Ethel Brundin

Professor Business Administration

Business Administration , Jönköping International Business School

Professor

CeFEO - Centre for Family Enterprise and Ownership , Jönköping International Business School

PhD in Business Administration


Research

Ethel Brundin´s research interests lie primarily within micro processes of strategic leadership and entrepreneurship. She is currently involved in a set of projects  with a focus on family businesses and the role of emotions, the role of ownership and the role of family capital . She is part of the European team of the global STEP project (Successful Transgenerational Entrepreneurship Practice) with the aim to investigate continuous entrepreneurship in owner-families and family firms (transgenerational entrepreneurship).She also serves as a member of the European Council of STEP. Two other current research projects are “Family capital and entrepreneurial performance across generations in family firms" Financed by Torsten och Ragnar Söderberg Foundation and “Meanings and implications of ownership changes: power, sense-making and communication  in the family owned business"  financed by Handelsbanken.

Ethel has a special interest in the development of entrepreneurship activities in the new democracy of South Africa. In 1999 she was a visiting researcher at Stellenbosch University when she studied entrepreneurship activities among black and colored women. She was the project manager of a joint research project between JIBS and University of the Western Cape in South Africa from 2004 to 2007 called “The dynamics of small business enterprising: Challenges to be met in the business contexts of Sweden and South Africa"and is currently heading a research project regarding Entrepreneurial orientation in owner managed firms and owner controlled family businesses in South Africa, financed by SIDA, Swedish Research Links/ Swedish Research Council.Ethel is primarily interested in research methods with a focus on real-time, interactive as well as experimental research designs.

Ethel publishes on a regular basis in international journals and edited book volumes. She serves as a member on editorial boards and has served as committee member of the world conference on emotions in 2006and 2008 .

Biography

Ethel Brundin is Professor in the Department of Entrepreneurship,Strategy, Organization and Leadership (ESOL)and Center for Family Enterprise and Ownership (CeFEO) at Jönköping International Business School.She is Visiting Professor at the University of the Western Cape.Her thesis “Emotion in Motion: The Strategic Leader in a Radical Change Process" in 2002 was ranked “top ten" (no. 7) in the EDAMBA (European Doctoral Programmes Association in Management and Business Administration) thesis competition for 2002.

Ethel teaches at undergraduate, graduate and executive levels in /strategic/leadership, organizational behavior, and family business related subjects and qualitative methods for doctoral students. She is a Linneaus Palme coordinator forateaching exchangeprogram   between JIBS and University of Johannesburg and University of the Western Cape in South Africa. Ethel is currently the main — or second supervisor forthreedoctoral candidates. She is an invited speaker at universities, conferences, and to companies to talk about her research. She also serves as a member on editorial boards and has served as committee member of the world conference on emotions in 2006and 2008.

Ethel was awarded the Pedagogical Prize by JIBS Student Association in 2007. She was Director of study for the EMM department at JIBS from 2000 to 2005 and member of the University of Jönköping Faculty Board from 2006 to 2008. She has a Master of Social Science (Business Administration) from University of Lund, Sweden. Prior to completing her PhD, she worked as a strategy and OD consultant and human resource manager in Sweden and the UK in businesses started by her.

Article

Jenkins, A. Wiklund, J. Brundin, E. (2014). Individual responses to firm failure. More information
Brundin, E. Florin Samuelsson, E. Melin, L. (2014). Family ownership logic: Framing the core characteristics of family businesses. More information
Brundin, E. Gustafsson, V. (2013). Entrepreneurs' decision making under different levels of uncertainty: the role of emotions. More information
Brundin, E. Wigren-Kristoferson, C. (2013). Where the two logics of institutional theory and entrepreneurship merge: are family businesses caught in the past or stuck in the future?. More information
Brundin, E. Litz, R. von Schlippe, A. (2013). Taking a hard look at soft issues in family business. More information
Brundin, E. Wigren, C. Isaacs, E. Visser, K. (2009). Ethnic entrepreneurship in a multicultural context. More information
Brundin, E. Nordqvist, M. (2008). Beyond Facts and Figures. More information
Brundin, E. Patzelt, H. Sheperd, D. (2008). Managers' Emotional Displays and Employees' Willingness to Act Entrepreneurially. More information
Brundin, E. Wigren, C. Isaacs, E. Friedrich, C. Visser, K. (2008). Triple Helix Networks in a Multicultural Context. More information
Brundin, E. Melin, L. (2006). Unfolding the dynamics of emotions. More information
Brundin, E. Isaacs, E. Visser, K. Wigren, C. (2005). Ten Years Down the Road of a Transition Economy. More information
Brundin, E. (2003). Summary: Emotions in Motion. Brussels: European Doctoral Programmes Association in Management and Business Administration (EDAMBA) More information

Book

Melin, L. Brundin, E. Haag, K. Hall, A. Nordqvist, M. Wigren, C. (2007). Ägarskifte med förnuft och känsla. NUTEK-info. Stockholm: Verket för näringslivsutveckling (NUTEK) More information

Chapter in book

Brundin, E. Liu, F. (2015). The Role of Emotions in Strategizing. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press More information
Markowska, M. Härtel, C. Brundin, E. Roan, A. (2015). A Dynamic Model of Entrepreneurial Identification and Dis-Identification. Research on Emotion in Organizations. Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing Limited More information
Brundin, E. Härtel, C. (2013). Emotions in family firms. London: Sage Publications More information
Brundin, E. Isaacs, E. Visser, K. Wigren, C. (2013). The Role of Social Entrepreneurship in South Africa. On the Organization Book Series. Champaign, Il, USA: Common Ground Publishing LLC More information
Brundin, E. Wigren Kristoferson, C. (2012). Älskar, älskar inte? Exkludering i familjeföretag. Stockholm: SNS Förlag More information
Brundin, E. Languilaire, J. (2012). Harmoni eller disharmoni? Känsloregler och gränsdragningar. Stockholm: SNS Förlag More information
Brundin, E. Melin, L. (2012). Managerial practices in family-owned firms. Oxford: Oxford University Press More information
Brundin, E. Nordqvist, M. Melin, L. (2012). Kultur och entreprenörskap över generationer. Stockholm: SNS förlag More information
Brundin, E. Sharma, P. (2012). Love, Hate, and Desire: The Role of Emotional Messiness in the Business Family. International studies in entrepreneurship. New York: Springer Science+Business Media B.V. More information
Brundin, E. Nordqvist, M. Melin, L. (2010). Entrepreneurial orientation across generations in family firms. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar More information
Wigren, C. Brundin, E. (2008). Interaktiv fältforskning. Acta Wexionensia. Växjö: Växjö University Press More information
Brundin, E. (2008). Strategiska mikroprocesser. Lund: Studentlitteratur More information
Brundin, E. (2007). Catching it as it happens. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar More information
Brundin, E. Melin, L. (2005). Strategic Leadership and Media Portfolio Development. Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum More information
Brundin, E. Melin, L. Axelsson, B. (2005). Leadership and values for competitive sourcing. Chichester : Wiley More information
Brundin, E. Bögenhold, D. Sundin, E. (2001). Invandrares företagande i Sverige och dess implikationer. Stockholm: Nutek, Arbetslivsinstitutet, EFS-rådet och Integrationsverket More information

Collections

(2012). Familjeföretagande. Stockholm: SNS förlag More information
(2011). In Search of Practice. JIBS Research Reports. : Jönköping International Business School, Jönköping University More information

Conference paper

Netz, J. Svensson, M. Brundin, E. (2015). Adaptive strategizing. More information
Brundin, E. Languilaire, J. (2014). Emotional boundaries in family firms. More information
Kumeto, G. Brundin, E. Nordqvist, M. (2014). Inter-firm cooperation of family firms. More information
Kumeto, G. Brundin, E. Nordqvist, M. (2014). Inter-firm cooperation of family firms. More information
Hall, A. Helin, J. Brundin, E. Melin, L. (2013). Understanding the meaning of ownership. IFERA Conference Proceedings. More information
Helin, J. Hall, A. Brundin, E. Melin, L. (2012). The de-humanized world of ownership research. More information
Levinsohn, D. Brundin, E. (2011). Beyond “shades of green”. More information
Brundin, E. Languilaire, J. (2011). Family members' display of emotions. IFERA World Family Business Research Conference Proceedings. More information
Brundin, E. Visser, K. (2011). Enterprising economic minorities in a transition economy. More information
Blombäck, A. Brundin, E. Melin, L. (2011). The meaning of family business: An investigation of definitions and patterns in family business research. More information
Brundin, E. Melin, L. (2011). Family capital as an inherent capacity for trans-generatinal potential. More information
Jenkins, A. Brundin, E. Wiklund, J. (2010). Grief or Relief. Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research. More information
Schiede, C. Brundin, E. (2009). Entrepreneurial Orientation in Family Firms. More information
Brundin, E. Kjellander, B. (2009). The Dynamic Narrative of the Family Business History. More information
Brundin, E. Nordqvist, M. Melin, L. (2009). Entrepreneurial orientation across generations in family firms. More information
Bjursell, C. Brundin, E. Melin, L. Florin Samuelsson, E. (2009). The Circle of Trust. More information
Brundin, E. Kjellander, B. (2009). The Dynamic Discourse of the Family Business History. More information
Blombäck, A. Brundin, E. (2009). The family business definition among researchers, practitioners and policy makers. More information
Blombäck, A. Brundin, E. (2009). Handler revisited - mission completed?. More information
Wigren, C. Brundin, E. (2009). Breaking up a monopoly. More information
Jenkins, A. Brundin, E. (2009). Anger, Guilt or Shame. More information
Brundin, E. Melin, L. Nordqvist, M. (2008). Strategic Dialogue as an Important Practice of Strategizing. More information
Brundin, E. Gustavsson, V. Patzelt, H. Shepherd, D. (2008). Escalation of commitment in investment decisions. More information
Brundin, E. Schiede, C. (2008). Entrepreneurial orientation in family-owned businesses. More information
Brundin, E. Melin, L. Nordqvist, M. (2008). Strategic Dialogues. More information
Bjursell, C. Brundin, E. Melin, L. Florin Samuelsson, E. (2008). The Circle of Trust. More information
Brundin, E. Schiede, C. (2008). Entrepreneurial orientation as a dynamic concept in the family business context. More information
Brundin, E. Patzelt, H. Gustavsson, V. Shepherd, D. (2008). Entrepreneurs' decision to persist with failing projects. More information
Brundin, E. Gustavsson, V. Patzelt, H. Shepherd, D. (2007). Emotions in Motion. More information
Brundin, E. Nordqvist, M. (2007). Emotionalizing the board. More information
Brundin, E. Gustavsson, V. Patzelt, H. Shepherd, D. (2007). Emotions in Motion. Melbourne: The Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship, Swinburne University of Technology More information
Brundin, E. Melin, L. Nordqvist, M. (2007). Keep the flow going. More information
Brundin, E. Florén, H. Tell, J. (2007). The behavioral complexity of small firm entrepreneurs and the relation to firm growth. More information
Brundin, E. Wigren, C. (2006). How family business owners give voice to their past, present and future. More information
Brundin, E. (2006). Strategizing in a SME network.. More information
Brundin, E. Florin-Samuelsson, E. Melin, L. (2006). Ownership logic. More information
Brundin, E. Wigren, C. Visser, K. Isaacs, E. Solomon, G. Friedrich, C. (2006). A Misson Impossible?. More information
Brundin, E. Küng, L. (2006). Emotions and Strategic Change in the Media Organization - Help or hindrance?. More information
Brundin, E. Isaacs, E. Visser, K. Wigren, C. (2005). Ten Years Down the Road of a New Economy. More information
Brundin, E. Melin, L. Florin-Samuelsson, E. (2005). The Logic of Ownership in Family Controlled Businesses. More information
Brundin, E. Wigren, C. Visser, K. Isaacs, E. Solomon, G. Friedrich, C. (2005). A Misson Impossible?. More information
Brundin, E. Melin, L. Florin-Samuelsson, E. (2005). Family Ownership Logic. More information
Brundin, E. (2005). Strategizing in Strategic SME networks. More information
Brundin, E. Wigren, C. Visser, K. Isaacs, E. Solomon, G. Friedrich, C. (2005). Triple Helix Networks in a Multi-Cultural Context. More information
Brundin, E. Isaacs, E. Visser, K. Wigren, C. (2005). A Cultural Perspective on Ethnic Entrepreneurship. More information
Brundin, E. Melin, L. Florin-Samuelsson, E. (2005). The Logic of Ownership in Family Controlled Businesses. More information
Gäre, K. Brundin, E. (2004). Does ICT make a community smart?. More information
Brundin, E. Florin-Samuelsson, E. Melin, L. (2004). Logic of ownership, accountability, emotions and family dynamics in family controlled firms. More information
Brundin, E. Gäre, K. (2004). How Smart is a Smart Community?. More information
Brundin, E. Florén, H. Tell, J. (2004). What is entrepreneurial behavior? is the wrong question. Babson Park, Mass.: Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship, Babson College More information
Brundin, E. Isaacs, E. Visser, K. Wigren, C. (2004). Social Entrepreneurs Make a Difference. More information
Brundin, E. Nordqvist, M. (2003). Emotions as Power Energizers. More information
Brundin, E. (2003). Entrepreneurial Leadership. More information
Brundin, E. Melin, L. (2003). Unfolding the Dynamics of Emotions in Strategizing. More information
Brundin, E. (2003). Entrepreneurial Leadership. More information
Brundin, E. Nordqvist, M. (2002). Emotions in the Boardroom. More information
Brundin, E. Bögenhold, D. Sundin, E. (2001). Immigrant Enterprise in Sweden. Wellesley, Mass.: Babson College More information
Brundin, E. (2001). The Undetected Contagion at Work. More information
Brundin, E. (2000). Emotions in Motion. More information
Brundin, E. Allie, F. (1999). Legitimacy aspects for Women Business Founders in Sweden and South Africa. More information
Brundin, E. (1999). Emotions in Motion. More information
Brundin, E. Allie, F. (1999). Climbing the S-curve. More information
Brundin, E. (1998). Entrepreneurial Oops. More information
Brundin, E. (1998). Climbing the S-curve. More information
Brundin, E. Kjellander, B. (). The Dynamic Narrative of the Family Business History. More information
Brundin, E. Kjellander, B. (). Strategizing in the family firm. More information

Dissertation

Brundin, E. (2002). Emotions in Motion. JIBS Dissertation Series. Jönköping: Internationella Handelshögskolan More information

Other publications

Brundin, E. (2013). Svenson & Sons. Boston: Pearson More information
Brundin, E. (2013). Strategic Leadership at Comfort Ltd. Boston: Pearson More information
Brundin, E. (1998). A Failure Story. More information
Akhter, N. Brundin, E. Härtel, C. (). Transgenerational moral emotions. More information

Report

Brundin, E. Melin, L. (2011). Owners' strategizing in the family firm. JIBS Working Papers. More information
Brundin, E. Kjellander, B. (2010). Strategy Formation In The Family Business. JIBS Working Papers. Jönköping: JIBS More information
Brundin, E. Gäre, K. (2009). Näringslivsbolag = Tillväxt?. Tranås: Traman, Tranås kommun More information
Brundin, E. Gäre, K. (2009). Näringslivsbolag = tillväxt?. Tranås: Tranås utbildningscentrum More information
Brundin, E. Gäre, K. (2008). Näringslivsbolag = Tillväxt?. Tranås: TUC Tranås UtbildningsCenter More information
Brundin, E. Gustavsson, V. (2008). Escalation of commitment in investment decisions. CISEG working paper series. Jönköping: Centre for Innovation Systems, Entrepreneurship and Growth, Jönköping International Business School More information
Brundin, E. Florin Samuelsson, E. Melin, L. (2008). The Family Ownership Logic. CeFEO Working Paper. Jönköping: Center for Family Enterprise and Ownership, Jönköping International Business School More information
Brundin, E. Gäre, K. (2007). Vad ska dom med alla sladdar till?. Tranås: Traman, Tranås kommun More information
Brundin, E. Melander, A. Melin, L. Wiklund, J. (1998). Från Puppa till Fjäril. More information
Brundin, E. Estéen, J. Ahl, H. Wigren, C. (1997). Högteknologiska företag i Jönköpings kommun. : Jönköping International Business School More information

Review

Brundin, E. (2010). Book review: Silke Scheer:The entrepreneur as business leader. More information