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Prof. Dr. Matthias Filser

Prof. Dr. Matthias Filser

Prof. Dr. Matthias Filser

ZHAW School of Management and Law
Theaterstrasse 17
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 46 59

Work at ZHAW

Management role

Head, Center for Entrepreneurship

Position at the ZHAW



Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Books and monographs, peer-reviewed
Other publications
Oral conference contributions and abstracts

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Eggers, F., Niemand, T., Filser, M., Kraus, S., Berchtold, J. (forthcoming). To Network or Not to Network - Is That Really the Question? The Impact of Networking Intensity and Strategic Orientations on Innovation Success. Technological Forecasting & Social Change, forthcoming.

Hughes, M., Filser, M., Harms, R., Kraus S., Chang, M.-L., Cheng, C.-F. (2018). Family Firm Configurations for High Performance: The Role of Entrepreneurship and Ambidexterity. British Journal of Management, 29 (4), 595-612.

Filser, M., De Massis, A., Gast, J., Kraus, S., Niemand, T. (2018). Tracing the Roots of Innovativeness in Family SMEs: The Effect of Family Functionality and Socioemotional Wealth. Journal of Product Innovation Management, 35 (4), 609–628.

Gast, J., Filser, M., Rigtering, C., Harms, R., Kraus, S., Chang, M.-L. (2018). Socioemotional Wealth and Innovativeness in Small- and Medium-Sized Family Enterprises: A Configuration Approach. Journal of Small Business Management, 56 (S1), 53-67.

Stieg, P., Hora, W., Kraus, S., Niemand, T., Filser, M. (2017). All Roads Lead to Rome: Internationalization Pathways of Family-Owned SMEs. International Journal of Business Strategy, 17 (3), 47-64.

Kraus, S., Berchtold, J., Palmer, C., Filser, M. (2017). Entrepreneurial Orientation: The Dark Triad of Executive Personality. Journal of Promotion Management, 24 (5), 1-21.

Gundolf, K., Cesinger, B., Géraudel, M., Filser, M. (2017). Strong Ties, Personality, and Legitimacy of Entrepreneurs: The Case of Private Physicians. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing, 9 (4), 346-372.

Kraus, S., Mensching, H., Calabrò, A., Cheng, C.-F., Filser, M. (2016). Family Firm Internationalization: A Configuration Approach. Journal of Business Research, 69 (11), 5473–5478.

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 (6), 1-39.

Filser, M., Cesinger, B., Kraus, S. (2015). International Entrepreneurship – Zum State-of-the-Art der betriebswirtschaftlichen Forschung. Betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung und Praxis, 67 (2), 107-123.

Gast, J., Filser, M., Gundolf, K., Kraus, S. (2015). Coopetition Research: Towards a Better Understanding of Past Trends and Future Directions. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 24 (4), 492-521.

Xi, (M.) J., Kraus, S., Filser, M., Kellermanns, F. (2015). Mapping the Field of Family Business Research: Past Trends and Future Directions. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 11 (1), 113-132.

Filser, M., Eggers, F., Kraus, S., Málovics, É. (2014). The Effect of Financial Resource Availability on Entrepreneurial Orientation, Customer Orientation and Firm Performance in an International Context: An Empirical Analysis from Austria and Hungary. Journal for East European Management Studies, 19 (1), 7-30.

Filser, M., Eggers, F. (2014). Entrepreneurial Orientation and Firm Performance: A Comparative Study of Austria, Liechtenstein and Switzerland. South African Journal of Business Management, 45 (1), 55-65.

Kraus, S., Filser, M., O'Dwyer, M., Shaw, E. (2014). Social Entrepreneurship: An Exploratory Citation Analysis. Review of Managerial Science, 8 (2), 275-292.

Gundolf, K., Filser, M. (2013). Management Research and Religion: A Citation Analysis. Journal of Business Ethics, 122 (1), 177-185.

Filser, M., Kraus, S., Märk, S. (2013). Psychological Aspects of Succession in Family Business Management. Management Research Review, 36 (3), 256-277.

Kraus, S., Harms, R., Filser, M. (2012). Strategic Entrepreneurship – Structuring a New Field of Research. International Journal of Strategic Management, 12 (2), 126-137.

Kraus, S., Filser, M., Eggers, F., Hills, G.E., Hultman, C.M. (2012). The Entrepreneurial Marketing Interface: A Citation and Co-Citation Analysis. Journal of Research in Marketing and Entrepreneurship, 14 (1), 6-26.

Kraus, S., Marxt, C., Filser, M., Guieu, G. (2011). Strategic Entrepreneurship – Analyse der Strukturen und Entwicklung des Forschungsfeldes. Zeitschrift für KMU & Entrepreneurship, 59 (3), 203-228.

Kraus, S., Filser, M., Götzen, T., Harms, R. (2011). Familienunternehmen – Zum State-of-the-Art der betriebswirtschaftlichen Forschung. Betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung und Praxis, 63 (6), 587-605.

Eggers, F., Kraus, S., Filser, M. (2009). Entrepreneurial Marketing – Zum Bedarf eines modifizierten Marketingansatzes für junge wachstumsorientierte Unternehmen. Zeitschrift für KMU & Entrepreneurship, 57 (3/4), 187-218.

Other publications

Filser, M., Tiberius, V., Kraus, S., Spitzer, J., Kailer, N., Bouncken, R. (forthcoming). Sharing Economy: A Bibliometric Analysis of the State of Research. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing, forthcoming.

Hammerschmidt, J., Eggers, F., Kraus, S., Jones, P., Filser, M. (forthcoming). Entrepreneurial Orientation in Sports Entrepreneurship – A Mixed Methods Analysis of Professional Soccer Clubs in the German-Speaking Countries. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, forthcoming.