Nils-Göran Olve

visiting professor at Department of Business Studies

+4618-471 1618
Visiting address:
Ekonomikum, Kyrkogårdsg. 10, ingång C
Postal address:
Box 513
751 20 UPPSALA

Short presentation

Nils-Göran Olve is a doctor and “docent” from the Stockholm School of Economics and is now a free-lance consultant and part-time academic. He has been adjunct professor in management control at Linköping University since 1995 and currently is also a guest professor with Uppsala University and Jönköping International Business School. For many years he was a partner in Cepro, a Stockholm-based consultancy.

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Nils-Göran worked for many years as a researcher, educator and writer with the Stockholm School of Economics (Handelshögskolan i Stockholm), and in the 1980s he led management training programmes in China and the International Teachers Programme for management teachers. He then worked as a consultant with Cepro, a Stockholm-based consultancy, at the same time becoming a consulting professor with Linköping University and gradually gravitating back to academia.

He is the author or co-author of numerous articles and more than a dozen books in Swedish; several were published in English by Wiley: Virtual Organizations and Beyond (by Bo Hedberg et al., 1997); Performance Drivers – a Practical Guide to Using the Balanced Scorecard (1999); Making Scorecards Actionable (2003); and The Balanced scorecard (2nd ed. 2006). His most recent book is Controlling for Competitiveness (CBSP, 2011). Swedish versions of these books were published as Imaginära organisationer; Balanced scorecard i svensk praktik, Framgångsrikt styrkortsarbete, och Ekonomistyrning för konkurrenskraft. He is also the editor of Controllerhandboken (9th ed. 2008), an established Swedish classic where he long has contributed articles and now serves as editor.

He is the chairman of the Friends Association at the Royal Stockholm Opera and writes also on opera and singers for Swedish and English publications.


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