Jørn Flohr Nielsen

Professor Emeritus

Jørn Flohr Nielsen
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Professor, M.Sc. (Cand.oecon), Department of Business Administration, School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University

Research Areas

  • Organization and management theory
  • General and public organizations
  • General management and service management
  • Human resource management
  • Innovation
  • Organizational development and change
  • Organizational aspects of new information technology

Recent research projects

  • Organizational Change Models and Participation
  • Patient Satisfaction and Organizational Development in Public Health Care
  • Globalization and Participative Management
  • Control of Foreign Subsidiaries
  • Strategy and Organizational Change in Public Organizations
  • Creative Designing in Multicultural Organizations (Affiliated)
  • Leadership and Management in Danish Public Hospitals
  • The Human Challenges of Privatization

Teaching Areas

  • Master level courses taught at the Department of Management and Economics, University of Aarhus: General and public organization, general management and service management, organizational development and change, organizational consequences of new information technology.
  • Ph.D.-course on Classics in Organization Theory (Teacher and organizer of Annual course since 2005).
  • Teaching activities at the postgraduate executive training programme at the School of Economics and Management, University of Aarhus, and other executive training programmes.
  • Ph.D.- supervision

Teaching Awards

Lecturer of the Year Nomination, School of Economics and Management, University of Aarhus, 1991 and 1992.


Academic Experience

2011- : Professor, Department of Business Adminstartion, School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University.
2008-2011: Professor and Head of Department, Department of Management, Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University.
2006-2008: Full professor in Management and Organization, Department of Management, School of Economics and Management, University of Aarhus.
2005: Declared qualified for a full professorship in Management and Organization by international committee.
2005 (Oct.): Visiting Scholar, SCANCOR, Stanford University
1996-1999: Chairman of the Ph.D.-Committee, Department of Management, School of Economics and Management, University of Aarhus.
1995-1997: Head of Department, Department of Management, University of Aarhus.
1989-1991: Chairman of the Study Council, School of Economics and Management, University of Aarhus.
1984-2005: Associate Professor, Department of Management, University of Aarhus.
1980: Assistant Professor, Department of Management, University of Aarhus.
1979: Postgraduate scholar (Scholarship from Danish Social Science Research Council)
1979: M.Sc. (Economics and Management) from the University of Aarhus.

Board Memberships etc.

  • Member of the Steering Committee, Danish Doctoral Programme in Organization and Management Education (DOME) (The DOME programme is a collaboration between all the major Danish universities and business schools outside Copenhagen) 2003-2008.
  • Member of Board of the School of  Economics and Management, University of Aarhus, 1995-1997.
  • Member of the Study Council, The School of Economics and Management; University of Aarhus, 1982-1991 and 2003-2004.
  • Member of Ph.D.-Committee, School of Economics and Management, University of Aarhus.
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Financial Services    Management
  • Member of the Council of the European Institute of Advanced Studies in Management
  • Member of the Academic Council, The Faculty of the Social Sciences, Aarhus University, 2008.
  • Member of the Academy of Management.

Other Professional Activities

  • Coordinator of the international research project “Market Orientation, Information Technology and Organization in Nordic Banking” (In collaboration with Norwegian School of Management (BI), Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Vasa, Finland, and Umeå School of Business and Economics, Umeå University, Sweden).      
  • Advisor on report on public service to The Ministry of the Interior and Health (“Det er så dejligt ... - En analyse af den offentlige service på landet og i byerne”, PLS-Consult,1999).
  • PhD Thesis Advisor, Department of Management, University of Aarhus
  • International Journal Reviewer (Organization Science and others)
  • Affiliated Scholar of The Centre for Organizational Renewal and Evolution (CORE), Aarhus School of Business, 2007-2008.

Selected Publications

J. Flohr Nielsen & E. Riiskjær, 2013: ”From Patient Surveys to Organizational Change: Rational change processes and institutional forces”. Journal of Change Management, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 179-205.
J. Flohr Nielsen, 2008, Models of Change and the Adoption of Web Technologies: Encapsulating Participation, The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, Vol. 44, No. 2, pp. 263-286.
J.L. Lüneborg & J. Flohr Nielsen, 2003, Customer-focused Technology and Performance in Small and Large Banks, European Management Journal, Vol. 21, No. 2.
J. Flohr Nielsen, V. Høst, J.-E. Jaensson, S. Kock & F. Selnes, 2003, Market Orientation in Nordic banks: Does Nationality Matter? European Journal of Marketing, Vol. 37, No. 11/12.
J. Flohr Nielsen & C.P.Pedersen, 2003, The Consequences and Limits of Empowerment in Financial Services, Scandinavian Journal of Management, Vol. 19, pp. 63-83.
J. Flohr Nielsen, 2002, Internet Technology and Customer Linking in Nordic Banking, in The International Journal of Service Industry Management, Vol. 13, No. 5, 2002..
J. Flohr Nielsen, P.N.D. Bukh, & N.P. Mols, 2000, Barriers to Customer-oriented Management Accounting in Financial Services, International Journal of Service Industry Management, No. 3, Vol. 11.
J. Flohr Nielsen, 1985, Kommunal Organisering - en undersøgelse af bindinger, konflikter og ændringer i kommunale forvaltninger, Forlaget Politica, Århus, 1985.
 

 

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