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Professor, Business Management & MBA Program; Zane D. Showker Professor of Entrepreneurship
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Teaching & Research Interests
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation
  • Strategic 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
Positions Held
  • 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.
Select 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.

Awards and Recognitions
  • 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

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