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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. 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.




Publications sorted by:
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
Daniel Hjorth; Antonio Strati; Sarah Drakopoulou Dodd; Elke Weik / Organizational Creativity, Play and Entrepreneurship : Introduction and Framing.
In: Organization Studies, Vol. 39, No. 2-3, 3.2018, p. 155-168
Journal article > peer review
Daniel Hjorth / Critique Nouvelle : An Essay on Affirmative-Performative Entrepreneurship Research.
In: Revue de l’Entrepreneuriat, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2017, p. 47-54
Journal article > peer review
Daniel Hjorth; Nada Endrissat; Claus Noppeney / Editorial Epilogue : Daniel Hjorth in Conversation with Nada Endrissat and Claus Noppeney.
In: International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing, Vol. 9, No. 3, 2017, p. 299-313
Torben Olsson; Charlotte Lorentz Hjorth; Markus Yngvesson; Eric Jönsson; Johanna Oehlmann; Daniel Hjorth / Incubation for Public Innovation : Strengthening Universities’ Strategic Collaboration with the Surrounding Society.
Frederiksberg : Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy, CBS 2016, 85 p.
Daniel Hjorth; Robin Holt / It's Entrepreneurship, not Enterprise : Ai Weiwei as Entrepreneur.
In: Journal of Business Venturing Insights, Vol. 5, 6.2016, p. 50–54
Journal article > peer review
Daniel Hjorth; Robin Holt / Nietzsche as Educator
In: The Routledge Companion to Reinventing Management Education. ed. /Chris Steyaert; Timon Beyes; Martin Parker. Abingdon : Routledge 2016, p. 107-119 (Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting)
Book chapter > peer review
Daniel Hjorth / Resisting the New : On Cooptation and the Organisational Conditions for Entrepreneurship.
In: The SAGE handbook of resistance. ed. /David Courpasson; Steven Vallas. London : SAGE Publications 2016, p. 298-316
Book chapter > peer review
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