Professor - Department of Leadership and Organizational Behaviour
Publications registered in Cristin
(Current research information system in Norway)
Dr Söderlund has published 10 books and more than 50 articles in journals such as Organization Studies, Human Relations, Management Learning, Long Range Planning, International Business Review, Advances in Strategic Management, International Journal of Management Reviews, Human Resource Management, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Personnel Review, R&D Management, International Journal of Innovation Management, and International Journal of Project Management.
Dr Söderlund is on the editorial board of Organization Studies and the International Journal of Project Management. He is one of the editors of Project Management Journal. In addition, Professor Söderlund is a member of the academic advisory group of the Project Management Institute - one of the world's largest professional associations with more than 500,000 members. He is a member of the funding committee of Forte - the major Swedish research council in the area of organization and work and was for eight years one of the research leaders for KITE - one of the largest research programs in the area of management and innovation in Sweden.
Dr Söderlund is the founder of two companies, one operating in the IT industry and one in strategy consulting. He has worked with leading international firms to develop project competence and management skills in project-based operations.
He lives in Stockholm with his wife and children.
Dr Söderlund's main areas of research include: strategy, capabilities, projects, knowledge integration and new organizational forms. His research primarily centers on improving the understanding of projects as organizational forms, knowledge integration in projects, time and timing in projects, the dynamics of project-based firms, and the dynamics of mega-projects.
Dr Söderlund's research explicitly centers on addressing three levels of analysis: the individual level (such as liminality practices, liminality competence, coping strategies, competence of individual project workers), the project level (such as the dynamics and conditions of mega-projects, institutional logics in large projects, theory of projects, projects as organizational forms, knowledge integraiton and temporality in projects), and the firm level (such as the capabilities of project-based firms, the dynamics and evolution of project-based firms, strategy in project-based firms).
Dr Söderlund is primarily teaching the Master of Management program in Project Management and Executive Short Programs in the Strategic Management of Projects. He is also course director of the doctoral course on Innovation in Projects and Networks.
|2000||IMIE, Linköping University, Sweden||Ph.D.|
|2007 - Present||BI Norwegian Business School||Professor|
|2003 - 2007||Linköping University||Associate Professor (Docent)|
|2003 - 2004||CRG, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris||Visiting Professor|
|2000 - 2003||Linköping University||Assistant Professor|
|2000 - 2001||Cranfield School of Management||Visiting Scholar|
|1995 - 2000||Linköping University||Doctoral candidate|
|1998 - 1998||Harvard Business School||Visiting Doctoral Candidate|
|1998 - 1998||Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)||Visiting Scholar|