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Faculty and Staff Profile

Wayne H. Stewart Jr.

Professor of Management

Office: Sirrine 141
Phone: (864) 656-3776
Fax: (864) 656-2015

 Educational Background

Ph.D. Organization Theory & Policy
University of North Texas 1995

Western Carolina University 1988

B.S.B.A. Finance
Western Carolina University 1984


Wayne H. Stewart, Jr. teaches courses in strategy, entrepreneurship and international business. A member of Beta Gamma Sigma and Phi Kappa Phi honor societies, he has also taught graduate management courses at Zayed University, U.A.E., the Institute of Economics and Management in Lisbon, Portugal, and Gelsenkirchen Business School in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.

 Research Interests

Dr. Stewart's research interests include individual and team issues in venture creation and performance, strategic change and firm development, the organization-environment interface, and management issues in transition contexts, particularly the countries of the former Soviet Union. His research has appeared in academic journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Management, Journal of Small Business Management, and Management International Review. He has also published a research monograph, and presented research papers at numerous professional conferences, where his work has been recognized with research awards, and has been discussed in the media, including, Entrepreneur, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and a national radio broadcast, The Entrepreneur Hour. He has been the recipient of College research, teaching and service awards.