prof. Ing. Mgr. Martin Lukeš, Ph.D.

Head of the Department


Office no: RB 450

LinkedIn profil


  • Podnikání a zakládání nových firem (anglicky),
  • Metody výzkumu

Participation on research projects

Period Project
Since 2017 OP VVV project “International mobility for the development of science at the University of Economics, Prague” – team leader
2015 – 2018 Since 2015 Erasmus + project SUPER “Start-Up Promotion for Entrepreneurial Resilience” – project leader
2014 -2018 7. FP CUPESSE “Cultural Pathways to Economic Self-Sufficiency and Entrepreneurship: Family Values and Youth Unemployment in Europe” – principal investigator at University of Economics
2013-2015 Technology Agency of the Czech Republic research project “Research of current entrepreneurial activities in the Czech Republic, capturing their changes in the recent years and international comparison using GEM method” – project leader
2012-2014 UEP Internal Grant Agency project “Explaining the causes of success and failure in the process of start-up and early growth of new firms in the Czech Republic” – project leader
2017 – 2019 GACR project “Privately-held Firms with Multiple Owners: The Role of Family and Responsible Ownership” – project member
2007-2010 FP6 research project “Cultural and Innovation Dynamics – Explaining the uneven evolution of human knowledge.” Co-leading Czech team and work package “National Culture and Innovation.” – project member
2006-2008 GAČR research project “Success factors of non-profit organizations with an emphasis on the importance of volunteerism” – project member
2005-2006 VÚPSV research project „Risks of possible brain drain from the Czech Republic.“ – project member

Selected publications

Books and chapters

  • Lukeš, M. (2017) Entrepreneurship Development in the Czech Republic. In: A. Sauka, A. Chepurenko. Entrepreneurship in Transition Economies: Diversity, Trends, and Perspectives, pp. 209-224. Cham : Springer.
  • Lukes, M., & Jakl, M. (2012) Podnikání v České republice. Prague: Oeconomica.
  • Lukes, M., & Laguna, M. (Eds.) (2010) Entrepreneurship: A Psychological Approach. Prague: Oeconomica.
  • Novotny, J., & Lukes, M. (Eds.) (2009) Success Factors and Volunteerism in the Nonprofit Organizations in the Czech Republic. Prague: Oeconomica.
  • Moriano, J.A., Gorgievski, M., & Lukes, M. (Eds.) (2008) Teaching Psychology of Entrepreneurship: Perspectives from Six European Countries. Madrid: UNED.
  • Stephan, U., Lukes, M., Dej, D., & Richter, P.G. (2007) Attitudes towards and Perceptions of Entrepreneurs in Central Eastern Europe (Poland, the Czech Republic, East-Germany), pp. 173-191. In G. Zheng, K. Leung, & J. Adair (Eds) Perspectives and Progress in Contemporary Cross-Cultural Psychology. Beijing: China Light Industry Press.
  • Lukes, M., & Novy, I. (Eds.) (2005) Psychologie podnikání. [Psychology of Entrepreneurship.] Prague: Management Press.


  • Lukeš, M., Feldmann, M., & Vegetti, F. (2019). Work values and the value of work: Different implications for young adults’ self-employment in Europe. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 682(1), 156–171. 
  • Vich, Marek, Lukeš, Martin (forthcoming) Development of mindfulness in relational context: Construction and validation of Relational Mindfulness Training (RMT). Československá psychologie.
  • Lukeš, Martin, Stephan, Ute (2017) Measuring employee innovation: A review of existing scales and the development of the innovative behavior and innovation support inventories across cultures. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research, 23(1), 136-158.
  • Dvouletý, Ondřej, Lukeš, Martin (2016) Review of empirical studies on self-employment out of unemployment: Do self-employment policies make a positive impact? International Review of Entrepreneurship, 14(3): 361-376.
  • Lukeš, Martin, Zouhar, Jan (2016) The causes of early-stage entrepreneurial discontinuance. Prague Economic Papers, 25(1): 19-36.
  • Lukeš, Martin (2013) Výzkum podnikatelské self-efficacy v České republice. Psychologie pro praxi, 48(3-4): 35-48.
  • Lukeš, Martin, Zouhar, Jan (2013) No experience? No problem – it’s all about yourself: Factors influencing nascent entrepreneurship outcomes. Ekonomický časopis, 61(9): 934-950.
  • Lukeš, Martin, Zouhar, Jan, Jakl, Martina, Očko, Petr (2013) Faktory ovlivňující vstup do podnikání: začínající podnikatelé v České republice. Politická ekonomie, 61(2): 229-247.
  • Lukeš, Martin (2013) Entrepreneurs as innovators: A multi-country study on entrepreneurs’ innovative behaviour. Prague Economic Papers, 22(1): 72-84.
  • Lukes, M., & Stephan, U. (2012) Nonprofit leaders and for-profit entrepreneurs: Similar people with different motivation. Ceskoslovenska psychologie, 56(1): 41-55.
  • Lukes, M. (2012) Supporting entrepreneurial behaviour and innovation in organizations. Central European Business Review, 1(2): 29-36.
  • Bürger, J., Lukes, M., & Sindelarova, H. (2006) Interpersonal trust in German-Czech work relations: Mutual expectations and suggestions for improvement. Journal of Organizational Transformation and Social Change. 3(2): 173-199.
  • Jarosova, E., Lukes, M., & Winn, J. (2005) Launching Experiential Learning and Case Method Based Approaches in Czech Business Classes. International Journal of Case Method Research & Application. 17(4): 515-521.
  • Stephan, U., Lukeš, M., Dej, D., & Richter, P.G. (2005) Werden Unternehmer in Polen, Tschechien und Deutschland gleich wahrgenommen? – Kulturunterschiede im Unternehmerbild. Wirtschaftspsychologie. 2, p. 99-108.