IMP Journal: Volume 10 Issue 3


Table of contents - Special Issue: The challenge of researching and theorizing the interactive business landscape

Economic deals in the construction industry: Implications for socio-material interaction and monetary processes

Malena Ingemansson Havenvid, Håkan Håkansson, Åse Linné

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationship between social-material interaction and the monetary aspects of business relationships in the construction…

Wroe Alderson, IMP and the evolution of theory

Lars-Erik Gadde, Kajsa Hulthén

The purpose of this paper is to analyse how theories evolve within scientific fields: why they receive attention and why they eventually become less attractive.

Market investments in resource interfaces: understanding market assets in networks

Frans Prenkert

The purpose of this paper is to provide an account of who forms what market assets by making what market investments in a business network.

“Methodomania”? On the methodological and theoretical challenges of IMP business research

Håkan Håkansson, Alexandra Waluszewski

Behind the simple connotation “business exchange” a complex empirical phenomenon can be observed, including using, producing and developing activities, taking place in…

Researching business interaction: introducing a conceptual framework and methodology

Morten H. Abrahamsen

The purpose of this paper is to introduce a conceptual framework and a methodology for researching business interaction.

An old picture … or is it? The relations between business and political networks in Hungary

Tibor Mandják, Judit Simon

The purpose of this paper is to address two questions: how do business and political (i.e. party politics and state) networks relate? What are the consequences of the…

Learning from intelligent conversation: How can insights from system theory contribute to advance IMP research?

Luitzen De Boer, Poul Houman Andersen

The purpose of the paper is to contribute to further advancing of IMP as a research field by setting up and starting a theoretical conversation between system theory and the IMP.

Let’s talk about innovation: Is there a hidden potential of knowledge exchange between open innovation and IMP?

Christina Öberg

IMP researchers have shown interest in how innovations result from interaction among companies, while, and in parallel, there has been an increased focus on open…



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2015 – 2018

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Emerald Publishing Limited


  • Dr Ivan Snehota