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Michael Ciuchta

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Michael Philip CiuchtaAssistant Professor

Education

  • BA: Economics, University of California, Berkeley
  • MBA: Finance, University of Pennsylvania- The Wharton School
  • Ph D: Strategy/Organization Theory, (2010), University of Wisconsin- Madison
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Commercializing Science: The Impact of Organizational Identity on Learning from Experience

Awards and Honors

  • Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Dissertation Fellowship (2007)

Publications

  • Ciuchta, M., Gong, Y., Miner, A., Letwin, C., Sadler, A. (2016) "Imprinting and the progeny of university spin-offs.," Journal of Technology Transfer 41:5 pp. 1113-1134
  • Ciuchta, M., O'Toole, J. (2016) "Looks and linguistics: Impression formation in online exchange marketplaces. ," The Journal of Social Psychology 156:6 pp. 648-663
  • Ciuchta, M., Letwin, C.R., Stevenson, R.M., McMahon, S.R. (2015) "Betting on the coachable entrepreneur: Introduction of a new construct and scale," 2015:1 pp. 15065
  • Ford, R.C., Richard, B., Ciuchta, M. (2015) "Crowdsourcing: A new way of employing non-employees?," Business Horizons
  • Kim, J., Terlaak, A., Ciuchta, M. (2015) "Delayed Learning from Failure: The Role of Vicarious Learning in Market Exit Decisions," 2015:1 pp. 15170
  • Ciuchta, M., Letwin, C., Stevenson, R. (2014) "Crowdfunding or Herdfunding? An Examination of Social Influence in Venture Investment Decisions," FRONTIERS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESEARCH pp. 87
  • Letwin, C., Ford, C., Ciuchta, M. (2014) "Thinking It or Feeling It? The Dual Routes of Entrepreneurial Passion," FRONTIERS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESEARCH pp. 72-86
  • O Toole J., ., Ciuchta, M. (2012) "Mitigating the Liability of Newness: Entrepreneurs in an Online Peer-To-Peer Lending Market," FRONTIERS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESEARCH pp. 120
  • Miner, A., Gong, Y., Ciuchta, M., Sadler, A., Surdyk, J. (2012) "Promoting university startups: international patterns, vicarious learning and policy implications," Journal of Technology Transfer 37:2 pp. 213
  • Ciuchta, M., Letwin, C., Richard, B. (2012) "Founders’ Education, Firm Identity, and the Entrepreneurial Organization," Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research pp. 423
  • Letwin, C.R., Ford, C.M., Ciuchta, M. (2012) "The Attractive Passionate Entrepreneur: a Recipe for Success, Or is It?," Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research pp. 246
  • Ciuchta, M. (2011) "The impact of organizational identity on learning from initial experiences," Dissertation Abstracts International Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences 72:1- pp. 269-269
  • Miner, A.S., Ciuchta, M., Gong, Y. (2008) "Organizational Routines and Organizational Learning," Cheltenham, U.K. and Northampton, Mass.: Elgar pp. 152-186
  • Eckhardt, J.T., Ciuchta, M. (2008) "Selected variation: the population-level implications of multistage selection in entrepreneurship," Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal 2:3 pp. 209
  • Eckhardt, J.T., Ciuchta, M. (2007) "From Free to Fee: An Examination of Factors Influencing the Switch from Public Innovator to Commercial Entrepreneur," FRONTIERS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESEARCH pp. 238-250

Presentations

  • Betting on the coachable entrepreneur: Introduction of a new construct and scale - Academy of Management Conference, 2015 - Vancouver B.C.
  • The role of vicarious learning in market exit decisions - Academy of Management Conference, 2015 - Vancouver B.C.
  • Faculty Founders and the Multi-generational University Spinoff - Babson Entrepreneurship Research Conference, 2015 - Wellesley, MA
  • Staying with the Team: Identification and Switching Costs in the Entrepreneurial Process - Babson Entrepreneurship Research Conference, 2015 - Wellesley, MA
  • Crowdfunding or Herdfunding? An Examination of Social Influence in Venture Investment Decisions - Babson College Entrepreneurship Conference, 2013 - Lyon, France
  • Thinking it or feeling it? The Dual Routes of Entrepreneurial Passion - Babson College Entrepreneurship Conference, 2013 - Lyon, France
  • Regulatory Focus and the Equity Crowdfunding Investor - University of Colorado Boulder Crowdfunding Conference, 2013 - Boulder, CO
  • Informal Entrepreneurship in a Global Context - Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 2012 - Boston, MA
  • Organizational Identity and Identification: Implications for the Localism Movement - Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 2012 - Boston, MA
  • The Attractive Passionate Entrepreneur: To Whom Does it Matter? - Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 2012 - Boston, MA
  • Firm Identity and the Entrepreneurial Firm - Babson College Entrepreneurship Conference, 2012 - Ft. Worth, TX
  • Firm Identity and the Entrepreneurial Firm - Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, 2012 - Ft. Worth, TX
  • The Attractive Passionate Entrepreneur: A recipe for success, or is it? - Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, 2012 - Ft. Worth, TX
  • Herding in Peer to Peer Lending Networks - Strategic Management Society Conference, 2012 - Prague
  • The Impact of Organizational Identity on Experiential Learning in Commercialization Trajectories - Strategic Management Society Conference, 2012 - Prague
  • Organizational learning through the lens of identity: the case of innovation awards - Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, August 2011 - San Antonio, CA
  • Unpacking the liability of newness: resource providers and the nascent entrepreneur - Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, August 2011 - San Antonio, CA
  • Mitigating the liability of newness: entrepreneurs in an online peer-to-peer lending market - Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, June 2011 - Syracuse, NY
  • Identity and Learning from Experience - Organization Science Winter Conference, February 2011 - Steamboat Springs, CO
  • Judging a Book by Its Cover and Contents: Physical Attractiveness and Positive Word Use in Peer-to-Peer Lending - Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, August 2010 - Monteal
  • Founding Process Impact on Generating Subsequent Offspring: Salience, Aspirations and Capabilities - Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, August 2008 - Anaheim
  • Why Exploit? Information, Choice and the Transition to Commercial Entrepreneurship - Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, August 2008 - Anaheim
  • The Role of Knowledge Structures in Capability Emergence, Traps, and Transformations in New Technology Spinoffs - Annual Conference of the Strategic Management Society, October 2007 - San Diego
  • A Routine-Based Framework of Technology Spinout - Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, August 2007 - Philadelphia
  • Exploiting Exploration: An Analysis Of The Impact Of Phase I Small Business Innovation Research Awards On Subsequent Award Activity - Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, June 2007 - Madrid