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Journals, peer-reviewed

  • Schoss, S., Urbig, D., Brettel, M., Mauer, R. (forthcoming) Deep-level diversity in entrepreneurial teams and the mediating role of conflicts on team efficacy and satisfaction. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal. doi: 10.1007/s11365-020-00654-1 (open access)

  • Urbig, D., Muehlfeld, K., Procher, V., van Witteloostuijn, A. (2020) Strategic decision-making in a global context: The comprehension effect of foreign language use on cooperation. Management International Review, 60, 351-385. doi: 10.1007/s11575-020-00412-z (open access)

  • Urbig, D., Bönte, W., Lombardo, S., Procher, V. D. (2020) Entrepreneurs embrace competition: Evidence from a lab-in-the-field study. Small Business Economics, 55, 193-214. doi: 10.1007/s11187-019-00141-0 (open access)

  • Williams, D. W., Wood, M. S., Mitchell, J. R., Urbig, D. (2019) Applying experimental methods to advance entrepreneurship research: On the need for and publication of experiments (editorial). Journal of Business Venturing, 34, 215-223. doi: 10.1016/j.jbusvent.2018.12.003
  • Bönte, W., Procher, V, Urbig, D. (2018) Gender differences in selection into self-competition. Applied Economics Letters, 25(8), 539-543. doi: 10.1080/13504851.2017.1343441 (pdf)

  • Steinberg, P. J., Procher, V. D., Urbig, D. (2017) Too much or too little of R&D offshoring: The impact of captive offshoring and contract offshoring on innovation performance. Research Policy, 46(10), 1810-1823. doi: 10.1016/j.respol.2017.08.008

  • Bönte, W., Procher, V., Urbig, D., Voracek, M. (2017) Digit ratio (2D:4D) predicts self-reported measures of general competitiveness, but not behavior in economic experiments. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 11, 238. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2017.00238 (open access)

  • Lomberg, C., Urbig, D., Stöckmann, C., Marino, L.D., Dickson, P.H. (2017) Entrepreneurial orientation: the dimensions' shared effects in explaining firm performance. Entrepreneurship, Theory & Practice, 41(6),973-998. doi:10.1111/etap.12237 (pdf)
  • Muehlfeld, K., Urbig, D., Weitzel, U. (2017) Entrepreneurs' exploratory perseverance in learning settings. Entrepreneurship, Theory & Practice, 41(4), 533-565. doi:10.1111/etap.12224 (pdf)

  • Bönte, W., Lombardo, S., Urbig, D (2017), Economics meets psychology: Experimental and self-reported measures of individual competitiveness. Personality and Individual Differences, 116, 179–185. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2017.04.036 (pdf)

  • Schulz, M., Urbig, D., Procher, V. (2017) The role of hybrid entrepreneurship in explaining multiple job holders’ earnings structure. Journal of Business Venturing Insights, 7 (June), 9-14. doi:10.1016/j.jbvi.2016.12.002 (pdf)

  • Gargalianou, V., Urbig, D., van Witteloostuijn, A. (2017) Cooperating or competing in three languages: Cultural accommodation or alienation? Cross-Cultural & Strategic Management (previously published as Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal), 24(1), 167-191. doi: 10.1108/CCSM-01-2016-0008

  • Gargalianou, V., Muehlfeld, K., Urbig, D., van Witteloostuijn, A. (2016) Foreign language anxiety in professional contexts - A short scale and evidence of personality and gender differences. Schmalenbach Business Review, 17(2), 195–223. doi:10.1007/s41464-016-0007-6 (pdf)

  • Bönte, W., Procher, V., & Urbig, D.(2016) Biology and selection into entrepreneurship: The relevance of prenatal testosterone exposure. Entrepreneurship, Theory & Practice, 40(5), 1121-1148. doi:10.1111/etap.1216 (pdf)

  • Urbig, D., Terjesen, S., Procher, V. Muehlfeld, K., & van Witteloostuijn, A.(2016) Come on and take a free ride: Contributing to public goods in native and foreign language settings. Academy of Management Learning & Education, 15(2), 268-286. doi:10.5465/amle.2014.0338 (pdf)

  • Geenen, N., Urbig, D., Muehlfeld, K., van Witteloostuijn, A. Gargalianou, V. (2016) BIS and BAS: Biobehaviorally rooted drivers of entrepreneurial intent. Personality and Individual Differences, 95, 204–213. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2016.02.023 (pdf

  • Schulz, M., Urbig, D., Procher, V. (2016) Hybrid Entrepreneurship and Public Policy: The Case of Firm Entry Deregulation. Journal of Business Venturing, 31, 272-286. doi:10.1016/j.jbusvent.2016.01.002 (pdf)

  • Esteve, M., Urbig, D., van Witteloostuijn, A., & Boyne, G. (2016) Prosocial Behavior and Public Service Motivation. Public Administration Review, 76(1), 177-187. doi:dx.doi.org/10.1111/puar.12480 (pdf)

  • Procher, V, Urbig, D., Volkmann, C. (2013) Time to BRIC it? Internationalization of European family firms in Europe, North America, and the BRIC countries. Applied Economics Letters, 20 (16), 1466-1471. doi:10.1080/13504851.2013.815302 (pdf)
  • Urbig, D., Bürger, R., Patzelt, H., Schweizer, L. (2013) Investor reactions to new product development failures: The moderating role of product development stage. Journal of Management, 39(4), 985 - 1015. doi:10.1177/0149206311416120 (pdf)

  • Urbig, D., Monsen, E. (2012)  The structure of optimism: “Controllability affects the extent to which efficacy beliefs shape outcome expectancies”. Journal of Economic Psychology, 33(4), 854–867. doi:10.1016/j.joep.2012.03.004 (pdf)
  • Urbig, D., Weitzel, U., Rosenkranz, S., van Witteloostuijn, A. (2012) Exploiting opportunities at all cost? Entrepreneurial intent and externalities. Journal of Economic Pychology, 33(2), 379-393. doi:10.1016/j.joep.2011.03.003 (pdf)

  • Weitzel,U., Urbig, D., Desai, S., Acs, Z., Sanders, M. (2010) The good, the bad, and the talented: Entrepreneurial talent and selfish behavior. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 76(1), 64-81. (erratum) doi:10.1016/j.jebo.2010.02.013 (pdf)

    • also published as Chapter 2. In: Zoltán J. Acs (2015) Global Entrepreneurship, Institutions and Incentives, Edward Elgar, number 16552, pp. 24-41. doi:10.4337/9781784718053.00009 

  • Urbig, D. (2010) Base rate neglect for the wealth of interacting people. Advances in Complex Systems. 13(5): 607-619. doi:10.1142/S0219525910002761, (pdf

  • Urbig, D., Lorenz, J., & Herzberg, H. (2008) Opinion dynamics: The effect of number of peers met at once. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 11(2)4, <http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/11/2/4/4.html>. (repec)

  • Lorenz, J. & Urbig, D. (2007) About the Power to Enforce and Prevent Consensus by Manipulating Communication Rules. Advances in Complex Systems 10(2), 251-269. doi:10.1142/S0219525907000982 (pdf)

  • Meister, M., Schröter, K., Urbig, D., Lettkemann, E., Burkhard, H.-D., & Rammert W. (2007) Construction and evaluation of sociologically inspired agents in hybrid settings. Approach and experimental results of the INKA project. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 10(1)4, <http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/10/1/4.html>. (repec)

  • Schröter, K., Urbig, D., Hans, N. (2005) Social Formation of Negotiation Space and Groups for Non-Isolated Multilateral Negotiations. Fundamenta Informaticae 67(1-3), 187-201.

  • Urbig, D. (2005) Weight-based Negotiation Mechanisms: Balancing Personal Utilities. Fundamenta Informaticae 67(1-3), 271-285.

  • Urbig, D. (2003) Attitude Dynamics With Limited Verbalisation Capabilities. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 6(1)2, <http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/6/1/2.html(updated pdf)

Books and book chapters

  • Bönte, W., Urbig. D. (2019) Connecting People and Knowledge: Knowledge Spillovers, Cognitive Biases, and Entrepreneurship (Chapter 34). In: E. E. Lehmann, M. Keilbach (eds.), From Industrial Organization to Entrepreneurship. Springer, pp. 385-397. (Springer, pdf)

  • Urbig, D. (2010) Outcome Expectancies and the Interaction of Efficacy and Control Beliefs: Life, Work, and Entrepreneurship. (Doctoral thesis at Radboud University Nijmegen) Aachen: Shaker. (publisher's webpage, amazon)

  • Monsen, E. & Urbig, D. (2009) Perceptions of Efficacy, Control, and Risk: A Theory of Mixed Control. In: A. Carsrud, M. Brannback (eds.) The Entrepreneurial Mind. Opening the black box. New York: Springer, pp. 259-281.doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-0443-0_12

    • a short version also published as: Monsen, E. & Urbig, D. (2009) Entrepreneurs and perceptions of compound risk: Moderating effects of efficacy and control beliefs. Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research. 29(6), 255-270.<http://digitalknowledge.babson.edu/fer/vol29/iss6/2/> (pdf).

Selected paper in proceedings (peer-reviewed)

  • Urbig, D., Monsen, E., Renko, M., Schjoedt, L., Tarabishy, A. (2014). Emergence of entrepreneurship: Locus of control moderating the effect of self-efficacy. Academy of Management Proceedings, 2014(Meeting Abstract Supplement)14197. (http://proceedings.aom.org/content/2014/1/14197.short

  • Monsen, E.W., Urbig, D., Renko, M., El Tarabishy, A., Schjoedt, L. (2010) Explaining entrepreneurial intent and behavior: Moderating effects of efficacy and control beliefs (summary). Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research. 30(5), 251. <http://digitalknowledge.babson.edu/fer/vol30/iss5/13> (pdf).

  • Monsen, E. & Urbig, D. (2009) Entrepreneurs and perceptions of compound risk: Moderating effects of efficacy and control beliefs. Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research. 29(6), 255-270.<http://digitalknowledge.babson.edu/fer/vol29/iss6/2/> (pdf).

    • an exteded version also published as: Monsen, E. & Urbig, D. (2009) Perceptions of Efficacy, Control, and Risk: A Theory of Mixed Control. In: A. Carsrud, M. Brannback (eds.) The Entrepreneurial Mind. Opening the black box. New York: Springer, pp. 259-281. 

  • Urbig, D.  & Weitzel, U.  (2009): A plea for individually ‘irrational’ entrepreneurship: how entrepreneurial overconfidence affects payoffs of an entrepreneurial population (summary). Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, 29(6), 300. <http://digitalknowledge.babson.edu/fer/vol29/iss6/19/> (pdf).

  • Urbig, D. & Malitz, R. (2005) Dynamics of structured attitudes and opinions. In: Troitzsch, K.G. (ed.): Representing Social Reality, 206-212. (pdf)

  • Meister, M., Urbig, D., Schröter, K., & Gerstl, R. (2005) Agents Enacting Social Roles. Balancing Formal Structure and Practical Rationality in MAS Design. In: K. Fischer, M. Florian, & T. Malsch (Eds.): Socionics: Scalability of Complex Social Systems. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3413, Berlin: Springer, 104-131.

  • Schröter, K. & Urbig, D. (2004) C-IPS: Specifying Decision Interdependencies in Negotiations. Multiagent System Technologies (MATES '04), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 3187, Berlin: Springer, 114-125. 

  • Urbig, D., Monett Diaz, D., & Schröter, K. (2003) The C-IPS Agent Architecture for Modeling Negotiating Social Agents. Multiagent System Technologies (MATES '03), Lecture Notes in Computer Science,  2831, Berlin: Springer, 217-228. 

Book reviews

  • García-Díaz, C. & Urbig, D. (2010). Book review of “Morone, P., Taylor, R. (2010) Knowledge Diffusion and Innovation: Modelling Complex Entrepreneurial Behaviours” Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 13(4). <http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/13/4/reviews/1.html>


Prof. Dr. Diemo Urbig, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg, Germany | urbig@diemo.de