Tatiana Manolova

  • Professor, Management
  • DBA Boston University
  • MBA University of Tampa

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

Bio

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.

Professional Memberships

  • Academy of International Business
  • Academy of Management
  • Strategic Management Society
  • Diana International Research Institute
  • European Group for Organizational Studies
  • Awards and Honors

  • 2020, Best Conference Paper Nomination, Academy of Management Meeting, GWU-CIBER Best Paper on Emerging Markets Finalist
  • 2019, Outstanding Author Contribution in the 2019 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence, Emerald Group Publishing
  • 2019, 2019 Award for Excellence in Scholarship, Bentley University
  • 2018, 2018 Outstanding Scholarly Contribution Award, Bentley University
  • 2018, Keynote Speaker at the 2018 Emerging Trends in Entrepreneurial Finance Conference, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ
  • 2017, Best Conference Paper Award, Diana International Research Conference
  • 2017, Best Conference Paper nomination, Diana International Research Conference
  • 2017, Keynote Speaker at the 2017 Women Entrepreneurs, Innovation and Regional Ecosystem Development Symposium, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada
  • 2017, Outstanding Author Contribution in the 2017 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence, Emerald Group Publishing
  • 2016, Keynote Speaker at the 2016 Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Asia-Pacific Region Conference, Far East Federal University, Russia
  • 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 Articles


  • Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. G., Chow, C. M. (2021). Signal Configurations: Exploring Set-Theoretic Relationships in Angel Investing. Journal of Business Venturing.
  • Bullough, A., Guelich, U., Manolova, T. S., Schjoedt, L. (2021). Women’s Entrepreneurship and Culture: The Influence of Gender Role Expectations, Identities, Societal Culture, and the Entrepreneurial Environment. Small Business Economics.
  • Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Shirokova, G., Tsukanova, T. (2020). Context Matters: The Importance of University and Family for Young Nascent Entrepreneurs. Russian Management Journal, (18) 2 127-154.
  • Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. G., Edelman, L. F., Elam, A. (2020). Pivoting to Stay the Course: How Women Entrepreneurs Take Advantage of Opportunities Created by the COVID-19 Pandemic. International Small Business Journal, (38) 6 481-491.
  • Shirokova, G. V., Osiyevskyy, O., Bogatyreva, K., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2020). Moving from Intentions to Actions in Youth Entrepreneurship: An Institutional Perspective. Entrepreneurship Research Journal.
  • Donnelly, R., Manolova, T. S. (2020). Foreign Location Decisions through an Institutional Lens: A Systematic Review and Future Research Agenda. International Business Review, (29) 4 Article 101619.
  • Hojnik, J., Ruzzier, M., Manolova, T. S. (2020). Sustainable Development: Predictors of Green Consumerism in Slovenia. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, (27) 4 1695-1708.
  • Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F., Shirokova, G., Tsukanova, T. (2019). Youth Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies: Can Family Support Help Navigate Institutional Voids?. Journal of East-West Business, (25) 4 363-395.
  • Bogatyreva, K., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Osiyevskyy, O., Shirokova, G. (2019). When Do Entrepreneurial Intentions Lead to Actions? The Role of National Culture. Journal of Business Research, (96) 309-321.
  • Pergelova, A., Manolova, T. S., Simeonova-Ganeva, R., Yordanova, D. (2019). Democratizing Entrepreneurship? Digital Technologies and the Internationalization of Female-led SMEs.. Journal of Small Business Management, (57) 1 14-39.
  • Edelman, L. F., Brush, C., Manolova, T. S., Welter, F. (2019). A Gendered Look at Entrepreneurship Ecosystems. Small Business Economics, (53) 2 393-408.
  • Edelman, L. F., Donnelly, R., Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. G. (2018). Gender Stereotypes in the Angel Investment Process. International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship, (10) 2 134-157.
  • Purkayastha, S., Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F. (2018). Business Group Effects on the R&D Intensity-Internationalization Relationship: Empirical Evidence from India. Journal of World Business, (53) 2 104-117.
  • Hojnik, J., Ruzzier, M., Manolova, T. S. (2018). Internationalization and Economic Performance: The Mediating Role of Eco-Innovation. Journal of Cleaner Production, (171) 1312-1323.
  • Traikova, D., Manolova, T. S., Möllers, J., Buchenrieder, G. (2017). Corruption Perceptions and Entrepreneurial Intentions in a Transition Context – The Case of Rural Bulgaria. Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship. 22(3) 1750018.
  • Al-Mobaireek, W. N., Al-Shumaimeri, A. A., Manolova, T. S. (2016). Building Entrepreneurial Inter-Firm Networks in an Emerging Economy: The Role of Cognitive Legitimacy. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, (12) 1 87-114.
  • Onkelinx, J., Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F. (2016). The Human Factor: Investments in Employee Human Capital, Productivity, and SME Internationalization. Journal of International Management, (22) 4 351-364.
  • Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Shirokova, G., Tsukanova, T. (2016). The impact of family support on young nascent entrepreneurs’ start-up activities. Journal of Business Venturing. 31, 4 365-484.
  • Onkelinx, J., Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F. (2016). Human Capital and SME Internationalization: Empirical Evidence from Belgium. International Small Business Journal. 34(5) 818-837.
  • Manev, I. M., Manolova, T. S., Gyoshev, B. G., Harkins, J. A. (2015). Are Pure or Hybrid Strategies Right for Entrepreneurial Ventures in Transition Economies?. International Small Business Journal, (33) 8 951-973.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Eunni, R. V., Manolova, T. S. (2012). Are the BRIC economies entrepreneur-friendly? An institutional perspective. Journal of Enterprising Culture, (20) 2 171-202.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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). 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.
  • 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., 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., 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., 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Hojnik, J., Ruzzier, M., Manolova, T. S. (). Eco-Innovation and Firm Efficiency: Empirical Evidence from Slovenia.. Foresight and STI Governance, (11) 3 103-111.

    Books


  • Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. G. (2017). Angel Investing: A Literature Review, (Foundations and Trends in Entrepreneurship) 13: No. 4-5 265-439. now publishers
  • Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. G., Edelman, L. F., Robb, A., Welter, F. (2017). Entrepreneurial Ecosystems and Growth of Women's Entrepreneurship. Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Belyaeva, T. V., Bogatyreva, K. A., Knatko, D. M., Laskovaya, A. K., Manolova, T. S., Morris, M. H., Osiyevskyy, O. V., Tsukanova, T. V., Shirokova, G. V., Edelman, L. F. (2016). Факторы Формирования Предпринимательской Активности Студентов (The Antecedents of Students’ Entrepreneurial Activity). St. Petersburg: St. Petersburg University Publishing
  • Guelich, U., Bullough, A., Manolova, T. S., Schjoedt, L. (). Women’s Entrepreneurship and Culture: Socio-Cultural Context, Traditional Family Roles and Self-Determination. Edward Elgar Publishing Forthcoming.

  • Book Chapters


  • Onkelinx, J., Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F. (2020). Too Much of a Good Thing? Employee Human Capital and the Accelerated Internationalization of Belgian Small and Medium-Sized Companies In Ramadani, V., Palalic, R., Dana, L.-P., Krueger, N., & Kaputo, A., (Eds.) Organizational Mindset of Entrepreneurship: Co-Creation Pathways of Structural Change and Innovation. 25-52. Cham: Springer
  • Almobaireek, W. N., Alshumaimeri, A. A., Manolova, T. S. (2018). Challenges to Venture Growth in Emerging Economies In , (Eds.) Sage Handbook for Entrepreneurship and Small Business. 454-470. Sage
  • Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. G. (2017). U.S. Women Entrepreneurs and Their Access to Early Stage Financing In , (Eds.) The Routledge Companion to Global Female Entrepreneurship. 116-131. London: Routledge Publishing
  • Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. G., Edelman, L. F., Robb, A., Welter, F. (2017). Introduction In T. S. Manolova, C. G. Brush, L. F. Edelman, A. Robb, & F. Welter, (Eds.) Entrepreneurial Ecosystems and Growth of Women's Entrepreneurship. 3-15. Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Onkelinx, J., Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F. (2016). The Consequences of De-Internationalization: Empirical Evidence from Belgium In Devinney, T.M., Markman, G., Pedersen, T., & Tihanyi, L., (Eds.) . 45-66. Emerald Group Publishing
  • Almobaireek, W. N., Amshumaimeri, A. A., Manolova, T. S. (2016). The Process of New Venture Creation in the Islamic World: An Organizing Framework In , (Eds.) Entrepreneurship and Management in an Islamic Context. 49-74. New York, NY: Springer
  • Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. (2015). Readiness for funding: The influence of entrepreneurial team diversity, In , (Eds.) International Research Handbook on Entrepreneurial Finance. 147-165.
  • Purkayastha, S., Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F. (2015). 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. 379-402. Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing, Ltd.
  • 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. 69-95. Westport, CT.: Praeger Publishers
  • 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. 56-87. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar
  • 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 In , (Eds.) New Firm Creation in the United States: Preliminary Explorations with the PSED II Data SEt. New York, NY: Springer
  • Manolova, T. S., Brush, ., Edelman, L. F., Greene, . (2009). Internationalization of small companies: Personal factors revisited In McNaughton, Bell, (Eds.) Entrepreneurship and Globalization. 108-126. London: Sage Publication
  • 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. 69-93. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Publishing
  • 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. 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. 232-258. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar
  • 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. 37-63. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar
  • 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. 78-93. 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. 39-48. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage
  • 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. 273-284. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage
  • 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. 41-57. 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. 59-84. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar
  • Guelich, U., Bullough, A., Manolova, T. S., Schjoedt, L. (). Introduction to Women’s Entrepreneurship and Culture: Socio-Cultural Dynamics, Role-Influenced Behaviors and Constraint Negotiations In , (Eds.) Women’s Entrepreneurship and Culture: Socio-Cultural Context, Traditional Family Roles and Self-Determination. Edward Elgar Publishing Forthcoming.

  • Book Reviews


  • Manolova, T. S. (2006). [Review of the book Enterprising Women in Transition Economies ]. International Small Business Journal, (24) 6

  • Conference Proceedings


  • Edelman, L. F.Manolova, T. S.Brush, C. G. (2018). Pathways to Leadership: Female Succession in Family Firms Babson College.
  • Edelman, L. F.Manolova, T. S.Brush, C. (2017). Making Progress through the Angel Investment Process: The Effect of External Certification .
  • Manolova, T. S.Edelman, L. F.Brush, C. G. (2014). Access to Early Stage Financing: The Case of the Missing Women Babson College, (Babson Entrepreneurship Research Conference)
  • 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.
  • 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)
  • 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 Papers


  • Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. (2008). 2008 Properties of Emerging Organizations: Empirical Evidence from NorwayKauffman 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 entrepreneursDiana 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).
  • Presentations

  • Karpinskaya, E., Shirokova, G. V., Manolova, T. S. (2021). “Leveraging Start-Up Legitimation Mechanisms through Behavioral Ambidexterity: The Role of Organizational Identity” Presented at the European Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management RENT 2021 Virtual
  • Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. G. (2021). “Ladies First? An Institutional Logics Perspective on Female Succession in Family Firms” Presented at the Higher School of Economics St. Petersburg, Russia Brown Bag Research Seminar Virtual
  • Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F., Brush, C. G. (2021). “A Strategic Reference Point Perspective on Risk Taking in Family Firms: Does the Gender of the Leader Make a Difference?” Presented at the Diana International Research Institutte Diana International Research Conference Virtual
  • Karpinskaya, E., Shirokova, G. V., Manolova, T. S. (2021). “Start-Up Legitimation through Behavioral Ambidexterity: The Burden of Organizational Identity” Presented at the Academy of Management Academy of Management Meeting Virtual
  • Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. G. (2021). “Ladies First? An Institutional Logics Perspective on Female Succession in Family Firms” Presented at the Babson College Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference Wellesley, MA
  • Karpinskaya, E., Shirokova, G. V., Manolova, T. S. (2021). “Leading High-Tech Start-Up Development through Behavioral Ambidexterity: The Burden of Founder Identity” Presented at the Babson College Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference Virtual
  • Donnelly, R., Purkayastha, S., Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F. (2020). “More Money or More People? Institutional Distance, Slack Resources, and EMNE Internationalization” Presented at the Academy of Management Academy of Management Meeting
  • Ruzzier, M., Kolar, T., Manolova, T. S., Hojnik, J., Ruzzier, M. (2020). “Brand Co-Creation Process among Slovenian and Italian Startups” Presented at theManagement International Conference Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Shirokova, G. V., Manolova, T. S., Beliaeva, T., Laskovaia, A. (2019). “When Context Matters: How Management Research on Russia Contributes to Management Theory” Presented at the Academy of Management Academy of Management Meeting Boston, MA
  • Purkayastha, S., Donnelly, R., Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F. (2019). “Institutional Distance, Slack Resources, and Foreign Market Entry: Empirical Evidence from the Indian Computer Software Sector” Presented at the Academy of International Business Academy of International Business Meeting Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. G. (2019). “Signal Configurations: Exploring Set-Theoretic Relationships in Angel Investing” Presented at the Babson College Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference Wellesley, MA
  • Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. G. (2019). “Different but Equal? Exploring Gendered Set-Theoretic Configurations in Angel Investing” Presented at the Diana International Diana International Research Conference Wellesley, MA
  • Brush, C. G., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2018). “Pathways to Leadership: Female Succession in Family Firms” Presented at the Babson College Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference Waterford, Ireland
  • Hojnik, J., Ruzzier, M., Manolova, T. S. (2018). “What Determines Green Consumerism: The Case of Slovenian Consumers” Presented at theManagement International Conference Bled, Slovenia
  • Manolova, T. S. (2018). “Early Stage Growth Financing: The Case of the Missing Women” Presented at the Stevens Institute of Technology Emerging Trends in Entrepreneurial Finance Conference Hoboken, NJ
  • Manolova, T. S. (2018). “Never Waste a Crisis: Performance Effects of SME Crisis Response in Emerging Markets” Presented at the University of Primorska Visiting Professor Series Koper, Slovenia
  • Manolova, T. S. (2018). “Navigating the Publication Process: From Initial Submission to Journal Acceptance” Presented at the University of Primorska Visiting Professor Series Koper, Slovenia
  • Bogatyreva, K., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Osiyevskyy, O., Shirokova, G. (2018). “Intention-Action Gap among Student Entrepreneurs: An Institutional Perspective” Presented at the Canadian Council for SMEs and Entrepreneurship Canadian Council for SMEs and Entrepreneurship Conference Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Shirokova, G. V. (2018). “Never Waste a Crisis: Performance Effects of SMEs' Crisis Response in Emerging Markets” Presented at the Babson College Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference Waterford, Ireland
  • Beliaeva, T., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Shirokova, G. (2018). “SME Crisis Response and Performance: Empirical Evidence from Russia” Presented at the Strategic Management Society Strategic Management Society Annual Meeting Paris, France
  • Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. G. (2018). “The Influence of Family Business Practices and National Economic Context on Female Succession in Family Firms” Presented at the Global STEP Project 2nd STEP Conference Cartagena, Colombia
  • Shirokova, G., Laskovaia, A., Beliaeva, T., Manolova, T. S. (2018). “Management Research on Russia: Challenges and Opportunities” Presented at the GSOM, St. Petersburg State University, Russia 2018 GSOM Emerging Markets Conference St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2018). “Women and Angel Financing”
  • Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2018). “Organization and Management of Large-Scale Research Projects: Lessons from the panel Study of Entrepreneurial Dynamics (PSED)” Presented at the Vladivostok Doctoral Program Vladivostok Doctoral Research Workshop Zoom
  • Brush, C. G., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2018). “Female Succession in Family Firms: The Effect of Family Business Practices and National Cultural Values” Presented at theDiana International Research Conference Bangkok, Thailand
  • Donnelly, R., Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F., Buono, A. F. (2017). “The Quadruple Bottomline: The Multinationality-Performance Relationship Revisited” Presented at theAcademy of International Business Dubai
  • Manolova, T. S. (2017). “Entrepreneurship and SME Development in Russia: Challenges and Opportunities” Presented at the Management and Organization Review Second Research Frontiers Conference III Rotterdam School of Management, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Manolova, T. S. (2017). “Entrepreneurial Ecosystems and Growth of Women’s Entrepreneurship” Presented at the WEiRED Network Women Entrepreneurs, Innovation and Regional Ecosystem Development Symposium Waterloo, Canada
  • Manolova, T. S. (2017). “Business Group Effects on the R&D Intensity-Internationalization Relationship” Presented at the University of Ljubljana Visiting Professor Series Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. G. (2017). “Making Progress through the Angel Investment Process: The Effect of External Certification” Presented at the Babson College Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference Norman, OK
  • Bogatyreva, K. A., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Shirokova, G. V. (2017). “When Do Entrepreneurial Intentions Lead to Actions? The Role of National Culture” Presented at the Strategic Management Society Strategic Management Society Annual Conference Houston, TX
  • Bogatyreva, K. A., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Shirokova, G. V., Osiyevskyy, O. (2017). “Closing the Intention-Action Gap: An Institutional Perspective” Presented at the Academy of Management Academy of Management Meeting Atlanta, GA
  • Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. G., Donnelly, R. (2017). “In the Eyes of the Beholder: Gender Stereotypes and Social Judgments in the Angel Investment Process” Presented at the Diana International Diana International Research Conference Kansas City, MO
  • Pergelova, A., Manolova, T. S., Yordanova, D., Simeonova-Ganeva, R. (2017). “Democratizing Entrepreneurship? Digital Capability, Gender, and the Internationalization of Emerging Market SMEs.” Presented at the Diana International Diana International Research Conference Kansas City, MO
  • Bogatyreva, K. A., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Shirokova, G. V., Osiyevskyy, O. (2017). “Closing the Intention-Action Gap: An Institutional Perspective” Presented at the GSOM, Saint Petersburg University 2017 GSOM Emerging Markets Conference Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Bogatyreva, K. A., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Shirokova, G. V., Osiyevskyy, O. (2017). “Closing the Intention-Action Gap: An Institutional Perspective” Presented at the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management 2017 RENT Conference Lund, Sweden
  • Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. G. (2016). “Financing Innovative Women Entrepreneurs: The Role of Angel Investors” Presented at the Diana International Diana International Research Conference Bodo, Norway
  • Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F., Shirokova, G. V., Tsukanova, T. T. (2016). “Women Nascent Entrepreneurs in Ecosystems: The Importance of University and Family” Presented at the Babson College Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference Bodo, Norway
  • Edelman, L. F., Brush, C. G., Manolova, T. S. (2016). “Sex, Signals, and Angel Investors” Presented at the Babson College Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference Bodo, Norway
  • Traikova, D., Manolova, T. S., Mollers, J., Buchenrieder, G. (2016). “Entrepreneurial Intentions in the Shadow of Corruption: Empirical Evidence from Three Rural Regions in Bulgaria.” Presented at the European Group for Organizational Studies EGOS Colloquium Naples, Italy
  • Edelman, L. F., Brush, C. G., Manolova, T. S. (2016). “Women Entrepreneurs Access to Early Stage Equity Financing: Opportunities and Challenges” Presented at the Academy of Management Academy of Management Meeting Anaheim, CA
  • Hojnik, J., Ruzzier, M., Manolova, T. S. (2016). “Competitive in Global Markets: The Mediating Role of Eco-Innovation” Presented at the International Sustainable Development Research Society 22nd International Sustainable Development Research Society Conference Lisbon, Portugal
  • Manolova, T. S. (2016). “What Drives Entrepreneurial Activity Around the World?” Presented at the Far Eastern Federal University Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Asia-Pacific Regional Development Vladivostok, Russia
  • Shirokova, G. V., Manolova, T. S., Tsukanova, T. T., Edelman, L. F. (2016). “Student Entrepreneurship in Emerging Markets: Can Family Help Overcome Institutional Voids?” Presented at the Academy of Management Academy of Management Meeting Anaheim, CA
  • Purkayastha, S., Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F. (2016). “Business Group Effects on the R&D Intensity-Internationalization Relationship” Presented at the Academy of Management Academy of Management Meeting Anaheim, CA
  • Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F., Donnelly, R., Brush, C. G. (2016). “Lost in Transmission: Signals and Gender Bias in the Angel Investment Process” Presented at the Strategic Management Society Strategic Management Society Annual Conference Berlin, Germany
  • Manolova, T. S. (2015). “Corruption Perceptions and Entrepreneurial Intentions” Presented at the St.Petersburg State University GSOM Emerging Markets Conference: Business and Government Perspectives St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Edelman, L. F., Onkelinx, J., Manolova, T. S. (2015). “The Impact of De-Internationalization on SME Performance” Presented at the Advances in International Business Paper Development Workshop, Denver, CO.
  • Traikova, D., Manolova, T. S., Möllers, J., Buchenrieder, G. (2015). “Non-Farm Start-Up Intentions and Corruption Perceptions in Transition Economies” Presented at the Austrian Society of Agricultural Economics (ÖGA) Austrian Society of Agricultural Economics (ÖGA) & Czech University of Life Sciences Congress Prague, Czech Republic
  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 Diana International Research Conference Wellesley, MA
  • Manolova, T. S. (2015). “Institutions and Entrepreneurship: Actions and Interactions” Presented at the Cyrus Institute of Knowledge Responsible Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation in an Era of Global Change Cambridge, MA
  • Brush, C. G., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2014). “Readiness for Funding: The Influence of Entrepreneurial Team Diversity” Presented at the Diana International Diana International Research Conference Stockholm, Sweden
  • 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 Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference London, ON
  • 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 Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference London, ON
  • 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 Academy of International Business Meeting Vancouver, BC
  • 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 EAAE Congress Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Brush, C. G., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2014). “Business Models and Opportunity Shaping” Presented at the Academy of Management Academy of Management Meeting Philadelphia, PA
  • 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 Strategic Management Society Annual Conference Madrid, Spain
  • Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F. (2014). “Setting Up a Research Agenda Based on Large-Scale Datasets” Presented at the GSOM St. Petersburg University Research Workshop St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 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 GSOM Emerging Markets Conference: Business and Government Perspectives St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Brush, C. G., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2014). “Angel Financing” Presented at the Academy of Management Academy of Management Meeting Philadelphia, PA
  • 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 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 PhD Seminar Lappeenranta, Finland
  • Manolova, T. S. (2013). “Entrepreneurial Motivations among Female University Youth in Saudi Arabia” Presented at the University of Turku 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 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 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 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 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 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 International Workshop in International Entrepreneurship Edinburgh, UK
  • 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 Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference Fort Worth, TX
  • Manolova, T. S., Almobaireek, W. N., Alshumaimeri, A. A. (2012). “Entrepreneurial Motivations among Female Saudi University Youth” Presented at the Australian Center for Entrepreneurship ACERE-DIANA Research Conference Perth, Australia
  • 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 Business and Management' 2012 Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 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 Academy of Management Meeting Boston, MA
  • 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 Second International Conference on Entrepreneurship in Transitional Times: Issues and Challenges Moscow
  • 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 Academy of Management Meeting Boston, MA
  • Manolova, T. S., Almobaireek, W. N., Alshumaimeri, A. A. (2012). “Entrepreneurship in the Islamic World” Presented at the Cyrus Institute of Knowledge Cyrus Institute of Knowledge Conference Boston
  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 Second International Conference on Small Business and Entrepreneurship Nicosia, Cyprus
  • Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. G. (2011). “Communicating with Angel Investors: Signaling Quality and Intent” Presented at the Strategic Management Society Strategic Management Society Annual International Conference Miami, FL
  • 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 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 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 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 theBabson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Manolova, T. S., Edelman, L. F., Brush, C. G., Rotefoss, B. (2009). “Properties of Emerging Organizations: Empirical Evidence from Norway” Presented at theBabson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference Boston, MA
  • 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, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
  • 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 theEGOS Colloquium Barcelona, Spain
  • 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 Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, 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 Academy of International Business Meeting San Diego, CA
  • 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 Academy of Management Research Conference Chicago, IL
  • Eunni, R. V., Manolova, T. S. (2009). “Institutional Environments for Entrepreneurship: Evidence from the BRIC Economies” Presented at theAcademy of Management Research Conference Chicago, IL
  • 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 Interdisciplinary Conference, 2009: Women, Ethnicity and Entrepreneurship Springfield, MA
  • Brush, C., Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S. (2009). “Touched by an Angel” Presented at the Angel Capital Association 2009 Angel Capital Association Annual Meeting Wellesley, 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 theAcademy of International Business Milan, Italy
  • 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 2008 Annual Meeting Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH
  • 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 2008 Annual Meeting Babson College, Wellesley, MA
  • Manev, I. M., Manolova, T. S. (2008). “Entrepreneurship in transitional economies: Review and integration of nearly two decades of research” Presented at theBabson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • 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 Third Annual Interdisciplinary Conference on Entrepreneurship and Community Development at the Western New England College Law and Business Center for Advancing Entrepreneurship, Springfield, MA
  • Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. (2008). “2008 Properties of Emerging Organizations: Empirical Evidence from Norway” Presented at the Kauffman Foundation 2008 Seminar on research using the Panel Studies of Entrepreneurial Dynamics, Greenville, SC
  • 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 New England Statistics Symposium, Boston, MA
  • 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 Diana International Research Symposium, Belfast, Ireland
  • Manolova, T. S., Eunni, R. V., Gyoshev, B. S. (2007). “Institutional environments for entrepreneurship: Evidence from transition economies in East-Central Europe” Presented at theETP 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 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 theAcademy 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 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 Gender Issues Across the Fields and Professions Bentley College
  • Manolova, T. S. (2006). “Women's Entrepreneurship in Transitional Economies: Dissipation of Human Capital or Creative Destruction?” Presented at theDiana International Research Consortium Stockholm, Sweden
  • Manolova, T. S. (2006). “Technological Competence and Patterns of International Expansion: The Case of the Smaller Semiconductor Equipment Suppliers” Presented at theAcademy 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 Academy of Management Research Conference Atlanta, Georgia
  • 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 theAcademy of Management Conference Atlanta, GA
  • 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 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 theStrategic Management Society Annual Conference Vienna, Austria
  • Manolova, T. S. (2005). “Issues facing small and medium-sized enterprises in Bulgaria” Presented at theAIB Northeast Chapter Conference Cleveland, OH
  • Manolova, T. S. (2005).
  • Manolova, T. S. (2005). “Nascency to newness: Predictors of first sale among nascent ventures” Presented at theBabson-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 Invited Presentation Youngstown, OH
  • 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 theAIB Northeast Chapter Conference Cleveland, OH
  • Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. G. (2005). “Entrepreneurial Education: Do They Practice What We Teach?” Presented at theAcademy of Management Research Conference Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 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 theAcademy of Management Conference Honolulu, HI
  • Manolova, T. S. (2005). “Technological competence and patterns of international expansion: The case of the smaller semiconductor equipment suppliers” Presented at theAcademy of International Business Annual Meeting Quebec, Canada
  • McCarthy, J. F., Manolova, T. S. (2005). “Defending local roots: The case of the Norwegian book clubs” Presented at theAcademy of International Business Annual Meeting Quebec, Canada
  • Edelman, L. F., Brush, C. G., Manolova, T. S. (2004). “Properties of Emerging Organizations: An Empirical Test” Presented at theAcademy 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 theAIB 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 theAIB 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 theSecond 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 theSecond International Conference on Growth Capital for Women Entrepreneurs Stockholm, Sweden
  • Manolova, T. S. (2003). “State of the art of women's entrepreneuship, access to financing, and financing strategies in Bulgaria” Presented at theFirst International Conference on Growth Capital for Women Entrepreneurs Stockholm, Sweden
  • 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 theBabson College-Kauffman Foundation Entrepreneurship Research Conference Wellesley, MA
  • 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 theAIB Conference Monterrey, CA
  • 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 theAcademy 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 theAcademy of Management Conference Seattle, WA
  • 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 theAcademy 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 theAcademy 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 theBabson-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 theThird 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 theAcademy 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 theAcademy 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 theBabson 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 theFourth Research Conference in International Entrepreneurship Strathclyde University, Glasgow, UK
  • Manolova, T. S. (2000). “Small multinationals in global competition: The industry perspective” Presented at theSecond Biennial Research Conference in International Entrepreneurship McGill University, Montreal, Canada
  • Edelman, L. F., Manolova, T. S., Brush, C. G., Green, P. G. (2000). “Internationalization of Small Companies: Personal Factors Revisited” Presented at theAcademy 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 theBusiness and Economics Society International Conference Los Angeles, CA
  • Manev, I. M., Yan, A., Manolova, T. S. (1999). “The evolution of the organizational landscape in transforming economies: A four-country comparison” Presented at theNorth-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 theAcademy 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 theAcademy 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 theAcademy 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 theAcademy of Management Research Conference San Diego, CA
  • Manolova, T. S. (1998). “Internationalization in small firms: Do personal factors matter?” Presented at theNorth-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 theAIB Conference Monterrey, Mexico
  • Service

    Department Service


  • Committee Member for Research Committee 2019 - Present
  • Course Coordinator for GB 410 2018 - Present
  • Evaluator for Junior Faculty Evaluation 2020 - 2021
  • Evaluator for Junior Faculty Evaluation 2019 - 2020
  • Task Force Member for Strategy Hiring Task Force 2019 - 2019
  • Evaluator for Faculty Evaluation 2018 - 2019
  • Task Force Member for OM Hiring Task Force 2018 - 2018
  • Task Force Member for OB Hiring Task Force 2018 - 2018
  • Evaluator for Faculty Evaluation 2017 - 2017
  • Task Force Member for Strategy Hiring Task Force 2016 - 2016
  • Committee Member for Research Committee 2014 - 2015
  • Evaluator for Junior Faculty Evaluation 2015 - 2015
  • Evaluator for Junior Faculty Evaluation 2015 - 2015
  • Committee Member for Planning Committee 2013 - 2014
  • Evaluator for Junior Faculty Evaluation 2014 - 2014
  • Task Force Member for Research Task Force 2011 - 2013
  • Evaluator for Junior Faculty Evaluation 2013 - 2013
  • Principal Evaluator for Junior Faculty Evaluation 2011 - 2012
  • Task Force Member for Strategy Hiring Task Force 2009 - 2010
  • Task Force Member for Global Task Force 2005 - 2007
  • University Service


  • Committee Member for Ph. D. Council 2019 - Present
  • Committee Member for Research Council 2019 - Present
  • Committee Member for NECHE Accreditation Taskforce 2021 - 2021
  • Conference/Workshop Organizer for Confronting the Pandemic with Research: Bentley University’s Contribution 2021 - 2021
  • Committee Member for Board of Trustees Physical Facilities Committee 2018 - 2020
  • Special Institutional Assignment for Assurance of Learning Initiative 2019 - 2019
  • Committee Member for Ph. D. Council Business Commitee 2007 - 2018
  • Special Institutional Assignment for Assurance of Learning Initiative 2018 - 2018
  • Special Institutional Assignment for Assurance of Learning Initiative 2017 - 2017
  • Committee Member for Research Council 2014 - 2017
  • 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
  • Committee Member for Board of Trustees Physical Facilities Committee 2006 - 2008
  • Professional Service


  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Russian Science Foundation 2021 - Present
  • Consulting Editor for International Journal of Management Reviews 2020 - Present
  • Editorial Review Board Member for Small Business Economics Journal 2019 - Present
  • Editor (Associate), Journal for International Journal of Emerging Markets 2019 - Present
  • Reviewer, Book for Edward Elgar 2017 - Present
  • Editorial Review Board Member for International Small Business Journal 2017 - Present
  • Faculty Expert (External Reviewer) for School of Economics and Management, Far Eastern Federal University 2016 - Present
  • Faculty Expert (External Reviewer) for Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg University 2015 - Present
  • Reviewer, Book for Palgrave Macmillan 2014 - Present
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Academy of Management Perspectives 2014 - 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Editorial Review Board Member for Babson College Entrepreneurship Conference 2015 - 2018
  • External Evaluator for Tallinn University of Technology 2017 - 2017
  • Editor, Book for A Comparative Analysis of Entrepreneurial Ecosystems and Growth of Women’s Entrepreneurship 2015 - 2017
  • Conference/Workshop Organizer for Diana International Research Conference 2015 - 2015
  • Conference/Workshop Organizer for Academy of International Business Meeting - 2005