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Business Administration

Robert Singh

Dr. Robert Singh

Professor, Business Administration

Office: GSBM 654
Phone: 443-885-3433


Ph.D. University of Illinois at Chicago - Business Administration (Entrepreneurial Studies), 1998
M.B.A. Illinois Institute of Technology - Organizational Behavior, 1992
B.S. University of Virginia - Mechanical Engineering, 1991

Robert P. Singh is a Professor of Management in the Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management at Morgan State University. He joined Morgan's faculty in 2002 after teaching for three years at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. Dr. Singh's research primarily focuses on strategy and entrepreneurship issues in minority-owned ventures and technology firms, as well as macro-economic issues in the U.S. economy. Dr. Singh has published three books, several book chapters, and several technical reports. His research papers have appeared in leading journals such as the Academy of Management Review, Journal of Internet Commerce, Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, Journal of Entrepreneurship Education, New England Journal of Entrepreneurship, A.T. Business Management Review, Human Resource Management Journal, and Human Resource Planning. He has also presented papers at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Babson College-Kauffman Foundation Entrepreneurship Research Conference, the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference, the UIC/American Marketing Association Symposium on Marketing and Entrepreneurship, and other leading national and international conferences. In addition to his academic pursuits, Dr. Singh serves on the Board of the national Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO!), has successfully founded several businesses, and has served on the Advisory Boards of several firms.

Research Interests

New venture creation
Minority entrepreneurship
Opportunity recognition
Technology-based entrepreneurship

Recent Publications
Agyekum, A.A. B. & Singh, R. P. (2018). How technology is changing accounting practices: Institutional theory and legitimacy theory perspectives. Eastern Academy of Management.
Singh, R. P., Adeyinka, O., & Baker, S. (2018). Exploring the determinants of performance for social entrepreneurship organizations. Eastern Academy of Management.
Lampley, E. & Singh, R. P. (2018). Fraud risk management over financial reporting: A contingency theory perspective. Eastern Academy of Management.
Awotoye, Y. & Singh, R. P. (2017). Maternity leave policies and occupational self-efficacy: The moderating role of job satisfaction. Academy of Management Meeting.
Awotoye, Y. & Singh, R. P. (2017). Entrepreneurial resilience, high impact challenges, and firm performance. U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) Annual Conference.
Javadian, G., Zoogah, D., Singh, R. P., & Gupta, V. (2017). Moving beyond the barriers: Examining the impact of self-efficacy and stereotype reactance on women's entrepreneurial intentions. Eastern Academy of Management Meeting.
Alolayan, A. A. & Singh, R. P. (2017). Social capital of entrepreneurs and the access to government venture capital funds. Eastern Academy of Management Meeting.
Awotoye, Y. & Singh, R. P. (2016). New venture creation processes of immigrant versus non-immigrant women entrepreneurs in the U.S. 2016 Mason Entrepreneurship Research Conference.
Singh, R. P. & Ogbolu, M. N. (2015). The need to improve U.S. business dynamism through entrepreneurship: Trends and recommendations. 2015 U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference.
Awotoye, Y. & Singh, R. P. (2015). Organizational implications of maternity leave: A theoretical and conceptual discussion. Eastern Academy of Management Meeting.
Orimoloye, Y. H. & Singh, R. P. (2015). The impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on organization structures. Academy of Business Research Conference.
Omar, A. & Singh, R. P. (2015). Contingency approaches to structuring new organizations in turbulent environments. Academy of Business Research Conference.