Martin Löwstedt

Universitetslektor at Chalmers, Architecture and Civil Engineering, Construction Management

By using an interpretative, narrative, micro-discursive approach Martin Löwstedt is studying the doing of strategy and organizing in large construction companies. This research aims at increasing the understanding of the link between the individuals and the industrial praxis. Martin is also teaching in courses in economy, construction management, leadership and communication.

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Showing 20 publications

2018

Doing strategy in project-based organizations: Actors and patterns of action

Martin Löwstedt, Christine Räisänen, Roine Leiringer
International Journal of Project Management. Vol. 36 (6), p. 889-898
Journal article
2016

The site manager as an omnious being: Exploring the ‘body’ in embodiment of organizational spaces

Rickard Sandberg, Martin Löwstedt, Christine Räisänen et al
EGOS conference, Naples 2016, 6-9 July, Sub-Theme 4: Diversity, Embodiment and Affect
Paper in proceedings
2016

The problematic of place-taking and space-making in liminal practices: Contending experts appropriating space

Christine Räisänen, Martin Löwstedt, Max Rapp-Ricciardi
EGOS conference, Naples 2016, 6-9 July, Sub-Theme 17: Expert Power and Management: The Role of Management and Occupations in Shaping Organizations, Institutions and Societies
Paper in proceedings
2016

Exploring the Work Practices of Site Managers as Processes of Embodiment

Rikard Sandberg, Christine Räisänen, Martin Löwstedt
In: P W Chan and C J Neilson (Eds.) Proceedings of the 32nd Annual ARCOM Conference. Vol. 2, p. 679-688
Paper in proceedings
2015

‘Taking off my glasses in order to see’: exploring practice on a building site using self-reflexive ethnography

Martin Löwstedt
Construction Management and Economics. Vol. 33 (5-6), p. 404-414
Journal article
2014

Game of experts: Management consultants vying for power in unfamiliar fields

Christine Räisänen, Martin Löwstedt
EGOS conference, Rotterdam, 3-5 July, Sub-theme 41: The Power of Management Experts in Organizations and Society
Paper in proceedings
2014

Stakes and struggles in liminal spaces: construction practitioners interacting with management-consultants

Christine Räisänen, Martin Löwstedt
Engineering Project Organization Journal. Vol. 4 (2-3), p. 123-133
Journal article
2014

"Taking off my glasses in order to see": exploring practice on a building site using self-reflexive ethnography

Martin Löwstedt
Raiden, A B and Aboagye-Nimo, E (Eds) Proceedings of the 30th Annual ARCOM Conference, 1-3 September 2014, Portsmouth, UK, Association of Researchers in Construction Management, p. 247-256
Paper in proceedings
2014

Social identity in construction: enactments and outcomes

Martin Löwstedt, Christine Räisänen
Construction Management and Economics. Vol. 32 (11), p. 1093-1105
Journal article
2013

Strategy workshops: The fusing of the past and the future in the present

Christine Räisänen, Ann-Charlotte Stenberg, Martin Löwstedt
CIB World Building Congress, Construction and Society, Brisbane, 5-9 May 2013
Paper in proceedings
2012

"Being a construction worker": Identity effects as a self-reinforcing mechanism in construction

Martin Löwstedt, Christine Räisänen
CIB 2012 Conference Proceedings, Montréal
Paper in proceedings
2012

Bringing on-site identities into the boardroom: A self-reinforcing mechanism in construction

Martin Löwstedt, Christine Räisänen
28th Egos Colloquium, Helsinki, Sub-theme 21 Self-reinforcing processes in organizations
Paper in proceedings
2012

Using positioning theory to understand construction of selfhood in strategy audits

Christine Räisänen, Ann-Charlotte Stenberg, Martin Löwstedt
28th Egos Colloquium, Helsinki, Sub-theme 05 Strategy-as-Practice
Paper in proceedings
2012

"Playing back-spin balls": Narrating organizational change in construction

Martin Löwstedt, Christine Räisänen
Construction Management and Economics. Vol. 30 (9), p. 795-806
Journal article
2011

“Two strides forward, one stride back:” Strategy practice as chains of conversations

Christine Räisänen, Ann-Charlotte Stenberg, Martin Löwstedt
27th EGOS Colloquium, Göteborg, 2011
Conference contribution
2011

Strategy work in a large construction company: personified strategies as drivers för change

Martin Löwstedt, Christine Räisänen, Ann-Charlotte Stenberg et al
6th Nordic conference on Construction Economics and Organisation, 13-15 April, 2011, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Paper in proceedings
2011

How does change happen in a large construction company: Comparing objectified and lived versions of change

Martin Löwstedt, Christine Räisänen, Ann-Charlotte Stenberg
27th Annual Conference of the Association of Researchers in Construction Management, ARCOM 2011. Bristol, 5 - 7 September 2011. Vol. 1, p. 85-94
Paper in proceedings

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Showing 3 research projects

2016–2018

Barriers and drivers for a digitally driven industry development

Martin Löwstedt Construction Management
Formas

2011–2017

Vad driver verkliga förbättringar: konkurrensen, utvecklingsintresset eller modetrenderna?

Martin Löwstedt Construction Management
Development Fund of the Swedish Construction Industry (SBUF)

2013–2017

Mapping middle managers´ work situation and leadership potential to enhance social sustainability in the construction sector: A question of futures thinking

Christine Räisänen Construction Management
Martin Löwstedt Construction Management
Rikard Sandberg Construction Management
Formas

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