Dr Ivan Zupic

Staff details

Position Lecturer in Entrepreneurship
Email i.zupic (@gold.ac.uk)
Phone +44 (0)20 7 296 4220
Dr Ivan Zupic

Ivan Zupic is a Lecturer in Entrepreneurship at the Institute of Management Studies. He completed his Ph.D. in Management and organisation at Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. 

His research interests include digital strategy & innovation, technology entrepreneurship, high-growth firms, entrepreneurial ecosystems and research methods. His research has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as Organizational Research Methods, European Management Journal and Management Decision. Before entering academia he worked as a consultant in the IT industry and as a journalist/photographer in the media.

Research Interests

  • Digital strategy and innovation
  • Technology entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial ecosystems
  • Research methods



Budler, Marko; Župič, Ivan and Trkman, Peter. 2021. The development of business model research: A bibliometric review. Journal of Business Research, 135, pp. 480-495. ISSN 0148-2963

Srhoj, Stjepan; Zupic, Ivan and Jaklic, Marko. 2019. Stylised facts about Slovenian high-growth firms. Economic Research-Ekonomska Istraživanja, 31(1), pp. 1851-1879. ISSN 1331-677X

Batistic, Sasa; Cerne, Matej; Kase, Robert and Zupic, Ivan . 2016. The role of organizational context in fostering employee proactive behavior: The interplay between HR system configurations and relational climates. European Management Journal, 34(5), pp. 579-588. ISSN 0263-2373

Pugliese, Robert; Bortoluzzi, Guido and Zupic, Ivan . 2016. Putting process on track: empirical research on start-ups' growth drivers. Management Decision, 54(7), pp. 1633-1648. ISSN 0025-1747

Zupic, Ivan and Cater, Tomaz. 2015. Bibliometric methods in management and organization. Organizational Research Methods, 18(3), pp. 429-472. ISSN 1094-4281