Research Areas
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Management
  • Emerging Markets
Journal Publications
  1. Gupta, A., Batra, S., & Gupta, V. K. Gender, culture, and implicit theories about entrepreneurs: A cross-national investigation. Paper accepted for publication at Small Business Economics.
    Gender, entrepreneurship, international
  2. Javadian, G., Dobratz, C., Gupta, A., Gupta, V. K., & Martin, J. 2020. Qualitative research in entrepreneurship studies: A state-of-science. Journal of Entrepreneurship, 29(2), 1-36.
    Qualitative, entrepreneurship, review
  3. Gupta, V. K., Mortal, S., Chakrabarty, B., Guo, X., & Turban, D. B. 2020. CFO gender and financial statement irregularities. Academy of Management Journal, 63(3), 802-831.
    Gender, strategic management, finance
  4. Gupta, V.K., Niranjan, S., & Markin, S. 2020. Entrepreneurial orientation and firm performance: The mediating role of generative and acquisitive learning through customer relationships. Review of Managerial Science, 14, 1123-1147.
    Entrepreneurial orientation, organizational learning, customers
  5. Wales, W., Beliaeva, T., Shirokova, G., Stettler, T. R., & Gupta, V. K. 2020. Orienting towards sales growth? Decomposing the variance attributed to three fundamental strategic orientations. Journal of Business Research, 109, 498-510.
    Entrepreneurial Orientation, strategic management, firm performance
  6. Gupta, V. K., Mortal, S. C., Sun, M., Silveri, S., & Turban, D. B. 2020. You’re fired! Gender disparities in CEO dismissal. Journal of Management, 46(4), 560-582.
    CEO, gender, dismissal
  7. Gupta, V. K., Atav, G., & Dutta, D. K. 2019. Market orientation research: A qualitative synthesis and future research agenda. Review of Managerial Science, 13(4), 649-670.
    Market orientation, strategic management, review
  8. Wieland, A., Kemmelmeier, M., Gupta, V. K., & McKelvey, W. 2019. Gender cognitions: A socio-cognitive model of how gender affects entrepreneurial preferences. Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, 31(3-4), 178-197.
    Gender, entrepreneurship, cognition
  9. Gupta, V. K., Wieland, A. M., & Turban, D. M. 2019. Gender characterizations in entrepreneurship: A multi-level investigation of sex-role stereotypes about high-growth, commercial, and social entrepreneurs. Journal of Small Business Management, 57(1), 131-153.
    Gender, entrepreneurship, multi-level
  10. Gupta, V. K., Han, S., Nanda, V., & Silveri, S. 2018. When crisis knocks, call a powerful CEO (or not): Investigating the contingent link between CEO power and firm performance during industry turmoil. Group & Organization Management, 43(6), 971-998.
    CEO, power, firm performance
  11. Gupta, V. K., Mortal, S. C., & Guo, X. 2018. Revisiting the gender gap in CEO compensation. Strategic Management Journal, 39(7), 2036-2050.
    CEO, gender, compensation
  12. Gupta, V. K., Han, S., Mortal, S. C., Silveri, S., & Turban, D. M. 2018. Do women CEOs face greater threat of shareholder activism compared to male entrepreneurs? A role congruity perspective. Journal of Applied Psychology, 103(2), 228-236.
    CEO, gender, shareholder activism
  13. Gupta, V.K., Mortal, S. M., & Yang, T. 2018. Does entrepreneurial orientation generate shareholder value? The role of managerial discretion. Review of Managerial Science, 12(1), 1-26.
    Entrepreneurial orientation, shareholder value, managerial discretion
  14. . Bhawe, N. M., Gupta, V. K., Pollack, J. 2017. Founder exits and firm performance: An exploratory study. Journal of Business Venturing Insights, 8, 114-122.
    Founder exits, entrepreneurship, firm performance
  15. Gupta, A., & Gupta, V. K. 2017. Just a lemonade stand: An introduction to student entrepreneurship. New England Journal of Entrepreneurship, 20(1), 33-44.
    Student entrepreneurship, theory, typology
  16. Gupta, V. K., & Wales, W. J. 2017. Target not acquired: Organizational performance discourse trends within entrepreneurial orientation research. Journal of Entrepreneurship, 26(1), 51-76.
    Entrepreneurial orientation, firm performance, review
  17. Dutta, D. K., Gupta, V. K., Chen, X. 2016. A tale of three strategic orientations: A moderated-mediation framework of the impact of entrepreneurial orientation (EO), market orientation (MO), and learning orientation (LO) on firm performance. Journal of Enterprising Culture, 24(3), 313-348.
    Entrepreneurial orientation, firm performance, strategic management
  18. Gupta, A., Chen, X., & Gupta, V. K. 2016. Does management’s attention to different facets of entrepreneurial orientation create value for the firm?: A longitudinal study of large retailers. New England Journal of Entrepreneurship, 19(2), 53-70.
    Entrepreneurial orientation, firm value, retailers
  19. Gupta, V. K., Chiles, T. H., McMullen, J. A process perspective on evaluating and conducting effectual entrepreneurship research. Academy of Management Review, 41(3), 440-444.
    Effectuation, Process Theory, Entrepreneurship
  20. Gupta, V. K., & Batra, S. Entrepreneurial orientation and firm performance in Indian SMEs: Universal and contingency perspectives. International Small Business Journal, 34(5), 660-682.
    Entrepreneurial orientation, International, Corporate entrepreneurship
  21. Gupta, V. K., Niranjan, S., Erikson, J., & Goktan, B. Individual entrepreneurial orientation role in shaping reactions to new technologies. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 34(5), 660-682
    Entrepreneurial orientation, Technology Acceptance Model
  22. Gupta, A., Streb, C., Gupta, V. K., & Markin, E. 2015. Entrepreneurial behavior during industry emergence: An unconventional study of discovery and creation. New England Journal of Entrepreneurship, 18(2), 61-79.
    discovery, creation, industry emergence, PC industry, film
  23. Gupta, V. K. 2015. Construction of entrepreneurial orientation: Dispute, demand, and dare. New England Journal of Entrepreneurship, 18(1), 87-89.
    Entrepreneurial orientation, Corporate entrepreneurship
  24. Gupta, V. K., & Gupta, A. 2015. The concept of entrepreneurial orientation. Frontiers and Trends in Entrepreneurship Research, 11(2), 55-137.
    Entrepreneurial orientation, Corporate entrepreneurship
  25. Engelen, A., Gupta, V. K., Strenger, L., & Brettel, M. 2015. Entrepreneurial orientation, firm performance, and the moderating role of transformational leadership: A six-country study. Journal of Management, 41: 1069-1097.
    Entrepreneurial orientation, Transformational leadership, International, Corporate entrepreneurship
  26. Gupta, V.K., & Gupta, A. 2015. Relationship between entrepreneurial orientation and firm performance in large organizations over time. Journal of International Entrepreneurship, 13: 7-27.
    Entrepreneurial orientation, Germany, International, Corporate entrepreneurship
  27. Cozma, I., Javadian, G., Gupta, V. K., & Canever, M. 2014. Narcissistic personality inventory: An assessment of measurement equivalence across countries and gender. International Journal of Management and Business, 5(1), 105-127.
    Gender, narcissism, personality, Culture, International, Iran, Brazil, India
  28. Gupta, V. K., Javadian, G., & Jalili, N. 2014. Role of entrepreneur gender and management style in influencing perceptions and behaviors of new recruits. Journal of International Entrepreneurship, 12(1), 85-109.
    Gender, International, Entrepreneurship, Iran
  29. Goktan, B., Flores, I., & Gupta, V. K. 2014. Social networks and transnational entrepreneurship: A cultural perspective. Journal of International Business and Economics, 14(1), 65-74.
    Entrepreneurship, Culture, Networks
  30. Gupta, V. K., Goktan, A. B., & Gunay, G. 2014. Gender differences in evaluation of new business opportunity: A stereotype threat perspective. Journal of Business Venturing, 29(2), 273-288.
    Gender, Entrepreneurship, International, Turkey, Stereotype
  31. Gupta, V. K., Guo, G., Canever, M. D., Yim, H. R., Sraw, G. K., & Liu, M. 2014. Institutional environment for entrepreneurship in rapidly emerging major economies. The case of Brazil, China, India, and Korea. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 10(2), 367-384.
    Entrepreneurship, Institutional theory, International, Brazil, Korea, India, China
  32. Gupta, V. K., Turban, D., & Pareek, A. 2013. Differences between men and women in opportunity evaluation as a function of gender stereotypes and stereotype activation. Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, 37(4), 771-788.
    Gender, Entrepreneurship, Culture, International, Stereotype, India
  33. Niranjan, S., Gupta, V. K., Goktan, A. B., Cheung, Y. H., Pareek, A., & Gunay, G. 2013. Testing for measurement invariance in cultural value orientation: A multi-country comparison. Journal of Managerial Issues, 25(3), 264-283.
    Culture, International, Hong Kong, India, Turkey
  34. Gupta, V. K. & Turban, D. 2012. Evaluation of new business ideas: Do gender stereotypes play a role? Journal of Managerial Issues, 24(2), 140-156.
    Entrepreneurship, Gender, Stereotype
  35. Gupta, V. K., Yayla, A., Sikdar, A., & Cha, M. S. 2012. Institutional environment for entrepreneurship: Evidence from the developmental states of South Korea and United Arab Emirates. Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, 17(3), 1-21.
    Institutional theory, International, Entrepreneurship, Korea, UAE
  36. Centindamar, D., Gupta, V. K., Karadeniz, E. E., & Egrican, N. 2012. What the numbers tell: The case of Turkish women entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, 24(1-2), 29-51.
    Gender, International, Entrepreneurship, Turkey
  37. Wales, W., Gupta, V. K., & Moussa, F. 2013. Empirical research on entrepreneurial orientation: An assessment and suggestions for future research. International Small Business Journal, 31(4), 357-383.
    Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial orientation
  38. Gupta, V. K., Huang, R., & Yayla. A. 2011. Social capital, collective transformational leadership, and performance: A resource-based view of self-managed teams. Journal of Managerial Issues, 23(1), 31-45.
    Transformational leadership, Social capital, Resource-based view, Teams
  39. Gupta, V. K., Huang, R., & Niranjan, S. 2010. A longitudinal examination of the relationship between team leadership and performance. Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, 17(4), 335-350.
    Team, Leadership
  40. Chiles, T. H., Vultee, D., Gupta, V. K., Greening, D., & Tuggle, C. 2010. The philosophical foundations of a radical Austrian approach to entrepreneurship. Journal of Management Inquiry, 19, 138-164.
    Austrian economics, Entrepreneurship
  41. Gupta, V. K., & Fernandez, C. 2009. Cross-cultural similarities and differences in characteristics attributed to entrepreneurs: A three nation study. Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, 15(3), 304-318.
    Entrepreneurship, International, India, Turkey
  42. Gupta, V. K., Turban, D., Wasti, S. A., & Sikdar, A. 2009. The role of gender stereotypes in perceptions of entrepreneurs and intentions to become an entrepreneur. Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, 33(2), 397-417.
    Gender, Entrepreneurship, International, Stereotypes, India, Turkey
  43. Gupta, V. K., Turban, D. B., & Bhawe, N. M. 2008. The effect of gender stereotype assimilation and reactance on entrepreneurial intentions. Journal of Applied Psychology, 93(5), 1053-61.
    Gender, Entrepreneurship, Stereotypes
  44. Chiles, T. H., Gupta, V. K., & Bluedorn, A. B. 2008. On Lachmannian and effectual entrepreneurship: A reply to Sarasvathy and Dew. Organization Studies, 29(2), 247-253.
    Entrepreneurship, Austrian economics
  45. Gupta, V. K., & York, A. S. 2008. The effects of geography and age on women’s attitudes towards entrepreneurship: Evidence from the state of Nebraska. International Journal of Entrepreneurship & Innovation, 9(4), 251-262.
    Gender, Entrepreneurship
  46. Gupta, V. K., & York, A. S. 2008. Attitudes toward entrepreneurship and small business: Findings from a survey of Nebraska residents and small business owners. Journal of Enterprising Communities, 2(4), 348-366.
  47. Gupta, V. K., & Bhawe, N. M. 2007. The influence of proactive personality and stereotype threat on women’s entrepreneurial intentions. Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, 13(4), 73-85.
    Gender, Entrepreneurship, Stereotypes
  48. Chiles, T. H., Bluedorn, A. B., & Gupta, V. K. 2007. Beyond creative destruction and entrepreneurial discovery: A radical Austrian approach to entrepreneurship. Organization Studies, 28(4), 467-493.
    Austrian economics, Entrepreneurship
Other Publications
  1. Gupta, V. K., & Gupta, A. 2014. Research Briefs: Leadership gender, performance, and governance in microfinance institutions: Is there a connection? Academy of Management Perspectives, 28(3),
    Gender, Top management team, Diversity
  2. Gupta, V. K., Dobratz, C. L., & Gupta, A. 2014. Entrepreneurial orientation: Lessons learned and future opportunities. Editorial: Virtual Special Issue, International Small Business Journal. Available at
    Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial orientation
  3. Gupta, V. K., & Streb, C. K. 2011. Methodology of entrepreneurship research in a radical subjectivist paradigm. In M. Raposo, D. Smallbone, K. Balaton, and L. Hortovanyi (Eds). Entrepreneurship, Growth and Economic Development: Frontiers in European Entrepreneurship Research, 262-288. Cheltanham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.
    Entrepreneurship, Hermeneutics, Austrian economics
  4. Gupta, V. K. 2007. Strategic thinking and contemporary business: Thoughts from an ancient Indian thinker. Paradigm, 11(2), 77-82.
    Strategy, India, International
  5. Bhawe, N. M., Jain, T. K., & Gupta, V. K. 2006. Social entrepreneurship: A grounded model based on prosocial behavior. ICFAI Journal of Entrepreneurship Development, 3(4), 29-51.
    Entrepreneurship, India, International, Social entrepreneur
  6. Gupta, V. K., Turban, D., Wasti, S. A., & Sikdar, A. 2005. Entrepreneurship and stereotypes: Are entrepreneurs from Mars or from Venus? Paper published in K. M. Weaver (Ed.), Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.
    Gender, Entrepreneurship, India, Turkey, International