Anna Kadefors

Gästprofessor at Department of Technology Management and Economics, Service Management and Logistics

Anna Kadefors is a Guest Professor at the Division of Service Management and Logistics where she perform research in the area of communication, decision-making and learning across contractual and organizational boundaries. In several projects she has studied effects of contracts, leadership and new ICT for collaboration in construction projects. Procurement and innovation in project-based organizations are key areas. Anna Kadefors is a member of the Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences as well as of several research networks in the area of trust, collaboration and procurement.

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Projects

2013–2013

Analys av hur en renodlad beställarroll påverkar anläggningsbranschen

Anna Kadefors Department of Technology Management and Economics, Service Management and Logistics
Swedish Transport Administration

2009–2014

Initiating and implementing innovation for sustainable building: the construction client as a change agent (3iii)

Paula Femenias Department of Architecture, Building Design
Anna Kadefors Department of Technology Management and Economics, Service Management and Logistics
Formas

2013–2016

TRransparent Underground STructure (TRUST) - Management

Anna Kadefors Department of Technology Management and Economics, Service Management and Logistics
Formas

2014–2018

Procurement for Sustainable Innovation in the Built Environment

Anna Kadefors Department of Technology Management and Economics, Service Management and Logistics
Pernilla Gluch Department of Technology Management and Economics, Service Management and Logistics
Jan Bröchner Department of Technology Management and Economics, Service Management and Logistics
Formas

2010–2014

Contracts and management for flexibility and knowledge integration in tunnel projects

Anna Kadefors Department of Technology Management and Economics, Service Management and Logistics
Formas

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Publications

2016

Social procurement and employment requirements in construction

Daniella Petersen, Anna Kadefors,
Proceedings of the 32nd Annual ARCOM Conference, 5-7 September 2016, Manchester, UK, Association of Researchers in Construction Management. Vol. 2, p. 1045-1054
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2015

Designing and implementing incentives for engineering consultants: encouraging cooperation and innovation in a large infrastructure project

Therese Eriksson, Anna Kadefors,
Engineering Project Organization Journal. Vol. 5 (4), p. 146-159
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

Leda innovation i byggherreföretag. En guideline

Anna Kadefors, Paula Femenias,
Report - popular science
2014

Municipal consultancy procurement – New roles and practices

Josefin Sporrong, Anna Kadefors,
Building Research & Information. Vol. 42 (5), p. 616-628
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

Sweden - collaboration for competitiveness

Anna Kadefors, Jan Bröchner,
R&D Investment and Impact in the Global Construction Industry, eds K.D. Hampson, J.A. Kraatz and A.X. Sanchez. London: Routledge. , p. 246-260
Chapter in monograph, book
2014

Exploring alternatives in early design of large infrastructure projects

Therese Eriksson, Jan Bröchner, Anna Kadefors et al
Proceedings, Transport Research Arena 2014, Paris 14-17 April 2014
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2013

Long term strategic collaboration in the construction industry – Case studies from Denmark and Sweden

Anna Kadefors, Mikkel Andreas Thomassen, Minna Nordahl Jørgensen et al
Report
2013

Swedish Building Innovation Program (Bygginnovationen)

Jan Bröchner, Anna Kadefors,
Investing for Impact: Constructing a Better Built Environment, p. 20
Chapter in monograph, book - popular science
2012

Trust, control and knowledge integration in a rock tunnel project

Therese Eriksson, Anna Kadefors,
28th Annual Conference of the Association of Researchers in Construction Management, ARCOM 2012; Edinburgh; United Kingdom; 3 September 2012 through 5 September 2012. Vol. 1, p. 697-706
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2012

Byggherrar och innovation – från process till förmåga

Anna Kadefors, Paula Femenias,
Bygginnovationers förutsättningar och effekter, p. 34-42
Chapter in monograph, book - popular science
2012

Collaboration in public construction - contractual incentives, partnering schemes and trust

Anna Kadefors, Geert Dewulf,
Engineering Project Organization Journal. Vol. 2 (4), p. 240-250
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

Developing Collaborative Contracting - Three Railway Project Cases

Meysam Cordi, Therese Eriksson, Anna Kadefors et al
Project Perspectives. Vol. 34, p. 100-107
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2011

ORGANIZING COLLABORATION IN CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS – FORMAL

Anna Kadefors,
J.W.F. Wamelink, R. P. Geraedts, L. Volker (Eds): Proceedings of the international Conference on Management and Innovation for a Sustainable Built Environment, 20 – 23 June 2011, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Delft:Delft University of Technology
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2011

Clients’ strategies for driving innovation in low energy building

Paula Femenias, Anna Kadefors,
Proceedings from the International Sustainable Building Conference SB11 in Helsinki 18-21 September 2011
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2011

Developing collaborative contracting - three railway project cases

Meysam Cordi, Therese Eriksson, Anna Kadefors et al
Haugbölle, K., Gottlieb, S.C., Kähkönen, K. E., Klakegg, O. J. Lindahl, G.A. and Widén, K.: Proceedings from the 6th Nordic Conference on Construction Economics and Organisation - Shaping the Construction/Society Nexus, Copenhagen, Denmark, 13-15 April 2011, Volume 2: Transforming practices. Horsholm: Danish Building Research Institute, p. 195-206
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2011

Samarbete i byggandet - igår, idag och i framtiden

Anna Kadefors,
Hur står det egentligen till med den svenska byggsektorn? Perpsektiv från forskarvärlden, red. A. Landin och H. Lind, p. 35-46
Chapter in monograph, book
2010

Trust production in construction: a multilevel approach

Anna Kadefors, Albertus Laan,
Performance Improvement in Construction Management, p. 128-137
Chapter in monograph, book
2009

Värden och värdekedjor inom samhällsbyggande

Jan Bröchner, Anna Kadefors,
Report
2009

The demonstration project as a tool for client driven innovation: exploring the possibilities from a Swedish perspective

Paula Femenias, Anna Kadefors, Michael Edén et al
Proceeding from the international conference Changing Roles; New Roles, New Challenges. Noordwijk an Zee, The Netherlands, 5-9 October 2009, p. 199-210
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2009

Developments in partnering models. Relationship duration and knowledge integration.

Anna Kadefors, Pernilla Gluch,
Proceeding from the international conference Changing Roles; New Roles, New Challenges. Noordwijk an Zee, The Netherlands, 5-9 October 2009, p. 3-12
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2009

Public procurement of architectural and engineering services: fee and quality

Josefin Sporrong, Jan Bröchner, Anna Kadefors et al
Managing IT in Construction/Managing Construction for Tomorrow, p. 683-688
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2009

The roles and risks of incentives in construction projects

Anna Kadefors, Ulrika Badenfelt,
International Journal of Project Organisation and Management. Vol. 1 (3), p. 268-284
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2009

Rapport Netlipse

Anna Kadefors,
Report - popular science
2008

Observationsmetoden i bergbyggande: kontrakt och samverkan

Anna Kadefors, Jan Bröchner,
Report
2008

Contracting in FM: collaboration, coordination and control

Anna Kadefors,
Journal of Facilities Management. Vol. 6 (3), p. 178-188
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2007

Modes of trust production in project-based industries

Anna Kadefors, Albertus Laan,
Atkin, B. and Borgbrant, J. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 4th Nordic Conference in Construction Economics and Organization. Luleå, 14-15 June, 2007, p. 47-58
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2007

Trust and Contract in Facilities Management

Anna Kadefors,
Report
2007

Procuring Service Innovations – Contractor Selection for Partnering Projects.

Anna Kadefors, Emma Björlingson, Andreas Karlsson et al
International Journal of Project Management . Vol. 25 (4), p. 375-385
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2006

Incentive contracts in construction: practitioner attitudes and experiences

Ulrika Badenfelt, Anna Kadefors,
Proceedings of IRNOP VII Project Research Conference, Xi'an, China, October 11-13, 2006, p. 133-140
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2006

Contractor selection in partnering projects: a review of bid documents

Anna Kadefors, Emma Björlingson, Andreas Karlsson et al
Proceedings, CIB W92 Symposium Sustainability on Sustainability and Value Through Construction Procurement, Salford, UK, 29 November - 2 December 2006, p. 286-296
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2006

Incentive mechanisms in construction contracts: Interviews with clients and contractors

Ulrika Badenfelt, Anna Kadefors,
Construction in the XXI Century: Local and global challenges / edited by Roberto Pietroforte, Enrico De Angelis, Francesco Polverino, p. 22-23
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2006

Konsultupphandling - svår balansgång mellan pris och kompetens

Josefin Sporrong, Jan Bröchner, Anna Kadefors et al
Väg- och vattenbyggaren. Vol. 2006 (1), p. 38-41
Journal/newspaper article
2005

Trust in construction: cognitive traps as obstacles to collaborative contracting strategies

Anna Kadefors,
Journal of Construction Procurement. Vol. 11 (2), p. 112-122
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2005

Project based innovation and partnering in the Swedish construction sector

Anna Kadefors,
Learning from Experience: New Challenges, Theories and Practices in Construction. Helsinki: VTT, RIL. / edited by Abdul Sami Kazi , p. 226-236
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2005

Anbudsvärdering vid offentlig upphandling av arkitekt- och byggkonsulttjänster - förstudie

Josefin Sporrong, Jan Bröchner, Anna Kadefors et al
Report
2005

Fairness in interorganizational project relations: norms and strategies

Anna Kadefors,
Construction Management and Economics. Vol. 23 (8), p. 871-878
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2004

University-Industry collaboration in Swedish construction project management: patterns and experiences

Jan Bröchner, Sven Gunnarson, Anna Kadefors et al
Proceedings of the 3rd Scientific Conference on Project Management "Clustering in Construction Project Management", 24-25 September 2004, Thessaloniki, Greece, p. 9-10
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2004

Building users, owners and service providers: new relations and their effects

Anna Kadefors, Jan Bröchner,
Facilities. Vol. 22 (11/12), p. 278-283
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2004

Trust in project relationships - inside the black box

Anna Kadefors,
International Journal of Project Management. Vol. 22 (3), p. 175-182
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2004

Building users, owners and service providers: New relations and their effects

Anna Kadefors, Jan Bröchner,
Proceedings of the Third European Symposium in Facilities Management, Copenhagen 12-14 May 2004, p. 52-59
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2003

Miljöbarometern för byggsektorn 2002

Henrikke Baumann, Birgit Brunklaus, Pernilla Gluch et al
Report
2002

Swedish construction culture, quality management and collaborative practices

Jan Bröchner, Per-Erik Josephson, Anna Kadefors et al
Building Research and Information. Vol. 30 (6), p. 392-400
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2002

Environmental drivers, management and results in Swedish building industry. A surevey within the International Business Environmental Barometer

Henrikke Baumann, Birgit Brunklaus, Pernilla Gluch et al
Proceedings of International Conference of Sustainable Building 2002, p. 16
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2000

Procurement Practices and Innovation Processes: A Case Study of a Developer Competition for Green Building

Ann-Charlotte Stenberg, Anna Kadefors,
Information and Communication in Construction Procurement, (ed. Serpell, A.), Santiago, Chile, pp. 767-782. Santiago: Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
Conference paper - peer reviewed
1999

Procurement for Ecological Housing: A Case Study of a Development Competition

Ann-Charlotte Stenberg, Anna Kadefors,
Proceedings of the Nordic Seminar on Construction Economics and Organization, 12-13 April, 1999, Göteborg, Sweden, pp. 113-120. Göteborg: Chalmers University of Technology.
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed