GUDMUNDSSON Sveinn

Professeur Resident faculty TBS

Department: Strategy and entrepreneurship


CURRICULUM VITAE

Qualification

  • 1996 : PhD Air Transport Management • Cranfield University, UK
  • 1987 : MSc Systems Management • Florida Institute of Technology, USA
  • 1987 : MBA General Management • Florida Institute of Technology, USA
  • 1985 : BSc Aviation Management • Florida Institute of Technology, USA

Management Duties

  • Since 2000: Associate Professor in Strategic Management • Toulouse Business School, France
  • Elected member of the Faculty Council (School of Business and Economics, University of Masstricht)
  • Senior Visiting (Research) Fellow, Smith School of Enterprise & Environment (2008-2009) (Oxford University (UK))
  • Director MSc International Trade & Transport (London Guildhall University, UK)
  • Universitair Docent Department of Strategy and Logistics (1997-2000) (University of Maastricht (The Netherlands))
  • Head of Travel & Tourism Department (Kopavogur Grammar School/Iceland School for Travel and Tourism)
  • Principal Lecturer, Department of Business Studies (1996-1997) (London Guildhall University (UK))
  • Vice President Air Transport Research Society (Publications) (2006-2013) (University of British Columbia (Canada))
  • Vice President Air Transport Research Society (External Relations) (2013-) (University of St Gallen (Switzerland))
  • Lecturer (1989-1992) (Kopavogur Grammar School, Iceland)
  • Chair of Examinations Board, PhD Course in Economics and Management of Technology, XXV Cohort (University of Bergamo, Italy)
  • Invited expert to ACARE Strategy Review Group 2009 (ASD/EC, Brussels)
  • Member of ACARE Work Group to Assess the Impact of the ETS on Aerospace Research 2007 (ASD, Brussels)
  • Visiting Professor EOI Business School (2003-2008) (EOI Madrid and Sevilla (Spain))

 

PUBLICATIONS

Academic publications

  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., R.MERKERT, R.REDONDI, "Cost functions and determinants of unit cost effects in horizontal airline M&As", Transportation Research A, 2017, vol. 103, pp. 444-454[Cnrs :2]
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  • REDONDI, R., S. V.GUDMUNDSSON, "Congestion spill effects of Heathrow and Frankfurt airports on connection traffic in European and Gulf hub airports", Transportation Research A, October 2016, vol. 92, pp. 287-297[Cnrs :2]
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  • AYOB, A. H., S. V.GUDMUNDSSON, M.HASIMI YAACOB, "Financial influences on export status of small and medium-sized enterprises in an emerging economy", International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, July 2015, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 433-454[Cnrs :4, Fnege: 4]
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  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., S.PALEARI, R.REDONDI, "Spillover effects of the development constraints in London Heathrow Airport", Journal of Transport Geography, February 2014, vol. 35, pp. 64-74
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  • LECHNER, C., S. V.GUDMUNDSSON, "Entrepreneurial orientation, firm strategy and small firm performance", International Small Business Journal, February 2014, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 36-60[Cnrs :2, Fnege: 2]
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  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., C.LECHNER, "Cognitives biases, organization, and entrepreneurial firm survival", European Management Journal, February 2013, no. 31, pp. 278-294[Cnrs :3, Fnege: 3]
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  • LECHNER, C., S. V.GUDMUNDSSON, "Superior value creation in sports teams: Resources and managerial experience", M@n@gement, October 2012, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 283-312[Cnrs :2, Fnege: 2]
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  • R.DE BOER, E., S. V.GUDMUNDSSON, "30 years of frequent flyer programs", Journal of Air Transport Management, September 2012, vol. 24, pp. 18-24
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  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., A.ANGER, "Global carbon dioxide emissions scenarios for aviation derived from IPCC storylines : A meta-analysis", Transportation Research D, January 2012, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 61-65[Cnrs :3]
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  • LINZ, M., S. V.GUDMUNDSSON, C.BARBOT, "Editorial", International Journal Aviation Management, 2012, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 141-144
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  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., "The long flight from special to general interests in air transport policy", Network Industries Quarterly, March 2011, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 17-19
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  • ZHANG, A., S. V.GUDMUNDSSON, T.-H.OUM, "Editorial Air transport, global warming and the environment", Transportation Research D, January 2010, vol. 15, no. 1[Cnrs :3]
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  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., "Editorial", World Review of Intermodal Transportation, February 2010, vol. 3, no. 1/2, pp. 1-7
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  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., "A global electronic market of logistics services and supply chain management : the expert view", World Review of Intermodal Transportation, July 2006, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 3-23
  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., C.LECHNER, "Multilateral airline alliances : balancing strategic constraints and opportunities", Journal of Air Transport Management, May 2006, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 153-158
  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., T.-H.OUM, "Airline networks and alliances for strategic performance", Journal of Air Transport Management, May 2005, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 125-126
  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., T.-H.OUM, F.UNAL, "Analysis of low cost airlines", Special issue on Eight Conference of the Air Transport Research Society, September 2005, vol. 11, no. 5, pp. 301-302
  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., "Scenarios of the Future of Air Transportation", Journal of Air Transportation, September 2004, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 3-5
  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., T.-H.OUM, "Efficiency and performance measurement in the air transportation industry", Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, September 2004, vol. 40, no. 6, pp. 439-442
  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., "Management emphasis and performance in the airline industry : an exploratory multilevel analysis", Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, October 2004, vol. 40, no. 6, pp. 443-463
  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., "Airline Distress Prediction Using Non-Financial Indicators", Journal of Air Transportation, June 2002, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 3-24
  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., H.VAN KRANENBURG, "New Airline Entry Rates in Deregulated Air Transport Markets", Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, May 2002, vol. 38, no. 3-4, pp. 205-219
  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., E. D.BOER, C.LECHNER, "Integrating frequent flyer programs in multilateral airline alliances", Journal of Air Transport Management, November 2002, vol. 8, no. 6, pp. 409-417
  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., T.-H.OUM, "Globalized air transport services: policy and economic issues", Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, May 2002, vol. 38, no. 3-4, pp. 151-153
  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., D.RHOADES, "Airline Alliance Survival Analysis: Typology, Strategy and Duration", Transport Policy, July 2001, no. 8(3), pp. 209-218
  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., J.NIJHUIS, "Collaborative Learning in Logistics and Transport Through Cases", International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, September 2001, vol. 31, no. 7/8, pp. 537-564

Books

  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., "Oligopolization of markets" in Air Transport Liberalization: A critical assessment., Matthias Finger Ed., Edward Elgar Publishing, chap. Part II, chap. 13, pp. 244-265, 2017 [978 1 78643 185 1]
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  • LECHNER, C., S. V.GUDMUNDSSON, "The Interplay of Networks and Firm Performance Within High-Tech Clusters" in Entrepreneurship and Cluster Dynamics., ILERA Conference, pp. 129-147, 2015 [978-1-138-12453-0]
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  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., C.LECHNER, H.VAN KRANENBURG, "Multilevel Embeddedness in Multilateral Alliances: A Conceptual Framework" in Interpartner Dynamics in Strategic Alliances., Michael A.HITT Ed., Information Age Publishing, pp. 131-148, 2013 [978-1-62396-136-7]
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  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., "An empirical test of the internal tensions perspective in alliances" in Behavioral perspectives on strategic alliances., T.K Das Ed., chap. chapitre 7, pp. 157-174, 2011 [978-1-61735-538-7]
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  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., C.LECHNER, "Multilateral Airline Alliances: The Fallacy of the Alliances to Mergers Proposition" in Air transport in the 21st century - Key Strategic Developments., John F. O'Connell et George Williams Ed., pp. 171-184, 2011 [978-1-4094-0097-4]
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  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., R.WALCZUCH, "Logistics Brokerage Systems : The Development of Electronic Markets in Logistics'" in Transport Logistics - Classics in Transport Analysis Series., Mc Kinnon A, Button K and Nijkamp P Eds, 2003

Published case

  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V. - "MTU Alliances" - 2004, Centrale des Cas et des Médias Pédagogiques (CCMP)
  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V. - "Aerospace Hardware Exchange – AHX" - 2004, Centrale des Cas et des Médias Pédagogiques (CCMP)
  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V. - "KLM Alliances" - 2004, Centrale des Cas et des Médias Pédagogiques (CCMP)
  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V. - "Metalsite" - 2004, Centrale des Cas et des Médias Pédagogiques (CCMP)
  • BIJOYO, L. S., S. V.GUDMUNDSSON - "PRIVATAIR : Business Aviation Success Story" - 2004, Centrale des Cas et des Médias Pédagogiques (CCMP)

Conferences

  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., "The state of air transport management research: Current status and a future vision" in The 21st ATRS World Conference Antwerpen 3-10/07/2017., ATRS Conference, 2017
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  • AYOB, A. H., S. V.GUDMUNDSSON, "Diversity, institutions, and entrepreneurship: An institutional perspective" in Conférence SMS Houston, USA , 27/10/17-01/11/17., Conférence SMS, 2017
  • CAMARGO, C., S. V.GUDMUNDSSON, "Hybrid airlines and alliance membership" Conférence ATRS. June 2016, Rhodes, Greece
  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., R.MERKERT, R.REDONDI, "Horizontal M&As, distress, relative size, and the firm's unit costs" 19th Air Transport Research Society (ATRS). July 2015, Singapour, Singapore
  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., R.MERKERT, R.REDONDI, "Effects of horizontal mergers and acquisitions on the firm's cost structure" Conférence SMS. October 2015, Denver, United States of America
  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., "Do sustainable strategies for low-cost lang-haul airlines exist?" Paris Air Forum 2015. June 2015, Paris, France
  • LECHNER, C., S. V.GUDMUNDSSON, "The interplay of entrepreneurial networks and firm performance within high-tech clusters" in 30th EGOS Colloquium., 2014, Rotterdam, Netherlands (The)
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  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., S.PALEARI, R.REDONDI, "Spillover Effects of the Development Constraints in London Heathrow" in 17th Annual World Conference., 2013, Bergamo, Italy
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  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., A.ANGER, "Meta-analysis of carbon dioxide emissions studies for aviation" in ATRS Conference., 2012, Taiwan, Taiwan
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  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., M.GIVONI, "The environmental and economic impact of slower commercial flight" in 15th annual world conference air transport research society (ATRS)., 2011, Sydney, Australia
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  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., C.LECHNER, "Entrepreneurial orientation, firm strategy and performance" in AOM Annual Conference., 2010, Montréal, Canada
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  • ANGER, A., S. V.GUDMUNDSSON, "Carbon dioxide emissions from aviation: what are the reliable estimates?" in ATRS., 2010, Porto, Portugal
  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., "The role of verconfidence, optimism and distrust in explaining firm survival" in AOM Annual Conference., 2010, Montréal, Canada
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  • LECHNER, C., S. V.GUDMUNDSSON, "Which types of resources are necessary to achieve competitive advantage" in Academy of Management., pp. 1-6, 2008
  • LECHNER, C., S. V.GUDMUNDSSON, "Origins of overconfidence, contingent management style and entrepreneurial firm survival" in 2008 Babson college entrepreneurship research conference., 2008, The university of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • LECHNER, C., S. V.GUDMUNDSSON, "Entrepreneurial orientation, firm strategy and performance" in IECER 2008., 2008, Lisbon, Portugal
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  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., "The adoption of inter-organizational systems in small to medium sized enterprizes" in Academic of Management annual conference., 2008, Anaheim, United States of America
  • LECHNER, C., S. V.GUDMUNDSSON, "Which types of resources are necessary to achieve competitive advantage? Intangible resources, causal ambiguity, managerial effectiveness and complementary factor markets" in Academy of Management Annual Meeting (AOM)., 2008, Anaheim - California, United States of America
  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., "The Economic Impact of Air Transport on the EU Economy : A Combined Input - Output and Scenario Approach" in The 2004 Air Transport Research Society World., 2004, Istambul, Turkey
  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., C.LECHNER, H.VAN KRANENBURG, "'The Interconnection of Airline Alliances, Networks and Transaction Sets', ATRS Conference" in ATRS Conference., 2002, Seattle, United States of America
  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., "Global Electronic Markets for Logistics Services : A Delphi Forecasting Approach" NOFOMA. June 2002, Trondheim, Norway
  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., "Airline Distress Prediction Using Non-Financial Performance Ratios" in ATRG Conference., 2001, South Korea
  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., H.VAN KRANENBURG, "New Airline Entry Rates in Deregulated Air Transportation Markets" World Conference on Transport Research Society. July 2001, Séoul, South Korea
  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., L.SCHIEVEN, "The use of Internet based EDI in small to medium sized enterprises" in NOFOMA., 2001, Iceland
  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., "A Search for Sustainable Strategies for Low Cost Airlines" in ATRS Conference., 2001, Seattle, United States of America
  • GUDMUNDSSON, S. V., E. D.BOER, "The Impact of Airline Alliances on Frequent Flyer Programmes" in ATRG Conference Proceedings., 2000, Amsterdam, Netherlands (The)

Awards

  • 10 2013 - 2 2014 : Sydney Business School, The University of Sydney, Australia
  • 9 2008 - 8 2009 : Smith School of Enterprise & Environment, Oxford University, UK
  • 9 2009 : Toulouse Business School
  • 1 2000 - 9 2000 : Maastricht University, The Netherlands
  • 6 1998 : NOFOMA Conference, Espoo, Finland
  • 1 1996 - 8 1997 : London Guildhall University
  • 1 1993 - 12 1995 : Cranfield University, UK
 

EXPERTISE

Teaching fields

  • Strategic Management
  • Alliances & Partnerships
  • Airline Management

Professional expertise

Editorial activities

  • Director Marketing (VISA Iceland)
  • Manager special Marketing Projects & Business Market (Eagle Air Iceland)
  • Consultant on Loyalty Programs (Icelandair (client))
  • Consultant on airline strategy (American Airlines (client))
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Academic associations

  • Associate Editor Transportation Research E (2005-)
  • Scientific Director WP220 ASTERA (ASD Bussels)
  • Director CERMAS Research Centre (2001-2006)
  • Editorial Board Journal of Air Transport Management
  • Editorial Board Transportation Journal
  • Editorial Board Journal of Transportation Security
  • Editorial Board World Review of Intermodal Transportation Research
  • European Editor World Review of Intermodal Transportation Research (2006-2012)
  • Advisory Board Competition and Regulation in Network Industries (Academic Journal)
  • Editorial Board Journal of Air Transport Studies
  • Conference organizer and Chair ATRS Toulouse 2003
  • External Examiner MSc Air Transport (2007-2010), Cranfield University, UK
  • External Advisor to the MBA Program (2007), Southampton University, UK
  • Member Scientific Advisory Committee, ICCSAI Research Centre, University of Bergamo, Italy (2011-2013)
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Research contracts

  • English
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