Magnus Persson

Associate Professor at Chalmers, Technology Management and Economics, Innovation and R&D Management

Magnus Persson is an Associate professor and Head of Division at the Division of Innovation and R&D Management. He holds a Ph.D. in Operations Management and has more than 10 years of experience from managing and teaching courses and educational programs in Operations Management.Magnus key research interests are in the areas of platform development and modularization strategies. The research involves companies such as Alfa Laval, Getinge, Tetra Pak and Volvo Trucks.

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Showing 41 publications

2019

Using Platform Strategies in the Development of Integrated Product-Service Solutions

Siri Jagstedt, Magnus Persson
International Journal of Innovation Management. Vol. 23 (4)
Journal article
2018

The virtue of customising solutions: A managerial framework

Siri Jagstedt, Klas Hedvall, Magnus Persson
Practices and Tools for Servitization: Managing Service Transition, p. 291-308
Book chapter
2018

Challenges in Centralized Solution Development

Siri Jagstedt, Peter Magnusson, Magnus Persson
Paper in proceedings
2018

Describing different integrated solutions

Siri Jagstedt, Magnus Persson
International Journal of Technology Management. Vol. 78 (4), p. 343-361
Journal article
2017

Effects of product platform strategy on companies’ financial performance

Magnus Persson, Björn Lantz
18th International CINet Conference
Paper in proceedings
2017

Plattformsstrategi och modularisering - Positiva effekter på lönsamhet

Magnus Persson, Björn Lantz
Management of innovation and technology. Vol. 2017 (4), p. 7-8
Magazine article
2017

Effects of product modularization on companies’ financial performance

Magnus Persson, Björn Lantz
24th Innovation and Product Development Management Conference, Reykjavik
Paper in proceedings
2016

Coordinating external manufacturing of product modules

Magnus Persson, Jan Eklind, Mats Winroth
Decision Sciences. Vol. 47 (6), p. 1178-1202
Journal article
2016

Engineering Case Method Applied in Teaching Modularization Management

Poul Kyvsgaard Hansen, Magnus Persson
Proceedings of the NordDesign 2016 Conference, Trondheim, Norway, August 10-12, 2016. Vol. 2
Paper in proceedings
2016

Platform thinking in the development of integrated solutions

Siri Jagstedt, Magnus Persson
17th International CINet Conference, September 2016
Paper in proceedings
2016

Effects of Customization and Product Modularization on Financial Performance

Magnus Persson, Björn Lantz
R&D Management Conference 2016
Paper in proceedings
2015

A framework for analyzing integrated solutions

Siri Jagstedt, Magnus Persson
Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Business Servitization, Madrid, Spain
Paper in proceedings
2015

Moving into integrated solutions: Effects on the product development

Siri Jagstedt, Magnus Persson, Ludvig Lindlöf
Proceedings of the 16th International CINet Conference
Paper in proceedings
2015

Contrasting platform thinking and product modularization: A survey of Swedish product development practices

Henrike Boer, Magnus Persson
Proceedings of the 22nd Innovation and Product Development Management Conference
Paper in proceedings
2014

Combining internal and external manufacturing product modules

Jan Eklind, Magnus Persson, Mats Winroth
Proceedings of the 21st EurOMA Conference on Operations Management in an Innovation Economy, June 20th-25th, Palermo, Italy
Paper in proceedings
2013

Managing continous improvement by product modularization

Jan Eklind, Magnus Persson
Proceedings of the 14th International CINet Conference in Nijmegen, Netherlands, 8-11 September
Paper in proceedings
2013

Managing product customization by modularization

Jan Eklind, Magnus Persson, Mats Winroth
Proceedings of the 20th International Annual EurOMA Conference in Dublin, Ireland, June 7-12
Paper in proceedings
2013

Product Modularization and Organizational Coordination

Magnus Persson, Pär Åhlström
International Journal of Automotive Technology and Management. Vol. 13 (1), p. 55-74
Journal article
2013

Managing continuous improvement by product modularization

Jan Eklind, Magnus Persson
Paper presented at the CINet 14th annual conference, Nijmegen, 8-11 September 2013
Paper in proceedings
2012

Organizing for modularity in dynamic markets

Maximilian Pasche, Magnus Persson
International Journal of Innovation Management. Vol. 16 (2)
Journal article
2012

Organising for modularity in dynamic markets

Maximilian Pasche, Magnus Persson
International Journal of Innovation Management. Vol. 16 (2), p. Art. no. 1250010-
Journal article
2012

Practices supporting knowledge transfer - an analysis of lean product development

Ludvig Lindlöf, Björn Söderberg, Magnus Persson
International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing. Vol. 26 (12), p. 1128-1135
Journal article
2011

Effects of platforms on new product development projects

Maximilian Pasche, Magnus Persson, Hans Löfsten
International Journal of Operations and Production Management. Vol. 31 (11-12), p. 1144-1163
Journal article
2011

Challenges for increasing component commonality in platforms

Jan Wickenberg, Robert Stamlin, Magnus Persson et al
Proceedings of the 5th European Conference on Management of Technology, EuroMOT2011, September 18-20, 2011, Tampere, Finland, p. 463-472
Paper in proceedings
2011

Integrating Sustainble Development into Operations Management Courses

Peter Fredriksson, Magnus Persson
International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education. Vol. 12 (3), p. 236-249
Journal article
2010

Knowledge transfer - The Lean Product Development Perspective

Ludvig Alfredson, Björn Söderberg, Magnus Persson
17th International Product Development Conference "The innovation in crisis time", June 14-15, Murcia, Spain.
Paper in proceedings
2010

Platforms and their effects on new product development projects

Maximilian Pasche, Magnus Persson, Hans Löfsten
17th International Annual EurOMA Conference
Paper in proceedings
2009

Integrating sustainable development into operations management courses

Peter Fredriksson, Magnus Persson
Proceedings of 16th International Annual EurOMA Conference, June 14-17, Göteborg
Paper in proceedings
2008

IMPACTS OF PRODUCT COMPLEXITY ON ORGANIZATIONAL COMPLEXITY - A case study at Volvo Truck Corporation from a manufacturing perspective

Maximilian Pasche, Magnus Persson
Proceedings of the 15th International Product Development Management Conference, Hamburg, Germany, June 29 - July 1
Paper in proceedings
2007

Platform and modularization strategies in practice: An exploratory study

Magnus Persson, Pär Åhlström
Proceedings of the 8th International CINet conference, Gothenburg, 7-11 September, 2007
Paper in proceedings
2006

Managerial issues in modularizing complex products

Magnus Persson, Pär Åhlström
Technovation
Journal article
2006

Product Development Lead-Time Reduction in the Swedish Manufacturing Industry

Magnus Persson, Lars Trygg, Pär Åhlström
Proceedings of the 13th International Product Development Management Conference
Paper in proceedings
2006

Effects of changing a module's interface: a case study in an automotive company

Magnus Persson
International Journal of Automotive Technology and Management. Vol. 6 (3), p. 331-345
Journal article
2004

Managing the Modularization of Complex Products

Magnus Persson
Doctoral thesis
2004

Managerial Issues in Modularizing Complex Products

Magnus Persson, Pär Åhlström
EIASM - 11th International Product Development Management Conference in Dublin, Ireland, 21-22 June
Paper in proceedings
2004

The Impact of Organizational Functions on Modular Structure - Experiences from Volvo Car Corporation

Magnus Persson
International Journal of Automotive Technology and Management. Vol. 4 (1), p. 22-39
Journal article
2004

Modularization - Not Only a Product Issue

Tobias Holmqvist, Magnus Persson
The 7th Workshop on Product Structuring - Product Platform Development in Gothenburg, Sweden, March 24-25
Paper in proceedings
2003

Analysis and Improvement of Product Modularization Methods - Their ability to deal with complex products

Tobias Holmqvist, Magnus Persson
Journal of Systems Engineering. Vol. 6 (3), p. 195-209
Journal article
2003

Product Modularization and Organizational Coordination

Magnus Persson, Pär Åhlström
EIASM - 10th International Product Development Management Conference in Brussels, Belgium, June 10-11
Paper in proceedings
2002

Challenges in Product Module Development Work - Successful development of product modules requires intricate balancing of functional requirements

Magnus Persson
EIAMS - 9th International Product Development Management Conference in Sophia Antipolis , France, May 27-28
Paper in proceedings
2001

Evaluating Product Modules - Case study at a vehicle manufacturer from a production perspective

Magnus Persson
Proceedings of the 8th EurOMA Conference in Bath, UK, June 3-5
Paper in proceedings

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2017–2019

Increased innovation capability through efficient development of integrated solutions

Magnus Persson Innovation and R&D Management
Siri Jagstedt Innovation and R&D Management
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