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April Spivack

Ph.D. Organizational Science. University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2012
Assistant Professor
Office: Sage Hall 2463
Office Phone: 920-424-7195
Expertise: Human Resource Management, Behavioral Science/Organizational Behavior, Management, Entrepreneurship/Small Business Administration

Selected Publications and Accomplishments

Journal Articles

  • Spivack, A., & Desai, A.B. (Forthcoming). Women entrepreneurs' work-family management strategy: A structuration study. Inderscience.
  • Spivack, A., McKelvie, A., & Haynie, J. (2014). Habitual Entrepreneurs: Possible Cases of Entrepreneurship Addiction. Journal of Business Venturing.
  • Agypt, B., Rubin, B.A., & Spivack, A. (2012). Thinking outside the clocks: The effect of layered-task time on the creative climate of meetings. Journal of Creative Behavior.
  • Morris, M.H., Kuratko, D., Schindehutte, M., & Spivack, A. (2012). Framing the Entrepreneurial Experience. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice.
  • Morris, M., Spivack, A., & Allen, J. (2009). Capturing the Economic Model of the Entrepreneur: Different Paths to Venture Profitability. Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

Book Review

  • Spivack, A. (2009). Book Review: Engaged Scholarship: A Guide for Organizational and Social Research. Organizational Research Methods.

Book Chapters

  • Rubin, B.A., & Spivack, A. (2012). Thinking outside the office: The impact of virtual work on creative workers’ attitudes, In Shawn D. Long (Ed.) Virtual Work and Human Interaction Research: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
  • Spivack, A., Askay, D.A., & Rogelberg, S.G. (2010). Contemporary Physical Workspaces: A Review of Current Research, Trends, and Implications for Future Environmental Psychology Inquiry. In, Environmental Psychology: New Developments. New York, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc..


  • Spivack, A. (2010). Sick building syndrome. In J. S. Kreutzer, J. DeLuca, & B. Caplan (Eds.). Encyclopedia of clinical neuropsychology. Springer.

Conference Proceedings

  • Spivack, A., & Rubin, B.A. (2010). Spaces to control creative output of the knowledge worker: A managerial paradox. iConference.
  • Askay, D.A., & Spivack, A. (2010). The Multidimensional role of trust in enabling creativity in virtual communities of practice: A theoretical model integrating swift, knowledge-based, institution-based, and organizational trust. HICCS-43.


  • Spivack, A. Work environment choice: Considerations of task-environment fit. Paper presented at Environmental Design & Research Association, "EDRA" Providence, RI. June 2013.
  • Spivack, A. Work Environment Choice: A Mixed Methods Investigation of How Spatial Autonomy and Motivation Affect Productivity, Creativity, and Well-Being of Mobile Workers. Paper presented at Environmental Design and Research Association (EDRA) conference, "EDRA" Seattle, WA. June 2012.
  • Spivack, A. The impact of the built environment of animal shelters. Paper presented at Environmental Design and Research Association (EDRA) conference, "EDRA" Seattle, WA. May 2012.
  • Spivack, A., Haynie, J.M. , & Schindehutte, M. Serial Entrepreneurs: Entrepreneuring Behaviors as a Psychological Addiction. Paper presented at Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), Spain. June 2007.