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Hakan Ener

Associate Professor of Management and Quantitative Methods
Mgmt & Quantitative Methods
State Farm Hall of Business - SFH 219
Office Hours
Wednesday and Friday, 1 pm - 2 pm
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Hakan Ener has created and taught entrepreneurship and strategy courses in the United States, Europe, and Brazil at undergraduate, graduate and executive education programs.

Current Courses

226.001Corporate Entrepreneurship

385.001Organizational Strategy

385.006Organizational Strategy

485.092Advanced Organizational Strategy

226.001Corporate Entrepreneurship

385.013Organizational Strategy

385.014Organizational Strategy


France and Singapore


Bogazici University
Istanbul, Turkey

BA Economics

Bogazici University
Istanbul, Turkey

Book, Chapter

Ener, H., & Hoang, H. When Do Biotechnology Ventures Pursue International R&D Alliances?. Academic Entrepreneurship: Translating Discovery to the Marketplace. Edward Elgar (2016)

Conference Proceeding

Ener, H. Explaining Failed versus Accomplished Product Market Entry. Academy of Management (2017)

Journal Article

Ener, H. How does CEO technical expertise influence licensing-out at technology ventures?. Technovation 114 (2022): 887-906.
Ener, H. Do Prior Experiences of Top Executives Enable or Hinder Product Market Entry?. Journal Of Management Studies 56.7 (2019): 1345-1376.
Ener, H. The Unfulfilled Promise of Biotechnology Firms: A Top Management Team-based Explanation. Industrial And Corporate Change 26.5 (2017): 887-906.
Hoang, H., & Ener, H. Unpacking Experience Effects in Developing Novel Products for New Markets. Strategic Organization 13.4 (2015): 261-283.
Alpay, G., Bodur, M., Ener, H., & Talug, C. Comparing board-level governance at MNEs and local firms: Lessons from Turkey. Journal Of International Management 11.1 (2005): 67-86.

Written Case with Instructional Material

Ener, H. A Lean Start-up at Intuit Inc.: What Hypothesis to Test?. Sage Business Cases (2021)
Ener, H. BabySupplies: Entrepreneur-Investor Conflict, parts (A) (B) and (C). Case Study distributed by Harvard Business School Publishing. Originally published by IESE Business School Publishing (2016)
Ener, H. Transformation at Aircraft Corporation Division. Case Study distributed by Harvard Business School Publishing. Originally published by IESE Business School Publishing (2016)


MBA Teaching: Walk-in Strategy Teaching Clinic. Academy of Management Annual Meeting. Academy of Management. (2018)
Explaining failed versus accomplished product market entry. Academy of Management Annual Meeting. (2017)