News archive for "Hhk"

2021-02-26
That is the question Sara Davoudi has looked into in her doctoral thesis, “What happened with the leviathan of the Public Sector? The challenges of vertical coordination in regional public organizations and its effect on public value”. Sara Davoudi, PhD in Business Administration, tell us about your research. - My research is about vertical coordination, which is best described as the communication between public sector actors and the challenges associated with that.
2021-02-08
We are happy to welcome Ingo Karpen, Professor of Business Administration with a focus on Business and Service Design, to CTF, Service Research Center, and Karlstad Business School at Karlstad University. "As a research-intensive academic focused on rigorous knowledge generation with practical relevance, I am looking forward to joining the research culture at Karlstad Business School and CTF," says Ingo Karpen. Ingo Karpen is an internationally renowned researcher and edu
2021-01-29
We are happy to welcome yet another PhD student to CTF and Karlstad Business School. Pritam Padhi is a new PhD student in Business Administration, and will study innovation management, service performance and service offerings within organizations. Pritam Padhi has a Master’s degree in Management and Economics of Innovation from Chalmers University of Technology, and a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology in India.
2021-01-18
Karlstad Business School has a good reputation when it comes to courses and research in agile project management. John Johansson has just completed a course with the steel company Uddeholm. - Uddeholm wanted to train a number of their research project managers in agile project management, says John Johansson, lecturer in project management at Karlstad Business School. Uddeholm is a world leader in the manufacturing and development of high-performance tool steel.
2020-12-17
Researcher Alexandre Sukhov is awarded the prestigious Wallander Scholarship of SEK 1.725 000 for his doctoral dissertation "The human side of idea screening" which deals with idea evaluation and development in the front end of innovation. "This is fantastic news and a great honor!
2020-12-07
Karlstad Business School has been a member of AACSB since 2010, which is about a systematic approach to development and change, learning as well as collaboration and external engagement. Now the review for accreditation is approaching. Offering high-quality education, research and collaboration has always been the aim of Karlstad Business School.
2020-11-17
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. A survey was conducted this summer to find out how different actors in the music and event industry are affected by the corona pandemic.
2020-10-26
We are happy to welcome Amie Gustafsson, new PhD student in Business Administration. She is placed at CTF, Service Research Center, where she will be studying customer behavior in the retail industry. "I will join a research project on service innovation and organization that focuses on artificial intelligence (AI) and digitalization in the retail industry.
2020-09-28
For the second year in a row, Ikea is ranked as Sweden's most innovative company. This, according to the Swedish Innovation Index, where researchers at CTF, Service Research Center at Karlstad University, have asked customers to evaluate the degree of innovation in companies and organizations in the Swedish market.
2020-09-25
We are happy to welcome Mia Larson - Associate Professor of Business Administration at Karlstad Business School. She will be placed at CTF, Service Research Center, where she will, among other things, be involved in the research project Trust and Empowerment in Digital Services. Mia Larson most recently worked at the Department of Service Management and Service Studies at Lund University.
2020-06-16
... project manager for MECO, Music Ecosystems Inner Scandinavia. You are now half way in the project, can you tell us more about it? "The overall aim of Meco is, based on digitalized user experiences and place experiences, to study, innovate and optimize the music service ecosystems in the Region of Inner Scandinavia.
2020-05-25
Alexandre Sukhov is awarded the IMIT scholarship 2020, for his doctoral thesis "The human side of idea screening" and receives SEK 25,000. "I am deeply honoured for the recognition and the acknowledgement of my research by the IMIT foundation. To me, this signals that my doctoral work is relevant and holds good quality, which is really nice to know after doing several years of research.
2020-05-13
Karlstad University receives 27 million SEK from the Knowledge Foundation to develop and offer courses to strengthen the competence needs in the Swedish business sector with the purpose of ultimately strengthening Sweden's competitiveness. CTF, Service Research Center at Karlstad University, has for more than 30 years conducted research education with focus on services and value creation.
2020-05-11
… within the Research School on Sustainable Societal Transformation since 1 February this year. Why did you decide to do a PhD? “Well, because I’m curious, I want to learn more, develop, and also contribute to developing the knowledge in social work as a field... ...
2020-04-29
Tomas Gustavsson, lecturer and doctoral student in Project Management at Karlstad Business School, was elected as a member of the Swedish Project Academy on 20 April. This makes him the second representative of Karlstad Business School next to Lennart Ljung, senior lecturer in Project Management, who is already a member. “It is a great honour and recognition of my research in agile project management”, says Tomas Gustavsson.