Welcome to SCANCOR

The Scandinavian Consortium for Organizational Research facilitates inquiry in organizational social science among a transnational network of scholars. Its member institutions in Scandinavia and greater Europe support working visits and residencies at Stanford and Harvard Universities. SCANCOR also sponsors conferences, workshops, and mentoring opportunities worldwide.

Get to know SCANCOR/Stanford's new director - Chiqui Ramirez

SCANCOR recently announced the appointment of Professor Francisco (Chiqui) Ramirez as the new director of SCANCOR at Stanford University beginning January 1, 2018. SCANCOR conducted an interview with Dr. Ramirez to get his perspective on this new role.

Q: What kind of research are you conducting currently? How does it tie in with your new role at SCANCOR?

A: I have been comparing the organization of universities across different countries. The underlying strategy is to assess how much universities are shaped by historical legacies and organizational path dependencies relative to the influence of world models of what constitutes a good university and the homogenizing impact of a global educational environment. I have several papers that in different ways address this issue...

Announcing SCANCOR Postdoctoral Fellowship for Finland 2018-2020

The Scandinavian Consortium for Organizational Research (SCANCOR) at Stanford University invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship beginning September, 2018. The fellowship is open to high-quality researchers who study the social, political, economic, or managerial aspects of organizations and their environments. 

The applicant must be affiliated with one of the SCANCOR member institutions in Finland: Aalto University; Hanken School of Economics; Lappeenranta University of Technology; or University of Turku.