Published and unpublished articles in journals by Prof. Dr. Alexander Brem and the Institute's staff.


  1. 2021

    1. Brem, A., & Nylund, P. A. (2021). Maneuvering the bumps in the New Silk Road: Open innovation, technological complexity, dominant design, and the international impact of Chinese innovation. R&D Management.
    2. Arribas-Ibar, M., Nylund, P., & Brem, A. (2021). The Risk of Dissolution of Sustainable Innovation Ecosystems in Times of Crisis: The Electric Vehicle during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Sustainability, 13(3), 1319.
  2. 2020

    1. Bican, P. M., & Brem, A. (2020). Digital Business Model, Digital Transformation, Digital Entrepreneurship: Is There A Sustainable “Digital”? Sustainability.
    2. Bican, P. M., & Brem, A. (2020). Managing innovation performance: Results from an industry-spanning explorative study on R&D key measures. Creativity and Innovation Management, 29(2), 268–291.
    3. Henninger, P., Brem, A., Giones, F., Bican, P. M., & Wimschneider, C. (2020). Effectuation vs. Causation: Can Established Firms Use Start-Up Decision-Making Principles to Stay Innovative? International Journal of Innovation Management, 24(1), 2050002.
    4. Jahanshahi, A. A., Brem, A., & Hörauf, D. (2020). Employee Creativity in War Zones: Empirical Evidence from Small Firms in Afghanistan. Creativity and Innovation Management, 29(3), 465–480.
    5. Flick, C., Zamani, D., Efpraxia, Stahl, B. C., & Brem, A. (2020). The future of ICT for health and ageing: Unveiling ethical and social issues through horizon scanning foresight. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 155.
    6. Rosca, E., Agarwal, N., & Brem, A. (2020). Women Entrepreneurs as Agents of Change: A Comparative Analysis of Social Entrepreneurship Processes in Emerging Markets. Technological Forecasting and Social Change.
    7. Behi, K., Agarwal, N., & Brem, A. (2020). Analysis of a Crowdfunding System in North Africa Based on the Actor-Network Theory. 15, 34–43.
    8. Nylund, P. A., Ferras-Hernandez, X., & Brem, A. (2020). Automating profitability together: Is there an impact of open innovation and automation on firm turnover? Review of Managerial Science, 14, 269–285.
    9. Wimschneider, C., Agarwal, N., & Brem, A. (2020). Frugal Innovation for the BoP in Brazil – An Analysis and Comparison with Asian Lead Markets. International Journal of Technology Management.
    10. Agarwal, N., Chakrabarti, R., Prabhu, J., & Brem, A. (2020). Managing dilemmas of resource mobilization through Jugaad: a multi-method study of social enterprises in Indian healthcare. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal.
    11. Markmann, C., Spickermann, A., von der Gracht, H. A., & Brem, A. (2020). Improving the question formulation in Delphi-like surveys: Analysis of the effects of abstract language and amount of information on response behavior.
    12. Bachmann, A. K., Maran, T., Furtner, M., Brem, A., & Welte, M. (2020). Improving entrepreneurial self-efficacy and the attitude towards starting a business venture. Review of Managerial Science.
    13. Brem, A., & Puente-Díaz, R. (2020). Creativity, Innovation, Sustainability: A Conceptual Model for Future Research Efforts. Sustainability, 12(8), 3139.
    14. Haessler, P. (2020). Strategic Decisions between Short-Term Profit and Sustainability. Administrative Sciences, 10(63), Article 63.
  3. 2019

    1. Brem, A., Bilgram, V., & Marchuk, A. (2019). How crowdfunding platforms change the nature of user innovation – from problem solving to entrepreneurship. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 348–360.
    2. Jahanshahi, A. A., Brem, A., & Gholami, H. (2019). Working in a Physically Dangerous Work Environment: Employee Vitality and Sustainable Behavior. Sustainability, 11, 5170.
    3. Jahanshahi, A. A., & Brem, A. (2019). Entrepreneurs in Post-Sanctions Iran: Innovation or Imitation under Conditions of Perceived Environmental Uncertainty. Asia Pacific Journal of Management.
    4. Nylund, P., Ferras, X., & Brem, A. (2019). Strategies for activating innovation ecosystems: introduction of a taxonomy. IEEE Engineering Management Review, 47, 60–66.
    5. Nylund, P., Ferras, X., & Brem, A. (2019). Automating profitably together - Is there an impact of open innovation and automation on firm turnover? Review of Managerial Science.
    6. Brand, M., Tiberius, V., Bican, P., & Brem, A. (2019). Agility as an innovation driver: towards an agile front end of innovation framework. Review of Managerial Science.
    7. Giones, F., Brem, A., & Berger, A. (2019). Strategic decisions in turbulent times: Lessons from the energy industry. Business Horizons, 62, 215–225.
    8. Stahl, B. C., Chatfield, K., Ten Holter, C., & Brem, A. (2019). Ethics in corporate Research and Development (R&D): can Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) approaches aid sustainability? Journal of Cleaner Production.
    9. Agarwal, N., Brem, A., & Dwivedi, S. (2019). Frugal & Reverse Innovation for Harnessing Emerging Markets Potential - the Case of a Danish MNC. International Journal of Innovation Management.
    10. Haikel-Elsabeh, M., Zhao, Z., Ivens, B., & Brem, A. (2019). When is brand content shared on Facebook? A field study on online Word-of-Mouth. International Journal of Market Research, 61, 287–301.
    11. Jahanshahi, A. A., Nawaser, K., & Brem, A. (2019). The effects of Customer Capital on Customer Response Speed and Innovativeness: the mediating role of Marketing Capability. International Journal of Innovation Management, 23.
    12. Clauß, T., Niemand, T., Kraus, S., Schnetzer, P., & Brem, A. (2019). Increasing crowdfunding success through social media: The importance of reach and utilization in reward-based crowdfunding. International Journal of Innovation Management.
    13. Jovanovic, T., Brem, A., & Voigt, K.-I. (2019). Who invests why? An analysis of investment decisions in b2b or b2c equity crowdfunding projects. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 37, 71–86.
    14. Brem, A., & Utikal, V. (2019). How to manage creativity time? Results from a social psychological time model lab experiment on individual creative and routine performance. Creativity and Innovation Management, 28, 291–305.
  4. 2018

    1. Wolfram, P., Agarwal, N., & Brem, A. (2018). Reverse Technology Transfer from the East to the West – Evidence from R&D sites of Western Multinationals in China. European Journal of Innovation Management, 21, 443–455.
    2. Licha, J., & Brem, A. (2018). Entrepreneurship Education in Europe: Insights from Germany and Denmark. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 33, 1–25.
    3. Jahanshahi, A. A., Nawaser, K., & Brem, A. (2018). Corporate entrepreneurship strategy: an analysis of top management teams in SMEs. Baltic Journal of Management, 13, 528–543.
    4. Agarwal, N., Brem, A., & Grottke, M. (2018). Towards a higher socio-economic impact through shared understanding of product requirements in emerging markets: The case of the Indian healthcare innovations. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 135, 91–98.
    5. Agarwal, N., Chakrabarti, R., Brem, A., & Bocken, N. (2018). Market driving at Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP): An analysis of social enterprises from the healthcare sector. Journal of Business Research, 86, 234–244.
    6. Jahanshahi, A. A., Brem, A., & Shahabinezhad, M. (2018). Does Thinking Style Make a Difference in Environmental Perception and Orientation? Evidence from Entrepreneurs in Post-Sanction Iran. Sustainability, 10.
    7. Brem, A., & Elsner, R. (2018). Make-or-buy decision processes for technology-intensive components: Insights from the consumer goods industry. International Journal of Innovation Management, 22.
    8. Gutstein, A., & Brem, A. (2018). Lead User Projects in Practice - Results from an Analysis of an Open Innovation Accelerator. International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, 15.
  5. 2017

    1. Brem, A., & Bican, P. (2017). Forschungsförderung von kleinen und mittleren Unternehmen: Begrifflichkeiten und sachgerechte Abgrenzung. Wirtschaftsdienst, 97, 615–620.
    2. Sliwa, S.-I., Brem, A., Agarwal, N., & Kraus, S. (2017). E-health, health systems and social innovation: a cross-national study of telecare diffusion. International Journal of Foresight and Innovation Policy, 12, 171–197.
    3. Angerer, M., Brem, A., Kraus, S., & Peter, A. (2017). Start-up Funding via Equity Crowdfunding in Germany: A Qualitative Analysis of Success Factors. Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance, 19, 1–26.
    4. Jahanshahi, A. A., & Brem, A. (2017). Does Real Options Reasoning Support Or Oppose Project Performance? Empirical Evidence From Electronic Commerce Projects. Project Management Journal, 48, 39–54.
    5. Agarwal, N., & Brem, A. (2017). The frugal innovation case of solar-powered Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) of Vortex Engineering in India. Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Emerging Economies, 3, 115–126.
    6. Giones, F., & Brem, A. (2017). From toys to tools: The co-evolution of technological and entrepreneurial developments in the drone industry. Business Horizons, 60, 875–884.
    7. Frederiksen, D. L., & Brem, A. (2017). How do entrepreneurs think they create value?: A scientific reflection of Eric Ries’ Lean Startup approach. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 13, 169–189.
    8. Brem, A., & Sproedt, H. (2017). Same same but different: Perspectives on creativity workshops by design and business. IEEE Engineering Management Review, 45, 27–31.
    9. Maier, M. A., Rück, P., & Brem, A. (2017). How to Integrate Suppliers into the Innovation Process? An Explorative Case of Champion Formalization in the Purchasing Department in Times of Open Innovation. International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, 14.
    10. Gerlach, S., & Brem, A. (2017). Idea Management Revisited: A Review of the Literature and Guide for Implementation. International Journal of Innovation Studies, 2, 144–161.
    11. Giones, F., & Brem, A. (2017). Digital Technology Entrepreneurship: a Definition and Research Agenda. Technology Innovation Management Review, 7(5), 44--51.
    12. Ernst, M., & Brem, A. (2017). Social Media for Identifying Lead Users?: Insights into Lead Users’ Social Media Habits. International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, 14.
    13. Gretzinger, S., Fietze, S., Ugonna, O. T. (Toby), & Brem, A. (2017). Small scale entrepreneurship – understanding behaviors of aspiring entrepreneurs in a rural area. Competitiveness Review, 28, 22–42.
    14. Agarwal, N., & Brem, A. (2017). Frugal Innovation – Past, Present and Future. IEEE Engineering Management Review, 45, 37–41.
    15. Brem, A., & Viergutz, L. (2017). Kreativitätstechniken im Innovationsmanagement: Ergebnisse einer quantitativen Analyse zum Einsatz in KMU. Zeitschrift Für KMU Und Entrepreneurship, 65, 197–221.
    16. Kraus, S., Brem, A., Schuessler, M., Schuessler, F., & Thomas, N. (2017). Innovative Born Globals: Investigating the influence of their business models on international performance. International Journal of Innovation Management, 21, 1–54.
    17. Brem, A., Nylund, P., & Hitchen, E. (2017). Open Innovation and Intellectual Property Rights: How do SMEs benefit from patents, industrial designs, trademarks and copyrights? Management Decision, 55, 1285–1306.
    18. Berger, A., & Brem, A. (2017). Why do European companies have Innovation Hubs in Silicon Valley: Best Practice examples and key takeaways. Thunderbird International Business Review, 59, 757–763.
    19. Niebuhr, O., Tegtmeier, S., & Brem, A. (2017). Advancing research and practice in Entrepreneurship through speech analysis - from descriptive rhetorical terms to phonetically informed acoustic charisma metrics. Journal of Speech Sciences, 6, 03–26.
    20. Brem, A., & Wolfram, P. (2017). Organisation of New Product Development in Asia and Europe: Results from Western Multinationals R&D Sites in Germany, India, and China. Review of Managerial Science, 11, 159–190.
    21. Timmermans, J., Yaghmaei, E., Stahl, B. C., & Brem, A. (2017). Research and Innovation Processes revisited: Networked Responsibility in Industry. Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal, 8, 307–334.
    22. Richter, C., Kraus, S., Brem, A., Durst, S., & Giselbrecht, C. (2017). Digital entrepreneurship: Innovative business models for the sharing economy. Creativity and Innovation Management, 26, 300–310.
    23. Jahanshahi, A. A., Brem, A., & Bhattacharjee, A. (2017). Who takes more sustainability-oriented entrepreneurial actions? The role of entrepreneurs’ values, beliefs & orientations. Sustainability, 9.
  6. 2016

    1. Maier, M. A., Brem, A., & Kauke, M. (2016). Exploring the boundaries of corporate social responsibility and innovation: a conceptual framework of socio-political stakeholders and their integration into the innovation process. International Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development, 10, 312–337.
    2. Brem, A., & Oswald, C. (2016). Innovative Unternehmen stärken Reputation nach innen und außen: Erkenntnisse aus einem Vergleich von Top- und Flop-Gruppe. HR-Performance, 1, 54–56.
    3. Brem, A., & Kürzdörfer, T. (2016). New Product Development, R&D, and Culture: results from a multiple case study of German and Chinese innovation processes. International Journal of Product Development, 21, 144–174.
    4. Niebuhr, O., Voße, J., & Brem, A. (2016). What makes a charismatic speaker?: A computer-based acoustic-prosodic analysis of Steve Jobs tone of voice. Computers in Human Behavior, 64, 366–382.
    5. Maier, M. A., Hofmann, M., & Brem, A. (2016). Technology and trend management at the interface of technology push and market pull. International Journal of Technology Management, 72, 310–332.
    6. Filser, M., Brem, A., Gast, J., Kraus, S., & Calabro, A. (2016). Innovation in Family Firms: Examining the Inventory and Mapping the Path. International Journal of Innovation Management, 20, 1–39.
    7. Brem, A. (2016). Wie kann man Kreativität in Unternehmen stimulieren?: Individuelle, gruppenspezifische und unternehmensweite Kreativität im Ideen- und Innovationsmanagement. Ideenmanagement, 42, 87–90.
    8. Puente-Diaz, R., Cavazos Arroyo, J., Brem, A., Maier, M. A., & Meixueiro, G. (2016). Pragmatic inferences and self-relevant judgments: The moderating role of age, prevention focus and need for cognition. Cogent Psychology, 3, 1–9.
    9. Brem, A., Nylund, P., & Schuster, G. (2016). Innovation and de facto standardization: The influence of dominant design on innovative performance, radical innovation, and process innovation. Technovation, 50–51, 79–88.
    10. Berger, A., & Brem, A. (2016). Innovation Hub How-To: Lessons From Silicon Valley. Global Business and Organizational Excellence, 35, 58–70.
  7. 2015

    1. Bouncken, R., Brem, A., & Kraus, S. (2015). Multi-Cultural Teams as Sources for Creativity and Innovation: The Role of Cultural Diversity on Team Performance. International Journal of Innovation Management, 20, 1650012-1-1650012–1650034.
    2. Vollrath, O., Maier, M. A., & Brem, A. (2015). Der Ideengutachter: Aufgaben und Anforderungen im Ideenmanagementprozess. HR-Performance, 1, 58–60.
    3. Brem, A., & Bilgram, V. (2015). The Search for Innovative Partners in Co-Creation: Identifying Lead Users in Social Media through Netnography and Crowdsourcing. Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, 37, 40–51.
    4. Brem, A., & Freitag, F. (2015). Internationalisation of new product development and research & development: Results from a multiple case study on companies with innovation processes in Germany and India. International Journal of Innovation Management, 19, 1550010.1-1550010.32.
    5. Agarwal, N., & Brem, A. (2015). Strategic business transformation through technology convergence: implications from General Electric’s industrial internet initiative. International Journal of Technology Management, 196–214.
    6. Schuster, G., & Brem, A. (2015). How to Benefit from Open Innovation?: An Empirical Investigation of Open Innovation, External Partnerships and Firm Capabilities in the Automotive Industry. International Journal of Technology Management, 69, 54–76.
    7. Maier, M. A., Brem, A., & Ohse, S. (2015). Corporate Venturing im Mittelstand: Handlungsalternativen und Erfolgsfaktoren. Business and Innovation, 2, 24–30.
    8. Yaghmaei, E., & Brem, A. (2015). Case study research to reflect societal and ethical issues: Introduction of a research implementation plan for ICTs. Computers & Society (Online Edition), 45, 306–312.
    9. Becker, A., Knyphausen-Aufseß, D. Z., & Brem, A. (2015). Beyond traditional developmental models: A fresh perspective on entrepreneurial new venture creation. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing, 7, 152–172.
  8. 2014

    1. Brem, A., Gerhard, D., & Voigt, K.-I. (2014). Strategic Technological Sourcing Decisions in the Context of Timing and Market Strategies: An Empirical Analysis. International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, 11, 1450016-1-1450016–1450023.
    2. Horn, C., & Brem, A. (2014). Getting and keeping a competitive edge: Where next for innovation management? Strategic Direction, 30, 20–22.
    3. Horn, C. F., Ivens, B. S., Ohneberg, M., & Brem, A. (2014). Prediction Markets: A literature review 2014. The Journal of Prediction Markets, 8, 89–126.
    4. Brem, A., & Freitag, F. (2014). Internationalization of New Product Development: Results from a Multiple Case Study on companies with Innovation Processes in Germany and India. International Journal of Innovation Management, 19, 1550010-1-1550010–1550032.
    5. Brem, A., Jovanovic, T., & Tomczak, A. (2014). Crowdsourcing, Crowdfunding, Crowdinvesting: Eine Renaissance von Genossenschaften bei Unternehmensgründungen? Zeitschrift Für Das Gesamte Genossenschaftswesen, 64, 39–52.
  9. 2013

    1. Tomczak, A., & Brem, A. (2013). A Conceptualized Investment Model of Crowdfunding. Venture Capital, 15, 335–359.
    2. Brem, A., & Ivens, B. (2013). Do Frugal and Reverse Innovation Foster Sustainability? Introduction of a Conceptual Framework. Journal of Technology Management for Growing Economies, 4, 31–50.
    3. Brem, A. (2013). Wissensmanagement in der F&E: Ergebnisse einer Benchmarking-Studie. Business and Innovation, 4, 50–57.
    4. Jahanshahi, A. A., Zhang, S. X., & Brem, A. (2013). E-Commerce for SMEs: Empirical insights from Three Countries. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 20, 849–865.
  10. 2012

    1. Brem, A., & Wolfram, P. (2012). Keuper, F., Schunk, H. A. (Hrsg.): Internationalisierung deutscher Unternehmen: (Book Review). Journal of Business Economics, 82, 585–586.
  11. 2011

    1. Gerhard, D., Brem, A., Baccarella, C., & Voigt, K.-I. (2011). Innovation management and marketing in the high-tech sector: A content analysis of advertisements. International Journal of Management, 28, 330–348.
    2. Brem, A., Mühlmann, F., & Sarmiento, T. (2011). Marketing of new Technologies: The case of Renewable Energies in the UK. International Journal of Technology Marketing, 6, 162–177.
  12. 2009

    1. Brem, A., & Ziegler, S. (2009). Implementierung eines Integrierten Ideenmanagements unter besonderer Berücksichtigung anreiz- und motivationstheoretischer Aspekte: Eine explorative Studie. Ideenmanagement, 35, 35–45.
    2. Brem, A., & al. (2009). Integration of market pull and technology push in the corporate front end and innovation management - Insights from the German software industry. Technovation, 29, 351–367.
  13. 2008

    1. Gerhard, D., Brem, A., & Voigt, K.-I. (2008). Product Development in the Automotive Industry: Crucial Success Drivers for Technological Innovations. International Journal of Technology Marketing, 3, 203–222.
    2. Bilgram, V., Brem, A., & Voigt, K.-I. (2008). User-Centric Innovations in New Product Development: Systematic Identification of Lead Users Harnessing Interactive and Collaborative Online-Tools. International Journal of Innovation Management, 12, 419–458.
    3. Scheiner, C., Laspita, S., Brem, A., Chlosta, S., & Voigt, K.-I. (2008). Founding Intentions: A Gender Perspective. Journal of Asia Entrepreneurship and Sustainability, 4, 15–35.
    4. Brem, A., Kreusel, N., & Neusser, C. (2008). Performance Measurement in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises - Literature Review and Results from a German Case Study. International Journal of Globalisation and Small Business, 2, 411–427.
  14. 2007

    1. Brem, A., & Voigt, K.-I. (2007). Innovation Management in Emerging Technology Ventures: The Concept of an Integrated Idea Management. International Journal of Technology, Policy and Management, 7, 304–321.
    2. Laspita, S., Chlosta, S., Klandt, H., Scheiner, C., Brem, A., & Voigt, K.-I. (2007). Students Attitude Towards Entrepreneurship: Does Gender Matter? Review of International Comparative Management, 8, 92–118.


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