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Oklahoma State University

KINCY MADISON

KINCY MADISON

School of Entrepreneurship
Assistant Professor, Spears School of Business

435 BUSINESS BUILDING
STILLWATER, OK 74078
Phone: 405-744-7798

kincy.madison@okstate.edu

Education

  • Ph D, University of Tennessee, Organizations & Strategy, 2014
  • MS, Auburn University, Human Resources Management, 1996
  • BS, Auburn University, Business Administration, 1995

Publications

  • W. Tabor, Kristen Madison, J. J. Daspit, and D. T. Holt. (2019). "The Heterogeneity of Family Firm Ethical Cultures: Current Insights and Future Directions. In The Palgrave Handbook of Heterogeneity among Family Firms ". Palgrave Macmillan: (Forthcoming).
  • Kristen Madison, J. J. Daspit, K. Turner, and F. W. Kellermanns. (2018). "Family firm human resource practices: Investigating the effects of professionalization and bifurcation bias on performance". Journal of Business Research. (84), 327-336.
  • W. Tabor, J. J. Chrisman, Kristen Madison, and J. M. Vardaman. (2018). "Nonfamily members in family firms: A review and future research agenda.". Family Business Review. (31), 1, 54-79.
  • J. J. Daspit, Kristen Madison, T. Barnett, and R. G. Long. (2018). "The emergence of bifurcation bias from unbalanced families: Examining HR practices in the family firm using circumplex theory.". Human Resource Management Review. (28), 1, 18-32.
  • B. Mathias, S. Soloman, and Kristen Madison. (2017). "After the harvest: A stewardship perspective on entrepreneurship and philanthropy". Journal of Business Venturing. (32), 4, 385-404.
  • Kristen Madison, Z. Li, and D. T. Holt. (2017). "Agency Theory in Family Firm Research: Accomplishments and Opportunities. In The Routledge Companion to Family Business". Routledge: . 45-69.
  • Kristen Madison, F. W. Kellermanns, and T. P. Munyon. (2017). "Coexisting agency and stewardship governance in family firms: An empirical investigation of individual-level and firm-level effects.". Family Business Review. (30), 4, 347-368.
  • J. Linlin, Kristen Madison, F. W. Kellermanns, T. R. Crook, and J. Xi. (2017). "Entrepreneurial team composition characteristics and new venture performance: A meta-analysis.". Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. (41), 5, 743-771.
  • D. T. Holt, Kristen Madison, and F. W. Kellermanns. (2017). "Variance in family members’ assessments: The importance of dispersion modeling in family firm research". Family Business Review. (30), 1, 61-83.
  • O. Ahlers, A. Hack, Kristen Madison, M. Wright, and F. W. Kellermanns. (2016). "Is it all about money? Affective commitment and the difference between family and non-family sellers in buyouts.". British Journal of Management. (28), 2, 159-179.
  • Kristen Madison, D. T. Holt, F. W. Kellermanns, and A. L. Ranft. (2016). "Viewing family firm behavior and governance through the lens of agency and stewardship theories.". Family Business Review. (29), 1, 65-93.
  • Kristen Madison. (2014). "Attribution theory in the organizational sciences: The road traveled and the path ahead.". Academy of Management Perspectives. (28), 2, 128-146.
  • Kristen Madison, R. R. Runyan, and J. L. Swinney. (2014). "Strategic posture and performance: Revealing differences between family and nonfamily firms". Journal of Family Business Strategy. (5), 3, 239-251.
  • Kristen Madison and F. W. Kellermanns. (2013). "Is the spiritual bond bound by blood? An exploratory study of spiritual leadership in family firms.". Journal of Management, Spirituality & Religion. (10), 2, 159-182.
  • Kristen Madison, A. A. Armenakis, H. S. Field, and D. R. Norris. (2012). "Other organizations are doing it, why shouldn’t we? A look at downsizing and organizational identity through an institutional theory lens.". Journal of Change Management. (12), 2, 165-188.

Presentations

  • Linking the entrepreneur’s childhood communication patterns to the innovativeness of their ventures
    Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference
    2018
  • Defining the multi-family firm: Types, characteristics, competitive advantages, and strategies
    Southern Management Association
    2018
  • The effects of spiritual leadership on work-family conflict and organizational commitment in the family firm
    Southern Management Association
    2018
  • Family and nonfamily employees in the family firm: A quest to understand varied treatment and perceptions.
    University of Bergamo
    2017
  • ‘Bridging the Gap’ between family and nonfamily knowledge: A dispersion model of complementary resources and innovation.
    Family Enterprise Research Conference
    2017
  • Creating efficiency in family firm knowledge exploitation: The influences of complementary knowledge and social resources.
    IFERA Research Development Workshop
    2017
  • (Un)intended effects of professionalization: An investigation of bifurcation bias in family firms.
    Academy of Management
    2016
  • After the harvest: Entrepreneurship and inequality.
    Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference
    2016
  • Family firm governance through strategic cronyism: Inviting nonfamily managers to the party.
    Family Enterprise Research Conference
    2016
  • The influence of the founding family's communication patterns on the family firm.
    Family Enterprise Research Conference
    2016
  • Navigating the Academic Job Market.
    Mid-south Management Research Consortium
    2016
  • Paradoxical synergy: The positive effect of socioemotional wealth on family firm performance.
    Theories of the Family Enterprise Conference
    2016
  • Relational demography and status in family firms: Who responds to the CEO’s altruistic leadership?
    Academy of Management
    2015
  • The impact of integrated agency-stewardship governance structures in family firms.
    Academy of Management
    2015
  • Separate, but equal: An empirical assessment of the effect of bifurcation bias on family firm performance.
    Family Enterprise Research Conference
    2015
  • Theoretical and empirical concerns regarding shared sentiments in family firms.
    Family Enterprise Research Conference
    2015
  • My Work Experience as an HR Generalist, Specialist, and Consultant
    Society for Human Resource Management
    2015
  • The Influence of Bifurcation Bias on the Performance of the Professionalized Family Firm.
    Southern Management Association
    2015
  • The impact of formal and informal human resource practices on family firm performance.
    Family Enterprise Research Conference
    2014
  • Family Firm Succession: The influence of shared sentiments throughout a multi-level multi-phase process.
    Theories of the Family Enterprise Conference
    2014
  • Socioemotional wealth and family firm performance: Economic gains from pursuing noneconomic goals.
    Academy of Management
    2013
  • Merging two intersections: Exploring the role of spiritual leadership within family firms.
    Family Enterprise Research Conference
    2013
  • Governance and performance: Revealing differences between family and nonfamily employees of the family business.
    International Family Enterprise Research Academy
    2013
  • Trends and Directions in Family Firm Research: A Discussion of Theory, Phenomena, and Methodology.
    Panel, Southern Management Association
    2013
  • Considering geography: A novel approach to measuring geographically dispersed teams.
    Southern Management Association
    2013
  • Explaining family firm performance through psychological and situational stewardship factors.
    Academy of Management
    2012
  • Is the spiritual bond bound by blood? An exploratory study of spiritual leadership in family firms.
    Academy of Management
    2012
  • Professional Development Workshop: Exploring approaches to understanding the spiritual/religious entrepreneur.
    Academy of Management
    2012
  • Dividing the pie: Effects of reward allocation method on cooperative behavior and team performance.
    Southern Management Association
    2012
  • Strategic posture and performance: Revealing differences between family and nonfamily firms.
    Southern Management Association
    2012

Editorial and Review Activities

  • Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice
    Editorial Board Member
    2018
  • Journal of Small Business Management
    Ad Hoc Reviewer
    2018
  • Family Business Review
    Editorial Board Member
    2017
  • Journal of Management Studies
    Ad Hoc Reviewer
    2017
  • Journal of Business Research
    Ad Hoc Reviewer
    2016
  • Journal of Business Venturing
    Ad Hoc Reviewer
    2015
  • Journal of Family Business Strategy
    Ad Hoc Reviewer
    2013
  • International Journal of Management Reviews
    Ad Hoc Reviewer
    2016 - 2017
  • Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice
    Ad Hoc Reviewer
    2014 - 2017
  • Human Resource Management Review
    Ad Hoc Reviewer
    2016
  • Family Business Review
    Ad Hoc Reviewer
    2014 - 2016
  • Human Resource Management
    Ad Hoc Reviewer
    2015

Awards and Honors

  • Award for Best Article (2018)
  • Award for Best Unpublished Research Paper (2018)
  • Award for Best Conference Poster (2017)
  • Award for Excellent Reviewer (2017)
  • Summer Research Grant (2017)
  • Award for Excellence in Research on the General Topic of Entrepreneurship (2016)
  • Competitive Summer Research Grant (2016)
  • Summer Research Grant (2016)
  • Award for Best-in-Track Doctoral Student Paper in Entrepreneurship/Innovation (2015)
  • Summer Research Grant (2015)
  • Family Owned Business Institute (FOBI) Research Scholar Grant (2012)

Academic, Military, and Professional Positions

  • Oklahoma State University, Assistant Professor, Spears School of Business, August 2018
  • Mississippi State University, Assistant Professor of Management, August 2014 - May 2018
  • University of Tennessee, Graduate Assistant of Management, August 2010 - May 2014
  • Heil Environmental, Human Resources Consultant, 2005 - 2011
  • Family Dollar Stores, Inc., Human Resources Manager, 2006 - 2008
  • The Krystal Company, Human Resources Manager, 1998 - 2005
  • Rehabilitation Services of Columbus, Inc., Human Resources Generalist, 1997 - 1998

Courses Taught

  • EEE 2023 (1 Semester)
  • EEE 3033 (1 Semester)