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Ola Bergström


Ola Bergström
Management & Organisation
+46 31 786 1544

Room number: J516
Postal Address: Box 610, 405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Vasagatan 1 , 411 24 Göteborg

Department of Business Administration (More Information)
Box 610
405 30 Göteborg
Fax: +46 31 786 1466
Visiting Address: Vasagatan 1 , 411 24 Göteborg

About Ola Bergström

Ola Bergström is Professor in Management and Organisation at the Department of Business Administration at the School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Göteborg, Sweden. He obtained his doctorate at the University of Gothenburg in 1998. His research interests evolve around the interface between organizations and labour markets and in particular the field of restructuring in a European context. He has published articles and books on a wide range of topics such recruitment, corporate social responsibility, and temporary agency work, restructuring and labour market policy. He has taken part in several European projects on Restructuring in Europe (e.g. MIRE, IRENE, ARENAS and MOLIERE). He is chairman of the centre for Global Human Resource Management and is currently one of four members of the Economic Council for Swedish Industry. 

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Research areas

  • Strategy
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Change Management
  • International Human Resource Management
  • Organization Studies

Teaching areas

  • Strategy, Human Resource Management, Change Management, Organization studies, Research Methods

Selected publications

Workforce reduction across borders: the role of legal frameworks
Bergström, Ola
Journal of Industrial Relations, 2017

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High-Involvement Workforce Reduction: Productivity and commitment in downsizing
Ola Bergström, Rebecka Arman
22nd Nordic Academy of Management Conference in Reykjavik, 21st - 23rd August 2013. , Conference contribution 2013
Conference contribution


Human Resource Management, Identifying the key questions
Ola Bergström, Johan Berglund
the 4th Swedish HRM Workshop, August 22-23, 2012, Conference paper 2012
Conference paper



The EU Synthesis Report for the ARENAS project on Anticipating and Managing Restructuring in EU27
Ola Bergström, Andrea Triomphe, Claude Emmanuel Triomphe
Bryssel, Report 2010


Institutional tensions as conditions for institutional experimentation and innovation – comparing the Netherlands and Sweden
Lars Walter, Ola Bergström, Bas Kone, Hugo Driel
Paper presented on the 25th EGOS Colloquium, Barcelona, Sapin , Conference paper 2009
Conference paper

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