Prof. Dr. Matthias Baum
Prof. Dr. Matthias Baum holds the chair of entrepreneurship at the University of Kaiserslautern (Germany). Formerly, he was a post-doc at the University of Giessen and the executive manager of the “Entrepreneurship Cluster Mittelhessen” (ECM). Matthias Baum studied business administration in Paris (France) and Giessen (Germany), where he received his PhD in 2011.
His research mainly focuses on the intersection between entrepreneurship, internationalization and human resource management. Currently, Matthias Baum is particularly interested in the survival and learning of entrepreneurial firms in the international environment, growth and business strategies of international new ventures, recruitment strategies, (international) employer branding as well as recruitment in small and entrepreneurial firms. His scientific works have been published in leading international journals such as the Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, International Business Review, International Marketing Review, Journal of Small Business Management & International Small Business Journal among others.
Matthias Baum is a member in several scientific associations (like the Interdisciplinary research unit of evidence-based management and entrepreneurship) and has acted as a consultant in multiple international companies.