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2021-10-21
Times Higher Education is one of the world’s most highly regarded university rankings. Karlstad University once again receives a ranking of 801-1000, which is within the same range as previous years. This year, approximately 1 600 universities in 99 countries are ranked. It is the largest and most varied university ranking ever made. In order to be ranked, the universities must live up to certain criteria.
2021-10-19
In November, three new distance courses with focus on business models, servitization and value creation through service will start. They are developed for professionals and are given by CTF, Service Research Center at Karlstad University. The five credit courses are developed to suit professionals where work and studies can be combined. They will run part-time and are free of charge. The course participants will take part of theoretical and practical knowledge.
2021-10-19
In November, three new distance courses with focus on business models, servitization and value creation through service will start. They are developed for professionals and are given by CTF, Service Research Center at Karlstad University. The five credit courses are developed to suit professionals where work and studies can be combined. They will run part-time and are free of charge. The course participants will take part of theoretical and practical knowledge.
2021-10-19
Linda Bergkvist and Charlotte Bäccman at CTF, Service Research Center at Karlstad University, have studied clients, healthcare personnel, IT personnel and healthcare managers in Swedish and Norwegian municipalities in order to create a better understanding of challenges in implementing digital assistive technology. The study is published in the anthology "Management and Information Technology after Digital Transformation" and shows a complexity where different actors have
2021-10-19
Linda Bergkvist and Charlotte Bäccman at CTF, Service Research Center at Karlstad University, have studied clients, healthcare personnel, IT personnel and healthcare managers in Swedish and Norwegian municipalities in order to create a better understanding of challenges in implementing digital assistive technology. The study is published in the anthology "Management and Information Technology after Digital Transformation" and shows a complexity where different actors have
2021-10-18
SweDigArch has been awarded funding from the Swedish Research Council to create a national infrastructure for digital archaeology. The new infrastructure is a collaborative venture between six Swedish universities, the National Heritage Board and National Historical Museums. SweDigArch is a unique initiative that will link data from research, archaeological excavations and digitized museum collections.
2021-10-18
SweDigArch has been awarded funding from the Swedish Research Council to create a national infrastructure for digital archaeology. The new infrastructure is a collaborative venture between six Swedish universities, the National Heritage Board and National Historical Museums. SweDigArch is a unique initiative that will link data from research, archaeological excavations and digitized museum collections.
2021-10-18
Climate change communication spans several disciplines, which in many cases have an insufficient understanding of the each other’s research traditions. Sol Agin has compiled the literature review Mapping the Field of Climate Change Communication 1993–2018. - The purpose of our systematic literature review is to shed light on the field of environment and climate change communication, says Sol Agin, doctoral student in Media and Communication Studies.
2021-10-18
Climate change communication spans several disciplines, which in many cases have an insufficient understanding of the each other’s research traditions. Sol Agin has compiled the literature review Mapping the Field of Climate Change Communication 1993–2018. - The purpose of our systematic literature review is to shed light on the field of environment and climate change communication, says Sol Agin, doctoral student in Media and Communication Studies.
2021-10-08
Karlstad Business School welcomes Research Project Assistant Akhona Khumalo and the doctoral students Per Karlsson and Janet Rasaei. Akhona Khumalo, research project assistant for Information Systems. Akhona Khumalo is from South Africa and has a Degree of Master of Science in Information Systems.
2021-10-08
Karlstad Business School welcomes Research Project Assistant Akhona Khumalo and the doctoral students Per Karlsson and Janet Rasaei. Akhona Khumalo, research project assistant for Information Systems. Akhona Khumalo is from South Africa and has a Degree of Master of Science in Information Systems.
2021-10-01
We receive district heating and electricity from cogeneration plants (also known as combined heat and power plants). In the future they might also produce bio-oil, which can be used as biofuel or replace fossil oil in the chemicals industry.
2021-10-01
We receive district heating and electricity from cogeneration plants (also known as combined heat and power plants). In the future they might also produce bio-oil, which can be used as biofuel or replace fossil oil in the chemicals industry.
2021-10-01
We receive district heating and electricity from cogeneration plants (also known as combined heat and power plants). In the future they might also produce bio-oil, which can be used as biofuel or replace fossil oil in the chemicals industry.
2021-09-30
The Public Health Agency’s general guidelines concerning our shared responsibility in preventing the spread of infection is removed on 29 September. This means longer opening hours on campus and that all rooms on the premises can be used as before.
2021-09-28
Recently, Tomas Gustavsson was awarded “Best full paper” for his article “Team performance in large-scale agile software development” at the ISD conference. Tomas Gustavsson received his Degree of Doctorate in 2020 and he has used some the data collected for his thesis in the paper ”Team performance in large-scale agile software development”, where he examines the benefits of psychological safety within a team. - This aspect didn’t really fit into my thesis as a whole, sa
2021-09-28
Recently, Tomas Gustavsson was awarded “Best full paper” for his article “Team performance in large-scale agile software development” at the ISD conference. Tomas Gustavsson received his Degree of Doctorate in 2020 and he has used some the data collected for his thesis in the paper ”Team performance in large-scale agile software development”, where he examines the benefits of psychological safety within a team. - This aspect didn’t really fit into my thesis as a whole, sa
2021-09-22
Three researchers connected to Karlstad Business School and Service Research Center (CTF) at Karlstad University have, as a part of the work within PRME, written a new book - Business Transformation for a Sustainable Future. Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) is a part of the UN Global Compact initiative, and it is a systematic way of working towards improvement, change and learning, as well as collaboration and communication with society. Dr Samuel Pe
2021-09-22
Christina Öberg's research on managers’ (in)ability to handle an uncertain future was recently awarded with "Best paper award" within organizational neuroscience at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting. The award-winning paper "Managers, Minds and Machines in the Age of Artificial Intelligence" is based on a study of managers’ (in)ability to handle an uncertain future.  "The paper examines how managers tend to navigate companies based on a view of the future as a cont
2021-09-22
Christina Öberg's research on managers’ (in)ability to handle an uncertain future was recently awarded with "Best paper award" within organizational neuroscience at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting. The award-winning paper "Managers, Minds and Machines in the Age of Artificial Intelligence" is based on a study of managers’ (in)ability to handle an uncertain future.  "The paper examines how managers tend to navigate companies based on a view of the future as a cont