Texas Tech University

Keith Brigham, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship / Kent R. Hance Professor in Entrepreneurship / Area Coordinator
Management

Email: keith.brigham@ttu.edu

Phone: 806.834.2133

Room Number: E345

Education:
 Ph.D., University of Colorado

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Keith Brigham

About Keith

Dr. Keith Brigham received his Ph.D. in Strategic Management/Entrepreneurship from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Dr. Brigham's research interests include entrepreneurship, cognition and decision making, family business, technology transfer, and managing growth. His research articles have been published in journals such as the Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, and The Leadership Quarterly.

Publications and Presentations

Brigham, K. H. & Payne, G. T. 2015. The Transitional Nature of the Multifamily Business. Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, 39: 1337-1347.

Brigham, K. H., Sorenson, R. L., & Hoffman, J. 2015. When Entrepreneurs Have Trouble with Monogamy: It's Their Cognitive Style. Entrepreneur & Innovation Exchange.

Brigham, K. H., Lumpkin, G. T., Payne, G. T., & Zachary, M. A. 2014. Researching Long- Term Orientation: A Validation Study and Recommendations for Future Research.  Family Business Review, 27: 72-88.

Brigham, K. H, Mitchell, R. K., & Stambaugh, J. 2014. How Job Creators Think.  Entrepreneur & Innovation Exchange.

Yu, A., Lumpkin, G. T., Sorenson, R. L, & Brigham, K. H. 2012. The Landscape of Family Business Outcomes: A Summary and Numerical Taxonomy of Dependent Variables.  Family Business Review, 25: 33-57. (25th Anniversary Issue).

Lumpkin, G. T. & Brigham, K. H. 2011.  Long-Term Orientation and Intertemporal Choice in Family Firms. Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, 35(6): 1149-1169. 

Payne, G. T., Brigham, K. H., Broberg, J. C., Moss, T. W., & Short, J. C.  2011.  Organizational Virtue Orientation and Family Firms. Business Ethics Quarterly, 21(2):  257-285.

Brigham, K. H., Mitchell, R. K., & De Castro, J. O. 2010. Cognitive Misfit and Firm Growth in Technology-Oriented SMEs. International Journal of Technology Management, 52(1-2): 4-25. 

Patterson, K. D. W., Washington, M., Cavazos, D., & Brigham, K. H. 2010. Process and Emergence in Contested Terrain. International Journal of Organizational Analysis, 18:  105-128. 

Short, J. C., Broberg, J. C., Cogliser, C. C., & Brigham, K. H. 2010. Construct Validation Using Computer-Aided Text Analysis (CATA): An Illustration Using Entrepreneurial Orientation. Organizational Research Methods, 13(2): 320-347. 

Lumpkin, G. T., Brigham, K. H., & Moss, T. W. 2010.  Long-term Orientation: Implications for the Entrepreneurial Orientation and Performance of Family Businesses.  Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, 22: 241-264. 

Short, J. C., Payne, T., Brigham, K. H., Lumpkin, G. T., & Broberg, C. 2009.  Family Firms  and Entrepreneurial Orientation in Publicly Traded Firms: A Comparative Analysis of the S&P 500. Family Business Review, 22(1): 9-24. 

Short, J. C., Payne, G. T., Brigham, K. H., Lumpkin, G. T., & Broberg, C. 2009. Are Family Firms Entrepreneurial? Evidence from the S&P 500. Family Firm Institute Practitioner

Sorenson, R, L., Folker, C., & Brigham, K. H. 2008. The Collaborative Network Orientation: Achieving Business Success through Collaborative Relationships. Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, 32(4): 615-634. 

Huerta, T. R., Ford, E. W., Peterson, L. T., & Brigham, K. H. 2008. Testing the Hospital Value Proposition: An Empirical Analysis of Efficiency and Quality. Health Care Management Review, 33(4): 341-349. 

Brigham, K. H., De Castro, J. O., & Shepherd, D. A. 2007. A Person-Organization Fit Model of Owner-Managers' Cognitive Style and Organizational Demands. Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, 31(1): 29-51. 

Marshall, J. P., Sorenson, R. L., Brigham, K. H., Wieling, E., Reifman, A., & Wampler, R. 2006. The Paradox for the Family Firm CEO: Owner Age Relationship to Succession-Related Processes and Plans. Journal of Business Venturing, 21(3): 348- 368. 

Cogliser, C. C. & Brigham, K. H. 2004. The Intersection of Leadership and Entrepreneurship: Mutual Lessons to be Learned. The Leadership Quarterly: Yearly Review of Leadership, 15: 771-799. 

Lawrence, S. R., Connaway, L. S., & Brigham, K. H. 2001. Life Cycle Costs of Library Collections: Creation of Effective Performance and Cost Metrics for Library Resources. College & Research Libraries, November: 1-14. 

Chandler, J.A., Zachary, M.A., Brigham, K.H, Payne, G.T. (In Press). Long-Term Orientation: Reviewing the Past and Identifying Future Opportunities for Family Business Research. In F. Hoy & F. Kellerman (Eds). Family Business Companion. 

Sorenson, R. L., Yu, A., Brigham, K. H., & Lumpkin, G. T. (Eds.). 2013. The Landscape of Family Business. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing. 

Brigham, K. H. 2013. Social and Economic Impact of Family Business. In R. L. Sorenson, A.  

Yu, K. H. Brigham, & G. T. Lumpkin (Eds.), The Landscape of Family Business, (pp. 78-92). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Mitchell, R. K., Brigham, K. H., Walker, H. J., & Dino, R. N. 2011. In Search of   Entrepreneurship Research Excellence: A Person-Environment Fit Approach. In R. K. Mitchell & R. N. Dino (Eds.), In Search of Research Excellence: Exemplars in Entrepreneurship, (pp. 3-30). Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Sorenson, R. L., Lumpkin, G. T., Yu, A., & Brigham, K. H. 2010. Society in Embryo:  Family Relationships as the Basis for Social Capital in Family Firms. In J. A. Katz & G. T. Lumpkin (Eds.), Entrepreneurship and Family Business (Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence and Growth, Volume 12), (pp. 163-184). Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Sorenson, R. L., Yu, A., & Brigham, K. H. 2010. Taking Stock of One Decade of Research:   An Outcomes-Based Framework for Teaching Family Business. In J. A. Katz and G. T.  Lumpkin (Eds.), Entrepreneurship and Family Business (Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence and Growth, Volume 12), (pp. 367-375). Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Brigham, K. H. & Sorenson, R. L. 2008. Cognitive Style Differences of Novice, Serial, and Habitual Entrepreneurs: A Two-Sample Test. Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, 26, 6(3). Babson Park, MA: Babson College.

Phillips, R. L. & Brigham, K. H. 2007.  High-Tech Entrepreneurship in the Health Care Industry: A Praxeological View of Stages. In J. A. Blair, M. D. Fottler, E. W. Ford, and G. T. Payne (Eds.), Advances in Health Care Management, (pp.129-166). Okford, UK: Elsevier/JAI Press.

Brigham, K. H. & De Castro, J. O. 2003. Entrepreneurial Fit: The Role of Cognitive Misfit. In J. A. Katz and D. A. Shepherd (Eds.), Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence, and GrowthCognitive Approaches to Entrepreneurship Research, (pp. 37-72). Greenwich, CT: Elsevier/JAI Press.

Amit, R., Brigham, K. H., & Markman, G. 2000. Entrepreneurial Management. In G. D. Meyer and K. A. Heppard (Eds.), Entrepreneurship as Strategy, (pp. 83-100). Newbury Park, California: Sage.

Xu, L., Brigham, K. H., & Ling, J. 2016. Three-party Status-based Matching and Successful Exit in the IPO Market. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, California.

Payne, G. T., Moore, C. B., Zachary, M. A., & Brigham, K. H. 2015. Business Sustainability in Entrepreneurial Firms: Examining the Impact of Temporality and Virtue Dimensions on Market Performance. Presented at the Sustainability, Entrepreneurship and Ethics (SEE) Conference in Denver, Colorado.

Brigham, K. H. & Payne, G. T. 2014. Commentary on Boundary Spanning in Family Business. Paper presented at the annual Theories of Family Enterprise Conference, Edmonton, Canada.

Randolph, A. & Brigham, K. H. 2014. Impact of Cognitive Style, Affective Style, and Environmental Context on Opportunity Development. Paper presented at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Ontario, Canada.

Sorenson, R. L., Brigham, K. H., Yu, A., & Lumpkin, G. T. 2013. The Landscape of Family Business. Paper presented at the Family Firm Institute Conference, San Diego, California.

Zachary, M. A., Brigham, K. H., Payne, G. T., & Lumpkin, G. T. 2012. Long-term Orientation and Firm Performance: Construct Validation and Comparative Analysis in High-growth Firms. Paper presented at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Fort Worth, Texas.

Brigham, K. H. 2010. Family Business Environment. Paper presented at the 3rd Annual Fall Conference on Family Capital, Family Business, and Free Enterprise, St. Thomas University, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Lumpkin, G. T. & Brigham, K. H. 2010. Long-term Orientation: Implications for Competitive Advantage.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Montreal, Canada.

Yu, A., Lumpkin, G. T., Sorenson, R. L., Brigham. K. H., & Payne, G. T. 2010. Entrepreneurial Orientation and Family Business Outcomes: Two Competing Configurational Models. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Montreal, Canada.

Payne, G. T., Brigham, K. H., Broberg, J. C., Moss, T. W., & Short, J. C. 2010. Organizational Virtue Orientation and Family Firms: An Exploratory Analysis of the S&P 500. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Montreal, Canada.

Lumpkin, G. T. & Brigham, K. H. 2010. Long-Term Orientation and Intertemporal Choice in Family Firms. Paper presented at the annual Theories of Family Enterprise Conference,  Edmonton, Canada.

Brigham, K. H. & Sorenson, R. L. 2010. Determinants of Satisfaction and Intentions to Exit for Family Firm Owner-Managers. Paper presented at the annual Family Enterprise Research Conference, Cancun, Mexico.

Yu, A., Lumpkin, G. T., Brigham, K. H., & Sorenson, R. L. 2009. A Numerical Taxonomy of Family Business Outcomes: Ten Years of DVs in Family Business Research. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, Illinois.

Stambaugh, J., Lumpkin, G. T., Brigham, K. H., & Cogliser, C. C. 2009. What Makes Some Firms More Competitively Aggressive than Others? Evidence from the Banking Industry.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, Illinois.

Chen, W., Brigham, K. H., Sorenson, R. L., & Quinn-Trank, C. 2008. Both Inside and Outside the Family: A Systematic Framework Explaining Family Business Survival. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, California.

Short, J. C., Cogliser, C. C., & Brigham, K. H. 2008. Construct Validation of Content Analysis: An Illustration Using Entrepreneurial Orientation. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, California.

Brigham, K. H. & Sorenson, R. L. 2008. Cognitive Style Differences of Novice, Serial, and Portfolio Entrepreneurs: A Two-Sample Test. Paper presented at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Chapel Hill. North Carolina.

Cogliser, C., Brigham, K. H., & Lumpkin, G. T. 2008. Entrepreneurial Orientation (EO) Research: A Comprehensive Review of Theory, Measurement, and Data-Analytic Practices. Paper presented at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Chapel Hill. North Carolina.

Broberg, C., Short, J. C., Payne, T., Brigham, K. H., & Lumpkin, G. T. 2008.  Family Firms and Entrepreneurial Orientation in Publicly Traded Firms: A Comparative Analysis of the S&P 500. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Management Association, St. Petersburg, Florida.

Brigham, K. H. & Sorenson, R. L. 2007. Understanding Novice, Serial, and Portfolio Entrepreneurship: A Cognitive Approach.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Brigham, K. H., Mitchell, R. K., & De Castro, J. O. 2006. The Effects of Founders' Decision-Making Style and Formalization on Firm Performance: A Cognitive Framework and Test. Paper presented at the Babson/Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Bloomington, Indiana.

Patterson, K., Washington, M., Cavazos, D., & Brigham, K. H.  2006. Competing Institutions and Market Formation: The Case of Online Gambling. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, Georgia.

Phillips, R. L. Brigham, K. H., & Howell, R. D. 2006.  Academic Entrepreneurship:  Attempting Theoretical Sense-Making of Past Findings. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, Georgia.

Sorenson, R., Brigham, K. H., & Folker, C. A.  2006. Feminine Collaborative Influence with Stakeholders' Influence on Growth in Small Business.  2006 Proceedings.  Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Tucson, Arizona.

Brigham, K. H., De Castro, J. O., & Shepherd, D. 2005.  A Person-Organization Fit Model of Owner-Managers' Cognitive Style and Organizational Demands.  Paper presented at the 2nd Entrepreneurial Cognition Conference, London, Ontario.

Phillips, R. L. & Brigham, K. H. 2005.  A Praxeological and Theoretical-Fit Approach to Understanding the University Tech Transfer Process.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Sorenson, R. L., Brigham, K. H., & Phillips, R. L. 2004.  The Interaction of Decision-Making Style, Structure, and Teams on Individual Owner Outcomes in Small Family Firms.  Paper presented at the Babson/Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Glasgow, Scotland.

Sorenson, R. L., Brigham, K. H., Holubik, T. E., & Phillips, R. L. 2004.  Predictors of Longevity in Small Family Firms:  An Exploratory Study. Paper presented at the annual USASBE Conference, Dallas, TX.

Patterson, K., Cavazos, D., Washington, M., and Brigham, K. H. 2004 Competing Institutions and Market Formation: The Case of Online Gambling.  Southern Management Association Meetings, San Antonio, TX.

Brigham, K. H., Sorenson, R. L., & De Castro, J. O. 2003.  Matching Owner-Managers' Cognitive Style and Organizational Demands in Family Firms. Paper presented at the Theories of Family Enterprise Conference, Calgary, Canada.

Brigham, K. H., Sorenson, R. L, & Hoelscher, M. L. 2003.  Predictors of Both Growth and Failure in Family Firms: A Longitudinal Analysis.  Paper presented at the Babson/Kauffman Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Boston, MA.

Brigham, K. H., De Castro, J. O., & Shepherd D. A. 2002.  Mismatch between Entrepreneurs and Their Firms: The Role of Cognitive Fit/Misfit. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Denver, CO.

Brigham, K. H. & Dean, T. J.  2001.  A Review of the Review Process: Predictors of Paper Acceptance. Paper presented to the new faculty consortium at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Washington, D.C.

Brigham, K. H. & De Castro, J. O.  2000.  Cognitive Fit and Misfit and New Venture Growth: A Theoretical Framework and Research Agenda. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Toronto, Canada.

Brigham, K. H. & Dean, T. J.  2000.  Understanding the Academy Paper Review Process:  An Empirical Analysis. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Toronto, Canada.

Heppard, K. A., Reed, T., & Brigham, K. H.  1999.  Interorganizational Strategies, Cultural Heterogeneity, and Globalization. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Strategic Management Society, Berlin, Germany.

Brigham, K. H. & Reed, T.  1999.  An Empirical Investigation of Entrepreneurship Students' Distinctive Cognitive Styles: Implications for Effective Entrepreneurship Education. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, Illinois.

Heppard, K. A., Brigham, K. H., Neck, H. M., Alvarez, S. A., & Reed, T.  1997.  Entrepreneurship as Strategy: A Delphi Study through the Lens of Six Distinguished Scholars. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management,

Professional Service

2015 - Present   Editorial Review Board for Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal

2014 - Present   Editorial Review Board for Entrepreneur & Innovation Exchange

2014 - Present   Editorial Review Board for Group & Organization Management

2011 - Present   Editorial Review Board for Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice

2008 - Present   Editorial Review Board for Family Business Review

2003 - Present   Ad hoc reviewer for:

  • Academy of Management Journal
  • Academy of Management Review             
  • Academy of Management Learning & Education
  • Journal of Business Venturing  
  • The Leadership Quarterly        
  • Journal of Management Studies Organizational Research Methods                                    
  • Journal of Management                                                
  • Journal of Small Business Management                                             

2015 - Present   Board of Reviewers (1 of 12) for the Babson Entrepreneurship Conference

2006 - 2014       Ad hoc reviewer (35 reviews per year) for the Babson Entrepreneurship Conference

2011 - Present   Review Board for the Family Enterprise Research Conference

2015 - Present   Advisory Board for the Sustainability, Ethics, and Entrepreneurship (SEE) Conference

1997 - Present   Reviewer for Entrepreneurship Division Program paper submissions, Academy of Management

2009 - 2012      Research Committee, Entrepreneurship Division of the Academy of Management

2004 - 2006      Chair of Regional Liaisons, Entrepreneurship Division of the Academy of Management

2001 - 2003      Regional Liaison (Southwest Region), Entrepreneurship Division of the Academy of Management

Honors, Grants and Awards

2016                Reviewer Excellence Award -- Family Business Review

2016                Schulze Award ($5,000) for Outstanding Article published in EIX for 2015

2015                Dean's Excellence Award for Service

2015                Texas Tech Teaching Academy

2015                Schulze Award ($2,500) for Outstanding Article published in EIX for 2014

2014                President's Excellence in Teaching Award

2013                Honorable Mention Best Article published in Family Business Review for 2012

2013                My Favorite Professor Award -- Fall 2013 Graduating MBA Class

2011                Reviewer Excellence Award -- Family Business Review

2010                Best Article published in Family Business Review for 2009

2010                Reviewer Excellence Award -- Family Business Review

2010                Favorite Professor Award -- TECHSPY Athletic Department

2009                Best Family Business Paper Award, Entrepreneurship Division, AOM

2008                Outstanding Reviewer Award -- Journal of Business Venturing

2008                “Top Ten” Most Downloaded Article -- Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice

2007                TexasTechUniversity (RCOB) -- Summer Research Award

2006                TexasTechUniversity (RCOB) -- Summer Research Award

2005                Entrepreneurship Division, Academy of Management -- Outstanding Reviewer

2004                TexasTechUniversity -- Alumni Association New Faculty Award