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Barbara Bird

Professor Department of Management

KSB - Management
Kogod - 216
M TH 9:30-11, 12:45-2 and by appointment after 3:30 on M and TH as well as other times
Contact Info
(202) 885-1924

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Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Honors, Awards, and Fellowships

Professor Barbara Bird's co-authored paper "The Practical Intelligence of High Potential Entrepreneurs: Antecedents and a Link with New Venture Growth,"  was awarded an IDEA Award:  2008 Entrepreneurship, Theory & Practice Best Conceptual Paper by the Academy of Management.

AU Expert

Area of Expertise: Entrepreneurship (thinking styles, behavior, competencies, management, human resources, business plans); leadership; women entrepreneurs; entrepreneurial intuition and expertise, competition cognitions, organizational behavior; creativity in organizations

Additional Information: Barbara J. Bird
serves as associate editor of Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. She is currently leading efforts to find common terms and measures for entrepreneurial behavior, including delivering the keynote address at Gateway 2010 (St. Louis) and editing a special issue of Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice on the topic. Her research also focuses on the behavior, intelligence, and other thought patterns of entrepreneurs including a paper in Personnel Psychology (with R. Baum), "Practical intelligence of entrepreneurs: Antecedents and a link with new venture growth," and in Organization Science (with R. Baum), "The successful intelligence of high growth entrepreneurs: Links to new venture growth." She has served as business specialist (reviewing business plans) for the Advanced Technology Program of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and on the Small Business Innovation Research Project for the National Science Foundation. Her current work includes analysis of the NIST data collected and focuses on liabilities of new organizations and strategic alliance changes in these high-technology projects.

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