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Jan Kratzer

  • Jan Kratzer has been at HSE University since 2017.

Education and Degrees

  • 2001

    Doctor of Sciences*
    University of Groningen

  • 1996

    Degree
    Leipzig University

* Doctor of Sciences
A post-doctoral degree called Doctor of Sciences is given to reflect second advanced research qualifications or higher doctorates in ISCED 2011.

Editorial board membership

Member of the editorial board, “Creativity and Innovation Management”

Member of the editorial board, “Journal of Product Innovation Management”

Publications5

Books

J. Kratzer, H. Haase, A. Lautenschläger (2010) 'Benchmarking deutscher Transferstellen: Trans-ferpotential, Transferkapazität, Transferaktivitäten im deutschlandweiten Vergleich, Berlin u.a.

J. Kratzer, R.T.A.J. Leenders, J.M. van Engelen, L. Kunst (2007) ‘Innovationnet©: The art of creating and benefiting from innovation networks – The IPONN case’, Van Gorcum: Assen, Amsterdam.

J. Kratzer (2001) ‘Communication and Performance: An Empirical Study in Innovation Teams’, Thesis Publisher: Amsterdam.

Book chapters

J. Kratzer (2014) ‘Der soziale Fußadruck von Promotoren in kreativen Entwicklungsteams‘ In: C. Schultz, K. Hölzle (eds.) Motoren der Innovation, Springer, pp. 215-230.

J. Kratzer (2013) ‘R&D Networks’ In: R. Wittek (eds.) Encyclopedia of Social Network Analy-sis and Mining, Springer, pp. 67-82.

M. Kessel, J. Kratzer, H.G. Gemünden (2012) ‘Start-up Teams’ In: M. Marvel (eds.) Encyclo-pedia of New Venture Management, Sage Publication, pp. 101-106.

M. Kessel, J. Kratzer, H.G. Gemünden (2012) ‘Knowledge’ In: M. Marvel (eds.) Encyclopedia of New Venture Management, Sage Publication; pp. 235-238.

J. Kratzer, Ch. Lettl (2011) 'Recognizing opportunities and diffusing innovations: Benefitting from generation Web 2.0', In: D. Baier, W. Gaul, A. Rese, R. Würth (Hersg.) The Entrepreneur-ship - Innovation - Marketing Interface, Swirdoff Verlag, pp. 25-42.

J. Kratzer (2010) ‘Die soziale Struktur kreativer Leistungen in F&E Projekten‘, In: Peter Har-land, Martina Schwarz-Geschka (eds.) Immer eine Idee – Wie innovative Unternehmen Kreati-vität systematisch nutzen, Harland media, Harland media: Lichtenberg, pp. 223-238.

J. Kratzer, H.G. Gemuenden, Chr. Lettl, (2009) The dynamics of formal and informal networks in complex multi-team profuct development cooperations throughout project stages, In: H.G. Dorn, M. Engstler, C.J. Fitsimons, G. Kerber, K. Wagenhals, R. Wagner (Hrsg.) Projekte als Kulturerlebnis, dpunkt.verlag: Heidelberg, pp. 105-118.

J. Kratzer, R.Th.A.J. Leenders, J.M.L. van Engelen, (2008) ‘Orchestrating the multichannel character of formal and informal communication’, In: Teresa Torres (eds.)Encyclopedia of Hu-man Resource Information systems: Challenges in e-HRM, Idea Group Inc., pp. 356-367.

R.Th.A.J. Leenders, J. Kratzer, J.M.L. van Engelen, (2008) ‘Media Ensembles and New Product Team Creativity: A Tree-Based Exploration’, In: Steven P. MacGregor, Teresa Torres (eds.) Virtual Teams and Creativity: Managing Virtual Teams Effectively for Higher Creativity, IRM Press, pp. 62-73.

R.Th.A.J. Leenders, J. Kratzer, J.M.L. van Engelen, (2004) ‘Building Creative Virtual New Product Development Teams’, PDMA-Toolbook II for New Product Development 2004, John Wiley & Sons, pp. 112-123.

R.Th.A.J. Leenders, J. Kratzer, J. Hollander, J.M.L. van Engelen, (2002) ‘Managing Product Development Teams Effectively’, PDMA-Toolbook I for New Product Development 2002, John Wiley & Sons, pp. 141-163.

Journal articles

M. Mrozewski, J. Kratzer (2016) ‘Entrepreneurship and country-level innovation: Investigating the role of entrepreneurial opportunities’, Journal of Technology Transfer(in press.).

T. Woschke, J. Kratzer (2016) 'Optimising NPD in SMEs: A Best Practice Approach', Bench-marking: an International Journal, 23, pp. 262-284.

J. Kratzer, Ch. Lettl, B. Franke, P. Gloor (2016) ‘The social network position of lead user’, Journal of Product Innovation Management (in press.), 33, pp. 201-216.

G. Festel, P. Breitenmoser, M. Würmseher, J. Kratzer (2015) ‚Early stage technology invest-ments of pre-seed venture capitalists‘, International Journal of Entrepreneurship Venturing, 7, pp. 370-395.

J. Ringwelski, J. Kratzer (2014) ‚ ‚Promotorenarbeit von Managern staatlich geförderter Netz-werke kleiner und mittlerer Unternehmen – Wirkungen auf die Qualität und Quantität von Inno-vationen‘, Managementforschung, 24, Hrsg. Sydow, J., Sadowski, D., Conrad, P., pp. 207-244.

A. Lautenschläger, H. Haase, J. Kratzer (2014) ‚Contingency factors on university spin-off for-mation: an empirical study in Germany’, Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, 14, pp. 160-176.

H. Zhao, M. Kessel, J. Kratzer (2014) ‚Supervisor-Subordinate Relationship, Differentiation, and Employee Creativity: A Self-Categorization Perspective, Journal of Creativity, 48, pp. 165-184.

I. Michelfelder, J. Kratzer (2013) ‘Why and How Combining Strong and Weak Ties within a Single Interorganizational R&D Collaboration Outperforms Other Collaboration Struc-tures’, Journal of Product Innovation Management, 30, pp. 1159-1177.

S. Steiner, J. Kratzer, H. Haase (2013) ‘Show me the money: The impact of funding on the en-trepreneurship education at German universities’, American Journal of Entrepreneurship, 6, pp. 55-72.

Ch. Weber, J. Kratzer (2013) ‘Social entrepreneurship, social networks and social value crea-tion: a quantitative analysis among social entrepreneurs’, International Journal of Entrepre-neurship Venturing, 5, pp. 217-239.

M:P. Kato, J. Kratzer (2013) ‘Empowering Women through Microfinance: Evidence from Tan-zania’, ACRN Journal of Entrepreneurship Perspectives, 2, pp. 31–59.

V. Potishuk, J. Kratzer (2012) ‘Opinion leadership: The innovative behavior of SMEs’,Interna-tional Journal of the Academy of Organizational Behavior Management, 1, pp. 76-101.

M. Kessel, J. Kratzer, C. Schultz (2012) ‘Psychological safety, knowledge sharing, and creative performance in healthcare teams‘, Creativity and Innovation Management, 21, pp.147-157.

G. Festel, J. Kratzer (2012) ‘The founding angels investment model – case studies from the field of nanotechnology’, Journal of Business Chemistry, 9, pp. 19-30.

M. Kessel, H. Hannemann-Weber, J. Kratzer (2012) ’Innovative work behavior in healthcare: The benefit of operational guidelines in the treatment of rare diseases’,Health Policy, 105, pp. 146-153.

J. Kratzer, Ch. Lettl (2011) 'Die Identifizierung von Lead Usern über soziale Netzwerke: Eine empirische Untersuchung unter jungen Konsumenten', Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft, 5, pp. 83-110.

J. Kratzer, H.G. Gemuenden, CH. Lettl, (2011) 'The organizational design of large R&D collab-orations and its effect on time and budget efficiency: The contrast between blueprint and real-ity, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 2, pp. 295-306.

H. Haase, A. Lautenschläger, J. Kratzer (2011) 'Erfolgsfaktoren des Wissens- und Technologie-transfers aus Hochschulen', Business + Innovation Steinbeis Executive Magazin, 01/2011, pp. 18-24.

Sh. Qureshi, J. Kratzer (2011) 'An investigation of antecedents and outcomes of marketing ca-pabilities in entrepreneurial firms: An empirical study of small technology-based firms in Ger-many', Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 24, pp. 49-66.

K. van Veen, J. Kratzer, (2011) ‘National and international interlocking directorates within Eu-rope: Corporate networks within and between 15 European countries’,Economy and Society, 40, pp. 1-25.

G. Schönebeck, J. Kratzer (2010) 'Barrieren und Widerstände als Hemnisse im Intrapreneu-rship-Prozess: Eine empirische Studie', Zeitschrift für KMU und Entrepreneurship, 58, pp. 267-288.

J. Kratzer, H.G. Gemuenden, K. Hoelzle (2010) 'How the network position of R&D team man-agers and members impact their evaluations of creative performance', Creativity and Innovation Management, 19, pp. 107-118.

J. Kratzer, R.Th.A.J. Leenders, J.M.L. van Engelen (2010) ‘Structural embeddedness and crea-tivity: A case study among units of a multinational R&D program’, International Journal of Project Management, 28, pp. 93-95.

J. Kratzer, Ch. Lettl, (2009) ‘The distinctive role of lead users and opinion leaders in the social networks of schoolchildren', Journal of Consumer Research, 36, 646-659.

J. Kratzer, R.Th.A.J. Leenders, J.M.L. van Engelen (2009) 'A social network perspective on the management of product development programs', Journal of High Technology Management Re-search, 20, pp. 169-181.

J. Kratzer, K. Zboralski, R.T.A.J. Leenders, (2009) ‘Interaction quality within communities of practice: Contextual factors of utilizing different communication media’, Special Issue: Virtual Learning and Knowledge Sharing, International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organiza-tions, pp. 199-223.

J. Kratzer, R.Th.A.J. Leenders, J.M.L. van Engelen, (2008) ‘The social structure of leadership and creativity in engineering design teams’, Journal of Engineering and Technology Manage-ment,pp. 269-286.

J. Kratzer, H.G. Gemuenden, CH. Lettl (2008) ‘Revealing dynamics and consequences of fit and misfit between formal and informal networks in multi-institutional product development collaborations', Research Policy, pp. 1356-1370.

J. Kratzer, H.G. Gemuenden, CH. Lettl, (2008) ‘Balancing creativity and time efficiency in multi-team R&D projects: The alignment of formal and informal networks’, R&D Management, pp. 538-549.

R.Th.A.J. Leenders, J.M.L. van Engelen, J. Kratzer (2007) ‘Systematic Design Methods and the Creative Performance of New Product Teams: Do They Contradict or Compliment each oth-er', Journal of Product Innovation Management , 24, pp. 166-179.

J.Kratzer, K. Takacs, (2007) ‘Staying or leaving: The social structure of R&D team member’s expectations of staying in house’, Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft, ZfB-Special (2) Issue on In-novation Orientation, Innovativeness and Innovation Success, 4, pp. 87-102.

J.Kratzer, (2007) ‘Die Kunst der Zurückhaltung: Über die Führung von Forschungs- und Ent-wicklungsteams und die soziale Struktur kreativer Leistungen’, Zeitschrift für Führung und Or-ganisation, 4, pp. 216-222.

J.Kratzer, R.Th.A.J. Leenders, J.M.L. van Engelen, (2006) ‘Managing creative team perfor-mance in virtual environments: An empirical study in 44 R&D teams’,Technovation, 26, pp. 42-49.

J.Kratzer, R.Th.A.J. Leenders, J.M.L. van Engelen, (2005) ‘Informal contacts and performance in innovation teams’, International Journal of Manpower, 26, pp. 513-528.

J. Kratzer, R.Th.A.J. Leenders, J.M.L. van Engelen,(2005) ‘Keeping virtual R&D teams crea-tive’, Research-Technology Management, April-March, pp. 37-41.

D.J. Kiewiet, M.D. Achterkamp, J.Kratzer (2004) ‘Standardizing the segmentation index S3’, Journal of Mathematical Sociology, 23, pp. 35-56.

J.Kratzer, R.Th.A.J. Leenders, J.M.L. van Engelen, (2004) ‘Stimulating the potential: creativity and performance in innovation teams’, Creativity and Innovation Management, 13, pp. 63-70.

R.Th.A.J. Leenders, J.M.L. van Engelen, J. Kratzer, (2003) ‘Virtuality, Communication, and New Product Team Creativity: A Social Network Perspective’, Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, 20, pp. 69-92.


Employment history

2017 - present: National Research University Higher School of Economics, Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge, Research Laboratory for Economics of Innovation, Leading Research Fellow

2012 - present: Technical University of Berlin, School of Business and Economics, Vice Dean for Research and Internationalization

2010 - present: Technical University of Berlin, Director Center for Entrepreneurship (CfE) 

2009 - present: Technical University of Berlin, School of Business and Economics, Full Professor for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management

2006 - 2008: University of Groningen, Faculty of Economics and Business, Associate Professor for Innovation Management und Strategy 

2003 - 2006:  University of Groningen, Faculty of Economics and Business, Assistant Professor for Innovation Management und Strategy 

2000-2003: University of Groningen, Faculty of Economics and Business, Assistant Professor for Statistics and Quantitative Methods 

1996-2000:University of Groningen, Interuniversity Centre for Social Science Theory and Methodology (ICS), Researcher 

1993-1996: Hochschul Informations Systeme GmbH Hannover (HIS), Research Assistant