Karlos Artto

Professori
Professori
T307 Dept. Industrial Engineering and Management

Dr. Karlos Artto is a professor of project business at the Aalto University School of Science. He is leading the Project Business research group (PB). Karlos Artto’s long experience in working in industry, and his several research projects with global firms and domestic organizations provide a strong empirical basis for his academic achievements. His publications include more than 200 academic papers, book chapters and books on project business and on the management of project-based firms. He belongs to several editorial boards (including International Journal of Project Management, Project Management Journal, and International Journal of Managing Projects in Business). He has supervised 176 master’s theses and several doctoral dissertations.

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Contact information

Phone number
+358505604751

Areas of expertise

Project management, Project operations, Operations management, Product-organization interdependence, End-product design, Designing in the making, Major projects, Multi-technology projects, Multi-actor projects, Integrated solutions, Project business

Honors and awards

TKK:n vuoden 2006 oppikirjapalkinto. Artto, Karlos, Martinsuo, Miia, Kujala, Jaakko, Projektiliiketoiminta, WSOY Oppimateriaalit 2006 TKK, Finland

First prize at the yearly competition of the best textbook authored by the staff at the HUT in 2006.
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Jan 2006

Emerald Literati Network 2008 Outstanding Paper Award for the article "Project business as a research field". Artto, K. and Kujala, J. (2008). Project business as a research field, International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, 1(4): 469-497 Emerald Literati Network, UK

Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Jan 2009

Highly Commended Paper winner

The chosen paper is Vuori, E., Mutka, S., Aaltonen, P., Artto, K., 2013. “That is not how we brought you up: how is the strategy of a project formed?” Emerald’s Editorial Team of the IJMPiB journal, UK.
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Jan 2014

Teacher of the year 2002 and 2006

Appointed by the Student Guild of Industrial Engineering and Management at HUT.
Award or honor granted for academic or artistic career Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Jan 2006

Teacher of the year

Teacher of the year 2001 appointed by the Student Union of Helsinki University of Technology HUT.
Award or honor granted for academic or artistic career Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Jan 2001

Publications

The grand challenge: Effective anti-corruption measures in projects

Jere Lehtinen, Giorgio Locatelli, Tristano Sainati, Karlos Artto, Barbara Evans 2022 International Journal of Project Management

In the service of a higher good : Resilience of academics under managerial control

Jaakko Siltaloppi, Juha Laurila, Karlos Artto 2022 Organization

Making room to manoeuvre: How firms increase their influence with others in business networks

Tuomas Ahola, K. Aaltonen, Karlos Artto, Jere Lehtinen 2020 Industrial Marketing Management

Making sense of an innovation in a safety-critical megaproject

Kirsi Aaltonen, Nadezhda Gotcheva, Jaakko Kujala, Karlos Artto 2019 International Journal of Managing Projects in Business

Acknowledging the role of corruption in large infrastructure projects

Jere Lehtinen, Giorgio Locatelli, Barbara Evans, Karlos Artto, Tristano Sainati 2019 35th EGOS Colloquium

Evidence-based management of large infrastructure projects under corrupted conditions: A design synthesis review

Jere Lehtinen, Giorgio Locatelli, Barbara Evans, Karlos Artto, Tristano Sainati 2019 10th International Project Business Workshop

Megaprojects as organizational platforms and technology platforms for value creation

Jere Lehtinen, Antti Peltokorpi, Karlos Artto 2019 International Journal of Project Management

Moving towards digitalization of teaching: Learnings from higher education course developments

Tom Olsson, Karlos Artto, Juri Matinheikki, Olli-Pekka Mutanen 2019 The 10th International Project Business Workshop

It takes two to tango

Karlos Artto, Virpi Turkulainen 2018 International Journal of Operations and Production Management