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    • Learning Across Firm Boundaries: The Role of Organisational Routines 

      Bygballe, Lena E. (Series of Dissertations, Doctoral thesis, 2006)
      The main purpose of the study is to contribute to the understanding of learning across firm boundaries. Such learning has often been associated with so-called knowledge-intensive firms engaged in learning alliances in order ...
    • Managing Adaptive Learning from the Middle 

      Paulsen, Jan Merok (Series of Dissertations, Doctoral thesis, 2008)
      The main purpose of this study is to contribute to the understanding of how school organizations adapt their core technology to demands imposed from their external environments. Built on open system theories, schools are ...
    • Managing Adaptive Learning from the Middle 

      Paulsen, Jan Merok (Series of Dissertations, Doctoral thesis, 2008)
      The main purpose of this study is to contribute to the understanding of how school organizations adapt their core technology to demands imposed from their external environments. Built on open system theories, schools are ...
    • Managing Organizational Change during Institutional Upheaval: Bosnia-Herzegovina’s Higher Education in Transition 

      Tiplic, Dijana (Series of Dissertations, Doctoral thesis, 2008)
      This study focuses on organizational change in non-stabile environments. Non-stabile environments are characterized by dramatic change at societal, economic and political levels caused by, for example, changes in political ...
    • Mellom profesjon og reform: Om fremveksten og implementeringen av enhetlig ledelse i norsk sykehusvesen 

      Johansen, Monica Skjøld (Series of Dissertations, Doctoral thesis, 2009)
      Avhandlingen består foruten en introduksjonsdel av tre artikler. Den første artikkelen (Fra fagstyre til enhetlig ledelse) er en historisk studie av utviklingen fra enhetlig legeledelse, som var den dominerende ledelsesmodellen ...
    • Modeling Equity, Satisfaction and Loyalty 

      Olsen, Line Lervik (Series of Dissertations, Doctoral thesis, 2002)
      The link between customer satisfaction and loyalty has had a tremendous impact on managerial decision-making and academic works over the years. Despite the lack of empirical research supporting this link, its existence ...
    • Narcissus and Leadership Potential: The measurement and implications of narcissism in leadership selection processes 

      Gimsø, Christian Enger (Series of Dissertations;4/2014, Doctoral thesis, 2014)
      Incorporating theoretical and empirical work from the literature on narcissism, it is postulated that narcissism poses a particular risk in leader selection settings. By appearing confident, charismatic, intelligent, and ...
    • Not just a Matter of Taste – Disgust in the Food Domain 

      Kubberød, Elin (Series of Dissertations, Doctoral thesis, 2005)
      Higher competition in the market arena is forcing marketers and product developers to monitor and adjust the impact of their product in the marketplace more rapidly. Furthermore, in rapidly changing markets it is not ...
    • On entrepreneurial teams and their formation in science-based industries 

      Misganaw, Bisrat Agegnehu (Series of Dissertation;10/2018, Doctoral thesis, 2018)
      This thesis focuses on entrepreneurial teams and is positioned in the literature that conceptualize entrepreneurship as a collective action. Writing this PhD thesis could also be explained in the same way. Although it ...
    • On Experiences as Economic Offerings 

      Poulsson, Susanne H.G. (Series of Dissertations;6/2014, Doctoral thesis, 2014)
    • On governance in collaborative communities 

      Kolbjørnsrud, Vegard (Series of Dissertations;12/2014, Doctoral thesis, 2014-10-24)
      This study explores how collaborative communities are governed. It investigates governance problems and mechanisms found in collaborative communities as well as the process of designing such mechanisms. It is an exploratory, ...
    • Opportunities for learning and knowledge creation in practice 

      Nilsen, Etty Ragnhild (Series of Dissertations 1/2010, Doctoral thesis, 2010)
      This study contributes to our understanding of opportunities for learning and knowledge creation at work. Through an interpretive case study the aim is to add insight to the theoretical debate on learning and knowledge ...
    • Organizational form, local market structure and corporate social performance in retail 

      Utgård, Jakob (Series of Dissertations;2/2015, Doctoral thesis, 2015-03-20)
      I study how organizational form and local market structure influence retail firms' corporate social performance (CSP). The theoretical model is based on agency theory, which in its origin focuses on the dyad between the ...
    • Organizing Local Democracy: The Norwegian Experience 

      Monkerud, Lars C. (Series of Dissertations, Doctoral thesis, 2007)
      The dissertation traces empirically certain prerequisites for effective local democratic politics as viewed in terms of the functioning of the local democratic chain of delegation and in terms of the functional organization ...
    • Ports as Actors in Industrial Networks 

      Hatteland, Carl Johan (Series of Dissertations;6/2010, Doctoral thesis, 2010)
      The purpose of this thesis is to consider how port authorities can be characterized as actors in industrial contexts. The thesis uses the Industrial Network Approach to avoid bringing in typical views of what a port is ...
    • Ports as Actors in Industrial Networks 

      Hatteland, Carl Johan (Series of Dissertations;6, Doctoral thesis, 2010)
      The purpose of this thesis is to consider how port authorities can be characterized as actors in industrial contexts. The thesis uses the Industrial Network Approach to avoid bringing in typical views of what a port is ...
    • Regulation and Corporate Board Composition 

      Staubo, Siv (Series of Dissertations;1/2014, Doctoral thesis, 2014)
      This thesis is in the field of corporate governance. The corporate governance structure involves laws, rules, and regulations on the distribution of rights and responsibilities among the different stakeholders in the firm. ...
    • The Relationship Between Intragroup Conflict, Group Size and Work Effectiveness 

      Hjertø, Kjell Brynjulf (Series of Dissertations, Doctoral thesis, 2006)
      The relationship between dimensions of intragroup conflict and work group effectiveness (group delivery and work group job satisfaction), and the moderating effects of group size on this relationship, was investigated. ...
    • Reorganizing healthcare services: Sensemaking and organizational innovation 

      Hungnes, Tonje (Series of Dissertation;11/2017, Doctoral thesis, 2017)
      The purpose of this thesis is to provide a rich account of organizational innovation processes in order to gain novel insights into such processes. The study is based on two longitudinal empirical case studies from a ...
    • The Role of Intermediaries in Evolving Distribution Contexts: A Study of Car Distribution 

      Jensen, Leif-Magnus (Series of Dissertations, Doctoral thesis, 2009)
      This study contributes to the understanding of the role of intermediaries in contemporary distribution systems. These systems are characterised by an increased variety stemming both from changes in customer demand patterns, ...