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Brian S. Anderson

Bloch School of Management, University of Missouri - Kansas City
5108 Cherry Street, Suite 321, Kansas City, MO 64110
(p) 816.235.2316 andersonbri@umkc.edu


Education

  • Ph.D., Strategic Management & Organizational Theory/Entrepreneurship minor, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University – 2010
  • M.S., Strategic Management, with honors, Daniels College of Business, University of Denver – 2007
  • B.S., Business Administration/Management emphasis, University of Colorado at Denver – 2004

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor & Ph.D. Program Director, Henry W. Bloch School of Management, University of Missouri - Kansas City, June 2018 - Present
  • Assistant Professor & Ph.D. Program Director, Henry W. Bloch School of Management, University of Missouri - Kansas City, June 2016 - May 2018
  • Assistant Professor, Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado - Boulder, July 2013 - May 2016
  • Assistant Professor & MBA ‘80 Faculty Fellow in Entrepreneurship, Ivey Business School, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada, June 2011 - June 2013
  • Research Associate/Associate Instructor, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University - Bloomington, August 2007 - July 2010

Visiting Appointments

  • Visiting Professor, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group, Department of Marketing, Innovation, and Organisation, Ghent University, Belgium, Jan 2018 - Present
  • Affiliated Researcher, Institute of Small Business Research, Osaka University of Economics, Osaka, Japan, Sept. 2014 - Present
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University - Bloomington, August 2010 - May 2011

Journal Publications


Software


Invited Submissions & Book Chapters

  • Anderson, B.S., Kreiser, P.M., and Weaver, M.W. 2015. Institutional influences on entrepreneurship in small-to-medium sized enterprises (SMEs): A nine-country investigation of political and economic risk. In Small Businesses in a Global Economy: Creating and Managing Successful Organizations. Newbert S.L., Ed. Praeger
  • Anderson, B.S., and Covin, J.G. 2014. Entrepreneurial orientation: A review and extension. In Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship, Fayolle, A., Ed. Edward Elgar.
  • Anderson, B.S., and Semadeni, M. 2014. Innovation and imitation: A strategic heuristic. In The Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurship Research, Morris, M.H., & Kuratko, D.F., Eds. Wiley.
  • Anderson, B.S., and Semadeni, M. 2013. Making sense of a competitor’s innovation: A signaling perspective on whether to imitate or ignore the competition. In Corporate Strategy: Strategic Management in the 21st Century, Kannan, V., Ed. Praeger.

Conference Presentations & Proceedings

  • Anderson, B.S., Eshima, Y. 2015. Firm growth, strategic adaptability, and entrepreneurial orientation. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Babson College, Boston, MA. Selected for Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research.
  • Tietz, M., Parker, S., and Anderson, B.S. 2014. Persistence and startup speed of intrapreneurs. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Best Paper Proceedings.
  • Titus, V., Anderson, B.S., and Fund, B. 2014. Increasing firm value through external corporate venturing activities: A configurational approach. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Anderson, B.S., Kreiser, P.M., and Ireland, R.D. 2014. A global investigation of the influence of institutional risk factors on the entrepreneurial orientation–firm growth relationship. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Richard Ivey School of Business, London, Ontario, Canada.
  • Titus, V., Anderson, B.S., and Fund, B. 2014. Does venturing create firm value? A configurational approach to understanding the venturing–firm value relationship. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Richard Ivey School of Business, London, Ontario, Canada.
  • Titus, V., and Anderson, B.S. 2014. External corporate venturing activities and the creation of firm value: A configurational approach. Strategic Management Society Special Conference, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Kreiser, P.M., Anderson, B.S., Marino, L.D., and Kuratko, D.F. 2013. Entrepreneurial responses to hostile environments. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. Best Paper Proceedings.
  • Anderson, B.S., Kreiser, P.M., Kuratko, D.F., and Hornsby, J.S. 2012. Reconceptualizing entrepreneurial orientation: Revisiting a vital but troublesome construct. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, MA. Best Paper Proceedings.
  • Anderson, B.S., Kreiser, P.M., and Weaver, K.M. 2012. Institutional influences on firm-level entrepreneurship. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.
  • Anderson, B.S., and Covin, J.G. 2012. Entrepreneurial orientation: Disposition and behavior. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.
  • Anderson, B.S. and McMullen, J.S. 2012. Does the market reward entrepreneurial strategies? Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX. Selected for Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research.
  • Anderson, B.S., and Eshima, Y. 2012. A configurational model of firm growth: Opportunity recognition mode, entrepreneurial orientation, and intangible resource advantage among Japanese SMEs. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX.
  • Anderson, B.S., and Covin, J.G. 2011. Resource knowledge, organizational slack, and entrepreneurial orientation. Academy of Management Meeting, San Antonio, TX.
  • Eshima, Y, and Anderson, B.S. 2011. Entrepreneurial orientation and firm growth among Japanese SMEs. Academy of Management Meeting, San Antonio, TX.
  • Anderson, B.S., and Semadeni, M. 2011. Real options in the services sector. Academy of Management Meeting, San Antonio, TX.
  • Anderson, B.S., Kreiser, P.M., Kuratko, D.F., and Hornsby, J.S. 2011. Attitude, behavior, or both? An empirical investigation of the entrepreneurial orientation construct. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY.
  • Anderson, B.S., House, J.M., and Slevin, D.P. 2010. Does being a better learner facilitate better performance? Academy of Management Meeting, Montreal, Canada.
  • Anderson, B.S. 2010. Understanding the reciprocally causal relationship between innovation and knowledge. Academy of Management Meeting, Montreal, Canada.
  • Anderson, B.S. 2009. Understanding the relationship between entrepreneurial orientation and strategic learning. Academy of Management Meeting, Chicago, IL. Best Paper Proceedings.
  • Semadeni, M., and Anderson, B.S. 2009. The follower’s dilemma: Innovation and imitation in the professional services industry. Academy of Management Meeting, Chicago, IL. Best Paper Proceedings.

Teaching

  • Research Design & Theory Testing, University of Missouri - Kansas City (PhD)
  • Structural Equation Modeling, University of Missouri - Kansas City (PhD)
  • Applied Statistics, University of Missouri - Kansas City (MBA & EMBA)
  • Strategy Capstone, University of Colorado
  • Innovation, Richard Ivey School of Business (MSc/MBA)
  • Co-Creating Value in Emerging Markets, Richard Ivey School of Business
  • New Venture Creation, Richard Ivey School of Business
  • Explore Entrepreneurship, Indiana University
  • Strategic Management, Indiana University
  • New Venture Planning, Indiana University

Teaching Materials

  • Aspire Foundation: Charting a Social Bricoleur’s Growth. 2013. Ivey Publishing 9B13M056
  • FLYHT: Crossing the Chasm. 2012. Ivey Publishing 9B12A022.
  • Cate & Levi: Evaluating Opportunities for Growth. 2012. Ivey Publishing 9B12M002.

Invited Presentations/Seminars

  • Advancing entrepreneurship data science — IE Business School, Madrid (2017)
  • Endogeneity and entrepreneurship research — University of Southern California (2016)
  • Construct development, measurement theory, and research model construction using SEM (Doctoral seminar) — Technical University of Munich (2013, 2016)
  • Endogeneity and entrepreneurship research — University of Nebraska, Lincoln (2016)
  • Endogeneity and entrepreneurship research (Doctoral workshop) — University of Missouri Kansas City (2015)
  • Entrepreneurial orientation, firm growth, and the multibusiness firm: A behavioral perspective — University of Denver (2014)
  • Construct development, measurement theory, and research model construction using SEM (Doctoral seminar) — University of Missouri Kansas City (2014)
  • The reciprocally causal relationship between strategic posture and market performance — Technical University of Munich (2013)
  • Reconceptualizing entrepreneurial orientation — The Ohio State University (2012)

Grants

  • Rowe, W.G., and Anderson, B.S. 2015-2019. Strategic Leadership: Construct Development & Validation. SSHRC – Insight Grant. Funded for $101,949.

Academic Service

  • Field Editor, Strategic Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Journal of Business Venturing, 2016 - Present
  • Editorial Review Board, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, 2016 - Present
  • Dissertation Committees — University of Missouri - Kansas City
    • Sunny Sanwar (Chair)
    • Cyrus Hund (Chair)
    • Andy Burkemper
    • Hessam Sarooghi
  • Dissertation Committees — Ivey Business School
    • Matthew Wong
    • Matthias Tietz
  • Faculty Advisor, UMKC Student Veterans Organization
  • Academic Advisor, CU Boulder Veteran Services Office
  • Ad-Hoc Reviewer: Strategic Management Journal, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Babson Entrepreneurship Research Conference

Academic Honors & Awards

  • 2017 – Outstanding Reviewer, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice
  • 2012 – MBA ’80 Faculty Fellow in Entrepreneurship, Ivey Business School
  • 2009 – Bentley College and HEC School of Management Outstanding Graduate Student Paper on Management Consulting, Management Consulting Division, Academy of Management
  • 2009 – Academy of Management Entrepreneurship Division Doctoral Consortium Attendee
  • Beta Gamma Sigma – University of Denver

Affiliations

  • Academy of Management

Military Service

  • Logistics Readiness Officer, 190th Wing, KS Air National Guard, 2017 - Present
  • Logistics Readiness Officer, 140th Wing, CO Air National Guard, 2014 - 2017
  • Supply Corps Officer, United States Navy Reserve, 2007 - 2014

Selected Professional Experience

  • Special Assistant to the Treasurer, CO Department of Treasury, 2001 - 2007
  • Chief Information Officer, Intelishield.com, 1999 - 2000
  • President & CEO, TXI Technology Group, Inc., 1996 - 1999