Dr. Isaac Addae


Department: Business Administration
Assistant Professor
Entrepreneurship, Social Enterprises, Business Strategy, Leadership, Diversity/Equity/Inclusion

Office: Avon Williams Building K428
Phone: 615.963.7154
Email: iaddae@tnstate.edu

  Bio Education Courses Taught Publications and Awards

Academic Papers and Articles

Addae, I. Y., Singh, R. P., & Abbey, A. (2014). Cultivating black technology entrepreneurs through HBCU engineering & business programs. Journal of Entrepreneurship Education, 17(2): 12-30.

Prieto, L. C., Phipps, S. T. A., & Addae, I. Y. (2014). Is Wal-Mart a social enterprise: An exploration of the relationship between corporate reputation, corporate social responsibility & financial performance. Academy of Strategic Management Journal, 13(2): 51-60.

Addae, I. Y., & Addae, M. V. (2013). MNE entry modes in sub-Saharan Africa: An Eclectic Paradigm perspective. Journal for the Advancement of Developing Economies, 2(1): 35-50.

Addae, I. Y., & Austin, N. K. (2013). To leave, or not to leave: The choice of an unfulfilled employee. Journal of Business Cases and Applications, 9: 1-16.

Javadian, G., & Addae, I. Y. (2013). The impact of bureaucracies & occupational segregation on participation of Iranian women in the workforce. Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, 32(7): 654-670.

Singh, R. P., & Addae, I. Y. (2012). Job satisfaction & the aging U.S. workforce. Academy of Taiwan Business Management Review, 8(2): 9-17.


TSU National Alumni Association Top 40 Under 40 Award (2021)

Teaching Excellence Award, TSU National Society of Leadership & Success (2019)

Nashville Business Journal Top 40 Under 40 Award (2019)

Nashville Chamber of Commerce Leadership Connect Cohort (2018-2019)

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. South Eastern Region Connector Award (2018)

NAACP Nashville Branch Legacy Award (2017)

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Most Leading African Americans (2017)

Nashville’s Black 40 Under 40 Maynard Excellence Award (2017)

Nashville Black Chamber of Commerce Rising Star Award (2017)

Outstanding Reviewer, Eastern Academy of Management (2014)

Outstanding Empirical Paper, Eastern Academy of Management (2013)

Outstanding Reviewer, Eastern Academy of Management (2013)

Distinguished Research Award, Academy of Entrepreneurship (2013)

Research Award, Management Faculty of Color Association (2012)

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