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Erik Lundmark

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  • Title: Doctor
  • Position: Senior Lecturer - Department of Marketing and Management
  • Qualifications: MSc (Industrial Engineering and Management), PhD (Management)

Contact Details

Areas of Expertise

  • Organisational behaviour
  • Entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation
  • Labour mobility and the diffusion of ideas and practices
  • Organisational and societal implications of IT use

Profile

Dr Erik Lundmark's research focuses on the mobility of people, ideas and knowledge and how this affects innovation and entrepreneurship. He has conducted several studies of how new ideas and technologies make their way into organisations. Erik has worked with a wide variety of organisations from small firms and associations to multinational corporations and public organisations. 

Erik teaches Strategic Management and Organisational Behaviour at postgraduate level.

Prior to his academic career, Erik has worked as a consultant, with large scale IT implementation and as a project manager for both technical and market oriented projects in the IT sector.

Education

  • PhD: Management (Linköping University)
  • PhLic: Information Systems (Linköping University)
  • MSc: Industrial Engineering & Management (Linköping University)
  • Diploma in Psychology: (Linnaeus University)
  • Associate Degree Theatre (Blekinge Folkhögskola)

Research grants

  • Macquarie University Learning and Teaching Grant - $12 500 AUD for studying the application of Critical Reflective Practices in Entrepreneurship Teaching (2014-15).
  • Macquarie University New Staff Grant - $20 000 AUD for studying the effects of co-locating research active organisations on knowledge sharing (2013).
  • Macquarie University Department of Marketing and Management Teaching Allocation Funding - $10 000 AUD for studying students' perception of service quality (2012).
  • Swedish Sport Confederation Research Grant - $40 000 AUD for studying social media and communication in sports associations and NPOs (2010).
  • Knut and Alice Wallenberg's foundation - travelling grant, visiting Scholar at the Faculty of Economics and Business, Sydney University (2009).
  • Swedish Sport Confederation Research Grant - $70 000 AUD for studying Economic Incentives for Management Control in Non-Profit Organisations (2005).

Research awards

  • ACERE 2017 award Best Paper on Social Entrepreneurship
  • Outstanding Author Contribution Award Winner at the Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2013

Teaching awards

  • Vice Chancellor's Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning: "For enriching the learning environment by harnessing student diversity and providing students with a genuine voice through inclusive, experiential, and engaging teaching practices in management" (2015).
  • Deans award for teaching - based on student feedback for teaching the course Leadership for engineers at the Institute of Technology at Linköping university (2011).

Research areas

  • Organisational entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation.
  • Labour mobility and the diffusion of ideas and practices.
  • Effects of intellectual property on the creation and diffusion of ideas.
  • Organisational and societal implications of IT use. 

Dr Erik Lundmark is currently studying the creation of social ventures in different institutional settings, knowledge exchanges in research active organisations and academic conceptualisations of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial opportunities.

Publications

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  • Lundmark, E., Tayar, M., Qin, L.K. and Bilsland, C. (forthcoming). Does reflection help students to develop entrepreneurial capabilities? Journal of Small Business Management.
  • Boisvert, I., Clemesha, J., Lundmark, E., Crome, E., Grenness, C., McMahon, C.M. (forthcoming). Decision-making in Audiology; balancing evidence-based practice and patient-centered-care. Trends in Hearing
  • Mustafa, M., Lundmark, E., & Ramos, H. M. (2016). Untangling the Relationship between Human Resource Management and Corporate Entrepreneurship: The Mediating Effect of Middle Managers' Knowledge Sharing. Entrepreneurship Research Journal, Vol. 6 No. 3, pp. 273-295.
  • Lundmark, E. & Westelius, A. (2014). Entrepreneurship as Elixir and Mutagen. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol.38 No. 3, pp.575-600.  (ABDC - A*).
  • Lundmark, E. & Klofsten, M. (2014). Linking Individual-Level Knowledge Sourcing to Project-Level Contributions in Large R&D-Driven Product-Development Projects. Project Management Journal, Vol. 45, No. 6. pp. 73-82.
  • Chavan, M., Bowden-Everson, J, Lundmark, E. & Zwar, J. (2014). Exploring the Drivers of Service Quality Perceptions in the Tertiary Education Sector: Comparing Domestic Australian and International Asian students. Journal of International Education in Business, Vol. 8, No 1. pp. 150-180.
  • Bouvain, P., Baumann, C., & Lundmark, E. (2013). Corporate Social Responsibility in Financial Services: A comparison of Chinese and East Asian banks vis-à-vis American banks. International Journal of Bank Marketing. Vol. 31, No. 6, pp. 420-439..
  • Lundmark, E. & Björkman, H. (2011). New Job - New Ideas: The Relationship between Tenure and Perceived Creative Climate. Human Resource Development International, Vol. 14, No. 5, pp. 605-621.
  • Lundmark, E., Westelius, A. & Saraste, D. (2008). Adoption of Discretionary Public Information Systems with Digital Use Patterns - Barriers and Driving Forces. International Journal of Public Information Systems, Vol. 2008:2, pp. 87-130.
  • Lundmark, E. & Westelius, A. (2006). Effects of Quality Management According to ISO 9000: A Swedish Study of the Transit to ISO 9000:2000. Total Quality Management and Business Excellence, Vol. 17, No. 8, pp. 1021 - 1042.

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  • Lundmark,E. (2013). Notes from the valley. BRW, October 24-30.
  • Westelius, A., Westelius, A-S. and Lundmark, E. (2012). Idrott, foreningar, sociala media och kommunikation [in Swedish "Sports, Associations, Social Media and Communication"]. FoU-rapport 2012:2, Riksidrottsforbundet, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Lundmark, E. & Waern, A. (2008). What is Mobile in Entrepreneurship? Helix working paper series, ISSN 1654-8213. 
  • Lundmark, E. and Westelius, A. (2007). Ekonomiska styrmedel i ideella organisationer [in Swedish "Economic Incentives for Management Control in not-for-profit Organisations"]. FoU-rapport 2007:8, Riksidrottsforbundet, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Lundmark, E. and Westelius, A. (2004). IT-anvandning inom idrotten [in Swedish "IT use within Sports"]. FoU-rapport 2004:4, Riksidrottsforbundet, Stockholm, Sweden.

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Theses and Dissertations

  • Lundmark, E. (2010). The Mobility of People, Ideas and Knowledge in the Entreprenurial Society. PhD thesis, Linköping University. Available through http://www.ep.liu.se/. ISBN: 978-91-7393-266-0, ISSN:0345-7524.
  • Lundmark,E. (2008). Organisational Adoption of Innovations: Management Practices and IT.Licentiate thesis, Linköping University. Available through http://www.ep.liu.se/.ISBN: 978-91-7393-959-1, ISSN 0280-7971.
  • Jerabek, R. and Lundmark, E. (2003). Effekter av kvalitetsledningsarbete enligt ISO 9000 - en studie av övergången till ISO 9000:2000 [in Swedish "Effects of Quality Management according to ISO 9000 - A Study of the Transit to ISO 9000:2000"]. Master's thesis, Linköping University, LiTH-IDA-Ex-03/048.

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  • Klofsten, M & Lundmark, E. (2016). Supporting new spin-off ventures - experiences from a university start-up program. In De Cleyn, S.H. and Festel, G. (Eds.), Academic Spin-Offs and Technology Transfer in Europe: Best Practices and Breakthrough Models (pp.93-17), Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar.
  • Klofsten, M & Lundmark, E. (2014). Att stimulera entreprenörskap och lärande hos nya entreprenörer – ett praktikfall. [In Swedish – To promote entrepreneurship and learning in nascent entrepreneurs – a case study]. In Kock, H. (Eds), Lärande i arbetslivet möjligheter och untmaningar: en vänbok till Per-Erik Ellström. [In Swedish – Learning in work-life opportunities and challenges: in honour of Per-Erik Ellström] (pp. 198-212). Linköping, Sweden, Linköping University Press.
  • Lundmark, E. & Westelius, A. (2012). Exploring Entrepreneurship as Misbehavior, in Alison Barnes, Lucy Taksa (ed.) Rethinking Misbehavior and Resistance in Organizations (Advances in Industrial & Labor Relations, Volume 19), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp.209-235. Outstanding Author Contribution Award Winner at the Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2013
  • Lundmark, E. & Westelius, A. (2008). Internet-Based Changes in Organisational Communication, In Dwivedi Y.K., Papazafeiropoulou, A., and Choudrie, J. (Eds) Handbook of Research in Global Diffusion of Broadband Data Transmission (pp. 637-654),. IGI Global, Hershey, PA, USA.

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  • Krzeminska, A. & Lundmark, E. (2017). Cold War Among Social Enterprises: Behind the Scenes of An Emerging Market Category. Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research Exchange (ACERE), Melbourne, Australia, 7-10 February. Winner of Best Paper on Social Entrepreneurship.
  • Lundmark, E., Tayar, M. & Bilsland, C. (2016). Reflection as a tool for entrepreneurial learning and teaching. Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research Exchange (ACERE), Gold Coast, Australia, 2-5 February
  • Qin, K. & Lundmark, E. (2016). Critical Reflective Practice (CRP) - a critical tool for Entrepreneurial Learning.Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research Exchange (ACERE), Gold Coast, Australia, 2-5 February.
  • Krzeminska, A. & Lundmark, E. (2015): Navigating the competitive space- A multi-level path-dependency analysis of competitive dynamics, presented at APROS EGOS, UTS Sydney, December 2015.
  • Ruskin, J. Webster, C. & Lundmark, E. (2014). Beyond Prosocial and Altruistic: Identifying Other Oriented Motives of Social Entrepreneurs. Presented at the ACERE, Sydney, Australia, 4-7 February.
  • Lundmark, E. (2014). Breaking out of Implicit Conceptualisations of Entrepreneurial Agency. Presented at the ACERE, Sydney, Australia, 4-7 February.
  • Westeilus, A. & Lundmark, E. (2013). Education and Competence - An Edge in transition? Conference Theme: Managing on the Edge Competitive Session Presented at the 27th ANZAM Conference, Hobart, Australia 4-6 December.
  • Bouvain, P., Baumann, C., Lundmark, E. (2013). Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the financial services industry - Are There Country Differences in CSR's Contribution to Brand Value?, Academy of International Business (AIB) -Australia and New Zealand Chapter Annual Symposium, Newcastle, Australia 22 November.
  • Westeilus, A. & Lundmark, E. (2013). MOOCs and online educational resources - Remodelling education and training Sub-theme 55: Bridging the Real and the Virtual in a Digital World. Accepted for presentation at the EGOS, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 4-6 July.
  • Lundmark, E. & Özbilgin, M.(2013). Exploring Entrepreneurship in Images of Organisation. Presented at the ACERE, Brisbane, Australia, 5-8 February.
  • Lundmark, E. & Klofsten, M. (2011). New ideas in R&D-driven product development projects. Presentated at the R&D Management conference, Norrköping, Sweden, 28-30 June.
  • Lundmark, E. & Klofsten, M.(2010). Labour Mobility and Informal Contacts as Mechanisms of Knowledge Diffusion. Presented at HTSF conference, NIKOS, Twente, The Netherlands, 27-28 May.
  • Lundmark, E. & Björkman, H. (2010). New Job - Old Ideas: Does Mobility of White-Collar Workers Contribute to the Spread and Development of Ideas? Presented at the 7th AGSE International Entrepreneurship Research Exchange, Queensland, Australia, 2-5 February.
  • Lundmark, E. & Westelius, A. (2009). Entrepreneurship - Elixir of Life or Mutagen. Presented at the 20th Biannual NFF Conference "Business as Usual", Turku/Åbo, Finland, 19-21 August.
  • Lundmark, E. & Klofsten, M. (2009). Mobility as a Trigger of Corporate Entrepreneurship: a Study of the Congruence of Different Role-Holders' Views. Presented at the Babson College Entrepreneurship Conference, MA, USA, 3-6 June.

Affiliations / activities

  • 2015-2016 Co-Chair Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research Exchange Doctoral Consortium.
  • 2011 Visiting Scholar, Workplace Research Centre, Sydney University (5 months).
  • 2010 Visiting Scholar, Workplace Research Centre, Sydney University (2 months).
  • 2009 Visiting Scholar, International Business Dept., Sydney University (6 months).
  • 2009 Visiting Scholar, Macquarie Graduate School of Management (6 months).

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  • Brett White “Informal venture capital and the initial investment decision” (PhD in progress, associate supervisor).
  • Rahel Cramer “Language, culture and national identity: Examining language choice in the age of globalisation” (PhD in progress, associate supervisor).
  • Ali Khosravi “Business Excellence Models as Sources of Process Orientation and Improvement” (PhD submitted, associate supervisor).
  • Petra Bouvain “CSR and Financial Performance with a Mediating Effect of Brand Value: An Exploration of the Role of Geographic Location and Industry Setting” (PhD completed 2016, associate supervisor).
  • Jennifer Ruskin "Social Entrepreneurship from an Exchange Theory Perspective: Motivation, Value Creation and the Pure Gift" (PhD, completed 2014, associate supervisor)

Masters Theses

  • Karl Qin “How do Entrepreneurs Learn? The Role of Critical Reflective Practice” (Master’s Thesis Completed 2016, Main Supervisor).
  • Martin Dieste “Coopetition in the Telecommunications and Unified Communications Industry” (Master’s Thesis completed 2011, main supervisor)

Teaching Interests

  • Organisational Behaviour & Strategic Management

Lecturing and Tutoring

2011-Present Macquarie University

  • Behaviour in Organisations (BUS815)
  • Strategic Management (BUS845)
  • Principles of management (BBA102)
  • Entrepreneurship and New Venture Management (BBA220)
  • Strategic Management (BBA350)
  • Business Project (BBA360)

2007-2010 Linkoping University

  • Leadership for Engineers (TEO08)

Overview of Academic Employment

  • 2015 – Senior Lecturer at the Department of Marketing and Management, Faculty of Business and Economics, Macquarie University
  • 2011 - Lecturer at the Department of Marketing and Management, Faculty of Business and Economics, Macquarie University
  • 2011 Postdoctoral research fellow at the division of Project, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Linkoping University and Helix Excellence Centre
  • 2008 - 2010 Teaching and research position at the division of Project, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Linkoping University and Helix Excellence Centre
  • 2007 Lecturer at the division of Economic Information Systems at Linkoping University