About Us

Dr. Andre Laplume is a Professor in Entrepreneurship and Strategy at the Ted Rogers School of Management at Toronto Metropolitan University in Toronto, Canada. Holds a PhD in Management, MBA and Bachelor of Computer Science from the University of Manitoba.

He is interested in the intersections between incumbent firms and startups. His research aims to explain and predict entrepreneurial behaviors and firm responses.

Dr. Sepideh Yeganegi is an Assistant Professor of Management at the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University. She earned a PhD in Management from University of Manitoba and a Master's in Entrepreneurship from the University of Tehran.

She is interested in barriers to and enablers of entrepreneurship. She has published in Research Policy, Journal of Small Business Management and the Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.

Academic Publications by the Authors:

Yeganegi, S., Laplume, A. O., & Dass, P. 2021. The role of information availability: A longitudinal analysis of technology entrepreneurship. Technological Forecasting and Social Change. In press.
Yeganegi, S., Laplume, A. O., Dass, P., & Greidanus, N. S. 2019. Individual‐Level Ambidexterity and Entrepreneurial Entry. Journal of Small Business Management (A on ADBC list)57(4), 1444-1463

Laplume, A. O., Petersen, B., Pearce, J. M. 2016. Global value chains from a 3D printing perspective. Journal of International Business Studies, 47: 595-609.

Yeganegi, S., Laplume, A. O., Dass, P., Huynh, C. L. 2016. Where do spinouts come from? The role of technology relatedness and institutional context. Research Policy, 45(5): 1103-1112.

Xavier-Oliveira, E., Laplume, A. O., Pathak, S. 2015. What motivates entrepreneurial entry under economic inequality? The role of human and financial capital. Human Relations, 68(7): 1183-1207.

Laplume, A.O., Sonpar, K., Litz, R.A. 2008. Stakeholder theory: A longitudinal review of a theory that moves us. Journal of Management, 32(6): 1152-1189.

Refereed Journal Articles

Pathak, S., Laplume, A. O., Xavier-Oliveira, E. 2016. Informal institutions and technology use by entrepreneurs: An empirical study across 18 emerging markets. International Journal of Emerging Markets, 11(1): 57-71.

Pathak, S., Xavier-Oliveira, E., Laplume, A. O. 2016. Technology use and availability in entrepreneurship: informal economy as moderator of institutions in emerging economies. The Journal of Technology Transfer, 41(3): 506-529.

Laplume, A.O., Dass, P. 2015. Outstreaming for ambidexterity: Evolving a firm’s core business from components to systems by serving internal and external customers. Long Range Planning, 48: 135-150.

Laplume, A. O., Xavier-Oliveira, E., Dass, P., Thakur, R. 2015. The organizational advantage in early inventing and patenting: Empirical evidence from interference proceedings. Technovation, 43: 40-48.

Pathak, S., Laplume, A., Xavier-Oliveira, E. 2015. Inbound foreign direct investment and domestic entrepreneurial activity. Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, 27(5-6): 334-356.

Laplume, A.O., Pathak, S., Oliveira, E. M. R. 2014. The politics of intellectual property rights regimes: An empirical study of new technology use in entrepreneurship. Technovation, 34(12): 807-816.

Laplume, A.O., Srivastava, M. 2014. Firm newness, product novelty and aesthetic failure. Management Decision, 52(10): 1952-1967.

Srivastava, M. K., Laplume, A.O. 2014. Matching technology strategy with knowledge structure:  Implications on firm’s Tobin’s q in the semiconductor industry. Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, 33: 93-112.

Pathak, S., Xavier-Oliveira, E., Laplume, A. O. 2013. Influence of intellectual property, foreign investment, and technological adoption on technology entrepreneurship. Journal of Business Research, 66(10): 2090-2101.

Other Publications and Book Chapters

Laplume, A. 2018. Blockchain Ventures and International Business. In International Business in the Information and Digital Age (pp. 141-157). Emerald Publishing Limited.

Muralidharan, E., Bapuji, H., Laplume, A. 2015. Influence of institutional profiles on time to recall. Management Research Review, 38(6), 605-626.

Walker, K., Laplume, A.O. 2014. Sustainability fellowships: The potential for collective stakeholder influence. European Business Review, 26(2): 149-168.

Fasal, H., Laplume, A.O., Muralidharan, E. 2015. Technological innovation and adopter self-construal. International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, 12(4): 1-32.

Pathak, S., Oliveira, E., Laplume, A.O. 2015. Entrepreneurship in transition economies: the role of corruption and individual attributes. Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies, 17(4), 427-446.

Fasal, H., Laplume, A.O., Muralidharan, E. 2014. The influence of self and group-enhancing innovations on user self-construal: An experimental study. Jordan Journal of Business Administration, 10(1): 129-144.

Muralidharan, E., Laplume, A.O. 2014. The relationship between type of organization, learning, and product failures. Current Topics in Management, 17: 67-86.

Pathak, S., Laplume, A.O., Oliveira, E. 2013. A multi-level empirical study of ethnic diversity and shadow economy as moderators of opportunity recognition and entrepreneurial entry in transition economies. Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies, 15(3): 240-259.

Pathak, S., Laplume, A.O., Oliveira, E. 2012. Inward foreign direct investment: Does it enable or constrain domestic technology entrepreneurship. Columbia FDI Perspectives, 84.
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