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  • Environmental Policy and the Direction of Technical Change 

    Greaker, Mads; Heggedal, Tom-Reiel; Rosendahl, Knut Einar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Should governments direct R&D from "dirty" into "clean" technologies? How im-portant is this compared to carbon pricing? We inquire into this, introducing twonovelties compared to recent literature. We introduce decreasing ...
  • Tell Me If You Can: Time Pressure, Prosocial Motivation, Perspective Taking, and Knowledge Hiding 

    Škerlavaj, Miha; Connelly, Catherine; Černe, Matej; Dysvik, Anders (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Purpose The belief that knowledge actually expands when it is shared has been deeply rooted in the mainstream knowledge management literature. Although many organizations and managers expect employees to share their ...
  • Kapitalforvaltning i stiftelser: Styrets oppfatninger av forsvarlig forvaltning 

    Ditlev-Simonsen, Caroline D.; Næss, Knut Myrum (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Samlet bokført egenkapital i norske stiftelser var i 2016 på mer enn 160 milliarder kroner. Samtidig er det lite kunnskap om hvordan stiftelseskapitalen er forvaltet, og hvordan styret i stiftelser arbeider med ...
  • Spontanitet i leders tenkning gir inntrykk av moralsk motivasjon 

    Arnestad, Mads Nordmo; Norman, Elisabeth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Nyere forskning tyder på at når vi skal finne ut hva noens egentlige motiv er, gjøres dette ofte ved at man evaluerer personens kognitive stil. Beslutninger med rot i spontane innfall tolkes gjerne som et uttrykk for genuin ...
  • Varsling som aktuelt fenomen i Norge 

    Matthiesen, Stig Berge (Journal article, 2018)
    Artikkelen setter dagsorden for valget av varsling som tema. Først skisseres samfunnsaktuelle problemstillinger fra den siste tid, detter gjennomgås aktuelle endringer i lovverket og så presenteres kort de ulike bidragene ...
  • Balancing vertical and horizontal leadership in projects: Empirical studies from Australia, Canada, Norway and Sweden 

    Drouin, Nathalie; Müller, Ralf; Sankaran, Shankar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Purpose The purpose of this paper is twofold: to identify how horizontal leaders (within project teams) execute their leadership task in the context of balanced leadership; and to pinpoint scenarios that can occur when ...
  • The governance of horizontal leadership in projects 

    Pilkienė, Margarita; Alonderienė, Raimonda; Chmieliauskas, Alfredas; Šimkonis, Saulius; Müller, Ralf (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Using the framework of balanced leadership in projects, we explore how horizontal leadership is governed. Previous research in project governance has focused on control and trust as the main mechanisms of governance. We ...
  • Shareholder conflicts and dividends 

    Berzins, Janis; Bøhren, Øyvind; Stacescu, Bogdan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    We examine how dividend policy is used to mitigate potential conflicts of interest between majority and minority shareholders in private Norwegian firms. The average payout is 50% higher if the majority shareholder’s equity ...
  • The effect of fear‐inducing content on memory for advertisements and on retroactive and proactive interference of programme information 

    Akram, Zara; McClelland, Alastair; Furnham, Adrian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    The current study focused on whether fear‐inducing content in television advertisements leads to better memory for the advertisement but also impairs memory for programme information that either precedes the advertisements ...
  • On the localization of tastes and tasty products in 2D space 

    Velasco, Carlos; Adams, Carmen; Petit, Olivia; Spence, Charles (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    People map different sensory stimuli, and words that describe/refer to those stimuli, onto spatial dimensions in a manner that is non-arbitrary. Here, we evaluate whether people also associate basic taste words and products ...
  • Approaches to the empirical study of convenience theory for white-collar crime 

    Gottschalk, Petter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Convenience theory suggests that members of the elite in society commit financial crime in their professional roles when alternative actions require too much effort. Convenience is a relative concept where white-collar ...
  • Associations between childhood biomedical factors, maternal smoking, personality traits, Body and Mass Index and the prevalence of asthma in adulthood 

    Cheng, Helen; Montgomery, Scott; Treglown, Luke; Furnham, Adrian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Objective: The study set out to investigate socio-economic, biomedical, health and behavioural and psychological factors in childhood and adulthood associated with the prevalence of asthma in adulthood, drawing data from ...
  • Portfolio Tax Trading with Carryover Losses 

    Ehling, Paul; Gallmeyer, Michael; Srivastava, Sanjay; Tompaidis, Stathis; Yang, Chunyu (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    We study portfolio choice with multiple stocks and capital gain taxation assuming that capital losses can only offset current or future realized capital gains. We show, through backtesting using empirical distributions, ...
  • Why does junior put all his eggs in one basket? A potential rational explanation for holding concentrated portfolios 

    Roche, Hervé; Tompaidis, Stathis; Yang, Chunyu (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
    Empirical studies of household portfolios show that young households, with little financial wealth, hold underdiversified portfolios that are concentrated in a small number of assets, a fact often attributed to behavioral ...
  • Convenience orientation and white-collar criminogenity: An empirical study 

    Gottschalk, Petter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    The theory of convenience suggests that white-collar crime is committed in situations where alternative legitimate actions to avoid problems are more painful and stressful. The extent to which individuals in privileged ...
  • Lokale organisasjoner uten en nasjonal overbygning: Brannkassene 1816–1914 

    Espeli, Harald (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    This article analyses the establishment and successful diffusion of fire insurance mutuals in the Norwegian countryside between 1816 and World War I. Prior to the establishment of fire insurance mutuals, the only means of ...
  • Advancing Otherness and Othering of the cultural Other during ‘Intercultural Encounters’ in Cross-Cultural Management Research 

    Guttormsen, David S. A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    This article argues that theorising Otherness and Othering of the cultural Other is integral to identity construction during intercultural encounters, but has largely been neglected in Cross-Cultural Management (CCM) ...
  • Matforsyning og klimapolitikk 

    Gaasland, Ivar; Vårdal, Erling (Journal article, 2017)
    Bøndene hevder at jordbruket må skjermes mot klimatiltak som rammer norsk matforsyning, målt ved selvforsyningsgraden. Ved å endre sammensetningen av jordbruksstøtten i favør av matvarer som forurenser lite i forhold til ...
  • Norges bank i støpeskjeen 

    Isachsen, Arne Jon (Journal article, 2017)
    Gjedrem-utvalget vil ha økt uavhengighet for Norges Bank, kombinert med mer presise mål og klarere linjer for ansvar. De pengepolitiske beslutningene vil utvalget legge til en komité på fem personer der tre er ansatt i ...
  • Successful and unsuccessful transitions to the elite level: The youth national team pathways in Norwegian handball 

    Bjørndal, Christian T.; Andersen, Svein S.; Ronglan, Lars T. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    The aim of this study was to explore successful and unsuccessful transitions in Norwegian handball from the youth player level to the adult elite level. The nine youth players in our strategic sample were interviewed ...

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