Adina Dabu is an Associate Research Scholar in the Department of Management and Organization at University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business. Adina’s primary research interests are in the areas of entrepreneurship, the diffusion of management knowledge in less developed economies, the ethics of market processes, and qualitative methodology. Her applied research has concentrated on employment relations systems in Central and Eastern Europe as well as on the transnational diffusion of management knowledge through early consulting markets; and her theoretical agenda explores entrepreneurship frameworks such as effectuation theory and Austrian economics. She has a special interest in the methodology of grounded theory and comparative analysis. Adina’s work has been published in Organization Science, Journal of Industrial Relations and Eastern European Economics and presented at the meetings of Academy of Management, Strategic Management Society, European Group of Organizational Studies (EGOS), and European Academy of Management (EURAM).