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Per-Erik Ellström

Per-Erik Ellström

Per-Erik Ellström, Professor, Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning (IBL), Co-Director of HELIX VINN Excellence Centre, Linköping University

Degrees etc:

1970 - Bachelor of Arts (main subjects: theoretical and practical philosophy), Uppsala University
1974 - Master of Arts (education, psychology), Uppsala University
1975 - Master of Science in Psychology, Uppsala University
1984 - Doctor of Philosophy in Education, Linköping University
1991 - Appointed as Associate Professor (”oavlönad docent”) in Education at Linköping University

Academic Positions:

2006–2012 – Director HELIX VINN Excellence Centre, Linköping University
1994–2005 – Director of the Centre for Studies of Humans, Technology, and Organization (CMTO), Linköping University
1998–on going – Professor in Education with special emphasis on education and learning in working life, Linköping University
1997–1998 – Acting Professor (”t f professor”) in Education, Linköping University
1990–1993 – Acting Professor (”t f professor”) in Adult Education, Linköping University
1986–1990 – Assistant Professor (”forskarassistent”) in Adult Education, Linköping University
1985–1998 – Senior Lecturer (”universitetslektor”) in Education, Linköping University
1974–1984 – Lecturer (”universitetsadjunkt”) in Education, Linköping University
1972–1973 – Research Assistant (”forskningsassistent”), Department of Psychology, Uppsala University

Supervision:

The following 16 PhD-students have finished their Ph D-exam under my supervision: Hans A Winter (1989); Margareta Milsta (1994); Elinor Edvardsson Stiwne (1997); Bo Davidson (1999); Per-Olof Svedin (1999); Camilla Thunborg (1999); Maria Gustavsson (2000); Thomas Hansson (2000); Dan Rönnqvist (2001), Henrik Kock (2002), Alise Weibull (2003), Barbro Nilsson (2003), Anna Fogelberg Eriksson (2005), Erik Jacobsson (2007), and Staffan Nilsson (2007), and Anders Hallqvist (2012). Presently supervising four PhD-students.

Professional Assignments:

  • Member of a NUTEK committee for funding of working life research within the DUP-programme, 1987-1993.
  • Member of programme committee of the AMFO Research Council for funding of working life research, 1993-1995.
  • Member of programme committee of the Swedish Council for Working Life Research (RALF) for funding of research within the field of Work Organization, Learning, and Organizational Change, 1996.
  • Member of scientific council of the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, 1997–ongoing.
  • Member of programme committee of FAS Research Council for funding of research within the field of Work Organization, 2001-2003 and 2003–2005.
  • Member of programme committee of the Swedish Research Council for funding of research within the field of Pedagogics, 2001–2003.
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Learning, Aalborg University, Denmark, 1999–2003.
  • Member of the International Advisory Board for the Consortium for Workplace Learning under Learning Lab Denmark, 2002–2004.
  • Chair of the Steering Group for APeL Research and Development Centre within the National Institute of Working Life, 2000–2004.
  • Chair of the Board for the Foundation APeL Research and Development, 2010 – on going
  • Member of the Board for the Research and Development Centre within Health Care and Social Welfare in the Municipality of Linköping, 2001– on going.
  • Member of the University Board of Linköping University, 2010 – on going  
  • Member of the Editorial Board for Journal of Workplace Learning.
  • Member of the Editorial Board for the International Journal of Training Research.
  • Member of the Editorial Board for Human Resource Development Review.
  • Ph D opponent of eighteen doctoral theses during the period 1991–2012.  
  • Refereeing at appointments of eight professorships, three associate professorships (”docent”), and two assistant professorship (”forskarassistent”).

Major Research Grants Since 1995

  • Working Life Research Programme at CMTO, Linköping University funded by the Swedish Council for Working Life Research (RALF), 3.500 thousand SEK per year, 1995–2000.
  • Conditions for Work-Related Learning in Highly Automated Processing Industry funded by the Swedish Council for Working Life Research (RALF), 300 thousand SEK per year, 1996–1998.
  • Long-Term Effects of Education and Training in SMEs funded by the Swedish Council for Working Life Research (RALF), 300 thousand SEK per year, 1997–1999.
  • Leadership in Team-Based Organizations funded by NUTEK, 1.200 thousand SEK per year, 1999–2001.
  • Development Processes in Lean Organizations funded by RALF/VINNOVA, 1.300 thousand SEK per year, 2001–2003.
  • Learning and Innovation Processes in SMEs funded by VINNOVA, 1.000 thousand SEK per year 2003–2005.
  • Work Cultures, Managerial Work and Leadership in Municipalities, funded by the Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research (FAS), 600 thousand SEK per year 2004– 2006.
  • Connective Models of Workplace Learning and Practice-Based Innovations, funded by VINNOVA 950 thousand SEK per year 2008 – 2010.
  • Managing Mobility for Learning, Health and Innovation – Research programme at HELIX VINN Excellence Centre, funded by VINNOVA for the period 2006–2007 by 7 million SEK, for the period 2006–2010 and 2011–2013 respectively by 21 million SEK.

Selected Publications

Wallo, A., Ellström, P.-E. & Kock, H. (accepted). Leadership as a balancing act between performance- and development-orientation: A study of managers’ and co-workers’ understanding of leadership in an industrial organisation. Leadership & Organization Development Journal.

Ellström, P.-E. (2012). Læring i spændingsfeltet mellem produktionens og udviklingens logik. I: K. Illeris (red.) 49 texter om læring. Frederiksberg, DK: Samfundslitteratur.

Nilsen, P. & Ellström, P.-E. (2012). Fostering Practice-Based Innovations Through Reflection at Work. In: H. Melkas & V. Harmaakorpi (Eds.) Practice-Based Innovations: Insights, Applications and Policy Implications. Berlin: Springer Verlag.

Nilsson, S. & Ellström, P.-E. (2012). Employability and talent management: challenges for HRD practices. European Journal of Training and Development, 36, 1, pp. 26-45.

Ellström, P.-E. (2011). Informal Learning at Work: Conditions, Processes and Logics. In: M. Malloch et al. (Eds.) The SAGE Handbook of Workplace Learning. London: Sage Publications.

Kock, H. & Ellström, P.-E. (2011). Formal and Integrated Strategies for Competence Development in SMEs. European Journal of Industrial Training, 35, 1, pp.71 - 88 .

Ellström, P.-E. (2010). Practice-based innovation: a learning perspective. The Journal of Workplace Learning, 22, 1-2, pp. 27-40.

Ellström, P.-E. (2010). Organizational Learning. In: B. McGaw, P. L. Peterson, & E. Baker (Eds.) International Encyclopedia of Education, 3rd Edition. Amsterdam: Elsevier.

Ellström, P.-E. (2010). Forskning om kompetensutveckling i företag och organisationer. I: H. Kock (red.) Arbetsplatslärande. Att leda och organisera kompetensutveckling. Lund: Studentlitteratur.

Ellström, P.-E. & Kock, H. (2009). Competence Development in the Workplace: Concepts, Strategies, and Effects. In: K. Illeris (Ed.) International Perspectives on Competence Development. Developing Skill and Capabilities. London: Routledge.

Ellström, P.-E. (2009). Lärande i arbetsliv och yrkesutbildning. I: T. Hansson (red.) Didaktik för yrkeslärare. Lund: Studentlitteratur.

Ellström, P.-E. & Kock, H. (2009). (red.) Mot ett förändrat ledarskap. Om chefers arbete i team- och processorganiserad verksamhet. Lund: Studentlitteratur.

Ellström, P.-E. (2008). Knowledge Creation Through Interactive Research: A Learning Approach. Keynote paper presented at the European Conference on Educational Research, Gothenburg, 10–12 September, 2008.

Ellström, E., Ekholm, B., & Ellström, P.-E. (2008). Two Types of Learning Environment: Enabling and Constraining. The Journal of Workplace Learning, 20, pp. 84–97.

Ellström, P.-E. & Kock, H. (2008). Competence Development in the Workplace: Concepts, Strategies, and Effects. Asia Pacific Education Review, 9, pp. 5–20.

Ellström, P.-E. & Kock, H. (2007). A Leadership for Learning. A Study of Leadership in Team-based Organizations. Paper presented at the 8th International Conference on Human Resource Development Research.

Svensson, L., Ellström, P.-E., & Brulin, G. (2007). On Interactive Research – An Introduction. International Journal of Action Research, 3, 3, pp.233–249.

Ellström, P.-E. (2006). The Meaning and Role of Reflection in Informal Learning at Work. In: D. Boud, P. Cressey, & P. Docherty (Eds.), Productive Reflection. An Anthology on Reflection and Learning at Work. London: Routledge.

Ellström, P.-E. (2006). Two Logics of Learning. In: E. Antonacopoulou, P. Jarvis, V. Andersen, B. Elkjær, & S. Høyrup (Eds.), Learning, Working and Living. Mapping the Terrain of Working Life Learning. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Ellström, P.-E. (2006). Tid för utveckling? I: K.. Ekberg, J. Eklund, P.-E. Ellström, & S. Johansson (red.), Tid för utveckling? Om utvecklingsprocesser i magra organisationer. Lund: Studentlitteratur.

Ellström, P.-E. (2006). Praktikbaserade innovationsprocesser i kommunal verksamhet. Ett lärandeperspektiv. I: L. Jonsson (red.), Kommunledning och samhällsutveckling. Lund: Studentlitteratur.

Ellström, P.-E (2005). Arbetsplatslärandets janusansikte. Pedagogisk forskning, 10, 3/4, 182–194.

Ellström, P.-E., Löfberg, A., Svensson, L. (2005). Pedagogik i arbetslivet. Ett historiskt perspektiv. Pedagogisk forskning, 10, 3/4, 162–181.

Ellström, P.-E. (2004). Lärande i arbetslivet - innebörder, villkor och logiker. In: J. Stenøien med flera (red.), Utfordringar for voksnes læring. Ett nordisk perspektiv. Festskrift til Lars Arvidson. Trondheim: Vox.

Ellström, P.-E., & Hultman, G. (Red.) (2004). Lärande och förändring i organisationer. Om pedagogik i arbetslivet. Lund: Studentlitteratur.

Ellström, P.-E. & Illeris, K. (2004). Guest Editorial. Workplace Learning – Scandinavian Perspectives. The Journal of Workplace Learning, 16, 8, 427–430.

Svensson, L., Ellström, P.-E., & Åberg, C. (2004). Integrating Formal and Informal Learning: A Strategy for Workplace Learning. The Journal of Workplace Learning, 16, 8, 479–491

Ellström, P.-E. (2004). Kompetenceudvikling på arbejdspladsen: Forudsætninger, processer, effekter. I: V. Andersen et al (red.). Arbejdspladsen som læringsmiljø. Roskilde: Learning Lab Denmark, Roskilde Universitetsforlag.

Ellström, P.-E., & Kock, H. (2004). Nya organisationsformer – nya krav på ledarskap? Tidskriften Synopsis, nr 5.

Ellström, P.-E. (2003). Developmental learning – a condition for organizational learning. In: B. Nyhan, M. Kelleher, P. Cressey & R. Poell (Eds.) Facing Up to the Learning Organization Challenge. Luxembourg: Cedefop Reference Series; 41-II.

Ellström, P.-E. (2002). Time and the Logics of Learning. Lifelong Learning in Europe, 2, 86–93.

Ellström, P.-E. (2001). Integrating Learning and Work: Conceptual Issues and Critical
Conditions. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 12, 4, 421–435.

Ellström, P.-E. (2001). Lärande och innovation. I: T. Backlund, H. Hansson & C. Thunborg (red.) Lärdilemman. Olika perspektiv på organisatoriskt lärande. Lund: Studentlitteratur.

Ellström, P.-E. (2000). Lärande och kompetensutveckling i magra organisationer. Problem och möjligheter. I: L. Lennerlöf, Avveckla eller utveckla. En antologi om verksamhetskonsekvenser i magra organisationer. Stockholm: Rådet för arbetslivsforskning.

Ellström, P.-E. (1999). The Role of Labour Market Programmes in Skill Formation. In Wim J. Nijhof & Jittie Brandsma (Eds.) Bridging the Skills Gap Between Work and Education. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Ellström, P.-E. & Kock, H. (1999). Ständig förbättring som lärandeprocess. (“Continuous Improvements as a Learning Process”). In: T. Nilsson (red.) Ständig förbättring - om utveckling av arbete och kvalitet. Stockholm: Arbetslivsinstitutet.

Ellström, P.-E. (1997). The Many Meanings of Occupational Competence and Qualification. Journal of European Industrial Training, 21, 6/7, pp. 266–273.

Ellström, P.-E. (1996). Arbete och lärande. Förutsättningar och hinder för lärande i dagligt arbete. Stockholm: Arbetslivsinstitutet.

Ellström, P.-E. (1996). Operatörskompetens - vad den är och hur den kan utvecklas. Stockholm: NUTEK.

Ellström, P.-E., Gustavsson, B. & Larsson, S. (1996) (Red.). (1996) Livslångt lärande. Lund: Studentlitteratur.

Ellström, P.-E. (1992). Kompetens, utbildning och lärande. Problem, begrepp och teoretiska perspektiv. Stockholm: Norstedts

 

e-mail

per-erik.ellstrom@liu.se

phone

+46 13-28 21 22, +46 705-20 00 66 (cell)

visiting address

Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning
Building D
Campus Valla

HELIX Vinn Excellence Centre
Building Terra
Campus Valla

postal address

Linköping University
Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning
SE-581 83 Linköping
Sweden

Link to HELIX Vinn Excellence Centre

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Last updated: 2012-06-19