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Smita Srivastava

Phd Student



  • MA

Smita Srivastava

Smita Srivastava is a doctoral student in the Department of MISE at Washington State University since fall 2015. She completed her MBA at Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar and received her MS in Human Resources and Labor Relations from Michigan State University (MSU). After graduating from MSU, Smita joined Michigan Tech as an instructor and taught Business Problem Solving, Team Dynamics, and Organizational Behavior to undergraduate students for 6 years. Her current research interests include investigating factors responsible for entrepreneurial performance at the crowdfunding platform and how the entrepreneurial identity shapes those. Her major area of research falls under strategy and entrepreneurship.

Research Interests

entrepreneurial identity
environmental decision-making
strategy and entrepreneurship

Teaching Interests

strategic management