CTF, Service Research Center
We conduct research on value creation through service with a particular emphasis on the needs of individuals, organizations and the wider society.
Join the CTF fika sofa and talk about service research!
Fika is Swedish for coffe break, but it's more about socialising than drinking coffee - preferably with something sweet.
The importance of well planned stores and physical meeting places
Black Friday and Christmas are approaching, a time of year when many people gather in stores and other physical meeting places. To be able to handle this, it's important to understand why people are attracted to these places, and to plan and prepare for this, says Pernille K Andersson.
The Music Industry: Challenges and solutions in the wake of the pandemic
The pandemic has shaken many industries profoundly, among them the music industry. To handle the crisis more support is needed as well as a changed view to recognize popular music as a cultural form, accordning to an ongoing study at Karlstad University.
Increased mental health during the pandemic with interventions
Interventions increase the chances of succeeding in changing and maintaining a new behavior in the long run, according to a recently published study.
Stickers don´t change hos people behave
The corona pandemic is largely a behavioral problem, according to several behavioral researchers, and stickers don’t change how people behave.
New graduate school with focus on AI
Petter Falk was one of 35 doctoral students that participated in the first meeting of the WASP-HS graduate school to discuss and dive deeper in artificial intelligence.
INFORMATION from karlstad university regarding corona
Information about the University's positions, questions and answers, and other related to the coronavirus.
CTF blog: Fika is not just drinking coffee
When I came to Karlstad University in august 2019, I had no idea how dynamic my sabbatical year as a guest researcher at CTF, Service Research Center, would become.