David J Hansen, Ph.D.

Startup advisor, educator, lean Startup expert, creative problem solver, strategic thinker

About

Dr. J Hansen is a former associate professor of entrepreneurship and changemaking at College of Charleston. He now serves as a startup mentor and advisor. Dr. Hansen has a Ph.D. in entrepreneurship from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Education

University of Illinois at Chicago

Ph.D., Entrepreneurship / May, 2007

Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Experience

College of Charleston

Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Changemaking / June, 2006August, 2022

Professor Dave

Startup Mentor and Advisor / January, 2023Present

Publications

Defragmenting Definitions of Entrepreneurial Opportunity*

Journal of Small Business Management / Mar 29, 2011

Hansen, D. J., Shrader, R., & Monllor, J. (2011). Defragmenting Definitions of Entrepreneurial Opportunity*. Journal of Small Business Management, 49(2), 283–304. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-627x.2011.00325.x

Anatomy of competitive advantage: towards a contingency theory of entrepreneurial marketing

Journal of Strategic Marketing / May 19, 2015

Whalen, P., Uslay, C., Pascal, V. J., Omura, G., McAuley, A., Kasouf, C. J., Jones, R., Hultman, C. M., Hills, G. E., Hansen, D. J., Gilmore, A., Giglierano, J., Eggers, F., & Deacon, J. (2015). Anatomy of competitive advantage: towards a contingency theory of entrepreneurial marketing. Journal of Strategic Marketing, 24(1), 5–19. https://doi.org/10.1080/0965254x.2015.1035036

Examining the relationship between customer and entrepreneurial orientation on nascent firms’ marketing strategy

International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal / Mar 16, 2011

Eggers, F., Hansen, D. J., & Davis, A. E. (2011). Examining the relationship between customer and entrepreneurial orientation on nascent firms’ marketing strategy. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 8(2), 203–222. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11365-011-0173-4

The marketing/entrepreneurship interface: a report on the “Charleston Summit”

Journal of Research in Marketing and Entrepreneurship / Apr 27, 2010

Hansen, D. J., & Eggers, F. (2010). The marketing/entrepreneurship interface: a report on the “Charleston Summit.” Journal of Research in Marketing and Entrepreneurship, 12(1), 42–53. https://doi.org/10.1108/14715201011060867

A multidimensional examination of a creativity‐based opportunity recognition model

International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research / Aug 16, 2011

Hansen, D. J., Lumpkin, G. T., & Hills, G. E. (2011). A multidimensional examination of a creativity‐based opportunity recognition model. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research, 17(5), 515–533. https://doi.org/10.1108/13552551111158835

Identifying the elements of entrepreneurial opportunity constructs

The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation / Oct 23, 2016

Hansen, D. J., Monllor, J., & Shrader, R. C. (2016). Identifying the elements of entrepreneurial opportunity constructs. The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 17(4), 240–255. https://doi.org/10.1177/1465750316671471

Thinking “Sustainably”: The Role of Intentions, Cognitions, and Emotions in Understanding New Domains of Entrepreneurship

Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence and Growth / Jan 01, 2011

Krueger, N., Hansen, D. J., Michl, T., & Welsh, D. H. B. (2011). Thinking “Sustainably”: The Role of Intentions, Cognitions, and Emotions in Understanding New Domains of Entrepreneurship. Social and Sustainable Entrepreneurship, 275–309. https://doi.org/10.1108/s1074-7540(2011)0000013014

A value creation view of opportunity recognition processes

International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business / Jan 01, 2005

Hills, G. E., Hansen, D. J., & Hultman, C. M. (2005). A value creation view of opportunity recognition processes. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 2(4), 404. https://doi.org/10.1504/ijesb.2005.007089

The future is in the past: A framework for the Marketing-Entrepreneurship Interface (MEI)

Journal of Business Research / May 01, 2020

Hansen, D. J., Deacon, J. H., Pascal, V., & Sethna, Z. (2020). The future is in the past: A framework for the Marketing-Entrepreneurship Interface (MEI). Journal of Business Research, 113, 198–208. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2019.05.030

Industry Differences in Opportunity Recognition

Journal of Research in Marketing and Entrepreneurship / Jul 01, 2004

Hansen, D. J., & Hills, G. E. (2004). Industry Differences in Opportunity Recognition. Journal of Research in Marketing and Entrepreneurship, 6(1), 18–32. https://doi.org/10.1108/14715200480001352

Opportunity development: an exploratory study of ecopreneurs using a creativity perspective

Journal of Research in Marketing and Entrepreneurship / Jul 06, 2012

Hansen, D. J., Monllor, J., & McMurchie, L. (2012). Opportunity development: an exploratory study of ecopreneurs using a creativity perspective. Journal of Research in Marketing and Entrepreneurship, 14(1), 27–39. https://doi.org/10.1108/14715201211246733

Guest editorial

Journal of Research in Marketing and Entrepreneurship / Jul 09, 2018

Hansen, D., Giglierano, J., & Whalen, P. S. (2018). Guest editorial. Journal of Research in Marketing and Entrepreneurship, 20(1), 2–9. https://doi.org/10.1108/jrme-07-2018-051

Summary of the 2010 Research Symposium on Marketing and Entrepreneurship

Journal of Research in Marketing and Entrepreneurship / Aug 31, 2010

Hansen, D. J. (2010). Summary of the 2010 Research Symposium on Marketing and Entrepreneurship. Journal of Research in Marketing and Entrepreneurship, 12(2). https://doi.org/10.1108/jrme.2010.48412baa.002

Research Interests

Social Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurial Opportunities
Creativity & Business Ideas
Entrepreneurial Marketing
Systems Thinking
Marketing
Strategy and Management
Management of Technology and Innovation
Management Information Systems
Business and International Management
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)
Economics and Econometrics
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