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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, Univ 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

"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).

"A relational examination of resource acquisition in entrepreneurial networks," presented at the 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA, August 2016 (coauthors: Melissa Medaugh, Andrew C. Loignon, Janaki Gooty, Jeff Pollack).

"Assessing the opportunity construct: Theoretical and measurement considerations," presented at the 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA, August 2016.
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