Kjell Nordstrom Biography
Amid the madness and hyperbole sorrounding the new economy, Dr KJELL NORDSTRÖM is the enfant terrible of the new world of business. The 2009 Thinkers 50, the biennial ranking of management thinkers, ranked Nordström number 23 in the world and put him in the top five list for Europe. His dynamic style makes him a highly appreciated speaker through out the world. He has served as an advisor/consultant to several large multinationals as well as running smaller interactive workshop sessions.
Kjell Nordstrom holds an Economic Licentiate degree and a doctoral degree in International Business from the Stockholm School of Economics. His research and consulting focus is on the areas of corporate strategy, multinational corporations and globalization. Kjell has published three books and numerous articles on the internationalization process of firms.
Kjell Nordstrom has been responsible for the International Business course at the Stockholm School of Economics and is one of the founders of the schools most prestigious management programs, "The Advanced Management Program - AMP". AMP is a five week top-management program that attracts the elite of Scandinavian executives. He is also on the board of directors of several companies.
The book Funky Business - Talent makes capital dance (co-authored with Jonas Ridderstråle) is a manifesto of what our time requires from business firms and thier leaders. The book has been featured on CNN and CNBC, and appeared in Fortune, Fast Company, Time Magazine, Financial Times, Paris Match, etc. and is an international best-seller. So far, it has been translated into more than 32 languages. In 2000, both Amazon.co.uk and Management General rated Funky Business as one of the five best business books of the year. The book was recently ranked at number 16 in a survey of the best business book of all time.
The new book Karoake Capitalism: Management for Mankind dance (co-authored with Jonas Ridderstråle) is a new manifesto for how to make it in the world of Karaoke Capitalism. Individuals with endless choice dominate the karaoke economy. The trouble for business is that the karaoke club is also home to institutionalized imitation. Copycats abound. Only imagination and innovation place societies, organizations and individuals centre-stage. Karaoke Capitalism is a call to arms. To date Karaoke Capitalism has been contracted for publication in 23 languages.
With his colleage, Jonas Ridderstråle, he recently co-authored, Funky Business Forever, the long awaited update to the international bestseller. Funky Business Forever takes a look back on the later half of the millenniums first decade and provides evolved thinking and commentary in a way that is truly funky and down to business
Kjell Nordström and Jonas Ridderstråle are rebels with a cause. With their unorthodox combination of academic rigor, forceful logic and funky free-thinking they once again re-write the rules for revolutionaries. This is a true work-out for the wits. In March 2004 the authors appeared on CNN's program "Global Office" for a long interview, recorded in Stockholm, on the ideas behind Karaoke Capitalism.
Kjell A. Nordström is an extremely sought after lecturer. He enjoys keynote presentations as well as smaller work shops.
- Talent Makes Capital Dance - How to Thrive in the New World
- Articulate and Tacit Knowledge
- Creating and Defending Competitive Advantages
- The Role of the Leader When We Are Free to Know, Go, Do and Be
- The Ultramodern Multinational: Strategies, Structures and Leadership
- Multinational Corporations, Recipes and Global Tribes
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15th November 2011
Lucy P. Marcus, founder of Marcus Venture Consulting, has won the Thinkers 50 Future Thinker Award. She was presented with the prestigious accolade at the 2011 Thinkers50 Summit - a world-class management conference and awards dinner, celebrating the best and brightest management thinkers in the world.
16th September 2011
Amid the madness and hyperbole sorrounding the new economy, Dr KJELL NORDSTRÃ–M is the enfant terrible of the new world of business. The 2009 Thinkers 50, the biennial ranking of management thinkers, ranked NordstrÃ¶m number 23 in the world and put him in the top five list for Europe. He has been nominated for the Thinkers50 2011. Kjellâ€™s dynamic style makes him a sought after keynote speaker throughout the world. He has served as an advisor/consultant to several large multinationals as well as running smaller interactive workshop sessions.
29th July 2011
As the 2011 Thinkers50 Summit approaches, Speakers Corner proudly presents a varied catalogue of the highest caliber corporate speakers shortlisted for the prestigious accolade. Amongst the crÃ¨me de la crÃ¨me of management personalities are conductor Benjamin Zander, economics expert Kjell Nordstrom and entrepreneur Lucy Marcus.
Speakers Corner will feature some of the world's most influential management thinkers in the run up to The Thinkers 50
2nd July 2009
Over the coming weeks, Speakers Corner will feature some of the world's most influential business & management thinkers who are contenders for The Thinkers 50
14th July 2011
Speakers Cornerâ€™s varied and rich catalogue of unique and inspirational personalities is well represented at this yearâ€™s TED Global Summer conference in Edinburgh. Speakers in the Scottish capital include Nic Marks - Founder of the award winning centre for well-being; author and thinker Charles Leadbeater; percussionist Evelyn Glennie and TV scientist Brian Cox.
21st March 2011
Speakers Corner takes centre stage with an innovative new website and an exciting new identity.
3rd March 2011
Bill Gates, technology pioneer, businessman and philanthropist, is amongst the acclaimed hosts at this yearâ€™s TED Conference in California.
24th May 2013
Speakers took to the stage at this yearâ€™s Google Zeitgeist, where they explored the ideas that affect our social, economic, political and cultural surroundings.
28th June 2012
California is once again the sunny location for TED, the most innovative and exciting conference on the planet, where speakers with â€˜ideas worth spreadingâ€™ gather to share their thoughts on technology, design, science, media, politics, the arts, and other insights on how to shape a better word.
24th April 2012
Time magazine has announced its 100 most influential people in the word, in a list including entertainers, businesspeople, political leaders, sporting figures and controversial personalities.
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Very interactive, professional, interesting and entertaining. Something for everyone - could have listened all day.
On behalf of all the conference participants and the employees of MGG Conferences, I would like to thank you most sincerely for a fantastic seminar. Your independent thoughts, confident summaries and tone of optimism has given real support and inspiration to the participants to go out and look for new, fresh solutions to their business problems.
You have been a Swedish surprise to us. It has been quite some time ago that I can remember that a lecture has been so inspiring, thought provoking, personal, humorous and entertaining. Without any exception I have received similar feedback from my fellow partners, including our global team
The response to Dr Nordstrom's session has so far been truly outstanding. I've heard many comments from very experienced conference goers that Dr Nordstrom is the best speaker they have ever seen
Our clients and my colleagues were impacted by your performance. We were able to enjoy a very entertaining while at the same time provoking speech outlining a wealth of ideas about the new world.
Your presentation was tremendous and scored top marks on our delegates evaluation sheets!
We thank you for the lecture you kindly gave to our future leaders onto the subject Emotion, Behaviour and Management. The participants of the Management Group Seminar seventh class appreciated in its real value this performance and in their name and that of my team, we really want to thank you warmly.
Your presentation received some fantastic feedback. Attendees described it as refreshing, entertaining and truly inspiring. It really out the emphasis of the conference on new thinking which was exactly what we wanted to achieve. We continue to get so many positive comments about your talk. It was excellent and helped people to think differently.
What a great performance! Thank you so much for making our mini conference into a seriously unique get-together!
Always a pleasure to work with Kjell, and made a very good impression on thre client.
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