Mitja Ruzzier

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Mitja Ruzzier is Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Faculty of Management, University of Primorska in Slovenia. He teaches different courses about Entrepreneurship and International Business at the undergraduate and postgraduate level. His research interest lies in the area of Internationalization, International marketing, Branding, Innovation, SMEs and Entrepreneurship. He has many practical experiences and he works part time as consultant for many companies. His papers were published in different academic journals such as the Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, Journal of Cleaner Production, Transformations in Business and Economics, Managing Global Transition, Canadian Journal of Administrative Science, Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development and others. He has published also different books about Entrepreneurship. More information about the author is available on:


Academic year 2019/20



Hojnik, Jana, RUZZIER, Mitja. 2016. The driving forces of process eco-innovation and its impact on performance: Insights from Slovenia. Journal of Cleaner Production. In Press.

Hojnik, Jana, RUZZIER, Mitja. 2015. What drives eco-innovation? A review of an emerging literatureEnvironmental Innovation and Societal Transitions 19:31–41.

RUZZIER, Mitja, ANTONČIČ, Boštjan, HISRICH, Robert D., KONEČNIK RUZZIER, Maja. 2007. Human capital and SME internationalization: a structural equation modeling study. Canadian journal of the administrative sciences 24(1): 1529.



PhD, Full Professor in Entrepreneurship

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