Research

 

PUBLICATIONS

McGee, J.E., Peterson, M., Mueller, S., & Sequeira, J. Forthcoming. Entrepreneurial self-efficacy: Refining the measure. Entrepreneurship: Theory & Practice.  

Crockett, D., Payne, T., & McGee, J.E. 2007. Exploitation of entrepreneurial opportunities in the corporation: An exploration of functional-level support, decision autonomy and performance. In G.T. Lumpkin & J.A. Katz (eds.), Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence and Growth, New York: Elsevier, 33-64.  

Sequeira, J., Mueller, S., & McGee, J.E. 2007. The influence of social ties and self-efficacy in forming entrepreneurial intentions and motivating nascent behavior. Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, 12(3): 275-293. 

Juma, N., & McGee, J.E. 2006. The relationship between intellectual capital and new venture performance: An empirical investigation of the moderating role of the environment. International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, 3(4): 379-405.

Gilley, K.M., McGee, J.E., and Rasheed, A.A. 2004. “Environmental Dynamism and Managerial Risk Aversion as Antecedents of Manufacturing Outsourcing: The Moderating Effects of Firm Maturity.” Journal of Small Business Management, 42(2): 114-134.

Shook, C.L., Priem, R.L., and McGee, J.E. 2003. “Venture Creation and the Enterprising Individual: A Review and Synthesis.” Journal of Management, 29(3): 379-400.

Sawyerr, O.O., McGee, J.E., and Peterson, M. 2003. “Perceived Uncertainty and Firm Performance in SMEs: The Role of Personal Networks.” International Small Business Journal, 21(3): 269-289.

McGee, J.E., and Sawyerr, O.O. 2003. “Strategic Uncertainty and the Information Search Activities of High Technology Manufacturing Firm Managers: Does Venture Age Matter?” Journal of Small Business Management, 41(4): 385-402.

Shook, C.L., and McGee, J.E. 2003. “Evaluating Performance: Referents in Entrepreneurial and Small Businesses.” Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship, 15(1): 50-60.

McGee, J.E., & Festervand, T.A. 2002. “Delivering a Graduate Course in Cross-Cultural Management in Portugal: Observations, Experiences, and Academic Axioms,” Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, 9(1): 56-71.

Rubach, M.J., & McGee, J.E. 2002. “The Competitive Behaviors of Small Retailers: Examining the Strategies of Local Merchants in Rural America,” Journal of Small Business Strategy, 12(2): 65-81.

Rubach, M.J., Cangelosi, J.D., Bradley, D.B. & McGee, J.E. 2002. “Industry Effects and Strategic Convergence: A Study of the Strategies of Independent Pharmacies.” Journal of Small Business Strategy, 13(1): 18-31.

Rubach, M.J., Bradley, D.B., & McGee, J.E. 2001. “Is Uniqueness Enough? An Examination of Services of Independent Pharmacies,” Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship, 13(1): 111-127.

McGee, J.E., & Festervand, T.A. 2000. “Competing Against Retailing Giants: The Plight and Opportunity of Family-Owned Businesses.” Central Business Review, 19(2): 4-9.

McGee, J.E., & Shook, C.L. 2000. “Responding to Industry Consolidation in Fragmented Industries: The Role of Capabilities in Small Business Survival,” Journal of Small Business Strategy, 11(2): 21-32.

McGee, J.E., Love, L.G., & Festervand, T.A. 2000. “Competitive Advantage and the Independent Retail Pharmacy: The Role of Distinctive Competencies,” Journal of Pharmaceutical Marketing and Management, 13(3): 31-46.

McGee, J.E., & Peterson, M. 2000. “Toward the Development of Measures of Distinctive Competencies Among Small Independent Retailers,” Journal of Small Business Management, 38(2): 19-33.

Peterson, M., & McGee, J.E. 2000. “Survivors of ‘W-Day’: An Assessment of the Impact of Wal-Mart’s Invasion of Small Town Retailing Communities,” International Journal of Retail and Distribution Management, 28(4/5): 170-180.

Dess, G.G., Lumpkin, G.T., & McGee, J.E. 1999. “Linking Corporate Entrepreneurship to Strategy, Structure, and Process: Suggested Research Directions,” Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice, 23(3): 85-102.

McGee, J.E., & Love, L.G. 1999. “Competitive Advantage and the Small Independent Retailer: The Role of Distinctive Competencies,” Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship, 11(1): 85-98.

McGee, J.E., & Finney, B.A. 1997. “Competing Against Retailing Giants: A Look at the Importance of Distinctive Marketing Competencies,” Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship, 9(1): 59-70.

McGee, J.E., & Rubach, M.J. 1996. “Responding to Increased Environmental Hostility: A Study of the Competitive Behavior of Small Retailers,” Journal of Applied Business Research, 13(1): 83-94.

McGee, J.E., & Rubach, M.J. 1996. "The Role of Firm Size in Successful Outsourcing: A Study of New Computer Firms," Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship, 8(2): 9-22.

McGee, J.E., & Festervand, T.A. 1996. “When Wal-Mart Comes to Town: A Look at David’s Response to the Arrival of Retailing’s Goliath,” Journal of Small Business Strategy, 7(3): 15-28.

McGee, J.E. 1996. “When Wal-Mart Comes to Town: A Look at How Local Retailers Respond to the Arrival of the Retailing Giant,” Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship, 8(1): 43-52.

McGee, J.E., Dowling, M.J., & Megginson, W.L. 1995. "Cooperative Strategy and New Venture Performance: The Role of Managerial Experience," Strategic Management Journal, 16: 565-580.

Dowling, M.J., & McGee, J.E. 1995. “Business and Technology Strategy in New Venture: A Study of the Telecommunication Equipment Industry,” Management Science, 40(12): 1663-1677.

McGee, J.E., & Dowling, M.J. 1994. “Using R&D Cooperative Arrangements to Complement Existing Internal Resources: A Study of Technology Intensive New Ventures,” Journal of Business Venturing, 9(1): 33-48.

McGee, J.E. 1994. Cooperative Strategy and New Venture Performance: The Role of Managerial Experience. New York: Garland Publishing.

 

PROCEEDINGS

Juma, N., and McGee, J.E. 2006. “The Relationship between Intellectual Capital and New Venture Performance: An Empirical Investigation of the Moderating Role of the Environment.” International Council for Small Business, Melbourne, Australia (June 2006).  Paper will appear in Proceedings. 

Sequeira, J.M., Carr, J.C., and McGee, J.E. 2006.  “The Influence of Network Ties in Forming Entrepreneurial Intentions: The Case of the Immigrant Entrepreneur.” International Conference on Advances in Management, Lisbon, Portugal (July 2006). Paper will appear in Proceedings.

Mack, D.A., & McGee, J.E. 2001.  “Occupational Stress and the Small Business Owner: The Role of Task Complexity and Social Support,” in S. Kunkel (ed) Proceedings, United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 51-55.

Crockett, D.O., & McGee, J.E. 2000.  “Perceived Strategic Uncertainty and Environmental Scanning  Activities: A Study of Small High Technology Manufacturing Firms,” in A. Nadim (ed) Proceedings, United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 43-47.

McGee, J.E., & Peterson, M. 2000 “Surviving ‘W-Day’: Prescriptions for Small Merchants Adapting the Wal-Mart’s Arrival,”in A. Nadim (ed) Proceedings, United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 131-135.

McGee, J.E., & Love, L.G. 1999. “Distinctive Competencies and Competitive Advantage: A Study of Small Independent Retailers,” in S. Kunkel (ed) Proceedings, United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 459-474. (See Awards section)

McGee, J.E., & Love, L.G. 1998. “Responding to a Changing Environment: Lessons from the Local Drugstore,” in R. Smith (ed) Proceedings, Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship, 78-83.

McGee, J.E., & Rubach, M.J. 1998.  “Stuck in the Middle: Perhaps Not Such a Bad Place to Be,” in R.W. Smith (ed) Proceedings, Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship, 30-36.

McGee, J.E., & Rubach, M.J.  1996. “Coping With Changes on Main Street: A Look at How Local Retailers Respond to the Arrival of Wal-Mart,” in M. Schnake (ed) Proceedings, Southern Management Association, 402-404.

McGee J.E. 1996. “Responding to Increased Environmental Hostility: A Look at the Competitive Behavior of Small Retailers,” in P.D. Reynolds et al (eds) Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, Babson College - Kauffman Foundation Entrepreneurship Research Conference, 197-209.

McGee, J.E., & Gresham, G.G. 1995. “When Wal-Mart Comes to Town: A Look at the Retailing Giant’s Impact on Rural Communities,” in W.D. Bygrave et al (eds)  Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research,  Babson College - Kauffman Foundation Entrepreneurship Research Conference, 60-70.

McGee, J.E. 1994. “Strategic Outsourcing: The Role of Managerial Experience,” in W.D.Bygrave et al (eds)  Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, Babson College - Kauffman Foundation Entrepreneurship Research Conference, 445-459.

McGee, J.E. 1993. “Using Inter-Firm Arrangements to Complement a New Venture’s Internal Resources,” in W.D. Bygrave et al (eds)  Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, Babson College - Kauffman Foundation Entrepreneurship Research Conference, 385-395.

 

 

PRESENTATIONS

Crockett, D., & McGee, J.  “Exploitation of corporate venturing activity: The role of strategic and structural context.” Paper presented at the Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA (August 2008). 

Crockett, D., Payne, G.T., & McGee, J. “Launching successful corporate entrepreneurial initiatives: The role of functional-area support and decision autonomy.” Paper presented at the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA (August 2007). 

Davis, J., McGee, J., & McMahan, G. “Firm-level entrepreneurship and performance: An examination and extension of relationships and measurements of the entrepreneurial orientation construct.” Paper presented at the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA (August 2007). 

McGee, J., Mueller, S, Peterson, M., & Sequeira, J. “Entrepreneurial self-efficacy: Refining the measure and examining its relationship to attitudes toward venturing and nascent entrepreneurship.” Paper presented at the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA (August 2007). 

Davis, J., Payne, T., & McGee, J. “A meta-analytic investigation of moderators and measures of the entrepreneurial orientation-firm performance relationship.” Paper presented at the Southern Management Association, Nashville, TN (November 2007). 

Sequeira, J.M., Carr, J.C., and McGee, J.E. “Gender and entrepreneurial beliefs: A mediation test of antecedents and nascent behavior.” Paper presented at the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA (August 2006). 

Crockett, D.R, and McGee, J.E. “Corporate venturing: The role of the venture management team and corporate control.”  Paper presented at the Southern Management Association, Charleston, SC (November 2005).

Sequeira, J.M., and McGee, J.E. “An empirical study of the effect of network ties and self-efficacy on entrepreneurial intentions and nascent behavior.”  Paper presented at the Southern Management Association, Charleston, SC (November 2005). 

Sequeira, J.M., and McGee, J.E. “Cooperative arrangements and the performance of new ventures competing in international markets: The role of managerial experience.” Paper presented at the Babson College - Kauffman Foundation Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Glasgow, Scotland (June 2004). 

Shook, C.L., and McGee, J.E. “Do minority small businesses use difference referents to evaluate performance?” Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meetings, New Orleans, LA (August 2004). 

Sequeira, J.M., and McGee, J.E. “Immigrant new venture intentions: The role of network ties and entrepreneurial self-efficacy.” Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meetings, New Orleans, LA (August 2004).

Kim, K., Mueller, S., and McGee, J.E. “Entrepreneurial Firm Legitimacy in Confucian Societies.” Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meetings, Seattle, WA (August 2003).

McGee, J.E., Shook, C.L., and Gresham, G. “The relationship between and entrepreneur’s personal network and perceived environmental uncertainty: An examination of the moderating role of internationalization.” Paper presented at the Eastern Academy of Management’s 10th Annual International Conference, Porto, Portugal (June 2003).

Gresham, G., and McGee, J.E. “Culture, innovation, and new product diffusion: An integrative perspective.” Paper presented at the Eastern Academy of Management’s 10th Annual International Conference, Porto, Portugal (June 2003).

Dodd-Walker, E., Shook, C.L., and McGee, J.E. “Do minority and nonminority business owners evaluate firm performance differently?” Paper presented at the United States Associations for Small Business and Entrepreneurship annual meetings, Reno, NV (January 2002).

Sawyerr, O.O., McGee, J.E., & Peterson, M. “Perceived Uncertainty, Personal Networks, and Firm Performance: An Examination of Decision-Makers in Small High Technology Manufacturing Firms.” Paper accepted for presentation at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Washington, DC (August 2001).

Rubach, M.J., McGee, J.E., & Bradley, D.B. “Is Uniqueness Enough? An Examination of Services of Independent Pharmacies.” Paper presented at the Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship annual meeting, Orlando (March 2001). (See Awards section)

McGee, J.E., Shook, C.L. “Responding to Industry Consolidation in Fragmented Industries: Which Distinctive Competencies Matter?”  Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Toronto (August 2000).

Gilley, K.M., McGee, J.E., & Rasheed, A.A. “Environmental Dynamism and Managerial Risk Aversion as Antecedents of Manufacturing Outsourcing: The Moderating Effects of Firm Maturity.”  Paper accepted for presentation at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Toronto (August 2000).

Sawyer, O., & McGee, J.E. “Environmental Volatility and Information Search Activities of New High Technology Manufacturing Firms.”  Paper presented at the Babson College - Kauffman Foundation Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Babson (June 2000).

Rubach, M.J., & McGee, J.E. “ Responding to Industry Changes: Does Service Differentiation by Retail Pharmacists Matter?”  Paper presented at the Western Decision Sciences Institute annual meeting, Maui (April 2000).

McGee, J.E. “Personal Networking Activities and Venture Performance: Lessons from Small High Technology Manufacturing Firms.”  Paper presented at the Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship annual meeting, San Antonio (March 2000).

Rubach, M.J., & McGee, J.E. “Third-Party Reimbursement and the Independent Retail Pharmacy: An Assessment of Coping Strategies.” Paper presented at the Decision Sciences Institute annual meeting, New Orleans (November 1999).

McGee, J.E., & Peterson, M. “Toward the Development of Distinctive Competency Measures.” Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Chicago (August 1999).

Rubach, M.J., & McGee, J.E. “Responding to Innovations in Marketing and Services Strategies of Independent Retailers.”  Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Chicago (August 1999).

Crockett, D.O., & McGee, J.E. “Personal Networking Activities and Venture Performance: An Assessment of the Moderating Effects of Firm Age Among Small High Technology Manufacturing Firms.” Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Chicago (August 1999).

Sawyer, O., & McGee, J.E. “Personal Network Characteristics and Environmental Uncertainty: A Study of New High Technology Manufacturing Firms.”  Paper presented at the Babson College - Kauffman Foundation Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Columbia (May 1999).

McGee, J.E., & Festervand, T.A. “How Small Business Competes with Retailing’s Giants.”  Paper presented at the Western Decision Sciences Institute annual meeting, Puerto Vallarta (April 1999).

McGee, J.E., & Love, L.G. “Sources of Competitive Advantage: Lesson from the Neighborhood Drugstore.”  Paper presented at the Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship, Houston (March 1999). (See Awards section)

McGee, J.E. “David vs Goliath: Small Retailers Slinging Stones at Mass-Merchandisers.” Paper presented at the Small Business Institute Director’s Association annual conference, Sante Fe (February 1998).

McGee, J.E., & Love, L.G. “Only the Strong Survive: A Resource-Based View of How Small Local Retailers Successfully Compete With Giant National Discount Chains.” Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Boston (August 1997).

McGee, J.E., & Finney, B.A. “Competing Against Retailing Giants: A Look at the Importance of Distinctive Marketing Competencies.”  Paper presented at the Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship annual conference, New Orleans (March 1997). (See Awards section)

McGee, J.E. "When Walmart Comes to Town: Is it always the proverbial Coffin Nail for Enterpreneurial Firms?" Paper presented at Babson College Enterpreneurship Research Conference,London(April1995).

McGee, J.E., & Rubach, M.J. “The Role of Experience in Successful Outsourcing: A Study of New High Technology Manufacturing Firms.” Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Vancouver (August 1995).

McGee, J.E. “Successful Outsourcing by New High-Technology Ventures: The Role of Firm Size.”  Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Dallas (August 1994).

McGee, J.E., & Dowling, M.J. “Linkages Between the Use of R&D Cooperative Arrangements and Management Team Characteristics: An Empirical Study of Technology Intensive New Ventures.”  Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Atlanta (August 1993).

McGee, J.E. “An Empirical Examination of Inter-Firm Activities in New High-Tech Ventures.”  Paper presented at the ORSA/TIMS annual meeting, San Francisco (November 1992).

McGee, J.E., & Dowling, M.J. “Using Cooperative Arrangements to Complement Existing Internal Resources: A Study of Technology Intensive New Ventures.”  Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, Las Vegas (August 1992).

Dowling M.J., & McGee J.E. "Technology Strategy and New Venture Development in the Telecommunications Equipment Industry". Paper presented at the Academy of Management annual meeting, San Francisco (August 1990)