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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
  • 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., Kaandorp, M., & Elfring, T. (2017). Toward a dynamic process model of entrepreneurial networking under uncertainty. Journal of Business Venturing, 32(1), 35-51. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbusvent.2016.10.001 [details]
    • Engel, Y., van Burg, E., Kleijn, E., & Khapova, S. (2017). Past Career in Future Thinking: How Career Management Practices Shape Entrepreneurial Decision Making. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 11(2), 122-144. DOI: 10.1002/sej.1243 [details]
    • Arenius, P., Engel, Y., & Klyver, K. (2017). No particular action needed? A necessary condition analysis of gestation activities and firm emergence. Journal of Business Venturing Insights, 8, 87–92. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbvi.2017.07.004 [details]


    • Engel, Y., Kaandorp, M., & Elfring, T. (2015). Entrepreneurial networking under uncertainty: An effectual lens. Academy of Management. Annual Meeting Proceedings.


    • 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. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbvi.2014.09.002


    • Engel, Y., Kleijn, E., & Khapova, S. N. (2013). Career as Antecedent of Entrepreneurial Decision-making. In Leslie Toombs (Ed.), Academy of Management Proceedings (1 ed., Vol. 2013, pp. 39-44). Orlando, FL: Academy of Management. DOI: 10.5465/AMBPP.2013.125


    • 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. DOI: 10.1057/9780230362963_12


    • Becker, K., Ebbers, J. J., & Engel, Y. (in preparation). Startup Mentoring: Past Insights, Current Directions, and an Exchange-based Conceptualization. Paper presented at AOM specialized conference: Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel.


    • 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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