• Breaking Even: Political Economy and Private Enterprise in the Norwegian Glass Industry, 1739-1803 

      Amdam, Rolv Petter Storvik; Fredona, Robert; Reinert, Sophus (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Using internal debates and surviving account books, this article traces the eighteenth-century history of the Norwegian glass industry, created to exploit Norway’s immense natural resource wealth, and of the chartered ...
    • Creating the new executive: postwar executive education and socialization into the managerial elite 

      Amdam, Rolv Petter Storvik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      This paper explores the development of executive education in the US from 1945 to around 1970, and its function in developing potential top executives’ cultural, symbolic, and social capital. The paper shows that postwar ...
    • Executive Education 

      Amdam, Rolv Petter Storvik (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Summary Executive education, defined as consisting of short, intensive non-degree programs offered by university business schools to attract people who are in or close to top executive positions, is a vital part of modern ...
    • Making managers: a fresh look 

      Kipping, Matthias; Amdam, Rolv Petter Storvik; McGlade, Jacqueline (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The idea that institutions at university level should engage in offering courses and programs to prepare people for administrative and managerial positions in commerce and business originally emerged in parallel in several ...
    • Resilience and related variety: The role of family firms in an ocean-related Norwegian region 

      Amdam, Rolv Petter Storvik; Bjarnar, Ove; Berge, Dag Magne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Recent research in economic geography has introduced two notions that historical studies should explore: regional resilience and related variety. Regional resilience refers to a region’s ability to recover from external ...
    • The role of MNE subsidiaries in the practice of global business models in transforming economies 

      Ngoasong, Michael Zisuh; Wang, Jinmin; Amdam, Rolv Petter Storvik; Bjarnar, Ove (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      This study provides new insights into the role of subsidiary managers in the practice of global business models of multinational enterprises in transforming economies. Drawing on the global business model literature and ...
    • The internationalization of Executive education 

      Amdam, Rolv Petter Storvik (Chapter, 2019)