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Dr. Fariss-Terry Mousa
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JMU Faculty Fariss MousaZane D. Showker Professor of Entrepreneurship and Associate Professor of Management

Ph.D., Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship, Washington State University, 2009
M.B.A, Washington State University, 2005
B.A., International business and Marketing, Washington State University, 2000

Professional Interests:
Entrepreneurship, innovation, and strategic management

Current Courses Taught:
Management of Innovation and Technology (MGT 420)
Strategic Management (COB 487)
Management of Innovation and Technology (iMBA 601)
Entrepreneurship and Venture Creation (iMBA 605)

Key Publications:

Sahaym, A., Cho, S., Kim, S. Mousa, F.T. (2015) “Mixed blessings: how management heterogeneity an governance structure influence the use of corporate venture capital by post-IPO firms” Forthcoming Journal of Business Research.

Mousa, F.T., Wales, W.; Harper, S. (2015) “When less is more: EO’s influence upon funds raised by young technology firms at IPO” Journal of Business Research68(2): 306-313.

Liu, K; Arthurs, J.; Nam, D.; and Mousa, F.T. (2014) “Information diffusion and value redistribution among transaction partners of the IPO firm” Strategic Management Journal.

Mousa, F.T. and Chowdhury, J. (2014). “Organizational slack effects on innovation:the moderating roles of CEO tenure and compensation?” Journal of Business Economics and Management, 15(2): 369-383.

Mousa, F.T., Reed, R. (2013) “The impact of slack resources on high-tech IPOs” Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 37(5): 1123-1147.

Professional Memberships:
Academy of Management
Strategic Management Society


2014-15           Dean’s Impact Award (College of Business)

2014                Nominated to represent JMU for the 2014 Virginia Outstanding Faculty Rising “Star Award”,
                          State Council for Higher Education for Virginia (University)

2014                College of Business Faculty Summer Research Grant 

2014                American Journal of Business Outstanding Reviewer Award

2013                College of Business Faculty Summer Research Grant 

2012                JMU Distinguished Service Award, COB/CISR collaboration. Awarded, along with the COB/CISR faculty

2011                College of Business Community Service Award, along with the COB faculty team

Graduate Teaching Assistant at Washington State University, Pullman, WA.
Business Methods Analyst, The Boeing Company, Everett, WA.
Financial Representative, Northwestern Mutual Life Company, Seattle, WA. 

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