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Todd Moss

Todd Moss

Chair, Department of Entrepreneurship & Emerging Enterprises
Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship
Faculty Director, Sustainable Enterprise Partnership

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Ph D, Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University

Todd W. Moss is an associate professor of entrepreneurship and sustainability at the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University. Prior to his career in academe, he worked at Ford Motor Company in various product strategy and engineering assignments. He earned his Ph.D. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Strategy and Entrepreneurship from Texas Tech University in 2011. He also holds BS and MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA, all from Brigham Young University. He and his wife Jenifer are the joyful parents of three sons and five daughters.

• SHR/LPP/EST 450: Sustainable Enterprise
• BUA 650/EST 696: Managing Sustainability
• BUA 759/EST 796: Sustainability-driven Enterprise

Professor Moss’s research interests focus on the intersections of entrepreneurship, innovation, and social responsibility. His most recent work addresses crowdfunding and the various types of value creation pursued by micro-enterprises. He research has appeared in journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Business Venturing, and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, among others.

Selected Publications
  • "Blame you, blame me: Understanding attribution differences and impact in family and non-family firms", Family Business Review, 30(3), 284-308, 2017 (with Jayamohan, P., McKelvie, A.)
  • "Competition vs. cooperation: Alternative goal structures for motivating groups in base-of-the-pyramid markets", Academy of Management Journal, 59(4), 1174-1198, 2016 (with Kistruck, G., Lount, R., Bergman, B., Smith, B.)
  • "The effect of managerial attribution of corporate entrepreneurship", Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, 2015 (with Jayamohan, P., McKelvie, A.)
  • "The effect of virtuous and entrepreneurial orientations on microfinance lending and repayment: A signaling theory perspective", Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 2015 (with Neubaum, D., Meyskens, M.)
  • "Strategic consistency of exploration and exploitation in family businesses.", Family Business Review, 27(1), 51-71, 2014 (with Payne, G., Moore, C.)
  • "The use of secondary data in social entrepreneurship research: Assessing the field and identifying future opportunities", Social Entrepreneurship and Research Methods, 2014
  • "Entrepreneurial processes in social contexts: How are they different, if at all? ", Small Business Economics, 40(3), 761-783, 2013
  • "A review and assessment of social entrepreneurship textbooks. ", Academy of Management Learning & Education, 11(3), 518-527, 2012 (with Gras, D.)
  • "Organizational virtue orientation and family firms.", Business Ethics Quarterly, 21(2), 257-285, 2011 (with Payne, G., Brigham, K., Broberg, J.)
  • "Dual identities in social ventures: An exploratory study.", Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 35(4), 805-830, 2011 (with Short, J., Short, Lumpkin, G.)
  • "Scholarly leadership of the study of leadership: A review of the Leadership Quarterly's second decade", LEADERSHIP QUARTERLY(21), 922-958, 2010 (with Gardner, W., Lowe, K., Mahoney, K., Cogliser, C.)
  • "Funding the story of hybrid ventures: Decoupling or coherence?", Journal of Business Venturing (with Renko, M., Meyskens, M., Block, E.)
  • "A Decade analysis of residential LEED buildings market share in the United States", Sustainable Cities and Society (with Rakha, T., Shin, D.)

Awards and Honors

  • Best Paper Award - The Social Entrepreneurship Conference (2018)
  • Oregon State University Best Paper Award on the Topic of Ethics in Entrepreneurship - Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (2017)
  • Best Submission Award - Sustainability, Ethics, and Entrepreneurship Conference (2017)
  • G. Dale Meyer Best Paper Award for the Most Relevant Research in Social Entrepreneurship - Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (2016)
  • Research Fellow - Syracuse Center of Excellence in Energy Systems (2016)
  • EEE Faculty Member of the Year - EEE Department, Whitman School of Management (2015)
  • Winner, Carolyn Dexter Award - Academy of Management (AOM) (2014)
  • Best Doctoral Paper Award - Academy of Management, Entrepreneurship Division (2012)
  • Newcombe Associate Award for Research - College of Business, Oregon State University (2012)
  • Recipient of Jerry S. Rawls Doctoral Scholarship (2011)
  • Best Doctoral Paper Award - Conference of the Southern Management Association (2010)
  • Awarded Texas Tech University’s Graduate Part-Time Instructor Award (2009)
  • Selected to attend the Dissertation Consortium - BPS Division, Academy of Management Meetings (2009)
  • Selected to attend the Doctoral Student Consortium - Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (2009)
  • Selected to attend the Doctoral Student Consortium - Entrepreneurship Division, Academy of Management Meetings (2008)
  • Best Doctoral Paper Award - Conference of the Southern Management Association (2007)
  • Selected to attend the New Doctoral Student Consortium - Southern Management Association (2007)

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