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  • The ambivalent effect of complexity on firm performance: A study of the global service provider industry 

    Larsen, Marcus Møller; Manning, Stephan; Pedersen, Torben (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Prior literature is ambivalent about whether organizational complexity has positive or negative effects on firm performance. Using rich data on global service providers, we explore this ambivalence by disentangling performance ...
  • Approaches on design of refugee camps – An empirical study in Kenya, Ethiopia, Greece and Turkey 

    Jahre, Marianne; Kembro, Joakim; Adjahossou, Anicet; Altay, Nezih (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to link humanitarian logistics (HL) and supply chain risk management (SCRM) to provide an understanding of risk mitigation strategies that humanitarian organisations use, or could use, ...
  • Parties, Legislators, and the Origins of Proportional Representation 

    Cox, Gary W.; Fiva, Jon H.; Smith, Daniel M. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    A prominent line of theories holds that proportional representation (PR) was introduced in many European democracies by a fragmented bloc of conservative parties seeking to preserve their legislative seat shares after ...
  • Organizational convenience for white-collar crime: Opportunity expansion by offender behavior 

    Gottschalk, Petter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    The theory of convenience suggests that the extent of white-collar crime is dependent on financial motive, organizational opportunity, and willingness for deviant behavior. Organizational opportunity is at the core of ...
  • Collective Action and Provider Classification in the Sharing Economy 

    Newlands, Gemma Elisabeth Marjorie; Lutz, Christoph; Fieseler, Christian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Conditions in the sharing economy are often favourably designed for consumers and platforms but entail new challenges for the labour side, such as substandard social-security and rigid forms of algorithmic management. Since ...
  • 27 days of managerial work in the police service 

    Karp, Tom; Filstad, Cathrine; Glomseth, Rune (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    The purpose of this study was to uncover the realities of managerial work in the Norwegian police service. Observation and interview of 27 police managers showed that managerial work emerged and unfolded through specific ...
  • Diverging assessments of learning organizations during reform implementation 

    Borge, Baard Herman; Filstad, Cathrine; Olsen, Trude Høgvold; Skogmo, Per Øyvind (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Purpose This study aims to explore whether hierarchical position and organizational size affect perceptions of a learning organization (LO) during reform implementation. Design/methodology/approach An electronic survey ...
  • Sex differences in budgetary preferences among Flemish local politicians 

    Slegten, Caroline; Geys, Benny; Heyndels, Bruno (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Policy preferences have been shown to differ by sex within the electorate and among public officials. We explore whether—in a context of budgetary restraints—sex differences in budgetary preferences prevail among council ...
  • How police leaders learn to lead 

    Filstad, Cathrine; Karp, Tom; Glomseth, Rune (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    This article examines how Norwegian police leaders learn to lead and what constitutes police practices. Twenty-seven police leaders were shadowed during and interviewed about their daily practices of policing. We found ...
  • Convenience triangle in white-collar crime: Case studies of relationships between motive, opportunity, and willingness 

    Gottschalk, Petter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    The purpose of this article is to illustrate the potential relationships between motives, opportunities, and willingness to commit financial crime by white-collar offenders. We apply the theory of convenience to study six ...
  • David and Goliath in the Poll Booth: Group Size, Political Power and Voter Turnout 

    Bönisch, Peter; Geys, Benny; Michelsen, Claus (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    This article analyses how the presence of a dominant group of voters within the electorate affects voter turnout. Theoretically, we argue that its absolute size affects turnout via increased free-riding incentives and ...
  • Unfairness by Design? The Perceived Fairness of Digital Labor on Crowdworking Platforms 

    Fieseler, Christian; Bucher, Eliane; Hoffmann, Christian Pieter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Based on a qualitative survey among 203 US workers active on the microwork platform Amazon Mechanical Turk, we analyze potential biases embedded in the institutional setting provided by on-demand crowdworking platforms and ...
  • Sharing by Proxy: Invisible Users in the Sharing Economy 

    Newlands, Gemma Elisabeth Marjorie; Lutz, Christoph; Hoffmann, Christian Pieter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    With the future of work increasingly data-driven, platforms automate decisions based on the collection of vast quantities of user data. However, non-users constitute a challenge as they provide little to no data for either ...
  • Equation-by-equation estimation of multivariate periodic electricity price volatility 

    Escribano, Alvaro; Sucarrat, Genaro (Journal article, 2018)
    Electricity prices are characterised by strong autoregressive persistence, periodicity (e.g. intraday, day-of-the week and month-of-the-year effects), large spikes or jumps, GARCH and – as evidenced by recent findings – ...
  • Arbeidsgivers frie skjønn, arbeidsgivers styringsrett og domstolskontroll 

    Fougner, Jan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Styringsretten er betegnelsen på arbeidsgivers kompetanse til å treffe beslutninger om virksomheten og ansettelsesforholdet. Styringsrettsbeslutninger kan føre til tvist mellom arbeidsgiver og arbeidstaker, og Høyesterett ...
  • Innovasjon: Det du gjør, er ikke det de ser 

    Kurtmollaiev, Seidali; Lervik-Olsen, Line; Andreassen, Tor W. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Norske bedrifter er opptatt av innovasjon. Motivasjonen er mangslungen. Noen innoverer for å kutte kostnader i produksjon og administrasjon eller for å bli mer bærekraftige. Andre ønsker å innovere i bedriftens eksisterende ...
  • Collaborative organizational forms: on communities, crowds, and new hybrids 

    Kolbjørnsrud, Vegard (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    In this article, I examine collaborative organizational forms in terms of their institutional properties and the mechanisms by which they solve the universal problems of organizing. Based on three ideal forms—markets, ...
  • Prescribing antibiotics when the stakes are higher — do GPs prescribe less when patients are pregnant? A retrospective observational study 

    Fossum, Guro Haugen; Gjelstad, Svein; Kværner, Kari Jorunn; Lindbæk, Morten (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Background Most oral antibiotics are prescribed by GPs, and they are therefore the most important influencers with regard to improving antibiotic prescription patterns. Although GPs’ prescription patterns in general are ...
  • An Equilibrium Model Estimated on Pharmaceutical Data 

    Dalen, Dag Morten; Locatelli, Marilena; Strøm, Steinar Øivind (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    The purpose of this paper is to estimate patients’ and doctors’ responses to prices when making a choice between brand name products and generics. We account for the response of pharmacies to government regulation and to ...
  • Hva er digitalisering? 

    Andersen, Espen; Sannes, Ragnvald (Journal article, 2017)
    Digitalisering er blitt et moteord, men hva er det, hvorfor er det viktig nå, og hva kommer det til å gjøre med forretningsstrategi, organisasjonsprosesser og samfunnsforhold? I denne artikkelen diskuterer vi sammenhengen ...

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