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The entrepreneurial growth ceiling: Using people and innovation to mitigate risk and break through the growth ceiling in initial public offerings.
- Welbourne, T.M., Neck, H.M. & Meyer, G.D. (2012).
Management Decision. pp. 778-796.
Wall Street Reaction to Women in IPO's
- Welbourne, T.M., Cycyota, C.S. & Ferrante, C.J. (2007).
An examination of gender diversity in top management teams. Group and Organization Management. October, 33(5): 524-547.
For High Reliability: HR Practices And Mindful Processes In Reliability
- Seeking Organizations
- Vogus and Welbourne
Journal of Organizational Behavior, Summer 2003
An Examination of Symptoms and Remedies for High Growth – High
Executive Talent Magazine, Summer 2000
By Theresa M. Welbourne, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Michigan Business School and CEO, eePulse, Inc.
Human Resource Executive in Initial Public Offering Firms"
- Welbourne and Cyr
Academy of Management Journal, 1999,42(6),616-629
Award Winning Paper - 1999 Human Resource Scholar Achievement Award,
Academy of Management
This study examines the impact that senior HRM executives have on the performance of firms making their initial public offerings.
Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research (1997). Proceedings of the 17th Annual Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Center for Entrepreneurship Studies, Babson College
Award Winning Paper for empirical studies of growth strategies-performance relationships
This research considers the effect of pace on employee and firm performance. Firms that place a high value on employees and grow at a faster pace achieve higher stock price growth. Also, employees that work at a faster pace and feel valued are higher performers.
Academy of Management Journal 39(4), 891-919. 1996.
This study examines how human resource value and organization-based rewards predict initial investor reaction and long-term survival.
This study examines the effect of having women on the top management teams of IPO firms on the organizations' short and long-term financial performance.
Journal of Human Resource Management (June 2001).
This study focuses on a special class of companies called new venture firms. It explores the moderating effect that human resource value has on these firms and how well equipped they are to embrace the unique benefits of international diversity.
Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. (Fall 2000)
This study examines one factor that may influence the firm's choice between maximizing short-term financial performance (doing well at the IPO) or long-term performance (maximizing HR value). The decision on how to balance these forces is shaped in part by the Chief Executive Officer's (CEO) functional background.
Group and Organization Management 24(4), 438-460. 1999.
Award Winning Paper - 1999 Sara and George MCCune Best Paper Award, Group and Organization Management Journal
This study examines the effect of chief executive officer (CEO) ownership, executive team ownership, and all employee ownership in addition to the moderating effect of risk on firm survival and stock price.
Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research (1998). Proceedings of the 18th Annual Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Center for Entrepreneurship Studies, Babson College
This paper introduces the concept of the Entrepreneurial Growth Ceiling (EGC). It argues that new venture IPOs hit the EGC prior to their IPO, and a firm's ability to break through the ceiling quickly (within a year following the IPO) is critical for long-term performance.
Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence, and Growth, v3. 1997.
This study proposes a theory-based typology of human resource control and validates it in a sample of initial public offering firms.
the Leader Make a Difference? Effects of Top Executive Personality
on Entrepreneurial Firm Performance"
- Welbourne, Cavanaugh, and Judge
Working Paper 1999
The purpose of this study was to expand research on personality and leadership by investigating the relationship between executive leader personality and firm performance.
and Growth in Entrepreneurial Firms: What do Unions do?"
- Welbourne and Batt
Managing People In Entrepreneurial Organizations: Learning from the merger of Entrepreneurship and Human Resource Management, Vol. 5, pages 147-174, 2002.
This paper explores the effects of union presence on the performance of entrepreneurial firms in the mid-1990s (both at the initial public offering (IPO) and after the event.
Submitted to Journal of Management 1998
This study examines which resources executives in initial public offering (IPO) firms think are important to their success two years after the IPO.
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