Department of Strategy and Innovation

  • imagine .. Creative Industries Research
Professor with special responsibilities

Room: KIL/14.A-2.83
  • Director of DRUID
  • Member of the Danish Radio and Television Board
  • Member of Danish Ministry of Culture’s expert committee on Finance of Digital Content

Mark Lorenzen researches relationships between innovation and economic organization in networks, projects, and clusters, currently in the creative industries. Mark has published widely, convened sessions at DRUID, AOM, EGOS and AAG, raised extensive research funding and received awards for research excellence and research dissemination. He is editor-in-chief emeritus of Industry and Innovation, series editor of the Routledge Studies in Industial Dynamics, editor of The Oxford Handbook of Creative Industries, and serves in review boards for Journal of International Business Studies, Industry and Innovation, and Creative Industries Journal.

Primary research areas
  • Innovation studies
  • Economic geography
  • Organization studies
  • International business
  • Strategy
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  • Course coordinator and teacher at the postgraduate course "Creative Industries, Innovation and Strategy", cand. soc program, CBS.
  • Course coordinator and teacher, PhD School of Economics and Management, CBS.
  • Supervisor at the PhD School of Economics and Management, CBS.
  • Supervisor for postgraduate theses, CBS.
Selected publications
  • Lorenzen, M (2017) The Geography of the Creative Industries: Theoretical Stocktaking and Empirical Illustration, The New Oxford Handbook of Economic Geography.
  • Jones, C, Lorenzen, M. and Sapsed, J. (eds.)(2015) The Oxford Handbook of Creative Industries, Oxford University Press.
  • Lorenzen, M. and Mudambi, R. (2013) Clusters, Connectivity and Catch-Up: Bollywood and Bangalore in the Global Economy,  Journal of Economic Geography.
  • Lorenzen, M. and Andersen. K.V. (2009) Centrality and Creativity: Does Richard Florida’s Creative Class Offer New Insights Into Urban Hierarchy? Economic Geography.
  • Foss, N. and Lorenzen, M. (2009) Towards an Understanding of Cognitive Coordination: Theoretical Developments and Empirical Illustrations, Organization Studies.
Publications sorted by:
Agnieszka Nowinska; Kristina Vaarst Andersen; Mark Lorenzen / The Broad vs. the Pointed Brush : Status Change, Stigma and Blame Following Fast Organizational Failure.
Paper presented at DRUID18 Conference, 2018
Paper > peer review
Mark Lorenzen / The Geography of the Creative Industries : Theoretical Stocktaking and Empirical Illustration.
In: The New Oxford Handbook of Economic Geography. ed. /Gordon L. Clark; Maryann P. Feldman; Meric S. Gertler; Dariusz Wójcik. Oxford : Oxford University Press 2018, p. 305-323
Book chapter > peer review
Thomas Riis; Niels Breining; Martin Gormsen; Søren Sandfeld Jakobsen; Mark Lorenzen; Anker Brink Lund; Katrine Schlüter Schierbeck; Peter Schønning / Fremtidens danske indholdsproduktion : Udvalget om finansiering af dansk digital indholdsproduktion .
København : Kulturministeriet 2017, 118 p.
Mark Lorenzen; Ram Mudambi / Clusters and Global Innovation : The Role of Connectedness and Connectivity.
In: The Handbook of Global Science, Technology, and Innovation. ed. /Andrea Filippetti; Daniele Archibugi. Chichester : Wiley 2015, p. 216-227
Book chapter > peer review
Candace Jones; Mark Lorenzen; Jonathan Sapsed / Creative Industries : A Typology of Change.
In: The Oxford Handbook of Creative Industries. ed. /Candace Jones; Mark Lorenzen; Jonathan Sapsed. Oxford : Oxford University Press 2015, p. 3-30
Book chapter > peer review
Kristina Vaarst Andersen; Mark Lorenzen / Knowledge Search, Cluster Connectedness, and Geographical Stretching : A Literature Review and Synthesis.
Abstract from Location Decisions of Multinational Enterprises, 2015
Conference abstract for conference
Candace Jones (Editor) ; Mark Lorenzen (Editor) ; Jonathan Sapsed (Editor) / The Oxford Handbook of Creative Industries
Oxford : Oxford University Press 2015, 576 p.
Anthology > peer review
Kristina Vaarst Andersen; Mark Lorenzen / Different Creative Cities : Exploring Danish Data to Adapt the Creative Class Argument to Small Welfare Economies.
In: The Creative Class Goes Global. ed. /Charlotta Mellander; Richard Florida ; Bjørn T. Asheim; Meric Gertler . Abingdon : Routledge 2014, p. 103-116 (Regions and Cities, Vol. 69)
Book chapter > peer review
Kristina Vaarst Andersen; Mark Lorenzen / Diversity vs Dharma : How Social Capital Increases and Impedes Project Performance in Bollywood.
Paper presented at The Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2014, 2014
Paper > peer review
Mark Lorenzen; Bo Carlsson / Maryann Feldman : Recipient of the 2013 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research.
In: Small Business Economics, Vol. 43, No. 1, 2014, p. 1-8
Journal article > peer review
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