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    Textbooks:

    • Roden, E., Joslin, R. & Müller, R. 2017. "PMO Principles". Wollerau, Switzerland: IPMO Advisory AG.
    • Sankaran, S., Müller, R. & Drouin, N. 2017. "Cambridge Handbook of Organizational Project Management.". Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
    • Müller, R. 2017. "Governance and Governmentality for Projects: Enablers, practices and consequences". New York, NY, USA: Routledge.
    • Drouin, N., Müller, R. & Sankaran, S. 2013. "Novel Approaches to Organizational Project Management Research: Translational and Transformational". Copenhagen, Denmark: Copenhagen Business School Press.
    • Müller, R. 2011. "Xiang mu zhi li" (Project Governance). Translated from English by J.Shao. Beijing, China: Publishing House of the Electronics Industry (PHEI).
    • Müller, R. & Turner, J.R.2010. "Project-Oriented Leadership". Aldershot, UK: Gower Publishing.
    • Müller, R. 2009. "Project Governance". Aldershot, UK: Gower Publishing.

    Research reports (monographs / books):

    • Müller, R., Shao, J. & Pemsel, S. 2016. "Organizational Enablers for Project Governance". Newtown Square, USA: Project Management Institute.
    • Aubry, M., Drouin, N., Jugdev, K., Müller, R., & Shao, J. 2012. "Organizational Enablers for Organizational Project Management". Newtown Square, USA: Project Management Institute.
    • Aubry, M., Müller, R., & Glückler, J. 2012. "Governance and Communities of PMOs". Newtown Square, USA: Project Management Institute.
    • Maylor, H., Müller, R., Cooke-Davies, T., & Saghiri, S. 2011. "Academic research input into the Project Management Institute Standards Program". Cranfield, UK: International Centre for Programme Management, Cranfield School of Management.
    • Müller, R., Andersen, E. S., Shao, J., Kvalnes, Ø., Turner, J. R., Sankaran, S., & Walker, D. H. T. 2011. "Governance, Trust and Ethics: A Study on the Interrelationship of Governance, Trust and Ethics in Temporary Organizations". Oslo, Norway: BI Norwegian Business School.
    • Aubry, M., Hobbs, B., Müller, R., & Blomquist, T. 2011. "Identifying the Forces Driving Frequent Change in PMOs". Newtown Square, USA: Project Management Institute.
    • Turner, J.R. & Müller, R. 2006. "Choosing Appropriate Project Managers: Matching their leadership style to the type of project". Newtown Square, USA: Project Management Institute.
    • Blomquist, T. & Müller, R., 2006. "Middle Managers in Program and Project Portfolio Management: Practices, Roles and Responsibilities". Newtown Square, USA: Project Management Institute.
    • Müller, R., 2003. "Communication of Information Technology Project Sponsors and Managers in Buyer - Seller Relationships", Universal Publishers, USA.

    Book chapters:

    • Müller, R., Packendorff, J. & Sankaran, S., 2017, "Balanced leadership: A new perspective for leadership in organizational project management." In S. Sankaran, R. Müller, & N. Drouin (Eds.), Cambridge Handbook of Organizational Project Management. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
    • Turner, J. R. & Müller, R., 2017, "The governance of organizational project management". In S. Sankaran, R. Müller, & N. Drouin (Eds.), "Cambridge Handbook of Organizational Project Management."Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
    • Sankaran, S., Müller, R., & Drouin, N. 2017. "Introduction". In S. Sankaran, R. Müller, & N. Drouin (Eds.), "Cambridge Handbook of Organizational Project Management". Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
    • Drouin, N., Müller, R.& Sankaran, S., 2017, "The Nature of Organizational Project Management through the Lens of Integration". In S. Sankaran, R. Müller, & N. Drouin (Eds.), "Cambridge Handbook of Organizational Project Management."Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
    • Müller, Sankaran, S. & Drouin, N. 2017, "Conclusions". In S. Sankaran, R. Müller, & N. Drouin (Eds.), "Cambridge Handbook of Organizational Project Management."Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
    • Müller, R. 2017. "Introduction". In R. Müller (Ed.), Governance and Governmentality for Projects: Enablers, practices and consequences (pp. 1–10). New York, NY: Routledge.
    • Müller, R. 2017. "Organizational Project Governance". In R. Müller (Ed.), Governance and governmentality for projects: Enablers, practice and consequences (pp. 11–24). New York, NY: Routledge.
    • Müller, R. 2017. "Governance Theories". In Governance and Governmentality for Projects: Enablers, practices and consequences (pp. 27–35). New York, NY: Routledge.
    • Müller, R. 2017. "Governance Models and Paradigms". In R. Müller (Ed.), Governance and Governmentality for Projects: Enablers, practices and consequences (pp. 36–50). New York, NY: Routledge.
    • Müller, R., Andersen, E. S., Klakegg, O. J., & Volden, G. H. 2017. "Governance Institutions". In R. Müller (Ed.), Governance and Governmentality for Projects: Enablers, practices and consequences (pp. 51–66). New York, NY: Routledge.
    • Müller, R. 2017. "Tactical Organizational Enablers". In R. Müller (Ed.), Governance and Governmentality for Projects: Enablers, practices and consequences (pp. 69–87). New York, NY: Routledge.
    • Müller, R. 2017. "Strategic Organizational Enablers". In R. Müller (Ed.), Governance and Governmentality for Projects: Enablers, practices and consequences (pp. 88–104). New York, NY: Routledge.
    • Müller, R. 2017. "Private Sector Practices". In R. Müller (Ed.), Governance and Governmentality for Projects: Enablers, practices and consequences (pp. 107–128). New York, NY: Routledge.
    • Müller, R. 2017. "Governance Mechanisms in Projects". In R. Müller (Ed.), Governance and Governmentality for Projects: Enablers, practices and consequences (pp. 173–180). New York, NY: Routledge.
    • Müller, R. & Kvalnes, Ø. 2017. "Project Governance and Project Ethics". In R. Müller (Ed.), Governance and Governmentality for Projects: Enablers, practices and consequences (pp. 181–194). New York, NY: Routledge.
    • Dwivedula, R., Bredillet, C., & Müller, R. 2016. "Work Motivation in Temporary Organizations: A Review of Literature Grounded in Job Design Perspective". In R. Benlamri & M. Sparer (Eds.), Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship as Driving Forces of the Global Economy (pp. 609–618). Switzerland: SpringerNature.
    • Müller, R. 2014, "Ethics and Governance in Temporary Organizations", in R. Klimoski, B. Dugan, C. Messikomer & F. Chiocchio (eds.), "Advancing Human Resource Project Management", (p.492-512), Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, CA, USA.
    • Müller, R., 2014. "The Governance of Projects and Project Management", in J. R. Turner (ed.), "Gower Handbook of Project Management", 5th edition, Gower Publishing, Aldershot, UK, pp. 477-490.
    • Müller, R., 2014. "Project Governance", in D. Dalcher (ed.), "Advances in Project Management", Gower Publishing, Aldershot, UK, pp. 33-38.
    • Müller, R. & Turner, J. R., 2014. "Project-oriented leadership", in D. Dalcher (ed.), "Advances in Project Management", Gower Publishing, Aldershot, UK, pp. 59-62.
    • Müller, R. & Shao, J. 2013. "A Model of the Dynamics in Theory Development", in N. Drouin, R. Müller, & S. Sankaran (eds.). "Novel Approaches to Organizational Project Management Research: Translational and Transformational". Copenhagen, Denmark, Copenhagen Business School Press.
    • Joslin, R. & Müller, R. 2013. "A Natural Sciences Comparative to Develop New Insights for Project Management Research: Genotyping and Phenotyping", in N. Drouin, R. Müller, & S. Sankaran (eds.). "Novel Approaches to Organizational Project Management Research: Translational and Transformational". Copenhagen, Denmark, Copenhagen Business School Press.
    • Müller, R. 2011. "Project Governance", in Morris, P., Pinto, J. & Söderlund, J. (eds). "Oxford Handbook of Project Management". Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
    • Aubry. M., Hobbs. B. & Müller, R. 2010. "Images of PMO", in PMO Handbuch 2020: Next Generation PMO - Strategien und Praxistipps für erfolgreiche PMOs, Düsseldorf, Germany: Symposion Publishing.
    • Müller, R. 2010. "Leadership Competences in Projects", in Mayer,T., Gleich,R., Wald, A. & Wagner, R. (eds). "Advanced Project Management", vol. 2. Münster, Germany: Lit-Verlag.
    • Jugdev, K.. Müller, R. & Hutchison, 2009. "Future Trends in Project Management: A Macro-Environmental Analysis", in "Project Management Circa 2025", D. Cleland and B. Bidanda (eds.), Newtown Square, USA: Project Management Institute, pp 229-240.
    • Müller, R., 2009, "Leadership in Technology Project Management", in "Leadership in the Digital Enterprise: Issues and Challenges", P. Yoong (ed.), Business Science Reference, USA, pp.216-231 (reprint).
    • Müller, R., 2009, "Leadership in Technology Project Management", in "Handbook of Research on Technology Project Management, Planning, and Operations", T. Kidd (ed.), Information Science Reference, USA, pp.61-76.
    • Abril, R. & Müller, R., 2009, "Lessons Learned as Organizational Project Memories", in " Building Organizational Memories: Will We Know What We Knew?", J. P. Girard (ed.), IGI Publishing, USA, pp 97-114.
    • Müller, R. 2007, "Managing Communication", in "Gower Handbook of Project Management", 4th edition, J. R. Turner (ed.), Aldershot, UK: Gower Publishing.
    • Englund, R. & Müller, R. 2005, "Leading Change Towards Enterprise Project Management," in "Enterprise Project Management - An Introduction", Y. C. Shekar, ed., Hyderabad, India.: ICFAI University Press.
    • Müller, R. & Turner, J. R. 2004, "Cultural Differences in Project Owner - Manager Communication," in D. P. Slevin, D. L. Cleland & J. K. Pinto, eds., in "Innovations: Project management research 2004", Newton Square, Pennsylvania, USA, Project Management Institute.
    • Blomquist, T. & Müller, R. 2004, "Roles and Responsibilities of Program and Portfolio Managers," in D. P. Slevin, D. L. Cleland & J. K. Pinto, eds., in "Innovations: Project management research 2004", Newton Square, Pennsylvania, USA, Project Management Institute.

    Refereed journal papers:

    • Müller, R., Sankaran, S., Drouin, N., Vaagaasar, A., Bekker, M. C., & Jain, K. 2018. "A theory framework for balancing vertical and horizontal leadership in projects". International Journal of Project Management, 36(1), 83-94.
    • Müller, R., Zhu, F., Sun, X., Wang, L. & Yu, M. 2018. "The identification of temporary horizontal leaders in projects: The case of China". International Journal of Project Management, 36(1), 95-107.
    • Müller, R., Zhai, L., & Wang, A., 2017. "Governance and governmentality in projects: Profiles and relationships with success". International Journal of Project Management, 35(3), 378-392.
    • Pemsel, S., Müller, R., & Söderlund, J. 2016. "Knowledge governance strategies in project-based organizations". Long Range Plannning, 49(6), pp. 648-660.
    • Müller, R., Turner, J. R., Andersen, E. S., Shao, J., & Kvalnes, Ø. 2016. "Governance and Ethics in Temporary Organizations: The Mediating Role of Corporate Governance". Project Management Journal, 47(6), 7–23.
    • Joslin, R. & Müller, R. 2016. "Identifying interesting project phenomena using philosophical and methodological triangulation". International Journal of Project Management, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijproman.2016.05.005.
    • Müller, R., Zhai, L., Wang, A. & Shao, J. 2016. "A framework for governance of projects: governmentality, governance structure and projectification". International Journal of Project Management, vol. 34, no. 6, pp. 957-969.
    • Joslin, R. & Müller, R. 2016. "The Relationship between Project Governance and Project Success". International Journal of Project Management, vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 613-626.
    • Joslin, R. & Müller, R. 2016. "The Impact of Project Methodologies on Project Success in Different Project Environments". International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 364-388.
    • Dwivedula, R., Bredillet, C. & Müller, R. 2016. "Personality and Work Motivation as Determinants of Project Success: The Mediating Role of Organizational and Professional Commitment". International Journal of Management Development, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 229-245.
    • Jia, G., Yan, S., Wang, W., Müller, R. & Lin, C. 2016. "An Empirical Study on the Generation Mechanism of NIMBY Conflicts of Construction Projects". Frontiers of Engineering Management, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 39-49.
    • Joslin, R. & Müller, R. 2015. "Relationships between a project management methodology and project success in different project governance contexts". International Journal of Project Management, vol. 33, no. 6, pp. 1377-1392.
    • Joslin, R. & Müller, R. 2015. "New Insights into Project Management Research: A Natural Sciences Comparative.".Project Management Journal, vol. 46, no. 2, pp. 73-89.
    • Tsaturyan, T. & Müller, R. 2015. " Integration and governance of multiple project management offices (PMOs) at large organizations". International Journal of Project Management, vol. 33, no. 5, pp. 1098-1110.
    • Müller, R. & Martinsuo, M. 2015. "The impact of relational norms on Information Technology project success and its moderation through project governance". International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 154-176.
    • Müller, R., Pemsel, S. & Shao, J.2015. "Organizational enablers for project governance and governmentality in project-based organizations ". International Journal of Project Management, vol. 33, no. 4, pp. 839-851.
    • Müller, R. & Lecoeuvre, L. 2014. "Operationalizing Governance Categories of Projects". International Journal of Project Management, vol. 32, no. 8, pp. 1346-1357.
    • Müller, R., Pemsel, S., & Shao, J. 2014. "Organizational enablers for governance and governmentality of projects: a literature review", International Journal of Project Management, vol. 32, no. 8, pp. 1309-1320.
    • Pemsel, S., Wiewiora, A., Müller, R., Aubry, M., & Brown, K. 2014. "A conceptualization of knowledge governance in project-based organizations", International Journal of Project Management, vol. 32, no. 8, pp. 1411-1422.
    • Müller, R., Turner, J. R.,Andersen, E. S., Shao, J., & Kvalnes, Ø., . 2014. "Ethics, Trust, and Governance in Temporary Organizations". Project Management Journal, vol. 45, no. 4, pp. 39-54.
    • Dwivedula, R., Bredillet, C. & Müller, R. 2013. "Work motivation as a determinant of organisational and professional commitment in case of temporary organisations: theoretical lenses and propositions",Journal of Project, Program & Portfolio Management, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 11-29.
    • Gyawali, P., Tao, Y. & Müller, R. 2013. "Project Control Mechanisms in Non-Project-Based Organizations in Asia". International Journal of Project Organisation and Management, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 312-333.
    • Müller, R., Andersen, E. S., Kvalnes, Ø., Shao, J., Sankaran, S., Turner, J. R., Biesenthal, D., Walker, D. H. T. & Gudergan, S. 2013. "The Interrelationship of Governance, Trust and Ethics in Temporary Organizations". Project Management Journal, vol. 44, no. 4, pp. 26-44.
    • Müller, R., Glückler, J., Aubry, M. & Shao, J. .2013. "Project Management Knowledge Flows in Networks of Project Managers and Project Management Offices: A Case Study in the Pharmaceutical Industry", Project Management Journal, vol. 44, no. 2, pp.4-19.
    • Müller, R., Glückler, J. & Aubry, M. 2013. "A Relational Typology of Project Management Offices", Project Management Journal, vol. 44, no. 1, pp. 59-76.
    • Pemsel, S. & Müller, R. 2012. "The Governance of Knowledge in Project-Based Organizations", International Journal of Project Management, vol. 30, no. 8, pp. 865 - 876.
    • Dwivedula, R., Bredillet, C. & Müller, R.2012. "The Relation between Work Motivation and Project Management Success in case of Temporary Organizations: Theoretical Lenses", Academy of Business Research Journal, vol 2, no. 1, pp. 41-64.
    • Müller, R. & Jugdev, K. 2012. "Critical Success Factors in Projects: Pinto, Slevin, and Prescott - the elucidation of project success" International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 757 - 775.
    • Eweje, J,. Turner, J. R.. & Müller, R. 2012. "Maximising Strategic Value from Megaprojects: The Influence of Information-Feed on Decision-making by the Project Manager".International Journal of Project Management, vol. 30, no 6, pp. 639-651.
    • Biedenbach, T. & Müller, R. 2012. "The Impact of absorptive, innovative and adaptive capabilities on project and portfolio performance" International Journal of Project Management, vol 20, no. 5, pp. 621-635.
    • Shao, J., Müller, R. & Turner, J. R. 2012. "Measuring program success". Project Management Journal, vol. 43, no 1, pp. 37-49.
    • Müller, R., Geraldi, J. & Turner, J. R. 2012. "Relationships between Leadership and Success in Different Types of Project Complexities". IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, vol 59, no. 1, pp. 77-90.
    • Aubry, M., Müller, R. & Glückler, J. 2011. "Exploring PMOs through Community of Practice Theory". Project Management Journal, vol. 42, no 5, pp. 42-56.
    • Shao, J. & Müller, R. 2011. "The development of constructs of program context and program success: A qualitative study ". International Journal of Project Management, vol. 29, no 8, pp. 947-959.
    • Biedenbach, T. & Müller, R. 2011. "Paradigms in Project Management Research: Examples from 15 Years of IRNOP Conferences", International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, vol. 4, no 1, pp. 82-104.
    • Müller, R. & Turner, J. R. 2010. "Attitudes and Leadership Competences for Project Success" Baltic Journal of Management, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 307-329.
    • Aubry, M., Müller, R., Hobbs, B., & Blomquist, T. 2010. "Project Management Offices in Transition", International Journal of Project Management, vol. 28, no. 8, pp. 766-778.
    • Aubry, M., Hobbs, B., Müller, R., & Blomquist, T. 2010. "Identifying Forces Driving PMO Change", Project Management Journal, vol. 41, no. 4, pp. 30-45.
    • Müller, R. & Turner, J. R. 2010. "Leadership Competency Profiles of Successful Project Managers" International Journal of Project Management, vol. 28, no. 5, pp. 437-448.
    • Turner, J. R., Müller, R. & Dulevicz, V. 2009. "Comparing the Leadership Styles of Functional and Project Managers". International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 198-216. [2010 Outstanding Paper Award, Emerald LiteratiNetwork].
    • Müller, R., Spang, K & Özcan,,S. 2009. "Cultural Differences in Decision-Making in Projects" International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 70-93. [2010 Highly Commended Paper Award, Emerald LiteratiNetwork].
    • Müller, R., Martinsuo, M. & Blomquist, T. 2008. "Project Portfolio Control and Portfolio Management Performance in Different Contexts", Project Management Journal, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 28-44. [2009 Paper of the Year Award, Project Management Journal].
    • Müller, R. & Turner, J. R., 2007. "The Influence of Project Managers on Project Success Criteria and Project Success by Type of Project". European Management Journal, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 298-308.
    • Andersson, A. & Müller, R., 2007. "Containing Transaction Costs in ERP Implementation through Identification of Strategic Learning Projects". Project Management Journal, vol. 38, no. 2, pp. 84-92.
    • Müller, R. & Turner, J.R. 2007. "Matching the Project Manager's Leadership Style to Project Type", International Journal of Project Management, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 21-32.
    • Jugdev, K., & Müller, R., 2006. "A retrospective look at our evolving understanding of project success", IEEE Engineering Management Review, vol. 34, no. 3, pp. 110-127.
    • Blomquist, T. & Müller, R., 2006. "Practices, Roles and Responsibilities of Middle Managers in Program and Portfolio Management", Project Management Journal , vol. 37, no. 1, pp. 52-66.
    • Jugdev, K. & Müller, R., 2005. "A Retrospective Look at Our Evolving Understanding of Project Success", Project Management Journal, vol. 36, no. 4, pp 19-31 (reprinted).
    • Müller, R., 2005. "Communication of IT Project Sponsors and Managers", EDAMBA Journal: 2nd Thesis Competition, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 111-116.
    • Turner, J.R. & Müller, R. 2005. "The Project Manager's Leadership Style as a Success Factor on Projects: A Literature Review". Project Management Journal, vol. 36, no. 2, pp. 49-61.
    • Müller, R. & Turner, J.R. 2005. "The Impact of Principal-Agent Relationship and Contract Type on Communication between Project Owner and Manager", International Journal of Project Management, vol. 23, no. 5, pp. 398-403.
    • Turner, J.R. & Müller, R. 2004. "Communication and Cooperation on Projects between the Project Owner as Principal and the Project Manager as Agent", European Management Journal, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 327-336.
    • Müller, R. 2003. "Determinants for External Communications of IT Project Managers", International Journal of Project Management, vol. 21, no. 5, pp. 345-354.
    • Turner, J. R. & Müller, R. 2003, "On the Nature of the Project as a Temporary Organization", International Journal of Project Management, vol. 21, no.1, pp. 1-7.
    • Müller, R. & Turner, J. R. 2001, "The impact of performance in project management knowledge areas on earned value results in information technology projects", Project Management: International Project Management Journal, Finland, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 44-51.

    Journal guest editorials for special issues:

    • Huemann, M, Keegan, A. & Müller, R. 2018. "Essays in honour of J Rodney Turner: A Festschrift",International Journal of Project Management, vol. 36, no. 1, pp. 1-3.
    • Konstantinou, E. & Müller, R. 2016. "The Role of Philosophy in Project Management", Project Management Journal, vol. 47, no. 2, pp. 3-5.
    • Müller, R. 2015. "The Migration of Methodologies for Project Management Research", Project Management Journal, vol. 46, no. 2, pp. 3-5.
    • Müller, R. 2014. "Ethics in Project Management", International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, vol. 7, no. 4.
    • Müller, R. & Söderlund 2014. "Innovative approaches in project management research", International Journal of Project Management, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 251-253.
    • Söderlund, J. & Müller, R. 2014. "Project Management and Organization Theory: IRNOP Meets PMJ", Project Management Journal, vol. 45, no. 4, pp. 2-6.

    Refereed academic working papers:

    • Sheikh, R. A. & Müller, R. 2014. "The Relationship between Culturally Endorsed Leadership Theory (CLT)" Working Paper Series No. 2014–6. Karachi School for Business & Leadership, Pakistan.
    • Dulevicz, V., Turner, J. R. & Müller, R. 2006, "Assessment of Project Managers Using the Leadership Dimensions Questionnaire: An International Study", Henley Working Paper Series HWP 0613, Henley Management College, Henley-on-Thames, UK.
    • Müller, R. 2002."The Impact of Organization Structure, Relational Norms and Project Risk on External Communication in IT Projects", Henley Working Paper Series HWP 0217, Henley Management College, Henley-on-Thames, UK. ISBN 1 86181 142 X
    • Turner, J. R. & Müller, R. 2002, "On the Nature of the Project as a Temporary Organization", Henley Working Paper Series HWP 0206, Henley Management College, Henley-on-Thames, UK, ISBN 1 86181 123 3.
    • Müller, R. 2001."Communication Between Buyer and Seller Organizations in the Context of Project Management", Henley Working Paper Series HWP 0105, Henley Management College, UK. ISBN 1 86181 X.

    Conference papers:

    • Müller, R., Sankaran, S., & Drouin, N. 2018. "Horizontal Leadership’s Influence on Project Success and the Role of the Cognitive Space". In Proceedings of the EURAM Conference, June 20-22, 2018, Reykjavik, Iceland.
    • Konstantinou, E. & Müller, R. 2017. "On nobles and slaves: readings from Nietzsche in the business world". In Proceedings of Philosophy of Management Conference, July 13-15, 2017, St. Louis, MI, USA.
    • Müller, R., Sankaran, S., Drouin, N., Vaagaasar, A. L., Bekker, M. C., & Jain, K. 2017. "A theory framework for balancing vertical and horizontal leadership in projects". IRNOP 2017 Conference. June 12-14, 2017, Boston, MA, USA.
    • Drouin, N., Müller, R., Sankaran, S., Vaagaasar, A. L., Nikolova, N., & Jain, K. 2017. "Balanced Leadership in Projects: Building a socio-cognitive-space as an Organizational Capability. The “Project Hat." IRNOP 2017 Conference. June 12-14, 2017, Boston, MA, USA.
    • Müller, R., Zhu, F., Sun, X., Wang, L., & Yu, M. 2017. "The identification of temporary horizontal leaders in projects: The case of China". IRNOP 2017 Conference. June 12-14, 2017, Boston, MA, USA (in press).
    • Sun, X., Zhu, F., Sun, M., & Yu, M. 2017. "Dynamic equilibrium of efficiency and flexibility in project-oriented organizations: An exploratory study of organizational antecedents". IRNOP 2017 Conference. June 12-14, 2017, Boston, MA, USA.
    • Dwivedula, R., Bredillet, C. & Müller, R. 2017. "Practopoietic Lens to Conceptualize Temporary Organizing". IRNOP 2017 Conference. June 12-14, 2017, Boston, MA, USA (in press).
    • Iftikar, R., & Müller, R. 2017. "Crises and coping strategies in megaprojects: The case of the Islamabad-Rawalpindi Metro Bus project in Pakistan". European Academy of Management Conference (EURAM), June 22 -24, 2017, Glasgow, England.
    • Agarwal, U. A., Dixit, V., Jain, K., Sankaran, S., Nikolova, N., Müller, R., & Drouin, N. 2017. Exploring Vertical and Horizontal Leadership in Projects: A comparison of Indian and Australian cases". In Proceedings of the PMI India Project Management Research and Academic Conference. March 2 -4, 2017, Delhi, India.
    • Konstantinou, E. & Müller, R. 2016. "Thinking about the role of philosophy in project management". In Proceedings of British Academy of Management Conference (BAM), September 6 - 8, 2016, Newcastle, UK.
    • Müller, R., Zhai, L., & Wang, A. 2016. "A Framework for Governance in the Realm of Projects". In Proceedings of EURAM 2016 (European Academy of Management) Conference, June 1 - 4, 2016, Paris, France.
    • Müller, R., Nikolova, N., Sankaran, S., Zhu, F., Xu, X., Vaagaasar, A. L., & Drouin, N. 2016. "Leading Projects by Balancing Vertical and Horizontal Leadership - International Case Studies". In Proceedings of EURAM 2016 (European Academy of Management) Conference, June 1 - 4, 2016, Paris, France.
    • Drouin,N., Sankaran, S. & Müller, R. 2016. "The Nature of Organizational Project Management and its Role as an Organizational Capability". In Proceedings of EURAM 2016 (European Academy of Management) Conference, June 1 - 4, 2016, Paris, France.
    • Dwivedula, R., Bredillet, C & Müller, R. 2016. "Work Motivation in Temporary Organizations: A review of literature grounded in Job Design perspective". In Proceedings of ICLIE (International Conference on Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship). April 20-22, 2016, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
    • Müller, R., Vaagaasar, A. L., Nikolova, N., Sankaran, S., & Drouin, N. 2015. "The socio-cognitive space for linking horizontal and vertical leadership". APROS/EGOS Conference 2015, December 9-11, 2015, Sydney, Australia.
    • Müller, R., Turner, J., Andersen, E. S., Shao, J., & Kvalnes, Ø. 2015. "Governance and ethics in temporary organziations: how corporate governance influences the temporary organization". In Proceedings of the IRNOP 2015 (International Research Network for Organizing by Projects) Conference. June 22-24, 2015, London, UK.
    • Jia, G., Aubry, M., Müller, R., Mou, Q., Liu, Y., Huand, Q., Wang, X., Yan, S., & Brunet, M. 2015. "The impact of sociological context on the early phases and the role of the PMO as a coordination mechanism: learning from construction megaprojects in China ", in Proceedings of IRNOP 2015 (International Research Network for Organizing by Projects) Conference, June 12-24, 2015, London, UK.
    • Haghshenas, A. & Müller, R. 2015. "Emotional Intelligence and Organizational Resilience ", in Proceedings of the 2015 EURAM (European Academy of Management) Conference, June 17-20, 2015, Warsaw, Poland.
    • Joslin, R. & Müller, R. 2015. "Using philosophical and methodological triangulation to identifying interesting phenomena ", in Proceedings of the 2015 EURAM (European Academy of Management) Conference, June 17-20, 2015, Warsaw, Poland. [EURAM Best Student Paper Award].
    • Dwivedula, R., Bredillet, C. & Müller, R. 2015. "Towards an Understanding of Work Motivation in Temporary Organizations ", in Proceedings of the 2015 Project Management Symposium, June 8-9, 2015, Center for Excellence in Project Management, College Park, University of Maryland, USA.
    • Pemsel, S., Müller, R., & Shao, J. 2014. "Organizational enablers in project-based organizations: the case of project governance and governmentality". In PMI Research & Education Conference, July 28-29, 2014, Portland, USA,. Newtown Square, PA, USA: Project Management Institute.
    • Joslin, R., & Müller, R. 2014. "The impact of project methodologies on project success in different contexts". In PMI Research & Education Conference, July 28-29, 2014, Portland, USA,. Newtown Square, PA, USA: Project Management Institute, USA.
    • Müller, R., Turner, J.R., Andersen, E.S., Shao, J. & Kvalnes, Ø. 2014. "Governance, trust and ethics in temporary organizations: how corporate governance influences the temporary organization". In Proceedings of EGOS Conference (European Group of Organization Studies),July 3 - 5, 2014, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
    • Medina, A., Müller, R., & Turner, J. R. 2014. "Investigating the factors that cause the struggles that project managers and functional managers have in matrix organizations". In Proceedings of EURAM (European Academy of Management) Conference, June 4-7, 2014, Valencia, Spain. Valencia, Spain: University of Valencia.
    • Joslin, R., & Müller, R. 2014." New Insights into Project Management Research: A Natural Sciences Comparative". In Proceedings of EURAM (European Academy of Management) Conference, June 4-7, 2014, Valencia, Spain (Vol. 2014). Valencia, Spain: University of Valencia.
    • Müller, R., Turner, J. R., Andersen, E. S., Shao, J., & Kvalnes, Ø. 2013. "Ethics, Trust and Governance in Temporary Organizations: Building trust through the governance paradigm" in Proceedings of the IRNOP XI Conference (International Research Network for Organizing by Projects), June 17-19, 2013, Oslo, Norway.
    • de Paoli, D., Vaagaasar, A., & Müller, R. 2013. "Project leadership and work space" in Proceedings of IRNOP XI Conference (International Research Network for Organizing by Projects), June 17-19, 2013. Oslo, Norway.
    • Drouin, N., Müller, R., & Sankran, S. 2013. "Is project management research beginning to sound like a broken record ? How can we improve its rigor" in Proceedings of the IRNOP XI Conference (International Research Network for Organizing by Projects), June 17-19, 2013, Oslo, Norway.
    • Pemsel, S., Wiewiora, A., Müller, R., Aubry, M., & Brown, K. 2013. "Knowledge Governance in Project-based Organizations: Theoretical and Empirical Approaches" in Proceedings of the IRNOP XI Conference (International Research Network for Organizing by Projects), June 17-19, 2013, Oslo, Norway.
    • Sankaran, S., Drouin, N. & Müller, R. 2013. "The Need for Using New Research Approaches in Project Management." in Proceedings of the PMI India Research & Academic Conference, 31 Jan - 02 Feb 2013, Chennai, India.
    • Müller, R., Andersen, E. S., Kvalnes, Ø., Shao, J., Sankaran, S., Turner, J. R., Biesenthal, D., Walker, D. H. T. & Gudergan, S. 2012. "The Interrelationship of Governance, Trust and Ethics in Temporary Organizations." in Proceedings of the PMI Research and Education Conference, July 16-18, 2012, Limerick, Ireland.
    • Sheik, R. A. & Müller, R. 2012. "The Relationship Between Culturally Endorsed Leadership Theory (CLT) Factors And Project Success: A Literature Review " in Proceedings of the PMI Research and Education Conference, July 16-18, 2012, Limerick, Ireland..
    • Dwivedula, R,. Bredillet, C. & Müller, R. 2012. "Understanding the relation between work motivation, organizational commitment, and professional commitment among project workers" in Proceedings of the Academy of Business Research Conference, March 14 - 16, 2012, New Orleans, LA, USA.
    • Dwivedula, R,. Bredillet, C. & Müller, R. 2011. "The Relation between Work Motivation and Project Management Success in case of Temporary Organizations: Theoretical Perspectives and Empirical Findings" in Proceedings of the Academy of Business Research Conference, September 13 - 15, 2011, Atlantic City, NJ, USA. [AACSB Best Paper in Operations Management Award, Academy of Business Research Conference].
    • Müller, R., Aubry, M. & Glückler. 2011. "Project Management Office as a Community of Practice. Proceedings of the PMI Global Congress North America, October 22 - 25, 2011, Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, USA.
    • Müller, R., Aubry, M. & Glückler. 2011. "A Relational Typology of Project Management Offices" in Proceedings of IRNOP X Conference, June 20-22, 2011, Montreal, Canada.
    • Shao, J., Müller, R. & Turner, J.R. 2011. "A Framework of Program Success" in Proceedings of IRNOP X Conference, June 20-22, 2011, Montreal, Canada.
    • Tsaturyan, T. & Müller, R. 2011. "Integration in Project Governance" in Proceedings of IRNOP X Conference, June 20-22, 2011, Montreal, Canada.
    • Biedenbach, T. & Müller, R. 2011. "The Impact of absorptive, innovative and adaptive capabilities on project and portfolio performance" in Proceedings of IRNOP X Conference, June 20-22, 2011, Montreal, Canada.
    • Dwivedula, R,. Bredillet, C. & Müller, R. 2011. "Work Motivation as Determinant of Organizational and Professional Commitment in Case of Temporary Organizations: Theoretical Perspectives" in Proceedings of IRNOP X Conference, June 20-22, 2011, Montreal, Canada.
    • Medina, A., Bredillet, C. & Müller, R. 2011. "The unresolved struggles between Project Managers and Functional Managers in Matrix Organizations" in Proceedings of the European Academy of Management (EURAM) conference, June 2-4, 2011, Tallinn, Estonia.
    • Eweje, J,. Turner, J. R.. & Müller, R. 2011. "Maximising Strategic Value from Megaprojects: The Influence of Information-Feed on Decision-making by the Project Manager," in Proceedings of the European Academy of Management (EURAM) conference, June 2-4, 2011, Tallinn, Estonia. [Best Conference Paper Award, European Academy of Management (EURAM) Conference 2011].
    • Müller, R., Aubry, M., Hobbs, B. & Blomquist, T. 2010. "Moderators of PMO Impact on Organizations", in Proceedings of the European Academy of Management (EURAM) Conference, May 2010, Rome, Italy.
    • Shao, J., Müller, R. & Turner, J. R. 2010. "The program manager’s leadership competence and program success: a qualitative study", in Proceedings of the PMI Research and Education Conference, July 2010, Washington, DC, USA.
    • Aubry, M., Müller, R., Hobbs, B. & Blomquist, T. 2010. "Identifying Forces Driving PMO Changes", in Proceedings of the PMI Research and Education Conference, July 2010, Washington, DC, USA. [Best Paper Award, PMI Research & Education Conference].
    • Aubry, M., Müller, R. & Glückler, J. 2010."Exploring PMOs through Community of Practice Theory", in Proceedings of the PMI Research and Education Conference, July 2010, Washington, DC, USA.
    • Gyawali, P., Tao, Y. & Müller, R. 2009. "Project Control Mechanisms in Non-Project-Based Organizations in Asia", IRNOP IX Conference (International Research Network for Organizing by Projects), October 11 -13, 2009, Berlin, Germany.
    • Biedenbach, T. & Müller, R. 2009. "Paradigms in Project Management Research: Examples from 15 Years of IRNOP conferences", IRNOP IX Conference (International Research Network for Organizing by Projects), October 11 -13, 2009, Berlin, Germany.
    • Shao, J., Turner, J. R. & Müller, R. 2009. "The Program Managers Leadership Style and Program Success: A Literature Review and Research Outline", IRNOP IX Conference (International Research Network for Organizing by Projects), October 11 -13, 2009, Berlin, Germany.
    • Aubry, M., Müller, R., Hobbs, B. & Blomquist, T. 2009. "Project Management Offices in Transition", IRNOP IX Conference (International Research Network for Organizing by Projects), October 11 -13, 2009, Berlin, Germany. [Best Conference Paper Award, IRNOP 2009].
    • Turner, J. R., Müller, R. & Dulewicz, V. 2009. "Leadership Styles of Project and Functional Managers Compared", IPMA Expert Seminar, February 12-13, 2009, Zurich, Switzerland.
    • Müller, R., Spang, K. & Özcan,, S. 2008, "Cultural Differences in Decision-Making in Projects: Examples from Swedish - German Project Teams", PMI Research Conference, July 14-16, 2008, Warsaw, Poland.
    • Müller, R. 2008. "Projects. Programs and Portfolios in an Ethical Context", IPMA Expert Seminar, February 14-16, 2008, Zurich, Switzerland.
    • Geraldi, J., Müller, R. & Turner, J. R. 2007. "Linking Complexity and Leadership Competences of Project Managers", IRNOP VIII Conference (International Research Network for Organizing by Projects), September 19-21, 2007, Brighton, UK.
    • Müller, R., Spang, K. & Özcan,, S. 2007, "Cultural Differences in Decision Making in Mixed German-Swedish Project Teams", IPMA World Congress 2007, June 18-20, 2007, Krakow, Poland.
    • Stawicki, J. & Müller, R. 2007, "From Standards to Execution: Implementing Program and Portfolio Management", IPMA World Congress 2007, June 18-20, 2007, Krakow, Poland.
    • Turner, J. R. & Müller, R. 2006. "Project Success Criteria and Project Success by Type of Project", International Project Management Association, 20th World Congress on Project Management, October 15-17, 2006, Shanghai, China.
    • Müller, R. & Stawicki, J. 2006. "A Framework for Building Successful Project Based Organizations", International Project Management Association, 20th World Congress on Project Management, October 15-17, 2006, Shanghai, China.
    • Müller, R. & Turner, J. R. 2006. "Leadership Competences and Their Successful Application in Different Types of Project". IRNOP Conference (International Research Network for Organizing by Projects), October 11-13, 2006, Xi'an, China.
    • Müller, R. & Blomquist, T. 2006. "Governance of Program and Portfolio Management: Middle Managers Practices in Successful Organizations", PMI Research Conference, July 16-18, 2006, Montreal, Canada.
    • Turner, J. R. & Müller, R. 2006. "Matching the Project Manager's Leadership Style to Project Type", PMI Research Conference, July 16-18, 2006, Montreal, Canada.
    • Turner, J. R. & Müller, R. 2006. "Matching the Project Manager's Leadership Style to Project Type", European Academy of Management Conference EURAM, May 17-20, 2006, Oslo, Norway.
    • Turner, J.R. & Müller, R. 2005. "Linking Project Type and Project Manager Personality", in Proceedings of International Project Management Association, 19th World Congress on Project Management, November 13-16, 2005 New Delhi, India.
    • Turner, J. R. & Müller, R. 2005, "Aligning Personalities and Project Types", Proceedings of the European Academy of Management EURAM 2005 Conference, May 4-7, 2005, Munich, Germany.
    • Müller, R. & Turner, J.R. 2004. "The Impact of Principal-Agent Relationship and Contract Type on Communication between Project Owner and Manager", Proceedings of IRNOP VI, International Research Network for Organization by Projects, August 25-27, 2004, Turku, Finland.
    • Müller, R. & Turner, J.R. 2004. "Cultural Differences in Project Owner-Manager Communication", PMI Research Conference, July 12-13, 2004, London, UK.
    • Blomquist, T. & Müller, R. 2004. "Roles and Responsibilities of Program and Portfolio Managers", in Proceedings of the PMI Research Conference, July 12-13, 2004, London, UK.
    • Turner, J.R. & Müller, R. 2004. "A Comparison of Transaction Costs and Agency Costs on a Project", 18th World Congress on Project Management, June 18-21, 2004, Budapest, Hungary.
    • Müller, R. & Blomquist, T. 2004. "Analysis of Roles and Responsibilities of Program and Portfolio Managers", in Proceedings of the Global Project and Manufacturing Management Symposium, May 6-7, 2004. University of Siegen, Germany.
    • Müller, R. & Turner, J.R. 2003. "Communication and Cooperation on Projects between the Project Owner as Principal and the Project Manager as Agent", PM-Days Research Conference, October 29, 2003, Vienna, Austria.
    • Turner, J.R. & Müller, R. 2003. "Project Communication and Emotions: Communication to Maintain the Client's Comfort Levels and Build Cooperation", PM-Days Practitioner Conference, October 30 to November 1, 2003, Vienna, Austria.
    • Müller, R. 2003. "Bridging the Gap: A Model for Effective Buyer-Seller Communication during IT Project Implementation", 17th World Congress on Project Management, June 2-4, 2003, Moscow, Russia.
    • Müller, R. & Turner, J. R. 2002. "A Model and Gap Analysis of Buyer - Seller Communications in IT Projects", in Proceedings of the PM Research Conference Vienna IX, November 27-28, 2002, Vienna, Austria.
    • Müller, R. & Turner, J.R. 2002. "Communication between IT Project Manager and Project Sponsor in a Buyer - Seller Relationship", in Proceedings of the PMI Research Conference, Seattle, USA, July 2002.
    • Müller, R. & Turner, J.R. 2002. "Communication Requirements and Capabilities of Project Sponsors and Project Managers in IT Projects", in Proceedings of the IPMA World Congress, June 2002, Berlin, Germany.
    • Müller, R. 2002. "The Impact of Organization Structure, Relational Norms and Project Risk on External Communication in IT Projects", in Proceedings of IRNOP V, Fifth Congress of the International Research Network for Organization by Projects, May 29 -31, 2002, Renesse, The Netherlands.
    • Turner, J. R. & Müller, R. 2002, "On the Nature of the Project as a Temporary Organization", in Proceedings of IRNOP V, Fifth Congress of the International Research Network for Organization by Projects, May 29 -31, 2002, Renesse, The Netherlands.
    • Müller, R. 2002. "Managing Information Technology Projects - A Training and Communications Challenge", in Proceedings (Key-note Address) of the First International Software Project Management Congress "IT Business in a New Light - The Projectised Way", May 20 -22, 2002, Bangalore, India.
    • Müller, R. 2002. "Improved Project Results through Alignment of IT Buyer and Seller Communications", in Proceedings of the First International Software Project Management Congress "IT Business in a New Light - The Projectised Way", May 20 -22, 2002, Bangalore, India.
    • Müller, R. & Turner, J. R. 2001."The Impact of Performance in PM Knowledge Areas on Earned Value Results", in Proceedings of the PM Research Conference Vienna VIII, November 21-22, 2001, Vienna, Austria.
    • Müller, R. & Turner, J. R. 2001. "Project Management Knowledge Areas: Their Impact on Earned Value Results and Their Return on Investment", in Proceedings of the International Project Management Congress, November 19 - 20, 2001, Tokyo, Japan.

    Research conference presentations and posters:

    • Müller, R. 2017. "Governance and Governmentality for Projects: The role of the PMO" The PMO Conference, London, UK, June 2017.
    • Müller, R. 2017. "Leadership in Projects: Personalities and Approaches" PROLOG Conference, May 12-13, 2017, La Rochelle, France.
    • Dwivedula, R., Bredillet, C. Müller, R. 2014. "Personality and Work Motivation as Determinants of Project Success: The Mediating Role of Organizational and Professional Commitment". The Third Abu Dhabi University Annual Research Conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE, April 23-24, 2014.
    • Müller, R., & Aubry, M. 2011. "Understanding Organizations through Mixed Method Approaches: the case of Project Management Offices" Mixed Methods Research Conference, June 29-30, 2011, Leeds, UK.
    • Müller, R., & Shao, J. 2011. "Investigating Multi-Dimensional Leadership at Multiple Organizational Levels Using Mixed Methods Approaches" Mixed Methods Research Conference, June 29-30, 2011, Leeds, UK.
    • Umakanthan, S., Khoumassi, G. & Müller, R. 2010. "Leadership competency profiles and their linkage to project success: Case-studies in construction and international development projects", in Proceedings of the 5th Asia Pacific Symposium on Emotions in Worklife, November 2010, Brisbane, Australia.

    Other articles:

    • Dwivedula, R., Bredillet, C. & Müller, R. 2015. "Towards an Understanding of Work Motivation in Temporary Organizations" PM World Journal, 4(9), 12 pages.
    • Müller, R. & Turner, J. R. 2015. "Leadership Success of Project Managers "PM Watch, 2(1), 16-20, January 2015.
    • Kvalnes, O., Andersen, E. S. & Müller, R. 2011. "På sporet av tillit i prosjektledelse " BI Leadership Magazine2010/2011..
    • Müller, R. 2011. "Project Governance", CEPIS UGRADE, 12(5), pp. 87-90..
    • Aubry, M., Hobbs, B., Müller, R., & Blomquist, T. 2011. "Project Management Offices in Transition", Project Perspectives, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 48-53.
    • Müller, R. & Turner, J.R. 2010. "Project Oriented Leadership", PM World Today, vol. 12, no. 7.
    • Müller. 2010. "Project Governance", Project and Program Management Journal, SOVNET/IPMA 03(23), pp. 198-202 (translated reprint).
    • Müller, R. 2010. "Project Governance", PM World Today, vol. 12, no. 3.
    • Müller, R. 2008, "Choosing and Developing the Right Leadership Styles for Projects, NASA ASK Magazine, vol. 2008, no. 29, pp. 46-47.
    • Müller, R. & Stawicki, J. 2007, "Um Framework para Estabelecer: Organizações Orientadas por Projetos", MundoPM, vol. 3,no. 17, pp. 39-44.
    • Müller, R. & Stawicki, J. 2007. "A Framework for Building Successful Project-Based Organizations". Project Perspectives, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 68-71.
    • Englund, R. & Müller, R. 2004. "Leading Change Towards Enterprise Project Management", Projects & Profits, ICFAI University Press, vol. 2004, no. November.
    • Müller, R. & Turner, J.R. 2002. "Communication Requirements and Capabilities of Project Sponsors and Project Managers in IT Projects", Indian Project Management Journal, vol. 1, no.2.
    • Müller, R. 1995. "Neue Formen der Kommunikation für die internationale Arbeitswelt", Computerwoche, vol 1995, no 13. ISSN 0170-5121.
    • Müller, R. J. 1994. "Internationales Zeugnis steigert Chancen von Projektmanagern", Computerwoche, vol. 1994, no. 22. ISSN 0170-5121.
    • Müller, R. 1994. "Gesamterfolg hängt von der Förderung der Mitarbeiter ab", Computerwoche, vol. 1994, no. 13. ISSN 0170-5121.
    • Müller, R. J. 1993. "Projektmanagement in der Praxis", Office Management, vol. 1993, no. 09. ISSN 07 22-2572.

    Invited speeches and University guest lectures:

    • "Governance and Governmentality: Practices and Consequences". PMI Sweden Chapter, Malmö. November 2017.
    • "Balanced Leadership in Projects". Tasly Pharmaceuticals Project Management College, Tianjin, China, October 2017.
    • "Leadership and Governance". Project Half Double Thought Leader Session, Implement Consulting Group, Oslo, Norway, September 2017.
    • "Leadership in Projects: From Personalities to Processes". Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China, July 2017.
    • "Governance and Governmentality for Projects". Tianjin, University, Tianjin, China, July 2017.
    • "Governance and Governmentality for Projects: Enablers, practices and consequences". Club of Montreal biz, Montreal, Canada, June 2017.
    • "Leadership in Projects: Personalities and Balances". Norwegian – Lithuanian Business Forum, Vilnius, Lituania, May 2017.
    • "Organziational enablers for project governance". PMI Chapter meeting, Oslo, Norway, March 2017.
    • "Leadership & Governance". Project Half Double - Thought Leader Session, Industriens Fond and Implement Consulting Group, Copenhagen, Denmark, February 2017.
    • "Emotional Intelligence in Projects". Tasly Pharmaceuticals Project Management College, Tianjin, China, October 2016.
    • "Governance's consequences". Organisational Project Management Research Seminar by the Project Portfolio Management Special Interest Group, University of Technology Sydney, Australia, December 2015
    • "Governance and its consequences". Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China, November 2015
    • "Publishing and research methods". Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China, November 2015
    • "A Model of the Dynamics in Theory Development". EDEN Doctoral Seminar, SKEMA Business School, Lille, France, August 2015
    • "Mystery Construction: A reflection on the use of a contemporary theory development method". EDEN Doctoral Seminar, SKEMA Business School, Lille, France, August 2015
    • "Governance of Projects: Practices and Enablers", Tasly Pharmaceuticals Project Management College, Tianjin, China, March 2015.
    • "Portfolio management and Context", Keynote at Project Portfolio Management Annual Congress (jaarcongres). CKT Seminars, Maarssen, The Netherlands, May 2014
    • "Corporate Governance for Projects and Programs". Happy Projects Conference, Vienna, Austria, May, 2014.
    • "Governance and Governmentality: the Science and Art of Steering Projects". Baltic PM Days, Vilnius, Lithuania, May, 2014.
    • "Project Governance: What Does it Mean for Ethics and Trust in Projects?", Rotary Club, Copenhagen, Denmark, March 2014.
    • "Ethics, Trust and Governance in Temporary Organizations", PMI Netherlands Chapter meeting, Tilburg, The Netherlands, February 2014.
    • "Leadership in time and space", International PMI Congress, Poland Chapter, Warsaw, Poland. December 2013.
    • "Ethics, Trust and Governance in Temporary Organizations", Program Management Conference, PMI Switzerland, Zurich, Switzerland, October 2013.
    • "Ethical Issues in Different Project Governance Paradigms and the Role of Trust in Dealing With Them", PROSJEKT2013 Conference, Trondheim, Norway, October 2013
    • "Corporate Governance and Projects", ISO Standardization Working Group Meeting, Tällberg, Sweden, September 2013.
    • "Governance, Trust & Ethics in Projects", Norwegian Centre for Project Management, Oslo, Norway, August 2013.
    • "Project Governance and its Paradigms".Baltic PM Days 2013 Conference, Riga, Latvia, May 2013.
    • "Corporate Governance and Projects".Happy Projects 2013 Conference, Vienna, Austria, April 2013.
    • "Ethical Issues in Projects and their Governance Context".PMI Global Congress 2013 - EMEA, Istanbul, Turkey, April 2013.
    • "New Research on the Integrative Role of PMOs".PMI Global Congress 2013 - EMEA, Research Outcome Working Session, Istanbul, Turkey, April 2013.
    • "The link between governance, trust and ethics in projects". Concept Symposium, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norwegian Ministry of Finance, Losby Gods, Norway, September 2012.
    • "Governance, trust and ethics in projects". Keynote at 12th EDEN Doctoral Seminar, SKEMA Business School, Lille, France, August 20102
    • "Project management and leadership". Guest lecture at North China Electric Power University, Beijing, China; November 2011.
    • "Project Governance". Guest lecture at Beihang University, Beijing, China; August 2011.
    • "Research methods in project and project management". Key-note address at EDEN Doctoral Seminar, SKEMA Business School, Lille, France, August 2011.
    • "Do PMOs fully play their role?". Conference at the Chaire de gestion de projet, University of Quebec in Montreal, Canada, April 2011, with Profs Monique Aubry and Johannes Glückler.
    • "PMO Transitions in Dynamic Organizations". PMI Sweden South Branch Chapter seminar, January 2011.
    • "Project governance: procedural straight jacket or freedom of arts?". Concept Symposium, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norwegian Ministry of Finance, Oscarsborg, Norway, September 2010.
    • "Complex projects and mega programs". Speech at EDEN Doctoral Seminar, SKEMA Business School, Lille, France, August 2010.
    • "Project governance". Invited guest-lecture at ISM University, Vilnius, Lithuania, November 2009.
    • "Attitudes and leadership competences for successful project managers". Keynote speech at the International Scientific Conference, Insights into the Sustainable Growth of Business, ISM University, Vilnius, Lithuania, November 2009.
    • "Project governance: procedural straight jacket or freedom of arts?". Speech at PMI Sweden Southern Chapter meeting, Malmö, September 2009.
    • "Project application areas". Speech at EDEN Doctoral Seminar, ESC Lille, France, August 2009.
    • "PMO maturity benchmarking workshop". PMO Symposium 2009, Düsseldorf, Germany, April 2009.
    • "Choosing appropriate project managers". Presentation at the Global Project Management Symposium, New Delhi, India, December 2008.
    • "The nine schools of project management". Speech at Industry Meets Academe Day, a joint workshop of PMI Sweden Chapter and Umeå School of Business, Umeå, November 2008.
    • "Profiles of IT Project Managers". Presentation at the International Project & Program Management Symposium, Tokyo, Japan, March 2008.
    • "Roles and Responsibilities of Program and Portfolio Managers". Presentation at the Program Management Special Interest Group meeting of the PMI Sweden Chapter, January 2008.
    • "Communication between Project Manager and Sponsor in Different Cultures", Guest lecture at the University of Kassel, Germany, April 2007.
    • "Choosing Appropriate Project Managers". Presentation for the Swedish Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI), Malmö, March 2007.
    • "Matching the Project Managers Leadership Style to Project Type", NASA Project Management Challenge Conference, February 6-7, 2007, Galveston, TX, USA.
    • "Roles and Responsibilities of Program and Portfolio Managers", Presentation at the Frankfurt Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI), January 2007.
    • "Communication between Project Manager and Sponsor in Different Cultures", Guest lecture at the University of Kassel, Germany, April 2006.
    • "Middle Managers in Program and Project Portfolio Management: Practices, Roles, and Responsibilities". Presentation for the Swedish Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI), Malmö, October 2005.
    • "Communication between Project Manager and Sponsor in Different Cultures", Guest lecture at the University of Kassel, Germany, April 2005.
    • "Communicate What Your Customer Needs to Know", Seminar at the Swedish Competence Fair (Kompetensmässan), November 9, 2004, Stockholm, Sweden.
    • "Identifying the Right Project Manager for a Project", Guest lecture at Malmö University, Sweden, April 2004.
    • "Roles and Responsibilities of Program and Portfolio Managers", Seminar of the Swedish Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI) on Program and Portfolio Management, March 2004.
    • "Communication between IT Project Manager and Sponsor in Buyer-Seller Relationships", Seminar on Research and Education, Danish Project Management Association and University of Southern Denmark, September 2003.
    • "Implementation, institutionalization and maturity of a Global PMO Organization", Joint seminar of Swedish IT Society, PMI Sweden Chapter and Swedish Projektforum on Project Management Office, September 2003.
    • "Bridging the Gap: Buyer - Seller Communication During IT Project Implementation", Presentation at Seminar on Chaos and Complexity in Managing IT Projects and Project-based IT Firms, Umeå School of Business and Economics (Umeå University), Sweden, December 2002.
    • "Risk and Problem Management in Project Execution". Guest lecture at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, April 1996.
    • "Cost/Benefit Analysis Preceding the Decision of a Project Launch". Speech at Denmark's Computer Society meeting, January 1996.
    • "A Sample Project for a Structured Approach in Managing IT Projects". Guest lecture at Denmark's Technical University, October 1995.
    • "Project Management". Guest lecture at the European Business School, Oestrich-Winkel, Germany, September 1993.