Faculty & Staff Directory

iconiconiconiconNameKeith HmieleskiImageKeith HmieleskiFirstnameKeithLastnameHmieleskiOffice Phone(817) 257-7280
Emailk.hmieleski@tcu.edu
Websitehttp://www.hmieleski.com
VitaeDownload Vita
Position:Associate Professor of EntrepreneurshipDepartment:Management, Entrepreneurship and LeadershipOffice:Dan Rogers Hall 365Professorship / Chair:Robert and Edith Schumacher Faculty FellowRole:FacultyEducation
  • PhD - Management, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2005)
  • MS - Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2002)
  • BS - Psychology, University of Massachusetts - Amherst (1998)
Areas of Expertise / Research
  • Entrepreneurship
Work Experience
  • Co-founder & Director of Instructional Technology and Training, Interactive Online Training and Assessment (IOTA) Solutions.
  • Instructor, Lally School of Management & Technology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
  • Instructor, Department of Cognitive Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
  • Associate Director, Interactive and Distance Education
  • Assessment (IDEA) Laboratory, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Courses Taught
  • MANA 20970 - Invention, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship
  • MANA 30533 - Entrepreneurial Opportunity Recognition
  • MANA 40143 - New Venture Planning
  • MANA 70513 - Venture Ideas
Key Publications
  • Baron, R. A., Franklin, R. J., & Hmieleski, K. M. (in press). Why entrepreneurs often experience low, not high, levels of stress: The joint effects of selection and psychological capital. Journal of Management.
  • Hmieleski, K. M., Carr, J. C., & Baron, R. A. (2015). Integrating discovery and creation perspectives of entrepreneurial action: The relative roles of founding CEO human capital, social capital, and psychological capital in contexts of risk versus uncertainty. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 9(4), 289–312.
  • Carr, J. C., & Hmieleski, K. M. (2015). Differences in the outcomes of work and family conflict between family- and non-family businesses: An examination of founding CEOs. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 39(6), 1413–1432.
  • Klotz, A. C., Hmieleski, K. M., Bradley, B. H., & Busenitz, L. W. (2014). New venture teams: A review of the literature and roadmap for future research. Journal of Management, 40(1), 226-255.
  • Hmieleski, K. M., Corbett, A. C., & Baron, R. A. (2013). Entrepreneurs’ improvisational behavior and firm performance: A study of dispositional and environmental moderators. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 7(2), 138-150.
  • Hmieleski, K. M., Cole, M. S., & Baron, R. A. (2012). Shared authentic leadership and new venture performance. Journal of Management, 38(5), 1476-1499.
  • Baron, R. A., Hmieleski, K. M., & Henry, R. A. (2012). Entrepreneurs’ dispositional positive affect: The Potential benefits—and potential costs—of being “up”. Journal of Business Venturing, 27(3), 310-324.
  • Baron, R. A., Tang, J., & Hmieleski, K. M. (2011). The downside of being ‘up’: Entrepreneurs’ dispositional affect and firm performance. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 5(2), 101-119.
  • Carr, J. C., Haggard, S., Hmieleski, K. M., & Zahra, S. A. (2010). A study of the moderating effects of firm age at internationalization on firm survival and short-term growth. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 4(2), 183-192.
  • Hmieleski, K. M., & Baron, R. A. (2009). Entrepreneurs’ optimism and new venture performance: A social cognitive perspective. Academy of Management Journal, 52(3), 473-488.
  • Hmieleski, K. M., & Baron, R. A. (2008). Regulatory focus and new venture performance: A study of entrepreneurial opportunity exploitation under conditions of risk versus uncertainty. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 2(4), 285-299.
  • Hmieleski, K. M., & Corbett, A. C. (2008). The contrasting interaction effects of improvisational behavior with entrepreneurial self-efficacy on new venture performance and entrepreneur work satisfaction. Journal of Business Venturing, 23(4), 482-496.
  • Hmieleski, K. M., & Baron, R. A. (2008). When does entrepreneurial self-efficacy enhance versus reduce firm performance? Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 2(1), 57-72.
  • Wright, M., Hmieleski, K. M., Siegel, D., & Ensley, M. D. (2007). The role of human capital in technological entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, 31(6), 791-806.
  • Hmieleski, K. M., & Ensley, M. D. (2007). A contextual examination of new venture performance: Entrepreneur leadership behavior, top management team heterogeneity and environmental dynamism. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 28(7), 865-889.
  • Corbett, A. C., & Hmieleski, K. M. (2007). The conflicting cognitions of corporate entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, 31(1), 103-121.
  • Ensley, M. D., Hmieleski, K. M., & Pearce, C. L. (equal authorship, 2006). The importance of vertical and shared leadership within new venture top management teams: Implications for the performance of startups. The Leadership Quarterly, 17(3), 217-231.
  • Ensley, M. D., Pearce, C. L, & Hmieleski, K. M. (2006). The moderating effect of environmental dynamism on the relationship between entrepreneur leadership behavior and new venture performance. Journal of Business Venturing, 21(2), 243-263.
  • Hmieleski, K. M., & Corbett, A. C. (2006). Proclivity for improvisation as a predictor of entrepreneurial intentions. Journal of Small Business Management, 44(1), 45-63.
  • Ensley, M. D., & Hmieleski, K. M. (equal authorship, 2005). A comparative study of new venture top management team composition, dynamics and performance between university-based and independent start-ups. Research Policy, 34(7), 1091-1105.
Awards / Recognition
  • 2015 Lead author of the sixth most cited article in the field of entrepreneurship according to the Greif Entrepreneurship 5-Year Research Impact Award Rankings (based on articles published in 2009 that were cited in the Social Science Citation Index during the period of 2010-2014)
  • 2014 Placed three first-authored articles among the top 75 most cited articles in the field of entrepreneurship according to the Greif Entrepreneurship 5-Year Research Impact Award Rankings (based on articles published in 2008 that were cited in the Social Science Citation Index during the period of 2009-2013)
  • 2014 Best reviewer award for Journal of Business Venturing
  • 2013 Co-Chair of the Academy of Management (AOM) Entrepreneurship Division Doctoral Consortium
  • 2013 Visiting Research Fellow, Babson College
  • 2012 Co-Chair of the Academy of Management (AOM) Entrepreneurship Division Doctoral Consortium
  • 2012 Co-Director of the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) and Doctoral Consortium, co-sponsored by the Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University
  • 2011 Teaching Award for Best Undergraduate Course(Elective or Major), Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University
  • 2011 United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) Award for National Model Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Program (prepared and presented winning proposal with Brad Hancock and Ray Smilor)
  • 2010 National Federation of Independent Business(NFIB) Award for excellence in research, awarded at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference(BCERC) for best paper on the general topic of entrepreneurship (w/Michael Cole and Robert Baron)
  • 2010 Brown International Advanced Research Institute (BIARI) on Technology Entrepreneurship and Management, Senior Scholar
  • 2009 National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Award for excellence in research, awarded at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC) for best paper on the general topic of entrepreneurship (sole authored)
  • 2009 Author of exemplar entrepreneurship research article published in Academy of Management Journal – University of Connecticut Entrepreneurship Research Exemplars Conference
  • 2007 Foundation for Entrepreneurial Excellence Award for being one of the Top 10 Entrepreneurship Educators in the Nation for 2007 (student nominated award)
  • 2007 Top 5 most downloaded article published in Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice for the year of 2007
  • 2007 Finalist for AoM Entrepreneurship Division Best Empirical Paper Award
  • 2006 Journal of Business Venturing Best Reviewer Award
  • 2006 Top instructor ratings of any faculty member at Texas Christian University for the year of 2006
  • 2005 Rensselaer’s Del and Edith Karger (1978) Award for Best Dissertation in Management
  • 2005 AoM Entrepreneurship Division Award for Best Overall Reviewer within the Division (first of annual award given to the division’s best overall reviewer)
  • 2005 AoM Entrepreneurship Division Best Reviewer Award (awarded annually to the division’s top 25 reviewers)
  • 2005 Finalist for AoM Entrepreneurship Division Best Conceptual Paper Award
  • 2004 AoM Entrepreneurship Division Best Reviewer Award (awarded annually to the division’s top 25 reviewers)
  • 2003 Finalist for AoM Entrepreneurship Division Best Conceptual Paper Award
  • 2001 Finalist for Lyman Porter Award, AoM Organizational Behavior Division