Sven Carlsson

Professor emeritus

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Information Systems, Social aspects


My current research interests include: the use of IT/IS to support decision processes, knowledge management, enterprise systems, technochange, IT management and governance, design and redesign of e-business, and health information systems. I have a keen interest in the use of critical realism in IS research and design science research in IS. My research has been supported by national as well as international research grants. I participate in national and international projects related to my research interests. I am currently, for example, involved in the FP-7 project SUPPORTING LIFE (Supporting Low-cost Intervention For disEase control, €3.7 million) which is a project in the “Low-cost interventions for disease control in resource poor settings” program):



I am the program director for the department’s MSc program “Information Systems”. I teach in the department’s PhD program and I am also active in the national research school “Management and IT”. I supervise a number of PhD students. Most of these students are members of the research school MIT.

Recent research outputs

Imad Bani-Hani, Tona, O. & Sven Carlsson, 2019, AMCIS 2019 Proceedings. Association for Information Systems

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingPaper in conference proceeding

Ide, N., Hardy, V., Chirambo, G. B., Heavin, C., O’Connor, Y., O'Donoghue, J., Mastellos, N., Dharmayat, K., Bo Andersson, Sven Carlsson, Muula, A. & Thompson, M., 2019, In : Annals of Global Health. 85, 1, 61.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dharmayat, K., Tran, T., Hardy, V., Chirambo, G. B., Thompson, M., Ide, N., Sven Carlsson, Bo Andersson, O’ Donoghue, J. & Mastellos, N., 2019, In : Malawi Medical Journal. 31, 3, p. 177-183

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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