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Mathias Karlsson

Senior lecturer
Department of Organisation and Entrepreneurship School of Business and Economics
A2033, Hus Forma, Kalmar
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My research and teaching focus on topics such as entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, organisation, globalisation, sustainability, business ethics, and CSR. In my research, I mainly use philosophical and ethical ideas and concepts. 

My doctoral thesis is an ethnographically inspired study (where I apply philosophical concepts) about the social initiative 'Next Generation Social Entrepreneurs'. You can find the full thesis, Infinitely Demanding Entrepreneurship, as a pdf below. 



I am currently teaching in the following courses:

1FE918. Introduction to entrepreneurship (course responsible)

2FE512. Organiserandets utmaningar och problem (course responsible)

1FE466. Entreprenörskap och grundläggande affärsutveckling (course responsible)

1FE624. Affärsutveckling och entreprenörskap (teacher)

4FE534. Contemporary issues in management (teacher)

2FE78E. Examensarbete i organisation (supervisor) 


I am regional representative (Nordic countries) for the conference SCOS.  


Mathias Karlsson presents his research within the Bridge, a collaboration between Linnaeus University and IKEA, about entrepreneurship as a force for societal change.



Conference paper (Refereed)

Conference paper (Other academic)

Book (Other academic)

Doctoral thesis, monograph (Other academic)