Faculty Profile for Dr. Joshua J. Daspit

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Dr. Joshua J. Daspit
Assistant Professor — Department of Management
McCoy 519

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Joshua J. Daspit, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Management at Texas State University. His research interests include family business, knowledge, and social exchange. His work has appeared in California Management Review, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Family Business Review, Human Resource Management Review, Journal of Business Research, and other outlets. He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Family Business Strategy, and he is on review boards that include Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice and Family Business Review. He also serves as Social Media Editor for Family Business Review. He was recognized as a Family Owned Business Institute Research Scholar and remains active in the Academy of Management and Southern Management Association. Prior to joining academia, he worked as a senior consultant for an international consulting firm and served as Director of Community Affairs for a member of the United States Congress.

Teaching Interests

Entrepreneurship, strategic management, family business

Research Interests

Family business; Knowledge and innovation; Social exchange

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Madison, K., Daspit, J. J., & Marrett, E. G. (n.d.). Does knowing ‘who knows what’ matter for family firm innovation? Insights from transactive memory systems theory. Family Business Review, Forthcoming. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0894486520912879
  • Randerson, K., Seaman, C., Daspit, J. J., & Barredy, C. (2020). International influences on entrepreneurial behaviours in the family entrepreneurship context: Towards an integrative framework. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research, 26(1), 1–13. https://doi.org/0.1108/IJEBR-12-2019-0694
  • Daspit, J. J., Long, R. G., & Pearson, A. W. (2019). How familiness affects innovation outcomes via absorptive capacity: A dynamic capability perspective of the family firm. Journal of Family Business Strategy, 10(2), 133–143. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfbs.2018.11.003
  • Sanchez-Ruiz, P., Daspit, J. J., Holt, D. T., & Rutherford, M. (2019). Family social capital in the family firm: A taxonomic classification, relationships with outcomes, and directions for advancement. Family Business Review, 32(2), 131–153. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1177/0894486519836833
  • Daspit, J. J., Chrisman, J., Sharma, P., Pearson, A., & Mahto, R. V. (2018). Governance as a source of family firm heterogeneity. Journal of Business Research, 84(March), 293–300. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2017.12.041

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Texas State University Presidential Distinction Award for Scholarship, Texas State University. 2020
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Article recognized as a ‘Rising Star in Family Business Research’, International Family Enterprise Research Association. 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: "Must Read" Paper Designation, Family Firm Institute. 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Best Poster, International Family Enterprise Research Association Research Development Workshop. 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Outstanding Paper, Journal of Family Business Management. 2017

Selected Grants

  • Daspit, Joshua Joseph, Ramachandran, Indu. Understanding the innovation paradox in family firms: How family involvement and goals affect explorative and exploitative innovation, Research Enhancement Grant, Texas State University, Texas State University, $16000. (Funded: May 2019 - May 2020). Grant.
  • Daspit, Joshua Joseph. Faculty development research grant, McCoy College of Business, Texas State University, $4000. (Funded: May 2019 - August 2019). Grant.
  • Oswald, Sharon, Hill, Eric, Pornovets, Mike, Daspit, Joshua Joseph, McRae, Ken. Mississippi State University Boots to business (B2B): Module 1 revenue readiness program, Federal, $824102. (Funded: 2017 - 2018). Grant.
  • Zavattaro, Staci M. (Co-Principal), Carter, Rachel (Co-Principal), Daspit, Joshua Joseph (Supporting). Improving agritourism marketing and branding in Mississippi, Southern Risk Management Education Center of the University Arkansas funded by United States Department of Agriculture, State, $49144. (Funded: September 2015 - October 2016). Grant.
  • D'Souza, Derrick E. (Principal), Daspit, Joshua Joseph (Supporting). Using clicker technology to enhance case-oriented student learning in the business capstone course, University of North Texas Center for Learning Enhancement, Assessment, and Redesign, Institutional (Higher Ed), $5000. (Funded: 2010 - 2011). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Associate Editor
Journal of Family Business Strategy
Editorial Review Board Member
Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice
Undergraduate Advisor
Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization
August 2019-Present
Editorial Review Board Member
Journal of Family Business Strategy
Social Media, Family Business Review