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Adams, Stephen

Faculty, Management and Marketing
Perdue Hall (PH) 324
410-677-5058 or ext 75058
sbadamssalisburyedu
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Education:
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
M.B.A., University of Michigan
B.A., University of California at Davis

Interests:
Entrepreneurship, Regional Economic Development, Technology Transfer, Business History

Website:
http://faculty.salisbury.edu/~sbadams/


Courses  []

2014 Fall

  • BUAD 338-001 SPECIAL BUSINESS TOPICS
    Advanced study of varying business topics based on students' interests and needs. May be repeated once for credit under different subtitle. May substitute for a concentration elective depending on the topic (see director of undergraduate studies). Major Prerequisites: Varies by topic and admission to Professional Program. Non-Major Prerequisites: Varies by topic and junior standing. Three hours per week.
  • HIST 490-002 STUDIES IN HISTORY
    Intensive historical study of particular periods and groups, economic, intellectual, cultural, social movements and/or institutions. May be taken twice under different course titles. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing or permission of instructor. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IIB.
  • MGMT 428-001 ENTREPRENEURSHIP
    Practical analysis of the viability of a business venture and development of a business plan to fund such a venture. Emphasis on reducing risk and uncertainty under competitive economic conditions. Prerequisites: MGMT 320, MKTG 330. Three hours per week.
  • MGMT 428-002 ENTREPRENEURSHIP
    Practical analysis of the viability of a business venture and development of a business plan to fund such a venture. Emphasis on reducing risk and uncertainty under competitive economic conditions. Prerequisites: MGMT 320, MKTG 330. Three hours per week.

2015 Spring

  • BUAD 695-601 PROJECT CONSULTING
    Apply the principles and techniques learned in the MBA curriculum to real business problems faced by organizations today. Teams work with client organizations on a business challenge or opportunity. Interact with the client organization to simulate working as a professional management consulting team. Apply learned technical and functional expertise to solving real-world problems while developing critical competencies in leadership skills such as client communication, team dynamics, problem solving and critical thinking. Prerequisite: Admission to the MBA program. Course must be completed in the final mini-semesters of the student's MBA degree program requirements. Three hours per week.
  • MGMT 428-001 ENTREPRENEURSHIP
    Practical analysis of the viability of a business venture and development of a business plan to fund such a venture. Emphasis on reducing risk and uncertainty under competitive economic conditions. Prerequisites: MGMT 320, MKTG 330. Three hours per week.
  • MGMT 428-002 ENTREPRENEURSHIP
    Practical analysis of the viability of a business venture and development of a business plan to fund such a venture. Emphasis on reducing risk and uncertainty under competitive economic conditions. Prerequisites: MGMT 320, MKTG 330. Three hours per week.

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Awards, Scholarship & Creative Works:  []

Article(s)

Adams, S. B. 
(2011). 
Growing where you are planted: Exogenous firms & the seeding of Silicon Valley. 
Research Policy, 
40(3), 
368-379. 
Manz, C. C., Manz, K. P., Adams, S. B., & Shipper, F. M. 
(2011). 
Sustainable performance with values based shared leadership: A case study of a virtuous organization. 
Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 
28(3), 
284-296. 
Manz, C. C., Manz, K. P., Adams, S. B., & Shipper, F. M. 
(2010). 
A model of values based shared leadership & sustainable performance. 
Journal of Personnel Psychology, 
9(3), 
212-217. 
Adams, S. B. 
(2009). 
Follow the money: Engineering at Stanford & UC Berkeley during the rise of Silicon Valley. 
Minerva: A Review of Science, Learning & Policy, 
47(4), 
367-390. 
Adams, S. B. 
(2005). 
Stanford & Silicon Valley: Lessons on becoming a high-tech region. 
California Management Review, 
48(1), 
29-51. 
Adams, S. B. 
(2003). 
Regionalism in Stanford's contribution to the rise of Silicon Valley. 
Enterprise & Society, 
4(3), 
521-543. 

Awards(s)

Stephen Adams (2011). Robert W. Smiley Jr. Economic History Fellowship - Rutgers University School of Management & Labor Relations.
Stephen Adams (2011). Distinguished Faculty Award - Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD.
Stephen Adams (2010). Best Reviewer Award - Academy of Management.

Book(s)

Adams, S. B., & Butler, O. R. (1999) Manufacturing the future: A history of Western Electric. Cambridge; NY: Cambridge University Press.

Presentations

Shipper, F. M., Adams, S. B., Calo, T., Hoffman, R. C., Roche, O. P., & Weer, C. (2013). Shared entrepreneurship: An alternative capitalistic model. Presented at Academy of Management Annual Conference, Orlando, FL.
Shipper, F. M., Adams, S.B., Beyster, M.A., Blazi, J.R., Calo, T.J., Freundlich, F., Hoffman IV, R.C., Manz, C.C., Manz, K.P., Nobles, B., Roche, O.P., & Weer, C.H. (2013). Shared entrepreneurship: An alternative capitalistic model. Presented at Academy of Management Meeting, Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, FL.

Book Chapters

Shipper, F. M., Manz, K .P., Adams, S. B., & Manz, C.C. (Forthcoming). Herman Miller: An on-going case of reinvention & renewal. In R. E. Hoskisson, M. A. Hitt, & R. D. Ireland (Eds.), Competing for Advantage (4th ed.). Mason, OH: Cengage.
Shipper, F. M., Manz, K. P., Adams, S. B., & Manz, C.C. (Forthcoming). Herman Miller: An on-going case of reinvention & renewal. In R. D. Ireland, R. E. Hoskisson, &  M. A. Hitt (Eds.), Understanding Business Strategy (4th ed.). Mason, OH: Cengage.
Shipper, F. M., Manz, K. P., Adams, S. B., & Manz, C.C. (2015). Herman Miller: Unrelenting pursuit of reinvention & renewal. In J. E. Gamble, M. Peteraf, & A. A. Thompson, Jr. (Eds.), Essentials of strategic management (4th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill.
Shipper, F. M., Manz, K. P., Adams, S. B., & Manz, C.C. (2015). Herman Miller: An on-going case of reinvention & renewal. In M. A. Hitt, R. D. Ireland, & R. E. Hoskisson (Eds.), Strategic management: Concepts & cases (11th ed.). Mason, OH: Cengage.
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Adams, S. B., Shipper, F. M., Manz, K. P., & Manz, C. C. (2014). Herman Miller Furniture uses shared leadership to build positive values & creativity. C. L. Pearce, C. C. Manz, &  H. P. Sims, Jr. (Eds.), Share, don't take the lead (pp. 109-123). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Shipper, F. M., Manz, K. P., Adams, S. B., & Manz, C.C. (2012). Herman Miller: A case of reinvention & renewal. In A. A. Thompson, Jr., M. Peteraf, J. E. Gamble,  & A. J. Strickland (Eds.), Crafting & executing strategy: The quest for competitive advantage: Concepts & cases (18th ed.). (pp. C319-C332.) New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.
Adams, S. B. (2009). Stanford University & Frederick Terman's blueprint for innovation in the knowledge economy. In S. Clarke, N. Lamoureaux, & S. Usselman (Eds.), The challenge of remaining innovative: Lessons from twentieth century American business. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

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