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Organisation and Management

Research within the organization and management department spans across topics such as motivation and incentives, leader-member-relationships, organizational climate, virtual teams, health issues at work, gender and leadership, and work conditions for the self-employed.

The department covers expertise in organization, leadership and management in general including particular topics such as management of art and culture, leadership in professions and welfare agencies, project management, human resource management, communication in organizations, and facility management.

This unit is part of Oslo Business School. 

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    • Publications


      • Jansson, Dag, Beate Elstad og Erik Døving (2021): Choral conducting competences: Perceptions and priorities. Research Studies in Music Education.
      • Jansson, Dag, Erik Døving & Beate Elstad (akseptert 2021): The construction of leadership practice: Making sense of leader competencies. Leadership.
      • Jansson, Dag & A. H. Balsnes (2021). Dilemmaer i skandinavisk korlederutdanning. I E. Angelo, J. Knigge, M. Sæther & W. Waagen (red.), Higher Education as Context for Music Pedagogy Research (s. 215–244). Cappelen Damm Akademisk.
      • Kopperud, Karoline H, Robert Buch & C. Skogen (2021): Work overload and leader–member exchange: The moderating role of psychological flexibility. Journal of General Management, 46(3), 173-184.
      • Wong, S. I., Dominique Kost & C. Fieseler (2021). From crafting what you do to building resilience for career commitment in the gig economy. Human Resource Management Journal 2021.


      • Andersen, I., Robert Buch & B. Kuvaas (2020). A literature review of social and economic leader–member exchange. Frontiers in psychology, 11, 1474.
      • Clegg, S., Torgeir Skyttermoen & A.L. Vaagaasar (2020). Project Management: A Value Creation Approach.  Sage Publications.
      • Døving, Erik & Anita E. Tobiassen (2020). Realkompetansevurdering i norske kommuner. Nordic Journal of Vocational Education and Training
      • Elstad, Beate, Erik Døving & Dag Jansson (2020): Usikkerhet i koronaens tid. En studie av kulturarbeidere med ulike tilknytningsformer til arbeidslivet. Søkelys på arbeidslivet, nr 4.
      • Elstad, Beate & Dag Jansson (2020): From Artist to Manager—Working Conditions, Career Satisfaction, and Professional Identity among Graduated Arts Management Students. The Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society
      • Kopperud, Karoline H., Nerstad, C. G., & Dysvik, A. (2020). Should i stay or should i go? The role of motivational climate and work–home spillover for turnover intentions. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 1107.
      • Kost, Dominique, C. Fieseler & S.I. Wong (2020). Boundaryless careers in the gig economy: An oxymoron?. Human Resource Management Journal, 30(1), 100-113.
      • Kuvaas, B., Robert Buch & A. Dysvik (2020). Individual variable pay for performance, controlling effects, and intrinsic motivation. Motivation and Emotion.
      • Kuvaas, B. & Robert Buch (2020). Leader self-efficacy and role ambiguity and follower leader-member exchange. Leadership & Organization Development Journal.
      • Kuvaas, B., L. M. Shore, Robert Buch & A. Dysvik (2020). Social and economic exchange relationships and performance contingency: differential effects of variable pay and base pay. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 31(3), 408-431.
      • Jansson, Dag (2020). Taming the 'alpha-male' in the space between art and business, Organizational Aesthetics, 9(2), 4-19.
      • Jansson, Dag, & A. H. Balsnes (2020). Choral conducting education: The lifelong entanglement of competence, identity and meaning. Research Studies in Music Education.
      • Jansson, Dag & A.H. Balsnes (2020). Korlederens kompetanse, utdanning og praksis-konturene av en meta-teori. Journal for Research in Arts and Sports Education, 4(1).
      • Nerstad, Christina G. L., M. Caniëlis, G. Roberts & A.M. Richardsen (2020). Perceived motivational climates and employee energy: the mediating role of basic psychological needs. Frontiers in Psychology 2020
      • Nerstad, Christina G., Robert Buch, A. Dysvik & R. Säfvenbom (2020). Stability of individuals’ definitions of success and the influence of perceived motivational climate: a longitudinal perspective. Frontiers in psychology, 11, 1326.
      • Nerstad, Christina G. L., S.I. Wong & A.M. Richardsen (2019): Can engagement go awry and lead to burnout? The moderating role of the perceived motivational climate. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Healths
      • Steindórsdóttir, B.D.,  Christina G. L. Nerstad, K.T. Magnusdottir (2020): What makes employees stay? Mastery climate, psychological need satisfaction and on-the-job embeddedness. Nordic Psychology.
      • Thompson, G., Robert Buch & L. Glasø (2020). Abusive retaliation of low performance in low-quality LMX relationships. Journal of General Management.
      • Wong, S. I., C. Fieseler & Dominique Kost (2020). Digital labourers’ proactivity and the venture for meaningful work: Fruitful or fruitless? Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology


      • Abrahamsen, B & Aagoth Storvik (2019): Nursing students' career expectations: gender differences and supply side explanations. Nursing Research and Practice 
      • Buch, Robert, B. Kuvaas & A. Dysvik (2019). The role of other orientation in reactions to social and economic leader–member exchange relationships. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 40(3), 296-310.
      • Jansson, Dag, Beate Elstad & Erik Døving (akseptert 2019): Universality and situatedness in educating choral conductors. Music Education Research
      • Jansson, Dag (2019). ‘Choral singers' perceptions of musical leadership’. In The Oxford handbook of singing. G. Welch, D. Howard and J. Nix. Oxford (eds.), Oxford University Press.
      • Kopperud, Karoline (2019). Ledelse og selvinnsikt. I: Haugan, Jan Arvid; Kvello, Øyvind (Red.). Selvinnsikt og profesjonalitet.. Fagbokforlaget.
      • Storvik, Aagoth E. L. & B. Abrahamsen (2019): Karriereforventninger under glasstaket: Kvinner i starten av en ingeniørkarriere. Skandinavisk tidsskrift for yrker og profesjoner i utvikling
      • Thompson, G., Robert Buch & L. Glasø (2019). Servant leadership, span of control, and outcomes in a municipality context. Journal of General Management, 44(2), 87-95.
      • Vandewalle, D., Christina G. L. Nerstad & A. Dysvik (2019). Goal orientation: A review of the miles traveled and the miles to go. Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior 062547