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Harry Sapienza

Professor, Curtis L. Carlson Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies
Strategic Mgmt/Entrepreneurship

Education

  • MBA 1984
    strategic management and organization University of Maryland

  • PhD 1989
    strategic management and organization University of Maryland

Expertise

  • Boards of directors
  • Decision-making
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Internationalization process
  • Interorganizational relationships
  • Interorganizational trust
  • Organizational learning
  • Venture capital

Selected Works

  • "A Capabilities Perspective on the Effects of New Venture Internationalization on Survival and Growth," H. J. Sapienza, E. Autio, G. George, and S. Zahra, Academy of Management Review (2006).
  • "Entrepreneurship and Dynamic Capabilities: A Review, Model, and Research Agenda," S. Zahra, H. J. Sapienza, and P. Davidsson, Journal of Management Studies (2006).
  • "Antecedents of International and Domestic Learning Effort," H. J. Sapienza, D. De Clercq, and W. R. Sandberg, Journal of Business Venturing (2005).
  • "Knowledge Relatedness and Post-Spinoff Growth," H. J. Sapienza, A. Parhankangas, and E. Autio, Journal of Business Venturing (2004).
  • "The Role of Relational Trust in Bank-Small Firm Relationships," P. A. Saparito, C. C. Chen, and H. J. Sapienza, Academy of Management Journal (2004).
  • "Perceived Fairness, Decision Control, and Commitment in International Joint Venture Management Teams," J. P. Johnson, M. A. Korsgaard, and H. J. Sapienza, Strategic Management Journal (2002).
  • "Beaten Before Begun? The Role of Procedural Justice in Planning Change," M. A. Korsgaard, H. J. Sapienza, and D. M. Schweiger, Journal of Management (2002).
  • "Social Capital, Knowledge Acquisition, and Knowledge Exploitation in Young Technology-Based Firms," H. Yli-Renko, E. Autio, and H. J. Sapienza, Strategic Management Journal (2001).
  • "Effects of Age at Entry, Knowledge Intensity, and Imitability on International Growth," E. Autio, H. J. Sapienza, and J. G. Almeida, Academy of Management Journal (2000).

Current Activities

Administrative Appointments

  • Academic Director, Carlson Ventures Enterprise
  • Co-Director, Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Carlson School of Management

Current Research

  • New venture team formation
  • Venture capital governance and board processes
  • Learning in high-tech ventures

Editorial Appointments

  • Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice
  • Organization Science
  • Venture Capital
  • Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal

Honors and Awards

  • Taylor and Francis Award, Best Paper Award, Venture Capital, 2005
  • Neeley Best Paper Award, Entrepreneurship Division, Academy of Management, 2004
  • Best Conceptual Paper, Entrepreneurship Division, Academy of Management, 2003
  • Mentor Award, Entrepreneurship Division, Academy of Management, 2003
  • Allen Nash Distinguished PhD Alumnus, University of Maryland, 2001
  • Best Conceptual Paper, Entrepreneurship Division, Academy of Management, 2000
  • Alfred G. Smith Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of South Carolina, 1996
  • Mortarboard Excellence in Teaching Award, University of South Carolina, 1995
  • Heizer Dissertation Award, Entrepreneurship Division, Academy of Management, 1991
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