Doug Hannah

Assistant Professor, Management & Organizations
  • Office 657
  • BOSTON UNIVERSITY
    Questrom School of Business
    Rafik B. Hariri Building
    595 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215

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    Education
  • PhD, Stanford University, 2016
  • MSc, Stanford University, 2009
  • BA, Dartmouth College, 2005
    Publications
  • Hannah, D. (2022). "Getting through a job search with more than just a job", Inside Higher Ed
  • Hannah, D. (2022). "How a non-descript box has been saving lives during the pandemic – and revealing the power of grassroots innovation", The Conversation
  • Hannah, D. (2021). "One Way to Build More Resilient Medical Supply Chains in the U.S.", Harvard Business Review
  • Hannah, D., Tidhar, R., Eisenhardt, K. (2021). "Analytic models in strategy, organizations, and management research: A guide for consumers", Strategic Management Journal, 42 (2), 329-360
  • Ozcan, P., Hannah, D. (2020). "Forced Ecosystems and Digital Stepchildren: Reconfiguring Advertising Suppliers to Realize Disruptive Social Media Technology", Strategy Science, 5 (3), 193-217
  • Lim, S., Hannah, D. (2020). "Pluripotent Digital Ventures and Their Paths to Product-Market Fit in New Markets", Academy of Management Proceedings, 2020 (1), 16564-16564
  • Hannah, D., Lim, S. (2020). "Pluripotent Digital Ventures and Their Paths to Product-Market Fit in New Markets",
  • Hannah, D., Eisenhardt, K. (2019). "Commentary: Bottlenecks, cooperation, and competition in nascent ecosystems", Strategic Management Journal, 40 (9), 1333-1335
  • Madsen, T., Rindova, V., Furr, N., Hannah, D., Huang, L., Jacobides, M., Kapoor, R., Lim, S., Menon, A., Teng, N., Zuzul, T. (2019). "Coordinating Stakeholders and Ecosystems in New Industries", Academy of Management Proceedings, 2019 (1), 11228-11228
  • Ott, T., Tidhar, R., Hannah, D. (2019). "Strategy Formation as Solving a Complex and Novel Problem", Academy of Management Proceedings, 2019 (1), 11227-11227
  • Hannah, D., Eisenhardt, K. (2018). "How firms navigate cooperation and competition in nascent ecosystems", Strategic Management Journal, 39 (12), 3163-3192
  • Hannah, D. (2018). "Collaborative Strategy and Value Capture in Innovation Ecosystems", Academy of Management Proceedings, 2018 (1), 11498-11498
  • Hannah, D., Tidhar, R. (2018). "The Value of Formal Models for Management Theory", Academy of Management Proceedings, 2018 (1), 11411-11411
  • Jacobides, M., Kapoor, R., Eisenhardt, K., Gawer, A., Hannah, D., Ahuja, G. (2018). "Shaping Sectors, Changing Architectures, Constructing Ecosystems", Academy of Management Proceedings, 2018 (1), 12100-12100
  • Hannah, D., Zhu, F., Adner, R., Baldwin, C., Kretschmer, T., Posen, H., Wu, B. (2017). "Building Better Theory with Formal Models (It's All Greek to Me)", Academy of Management Proceedings, 2017 (1), 11702-11702
  • Eisenhardt, K., Bremner, R., Hannah, D. (2017). Firm strategy in business ecosystems."Collaborative Strategy Critical Issues for Alliances and Networks", Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Hannah, D., Bremner, R. (2016). "Resource Redeployment in Business Ecosystems", Academy of Management Proceedings, 2016 (1), 14169-14169
  • Hannah, D. (2015). "Origins and Outcomes of Strategy in Nascent Ecosystems", Academy of Management Proceedings, 2015 (1), 13330-13330
  • Hannah, D., Piezunka, H. (2014). "Competition in the Search for Innovation: Getting Ahead by Falling Behind", Academy of Management Proceedings, 2014 (1), 13211-13211
  • Hannah, D. (2013). "Puzzles or Pieces: Competition in Nascent System Industries", Academy of Management Proceedings, 2013 (1), 14988-14988
  • (2012). "Ion B. Vasi: Winds of Change: The Environmental Movement and the Global Development of the Wind Energy Industry", Administrative Science Quarterly, 57 (2), 359-362
  • Hannah, D."One way to build more resilient medical supply chains in the US",
    Research Presentations
  • Hannah, D. Inverse entrepreneurs and alternative paths of entrepreneurial organizing, London Business School, 2023
  • Hannah, D. Inverse entrepreneurs and alternative paths of entrepreneurial organizing, University College London, 2023
  • Hannah, D. Towards a richer view of entrepreneurs as theorists, Strategy Science, Milan, Italy, 2023
  • Hannah, D. A field in flux: Mapping the state of undergraduate entrepreneurship education, Strategic Management Society Annual Meeting, Toronto, 2023
  • Hannah, D. Inverse entrepreneurs and alternative paths of entrepreneurial organizing, Strategic Management Society Annual Conference, Toronto, 2023
  • Hannah, D. Not all those who wander are lost: Novelty and inertia in theory-driven experimentation, Academy of Management Annual Conference, Boston, MA, 2023
  • Hannah, D. Inverse entrepreneurs and alternative paths of entrepreneurial organizing, University St. Gallen, 2023
  • Hannah, D. Inverse entrepreneurs and alternative paths of entrepreneurial organizing, ETH Zurich, 2023
  • Hannah, D. Inverse entrepreneurs and alternative paths of entrepreneurial organizing, INQUIRE Qualitative Research Conference, Chicago, IL, 2023
  • Hannah, D. Emergence of a novel grassroots ecosystem in response to the covid-19 supply crisis, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Seattle WA, 2022
  • Hannah, D. Ecosystems as vehicles of robust action against grand challenges, Academy of Management annual meeting, Seattle, WA, 2022
  • Hannah, D. Emergence of a novel grassroots ecosystem in response to the Covid-19 supply crisis, Strategic Management Society Oxford Extension, Oxford, UK, 2022
  • Hannah, D. Communicating formal models, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, 2022
  • Hannah, D. Managing the emotional aspects of the job market, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, 2022
  • Hannah, D. Emerging scholar in innovation and entrepreneurship: Lessons and future plans, Industry Studies Association annual meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 2022
  • Hannah, D. Not all those who wander are lost: Cognitive inertia as a driver of strategic change, Harvard Business School, 2021
  • Hannah, D. Pluripotent digital ventures and the paths to product market fit: An investigation of digital health entrepreneurs, Industry Studies Association Annual Conference, 2021
  • Hannah, D. Not all those who wander are lost: Cognitive inertia as a driver of strategic change, University of Pittsburgh, 2021
  • Hannah, D. Not all those who wander are lost: Cognitive inertia as a driver of strategic change, University of Michigan, 2021
  • Hannah, D. Not all those who wander are lost: Cognitive inertia as a driver of strategic change, Davis Qualitative Research Conference, University of California at Davis, 2021
    Awards and Honors
  • 2022, Top 50 Undergraduate Business School Professors
  • 2022, Emerging Scholar in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • 2020, McCombs Award for Teaching Innovation
  • 2019, Faculty Honor Roll
  • 2019, Ralph Gomory Best Industry Studies Paper Award, Runner-up
  • 2018, Trammell/CBA Foundation Teaching Award for Assistant Professors
  • 2018, Faculty Honor Roll
  • 2017, Faculty Honor Roll
  • 2017, Industry Studies Association Dissertation Award
  • 2017, INFORMS TIMES Section Dissertation Award
  • 2017, AOM ENT Division Heizer Dissertation Award, Runner-up
  • 2016, Faculty Honor Roll