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Frans Prenkert

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

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Phone: +46 19 302444

Room: N3047

Frans Prenkert

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About Frans Prenkert

Frans Prenkert is professor in business administration at Örebro University School of Business and head of the logistics research at INTERORG. See under "Research teams" for more information on INTERORG.

Teaching

Frans Prenkert have experience from all levels of graduate- and undergraduate teaching, incuding executive MBA-classes and external consulting. He is currently teaching classes mainly in strategy and marketing and supervises master- and PhD-students.

Research

Frans Prenkert conducts research within the area of business-to-business industrial marketing with emphasis on the external flows of the industrial corporation and inter-organizational networks.

Frans Prenkert has researched several application domains including primary industries of fish, meat and milk, as well as the logistics and retail sectors with a focus on internationalization, innovation, organizing of distribution, strategy, technological development, commercialization and SCM.

Common for all his research is an interest in, and focus on empirically oriented investigations of organizing processes creating the preconditions for economizing in complex networks comprised of social, technological and economic links and entities.

The aim of Frans Prenkerts research is to create knowledge on the functioning of real economies by investigaing the socio-technical-economic matrix within which organized economic activity is perfomed in order to increase our understanding of what constitutes sustainable economic systems.

See under "Research projects" for current ongoing projects and "Publications" for a list of select publications. 

Frans Prenkert is a research member in the research group INTERORG and in the research environments CEROC and CERIS.

Publications

Articles in journals |  Articles, reviews/surveys |  Books |  Chapters in books |  Collections (editor) |  Conference papers |  Reports | 

Articles in journals

Karlsson, F. , Frostenson, M. , Prenkert, F. , Kolkowska, E. & Helin, S. (2017). Inter-organisational information sharing in the public sector: A longitudinal case study on the reshaping of success factors. Government Information Quarterly.
Karlsson, F. , Kolkowska, E. & Prenkert, F. (2016). Inter-organisational information security: a systematic literature review. Information & Computer Security, 24 (5), 418-451.
Frostenson, M. & Prenkert, F. (2015). Sustainable supply chain management when focal firms are complex: a network perspective. Journal of Cleaner Production, 107, 85-94.
Prenkert, F. & Følgesvold, A. (2014). Relationship strength and network form: An agent-based simulation of interaction in a business network. Australasian Marketing Journal, 22 (1), 15-27.
Olsen, P. I. , Prenkert, F. , Hoholm, T. & Harrison, D. (2014). The dynamics of networked power in a concentrated business network. Journal of Business Research, 67 (12), 2579-2589.
Prenkert, F. (2012). Commentary to "From new-product development to commercialization through networks". Journal of Business Research, 65 (2), 207-209.
Harrison, D. & Prenkert, F. (2009). Network strategising trajectories within a planned strategy process. Industrial Marketing Management, 38 (6), 662-670.
Huemer, L. , Håkansson, H. & Prenkert, F. (2009). The Becoming of Cermaq: The interplay between network influences and firm level control ambitions. The IMP Journal, 3 (3), 53-75.
Prenkert, F. & Hallén, L. (2006). Conceptualising, delineating and analysing business networks. European Journal of Marketing, 40 (3-4), 384-407.

Articles, reviews/surveys

Books

Frostenson, M. , Hasche, N. , Helin, S. & Prenkert, F. (2017). E-handel: Organisering, distribution och hållbarhet (1ed.). Lund: Studentlitteratur.
Prenkert, F. (2016). Interaktion, relationer och nätverk: industrial marketing purchasing (1ed.). Lund: Studentlitteratur AB.
Frostenson, M. & Prenkert, F. (2015). Företagsekonomi: I praktik och princip (grundbok) (1ed.). Stockholm: Sanoma Utbildning.
Frostenson, M. & Prenkert, F. (2015). Företagsekonomi: I praktik och princip (övningsbok) (1ed.). Stockholm: Sanoma Utbildning.

Chapters in books

Munksgaard, K. B. , Olsen, P. I. & Prenkert, F. (2017). Boundaries of Business Actors and Networks: Theoretical and Methodological Reflections. In: Håkan Håkansson & Ivan Snehota, No business is an island: making sense of the interactive business world (pp. 213-233). Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
Frostenson, M. , Hasche, N. , Helin, S. & Prenkert, F. (2017). Ethical Issues in E-Commerce: A renewed analysis based on the multiplicity of customer relationships. In: Jacob Dahl Rendtorff, Perspectives on Philosophy of Management and Business Ethics: Including a Special Section on Business and Human Rights (pp. 181-195). . Springer.
Frostenson, M. , Hedström, K. , Helin, S. , Karlsson, F. , Kolkowska, E. & Prenkert, F. (2017). Samverkan mellan aktörer i industriella nätverk skapar nya utmaningar för informationssäkerheten. In: J. Hallberg, P. Johansson, F. Karlsson, F. Lundberg, B. Lundgren, M. Törner, Informationssäkerhet och organisationskultur (pp. 61-75). Lund: .
Prenkert, F. (2013). Varumärken i industriella nätverk. In: Mats Larsson, Mikael Lönnborg, Karin Winroth, Entreprenörskap och varumärken (pp. 195-216). Möklinta: Gidlunds förlag.
Prenkert, F. & Cantillon, S. (2009). Exploring Using Interfaces. In: Use of Science and Technology in Business: Exploring the Impact of Using Activity for Systems, Organizations, and People (pp. 183-204). Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
Håkansson, H. & Prenkert, F. (2004). Exploring the exchange concept in marketing. In: Håkansson, Håkan; Harrison, Debbie; Waluszewski, Alexandra, Rethinking marketing: developing a new understanding of markets (pp. 75-97). Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.
Prenkert, F. (2000). Responsiveness in Digitally Mediated Business Interaction: Conceptual Notes from a Marketing Perspective. In: Hills, G. E., Singh, R. P., Research at the Marketing/Entrepreneurship Interface: proceedings of the University of Illinois at Chicago Symposium on Marketing and Entrepreneurship (pp. 309-330). Chicago: The University of Illinois at Chicago.

Collections (editor)

Håkansson, H. (ed.) , Waluszewski, A. (ed.) , Prenkert, F. (ed.) & Baraldi, E. (ed.) (2009). Use of Science and Technology in Business: Exploring the Impact of Using Activity for Systems, Organizations, and People. Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing Limited (International Business and Management 25).

Conference papers

Swahn, M. & Prenkert, F. (2018). Effects of greening measures in transport logistics systems. In: Proceedings of 7th Transport Research Arena TRA 2018, April 16-19, 2018, Vienna, Austria. Paper presented at 7th Transport Research Arena (TRA 2018), Vienna, Austria, April 16-19, 2018.
Swahn, M. & Prenkert, F. (2017). Greening of Transport Logistics Systems in the Swedish section of the ScanMed Corridor: Based on cases in the Swedish section of the ScanMed Corridor. Paper presented at 4th International Workshop on Sustainable Road Freight Transport, Cambridge, UK, November 30 - December 1, 2017.
Linton, G. , Prenkert, F. , Hasche, N. & Kask, J. (2017). Interaction sites and resource interfaces: A conceptualization of resource interaction. Paper presented at IMP Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, September 5-8, 2017.
Hasche, N. , Linton, G. & Prenkert, F. (2016). A model of Depth of Resource Interfaces in Networks. In: 32nd IMP Conference. Paper presented at 32nd IMP Conference, Poznan, Poland, August 30 - September 3, 2016.
Frostenson, M. , Hasche, N. , Helin, S. & Prenkert, F. (2016). Understanding e-commerce strategies anew: What happens when everyone turns hybrid?. Paper presented at Nordic Retail and Wholesale Conference 2016, Aarhus, Denmark, November 8-19, 2016.
Frostenson, M. , Hasche, N. , Helin, S. & Prenkert, F. (2015). Ethical issues in e-commerce: A renewed analysis based on the multiplicity of customer relationships. In: EBEN Research Conference 2015. Paper presented at EBEN Research Conference 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark, October 1-3, 2015.
Kask, J. & Prenkert, F. (2015). Half a century of development: Mapping the evolution of a business network. In: 31th Annual Conference on Industrial Marketing & Purchasing. Paper presented at 31th Annual Conference on Industrial Marketing & Purchasing (IMP), Kolding, Denmark, August 25-29, 2015.
Prenkert, F. (2015). Industrial business networks as empirical manifestations of complex adaptive economic systems: Ontological consequences and methodological challenges. In: Industrial Marketing and Purchasing (IMP), Workshop on Theory and Methods. Paper presented at Industrial Marketing and Purchasing (IMP), Workshop on Theory and Methods, Lugano, Switzerland, October 6-8, 2015.
Kask, J. & Prenkert, F. (2015). The evolution of retail formats from a common origin: Investigating a century of Swedish sporting goods retailing. In: Annual 15th EURAM Conference. Paper presented at 15th European Academy of Management (EURAM) Annual Conference, Warzaw, Poland, June 17-20, 2015.
Prenkert, F. (2012). Agent-based Simulation of Non-linear Interactions in Business Networks. In: 28th IMP Conference. Paper presented at 28th IMP Conference. Rome, Italy:
Harrison, D. , Prenkert, F. , Olsen, P. I. & Hoholm, T. (2011). Boundary objects in multi-actor interactions within tightly structured networks. In: the 27th Annual IMP Conference. Paper presented at the 27th Annual IMP Conference, Scotland (pp. 1-19). Glasgow, Scotland:
Harrison, D. , Prenkert, F. , Olsen, P. I. & Hoholm, T. (2011). Power Games in Networks: A Case of New Mercantilist Network Organizing. In: the 27th Annual IMP Conference. Paper presented at the 27th Annual IMP Conference. Glasgow, Scotland:
Prenkert, F. , Engelseth, P. & Raabe, H. (2010). Exploring the Networked Region. In: 26th IMP-conference in Budapest. Paper presented at 26th IMP-conference in Budapest, Hungary, 2010.
Prenkert, F. (2008). Feed the Hungry and Care for the Sick: Tangible and Intangible Investments in Resource Ties in the Chilean Salmon Production Network. In: 4th IMP Journal Seminar. Paper presented at 4th IMP Journal Seminar. Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK.: IMP Journal.
Harrison, D. & Prenkert, F. (2008). Network strategising trajectories within a planned strategy process. In: 24th Industrial Marketing and Purchasing (IMP) Conference. Paper presented at 24th Industrial Marketing and Purchasing (IMP) Conference (pp. 1-21). Uppsala, Sweden:
Gunnarsson, C. , Jonsson, S. & Prenkert, F. (2002). The stabilizing role of Internet technology in business partnerships: a cross-case study of integration shifts between small- and medium-sized enterprises and demanding industrial partners. Paper presented at 47th World Conference of the International Council for Small Business (ICSB), June 16-19, 2002, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Reports

Prenkert, F. , Hasche, N. , Frostenson, M. & Helin, S. (2016). Mat på nätet: E-handelns distributionssystem och affärsmodeller. Stockholm: Handelsrådet (Handelsrådets rapportserie 2016:9).