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Gendered recognition practices

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Ohållbara projekt

Projektarbete är en av de vanligaste arbetsformerna i dag. Färska studier tyder på att projektverksamhet står för en tredjedel av den ekonomiska aktiviteten i utvecklade länder. Är då projektarbete hållbart i dag, dvs är det möjligt för projektarbetande människor att … Läs mer

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9th Making Projects Critical workshop: Call for papers!

The 9th Making Projects Critical workshop will be held at the School of Business, Society and Engineering, Mälardalen University, Västerås, Sweden, 17-18 January 2019. Through the workshop, we hope to highlight and, where possible, remedy the theoretical and methodological limitations … Läs mer

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A Project Nerd’s Guide to Value-Adding Meetings

I know, guides to effective meetings are as ubiquitous on the internet as late-morning infomercials on cable TV. Still, these are some thoughts and ideas that I have found useful over the years, in a world where almost nobody sees … Läs mer

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A Student’s Guide to Coursework Projects

During a normal university education, a typical student is expected to partake in numerous coursework projects, but this aspect is rarely attended to. Almost all project management courses and textbooks treat the subject as something that students will make use … Läs mer

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#wetoo?

Our (rhetorical) question in a speech to the Swedish Project Academy yesterday. Project-based sectors and industries are heavily represented among the recent outcries from women who have been harassed and assaulted in their workplaces by men, who have had their … Läs mer

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Conference on Long-term provision of knowledge

At the annual conference in the national research program Long-term Provision of Knowledge, held in Saltsjöbaden 15-16 November, preliminary results from our on-going empirical studies in Swedish business schools were presented. Johann Packendorff, Marianne Ekman Rising and Monica Lindgren are … Läs mer

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2017 PMI Research Achievement Award

Monica Lindgren and Johann Packendorff are the 2017 winners of the PMI Research Achievement Award. They are given the award for founding the Making Projects Critical (MPC) network and workshops, as well as for the ongoing research that opens up … Läs mer

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Universities need leadership, academics need management

In this new article in Higher Education, Marianne Ekman, Monica Lindgren and Johann Packendorff discuss how ‘managerialist’ and ‘leaderist’ discourses are drawn upon in the context of the deregulation of Swedish higher education. As of 2011, there has been new … Läs mer

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Responsibilising the next generation

What does the promotion of ’entrepreneurship’ do to us? In a new article in acclaimed journal Organization, Karin Berglund, Monica Lindgren and Johann Packendorff take an interest in what subjectivities are fostered among schoolchildren through the recent introduction of entrepreneurship … Läs mer

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