Journal Articles



Berglund, H. (forthcoming) Between Cognition and Discourse: Phenomenology and the Study of Entrepreneurship. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research. Special Issue: Embracing Qualitative Research Philosophies and Methods. 

Björkdahl, J. and Linder, M. (forthcoming) Formulating problems for commercializing new technologies: The case of environmental innovation.  Scandinavian Journal of Management. 

Björkdahl, J. and Holmén, M. (forthcoming) Exploiting the control revolution: Uncertainty reduction, value creation and appropriation in the division of labour. Industrial and Corporate Change.

Sandström, C., Berglund, H. and Magnusson, M. (forthcoming) Symmetric Assumptions in the Theory of Disruptive Innovation - Theoretical and Managerial Implications. Creativity and Innovation Management. 

Börjesson, S., Elmquist, M. and Hooge, S. (2014) The challenges of innovation capability building: Learning from longitudinal studies of innovation efforts at Renault and Volvo Cars.  Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, Vol. 31 (2014), p. 120-140.

Elerud-Tryde, A. and Hooge, S. (2014) Beyond the Generation of Ideas: Virtual Idea Campaigns to Spur Creativity and Innovation. Creativity and Innovation Management, 23(3): 290-302.

Carlgren, L., Elmquist, M. and Rauth, I. (2014) Design thinking: Exploring values and effects from an innovation capability perspective. Design Journal, Vol. 17  3, p. 403-424.

Carlgren, L., Elmquist, M. and Rauth, I. (2014) Exploring the use of design thinking in large organizations: towards a research agenda. Swedish Design Research Journal , Vol. 1, 14, p. 47-56.

Linder, M., Björkdahl, J. and Ljungberg, D. (2014) Environmental Orientation and Economic Performance: A quasi-experimental study of small Swedish firms. Business Strategy and the Environment, Vol. 23 (2014), 5, p. 333-348.

Laurell, C., Sandström, C. (2014) Disruption and Social Media – Entrant Firms as Institutional Entrepreneurs. International Journal of Innovation Management, Vol. 18(3).



Berglund, H. and Sandström, C. (2013) Business Model Innovation from an Open Systems Perspective: Structural challenges and managerial solutions. International Journal of Product Development, 18 (3/4) s. 274-285.

Björkdahl, J. and Börjesson, S. (2013) Assessing firm capabilities for innovation. International Journal of Knowledge Management Studies, Vol 1, No 1/2, pp 171-184.

Björkdahl, J. and Holmén, M. (2013) Editorial: Business model innovation – the challenges ahead. Int. J. Product Development, Vol. 18, Nos. 3/4, pages 213-225.

Carlgren, L. (2013) Identifying Latent Needs: Towards a Competence Perspective on Attractive Quality Creation. Total Quality Management and Business Excellence, 24 (11-12) s. 1347-1363.

Holmén, M. and McKelvey, M. (2013) Restless capitalism and the economizing entrepreneur. Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Vol. 22, Iss. 7.

Linder, M., Björkdahl, J. and Ljungberg, D. (2013) Environmental Orientation and Economic Performance: A quasi-experimental study of small Swedish firms. Business Strategy and the Environment.

Pihl, C. and Sandström, C. (2013) Value creation and appropriation in social media - the case of fashion bloggers in Sweden. International Journal of Technology Management, 61 (3-4) s. 309-323. 

Sandström,C. (2013) Book Review: Sedelpressen: Dagens Industri under 30 år. Historisk Tidskrift.

Sandström, C. (2013) Facit and the Displacement of Mechanical Calculators. Ieee Annals of the History of Computing, 35 (3) s. 20-31.



Björkdahl, J. and Magnusson, M. (2012) Managerial challenges when integrating ICTs in established Products. Int. J. Learning and Intellectual Capital, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 307-320.

Börjesson S. and Elmquist M (2012) Aiming at innovation: a case study of innovation capabilities in the Swedish defense industry. International Journal of Business Innovation and Research, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp.188–201.

Börjesson, S. and Löfsten, H. (2012) Capabilities for innovation in small firms – A study of 131 high tech firms and their relation to performance. International Journal of Business Innovation and Research, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp.149–176.

Dalitz, R., Holmén, M. and Scott-Kemmis, D. (2012) How do innovation systems interact: Schumpeterian innovation in seven Australian sectors. Prometheus: Critical Studies in Innovation,  Vol.30, Iss. 3.

Linder, M. (2012) A problem-solving perspective on strategies for appropriating environmental value – some implications from considering institutional solutions to social dilemmas. International Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development, Vol 6, No. 2, p. 164-183

Magazinius, A., Börjesson, S. and Feldt, R. (2012) Investigating Intentional Distortions in Software Cost Estimation – An exploratory Study. Journal of Systems and Software, Vol 8, No 2, pp. 1770-1781.

Mokhlesian, S. and Holmén, M. (2012) Business Model Changes and Green Construction Processes. Construction Management and Economics, pp. 1-15.



Berglund, H. (2011) Early stage VC investing: Comparing California and Scandinavia. Venture Capital: An International Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance. Vol. 13.  Issue 2 119- 145

Björkdahl, J. (2011) The Phenomenon, causes and effects of integrating ICTs in manufacturing products. International Journal of Innovation Management, Vol. 15, Issue 2, 335-358.

Björkdahl, J. and Börjesson, S. (2011) Organizational climate and capabilities for innovation: A study of the in nine forest-based Nordic manufacturing firms. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research, Vol 26, No 5: 488-500

Börjesson S., (2011) Collaborative research for sustainable learning: the case of developing innovation capabilities at Volvo Cars. Action Learning: Research and Practice, Vol 8, No 3: 187-209 

Börjesson S. and Elmquist M. (2011) Developing capabilities for innovation – A longitudinal study of a project at Volvo Cars. Journal of Creativity and Innovation Management, 29(3):171-184.

Ollila S. and Elmquist M. (2011) Managing Open Innovation: exploring challenges at the interfaces of an open innovation arena. Journal of Creativity and Innovation Management, 20(4): 273-283.



Badenfelt, U. (2010). I trust you, I trust you not: a longitudinal study of control mechanisms in incentive contracts´, Construction Management and Economics, 28(3), 301–310.
Björk, J., Boccardelli, P., and Magnusson, M (2010). Ideation Capabilities for Continuous Innovation. Creativity and Innovation Management, vol 19, 385-396.
Giannopoulou, E., Yström, A., Ollila, S., Fredberg, T. and Elmquist M. (2010) Implications of Openness: A Study into (All) the Growing Literature on Open Innovation, Journal of Technology Management & Innovation, 5 (3) pp. 162-180.
Pohl, H. and Elmquist, M., (2010), Radical innovation in a small firm – a hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) development project at Volvo Cars, R&D Management 40(4):372-382.
Sandström, Christian., and Björk, Jennie., (2010). Idea management systems for a changing innovation landscape. International Journal of Product Development, Vol. 11, No. 3/4.
Styhre, A. and Börjesson, S. (2010) Project Management in the Culture Industry, International Journal of  Project Organization and Management.



Adler N., Elmquist M. and Norrgren F. (2009): The Challenge of Managing Boundary-Spanning Research Activities: Experiences from the Swedish Context, Research Policy, 38(7): 1136-1149.
Aggeri F., Elmquist M., and Pohl H., (2009): Managing learning in the automotive industry – the innovation race for electric vehicles, International Journal of Automotive Technology, 9 (2): 123-147.
Björk and Magnusson (2009) Where Do Good Innovation Ideas Come From? Exploring the Influence of Network Connectivity on Innovation Idea Quality, Journal of Product Innovation Management, 26(6), pp. 662-670.
Björkdahl, J (2009). Technology cross-fertilization and the business model: Integration of ICTs in mechanical engineering products. Research Policy, 38(9), 1468-1477.
Elmquist M., Fredberg T. and Ollila S., (2009): Exploring the field of open innovation, European Journal of Innovation Management, 12(3):326-345.
Elmquist, M., Fredberg, T. and Ollila, S. (2009): Open Innovation Forschung in Europa, IP Manager- Journal for the Knowledge Economy, 3, 50-51.
Elmquist M. and Le Masson P., (2009): The value of a failed R&D project: emerging evaluation criteria for innovation projects, R&D Management, 39(2): 139-152.
Elmquist M. and Segrestin, B. (2009): Sustainable development through innovative design: lessons from the KCP method experimented with an automotive firm. International Journal of Automotive Technology Management, 9(2): 229-244.
Kadefors, A & Badenfelt, U (2009). ’The roles and risks of incentives in construction projects’, International Journal of Project Organisation and Management, Vol. 1(3):268-284.
Magnusson, M., Boccardelli, P., and Börjesson, S. (2009). Managing the Efficiency-Flexibility Tension in Innovation: Strategic and Organizational Aspects, Creativity and Innovation Management, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 2-7
Pohl H., Styhre A. and Elmquist M. (2009): The concept of ‘interessement’: The story of a power-split technology for hybrid electric vehicles, International. Journal of Innovation Management, 13(1):47-64.
Sandström, C., Magnusson, M., and Jörnmark, J. (2009) Exploring factors influencing incumbent's response to disruptive innovation, Creativity and Innovation Management, Vol 18(1), pp. 8-15.



Badenfelt, U (2008). ’The selection of sharing ratios in target cost contracts’, Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, Vol. 15(1):54-65.
Broström, A., McKelvey, M and Sandström, C. (2008) Investing in Localised Relationships to Universities: What are the benefits to R&D subsidiaries of multinational enterprises? Industry & Innovation, Feb 2009. Vol. 16, Iss. 1, pp 59-78
Magnusson, M. G., and Vinciguerra, E. (2008). Key factors in small group improvement work: an empirical study at SKF, International Journal of Technology Management, Vol. 44, No. ¾, pp. 324-337.
Magnusson, M. and Martini, A. (2008). Dual organizational capabilities: from theory to practice - the next challenge for continuous innovation, International Journal of Technology Management, Vol. 42, No. 1/2, pp. 1-19.
Yar Hamidi, D., Wennberg, K. and Berglund, H. (2008). Creativity in Entrepreneurship Education, Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development (Special Issue on Entrepreneurship Education). 15(2): 304-320.



Backman, M., Börjesson, S., Setterberg, S., (2007) Working with concepts in the fuzzy front end: exploring the context for innovation for different types of concepts at Volvo Cars, R & D Management, 37 (1):17-28.
Berglund, H. (2007). Opportunities as Discovered and Created: A Study of Entrepreneurs in the Swedish Mobile Internet Industry. Journal of Enterprising Culture. 15(3): 243-273.
Berglund, H. (2007). Risk Conception and Risk Management in Corporate Innovation: Lessons from two Swedish Cases. International Journal of Innovation Management. 11(4): 497-513.
Berglund, H., Hellström, T. Sjölander, S. (2007). Entrepreneurial Learning and the Role of Venture Capitalists. Venture Capital: An International Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance, 9(3): 165-181.
Holmén, M., McKelvey, M., and Magnusson, M. (2007), What are innovative opportunities?, Industry and Innovation, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 27-45.


Published: Wed 19 Dec 2012. Modified: Tue 16 Jun 2015