Vivien Jancenelle

Vivien Jancenelle

Assistant Professor of Management,
College of Business

Contact number: 281-283-3244
Office: Bayou Building, Suite 3321


Dr. Vivien E. Jancenelle joined University of Houston-Clear Lake in 2021. He earned his doctorate with a concentration in strategy from Cleveland State University in 2017. His teaching interests are in the area of strategy and entrepreneurship, and his research primarily focuses on corporate-level strategy, with a particular emphasis on topics such as organizational ambidexterity, tangible–intangible resource composition, TMT–shareholder relationships (information asymmetry and signaling theory), nonlinear models, and entrepreneurial finance.

Dr. Jancenelle has published in peer-reviewed journals, including "Long Range Planning," "Technovation, Management Decision, International Business Review," "Management Research Review," "International Small Business Journal," "Journal of General Management," "Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies," and "American Journal of Business," among others.

Areas of Expertise

  • Strategic orientations
  • Organizational ambidexterity
  • Firm resource composition
  • TMT–shareholder relationships 
  • CATA analyses
  • Nonlinear models


  • Jancenelle, V.E. (2021). Tangible−Intangible Resource Composition and Firm Success. Technovation, forthcoming
  • Jancenelle, V.E., Storrud-Barnes, S.F., & Buccieri, D. (2021). Market Orientation and Firm Performance: Can there be too much of a good thing?. Management Decision, forthcoming. 
  • Jancenelle, V.E. (2021).  Moral Foundations and Financial Performance: The Effect of Moral Cues during Times of Earnings Uncertainty. International Journal of Organizational Analysis, forthcoming. 
  • Buccieri, D., Javalgi, R.G., & Jancenelle, V.E. (2020). Dynamic Capabilities and Performance of Emerging Market International New Ventures: Does International Entrepreneurial Culture Matter?. International Small Business Journal, 0266242620969682. 
  • Jancenelle, V.E. (2019). Relative Exploration and Firm Performance: Exploring Curvilinear Relationships and the Role of Industry, Instability, and Munificence. Long Range Planning, 53(6), 101926. 
  • Jancenelle, V.E., Javalgi, R.G., & Cavusgil., E. (2019). Cultural Entrepreneurship and Legitimate Distinctiveness in International Prosocial Crowdfunding. International Business Review, 28(4), 1-10
  • Jancenelle, V.E. (2018). Organizational Psychological Capital during Earnings Conference Calls: Mitigating Shareholders’ Sell-Off in the Face of Earnings Surprises?. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 25(4), 469-480. 
  • Jancenelle, V.E., & Javalgi, R.G. (2018). The Effect of Moral Foundations in Prosocial Crowdfunding. International Small Business Journal, 36(8), 932-951. 
  • Jancenelle, V.E., Javalgi, R.G., & Cavusgil, E. (2018). The Role of Economic and Normative Signals in International Prosocial Crowdfunding: An Illustration Using Market Orientation and Psychological Capital. International Business Review, 27(1), 1-10. 

Courses (Current Academic Year)

  • MGMT 4312 – Strategic Management 
  • MGMT 4336 – Principles of Entrepreneurship 

Awards and Accomplishments

  • Emerald Literati Award: Outstanding Reviewer for the Journal of Strategy and Management, 2020
  • Best Paper Award in Emerging Economies Research, Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business, Miami, FL, 2020
  • Best Paper Honor, Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, IL, 2018
  • 1st Place, "Act on your research" session, Annual Meeting of the Southern Management Association, Savannah, GA, 2014