DAVID NOACK
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR AND HALL ENDOWED CHAIR IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, HALL GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP CENTER

Dave Noack


CONTACT


PHONE: 801.626.6079

EMAIL: davidnoack@weber.edu

OFFICE: WB 276


ABOUT


Dave Noack joined the Weber State University faculty in 2014 and currently serves as the executive director of the Hall Global Entrepreneurship Center, assistant professor of entrepreneurship and the Hall Endowed Chair in entrepreneurship in the Goddard School of Business & Economics. 

In addition to an MBA in entrepreneurship, Dr. Noack holds a Ph.D. in management with an emphasis in entrepreneurship from the Carson College of Business at Washington State University. 

He currently teaches courses on introduction to entrepreneurship, new venture finance, and strategic management. Dr. Noack’s research focuses on entrepreneurship and strategic management, particularly on start-up teams, new venture creation and entrepreneurial decision-making. His primary research examines how entrepreneurs and start-up teams divide ownership and the impact of such decisions on the launch and success of the new business. His research has been presented at premier management and entrepreneurship conferences around the world. He has also consulted with early-stage start-ups for the past six years and has co-founded four new businesses, including a biotech startup focused on cancer drug and treatment development.


EDUCATION


Ph.D., Management with an emphasis in entrepreneurship - Carson College of Business at Washington State University, 2014

MBA, Entrepreneurship - University of Louisville, 2010

BS, Journalism - Utah State University, 2007


PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS


PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

  1. Noack D, Miller DR, Guidice RM. (2018) One foot in Babylon, the other in a startup: The influence of job and employment alternatives on joiner commitment. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research 24(5): 1036-1060.
  2. Noack, David, Miller, D., and Smith, D. Let Me Make it Up to You: Understanding the Mitigative Ability of Corporate Social Responsibility Following Product Recalls. (Forthcoming, Journal of Business Ethics

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  1. Noack, D., Miller, D., and Guidice, R. (January 2017) One Foot in Babylon, the Other in a Startup: The Influence of Job and Employment Alternatives on Joiner Commitment. Presented at USASBE Conference
  2. Miller, Doug, and Noack, D. (January 2016) Entrepreneurship Policy and Opportunity Search Behaviors: Using Big Data to Steer the Ship. Paper presented at USASBE Conference
  3. Miller, Doug, and Noack, D. (June 2015) Popular Media and Individual Opportunity Search Behaviors. Paper presented at Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Boston, MA. 
  4. Noack, David and Miller, D. (March 2015) Digging In: The Moderating Effects of Environmental Uncertainty on Lead Founder Psychological Ownership and New Venture Commitment. Paper presented at Western Academy of Management, Kauai, HI. 
  5. Miller, Doug and Noack., D. (March 2015) The Escalating Cost of Corporate Malfeasance: A Strategic Perspective on Repeat Offender’s Corporate Philanthropy. Paper presented at Western Academy of Management, Kauai, HI. 
  6. Noack, David and Miller, D. (June 2014). Understanding the Commitment of New Venture Founders: Digging In or Moving On? Paper presented at Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Ontaria, Canada. 
  7. Miller, Doug and Noack, D. (June 2014). Cognitive Shortcuts And New Venture Team Formation: Understanding The Impact That Contextual Factors Have On Founding Valuable Teams. Paper presented at Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Ontaria, Canada. 
  8. Miller, Doug and Noack, D. (May 2013). Individual Ownership Share Distributive Justice on Cofounder Commitment and the Moderating Effects of Alternative Employment Options. Invited for presentation at the Sustainability, Ethics, and Entrepreneurship Conference, Denver, CO. 
  9. Noack, David, Miller, D., Neale, N., Sahaym, A., and Arthurs, J.D. (June, 2013). The Impact of Equity Distribution on Co-Founder Commitment. Paper presented at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Écully, France. 
  10. Miller, Doug and Noack, D. (August 2013). Developing Winners: The Impact of Charismatic Leadership in College Athletics. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meetings, Orlando, FL. 
  11. Miller, Doug, Noack, D., and Smith, D. (April, 2013). Banking on Moral Capital: Corporate Social Performance and Firm Visibility. Paper presented at the Sustainability, Ethics, and Entrepreneurship Conference, Denver, CO. 
  12. Noack, David, Miller, D., Neale, N. (March, 2013). Perceived Justice of Ownership Distribution on Founder Commitment and Team Cohesion. Paper presented at the Western Academy of Management, Santa Fe, NM. 
  13. Neale, Nathan, Noack, D., and Miller, D. (March, 2013). Battling Entrepreneurial Teams: Exploring the Advantages, Disadvantages, and Impact of Conflict on Heterogeneous Teams. Paper presented at the Western Academy of Management, Santa Fe, NM. 
  14. Miller, Douglas, Noack, D. and Smith, D. (August 2012). It’s Better to Ask Forgiveness Than Permission: The Strategic Use of CSR to Mitigate the Damaging Effects of Negative Firm Events. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meetings, Boston, MA. 
  15. Noack, David, Miller, D. and Arthurs, J. (June 2012). Factors Affecting Unequal Distribution of Ownership in Entrepreneurial Startups. Paper presented at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas. 
  16. Noack, David (March 2012). Determinants of New Venture Equity Dispersion. Paper presented at the Wiley Research Exposition, Pullman, WA.