Lars Bengtsson



Telephone: +46-(0)26-64 88 02

Research areas

My research field concerns production strategies, innovation management and work organisation in industrial companies.

Current research projects:

  • Design of global supply chains in Swedish firms, Dogs
  • Logistics and Innovative production, CLIP
  • Knowledge Integration and Innovation in Transnational Enterprise, KITE
  • Certification of user oriented computer systems, Users Award
  • Continuous Innovation Survey, CINet
  • International Purchasing Survey, IPS.
  • European manufacturing survey, EMS
  • Open innovation survey, OIS

Recent publications

von Haartman, R. & Bengtsson, L. (2018). Sustainable global purchasing : assessing the relative impact of sustainability goals and programmes. International Journal of Business Performance Management, 19 (2), 169-188. [In press] [More information]
Söderberg, L., Bengtsson, L. & Kaulio, M. (2017). A model for outsourcing and governing of maintenance within the process industry. Operations Management Research, 10 (1), 20-32. 10.1007/s12063-016-0121-0 [More information]
Kaltenbrunner, M., Bengtsson, L., Mathiassen, S. & Engström, M. (2017). A questionnaire measuring staff perceptions of Lean adoption in healthcare : development and psychometric testing. BMC Health Services Research, 17 (1). 10.1186/s12913-017-2163-x [More information]
Carlsson, I. & Bengtsson, L. (2017). Developing system supplier capability by integrating knowledge with customers. International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management. [Accepted] [More information]
Agostini, L., Bengtsson, L., Lazzarotti, V., Manzini, R., Nosella, A., Pellegrini, L. & Stefan, I. (2017). Combining an external with an internal perspective on open innovation with scientific partners and patenting. 18th International CINet Conference : Digitalization and innovation: designing the organization of the future. [More information]
Published by: Camilla Haglund Page responsible: Lars Bengtsson Updated: 2016-11-18
Högskolan i Gävle
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