Prof. Dr. Nicola Breugst

Nicola Breugst holds the Professorship of Entrepreneurial Behavior at Technical University of Munich since March 2012. She has a PhD in entrepreneurship and a university degree in psychology. She worked at the University of Duisburg-Essen, the Max Planck Institute of Economics in Jena, the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, and the National University of Singapore. Nicola's research focuses on the people side of entrepreneurship. More specifically, she addresses questions of entrepreneurial affect, entrepreneurial motivation, and the collaboration in startup teams. Her papers have been published in leading entrepreneurship and management journals. Nicola's fascination for the people side of entrepreneurship also inspires her teaching which aims at developing the students’ entrepreneurial and analytical thinking. She teaches in the undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs at TUM offering different formats from large-group lectures and research-focused seminars to hands-on workshops. Finally, Nicola actively supports the community of entrepreneurship research by serving as a field editor of the Journal of Business Venturing, the leading international entrepreneurship journal.

Contact

nicola.breugst@tum.de
Phone: +49.89.289.52803
Fax:     +49.89.289.52899

Key Publications

  • Breugst, Nicola; Patzelt, Holger; Shepherd, Dean A.: When is Effort Contagious in New Venture Management Teams? Understanding the Contingencies of Social Motivation Theory. Journal of Management Studies 57 (8), 2020, 1556-1588 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Breugst, N., Shepherd, D. A.: If you fight with me, I'll get mad! A social model of entrepreneurial affect. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice 41 (3), 2017, 379-418 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Breugst, N.; Patzelt, H.; Rathgeber, P.: How should we divide the pie? Equity distribution and its impact on entrepreneurial teams. Journal of Business Venturing 30 (1), 2015, 66-94 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )

Refereed Journal Articles

  • Tryba, Anne; Patzelt, Holger; Breugst, Nicola: Knowledge diversity and venture growth: The contingent effects of early planning and experimentation. British Journal of Management, 2022 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Tacke, Friedrich; Knockaert, Mirjam; Patzelt, Holger; Breugst, Nicola: When Do Greedy Entrepreneurs Exhibit Unethical Pro-Organizational Behavior? The Role of New Venture Team Trust. Journal of Management, 2022, 014920632110675 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Patzelt, Holger; Preller, Rebecca; Breugst, Nicola: Understanding the Life Cycles of Entrepreneurial Teams and Their Ventures: An Agenda for Future Research. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice 45 (5), 2021, 1119-1153 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Preller, Rebecca; Patzelt, Holger; Breugst, Nicola: Entrepreneurial visions in founding teams: Conceptualization, emergence, and effects on opportunity development. Journal of Business Venturing 35 (2), 2020, 105914 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Breugst, Nicola; Patzelt, Holger; Shepherd, Dean A.: When is Effort Contagious in New Venture Management Teams? Understanding the Contingencies of Social Motivation Theory. Journal of Management Studies 57 (8), 2020, 1556-1588 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Kammerlander, Nadine; Breugst, Nicola: Construals matter: Painting the big picture or drawing the brushstrokes of the family firm. Family Business Review 32 (3), 2019, 222-232 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Breugst, Nicola; Preller, Rebecca; Patzelt, Holger; Shepherd, Dean A.: Information reliability and team reflection as contingencies of the relationship between information elaboration and team decision quality. Journal of Organizational Behavior 39 (10), 2018, 1314-1329 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Breugst, N., Shepherd, D. A.: If you fight with me, I'll get mad! A social model of entrepreneurial affect. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice 41 (3), 2017, 379-418 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Breugst, N.; Patzelt, H.; Rathgeber, P.: How should we divide the pie? Equity distribution and its impact on entrepreneurial teams. Journal of Business Venturing 30 (1), 2015, 66-94 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Breugst, Nicola; Patzelt, Holger; Shepherd, D. A.; Aguinis, Herman: Relationship conflict improves team performance assessment accuracy: Evidence from a multilevel study. Academy of Management Learning and Education 11 (2), 2012, 187-206 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Laspita, Stavroula; Breugst, Nicola; Heblich, Stephan; Patzelt, Holger: Intergenerational transmission of entrepreneurial intentions. Journal of Business Venturing 27 (4), 2012, 414–435 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Breugst, Nicola ; Domurath, Anne ; Patzelt, Holger ; Klaukien, Anja: Perceptions of entrepreneurial passion and employees' commitment to entrepreneurial ventures. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice 36 (1), 2012, 171-192 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Häsel, Matthias; Kollmann, Tobias; Breugst, Nicola: IT-Kompetenz in Internet-Gründerteams – Eine Analyse von Präferenzen und Produktinnovativität. Wirtschaftsinformatik 52 (4), 2010, 201-210 more… BibTeX
  • Häsel, Matthias; Kollmann, Tobias; Breugst, Nicola: IT Competence in Internet founder teams – An analysis of preferences and product innovativity. Business & Information Systems Engineering 2 (4), 2010, 209-217 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Kollmann, Tobias; Kuckertz, Andreas; Breugst, Nicola: Organizational readiness and the adoption of electronic business - the moderating role of national culture in 29 European countries. The DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems 40 (4), 2009, 117-131 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Spörrle, Matthias; Breugst, Nicola; Welpe, Isabell M.: 'That seems to be promising!' – Predicting opportunity evaluation by means of situational characteristics and individual cognitions. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing 1 (1), 2009, 41-56 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Kollmann, Tobias; Häsel, Matthias; Breugst, Nicola: Competence of IT professionals in e-business venture teams: The relationship of experience, expertise and preference structure. Journal of Management Information Systems 25 (4), 2009, 51-79 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Spörrle, Matthias; Welpe, Isabell; Breugst, Nicola; Scapin, Kathrin: Fear and primary appraisal in the entrepreneurship context. International Journal of Psychology 43 (3-4), 2008, 391-391 more… BibTeX
  • Breugst, N.; Sporrle, M.; Welpe, I.: The incremental validity of irrationality for the prediction of life satisfaction. International Journal of Psychology 43 (3-4), 2008, 130-130 more… BibTeX