Joakim Björkdahl

Professor at Chalmers, Technology Management and Economics, Entrepreneurship and Strategy

Professor Joakim Björkdahl holds a PhD in corporate management and a LicEng. in investments from the Department of Technology Management and Economics at Chalmers University of Technology. He also holds a M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology.He has extensive experience in strategy, innovation and finance. In addition to conducting research on these topics, he has wide experience of working with strategy, business development and valuation for manufacturing, pulp and paper, telecommunications, and private equity firms. He has also worked for regulatory bodies on different issues. Björkdahl has published articles in academic journals such as Research Policy, Industrial and Corporate Change and International Journal of Innovation Management. In 2012 he spent six months as a Visiting Researcher at Stanford University.

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Showing 30 publications

2018

Strategies for business model innovation: How firms reel in migrating value

Fredrik Hacklin, Joakim Björkdahl, Martin Wallin
Longe Range Planning. Vol. 51 (1), p. 82-110
Journal article
2016

Innovation audits by means of formulating problems

Joakim Björkdahl, Magnus Holmén
R and D Management. Vol. 46 (5), p. 842-856
Journal article
2016

Business model innovation processes: Looking forward and looking backward

Joakim Björkdahl, Sara Fallahi, Magnus Holmén
2016 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, August 5-9, Anaheim, California
Paper in proceedings
2015

Formulating problems for commercializing new technologies: The case of environmental innovation

Joakim Björkdahl, Marcus Linder
Scandinavian Journal of Management. Vol. 31 (1), p. 14-24
Journal article
2014

Environmental Orientation and Economic Performance: A quasi-experimental study of small Swedish firms

Marcus Linder, Joakim Björkdahl, Daniel Ljungberg
Business Strategy and the Environment. Vol. 23 (5), p. 333-348
Journal article
2013

Editorial: Business model innovation-the challenges ahead

Joakim Björkdahl, Magnus Holmén
International Journal of Product Development. Vol. 18 (3-4), p. 213-225
Magazine article
2013

Assessing firm capabilities for innovation.

Joakim Björkdahl, Sofia Börjesson
International Journal of Knowledge Management Studies. Vol. 1 (1/2), p. 171-184
Journal article
2012

Managerial Challenges from Integrating ICTs into Established Products

Joakim Björkdahl, Mats Magnusson
International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital. Vol. 9 (3), p. 307-320
Journal article
2012

Environmental Orientation and Economic Performance: How Profitable Are Small Green Firms

Marcus Linder, Joakim Björkdahl, Daniel Ljungberg
2012 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 3-7, Boston, Massachusetts.
Paper in proceedings
2011

CBIs studie om innovationsledning

Henrik Berglund, Joakim Björkdahl, Sofia Börjesson et al
Report
2011

Organizational climate and capabilities for innovation: a study of nine forest-based Nordic manufacturing firms

Joakim Björkdahl, Sofia Börjesson
Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research. Vol. 26 (5), p. 488-500
Journal article
2011

The phenomenon, causes and effects of integrating icts in manufacturing products

Joakim Björkdahl
International Journal of Innovation Management. Vol. 15 (2), p. 335-338
Journal article
2010

Formulating Problems for Commercializing New Technologies: The Case of Greening

Joakim Björkdahl, Marcus Linder
Presented at DRUID summer conference 2010, Imperial college: London
Paper in proceedings
2009

Technology cross-fertilization and the business model: The case of integrating ICTs in mechanical engineering products.

Joakim Björkdahl
Research Policy. Vol. 38 (9), p. 1468-1477.
Journal article
2008

Assessment of Spectrum Management Options: Evaluation of Selected Swedish Spectrum Managemet Cases

Erik Bohlin, Joakim Björkdahl, Colin Blackman et al
17th Biennial International Confernce of the International Telecommunications Society, 24-27 June, 2008.
Conference contribution
2007

Managing Value Creation and Appropriation

Joakim Björkdahl
Doctoral thesis
2006

Exploiting the Control Revolution: Creating Business Opportunities through Uncertainty Reduction for Customers

Joakim Björkdahl, Magnus Holmén
The Future of Science, Technology and Innovation Policy: Linking Research And Practice, SPRU 40thAnniversary Conference, 11th-13th September 2006
Conference contribution
2005

Integrating Information and Communication Technologies in Established Products: A New Managerial Challenge?

Joakim Björkdahl, Mats Magnusson
Continuous Innovation Conference 2005
Paper in proceedings
2005

Integrating Information and Communication Technologies in Established Products: A New Managerial Challenge?

Joakim Björkdahl, Mats Magnusson
proceedings of the 6th CINet conference, September 6-9, 2005, Brighton, UK
Conference contribution
2004

The Future of Mobile Technologies in EU: Assessing 4G Developments

Erik Bohlin, P Ballon, Joakim Björkdahl et al
Report
2004

Financial Assessment of Fourth Generation Mobile Technologies

Joakim Björkdahl, Erik Bohlin, Sven Lindmark
Paper presented to the EURO CPR 2004 Conference, 29-30 March, Barcelona, Spain
Paper in proceedings
2004

Imagination, variation, and firm behavior : observations from 3G

Joakim Björkdahl
Licentiate thesis
2004

UMTS Integration and Framework Program Priorities

Erik Bohlin, P Ballon, Joakim Björkdahl et al
Paper presented at the IST Mobile and Wireless Communications Summit, 27-30 June, published in the IST Mobile and Wireless Communications Summit Conference Proceedings, pp. 647-651
Paper in proceedings
2004

Financial Assessment of Fourth Generation Mobile Technologies

Joakim Björkdahl, Erik Bohlin, Sven Lindmark
Communications & Strategies
Journal article
2003

3G Network Investments in Sweden

Erik Bohlin, Joakim Björkdahl
Report
2003

Prospects for the Third Generation Mobile Systems

Erik Bohlin, Joakim Björkdahl, Sven Lindmark et al
Report
2003

Competition Policy and Scenarios for European 3G Markets

Joakim Björkdahl, Erik Bohlin
Communications & Strategies
Journal article
2003

Strategies for Making Mobile Communications Work for Europe: Implications from a Comparative Study

Erik Bohlin, Joakim Björkdahl, Sven Lindmark et al
Presented at the EuroCPR 2003, March 23-25, Barcelona, and at the Stockholm Mobility Roundtable 2003, May 22-23, organised by Center for Communication and Information Research (CIC), Stockholm School of Economics
Paper in proceedings
2002

Financial Analysis of the Swedish 3G Licensees: Where are the Profits?

Joakim Björkdahl, Erik Bohlin
info. Vol. 4 (4), p. 10-16
Journal article
2001

Financial Analysis of the Swedish 3G Licensees - Where are the Profits?

Erik Bohlin, Joakim Björkdahl
Paper presented at the 12th European Regional Conference of the International Telecommunications Society, Dublin, September 2-3
Paper in proceedings

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Showing 2 research projects

2017–2018

Evaluation: Scale Global

Henrik Berglund Entrepreneurship and Strategy
Marouane Bousfiha Entrepreneurship and Strategy
Joakim Björkdahl Entrepreneurship and Strategy
Martin Wallin Entrepreneurship and Strategy
VINNOVA

2017–2019

Digitalization and energy conservation: Opportunities, barriers and business models to unlock technological potential

Joakim Björkdahl Entrepreneurship and Strategy
Martin Wallin Entrepreneurship and Strategy
Swedish Energy Agency

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