Kajsa Hulthén

Biträdande professor at Chalmers, Technology Management and Economics, Supply and Operations Management

Kajsa Hulthén is Professor at the Division of Supply and Operations Management and Vice Head of Department with focus on doctoral education. Her research deals with structural and dynamic aspects of distribution networks. Projects that Hulthén is involved in deal with sustainability issues in distribution networks, consequences of changes in division of labor in distribution networks - with main focus on efficiency - and the changing roles of middlemen in distribution networks. Kajsa is examiner and main lecturer in two courses; Industrial marketing at the bachelor level and Customer relationships at the master level. She also supervises doctoral students.

Source: chalmers.se

Projects

2016–2018

CIVIC - Construction In Vicinities: Innovative Co-creation

Kajsa Hulthén Supply and Operations Management
VINNOVA

2013–2014

Implementering av ny lastbärare i ett befintligt tekniskt system

Kajsa Hulthén Industrial Marketing
Dan Andersson Logistics & Transportation
Lars Medbo Supply and Operations Management
VINNOVA

2011–2014

Effektiv arbetsfördelning i byggnätverket

Kajsa Hulthén Industrial Marketing
Lars-Erik Gadde Industrial Marketing
Hans Björnsson Industrial Marketing
Viktoria Sundquist Industrial Marketing
Anna Dubois Industrial Marketing
Swedish Construction Federation

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Publications

2016

Transport as a loosely coupled system: Implications for research and practice

Anna Dubois, Kajsa Hulthén,
Paper presented at the World Conference on Transport Research (WCTR), Shanghai
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2016

Wroe Alderson, IMP and the evolution of theory

Lars-Erik Gadde, Kajsa Hulthén,
The IMP Journal. Vol. 10 (3), p. 390-408
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2016

Transport service procurement – initial findings and a research agenda

Dan Andersson, Anna Dubois, Arni Halldorsson et al
25th IPSERA Conference, Dortmund, March 20-23, 2016.
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2016

Renewal in construction projects: tracing effects of client requirements

Malena Havenvid Ingemansson, Kajsa Hulthén, Åse Linné et al
Construction Management and Economics. Vol. 34 (11), p. 790-807
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2015

New ways of organising construction due to user demands

M. I. Havenvid, Kajsa Hulthén, Å Linné et al
Proceedings of the 31st Annual Association of Researchers in Construction Management Conference, ARCOM 2015, Lincoln, United Kingdom, 7-9 September 2015, p. 1105-1114
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2015

Wroe Alderson and IMP - some reflections on the evolution of theory

Lars-Erik Gadde, Kajsa Hulthén,
Paper presented at the IMP symposium workshop 3, Lugano, 6-8 October
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2015

Organising construction logistics: a case of network re-orientation

Viktoria Sundquist, Lars-Erik Gadde, Kajsa Hulthén et al
Proceedings of the 31st IMP Conference, Kolding, August 27-29
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2015

Economic consequences of alternative make-or-buy configurations

Viktoria Sundquist, Kajsa Hulthén, Lars-Erik Gadde et al
Industrial Marketing Management. Vol. 46, p. 98-107
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2015

Trade-offs in Supply Chain Transparency: The Case of Nudie Jeans Co

Niklas Egels-Zandén, Kajsa Hulthén, Gabriella Wulff et al
Journal of Cleaner Production. Vol. 107, p. 95-104
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

‘Footprints of strategy’ - Investigating purchasing strategies in a longitudinal case

Kajsa Hulthén, Tim Torvatn,
The IMP Journal. Vol. 8 (3), p. 120-132
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

Triads at the interface between supply networks and logistics service networks

Dan Andersson, Anna Dubois, Anne-Maria Holma et al
Presented at the 8th Nordic Workshop on Relationships Dynamics, Oslo, Norway, October 15-17.
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2013

The changing role of middlemen – strategic responses to distribution dynamics

Robert Olsson, Lars-Erik Gadde, Kajsa Hulthén et al
Industrial Marketing Management. Vol. 42 (7), p. 1131-1140
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2013

Opportunism or strategic opportunity seeking? Three approaches to emerging country sourcing

Nojan Najafi, Anna Dubois, Kajsa Hulthén et al
Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management. Vol. 19 (1), p. 49-57
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

Exploring and exploiting business networks with the logic of effectuation

Kajsa Hulthén, Tim Torvatn,
Paper presented at the 22nd Nordic workshop on Interorganisational research, Trondheim, August 16-18 2012
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2012

Repositioning in supply networks – implementing supplier partnering in the construction industry

Viktoria Sundquist, Kajsa Hulthén, Lars-Erik Gadde et al
Proceedings of the 28th IMP Conference, Rome, September 13-15 2012
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2012

The changing role of middlemen – strategic responses to distribution dynamics

Robert Olsson, Kajsa Hulthén, Lars-Erik Gadde et al
Proceedings of the 28th IMP Conference, Rome, September 13-15 2012
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2012

Comments on "Managing resource interaction as a means to cope with technological change"

Kajsa Hulthén,
Journal of Business Research. Vol. 65 (2), p. 196-197
Scientific journal article - non peer reviewed
2011

The development of functions in distribution networks - the case of a mobile telephone middleman

Robert Olsson, Kajsa Hulthén,
Proceedings of the 27th IMP Conference, Glasgow, September 1-3
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2011

Linking Supply Networks and Logistics Service Networks – Towards a Triadic Framework

Dan Andersson, Anna Dubois, Anne-Maria Holma et al
In the Proceedings of the 27th IMP conference, Glasgow, August 31-September 3
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2011

Features of Alternative Forms of Intermediation – A Case from the Construction Industry

Viktoria Sundquist, Kajsa Hulthén, Lars-Erik Gadde et al
27th IMP Conference, Glasgow, United Kingdom, September 1-3.
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2010

Distribution network dynamics: Evolution in the PC industry

Kajsa Hulthén, Lars-Gunnar Mattsson,
IMP Journal. Vol. 7 (3), p. 170-193
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2010

Changing Roles of an Intermediary Actor: an illustration from a distributor of mobile phones

Robert Olsson, Kajsa Hulthén,
Paper presented at the 2nd Nordic Retail and Wholesale Conference, Gothenburg
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2010

Understanding the ‘new’ distribution reality through ‘old’ concepts: a renaissance for transvection and sorting

Kajsa Hulthén, Lars-Erik Gadde,
In Ellis, N., Tadajewski, M. and Pressey. A. (eds.) Business-to-Business Marketing, Vol. II. London: Sage Publications. Vol. II
Chapter in monograph, book
2010

Supplier relationship investments: Considerations in low-cost country sourcing

Nojan Najafi, Kajsa Hulthén, Anna Dubois et al
19th IPSERA Conference, Lappeenranta, Finland, May 16-19
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2010

Product Recovery in Networks

Igor Insanic, Kajsa Hulthén, Lars-Erik Gadde et al
26th IMP Conference, Budapest, Hungary September 2-4
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2009

Distribution Networks – Challenges and Opportunities

Kajsa Hulthén, Lars-Erik Gadde,
Proceedings of the 25th IMP Conference, Marseille, September 3-5
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2009

Matching technology of use and technology of produce - challenges and opportunities in the textile industry.

Viktoria Sundquist, Kajsa Hulthén,
Paper presented at the 19th Nordic Workshop on Interorganizational Research, Jönköping August 12-14.
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2009

Improving logistics outsourcing through increasing buyer-provider interaction.

Lars-Erik Gadde, Kajsa Hulthén,
Industrial Marketing Management. Vol. 38, p. 633-640
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2008

Logistics outsourcing and the role of logistics service providers from an industrial network perspective

Lars-Erik Gadde, Kajsa Hulthén,
Proceedings of the 24th IMP-Conference, Uppsala university, September 4-6
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2007

Economizing in differentiated distribution networks: A transvection approach.

Kajsa Hulthén,
European Business Review, 19(6), pp. 508-523.
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2007

Understanding the ‘new’ distribution reality through ‘old’ concepts – a renaissance for transvection and sorting

Kajsa Hulthén, Lars-Erik Gadde,
Marketing Theory 2007, 7: 184-207 (2007, 7), p. 184-207
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2007

From Channel Management to Managing in Distribution Network Relationships

Lars-Erik Gadde, Kajsa Hulthén,
In Wirtz, B. (Ed.) Handbuch Multi-Channel-Marketing, Wiesbaden, Gabler Verlag, p. pp. 297-322
Chapter in monograph, book
2006

Activities and the Organising of Industrial Networks

Anna Dubois, Kajsa Hulthén,
In proceedings of the 2nd IMP Journal Seminar, Gothenburg, May 18-20.
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2005

Inter-organisational research in the Nordic countries

Anna Dubois, Lars-Erik Gadde, Kajsa Hulthén et al
Journal of Business Research. Vol. 58, p. 1223-1225
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2004

Supply Network Flexibility

Anna Dubois, Lars-Erik Gadde, Kajsa Hulthén et al
Proceedings of the 20th IMP Conference, Copenhagen, September 2-4
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2004

Supply chains and interdependence: a theoretical analysis

Anna Dubois, Kajsa Hulthén, Ann-Charlott Pedersen et al
Journal of Purchasing and Supply management. Vol. 10 (1), p. 3-9
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2003

Distribution Networks as Crossing Transvections

Kajsa Hulthén,
Paper presented at the 13th Workshop on Interorganisational Research, Helsingfors August 15-17
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2003

Resource Interdependence in Supply Chains

Viktoria Sundquist, Anna Dubois, Lars-Erik Gadde et al
Proceedings of the 19th IMP Conference, Lugano, September 4-6
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2003

Interdependence within and among 'Supply Chains'

Anna Dubois, Kajsa Hulthén, Ann-Charlott Pedersen et al
Proceedings of the 12th International IPSERA Conference, Budapest, April 14-16.
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2003

Aldersonian Sorting: An 'old' concept for a 'new' reality

Lars-Erik Gadde, Kajsa Hulthén,
Proceedings of the 19th IMP Conference, Lugano, September 4-6.
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2002

Variety in Distribution Networks: A Transvection Analysis

Kajsa Hulthén,
Doctoral thesis
2001

An Extended Perspective on Distribution

Kajsa Hulthén,
Paper presented at the 11th Nordic Workshop on Interorganisational Research, Gothenburg, August 17-19
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2000

Standardisation and Customisation in Construction - Alternative activity structures in production and distribution

Lars-Erik Gadde, Kajsa Hulthén, Jens Laage-Hellman et al
Paper presented at the 10th Nordic Workshop on Interorganisational Research, Trondheim August 18-20
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2000

Developments in Distribution Networks - A framework for understanding variety

Kajsa Hulthén, Anna Dubois, Lars-Erik Gadde et al
Proceedings of the 16th IMP Conference, University of Bath, September 7-9
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2000

Transvection Analysis - A reverse perspective on distribution

Lars-Erik Gadde, Kajsa Hulthén, Ivan Snehota et al
Proceedings of the 29th Annual Conference of the European Marketing Academy, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, May 24-26
Conference paper - peer reviewed
1999

Distribution Restructuring - Alternative perspectives needed

Kajsa Hulthén,
Paper presented at the 9th Nordic Workshop on Interorganisational Research, University of Vaasa, August
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
1999

Changing Division of Work in Distribution - Effects of activity dependencies

Kajsa Hulthén,
In McLoughlin, D. and Horan, C. (eds) Proceedings of the 15th Annual IMP Conference, University College Dublin, September
Conference paper - peer reviewed
1998

Adjustments and Division of Labour in the Construction Industry

Anna Dubois, Kent Eklöv, Lars-Erik Gadde et al
Paper presented at the 8th Nordic Workshop on Interorganizational Research, Århus August 19-21
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
1998

Changing Distribution through Relationships

Kajsa Hulthén,
Licentiate thesis
1997

Establishing a Business Relationship - Intended vs realized effects

Kajsa Hulthén,
In Mazet, F., Salle, R. and Valla, J-P. (eds) Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Industrial Marketing and Purchasing, Groupe ESC Lyon, September
Conference paper - peer reviewed
1995

Introducing Intermediaries in a Direct Channel - A network approach

Kajsa Hulthén,
Paper presented at the 4th Nordic Workshop on Interorganisational Research, Turkku
Conference paper - non peer reviewed