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Florian Benedikt Zapkau

Univ.Prof. Dr. Florian Benedikt Zapkau
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CV

since 2021
Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria: Full Professor of International Business with special focus on SME Internationalization
2020-2021
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands: Associate Professor of International Business
2019
King’s College London, UK: Visiting Research Fellow
2017-2020
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands: Assistant Professor of International Business
2013-2017
University of Düsseldorf, Germany: Akademischer Rat (postdoctoral researcher), Chair for Management
2012-2013
University of Düsseldorf, Germany: Research Assistant, Chair for Management
2009-2012
University of Giessen, Germany: Research Assistant, Chair for Human Resource Management, SMEs, and Entrepreneurship / Entrepreneurship Cluster Mittelhessen (ECM)
2006-2008
Co-founder (full time) of a university startup firm, funded by the EXIST program (German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy)
2001-2004
Sal. Oppenheim jr. & Cie. KGaA, Frankfurt, Germany: Student employee (investment banking division)

Researcher Identifier

Awards and Honors

2020
Winner “Best Reviewer Award” by the Journal of World Business
Winner “Family Business and Mittelstand Research Award” by the FGF e.V. (German scientific association for entrepreneurship, innovation, and SMEs) (together with Johanna Kuske and Christian Schwens)
2019
Winner of the “Best Paper Award” by the International Management (INT) section of the VHB e.V. (German Academic Association for Business Research) (together with Christian Schwens, Keith D. Brouthers, and Lina Hollender)
2013
Winner of the “Best Entrepreneurship Research Newcomer Award” by the FGF e.V. (German scientific association for entrepreneurship, innovation, and SMEs) (together with Christopher Schlägel, Michael König, and Christian Schwens)

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Expertise

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Evidence-based Management
  • International Business
  • International Entrepreneurship
  • Quantitative Research
  • Strategic Management of SMEs

Activities

Member of the editorial board
  since 2021 Journal of Management Studies (JMS) - Editorial board member
  since 2019 Journal of World Business (JWB) - Editorial board member
  since 2018 Management Review Quarterly (MRQ) - Editorial board member

Publications

Journal article

2022 Engels, Miriam, Boß, Leif, Engels, Judith, Kuhlmann, Rebekka, Kuske, Johanna, Lepper, Sarah, Lesener, Lutz, Pavlista, Valeria, Diebig, Mathias, Lunau, Thorsten, Ruhle, Sascha A., Zapkau, Florian Benedikt, Angerer, Peter, Hoewner, Jörg, Lehr, Dirk, Schwens, Christian, Süß, Stefan, Wulf, Ines C., Dragano, Nico. 2022. Facilitating stress prevention in micro and small-sized enterprises: protocol for a mixed method study to evaluate the effectiveness and implementation process of targeted web-based interventions. BMC Public Health. 22 (591) open access (Details)
2021 Wenke, Kathrin, Zapkau, Florian Benedikt, Schwens, Christian. 2021. Too Small to do it All? A Meta-analysis on the Relative Relationships of Exploration, Exploitation, and Ambidexterity with SME Performance. Journal of Business Research. 132 (Aug.), 653-665. (Details)
2020 Türk, Sarah, Zapkau, Florian Benedikt, Schwens, Christian. 2020. Prior Entrepreneurial Exposure and the Emergence of Entrepreneurial Passion: The Moderating Role of Learning Orientation. Journal of Small Business Management (JSBM). 58 (2), 225-258. (Details)
2018 Schwens, Christian, Zapkau, Florian Benedikt, Bierwerth, Michael, Isidor, Rodrigo, Knight, Gary, Kabst, Rüdiger. 2018. International Entrepreneurship: A Meta-Analysis on the Internationalization and Performance Relationship. Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice (ET&P). 42 (5), 734-768. (Details)
  Schwens, Christian, Zapkau, Florian Benedikt, Brouthers, Keith D, Hollender, Lina. 2018. Limits to International Entry Mode Learning in SMEs. Journal of International Business Studies JIBS. 49 (7), 809-831. (Details)
2017 Hollender, Lina, Zapkau, Florian Benedikt, Schwens, Christian. 2017. SME foreign market entry mode choice and foreign venture performance: The moderating effect of international experience and product adaptation. International Business Review. 26 (2), 250-263. (Details)
  Zapkau, Florian Benedikt, Schwens, Christian, Kabst, Rüdiger. 2017. The Role of Prior Entrepreneurial Exposure in the Entrepreneurial Process: A Review and Future Research Implications. Journal of Small Business Management (JSBM). 55 (1), 56-86. (Details)
  Klier, Hendrik, Schwens, Christian, Zapkau, Florian Benedikt, Dikova, Desislava. 2017. Which Resources Matter How and Where? A Meta-Analysis on Firms’ Foreign Establishment Mode Choice. Journal of Management Studies (JMS). 54 (3), 304-339. (Details)
2016 Deutscher, Franziska, Zapkau, Florian Benedikt, Schwens, Christian, Baum, Matthias, Kabst, Rüdiger. 2016. Strategic Orientations and Performance: A Configurational Perspective. Journal of Business Research. 69 (2), 849-861. (Details)
2015 Zapkau, Florian Benedikt, Schwens, Christian, Steinmetz, Holger, Kabst, Rüdiger. 2015. Disentangling the Effect of Prior Entrepreneurial Exposure on Entrepreneurial Intention. Journal of Business Research. 68 (3), 639-653. (Details)
2014 Zapkau, Florian Benedikt, Schwens, Christian, Kabst, Rüdiger. 2014. Foreign Direct Investments and Domestic Employment of German SMEs: The Moderating Effect of Owner-management. Journal of Small Business Management (JSBM). 52 (3), 451-476. (Details)
  Müller, Jessica, Zapkau, Florian Benedikt, Schwens, Christian. 2014. The Impact of Prior Entrepreneurial Exposure on Entrepreneurial Intention – Cross-Cultural Evidence. Journal of Enterprising Culture. 22 (3), 251-282. (Details)
2010 Zapkau, Florian Benedikt, Schwens, Christian, Kabst, Rüdiger. 2010. Die Wirkung ausländischer Direktinvestitionen auf die Beschäftigung im Heimatmarkt: Eine empirische Analyse des deutschen Mittelstands. Journal of Business Economics (JBE) (früher: Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft ZfB). 80 (7), 797-819. (Details)

Chapter in edited volume

2021 Zapkau, Florian Benedikt, Schwens, Christian, Brouthers, Keith D. 2021. A Review of International Entry Mode Research: 2007–2018. In: The Oxford Handbook of International Business Strategy, Hrsg. Kamel Mellahi, Klaus Meyer, Rajneesh Narula, Irina Surdu, Alain Verbeke, 91-108. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. (Details)

Projects

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