Department of Economics and Business Economics

Kristina Risom Jespersen

Associate professor

Kristina Risom Jespersen


Associate Professor
CandMerc (TQM), Aarhus University, 1999
PhD, Aarhus University, 2005

Member of Industrial Organisation and Trade Section
Research Secretaries: Susan Stilling and Mette Vad Andersen

Teaching Interests

  • Innovation Economics
  • Business Research Methods
  • Digital Business Model Development

Research Interests

  • Knowledge production competences
  • Open innovation
  • Digital innovation strategies
  • Human resources and competences for innovative performance
  • Design decisions for innovaiton systems

Selected Publications

  • Jespersen K. R., Rigamonti D, Jensen, M.B., and Bysted R. (2017). Analysis of SMEs partner proximity preferences for process innovation. Small Business Economics Journal. Published online.
  • Bysted, R. & Jespersen, K. R.(2014). Exploring Managerial Mechanisms that Influence innovative Work Behavior: Comparing Private and Public Employees. Public  Management Review. 15, June, pp. 1-25.

  • K.R. Jespersen, 2010, Stage-to-stage Information Dependency in the NPD process: Effective Learning or a Potential Entrapment of NPD gates? Journal of Product Innovation Management. 29, 2, pp. 257-274.

  • K.R. Jespersen, 2009, User-involvement and open innovation: The case of decision-maker openness. International Journal of Innovation Management, vol. 10, No. 3 (June), pp. 471-489. Winning the Knut Holt Award for Best Paper 2009 at the ISPIM Innovation Symposium.

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