Prior to her position as an Assistant Professor of Management in the Management and Accountancy Department at UNC Asheville, Susan Clark Muntean was an Assistant Professor of Management at Ball State University in Indiana, where she taught courses in entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, management and ethics. She was recently awarded the 2013-14 Sigma Phi Epsilon Outstanding Faculty Award and her immersive learning projects have won awards and honorable mentions over the past three years. Dr. Clark Muntean holds a certificate in Social Entrepreneurship from the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Prior to Ball State, she was a Fellow in the Management Department at the London School of Economics in England.
Dr. Clark Muntean’s research interests include improving our understanding of issues related to gender and entrepreneurship, women’s entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, family business, corporate governance, work-life balance and corporate social responsibility. A paper on women’s entrepreneurship received the International Council for Small Business Best Paper Award in 2011, and a paper on founder and firm political strategy received USASBE best paper in family business honorable mention in 2014. Prior to her academic career, Dr. Clark Muntean held both for-profit and non-profit positions on four continents and consulted clients globally for IBM Consulting Group, Ernst & Young LLP and Arthur Andersen LLP.
This research paper examines emerging practices to include a diverse set of entrepreneurs (e.g. women and minorities) by entrepreneurship support organizations in St. Louis, and at the same time, identified more demands from entrepreneurs for this purpose.
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