College of Business Mississippi State University

Faculty & Staff

 Kincy  Madison, Ph.D.

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Organizations and Strategy
  • MS, Auburn University, Human Resources Management
  • BS, Auburn University, Management

Recent Publications

2018
  • "Nonfamily employees in family firms: A review and future research agenda.", with William Tabor, James Chrisman, and James Vardaman, Family Business Review, 2018.
2017
  • "Coexisting agency and stewardship governance in family firms: An empirical investigation of individual-level and firm-level effects", with Franz Kellermanns and Timothy P. Munyon, Family Business Review, 2017.
  • "After the harvest: A stewardship perspective on entrepreneurship and philanthropy", with Blake Mathias and Shelby Solomon, Journal of Business Venturing, 2017.
  • "Family firm human resource practices: Investigating the effects of professionalization and bifurcation bias on performance", with Josh Daspit, Kyle Turner, and Franz W. Kellermanns, Journal of Business Research, 2017.
  • "Variance in family members’ assessments: The importance of dispersion modeling in family firm research", with Daniel T. Holt and Franz W. Kellermanns, Family Business Review, 2017, vol. 30, no. 1, p 61-83.
  • "The emergence of bifurcation bias from unbalanced families: Examining HR practices in the family firm using circumplex theory", with Josh Daspit, Tim Barnett, and Rebecca Long, Human Resource Management Review, 2017.
  • "Entrepreneurial team composition characteristics and new venture performance: A meta-analysis", with Linlin Jin, Nils Kraiczy, Franz W. Kellermanns, T. Russell Crook, and Jing Xi, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, 2017.
  • "Is it all about money? Affective commitment and the difference between family and non-family sellers in buyouts", with Oliver Ahlers, Andreas Hack, Mike Wright, and Franz Kellermanns, British Journal of Management, 2017.
2016
  • "Viewing family firm behavior and governance through the lens of agency and stewardship theories", with Daniel T. Holt, Franz W. Kellermanns, and Annette L. Ranft, Family Business Review, 2016, vol. 29, no. 1, p 65-93.
  • "Agency Theory in Family Firm Research: Accomplishments and Opportunities. The Routledge Companion to Family Business (Hoy, F., & Kellermanns, F. W., eds)", with Zonghui Li and Daniel T. Holt, Routledge, 2016.
2014
  • "Strategic posture and performance: Revealing differences between family and nonfamily firms", with Rodney C. Runyan and Jane L. Swinney, Journal of Family Business Strategy, 2014.
  • "Attribution theory in the organizational sciences: The road traveled and the path ahead", with Paul Harvey, Mark Martinko, T. Russell Crook, and Tamara Crook, Academy of Management Perspectives, 2014, vol. 28, p 128-146.
2013
  • "Is the spiritual bond bound by blood? An exploratory study of spiritual leadership in family firms", with Franz W. Kellermanns, Journal of Management, Spirituality & Religion, 2013, vol. 10, p 159-182.
2012
  • "Other organizations are doing it, why shouldn’t we? A look at downsizing and organizational identity through an institutional theory lens", with Achilles A. Armenakis, Hubert S. Feild, and Dwight R. Norris, Journal of Change Management, 2012, vol. 12, p 165-188.

Recent Presentations

2017
  • "‘Bridging the gap’ between family and nonfamily knowledge: A dispersion model of complementary resources and innovation", with Josh Daspit and Emily Garrigues Marett, International Family Enterprise Research Association (IFERA) Research Development Workshop, Free University of Bolzano, Bolzano, Italy; Family Enterprise Research Conference, Asheville, North Carolina, , 2017.
2016
  • "(Un)intended effects of professionalization: An investigation of bifurcation bias in family firms", with Josh Daspit and Kyle Turner, Academy of Management, Anaheim, California, 2016.
  • "After the harvest: Entrepreneurship and inequality", with Blake Mathias and Shelby Solomon, Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Bodo, Norway, 2016.
  • "Family firm governance through strategic cronyism: Inviting nonfamily managers to the party", with Josh Daspit, Sohrab Soleimanof, and Emily Garrigues Marett, Family Enterprise Research Conference, Nova Lima, Brazil, 2016.
  • "The influence of the founding family's communication patterns on the family firm", with Emily Garrigues Marett, Family Enterprise Research Conference, Nova Lima, Brazil, 2016.
  • "Paradoxical synergy: The positive effect of socioemotional wealth on family firm performance", with Franz Kellermanns and Thomas M. Zellweger, Theories of Family Enterprise Conference, Alberta, Canada, 2016.
2015
  • "Exploring human resource issues in the family firm: Current research and future directions", Southern Management Association, St. Pete Beach, Florida, 2015.
  • "The influence of bifurcation bias on the performance of the professionalized family firm", with Kyle Turner, Josh Daspit, and Franz Kellermanns, Southern Management Association, St. Pete Beach, Florida, 2015.
  • "Relational demography and status in family firms: Who responds to the CEO’s altruistic leadership? ", with Gary N. Powell, Franz Kellermanns, and Kimberly A. Eddleston, Academy of Management, Vancouver, British Columbia, 2015.
  • "The impact of integrated agency-stewardship governance structures in family firms", with Franz Kellermanns, Academy of Management, Vancouver, British Columbia, 2015.
  • "Separate, but equal: An empirical assessment of the effect of bifurcation bias on family firm performance", with Kyle D. Turner, Josh Daspit, and Franz W. Kellermanns, Family Enterprise Research Conference, Burlington, VT, 2015.
  • "Theoretical and empirical concerns regarding shared sentiments in family firms", with Daniel T. Holt, Family Enterprise Research Conference, Burlington, Vermont, 2015.
2014
  • "The impact of formal and informal human resource practices on family firm performance", Family Enterprise Research Conference, Portland, Oregon, 2014.
  • "Family Firm Succession: The influence of shared sentiments throughout a multi-level multi-phase process", with Daniel T. Holt, Theories of the Family Enterprise Conference, Edmonton, Canada, 2014.
2013
  • "Considering geography: A novel approach to measuring geographically dispersed teams", with Anne D. Smith, Southern Management Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2013.
  • "Trends and Directions in Family Firm Research: A Discussion of Theory, Phenomena, and Methodology", with Tim Barnett, James G. Combs, Kimberly A. Eddleston, Franz W. Kellermanns, and Matthew W. Rutherford, Southern Management Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2013.
  • "Socioemotional wealth and family firm performance: Economic gains from pursuing noneconomic goals", with Franz W. Kellermanns and Thomas M. Zellweger, Academy of Management, Orlando, Florida, 2013.
  • "Governance and performance: Revealing differences between family and nonfamily employees of the family business", International Family Enterprise Research Academy, St. Gallen, Switzerland, 2013.
  • "Merging two intersections: Exploring the role of spiritual leadership within family firms", with Franz W. Kellermanns, Family Enterprise Research Conference, Vina del Mar, Chile, 2013.
2012
  • "Dividing the pie: Effects of reward allocation method on cooperative behavior and team performance", with Jacquelyn D. Jacobs, Southern Management Association, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 2012.
  • "Strategic posture and performance: Revealing differences between family and nonfamily firms", with Rodney C. Runyan and Jane L. Swinney, Southern Management Association, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 2012.
  • "Explaining family firm performance through psychological and situational stewardship factors", with Mary Beth Rousseau, Academy of Management, Boston, Massachusetts, 2012.
  • "Exploring approaches to understanding the spiritual/religious entrepreneur", with Laquita C. Blockson, Academy of Management, Boston, Massachusetts, 2012.
  • "Is the spiritual bond bound by blood? An exploratory study of spiritual leadership in family firms", with Franz W. Kellermanns, Academy of Management, Boston, Massachusetts, 2012.

Certifications

  • Senior Professional in Human Resources, Society for Human Resource Management.