Prof. Dr. Nicola Breugst

Nicola Breugst holds the Professorship of Entrepreneurial Behavior at Technische Universität München 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 journals. Her 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.

Contact

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

Key Publications

  • 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 )
  • 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 )

Refereed Journal Articles

  • 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 )
  • Preller, Rebecca; Patzelt, Holger; Breugst, Nicola: Entrepreneurial visions in founding teams: Conceptualization, emergence, and effects on opportunity development. Journal of Business Venturing (forthcoming), 2018 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

Conferences

  • Leibinger, Harald; Breugst, Nicola: Kith and kin and …? A relationship perspective on entrepreneurial team processes. 2019 BCERC, 2019Babson College, Wellesley, MA, USA more… BibTeX
  • Federl, Stefanie; Breugst, Nicola: Interpersonal uncertainty within entrepreneurial teams. 79th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 2019Boston, MA, USA more… BibTeX
  • Leibinger, Harald; Breugst, Nicola: A RELATIONSHIP PERSPECTIVE ON ENTREPRENEURIAL TEAMS. G-Forum 2019, 2019Vienna, Austria more… BibTeX
  • Kakatkar, Aishwarya; Patzelt, Holger; Breugst, Nicola: Entrepreneurial Team Narratives and Exit Intentions. 23. Interdisziplinäre Jahreskonferenz zu Entrepreneurship, Innovation und Mittelstand (G-Forum), 2019Vienna, Austria more… BibTeX
  • Feldmeier, C., Breugst, N., Patzelt, H.: Wann schalten Gründende mental von der Arbeit ab? Eine längsschnittliche Fragebogenstudie. 11. Tagung der Fachgruppe Arbeits-, Organisations- und Wirtschaftspsychologie der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie, 2019 more… BibTeX
  • Feldmeier, C., Haase, M., Breugst, N., Patzelt, H.: When Do Entrepreneurs Psychologically Detach From Work? A Longitudinal Survey Study. 23rd Annual Interdisciplinary Conference on Entrepreneurship, Innovation and SMEs, G-Forum, 2019 more… BibTeX
  • Dibbern, Rieke; Breugst, Nicola; Patzelt, Holger: Equity distribution and founder satisfaction in entrepreneurial teams. 78th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 2018Chicago, USA more… BibTeX
  • Dibbern, Rieke; Breugst, Nicola; Patzelt, Holger: Equity distribution and founder satisfaction in entrepreneurial teams. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), 2018Waterford, Ireland more… BibTeX
  • Weissenböck, Eva; Breugst, Nicola: How do emotions shape hierarchies in new venutre teams? 22nd Annual Interdisciplinary Conference on Entrepreneurship, Innovation and SMEs, 2018Stuttgart, Germany more… BibTeX
  • Tryba, Anne; Patzelt, Holger; Breugst, Nicola: Unlocking the potential of educationally diverse founding teams for firm growth: The moderating role of new venture activities. Journal of Management Studies Diversity Perspective on Management Conference, 2018 more… BibTeX
  • Tryba, Anne; Patzelt, Holger; Breugst, Nicola: Tapping the potential of diverse founding teams for firm growth: The role of new venture activities. 78th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 2018 more… BibTeX
  • Tryba, Anne; Breugst, Nicola: How should entrepreneurial teams behave to achieve firm growth? Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), 2018 more… BibTeX
  • Federl, Stefanie; Leibinger, Harald; Breugst, Nicola: Are we really a good match? Perceptions of interpersonal uncertainty within entrepreneurial teams. CER Workshop , 2018 more… BibTeX
  • Dibbern, Rieke; Preller, Rebecca; Breugst, Nicola; Patzelt, Holger: Dynamics of co-founder exits in entrepreneurial teams. 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 2017Atlanta, USA more… BibTeX
  • Collewaert, Veroniek; Imhof, Zoë; Breugst, Nicola: Protecting what matters? When do founders sign dynamic equity agreements? the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), 2017 Norman, Oklahoma, USA more… BibTeX
  • Leibinger, Harald; Breugst, Nicola: Social relationship uncertainties within entrepreneurial teams and their impact on team development. G-Forum 2017, 2017Stuttgart, Germany more… BibTeX
  • Federl, Stefanie; Leibinger, Harald; Breugst, Nicola: Are we really a good match? Perceptions of relational uncertainty within entrepreneurial teams. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), 2017 more… BibTeX
  • Dibbern, Rieke; Breugst, Nicola: Entrepreneurs' assessment of mentors - The role of experience, values, and subjective stress. 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 2016Anaheim, USA, 13967 more… BibTeX
  • Preller, Rebecca; Patzelt, Holger; Breugst, Nicola: Do we all see the same future? Entrepreneurial team members' visions and opportunity development. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 2016Anaheim, CA, USA more… BibTeX
  • Patzelt, Holger; Breugst, Nicola; Braun, Manuel; Gruber, Marc: Opportunity Identification in entrepreneurial teams – The role of team diversity and collective identity. Australian Center for Entrepreneurship Reserach Exchange (ACERE) Conference, 2016Gold Coast, Australia more… BibTeX
  • Patzelt, Holger; Breugst, Nicola; Hammerstingl, Corinna: I respect you, but I do not like you: Societal evaluations of successful entrepreneurs. Australian Center for Entrepreneurship Research Exchange (ACERE) Conference, 2016Gold Coast, Australia more… BibTeX
  • Preller, Rebecca; Dibbern, Rieke; Breugst, Nicola; Patzelt, Holger: Can Entrepreneurs ever make it right? Societal evaluations of successful entrepreneurs. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), 2016Bodo, Norway more… BibTeX
  • Dibbern, Rieke; Preller, Rebecca; Breugst, Nicola; Patzelt, Holger: Why do entrepreneurial team members decide to dismiss their co-founders? 20. Forum Gründungsforschung, 2016Leipzig, Germany more… BibTeX
  • Breugst, Nicola; Shepherd, Dean A: Effort in entrepreneurial teams. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, 2016 more… BibTeX
  • Preller, Rebecca; Breugst, Nicola; Patzelt, Holger: Do we all see the same future? The impact of entrepreneurial team members' visions on team and venture development. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), 2015Babson College, MA, USA more… BibTeX
  • Preller, Rebecca; Dibbern, Rieke; Breugst, Nicola; Patzelt, Holger: Can entrepreneurs ever make it right? Societal evaluations of successful entrepreneurs. 19. Interdisziplinäre Jahreskonferenz zu Entrepreneurship, Innovation und Mittelstand , 2015Kassel, Germany more… BibTeX
  • Braun, Manuel; Breugst, Nicola; Patzelt, Holger: Opportunity identification in entrepreneurial teams - The role of team diversity and collective identity. 19. Forum Gründungsforschung, 2015Kassel, Germany more… BibTeX
  • Breugst, Nicola; Patzelt, Holger; Rathgeber, Philipp: How should we divide the pie? Perceived justice of equity distribution and its impact on entrepreneurial team interactions and outcomes. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), 2014London, ON, Canada more… BibTeX
  • Breugst, Nicola; Patzelt, Holger: Thinking about team decisions in entrepreneurial tasks. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 2014Philadelphia, PA, USA more… BibTeX
  • Breugst, Nicola; Patzelt, Holger; Rathgeber, Philipp: How should we divide the pie? Perceived justice of equity distribution and its impact on entrepreneurial team interactions and outcomes. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 2014Philadelphia, PA, USA more… BibTeX
  • Breugst, Nicola; Patzelt, Holger; Rathgeber, Philipp: How should we divide the pie? Perceived justice of equity distribution and its impact on entrepreneurial team interactions and outcomes. JBV Special Issue Conference on Entrepreneurship Through a Qualitative Lens, 2014Shanghai, China more… BibTeX
  • Breugst, Nicola; Patzelt, Holger; Shepherd, Dean A: Information sharing, uncertainty, metacognitive knowledge, and team performance in entrepreneurial top management teams. Cognition in the Rough workshop at the Academy of Management Meeting, 2013Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA more… BibTeX
  • Breugst, Nicola; Shepherd, Dean A.: Affective reactions to feedback in entrepreneurial teams. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), 2012Fort Worth, TX, USA more… BibTeX
  • Breugst, Nicola; Shepherd, Dean A.; Patzelt, Holger: When does team conflict lead to negative affect? The role of uncertainty and team efficacy. Academy of Management Meeting, 2012Boston, MA, USA more… BibTeX
  • Breugst, Nicola; Shepherd, Dean A.; Patzelt, Holger: Entrepreneurial team decision making under uncertainty – The moderating influence of team metacognitive knowledge. European Conference on Entrepreneurship Research (IECER), 2011Munich, Germany more… BibTeX
  • Breugst, Nicola; Shepherd, Dean A.; Patzelt, Holger: Negative affective reactions to conflict in entrepreneurial teams - The moderating role of uncertainty and group potency. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), 2011Syracuse, NY, USA more… BibTeX
  • Breugst, Nicola; Shepherd, Dean A.; Patzelt, Holger: Team decisions under information uncertainty - The moderating role of team metacognitive knowledge. Academy of Management Meeting, 2011San Antonio, TX, USA more… BibTeX
  • Laspita, Stavroula; Breugst, Nicola; Heblich, Stephan; Patzelt, Holger: Intergenerational transmission of entrepreneurial intentions. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), 2011Syracuse, NY, USA more… BibTeX
  • Breugst, Nicola; Shepherd, Dean A.; Patzelt, Holger: Decision biases in entrepreneurial teams. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), 2010Lausanne, Switzerland more… BibTeX
  • Klaukien, Anja; Breugst, Nicola; Patzelt, Holger: Entrepreneurs’ displays of passion and employees‘ commitment to new ventures. Academy of Management Meeting, 2010Montreal, Canada more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Klaukien, Anja; Breugst, Nicola: Displays of entrepreneurial passion and employees’ commitment to new ventures. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC), 2009Babson Park, MA, USA more… BibTeX
  • Klaukien, Anja; Breugst, Nicola; Patzelt, Holger: Die Auswirkung unternehmerischer Leidenschaft auf das Commitment der Mitarbeiter von jungen Unternehmen. 13. Forum Gründungsforschung, 2009Leipzig, Germany more… BibTeX
  • Wimmer, Birgit; Breugst, Nicola; Gerber-Braun, Beatrice; Woschée, Ralph: The EI-cing on the cake: Emotional intelligence and performance in contexts of emotional labour. 11th European Congress of Psychology (ECP), 2009Oslo, Norway more… BibTeX
  • Kollmann, Tobias; Breugst, Nicola; Lomberg, Carina: Der Einfluss von Person und Gelegenheit auf unternehmerische Intentionen – Eine Analyse mittels experimentell manipulierter Situationen. 12. Forum Gründungsforschung, 2008Dortmund, Germany more… BibTeX
  • Kollmann, Tobias; Breugst, Nicola; Lomberg, Carina: Filling the situational vacuum of the trait approach – Entrepreneurial intentions in experimentally manipulated situations. RENT XXII – Research in Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 2008Covilha, Portugal more… BibTeX
  • Welpe, Isabell; Spörrle, Matthias; Breugst, Nicola; Scapin, Kathrin: What you think is what you feel – Applying cognitive emotion theories to entrepreneurial decision-making. 11. Forum Gründungsforschung, 2007Aachen, Germany more… BibTeX