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About Ulf Andersson

Ulf Andersson (PhD, Uppsala University) is Professor at Mälardalen University, Västerås, Sweden and Adjunct Professor at BI Norwegian Business School, Oslo, Norway. He has extensive international experience from research, teaching, and academic community service. Ulf has held professorial positions at Uppsala University and Copenhagen Business School and visiting positions at, among others, Leeds University Business School (UKJ), Bocconi (Italy) and KU Leuven (Belgium).

Ulf is Senior Editor of Journal of World Business (2017 –) and formerly an Area Editor of Journal of International Business Studies (2011 – 2016). He is a member of the editorial boards of, among others, International Business Review, Global Strategy Journal, Journal of International Business Studies & Transnational Corporations Journal.

Ulf has researched the HQ – Subsidiary relation with a particular focus on subsidiary embeddedness in external networks, subsidiary influence, knowledge governance, and subsidiary strategy and evolution. His research is published in books and journals including Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Management Journal, California management Review, Journal of World Business, Global Strategy Journal, Organization Studies, and International Business Review. In 2010 he published the book (w/U. Holm) Managing the Contemporary Multinational: The Role of Headquarters.

Ulf has served in various roles in AIB (particularly the chapters WE and UK&I), EIBA, and SMS. He is a founding member of the Nord-IB PhD school. He was elected Fellow of AIB in 2016 and Fellow of EIBA 2021.