Johann Packendorff is Professor of Industrial Economics and Management with specialization in Industrial Project Management. His research interests include leadership, entrepreneurship and project management, often studied from perspectives such as gender, identity construction and social constructionism.
Johann holds a PhD in Business Administration from Umeå School of Business (USBE) and has since joining KTH led several externally funded research projects within his areas of interest, been director of the doctoral program in Industrial Economics and Management, and also been responsible for advanced courses in industrial project management, operations management and organization. He is a co-arranger of the international research conference series Making Projects Critical and member of the Scientific Forum at Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum. In 2017 he received the international research prize PMI Research Achivement Award for his scholarship in critical project studies. He is an appointed member of the Swedish Project Academy where he is chairperson of the national graduate thesis award.