Moriah Meyskens

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Moriah Meyskens
Instructor in Management

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Phone | (619) 260-7702
Office | Alcala West, Coronado 112

    Instructor in Management

    Moriah Meyskens is an adjunct Professor at the University of San Diego in the Management Department. At USD she is an active member of the Venture Vetting (V2) Competition leadership team. She also enjoys assisting with initiatives related to social entrepreneurship like the Social Innovation Challenge (she was a judge in 2012). She recently completed post-doctoral research at Babson College where she worked with the United States Global Entrepreneurship Monitor team and continues as a visiting scholar. Her areas of interest lie in Entrepreneurship, Strategy and International Business with a particular focus on social entrepreneurship, bottom of the pyramid, corporate social responsibility, green-techs, business planning and partnership research. She has presented her work at numerous conferences including the Academy of Management, Babson, and USASBE. She has also co-organized several annual professional development workshops at AOM since 2008 on Content Analysis and Poverty Alleviation Research.

    Meyskens has published two book chapters, two GEM reports, and several peer-reviewed articles in Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Small Business Economics, Journal of Enterprising Culture, and the Journal of Business Ethics. She has over eight years’ professional experience in finance and microfinance. She holds a PhD from the Department of Management & International Business at Florida International University. Her dissertation was on the role of partnerships in nascent social ventures. Meyskens completed her bachelor’s degree in Economics & Latin American Studies at UCLA and her MBA in Management & Entrepreneurship at NYU. She also speaks Spanish and Portuguese fluently.

    Selected Current Research

    Journal Article, Academic Journal

    Meyskens, M., Carsrud, A. (2013). Nascent green-technology ventures: An exploratory study assessing the role of partnership diversity in firm success. Small Business Economics, 40 (3), 739-759.

    Meyskens, M., Carsrud, A. (2011). The role of partnerships on the legal structure and location choice of nascent social ventures. Journal of Enterprising Culture, 19 (1), 61-77.

    Paul, K., Meyskens, M., Robbins, S. (2011). Components of a global mindset: Corporate social responsibility and cross-cultural sensitivity. Journal of International Business and Cultural Studies, 5

    Meyskens, M., Carsrud, A., Cardozo, R. (2010). The symbiosis of entities in the social engagement network: The role of social ventures. Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, 22 (5), 425-455.

    Meyskens, M., Paul, K. (2010). The evolution of corporate social reporting practices in Mexico. . Journal of Business Ethics, 91 (2), 211- 227.

    Meyskens, M., Robb-Post, C., Stamp, J., Carsrud, A., Reynolds, P. (2010). Social ventures from a resource-based perspective: An exploratory study assessing global Ashoka Fellows. Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, 34 (4), 661-68.

    Meyskens, M., Von Glinow, M., Werther, W., Clarke, L. (2009). The paradox of international talent: Alternative forms of international assignments. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 20 (6), 1439-1450.

    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New

    Meyskens, M. (2013). Social venture earned income strategies. Social Entrepreneurship: How Businesses Can Transform Society, ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2

    Meyskens, M., Moss, T., , . (2012). Applying innovation theory to green-tech ventures . Patterns of Social Entrepreneurship Research

    Moss, T., Meyskens, M. (2012). Stakeholder salience & disruptive innovation in social entrepreneurship. Patterns of Social Entrepreneurship

    Meyskens, M., Allen, E., Brush, C. (2011). Human capital and hybrid ventures. Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence, and Growth/ Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 13

    Meyskens, M., Auch, N. An exploratory study of social venture competitions: Value creation at the individual, venture and societal levels. Theory and Empirical Research in Social Entrepreneurship, Edward Elgar