Department of Economics and Business Economics

Kristina Risom Jespersen

Associate professor

Kristina Risom Jespersen


Associate Professor
Member of the Accounting and Managerial Economics Section

Education: Cand.merc. TQM, 1999
Assistant Professor, 2005, PhD, 2004
Position: Associate Professor, 2008
Research Secretaries: Ingrid Lautrup and Betina Sørensen

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Member of the Accounting and Managerial Economics Section

Kristina Risom Jespersen is an Associate Professor as of 1 April 2008. She received her PhD from The Aarhus School of Business in 2004. Her current research projects are on the role of information processing in new product development strategy and technology bound user-driven innovation. Kristina Risom Jespersen is an editorial board member of Int. Journ. and Information & Decision Sciences, Int. Journ. of Infomation Systems in the Service Sector

Teaching Interests

  • Innovation Management
  • Business Research Methods
  • Strategy
  • Resources and Competences

Research Interests

  • Knowledge Management and Innovation
  • User-driven New Product Development
  • Decision-making-innovation Management
  • ICT - User Involvement in Product Development

Selected Publications

  • 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 (forthcoming).
  • 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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