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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.




Publications sorted by:
Daniel Hjorth / Absolutely Fabulous! : Fabulation and Organisation-Creation in Processes of Becoming-entrepreneur.
In: Society and Business Review, Vol. 8, No. 3, 2013, p. 205-224
Journal article > peer review
Daniel Hjorth / Public Entrepreneurship : Desiring Social Change, Creating Sociality.
In: Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, Vol. 25, No. 1-2, 2013, p. 34-51
Journal article > peer review
Alexandra Dawson; Daniel Hjorth / Advancing Family Business Research Through Narrative Analysis
In: Family Business Review, Vol. 25, No. 3, 2012, p. 339-355
Journal article > peer review
Daniel Hjorth / Affect, Individuation/Subjectification : On Spinoza and Organization.
Paper presented at The 28th EGOS Colloquium 2012, 2012
Paper > peer review
Daniel Hjorth (Editor) / Handbook on Organisational Entrepreneurship
Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing 2012, 496 p. (Elgar Original Reference)
Anthology > peer review
Daniel Hjorth / Introduction : Entrepreneurship in Organisational Contexts.
In: Handbook on Organisational Entrepreneurship. ed. /Daniel Hjorth. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing 2012, p. 1-18
Book chapter > peer review
Daniel Hjorth; William B. Gartner / Moving and Being Moved : Ideas, Perspectives and 59 Theses on Entrepreneurial Leadership.
In: Handbook on Organisational Entrepreneurship. ed. /Daniel Hjorth. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing 2012, p. 362-376
Book chapter > peer review
Daniel Hjorth / Organizational Entrepreneurship : An Art of the Weak?.
In: Handbook on Organisational Entrepreneurship. ed. /Daniel Hjorth. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing 2012, p. 169-190
Book chapter > peer review
Daniel Hjorth; Pierre Guillet de Monthoux / Affirmative Art : Artepreneurs of the the New Enlightenment.
Paper presented at The 27th EGOS Colloquium 2011, 2011
Daniel Hjorth / Entrepreneurship and Organizational Creativity
Abstract from The Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2011, 2011
Conference abstract for conference > peer review
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