Tom Colbjørnsen (born 31 May 1951 in Oslo) is a Norwegian economist and sociologist, and was the President of the BI Norwegian Business School from 2006 to 2014.
Colbjørnsen graduated from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) with a siv.øk. degree in 1976 and received his dr.philos. degree from the University of Bergen in 1984. He was a professor at NHH when he in 2006 was appointed as the new President at BI Norwegian Business School.
Colbjørnsen has been the author and editor of a large number of academic books and articles.Books, a selection:
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A business school is a university-level institution or professional school that teaches courses leading to degrees in business administration or management. A business school may also be referred to as school of management, management school, school of business administration, or colloquially b-school or biz school. A business school offers comprehensive education in various disciplines related to the world of business.
The Norwegian School of Economics or NHH is a business school situated in Bergen, Norway. It was founded in 1936 as Norway's first business school and is the leading teaching and research institution in Norway for the fields of management and business administration.
Victor Danielsen Norman is a Norwegian economist, politician for the Conservative Party and newspaper columnist. He is a retired professor of economics at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and former chairman of the Institute for Research in Economics and Business Administration.
Erling Øverland is a Norwegian businessperson.
Svein Aaser is a former CEO of DnB NOR, the largest financial group in Norway. He resigned on 31 December 2006. He is chair of FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2011 and the National Gallery of Norway
The Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics, USBE, or Handelshögskolan vid Umeå Universitet, is the business school of Umeå University in the north of Sweden, founded in 1989 "to strengthen education in research and business while contributing to the community". About 2000 students currently study at USBE. The School offers one Bachelor program, four undergraduate programs (Civilekonomprogram), seven Master's degree programs and doctoral programs.
Siviløkonom is an academic degree issued within the field of business administration. It consists of a 3 year bachelor's degree followed by a two years masters degree and is also a professional title in Norway, obtained after the total of 5 years of studies. The title is protected and can only be used by persons having met certain qualifications as directed by the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research. It is mainly offered by nine institutions after the completion of a Master of Science in Business Administration.
Higher education in Norway is offered by a range of ten universities, nine specialised universities, 24 university colleges as well as a range of private university colleges. The national higher education system is in accordance with the Bologna process, with bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctoral degrees. Acceptance is offered after finishing upper secondary school and meeting general university admissions certification.
Student Association of the Norwegian School of Economics or NHHS is the student union of the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) in Bergen, Norway. All students at the school are members of NHHS, which is divided into 28 groups with another 37 associated groups.
Leif Frode Onarheim was a Norwegian businessperson and politician for the Conservative Party.
Arthur C. Brooks is an American author, public speaker, and academic. Since 2019, Brooks has served as the Parker Gilbert Montgomery Professor of the Practice of Nonprofit and Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School and at the Harvard Business School as a Professor of Management Practice and Faculty Fellow. Previously, Brooks served as the 11th President of the American Enterprise Institute. He is the author of thirteen books, including Build the Life You Want: The Art and Science of Getting Happier with co-author Oprah Winfrey (2023), From Strength to Strength: Finding Success, Happiness and Deep Purpose in the Second Half of Life (2022), Love Your Enemies (2019), The Conservative Heart (2015), and The Road to Freedom (2012). Since 2020, he has written the Atlantic’s How to Build a Life column on happiness.
Torger Reve is a Norwegian economist, Professor at the BI Norwegian Business School and rector of the BI from 1997 to 2005, particularly known for his work on marketing, distribution channels and interorganizational relations.
Leif Birger Methlie is a Norwegian mechanical engineer, organizational theorist, and Professor Emeritus at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). He was rector at NHH from 1990-1995.
Gabriel Robertstad Garcia Benito is a Norwegian economist, Professor of Strategy and International Business and a previous Dean of Doctoral Studies at BI Norwegian Business School, in Oslo, Norway. He is known for his work on foreign direct investments.
Marc Martijn Lankhorst is a Dutch computer scientist, researcher and consultant, known for his publications on enterprise architecture, and as key developer of ArchiMate, a modelling language for enterprise architecture.
Geir Gripsrud is a Norwegian organizational theorist and Professor of Marketing at BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo, known for his work on international marketing, market entry strategy and distribution channels.
Kjell Grønhaug is a Norwegian organizational theorist, management consultant and Professor emeritus of Business Administration at the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration.
Håkan Håkansson is a Swedish organizational theorist, and Professor of International Management at the BI Norwegian Business School, known for his work on business networks.
Sven A. Haugland is a Norwegian organizational theorist and Professor of industrial marketing and strategy at the Norwegian School of Economics, known for his work on marketing in the service industry, and measuring Strategic alliance performance.
Jonas Söderlund is a Swedish organizational theorist and Professor in the Department of Leadership and Organizational Behavior at the BI Norwegian Business School, and author. He is known for his work in the fields of human resource management, project management.