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Dr. Y. (Yuval) Engel

Faculty of Economics and Business
Section Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Photographer: Frits Marchand

Visiting address
  • Plantage Muidergracht 12
  • Room number:M4.25
Postal address
  • Postbus 15953
    1001 NL Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Profile


    Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship (Tenure Track)

    Research interests

    - Entrepreneurial Decision-Making and Action Under Uncertainty 
    - Hiring in early-stage startups
    - Entrepreneurial Networking Behavior
    - Meditation in the Workplace


     - UVA Minor in Entrepreneurship
     - Coordinator of the MSc Thesis Course (UVA/VU Joint MSc in Entrepreneurship)
     - Master's Thesis Supervision


  • Publications


    • Engel, Y., Noordijk, S., Spoelder, A., & van Gelderen, M. (2021). Self-Compassion When Coping With Venture Obstacles: Loving-Kindness Meditation and Entrepreneurial Fear of Failure: Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 45(2), 263–290. [details]
    • Grenier-Arellano, A., & Engel, Y. (2021). Makers or breakers? Shared fabrication spaces as a double-edged sword for entrepreneurship. In F. Montanari, E. Mattarelli, & A. C. Scapolan (Eds.), Collaborative Spaces at Work: Innovation, Creativity and Relations (pp. 96-110). (Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies). Routledge. [details]
    • Karanović, J., Berends, H., & Engel, Y. (2021). Regulated Dependence: Platform Workers’ Responses to New Forms of Organizing. Journal of Management Studies, 58(4), 1070-1106.
    • Knappert, L., van Dijk, H., Yuan, S., Engel, Y., van Prooijen, J-W., & Krouwel, A. (2021). Personal Contact with Refugees is Key to Welcoming Them: An Analysis of Politicians' and Citizens' Attitudes Towards Refugee Integration. Political Psychology, 42(3), 423-442.




    • Engel, Y., Dimitrova, N., Khapova, S. N., & Elfring, T. (2014). Uncertain but able: Entrepreneurial self-efficacy and novices׳ use of expert decision-logic under uncertainty. Journal of Business Venturing Insights, 1-2, 12-17.


    • Khapova, S., & Engel, Y. (2012). “Just Look at Yourself! How Could Anyone Be Led by You?”. In K. Korotov, E. Florent-Treacy, M. F. R. Kets de Vries, & A. Bernhardt (Eds.), Tricky Coaching: Difficult Cases in Leadership Coaching (pp. 115-121). (INSEAD Business Press). Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.


    • Becker, K., Ebbers, J. J., & Engel, Y. (2019). Startup Mentoring: Past Insights, Current Directions, and an Exchange-based Conceptualization. Paper presented at The academy of management annual meeting 2019, .


    • Engel, Y. (2020). Best reviewer award - Academy of Management Entrepreneurship Division.
    • Engel, Y. (2018). NWO VENI.


    • Engel, Y. (2015). Venturing into the unknown, but not for the first time: an examination of Firm-Founders' Careers & Entrepreneurial Decision-Making Under Uncertainty. Amsterdam: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
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