Jesper Hansen

Jesper Rosenberg Hansen is Associate Professor (from 2013) at the Department of Economics and Business and Department at Political Science at Aarhus University. Dr. Hansen holds a Ph.D. (2010) in Economics and Management and Master is in Business Administration and Philosophy (2004). He has also been working as a civil servant at County Aarhus (2004-2006). His research focuses primarily on sector differences within different management areas. He has done research on strategic management, leadership, innovation, organizational behaviour and contracting out. The research is conducted either in public organizations or in comparison with private organizations. He has published in journals such as Administration & Society,International Public Management Journal, Public Management Review and Industrial Marketing Management. The main project he works on at the moment is a joint project on sector switching and sector differences. Here he use the Danish labour market data that contain data on all individuals and their organizations for a 30 year period where he also will combine this with survey data to understand how different kind of motives impact sector switching and also to look into general sector differences in key concepts like job preferences, leadership, commitment, job satisfaction and red tape/hierarchy.

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