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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, Bloch School of Management, University of Missouri - Kansas City, June 2018 - Present

  • Ph.D. Program Director

Assistant Professor, 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, Ivey Business School, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada, June 2011 - June 2013

  • MBA ‘80 Faculty Fellow in Entrepreneurship

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


Software

Anderson, B.S. 2018. lavaanTable: Tidy lavaan Model Objects. https://github.com/drbanderson/lavaanTable


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)
  • 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