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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 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.

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.

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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. 
(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. 
(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. 
(2010). 
A Model of Values Based Shared Leadership & Sustainable Performance. 
Journal of Personnel Psychology, 
9(3), 
212-217. 
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, 
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, 
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.
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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., 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.
Shipper, F.M., Adams, S., Calo, T., Hoffman, R.C., Roche, O. & Weer, C. (2013). Shared Entrepreneurship: An Alternative Capitalistic Model. Presented at Academy of Management Annual Conference, Orlando, FL.

Book Chapters

Adams, S., Shipper, F., Manz, K.P. & Manz, C.C. (forthcoming). Herman Miller Furniture: Shared leadership built on a foundation of positive values & creativity. Pearce, C.L., Sims, Jr., H.P., & Manz, C.C. (Eds.), Share the Lead. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.
Shipper, F., Manz, K.P., Adams, S.B. & Manz, C.C. (Forthcoming). Herman Miller: An On-Going Case of Reinvention & Renewal. Ireland, R.D., Hoskisson, R.E. & Hitt, M.A. (Eds.), Understanding Business Strategy, 4th ed. Mason, OH: Cengage.
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Shipper, F., Manz, K.P., Adams, S.B. & Manz, C.C. (Forthcoming). Herman Miller: An On-Going Case of Reinvention & Renewal. Hoskisson, R.E., Hitt, M.A. & Ireland, R.D. (Eds.), Competing for Advantage, 4th ed. Mason, OH: Cangage.
Shipper, F., Manz, K.P., Adams, S.B. & Manz, C.C. (2015). Herman Miller: Unrelenting Pursuit of Reinvention & Renewal. Gamble, J.E., Peteraf, M. & Thompson, Jr., A.A. (Eds.), Essentials of Strategic Management, 4th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill.
Shipper, F., Manz, K.P., Adams, S.B. & Manz, C.C. (2015). Herman Miller: An On-Going Case of Reinvention & Renewal. Hitt, M.A., Ireland, R.D. & Hoskisson, R.E. (Eds.), Strategic Management: Concepts & Cases, 11th ed. Mason, OH: Cengage.
Adams, S.B., Shipper, F., Manz, K.P. & Manz, C.C. (2014). Herman Miller Furniture Uses Shared Leadership to Build Positive Values & Creativity. Pearce, C.L., Manz, C.C. & Sims, Jr., H.P. (Eds.), Share, Don't Take the Lead. (109-123.) Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Adams, S.B., Shipper, F., Manz, K.P. & Manz, C.C. (2014). Herman Miller Furniture Uses Shared Leadership to Build Positive Values & Creativity. Pearce, C.L., Manz, C.C. & Sims, Jr., H.P. (Eds.), Share, Don't Take the Lead. (109-123.) Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Shipper, F., Manz, K.P, Adams, S.B. & Manz, C.C. (2014). Herman Miller Inc.: The Reinvention & Renewal of an Iconic Manufacturer of Office Furniture. Crafting & Executing Strategy: The Quest for Competitive Advantage: Concepts & Cases, 18th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill/Irwin.
Shipper, F., Manz, K.P., Adams, S.B. & Manz, C.C. (2012). Herman Miller: A Case of Reinvention & Renewal. Thompson, Jr., A.A., Strickland, A.J. & Gamble, J.E. (Eds.), Crafting & Executing Strategy: The Quest for Competitive Advantage: Concepts & Cases, 18th ed. (C319-C332.) New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.
Adams, S. (2009). Stanford University & Frederick Terman's blueprint for innovation in the knowledge economy. 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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