Ford earned his Ph.D. in Business Administration from Penn State University and served on the faculty of Rutgers University’s Graduate School of Management before joining UCF. His scholarly interests focus on processes related to new venture emergence, with a particular emphasis on how decision making and communication processes help creative visions evolve into business ventures.
Ford’s research has appeared in journals such as the Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, and IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management.
- Pennsylvania State University, Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior, 1990.
- Pennsylvania State University, B.S. in Management, 1984.
In The News
Cameron Ford joins the I-Corps program executive committee – to help provide UCF scientists and researchers the program, process, and resources to investigate and validate the commercialization of their science.
“The Starter Lab is a great place for students to collaborate with others and ‘noodle’ with preliminary innovation and new venture ideas. We intend for the Starter Lab to be a community center for student starters from all disciplines…”
Research and Publications
Four student teams will face off for $75,000 in cash and essential business services at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 21, in the finals of the annual Joust New Venture Competition. The finals, which are free and open to the public, will be held in the UCF Pegasus Ballroom in the Student Union on the UCF main campus.
Creative Action in Organizations: Ivory Tower Visions and Real World Voices. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications. 1995
Creativity in organizations has become an issue of great importance, but how does a company encourage personnel to find creative solutions to budgeting, product development, marketing and training? With engaging contributions from leading academics and professionals, this book explores the key factors that are critical to the development and promotion of creativity in any organization.