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Dr. Verena Rieger

Dr. Verena Rieger

Research Assistant

Dr. Verena Rieger
Heinrich-Heine Universität Düsseldorf
Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Lehrstuhl für BWL, insb. Management
Universitätsstraße 1 Building: 24.31
Floor/Room: 02.01
+49 211 81-15132

Curriculum Vitae

Verena Rieger joined the Chair of Business Administration, in particular Management, at Heinrich Heine University in October 2019. After finishing her degree in business studies at the University of Mannheim and in International Cultural and Business Studies at the University of Passau, she pursued her PhD at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) at the Marketing & Sales Research Group. During her studies, she gained international experience during study and research stays in Japan and the United States of America. After finishing her PhD, she worked at the Chair of Business Management at the Technical University of Dortmund until September 2019. In the course of her studies, she gained practical experience at an multinational software corporation, a multinational technology corporation and an economic development agency.



  • Rieger, V. (2018). Kultur und Innovationen: Empirische Studien auf Ebene von Ländern, Organisationen und Teams, in: Bornemann, T., Klarmann, M. und Totzek, D. (Hrsg.): Beiträge zur empirischen Marketing- und Vertriebsforschung, Springer Gabler, Wiesbaden.

Articles in international journals

  • Rieger, V., Wilken, J., & Engelen, A. (forthcoming): Career Booster or Dead End: Entrepreneurial Failure and Its Consequences for Subsequent Corporate Careers, Journal of Management Studies.

  • Engelen, A., Rieger, V., Wehner, M., & Heidemann, F. (forthcoming): Is Organizational Commitment to IT Good for Employees? The Role of Industry Dynamism and Concentration, MIS Quarterly.

  • Terbeck, H., Rieger, V., Van Quaquebeke, N., & Engelen, A. (2022). Once a founder, always a founder? The role of external former founders in corporate boards. Journal of Management Studies, 59(5), 1284-1314.

  • Rieger, V., & Klarmann, M. (2022): The Effect of Cooperative Team Culture on Innovation. Journal of Business Research, 144, 1256-1271.

  • Reese, D., Rieger, V., & Engelen, A. (2021). Should competencies be broadly shared in new ventures' founding teams? Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 15(4), 568-589.

  • Rieger, V., Gründler, A., Winkler, H. J., Tschauner, B., & Engelen, A. (2021). A cross-national perspective of compassion's role in driving social entrepreneurial intentions. Journal of International Management, 27(1), 100824.

  • Winkler, H. J., Rieger, V., & Engelen, A. (2020). Does the CMO’s personality matter for web traffic? Evidence from technology-based new ventures. Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, 48(2), 308-330.

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