Brian Saxton

Brian Saxton
Assistant Professor of Management
M.B.A., Cleveland State University
B.A. and B.S., Bowling Green State University
Ph.D., Ohio State University
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 Brian M. Saxton is currently a doctoral candidate in entrepreneurship and strategic human capital at The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business. His research interests include the capabilities that enable firms to pursue entrepreneurial activity, the impact of human capital within the firm, the building and impacts of organizational routines, and the use of sports as a context for organizational scholarship. Brian, a native of Tiffin, Ohio, also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Cleveland State University, and Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degrees from Bowling Green State University.

Professor Saxton’s real world experience includes employment at American Standard in Tiffin, Ohio as a Quality Technician, Creative Specialties International (a division of Moen) as Associate Business Planning Analyst, and at the Beachwood Business Development Center as a graduate consultant.

  • Published peer reviewed articles, “Resetting the shot clock: The effects of comobility on human capital” in Journal of Management, and “To Infinity and Beyond: Using a Narrative Approach to Identify Training Needs for Unknown and Dynamic Situations,” in Human Resource Development Quarterly with Alison Dachner, Ray Noe, and Kathryn Keeton. The latter a finalist for the Richard A. Swanson Research Excellence Award
  • Co-presented: “Human capital constraints and inventor bricolage” at Academy of Management Meeting in Lake Buena Vista, FL, and “An examination of self-identity and learning styles: A qualitative study within the home health care setting” at the Midwest Academy of Management Annual Meeting in Milwaukee, WI, with Margo Kraft