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On governance in collaborative communities
(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, ...
Regulation and Corporate Board Composition
(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. ...
International business cycles and oil market dynamics
(Series of Dissertations;9/2014, Doctoral thesis, 2014)
This dissertation is about understanding business cycle fluctuations in an international perspective. What causes them, and how do they transmit across borders? In essence the motivation for the dissertation can be summarized ...
Narcissus and Leadership Potential: The measurement and implications of narcissism in leadership selection processes
(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 ...
Fire Walk with Me: Exploring the Role of Harmonious and Obsessive Passion in Well-being and Performance at Work
(Series of Dissertations;08/2014, Doctoral thesis, 2014)
This dissertation discusses the construct of passion for work. Built on motivational theories that separate the quantity and the quality of work motivation and integration, the dualistic model of passion intends to better ...
Evolutionary and power perspectives on headquarters-subsidiary knowledge transfer: The role of disseminative and absorptive capacities
(Series of Dissertations;4/2015, Doctoral thesis, 2015-06-02)
Through longitudinal case studies of headquarters-subsidiary knowledge transfer, I explore knowledge sender and receiver capabilities, and the underlying micro-mechanisms that have implications on knowledge transfer processes ...
On Experiences as Economic Offerings
(Series of Dissertations;6/2014, Doctoral thesis, 2014)
Hydrogen in the making – how an energy company organises under uncertainty
(Series of Dissertations;2/2011, Doctoral thesis, 2011)
This thesis combines an analytical interest in innovation process studies with an empirical interest in clean energy development. My work concentrates on innovation processes from initiation to realisation in a company ...
Switching Relations: The rise and fall of the Norwegian telecom industry
(Series of Dissertations2/2006, Doctoral thesis, 2006)
The last ten years have been marked by the increasing use of information and communication technologies, and particularly by different forms of telecommunications. At the same time, the telecom industry has gone through ...
Asset pricing with multiple assets and goods
(Series of Dissertations;5/2009, Doctoral thesis, 2009)
This dissertation consists of three papers; 'Asset Prices and Real Exchange Rates with Deep Habits', 'Financial Market Completeness in Multi-Good Economies' and 'Correlations'. The rest of the section is organized as ...