Ola Bergström


Department of Business Administration
+46 31-786 44 10
Visiting address
Vasagatan 1
411 24 Göteborg
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Postal address
Box 610
405 30 Göteborg

About Ola Bergström

Ola Bergström is Professor in Management and Organisation at the Department of Business Administration at the School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Göteborg, Sweden. He obtained his doctorate at the University of Gothenburg in 1998. His research interests evolve around the interface between organizations and labour markets and in particular the field of restructuring in a European context. He has published articles and books on a wide range of topics such recruitment, organizational change, temporary agency work, restructuring and labour market policy. He has taken part in several European projects on Restructuring in Europe. Since 1 July 2020 he serves as Vice-Dean with responsibility for education at the School of Business, Economics and Law. He is also member of the board for the centre for Global Human Resource Management and is currently one of four members of the Economic Council for Swedish Manufacturing Industry.

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Research areas

  • Strategy
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Change Management
  • International Human Resource Management
  • European Labour markets

Teaching areas

  • Strategy, Human Resource Management, Change Management, Organization studies, Research Methods

Selected publications

Increasing commitment after downsizing: the role of involvement and voluntary redundancies Bergström, Ola, Arman, RebeckaJournal of Change Management, 17:4, 2016