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Katarina Arbin


Katarina Arbin


Forskningsämne: Företagsekonomi

Assistant Professor at the Department of Business and Economic Studies with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) focused in Purchasing and Information Systems from Stockholm School of Economics. Conducts research from a business perspective mainly within the field of sustainability, supply chain management/value chain management and digitalization. Examples on current projects: The role and perception of purchasing in achieving increased circularity, and Safety along the construction industry supply chain – digitalization and knowledge sharing.

Previous research projects include projects on governance of sustainability in organizations, sustainable supply chains and circular economy business models.

Teaching courses on Bachelor and Master level such as Leadership and Gender, Leadership and Organization, Brand Management, Services Marketing, Market Theories and Sustainability Management.

From working several years outside academia, skilled in Corporate Social Responsibility, Supply Chain, Market Research, Management, Business Intelligence, and Business Development.

Co-author of the Swedish version of “Purchasing and Supply Chain Management” together with the legendary Dutch purchasing Professor Arjan van Weele.



  • Publikationer


Vetenskapliga artiklar, refereegranskade

Borglund, T., Frostenson, M., Helin, S. & Arbin, K. (2023). The professional logic of sustainability managers : Finding underlying dynamics. Journal of Business Ethics, 182, 59-76. 10.1007/s10551-021-05000-1 [Mer information]
Frostenson, M., Helin, S. & Arbin, K. (2022). Organizational sustainability identity: Constructing oneself as sustainable. Scandinavian Journal of Management, 38 (3). 10.1016/j.scaman.2022.101229 [Mer information]
Arbin, K., Frostenson, M., Helin, S. & Borglund, T. (2021). Explaining workers’ resistance against a health and safety programme : An understanding based on hierarchical and social accountability. Safety Science, 136. 10.1016/j.ssci.2020.105131 [Mer information]
Arbin, K. (2008). The road towards successful e-ordering implementation : Success factors and barriers. International Journal of procurement management, 1 (4), 415-429. 10.1504/IJPM.2008.018429 [Mer information]
Arbin, K. (2008). The structure of determinants of individual adoption and use of e-ordering systems. Human Systems Management, 27 (2), 143-159. 10.3233/HSM-2008-0676 [Mer information]
Arbin, K. & Essler, U. (2005). Covisint in Europe : Analysing the B2B auto e-marketplace. International Journal of Automotive Technology and Management, 5 (1), 31-45. 10.1504/IJATM.2005.006878 [Mer information]
Arbin, K. (2003). E-procurement maturity in industry. International Journal of Electronic Business, 1 (4), 396-407. 10.1504/IJEB.2003.004112 [Mer information]


van Weele, A. & Arbin, K. (2019). Inköp och supply chain management : Analys, strategi, planering och praktik. Lund: Studentlitteratur AB. 443 s. [Mer information]
Arbin, K. (2013). The fight for brainpower : Employer branding trends and case studies. Stockholm: Universum Communications Sweden. [Mer information]


Arbin, K. (2009). Individual information system acceptance behaviour : An electronic ordering system case. Diss. (sammanfattning), 2009. Stockholm: Economic Research Institute, Stockholm School of Economics (EFI). 204 s. Länk [Mer information]

Kapitel i böcker

Arbin, K. & Julander, C. (2007). Is RFID the solution to inventory problems in the retail supply chain?. Beyond Mobility. Lund: Studentlitteratur AB. [Mer information]
Arbin, K. & Andersson, P. (2005). Mobile solutions in logistics : Effects on activities in a hospital environment. Managing customer relationships on the Internet. Elsevier. S. 33-54. [Mer information]


Andersson, P., Arbin, K. & Rosenqvist, C. (2023). Artificial intelligence in public procurement: Perceived challenges, applications and value creation in early phases of AI adoption. . [Mer information]
Arbin, K. (2022). Circular purchasing in the construction industry: Drivers and barriers from the purchaser perspective. . [Mer information]
Arbin, K., Kask, J. & Prenkert, F. (2018). Is there a hierarchy among activities, resources, and actors in business networks? : Exploring the relationship between the components of the ARA-model. . [Mer information]
Arbin, K., Kask, J. & Prenkert, F. (2018). The creation of business deals for a sustainable supply chain : The case of rail transportation. . [Mer information]
Publicerad av: Camilla Haglund Sidansvarig: Annika Elm Sidan uppdaterades: 2022-02-18
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