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Magnus Hansson

Title: Senior Lecturer School/office: Örebro University School of Business

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Magnus Hansson

Research Projects

Publications

Publications

Articles in journals |  Articles, reviews/surveys |  Chapters in books |  Conference papers |  Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries |  Licentiate theses, comprehensive summaries |  Manuscripts | 

Articles in journals

Hansson, M. , Gottfridsson, H. & Raanaes, S. (2019). The Boss and Daddy's Little Girl: On the Costruction of Gender in Swedish Business Media. Gender in Management, 34 (1), 59-76.
Hansson, M. (2017). Organizational Closedown and the Process of Deconstruction and Creativity. Culture and Organization, 23 (3), 238-256.
Gandolfi, F. & Hansson, M. (2015). A Global Perspective on the Non-financial Consequences of Downsizing. Review of International Comparative Management, 16 (2), 185-204.
Bell, E. , Tienari, J. & Hansson, M. (2014). Introduction: Organizational death. Culture and Organization, 20 (1), 1-6.
Hansson, M. , Bell, E. & Tienari, J. (2012). Call for papers: Special issue on Organizational Death, Memory and Loss. Culture and Organization, 18 (3), 275-277.
Wigblad, R. , Hansson, M. , Townsend, K. & Lewer, J. (2012). Shifting frontiers of control during closedown processes. Personnel review, 41 (2), 160-179.
Hasanen, L. , Hellgren, J. & Hansson, M. (2011). Goal setting and plant closure: when bad things turn good. Economic and Industrial Democracy, 32 (1), 135-156.
Gandolfi, F. & Hansson, M. (2010). Reduction-in-force (RIF): new developments and a brief historical analysis of a business strategy. Journal of Management and Organization, 16 (5), 727-743.
Wigblad, R. , Lewer, J. & Hansson, M. (2007). A holistic approach to the productivity paradox. Human Systems Management, 26 (2), 85-97.
Hansson, M. & Wigblad, R. (2006). Pyrrhic victories: anticipating the closedown effect . International Journal of Human Resource Management, 17 (5), 938-958.
Hansson, M. & Wigblad, R. (2006). Recontextualizing the Hawthorne effect. Scandinavian Journal of Management, 22 (2), 120-137.

Articles, reviews/surveys

Gandolfi, F. & Hansson, M. (2011). Causes and consequences of downsizing: Towards an integrative framework. Journal of Management and Organization, 17 (4), 498-521.

Chapters in books

Hansson, M. (2017). Sweden - At the end of the road: the process of plant closure. In: Liza Castro Christiansen, Bård Kuvaas, Michal Biron, Elaine Farndale, Global human resource management casebook (pp. 112-124). New York: Routledge.
Hansson, M. (2017). Sweden - At the End of the Road: The Process of Plant Closure: Teaching Notes. In: Castro Chrisiansen, L.; Kuvaas, B.; Biron, M.; Farndale, E., Global Human Resource Management Casebook. New York: Taylor & Francis.
Hansson, M. (2012). At the end of the road: the process of a plant closure. In: James C. Hayton, Michal Biron, Lisa Castro - Christiansen, Bård Kuvaas, Global human resource management casebook (pp. 112-124). New York: Taylor & Francis Group.
Hansson, M. (2012). Developing patterns of explanations: methodological considerations when analyzing qualitative data. In: Peter Dahlin, Peter Ekman, Management and information technology: challenges for the modern organization (pp. 191-205). New York: Routledge.
Gandolfi, F. , Renz, L. M. , Hansson, M. & Davenport, J. B. (2012). Post-downsizing implications and consequences: a global perspective. In: Cary L. Cooper, Alankrita Pandey, James Campbell Quick, Downsizing: is less still more? (pp. 356-388). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Conference papers

Hansson, M. , Gottfridsson, H. & Raanaes, S. (2016). The Boss and Daddy’s Little Girl: A Critical Discourse Analysis of the Construction of Gender in Business Media. In: European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) Conference Proceedings. Paper presented at 32nd EGOS Colloquium 2016, Organizing in the Shadow of Power, Naples, Italy, July 7-9, 2016.
Hansson, M. (2015). Theory and Method in Downsizing Research. In: Centre for Global HRM, At Gothenburg. Paper presented at Centrum för Global HRM.
Hansson, M. (2014). Organizational death and sensemaking: How workers make sense of enhanced efforts. Paper presented at European Group for Organizational Studies.
Hansson, M. , Wigblad, R. & Rydell, A. (2014). Plant closures, temporary workers and a management controlled setting: Further evidence on the Closedown effect. Paper presented at Nordic Work Life Conference 2014 (pp. 1-10).
Hansson, M. (2014). Sensemaking and Organizational Death. Paper presented at Nordic Academy of Management.
Hansson, M. , Arman, R. & Walter, L. (2013). Call for Papers:  Threat and Possibilities in the wakening of corporate restructuring, downsizing and plant closures: A Nordic perspective. Paper presented at Nordic Work Life Conference.
Hansson, M. (2013). Organizational Death and Sensemaking: How Workers Explain Enhanced Efforts During the Process of Plant Closure. Paper presented at 22nd Nordic Academy of Management, University of Iceland, Reykjavík, 21-23 August, 2013.
Hansson, M. , Arman, R. & Walter, L. (2013). Practicing, Restructuring, Downsizing and Organizational Death: Call for papers at Nordic Academy of Management. Paper presented at 22nd Nordic Academy of Management, University of Iceland, Reykjavík, 21-23 August, 2013.
Hansson, M. (2013). Why Kübler-Ross is Insufficient for Analyzes of Organizational Death. Paper presented at 22nd Nordic Academy of Management Conference (NFF).
Hansson, M. , Wigblad, R. & Rydell, A. (2012). Plant closures, temporary workers and a management controlled setting: Further evidence on the Closedown effect. Paper presented at 30th International Labour Process Conference.
Häsänen, L. , Hansson, M. & Hellgren, J. (2011). Contrasting between high-performers’ andlow-performers’ justice perceptions of effort and turnover cognitions: Can you rely on high-performers’ during plant closures?. Paper presented at 15th Conference of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology Maastricht, May 25 - May 28, 2011.
Hansson, M. & Wigblad, R. (2011). Practicing Restructuring, Downsizing and Organizational Death.. Paper presented at Nordic Academy of Management (NFF).
Hansson, M. & Hansson, J. (2010). Sense of the self: on the change in workers identity in closedown contexts. Paper presented at European Academy of Management (EURAM), 19th-22th may, 2010, Rome, Italy.
Häsänen, L. , Hansson, M. & Hellgren, J. (2009). Goal Setting during a Closedown Process: A longitudinal study. Paper presented at European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP).
Hansson, M. & Wigblad, R. (2008). Job insecurity and certainty of job loss: a comparative analysis of downsizing and closedown literatures. Paper presented at European Academy of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP).
Hansson, M. (2008). When the lights go out. Paper presented at Academy of Management Annual meeting Anaheim, CA, USA, 2008.
Wigblad, R. , Hansson, M. , Townsend, K. & Lewer, J. (2008). When the productivity game is over: the countdown in closedowns. Paper presented at International Labor Process Conference, Aberdeen, Scotland.
Hansson, M. (2007). Closedowns, equity theory and work performance: further evidence on the closedown effect. Paper presented at European Academy of Management, EURAM conference, Paris.
Littler, C. & Hansson, M. (2007). Closures and downsizing: integrating overlapping literatures. Paper presented at Academy of Management Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
Hansson, M. & Wigblad, R. (2006). Pyrrhic Victories: Anticipating the Closedown Effect. In: European Academy of Management (EURAM). Paper presented at European Academy of Management (EURAM).
Hansson, M. & Littler, C. (2005). Are Closedown Plants High Performance Work Places?: Untangling a Theoretical Paradox. Paper presented at British Academy of Management (BAM) Conference, Oxford, September 2005.
Hansson, M. (2004). Research on Closedowns. In: European Academy of Management (EURAM). Paper presented at European Academy of Management (EURAM).
Hansson, M. & Wigblad, R. (2003). Recontextualizing the Hawthorne Effect. Paper presented at Nordic Academy of Management (NFF).

Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries

Hansson, M. (2008). On closedowns: towards a pattern of explanations to the closedown effect. (Doctoral dissertation). (Comprehensive summary) Örebro: Örebro university.

Licentiate theses, comprehensive summaries

Hansson, M. (2005). From dusk till dawn: three essays on organizational closedowns. Lic. (Comprehensive summary) Västra Frölunda: Intelleca DocuSys.

Manuscripts