Faculty and Staff

Ana Cristina Siqueira

Professor • Department of Mgmt., Marketing & Sales

Ana Siqueira (PhD, University of Cambridge) is Assistant Professor of Management at the Cotsakos College of Business, William Paterson University. She is an award-winning educator and has been teaching face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels since 2009. In 2014, she received a university-wide Creative Teaching Award at Duquesne University for co-revising the Strategic Management course aligned with the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME). This revised course received a commendation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Her pedagogical innovations have appeared in publications such as the Journal of International Business Education as well as International Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development. Dr. Siqueira's was a Benavitch Scholar in St Catharine's College at the University of Cambridge in 2007-2009 and she was hosted in 2008-2009 in the Industrial Performance Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Her professional experience includes almost five years in financial services organizations such as Citigroup, where she developed business planning and new strategic initiatives involving communication and information technology. Her articles have appeared in premier publications such as Journal of Business Ethics, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, and Journal of Business Venturing.

Professional Interests

She is an Editorial Board Member of the journals Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice and Cross-Cultural & Strategic Management. She is also an elected officer in the Teaching Community of the Strategic Management Society, as well as the Organizations and Natural Environment Division of the Academy of Management.

Other Interests

Her interests include entrepreneurship and innovation. A paper from her PhD dissertation received a Research Promise IDEA Award and a Michael H. Mescon/Coles College of Business Best Empirical Paper Award. A later version of this paper with Andy Cosh titled “Focusing on one capability at a time: Patterns in the use of innovation activities and implications for young firms” is published in the International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management. More information is available at https://wpunj.yuja.com/V/Video?v=1320575&node=4983015&a=440511375&autoplay=1

Languages (other than English)

Portuguese 

Degrees

PhD Management, University of Cambridge Cambridge, United Kingdom

MA Sociology, University of Florida Gainesville, FL

MA Latin American Studies, Stanford University Stanford, CA

BBA Business Administration, Fundacao Getulio Vargas Sao Paulo, Brazil

Specialization

Strategic management, entrepreneurship, international business, and management of technology and innovation

Representative Publications


A commons strategy for promoting entrepreneurship and social capital: Implications for community currencies, cryptocurrencies, and value exchange; Journal of Business Ethics;
(Article: https://rdcu.be/b5P31) (Video: https://wpunj.yuja.com/V/Video?v=1320622&node=4983111&a=1970445592&autoplay=1)


Entrepreneurs’ ingenuity and self-imposed ethical constraints: Creating sustainability-oriented new ventures and knowledge; Journal of Knowledge Management; 2019
https://wpunj.yuja.com/V/Video?v=1316799&node=4970112&a=1121587381&autoplay=1


A longitudinal comparison of capital structure between young for-profit social and commercial enterprises; Journal of Business Venturing; Volume 33, 2018
https://wpunj.yuja.com/V/Video?v=1160766&node=4286662&a=264305653&autoplay=1


Informal entrepreneurship and industry conditions; , Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice; Volume 40, 2016


Supporting Innovation Ecosystems with Microfinance: Evidence from Brazil and Implications for Social Entrepreneurship; , Journal of Social Entrepreneurship; 2014
https://wpunj.yuja.com/V/Video?v=1147080&node=4254626&a=552267490&autoplay=1

Representative Presentations


The consequences of leverage in commercial versus B Corp social enterprises
Global B Corp Academic Community Roundtable
Los Angeles, 2019


From crowdfunding to commercializing: New ventures’ CSR communication and the sharing economy
Academy of Management
Boston, 2019


Financial Expectations Among Women- Versus Men-Led Enterprises In Resource-constrained Environments: Role Of Social Media
2019 Diana International Conference on Women’s Entrepreneurship Research Boston College
Boston, MA 2019


Social Investing By Women Entrepreneurs In Resource-Constrained Environments: Entrepreneurship As Search For Autonomy
2019 Diana International Conference on Women’s Entrepreneurship Research Boston College
Boston, MA 2019


Social Responsibility, External Feedback, and Crowdfunding-Backed New Venture Success
Social Entrepreneurship Conference University of Southern California Marshall School of Business and Northeastern University DAmore-McKim School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 2018

Awards and Honors

Creative Teaching Award
Duquesne University
04/01/2014

Nominated for Carolyn B. Dexter Award
Academy of Management
08/01/2013

Best Paper Proceedings
Academy of Management
01/01/2013

Research Promise IDEA Award
Entrepreneurship Division, Academy of Management, & University of Connecticut, Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
01/01/2010

Michael H. Mescon/Coles College of Business Best Empirical Paper
Entrepreneurship Division, Academy of Management
01/01/2009

Notable Courses Taught

Values, Ethics, & Sustainability, MGT 3550
Business Strategy and Policy, MGT 4600
Entrepreneurship, ENT 7010
Minority-Led and Social Entrepreneurship, MGT 7990

4042 Valley Road

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