Adler, Niclas 1971–

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Adler, Niclas 1971–

PERSONAL: Born April 30, 1971, in Kristianstad, Sweden; son of Bo and Birgitta (Raimel) Adler; married P. Olsson (a consultant), June 23, 2001. Ethnicity: "White." Education: Stockholm School of Economics, M.S., 1994, Ph.D., 1999.

ADDRESSES: Home—Hafors Gunnesgard, SE 430 30 Feillesas, Sweden. Office—FENIX Center for Research on Knowledge and Business Creation, Stockholm School of Economics, Stockholm, Sweden; Mem Slott, SE 614 92 Soderkoping, Sweden. E-mail[email protected]; [email protected]

CAREER: Writer and research program director. Stockholm School of Economics, Stockholm, Sweden, cofounder and associate director of FENIX Center for Research on Knowledge and Business Creation, 1997–2000, director of center, 2000–, associate professor, 2002–. Institute for Management of Innovation and Technology, research fellow and project leader, 1993–; Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship, cofounder, 1996, member of board of directors, 1998–, executive director, 1999–2000; Chalmers University of Technology and University of Gothenburg, research fellow and project director, 1997; Global Executive Master in Business Creation, project leader, 2000–02; Research Leader Academy, program director, 2002–; Competitive Advantage, Regulation, and Environment (research program), program director, 2002–; project leader for the development of a collaborative European postdoctoral training program 2002–; London Business School, international member of commissioning panel for Advanced Institute of Management, 2003–; École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris, associate senior researcher at Centre de Gestion Scientifique and member of scientific board, 2003–; Cambridge University, associate faculty at Judge Institute for Management, Centre for International Business and Management, 2003–; lecturer at other institutions, including Linköping University and Chinese University of Hong Kong; conference presenter. Board chair for Venture Competence, Venture Lab, AO Holding, and FindIT Local Positioning Systems; board member for Nano Factory Instrument and Swedish Research Information; Landala Nät, member of advisory board; founder and former board member for several other technology based, venture capital, and consulting firms; management consultant in Scandinavian technology. Member of editorial board, International Journal of Electronic Business, 2001–.

MEMBER: European Academy of Management (chair of collaborative research approaches, 2002, 2003).

AWARDS, HONORS: Research fellowship, Institute for Management of Innovation and Technology, 2000–03; grants from AstraZeneca, Ericsson, Volvo Car Corp., Telia, NovoNordisk, Celero, TeleNordia, KK-Foundation, Foundation for Strategic Research, Vin-nova, Nutek, Wallenberg Foundation, National Institution for Working Life, Alliance for Global Sustainability, and other organizations.


(With B. Frössevi) Identification av organisatorisk kompetens—nyekeln till framgang? (title means "Identification of Organizational Competence—The Key to Success?"), National Institute for Working Life (Solna, Sweden), 1995.

Managing Complexity in Product Development: Three Approaches, Stockholm School of Economics (Stockholm, Sweden), 1999.

(Editor, with A.B. Shani and A. Styhre, and contributor) Collaborative Research in Organizations: Enabling Change, Learning, and Theory Development, Sage Publications (Thousand Oaks, CA), 2003.

Contributor to books, including The Future of Knowledge Production in the Academy, edited by T. Hellström and M. Jacobs, Open University Press, 2000; and Research in Organizational Change and Development, Volume 13, edited by W. Passmore and D. Woodman, Elsevier Science, 2001. Contributor to periodicals, including Human Relations and R&D Management.

WORK IN PROGRESS: A handbook for collaborative research, completion expected in 2006; research on management for competitive advantage.