Scott L. Newbert is the Lawrence N. Field Chair in Entrepreneurship and the Academic Director of the Lawrence N. Field Programs in Entrepreneurship at Baruch College, City University of New York. He received his Ph.D. in entrepreneurship and strategic management from Rutgers University. Before joining Baruch College, he was a Professor of Management at Villanova University, where he held term appointments as the Harry Halloran Emerging Scholar in Social Entrepreneurship and the Anne Quinn Welsh Faculty Fellow in Honors. Dr. Newbert has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in entrepreneurship, design, strategy and business ethics at Villanova University, Rutgers University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, and Monmouth University. His research interests include the processes by which existing and nascent firms create value through the entrepreneurial use of resources, the determinants of firm creation, and the socioeconomic impacts of entrepreneurial activity. Dr. Newbert has authored more than 100 scholarly papers on these and related topics, many of which have been published in the world’s leading academic journals and cited in popular media outlets. Dr. Newbert also serves as a field editor for Journal of Business Venturing, the top-ranked journal in the field of entrepreneurship, an online contributor for Entrepreneur Magazine, and a member of CNBC’s Disruptor 50 Advisory Council.
In addition to his academic endeavors, Dr. Newbert provides consulting services to non-profit and for-profit organizations, serving clients including the United States and Dutch governments and Sandia National Laboratories. Prior to obtaining his Ph.D., he worked in sales for Hershey Foods Corporation, co-founded a privately owned marketing consulting firm, serving clients including Colgate-Palmolive and Johnson & Johnson, and co-founded Monmouth University’s Division I FCS college football program.
Selected publications below. For a full list of my publications visit my Google Scholar profile.
Newbert SL, Tornikoski ET, Augugliaro J. 2020. To get out of the building or not? That is the question: The benefits (and costs) of customer involvement during the startup process. Journal of Business Venturing Insights, 14: e00209
Yang S, Kher R, Newbert SL. 2020. What signals matter for social startups? It depends: The influence of gender role congruity on social impact accelerator selection decisions. Journal of Business Venturing, 35(2): 1-22.
Rawhouser H, Cummings M, Newbert SL. 2019. Social impact measurement: Current approaches and future directions for social entrepreneurship research. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 43(1): 82-115.
Newbert SL. 2018. Achieving social and economic equality by unifying business and ethics: Adam Smith as the cause of and cure for the separation thesis. Journal of Management Studies special issue on social and economic inequality, 55(3): 517-544.
Newbert SL, Craig JB. 2017. Moving beyond socioemotional wealth: Toward a normative theory of decision-making in family business. Family Business Review, 30(4): 339–346.
Rawhouser H, Villanueva J, Newbert SL. 2017. Strategies and tools for entrepreneurial resource access: A cross-disciplinary review and typology. International Journal of Management Reviews, 19(4): 473-491.
Newbert SL, David RJ, Han SK. 2014. Rarely pure and never simple: Assessing cumulative evidence in strategic management. Strategic Organization, 12(2): 142-154
LiPuma JA, Newbert SL, Doh JP. 2013. The effect of institutional quality on firm export performance in emerging economies: A contingency model of firm age and size. Small Business Economics, 40(4): 817-841.
Newbert SL, Tornikoski ET. 2013. Resource acquisition in the emergence phase: Considering the effects of embeddedness and dependence. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 37(2): 249–280.
Newbert SL, Tornikoski ET, Quigley NR. 2013. Exploring the evolution of supporter networks in the creation of new organizations. Journal of Business Venturing, 28(2): 281-298.
Newbert SL, Tornikoski ET. 2012. Supporter networks and network growth: A contingency model of organizational emergence. Small Business Economics, 39(1): 141-159.
Newbert SL. 2008. Value, rareness, competitive advantage, and performance: A conceptual-level empirical investigation of the resource-based view of the firm. Strategic Management Journal, 29(7): 745-768.
Kirchhoff BA, Newbert SL, Hasan I, Armington C. 2007. The influence of university R&D expenditures on new business formations and employment growth. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 31(4): 543-559.
Newbert SL. 2007. Empirical research on the resource-based view of the firm: An assessment and suggestions for future research. Strategic Management Journal, 28(2): 121-146.
Tornikoski ET, Newbert SL. 2007. Exploring the determinants of organizational emergence: A legitimacy perspective. Journal of Business Venturing, 22(2): 311-335.
Newbert SL. 2003. Realizing the spirit and Impact of Adam Smith’s capitalism through entrepreneurship. Journal of Business Ethics, 46(3): 251-258.
Best Social Entrepreneurship Paper Award, Academy of Management Conference, 2021.
Abraham J. Briloff Prize in Ethics, Baruch College, 2017.
McDonough Family Faculty Research Award, Villanova School of Business, 2016.
G. Dale Meyer Best Paper Award for the most relevant research in Social Entrepreneurship, Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, 2015.