Department of Organization

Professor emeritus

E-mail: kk.ioa@cbs.dk

I study organizations and groups when they make decisions, when they learn from experience, and when they design their collective efforts. By studying these phenomena empirically, I discover the difference between how we talk about reality and how things happen. For instance, we talk as if the rules of a competition determine the outcome (the winner), while commonly, it is the outcome that determines the competition rules with which we justify the chosen winner.

Primary research areas
  • Organizing processes
  • Project Management
  • Decision-making
  • Architecture and construction
  • Competition and competitions
Curriculum Vitae
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Selected publications
  • Kristian Kreiner. On Publication Strategies', Sociologica, 13 (1), 2019, pp. 29-31.
  • Kristian Kreiner. Conflicting Notions of a Project. The battle between Albert O. Hirschman and Bent Flyvbjerg. Project Management Journal, 51 (4), 2020, pp. 400-10.
  • Kristian Kreiner. Pick the Winner, So You Can Then Choose the Reasons: Epistemic Dissonance in Architecture Competitions. In David Stark (ed.), The Performance Complex: Competitions and Valuations in Social Life (Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2020, pp. 31-54).
  • Kristian Kreiner. Tankevækkende viden. Mellem forskning og praksis. Byg Bro. En antologi om at bygge bro mellem byggeriets parter. (København: BUILD. Aalborg Universitet, 2020, pp.33-51).
  • Kristian Kreiner. Valuation Ecologies and Academic Governance, Valuation Studies, 8 (2), 2021: 91-103.
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Kristian Kreiner / Valuation Ecologies and Academic Governance
In: Valuation Studies, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2021, p. 89-102
Journal article > peer review
Kristian Kreiner / Conflicting Notions of a Project : The Battle Between Albert O. Hirschman and Bent Flyvbjerg.
In: Project Management Journal, Vol. 51, No. 4, 8.2020, p. 400-410
Journal article > peer review
Kristian Kreiner / Pick the Winner, so You can then Choose the Reasons : Epistemic Dissonance in Architectural Competitions.
In: The Performance Complex: Competition and Competitions in Social Life. . ed. /David Stark. Oxford : Oxford University Press 2020, p. 31-54
Book chapter > peer review
Kristian Kreiner / Tankevækkende viden : Mellem forskning og praksis.
In: Byg bro: En antologi om at bygge bro mellem byggeriets parter. . ed. /Lone Sigbrand; Inge Mette Kirkeby; Birgitte Kleis. København : BUILD, Aalborg Universitet 2020, p. 33-51
Book chapter
Kristian Kreiner / Standing Conference on Organizational Symbolism : And Still Standing.
In: SCOS Searching Collectively for Our Soul. ed. /Thomas Taro Lennerfors; Laura Mitchell. Napoli : Editoriale Scientifica 2019, p. 195-201 (Punto Org Book Series)
Book chapter > peer review
Kristian Kreiner / Architecture Competitions Made in Denmark
In: The Competition Grid: Experimenting eith and within Architecture Competitions. . ed. /Maria Theodorou; Antigoni Katsakou. London : RIBA Publishing 2018, p. 63-71
Book chapter > peer review
Ioanna Constantiou; Arisa Shollo; Kristian Kreiner; Morten Thanning Vendelø / Digitization in Maritime Industry : Coping with a Vessel's Engine Failure.
In: ECIS 2017 ProceedingsAtlanta, GA : Association for Information Systems. AIS Electronic Library (AISeL) 2017, p. 1663-1677 (Proceedings of the European Conference on Information Systems)
Article in proceedings > peer review
Marc Angélil; Kristian Kreiner; Joris Ernest Van Wezemael / Discourse on the Potentials for Innovation in Contemporary Planning
In: disP - The Planning Review, Vol. 53, No. 1, 2017, p. 82-86
Comment/debate > peer review
Kristian Kreiner; John Haukeland / Mindeværdige projekter : Handicaporganisationernes hus, Torvehallerne på Israels Plads og M/S Museet for Søfart.
Frederiksberg : Samfundslitteratur 2017, 98 p.
Kristian Kreiner / The Competition Between Creativity and Legitimacy
In: Architecture Competition: Project Design and the Building Process. . ed. /Ignaz Strebel; Jan Silberberger. Abingdon : Routledge 2017, p. 45-58 (Design and the Built Environment)
Book chapter > peer review
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