Benson Honig

Dr. Benson Honig

Professor

Human Resources & Management

Faculty

CONTACT INFORMATION

BIO

Benson Honig (Ph.D. Stanford University) is the Teresa Cascioli Chair in Entrepreneurial Leadership, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University. Research interests include business planning, nascent entrepreneurship, transnational entrepreneurship, ethics in scholarship, immigration and social entrepreneurship, social capital, and entrepreneurship in transition environments. He has published in leading academic journals (over 100 peer reviewed articles) and serves on ten editorial boards, including the AMLE,AMD,JBV,JMS & ET&P. Past chair of the Academy of Management Ethics Education Committee, Ethicist blogger, has served on the Babson conference board and on the Entrepreneurship Division of AOM. He is a board member of the Africa Academy of Management.

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

August 2019

The Saskatchewan Experience

JOURNAL : INTERNATIONAL HANDBOOK OF RESEARCH ON INDIGENOUS ENTREPRENEURSHIP

CONTRIBUTORS: Robert Anderson, Ana Maria Peredo, Benson Honig, Léo-paul Dana, W Weir
August 2019

Israel And The ICT: The Case Of An Industrial Transformation

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig
August 2019

Norms Surrounding Business Plans And Their Effect On Entrepreneurial Behavior

JOURNAL : FRONTIERS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESEARCH

CONTRIBUTORS: Tomas Karlsson, Benson Honig
August 2019

A CLOSER LOOK AT BUSINESS PLANNING: EARLY STAGE OUTCOME EFFECTS OF HOW IT IS PREPARED AND USED (INTERACTIVE PAPER)

CONTRIBUTORS: Per Davidsson, Benson Honig
August 2019

Communities In The Global Economy: Where Social And Indigenous Entrepreneurship Meet

CONTRIBUTORS: Robert Anderson, Benson Honig, Ana Maria Peredo
August 2019

BUSINESS PLANNING FOR NASCENT ENTREPRENEURS UNDER ENVIRONMENTAL UNCERTAINTY (INTERACTIVE PAPER)

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig, Jianwen Liao
August 2019

Small Business Promotion And Microlending: A Comparative Assessment Of Jamaican And Israeli NGOs

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig
August 2019

From Boom To Bust: A Comparison Of Organizational Emergence During Unusual Business Cycles

CONTRIBUTORS: Israel Drori, Benson Honig
August 2019

DO GOOD PLANS LEAD TO GOOD PERFORMANCE? A SIX YEAR LONGITUDINAL EXAMINATION OF BUSINESS PLANNING (SUMMARY)

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig, Mikael Samuelsson
August 2019

Research Perspectives On African Education And The Informal Sector

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig
August 2019

Technicians, Technical Education, And Global Economic Development: A Cross National Examination

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig, Francisco Ramirez
August 2019

The Life-cycle And Decline Of A Dotcom Firm: An Effectuation Approach

CONTRIBUTORS: Israel Drori, Benson Honig, Zachary Sheaffer
August 2019

Educational Reform And Teacher Education In Ethiopia: Does The Tail Wag The Dog?

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig
August 2019

New Directions In Social Entrepreneurship

JOURNAL : MICHAEL JOHN CHRISTIE

CONTRIBUTORS: Michael John Christie, Benson Honig
August 2019

A Panel Study Of Ideological Embeddedness, Demographic Depletion, And Organizational Change

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig, Zachary Sheaffer
August 2019

Learning Strategies Of Nascent Entrepreneurs

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF COMPETENCE-BASED MANAGEMENT

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig, Per Davidsson, Tomas Karlsson
June 2019

Exploring The Multi-level Processes Of Legitimacy In Transnational Social Enterprises

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF BUSINESS VENTURING

CONTRIBUTORS: Daniela Bolzani, Selenia Marabello, Benson Honig
November 2018

Reflections On Scientific Misconduct In Management: Unfortunate Incidents Or A Normative Crisis?

JOURNAL : ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT PERSPECTIVES

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig, Joseph Lampel, Joel Ac Baum, Mary Ann Glynn, Runtian Jing, Michael Lounsbury, Elke Schüßler, David G Sirmon, Anne S Tsui, James P Walsh, Arjen Van Witteloostuijn
November 2018

Revisiting The Influence Of Institutional Forces On The Written Business Plan: A Replication Study

JOURNAL : MANAGEMENT REVIEW QUARTERLY

CONTRIBUTORS: Christian Hopp, Francis J Greene, Benson Honig, Tomas Karlsson, Mikael Samuelsson
April 2018

Management Education: Unique Challenges Presented By The African Continent

JOURNAL : AFRICA JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig, Nico Carsten Hjortsø
January 2018

A Preliminary Exploration Of The Development Of Wisdom In Entrepreneurship Education

JOURNAL : REGEPE - REVISTA DE EMPREENDEDORISMO E GESTãO DE PEQUENAS EMPRESAS

CONTRIBUTORS: Jeffrey Mcnally, Benson Honig, Bruce Martin
December 2017

Compensatory Entrepreneurship: Avoiding The Pitfalls Of Global Isomorphic Entrepreneurship Research And Activities

JOURNAL : REGEPE - REVISTA DE EMPREENDEDORISMO E GESTãO DE PEQUENAS EMPRESAS

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig
August 2017

The Institutionalization Of Student Business Incubation At Danish Universities

JOURNAL : ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT PROCEEDINGS

CONTRIBUTORS: Carsten Nico Hjortsø, Benson Honig, Nina Riis
March 2017

A Study Of Living Wage Effects On Employees' Performance-related Attitudes And Behaviour

JOURNAL : CANADIAN JOURNAL OF ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCES / REVUE CANADIENNE DES SCIENCES DE L'ADMINISTRATION

CONTRIBUTORS: Zhaocheng Zeng, Benson Honig
March 2017

Special Section On Ethics In Management Research: Norms, Identity, And Community In The 21st Century

JOURNAL : ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT LEARNING & EDUCATION

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig, Joseph Lampel, Don Siegel, Paul Drnevich
December 2016

Publish And Politics: An Examination Of Business School Faculty Salaries In Ontario

JOURNAL : ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT LEARNING & EDUCATION

CONTRIBUTORS: Ying Hong, Benson Honig
September 2016

Sustainable Management And Managing Sustainability: The Continued Challenges Of The African Continent

JOURNAL : CANADIAN JOURNAL OF ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCES / REVUE CANADIENNE DES SCIENCES DE L'ADMINISTRATION

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig, Moses Acquaah
July 2016

Entrepreneurial Intentions: A Cultural Perspective

JOURNAL : AFRICA JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT

CONTRIBUTORS: Ian K Alexander, Benson Honig
May 2016

Toward Rigor And Parsimony: A Primary Validation Of Kolvereid’s (1996) Entrepreneurial Attitudes Scales

JOURNAL : ENTREPRENEURSHIP & REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CONTRIBUTORS: Jeffrey J Mcnally, Bruce C Martin, Benson Honig, Heiko Bergmann, Panagiotis Piperopoulos
January 2016

Extending Community-based Enterprise Theory: The Example Of Community-specific Currencies

JOURNAL : ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT PROCEEDINGS

CONTRIBUTORS: Ana Cristina O Siqueira, Benson Honig, Sandra Rh Mariano, Joysi Moraes
January 2016

Entrepreneurial Support: Making Sense Of Decades Of Practice And Research

JOURNAL : ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT PROCEEDINGS

CONTRIBUTORS: Tiago Ratinho, Alejandro Amezcua, Benson Honig, Zhaocheng Zeng
July 2015

Replication In Entrepreneurship Research: A Further Response To Delmar

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF BUSINESS VENTURING INSIGHTS

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig, Mikael Samuelsson
January 2015

Envisioning New Social Enterprises: Organizational Ingenuity And Entrepreneurial Autonomy

JOURNAL : ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT PROCEEDINGS

CONTRIBUTORS: Ana Cristina O Siqueira, Sandra Rh Mariano, Joysi Moraes, Benson Honig
January 2015

Entrepreneurial Ingenuity And Ethics: Inspiring Innovation And Change

JOURNAL : ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT PROCEEDINGS

CONTRIBUTORS: Ana Cristina O Siqueira, Benson Honig
December 2014

Data Replication And Extension: A Study Of Business Planning And Venture-level Performance

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF BUSINESS VENTURING INSIGHTS

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig, Mikael Samuelsson
April 2014

Organizational Ingenuity: Concept, Processes And Strategies

JOURNAL : ORGANIZATION STUDIES

CONTRIBUTORS: Joseph Lampel, Benson Honig, Israel Drori
January 2014

Ethics In The Production And Dissemination Of Management Research: Institutional Failure Or Individual Fallibility?

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig, Joseph Lampel, Donald Siegel, Paul Drnevich
January 2014

Assessing Kolvereid’s (1996) Measure Of Entrepreneurial Attitudes

JOURNAL : ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT PROCEEDINGS

CONTRIBUTORS: Jeff Mcnally, Bruce Martin, Benson Honig, Heiko Bergmann, Panagiotis Piperopoulos
September 2013

The Roles Of Learning Orientation And Passion For Work In The Formation Of Entrepreneurial Intention

JOURNAL : INTERNATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS JOURNAL: RESEARCHING ENTREPRENEURSHIP

CONTRIBUTORS: Dirk De Clercq, Benson Honig, Bruce Martin
May 2013

Social Capital And Entrepreneurship: A Schema And Research Agenda

JOURNAL : ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE

CONTRIBUTORS: Eric Gedajlovic, Benson Honig, Curt B Moore, G Tyge Payne, Mike Wright
April 2013

Transnational Entrepreneurship: The Practice Of Cross-Cultural Affiliation

JOURNAL : ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT PROCEEDINGS

CONTRIBUTORS: Israel Drori, Benson Honig, Ari Ginsberg
March 2013

A Process Model Of Internal And External Legitimacy

JOURNAL : ORGANIZATION STUDIES

CONTRIBUTORS: Israel Drori, Benson Honig
January 2013

Theory Of Planned Behaviour As A Grounding Theory For The Entrepreneurship Education Literature

JOURNAL : ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT PROCEEDINGS

CONTRIBUTORS: Bruce Martin, Dirk De Clercq, Benson Honig
January 2013

Entrepreneurship For Persons With Disabilities: Economic And Social-psychological Benefits

JOURNAL : ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT PROCEEDINGS

CONTRIBUTORS: Bruce Martin, Benson Honig, Dirk De Clercq
July 2012

Planning And The Entrepreneur: A Longitudinal Examination Of Nascent Entrepreneurs In Sweden

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig, Mikael Samuelsson
July 2012

Transnational Entrepreneurs’ Network Diversity, Structure And Performance: Return Migration To China

JOURNAL : ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT PROCEEDINGS

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig, Yuval Kalish, Xiaohua Howard Lin
July 2012

Examining The Development Of Internal And External Legitimacy In An Entrepreneurial

JOURNAL : ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT PROCEEDINGS

CONTRIBUTORS: Israel Drori, Benson Honig
August 2011

Radical Changes, Ideology, Dwindling Membership And Financial Distress: A Macro Longitudinal Study

JOURNAL : EUROPEAN MANAGEMENT JOURNAL

CONTRIBUTORS: Zachary Sheaffer, Benson Honig, Shaul Zionit, Orly Yeheskel
June 2011

Entrepreneurship As An Integrating Mechanism For Disadvantaged Persons

JOURNAL : ENTREPRENEURSHIP & REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CONTRIBUTORS: Dirk De Clercq, Benson Honig
September 2010

Ideology, Crisis Intensity, Organizational Demography, And Industrial Type As Determinants Of Organizational Change In Kibbutzim

JOURNAL : THE JOURNAL OF APPLIED BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE

CONTRIBUTORS: Zachary Sheaffer, Benson Honig, Abraham Carmeli
January 2010

Social Capital And The Modern Incubator: A Comparison Of In-group And Out-group Social Networks

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF SMALL BUSINESS & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig, Tomas Karlsson
September 2009

Transnational Entrepreneurship: An Emergent Field Of Study

JOURNAL : ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE

CONTRIBUTORS: Israel Drori, Benson Honig, Mike Wright
May 2009

The Life Cycle Of An Internet Firm: Scripts, Legitimacy, And Identity

JOURNAL : ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE

CONTRIBUTORS: Israel Drori, Benson Honig, Zachary Sheaffer
March 2008

Communities Of Disentrepreneurship

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF ENTERPRISING COMMUNITIES: PEOPLE AND PLACES IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig, Leo Paul Dana
July 2007

The Industrial Revolution And Beyond

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT HISTORY

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig, Elizabeth Leslie Black
August 2006

TRANSNATIONAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP: TOWARD A UNIFYING THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK.

JOURNAL : ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT PROCEEDINGS

CONTRIBUTORS: Israel Drori, Benson Honig, Ari Ginsberg
February 2006

Social Entrepreneurship: New Research Findings

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF WORLD BUSINESS

CONTRIBUTORS: Michael J Christie, Benson Honig
September 2005

Antecedents, Moderators, And Performance Consequences Of Membership Change In New Venture Teams

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF BUSINESS VENTURING

CONTRIBUTORS: Gaylen N Chandler, Benson Honig, Johan Wiklund
2005

Indigenous Land Rights In Canada: The Foundation For Development?

JOURNAL : INT. J. OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SMALL BUSINESS

CONTRIBUTORS: Robert B Anderson, Ronald D Camp Ii, Leo Paul Dana, Benson Honig, Jean-marie Nkongolo-bakenda, Ana Maria Peredo
September 2004

Entrepreneurship Education: Toward A Model Of Contingency-Based Business Planning

JOURNAL : ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT LEARNING & EDUCATION

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig
February 2004

Institutional Forces And The Written Business Plan

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig, Tomas Karlsson
2004

Towards A Theory Of Indigenous Entrepreneurship

JOURNAL : INT. J. OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SMALL BUSINESS

CONTRIBUTORS: Ana Maria Peredo, Robert B Anderson, Craig S Galbraith, Benson Honig, Leo Paul Dana
May 2003

The Role Of Social And Human Capital Among Nascent Entrepreneurs

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF BUSINESS VENTURING

CONTRIBUTORS: Per Davidsson, Benson Honig
November 2001

Human Capital And Structural Upheaval

JOURNAL : JOURNAL OF BUSINESS VENTURING

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig
October 2001

Learning Strategies And Resources For Entrepreneurs And Intrapreneurs

JOURNAL : ENTREPRENEURSHIP THEORY AND PRACTICE

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig
2000

Interorganizational Entrepreneurship In A Global Arena

JOURNAL : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ORGANIZATIONAL ANALYSIS

CONTRIBUTORS: Joseph Lampel, Benson Honig
January 1998

Who Gets The Goodies? An Examination Of Microenterprise Credit In Jamaica

JOURNAL : ENTREPRENEURSHIP & REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig
May 1996

Education And Self-Employment In Jamaica

JOURNAL : COMPARATIVE EDUCATION REVIEW

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig

Organizational Adjustment And The Individual: A Study Of Commitment And Adaptation To Changes In Kibbutzim

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig, Ayalla Ruvio, Zachary Sheaffer, Waterloo October

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

August 2019

Diffusion Of Student Business Incubators: An Institutional Theory Perspective On The Emergence Of A Hybrid Organizational Form

CONTRIBUTORS: Carsten Hjortsø, Benson Honig, Nina Riis
August 2019

The Routledge Companion To Entrepreneurship

CONTRIBUTORS: William Gartner, Ted Baker, Friederike Welter, Saras Sarasvathy, Armin Schwienbacher, René Mauer, Siri Terjesen, Niels Bosma, Benson Honig, Hans Landstrom, Daniel Hjorth, William Forster, Gry Alsos, E Ljunggren, Sara Carter, Gerard Mcelwee, Melissa Cardon, Phillip Kim, Ronald Mitchell, Lisa Schurer Lambert
August 2019

A Review Of Related Streams Of Immigration And Global Entrepreneurship Research

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig, Israel Drori
August 2019

Researching Transnational Entrepreneurship: An Approach Based On The Theory Of Practice

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig, Israel Drori, Ari Ginsberg
August 2019

Transnational And Immigrant Entrepreneurship In A Globalized World

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig, Israel Drori, Barbara Carmichael
August 2017

The Temporal Consistency Of Entrepreneurship Attitudes And Intentions

CONFERENCE : ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT PROCEEDINGS

CONTRIBUTORS: Zhaocheng Zeng, Benson Honig, Bruce Carruthers Martin, Jeffrey John Mcnally
June 2017

Communities And Corporations In The Neww Global Capitalist Economy

CONFERENCE : SSRN ELECTRONIC JOURNAL

CONTRIBUTORS: Robert B Anderson, Benson Honig
January 2013

Principles Or Practice? Exploring The Application Of Theory In Entrepreneurship Course Syllabi

CONFERENCE : ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT PROCEEDINGS

CONTRIBUTORS: Jeff Mcnally, Benson Honig, Bruce Martin
February 2011

Business Planning And Venture Level Performance: Challenging The Institution Of Planning

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig, Mikael Samuelsson
September 2005

A Cross-National Comparison Of Incubated Organizations: An Institutional Perspective

CONTRIBUTORS: Tomas Karlsson, Benson Honig, Friederike Welter, Leora Shakked, Arie Sadaovski

Institutionalization Of The Field And Its Impact On Both The Ethics And The Quality Of Entrepreneurship Research In The Coming Decades

CONTRIBUTORS: Benson Honig