Ted Baker

Ted Baker is an associate professor of entrepreneurship at North Carolina State University’s Poole College of Management, and serves as Executive Director of The Entrepreneurship Collaborative (TEC). He spent the first half of his adult life in a variety of entrepreneurial ventures. His current research focuses on entrepreneurship under resource constraints (for example in the informal settlements around Cape Town, South Africa, in the textile industry in the American South and in university spin-offs) and in particular on bricolage and improvisation as constructs useful for understanding resourceful behavior and organizational resilience. His recent work builds on the social psychology of individual identity. He is Associate Editor at Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal and serves on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Business Venturing and Journal of Management Studies. Ted is Representative at Large for the Entrepreneurship Division of the Academy of Management and Chairs the division’s Research Committee.

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