• Relationships to external CEOs determine the future of family businesses

    What significance does building relations between an external CEO and the owners of Swedish family businesses have? In a new dissertation from Jönköping International Business School, Matthias Waldkirch shows how mismatched relationships can have major consequences for family firms.“The owners often look primarily for formal qualifications when recruiting, but this often says little about how the new CEO performs within the family firm,” says Matthias Waldkirch.
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  • Using classifications in practice to improve health and welfare - from a local to global level

    How can classifications be used in structured digital documentation within health and social care so that the information can be reused and compared at different levels? This is the subject of Ann-Helene Almborg's Associate Professorship lecture on the 11th October. 
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  • African firms need new ways to perform

    In a new thesis from Jönköping International Business School, Johnson Rukundo looks at firms in the countries of Sub-Saharan Africa, to see how they can develop and improve their performance.
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  • Growing preschool gardens

    What are crisps made of? How do you grow potatoes? And why do worms creep into the ground? Preschool children at Gethagen's preschool in Jönköping probably have a better idea than many adults. They are part of a large project for the development of ecosystem services in pre-school environments.
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  • 11 million SEK to Jönköping University for research on sustainable casting production

    A new research project at Jönköping University receives over 11 MSEK from the Swedish Knowledge Foundation. The project is called LeanCast and involves four Swedish companies: Scania CV, Volvo Group Technology, SKF Mekan och SinterCast.
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  • Putting macroeconomic theory to the test

    In a new PhD thesis from Jönköping International Business School Olivier Habimana presents novel ways to examine some of the puzzles in macroeconomics.
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  • Preparing for the worst -
    is Sweden ready? 

    Sweden has the resources it needs to face global threats and complex emergencies, but it needs to plan for them efficiently. In a new thesis from Jönköping International Business School, Elvira Kaneberg argues that one way to keep Sweden safe and secure is to develop an all-hazards approach for integrating vital supply chains and to manage society readiness to cope with new and changed threats.
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  • Where and when do corporate leaders make a difference?

    Daniel Pittino’s research looks at people at the top of their profession and the effect they have on the actions of the organisation they lead. His associate professorship lecture on 21 May looked more closely at the contextual factors that contribute to this.
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  • New associate professor in welfare and social science

    In 1995, a review of psychiatric care was carried out. What happened to in-patients at psychiatric hospitals who were then integrated into society? Per Bülow spoke more about this subject in his associate professorship lecture on 24 may.
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  • New Associate Professor focuses on age

    Age discrimination and the consequences of the different ways we use the age factor in different contexts was the main theme of Monika Wilinska's associate professorship lecture on May 22.
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