Sanjib Chowdhury

Sanjib Chowdhury

Diane and Bruce Halle Foundation Chaired Professor in Entrepreneurship and Director, Center for Entrepreneurship


318 Hill


[email protected]


  • Ph.D. University of North Texas
  • MBA University of Montana

Professional Summary

Dr. Chowdhury primarily teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in the areas of strategy, corporate innovation and entrepreneurship. His scholarly papers have been published in several high level scholarly journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Business Research, Human Resource Management, etc. He has presented in several academic and professional conferences. He serves in the editorial board of several entrepreneurship journals. In addition, Dr. Chowdhury is the Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship where he founded the Executive Certificate in Entrepreneurship program for emerging entrepreneurs in the state of Michigan. He also serves as a consultant for a variety of small and mid-sized businesses.

Courses Taught

  • MGMT 388 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • MGMT 490 Business Policy
  • DS 602 Business Research Methods
  • MGMT 610 Diagnostic and Quantitative Methods in Organizations
  • MGMT 614 Growth Strategies for Entrepreneurial Ventures
  • MGMT 696 Strategic Management
  • MGMT 603 Corporate Entrepreneurship: Innovation and Tech. Commercialization

Research Interests & Projects

Dr. Chowdhury's research focuses on topics in organizational theory, strategy and entrepreneurship.

Selected Publications

Chowdhury, S. & Schulz, E. (2022). The levels of base pay and incentive pay used by small firms to compensate professional employees with general and specific human capital. Journal of Small Business Management, 60(1): 1-31.

Chowdhury, S. & Endres, M. L. (2021). The influence of regional economy- and industry-level environmental munificence on young firm growth. Journal of Business Research, 134: 29 - 36.

Chowdhury, S.; Schulz, E. & Milner, M. (2014). Core employee based human capital and revenue productivity in small firms: An empirical investigation. Journal of Business Research. 67(11): 2473-2479.

Schulz, E.; Chowdhury, S. & Van de Voort, D. (2013). Firm productivity moderated link between human capital and compensation: The significance of task-specific human capital. Human Resource Management, 52(3): 423 – 439.

Chowdhury, S. (2011) The Moderating Effects of Customer Driven Complexity on the Structure and Growth Relationship in Young Firms. Journal of Business Venturing. 26(3): 306 – 320.

Chowdhury, S. & Endres, M. L. (2010). The Impact of Client Variability in Nursing on Occupational Strain and Injury: The Cross-Level Moderating Effect of Safety Climate. Academy of Management Journal. 53: 182-198.

Endres, M. L., Chowdhury, S., & Milner, M. (2009). Ambiguity tolerance and accurate assessment of self-efficacy in a complex decision task. Journal of Management & Organization, 15 (1): 31 - 46.

Professional Affiliations

  • Academy of Management