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Eskil Ekstedt, PhD

Stockholm, Sweden
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Professor of Business Administration
Associate Professor of Economic History
Uppsala University

Eskil Ekstedt became Ph.D. in Economic History at Uppsala University in 1976 and full professor at the University of Stockholm and the National Institute for Working Life in Stockholm 2001. He has had academic positions at the University of Uppsala, the FA Institute, University of Stockholm and The National Institute for Working Life. He was an expert to the Swedish State Commission on Productivity ( 1991), to the Swedish State Commission on Competence (1992) and to the Swedish State Commission on Labour Law (2002). He was the founding editor of the Scientific Publication series “Work Life in Transition” in 2000 – 2007.  His research has been focused on knowledge formation, temporary organisations and projects in relation to structural change of the economy.

Ekstedt is one of the authors to the book “Neo-industrial organising. Renewal by action and knowledge formation in a project intensive economy” (Routledge, 1999).  He is also co-author of the book Managing and Working in Project Society: Institutional Challenges of Temporary Organizations, published in 2015 by Cambridge University Press and winner of the 2016 PMI Book of the Year award. 

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Created 10 January 2017

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