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    • Dividends and taxes: The moderating role of agency conflicts 

      Berzins, Janis; Bøhren, Øyvind; Stacescu, Bogdan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      We find that potential conflicts between majority and minority shareholders strongly influence how dividends respond to taxes. When the controlling shareholder has a smaller stake, the incentives to extract private benefits ...
    • Do Central Banks Respond Timely to Developments in the Global Economy? 

      Bjørnland, Hilde C; Thorsrud, Leif Anders; Zahiri, Sepideh Khayati (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Our analysis suggests; they do not! We arrive at this conclusion by showing that revisions to the published interest rate path projections from the central banks in New Zealand, Norway and Sweden can be predicted by timely ...
    • Do Voluntary Associations Show their Bright or Dark Side under Adverse Societal Shocks? Evidence from 9/11 

      Geys, Benny (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      In this article, we reassess the relation between association membership and individuals’ feelings about immigrants, thereby focusing on possible shifts in this relation in the wake of negative societal shocks (i.e., the ...
    • Do you get what you pay for? Sales incentives and implications for motivation and changes in turnover intention and work effort 

      Kuvaas, Bård; Buch, Robert; Gagne, Marylene; Dysvik, Anders; Forest, Jacques (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      This study investigated relations between pay-for-performance incentives designed to vary in instrumentality (annual pay-for-performance, quarterly pay-for-performance, and base pay level) and employee outcomes (self-reported ...
    • Does information sharing reduce the role of collateral as a screening device? 

      Stacescu, Bogdan; Karapetyan, Artashes (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Information sharing and collateral are both devices that help banks reduce the cost of adverse selection. We examine whether they are likely to be used as substitutes (information sharing reduces the need for collateral) ...
    • Does Oil Promote or Prevent Coups? the Answer Is Yes 

      Nordvik, Frode Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      A large literature investigates the relation between oil and conflict, yet no empirical study has found any link between oil and coups d’état. Using a new data set on oil production separated into onshore and offshore ...
    • Does Service Employees’ Appearance Affect the Healthiness of Food Choice? 

      Huneke, Tabea; Benoit, Sabine; Shams, Poja; Gustafsson, Anders (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Derived from previous research on social influence on food consumption and social comparison theory, this article examines the effect of service employees’ appearance on consumers’ food choice using an experimental study, ...
    • Does special education predict students’ math and language skills? 

      Lekhal, Ratib (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      A large number of children are today receiving special education in Norway. The high cost to society and possible long-term consequences for the students make it important to understand the interrelationship of the causes ...
    • Does the Use of Diagnostic Technology Reduce Fetal Mortality? 

      Grytten, Jostein Ivar; Skau, Irene; Sørensen, Rune Jørgen; Eskild, Anne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Objective: To examine the effect that the introduction of new diagnostic technology in obstetric care has had on fetal death. Data Source The Medical Birth Registry of Norway provided detailed medical information for ...
    • Does the Use of Diagnostic Technology Reduce Fetal Mortality? 

      Grytten, Jostein Ivar; Skau, Irene; Sørensen, Rune Jørgen; Eskild, Anne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Objective: To examine the effect that the introduction of new diagnostic technology in obstetric care has had on fetal death. Data Source The Medical Birth Registry of Norway provided detailed medical information for ...
    • Does the ‘Non-Traditional Expatriate’ Exist? A Critical Exploration of New Expatriation Categories 

      Guttormsen, David S. A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Non-Traditional Expatriates (NTEs) are rapidly increasing in the global talent pool, but remains a ‘black-box’ in the Expatriate Management and Global Mobility literatures. This article advances the conceptualisation of ...
    • Doing Business in Norway: An International Perspective 

      Warner-Søderholm, Gillian; Bertsch, Andy; Abdullah, ABM; Saeed, M. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      With the recent economic crisis, in having a petroleum-based economy, Norway has withstood the fluctuation in the international business sector. Indeed, the Norwegian economy is prosperous despite the global recession. ...
    • Domestic Alliance Networks and Regional Strategies of MNEs: A Structural Embeddedness Perspective 

      Iurkov, Viacheslav; Benito, Gabriel R. G. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      We draw on a social network perspective to explain multinational enterprises’ (MNEs) propensity to distribute their operations unevenly across various regions of the world. We focus on how the positioning of MNEs in their ...
    • Don’t Pass Them By: Figuring the Sacred in Organizational Values Work 

      Espedal, Gry; Carlsen, Arne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      How and why could some stories be construed as sacred in organizations, and what functions does the sacred have in organizational values work? Research has shown how values can be made formative of a range of organizational ...
    • Drivers and barriers in public diplomacy evaluation: understanding attitudes, norms, and control 

      Buhmann, Alexander; Sommerfeldt, Erich (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      While the need for evaluation has become increasingly emphasized within the global public diplomacy community, recent research suggests the state of the practice is grim. However, the few writings that exist on evaluation ...
    • Du er ikke alene: Psykodrama kan hjelpe overgangen til høyere utdanning 

      Onarheim, Benedicte Astor; Lofquist, Eric (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Overgangen til studier i høyere utdanning, enten som ung eller voksen student, kan oppleves stressende og vanskelig og i verste fall medføre emosjonelle problemer og avslutning av studiet. Nye undersøkelser viser at mer ...
    • Dubrowka - a free-standing company from a Norwegian family-network capitalism 

      Christensen, Sverre August (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      The first globalisation, in the decades around 1900, was propelled by free-standing companies. This article discusses the establishment of a Norwegian free-standing company in Russia in 1910. It was the culmination of an ...
    • Dutch disease dynamics reconsidered 

      Bjørnland, Hilde C; Thorsrud, Leif Anders; Torvik, Ragnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      In this paper we develop the first model to incorporate the dynamic productivity consequences of both the spending effect and the resource movement effect of oil abundance. We show that doing so dramatically alters the ...
    • Dynamic Capabilities and Innovation Capabilities: The Case of the ‘Innovation Clinic’ 

      Strønen, Fred H.; Hoholm, Thomas; Støme, Linn Nathalie; Kværner, Kari Jorunn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      In this explorative study, we investigate the relationship between dynamic capabilities and innovation capabilities. Dynamic capabilities are at the core of strategic management in terms of how firms can ensure adaptation ...
    • Dynamic dispatching and preventive maintenance for parallel machines with dispatching-dependent deterioration 

      Wu, Cheng-Hung; Yao, Yi-Chun; Dauzère-Pérès, Stéphane; Yu, Cheng-Juei (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      A dynamic decision model that coordinates dispatching and preventive maintenance decisions for failure- prone parallel machines in make-to-order (MTO) production environments is developed in this research. The primary ...