Center for Governance and Management Studies

The center’s research efforts are characterized by an ambition to critically and constructively study, describe and analyse the emergence and development of major corporate and other large-scale organizational practices in society.

The research develops a theoretical platform rooted in a socio-economic tradition. Researchers at the center aim to uphold a recognized presence in the on-going academic discourses in crucial parts of the governance and management fields. We also strive to be involved in empirical studies that are of significant interest to the actors and corporations/organizations involved, as well as for society as a whole.

Most of the empirical studies have a focus on Swedish and Nordic organizations and settings, however, almost always with a linkage to the global arenas and contexts. The kind of research problem addressed decides the methodology used, although qualitative, participative and longitudinal approaches dominate. Read more about the center.