Robert Breitenecker

  • About Robert

    Univ.-Prof. Dr. Robert J. Breitenecker

    Robert Breitenecker is Professor of Global Business Studies at the Institute for Innovation at the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria and Dean of the LIMAK Austrian Business School. Previously, Robert was Associate Professor at the Department of Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt. Robert holds a Ph.D in Mathematics with focus on applied statistics and a postdoctoral qualification (Habilitation) in the field of business administration from Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt.

    Robert’s research interests are in the field of Entrepreneurship and Innovation as well as multivariate and spatial statistical methods. His research has been published in journals such as Organizational Research Methods, Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, Management Decision, Creativity and Innovation Management, Review of Managerial Science as well as Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft.

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    Johannes Kepler University Linz
    Altenberger Straße 69
    4040 Linz, Austria

    Institute for Innovation Management (IFI)
    Managementzentrum, 3rd floor
    Room: MZ 313 B1

    phone: +43 732 2468 4430
    e-mail: robert.breitenecker@jku.at


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Publications

Contributions to peer reviewed journals

  • Holzmann P, Breitenecker R.J., Soomro A., Schwarz E.J. (2017, in print) User Entrepreneur Business Models in 3D Printing. In: Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management 28(1), pp. 75 – 94.
  • Baranyi A., Amouzadeh-Ghadikolai O., von Lewinski D., Breitenecker R.J., Stojakovic T., März W., Robier C., Rothenhäusler H.-B., Mangge H., Meinitzer A. (2017) Beta-trace Protein as a new non-invasive immunological Marker for Quinolinic Acid-induced impaired Blood-Brain Barrier Integrity. In: Scientific Reports 7, 43642; doi: 10.1038/srep43642, 8 pp.
  • Breitenecker R.J., Harms R., Weyh A., Maresch D., Kraus S. (2017) When the Difference Makes a Difference – The Regional Embeddedness of Entrepreneurship. In: Entrepreneurship & Regional Development. 29(1-2), pp. 71-93.
  • Amouzadeh-Ghadikolai O., Baranyi A., Meinitzer A., Breitenecker R.J., Stauber R., Rothenhäusler H.B. (2016) New insights in the kynurenine pathway of interferon-α-induced depression. In: European Neuropsychopharmacology, 26(Supplement 2), pp. 390-391.
  • Khan M.S., Breitenecker R.J., Schwarz E.J., Gustafsson V. (2015) Innovative Entrepreneurial Teams: The Give and Take of Trust and Conflict. In: Creativity and Innovation Management, 24(4), pp. 558-573.
  • Parastuty Z., Schwarz E.J., Breitenecker R.J., Harms R. (2015): Organizational change: a review of theoretical conceptions that explain how and why young firms change. In: Review of Managerial Science, 9(2), pp. 241-259.
  • Baranyi A., Meinitzer A., Breitenecker R.J., Amouzadeh-Ghadikolait O., Stauber R., Rothenhäusler H-B. (2015) Quinolinic Acid Responses during Interferon-α-induced Depressive Symptomatology in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C Infection – A Novel Aspect for Depression and Inflammatory Hypothesis. In: PLOS ONE 10(9). e0137022.
  • Knapp M., Breitenecker R.J., Khan M.S. (2015): Achievement Motivation Diversity and Entrepreneurial Team Performance: The Mediating Role of Cohesion. In: European Journal of International Management, 9(5), pp. 593-613.
  • Khan M.S., Breitenecker R.J., Schwarz E.J. (2015): Adding Fuel to the Fire: When Entrepreneurial Teams meet Need for Achievement Diversity and Relationship Conflicts. In: Management Decision, 53(1), pp.75 – 99.
  • Bitter S., Grabner-Kräuter S., Breitenecker R.J. (2014): Customer Engagement Behaviour in Online Social Networks – The Facebook Perspective. In: International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations, 14(1/2), pp. 197-220.
  • Khan M.S., Breitenecker R.J., Schwarz E.J. (2014): Entrepreneurial Team Locus of Control: Diversity and Trust. In: Management Decision, 52(6), pp. 1057-1081.
  • Baranyi A., Meinitzer A., Stepan A., Putz-Bankuti C., Breitenecker R.J., Stauber R., Kapfhammer H-P., Rothenhäusler H-B. (2013) A Biopsychosocial Model of Interferon-α-Induced Depression in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C Infection. In: Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 82(5), pp. 332-340.
  • Breitenecker R.J., Goller B. (2013) Founding motives and venture performance: An empirical analysis of technology-oriented new ventures in Austria. In: International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 18(4), pp. 443-469.
  • Breitenecker R.J., Weyh A. (2013) Modelling regional start-up activity in Austria and Germany: A comparison of traditional and spatial econometric methods. In: International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing , 5(2), pp. 195-211.
  • Wdowiak M.A., Schwarz E.J., Breitenecker R.J., Wright R.W. (2012) Linking the Cultural Capital of the Entrepreneur and Early Performance of New Ventures: A Cross-Country Comparison. In: Journal for East European Management Studies, 17(2), pp. 149-183.
  • Harms, R., Breitenecker R.J., Schwarz E.J., Wdowiak M.A. (2012) Factors related to the capital structure of small new ventures. In: International Journals of Entrepreneurial Venturing, 4(2), pp. 97-110.
  • Faullant R., Schwarz E.J., Krajger I., Breitenecker R.J. (2012) Towards a Comprehensive Understanding of Lead Userness: The Search for Individual Creativity. In: Creativity and Innovation Management, 21(1), pp. 76-92.
  • Kuntaric, A., Schwarz, E.J., Breitenecker, R.J., Wdowiak, M. A. (2012) The effects of social capital on the performance of newly founded businesses in Slovenia. In: International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 15(1), pp. 100-115.
  • Grabner-Kräuter S., Breitenecker R.J. (2011) Factors influencing online banking adoption: Evidence from the Austrian market. In: International Journal of Internet Marketing and Advertising, 6(4), pp. 333-351.
  • Breitenecker R.J., Schwarz E.J., Claußen J. (2011) The influence of team heterogeneity on team processes of multi-person ventures: an empirical analysis of highly innovative academic start-ups. In: International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 12(4), pp. 413–428.
  • Breitenecker R.J., Schwarz E.J. (2011) Detecting Spatial Heterogeneity in Predictors of Firm Start-up Activity of Austria with Geographically Weighted Regression. In: International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 12(3), pp. 290-299.
  • Breitenecker R.J., Harms R. (2010) Dealing with Spatial Heterogeneity in Entrepreneurship Research. In: Organizational Research Methods, 31(1), pp. 176-191.
  • Wdowiak M., Schwarz E.J., Breitenecker R.J., Harms R. (2009) Linking Incorporated Cultural and Financial Capital of the Entrepreneur in a New Venture Creation Context: A Cross-Country Comparison. In: Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft, Special Issue (5), pp. 25-51.
  • Schwarz E.J., Wdowiak M.A., Breitenecker R.J., Kuntaric A. (2009) The Impact of Entrepreneurs’ Cultural Capital on Early Performance of New Ventures: A Comparison between Austria and Slovenia. In: International Journal of Business and Globalisation, 3(1), pp. 22-46.
  • Schwarz E.J., Wdowiak M.A., Almer-Jarz D.A., Breitenecker R.J. (2009) The Effects of Attitudes and Perceived Environment Conditions on Students’ Entrepreneurial Intent: An Austrian Perspective. In: Education + Training, 51(4), pp. 272-291.
  • Schwarz E.J., Harms R., Breitenecker R.J. (2006) Dynamik und Stabilität von Erfolgsfaktoren bei der Analyse junger Unternehmen. In: Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft, Special Issue (4), S.165-183.
  • Schwarz E.J., Ehrmann T., Breitenecker R.J. (2005) Erfolgsdeterminanten junger Unternehmen in Österreich: eine empirische Untersuchung zum Beschäftigungswachstum. In: Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft, 75(11), S. 1077-1098.

Monographs

  • Breitenecker R.J. (2009) Räumliche Lineare Modelle und Autokorrelationsstrukturen in der Gründungsstatistik. Methodische Analyse und empirische Tests. Stuttgart: ibidem, 276 S

Contributions to Edited Volumes

  • Parastuty, Z., Breitenecker, R. J., Schwarz, E. J., & Harms, R. (2016). Exploring the Reasons and Ways to Exit: The Entrepreneur Perspective. In: D. Bögenhold, J. Bonnet, M. Dejardin, D. Garcia Pérez de Lema (Hrsg.), Contemporary Entrepreneurship: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Innovation and Growth. Cham: Springer International Publishing, pp. 159-172.
  • Breitenecker R.J., Khan M.S. (2013) Die Berücksichtigung von Heterogenität in der Forschung zu unternehmerischen Teams. In: D.E. Krause (Hrsg.) Kreativität, Innovation, Entrepreneurship. Berlin, Heidelberg, New York: Springer Verlag GmbH, S. 215-232.
  • Grabner-Kräuter S., Breitenecker R.J. (2010) Assessing the Probability of Internet Banking Adoption. In: R. Terlutter, S. Diehl, S. Okazaki (Hrsg.) Advances in Advertising Research. Cutting Edge International Research. Wiesbaden: Gabler Verlag/GWV-Fachverlage GmbH, pp. 267-282.
  • Breitenecker R.J., Pilz J., Schwarz E.J. (2009) Presentation of Entrepreneurship Data and Aspects of Spatial Modeling. In: J. Pilz (Hrsg.) Interfacing Geostatstics and GIS. Springer, pp. 195-206.
  • Almer-Jarz D.A., Schwarz E.J., Breitenecker R.J. (2008) New venture Teams: the Relationship between Initial Team Characteristics, Team processes and Performance. In: H. Landström, H. Crinjns, E. Laveren, D. Smallbone (Hrsg.) Entrepreneurship, Sustainable Growth and Performance: Frontiers in European Entrepreneurship Research, Cheltenham (UK): Edward Elgar, pp. 163 – 193.
  • Schwarz E.J., Almer-Jarz D.A., Harms R., Breitenecker R.J. (2007) Strukturen und Prozesse in Gründerteams als Determinanten des frühen Unternehmenserfolgs. In: P. Letmathe, J. Eigler, F. Welter, D. Kathan, T. Heupel (Hrsg.) Management kleiner und mittlerer Unternehmen: Stand und Perspektiven der KMU-Forschung, Wiesbaden: Deutscher Universitätsverlag, S. 45 – 77.
  • Schwarz E.J., Almer-Jarz D.A., Breitenecker R.J. (2005) Geschlechtstypische Unterschiede im Bereich des Wachstums von jungen Unternehmen und mögliche Erklärungsansätze. In: A.-K. Achleitner, H. Klandt, L.T. Koch, K.-I. Voigt (Hrsg.) Jahrbuch Entrepreneurship, Gründungsforschung und Gründungsmanagement 2005/2006. Berlin et al.: Springer, S. 305-321.
  • Schwarz E.J., Almer-Jarz D.A., Breitenecker R.J. (2004) Jungunternehmerinnen und Jungunternehmer in Kärnten. In: Referat für Frauen und Gleichbehandlung, Amt der Kärntner Landesregierung (Hrsg.) Kärntner Genderstudie: Geschlechterverhältnisse und Situation von Frauen in Kärnten. Klagenfurt: Drava, S. 167-196.

Contributions to scientific meetings with peer review

  • Parastuty, Z., Breitenecker, R. J., Schwarz, E. J. (2016). Entrepreneurial exit: A change unfolds. Proceedings of the ICSB 2016 World Conference, International Council for Small Business. June 2016, pp. 242-250.
  • Holzmann P., Breitenecker R.J., Schwarz E.J. (2015) Business model patterns in the emerging 3D printing industry. Proceedings of the XXIX. RENT Conference, November 2015, 7 pp.
  • Parastuty Z., Breitenecker R.J., Schwarz E.J. (2015) Narrating the entrepreneurial exit: Evidence from Austria. In: Proceedings of the 60th ICSB World Conference, pp 1-8.
  • Holzmann P., Breitenecker R.J., Schwarz E.J. (2015) Business models for disruptive technologies: findings from the 3D printing industry. In: Proceedings of the 60th ICSB World Conference, 9 pp.
  • Khan M.S., Breitenecker R.J., Schwarz E.J. (2014): Need for Achievement Diversity and Relationship Conflicts in Entrepreneurial Teams. In: Academy of Management Proceedings, No. 13610.
  • Grabner-Kräuter S., Breitenecker R.J. (2009) What drives Internet banking adoption? Specifics from the Austrian market. In: European Advertising Agency (Hrsg.) Proceedings of the 8th ICORIA. Amsterdam: European Advertising Academy (EAA).
  • Faullant R., Schwarz E.J., Krajger I., Breitenecker R.J. (2009) Are lead users creative? In: EMAC (Hrsg.) Proceedings of the 38th EMAC Conference. Brussels: European Marketing Academy (EMAC).
  • Schwarz E.J., Faullant R., Krajger I., Breitenecker R.J. (2009) Towards a comprehensive understanding of lead userness: the role of personality and creativity. In: EIASM (Hrsg.) Proceedings of the 16th PDMA. Brüssel: European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM).
  • Breitenecker R.J. (2007) Analysing Regional Firm Startup Activity Using Geographically Weighted Regression. In: Organizing Committee of 15th EYSM (Hrsg.) Proceedings of 15th European Young Statistical Meeting, September, 8 pp.
  • Wdowiak M.A., Schwarz E.J., Breitenecker R.J., Kuntaric A. (2007) Linking the Cultural Capital of the Entrepreneur and Early Performance of a New Venture. In: European Foundation of Management Development (Hrsg.) Contributing to an Entrepreneurial Society, 31 pp.
  • Almer-Jarz D.A., Schwarz E.J., Breitenecker R.J. (2006) Entrepreneurial Founder Teams: Exploring the Relationship between Team Characteristics, Team Processes, Team Fluctuation and New Venture Performance. In: E. Laveren, H. Crijns (Hrsg.) RENT XX Research in Entrepreneurship and Small Business. Entrepreneurship: a driver for sustainable growth in a global and knowledge-based environment. Antwerpen-Oxford: intersentia, 28 pp.
  • Breitenecker R.J. (2006) Spatial Methods in Entrepreneurship Research: Regional Aspects of Start-up Activity in Austria. In: I.K. Hejduk, W.M. Grudzewski, E.J. Schwarz (Hrsg.) Technological entrepreneurship: the element enhancing enterprises’ competitiveness. Conference Proceedings and 3rd International Meeting of Doctoral Students. Warschau: Department of Management Systems, Warsaw School of Economics, pp. 61-68.
  • Kraus S., Schwarz E.J., Harms R., Breitenecker R.J. (2005) Strategic planning in young SMEs – Synthesis of twenty years of research and new empirical evidence. In: M. Raffa, L. Iondali. (Hrsg.) Entrepreneurship competitiveness and local development. Rom: Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane, 20 pp.
  • Schwarz E.J., Almer-Jarz D.A., Kraus S., Breitenecker R.J. (2004) Gender as a success factor – the influence of gender determinants on new venture growth. In: European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (Hrsg.) Proceedings of the EIASM Workshop on Female Managers, Entrepreneurs and the Social Capital. Brüssel, 21 pp.
  • Harms R., Breitenecker R.J., Schwarz E.J. (2004) Capital Structure Determinants of New Ventures. ? In: P. Christensen, K. Hoeg, F. Poulfelt (Hrsg.) RENT XVIII 2004. Kopenhagen: LOK Research Center, 13 pp.
  • Schwarz E.J., Almer-Jarz D.A., Breitenecker R.J. (2004) Being a woman – a disadvantage for new venture growth? In: P. Christensen, K. Hoeg, F. Poulfelt (Hrsg.) RENT XVIII 2004. Kopenhagen: LOK Research Center, 12 pp.