Prof. Dr. Dr. Holger Patzelt

Holger Patzelt joined the TUM School of Management in April 2010. He teaches lectures and seminars on the topic of entrepreneurship in Bachelor-, Master- and MBA/EMBA-programs. Topics of lectures and seminars include, for example, entrepreneurial motivation, decision making and strategy, technology entrepreneurship, and social and sustainable entrepreneurship.

Holger Patzelt's research focuses on entrepreneurial cognition and economic, emotional and psychological consequences of failure. He published articles in leading international academic journals (e.g., Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Managment, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice) and received several national and international awards. In the 2014 Handelsblatt research ranking he was listen on position 10 among more than 3000 management scholars in German-speaking countries.


Key Publications

  • Patzelt, H.; Williams, T.A.; Shepherd, D.A.: Overcoming the walls that constrain us: Reactions to an entrepreneurship education program in prison. Academy of Management Learning & Education 13 (4), 2014, 587-620 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Shepherd, D.A.; Patzelt, H.; Baron, R.A.: "I care about nature, but ...": Disengaging values in assessing opportunities that cause harm. Academy of Management Journal 56 (5), 2013, 1251-1273 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Patzelt, H.; Shepherd, Dean A.: Recognizing opportunities for sustainable development. Entrepreneurship: Theory & Practice 35 (4), 2011, 631-652 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )

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