Department of Operations Management

Professor emeritus

Room: SOL/B5.15

Concurrently with professor at CBS also Professor emeritus, Stockholm School of Economics;  Professor European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM), Brussels;  Professor, NIMI, Chengdu, China;  Laureate IVA; Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences; Vice president EIASM; member several scientific journals editorial boards.
Research interests: a) Product development management: Project types and their contribution to competitiveness, The role of product platforms,  Cross-functional integration and project organization. b) Product development in industrial systems: Development activities deployment, Development sourcing. c) Production system design:  Global production networks,  Sourcing and partnership, outsourcing and off-shoring, Lean production.

Primary research areas
  • Innovation management
  • Operations strategy and management
  • Product development management
  • Industrial networks
  • Sourcing, outsourcing and off-shoring
Link to this homepage
  • KAN-CM_J39 Process Management, 1st Module MIP Minor
  • KAN-CM_J29 CASES in Strategic Management of Innovation and Technology
Selected publications
  • Researching Operations Management, Routledge, 2009. Editor and chapters 1, 2, 6, 9 author. Chapter 1 Introduction, chapter 2 Researching Operations Management, chapter 6 Longitudinal Field Studies, chapter 9 Concluding remarks
  • Counteracting forces in Multi-branded Product Platform Development. Creativity and Innovations Management, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2007
  • Managing New Technology Integration: Integrating Software in Manufactured Products. International Journal of Innovation Management, Vol. 9, No. 3, September 2005
  • The Manufacturing Extraprise: An emerging production network paradigm. Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Vol. 18, No. 8, 2007
  • Inter-firm Product Platform Development in the Automotive Industry. International Journal of Innovation Management, Vol. 9, No. 2, June 2005
Publications sorted by:
Christer Karlsson; Thomas Frandsen / New Product Development by Extending the Business Model
In: The PDMA Handbook of Innovation and New Product Development. ed. /Ludwig Bstieler; Charles H. Noble. Oxford : Wiley 2023, p. 477-495
Book chapter > peer review
Christer Karlsson; Per Stjernqvist; Thomas Frandsen / Becoming a Solution Provider: Integrating in the Customer Process : The Case of Equipment Producers and Trackunit as Enabler.
Frederiksberg : Copenhagen Business School, CBS 2018, 15 p.
Christer Karlsson / Servitization : Extended Business Model for more Revenue and Profit.
In: Effektivitet, No. 2, 2018, p. 6-10
Journal article
Christer Karlsson; Martin Sköld / Specialization and Commonalization in Multi-branded Manufacturing Corporations : Learnings from Automotive Industries.
In: International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Vol. 38, No. 1, 2018, p. 67-89
Journal article > peer review
Christer Karlsson / Clinical Management Research
In: Research Methods for Operations Management. ed. /Christer Karlsson. Abingdon : Routledge 2016, p. 268-289
Book chapter > peer review
Christer Karlsson / Introduction to the Book
In: Research Methods for Operations Management. ed. /Christer Karlsson. Abingdon : Routledge 2016, p. 1-6
Book chapter > peer review
Pär Åhlström; Christer Karlsson / Longitudinal Field Studies
In: Research Methods for Operations Management. ed. /Christer Karlsson. Abingdon : Routledge 2016, p. 198-232
Book chapter > peer review
Christer Karlsson (Editor) / Research Methods for Operations Management
Abingdon : Routledge 2016, 336 p.
Anthology > peer review
Christer Karlsson / Research in Operations Management
In: Research Methods for Operations Management. ed. /Christer Karlsson. Abingdon : Routledge 2016, p. 7-45
Book chapter > peer review
Anna Rymaszewska; Irene Christensen; Christer Karlsson / Competitive Manufacturing Dynamics : An Exploratory Study of Ramp-up Processes.
Paper presented at The 22nd International Annual EurOMA Conference 2015, 2015
Paper > peer review
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