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Daniel Hjorth

Daniel Hjorth is Professor of Entrepreneurship and Organisation at the Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. Between 2013 and 2018 he served as Academic Director for the across CBS Entrepreneurship Business in Society Platform.

His latest books include Oxford University Press Handbook on Process Philosophy and Organization Studies (2014, co-edited), Organizational Entrepreneurship, Politics and the Political (co-edited, Routledge, 2021), the “Handbook of Organisational Entrepreneurship” (Edward Elgar, 2012). Hjorth’s research is focused on the organizational conditions for entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, on social entrepreneurship, on philosophy and management, and on art, design and business. Hjorth is the Editor-in-Chief of Organization Studies (a Financial Times top 50-listed and ABS 4* rated Journal).

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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  • Business Concepts and Prototypes (master, 7,5 ECTS); 
  • The Art of Innovation (master, 7,5 ECTS); 
  • Organisational Entrepreneurship (exec. mba); 
  • various PhD courses on organisation and entrepreneurship.

I enjoy supervising PhD students and Master thesis writing students and I have done both in abundance.


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., Holt, R., and Steyaert, C. (2015) ‘Entrepreneurship Process Studies’, in International Small Business Journal, 33(6): 599-611. 

Hjorth, D. and Dawson, A. (2016) “The burden of history in the family business organization,” Organization Studies, 37(8): 1089-1111.

Hjorth, D. and Holt, R. (2016) “It’s Entrepreneurship not Enterprise: Ai Weiwei as Entrepreneur”, Journal of Business Venturing Insights, 5: 50-54.

Austin, R., Hjorth, D., and Hessel, S. (2017) “How aesthetics and economy become conversant in creative firms,” Organization Studies, 36(8): 1095-1114

Helin, J., Hernes, T., Hjorth, D., and Holt, R. (Eds) (2014) Oxford handbook on Process Philosophy and Organization Studies, Oxford: Oxford University Press

Publications sorted by:
Niels Arvid Sletterød; Espen Carlsson; Daniel Hjorth / Entrepreneurial Intermediation in Innovation : A Study of Multilayered Contexts and Embedded Dynamics of Organisation-creation.
In: Journal of Entrepreneurial and Organizational Diversity , Vol. 10, No. 1, 2021, p. 1-21
Journal article > peer review
Carine Farias (Editor) ; Pablo Fernandez (Editor) ; Daniel Hjorth (Editor) ; Robin Holt (Editor) / Organizational Entrepreneurship, Politics and the Political
Abingdon : Routledge 2021, 126 p.
Anthology > peer review
Daniel Hjorth / Playing
In: Organizational Gamification: Theories and Practices of Ludified Work in Late Modernity. . ed. /Mikko Vesa. New York : Routledge 2021, p. 169-176 (Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society)
Book chapter > peer review
Daniel Hjorth / The Word “Opportunity”
In: Revue de l'Entrepreneuriat, Vol. 20, No. 3, 2021, p. 13-15
Journal article > peer review
Daniel Hjorth / Pen
In: The Oxford Handbook of Media, Technology, and Organization Studies. ed. /Timon Beyes; Robin Holt; Claus Pias. Oxford : Oxford University Press 2020, p. 311-320
Book chapter > peer review
Daniel Hjorth; Renate Meyer; Trish Reay / Happy 40th Birthday, Organization Studies! Looking Back and Looking Ahead
In: Organization Studies, Vol. 40, No. 12, 2019, 5 p., p. 1779-1783
Editorial > peer review
Daniel Hjorth; Renate Meyer; Trish Reay / Introduction to the X and Organization Studies issue
In: Organization Studies, Vol. 40, No. 10, 2019, 2 p., p. 1443-1444
Editorial > peer review
Carine Farias; Pablo Fernandez; Daniel Hjorth; Robin Holt / Organizational Entrepreneurship, Politics and the Political
In: Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, Vol. 31, No. 7-8, 2019, 12 p., p. 555–566
Editorial > peer review
Robert D. Austin; Daniel Hjorth; Shannon Hessel / How Aesthetics and Economy Become Conversant in Creative Firms
In: Organization Studies, Vol. 39, No. 11, 11.2018, p. 1501-1519
Journal article > peer review
Daniel Hjorth; Trish Reay / Organization Studies: Moving Entrepreneurially Ahead
In: Organization Studies, Vol. 39, No. 1, 2018, 12 p., p. 7-18
Editorial > peer review
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Research Projects
Outside activities
  • Nottingham Trent University, 2018 (Jan-Dec): Fractional position, Professor, research + publishing + grant application support
  • Université Paris Dauphine, 2018 (equivalent of two weeks): Guest Professor, research + publishing
  • Kyoto University, Graduate School of Management, 2018 (short visit, equivalent of 1 week): Guest teacher in master level course