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Dr. B. (Balazs) Szatmari

Faculty of Economics and Business
Section Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Visiting address
  • Plantage Muidergracht 12
  • Room number: M1.07
Postal address
  • Postbus 15953
    1001 NL Amsterdam
  • Profile


    Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation

    Coordinator of the Entrepreneurship & Innovation MSc BA track


    Dissertation title

    We are (all) the champions: The effect of status in the implementation of innovations

    Link to summary and video material



    2017: ISPIM Best PhD Dissertation Award (1st prize)

    2018: ABCD Reviewer Award given by the OMT Division of the Academy of Management

    2018: 'That's Interesting!' Award: EGOS sub-theme on 'The Micro and Macro of Social Evaluations'


    Research interests

    Innovation, status, social networks, creative industries


    International ties

    2016: Visiting Scholar at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2020: Visiting Scholar at LUISS Guido Carli University (Cancelled due to the COVID-19 epidemic.)

  • Teaching

    Current courses

    Theories of Entrepreneurship & Innovation (MSc)

    Innovation Management (MSc)

    Research Foundations & Thesis Proposal Entrepreneurship and Innovation (MSc)

    Corporate Venturing (MSc & MBA)

    Digital Business Models (BSc)


    Previous courses

    E-business (BSc)

    Innovation Management (BSc)

    Cases in Entrepreneurship (BSc)

    Entrepreneurship & Innovation (BSc)

  • Publications


    • Esposito, C. D., Szatmari, B., Sitruk, J. M. C., & Wijnberg, N. M. (2023). Getting off to a good start: emerging academic fields and early‑stage equity financing. Small Business Economics. Advance online publication.
    • Szatmari, B., & Deichmann, D. (2023). The biasing effect of networks in the implementation of innovations. European Management Review, 20(3), 398-409. [details]


    • Szatmari, B. (2022). Young stars and red giants: The moderating effect of age diversity on the relationship between the proportion of high performers and team performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 107(10), 1878–1888. [details]



    • Szatmari, B., Deichmann, D., & van den Ende, J. (2014). Irrational Resistance or Irrational Support? Performance Effects of Project Leader Status. Academy of Management. Annual Meeting Proceedings, 2014(1), 1697-1702.


    • Esposito, C. D., Wijnberg, N., Szatmari, B., & Sitruk, J. (2022). Getting off to a Good Start: Emerging Scientific Fields and External Financing. Academy of Management proceedings, 2022, Article 10710.



    Prize / grant

    • Szatmari, B. (2017). 2017 ISPIM Best PhD Dissertation Award (1st prize).
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