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Holger Patzelt

Lazaridis Institute welcomes Holger Patzelt (Technical University of Munich)

The Lazaridis Institute is very happy to welcome our newest Lazaridis Visiting Chair: Holger Patzelt.

Holger joined the Technical University of Munich (TUM) School of Management in April 2010. He holds the Chair of the Entrepreneurship Research Institute. Holger teaches on the topic of entrepreneurship in Bachelor-, Master- and MBA/EMBA-programs. Topics include, for example, entrepreneurial motivation, decision-making and strategy, technology entrepreneurship, and social and sustainable entrepreneurship.

His research focuses on entrepreneurial cognition and economic, emotional and psychological consequences of failure. He published numerous articles in leading international journals (e.g., Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Academy of Management Perspectives) and has received several national and international awards. In addition to holding a PhD in Business (University of Bamberg), Holger also earned a PhD in Molecular Biology at the University of Heidelberg.

Holger is visiting Waterloo and the Lazaridis Institute from March - August 2018. Welcome!

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