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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., van Werven, R., & Keizer, A. (2020). How novice and experienced entrepreneurs name new ventures. Journal of Small Business Management.
    • Karanović, J., Berends, H., & Engel, Y. (2020). Regulated Dependence: Platform Workers’ Responses to New Forms of Organizing. Journal of Management Studies, n/a(n/a).


    • Engel, Y., Ramesh, A., & Steiner, N. (2019). Powered by compassion: The effect of loving-kindness meditation on entrepreneurs' sustainable decision-making. Journal of Business Venturing.



    • 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. (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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