Kristian J. Sund Personal Website 2015

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This is the personal website of Dr. Kristian J. Sund, Associate Professor of Strategy and Organization at Roskilde University in Denmark. Before joining Roskilde University he was a Principal Lecturer in Strategic Management at Middlesex University Business School, in London, where he was also Director of MBA Programs. He has previously held academic positions at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), HEC Lausanne (University of Lausanne) and the University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland. He teaches strategic management and organization theory to undergraduates, postgraduates, doctoral students and executives, and has been involved in executive education for over ten years, both as an educator and a program director. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and is featured in the Who's Who in the World. He currently serves on the outreach and integration committee of the MOC Division of the Academy of Management, the Committee for External Partnerships of Roskilde University, the advisory board of Niels Brock Executive in Copenhagen, and has previously served on the advisory council of Royal Mail Group. He is co-editor, with Prof. Robert Galavan of the National University of Ireland, of the book series New Horizons on Managerial and Organizational Cognition, published by Emerald.

His research currently focuses on organizational cognition, uncertainty,
business model innovation, and more generally organizations and strategic management. Kristian also maintains a keen interest in learning theories. His research has been applied to the hospitality industry, the postal industry, leisure (service) industry, media industry, and others, and has appeared in a variety of journals, including MIT Sloan Management Review, Studies in Higher Education, the International Journal of Organizational Analysis, the International Journal of Hospitality Management. He has authored and edited a number books, including the series "New Horizons on Managerial and Organizational Cognition", and the acclaimed book series “The Future is in the Post”. Both as a consultant, advisor, and regular employee, Kristian has worked with a diverse range of service industries, including banking, telecom, tourism, leisure and the postal sector.

Kristian holds a Doctorate in Management (Dr. en sciences économiques, mention management) and Licentiate in Economics (licence en sciences économiques, mention économie politique) from HEC Lausanne (University of Lausanne) and a M.A. in Society, Science and Technology from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), where he also completed his post-doc. In addition he holds a teaching qualification in the form of a Postgraduate Certificate of Higher Education (Middlesex University).

Contact details:

Dr. Kristian J. Sund
Associate Professor of Strategy and Organization

Roskilde University
Department of Social Science and Business
Building 25.1
P.O. Box 260
4000 Roskilde

Email: sund "at"
Phone: +45 46 74 21 98

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