Short bio

Diemo Urbig

Professor holding the chair for "Empirical business research and transformation" at the Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus-Senftenberg (Germany); Associated Member of the Jackstädt Center of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Wuppertal; Research fellow at the Institute for Development Strategies, Indiana University (USA).

Email: urbig@diemo.de


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Research interests:  innovation and entrepreneurship, empirical methods, economic and managerial psychology, organizational behavior.

Degrees: Doctor in Management Science (~ Ph.D., Radboud University Nijmegen, 2010); Dipl.-Inf. (~ M.Sc. in Computer Science, Humboldt University, Berlin, 2003); Dipl-Kfm. (~ M.Sc. in Management, Humboldt University, Berlin, 2001).

Editing: Journal of Business Venturing (member of the editorial review board since 2017, guest editor for a special issue in 2019), Entrepreneurship, Theory & Practice (member of the editorial review board since 2023), Small Business Economics (editor 2015-2020, member of editorial review board since 2020), Academy of Management Perspectives (member of the editorial review board since 2016),  Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation (member of the editorial review board 2006-2013).

Selected publications: 

  • Kleinert, S., Bafera, J., Urbig, D., Volkmann, C. K. (2021). Access denied: How equity crowdfunding platforms use quality signals to select new ventures. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. doi: 10.1177/10422587211011945. (open access)

  • Urbig, D., Reif, K., Lengsfeld, S., Procher, V. D. (2021) Promoting or Preventing Entrepreneurship? Employers’ perceptions of and reactions to employees’ entrepreneurial side jobs. Technological Forecasting & Social Change, 172,121032. doi: 10.1016/j.techfore.2021.121032

  • Williams, D. W., Wood, M. S., Mitchell, J. R., Urbig, D. (2019) Applying experimental methods to advance entrepreneurship research: On the need for and publication of experiments (editorial). Journal of Business Venturing, 34, 215-223. doi: 10.1016/j.jbusvent.2018.12.003 

  • Lomberg, C., Urbig, D., Stöckmann, C., Marino, L.D., Dickson, P.H. (2017) Entrepreneurial orientation: the dimensions' shared effects in explaining firm performance. Entrepreneurship, Theory & Practice, 41(6), 973-998. doi:10.1111/etap.12237
  • Urbig, D., Bürger, R., Patzelt, H., Schweizer, L. (2013) Investor reactions to new product development failures: The moderating role of product development stage. Journal of Management, 39(4), 985 - 1015. doi:10.1177/0149206311416120


Prof. Dr. Diemo Urbig, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg, Germany | urbig@diemo.de