Joakim Netz

Assistant Professor Work Organisation

Joakim is Assistant Professor at Jönköping University, School of Engineering. His research interests concern strategic renewal processes and the challenges they imply for managers in high-tech corporate contexts as well as public organizations. He builds theory by using qualitative research designs, including ethography, case studies, and collaborative research, and mixed methods. 

His research has been published in journals such as Long Range Planning, Creativity and Innovation Management Journal, and the Journal of the Royal Swedish Academy of War Sciences, as well as in book chapters and numerous applied research reports, and research results are regularly presented at leading international conferences. Joakim has been awarded several best paper awards (EURAM 2011; EGOS 2018; SMS 2019) and oustanding reviewer awards (AoM 2016, 2017, 2018; SMS 2019). His dissertation was awarded the IMIT-prize in Sweden (2013) and he was granted postdoctoral research by the American-Scandinavian Foundation and Handelsbanken Hedelius Foundation. 

During postdoctoral studies 2013-2018, he was a Visiting Scholar in Stern School of Business at New York University, a Visiting Assistant Professor in Stockholm Business School at Stockholm University, and Senior Researcher at FOI, the Swedish Defense Reserach Institute. 

Joakim holds a PhD in industrial engineering and organization and master's degrees in business administration (MBA) and applied psychology (MSc), and certified by EFDM (Brussels) in research leadership. His experience prior academia includes management consulting for companies such as Volvo and IKEA as well as the Swedish government and municipalities, and a career as a military officer (captain) including three years abroad in venturing intelligence services. Recent contribution to practice includes advisory to the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency in formulating the research policy 2019-2023, as well as moderating strategic innovation workshops intended to facilitate renewal of the rescue service sector.  

Current teaching responsibility:

TPJG Project Management and Methods, 7.5 credits

TLFS Leadership and Change Management, 15 credits

Current research responsibility:

Leadership and Entrepreneurship in Småland (LEIS), 2020-2023 (JTH Project Manager), a joint project with Linneuas University, financed by the European Regional Development Fund, Region Kronberg, Region Kalmar, and the Kamprad Foundation.

Fast Capability Development for Resilient Civil Defense: The Role of Business Firms' Capacities During the Coronacrisis, 2020-2021 (Project Manager), in collaboration with Stockholm School of Economics, financed by the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency.    

Visiting Researcher at the Department of Innovation and R&D Management, Chalmers University of Technology, 2020-current. Co-research with Prof. Börjesson, focusing on the intersection between innovations of executive work and organizational forms. 

 

Article

Netz, J. (2019). Värdekonstellationer: En tillväxtmodell för innovativt och starkt totalförsvar Kungl Krigsvetenskapsakademiens Handlingar och Tidskrift, 70-74.
Axelson, M., Netz, J., Sandström, C. (2017). Collective action problems in public sector innovation: A business model perspective Creativity and Innovation Management, 26(4), 370-378.

Book chapter

Lundberg, A., Netz, J. (2015). Empty pockets: Time to change the game. In: Carolina Sandö, John Rydqvist & Richard Langlais (Ed.), Strategic Outlook 6 (pp. 53 -58). Stockholm: FOI Totalförsvarets forskningsinstitut
Netz, J., Iveroth, E. (2011). Strategic renewal overlap: Do practices matter?. In: J. Netz, M. Ek Lopes, E. Brundin, M. Nordqvist & L. Melin (Ed.), In Search of Practice. JIBS Research Report Series No. 2011-1. (pp. 99 -126). Jönköping: Jönköping University Press
Netz, J., Iveroth, E. (2011). A value constellation perspective on strategic renewal. In: E. Segelod, K. Berglund, E. Bjurström, E. Dahlquist, L. Hallén, K. Isaksson & U. Johanson (Ed.), Studies in Industrial Renewal: Coping with changing contexts (pp. 31 -46). Eskilstuna: Mälardalen University

Collections

Conference paper

Netz, J., Reinmoeller, P. (2020). When Reconfiguring Core Capabilities, Attend to Sociotechnical Resource Logics: Learning from the Failure of Technology Incumbents. 40th SMS Annual Conference, October 24-27, London, UK (Virtual).
Netz, J., Öhlin, S., Löwstedt, J. (2020). Paradoxical Learning: A Process Study of Firefighting Innovations. 80th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 7-11 August, 2020, Vancouver, Canada.
Netz, J., Reinmoeller, P. (2020). Reinventing Dominance: Temporal Work in Processes of an Incumbent’s Self-Disruption. 80th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 7-11 August, 2020, Vancouver, Canada.
Netz, J., Schriber, S. (2019). A Critical Approach to Managerial Prescriptions in Strategy Scholarship. SMS 39th Annual Conference, October 19-22, 2019, Minneapolis, USA.
Netz, J. (2019). Becoming a Different Defense Agency: Dynamic Capabilities as a Planning Process. SMS 39th Annual Conference, October 19-22, 2019, Minneapolis, USA.
Netz, J. (2019). Corporate Spearhead Development as a Source of Transformative Capabilities: Evidence from Saab Group. 79th Annual Meeting of Academy of Management, 9-13 August 2019, Boston, MA, USA.
Netz, J., Reinmoeller, P. (2019). Reframing Capability Reconfigurations: The Failure of Technology Incumbents Revisited. 79th Annual Meeting of Academy of Management, 9-13 August 2019, Boston, MA, USA.
Netz, J. (2019). Incumbents Self-disruption: Temporal Shaping in Continued Market Leadership. 35th EGOS Colloquium, July 4-6, 2019, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
Öhlin, S., Netz, J., Löwstedt, J. (2019). Committing in the Entrepreneurial Process: A Field Study of Inventions for Saving Lives. 11th International Process Symposium Organising in the Digital Age: Understanding the Dynamics of Work, Innovation, and Collective Action, 19-22 June 2019, Chania, Crete.
Netz, J. (2019). Dynamic Planning for Reorienting the Organization: Intention, Tension, and Interaction. 11th International Process Symposium Organising in the Digital Age: Understanding the Dynamics of Work, Innovation, and Collective Action, 19-22 June 2019, Chania, Crete.
Netz, J., Reinmoeller, P. (2018). From Core Rigidities to Core Paradoxes: A Meta-Configuration Perspective on Technology Incumbents Renewal. SMS Special Conference, December 15-18, 2018, Hyderabad, India.
Netz, J. (2018). Enacting Value Systems: Exploring Strategy as Process in Societal Adversity. 38th SMS Annual Conference, September 22-25, 2018, Paris, France.
Netz, J., Axelson, M. (2018). Why Not Innovate Our Way? Public Sector Innovation and Breakdowns in Dynamic Capabilities Across Boundaries. 19th International CINet Conference, September 9-11, 2018, Dublin, Ireland.
Netz, J. (2018). Strategic Planning in Reorientation of Public Agencies: A Learning Process of Identity Dynamics. 78th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 10-13 August, 2018, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Netz, J., Eberl, M. (2018). Toward Higher Levels: Managing Tensions over Entrepreneurial Fitness in a Radical Context of Corporate Transformation. 10th International Symposia PROS, June 20-23, Halkidiki, Greece.
Netz, J., Axelson, M. (2018). Toward a Processual Bureaucracy for Adversity? A Grounded Model of Value System Enactment. 7th Latin America and European Meeting on Organizations Studies (LAEMOS 2018), Buenos Aires, Argentina March 21–24, 2018.
Netz, J., Svensson, M., Brundin, E. (2017). Strategizing affective reactions in organizational crisis: A practices-in-use perspective. Paper presented at the Strategic Management Society’s 37th Annual Conference, October 28-31, 2017, Houston, USA.
Netz, J., Axelson, M. (2017). Toward a Processual Bureaucratic Form: Insights from Defense Capability Development. 18th International CINet Conference, 9-12 September 2017, Potsdam, Germany.
Netz, J., Schriber, S. (2017). Teaching Prescriptive Domains: A Source for Learning from Rigorous Strategy Research. Southern Management Association Annual Conference, October 24-28, 2017, St. Pete Beach, Florida, USA.
Netz, J. (2017). Social Switch: A Processual View on Strategic Renewal. 10th SKM Symposium, September 28-29, 2017, Berlin, Germany.
Netz, J., Schriber, S. (2017). Producing Prescriptive Knowledge in Management Research: A New Perspective on Tribalism. 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, August 4-8, 2017, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Netz, J., Ginsberg, A. (2017). How Relationships between Corporate Parents and Business Units Build Redeployment Capabilities: The Role of Conflict-Based Learning. 33rd EGOS Colloquium, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 6-8, 2017.
Netz, J. (2017). Resuming History: Sustaining Market Leadership by Architectural Innovation. PROS 2017, 9th International Process Symposium, June 22-24, Kos, Greece.
Netz, J., Eberl, M. (2017). Resource Management for Entrepreneurial Fitness: A Grounded Process Model. SMS Special Conference, June 2-4, 2017, Banff, Canada.
Netz, J. (2016). Unowned control: Disorder with design in the defence. 32nd EGOS Colloquium, July 7-9, 2016, Naples, Italy.
Netz, J., Ginsberg, A. (2016). Overcoming Failed Parental Interventions in the Multi-Business Firm: The Role of Conflict-Based Learning. 16th EURAM Conference, June 1-4, 2016, Paris, France.
Netz, J., Ginsberg, A. (2016). Overcoming Failed Parental Interventions in the Multi-Business Firm: The Role of Conflict-Based Learning. 8th International Symposium on Process Organization Studies, 16-18 June, 2016, Corfu, Greece.
Schriber, S., Netz, J. (2016). Rethinking Prescriptions?  Review of Managerial Takeaways From Dynamic Capabilities Research. 76th Annual Meeting of Academy of Management, 5-9 August 2016, Anaheim, California, USA.
Ginsberg, A., Netz, J. (2016). Capability Assembly from Routines: Learning Mechanisms in Turbulent Contexts. 36th SMS Annual Conference, September 17-20, 2016, Berlin, Germany.
Netz, J., Svensson, M., Brundin, E. (2015). Adaptive strategizing: The role of affective expressions for effective crisis management. 75th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, SAP Division’s session “Strategy at the Frontline”. Vancouver, August 7-11.
Netz, J., Ginsberg, A. (2015). The Role of Learning Mechanisms in Changing Routines into Capabilities: A Multi-Level Process Study of Strategic Renewal. 15th European Academy of Management conference (EURAM), 17-20 June, 2015, Warsaw, Poland.
Netz, J., Schriber, S. (2015). Tribal Warfare without Winners: Lessons from Producing Prescriptive Knowledge in Strategy Research. 15th European Academy of Management conference (EURAM), 17-20 June, 2015, Warsaw, Poland.
Netz, J. (2015). Reframing Strategic Renewal: Enacting Process-Advantages in Paradoxical Contexts. 7th International Symposium on Process Organization Studies, 24-27 June 2015, Kos, Greece.
Netz, J. (2015). Lost Purpose: A Field Study of Individuals Becoming Hybrid Characters in a Market Army. 7th International Symposium on Process Organization Studies, 24-27 June 2015, Kos, Greece.
Ginsberg, A., Netz, J. (2015). Corporate Strategy Upside Down: The Paradoxical Effects of Capability Co-evolution in Strategic Renewal. 31st EGOS Colloquium: Organizations and the Examined Life: Reason, Reflexivity and Responsibility, Athens, July 2–4, 2015.
Schriber, S., Netz, J. (2015). Managerial Takeaways from Two Decades of Dynamic Capabilities Research. 31st EGOS Colloquium: Organizations and the Examined Life: Reason, Reflexivity and Responsibility, Athens, July 2–4, 2015.
Altmann, P., Netz, J. (2015). Towards an explanation of resource cognition in strategic renewal: A multi-level process study of Höganäs 1571-2001. 23rd Nordic Academy of Management Conference, 12-14 August 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Altmann, P., Netz, J. (2015). Towards an explanation of resource cognition in strategic renewal: A multi-level process study of Höganäs 1571-2001. 9th SKM Symposium, 21-22 September 2015, Bochum, Germany.
Netz, J. (2015). Shaping the Environment while Breaking with the Past: A Capability-Practice Perspective on Firms Growth. SMS 35th Annual International Conference, October 3-6, 2015, Denver, USA.
Netz, J., Axelson, M., Sandström, C. (2015). Innovation Challenges in the Public Sector – A Value Constellation Perspective. 16th International CINet Conference, 13-15 September 2015, Stockholm, Sweden.
Ginsberg, A., Netz, J. (2014). The Co-Evolution of Corporate Parent and Business Unit Capabilities: Examining the Micro-Foundations of Corporate Strategy. SMS Special Conference, June 13-15, 2014, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Ginsberg, A., Netz, J. (2014). Transforming Organizational Routines into Capabilities: Insights from a Process Study of Strategic Renewal. Sixth International Symposium on Process Organization Studies, 19-21 June 2014, Rhodes, Greece.
Netz, J., Svensson, J., Brundin, E. (2014). The Role of Affective Expressions in Crisis Management. 30th EGOS Colloquium, July 3–5, 2014, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Netz, J., Svensson, J., Brundin, E. (2014). The Role of Affective Expressions in Crisis Management. EIASM 9th Colloquium for Organizational Change and Development: The Future of Management, Essen, Germany, September 12-13, 2014.
Netz, J. (2013). Paradoxical contexts and capability reconfigurations: explaining change in stable patterns of strategic renewal. The Strategic Management Society’s 33rd Annual International Conference, 2013 Sep 28 - Oct 1, Atlanta, USA.
Eberl, M., Netz, J. (2012). Learning to monitor collaboration-capabilities: How systematic monitoring developed at SAAB. The 28th EGOS Colloquium, Helsinki.
Netz, J., Einar, I. (2011). Understanding imperceptible practices in strategic renewal challenges. 11th European Academy of Management conference (EURAM), Tallinn, June 1-4, 2011.
Netz, J., Iveroth, E. (2011). Resolving turbulence in strategic renewal: a value constellation perspective. The 21st Nordic Academy of Management Conference, Stockholm.
Netz, J., Iveroth, E. (2011). Changeable Roles And Value Constellation. 11th European Academy of Management conference (EURAM), 1-4 June 2011, Tallinn.

Doctoral thesis

Netz, J. (2013). Diffusa spänningar eller spännande tillväxt? Företagsledning i tider av snabb förändring (Doctoral thesis, Västerås: Mälardalen University).

Report

Netz, J., Axelson, M. (2019). Innovationsmekanismer för svensk räddningstjänst: Pilotfasen 2016-2018. Stockholm: FOI Totalförsvarets forskningsinstitut
Lång, E., Netz, J., Oxenstierna, S. (2019). Ökad försvarsproduktion: kritiska sektorer och tillväxtfaktorer i Försvarsmakten. Stockholm: FOI Totalförsvarets forskningsinstitut
Axelson, M., Netz, J. (2018). Försvarets återkomst till Gotland - En modell för snabb förmågetillväxt. Stockholm: FOI Totalförsvarets forskningsinstitut
Netz, J., Rossbach, N. (2016). Portföljhantering för nationella fördelar av internationella materielsamarbeten. Stockholm: FOI Totalförsvarets forskningsinstitut
Netz, J., Schröder, K. (2015). Strategiska personalkostnader i föränderliga försvarskontexter. Stockholm: FOI Totalförsvarets forskningsinstitut
Netz, J. (2015). Försvarsstyrning i förändring: prestationer, budgetar och ledarskapet. Stockholm: FOI Totalförsvarets forskningsinstitut