• Picturing politics: Female Political Leaders in France and Norway 

      Krogstad, Anne; Storvik, Aagoth Elise (Historical Reflections;38(3), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012-12)
      This article explores images of high-level female politicians in France and Norway from 1980 to 2010, examining the ways in which they present themselves to the media and their subsequent reception by journalists. Women ...
    • Determinants of executive incentive pay in Europe 

      Døving, Erik; Nordhaug, Odd (Beta : tidsskrift for bedriftsøkonomi;27(1), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      In this paper we study possible determinants of the use of incentive pay for managers in European companies. Data from 5,000 firms in 15 countries are used to analyze the degree to which incentive pay is associated with ...
    • Egenkapitalkrav og finansiell risiko i husholdningenes boliginvesteringer 

      Borgersen, Trond Arne; Kivedal, Bjørnar Karlsen; Thøgersen, Joachim (Magma - Tidsskrift for økonomi og ledelse;16(1), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Kombinasjonen av en lav boliglånsrente og en høy boligprisvekst gir meravkastning for lånefinansierte boliginvesteringer. For husholdninger som lånefinansierer boliginvesteringer, er formuesgevinsten fra ...
    • Swing options in commodity markets: A multidimensional Lévy diffusion model 

      Eriksson, Marcus; Lempa, Jukka; Nilssen, Trygve Kastberg (Mathematical Methods of Operations Research;79(1), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-08-29)
      We study valuation of swing options on commodity markets when the commodity prices are driven by multiple factors. The factors are modeled as diffusion processes driven by a multidimensional Lévy process. We set up a ...
    • The Impact of Entrepreneur-CEOs in Microfinance Institutions: A Global Survey 

      Randøy, Trond; Strøm, Øystein R.; Mersland, Roy (Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice;39(4), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-12-06)
      Microfinance is a global high-growth industry, in which entrepreneurship is prevalent and substantial. Based on the theoretical argument that microfinance entrepreneur-CEOs are “motivated agents” with a unique ability to ...
    • Limitless learning: Assessing how global firms leverage local knowledge through social media 

      Breunig, Karl Joachim (Proceedings IFKAD;2014, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Purpose: This empirical paper assesses the ability to leverage learning within a globally dispersed project environment facilitated by the web 2.0 technology of wiki . Extant research on the ...
    • Optimal portfolios in commodity futures markets 

      Benth, Fred Espen; Lempa, Jukka (Finance and Stochastics;18(2), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      We develop a general approach to portfolio optimization in futures markets. Following the Heath–Jarrow–Morton (HJM) approach, we model the entire futures price curve at once as a solution of a stochastic partial differential ...
    • Characteristics of Intrapreneurs in Scale-Intensive Service Firms 

      Hydle, Katja Maria; Aas, Tor Helge; Breunig, Karl Joachim (Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management, and Innovation;10(2), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      This empirical paper explores the work of employees in charge of service innovation when firms develop and launch new scale-intensive services by addressing two research questions: i) How do employees responsible for ...
    • Incentives and performance measures for open innovation practices 

      Breunig, Karl Joachim; Aas, Tor Helge; Hydle, Katja Maria (Measuring Business Excellence;18(1), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Purpose – To guarantee alignment between ongoing activities and organizational goals, innovation management theory emphasizes management control and explicit innovation strategies as prerequisites for innovation performance. ...
    • Kompetansevurdering og kompetanseheving i pleie- og omsorgssektoren 

      Tobiassen, Anita E.; Døving, Erik (Tidsskrift for velferdsforskning;17(1), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Realkompetansevurdering innebærer at kompetanse opparbeidet gjennom erfaring blir dokumentert og anerkjent på linje med formell kompetanse. Basert på en spørreundersøkelse blant 213 medarbeidere i seks kommuner oppsummerer ...
    • Bounded variation control of Itô diffusions with exogenously restricted intervention times 

      Lempa, Jukka (Advances in Applied Probability;46(1), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      In this paper, bounded variation control of one-dimensional diffusion processes is considered. We assume that the agent is allowed to control the diffusion only at the jump times of an observable, independent Poisson ...
    • Putting your money where your mouth is: monetizing knowledge using communication roles 

      Breunig, Karl Joachim; Roberts, Hanno (European Conference on Knowledge Management;15, Peer reviewed; Chapter, 2014)
      In this paper we suggest that knowledge flows constitute the antecedences of value creation by means of its communication component. We bridge accounting theory with communication theory and explain how the role of ...
    • Measuring microfinance performance 

      Mersland, Roy; Strøm, R. Øystein (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      MFIs are measured according to two dimensions. One is their outreach to poor people, that is, their ability to provide poor families access to financial services. This is the MFIs’ social mission. The other dimension is ...
    • Resolvent-techniques for multiple exercise problems 

      Christensen, S.; Lempa, Jukka (Applied Mathematics & Optimization;71(1), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-05-21)
      Abstract. We study optimal multiple stopping of strong Markov processes with random refraction periods. The refraction periods are assumed to be exponentially distributed with a common rate and independent of the underlying ...
    • Lasting temporariness: Projects as capability bridges across time and organizational levels 

      Breunig, Karl Joachim; Söderlund, Jonas; Kvålshaugen, Ragnhild (Academy of Management. Annual Meeting Proceedings, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      This study reveals how learning and experiences accumulated in temporary projects contribute to capability development and change of strategic orientation in project-based organizations. We argue that capability development ...
    • Freelancing: Cool jobs or bad jobs? 

      Elstad, Beate (Nordisk kulturpolitisk tidsskrift;18(1), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      The purpose of this article is to study the working conditions for freelance jazz musicians and freelance journalists in Norway. The study indicates that freelancing entails both good and bad job characteristics. The overall ...
    • Money Talks: The role of communication in monetizing knowledge value 

      Breunig, Karl Joachim; Roberts, Hanno (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Purpose – This paper argues that networked knowledge flows constitute the antecedences of knowledge - based value creation , and demonstrate that the knowledge flows themselves can be approximated by ...
    • Beneath the Surface: Exploring the role of Individuals Learning in the Emergence of Absorptive Capacity 

      Breunig, Karl Joachim; Martinkenaite-Pujanauskiene, Ieva (Chapter; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Drawing on the micro - foundations view of strategy, we examine the role of individuals in organizational learning and reveal the micro - macro interactions underpinning the emergence of ...
    • Unfreezing identities: Exploring choral singing in the workplace 

      Jansson, Dag; Balsnes, Anne Haugland (International Journal of Community Music;8(2), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      The topic of this article is the emerging trend of singing at work. The discussion is based on case studies of singing interventions carried out at two different work places. Our phenomenological and hermeneutic approach ...
    • Population Ageing and Capital Accumulation: A Simple OLG Model with PAYGO Pensions 

      Thøgersen, Joachim (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-03-25)
      Population in developed countries has dramatically aged in recent years. At the same time, most of these countries finance their old - age public pension benefits on a pay - as - you - go (PAYGO) basis. Such ...