[Melissa Cardon  
Melissa S. Cardon
Professor of Management
Business Honors Program Director, Pleasantville
Address: Pace University - Pleasantville campus
Room 112, Goldstein Academic Center
861 Bedford Road
Pleasantville, NY 10570
Phone: 914-773-3618
E-mail: mcardon@pace.edu

Lubin Faculty Expert

Joined Lubin 2005

Biography (.doc)


PhD, Organizational Behavior, Columbia University, 2001
MBA, Human Resources, Case Western Reserve University, 1994
BA, Political Science, Case Western Reserve University, 1993


MGT 250 Managerial and Organizational Concepts
MGT 362 Human Resource Management
MGT 366 Leadership Principles and Practices
MGT 650 Labor Relations and Bargaining
HON 499 Honors Research Methods
MGT 365 Managerial Negotiations
MGT 835 Doctoral Seminar in Organizational Behavior

Research Interests:

Entrepreneurial passion and motivation
HR management in entrepreneurial firms
Organizational socialization

Cardon, M.S. & Kirk, C. 2015. Entrepreneurial passion as mediator of the self-efficacy to persistence relationship, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 39 (5).

Murnieks, C.Y., Mosakowski, E., & Cardon, M.S. 2014. Pathways of passion: Identity centrality, passion and behavior among entrepreneurs, Journal of Management, 40 (6): 1583-1606.

Cardon, M.S., Gregoire, D., Stevens, C., & Patel, P. 2013. Measuring entrepreneurial passion: Conceptual development and scale validation, Journal of Business Venturing, 28 (3): 373 – 396.

Mitteness, C., Sudek, R., & Cardon, M.S. 2012. The Importance Angels Place on Passion when Making Investment Decisions: Why does it matter to some and not all angels? Journal of Business Venturing, 27 (5): 592-606.

DeTienne, D. & Cardon, M.S. 2012. The impact of founder experience on the intentions to exit. Small Business Economics: An Entrepreneurship Journal, 38(4): 351-374.

Cardon, M.S., Foo, MD, Shepherd, DA, & Wiklund, J. 2012. Exploring the heart: Entrepreneurial emotion is a hot topic. Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, 36(1): 1-10.

Jun, Y., Cardon, M.S., & Rivera, E. 2012. A dyadic study of psychological contract mutuality, job level, and employee performance, Journal of Business Research, 65(3), 294.

Cardon, M.S., Stevens, C.E., & Potter, D.R. 2011. Misfortunes or mistakes? Cultural sensemaking of entrepreneurial failure, Journal of Business Venturing, 26 (1): 79-92.

Wennberg, K., Wiklund, J., DeTienne, D.R., & Cardon, M.S. 2010. Reconceptualizing entrepreneurial exit: Divergent exit routes and their drivers, Journal of Business Venturing, 25 (4): 361-375.

Cardon, M.S., Wincent, J., Singh, J., & Drnovsek, M. 2009. The nature and experience of entrepreneurial passion, Academy of Management Review, 34 (3): 511-532.

Cardon, M.S., Shinnar, R.S., Eisenman, M., & Rogoff, E.G. 2008. Segmenting the population of entrepreneurs: A cluster analysis study. Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, 13 (3).

Cardon, M.S. 2008. Is passion contagious? The transference of entrepreneurial emotion to employees, Human Resource Management Review, 18 (2): 77-86.

Cardon, M.S., Zietsma, C., Saparito, P., Davis, C., & Matherne, B. 2005. A tale of passion: A parenthood metaphor for entrepreneurship, Journal of Business Venturing, 20 (1): 23-45.

Cardon, M.S. & Stevens, C.E. 2004. Managing human resources in emerging organizations: What do we know?, Human Resource Management Review, 14 (3): 295-323.

Cardon, M.S. 2003. Contingent labor as an enabler of entrepreneurial growth. Human Resource Management, 42 (4): 357-373.