Magnus Mähring


Magnus Mähring, Ph.D., is Professor of Business Administration, particularly Information Management, at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE). Previously serving as SSE’s Associate Dean for MSc programs and as Academic Director for the CEMS Master in International Management program, he is currently responsible for strategic internationalization initiatives at SSE and serves as SSE’s representative on the CEMS Executive Board. He has held visiting positions at Georgia State University and Ecole de Management Strasbourg. Presently, he also serves as a Government Expert to the Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation and the Swedish National Financial Management Authority.

His research interests revolve around organizational decision-making and transformation processes involving information technology (IT), and the dynamics and limitations of trust and organizational control within and between organizations. He regularly contributes to international conferences, has co-edited three books, and published in journals such as California Management Review, Decision Sciences, European Journal of Information Systems, Information Systems Journal, Information Systems Research, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Journal of Strategic Information Systems and MIS Quarterly. He also serves as Senior Editor for Information Systems Journal and Editorial Board Member for Journal of the Association for Information Systems, and has previously served as Associate Editor for MIS Quarterly.

Magnus has extensive teaching and consulting experience, including assignments for organizations such as Bang & Olufsen, Microsoft, Scandinavian Airlines Systems, The Swedish Red Cross, public healthcare organizations, and the Swedish Government. He has been a regular columnist in the CIO Sweden professional magazine, is on the jury for the Swedish CIO Awards and leads the meetings of a Stockholm-based CIO Executive Club (with IDG Publishing).

His paper “IT Project Escalation: A Process Model” (with Mark Keil) was awarded the 2008 Best Paper Award in Decision Sciences, and he received the Journal of Strategic Information Systems Best Paper Award 2009 (with Mark Keil and Anandhi Bharadwaj) for the paper “The Effects of Information Technology Failures on the Market Value of Firms”.

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