Justin W. Webb

Belk Distinguished Professor of Business Innovation
Management
Friday 209A
704-687-6182

Justin W. Webb is the Belk Distinguished Professor of Business Innovation in the Belk College of Business at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte. His research interests include understanding the contextual and individual influences on the entrepreneurship process, market-based solutions to poverty in base-of-the-pyramid markets, entrepreneurship within the informal economy, and family firm dynamics. His research has been published in Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Family Business Strategy, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, and Journal of Operations Management, among other journals. He currently serves as an Associate Editor for Family Business Review while also serving on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Journal, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Family Business Strategy, Journal of Management Studies, and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. He has recently guest co-edited a special issue of Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal concerning “Entrepreneurship and Strategy in the Informal Economy.” He is a founding member of the Social Impact Research Lab – a group of scholars dedicated to working with nonprofit and for-profit organizations to improve the implementation of their poverty solutions.

Degree(s):

Ph.D. in Management, Texas A&M University, Mays Business School
M.B.A., University of Richmond, Robins School of Business
B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University

Expertise:

Innovation
Entrepreneurship
Base-of-the-pyramid markets
Informal economy