Research presentation

Agneta Sundström

Research presentation

Agneta Sundström

Senior lecturer, reader

Research subject: Business Administration

Agneta Sundström has since 1995 been employed at the University of Gävle, Department of Business Administration and Economics. She earned her PhD in 2009 with the thesis Globalization, CSR and Business Legitimacy in the Local Relationships. Within the Economic Department she is part of the research group Sustainable Markets which is one of three themes in the research area Sustainable Business Relations (HAR). The focus in the theme Sustainable Markets is on how businesses by acting as market-oriented contribute to sustainable development through cooperation. She has extensive experience in supervising students at basic and advanced levels and supervises two PhD students.

CURRENT RESEARCH

Agneta's research is directed towards the study of issues related to national/international business relations (Supply Chain), sustainable identity and value (social, environmental and economic) and innovative market orientation. Agneta is also included in the research group Center for Logistics and Innovative Production, CLIP, with the study of the implementation of CSR/sustainability of global corporate supply chains.

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Scholarly articles, refereed

Sundström, A., Hyder, A. & Chowdhury, E. (2020). Market-oriented CSR implementation in SMEs with sustainable innovations : an action research approach. Baltic Journal of Management, 15 (5), 775-795. 10.1108/BJM-03-2020-0091 [More information]
Sundström, A., Ahmadi, Z. & Mickelsson, K. (2019). Implementing social sustainability for innovative industrial work environments. Sustainability, 11 (12). 10.3390/su11123402 [More information]
Sundström, A. & Ahmadi, Z. (2019). The Mediating Role of CSR on the Market Orientation and Strategic Performance Relationship : A Study of the Public Housing Companies in Sweden. Sustainability, 11 (6). 10.3390/su11061537 [More information]
Hyder, A., Chowdhury, E. & Sundström, A. (2017). Balancing Control and Trust to Manage CSR Compliance in Supply Chains. International Journal of Supply Chain Management, 6 (2), 1-14. External link [More information]
Ahmadi, Z. & Sundström, A. (2017). The market intelligence impact on strategic performance in declining markets. International Journal of Applied Business and Economic Research, 15 (15), 457-473. [More information]
Sundström, A., Sammalisto, K., Hyder, A. & Chowdhury, E. (2016). CSR implementation strategy constraints in emerging market supply chain context : Bangladesh garment industry experiences. International Journal of Applied Business and Economic Research, 14 (13), 9041-9062. [More information]
Sammalisto, K., Sundström, A., von Haartman, R., Holm, T. & Yao, Z. (2016). Learning about sustainability : what influences students’ self-perceived sustainability actions after undergraduate education?. Sustainability, 8 (6). 10.3390/su8060510 [More information]
Sundström, A., Ahmadi, Z. & Hyder, A. (2016). Market and innovation orientation typology : proposition and illustrations. Marketing Intelligence & Planning, 34 (3), 376-393. 10.1108/MIP-04-2015-0081 [More information]
Chowdhury, E., Sundström, A. & Hyder, A. (2016). Supply Chain CSR Image Challenges - A study on Bangladesh Clothing Industry. International Journal of Supply Chain Management, 5 (2), 16-25. External link [More information]
Sammalisto, K., Sundström, A. & Holm, T. (2015). Implementation of sustainability in universities as perceived by faculty and staff : a model from a Swedish university. Journal of Cleaner Production, 106, 45-54. 10.1016/j.jclepro.2014.10.015 [More information]
Steiner, L., Sundström, A. & Sammalisto, K. (2013). An analytical model for university identity and reputation strategy work. Higher Education, 65 (4), 401-415. 10.1007/s10734-012-9552-1 [More information]
Sundström, A. & Hyder, A. (2008). Local management response to corporative restructuring : a case study of a company town. Business and Society Review, 113 (3), 375-402. 10.1111/j.1467-8594.2008.00325.x [More information]

Scholarly articles, non-refereed

Ahmadi, Z. & Sundström, A. (2015). The Role of Market Intelligence in Declining Markets : Public Housing Companies in Sweden. Journal of Nonprofit & Public Sector Marketing. [Submitted] [More information]
Sundström, A. & Hyder, A. (2009). A case of a successful company town : partnership between top management, local government and civil sector institutions. European Journal of International Management. [Submitted] External link [More information]
Sundström, A. (2009). Corporate reassessment of labor, traditional local relationships and CSR's role in legitimizing business. Journal of Business Ethics. [Submitted] [More information]

Doctoral thesis

Sundström, A. (2009). Globalization, CSR and Business Legitimacy in Local Relationships. Diss. (sammanfattning), 2009. Uppsala: Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. 56 p. (Acta Universitatis Agriculturae Sueciae 2009:23) External link [More information]

Book chapters

Sundström, A. (2017). University sustainability identity - the role of identity, image and reputation. A good life for all : Essays on sustainability celebrating 60 years of making life better. Mjölby: Atremi AB. P. 9-20. [More information]
Sammalisto, K. & Sundström, A. (2013). Utmaningar vid implementering av CSR i globala försörjningskedjor. Innovation eller kvartalskapitalism? : Utmaningar för global svensk produktion. Stockholm: Liber. P. 91-108. [More information]
Fregidou-Malama, M. & Sundström, A. (2009). Emerging Corporate Social Responsibility : Consumer Cooperatives in Sweden. Globalization, CSR and business legitimacy in local relationships. Uppsala: SLU Service/Repro. External link [More information]

Conference papers

Hyder, A. & Sundström, A. (2018). Is CSR focused Internationalization Realistic for High-Tech Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs)?. Proceedings of the 32nd International Business Information Management Association Conference, IBIMA 2018 - Vision 2020: Sustainable Economic Development and Application of Innovation Management from Regional expansion to Global Growth: International Business Information Management Association (IBIMA). P. 3868-3872. [More information]
Sundström, A. & Ahmadi, Z. (2018). The Mediating Effects of CSR on Market Orientation Responsiveness in Housing Companies’ Business. XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology : Book of Abstracts. P. 928-928. [More information]
Sundström, A. & Ahmadi, Z. (2018). The mediating role of CSR on the market orientation strategic responsiveness and performance relationship. . [More information]
Sundström, A., Sammalisto, K. & Gyll, J. (2015). Developing social sustainability for innovative industrial work environments. . External link [More information]
Sammalisto, K., Sundström, A., Holm, T. & Yao, Z. (2015). Development of students´ sustainability knowledge, awareness and actions during university education. : <em></em>. [More information]
Ahmadi, Z. & Sundström, A. (2015). The role of market intelligence in declining markets: public housing companies in Sweden. . [More information]
Hyder, A., Chowdhury, E. & Sundström, A. (2013). CSR &amp; Networking in Supply Chain. Multidisciplinary Academic Research 2013. Prague: MAC Prague consulting. External link [More information]
Sundström, A., Hyder, A. & Chowdhury, E. (2013). CSR implementation challenges in global supply chain : experiences from Bangladesh garments industry. The Second International Conference on Production and Supply Chain Management 2013. External link [More information]
Chowdhury, E., Sundström, A. & Hyder, A. (2013). Improving the CSR image : a study on suppliers of Bangladesh garments industry. Multidisciplinary Academic Research 2013. Prague: MAC Prague consulting. P. 1-8. External link [More information]
Sundström, A., Ahmadi, Z. & Hyder, A. (2013). Market and Innovation Orientation : A Typology of Public Housing Companies in Sweden. World Academy Of Science, Engineering And Technology Issue 0076 April 2013. P. 4-12. External link [More information]
Sammalisto, K., Sundström, A. & Holm, T. (2013). Perceptions of sustainability among faculty and staff in a Swedish University. . [More information]
Steiner, L., Sundström, A. & Sammalisto, K. (2011). A Model for University Identity and Reputation Strategy Work. . P. 22-. External link [More information]
Fregidou-Malama, M. & Sundström, A. (2010). Emerging Corporate Social Responsibility : Regional Cooperatives in Sweden. . [More information]
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