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    • Exploring the Pursuit of Sustainability in Reverse Supply Chains for Electronics 

      Flygansvær, Bente Merete; Dahlstrøm, Robert; Nygaard, Arne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Abstract: This study examines reverse supply chains in the electronics industry. The analysis characterizes the flow of resources among firms in a reverse supply chain in the Norwegian electronics industry. The study ...
    • Time Well Wasted? Online Procrastination During Times of Unemployment 

      Müller, Severina; Fieseler, Christian; Meckel, Miriam; Suphan, Anne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      This article examines the argument regarding whether perceived social exclusion during unemployment leads to procrastination through online media, which in turn lessens the job search efforts of the unemployed. Based on ...
    • Innovation in Public Services: Wicked Problems and Multi-layered Solutions 

      Røste, Rannveig (Series of Dissertation;6/2018, Doctoral thesis, 2018)
      During the last decade, innovation in public services has been addressed as a universal tool for improving existing public services and solving grand social challenges. The problem is that a range of promising concepts ...
    • Safe Haven CDS Premiums 

      Klingler, Sven; Lando, David (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Credit default swaps can be used to lower the capital requirements of dealer banks entering into uncollateralized derivatives positions with sovereigns. We show in a model that the regulatory incentive to obtain capital ...
    • Antecedents and Consequences of Unplanned Alliance Terminations 

      Koval, Mariia (Series of Dissertation;4/2018, Doctoral thesis, 2018)
      Despite their evident advantages, more than 50 percent of strategic alliances terminate prematurely. Still, little is known about causes of alliance terminations and even less is known about subsequent performance consequences ...
    • Personality correlates of passive-aggressiveness: a NEO-PI-R domain and facet analysis of the HDS Leisurely scale 

      Furnham, Adrian; Crump, John (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background: This study looked at the relationship between “bright-side” and “dark-side” personality variables by focusing on the controversial trait of Passive-Aggressiveness. Around 4800 British adults completed the ...
    • Revisiting the Expatriate Failure Concept: A Qualitative Study of Scandinavian Expatriates in Hong Kong 

      Guttormsen, David; Francesco, Anne Marie; Chapman, Malcolm K. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      This article advances the understanding of expatriate failure, which remains a contested social phenomenon in international work life as well as scholarly research. The study challenges the definition of expatriate failure ...
    • Financial constraints in search equilibrium: Mortensen Pissarides meet Holmstrom and Tirole 

      Boeri, Tito; Garibaldi, Pietro; Moen, Espen R. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      A key lesson from the Great Recession is that firms’ leverage and access to finance are important for hiring and firing decisions. It is now empirically established that bank lending is correlated with employment losses ...
    • Respondent Robotics: Simulating responses to Likert-scale survey items 

      Arnulf, Jan Ketil; Larsen, Kai Rune; Martinsen, Øyvind L. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The semantic theory of survey responses (STSR) proposes that the prime source of statistical covariance in survey data is the degree of semantic similarity (overlap of meaning) among the items of the survey. Because semantic ...
    • Leader-member exchange relationships and follower outcomes: The mediating role of perceiving goals as invariable 

      Kuvaas, Bård; Buch, Robert (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      In the present study, we investigated whether perceiving goals as invariable mediated the link between leader‐member exchange (LMX) relationships and role overload, turnover intention, and work performance. Perceiving goals ...
    • The shapes associated with the concept of ‘sweet and sour’ foods 

      Velasco, Carlos; Beh, Eric J.; Le, Tiffany; Marmolejo-Ramos, Fernando (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Research on taste-shape correspondences has focused on one-to-one taste/shape matching tasks. However, foods and drinks tend to involve multiple shapes (or shape attributes) and tastes that co-occur at different moments ...
    • Wages and Human Capital in Finance: International Evidence, 1970-2011 

      Boustanifar, Hamid; Grant, Everett; Reshef, Ariell (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      We study the allocation and compensation of human capital in the finance industry in a set of developed economies in 1970–2011. Finance relative wages generally increase—but not in all countries, and to varying degrees. ...
    • The Impact of U.S. Supply Shocks on the Global Oil Price 

      Gundersen, Thomas S. (CAMP Working Paper Series;7, Working paper, 2018-04)
      I examine the role of the U.S. shale oil boom in driving global oil prices. Using a structural vector autoregressive (SVAR) model that identifies separate oil supply shocks for the U.S. and OPEC, I find that U.S. supply ...
    • Selvledelse og superledelse: Å nå personlige og organisatoriske mål gjennom tillit, involvering og ansvar 

      Karlsen, Jan Terje; Berg, Emil Morten (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Det er fristende å skylde på omgivelsene når noe går galt. Dette hindrer imidlertid personlig læring. Man ødelegger for seg selv. Den enkelte medarbeider bør i større grad ta ansvar for å lede seg selv. Dette kan gjøres ...
    • The Demographic Deficit 

      Cooley, Thomas F.; Henriksen, Espen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      There has been a slowdown in growth in the world’s most advanced economies. In this paper we argue that changing demographics, in particular aging populations combined with increased life expectancy, may be part of the ...
    • Wage expenditures and sporting success: An analysis of Norwegian and Swedish football 2010-2013 

      Madsen, Dag Øivind; Stenheim, Tonny; Hansen, Steffen Boas; Zagheri, Ali; Grønseth, Bjørn Ove (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      This study examines the relationship between wage expenditures and sporting success in Norwegian and Swedish football. While previous studies have shown a strong correlation between wage expenditures and sporting success, ...
    • Business cycle narratives 

      Larsen, Vegard H.; Thorsrud, Leif Anders (CAMP Working Paper Series;6, Working paper, 2018-04)
      This article quantifies the epidemiology of media narratives relevant to business cycles in the US, Japan, and Europe (euro area). We do so by first constructing daily business cycle indexes computed on the basis of the ...
    • Finding Meaning in a Hopeless Place? The Construction of Meaningfulness in Digital Microwork 

      Kost, Dominique; Fieseler, Christian; Wong, Sut I (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      New forms of employment centered on the completion of simple and atomized tasks, such as online microwork, raise the question of the possible gratifications that could be derived from such work when compared to more ...
    • Climate Leadership by Conditional Commitments 

      Helland, Leif; Hovi, Jon; Sælen, Håkon (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Under the 2015 Paris climate agreement, each Party sets its own mitigation target by submitting a Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) every five years. An important question is whether including conditional components ...
    • On the multiple effects of packaging colour on consumer behaviour and product experience in the ‘food and beverage’ and ‘home and personal care’ categories 

      Spence, Charles; Velasco, Carlos (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Colour is perhaps the single most important element as far as the design of multisensory product packaging is concerned. It plays a key role in capturing the attention of the shopper in-store. A distinctive colour, or ...