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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Business and Management H-index 97 Citations 52,323 210 World Ranking 10 National Ranking 8

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Awards & Achievements

21st Century Entrepreneurship Research Fellow

Mentor Award, Entrepreneurship Division, Academy of Management


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Social psychology
  • Management
  • Marketing

His primary areas of study are Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Social psychology, Action and Venture capital. His Entrepreneurship research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Strategic management, Small business, Order, Epistemology and Field. His study looks at the intersection of Small business and topics like Dynamism with Risk propensity and Contingency theory.

The various areas that he examines in his Marketing study include Microeconomics, Resource and Entrepreneurial orientation. His Entrepreneurial orientation research incorporates themes from Variance and Strategic orientation. His research in Action intersects with topics in Sustainable entrepreneurship and Perception.

His most cited work include:

  • Entrepreneurial orientation and small business performance : A Configurational Approach (1883 citations)
  • Entrepreneurial orientation and small business performance : A Configurational Approach (1883 citations)
  • Knowledge‐based resources, entrepreneurial orientation, and the performance of small and medium‐sized businesses (1814 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Dean A. Shepherd spends much of his time researching Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Social psychology, Public relations and Venture capital. His specific area of interest is Entrepreneurship, where Dean A. Shepherd studies New Ventures. His study brings together the fields of Entrepreneurial orientation and Marketing.

Dean A. Shepherd regularly ties together related areas like Metacognition in his Social psychology studies. Many of his studies on Public relations apply to Entrepreneurial process as well. His Venture capital research includes themes of Microeconomics and Investment.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Entrepreneurship (49.03%)
  • Marketing (17.55%)
  • Social psychology (15.88%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2016-2021)?

  • Entrepreneurship (49.03%)
  • Public relations (15.04%)
  • Field (5.01%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Dean A. Shepherd mainly investigates Entrepreneurship, Public relations, Field, Marketing and Action. Dean A. Shepherd focuses mostly in the field of Entrepreneurship, narrowing it down to topics relating to Conjoint analysis and, in certain cases, Venture capital. His studies in Field integrate themes in fields like Engineering ethics and Process.

His work carried out in the field of Process brings together such families of science as Order, Categorization and Investment. His work on Competitive advantage as part of general Marketing study is frequently linked to Test, therefore connecting diverse disciplines of science. His Action research includes elements of Social relation and Emergency management.

Between 2016 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Organizational response to adversity: Fusing crisis management and resilience research streams (187 citations)
  • Theory Building A Review and Integration (98 citations)
  • Is that an opportunity? An attention model of top managers' opportunity beliefs for strategic action (89 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Social psychology
  • Management
  • Social science

His scientific interests lie mostly in Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Field, Process and Context. His Entrepreneurship research is mostly focused on the topic New Ventures. His Marketing study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Process theory and Set.

He has researched Field in several fields, including Categorization, Order and Engineering ethics. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Data science, Crisis management, Mindfulness and Environmental resource management. Dean A. Shepherd interconnects Experiential learning, Microeconomics, Attentional model and Creative problem-solving in the investigation of issues within Competitive advantage.

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Top Publications

Entrepreneurial orientation and small business performance : A Configurational Approach

Johan Wiklund;Johan Wiklund;Dean Shepherd;Dean Shepherd.
Journal of Business Venturing (2005)

3898 Citations

Knowledge‐based resources, entrepreneurial orientation, and the performance of small and medium‐sized businesses

Johan Wiklund;Dean Shepherd.
Strategic Management Journal (2003)

3539 Citations

Entrepreneurial Action And The Role Of Uncertainty In The Theory Of The Entrepreneur

Jeffery S. McMullen;Dean A. Shepherd.
Academy of Management Review (2006)

2946 Citations

Entrepreneurial Orientation and Small Business Performance: A Configurational Approach

Dean Shepherd;Johan Wiklund.
Social Science Research Network (2005)

2004 Citations

Entrepreneurship Research in Emergence: Past Trends and Future Directions:

Lowell W. Busenitz;G. Page West;Dean Shepherd;Teresa Nelson.
Journal of Management (2003)

1497 Citations

Self-Employment as a Career Choice: Attitudes, Entrepreneurial Intentions, and Utility Maximization:

Evan J. Douglas;Dean A. Shepherd.
Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice (2002)

1325 Citations

Aspiring for, and Achieving Growth: The Moderating Role of Resources and Opportunities*

Johan Wiklund;Dean A. Shepherd.
Journal of Management Studies (2003)

984 Citations

Prior Knowledge, Potential Financial Reward, and Opportunity Identification:

Dean A. Shepherd;Dawn R. DeTienne.
Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice (2005)

928 Citations

Building an integrative model of small business growth

Johan Wiklund;Holger Patzelt;Dean A. Shepherd.
Small Business Economics (2009)

922 Citations

A Hubris Theory of Entrepreneurship

Mathew L. A. Hayward;Dean A. Shepherd;Dale Griffin.
Management Science (2006)

912 Citations

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