Nils Brunsson

Professor of Management
Telephone: +46 761 280 300

Nils Brunsson is professor of management and affiliated with Score and Uppsala University, Sweden. He has held chairs in management at the Stockholm School of Economics and at Uppsala University. Brunsson has published numerous articles and authored, co-authored or edited thirty books in the field of management and organization studies. The list of books includes The Irrational Organization (1985), The Organization of Hypocrisy (1989), The Reforming Organization (1993), A World of Standards (2000), Mechanisms of Hope (2006), The Consequences of Decision-Making (2007), Meta-organizations (2008), Reform as Routine (2009), Decisions (2017), Organizing and Reorganizing Markets (2018), Organization outside Organizations (2019), and Competition. What it is and how it happens (2021). Nils Brunsson has studied organizational decision-making, administrative reform, and standardization. His current research interests include partial organization, meta-organizations and the social construction of competition. Brunsson has received several awards for his research and teaching and he is an honorary member of the European Group for Organization Studies (EGOS).