Dr. Melissa S. Cardon

Cardon, M.S., Wincent, J., Singh, J., & Drnovsek, M. (in press). The nature and experience of entrepreneurial passion, Academy of Management Review.


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): 1-22.


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.







Refereed Publications

Research (Highlights)

To contact me:

Phone: 914-773-3618
Fax: 914-773-3920
E-mail: mcardon@pace.edu

Research Interests

My research centers around unleashing human capital in emerging, small, and established organization. Specific areas of interest include:


Entrepreneurial passion and emotion, motivation and failure recovery

Human resources in small and emerging firms

Contingent labor and alternative staffing models

Organizational socialization