Prof Mats Alvesson

Mats Alvesson
NameMats Alvesson
OrganisationLund University
Job titleProf. Dept of Business Administration
BioMy current research projects focus on leadership, functional stupidity in organizations and experiences of bureaucracy and managerial work in universities.  My research interests include critical theory, gender, power, management of professional service (knowledge intensive) organizations, leadership, identity, organizational image, organizational culture and symbolism, qualitative methods and philosophy of science. My most recent books include Return to Meaning (Oxford University Press 2017), Reflexive Leadership (Sage, 2017, with Martin Blom and Stefan Sveningsson),The Stupidity Paradox (Profile 2016, with André Spicer), Managerial Lives (Cambridge univ Press 2016, with Stefan Sveningsson)