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Jacob A. Waddingham

Assistant Professor of Management, Texas State University

Dr. Jacob A. Waddingham is an Assistant Professor of Management in the McCoy College of Business at Texas State University. He earned a PhD in Management from Auburn University, an MBA from Iowa State University, and BS degrees in Journalism and Political Science from the University of Texas at Tyler. His research explores how organizations and entrepreneurs manage stakeholder perceptions, and stakeholder attitudes and behaviors. Jacob’s research has been published in multiple outlets, including Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Management, and Journal of International Business Studies.


  • –present
    Assistant Professor of Management, Texas State University


  • 2022 
    Auburn University, PhD in Management


  • 2023
    Addressing the entrepreneur in the room: Entrepreneurial exit and impression management tactics in the employment interview context, Journal of Business Venturing Insights
  • 2022
    Burning up on Reentry: The Effect of Entrepreneurial Exit in the Hiring Context, Journal of Management
  • 2021
    Search behavior and decision confidence in equity crowdfunding: an information search process model perspective, Journal of Small Business Management
  • 2020
    Insights on the go: Leveraging business podcasts to enhance organizational performance, Business Horizons
  • 2020
    Organization member action proximity and attributions for managerial crisis response failure, Management Decision