Department of Management

Per Svejvig

Associate professor

Profile photoPer Svejvig
Lektor
Institut for Virksomhedsledelse
Postaddresse: 
Bartholins Allé 10
1325, 222
8000
Aarhus C
Danmark
E-mail: psve@mgmt.au.dk
Mobil: 20824493
Telefon: +4587164934

Profile

Associate Professor, Head of Project Management Group, INEIS Section, Department of Management, Aarhus University
PhD in Enterprise Systems, Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University, 2010.
MSc (cand.it. - Informationsteknologi, IT & Organisationer), Aarhus University, 2006.
Certified Senior Project Manager (IPMA level B), 2003.
BSc in Engineering, Engineering College of Aarhus, 1983.
 

Research interests:Project Management and Project StudiesRethinking Project ManagementProject management of complex IS/IT projectsVirtual Project ManagementInstitutional theory and Enterprise Systems (ES) ResearchES implementation and use with technical and organizational aspectsManaging IT-enabled change Outsourcing
Teaching:Project Management (MSc)Change Management (MSc)Information Systems Development (MSc)Master courses in IT (part-time students)Supervisor for Master projects (full-time and part-time students)
Practical Experience:Managing director and partner, the project management consultancy company, ProConsulting A/S, 1996-2007.Method group manager, project manager and senior consultant, LEGO System A/S, 1992-1997.Senior project manager, Digital A/S, 1986-1992.R&D manager, development engineer, project engineer, Pasilac Electronics A/S, 1983-1986

Publications

Åh nej nu ikke igen! Om produktivitetsnedgang ved store forandringsprojekter

Svejvig, P. 21 Aug 2017

Ambidextrous IT Governance

Andersen, P., Svejvig, P. & Tordrup Heeager, L. Aug 2017 Information Systems Research Seminar in Scandinavia (IRIS40). Halden, Norway, 12 p. 14

Project Half Double: Addendum: Current Results for Phase 1, January 2017

Svejvig, P., Gerstrøm, A. & Frederiksen, S. H. 31 Jan 2017 Industriens Fond, Aarhus Universitet, Danmarks Tekniske Universitet, Implement Consulting Group. 42 p.

A Two-Dimensional Framework for Classifying Project Management Literature

Rode, A. L. G., Tordrup Heeager, L., Andersen, P. & Svejvig, P. 2017

Accelerating time to benefit: Deconstructing innovative organizational practices in five projects

Svejvig, P., Geraldi, J. & Grex, S. 2017

Four Approaches to Project Evaluation

Laursen, M., Svejvig, P. & Rode, A. L. G. 2017 25 p.

Projektejer kom nu på banen!

Svejvig, P. 2017 In : Projektledelse. 21, 2, p. 36-37 2 p.

Successful Enterprise System Re-Implementation: A Multi-Sourcing Case Study

Svejvig, P. 2017 Global Sourcing of Services: Strategies, Issues and Challenges. Palvia, S. & Palvia, P. (eds.). World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd, p. 479-519 21 p.

The Collaborative Project Owner in Theory and Practice: Examples from Project Half Double

Frederiksen, S. H. & Svejvig, P. 2017 8 p.

Project Half Double: Preliminary Results for Phase 1, June 2016

Svejvig, P., Ehlers, M., Adland, K. T., Grex, S., Frederiksen, S. H., Borch, M. M., Boston, N. E., Erichsen, D. B., Gyldahl, C., Ludwig, C. B. & Pedersen, S. E. Jun 2016 Industriens Fond, Aarhus Universitet, Danmarks Tekniske Universitet, Implement Consulting Group. 77 p.

Forskningskonference: et unikt forum for vidensdeling mellem teori og praksis

Svejvig, P. & Pries-Heje, J. 2016 In : Projektledelse. 20, 02, p. 8-9 2 p.

How Agile Methods Conquers General Project Management - The Project Half Double Initiative

Tordrup Heeager, L., Svejvig, P. & Schlichter, B. R. 2016 (Accepted/In press) Proceedings / Information Systems Research In Scandinavia (IRIS).

How Agile Methods Inspire Project Management - The Half Double Initiative

Heeager, L. T., Svejvig, P. & Schlichter, B. R. 2016 13 p.

How has Agile Methods Inspired an Industrywide Project Management Initiative?

Tordrup Heeager, L., Svejvig, P. & Schlichter, B. R. 2016 In : IRIS Selected Papers of the Information Systems Research Seminar in Scandinavia. 7

Project Management for Achieving Change

Pries-Heje, J. (ed.) & Svejvig, P. (ed.) 2016 Samfundslitteratur. 180 p.

Projektledelse og implementering af komplekse forandringer: en casebaseret tilgang

Nielsen, A-D. F. & Svejvig, P. 2016 Akademisk Forlag. 234 p.

Taking stock of project value creation: A structured literature review with future directions for research and practice

Laursen, M. & Svejvig, P. 2016 In : International Journal of Project Management. 34, 4, p. 736-747

The Danish agenda for rethinking project management

Svejvig, P. & Grex, S. 2016 In : International Journal of Managing Projects in Business. 9, 4, p. 822-844 23 p.

The Role of Institutional Logics in Shaping Architecture Governance: A Case Study

Andersen, P., Svejvig, P. & Carugati, A. 2016 Proceedings of the 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Academy of Management, Vol. 2016, 18081

The challenges of evaluating and comparing projects: An empirical study of designing a comparison framework

Svejvig, P. & Hedegaard, F. 2016 Project Management for Achieving Change . Pries-Heje, J. & Svejvig, P. (eds.). Roskilde Universitetsforlag, p. 107-129 23 p.

Customer Value Innovation, Information Technology and Structural Insularities: An intoxicating or propelling cocktail in the food ingredient industry?

Preetzmann, T. & Svejvig, P. Aug 2015

An Action Research Study of a Healthcare Enterprise information System at the Faroe Islands: Towards a problem-solving method for IT public value

Schlichter, B. R., Svejvig, P. & Andersen, P. E. R. 2015 Enterprise Systems: Strategic, Organizational, and Technological Dimensions. Springer, p. 111-118

Et kig under kølerhjelmen på forskningsgruppens arbejde

Svejvig, P. 2015 In : Projektledelse. 19, 2, p. 26 1 p.

Forskerkonference - en nyskabelse på Symposiet Projektledelse 2015

Svejvig, P. & Pries-Heje, J. 2015 In : Projektledelse. 19, 2, p. 10-11 2 p.

Fremtidige tendenser inden for projektledelse

Svejvig, P. 2015 In : Projektledelse. 19, 4, p. 23-24 2 p.

Gevinstrealisering: Skab mere værdi i dine projekter

Rytter, R., Lind, J. K. & Svejvig, P. 2015 København: Akademisk Forlag. 168 p.

Innovationsnetværk for nye tilgange til ledelse af projekter

Svejvig, P. 2015 In : Projektledelse. 19, 1, p. 29 1 p.

International forskningskonference om projektledelse, IRNOP 22-24. juni 2015 i London

Svejvig, P. 2015 In : Projektledelse. 19, 3, p. 22-23 2 p.

Metaphors in Projects - An Overlooked X-factor

Svejvig, P. 2015 Project Management - Theory Meets Practice. Samfundslitteratur, p. 87-100

Project Management - Theory meets Practice

Pries.Heje, J. (ed.) & Svejvig, P. (ed.) 2015 Samfundslitteratur.

Public Value Creation Enabled by Healthcare IS Projects – a resource-based-view

Schlichter, B. R., Svejvig, P. & Laursen, M. 2015 21 p.

Rethinking project management: A structured literature review with a critical look at the brave new world

Svejvig, P. & Andersen, P. 2015 In : International Journal of Project Management. 33, 2, p. 278-290

Institutionalization of Social Media in Large Danish Firms: An Industry Level Longitudinal Study

Haahr, L. & Svejvig, P. 2014 Proceedings of the 37th Information Systems Research Seminar in Scandinavia (IRIS 37). Ghazawneh, A., Nørbjerg, J. & Pries-Heje, J. (eds.). 17 p.

Leading by Metaphors –A Case Study of a Mega IT Project in a Danish Bank

Svejvig, P. & Fladkjær Nielsen, A-D. 2014 In : Journal of Organizational Knowledge Communication . 1, 1, p. 31-47

Taking Stock of Project Value Creation: A Structured Literature Review

Laursen, M. & Svejvig, P. 2014 Proceedings of the 37th Information Systems Research Seminar in Scandinavia (IRIS 37). Ghazawneh, A., Nørbjerg, J. & Pries-Heje, J. (eds.). 15 p.

The diffusion and adoption of a cloud-based enterprise system in Danish municipalities

Fogh Frisenvang, J., Ejerskov Pedersen, C. & Svejvig, P. 2014 Business Technologies in Contemporary Organizations: Adoption, Assimilation, and Institutionalization. Haider, A. (ed.). IGI global, p. 194-209 15 p.

Value Creation from Public Healthcare IS: An Action Research Study in the Faroe Islands

Schlichter, B. R., Svejvig, P. & Andersen, P. E. R. 2014 Creating Value for All Through IT: IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology. Bergvall-Kåreborn, B. & Nielsen, P. A. (eds.). 1 ed. Springer-VS, Vol. 429, p. 1-15 16 p.

Measures for Project Compliance with Enterprise Architecture: A pilot Study

Andersen, P., Carugati, A. & Svejvig, P. 14 Dec 2013 5 p.

At rejse er at lære: Fra tekniker til forandringskompetent projektleder

Svejvig, P. 2013 In : Projektledelse. 17, 4, p. 26-27

Cultural challenges and essential factors in the implementation of IS in a non-profit organisation in a developing country: An action research study

Kastrup Nielsen, S. & Svejvig, P. 2013 In : International Journal of Services Technology and Management. 19, 1/2/3, p. 1-18

Diffusion of a Cloud-based SAP Enterprise System to Danish Municipalities

Fogh Frisenvang, J., Ejerskov Pedersen, C., Svejvig, P. & Møller, C. 2013 5 p.

Hype or Reality: Will Enterprise Systems as a Service Become an Organizing Vision for Enterprise Cloud Computing in Denmark?

Svejvig, P., Storgaard, T. & Møller, C. 2013 In : Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing. 139, p. 190–197

Making sense of enterprise systems in institutions: a case study of the re-implementation of an accounting system

Svejvig, P. & Jensen, T. B. 2013 In : Scandinavian Journal of Information Systems. 25, 1, p. 3-36

Rethinking Project Management, old wines in new bottles or new insights?: A structured literature review

Andersen, P. & Svejvig, P. 2013 INROP 2013 Proceedings. 11th ed. Oslo: BI. Norwegian Business School

Using institutional theory in enterprise systems research: Developing a conceptual model from a literature review

Svejvig, P. 2013 In : International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems. 9, 1, 30 p.

A Workshop about the Future of Enterprise Information Systems

Svejvig, P. & Møller, C. 2012 In : Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing. 105, Part 1, p. 45-57 13 p.

A design perspective on aligning process-centric and technology-centric approaches

Siurdyban, A. H., Svejvig, P. & Møller, C. 2012 In : International Journal of Business Information Systems. 11, 2, p. 215 - 234

Current trends and future directions

Harboe, P. G., Madsen, S. & Svejvig, P. 2012 Project Management Multiplicity: Current trends. Pries-Heje, J. (ed.). Samfundslitteratur, p. 209-220

Enterprise Systems Outsourcing “Behind the Curtain”: A Case Study Showing How Rational and Institutional Explanations Coexist and Complement Each Other

Svejvig, P. & Pries-Heje, J. 2012 Competition, Strategy, and Modern Enterprise Information Systems. Tavana, M. (ed.). IGI global, p. 1-18 18 p.

From business IT value to public IT value: An action research study of healthcare in the Faroe Islands

Svejvig, P., Schlichter, B. R. & Andersen, P. E. R. 2012

Interventions during the problem -solving cycle: An action research study of emergent benefit realization from healtcare enterprise information systems in the Faroe Islands

Schlichter, B. R., Svejvig, P. & Andersen, P. E. R. 2012

Når vi går i drift: Implementering af store forretningssystemer til CRM og ERP

Svejvig, P. 2012 In : Projektledelse. 16, 1, p. 27-29

Rethinking Project Management in Denmark

Svejvig, P. 2012 Project Management Multiplicity: Current trends. Pries-Heje, J. (ed.). Frederiksberg: Samfundslitteratur, p. 39-58

Sådan styrer du 126 samtidige projekter!

Fladkjær Nielsen, A-D. & Svejvig, P. 2012 In : Projektledelse. 16, 3, p. 24-27

Virtual projects: Building the bridge between best practices and practiced practices

Svejvig, P. & Commisso, T. H. 2012 In : Proceedings / European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS). Paper 73

A successful enterprise system re-implementation against all odds – A multisourcing case study

Svejvig, P. 2011 In : Journal of Information Technology Case and Application Research. 13, 4, p. Article 1 30 p.

Challenges in the Multi-cultural and Lingual Classroom: How to Navigate as the Lecturer?

Korsgaard, S., Linneberg, M. S., Svejvig, P. & Terkilsen, L. K. 2011 9 p.

Enterprise Systems Outsourcing “Behind the Curtain”: A case study showing how rational and institutional explanations co-exist and complement each other

Svejvig, P. & Pries-Heje, J. 2011 In : International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems. 7, 1, p. 1-17 17 p.

Institutional logics driving enterprise systems tailoring strategies – a comparative case study of two telecom companies

Svejvig, P. & Carugati, A. 2011 25 p.

Setting the stage for benefit realization of healthcare IS: The voice of health professionals

Svejvig, P. & Andersen, P. E. R. 2011

Technology or Process First?: A Call for Mediation Between ESM and BPM Approaches in Organizations

Siurdyban, A. H., Svejvig, P. & Møller, C. 2011 15 p.

Enterprise Systems and Institutions - Theorizing about Enterprise Systems in Organizations Using Institutional Theory - A Case Study Approach

Svejvig, P. Jun 2010 299 p.

Enterprise Systems are Hard to Die: On the Complexities of Decomissioning Enterprise Systems

Svejvig, P. & Carugati, A. 2010

Four EIS Perspectives: A literature review

Svejvig, P. & Pries-Heje, J. 2010

On the deinstitutionalization and institutionalization practices of enterprise systems re-implementation

Svejvig, P. & Carugati, A. 2010

The Dilemma of High Level Planning in Distributed Agile Software Projects: An Action Research Study in a Danish Bank

Svejvig, P. & Fladkjær Nielsen, A-D. 2010 Agility Across Time and Space. Šmite, D., Moe, N. B. & Ågerfalk, P. J. (eds.). Berlin: Springer, p. 171-182

Two Contrasting Perspectives of Enterprise Systems: Towards Reconciliation

Svejvig, P. 2010 In : Proceedings of the 33rd IRIS Seminar. 16 p.

What Can We Learn from a Well-Adapted Enterprise System? A Case Study Approach

Svejvig, P. & Jensen, T. B. 2010 41 p.

Enterprise Information Systems Outsourcing: A look behind the curtain

Svejvig, P. & Pries.Heje, J. 2009 In : SEFBIS Journal - Professional Journal of the Scientific and Educational Forum on Business Information Systems. 4

Enterprise System Adaptation: a Combination of Institutional Structures and Sensemaking Processes

Svejvig, P. & Jensen, T. B. 2009 Proceedings of the Fifteenth Americas Conference on Information Systems.

Literature Review of Enterprise Systems Research Using Institutional Theory: Towards a Conceptual Model

Svejvig, P. 2009 Aarhus: Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University, Department of Management, 46 p.

Practices for Deinstitutionalization of an Enterprise System: A Case Study

Svejvig, P. & Carugati, A. 2009 Proceedings of Organizations and Society in Information Systems (OASIS) 2009 Workshop. Gal, U. (ed.). Sprouts Alliance, p. 11-13

Using institutional theory with sensemaking theory: a case study of information system implementation in healthcare

Jensen, T. B., Kjærgaard, A. & Svejvig, P. 2009 In : Journal of Information Technology. 24, p. 343-353

IS Outsourcing "Behind the Curtain" - Beyond Rational to Institutional Explanations

Svejvig, P. & Pries-Heje, J. 2008

The maiden voyage of enterprise systems and micro foundational institutionalism

Svejvig, P. 2008

Two Perspectives on Information System Adaptation: Using Institutional Theory with Sensemaking

Jensen, T. B., Kjærgaard, A. & Svejvig, P. 2008 Aarhus: Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University, Department of Business Studies, 38 p.

Projects

Virtual Project Management

Svejvig, P.

03/08/200930/06/2011

Rethinking Project Management in Denmark

Svejvig, P.

03/10/201101/01/2016

Project Half Double (Industriens Fond)

Svejvig, P.

01/06/201530/06/2018

Jyske Bank NOVA project, Collaborative Practice Research

Svejvig, P.

01/09/201031/12/2013

InfoSuite: Produkt- og ydelsesoptimering via øget kundeforståelse og værdifokuseret formidling (Genvej til ny viden)

Svejvig, P.

02/01/201303/03/2014

Benefit Realization from Healthcare Information System, an action research project

Andersen, P. E. R., Svejvig, P. & Schlichter, B. R.

06/09/201031/12/2013

Activities

1st Danish Project Management Research Conference

Svejvig, P. (Organizer)
21 May 2015

Agile Organisationer

Svejvig, P. (Organizer)
3 Nov 2015

Agile organisationer og projekter

Svejvig, P. (Organizer)
7 Dec 2015

Association for Information Systems (External organisation)

Svejvig, P. (Member)
1 Oct 2007 → …

Danish Project Management Association research group (External organisation)

Svejvig, P. (Member)
2012 → …

European Journal of Information Systems (Journal)

Svejvig, P. (Reviewer)
2011

Forandringsledelse ved implementering af komplekse informationssystemer: - Om planlagt forandrings umulighed, men nødvendighed

Svejvig, P. (Lecturer)
31 Oct 2008

Founding Innovation Network for Rethinking Project Management, Aarhus

Svejvig, P. (Participant)
12 Nov 2014

Information Security Committee (External organisation)

Svejvig, P. (Member)
2012 → …

Information Systems Journal (Journal)

Svejvig, P. (Editor)
1 Jan 2008

Innovation network for rethinking project management (External organisation)

Svejvig, P. (Member)
Nov 2014

Inspiration til satsning på bedre ledelse af projekter

Svejvig, P. (Participant)
21 Sep 2015

Institutional Theory in Enterprise Systems Research

Svejvig, P. (Lecturer)
29 May 2013

International Conference on Information Systems (Journal)

Svejvig, P. (Editor)
1 Jan 2008

International Research Network on Organizing by Projects (IRNOP) 2015

Svejvig, P. (Speaker)
21 Jun 201524 Jun 2015

Journal of Information Technology (Journal)

Svejvig, P. (Reviewer)
20092010

Local Liaison Committee (LSU Danish) (External organisation)

Svejvig, P. (Member)
2012 → …

MIS Quarterly (Journal)

Svejvig, P. (Reviewer)
2012

Metaforer – Den skjulte X-faktor

Svejvig, P. (Lecturer)
25 Jun 2015

Nye tilgange til ledelse af projekter

Svejvig, P. (Invited speaker)
10 Apr 2013

Nye tilgange til ledelse af projekter

Svejvig, P. (Other)
4 May 2013

Organizational processes in research projects in fragile contexts.

Dahl, K. K. B. (Lecturer), Svejvig, P. (Panel member)
22 Nov 2017

Outsourcing and Institutional Theory

Svejvig, P. (Lecturer)
23 Sep 2008

Pragmatism and Design Science Research

Svejvig, P. (Invited speaker)
3 May 2013

Project Half Double - Kick-off

Svejvig, P. (Speaker)
17 Jun 2015

Project Half Double Videndelingsmøde for pilotprojektpartnere

Svejvig, P. (Speaker)
15 Dec 2015

Project Half Double formiddagsmøde fokuser på kundeværdi

Svejvig, P. (Speaker)
4 Sep 2015

Project Management Inspiration Workshop

Svejvig, P. (Organizer)
25 Apr 2013

Project Management Inspiration Workshop

Svejvig, P. (Participant)
25 Apr 2013

Projekt 2.0 Projekt 2.0 workshop: 10 stjerneskud sætter retningen for fremtid

Svejvig, P. (Speaker)
21 Jan 2015

Research workshop about rethinking project management, Aarhus

Svejvig, P. (Organizer)
21 May 2014

Research workshop about rethinking project management, Copenhagen

Svejvig, P. (Organizer)
8 May 2014

Rethinking Project Management in Denmark

Svejvig, P. (Invited speaker)
12 Mar 2013

Rethinking the Management of Projects

Svejvig, P. (Organizer)
26 Jun 2013

Rethinking the Management of Projects

Svejvig, P. (Participant)
26 Jun 2013

Scandinavian Journal of Information Systems (Journal)

Svejvig, P. (Reviewer)
2012

Seminar about megaprojects

Svejvig, P. (Organizer)
26 Mar 2014

Seminar at LEGO

Svejvig, P. (Speaker)
31 Jan 2013

Symposiet Projektledelse 2015

Svejvig, P. (Speaker)
20 May 2015

The Collaborative Project Owner in Theory and Practice. Examples from Project Half Double

Frederiksen, S. H. (Lecturer), Svejvig, P. (Lecturer)
23 May 2017

Videoforedrag ”Nye tilgange til ledelse af projekter”

Svejvig, P. (Other)
8 Oct 2013

Webinar about research methods

Svejvig, P. (Lecturer)
7 Jan 2014

Webinar om undersøgelsesmetoder

Svejvig, P. (Other)
10 Sep 2013

Workshop om nye krav til projektledelse

Svejvig, P. (Participant)
9 Feb 2015