Carlos Rodriguez awarded the Gunnar Hedlund Award 2015-2016


Published: 9Dec2016

Carlos Rodriguez (PhD'15) has been awarded the Gunnar Hedlund Award 2015-2016 for his outstanding dissertation entitled "Global Subunit Specialization: An organizational perspective", which was recognized for its originality, as well as for its sound empirical work and practical results.

The topic of the dissertation addresses an increasingly important phenomenon in the international business world and uses a variety of methods, as well as theoretical perspectives to improve our understanding of it.

About the award

In 1997, the Institute of International Business at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) established the award in memory of SSE Professor Gunnar Hedlund. The idea behind the award is that it should act as a vehicle to stimulate Ph.D. candidates around the world in the field of International Business, and also commemorate Professor Gunnar Hedlund’s important work in the field.  The prize is given bi-annually to the work that in the opinion of the jury has the greatest potential to have an impact on the field of international business in the future. Read more

Read full article: Mynewsdesk, December 6, 2016 

Photo from left to right: Jacqueline Mees-Buss, Peter Hagström (SSE) and Carlos Rodriguez