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David Scheaf

Assistant Professor - Entrepreneurship and Corporate Innovation

Contact Information

Email:  David_Scheaf@baylor.edu
Campus Phone:  (254) 710-4290
Mailing Address:  One Bear Place #98011
Waco, TX  76706
Office Location:  Foster Business and Innovation 210

Educational Background

  • PHD - Organizational Science, University Of North Carolina Charlotte
  • MA - Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Univ North Carolina Charlotte
  • BA - Psychology, Queens University Charlotte

Work Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Baylor University (August 15, 2018 - Present)

Awards and Honors

  • Journal of Small Business Management's Top 100 Reviewers, Journal of Small Business Management (December 24, 2020)
  • Entrepreneurship and Corporate Innovation Research Excellence Award, Baylor Entrepreneurship and Corporate Innovation Department (June 24, 2020)
  • Journal of Business Venturing’s Best Reviewer of 2019, Journal of Business Venturing (March 6, 2020)

Publications

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Fake It Till You Make It: Hazards of a Cultural Norm in Entrepreneurship," Business Horizons, (December 2021) (coauthors: Matthew S Wood, Sean Dwyer).

"Entrepreneurial Fraud: A Multi-Disciplinary Review and Synthesized Framework," Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, (February 2021) (coauthors: Matthew S Wood).

"An agentic perspective of resourcefulness: Self-reliant and joint resourcefulness behaviors within the entrepreneurship process.," Journal of Business Venturing, (December 2020) (coauthors: Timothy L. Michaelis, Jon C. Carr, Jeffrey M. Pollack).

"The Frugal Entrepreneur: A Self-regulatory Perspective of Resourceful Entrepreneurial Behavior," Journal of Business Venturing, (September 2019) (coauthors: Tim Michaelis, Jon C. Carr, Jeff Pollock).

"Measuring opportunity evaluation: Conceptual synthesis and scale development," Journal of Business Venturing, (April 2019) (coauthors: Andrew Loignon, Justin W. Webb, Eric H. Heggestad, Matthew S Wood).

"Signals’ flexibility and interaction with visual cues: Insights from crowdfunding.," Journal of Business Venturing, Vol. 33, No. 6, (November 2018), pp. 720-741 (coauthors: Blakley Davis, Justin W. Webb, Joesph E. Coombs, Jared Borns, Garret Holloway).

"Scale adaptations in organizational sciences research: A review and best-practice recommendations," Journal of Management, (August 2018) (coauthors: Eric H Heggestad, George Banks, Mary Monroe, Scott Tonidandel, Eleanor Williams).

"Family Business. In Rogelberg, S. G. (eds.). Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology Vol 2.," : Sage Publications, March 2017.

"Intrapreneurship. In Rogelberg, S. G. (eds.). Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology Vol 2.," : Sage Publications, March 2017.

"Prospect Theory. In Rogelberg, S. G. (eds.). Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology Vol 2.," : Sage Publications, March 2017.

Presentations and Proceedings

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Hearing all the voices in the crowd: An examination of non-response bias in survey based crowdfunding research.," presented at the Southern Management Association Annual Conference, Norfolk, VA, October 2019 (coauthors: Anderw C Loignon, Justin W Webb, Eric Heggestad).

"From opportunity recognition to opportunity evaluation: A congruence perspective of opportunity belief formation," presented at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Boston, MA, June 2019 (coauthors: Justin W. Webb).

"A pareto optimization approach for shortening a validated scale.," presented at the 34th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Washington D.C., April 2019 (coauthors: Scott Tonidandel, George Banks, Eric H Heggestad).

"Gender and entrepreneurship: A meta-analysis," presented at the Strategic Management Society Annual Meeting, Paris, France, September 2018 (coauthors: Justin W. Webb, David J. Woehr, Andrew C. Loignon).

"Comparing Female and Male Entrepreneurs’ Behaviors and Venture Performance: A Meta-Analysis.," presented at the 33rd Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL, April 2018.

"Judging a crowdfunding pitch by its cover: The influence of signals and presentation quality," presented at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA, August 2017 (coauthors: Blakey Davis, Justin W. Webb, Joseph Coombs).
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