James Chrisman

Professor of Management

office:  308-A McCool Hall
office phone:  662-325-1991
fax number:  662-325-8651

mailing address:   Department of Management and Information Systems
College of Business
Mississippi State, MS 39762-9581

e-mail:  jchrisman@business.msstate.edu
complete vita:  Click here.



Academic History
YearDegreeMajor AreaInstitution
1986Ph.D.Strategic ManagementUniversity of Georgia
1982MBAFinanceBradley University
1980B.B.FinanceWestern Illinois University
1977A.A.Business AdministrationIllinois Central College



Courses Taught
Course
Code
Course DescriptionCourse web siteSyllabusOnline Grades
MGT 3323EntrepreneurshipClick here. Click here.
GB 4853Business Policy   
MGT 9913Seminar in Strategy Formulation Fall 2012 
MGT 8122Strategy Field StudyClick here.Spring 2014 - 01Click here.
MGT 9933Seminar in Strategy Implementation Spring 2013 - 01 



Work Experience
YearDescription
2002 - presentMississippi State University, College of Business and Industry, Professor of Management.
  - Director, Center of Family Business Research (2009 - present)
  - Interim Director, Center of Family Business Research (2007 - 2009)
2005 - presentUniversity of Alberta, Centre of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
  - Senior Research Fellow (Joint appointment)
1993-2004University of Calgary, Haskayne School of Business, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  - Research Fellow (Joint appointment, 2002-2004)
  - Endowed Professorship in Family Business Entrepreneurship (1999-2002)
  - Associate Dean (Research) and Director of Ph.D. and MBA Thesis Programs (1996-2001).
1991-1993Louisiana State University, College of Business Administration, Associate Professor of Management
1986-1991University of South Carolina, College of Business Administration, Assistant Professor of Management



Journal Articles
YearDescription
 JOURNAL ARTICLES, 2002 - present. SEE VITA FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON MY JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS AND OTHER ACTIVITIES PRIOR TO THE YEAR I CAME TO MSU
2014Chrisman, J.J., Memili, E., and Misra, K. Non-family managers, family firms, and the winner's curse: The influence of non-economic goals and bounded rationality. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 38.
2014Patel, P.C., and Chrisman, J.J. Risk abatement as a strategy for R&D investments in family firms. Strategic Management Journal, 35, 617-627.
2014De Massis, A., Kotlar, J., Chua, J.H., and Chrisman, J.J. Ability and willingness as sufficiency conditions for family-oriented particularistic behavior: Implications for theory and empirical studies. Journal of Small Business Management, 52, 344-364.
2013Holt, D.T., Chua, J.H., Chrisman, J.J., Litchfield, S., and Jones, V. Aurum Furniture and in-law management. Case Research Journal, 33 (2).
2013Chrisman, J.J., Sharma, P., Steier, L.P., and Chua, J.H. The influence of family goals, governance, and resources on firm outcomes. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 37, 1249-1261.
2013Fang, H., Van de Graaff Randolph, R., Chrisman, J.J., and Barnett, T. Firm religiosity, bounded stakeholder salience, and stakeholder relationships in family firms. Journal of Management Spirituality and Religion, 10, 253-270.
2013Memili, E., Misra, K., Chang, E.P.C., and Chrisman, J.J. The propensity to use non-family manager incentive compensation in SME family firms. Journal of Family Business Management, 3 (1), 62-80.
2013Chang, E.P.C., Memili, E., Chrisman, J.J., and Welsh, D.H.B. What can drive successful entrepreneurial firms? An analysis of the Inc. 500 companies. Journal of Small Business Strategy, 22 (2), 27-49.
2013Schjoedt, L., Monsen, E., Pearson, A.W., Barnett, T., and Chrisman, J.J. New venture and family business teams: Understanding team formation, composition, behaviors, and performance. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 37, 1-15.
2012Chrisman, J.J., Chua, J.H., Steier, L.P., Wright, M., and McKee D.N. An agency theoretic analysis of value creation through management buy-outs of family firms. Journal of Family Business Strategy, 3, 197-206.
2012Chua, J.H., Chrisman, J.J., Steier, L.P., and Rau, S.B. Sources of heterogeneity in family firms: An introduction. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 36, 1103-1113.
2012Chrisman, J.J., and Patel, P.C. Variations in R&D investments of family and non-family firms: Behavioral agency and myopic loss aversion perspectives. Academy of Management Journal, 55, 976-997.
2012Gedajlovic, E., Carney, M., Chrisman, J.J., and Kellermanns, F.W. The adolescence of family firm research: Taking stock and planning for the future. Journal of Management, 38, 1010-1037.
2012Zellweger, T.M., Kellermanns, F.W., Chrisman, J.J., and Chua, J.H. Family control and family firm valuation by family CEOs: The importance of intentions for transgenerational control. Organization Science, 23, 851-868.
2012Sharma, P., Chrisman, J.J., and Gersick, K. 25 years of Family Business Review: Reflections on the past and perspectives for the future. Family Business Review, 25, 5-15.
2012Chrisman, J.J., McMullan, W.E., Ring, J.K., and Holt, D.T. A comparison of the impact of counseling assistance and entrepreneurship education on new venture performance. Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, 1, 63-83.
2012Chrisman, J.J., Chua, J.H., Pearson, A.W., and Barnett, T. Family involvement, family influence, and family-centered non-economic goals in small firms. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 36, 267-293.
2012Fang, H., Memili, E., Chrisman, J.J. and Welsh, D.H.B. Family firms' professionalization: A resource-based view and institutional theory perspective. Small Business Institute Journal, 8 (2), 12-34.
2012Memili, E., Misra, K., and Chrisman, J.J. Family involvement and the use of corporate governance provisions protecting controlling versus non-controlling owners. Journal of Leadership, Accountability and Ethics, 9 (3), 11-27.
2011Chrisman, J.J., Chua, J.H., and Steier, L.P. Resilience in family firms: An introduction. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 35, 1107-1119.
2011Memili, E., Chrisman, J.J., Chang, E. P. C. & Kellermanns, F. W. Der Einflu" von Marktorientierung und innerfamili"ren Nachfolgeintentionen auf die Wettbewerbsposition von Kleinunternehmen [The influence of market orientation and intra-family succession intentions on the competitive positioning of small firms]. Betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung und Praxis (Special Family Firm Issue), 63, 606-627.
2011Chua, J.H., Chrisman, J.J., Kellermanns, F.W., and Wu, Z. Family involvement and debt financing. Journal of Business Venturing, 26, 472-488.
2011Memili, E., Chrisman, J.J., Chua, J.H., Chang, E.P.C., and Kellermanns, F.W. The determinants of family firms" subcontracting: A transaction cost perspective. Journal of Family Business Strategy, 2, 26-33.
2011Memili, E., Chrisman, J.J., and Chua, J.H. Transaction costs and outsourcing decisions in small and medium sized family firms. Family Business Review, 24, 47-61.
2011Mitchell, R.K., Agle, B.R., Chrisman, J.J., and Spence, L.J. Toward a theory of stakeholder salience in family firms. Business Ethics Quarterly, 21, 235-255.
2011Chang, E.P.C., Chrisman, J.J., and Kellermanns, F.W. The relationship between prior and subsequent new venture creation in the United States: A county level analysis. Journal of Business Venturing, 26, 200-211.
2010Eddleston, K.A., Chrisman, J.J., Steier, L.P., and Chua, J.H. Governance and trust in family firms: An introduction. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 34, 1043-1056.
2010Chua, J.H., and Chrisman, J.J. An overview of research issues on Chinese family businesses. International Journal of Management Practice, 4, 220-233.
2010Chrisman, J.J., Kellermanns, F.W., Chan, K.C., and Liano, K. Intellectual foundations of current research in family business: An identification and review of 25 influential articles. Family Business Review, 23, 9-26.
2010Ring, J.K., Peredo, A.M., and Chrisman, J.J. Business networks and economic development in rural communities in the United States. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 34, 171-195.
2010Hassan, A., Chrisman, J.J., Mohamed, F. Horizontal alliances and competitive aggressiveness: An embeddedness approach. Journal of Leadership and Organization Studies, 17, 240-252.
2009Steier, L.P., Chua, J.H., and Chrisman, J.J. Embeddedness perspectives of economic action within family firms. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 33, 1157-1167.
2009Chrisman, J.J., Chua, J.H., Sharma, P., and Yoder, T.R. What CPAs should know about guiding family firms through the succession process. The CPA Journal, 79 (6), 48-51.
2009Chang, E. P. C., Memili, E., Chrisman, J. J., Kellermanns, F. W., & Chua, J. H. Family social capital, venture preparedness, and start-up decisions: A study of Hispanic entrepreneurs in New England. Family Business Review, 22, 279-292.
2009Chrisman, J.J., Chua, J.H., and Kellermanns, F.W. Priorities, resource stocks, and performance in family and non-family firms. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 33, 739-760.
2009Debicki, B.J., Matherne, C.F., Kellermanns, F.W., & Chrisman, J.J. Family business research in the new millennium: An overview of the who, the where, the what and the why. Family Business Review, 22, 151-166.
2009Chua, J.H., Chrisman, J.J., and Bergiel, E.B. An agency theoretic analysis of the professionalized family firm. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 33, 355-372.
2008Chrisman, J.J., Steier, L.P., and Chua, J.H. Toward a theoretical basis for understanding the dynamics of strategic performance in family firms. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 32, 935-947.
2008Chrisman, J.J., Chua, J.H., Kellermanns, F.W., Matherne, C.F., and Debicki, B.J. Management journals as venues for publication of family business research. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 32, 927-934.
2008Sharma, P., Chrisman, J.J., and Chua, J.H. Das management von familienunternehmen: Einleitung und folgerungen (Managing the family firm: Introduction and implications). Zeitschrift f"r KMU und Entrepreneurship , 56, 1-17.
2008De Massis, A., Chua, J.H., and Chrisman, J.J. Factors preventing intra-family succession. Family Business Review, 21, 183-199..
2008Chang, E.P.C., Chrisman, J.J., Chua, J.H., and Kellermanns, F.W. (2008). Regional economy as a determinant of the prevalence of family firms in the United States: A preliminary report. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. 32, 559-573.
2007Chrisman, J.J., Sharma, P., and Taggar, S. Family influences on family businesses: An introduction. Journal of Business Research, 60, 1005-1011.
2007Chrisman, J.J., Chua, J.H., Kellermanns, F.W., and Chang, E.P.C. Are family managers agents or stewards? An exploratory study in privately held family firms. Journal of Business Research, 60, 1030-1038.
2007Wu, Z., Chua, J.H., and Chrisman, J.J. Effects of family ownership and management on small business equity financing. Journal of Business Venturing, 22, 875-895.
2007Verbeke, A., Chrisman, J.J., and Yuan, W. A note on subsidiary renewal and subsidiary venturing in multinational enterprises. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 31, 585-600.
2007Dewald, J., Hall, J., Chrisman, J.J., and Kellermanns, F.W. The governance paradox: Preferences of small vulnerable firms in the homebuilding industry. Entrepreneuership Theory and Practice, 31, 279-297.
2006Chrisman, J.J., Steier, L.P., and Chua, J.H. Personalism, particularism, and the competitive behaviors and advantages of family firms: An introduction. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 30, 719-729.
2006Chua, J.H., Steier, L.P., and Chrisman, J.J. How family firms solve intra-family agency problems using interlocking directorates: A comment. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 30, 777-783.
2006Peredo, A.M., and Chrisman, J.J. Toward a theory of community-based enterprise. Academy of Management Review, 31, 309-328.
2006Fairbanks, S., Vance, D.A., and Chrisman, J.J. NAPECOR's risk management venture. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 30, 97-109.
2006Fairbanks, S., Vance, D.A., and Chrisman, J.J. NAPECOR's risk management venture: Note to instructors. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 30, 111-115.
2005Chrisman, J.J., McMullan, E.W., and Hall, J. The influence of guided preparation on the long term performance of new ventures. Journal of Business Venturing, 20, 769-791.
2005Chrisman, J.J., Chua, J.H., and Sharma, P. Trends and directions in the development of a strategic management theory of the family firm. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 29, 555-575.
2005Chrisman, J.J., Chua, J.H., and Steier, L. Sources and consequences of distinctive familiness: An introduction. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 29, 237-247.
2004Steier, L., Chrisman, J.J., and Chua, J.H. Entrepreneurial management and governance in family firms: An introduction. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 28, 295-303.
2004Chrisman, J.J., Chua, J.H., and Litz, R. Comparing the agency costs of family and non-family firms: Conceptual issues and exploratory evidence. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 28, 335-354.
2004Chrisman, J.J., and McMullan, W.E. Outsider assistance as a knowledge resource for new venture survival. Journal of Small Business Management 42, 229-244.
2004Chua, J.H, Chrisman, J.J., and Chang, E.P.C. Are family firms born or made? An exploratory investigation. Family Business Review, 17, 37-54.
2004Dewald, J., Hall, J., and Chrisman, J.J. Die Bevorzugung der Quasi-Integration bei Kleinfirmen in der kanadischen Wohnbauindustrie (Preferences for quasi-integration among small firms in the Canadian homebuilding industry). Zeitschrift f"r Klein- und Mittelunternehmen, 52(2), 115-129.
2003Sharma, P., Chrisman, J.J., and Chua, J.H. Predictors of satisfaction with the succession process in family firms. Journal of Business Venturing, 18, 667-687.
2003Chrisman, J.J., Chua, J.H., and Litz, R. A unified systems perspective of family firm performance: An extension and integration. Journal of Business Venturing, 18, 467-472.
2003Chrisman, J.J., Chua, J.H., and Steier, L. An introduction to theories of family business. Journal of Business Venturing, 18, 441-448.
2003Chua, J.H., Chrisman, J.J., and Sharma, P. Succession and non-succession concerns of family firms and agency relationship with non-family managers. Family Business Review, 16, 89-107.
2003Chua, J.H., Chrisman, J.J., and Steier, L. Extending the theoretical horizons of family business research. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 27, 331-338.
2003Chrisman, J.J., Chua, J.H., and Zahra, S. Creating wealth in family firms through managing resources: Comments and extensions. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 27, 359-365.
2003Sharma, P., Chrisman, J.J., and Chua, J.H. Succession planning as planned behavior: Some empirical results. Family Business Review, 16, 1-15.
2002Chrisman, J.J., Chua, J.H., and Steier, L. The influence of national culture and family involvement on entrepreneurial perceptions and performance at the state level. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice , 26 (4), 113-130.
2002Chrisman, J.J., Gatewood, E., and Donlevy, L.B. A note in the efficiency and effectiveness of outsider assistance programs in rural versus non-rural states. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 26 (3), 67-80.
2002Chrisman, J.J., and McMullan, W.E. Some additional comments on the sources and measurement of the benefits of small business assistance programs. Journal of Small Business Management, 40 (1), 43-50.



Books
YearDescription
 INCLUDES BOOKS, BOOK CHAPTERS, EDITED PROCEEDINGS, MONOGRAPHS, AND PUBLISHED WORKING PAPERS 2002 - present.
2012Sharma, P., De Massis, A., Chua, J.H., and Chrisman, J.J. Family Business Studies: Review and Annotated Bibliography. Northhampton, MA: Edward Elgar.
2012Chrisman, J.J., and Kellermanns, F.W. (forthcoming). Entrepreneur. In Morris, M.H. and Kuratko, D.F. (Eds.). Blackwell Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurship Research. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
2012Chrisman, J.J., and Holt, D.T. (forthcoming). Entrepreneurship. In Morris, M.H. and Kuratko, D.F. (Eds.). Blackwell Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurship Research. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
2012Sharma, P., Chua, J.H., and Chrisman, J.J. (forthcoming). Succession planning. In Morris, M.H. and Kuratko, D.F. (Eds.). Blackwell Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurship Research. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
2012Scifres, E.L., Chrisman, J.J., and Memili, E. (forthcoming). Strategic renewal and firm performance: Implications of incremental versus radical change after environmental upheavals. In Zahra, S. (Ed). Handbook of Corporate Entrepreneurship. Cheltenham, UK; Edward Elgar.
2012Matherne, C. F., Debicki, B. J., Kellermanns, F. W. and Chrisman, J. J., (forthcoming). Family business research in the new millennium: An assessment of individual and institutional productivity, 2001-2009. In Poutziouris, P., Smyrnios, K. & Klein, S. (Eds.) Family Business Research Handbook, (2nd. Ed.), Edward Elgar Publishing, Northampton, MA.
2011Chrisman, J.J., Verbeke, A., and Chang, E.P.C. The risky prospects of entrepreneurial initiatives: Bias duality and bias reversal in established firms. In Mazzola, P. and Kellermanns, F.W. (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Strategic Process. Cheltenham, UK; Edward Elgar, 304-325.
2009Ring, K., Chrisman, J.J., & Sharma, P. 2008 Laird Norton Tyee Northwest family business survey. Seattle, WA: Laird Norton Tyee. (http://www.familybusinesssurvey.com/2008/).
2008Chang, E.P.C., Chrisman, J.J., Chua, J.H. Kellermanns, F.W. (2008). Regional determinants of family firm incidence in the U.S. In: Gupta, V., Levenburg, N., Moore, L.L., Motwani, J. and Schwarz, T. (Ed.), Compendium of Family Business Models from Around the World. Hyderabad, India: ICFAI University Press, 113-136.
2007Chang, E.P.C., Kellermanns, F.W., and Chrisman, J.J. From Intentions to venture creation: Planned entrepreneurial behavior among Hispanics in the U.S. In Habbershon, T. and Rice, M. (Eds.) Perspectives on Entrepreneurship III. Westport, CT: Praeger, 119-145.
2005Chrisman, J.J. The performance of the SBDC program in the United States. In: Small Business Development Centers: New offerings for a new economy. Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, 109th Congress, First Session, Serial No. 109-X. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC. (Also see: http://wwwc.house.gov/smbiz/hearings/databaseDrivenHearings System /displayTestimony.asp?hearingId DateFormat=050713&testimonyId=376).
2005Chrisman, J.J., and Kellermanns, F. Entrepreneur. In Hitt, M.A., and Ireland, R.D. (eds). The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management:Volume III, Entrepreneurship. Oxford: Blackwell, 61-63.
2005Chrisman, J.J. Entrepreneurship. In Hitt, M.A., and Ireland, R.D. (eds). The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management:Volume III, Entrepreneurship. Oxford: Blackwell, 120-122.
2005Sharma. P., Chua, J.H., and Chrisman, J.J. Succession planning. In Hitt, M.A., and Ireland, R.D. (eds). The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management:Volume III, Entrepreneurship. Oxford: Blackwell, 231-233.
2004Dewald, J., Hall, J., and Chrisman, J.J. Why do small firms choose quasi-integration? The case of the homebuilding industry. Washington, D.C.: Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy, Office of Economic Research Working Papers. http://www.sba.gov/advo/stats/wkpaper.html
2004Dewald, J., Hall, J., and Chrisman, J.J. Why do small firms choose quasi-integration? The case of the homebuilding industry. Also in: New Economic Papers: Entrepreneurship (NEP:ENT) 2004-02-08. Namur: University of Namur. http://nep.repec.org/
2004Chua, J.H., and Chrisman, J.J., (Editors). Proceedings of the Family Firm Institute Conference.
2003Chrisman, J.J., Chua, J.H., Sharma, P. Current trends and future directions in family business management studies: Toward a theory of the family firm. Coleman White Paper Series, Madison, WI: Coleman Foundation and U.S. Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
2002Chrisman, J.J., Holbrook, J.A.D., and Chua, J.H., (Editors). Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Western Canada: From Family Businesses to Multinationals. Calgary, AB: University of Calgary Press.
2002McMullan, W.E., Chrisman, J.J., and Vesper, K.H. Lessons from successful innovations in entrepreneurial support programming. In Chrisman, J.J., Holbrook, J.A.D., and Chua, J.H. (Eds). Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Western Canada: From Family Businesses to Multinationals. Calgary, AB: University of Calgary Press, 207-223.
2002Weber, M., Chrisman, J.J., O’Grady, J., and Gough, V. A preliminary assessment of the effectiveness of project-based assistance to medical entrepreneurs at the University of Calgary. In Chrisman, J.J., Holbrook, J.A.D., and Chua, J.H. (Eds). Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Western Canada: From Family Businesses to Multinationals. Calgary, AB: University of Calgary Press, 243-255.
2002Chua, J.H., Chrisman, J.J., and Sharma, P. Family and non-family priorities in family firms: Preliminary evidence. In Chrisman, J.J., Holbrook, J.A.D., and Chua, J.H. (Eds). Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Western Canada: From Family Businesses to Multinationals. Calgary, AB: University of Calgary Press, 299-320.



Presentations, Proceedings, and Other Publications
YearDescription
 INCLUDES PRESENTATIONS, PROCEEDINGS PAPERS, BOOK REVIEWS, AND CASES, 2002 - present.
2014Kotlar J., De Massis A., Chua J.H., and Chrisman J.J. Into the maze of family business definitions: A quest for common ground. International Family Enterprise Research Academy.
2014Debicki, B., Spencer, B., Pearson, A.W., & Chrisman, J.J. Socioemotional wealth and internationalization of family firms. 74th Meeting of the Academy of Management.
2014Fang, H., Memili, E., De Massis, A. & Chrisman, J.J. The impact of the prevalence of small-to-medium sized family-owned firms on economic growth. U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
2013Fang, H., Memili, E., Kotlar, J. & Chrisman, J.J. Family ownership and firm performance. 73rd Meeting of the Academy of Management.
2013Fang, H., Memili, E., & Chrisman, J.J. Family ownership dispersion, nonfamily managers and firm productivity in SMEs. 73rd Meeting of the Academy of Management.
2013Memili, E., Van de Graaff Randolph, R., & Chrisman, J.J. Does size matter? Family ownership, succession intentions and employment of non-family managers73rd Meeting of the Academy of Management.
2013Memili, E., Fang, H., Kotlar, J., De Massis, A. and Chrisman, J.J. (2013). Family involvement and publicly-traded family firm performance: The mediating role of corporate governance provisions. International Family Enterprise Research Academy.
2013Fang, H., Memili, E., Van de Graaff Randolph, R., Chrisman, J.J., and Barnett, T. Family ownership, succession intentions, and professionalization. Family Enterprise Research Conference.
2013Memili, Fang, Kotlar, De Massis, & Chrisman, J.J. First and later generation family owners and international diversification: A longitudinal analysis of U.S. publicly-traded family firms. Family Enterprise Research Conference.
2012Debicki, B., Spencer, B., Kellermanns, F.W., Pearson, A.W., Chrisman, J.J. Development of a scale to measure the importance of socioemotional wealth in family firms. Proceedings of the Southern Management Association.
2012Fang, H., Memili, E. & Chrisman, J.J. Does age matter? Family ownership, succession intentions, and firm performance in small to medium sized family firms. Proceedings of the Southern Management Association.
2012Fang, H., Memili, E., Van de Graaff Randolph, R., Chrisman, J.J., and Barnett, T. Family succession and employment of non-family managers. 72nd Meeting of the Academy of Management.
2012Fang, H., Memili, E., and Chrisman, J.J. The structural effects of foreign ventures on domestic entrepreneurship. 72nd Meeting of the Academy of Management.
2012Fang, H., Memili, E., and Chrisman, J.J. Performance heterogeneity in family versus non-family firms: A state-level empirical analysis. Family Enterprise Research Conference.
2012Memili, E., Misra, K., Chrisman, J.J., and Welsh, D.H.B. Internationalization of publicly traded family firms: A transaction cost theory perspective and longitudinal analysis. Family Enterprise Research Conference.
2012Fang, H., Memili, E., and Chrisman, J.J. Family firms' professionalization: A resource-based view and institutional theory perspective. International Family Enterprise Research Academy.
2012Fang, H. Memili, E., and Chrisman, J.J. Family firm's professionalization by industry. Proceedings of the Small Business Institute National Meeting.
2012Fang, H., Van de Graaff Randolph, R., Chrisman, J.J., and Barnett, T. Firm religiosity, bounded stakeholder salience, and stakeholder relationships in family firms. Proceedings of the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
2012Fang, H., Memili, E., and Chrisman, J.J. The prevalence of family firms by industry: A transaction cost theory perspective and longitudinal analysis. Proceedings of the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
2012Fang, H., Memili, E., and Chrisman, J.J. Foreign venture presence and domestic entrepreneurship: A macro level study. Proceedings of the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
2011Memili, E., Chrisman, J. J., and Misra, K. Corporate governance provisions enhancing controlling owners voting rights in family firms: A panel data analysis. Proceedings of the Southern Management Association.
2011Memili, E., Chrisman, J. J., and Misra, K. Family involvement and the use of corporate governance provisions protecting controlling versus noncontrolling owners. Proceedings of the Southern Management Association.
2011De Massis, A., Kotlar, J., Chua, J.H., Chrisman, J.J. and Sharma, P. Ability and willingness determinants of family firm behavior. Family Enterprise Research Conference.
2011Memili, E., Chrisman, J. J., and Misra, K. The link between corporate governance, family involvement, and firm performance. Family Enterprise Research Conference.
2011De Massis, A., Kotlar, J., Chua, J.H., Chrisman, J.J. and Sharma, P. Ability in family business research: Implications for theory and empirical studies. International Family Enterprise Research Academy.
2011Memili, E., Misra, K., Chrisman, J.J., and Chang, E.P.C. The propensity to use nonfamily managers' incentive compensation in family firms. 71st Meeting of the Academy of Management.
2011Memili, E., Misra, K., Chrisman, J.J., and Chang, E.P.C. An empirical analysis of the antecedents of nonfamily managers' incentive compensation in family firms. Proceedings of the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
2011Osakwe, C-J., Chua, J.H., and Chrisman, J.J. Asset market equilibrium with significant family ownership. Meeting of the Midwest Finance Association.
2010Memili, E., Misra, K., and Chrisman, J.J. The compensation of nonfamily managers and the preference for family managers in family firms: An economic analysis. 70th Meeting of the Academy of Management.
2010Memili, E. and Chrisman, J.J. Control enhancing corporate governance mechanisms: Family versus nonfamily publicly traded firms. Proceedings of the Southern Management Association.
2010Memili, E., Misra, K., and Chrisman, J.J. Determinants of nonfamily managers' compensation in family firms: An empirical analysis. Family Enterprise Research Conference.
2010Chang, E.P.C., Memili, E., and Chrisman, J.J. Does innovation matter to achieve entrepreneurial success? An exploratory study of the Inc. 500 companies. Proceedings of the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
2009Chrisman, J.J., Chua, J.H., Steier, L.P., Wright, M. and McKee, D.N. Agency issues in transitions from family to non-family ownership via management buy-outs and buy-ins. Proceedings of the Southern Management Association.
2009Memili, E., Chrisman, J.J., Chang, E.P.C., and Lueg, J. The influence of market orientation and intra-family succession intentions on the marketing strategies of small firms. Proceedings of the Southern Management Association.
2009Chrisman, J.J. A comment on principal-principal agency theory, family firms, and international diversification. Presented at the Seventh Annual Theories of Family Enterprise Conference.
2009Zellweger, T., Kellermanns, F.W., Chrisman, J.J., and Chua, J.H. Family firm valuation by family CEOs: The role of socioemotional value. Family Enterprise Research Conference (Runner-up, Best Poster Award).
2009Debicki, B.J., Matherne, C.F., Kellermanns, F.W. and Chrisman, J.J. A comprehensive assessment of family business research. Family Enterprise Research Conference.
2009Memili, E., Chrisman, J.J., Chua, J.H., Kellermanns, F.W., Chang, E.P.C. The link between transaction cost factors and family firms' efficient boundaries. Family Enterprise Research Conference.
2009Memili, E., Chrisman, J.J., Kellermanns, F.W., and Chang, E.P.C. The determinants of family firms' subcontracting: A transaction cost perspective. Proceedings of the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
2008Barnett, T., Pearson, A.W., Chrisman, J.J., and Chua, J.H. An empirical assessment of the essence and components approaches for defining family business and their relationship with value creation goals. Presented at the Theories of Family Enterprise Conference.
2008Chang, E.P.C., and Chrisman, J.J. Entrepreneurship growth in American counties 1995-2005: Some preliminary results. 68th Meeting of the Academy of Management.
2008Chang, E.P.C., Memili, E., and Chrisman, J.J. Venture preparation and business creation: Does family help? A report of Hispanics in the U.S. 68th Meeting of the Academy of Management.
2008Chang, E.P.C., Memili, E., Chrisman, J.J., Kellermanns, F.W., and Chua, J.H. Venture preparedness and start-up decisions: Does family help? A report of Hispanic entrepreneurs in the U.S. Conference on Family Capital, Family Business, and Free Enterprise, University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, MN, September.
2008Memili, E., and Chrisman, J.J. A transaction cost perspective on family firms' outsourcing decisions. 68th Meeting of the Academy of Management.
2008Memili, E., Chang, E.P.C., Chrisman, J.J., and Kellermanns, F.W. The role of family support in the process of venture preparation and business creation. Family Enterprise Research Conference.
2008Zellweger, T., Kellermanns, F.W., Chrisman, J.J., and Chua, J.H. A note on socioemotional wealth as a determinant of family firm valuations by family owners. International Family Enterprise Research Academy Conference.
2008Debicki, B.J, Matherne, C.F., Kellermanns, F.W., and Chrisman, J.J. Who is publishing family business research? International Family Enterprise Research Academy Conference.
2007Hassan, A., Chrisman, J.J., and Mohamed, F. Horizontal Alliances and Competitive Aggressiveness: A Strength-of-Ties Perspective. 67th Meeting of the Academy of Management.
2006Peredo, A.M., and Chrisman, J.J. Toward a theory of community-based enterprise. Presented at the Global Forum of Business as an Agent of World Benefit: Management Knowledge Leading Positive Change, Case Western Reserve, October.
2006Hassan, A., Chrisman, J.J., and Mohamed, F. Horizontal alliances, competitive aggressiveness, and the moderating influence of multimarket contact and resource similarities among partners. Proceedings of the Southern Management Association (Best paper award, Strategy and Entrepreneurship Track).
2006Ring, J.K., and Chrisman, J.J. Strategic alliances in rural communities: An economic development alternative. Proceedings of the Southern Management Association.
2006Walter, J., Martignoni, D., Kellermanns, F.W. & Chrisman, J.J. Organizational structure and firm-level entrepreneurial behavior: A simulation model. Presented at the Strategic Management Society Meeting.
2006Wu, Z., Chua, J.H., and Chrisman, J.J. Effects of family ownership and management on small business equity financing. Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Conference.
2005Chua, J.H., Kellermanns, F.W., and Chrisman, J.J. Family involvement, agency costs and debt financing for new ventures. 65th Meeting of the Academy of Management.
2005Chang, E.P.C., Chrisman, J.J., and Chua, J.H. Regional determinants of the incidence of family firms in the United States: A preliminary report. 65th Meeting of the Academy of Management.
2005Chrisman, J.J. The performance of the SBDC program in the United States. Testimony before the House of Representatives, 109th Congress, Committee on Small Business, Washington, DC.
2005Chrisman, J.J., and Chang E.P.C. Corporate venturing and strategic renewal from the perspective of prospect theory. Proceedings of the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
2004Chua, J.H. & Chrisman, J.J. Review of "Financial Management of Your Company". Family Business Review, 17, 277-281.
2004Chrisman, J.J., Chua, J.H., and Kellermanns, F. A comparative analysis of organizational capabilities of family and non-family firms. Proceedings of the Southern Management Association.
2004Wu, Z., Chua, J.H., and Chrisman, J.J. An exploration of agency problems in the family firm: The case of distributing equal shares to children. Proceedings of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada.
2004Bergiel, E.B., Chrisman, J.J., and Chua, J.H. Transition to professional management: An agency theoretic comparison of decentralization in family and non-family firms. Proceedings of the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
2004Dewald, J.R., Hall, J., and Chrisman, J.J. Why do small firms choose quasi-integration? The case of the homebuilding industry. Proceedings of the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
2003Willoughby, K., and Chrisman, J.J. Replenishments in price fluctuating situations: Comparing the performance of optimal and heuristic approaches. Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute.
2002Danforth, G.W., Chrisman, J.J., and Schweiger, D.M. Crisis at Wretham Corporation: A case of executive selection after merger. In R.D. Hisrich and M.P. Peters, Entrepreneurship, New York: McGraw-Hill Irwin, 619-629.



Grants, Contracts, and Funded Research
YearAmountDescription
2009$5,000Memili, E., Misra, K., and Chrisman, J.J. (2009). Research project: Nonfamily managers’ compensation in family firms: Tournament and game theory perspectives. Granting agency: Family Owned Business Institute, Grand Valley State University.
2007$5,000Ring, J.K., and Chrisman, J.J. Research project: Stakeholder salience in the family firm. Granting agency: Family Owned Business Institute, Grand Valley State University.



Professional Activities
YearDescription
2001-presentCo-Chair, Theories of Family Enterprise Conference.
2011-presentSenior Editor, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice.
2003-2011Editor, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice.
2009-2012Field Editor, Journal of Business Venturing.
2009-presentAdvisory Board, Family Business Review.
2013Guest Editor, Special Issue on Entrepreneurial and Family Business Teams, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 37(1).
2003-presentGuest Editor, Special Issues on Family Business, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 27(4); 28(4); 29(3); 30(6); 32(6); 33(6); 34(6); 35(6), 36(6); 37(6).
2012Guest Editor, 25th Anniversary Special Issue, Family Business Review, 25(1).
2011Guest Editor, Special issue on Family Business, Business Ethics Quarterly, 21(2)
1999-2008Editorial Board, Family Business Review.
2007Guest Editor, Special issue on Family Business, Journal of Business Research , 60(10).
2005Testimony on the Small Business Development Center program to the House of Representatives, 109th Congress, Committee on Small Business.
2003Guest Editor, Special Issue on Theories of Family Business, Journal of Business Venturing, 18(4).
1990-2003,2013-presentEditorial Board, Journal of Business Venturing .



Other Activities
YearDescription
1990-presentConsultant for Association of Small Business Development Centers



Honors
YearDescription
 SELECTED HONORS (2002 - present). SEE VITA FOR FULL LIST
2013-2015Drew Allen Fellowship, Mississippi State University.
2011,2013Richard Puckett Notable Scholar Award, Mississippi State University.
2012Richard C. Adkerson Notable Scholar Award, Mississippi State University.
2011Albert and Glenda Clark Notable Scholar Award, Mississippi State University.
2011Chris Grice State Pride Award, Mississippi State University.
2010-presentFellow, International Family Enterprise Research Academy
2010 Distinguished Service Award, Family Enterprise Research Conference.
2010College of Business Faculty Research Award, Mississippi State University.
2010John and Ann Hairston State Pride Award, Mississippi State University.
2009-2010Richard C. Adkerson Notable Scholar Award, Mississippi State University.
2008Family Firm Institute Best Unpublished Research Paper Award.
2008Oustanding Researcher Award (Sustained Contribution), College of Business & Industry, Mississippi State University.
2008Distinguished Service Award, Family Enterprise Research Conference.
2007Honorable Mention, Family Firm Institute Best Unpublished Paper Award.
2006Outstanding Service Award, College of Business & Industry, Mississippi State University.
2004Outstanding Research Award, College of Business & Industry, Mississippi State University.
2003Who's Who in America.
2001-presentFellow, The Centre for Innovation Studies.
1993-presentFellow, U.S. Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship.



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