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Jorgen Sandberg

Job Title
WBS - Organisational Behaviour and Indust Rels
Research Interests

His research interests include competence and learning in organizations; how sensemaking and understanding form the basis for individual and collective actions; what defines theory, particularly novel theory and its development; practice theory, and how it can inform the study of organizational phenomena; philosophy of organization studies, particularly phenomenology and hermeneutics; and qualitative research methodologies.


Jorgen is Professor of Organization Studies at the Warwick Business School and Professor in Management and Organization in the UQ Business School at the University of Queensland, Australia. Prior to these he held academic positions at Stockholm School of Economics and at Gothenburg School of Economics in Sweden. Jorgen sits on the editorial boards of Academy of Management Review, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Organization studies. He is currently doing research on knowing in professional practice, sensemaking in organizations, and the development of more novel and impactful theories within organization studies.