address: Företagsekonomiska Institutionen, Stockholm University,
SE-106 91 Stockholm Visiting address: Kräftriket buildings 2, 3 and 15 (Roslagsvägen
101). Main entrance: Building 3 Web page:http://www.fek.su.se/en/
The School of Business at Stockholm University has collaboration
agreements with a large number of institutions worldwide. In South Asia
there are ongoing collaboration projects with Lahore
University of Management Sciences (LUMS), and the University
of Management and Technology (UMT), both in Lahore, Pakistan; and
with the Insitute for Integrated Learning in Management (IILM)
in New Delhi, India.
Professor Sten Söderman at
the Marketing Department is Head of a Research Programme titled ”European-Asian
business developments”, that includes four ongoing
• Asia business for Swedish Managers
• Emerging mulitiplicity – integration and responsiveness in Asian
Enterprise Resource Planning, a key to international growth?
New forms of internationalisation and regionalisation among East and
Southeast Asian Corporations More
information about Prof. Söderman and his research.
In October 2003, Prof. Söderman organized the 20th
Annual Conference of the Euro-Asia Management
Studies Association (EAMSA), held in Stockholm. The conference, which
was being organized by the International Business Academy at the Stockholm
University School of Business, had as special theme ”Local
Responsiveness versus Global Integration”. Papers were invited
on a broad range of topics, ranging from investment and incentive policies,
through technology transfer and cross-cultural management, to international
organizational structure and value chain management. One of the key themes
at the conference was the issue of ”Changing patterns of industrial
success/failure in Asia and/or in Europe”.
Associate Professor Bengt
at the Accounting Department is doing research dealing with consciousness,
spirituality, and ethics in business organizations. He made a study in
India during 1995-1996, in search of the inherent Indian management style.
This research resulted in a book, Transition or Transcendence?
A study of Indian Managerial Values, which tries to answer
questions such as: Is there a particular Indian management style?, and
if so, how is it expressed? What can we learn from Indian management?
What can Indian management contribute to the global management?
Gustavsson also teaches at the School of Business; organization, management,
and philosophy of science/method, and special courses on Indian business
culture. For some period, he was connected to the Management
Centre for Human Values, at the Indian Institute of Management,
Kolkata, India, as a Visiting Fellow.
Later, he has been involved in two research projects: one on ”Human
values in management, questions on identity, organizational change in terms
of transcendence”; and another on ”Organizational
information about his research.
PhD candidate Nishant Kumar is working on an India related dissertation project at the School of Business since 2007. Before that he was associated with the Katholieke University in Belgium. Mr. Kumar may defend his thesis in late 2010.
Previous South Asia related activities
former Dean of the School of Business, Professor Sikander
Khan, originally coming from Pakistan, worked at the School for nine years, as the Dean till 2004. He initiated many International Executive MBA programmes, and started the School of Business Alumni Association. While at Stockholm University, Prof Khan was mostly working on Japan, but he was also involved in various research projects particularly concerning oil and gas pipelines related to South Asia, China, Central Asia and the Middle East. Prof. Khan now works as counsellor on Asian issues for a number of well-known universities in Asia and Europe