Institut for Virksomhedsledelse

Anna Le Gerstrøm Rode

B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., Postdoc

Profile photoAnna Le Gerstrøm Rode
Aarhus University
Business and Social Sciences
Department of Management
Fuglesangs Allé 4
8210 Aarhus V

Phone: +45 4140 8889
Fødselsdato: 6. Januar 1983


2010 - 2013
School of Economics and Management, Aarhus School of Business & Social Sciences, Aarhus University
Dissertation: Understanding how members of the financial industry handle local experiences of the global financial crisis
Visiting Scholarships:
Darden School of Business, Virginia University
Scandinavian Consortium of Organizational Research, Stanford University

2007 – 2009
Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus School of Business & Social Sciences, Aarhus University (result: 10,5)
Internship: Strategy, Leadership & Change 
Master Thesis: Organisational culture and corporate strategy (mis)fits 

2004 - 2007
Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus School of Business & Social Sciences, Aarhus University (result: 8,5)
Stay Abroad
University of New South Wales
Bachelor Thesis: International market analysis and strategic entrance


2011-2012 Stanford University, California, USA: research (6 months)
2011-2011 University of Virginia, Virginia, USA: research (½ month)
2006-2006 University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia: study (6 months)
2003-2004 Sydney Glass Island, Sydney, Australia: work (4 months)
1998-1998 Malvina High School, Sydney, Australia: study (2 months)


Project management and project studies


Project management and project studies and qualitative methods


Talent management and the law of jante

Jørgensen, F. & Gerstrøm, A., 2009.

Bridging old rivals: Proposing an integration of organizational institutional theory & organizational culture theory

Gerstrøm, A., 2011.

Organizational interpretations of multiple logics: An exploration into the role of cultural meaning in institutional processes

Gerstrøm, A. & Bjerregaard, T., 2011.

Arbejdsglæde - i en krisetid

Gerstroem, A., 2012, I: Ledelse i Udvikling. 5, s. 10-13

Crisis & (Il)legitimacy: How institutional members respond to stigma due to membership of a problematic institution

Gerstrøm, A., 2012.

Identity & Death: How organizational members relate to their organizational identity during organizational death, conference proceedings

Gerstrøm, A., 2012.

Institutions & Emotions: Exploring members’ emotional respond to institutional (dis)adherence

Gerstrøm, A., 2012.

Il-legitimacy in the eyes of the il-legitimated: How members experience and handle attributions of organizational il-legitimacy

Gerstroem, A., jun. 2013.

Surviving death: How members of a bankrupted bank narrate legacy organizational identities

Gerstroem, A., aug. 2013, I: Academy of Management Proceedings. 2013, 15282.

World Disruption - How Bankers Reconstruct the Financial Crisis: Essays on Interpretation

Gerstroem, A., 23 aug. 2013, Aarhus: Institut for Økonomi, Aarhus Universitet. 323 s. (PhD Theses; Nr. 2013-11).

Meaning in the wrong way: successful leadership and organizational failure

Rode, A. L. G., 2014.

Identity after death: how legacy organizational identity and death form each other

Rode, A. L. G., 2015, I: Management Research Review. 38, 135, s. 89-123 35 s.

Passing through organizational death: How organizational members narrate the fall and rise of their work world

Rode, A. L. G., 2015, I: Danish Journal of Management & Business. 79, 1, s. 9-24 16 s.

Understanding Bankruptcy: How Members of a Bankrupted Bank Construe Organizational Death

Rode, A. L. G. & Isabella, L. A., 2015, I: Illness, Crisis, and Loss. 23, 2, s. 129–174 46 s.

Building Bridges Between Theory and Practice

Rode, A. L. G., 26 sep. 2016, I: ManageMagazine.

A Two-Dimensional Framework for Classifying Project Management Literature

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

Four Approaches to Project Evaluation

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

Project evaluation: one framework - four approaches

Rode, A. L. G. & Svejvig, P., 3 apr. 2018.

Toward a project portfolio management evaluation framework

Hansen, L. K., Rode, A. L. G., Friis Sommer, A. & Svejvig, P., 1 jun. 2019, s. 1. 32 s.

Designing a Project Evaluation Framework

Rode, A. L. G. & Svejvig, P., 2021, (Accepteret/In press).

Diffusion and adoption of the Half Double project management methodology in Denmark

Jensby, A., Svejvig, P. & Rode, A. L. G., 2021, (Accepteret/In press).

Evaluating a new project management methodology: results from a multiple embedded comparative case study

Rode, A. L. G., Jensby, A. & Svejvig, P., 2021, (Accepteret/In press).

Developing a multidimensional conception of project evaluation to improve projects

Rode, A. L. G., Svejvig, P. & Martinsuo, M., 9 feb. 2022, (Accepteret/In press) I: Project Management Journal.

Adoption and Diffusion of a Novel Management Innovation: The Case of a Project Management Methodology

Jensby, A., Rode, A. L. G. & Svejvig, P., 16 mar. 2022, (Accepteret/In press).