Sean R. McMahon is an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship in the Love School of Business at Elon University.
PhD in Strategic Management - Entrepreneurship from the University of Central Florida, May 2013.
Master of Science (MS) in Strategic Management from the University of Central Florida, May 2012.
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Finance from the University of Florida, May 1997.
1996 Retail Management Intern, Sears Los Angeles, CA
1997-1999 Commercial Banking Representative, SunTrust Bank Atlanta, GA
1999-2002 Co-Founder & President, Jaywalk, Inc. Atlanta, GA
2002-2005 Managing Director, BNY Jaywalk (The Bank of New York) New York, NY
2005-2007 Managing Partner, WM2 Consulting Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
ENT 355 - Applications of Entrepreneurship
BUS 461 - Business Consulting
MAN 4802 - Entrepreneurship
GEB 4435 - Moral Foundations of Business
MAN 4720 - Strategy "Capstone" Lab
Creativity, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Knowledge Management
McMahon, S. R., & Ford, C. M. (2013). Heuristic transfer in the relationship between leadership and employee creativity. Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies.
Tzabbar, D., McMahon, S. R., & Vestal, A. (Conditional Accept). Do geographically dispersed teams enhance or impair innovation? The moderating effect of social structure. Organization Science.
Schminke, M. J., Caldwell, J., Ambrose, M. L, & McMahon, S. R. (Conditional Accept).
Recovering from ethical failure: In search of a paradox. Organizational Behavior & Human Decision Processes.
Spring 2012, University of Central Florida Department of Philosophy Colloquium, "Knowledge in Context"
Fall 2010, University of Central Florida, GEB 3113 - How to Start a Business, "My Start-up Experience"
Spring 2005, University of Florida Masters of Science in Finance Speaker Series, "Independent Research and the Global Research Analyst Settlement"
Conference Presentation Papers:
McMahon, S. R., & Ford, C. M. 2011. Heuristic transfer in the relationship between leadership and employee creativity. Presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas.
Tzabbar, D., Vestal, A., Porter, R., & McMahon, S. 2010. Interdependencies of formal and informal structure: Technological exploration and dispersed firms. Presented at the Strategic Management Society meeting in Rome, Italy.
McMahon, S. R., & Ford, C. M. 2010. Direct and indirect leadership influences on employee creativity in small and medium-sized enterprises. Presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting in Montreal, Canada.
Academy of Management (AOM)
- Annual Meeting Reviewer
- Invited Participant, Entrepreneurship Doctoral Student Consortium
- Presenter, Entrepreneurship PDW
- Presenter, Strategy as Practice PDW
Southern Management Association (SMA)
- Annual Conference Reviewer
Strategic Management Society (SMS)
Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (CEI), University of Central Florida
- Candidate Reviewer: UCF “Joust” Student Business Plan Tournament
- Candidate Reviewer: UCF “King of the Court” Student Elevator Pitch Competition
Start-up Company Advising (community outreach, i.e., informal & unpaid)
- Precision Response - Viral Marketing & e-Solution Analytics
- Magalhaes & Boutwell - Brazilian-US Angel Investment Market Maker
- Orange County Florida Public Library System “Digital Initiative” Panel Participant
- Habitat for Humanity: Atlanta, GA; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Pittsboro, NC; Biloxi, MS
- Hands on Atlanta: Atlanta, GA
- NYCares: New York, NY
Recognition & Awards:
Recipient of the 2012-2013 University of Central Florida Graduate Student Teaching Award.
Recipient of the 2012-2013 University of Central Florida College of Business Administration PhD Student Teaching Award.
Recipient of the 2011-2012 University of Central Florida College of Business Administration PhD Student Research Award.
Honorary Faculty Initiate: Invited by student members to be inducted into Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity as an honorary faculty initiate, Spring 2012.
Forbes.com Profile: Randall, D. “Life After Wall Street: The Teacher.” Forbes.com. May 8th, 2009. Retrieved February 15th, 2012. <http://www.forbes.com/2009/05/08/wall-street-careers-crisis-personal-finance-after-wall-street_2.html >.