, F. R., & Ketchen, D. J. (2014). So, You want to be an entrepreneur? Lesson learned from the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities. Business Horizons, 57, 5-9.

Dever, James E. (2012). Creating an Innovative Experiential Entrepreneurship Program. Paper presented at Hawaii International Conference on Business, Honolulu, HI.

Holmes, R. M. (2011). Biotechnology firms’ initial public offerings (IPOs). Paper presented at Academy of Management Annual Meetings, San Antonio, TX.

Holmes, R. M., Ndofor, H. A., & Coombs, J. E. (2011). Board prestige, IPO capital raised, and subsequent performance: A signaling perspective. Annual Academy of Management Meetings. San Antonio, TX.

Wood, M. S., & Holcomb, T. R. (2011). The Romance of Entrepreneurship: Effects on Causal Attributions and Stakeholder Resource Commitment. Paper presented at Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Babson College, Syracuse, NY.

Holcomb, T. R. (2011). Technology commercialization and resources for entrepreneurs and start-up businesses. Keynote presentation at TalTech July TechTyme Luncheon, TalTech, Tallahassee, FL.

Holcomb, T. R. (2011). Florida State University Tallahassee Start Up Round Series. The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship. Tallahassee, FL.

Holcomb, T. R. (2011). Florida State University Advice Straight Up Expert Speaker Series. The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship. Tallahassee, FL.

Holcomb, T. R. (2010). Florida State University Minority Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference. The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship. Tallahassee, FL.

Holcomb, T. R. (2010). Florida State University Entrepreneurship Week (eWeek). The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship. Tallahassee, FL.

Blass, F. R. (2010). Own your Future: Entrepreneurship as a Way Forward. 2010 Annual Road to Recovery Conference, 12-13 Dec, Orlando, FL. 

Blass, F. R. (2010). Entrepreneurial Leadership. Invited Presentation at Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities - Families, 8 Nov, Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY.
  
Blass, F. R. (2010). Panel Member. Caring About Wounded Warriors: The Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities. Academy of Management Annual Conference, 6-9 Aug, Montreal, Canada.

Blass, F.R. (2010). Thinking About Leadership. Invited Presentation at Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities, 25 Jul, Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY.

Green, K. M., Bradley, S. W., & Holcomb, T. R. (2010). Related or unrelated? A behavioral and entrepreneurial action perspective of corporate venturing logic. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, The International Institute for Management Development (IMD) and École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland.

Sexton, J., Holcomb, T. R., & Ranft, A. L. (2010). Beyond opportunity recognition: The effect of task and domain knowledge on the evaluation of entrepreneurial opportunities. Annual International Conference of Strategic Management Society, Strategic Management Society. 

Holcomb, T. R. (2010). High growth entrepreneurial resources. Presentation at iTen Wired Summit, The Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce, Destin, FL.

Blass, F. R. (2010). Human Resource Management for Small Businesses. The Jim Moran Institute Round Table Session, 20 Jan, Tallahassee, FL.

 

Selected Publications:

Holmes, R. M., Holcomb, T. R., Sutton, A., & DeGhetto, K. (submitted) “It's Who You Know and What You Do: How New Ventures in Emerging Economies Capitalize on Founder Ties to Create Bargaining Power with Foreign Multinationals.” Manuscript submitted for publication.

Holcomb, T. R., Devers, C. E., Cannella, A. A., & Holmes, R. M. (submitted). "Top manager incentive heterogeneity, strategic investment, and performance: A social psychological theory of interest alignment." Manuscript submitted for publication.

Holmes, R. M., Ireland, R. D., & Holcomb, T. R. (submitted). Loss aversion and diminishing sensitivity in opportunity evaluation. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Holmes, R. M., Li, H., & Hitt, M. A.(submitted). “What determines foreign MNCs’ establishment of R&D centers in China over time?” Manuscript submitted for publication.

Devinney, T. M., Perm-Ajchariyawong, N., & Holcomb, T. R. (submitted). “Differentiators of managerial preferences for outsourcing: Experimental evidence of the moderating role of value appropriation.” Strategic Management Journal. Manuscript submitted for publication, 1-36 pages.

Holmes, R. M., Hitt, M. A., Miller, T., & Salmador, M. P. (2013). "The Interrelationships Among Informal Institutions, Formal Institutions, and Inward Foreign Direct Investment." Journal of Management. 39(2): 531-566

Holmes, R. M., Bromiley, P., Devers, C. E., Holcomb, T. R., & McGuire, J. B. (2011). “Management Theory Applications of Prospect Theory: Accomplishments, Challenges, and Opportunities.” Journal of Management, 37(4), 1069-1107.

Ferris, G.R., & Hochwarter, W.A. (2011). Organizational politics. In S. Zedeck, H. Aguinis, W. Cascio, M. Gelfand, K. Leong, S. Parker and J. Zhou (Eds.), Handbook of industrial and organizational psychology (Vol. 3). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Combs, J.G., Penney, C.R., Short, J.C., & Crook, T.R. (2010). The impact of family representation on CEO compensation. Entrepreneurship: Theory & Practice.

Hochwarter, W., & Thompson, K. (2010). The moderating role of optimism on politics Outcomes relationships: A test of competing perspectives. Human Relations.

Munyon, T., Hochwarter, W., Perrewe, P., & Ferris, G. (2010). Optimism and the nonlinear citizenship behavior – job satisfaction relationship in three studies. Journal of Management.

Holcomb, T.R., Combs, J.G., Sirmon, D.G., & Sexton, J. (2010). Modeling levels and time in entrepreneurship research: An illustration with growth strategies and post-IPO performance. Organizational Research Methods. 13(2): 348-389.

Short, J.C., Ketchen, D.J., Combs, J.G., & Ireland, R.D. (2010). Research methods in entrepreneurship: Opportunities and challenges. Organizational Research Methods. 13(1): 6-15.

Hochwarter. W., Ferris, G., Laird, M., Treadway, D., & Gallagher, V. (2010). Non-linear politics perceptions - work outcome relationships: A three study, five sample investigation. Journal of Management. 36, 740-763.

 

Selected Books:

Osteryoung, Jerry, & O'Brien, Timothy (2010). Navigating the maze of managing people: If You Have Employees, You Really Need This Book. Tallahassee, FL: ISMPI, Inc.

 

Other Faculty with Entrepreneurship Related Research

 

Selected Publications:

Knill, A. (2010) Do private equity fund-of-fund managers provide value? Oxford University Press.

Ang, James and Boyer, Carol (forthcoming). Distinguishing Quality within the IPO market. Advances in Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management.

Kuhlmeier, David and Knight, Gary (2010). The Critical Role of Relationship Quality in Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprise Internationalization. Journal of Global Marketing. 23(1): 16-32.

 

Selected Book Chapters:

Rialp, Alex; Rialp, Josep and Knight, Gary (2010). La Vocacion de los Nuevos Modelos de PYMES: El Caso de las Empresas Born-Globals. (Commerce in New Models of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises: The Case of Born Global Firms). Economia Industrial: La Competitividad de las PYMEs en la Era de la Globalizacion. Ed. S. Ortiz. Madrid, Spain: Centro de Publicaciones del Ministerio de Industria, Turismo, y Comercio.

Knill, A. (2010) Venture Capitalists' Control: Stimulating or Stunting? Venture Capital: Investment Strategies, Structures, and Policies, Chapter 20, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.