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Christina Öberg

Title: Professor School/office: Örebro University School of Business

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About Christina Öberg

Christina Öberg is Professor/Chair in Marketing at Örebro University, Visiting Professor at Leeds University, and Honorary Associate Professor at Exeter University. She leads to INTERORG Research Centre. Christina has a background from Linköping and Lund Universities, and has been a visiting researcher at University of Bath, Manchester Business School and Stanford University, among others. She has a professional background from finance. Her research interests include networks, with a specific focus on dynamics, perception, goal heterogeneity and strategy, customer relationships, mergers and acquisitions, the sharing economy, new ways to pursue business, and innovation processes. Christina has published nearly 50 journal articles, and has produced several books and book chapters.

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Articles in journals

Asnafi, N. , Shams, T. , Aspenberg, D. & Öberg, C. (2019). 3D Metal Printing from an Industrial Perspective: Product Design, Production, and Business Models. Berg- und Huttenmännische Monatshefte (BHM), 1-10.
Geissinger, A. , Laurell, C. , Öberg, C. & Sandström, C. (2019). How sustainable is the sharing economy?: On the sustainability connotations of sharing economy platforms. Journal of Cleaner Production, 206, 419-429.
Baraldi, E. , Havenvid, M. I. , Linné, Å. & Öberg, C. (2019). Start-ups and networks: Interactive perspectives and a research agenda. Industrial Marketing Management, 80, 58-67.
Öberg, C. (2019). The role of business networks for innovation. Journal of Innovation & Knowledge, 4 (2), 124-128.
Kask, J. & Öberg, C. (2019). Why "majors" surge in the post-disruptive recording industry. European Journal of Marketing, 53 (3), 442-462.
Öberg, C. , Shams, T. & Asnafi, N. (2018). Additive Manufacturing and Business Models: Current Knowledge and Missing Perspectives. Technology Innovation Management Review, 8 (6), 15-33.
Liu, Y. , Öberg, C. , Tarba, S. Y. & Xing, Y. (2018). Brand management in mergers and acquisitions: Emerging market multinationals venturing into advanced economies. International Marketing Review, 35 (5), 710-732.
Öberg, C. (2018). Customer roles in M&A integration. International Studies of Management and Organization, 48 (1), 43-70.
Hallberg, P. , Hasche, N. , Kask, J. & Öberg, C. (2018). Quality management systems as indicators for stability and change in customer-supplier relationships. The IMP Journal, 12 (3), 483-497.
Pesamaa, O. , Dahlin, P. & Öberg, C. (2018). Reduction of tension effects on partner evaluation. Marketing Intelligence & Planning, 36 (4), 425-439.
Öberg, C. (2018). Social and economic ties in the freelance and sharing economies. Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, 30 (1), 77-96.
Öberg, C. (2018). The dynamics of proximity in multiple-party innovation processes. The IMP Journal, 12 (2), 296-312.
Öberg, C. & Leminen, S. (2017). Gap analysis for innovative firm acquisition - acquirer and acquired party perspectives. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 30 (3), 380-395.
Hasche, N. , Linton, G. & Öberg, C. (2017). Trust in open innovation: the case of a med-tech start-up. European Journal of Innovation Management, 20 (1), 31-49.
Aaboen, L. , Laage-Hellman, J. , Lind, F. , Öberg, C. & Shih, T. (2016). Exploring the roles of university spin-offs in business networks. Industrial Marketing Management, 59, 157-166.
Öberg, C. (2016). How innovation impacts artistic creativity: Managing innovation in the advertising sector. International Journal of Innovation Management, 20 (4).
Öberg, C. & Graham, G. (2016). How smart cities will change supply chain management: a technical viewpoint. Production planning & control (Print), 27 (6), 529-538.
Öberg, C. , Shih, T. T. & Chou, H. (2016). Network strategies and effects in an interactive context. Industrial Marketing Management, 52, 117-127.
Öberg, C. (2016). University spin-offs and their commercialising through acquisition. International Journal of Globalisation and Small Business, 8 (4), 413-436.
Öberg, C. (2016). What creates a collaboration-level identity?. Journal of Business Research, 69 (9), 3220-3230.
Öberg, C. & Shih, T. T. (2015). Strategy in an ambiguous innovation environment: the case of a Taiwanese biopharmaceutical firm. Journal of Strategy and Management., 8 (4), 326-341.
Öberg, C. (2014). Customer relationship challenges following international acquisitions. International Marketing Review, 31 (3), 259-282.
Öberg, C. & Tsung-Ying Shih, T. (2014). Divergent and convergent logic of firms: Barriers and enablers for development and commercialization of innovations. Industrial Marketing Management, 43 (3), 419-428.
Bessant, J. , Öberg, C. & Trifilova, A. (2014). Framing problems in radical innovation. Industrial Marketing Management, 43 (8), 1284-1292.
Öberg, C. (2014). Strategic reversal: The network as reason, means and end. The IMP Journal, 8 (2), 74-83.
Öberg, C. (2013). Competence integration in creative processes. Industrial Marketing Management, 42 (1), 113-124.
Öberg, C. (2013). Network imitation to deal with sociocultural dilemmas in acquisitions of young, innovative firms. Thunderbird International Business Review, 55, 387-403.
Öberg, C. , Huge-Brodin, M. & Björklund, M. (2012). Applying a network level in environmental impact assessment. Journal of Business Research, 65 (2), 247-255.
Anderson, H. , Holtström, J. & Öberg, C. (2012). Do competition authorities consider business relationships?. Journal of Business-to-Business Marketing, 19 (1), 67-92.
Grundström, C. , Öberg, C. & Öhrwall-Rönnbäck, A. (2012). Family-owned manufacturing SMEs and innovativeness: A comparison between within-family successions and external takeovers. The Journal of Family Business Strategy, 3 (3), 162-173.
Öberg, C. (2012). Mergers and acquisitions as embedded network activities. European Journal of International Management, 6 (4), 421-441.
Öberg, C. (2012). Network effects of upstream acquisitions of innovative firms. The IMP Journal, 6 (1), 52-68.
Öberg, C. , Henneberg, S. C. & Mouzas, S. (2012). Organizational inscriptions of network pictures: A meso-level analysis. Industrial Marketing Management, 41 (8), 1270-1283.
Öberg, C. (2012). Using network pictures to study inter-organisational encounters. Scandinavian Journal of Management, 28 (2), 136-148.
Öberg, C. (2011). Acquiring once, acquiring twice: Lessons learned from repeated acquisitions of innovative firms. International Journal of Innovation Management, 15 (6), 1243-1269.
Öberg, C. , Grundström, C. & Jönsson, P. (2011). Acquisitions and network identity change. European Journal of Marketing, 45 (9/10), 1470-1500.
Öberg, C. (2011). The core-customer concept. Service Industries Journal, 31 (16), 2677-2692.
Grundström, C. , Öberg, C. & Öhrwall Rönnbäck, A. (2011). View and management of innovativeness upon succession in family-owned SMEs. International Journal of Innovation Management, 15 (3), 617-640.
Nordin, F. , Öberg, C. , Kollberg, B. & Nord, T. (2010). Building a new supply chain position: An exploratory case study within the construction industry. Construction Management and Economics, 28 (10), 1071-1083.
Öberg, C. (2010). Customer roles in innovations. International Journal of Innovation Management, 14 (6), 989-1011.
Öberg, C. & Grundström, C. (2009). Challenges and opportunities in innovative firms' network development. International Journal of Innovation Management, 13 (4), 593-613.
Öberg, C. (2009). Who owns a customer relationship following a merger or acquisition?. Corporate Ownership & Control, 6 (2), 212-221.
Öberg, C. , Henneberg, S. C. & Mouzas, S. (2007). Changing network pictures: evidence from mergers and acquisitions. Industrial Marketing Management, 36 (7), 926-940.
Öberg, C. & Holtström, J. (2006). Are mergers and acquisitions contagious?. Journal of Business Research, 59 (12), 1267-1275.

Books

Öberg, C. (2017). Nyckeltal: Verktyg för att analysera, påverka och utveckla verksamheter (1ed.). Lund: Studentlitteratur AB.
Nordberg, P. & Öberg, C. (2017). Övningsbok i marknadsföring. Liber.
Prenkert, T. & Öberg, C. (2014). Redovisning för intern styrning (4ed.). Lund: Studentlitteratur AB.
Prenkert, T. , Gyllberg, H. , Svensson, C. , Svensson, L. & Öberg, C. (2014). Redovisning för intern styrning: Övningsbok (3ed.). Lund: Studentlitteratur AB.
Weber, Y. , Tarba, S. Y. & Öberg, C. (2013). A comprehensive guide to mergers & acquisitions: Managing the critical success factors across every stage of the M&A process. Pearson Education Academic Publisher.

Chapters in books

Öberg, C. (2017). How innovation impacts artistic creativity: managing innovation in the advertising sector. In: Alexander Brem, Rogelio Puente-Diaz, Marine Agogue, The role of creativity in the management of innovation: state of the art and future research outlook. New Jersey: World Scientific.
Öberg, C. (2017). Making sense of local customer relationships in cross-border acquisitions. In: Martina Fuchs, Sebastian Henn, Martin Franz, Ram Mudambi, Managing Culture and Interspace in Cross-border Investments: Building a Global Company (pp. 158-167). New York: Routledge.
La Rocca, A. , Öberg, C. & Hoholm, T. (2017). When Start Ups Shift Network: Notes on Start Up Journey. In: Aaboen, L., La Rocca, A., Lind, F., Perna, A., Shih, T., Starting Up in Business Networks: Why Relationships Matter in Entrepreneurship (pp. 107-136). London: Palgrave Macmillan.
Öberg, C. (2016). Acquisition as an adaptation strategy. In: King, David R.,; Risberg, Annette; Meglio, Olimpia, The Routledge Companion to Mergers and Acquisitions (pp. 27-39). London: Routledge.
Öberg, C. (2016). Acquisitions and open innovation: A literature review and extension. In: Yaakov Weber, Shlomo Tarba, Mergers and acquisitions, entrepreneurship and innovation (pp. 31-58). . Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
Thilenius, P. , Havila, V. , Dahlin, P. & Öberg, C. (2016). Business netquakes: Analysing relatedness of events in dynamic business networks. In: Peter Thilenius, Cecilia Pahlberg, Virpi Havila, Extending the business network approach: new territories, new technologies, new terms (pp. 315-332). London: Palgrave Macmillan.
Norrman, C. , Öberg, C. & Hult, P. (2015). Barriers to Biomedical Engineering Commercialisation. In: Aard Groen, Gary Cook, Peter Van Der Sijde, New Technology-Based Firms in the New Millenium: Volume 11 (pp. 55-72). . Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
Öberg, C. & Frankelius, P. (2015). Ekonomi och lönsamhet. In: Marknadsföring: vetenskap och praktik (pp. 545-574). Lund: Studentlitteratur AB.
Öberg, C. (2013). Customer roles in mergers and acquisitions: A systematic literature review. In: Sydney Finkelstein and Cary Cooper, Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions: Volume 12 Customer Roles in Mergers and Acquisitions: A Systematic Literature Review (pp. 59-74). . Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
Öberg, C. & Tarba, S. Y. (2013). What do we know about post-merger integration following international acquisitions?. In: Timothy M. Devinney, Torben Pedersen, Laszlo Tihanyi, Advances in International Management, Volume 26 - Philosophy of Science and Meta-Knowledge in International Business and Management (pp. 469-492). . Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
Öberg, C. (2012). Andgewandte Kompetenz: Projektbasierte Kompetenzenetzwerke zur Arbeitsorganisation. In: Jeschke, Sabina; Hees, Frank; Richert, Anja; Trantow, Sven, Arbeit im wandel: Trends und Herausforderungen der modernen Arbeitswelt (pp. 53-56). Berlin: LIT Verlag.
Öberg, C. (2012). Competence in use: project-based competence nets as way to organize work. In: Sabina Jeschke; Frank Hees; Anja Simone Richert; Sven Trantow, Prethinking work: insights on the future of work (pp. 33-34). . LIT Verlag.
Öberg, C. (2012). Does a CSR focus create innovations among established firms?. In: Sarah Underwood; Alan Murray; et al, Social and Sustainable Enterprise: Changing the Nature of Business (pp. 119-139). . Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
Öberg, C. (2012). Why do customers dissolve their business relationships with the acquired party following an acquisition?. In: Helén Anderson, Virpi Havila, Fredrik Nilsson, Mergers and acquisitions: The critical role of stakeholders (pp. 185-202). New York: Taylor & Francis.
Öberg, C. (2011). Effects of product development phases on innovation network relationships. In: Farley Simon Nobre, David Walker, Robert J. Harris, Technological, Managerial and Organizational Core Competencies: Dynamic Innovation and Sustainable Development (pp. 191-202). . IGI Global.
Öberg, C. (2010). The pros and cons of long-term customer relationships. In: Victoria J. Farkas, Customer Relations. . Nova Business, Finance and Economics Press.
Öberg, C. (2009). Customer Relationship Dissolution following Mergers and Acquisitions: Reasons, Counterforces and Consequences. In: James B. Tobin and Lawrence R. Parker, Joint Ventures, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Capital Flow (pp. 207-237). . Nova Science Publishers, Inc..
Holtström, J. & Öberg, C. (2009). Hur nås höga kursutvärderingar?: En studie av korrelationen mellan kursutvärderingar, nedlagd tid och studenters resultat på kurser. In: E. Edvardsson Stiwne, Ett år med Bologna - vad har hänt vid LiU? (pp. 91-103). Linköping: Linköping University Electronic Press.
Öberg, C. & Kindström, D. (2009). The extended organisation: A network approach. In: Creating Business out of Industrial Offerings: Findings from Market-Leading B2B Companies (pp. 13-19). Stockholm: Foundation Marketing Technology Center (MTC).
Öberg, C. (2007). På jakt efter alternativa handledningsformer. In: Segerstad, Helene Hård af, Pedagogiska utmaningar i tiden: 10:e universitetspedagogiska konferensen vid Linköpings universitet 8-9 november 2006 (pp. 61-72). Linköping: Linköping University.

Conference papers

Asnafi, N. , Shams, T. , Aspenberg, D. & Öberg, C. (2018). 3D Metal Printing from an Industrial Perspective: Product Design, Production and Business Models. In: Metal Additive Manufacturing Conference 2018 Proceedings Industrial perspectives in Additive Technologies. Paper presented at Metal Additive Manufacturing Conference, Vienna, Austria, November 21-23, 2018 (pp. 304-313). Vienna, Austria: ASMET.
Aramo-Immonen, H. , Carlborg, P. , Geissinger, A. , Hasche, N. , Kask, J. , Linton, G. , Nykvist, R. , Öberg, C. & et al. (2018). Clustering the imp thought: searching roots and diversities in imp research. Paper presented at 34th Annual Industrial Marketing & Purchasing Conference KEDGE Business School, Marseille, France, 4-7 September 2018.
Aramo-Immonen, H. , Suominen, A. , Öberg, C. & Jussila, J. J. (2018). Innovation enablers attracting Gen Z at future workplace. In: Iain Bitran, Steffen Conn, K.R.E Huizingh, Olga Kokshagina, Marko Torkkeli, Marcus Tynnhammar, Proceedings of the 2018 ISPIM Innovation Conference (Stockholm). Paper presented at XXIX ISPIM Innovation Conference – Innovation, The Name of The Game, Stockholm, Sweden, June 17-20, 2018. LUT.
Hasche, N. & Öberg, C. (2018). Legitimisation through the network: The case of emerging market firm internationalisation. Paper presented at 44th European International Business Academy Conference (EIBA 2018), Poznan, Poland, December 13-15, 2018.
Geissinger, A. , Laurell, C. , Öberg, C. , Sandström, C. , Sick, N. & Suseno, Y. (2018). Market and Non-market perceptions at fringes of the Sharing Economy: Evidence from Foodora. Paper presented at XXIX International Society for Professional Innovation Management Conference (ISPIM 2018), Stockholm, Sweden, June 17-20, 2018.
Öberg, C. , Shams, T. & Asnafi, N. (2017). Additive manufacturing: Current knowledge and missing perspectives. In: 18th International CINet Conference Digitalization and innovation: designing the organization of the future. Paper presented at 18th International CINet Conference, Potsdam, Germany, September 10-12, 2017. Continous Innovation Network (CIBet).
Geissinger, A. , Laurell, C. , Öberg, C. & Sandström, C. (2017). Assessing the sustainability impact of the sharing economy. Paper presented at 4th International Workshop on the Sharing Economy (IWSE), Lund, Sweden, June 15-16, 2017.
Shams, T. & Öberg, C. (2017). Disruptive positions and roles?: The effect of additive manufacturing on business networks. Paper presented at IMP Journal Seminar, Poznan, Poland, October 12-13, 2017.
Lund, R. & Öberg, C. (2017). Diverse interests in profit/non-profit stakeholder settings: The case of the Swedish Royal Opera. Paper presented at 16th International Colloquium on Arts, Heritage, Non-profit and Social Marketing, Kingston University, Surrey, UK, September 8, 2017.
Geissinger, A. , Laurell, C. & Öberg, C. (2017). Imitating Airbnb and Uber: On the Interconnectedness of Sharing Economy Platforms and Digital Business Ventures. Paper presented at 23rd Nordic Workshop on Interorganisational Research, Stavanger, Norway, April 26-28, 2017.
Laage-Hellman, J. , Lind, F. , Öberg, C. & Shih, T. (2017). Modes of interaction between university spin-offs and academia following commercialization. Paper presented at RENT XXXI Conference, Lund, Sweden, November 15-17, 2017.
Öberg, C. (2017). Moving too close, moving too far away: The dynamics of knowledge and geographical proximity in innovation communities. Paper presented at IMP Journal Seminar, Florence, Italy, May 18-19, 2017.
Kask, J. & Öberg, C. (2017). Network expansion and population trimming: the case of the global music industry. Paper presented at IMP Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, September 5-8, 2017. IMP Group.
Laage-Hellman, J. , Lind, F. , Öberg, C. & Shih, T. (2017). Never look back?: Modes of interaction between university spin-offs and the academia following commercialization. Paper presented at 23rd Nordic Workshop on Interorganizational Research, Stavanger, Norway, April 26-28, 2017.
Hallberg, P. , Hasche, N. , Kask, J. & Öberg, C. (2017). Quality management systems and business networks. Paper presented at IMP Journal Seminar, Poznan, Poland, October 12-13, 2017.
Pesämaa, O. , Dahlin, P. & Öberg, C. (2017). Reduction of negative effects from the dark side of cooperative business relationships. Paper presented at 22nd CBIM Academic Workshop, Stockholm, Sweden, June 19-21, 2017.
Dahlin, P. & Öberg, C. (2017). Sharing economy: For whom?. Paper presented at 22nd CBIM Academic Workshop, Stockholm, Sweden, June 19-21, 2017.
Öberg, C. (2017). The role of business networks for innovation. In: Kelly L. Haws, Mark B. Houston, Charles H. Noble, 2017 Summer AMA Conference Conference Proceedings. Volume 28. Paper presented at Summer AMA Conference, Innovation & Sustainability in Marketing, San Francisco, USA, August 4-6, 2017. American Marketing Association.
Öberg, C. (2017). The role of innovation metrics in innovation systems. Paper presented at 7th Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy Annual Conference (GIKA 2017), Lisbon, Portugal, June 28-30, 2017. Lisbon:
Öberg, C. (2016). Could liability of foreignness explain reverse acquisitions?. In: EIBA 2016. Paper presented at 42nd Conference of the European International Business Academy (EIBA 2016), Vienna, Austria, December 2-4, 2016.
Öberg, C. & Kollberg, B. (2016). Extending the ambidexterity discussion in high-technology small firms. In: High Technology Small Firms Conference. Paper presented at High Technology Small Firms Conference (HTSF), University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK, June 14-15, 2016.
Öberg, C. (2016). Handling the local in the globalised firm: What decides the mode?. In: IMP 2016. Paper presented at 32nd Annual IMP Conference (IMP 2016), Poznan University of Economics and Business, Poznan, Poland, August 30 - September 3, 2016.
Öberg, C. (2016). Let’s talk about innovation: is there a hidden potential of knowledge exchange between open innovation and IMP?. In: IMP Symposium. Paper presented at IMP Symposium, Uppsala, Sweden, May 31 - June 2, 2016.
Dahlin, P. , Pesämaa, O. & Öberg, C. (2016). Network embeddedness as a factor for survival of start-ups. In: 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Paper presented at 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, California, USA, August 5-9, 2016.
Öberg, C. , Graham, G. & Hennelly, P. (2016). Smart cities: a literature review and network approach discussion. In: IMP Symposium. Paper presented at IMP Symposium, Uppsala, Sweden, May 31 - June 2, 2016.
Linton, G. , Klaassen, M. & Öberg, C. (2016). The Creation of Entrepreneurial Opportunities: The Case of Lake Resort Bergslagen. In: Daniel Laven, Wilhelm Skoglund, Valuing and Evaluating Creativity for Sustainable Regional Development Proceedings. Paper presented at Valuing and Evaluating Creativity for Sustainable Regional Development, Östersund, Sweden, September 11-14, 2016 (pp. 75-77). Mid Sweden University.
Anderson, H. , Dahlin, P. , Havila, V. , Holtström, J. & Öberg, C. (2016). The Stake of Customers and Suppliers in Mergers and Acquisitions. In: SMS 36th Annual Conference. Paper presented at 36th Annual Conference of the Strategic Management Society (SMS), Strategies That Move the World, Berlin, Germany, September 17-20, 2016.
Anderson, H. , Dahlin, P. , Havila, V. , Holtström, J. & Öberg, C. (2015). Including customers and suppliers in the understanding of mergers and acquisitions. Paper presented at 41st Annual Conference of the European International Business Academy (EIBA), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, December 1-3, 2015.
Graham, G. , Hennelly, P. & Öberg, C. (2015). Managing in smart cities: a network approach. Paper presented at IMP Symposium Workshop, Manchester, England, April 21-23, 2015.
Aramo-Immonen, H. , Bessant, J. , Heinonen, T. , Öberg, C. & Trifilova, A. (2015). Meeting radical change: SMEs and innovation capabilities. Paper presented at ISPIM 2015, 26th International Society for Professional Innovation Management's Innovation Conference, Budapest, Hungary, June 14-17, 2015.
Öberg, C. (2015). The freelance economy and creativity. Paper presented at 10th Organization Studies Summer Workshop and Special Issue; Organizational Creativity, Play and Entrepreneurship, Chania, Crete, Greece, May 21-23, 2015.
Öberg, C. (2015). What can open innovation learn from IMP?. Paper presented at IMP Symposium. Workshop 3. Theories and methods in an interactive business world, Lugano, Switzerland, October 6-8, 2015.
Cooper, C. , Öberg, C. & Tarba, S. Y. (2014). Culture in M&As as intra-organizational and inter-organizational value systems. Paper presented at 30th EGOS Colloquium, Rotterdam, The Netherlands July 3–5, 2014.
Öberg, C. (2014). Eroding business relationships: The serpentine metaphor. Paper presented at 8th Nordic Workshop on Relationship Dynamics (NoRD2014), Oslo, Norway, October 15-17, 2014.
Öberg, C. (2014). Eroding business relationships: The serpentine metaphor. Paper presented at 30th Annual IMP Conference KEDGE Business School, Bordeaux, France, September 1-6, 2014.
Öberg, C. & Leminen, S. (2014). Gap analysis for innovative firm acquisition: Acquirer and target company perspectives. Paper presented at 30th EGOS Colloquium, July 3–5 2014, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Adams, R. , Alexander, A. & Öberg, C. (2014). Innovation management capabilities for start-ups and spin-offs: A literature review. Paper presented at IMP Conference, September 1-6 2014, Bordeaux, France.
Öberg, C. , Adams, R. & Alexander, A. (2014). Innovation management capabilities in the creative sector. In: XXV ISPIM Conference Innovation for sustainable economy and society. Paper presented at The XXV International Society for Professional Innovation Management(ISPIM) Conference 2014 Dublin, Ireland - 8-11 June 2014. The International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM).
Dahlin, P. , Pesämaa, O. & Öberg, C. (2014). Network embeddedness and the survival of start-ups: A census study of Swedish companies founded in 2007. Paper presented at IMP Conference, September 1-6, 2014, Bordeaux, France.
Lindhult, E. , Karlsson, H. , Öberg, C. , Bessant, J. & Johansson, P. E. (2014). Quality in innovation management auditing. Paper presented at XXV ISPIM Conference – Innovation for Sustainable Economy & Society, June 8-11, 2014, Dublin, Ireland.
Chou, H. , Öberg, C. & Shih, T. T. (2014). Strategies and network consequences in an interactive context. Paper presented at 2014 IMM-GAMMA Joint Symposium (Global Marketing Conference), Singapore.
Chou, H. , Öberg, C. & Shih, T. (2014). Strategizing in networks: a case study on different approaches and their consequences. Paper presented at IMP Conference, September 1-6, 2014, Bordeaux, France.
Gebert-Persson, S. , Mattsson, L. & Öberg, C. (2014). The network approach: a theoretical discussion. Paper presented at IMP Conference, September 1-6, 2014, Bordeaux, France.
Gebert Persson, S. , Öberg, C. & Mattsson, L. (2014). Theories within the IMP approach: A study of the internationalization process. Paper presented at IMP Journal Seminar, Bordeaux, France, September 4-6, 2014.
AAboen, L. , Laage-Hellman, J. , Lind, F. , Öberg, C. & Shih, T. (2014). University spin-offs and their roles in business networks. In: IMP Conference. Paper presented at IMP Conference, 1st - 6th September 2014, Bordeaux, France.
Gebert-Persson, S. , Mattsson, L. & Öberg, C. (2014). Why is the network approach not a theory? Does it matter?. Paper presented at IMP Journal Seminar, Milan, Italy, 2014.
Björkman, H. , Lindhult, E. & Öberg, C. (2013). Angels and demons: The religion of innovation?. Paper presented at XXIV ISPIM Conference, Innovationg in Global Markets: Challenges for Sustainable Growth, June 16-19, 2013, Helsinki, Finland.
Norrman, C. , Öberg, C. & Hult, P. (2013). Barriers for biomedical engineering commercialisation. Paper presented at 21st High Technology Small Firms Conference, May 1, 2013, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Graham, G. & Öberg, C. (2013). Crime bridge and the science/science fiction behind it. Paper presented at BAM 2013, Managing to make a difference, September 10-12, Liverpool, England.
Adams, R. , Alexander, A. & Öberg, C. (2013). Innovation management capabilities for start-ups and spin-offs: A literature review. Paper presented at EURAM 2013, 13th Annual Conference of the European Academy of Management, June 26-29 2013, Istanbul, Turkey.
Öberg, C. & Alexander, A. (2013). Knowledge transfer linkages for open innovation. In: Proceedings of The XXIV ISPIM Conference - Innovating in Global Markets: Challenges for Sustainable Growth Conference. Paper presented at ISPIM Conference – Innovating in Global Markets: Challenges for Sustainable Growth. 16-19 June 2013, Helsinki, Finland. The International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM).
Öberg, C. (2013). Strategic reversal: The network as motive, means and end. Paper presented at IMP Journal Seminar, April 11-12, 2013, Marseille, France.
Öberg, C. & Grundström, C. (2013). Using relationship distance to maintain innovation capability for university spin-offs. In: ISPIM Conference – Innovating in Global Markets: Challenges for Sustainable Growth. Paper presented at XXIV ISPIM Conference – Innovating in Global Markets: Challenges for Sustainable Growth, Helsinki, Finland, June 16-19, 2013.
Grundström, C. , Rosenfall, T. & Öberg, C. (2012). Community interaction: Impact on innovation and open-source business models. Paper presented at ISPIM Conference, 17-20 June 2012, Barcelona, Spain.
Anderson, H. , Holtström, J. & Öberg, C. (2012). Connectedness in complementary acquisitions: Effects on customers and suppliers. Paper presented at 28th EGOS Colloquium, Helsinki, Finland, July 5-7, 2012.
Öberg, C. (2012). Corporate divorce: Interconnecting disrupted and fading changes. Paper presented at 28th IMP-conference, September 11-15, 2012, Rome, Italy.
Shih, T. & Öberg, C. (2012). Diverging network logics as barrier to innovation. Paper presented at Contemporary Issues in Taiwanese Innovation and Business Practice, January 18, 2012, Lund, Sweden.
Öberg, C. & Shih, T. T. Y. (2012). Diverging network logics: barriers for commercialisation of innovations. Paper presented at 1st IBeN Innovations in Business Networks Seminar, Kolding, Denmark, March 22-23 2012. Kolding, Denmark:
Öberg, C. & Tsung Ying Shih, T. (2012). Getting into the established network: Logic barriers for young innovative firms. Paper presented at 28th IMP-conference in Rome, Italy in 2012.
Öberg, C. & Tarba, S. Y. (2012). Knowledge transfer following horizontal international acquisitions. Paper presented at Advances in International Management workshop, 2012, London, England.
Öberg, C. , Grundström, C. & Rosenfall, T. (2012). The role of identity for open-source software innovations. In: Proceedings of The XXIII ISPIM Conference 2012 Barcelona. Paper presented at XXIII ISPIM Conference, Barcelona, Spain, June 17-20, 2012. ISPIM/ Lappeenranta University of Technology Press.
Anderson, H. , Dahlin, P. , Havila, V. , Holtström, J. & Öberg, C. (2011). Corporate restructuring and customers and suppliers. Paper presented at ANZMAC, November 28-30, 2011, Perth, Australia.
Öberg, C. (2011). Lessons learnt from repeated acquisitions. Paper presented at the XXII ISPIM Conference: "Sustainability in Innovation: Innovation. Management Challenges“, 12-15 June, 2011, Hamburg, Germany. The International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM).
Öberg, C. (2010). Coordinating for creativity. Paper presented at 20th Nordic Workshop on Interorganizational Research, 2010, Sönderborg, Denmark.
Öberg, C. (2010). Customer roles in innovations. Paper presented at The XXI ISPIM Conference, June 6-9, 2010, Bilbao, Spain.
Öberg, C. (2010). Customers affecting M&A integration. Paper presented at EURAM, May 19-22, 2010, Rome, Italy.
Kollberg, B. & Öberg, C. (2010). Explaining the development of new offerings in advertising industry. Paper presented at ISBM Academic Conference: Advances in Business-to-Business Marketing, August 11, 2010, Boston, USA.
Öberg, C. (2010). Identity in collaboration. Paper presented at 26th IMP-conference in Budapest, Hungary in 2010.
Kowalkowski, C. & Öberg, C. (2010). Network pictures and resource integration: cognitive alignment in extended service offerings. Paper presented at 16th Annual CBIM Academic Workshop, January 15-18, 2010, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Grundström, C. , Öberg, C. & Öhrwall-Rönnbäck, A. (2010). View and management of innovativeness upon succession in family-owned SMEs. Paper presented at 3rd ISPIM Innovation Symposium - Managing the Art of Innovation: Turning Concepts into Reality, December 12-15, 2010, Quebec City, Canada.
Öberg, C. , Huge-Brodin, M. & Björklund, M. (2009). Allocating environmental effects: a company vis-à-vis a network perspective. Paper presented at 25th IMP-conference in Marseille, France, 2009.
Öberg, C. & Grundström, C. (2009). Challenges and opportunities in innovative firms’ network development. Paper presented at The Future of Innovation - the XX ISPIM Conference, June 21-24, 2009, Vienna, Austria.
Huge-Brodin, M. , Björklund, M. & Öberg, C. (2009). Delimiting the logistics system: a delicate problem in assessing environmental impact from transport. In: Proceedings from the Annual NOFOMA conference : 11-12 June 2009, Jönköping. Jönköping : JIBS.. Paper presented at The 21st Annual Nofoma Conference, 11-12 June 2009, Jönköping, Sweden417).
Öberg, C. (2009). Mergers and acquisitions: A network approach. Paper presented at 9th Annual EURAM Conference "Renaissance & Renewal in Management Studies", May 11-14, 2009, Liverpool, England.
Öberg, C. , Henneberg, S. C. & Mouzas, S. (2009). Organizational Inscriptions of Network Pictures: A Meso-Level Analysis. Paper presented at 25th IMP-conference in Marseille, France in 2009.
Öberg, C. (2009). Ownership transfer or integration: When is competition challenged in an M&A?. Paper presented at Swedish Workshop on Competition Research, 2009, Stockholm, Sweden.
Öberg, C. & Brege, S. (2009). What happened with the grandiose plans?: Strategic plans and network realities in B2B interaction. In: 25th IMP-conference in Marseille, France in 2009. Paper presented at 25th IMP-conference in Marseille, France in 2009.
Öberg, C. (2008). Hårda fakta och mjuka värden: Årsredovisningar som underutnyttjad källa för studier av dynamik i affärsrelationer. Paper presented at Workshop om kreativ metod, August 28, 2008, Lund, Sweden.
Holtström, J. & Öberg, C. (2008). Många arbetstimmar för studenter ger höga kursutvärderingar!: Om korrelationen mellan kursutvärderingar, nedlagd tid och studenters resultat på kurser. Paper presented at 12:e Universitetspedagogiska konferensen vid Linköpings universitet, Linköping, Sweden.
Öberg, C. (2008). The roles of customers in M&A integration. Paper presented at 4th IMP Journal Seminar, 2008, Lancaster, England.
Öberg, C. (2008). The roles of customers in M&A integration. Paper presented at 24th IMP-conference in Uppsala, Sweden, 2008.
Öberg, C. & Grundström, C. (2007). Commercialisation through acquisition?: A literature review. Paper presented at 16th IPSERA Conference, Bath, England, 1-4 April, 2007.
Öberg, C. , Henneberg, S. C. & Mouzas, S. (2007). Organisational manifestation of network pictures: Concepts and case evidence. Paper presented at 23rd IMP-conference in Manchester, UK in 2007.
Öberg, C. , Henneberg, S. C. & Mouzas, S. (2007). Organisational manifestation of network pictures: Concepts and case evidence. Paper presented at 3rd IMP Journal Seminar,2007. Trondheim:
Öberg, C. (2006). Accounting for Customer Relationship Dissolution: The Case of Arthur Andersen. Paper presented at 4th Nordic Workshop on Relationship Dynamics, 2006. Yli-Ii:
Öberg, C. , Henneberg, S. & Mouzas, S. (2006). Changing network pictures: The evidence from mergers and acquisitions. Paper presented at 22nd IMP-conference in Milan, Italy, 2006.
Öberg, C. , Henneberg, S. & Mouzas, S. (2006). Changing network pictures: The evidence from mergers and acquisitions. Paper presented at 2nd IMP Journal Seminar, May 18-20, 2006, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Dahlin, P. , Fors, J. & Öberg, C. (2006). Press releases, annual reports and newspaper articles: Using alternative data sources for studies on business network dynamics. Paper presented at 22nd Annual IMP Conference, September 7-9, 2006, Milan, Italy.
Öberg, C. (2006). På jakt efter alternativa handledningsformer. In: Pedagogiska utmaningar i tiden. Paper presented at 10:e universitetspedagogiska konferensen vid Linköpings universitet, November 8-9, 2006, Linköping, Sweden.
Öberg, C. , Grundström, C. & Jönsson, P. (2005). Acquisitions of innovative firms and their impact on customer access. Paper presented at 21st IMP-conference in Rotterdam, Netherlands in 2005.
Öberg, C. & Holtström, J. (2005). Are mergers and acquisitions contagious?: Conceptualising Parallel M&As. Paper presented at 21st IMP-conference in Rotterdam, Netherlands in 2005.
Bhuanantanonoh, K. , Gibbons, P. M. , Hinthong, S. , Manolis, D. , Öberg, C. & Sarvanidis, S. (2005). MRes Curriculum. In: 1st Bath University Postgraduate Conference. Paper presented at Bath University Postgraduate Conference. Bath:
Anderson, H. , Holtström, J. & Öberg, C. (2003). Are Mergers or Acquisitions expected to affect customer and supplier relationships?: An Analysis of Decisions Taken by a Competition Authority. Paper presented at 19th IMP-conference,September 4-6, 2003, Lugano, Switzerland.
Holtström, J. & Öberg, C. (2003). Cross-border acquisitions: Effects on the aquired companies customers and suppliers. Paper presented at 13 th Nordic Workshop on Interorganizational Research, August 15-17, 2003, Tuusula, Finland.
Winroth, M. , Danilovic, M. , Björkvik, L. & Öberg, C. (2003). Manufacturing strategies: Implications during transition towards collaborative manufacturing network. Paper presented at Euroma-POMS Conference, June 16 – 18, 2003, Como, Italy.
Öberg, C. & Anderson, H. (2002). Do Customers Matter in Mergers' & Acquisitions' (Literature)?. Paper presented at 12th Nordic Workshop on Interorganizational research, Kolding, Denmark, 2002.

Doctoral theses, monographs

Öberg, C. (2008). The importance of customers in mergers and acquisitions. (Doctoral dissertation). Linköping: Linköping university.

Licentiate theses, comprehensive summaries

Öberg, C. (2004). On customers in mergers and acquisitions. Lic. (Comprehensive summary) Linköping: Linköping University.

Reports

Öberg, C. (2016). Varför minskar antalet idéer från akademin till inkubatorer?. Örebro: Örebro Universitet.
Öberg, C. (2010). Företags- och räkenskapsanalys. Linköping: Linköping Institute of Technology.
Öberg, C. (2007). BT Industries: A case study on acquisitions. Linköping: Linköping University (IMIE Research report 2007:2).
Öberg, C. (2006). Nyckeltalsanalys. Kurskompendium för Externredovisning. Linköping: Linköping University.