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Entrepreneurship & Economic Development
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Ryan Bailey

Ryan Bailey

Department: Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
Office: Price Hall, Room 3050
Address: 1005 Asp Ave, Room 3050
Norman, OK 73019
United States

Ryan Bailey is a third-year PhD candidate in Entrepreneurship in the Tom Love Division of Entrepreneurship and Economic Development in the Michael F. Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma. His research interests include civic wealth creation, social entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial opportunities, and value exchange. He has been actively attending and presenting at research conferences for more than a decade and has served as a reviewer for the Journal of Business Venturing and the Academy of Management annual meeting. 

Ryan possesses 10+ years of diversified industry experience in the government, healthcare, communication, retail, and energy sectors.  He has consulted as a project manager, change manager, and systems integration analyst for NGOs and Fortune 100 companies including RGP, Accenture, Target, Comcast, Phillips 66, and others. He has interfaced with all levels of organizational hierarchies on international and domestic projects ranging from $10k – $300M and performed a broad spectrum of functional roles, such as systems implementations, new product launches, and international retail expansions.

  • M.B.A. – University of Tulsa, 2019
  • B.B.A. in Business Management– University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2010
  • Diploma in Missions – Victory College, 2014
  • Diploma in Biblical Studies – Agape College, 2010
  • Project Management Professional (PMP®) – Since 2017
  • Certified Change Management Professional (CCMP™) – Since 2016

Bailey, Ryan C; Lumpkin, GT. (In Press) “Enacting Positive Social Change: A Civic Wealth Creation Stakeholder Engagement Framework.” Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice.

Bailey, Ryan C (2021). “Toward a Normative Theory of Social Entrepreneurship.” Virtual Meeting: Academy of Management 2021 Annual Meeting.

Bailey, Ryan C (2021). “Evaluation of International Market Opportunities: A Creation Versus Discovery Perspective.” Virtual Meeting: Academy of Management 2021 Annual Meeting.

Bailey, Ryan C (2020). “If We Build It, Will They Come? Examining the Role of Value Consumption in Social Entrepreneurship.” Virtual Meeting: 17th Annual Social Entrepreneurship Conference.

Bailey, Ryan; Chabowski, Brian R. (2019). “Researchers Without Borders: An International Social Entrepreneurship Co-Citation Analysis.” Copenhagen, Denmark: Academy of International Business 2019 Annual Meeting.

Bailey, Ryan (2019). “Clearing the Bar: VOSviewer Standards in Social Entrepreneurship Research.” Houston, TX: Southwest Academy of Management.

Bailey, Ryan (2019). “Tools of the Trade: An Exploratory Analysis of VOSviewer.” Houston, TX: Federation of Business Disciplines: Southwest Decision Sciences Institute.