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Markus Hällgren

Professor in management and organisation

Markus Hällgrenis professor in management at Umeå School of Business and Economics, Umeå University, Sweden. Hällgren is the founder and leader of the interdisciplinary research program ”Extreme Environments – Everyday Decisions” (tripleED) at USBE, as well as co-founder and co-convenor of the International network “Organising Extreme Contexts” (organizingextremecontexts). Hällgren´s research interests spans organisation theory in general, project studies, and extreme contexts in particular. Within that broad interest he is particularly interested in sensemaking, organisational routines, team dynamics and leadership. Since 2010 he has been a visiting researcher at Uppsala University, and in 2011-13 he was visiting researcher at Stanford University (Scancor and Department of Sociology). Hällgren have received several international and national awards, including the Royal Skyttean Award. Hällgren also serves on the board of the national interest organisations Svenskt Projektforum and Svenska Projektakademien.

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