Olof Lindahl

Associate senior lecturer/Assistant Professor at Department of Business Studies

+4618-471 1614
Visiting address:
Kyrkogårdsgatan 10, entrance C

Postal address:
Box 513
751 20 UPPSALA

Short presentation

Olof Lindahl is a assistant professor at the Department of Business Studies where he teaches topic such as international business and management as well as research methods and on the undergraduate, graduate, and PhD levels.

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Dr. Lindahl has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Uppsala University and Master of International Management from Grenoble Graduate School of Business, France, and a PhD in International Business from Uppsala University.

He has reviewed articles for the Journal of International Management, the Journal of World Business, and the Journal of Management Studies.

Research Interests

Dr. Lindahl is currently working in two main research projects. These investigate the standardization of R&D capabilities in multinational corporations through global transfer and change management efforts, as well as the role of public interventions in stimulating pharmaceutical R&D in the field of antibiotics.

Awards & Nominations

  • Finalist for the 2016 Peter J. Buckley and Mark Casson AIB Award for the best dissertation in International Business.
  • Finalist in the 2016 EDAMBA Competition for the best European doctoral thesis in business administration.
  • Nominated for the IM Division Gustavson School of Business Best Qualitative Paper in International Business Award at the Academy of Management 2017 in Atlanta, USA.
  • Nominated for the Haynes Prize for the Most Promising Scholar at the Academy of International Business 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey.


Lindahl's research concerns international business, the management of innovation and organizational change, knowledge management and transfer in multinational corporations, business models in pharmaceutical R&D, the internationalization processes of firms, and reshoring.


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