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Tatiana S. Manolova

Associate Professor, Management
DBA, Boston University, 2003
MBA, University of Tampa, 1993
Office: Morison Hall 217 | 781.891._2198 | tmanolova@bentley.edu
                       


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Research and teaching interests include strategic management (competitive strategies for new and small companies, in particular), international entrepreneurship, and management in transitional economies. Currently affiliated with the Panel Study of Entrepreneurial Dynamics, which investigates the new firm creation process; and with Diana International, a collaborative project which investigates the growth and financial strategies of women-led businesses worldwide. Recent articles were accepted for publication in the Journal of Business Venturing and the Journal of Small Business Management.

Teaching Interests

Competitive Strategy; Global Strategy; International Entrepreneurship

Research Interests

Competitive Strategies of New and Small Companies; International Entrepreneurship; Organizational Formation and Transformation in Transitional Economies

Consulting/Practice Interests

Strategic Management in New and Small Companies; Managing in Transitional Economies

Professional Memberships

Academy of International Business
Academy of Management
Strategic Management Society

Awards and Honors

2015, Keynote Speaker at the 2015 GSOM Emerging Markets Conference, Saint Petersburg University, Russia
2015, Best conference paper nomination, Strategic Management Society
2011, 2011 Outstanding Reviewer, Journal of Business Venturing
2011, Best Conference Paper Award, International Academy of Management and Business (IAMB)
2010, Best conference paper nomination, Strategic Management Society
2008, Keynote Speaker at the Youngstown Business and Professional Women Association Meeting, February 2008.
2008, The IJOEM special issue on "Small to medium enterprises in emerging markets", Vol. 2, No. 2, 2007, which includes our article "The role of interpersonal trust for entrepreneurial exchange in a transition economy", coauthored with I. Manev and B. Gyoshev, was declared one of three Highly Commended special issues published by Emerald in 2007.
2005, Best Conference Paper Award, AIB Northeast Chapter Annual Conference

Publications

Journal Article(s)
Al-Mobaireek, W. N., Al-Shumaimeri, A. A., Manolova, T. S. Building Entrepreneurial Inter-Firm Networks in an Emerging Economy: The Role of Cognitive Legitimacy. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal. Forthcoming

Manev, I. M., Manolova, T. S., Gyoshev, B. G., Harkins, J. A. Are Pure or Hybrid Strategies Right for Entrepreneurial Ventures in Transition Economies? International Small Business Journal. Forthcoming

Onkelinx, J., Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F. Human Capital and SME Internationalization: Empirical Evidence from Belgium . International Small Business Journal. Forthcoming

Manolova, T. S., Manev, I. M., Gyoshev, B. S. (2014). Friends with money? Owner’s financial network and new venture internationalization in a transition economy International Small Business Journal, 32 (8), 944-966.

Eunni, R. V., Manolova, T. S. (2013). Institutional context for entrepreneurship in emerging economies: A nine-country comparison of university student perceptions. Современная Конкуренция (Modern Competition), 42 (6), 118-138.

Almobaireek, W. N., Manolova, T. S. (2013). Entrepreneurial motivations among female university youth in Saudi Arabia. Journal of Business Economics and Management, 14 (Supplement 1), S56-S75.

Manolova, T. S., Brush, C., Edelman, L. F., Shaver, K. (2012). Entrepreneurial expectancies and growth intentions of US women and men nascent entrepreneurs,. Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, Special Issue on Female Entrepreneurship , 24 (1-2), 7-27.

Almobaireek, W. N., Manolova, T. S. (2012). Who wants to be an entrepreneur? Entrepreneurial intentions among Saudi university students African Journal of Business Management, 6 (11), 4029-4040.

Purkayastha, S., Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F., , . (2012). Diversification and performance in developed and emerging market contexts: A review of literature. International Journal of Management Reviews, 14 (1), 18-38.

Eunni, R. V., Manolova, T. S. (2012). Are the BRIC economies entrepreneur-friendly? An institutional perspective Journal of Enterprising Culture, 20 (2), 171-202.

Brush, C. G., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2012). Ready for funding? Growth-oriented ventures and the pursuit of angel financing. Venture Capital: An International Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance , 14 (2-3), 111-129.

Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F., Brush, C. G., Rotefoss, B. (2012). Properties of emerging organizations: Empirical evidence from Norway. Small Business Economics, 39 (3), 763-781.

Manev, I. M., Manolova, T. S., Gyoshev, B. S., Harkins, J. A. (2012). Social capital and strategy effectiveness: An empirical study of entrepreneurial ventures in a transition economy. Современная Конкуренция (Modern Competition) (36(6)), 57-70.

Brush, C. G., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2011). Initial resource assembly in new ventures: Does location matter? Psicothema, 23 (3), 439-445.

Almobeireek, W. N., Alshumaimery, A. A., Manolova, T. S. (2011). Entrepreneurial Intentions among Saudi University Students: The Role of Motivations and Start-Up Problems. International Journal of Management and Business, 2 (2), 51-66.

Edelman, L. F., Brush, C. G., Manolova, T. S., Greene, P. G. (2010). Start-up motivations and growth intentions of minority nascent entrepreneurs. Journal of Small Business Management (48(2)), 174-196.

Manolova, T. S., Manev, I. M., Gyoshev, B. S. (2010). In good company: The role of personal and inter-firm networks for new venture internationalization in a transition economy. Journal of World Business, 45 (3), 257-265.

Manev, I. M., Manolova, T. S. (2010). Entrepreneurship in transitional economies: Review and integration of two decades of research. Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, 15 (1), 69-99.

McCarthy, J. F., Manolova, T. S. (2009). Defending local roots: The case of the Norwegian Book Clubs. Global Business and Organizational Excellence, 28 (5), 52-69.

Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. G., Edelman, L. F. (2008). What do women entrepreneurs want? Strategic Change Journal, 17 (3-4), 69-82.

Brush, C., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2008). The effects of initial location, aspirations, and resources on likelihood of first sale in nascent firms. Journal of Small Business Management, 46 (2), 159-182.

Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F., Brush, C. (2008). Separated by a common language? Entrepreneurship research across the Atlantic Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 32 (2), 249-266.

Brush, C., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2008). Properties of Emerging Organizations: An Empirical Test. Journal of Business Venturing, 23 (5), 547-566.

Manolova, T. S., Eunni, R. V., Gyoshev, B. S. (2008). Institutional environments for entrepreneurship: Evidence from emerging economies in Eastern Europe. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 32 (1), 203-218.

Edelman, L. F., Brush, C., Manolova, T. S. (2008). Entrepreneurship Education: Correspondence between Practices of Nascent Entrepreneurs and Textbook Prescriptions for Success. Academy of Management Learning and Education, 7 (1), 56-70.

Manolova, T. S., Gyoshev, B. S., Manev, I. M. (2007). The role of interpersonal trust for entrepreneurial exchange in a transition economy. International Journal of Emerging Markets, 2 (2), 107-122.

Manolova, T. S., Carter, N. M., Manev, I. M., Gyoshev, B. S. (2007). The differential effect of men and women entrepreneurs' human capital and networking on growth expectancies in Bulgaria. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 31 (3), 407-426.

Manolova, T. S., Manev, I. M., Carter, N. M., Gyoshev, B. S. (2006). Breaking the family and friends' circle: Predictors of external financing usage among men and women entrepreneurs in a transitional economy. Venture Capital: An International Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance, 8 (2(April-June)), 109-132.

Manev, I. M., Yan, A., Manolova, T. S. (2005). Toward a model of governance and legality in transforming economies: Empirical evidence from China. Thunderbird International Business Review, 47 (3), 313-334.

Edelman, L. F., Brush, C. G., Manolova, T. S. (2005). Co-Alignment In The Resource-Performance Relationship: Strategy As Mediator. Journal of Business Venturing, 20 (3), 359-383.

Manev, I. M., Gyoshev, B. S., Manolova, T. S. (2005). The role of human and social capital and entrepreneurial orientation for small business performance in a transitional economy. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, 5 (3/4), 298-318.

Brush, C. G., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2002). The Impact of Resources on Small Firm Internationalization. Journal of Small Business Strategy, 13 (1), 1-17.

Edelman, L. F., Brush, C. G., Manolova, T. S. (2002). The impact of human and organizational resources on small firm strategy. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 9 (3), 236-244.

Manolova, T. S., Yan, A. (2002). Institutional constraints and entrepreneurial responses in a transforming economy: The case of Bulgaria. International Small Business Journal, 20 (2), 163-184.

Manev, I. M., Yan, A., Manolova, T. S. (2001). The evolution of organizational landscape in transforming economies: A four-country comparison. Global Focus, 13 (1), 65-78.

Manolova, T. S., Brush, C., Edelman, L. F., Greene, P. (2001). Internationalization of small firms: Personal factors . International Small Business Journal.

Yan, A., Manolova, T. S. (1998). New and small players on shaky ground: A multicase study of emerging entrepreneurial firms in a transforming economy. Journal of Applied Management Studies, 7 (1), 139-143.

Book Chapters
Edelman, L. F, Manolova, T. S, Brush, C. Readiness for funding: The influence of entrepreneurial team diversity, . International Research Handbook on Entrepreneurial Finance

Purkayastha, S, Manolova, T. S, Edelman, L. F. Business Group Effects on the Innovation-Internationalization Relationship: Evidence from the Indian Pharmaceutical Sector. In Tihanyi, L., Banalieva, E.R., Devinney, T.M., & Pedersen, T. (Eds.), Advances in International Management, Vol. 28: Emerging Economies and Multinational Enterprises. Bingley: . Emerald Group Publishing, Ltd.

Edelman, L. F, Manolova, T. S, Brush, C. G, Latham, S. (2014). Measuring progress in entrepreneurship research. In Carsrud, A., and Brannback, M. (Eds.), Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Entrepreneurship and Small Business (pp. 56-87). Cheltenham: . Edward Elgar

Edelman, L. F, Manolova, T. S, Brush, C. G. (2014). Size and Growth Rate of Women-Owned Businesses in the United States. In Kelly, L. (Eds.), Women Entrepreneurship: New Management and Leadership Models (pp. 69-95). Westport, CT.: . Praeger Publishers

Brush, C. G, Edelman, L. F, Manolova, T. S. (2011). Properties of Emerging Organizations: An Empirical Test. In Davidsson, P, Gordon, S.R. and Bergmann, H (Eds.), Nascent Entrepreneurship. Cheltenham: . Edward Elgar Publishing

Brush, C. G, Edelman, L. F, Manolova, T. S. (2011). Entrepreneurship Education: Correspondence between Practices of Nascent Entrepreneurs and Textbook Prescriptions for Success,. In Davidsson, P, Gordon, S.R. and Bergmann, H (Eds.), Nascent Entrepreneurship. Cheltenham: . Edward Elgar Publishing

Manolova, T. S, Edelman, L. F, C.G., B, Rotefoss, B. (2010). The USA and Norway: Empirical Evidence on Properties of Emerging Organizations. In C.G. Brush, L. Kolvereid, O. Widding, R. Sorheim, E. Bullvaag (Eds.), The Life Cycle of New Ventures: Emergence, Newness, and Growth. Cheltenham, UK:: . Edward Elgar

Manolova, T. S, Brush, C. G, Edelman, L. F. (2009). Start-up activities and new firm characteristics. New Firm Creation in the United States: Preliminary Explorations with the PSED II Data SEt. New York, NY: . Springer

Edelman, L. F, Manolova, T. S, Brush, C. G. (2009). Nascence to newness: The influence of internal and external factors on the likelihood of first sale. In Bradshaw, Maria V, Carrington, Patricia T (Eds.), Entrepreneurship and Its Economic Significance, Behavior and Effects (pp. 69-93). Hauppauge, NY: . Nova Publishing

Manolova, T. S, Brush, , Edelman, L. F, Greene, . (2009). Internationalization of small companies: Personal factors revisited. In McNaughton, Bell (Eds.), Entrepreneurship and Globalization (pp. 108-126). London: . Sage Publication

Manolova, T. S. (2008). "Matter-of-Fact" entrepreneurship: FILKAB Joint Stock Company, Bulgaria. In Welter, Friederike, Aidis, Ruta (Eds.), The Cutting Edge: Innovation and Entrepreneurship in New Europe (pp. 30-54). Cheltenham, UK: . Edward Elgar

Manolova, T. S. (2006). Builders and leaders: Six case studies of men and women small proprietors in the Bulgarian construction industry. In Brush, Candida G, Carter, Nancy M, Gatewood, Elizabeth J, Greene, Patricia G, Hart, Myra M (Eds.), Growth Oriented Women Entrepreneurs and Their Businesses: A Global Research Perspective (pp. 232-258). Cheltenham, UK: . Edward Elgar

Brush, C. G, Manolova, T. S. (2004). Women, age, and money: International entrepreneurship theory in the work of Candida G. Brush. In Dana, L.-P (Eds.), The Handbook of Reseach in International Entrepreneurship (pp. 41-57). Cheltenham, UK: . Edward Elgar

Brush, C. G, Manolova, T. S. (2004). The start-up problem variables in the PSED questionnaire. In Gartner, William B, Shaver, Kelly G, Carter, Nancy M, Reynolds, Paul D (Eds.), Handbook of Entrepreneurial Dynamics: The Process of Business Creation (pp. 273-284). Thousand Oaks, CA: . Sage

Brush, C. G, Manolova, T. S. (2004). The household structure variables in the PSED questionnaire. In Gartner, William B, Shaver, Kelly G, Carter, Nancy M, Reynolds, Paul D (Eds.), Handbook of Entrepreneurial Dynamics: The Process of Business Creation (pp. 39-48). Thousand Oaks, CA: . Sage

Brush, C. G, Manolova, T. S. (2004). The career and personal background variables in the PSED questionnaire. In Gartner, William B, Shaver, Kelly G, Carter, Nancy M, Reynolds, Paul D (Eds.), Handbook of Entrepreneurial Dynamics: The Process of Business Creation (pp. 78-93). Thousand Oaks, CA: . Sage

Manolova, T. S, Manev, I. M. (2004). Internationalization and the performance of the small firm: A review of the empirical literature 1996-2000. In Jones, Marian V, Dimitratos, Pavlos (Eds.), Emerging Paradigms in International Entrepreneurship (pp. 37-63). Cheltenham, UK: . Edward Elgar

Manolova, T. S. (2002). Small multinationals in global competition: The industry perspective. In Etemad, Hamid, Wright, Richard (Eds.), Globalization and Entrepreneurship: Policy and Strategy Perspectives (pp. 59-84). Cheltenham, UK: . Edward Elgar

Book Reviews
Manolova, T. S. (2006). [Review of the book Enterprising Women in Transition Economies]. International Small Business Journal.

Conference Proceeding(s)
Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F., Brush, C. G. Access to Early Stage Financing: The Case of the Missing Women. Babson College, Babson Entrepreneurship Research Conference. Forthcoming

Manolova, T. S., Eunni, R. V. (2012). Institutions and Entrepreneurship in Central and Eastern Europe: A Four-Country Comparison of University Students’ Perceptions. Vilnius Gediminas Technical University , Business and Management' 2012.

Onkelinx, J., Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F. (2012). The role of employee human capital in the accelerated internationalization of SMEs: Empirical evidence from Belgium. Babson College. Forthcoming

Almobaireek, W. N., Alshumaimeri, A., Manolova, T. S. (2011). Entrepreneurial Motivations among Saudi Youth. Eastern Mediterranean University, Second International Conference on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

Almobeireek, W. N., Alshumaimery, A. A., Manolova, T. S. (2011). Entrepreneurial Intentions among Saudi University Students: The Role of Motivations and Start-Up Problems. International Academy of Management and Business, Tenth IAMB Conference.

Brush, C. G., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2010). Ready to Launch? Growth-Oriented Ventures and the Pursuit of Angel Financing , Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference.

Brush, C. G., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2010). Ready to launch? Growth-oriented ventures and the pursuit of angel financing Babson College. Forthcoming

Liu, Q., Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F. (2009). Entrepreneurial Orientation and New Business Performance in China: The Role of Resource Endowment. Babson College, Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference,.

Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F., Brush, C. (2008). Touched by an angel: Entrepreneurs seeking and obtaining private equity financing. Western New England Law School, Third Annual Interdisciplinary Conference on Entrepreneurship and Community Development at the Western New England College Law and Business Center for Advancing Entrepreneurship,.

Manolova, T. S., Brush, C., Edelman, L. F. (2007). What do women (and men) want? Entrepreneurial expectancies of women and men entrepreneurs Babson College, Kauffman Foundation, Babson College-Kauffman Foundation Entrepreneurship Research Conference.

Manolova, T. S., Manev, I. M., Carter, N. M., Gyoshev, B. S. (2005). Breaking the family and friends' circle: Predictors of external financing usage among men and women entrepreneurs in a transitional economy. , AIB Northeast Chapter Conference.

Conference Paper(s)
Manolova, T. S., Almobaireek, W. N., Alshumaimeri, A. A. (2012). Entrepreneurship in the Islamic World. Cyrus Institute of Knowledge, Cyrus Institute of Knowledge Conference.

Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. (2008). 2008 Properties of Emerging Organizations: Empirical Evidence from Norway. Kauffman Foundation, 2008 Seminar on research using the Panel Studies of Entrepreneurial Dynamics,.

Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F., Brush, C., Shaver, K. (2008). One size doesn't fit all: Growth expectancies of US women and men nascent entrepreneurs. Diana International Research Group, Diana International Research Symposium, .

Other(s)
Manolova, T. S. (2003). Resource exploitation under resource dependence constraints: The international expansion strategy of smaller U.S.-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers (1996-2000).

Conference Presentations

Manolova, T. S. (2015). "Corruption Perceptions and Entrepreneurial Intentions." Presented at the St.Petersburg State University's GSOM Emerging Markets Conference: Business and Government Perspectives, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Tsukanova, T. V., Shirokova, G. V. (2015). "Overcoming Institutional Voids: The Impact of Family Support on Youth Entrepreneurship in Emerging Markets." Presented at the Strategic Management Society 's Strategic Management Society Annual Conference, Denver, CO.

Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Shirokova, G. V., Tsukanova, T. V. (2015). "The Impact of Family Support on Young Entrepreneurs' Start-Up Activities." Presented at the Academy of Management's Academy of Management Meeting, Vancouver, BC.

Purkayastha, S., Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F. (2015). "Does Business Group Affiliation Help Translate Research Inputs into Export Expansion? Empirical Evidence from the Indian Pharmaceutical Sector" Presented at the Academy of International Business's Academy of International Business Meeting, Bangalore, India.

Manolova, T. S., Shirokova, G. V., Tsukanova, T. V., Edelman, L. F. (2015). "Family Support and Young Entrepreneurs’ Start-Up Activities in an Emerging and Developed Economy Context: An Empirical Exploration." Presented at the Academy of International Business's Academy of International Business Meeting, Bangalore, India.

Brush, C. G., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2015). "To Pivot or Not to Pivot: Why do Nascent Ventures Change their Business Models?" Presented at the Babson College's Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Wellesley, MA.

Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Shirokova, G. V., Tsukanova, T. V. (2015). "The Impact of Family Support on Young Female Entrepreneurs' Start-Up Activities." Presented at the Diana International's Diana International Research Conference, Wellesley, MA.

Manolova, T. S. (2015). "Institutions and Entrepreneurship: Actions and Interactions." Presented at the Cyrus Institute of Knowledge's Responsible Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation in an Era of Global Change, Cambridge, MA.

Skaletsky, M. ., Manolova, T. S. (2014). "Entrepreneurship in the Digital Age: Exploring the Effect of Digital Development on New Firm Entry." Presented at the St.Petersburg State University's GSOM Emerging Markets Conference: Business and Government Perspectives, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F. (2014). "Setting Up a Research Agenda Based on Large-Scale Datasets." Presented at the GSOM St. Petersburg University's Research Workshop, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Edelman, L. F., Brush, C. G., Manolova, T. S. (2014). "Signals of Quality: Which New Ventures Are Suitable for Funding?" Presented at the Strategic Management Society 's Strategic Management Society Annual Conference, Madrid, Spain.

Brush, C. G., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2014). "Angel Financing." Presented at the Academy of Management's Academy of Management Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Brush, C. G., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2014). "Business Models and Opportunity Shaping." Presented at the Academy of Management's Academy of Management Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Traykova, D., Manolova, T. S., Mollers, J., Buchenrieder, G. (2014). "Bribing Culture and Rural Start-Up Plans in Transition Economies: Evidence from Bulgaria." Presented at the European Association of Agricultural Economists's EAAE Congress, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Purkayastha, S., Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F. (2014). "Innovation and Internationalization in the Indian Pharmaceutical Sector: The Moderating Role of Ownership Structures." Presented at the Academy of International Business's Academy of International Business Meeting, Vancouver, BC.

Brush, C. G., Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F. (2014). "Access to Early Stage Financing: The Case of the Missing Women." Presented at the Babson College's Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, London, ON.

Al-Mobaireek, W. N., Al-Shumaimeri, A. A., Manolova, T. S. (2014). "Growing Pains: External and Internal Challenges and New Venture Growth in Emerging Econ." Presented at the Babson College's Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, London, ON.

Brush, C. G., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2014). "Readiness for Funding: The Influence of Entrepreneurial Team Diversity." Presented at the Diana International's Diana International Research Conference, Stockholm, Sweden.

Purkayastha, S., Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F. (2013). "Ownership Effects on the Innovation-Internationalization Relationship: A Study of the Indian Pharmaceutical Sector." Presented at the Strategic Management Society's SMS Special Conference on Strategic Leadership: An Emerging Market Perspective, Mahali, India.

Manolova, T. S. (2013). "Too Much of a Good Thing? The Role of Employee Human Capital in SME Internationalization" Presented at the Lappeenranta University of Technology's PhD Seminar, Lappeenranta, Finland.

Manolova, T. S. (2013). "Entrepreneurial Motivations among Female University Youth in Saudi Arabia." Presented at the University of Turku's PhD Seminar, Turku, Finland.

Purkayastha, S., Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F. (2013). "Innovation and Internationalization in the Indian Pharmaceutical Sector: The Role of Ownership Structures." Presented at the Strategic Management Society 's Strategic Management Society Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Manolova, T. S., Eunni, R. V. (2013). "Institutions and Entrepreneurship: A Comparison of University Students’ Perceptions across Nine Emerging Economies." Presented at the Academy of International Business's AIB Special Meeting, Moscow, Russia.

Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. G. (2013). "Hidden Information: The Impact of Received Signals on the Continued Interest of Angel Investors." Presented at the Academy of Management's Academy of Management Meeting, Orlando, FL.

Onkelinx, J., Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F. (2013). "Broken Promises: Performance Implications of SMEs’ Export Exits." Presented at the Babson College's Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Lyon, France.

Al-Mobaireek, W. N., Al-Shumaimeri, A. A., Manolova, T. S. (2013). "Building Interorganizational Networks in an Emerging Economy: The Role of Cognitive Legitimacy." Presented at the Babson College's Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Lyon, France.

Onkelinx, J., Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F. (2013). "De-Internationalization and its Consequences: Empirical Evidence from Belgium." Presented at the University of Edinburgh Business School's International Workshop in International Entrepreneurship, Edinburgh, UK.

Manev, I. M., Manolova, T. S., Gyoshev, B. S., Harkins, J. A. (2012). "Social Capital and Strategy Effectiveness: An Empirical Study of Entrepreneurial Ventures in a Transition Economy." Presented at the MIRBIS's Second International Conference on Entrepreneurship in Transitional Times: Issues and Challenges, Moscow.

Manolova, T. S., Almobaireek, W. N., Alshumaimeri, A. A. (2012). "Entrepreneurship in the Islamic World." Presented at the Cyrus Institute of Knowledge's Cyrus Institute of Knowledge Conference, Boston.

Onkelinx, J., Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F. (2012). "Productivity and the Internationalization of Belgian SMEs: The Role of Employee Human Capital." Presented at the Academy of Management's Academy of Management Meeting, Boston, MA.

Brush, C. G., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2012). "Signals of Quality and Intent: Which New Ventures Are Suitable for Funding." Presented at the Academy of Management's Academy of Management Meeting, Boston, MA.

Onkelinx, J., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2012). "The Role of Employee Human Capital in the Accelerated Internationalization of SMEs: Empirical Evidence from Belgium." Presented at the Babson College's Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Fort Worth, TX.

Manolova, T. S., Eunni, R. V. (2012). "Institutions and Entrepreneurship in Central and Eastern Europe: A Four-Country Comparison of University Students’ Perceptions." Presented at the Vilnius Gediminas Technical University 's Business and Management' 2012, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Manolova, T. S., Almobaireek, W. N., Alshumaimeri, A. A. (2012). "Entrepreneurial Motivations among Female Saudi University Youth." Presented at the Australian Center for Entrepreneurship's ACERE-DIANA Research Conference, Perth, Australia.

Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. G. (2011). "Communicating with Angel Investors: Signaling Quality and Intent." Presented at the Strategic Management Society's Strategic Management Society Annual International Conference, Miami, FL.

Manolova, T. S., Onkelinx, J., Edelman, L. F. (2011). "Human Capital and SME Internationalization: Empirical Evidence from Belgium." Presented at the Academy of International Business's Academy of International Business Meeting, Nagoya, Japan.

Edelman, L. F., Brush, C. G., Manolova, T. S. (2011). "Signaling Credibility to Angel Investors." Presented at the Academy of International Business's Academy of International Business Meeting, Nagoya, Japan.

Onkelinx, J., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2011). "Too Much of a Good Thing? The Role of Human Capital in SME Internationalization" Presented at the Babson College's Babson Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Syracuse, New York.

Almobeireek, W. N., Alshumaimery, A. A., Manolova, T. S. (2011). "Entrepreneurial Intentions among Saudi University Students: The Role of Motivations and Start-Up Problems." Presented at the International Academy of Management and Business's Tenth IAMB Conference, Istanbul, Turkey.

Eunni, R. V., Manolova, T. S. (2011). "Entrepreneurship in the BRIC Economies: Role of the Institutional Environment." Presented at the Eastern Academy of Management's Eastern Academy of Management Conference, Boston, MA.

Almobaireek, W. N., Alshumaimeri, A., Manolova, T. S. (2011). "Entrepreneurial Motivations among Saudi Youth." Presented at the Eastern Mediterranean University's Second International Conference on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Nicosia, Cyprus.

Manolova, T. S. (2011).

Manev, I. M., Manolova, T. S., Gyoshev, B. S. (2010). "Are Pure or Hybrid Strategies Right for Entrepreneurial Ventures in Transition Economies." Presented at the Strategic Management Society's Strategic Management Society Annual Conference, Rome, Italy.

Manev, I. M., Manolova, T. S., Gyoshev, B. S., Kroumova, M. K. (2010). "Show Me the Money, Show Me the Markets: The Role of Financial Networks for New Venture Internationalization in a Transition Economy." Presented at the Academy of International Business's Academy of International Business Meeting, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Manolova, T. S., Manev, I. M., Gyoshev, B. S. (2010). "Friends with Money? Entrepreneurial Personal and Financial Networks and the Internationalization of Growing Ventures in a Transition Economy" Presented at the Babson College's Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Brush, C. G., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2010). "Ready to Launch? Growth-Oriented Ventures and the Pursuit of Angel Financing" Presented at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. (2009). "One Size Doesn’t Fit All: Growth Expectancies of U.S. Women and Men Nascent Entrepreneurs." Presented at the Western New England Law School's Interdisciplinary Conference, 2009: Women, Ethnicity and Entrepreneurship, Springfield, MA.

Eunni, R. V., Manolova, T. S. (2009). "Institutional Environments for Entrepreneurship: Evidence from the BRIC Economies." Presented at the Academy of Management Research Conference, Chicago, IL.

Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. (2009). "Still blinded by the cites: Has there been progress in entrepreneurship research?" Presented at the Academy of Management's Academy of Management Research Conference, Chicago, IL.

Brush, C., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2009). "Touched by an Angel." Presented at the Angel Capital Association's 2009 Angel Capital Association Annual Meeting, Wellesley, MA.

Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. G., Edelman, L. F. (2009). "Properties of Emerging Organizations: The Case of "Born-Global" Ventures." Presented at the Academy of International Business's Academy of International Business Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F., Brush, C. G., Rotefoss, B. (2009). "Properties of Emerging Organizations: Empirical Evidence from Norway." Presented at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Boston, MA.

Liu, Q., Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F. (2009). "Entrepreneurial Orientation and New Business Performance in China: The Role of Resource Endowment." Presented at the Babson College's Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference,, Wellesley, MA.

Manev, I. M., Gyoshev, B. S., Manolova, T. S. (2009). "When Does Social Capital Add Value to Entrepreneurial Ventures? Empirical Evidence from a Transition Economy" Presented at the EGOS Colloquium, Barcelona, Spain.

Brush, C., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2009). "Touched by an Angel: Growth Oriented Firms Positioning for Angel Investment,." Presented at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 's Norwegian University of Science and Technology, , Trondheim, Norway.

Manolova, T. S. (2009).

Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F., Brush, C., Shaver, K. (2008). "One size doesn't fit all: Growth expectancies of US women and men nascent entrepreneurs." Presented at the Diana International Research Group's Diana International Research Symposium, , Belfast, Ireland.

Manolova, T. S., Brush, C., Edelman, L. F. (2008). "Properties of Emerging Organizations: A Comparison of Two Cohorts of Nascent Entrepreneurs." Presented at the New England Statistical Association's New England Statistics Symposium, , Boston, MA.

Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. (2008). "2008 Properties of Emerging Organizations: Empirical Evidence from Norway." Presented at the Kauffman Foundation's 2008 Seminar on research using the Panel Studies of Entrepreneurial Dynamics,, Greenville, SC.

Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F., Brush, C. (2008). "Touched by an angel: Entrepreneurs seeking and obtaining private equity financing." Presented at the Western New England Law School's Third Annual Interdisciplinary Conference on Entrepreneurship and Community Development at the Western New England College Law and Business Center for Advancing Entrepreneurship,, Springfield, MA.

Manolova, T. S., Manev, I. M., Gyoshev, B. S. (2008). "In good company: The role of personal and inter-firm networks for new venture internationalization in a transition economy." Presented at the Academy of International Business, Milan, Italy.

Manev, I. M., Manolova, T. S. (2008). "Entrepreneurship in transitional economies: Review and integration of nearly two decades of research." Presented at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Brush, C. G., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2008). "Show me the money or money for nothing?" Presented at the Boston Harbor Angel Group's 2008 Annual Meeting, Babson College, Wellesley, MA.

Manolova, T. S. (2008). "What do women want? Growth motivations and roads to profitable growth of women-owned ventures" Presented at the Youngstown Business and Professional Women Association's 2008 Annual Meeting, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH.

Manolova, T. S., Eunni, R. V., Gyoshev, B. S. (2007). "Institutional environments for entrepreneurship: Evidence from transition economies in East-Central Europe." Presented at the ETP Special Issue Conference on Entrepreneurship in Emerging Markets, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX.

Brush, C., Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F. (2007). "How do we know who we are until we see what we do? A snapshot of research in entrepreneurship" Presented at the Academy of Management's Academy of Management Research Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Manolova, T. S., Eunni, R. V., Gyoshev, B. S. (2007). "Entrepreneurship in Central and Eastern Europe: An institutional perspective." Presented at the Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN.

Manolova, T. S., Brush, C., Edelman, L. F. (2007). "What do women (and men) want? Entrepreneurial expectancies of women and men entrepreneurs" Presented at the Babson College, Kauffman Foundation's Babson College-Kauffman Foundation Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Madrid, Spain.

Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. G., Edelman, L. F. (2007). "One Size Does Not Fit All: Growth Expectancies of U.S. Women and Men Nascent Entrepreneurs." Presented at the Bentley College's Gender Issues Across the Fields and Professions, Bentley College.

Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. (2006). "One Size Doesn’t Fit All: Growth Expectancies of U.S Women and Men Nascent Entrepreneurs." Presented at the Kauffman Foundation's 2006 Seminar on research using the Panel Studies of Entrepreneurial Dynamics, Greenville, SC.

Antikarov, V., Manolova, T. S. (2006). "Competitive Business Strategy: The Importance of Strategic Fit and Strategic Flexibility." Presented at the Strategic Management Society Annual Conference, Vienna, Austria.

McCarthy, J. F., Manolova, T. S. (2006). "How Local Players Respond to the Threat of Foreign Competition: The Case of the Norwegian Book Clubs." Presented at the Academy of Management Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Manolova, T. S. (2006). "Technological Competence and Patterns of International Expansion: The Case of the Smaller Semiconductor Equipment Suppliers." Presented at the Academy of Management Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Edelman, L. F., Brush, C., Manolova, T. S. (2006). "One Size Doesn’t Fit All: Growth Expectancies of U.S Women and Men Nascent Entrepreneurs,." Presented at the Academy of Management's Academy of Management Research Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

Manolova, T. S. (2006). "Women's Entrepreneurship in Transitional Economies: Dissipation of Human Capital or Creative Destruction?" Presented at the Diana International Research Consortium, Stockholm, Sweden.

McCarthy, J. F., Manolova, T. S. (2005). "Defending local roots: The case of the Norwegian book clubs." Presented at the Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Quebec, Canada.

Manolova, T. S. (2005). "Technological competence and patterns of international expansion: The case of the smaller semiconductor equipment suppliers." Presented at the Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, Quebec, Canada.

Manolova, T. S., Manev, I. M., Gyoshev, B. S. (2005). "Validating a trust scale and linking trust to asset specificity and uncertainty reduction: Evidence from a transitional economy." Presented at the Academy of Management Conference, Honolulu, HI.

Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. G. (2005). "Entrepreneurial Education: Do They Practice What We Teach?" Presented at the Academy of Management Research Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Manolova, T. S., Manev, I. M., Carter, N. M., Gyoshev, B. S. (2005). "Breaking the family and friends' circle: Predictors of external financing usage among men and women entrepreneurs in a transitional economy." Presented at the AIB Northeast Chapter Conference, Cleveland, OH.

Manolova, T. S. (2005). "Issues facing small and medium-sized enterprises in Bulgaria." Presented at the AIB Northeast Chapter Conference, Cleveland, OH.

Manolova, T. S. (2005). "Nascency to newness: Predictors of first sale among nascent ventures." Presented at the Babson-Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Wellesley, MA.

Manolova, T. S. (2005). "Small boats, big ocean: Resources, strategies, critical contingencies, and the performance of new and small companies." Presented at the Youngstown State University's Invited Presentation, Youngstown, OH.

Manolova, T. S. (2005).

Edelman, L. F., Brush, C. G., Manolova, T. S. (2004). "Properties of Emerging Organizations: An Empirical Test." Presented at the Academy of Management Research Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Manolova, T. S. (2004). "Determinants and patterns of international expansion: Seven case studies of smaller-sized firms in the high-technology sector." Presented at the AIB Conference, Stockholm, Sweden.

Manolova, T. S. (2004). "Resource exploitation under resource dependence constraints: The international expansion strategy of smaller U.S.-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers (1996-2000)." Presented at the AIB Conference, Stockholm, Sweden.

Brush, C. G., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2004). "Properties of emerging organizations: An empirical test."

Manolova, T. S. (2004). "Resource exploitation under resource dependence constraints: The international expansion strategy of smaller U.S.-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers (1996-2000)."

Manolova, T. S. (2004). "Builders and leaders: Six case studies on men and women small proprietors in the Bulgarian construction industry." Presented at the Second International Conference on Growth Capital for Women Entrepreneurs, Stockholm, Sweden.

Manolova, T. S., Carter, N. M. (2004). "How women entrepreneurs in transitional economies grow and finance their ventures: Overview of the project and evidence from Bulgaria." Presented at the Second International Conference on Growth Capital for Women Entrepreneurs, Stockholm, Sweden.

Brush, C. G., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2003). "Home or away: The impact of initial location decisions on resource assembly in nascent firms." Presented at the Academy of Management Conference, Seattle, WA.

Manev, I. M., Gyoshev, B. S., Manolova, T. S. (2003). "Human capital, social capital, entrepreneurial orientation, and small business performance in a transitional economy: Evidence from Bulgaria." Presented at the Academy of Management Conference, Seattle, WA.

Manev, I. M., Yan, A., Manolova, T. S. (2003). "Toward a model of governance and legality of firms in transforming economies: Empirical evidence from China." Presented at the AIB Conference, Monterrey, CA.

Edelman, L. F., Brush, C. G., Manolova, T. S. (2003). "Home or Away: Initial Location Decisions and the Construction of New Ventures' Resource Base." Presented at the Babson College-Kauffman Foundation Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Wellesley, MA.

Manolova, T. S. (2003). "State of the art of women's entrepreneuship, access to financing, and financing strategies in Bulgaria." Presented at the First International Conference on Growth Capital for Women Entrepreneurs, Stockholm, Sweden.

Manev, I. M., Yan, A., Manolova, T. S. (2002). "Toward a model of governance and legality of firms in transforming economies: Empirical evidence from China." Presented at the Academy of Management Conference, Denver, CO.

Brush, C. G., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2002). "Nascency to Newness: The Influence of Internal and External Factors On the Likelihood of First Sales." Presented at the Academy of Management Research Conference, Denver, CO.

Brush, C. G., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2002). "Home or away: Initial location decisions and the construction of new ventures' resource base." Presented at the Babson-Kauffman Enttrepreneurship Research Conference, Boulder, CO.

Manev, I. M., Gyoshev, B. S., Manolova, T. S. (2002). "Human capital, social capital, entrepreneurial orientation, and small business performance in a transitional economy: Evidence from Bulgaria." Presented at the Third Biennial Research Conference in International Entrepreneurship, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

Manolova, T. S. (2001). "Industry level effects on foreign direct investment by small and medium sized enterprises: A theoretical exploration." Presented at the Academy of Management Conference, Washington, DC.

Edelman, L. F., Brush, C. G., Manolova, T. S. (2001). "Resources-Conduct-Performance: An Empirical Investigation of the Mediating Role of Strategies in Small Firm Performance." Presented at the Academy of Management Research Conference, Washington, DC.

Edelman, L. F., Brush, C. G., Manolova, T. S. (2001). "The impact of human and organizational resources on small firm strategy." Presented at the Babson Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Wellesley, MA.

Manolova, T. S., Manev, I. M. (2001). "Internationalization and the performance of the small firm: A review of the empirical literature 1996-2000." Presented at the Fourth Research Conference in International Entrepreneurship, Strathclyde University, Glasgow, UK.

Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. G., Green, P. G. (2000). "Internationalization of Small Companies: Personal Factors Revisited." Presented at the Academy of Management Research Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Manev, I. M., Yan, A., Manolova, T. S. (2000). "On the legality dimension of organizations in transforming economies." Presented at the Business and Economics Society International Conference, Los Angeles, CA.

Manolova, T. S. (2000). "Small multinationals in global competition: The industry perspective." Presented at the Second Biennial Research Conference in International Entrepreneurship, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

Manev, I. M., Yan, A., Manolova, T. S. (1999). "The evolution of the organizational landscape in transforming economies: A four-country comparison." Presented at the North-Eastern Academy of International Business Conference, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.

Edelman, L. F., Brush, C. G., Manolova, T. S. (1998). "Internationalization in small firms: Which resources matter?" Presented at the Academy of Management Conference, San Diego, CA.

Manolova, T. S., Yan, A. (1998). "New and small players on a shaky ground: Entrepreneurial firms in a transforming economy." Presented at the Academy of Management Conference, San Diego, CA.

Manev, I. M., Manolova, T. S. (1998). "Sailing the stormy seas: Lessons for organizational change from the post-communist transformation in Central and Eastern Europe." Presented at the Academy of Management Conference, San Diego, CA.

Edelman, L. F., Brush, C. G., Manolova, T. S. (1998). "Internationalization and Small Firms: Do Personal Factors Matter?" Presented at the Academy of Management Research Conference, San Diego, CA.

Manolova, T. S. (1998). "Internationalization in small firms: Do personal factors matter?" Presented at the North-Eastern Academy of International Business Conference, New Hampshire College, Manchester, NH.

Manev, I. M., Yan, A., Manolova, T. S. (1997). "The governance, legality, and interdependence of firms in economies in transition." Presented at the AIB Conference, Monterrey, Mexico.

Service

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Committee Member for Research Committee, 2014 - Present
Evaluator, 2015 - 2015
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Committee Member for Planning Committee, 2013 - 2014
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Task Force Member for Research Task Force, 2011 - 2013
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Task Force Member for Strategy Hiring Task Force, 2012 - 2012
Principal Evaluator, 2011 - 2012
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Task Force Member for Global Task Force, 2005 - 2007

University Service
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Committee Member for Ph. D. Council Business Commitee, 2007 - Present
Committee Member for PhD Director Hiring Committee, 2014 - 2014
Special Institutional Assignment for "Innovation" Module of the Bentley MBA Program, 2012 - 2012
Committee Member for Faculty Advisory Board to the Women's Leadership Institute, 2006 - 2011
Special Institutional Assignment for GB 410 Revision, 2011 - 2011
Special Institutional Assignment for Assurance of Learning Initiative, 2008 - 2010
Committee Member for Board of Trustees Physical Facilities Committee, 2006 - 2008

Professional Service
Reviewer, Book for Palgrave Macmillan, 2014 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Academy of Management Perspectives, 2014 - Present
Editorial Review Board Member for The Cyrus Chronicle, 2013 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for International Business Review, 2013 - Present
Reviewer, Textbook for Wiley, 2013 - Present
Editorial Review Board Member for Journal of Business Venturing, 2013 - Present
Reviewer, Book for Taylor and Francis Group, LLC, 2013 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Journal of World Business, 2012 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship, 2012 - Present
Reviewer, Book for Routledge, 2012 - Present
Reviewer, Textbook for McGraw-Hill Companies, 2012 - Present
Editorial Review Board Member for Journal of Global Entrepreneurship Research, 2012 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for African Journal of Business Management, 2011 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Journal of Business Economics and Management, 2011 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Small Business Economics, 2009 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, 2008 - Present
Editorial Review Board Member for Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 2008 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for International Journal of Entrepreneneurship and Innovation Management, 2008 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management, 2008 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Management Research News, 2008 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Global Business and Organizational Excellence, 2007 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Journal of International Entrepreneurship, 2007 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for International Journal of Emerging Markets, 2006 - Present
Faculty Expert (External Reviewer) for Williamson College of Business Administration, Youngstown State University, 2005
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Journal of Business Research, 2005 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Journal of Business Venturing, 2005 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Journal of Small Business Management, 2005 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Diana International Research Conference, 2004 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for International Small Business Journal, 2003 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Academy of International Business, 2000 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Academy of Management, 2000 - Present
Conference/Workshop Organizer for Academy of International Business Meeting - 2005