Zicklin Logo
Personal tools
ZSB Home » Department / Faculty » Faculty Profiles » Ramona Kay Zachary

Ramona Kay Zachary

Peter S. Jonas Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship, Narendra Paul Loomba Department of Management

Ramona Kay ZacharyPeter S. Jonas Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship, Narendra Paul Loomba Department of Management

Ramona.Zachary@baruch.cuny.edu


Education:

BS Purdue University 1971
MS Purdue University 1973
PhD Purdue University 1978

Areas of Expertise:

Family Business, Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Women, Home-Based Business and Employment, Work and Family Issues, Family Financial Insolvency and Advising, Management Theory, Resource Use

Selected Publications:

Rogoff, E. G., & Heck, R. K. Z. (2008). The empirical truths about minority entrepreneurs. Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, 13(3), 223-227.

Danes, S. M., Lee, J., Stafford, K., & Heck, R. K. Z. (2008). The effects of ethnicity, families and culture on entrepreneurial experience: An extension of Sustainable Family Business Theory. Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, 13(3), 229-268. [Invited Article for Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, Special Issue titled “Empirical Research on Ethnicity and Entrepreneurship in the United States”]

Heck, R. K. Z., & Mishra, C. S. (2008). Family entrepreneurship. Journal of Small Business Management, 46(3), 313-316.

Heck, R. K. Z., Hoy, F., Poutziouris, P. Z., & Steier, L. P. (2008). Emerging paths of family entrepreneurship research. Journal of Small Business Management, 46(3), 317-330.

Puryear, A., Rogoff, E., Lee, M-S., Heck, R. K. Z., Grossman, E. B., Haynes, G. W., & Onochie, J. (2008). Sampling minority business owners and their families: The understudied entrepreneurial experience. Journal of Small Business Management, 46(3), 422-455.

Olson, P.D., Zuiker, V.S., Danes, S.M., Stafford, K., Heck, R.K.Z., & Duncan, K. (2008). Impact of the family and business on family business sustainability (Chapter 5, pp. 90-112). In V. Gupta , N. Levenburg, L. Moore, J. Motwani, & T. Swartz (Eds.), Culturally-sensitive Models of Family Business in Anglo Culture: A Compendium using the GLOBE paradigm. Hyderabad: ICFAI University Press.

Heck, R. K. Z., Danes, S. M., Fitzgerald, M. A., Haynes, G. W., Jasper, C. R., Schrank, H. L., Stafford, K., & Winter, M. (2006). Role of family in family business entrepreneurship. In P. Z. Poutziouris, K. X. Smyrnios, & S. Klein (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Family Business (Chapter 5, pp. 80-105) . Edward Elgar Publishing in association with International Family Enterprise Research Academy (IFERA), Chelten ham, UK.

Heck, R. K. Z. (2004, summer). Commentary on S. A. Zahra, J. C. Hayton, and C. Salvato’s “Organizational culture and entrepreneurship in family firms: A resources-based analysis,” Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 383-389.

Rogoff, E. G., & Heck, R. K. Z. (2003). Evolving research in entrepreneurship and family business: Recognizing family as the oxygen that feeds the fire of entrepreneurship. [Introductory Editorial Note for Special Issue], Journal of Business Venturing, 18(5), 559-566.

Rogoff, E. G., & Heck, R. K. Z. (Guest Co-Editors). (2003). The evolving family/entrepreneurial business relationship [Special Issue], Journal of Business Venturing, 18(5).

Olson, P. D., Zuiker, V. S., Danes, S. M., Stafford, K., Heck, R. K. Z., & Duncan, K. A. (2003). Impact of family and business on family business sustainability. Journal of Business Venturing, 18(5), 639-666. [as Guest Co-Editor, R. K. Z. Heck was not involved in the management and processing of the reviews relative to this article].

Orrange, R. M., Firebaugh, F. M., & Heck, R. K. Z. (2003). Managing households. In P. Moen, (Ed.), It’s about time (pp. 153-167). Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Academic Activities:

Associate Editor (with Executive Committee of Frank Hoy, Lloyd Steier and Panikkos Poutziouris ), Special Issue titled “Family Entrepreneurship,” Journal of Small Business Management, Volume 46, Number 3, July 2008.

Guest Co-Editor (with Edward G. Rogoff), Special Issue titled, “Empirical Research on Ethnicity and Entrepreneurship in the United States,” Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, Volume 13, Number 3, September 2008.

Associate Editor of Family and Founders Owned Enterprises and Women and Minority Owned Enterprises, Journal of Small Business Management, January 2005 to present

Editorial Board Member and Reviewer, Family Business Review, 1994-present.

Editorial Board, Journal of Small Business Management, 2003 to present

Guest Co-Editor (with Edward G. Rogoff), Special Issue, Journal of Business Venturing, Volume 18, Number 5, 2003

Guest Co-Editor, Journal of Business Venturing, Special Issue, Volume 18, Number 3, 2003.

Journal of Family and Economic Issues: Editorial Board, 2001-present; Associate Editor, 1998-2000; Editor, 1992-97; Guest Editor, Special Issue, Fall 1992.

Editorial Board Member and Reviewer, Family Business Review, 1994-present.

Professional Activities:

International Family Enterprise Research Academy, Board Member, 2008 to present

United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship: Vice President, Family Business Division, 2002-03; Member-at-Large, Strategic Planning Committee, 2001-02; Vice President Elect, Family Business Division, 2001-02; Family Business Division Program Chair, 2000-01.

Member, Academy of Management, Entrepreneurship Division, Committee on Membership/Publicity/External Relations, 1999-2002.

Awards, Honors, etc.:

The Third Annual Office Depot Small Business Research Forum, “Family Entrepreneurship” Forum papers/presentations managed by R. K. Z. Heck, Executive Committee Chair and JSBM Associate Editor, Sponsored by The College of Business at Florida Atlantic University and The Journal of Small Business Management, In partnership with The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Fort Lauderdale, March 10, 2007 (Recognition Award).

Award for Excellence, Northeastern Regional Association of State Agricultural Experiment Station Directors, 2001.

Distinguished Alumni Award, Consumer and Family Sciences Alumni Association, Purdue University, 1993.

cuny-logo.gif
Baruch College/CUNY | Zicklin School Of Business | 646-312-1000 | Copyright © 2014
One Bernard Baruch Way, New York, NY 10010 ( 55 Lexington Avenue at East 24th Street, NYC )

FAQ | News | Events Listing | Administrators Login | About This Website | AACSB Accredited