Faculty

Dr. Alexandra Mittermaier

MBS Alexandra Mittermaier


 

Alexandra Mittermaier is a postdoc at the Chair of Entrepreneurship at the Technical University of Munich. There she teaches Bachelor and Master students of the TUM School of Management, as well as PhD students of the TU Munich in the fields of entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship and scientific work in the form of lectures, case studies or flipped classrooms. 

In her research, Dr. Mittermaier investigates how entrepreneurial action can effectively and efficiently master major social challenges of the 21st century. She is particularly interested in the interplay of prosocial and proself motivations and how this affects the creation of both high economic and social benefits.

Dr. Mittermaier completed her Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in Business Administration at the Cooperative State University Baden-Württemberg Heidenheim in cooperation and business education with BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH. She also obtained a Master's degree (M.Sc.) in Strategic Management at the University of Innsbruck. Dr. Mittermaier received her doctorate from the Chair of Entrepreneurship (Dr. rer. pol.) at the Technical University of Munich. Prior to her academic career, she gained practical experience in product management at BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH.

At MBS: Guest Lecturer for Entrepreneurship

Courses: Master Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Focus: Entrepreneurship

Mittermaier, A., Patzelt, H. (2020, August). Organizing for Hybridity: The Role of Self-Interest Motivations in Social Venture Creation. 80th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, virtual conference.

Rosenberger, J., Mittermaier, A., Patzelt, H., Shepherd, D. (2019, September). Process Standardization across Corporate Entrepreneurial Teams—A Paradox Perspective. Accepted at the 23. Forum Gründungsforschung, Vienna, Austria.

Mittermaier, A., Patzelt, H., Shepherd, D. (2019, September). Organizing for Hybridity: The Role of Self-Interest Motivations in Social Venture Creation. Paper accepted at the 23. Forum Gründungsforschung, Vienna, Austria.

Mittermaier, A., Patzelt, H., Shepherd, D. (2019, August). Organizing for Hybridity: The Role of Self-Interest Motivations in Social Venture Creation. Accepted for the Cognition in the Rough Workshop at the 79th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Boston, USA.

Mittermaier, A. (2019). Doing well by doing good: A study of entrepreneurial action for the well-being of others. Accepted for the Navigating Qualitative Dissertations PDW at the 79th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Boston, USA.

Mittermaier, A., & Patzelt, H. (2019, June). Organizing for Hybridity: The Role of Self-Interest Motivations in Social Venture Creation. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC). Boston, MA, USA.

Mittermaier, A., & Patzelt, H. (2018, August). New ventures’ resilience to adversity: Insights from serial attacks during the German refugee crisis. 78th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Chicago, USA.

Mittermaier, A. (2018, June). Entrepreneurs’ Decision to Exploit Social Entrepreneurial Opportunities. Paper accepted at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference (BCERC). Waterford, Ireland.

Mittermaier, A., & Patzelt, H. (2018, June). Recognizing and Developing Opportunitiesto Alleviate Others’ Suffering – Evidence from a Refugee Crisis. Paper accepted at BCERC. Waterford, Ireland.
CERworkshop: “A Multidisciplinary Perspective into Entrepreneurship: Research at the cross Borders of Finance, Psychology and Entrepreneurship” (2018, May). Ghent, Belgium.

Mittermaier, A., & Patzelt, H. (2017, October). Offering a Helping Hand: Compassion Venturing to Alleviate Suffering in the Face of a Refugee Crisis. Accepted at the 21. Forum Gründungsforschung. Wuppertal, Germany.

Mittermaier, A., & Patzelt, H. (2017, June). Social Ventures, Terrorist Attacks, and the Well-Being of Refugees. Paper presented at BCERC. Norman, Oklahoma, USA.