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Kristina Risom Jespersen

PhD, Associate Professor

Kristina Risom Jespersen


Associate Professor
PhD, Aarhus University, 2005

Business Ambassador
Department of Economics and Business Economics

Member of Section: Econometrics and Business Analytics
Research Secretary: Solveig Nygaard Sørensen

Teaching Interests

  • Innovation Management, Performance, and Economics
  • Business Research Methods
  • Digital Business Model Development

Research Interests

  • Knowledge production competences
  • Open innovation
  • Digital innovation strategies
  • Human resources and competences for innovative performance
  • Design decisions for innovaiton systems

Selected Publications

  • Jespersen K. R. (2018). Crowdsourcing design decisions for optimal integration into the company innovation system.Decision Support Systems. Vol. 115 (November), pp. 52-63. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dss.2018.09.005
  • Jespersen K. R., Rigamonti D, Jensen, M.B., and Bysted R. (2018). Analysis of SMEs partner proximity preferences for process innovation. Small Business Economics Journal. Vol. 51(4), pp. 879-904. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11187-017-9969-0
  • Bysted, R. & Jespersen, K. R.(2014). Exploring Managerial Mechanisms that Influence innovative Work Behavior: Comparing Private and Public Employees. Public  Management Review. Vol. 15 (June), pp. 1-25.

  • K.R. Jespersen, (2012), Stage-to-stage Information Dependency in the NPD process: Effective Learning or a Potential Entrapment of NPD gates? Journal of Product Innovation Management. Vol. 29(2), pp. 257-274.

  • K.R. Jespersen, (2010), 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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