College of Business Mississippi State University

Faculty & Staff

  • Barbara Spencer, Ph.D.
  • Professor of Management
  • Lecturer of Management
  • bas1@msstate.edu
  • 302R
  • Office: 662.325.0315
  • Department: 662.325.3928

Education

  • Ph.D., Virginia Tech, Business Administration
  • MA, University of Maine, Organizational Communication
  • BA, University of Maine, Communication Studies

BIO

Born in Scarborough Maine, Barbara has lived in Mississippi for the past 24 years. She has a son named Wyatt and a cat named Lucky.

Recent Publications

2016
  • "Development of a socioemotional wealth importance (SEWi) scale for family firm research", with Bart Debicki, Franz Kellermanns, James Chrisman, and Allison Pearson, Journal of Family Business Strategy, 2016, vol. 7, p 47-57.
2013
  • "Business Model Learning and Design: A Strategic Guide", BEP, 2013, p 127.

Recent Presentations

2014
  • "Socioemotional wealth and internationalization of family firms", with Bart Debicki, Allison Pearson, and James Chrisman, Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA, 2014.
2012
  • "Development of a Scale to Measure the Importance of Socioemotional Wealth", with Bart Debicki, James Chrisman, and Allison Pearson, Southern Management Association, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2012.

Certifications

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