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Faculty Profile

Greg Fisher

Contact Information

(812) 855-2763
fisherg [at] indiana [dot] edu (E-mail)
Business School

Faculty Web Page

  • Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship

Campus

  • Bloomington

Education

  • PhD, University of Washington, 2012
  • MBA, Gordon Institute of Business Science, University of Pretoria, 2004
  • BComm (Hons), University of Johannesburg, 2002
  • BAcct, University of KwaZulu-Natal, 1997

Professional Experience

  • Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship, Gordon Institute of Business Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • Expert Contributor and Advisor, Entrepreneur Magazine, South Africa
  • Cofounder and Director, Learninglab Inc.
  • Senior Manager, Deloitte

Awards, Honors & Certifications

  • MBA Teaching Excellence Award at Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, 2013
  • Best Paper Award at the Sustainability, Ethics and Entrepreneurship Conference, 2013
  • Named among the “40 Most Outstanding B-School Profs under 40 in the World” by the Poets and Quants website
  • MBA Teaching Award, Gordon Institute of Business Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa, 2011
  • Outstanding Instructor Award, University of Washington, Professional and Continuing Education Business Fundamentals Program, 2011
  • Doctoral Student Paper Award, Western Academy of Management meeting, 2011
  • Best Paper Award, Southern Management Association Meeting, Ethics/Diversity Track, 2011
  • MBA Teaching Award, Gordon Institute of Business Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa, 2010
  • Academy of Management Entrepreneurship Division IDEA Award for Research Promise, 2010
  • Kenneth E. Clark Student Research Award from International Leadership Association, 2010
  • Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice Award for the Best Conceptual Paper for the Annual Meeting of the Entrepreneurship Division of the Academy of Management, 2009
  • Doctoral Student Paper Award, Southern Management Association Meeting, Entrepreneurship/Innovation Track, 2009

Professional Interests

Entrepreneurship, Corporate Entrepreneurship, International Management and Turnaround Management

Personal Interests

Family, Running, Cycling

Selected Publications

  • Waldron, T., Navis, C. & Fisher, G. (2013), "Explaining Differences in Firms' Responses to Activism," Academy of Management Review, 38: 397-415.

  • Waldron, T., Fisher, G. and Navis, C. Institutional Entrepreneurs' Social Mobility in Organizational Fields. Journal of Business Venturing, Forthcoming.

  • Fisher, G. & Kotha, S. Entrepreneurial Identity and Resource Acquisition: The Role of Venture Identification. Oxford Handbook on Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship. Eds Hitt, M., Zhou, J. & Shally, C., Forthcoming.

  • Fisher, G. & Kotha, S. Homegrocer.com: Anatomy of a Failure. Business Horizons. Forthcoming.   

  • Fisher, G. (2012), "Effectuation, Causation  and Entrepreneurial Bricolage: A Behavioral Comparison of Emerging Theories in Entrepreneurship Research" Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 6:  1019-1051.

  • Fisher, G. (2009), "Personality, Uncertainty and Logic: Impact on Entrepreneurial Outcomes," Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, P. Davidsson (Ed.), Chicago, Illinois.

  • Abdo, A and Greg Fisher (2007) "The Impact of Reported Corporate Governance Disclosure on the Financial Performance of Companies listed on the Financial Performance of Companies listed on the JSO" Investment Analyst Journal, 66: 43-56.