Lars Ivarsson is an assistant professor in Working Life Science, at Karlstad University, Sweden. His
research interest is mainly experiences and perceptions of work at an individual level. Ivarsson
received his Ph.D. in Working Life Science in 2005, and has since done research on – for example –
customer relations and customer intense work; personal activities on company time; the
phenomenon of making a living on one’s passion, e.g. athletes, musicians, artist etc.