Petter Stenmark


  • Professional title: Universitetsadjunkt
  • Academic title: Licentiate in Engineering
  • Other title: Quality Management
  • Department: Department of Quality Management and Mechanical Engineering (KMT)
  • Telephone: 010-142 83 94
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  • Room number: Q109b
  • Subjects: Quality Management, Quality Technology and Management

I teach in several courses and in our master's program Quality and Leadership Development.


Started postgraduate training in quality engineering in 2009, with a licentiate degree in 2012. My research interests are related to methods supporting idea generation in product development.


Articles in journals

Stenmark, P. & Lilja, J. (2014). Designing for the satisfaction of high-level needs : introducing the Ideation Need Mapping (INM) methodology. The TQM Journal, vol. 26: 6, pp. 639-649.  

Conference papers

Stenmark, P. & Lilja, J. (2019). Drumming as a Key to Quality Improvement Action in the Emergence Paradigm of TQM. Paper presented at the 22nd QMOD conference, 13-15 October 2019, Krakow, Poland

Hedlund, C. & Stenmark, P. (2019). Exploring the Impact of Consumer Attitudes on Reusage and Waste Prevention. In 22nd QMOD conference : Conference on Quality and Service Sciences ICQSS 2019, 13-15 October 2019, Krakow, Poland.

Stenmark, P. , Olsson Lindberg, M. , Barthelson, M. & Flodén, L. (2018). Ständiga förbättringar i högre utbildning : En modell för systematisk kursutveckling. Paper presented at the NU2018 - Det akademiska lärarskapet, Västerås, 9–11 oktober 2018

Stenmark, P. , Lilja, J. & Hansen, D. (2016). Using appreciative inquiry practices as a starting block for product innovation and development. Paper presented at the EUROMA 2016, june 17-22, Trondheim, Norway

Stenmark, P. & Lilja, J. (2014). Exploring a new methodology for customer- involved ideation with a focus on high-level Needs. Paper presented at the Qmod 2014

Stenmark, P. , Tinnsten, M. & Wiklund, H. (2011). Customer involvement in product development: experiences from Scandinavian outdoor companies. In Procedia Engineering.. pp. 583--543.    

Stenmark, P. & Lilja, J. (2011). Exploring environmental labeling as a means of product differentiation in the outdoor industry.

Licentiate theses, comprehensive summaries

Stenmark, P. (2012). Customer-focused product development : An outdoor industry perspective. Lic. (Comprehensive summary) Östersund : Mid Sweden University, 2012 (Mid Sweden University licentiate thesis : 83)