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Christin Thea Wathne

Christin Thea Wathne


Dr. Christin Thea Wathne is a senior researcher and leads the AFI Research Group Work, Management and Mastery (ALM). Wathne obtained a PhD in criminology from the University of Oslo in 2015. She has been working at the Work Research Institute (AFI) from 2001

Academic disciplines: Sociology, Management and leadership

Her interests includes: Policing and society, Leadership, Management, New Public Management, Goal - and Performance Management, Work environment, Working life research, Coping, Public Service Motivation, Organizational learning, Gender, Participation, Restructuring processes, Action research

Research projects

Scientific publications

Drange, Ida ; Falkum, Eivind ; Wathne, Christin Thea (2023). Covid, work reorganisation and trust: the importance of employment relations. 18 p. Labour and Industry.

Gundhus, Helene Ingebrigtsen; Skjevrak, Pernille ; Wathne, Christin (2023). We Will Always Be Better Than a Spreadsheet: Intelligence Logic and Crime Prevention in Practice. European Journal of Policing Studies.

Gundhus, Helene Ingebrigtsen; Talberg, Olav Niri; Wathne, Christin Thea (2022). False Reporting in the Norwegian Police: Analyzing Counter-productive Elements in Performance Management Systems. Criminal Justice Ethics. Vol. 41.

Gundhus, Helene Ingebrigtsen; Talberg, Niri; Wathne, Christin Thea (2022). Investigating at a Distance: Abstractness in Detective Work. Terpstra, Jan; Salet, Renze; Fyfe, Nicholas R. (Ed.). The abstract police: Critical reflections on contemporary change in police organisations. p. 103-130. Eleven International Publishing.

Gundhus, Helene Ingebrigtsen; Talberg, Olav Niri; Wathne, Christin Thea (2021). From discretion to standardization: Digitalization of the police organization. 15 p. International Journal of Police Science and Management. Vol. 1.

Wathne, Christin Thea (2021). Kvinners inntog i politiutdanningen i 1958. Ellefsen, Hjørdis Birgitte; Sørli, Vanja Lundgren; Egge, Marit (Ed.). Kunnskap for et tryggere samfunn? Norsk politiutdanning 1920-2020. p. 291-318. Cappelen Damm Akademisk.

Wathne, Christin Thea (2020). New Public Management and the Police Profession at Play. Criminal Justice Ethics. Vol. 39.

Wathne, Christin Thea (2019). Welfare professionals in transformation – the case of police officers in Norway. Hvid, Helge Søndergaard; Falkum, Eivind (Ed.). Work and Wellbeing in the Nordic Countries. Critical Perspectives on the World's Best Working Lives. p. 260-282. Routledge.

Gundhus, Helene Ingebrigtsen; Talberg, Olav Niri; Wathne, Christin Thea (2019). Politiskjønnet under press. Sunde, Inger Marie; Sunde, Nina (Ed.). Det digitale er et hurtigtog!: Vitenskapelige perspektiver på politiarbeid, digitalisering og teknologi. p. 83-115. Fagbokforlaget.

Ellingsen, Dag ; Underthun, Anders ; Wathne, Christin Thea ; Ingelsrud, Mari Holm (2018). Arbeid gjennom bemanningsbyrå i Norge: En mangfoldig typologi av arbeidstakere. Søkelys på arbeidslivet. Vol. 35.

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete