Department of Management

Elmer Fly Steensen

Teaching Associate Professor

Profile photoElmer Fly Steensen
Teaching Associate Professor
Department of Management
Postal address:
Fuglesangs Allé 4
2628, 301
8210 Aarhus V

Mobile: +4551704622
Phone: +4587165012



Academic experience

Teaching associate professor
PhD, Aarhus School of Business, 2007
MSc (Econ)

Research areas

The area of research is strategy processes in private business companies. The research is empirically based and takes a situational approach to companies' applications of process-related models. The purpose is to identify contingencies that determine or influence the performance of distinctive strategy-process models.

Employment record

Elmer has 10 years of experience in private business companies.
Elmer has been working with marketing analysis as a project manager for three years, as an organizational consultant for four years and as a marketing manager for three years.
Among other areas of experience are strategic planning, strategic analysis and management consulting.

Teaching areas

Courses at bachelor, master and diploma levels in the following areas
Competitive strategy
Strategic management
Strategic planning
Market strategy

Academic awards

JyllandsPosten 2016: 'Årets Bedste Erhvervsbog'  (Best Business Book of the Year) (Lægaard, J. and E. F. Steensen (2016). Strategi med succes. Denmark, Jurist- og Økonomforbundets Forlag.)
Best teaching award, Aarhus School of Business, 1999

Selected Publications

Five types of organizational strategy

Steensen, E. F., 2014, In: Scandinavian Journal of Management. 30, 3, p. 266-281 16 p.

Quality performance excellence: Management, organization and strategy

Steensen, E., 2010, In: Total Quality Management & Business Excellence (Print Edition). 21, 10, p. 1057-1057 1 p.

Fem typer strategi i organisationer

Steensen, E. F., 2009, In: Ledelse og Erhvervsoekonomi. 74, 2, p. 9-25 17 p.

Forces in strategy formation

Steensen, E. F. & Sanchez, R., 2008, Research in Competence-Based Management. Sanchez, R. (ed.). Emerald Group Publishing, Vol. 4. p. 131-172 42 p. (Research in Competence-Based Management).

Virksomheders strategiprocesser og præstationer: Top-down styring skader effektiviteten

Steensen, E. F., 2008, In: Ledelse og Erhvervsoekonomi. 72, 1, p. 5-15 11 p.

Analyzing organizational approaches to strategy processes

Steensen, E. F., 2007, Aarhus: Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University, Department of Marketing and Statistics. 229 p. (PhD Thesis; No. 2007:2).

Market structure, market strategy and customer satisfaction

Eskildsen, J. K., Kristensen, K. & Steensen, E. F., 2007, Ikke angivet. University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-En-Yvelines, p. 163-184 22 p.