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Tammi C. Redd

Associate Professor of Management

Year Joined RCNJ: 2012

Contact Information

  • Phone: (201) 684-7356
  • Email:
  • Office: ASB- 309
  • Office Hours: On Sabbatical Spring 2024


  • B.S. The Pennyslvania State University
  • Ph.D. The University of Texas-RGV

Courses Offered:

  • Strategic Management
  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Ethics in Business

Research Interest:

  • Minority Entrepreneurship
  • Network Diversity & Boards
  • Social Networks
  • Social Entrepreneurship

Recent Publications:

  • Abebe.M.A, Kimakwa, S. and Redd, T. (2020). “Toward a typology of social entrepreneurs: the interplay between passionate activism and entrepreneurial expertise.” The Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 27(4): 509-530.
  •  Redd, T.C. and Wu, Sibin. (2020).  “Gender differences in acquiring business support from online social networks” Journal of Women’s Entrepreneurship and Education,  (1-2): 22-36.
  • Redd, T.C., Abebe, M.A., and Wu, S. (2016). “Entrepreneurial Network Composition and the Venture Creation Process: An Empirical Investigation.” in Entrepreneurial Process and Social Networks: A Dynamic Perspective, Jack, S., Lamine, W., Fayolle, A., and D. Chabaud (Eds.); Edward Elgar Publishing: 2-31.
  • Redd, T.C., Hutchins, T.D. and Giuliano, D. (2015) The World Guide to Sustainable Business:A country-by-country analysis of responsible business and social entrepreneurship, “Costa Rica.” In W.G. Visser (Ed.); Green Leaf Publishing, (4): 62-68.
  • Redd, T.C. (2014).  “The Influence of Social Network Dynamism on Business Start-up Activity: A Longitudinal Examination of Female Nascent Entrepreneurs.” Journal of Women’s Entrepreneurship and Education, 2014 (3-4): 23-35.
  • Chen, S., Liao, Z., Redd, T., and Wu, S. (2013). “Laotian Entrepreneurs’ Optimism and New Venture Performance: Social Behavior and Personality, 41(8): 1267-1278.

Recent Presentations:

  • Redd, T. (2021) “Teaching Ideation and Developing a Pitch in a Virtual Setting,” The Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2021.
  • Redd, T. (2021). “Business Basics: Course Case Study,” The Faculty Resource Network Winter Teach & Share, January 2021. NYU Virtual Conference.
  • Kimakwa, S., Redd, T. and Abebe, M. (2019). “The Interplay between Passionate Activism and Entrepreneurial Expertise Among Social Entrepreneurs”, Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), June 2019. Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Redd, T. (2019). “Connecting the Means with the Ends”. The Johns Hopkins Symposium on Urban and Grand Challenges, April 2019. Washington, D.C.
  • Kimakwa,S., Abebe, M. and Redd, T. (2018) “(Disgruntled) Social Warriors: Toward A Typology of Women Social Entrepreneurs,”The Academy of Management Annual Meeting , August 2018. Chicago, Illinois.
  • Abebe, M.A, Kimakwa, S. and Redd, T.C. (2018) “Social Network Ties as Drivers of Entrepreneurial Ventures in Sub-Saharan Africa: Substitutes or Complements?” Accepted for presentation at the The Academy of Management -Africa Annual Meeting, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, January 2018.
  • Redd, T.C. (2017). “From Idea Napkins to Beyond: Using the Ideation Process to Develop Oral Presentation Skills in the Entrepreneurial Classroom” The Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, June 2017. Providence College, Providence, RI.
  • Redd, T.C. (2016).  “Entrepreneurial Climate: The Role of Online Social Networks”,Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), June 2016. Bodo, Norway.
  • Wu, S. and Redd, T.C. (2015). “Smile: Click! Here is your money! The effect of non-verbal cues on crowdfunding success”,The 2015 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2015. Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • Redd, T.C., Wu, S. (2015).  “The Influence of Environmental Context on Social Network Orientation among U.S. Minority Groups.” The U.S. Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, January 2015. Tampa, FL. *******JOHN JACK AWARD*******
  • Redd,T.C. (2014). “A Taxonomic Approach to the Entrepreneur’s Social Network: New Insights into Resource Acquisition.” Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), June 2014. London, Ontario, CA.
  • Addae, I., Redd, T.C., Simmon, S. (2014). “The Influence of Online Social Networks on the Stages of New Venture Creation.” Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), June 2014. London, Ontario, CA.


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