• 2023-03-20

    Mock trials included in course on tax law

    As part of the law programme at Karlstad Business School, students get to experience a mock trial at Värmland District Court in Karlstad.

    On Friday 10 March, students participated in a mock trial in Karlstad as part of the course Methods in Tax Law. Four groups represented the parties – the Swedish Tax Agency and the person charged with tax fraud. The chief judge, Ulrika Melin, welcomed the students in the court waiting room. After that, the mock trial began.

  • 2023-03-09

    Bo Edvardsson ranks high on the list, a leading academic platform for researchers, has released its annual list of top researchers in the field of business and management.

    Bo Edvardsson, professor of business administration at Karlstad business school, is ranked 191 on the international list. Nationally, lists Bo Edvardsson significantly higher, which puts him in an impressive second place.

  • 2023-03-01

    Research project with Karlstad municipality set to promote informed choices, prioritisations, and decisions

    The creation of mobility and knowledge exchange is key in any organisation. In the research project Innovation Exchange Karlstad (INEKA), Johan Netz at the Karlstad Business School will learn about the decision-making processes of Karlstad municipality.

    To Johan Netz, senior lecturer in Business Administration at Karlstad Business School and researcher at Service Research Center (CTF), the INEKA project is about advancing knowledge through a novel contextual perspective on research concerning decision-making. To the municipality, it is about developing the organisational knowledge of how the steering of decision-making processes can affect their outcomes.

  • 2023-02-15

    How is space travel marketed and who is the target audience?

    The revenue generated by orbital and suborbital space travel is expected to soar to 214 billion dollars by 2030. The increased access to space travel has created a space market.

    Space tourism, a niche part of the flight industry, has radically transformed the private sector. The first all-civilian space flight by SpaceX in 2021 and the contributions from entrepreneurs and private entities such as Jeff Bezos (Blue Origin), Elon Musk (SpaceX) and Richard Branson (Virgin Galactic) have been met with a lot of public interest.

  • 2022-12-19

    Contradictions, tensions and balancing strategies in agile working methods

    In her doctoral thesis, “Tensions experienced and balancing strategies used in Agile Software Development environments”, Carin Lindskog focuses on the contradictions and tensions that can arise when applying agile working methods.
    - There is still a lack of knowledge even though it has been around for over twenty years.

    - My thesis aims to contribute to our understanding of Agile Software Development (ASD), says Carin Lindskog, who recently completed her PhD in Information Systems at Karlstad Business School. The thesis addresses the big need for conceptual development within the field of information systems, and turns to both researchers and practitioners.

  • 2022-12-13

    Karlstad Business School reflects upon 2022

    After a year of many and rapid changes, we would like to wish all of our students and staff a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year with a summary of an eventful 2022.

    - It has been fantastic fun to follow our Business School in 2022 - it is clear who we are, what we want and what we have achieved, says Marie-Therese Christiansson acting Head of Karlstad Business School. Now we want to wish the school’s students and staff a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year - see you again in 2023.

    The following is a selection from all of the fine work carried out at Karlstad Business School during 2022.