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Denis Grégoire

Associate Professor,  Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Denis Grégoire

Contact information

HEC Montréal
3000, chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
Montréal (Québec)
Canada H3T 2A7

Email: denis.gregoire@hec.ca
Phone: Not available
Secretary: 514 340-6000 ext. 1156
Fax: 514 340-5635
Office: 5.317

Other title(s)


  • Ph.D. Business Administration (Strategy and Entrepreneurship), University of Colorado at Boulder
  • M. Sc. (Management), HEC Montréal
  • B. Sc. (Architecture), McGill University


  • Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial opportunities
  • International entrepreneurship
  • Cognitive sciences
  • Research methods

Current research

My research centers on the cognitive processes supporting entrepreneurship, innovation and strategy.

This publication selection covers the last five years.


Journal articles (6)

GRÉGOIRE, Denis, BINDER, Julia K., RAUCH, Andreas; « Navigating the validity tradeoffs of entrepreneurship research experiments: A systematic review and best-practice suggestions », Journal of Business Venturing : A Journal Dedicated to Entrepreneurship, vol. 34, no 2, 2019, p. 284-310.

GRÉGOIRE, Denis, CHERCHEM, Naïma; « A structured literature review and suggestions for future effectuation research », Small Business Economics : An Entrepreneurship Journal, 2019, p. 1-19 (status : online).

GISH, J. Jeffrey, WAGNER, David T., GRÉGOIRE, Denis, BARNES, Christopher M.; « Sleep and entrepreneurs' abilities to imagine and form initial beliefs about new venture ideas », Journal of Business Venturing, 2019 (status : online).

AGOGUÉ, Marine, GRÉGOIRE, Denis; « Kabania – ou la recherche du juste équilibre », Revue internationale de cas en gestion, vol. 15, no 2, 2017, p. 1-18.

WILLIAMS, David W., GRÉGOIRE, Denis; « Seeking commonalities or avoiding differences? Re-conceptualizing distance and its effects on internationalization decisions », Journal of International Business Studies, vol. 46, no 3, 2015, p. 253-284.

GRÉGOIRE, Denis, CORNELISSEN, Joep, DIMOV, Dimo, VAN BURG, Elco; « The Mind in the Middle: Taking Stock of Affect and Cognition Research in Entrepreneurship », International Journal of Management Reviews, vol. 17, no 2, 2015, p. 125-142.


Book chapters (3)

GRÉGOIRE, Denis, SCHURER LAMBERT, Lisa; « Getting Inside Entrepreneurs' Hearts and Minds - Methods for Advancing Entrepreneurship Research on Affect and Cognition », The Routledge Companion to Entrepreneurship, Routledge, 2015, p. 450-466.

GRÉGOIRE, Denis; « Exploring the Affective and Cognitive Dynamics of Entrepreneurship Across Time and Planes of Influence », Handbook of Entrepreneurial Cognition, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2014, p. 182-226.

GRÉGOIRE, Denis, SHEPHERD, Dean A.; « Opportunity Identification », Wiley Encyclopedia of Management, vol. 3, Wiley, 2014, p. 277-287.

This award and honor selection covers the last five years.

Andersen Working Paper Award, Pour : Williams, D.W. & Grégoire, D.A. (working paper). Path creating and path breaking: Early international entry, strategic configurations, and competitive advantage., Haslam College of Business, University of Tennessee, 2015

Prix du meilleur réviseur, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice

Prix du meilleur réviseur, Journal of Management Studies

Guttag junior faculty award, Whitman School of Management, Sycaruse University, 2014

Outstanding Reviewer, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 2014

WOOD, Matthews, WILLIAMS, David W., GRÉGOIRE, Denis
Outstanding Author Contributor Award, pour l'article : «The Road to Riches? A Model of the Cognitive Processes and Inflection Points Underpinning entrepreneurial Action», Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence And Growth, J.A. Katz & A.C. Corbett (editors), Emerald, 2013

This selection of supervision activities covers the last five years.

Fall 2019

ENTR 51013A
Creative Destruction Lab Course 1: Introduction to the dynamics of technology-based entrepreneurship
METH 60425
Introduction à la recherche empirique en management
ENTR 81065A
Contemporary Research in Entrepreneurship

Winter 2019

Creative Destruction Lab Course 2: Nurturing the Growth of High Potential Technology Ventures

Fall 2018

Créer de la valeur en contexte de concurrence
Competing and Creating Value
Introduction à la recherche empirique en management
Creative Destruction Lab Course 1: Screening and Evaluating Venture Proposals

Winter 2018

Introduction à la recherche empirique en management

Fall 2017

Competing and Creating Value
Créer de la valeur en contexte de concurrence
Introduction à la recherche empirique en management

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