Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät



Prof. Dr. Marcus Wagner


E-Mail: Marcus.Wagner@wiwi.uni-augsburg.de
Telefon: +49-(0)821 / 598 - 4079
Fax: +49-(0)821 / 598 - 4220
Raum: J: 1417
Sprechzeiten: nach Anmeldung per email
Hausanschrift: Lehrstuhl für Betriebswirtschaftslehre mit Schwerpunkt Innovation und internationales Management
Universitätsstr. 16, D-86159 Augsburg


Kurzvita / Biography

Marcus Wagner holds Augsburg University’s Chair of Management, Innovation and International Business since October 2014. Before this he was dean of the Faculty of Economics and Management (2013-2014) and head of the Chair of Entrepreneurship and Management (2008-2014) at the University of Wuerzburg. There, he was also managing director of the Institute of Business Management (2011-2013) and vice-dean of the Faculty (2011-2013) as well as member of the University Committee for Innovation and Technology Transfer (2012-2013). From 2015 to 2018, he was director of studies for the master programme “Business Administration” at Augsburg University.

Prof. Wagner studied process engineering, business management and economics (degrees: Diplom-Volkswirt and MBA) and in 2003 received his PhD (Dr. rer. pol.) from University of Lueneburg. Subsequently he worked for several years in managerial positions for companies in the chemical and semiconductor industries and received his habilitation in 2009 at the Technical University of Munich. From 2006 until 2008 he held an Intra-European Marie Curie Fellowship at the Bureau d'Economie Théorique et Appliquée (where he is an associated member since 2010)  and in 2009 to 2010 was a member of the biotechnology advisory board of the “Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt”. In 2012 and 2013 he was a member of the program commission for the 75th Conference of the German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB). From 2010 to 2015 he was member of the Sustainability Advisory Board of DAW SE and from 2012 to 2018 visiting professor at the International Hellenic University.

Prof. Wagner in the past was also called to the Chair of Innovation Management and Technology Transfer at the University of Fribourg and the Chair of Entrepreneurship and Management at Leuphana University. He was a visiting researcher and invited lecturer at Stanford University/SCANCOR, University of Pennsylvania/Wharton, University of Tilburg, HEC Montreal, University of Maastricht/MERIT, University of Strasbourg/BETA, International Hellenic University, University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadt and University of Hagen, amongst others. He received several awards, including the acceptance of two articles each into the DRUID Working Paper Series and the Best Paper Proceedings of the Academy of Management as well as a “Mention Speciale” by Euro-SIF for his PhD thesis. Prof. Wagner is author and editor of several books and special issues in the fields of entrepreneurship, innovation, management and sustainability. He has published over 70 papers in ranked peer-reviewed journals and his current areas of research are corporate sustainability, entrepreneurship, innovation, public management, international management and strategic management, with much of his work being at the intersections of these.

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2016 Finalist des FGF Best Sustainable and Social Entrepreneurship Research Award des G-Forums 2016 für den Beitrag "The Effect of Other-Regarding Behavior on Entrepreneurship for the Public Good: A Moderating Role of Activated Responsibility" (m. H. Doluca)
 2012 Aufnahme des Beitrags "Too much of a good thing: The role of alliance portfolio diversity for innovation output in the biotechnology industry" auf Einladung des Program Committee der DRUID 2012 Konferenz in die "DRUID Working Papers" (m. W. Zidorn)
 2010 Finalist des Best Paper Award der DRUID 2010 Konferenz für den Beitrag "And the Winner is – Acquired. Entrepreneurship as a Contest with Acquisition as the Prize" (m. J. Henkel und T. Rønde)
 2009 Aufnahme des Beitrags "The Influence of Sustainability Orientation on Entrepreneurial Intentions" in die Best Paper Proceedings of the 68th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (m. A. Kuckertz)
 2007 Aufnahme des Beitrags "Opportunity Recognition and Exploitation by Necessity and Opportunity Entrepreneurs: Evidence from Earnings Equations" in die Best Paper Proceedings of the 66th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (m. J. Block)
 2007 Aufnahme des Beitrags "On the relationship between environmental management, environmental innovation and patents" auf Einladung des Program Committee der DRUID 2007 Konferenz in die “DRUID Working Papers”
 2006 Einladung als Teilnehmer zum "2nd Lindau Meeting of the Winners of the Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel"
 2005 Auszeichung der Dissertation  mit einer «Mention Speciale» beim "Prix 2005 de la recherche finance et développement durable" des Forum pour l’investissement responsable und des European Social Investment Forum