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Daniel Hjorth is Professor of Entrepreneurship and Organisation at the Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. He is Academic Director for the across CBS Entrepreneurship Business in Society Platform. His latest books include “The Politics and Aesthetics of Entrepreneurship” (2009), edited with dr. Chris Steyaert, and the “Handbook of Organisational Entrepreneurship” (2012) and (co-editing) the Oxford University Press Handbook of Process Philosophy and Organisation Studies. Hjorth’s research is focused on the organizational conditions for entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and on social entrepreneurship.


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Primary research areas
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Management philosophy
  • Organization theory
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Aesthetics and organization


Administrative tasks

Academic Director for the CBS Entrepreneurship BiS Platform.

Curriculum Vitae
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Management and Organization in the Creative Society (7,5 ECTS)
Organizational Entrepreneurship (PhD course)
Entrepreneurship (module, within LAICS MBA, DPU)
Organizing the New Museum (St Gallen University, 7,5 ECTS)



I constantly supervise in-between 5 to 10 PhD students (presently 7)


Other teaching activities

Continuously part of building course and programmes in entrepreneurship, organizational creativity and innovation.

Developing collaborations with St Gallen University on Master- and PhD levels.


Selected publications
  • Hjorth, D. (2012) “Public Entrepreneurship – Desiring Social Change, Creating Sociality”, Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, 25(1-2): 34-51
  • Hjorth, D. (2011) “Advancing Family Business Research through Narrative Analysis”, Family Business Review, 25(3): 339-355
  • Hjorth, D. (2011) “On Provocation, Education and Entrepreneurship”, Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, 23(1-2): 49-63.
  • Hjorth, D. (2007) “Narrating the Entrepreneurial Event: Learnng from Shakespeare’s Iago”, Journal of Business Venturing, 22(5): 712-732
  • Hjorth, D. (ed.) (2012) Handbook of Organizational Entrepreneurship. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar

  • Research project: PDF iconIncubation_for_Public_Innovation.pdf (Feb 2014-Dec 2015) done in collaboration with Krinova and HKR.




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Alexandra Dawson; Daniel Hjorth / Advancing Family Business Research Through Narrative Analysis
In: Family Business Review, Vol. 25, No. 3, 2012, p. 339-355
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Daniel Hjorth / Entrepreneurship and Organizational Creativity
Abstract from The Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2011, 2011
Conference abstract for conference > peer review
Daniel Hjorth / On Provocation, Education and Entrepreneurship
In: Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, Vol. 23, No. 1-2, 2011, p. 49-63
Journal article > peer review
Pierre Guillet de Monthoux; Daniel Hjorth / Papa Haydn and the Amadeus Myth : Organizational Conditions for Creativity.
Paper presented at The 21st Nordic Academy of Management Conference 2011, 2011
Chris Steyaert; Daniel Hjorth; William B. Gartner / Six Memos for a Curious and Imaginative Future Scholarship in Entrepreneurship Studies
In: Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, Vol. 23, No. 1-2, 2011, p. 1-7
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Daniel Hjorth / Social Entrepreneurship : A Nordic Perspective.
Poster session presented at The 14th SUMMIT Conversations on emerging issues in social entrepreneurship. 2011, 2011
Poster > peer review
Daniel Hjorth / An Art of the Weak : Organisational Creation as Transmutive Affirmation.
Paper presented at Second International Symposium on Process Organization Studies: PROS 2010 , 2010
Paper > peer review
Daniel Hjorth / Ending Essay: Sociality and Economy in Social Entrepreneurship
In: Handbook of Research on Social Entrepreneurship. ed. /A. Fayolle. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing 2010, p. 304-314
Book chapter > peer review
Daniel Hjorth; Chris Steyaert / Foreword
In: (De)Mobilising The Entrepreneurship Discourse: Exploring Entrepreneurial Thinking and Action. . ed. /Frederic Bill; Björn Bjerke; Anders W. Johansson. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing 2010, p. xi-xiii
Preface/postscript > peer review
Daniel Hjorth / Public Entrepreneurship : The Art of Creating Sociality.
Paper presented at Entrepreneurial Societies and the English-speaking World, 2010
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