Ph.D., Applied Social Psychology, North Carolina State University
Tim Michaelis is an assistant professor of entrepreneurship at Northern Illinois University College of Business. He received his undergraduate degree at NC State University, his master's in innovation management at NC State University and IAE-Graduate School of Management in France, and his doctorate in applied social psychology at NC State University.
Tim focuses primarily on developing original research around the topics of resourcefulness and the efficient (i.e., frugal) use of resources in entrepreneurial ventures. Overall, this work is to help increase the survival rates and performance of startups and corporate spinoffs. Tim's research has been published in Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Business Venturing Insights, Journal of Technology Transfer, and Academy of Management Discoveries, among others.
- Developing a clinical model for entrepreneurship teaching, research and practice
- Advancing quantitative methodologies in management research
- Entrepreneurial decision making
- The role of physical and mental health in association with new venture creation.
- Introduction to entrepreneurship
- Innovation management
- Introduction to business processes
- Finance and accounting for entrepreneurs
- Business opportunity analysis and planning
- R programming
- Applied research methods
- An agentic perspective of resourcefulness: Self-reliant and joint resourcefulness behaviors in the entrepreneurship process. Michaelis, T. L., Scheaf, D., Carr, J. C., Pollack, J. M. (In press). Journal of Business Venturing.
- The frugal entrepreneur: A self-regulatory perspective of resourceful entrepreneurial behavior. Michaelis, T. L., Carr, J. C., Scheaf, D., Pollack, J. M. (2020). Journal of Business Venturing.
- Michaelis, T. L., Pollack, J. M., Carr, J. C. (Forthcoming). Frugality in Emerging Organizations: A Psychological Perspective of Resourcefulness in Entrepreneurship Contexts. In Hitt, M. A. and Kuratko, D. (Eds.), Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Business and Management. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
- Revising Entrepreneurial Action In Response To Exogenous Shocks: Considering The Covid-19 Global Pandemic. Giones, F., Brem, A., Pollack, J. M., Michaelis, T. L., Klyver, K., Brinkmann, J. (2020). Journal of Business Venturing Insights.
- Pursuing B Corp certification: Exploring firms’ entrepreneurial orientation and prosocial motivation. Pollack, J. M., Garcia, R., Michaelis, T. L., Hanson, S., Carr, J. C., and Sheats, L. (2020). Academy of Management Discoveries.
- A Policy Mix Experiment to Promote Start-up Success: Exploratory Evaluation of the NSF Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/Membership in Industry University Cooperative Research Center (IUCRC) Supplement. Gray, D. O., McGowen, L., Michaelis, T. L., Leonchuk, L., Rivers, D. (2020). Journal of Technology Transfer.