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Wind-induced vibrations of a suspension bridge: A case study in full-scale
(PhD thesis UiS;326, Doctoral thesis, 2016-12-16)
In 2013, the Norwegian government adopted an ambitious plan to cross the wide and deep-fjords of Western Norway and create a ferry-free coastal high- way route. This implies the construction of multiple long-span bridges ...
Transitional care of the elderly from a resilience perspective
(PhD thesis UiS;;259, Doctoral thesis, 2015-06-29)
Major initiatives have been undertaken to understand and improve care transitions, since they increase the likelihood of errors and make patients more vulnerable. The elderly are particularly vulnerable during care transitions ...
6- og 7-åringers muntlige fortellinger basert på ei ordløs bildebok : Fortelling, barn, bildebok
(PhD thesis UiS;227, Doctoral thesis, 2014-06-26)
Arbeidet med avhandlingen er basert på muntlige fortellinger fra 35 barn. Fortellingene er fortalt med utgangspunkt i den ordløse bildeboka Frog, where are you? (Mayer, 1969). Alle barna har fortalt to ganger: første ...
Basic assumptions of service employees : Influence on employee job outcomes
(PhD thesis UiS;108, Doctoral thesis, 2010-06)
The purpose of this thesis is to contribute to the understanding of employee basic assumptions in the service context, to gain a better knowledge of the dimensionality of the construct, its measurement, and its influence ...
Folk om forskjellar mellom folk : Oppfatningar av kulturelle praksisar og sosiale hierarki, og deira sosiale tydingar
(PhD thesis UiS;277, Doctoral thesis, 2015-12-08)
English summary This thesis is about how different people perceive, construct and communicate social differences. By way of qualitative interviews, home visits and photo elicitation, I explore variations in cultural ...
It’s all about who you are: Four papers on the role of individual personality differences in cosumer marketing
(PhD thesis UiS;;125, Doctoral thesis, 2011)
Imagine two young Norwegian women, Marie and Dina, who are enjoying a Saturday evening visit to a down town ethnic restaurant. They are of equal age, have an equal level of experience and interest in tasteful restaurant ...
Feedback and Performance: Experiments in Behavioral Economics
(PhD thesis UiS;321, Doctoral thesis, 2016-11-29)
Investment behaviour in the international oil and gas industry : essays in empirical petroleum economics
(PhD thesis UiS;51, Doctoral thesis, 2008)
High growth and welfare aspirations will require massive energy investment in the years ahead of us, especially in the non-OECD area. With more than 60 per cent of primary energy supply, oil and natural gas play a dominant ...
Mot eit moderne norskfag : ein studie i norskfagets tekstomgrep
(PhD thesis UiS;152, Doctoral thesis, 2012-03-27)
“You´re supposed to interfere…” : Conducting leadership through meaning-making in new product development
(Doctoral thesis, 2014-08-14)
The theses explore how leadership is conducted through meaning-making in New Product Development-work. Leadership through meaning-making is here understood as the acts of enabling one-self and others to act competently and ...