Kristian J. Sund

Licence en sciences économiques, Lic.Scient. & PhD, Master of Arts in Society, Science & Technoloqy, Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education

  • Universitetsvej 1, 25.1

    DK-4000 Roskilde

    Denmark

20002020
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Personal profile

Curriculum

Kristian J. Sund is Associate Professor of Strategy and Organization (Lektor i strategi og organisation), and programme leader of the PhD program in business, at Roskilde University, Denmark. He is a member of the research group in Management and Organization of the university, and was the head of the group from 2014-16. He currently sits on the university's council for external relations, and committee of the Rektor's study environment fund. He teaches strategic management at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He teaches strategic management at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Before joining RUC he was a Principal Lecturer at Middlesex University in London, where he was also Director of MBA Programs. Prior to this he held positions in several universities in Switzerland. He has been involved in executive education for close to ten years, both as an educator and a program director. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and member of the integration and outreach committee of the MOC Division of the Academy of Management.

His research currently focuses on business model innovation, organizational cognition and perceived environmental uncertainty, as well as more generally organizations and strategic management. He also has a research interest in management education. His research has been applied to the hospitality industry, the postal industry, leisure (service) industry and others and has appeared in a variety of journals. He has authored and edited several books. His most recent work appeared in the MIT Sloan Management Review, International Journal of Organizational Analysis, Studies in Higher Education, and the Best Paper Proceedings of the Academy of Managament. He is co-editor of the book series New Horizons in Managerial and Organizational Cognition (Emerald).

Both as a consultant and regular employee, Kristian has worked with a diverse range of service industries, including banking, telecom, tourism, leisure and the postal sector. He has edited several books on strategy and innovation in the postal sector, and has previously served as a member of the Advisory Council of the Royal Mail Group.

Kristian holds a Doctorate in Management (Dr. en sciences économiques, mention management) and M.Sc. in Economics (Lic. en sc. écon., mention économie politique) from the University of Lausanne (HEC Lausanne), and a M.A. in Society, Science and Technology from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), where he also spent two postdoc years.

External positions

Principal Lecturer, Middlesex University

20122013

Senior Lecturer, Middlesex University

20092012

Senior Research Associate (Post Doc), Ecole polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

20072009

Dozent und Studienleiter, University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland

20042007

Doctoral Student, Université de Lausanne

20032007

Keywords

  • Management, Organization, Business economy and administration, Management and organization of industry, trade, and communication
  • Cognition
  • Sensemaking
  • Strategy
  • Innovation
  • Education, Learning, Training
  • Executive Education
  • Management Education

Publication network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Research Output 2000 2018

Can the Performance Effect Be Ignored in the Attendance Policy Discussion?

Sund, K. J. & Bignoux, S., 5 Oct 2018, In : Higher Education Quarterly. 72, 4, p. 360-374

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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Cognition and Innovation: a Framework and Invitation to Explore

Sund, K. J., Galavan, R. J. & Stefano, B., Nov 2018, Cognition and Innovation. Sund, K. J., Galavan, R. J. & Brusoni, S. (eds.). Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing, p. 1-11 (New Horizons in Managerial and Organizational Cognition, Vol. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File

Cognition and Innovation

Sund, K. J. (ed.), Galavan, R. (ed.) & Stefano, B. (ed.), Nov 2018, Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing. 221 p. (New Horizons in Managerial and Organizational Cognition, Vol. 3).

Research output: Book/ReportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Managing Tensions Between New and Existing Business Models

Sund, K. J., Bogers, M., Villarroel, J. A. & Foss, N. J., 2018, When Innovation Moves at Digital Speed: Strategies and Tactics to Provoke, Sustain, and Defend Innovation in Today's Unsettled Markets. Michelman, P. (ed.). Boston: MIT Press, p. 165-171 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

The Implications of Programmatic Advertising on the Business Model of TV Broadcasters

Jensen, H. & Sund, K. J., 2018, Competitiveness in Emerging Markets: Market Dynamics in the Age Dsruptive Technologies. Khajeheian, D., Friedrichsen, M. & Mödinger, W. (eds.). Berlin: Springer, p. 35-53 19 p. (Contributions to Management Science).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Projects 2014 2020

Activities 2003 2018

Methodological Challenges and Advances in Managerial and Organizational Cognition

Sund, K. J. (Speaker), Robert Galavan (Speaker), Mark Healey (Speaker), Karen Nokes (Speaker), Daniella Laureiro Martinez (Speaker), Gerard P. Hodgkinson (Speaker)
14 Aug 2018

Activity: Lecture and oral contribution

Conflicts During Business Model Innovation

Sund, K. J. (Speaker)
Aug 2018

Activity: Lecture and oral contribution

Universidad Pública de Navarra

Sund, K. J. (Visiting researcher)
Sep 2018Dec 2018

Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institution

Developing a Strategic Mindset

Sund, K. J. (Speaker)
15 Oct 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

New Business Models in Old Firms

Sund, K. J. (Speaker)
18 Sep 2018

Activity: Lecture and oral contribution

Press / Media

TV2 Business

Kristian J. Sund

26/10/2018

1 media contribution

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Dansk Supermarked Angriber PostNord

Kristian J. Sund

31/01/2018

1 item of media coverage

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PostNord: Hvad Nu?

Kristian J. Sund

10/11/2017

1 media contribution

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Ekspert: Jeg håber Post Danmark når at holde 400-års fødselsdag

Kristian J. Sund

27/10/2017

1 media contribution

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Prizes

Best Paper Award: British Academy of Management Conference 2010

Kristian J. Sund (Recipient), Sep 2010

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

Best Paper Award: British Academy of Management Conference 2013

Kristian J. Sund (Recipient), Sep 2013

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

Emerald/EMRBI Business Research Award For Emerging Researchers

Kristian J. Sund (Recipient), 2011

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions