Management Research

Management Research


Avery, D.R., McKay, P. F., Roberson, Q. M., & Thomas, K. M. (2023). REAL (Racialized experiences in academic life) talk: A curated conversation with four black fellows. Journal of Business & Psychology, 38(1), 7-23.

Chullen, C. L., Barber, D., Cavazotte, F., & Adeyemi-Bello, T. (2023). An exploration of culture and gender: Intrinsic and extrinsic job expectations in the U.S. and Brazil. Human Systems Management, 1-18.

Harris, M.L., & Barber III, D. H. (2023). Annals of entrepreneurship education and pedagogy – 2023: Part II: Model university entrepreneurship programs: Chapter 14: East Carolina University. Annals of Entrepreneurship Education & Pedagogy, 267-275.


Barber III, D. H., Peake, W., Harris, M. L. (2022). Can playing defense yield gains? Examining the relationships among regulatory focus, innovation, and SME performance, Journal of Small Business Management.

Ghouse, S., Bathchelor, J., Barber III, D.H., Alhouli, A. (2022). Examining perceptions of American and Omani university students towards ethical behaviour of entrepreneurs and business managers. Journal for Global Business Advancement.

Harris, M. L., Barber III, D. H., & Childers, J. S. (2022). Leveraging the student consulting model to create a comprehensive academic program. Small Business Institute Journal, 18(1), 33–39.

Harris, M. L., & Barber III, D.H. (2022). Fostering student success and regional transformation at ECU: The Miller School of Entrepreneurship’s approach. Annals of Entrepreneurship Education & Pedagogy, 267-275.

McMillan, A., Barber, D. H., & Santos, A. F. (2022). Inconsistencies in entrepreneurs’ health and well-being research: A review. Global Journal of Entrepreneurship, 5(1), 104–132.

Peake, W. O., Barber III, D.H., & Harris, M. L. (2022). Can playing defense yield gains? Examining the relationships among regulatory focus, innovation, and SME performance. Journal of Small Business Management, 1-29.

Saadatmand, Y., Barber, D., & Insel, N. (2022). The impact of globalization on women’s health in Africa. African Journal of Business and Economic Research, 17(1), 303-303–326.

Smith, Anne & Madden, Timothy & Madden, Laura. (2022). Are we there yet: A microfoundational examination of motivation during early international expansion. International Journal of Multinational Corporation Strategy. DOI:10.1504/IJMCS.2022.10049627

Wall, A., Simmering, M., Fuller, C., & Waterwall, B. (2022). Manipulating common method variance via experimental conditions. Electronic Journal of Business Research Methods, 20(1), 49–61.

Waterwall, B., McMillan, A., & Grubb, W. L. (2022). Abracadabra, making the visible less visible: Reducing the effects of stigma through invisible work. American Journal of Management, 22(1), 28–45.

Waterwall, B., Chullen, C.L., Barber, D. and Adeyemi-Bello, T. (2023). The roles of experience and gender in shaping work values, Higher Education, Skills and Work-Based Learning, 13(1), 131-147.

Weber, T., Madden, T.M., Moghaddam, K., & Maleki, A. (2022). Organizational decision making through strategic caring: Gaining benefits by serving a wide range of stakeholders. CYRUS Global Business Perspectives, 7(1), 1-21.



Barber III, D. H., Ghouse, S. M., Gibson, S. G., & Harris, M. L. (2021). Gender and exposure differences in entrepreneurial attitudes of Indian university students. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 44(4), 435–451.

Barber III, D. H., Harris, M. L., & Jones, J. (2021). An overview of rural entrepreneurship and future directions. Journal of Small Business Strategy, 31(4), 1–4.

Bendickson, J. S., Chandler, T. D., James, B. E., & Taylor, E. C. (2021). Sourcing human capital for organizational effectiveness: Sourcing strategy, determinants, and alignment. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 1-28.

Bernerth, J. B., Aguinis, H., & Taylor, E. C. (2021). Detecting false identities: A solution to improve web-based surveys and research on leadership and health/well-being. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 26(6), 564-581.

Beus, J. M., Taylor, E. C., & Solomon, S. J. (2021). Climate-context congruence: Examining context as a boundary condition for climate-performance relationships. Journal of Applied Psychology, 106(9), 1332-1356.

Ghouse, S., Barber III, D. H., Harris, M. L., & Gibson, S. G. (2021). Role of gender and exposure on entrepreneurial attitudes of Omani university students. Journal of International Business and Entrepreneurship Development, 13(1), 1–21.

Grubb III, W. L., & Grubb, L. K. (2021). Perfectionism and the imposter phenomenon. Journal of Organizational Psychology, 21(6), 25-42.

Hartman, N. S., & Karriker, J. H. (2021). Preparing managers for a reconfigured world: Management education’s new gig. Journal of Management Development, 40(1), 23–34.

Karriker, J. H. (2021). Clarity and depth: A [mini] case for the iceberg theory. Journal of Strategic Management Education, 17, 1–14.

Karriker, J. H., Chullen, C. L., Adeyemi-Bello, T., & Xi, X. (2021). Gender and generation: Job expectations of chinese professionals and students amid complexity and change. The Journal of Applied Business and Economics, 23(2), 196-209.

Karriker, J. H., Hartman, N. S., Cavazotte, F., & Grubb III, W. L. (2021). Identification in the gig economy: Affect and agency. Journal of Organizational Psychology, 21(2), 146-159.

Karriker, J. H., & Mayo, D. H. (2021). A framework for developing nascent entrepreneurs: Entrepreneurship education’s Kobayashi Maru. International Journal for Business Education, (161), 57-73.

Marler, L. E., Cox, S. S., Simmering, M. J., Rogers, B. L., & Matherne, C. F. (2021). Can do and reason to: When are proactive employees willing to share negative information? International Journal of Organizational Analysis, DOI 10.1108/IJOA-02-2021-2616.

McMillan, A., Solanellas, P., & Rogers, B. L. (2021). Revenge in student peer evaluations: Identity threat and self-efficacy at play. Studies in Educational Evaluation,

Paynter, S. R., Harris, M. L., & Barber III, D. H. (2021). Regional advisory councils to support nascent rural entrepreneurs. Journal of Extension, 58(3).

Rogers, B. L., Madden, L. T., Grubb, L. K., & Karriker, J. H. (2021). Shouting across the digital divide: The import of social interactions in virtual teams. Team Performance Management, 27(1/2), 1-14.

Rogers, B., & Vardaman, J. (2022). Social networks, sensemaking, and activity in change enactment: A theoretical model. Change Management: An International Journal, 22(1), 79–94.

Tracy, L., Billingsley, J., Pollack, J. M., Barber III, D. H., Beorchia, A., Carr, J. C., Gonzalez, G., Harris, M. L., Michaelis, T. L., Morrow, G., Phillips, D., Rutherford, M. W., & Sheats, L. (2021). A behavioral insights approach to recruiting entrepreneurs for an academic study during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Business Venturing Insights, 16, 1-9.

Waterwall, B., & Alipour, K. K. (2021). Nonfamily employees’ perceptions of treatment in family businesses: Implications for organizational attraction, job pursuit intentions, work attitudes, and turnover intentions. Journal of Family Business Strategy, 12(3), 100387.


Barber III, D. H., Harris, M. L., Gibson, S., Batchelor, J., & Ghouse, S. (2020). An international comparison of student attitudes towards entrepreneurs and business managers – Comparing U.S. and Indian perceptions. Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies, 12(3) 377-398.

Barber III, D. H., & Saadatmand, Y. (2020). Globalization, education and entrepreneurial activities in latin america: A look at necessity- and opportunity-driven entrepreneurship. The Empirical Economics Letters, 19(8).

Barber III, D., Batchelor, J. H., Hatten, T., Gibson, S. G., & Rolínek, L. (2020). Czech students’ perceptions of ethical behavior in business and entrepreneurship. Business Ethics and Leadership, 4(1), 80-91.

Crawford, A., & Barber III, D. H. (2020). The gap in transition planning education opportunities for rural entrepreneurs. American Journal of Entrepreneurship, 92-125.

Gur, F., Bendickson, J., Madden, L. T., & McDowell, W. (2020). Entrepreneurial opportunity recognition in the face of disasters. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research, 26(4), 671–693.

Matherne III, C. F., Bendickson, J. S., Santos, S. C., & Taylor, E. C. (2020). Making sense of entrepreneurial intent: A look at gender and entrepreneurial personal theory. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research, 26(5), 989-1009.

McMillan, A., & Barber III, D. (2020). Credit hour to contact hour: Using the Carnegie unit to measure student learning in the United States. Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, 20(2), 88-99.

Peake, W., Yates, M., Barber, D. H., & McMillan, A. (2020). Do entrepreneurs do good deeds to maximize wins or avoid losses? A regulatory focus perspective. Journal of Small Business Strategy, 30(3), 33–46.

Vardaman, J. M., Rogers, B. L., & Marler, L. E. (2020). Retaining nurses in a changing health care environment: The role of job embeddedness and self-efficacy. Health Care Management Review, 45(1), 52–59.


Adeyemi-Bello, T., Chullen, C. L., & Xi, X. Y. (2019). Attitudes toward women as managers in China: An examination of gender, age, and work status differences. Journal of Management Policy and Practice, 20(3), 28–35.

Barber III, D., Saadatmand, Y., & Pierce, J. (2019). Does gender inequality matter for female entrepreneurial activities? An investigation of selected OECD countries. Small Business Institute Journal, 15(1), 103-124.

Karriker, J. H., & Hartman, N. S. (2019). The harder they must fall: Leadership self-efficacy as hindrance to millennials’ leadership development. International Leadership Journal, 11(1), 55-77.

Madden, T. M., McMillan, A., & Madden, L. T. (2019). This is not a vacation: The shadow side of study abroad programs for faculty. Journal of Management Education, 43(2), 185–199.

Munyon, T. P., Madden, L. T., Madden, T. M., & Vigoda-Gadot, E. (2019). (Dys)functional attachments: How community embeddedness impacts workers during and after long-term unemployment. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 112, 35–50.

Peake, W., Barber, D. H., McMillan, A., Bolton, D., & Coder, L. (2019). Do management control systems stifle innovation in small firms? A mediation approach. Journal of Small Business Strategy, 29, 1–21.

Tyler, S. A., Tran, T. P., & Taylor, E. C. (2019). Getting to know you: Social media personalization as a means of enhancing brand loyalty and perceived quality. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 47(1), 57–65.

Waterwall, B. (2019). Linking proactive personality and proactive behavior: The mediating effect of regulatory focus. (2019). Journal of Organizational Psychology, 19(1), 108-122.

Waterwall, B. (2019). The dual fit perspective: The simultaneous effects of intrapersonal and interpersonal regulatory fit on motivation. American Journal of Management, 5, 46–60.


Barber III, D. H., & Kavoori, T. (2018). The affordable care act, state exchanges and the self-employed in the USA. Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 30(6), 499-517

Bendickson, J., Gur, F. A., & Taylor, E. C. (2018). Reducing environmental uncertainty: How high-performance work systems moderate the resource dependence-firm performance relationship. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences-Revue Canadienne Des Sciences de L Administration, 35, 252–264.

Bernerth, J. B., Cole, M. S., Taylor, E. C., & Walker, H. J. (2018). Control variables in leadership research: A qualitative and quantitative review. Journal of Management, 44(1), 131–160.

Grubb III, W. L. (2018). Awakening the leader in all of us: Development an inclusive leadership & professional development program. International Leadership Journal, 10(1), 111–135.

Karriker, J. H., & Hartman, N. S. (2018). Social media and dynamic capabilities: Mining millennial resources. Journal of Organizational Psychology, 18(4), 43–56.

McDowell, W. C., Peake, W., Coder, L., & Harris, M. L. (2018). Building small firm performance through intellectual capital development: exploring innovation as the black box. Journal of Business Research, 88, 321–327.

McMillan, A., & Madden, L. T. (2018). Using twitter to apply concepts from a strategy course. Journal of Strategic Management Education, 14, 19–36.

Prati, L. M., & Karriker, J. H. (2018). Acting and performing: Influences of manager emotional intelligence. Journal of Management Development, 37(1), 101–110.

Taylor, E. C., McLarty, B. D., & Henderson, D. A. (2018). the fire under the gridiron: Resource dependence and NCAA conference realignment. Journal of Business Research, 82(1), 246–259.

Tillman, C. J., Gonzalez, K., Crawford, W., & Lawrence, E. R. (2018). Affective responses to abuse in the workplace. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 26(1), 57–65.

Vardaman, J. M., Allen, D. G., & Rogers, B. L. (2018). We are friends but are we family? Organizational identification and nonfamily employee turnover. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 42(2), 290–309.


Barber III, D. H., Gibson, S. G., Harris, M. L., & Rolinek, L. (2017). The entrepreneurial attitudes of students in the Czech Republic. Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, 23(1), 6–23.

Karriker, J. H., Madden, L. T., & Katell, L. A. (2017). Team composition, distributed leadership, and performance: It’s good to share. Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, 24(4), 507-518.

Karriker, J. H., Williams, M. L., & Williams, L. J. (2017). Direct and indirect assessments of organizational justice: Homogeneity or harmony? Journal of Organizational Psychology, 17(3), 52-68.

Karriker, J., Madden, L. T., & Katell, L. (2017). Team composition, distributed leadership, and performance: It’s good to share. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 24(4), 507–518.

Lawrence, E. R., & Kacmar, K. M. (2017). How do feelings of job insecurity impact employee engagement in unethical behaviors? Business Ethics Quarterly, 27(1), 1.

Madden, L. T., Kidder, D. L., Eddleston, K. A., Litzsky, B. E., & Kellermanns, F. W. (2017). A conservation of resources study of standard and contingent employees. Personnel Review, 46(3), 644–661.

Madden, T. M., Madden, L. T., Strickling, J. A., & Eddleston, K. A. (2017). Psychological contract and social exchange in family firms. International Journal of Management and Enterprise Development, 16(1/2), 109–127.

Matherne, C., Waterwall, B., Ring, K., & Credo, K. (2017). Beyond organizational identification: The legitimization and robustness of family identification in the family firm. Journal of Family Business Strategy, 8(3), 170–184.

Mayo, D. H., Pittz, T., & Madden, L. (2017). Catalyzing social innovation: Leveraging compassion and open strategy in social entrepreneurship. New England Journal of Entrepreneurship, 20(2), 36–51.

McMillan, A., Dunne, T. C., Aaron, J. R., & Cline, B. N. (2017). Environmental management’s impact on market value: Rewards and punishments. Corporate Reputation Review, 20(1), 105–122.

Morehead, C., Shapiro, S., Madden, T. M., Reams, L., & McEvoy, C. (2017). Athletic ticket pricing in the collegiate environment: An agenda for research. Journal of Intercollegiate Sport, 10(1), 83–102.

Pittz, T., Madden, L. T., & Mayo, D. (2017). Catalyzing social innovation: Leveraging compassion and open strategy in social entrepreneurship. New England Journal of Entrepreneurship, 20(2), 1–16.

Rogers, B. L., Vardaman, J. M., Allen, D. G., Muslin, I. S., & Brock Baskin, M. (2017). Turning up by turning over: The change of scenery effect in major league baseball. Journal of Business and Psychology, 32(5), 547–560.

Taylor, E. C., Bernerth, J. B., & Maurer, J. D. (2017). Running on empty: The effects of aggregate travel stress on team performance. Journal of Business and Psychology, 32(5), 513–531.

Waterwall, B., Fuller, B., & Budden, H. (2017). Understanding the inner muse: Integrating the creative self-efficacy literature. Journal of Managerial Issues, 28(2), 189–210.

Zinko, R., Furner, C. P., Prati, L. M., Heyden, M. L. M., & Tuchtan, C. (2017). A study of negative reputation in the workplace. Journal of Career Assessment, 25(4), 632-649.


Barber III, D. H., Saadatmand, Y., & Kavoori, T. (2016). Gender and financial risk: The U.S. and Brazil. Studies in Business and Economics, 11(1), 15–25.

Barber III, D. H. (2016). A theoretical examination of tax evasion among the self-employed. Theoretical and Applied Economics, 1, 119–128.

Rowe, W. J., Chullen, C. L., & Kirchoff, J. F. (2016). The impact of customer motivation on the customer-salesperson relationship. SAM Advanced Management Journal, 81(4), 23–35.

Dickins, D., Gibson, S., Harris, M. L., & McDowell, W. (2016). Financial literacy within the family firm: an exploratory examination and opportunity for learning. Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, 21(3), 57–72.

McDowell, W. C., Harris, M. L., & Geho, P. (2016). Longevity in small business: the effect of maturity on strategic focus. Journal of Business Research, 69, 1904–1908.

Gibson, S. G., Harris, M. L., Aaron, J. R., & McDowell, W. C. (2016). The halo of social entrepreneurship. Journal of Ethics and Entrepreneurship, 6(2), 85–104.

Rousseau, M. B., Mathias, B. D., Madden, L. T., & Crook, T. R. (2016). Innovation and performance: A meta-analysis. International Journal of Innovation Management, 20(3), 1–29.

Madden, T. M., Madden, L. T., Rousseau, M. B., & Woehr, D. J. (2016). Developing depth and breadth of research methods training for doctoral students with CARMA webcasts. International Journal of Management Education, 14(3), 368–378.

Vracheva, V., Judge, W. Q., & Madden, T. M. (2016). Enterprise strategy concept, measurement, and validation: Integrating stakeholder engagement into the firm’s strategic architecture. European Management Journal, 34(4), 374–385.

Vardaman, J. M., Allen, D. G., Otondo, R. F., Hancock, J. I., Shore, L. M., & Rogers, B. L. (2016). Social comparisons and organizational support: Implications for commitment and retention. Human Relations, 69(7), 1483–1505.


Aaron, J., Gibson, S. G., McDowell, W. C., Harris, M. L., & Jobe, M. (2015). Structuring executive compensation contracts: The moderating role of industry technological intensity. Journal of Management Policy and Practice, 16(3), 11–26.

Aaron, J., McMillan, A., & Dunne, T. (2015). Optimal incentive-based compensation contracts for CEOs: The impacts of CEO age and tenure. Advances in Business Research, 6, 46–64.

Barber III, D. H. (2015). An experimental analysis of risk and entrepreneurial attitudes of university students in the U.S. and Brazil. Journal of International Entrepreneurship, 13(4), 370–389.

Barber III, D. H., & Kavoori, T. (2015). The effects of the affordable care act on the self-employed. Academy of Economics and Finance Journal, 6, 15–23.

Barber III, D. H., & Moffett, M. (2015). State health insurance subsidies and the self-employed. Small Business Institute Journal, 11(1), 24–36.

Chullen, C. L., Adeyemi-Bello, T., & Xi, X. Y. (2015). Job expectations of Chinese college students: Re-examining gender differences. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, 34(8), 747–763.

Madden, L. T., & Smith, A. D. (2015). Using photographs to integrate liberal arts learning in business education. Journal of Management Education, 39(1), 116–140.

Madden, L. T., Mathias, B. D., & Madden, T. M. (2015). In good company: The impact of perceived organizational support and positive relationships at work on turnover intentions. Management Research Review, 38(3), 242–263.

McDowell, W. C., Grubb III, W. L., & Geho, P. R. (2015). The impact of self-efficacy and perceived organizational support on the imposter phenomenon. American Journal of Management, 15(3), 23.

Mishra, A. K., Mishra, K. E., & Grubb III, W. L. (2015). Reducing turnover in franchise-based small business organizations: The role of trust, empowerment, vulnerability and commitment. Small Business Institute Journal, 11(1), 6–23.

Peake, W., Harris, M. L., McDowell, W. C., & Davis, P. E. (2015). Get what you give? An examination of enlightened self-Interest, philanthropic intent, and engagement in philanthropy for small firm owners. Journal of Small Business Strategy, 25(2), 77–96.


Aaron, J. R., Harris, M. L., McDowell, W. C., & Cline, B. N. (2014). Optimal CEO incentive contracts: A prospect theory explanation. Journal of Business Strategies, 31(2), 337–356.

Barber III, D. H. (2014). The role of the state of Brazil in the industrialization of São Paulo: 1880-1945. International Journal of Social Science and Humanities Research, 2(4), 196–202.

Chullen, C. L. (2014). Burnout contagion in supervisor-subordinate dyads. Business and Management Research, 3(2), 67–80.

Chullen, C. L. (2014). How does supervisor burnout affect leader-member exchange? A dyadic perspective. International Business & Economics Research Journal, 13(5), 1113–1126.

Chullen, C. L. (2014). The mediating effects of role stressors in supervisor-to-subordinate burnout. Problems and Perspectives in Management, 12(4), 91–102.

Karriker, J. H., & Aaron, J. R. (2014). More than just fun and games: Glo-Bus and BSG as strategic learning instruments. Journal of Management Education, 38(5), 768-775.

McDowell, W. C., Gibson, S. G., Harris, M. L., Aaron, J., & Lester, D. (2014). Analyzing the link between strategy and performance: Comparing small business owners and professional managers. Journal of Business & Entrepreneurship, 26(2), 45–64.

Moore, M. E., Zemanek Jr., J., Chullen, C. L., & Workman, L. D. (2014). Brand name ethics as a marketing concern: A narrative inquiry of the Washington Redskins’ debate. Innovative Marketing, 10(4), 6–14.

Tillman, C. J., Hood, A. C., Lawrence, E. R., & Kacmar, K. M. (2015). When birds of a feather flock together: The role of core-self evaluations and moral intensity in the relationship between network unethicality and unethical choice. Ethics & Behavior, 25(6), 458-481.

Tillman, C. J., Lawrence, E. R., & Daspit, J. (2014). A tale of perceptions: The role of perceived intent on OCBs and interpersonal relationships. Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management, 15(3), 168-189.

Yucel, I., McMillan, A., & Richard, O. (2014). Is top executive normative commitment influenced by CEO transformational leadership? Towards nonlinear explanations. Journal of Business Research, 67(6), 1170–1177.


Adeyemi-Bello, T., & Tomkiewicz, J. (2013). Attitudinal differences toward women managers by students at different stages of their business education. College Student Journal, 47(3), 529-533.

Adeyemi-Bello, T., & Lawrence, E. (2013). Cultural value dimensions as predictors of attitudes to women managers in different countries: Development of research propositions. International Journal of Management, 30(2), 717.


Grubb III, W. L., & McDowell, W. C. (2012). The imposter phenomenon’s impact on citizenship behavior and employee commitment: Flying under the radar. Journal of Business Issue, 1-10.

Aaron, J. R., McMillan, A., & Cline, B. N. (2012). Investor reaction to firm environmental management reputation. Corporate Reputation Review, 15(4), 304-318.

Madden, L. T., Duchon, D., Madden, T. M., & Plowman, D. A. (2012). An emergent model of organizational capacity for compassion. Academy of Management Review, 37(4), 689–708.

McMillan, A., Chen, H., Richard, O., & Bhuian, S. (2012). A mediation model of task conflict in vertical dyads: Linking organizational culture, subordinate values, and subordinate outcomes. International Journal of Conflict Management, 23(3), 307–332.

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