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Førsteamanuensis
Eric Christian Brun { "honorific-suffix": "Førsteamanuensis", "fn": "Eric Christian Brun", "tel": "Telefon: 51831574", "email": "eric.brun@uis.no" }

Avdeling/enhet Det teknisk- naturvitenskapelige fakultet
Institutt/senter Institutt for industriell økonomi, risikostyring og planlegging
Rom KE D-430

Utdanning

2010                Ph.D., Department of Industrial Economics and Technology Management,
                       Norwegian University of Technology and Natural Sciences (NTNU), Norway.                                             

1980                 M.Sc. (Siv.ing) , Faculty of General Sciences, Department of Physics.
Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTH), Trondheim, Norway.

1993                 Psychology, Basic Studies, University of Bergen, Norway.

Forskningsområder

Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

Project Management

Operations Management

Utvalgte publikasjoner

Brun, E. (2016) ?Ambidexterity and Ambiguity: The Link between Ambiguity Management and Contextual Ambidexterity in Innovation.? International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management.

Brun, E. (2015)."On Ambiguity Tolerance (AT) and Roles in New Product Development Teams: Towards a Nuanced Understanding of AT." International Journal of Innovation Management.

Sætre, A. S. and E. Brun (2013). ?Ambiguity and learning in the innovation process: Managing exploitation-exploitation by balancing creativity and constraint revisited.? International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management 10(4).

Sætre, A.S., J. Daley and E. Brun (2012). ?Killing Mushrooms: The Realpolitik of Terminating Innovation Projects.? International Journal of Innovation Management 16(5).

Sætre, A.S. and E. Brun (2012). "Strategic management of innovation: Managing exploration-exploitation by balancing creativity and constraint." International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management.

Brun, E. and A. S. Sætre (2009). "Managing Ambiguity in New Product Development." Creativity and Innovation Management 18(1): 24-34.

Brun, E., A. S. Sætre, et al. (2009). "Classification of Ambiguity in New Product Development Projects." European Journal of Innovation Management 12(1): 62-85.

Sætre, A. S., E. Brun, and M. Gjelsvik (2009). Håndtering av tvetydighet i de tidligste fasene i innovasjonsprosessen. In A. Aspelund, Ø. Moen, A. S. Sætre, R. Sørheim & Ø. Widding (Eds.), Teknologibasert nyskapning i Norge (pp. 105-123). Trondheim: Tapir akademisk forlag.

Brun, E. and A. S. Sætre (2008). "Ambiguity Reduction in New Product Development Projects." International Journal of Innovation Management 12(4): 573-596.

Brun, E., A. S. Sætre, et al. (2008). "Benefits of Ambiguity in New Product Development." International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management 5(3): 303-319.

Pågående forskning

Development and testing of new theoretical models for company startup processes in incubators.  This is a participative research project with iPark following van de Vens model of "Engaged Scholarship", involving field work with the startup companies and iPark Incubator's senior advisors. 

 

 

      

Arbeidserfaring

2014                  Associate Professor, Department of Industrial Economics, Risk Management and Planning, University of Stavanger.

2013 - 2014     Head of Department, Department of Industrial Economics, Risk Management and Planning, University of Stavanger.

2010 - 2013     Associate Professor, University of Stavanger, UiS Business School.
Lecturing and research within project management and innovation management.

2010 -  2013   Guest lecturer, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Department of industrial economics and technology management.

2002 - 2010       Assistant Professor, University of Stavanger, Department of Business Studies.
Lecturing and research within innovation management.

2001 - 2002    Lecturer, Stavanger University College.

Lecturing in subjects: marketing, strategy and operations management

1998 - 2001     Product Group Manager, Laerdal Medical.

Product Management responsibilities, including development and global marketing of products within emergency medicine.  Line management responsibility.

1995 ? 1998    Senior researcher, RF-Rogaland Research, Sector for Environment and Business development

Research within business and industry development. Responsible for RF?s participation in the European Union?s   ?EU Innovation Relay Center?, as part of EU?s Innovation program for technology transfer under EU?s 4th Framework Program.

1989 ? 1995    Product Manager, Laerdal Medical

Product Management  responsibilities, including development and global marketing of products within emergency medicine.  Board member of Laerdal?s fund for continued education of employees.

1988 ? 1989    Senior Personnel Consultant, AS Norske Shell. 

1983 ? 1988    System Consultant and System Team Leader,  AS Norske Shell, IT-department.

Responsibilities included development and user support of software for geophysical, seismic and geological applications   

1982 - 1983    Fellowship in computer technology at Rogaland College.

Participation in development of drilling simulator. 

1980 ? 1981    Researcher in biotechnology, SINTEF, dept of Technical Chemistry.

Participation in industrial research  project to develop fermentation techniques for pharmaceutical production.

 

 

Vitenskapelige publikasjoner (fra CRISTin)

  • Brun, Eric Christian; Sætre, Alf Steinar; Gjelsvik, Martin (2010). Understanding and Managing Ambiguity in New Product Development. NTNU. ISBN 9788247120903. 228 s.
  • Brun, Eric Christian; Risbakken, Sebastian (2014). Towards a process model of new venture development in business incubators; An example of university–industry research collaboration. Universitetet i Stavanger; 2014-10-16 - 2014-10-17.
  • Sætre, Alf Steinar; Harrison, J. Richard; Brun, Eric Christian (2014). Innovation strategy and the management of ambiguity: A simulation approach. EGOS; 2014-07-03 - 2014-07-05.
  • Brun, Eric Christian (2012). Effectuation - en ny tilnærming til entreprenørskap. iPark Inkubator; 2012-10-08.
  • Brun, Eric Christian (2012). Eric Ries' teori om "The Lean Startup". iPark Inkubator; 2012-10-15.
  • Brun, Eric Christian (2012). Innovasjon og usikkerhet. ABB Robotics; 2012-03-09.
  • Brun, Eric Christian (2012). Roller i innovasjonsprosesser. iPark Inklubator; 2012-06-25.
  • Brun, Eric Christian (2011). Ambiguity - a useful component of "fuzziness" in new product development. Academic Conferences; 2011-09-15 - 2011-09-16.
  • Brun, Eric Christian (2011). Ambiguity Management as an Underlying Process of Contextual Ambidexterity in Innovation. European Academy of Management; 2011-06-01 - 2011-06-04.
  • Brun, Eric Christian (2011). Ambiguity Tolerance and Roles in NPD Teams. European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management; 2011-06-06 - 2011-06-07.
  • Brun, Eric Christian (2011). Effektivitet og kreativitet: Vanskelig å kombinere, men helt nødvendig for innovasjon. NCE Culinology; 2011-11-08.
  • Brun, Eric Christian (2011). Kommunikasjon i innovative team. Gand Rotary klubb; 2011-03-14.
  • Brun, Eric Christian (2011). The usefulness of ambiguity as a component of "fuzziness" in new product development. University of Stavanger; 2011-09-26 - 2011-09-28.
  • Brun, Eric Christian; Krane, Hans Petter (2011). Usikkerhetsstyring og innovasjon - hvor er eierperspektivet og evnen til å se nye muligheter? Fra to doktorgradsstudier. Norsk Senter for Prosjektledelse; 2011-09-29.
  • Harrison, J. Richard; Sætre, Alf Steinar; Brun, Eric Christian (2010). Innovation Strategy and the Management of Ambiguity. Faculty of Applied Economics; 2010-06-18.
  • Harrison, J. Richard; Brun, Eric Christian; Sætre, Alf Steinar (2009). Effects of ambiguity in new product development. University of Arizona; 2009-09-23 - 2009-09-24.
  • Gjelsvik, Martin; Brun, Eric Christian; Sætre, Alf Steinar (2008). Competitive advantage through the management of ambiguity as a dynamic capability. CINet; 2008-09-05 - 2008-09-09.
  • Gjelsvik, Martin; Brun, Eric; Sætre, Alf Steinar (2008). COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE THROUGH THE MANAGEMENT OF AMBIGUITY AS A DYNAMIC CAPABILITY. 2008-09-08 - 2008-09-09.
  • Brun, Eric Christian; Sætre, Alf Steinar (2007). A model for ambiguity reduction at the front end of new product development projects. European Institute for Advanced Studies of Management; 2007-06-10 - 2007-06-12.
  • Brun, Eric Christian; Sætre, Alf Steinar (2007). Ambiguity as strategy at the front end of new product development projects. European Institute for Advanced Studies of Management; 2007-06-10 - 2007-06-12.
  • Brun, Eric Christian; Sætre, Alf Steinar (2007). Managing Ambiguity in New Product Development Projects. CINet; 2007-09-07 - 2007-09-11.
  • Brun, Eric; Sætre, Alf Steinar (2007). A model for ambiguity reduction in new product development projects. 2007-06-11 - 2007-06-12.
  • Brun, Eric; Sætre, Alf Steinar (2007). Benefits of sustaining ambiguity in new product development projects. 2007-06-11 - 2007-06-12.
  • Brun, Eric; Sætre, Alf Steinar (2007). Managing Ambiguity in New Product Development Projects. 2007-09-07 - 2007-09-11.
  • Brun, Eric Christian; Sætre, Alf Steinar (2006). Towards a taxonomy of ambiguity at the fuzzy front end of new product development. European Institute for Advanced Studies of Management; 2006-06-12 - 2006-06-13.
  • Brun, Eric; Sætre, Alf Steinar (2006). Towards a Taxonomy of Ambiguity at the Fuzzy Front End of New Product Development. 2006-06-12 - 2006-06-13.
  • Laugen, Bjørge Timenes; Brun, Eric; Acur, Nuran; Boer, Harry; Frick, Jan (2003). How are the NPD practices in the highest performing companies?. 2003-06-10 - 2003-06-11.
  • Brun, Eric (2002). New Models for Product Development - Case Study and start of a PhD project. 2002-08-14 - 2002-08-16.
  • Hansen, Poul Kyvsgård; Brun, Eric; Sun, Hongyi (2002). Challenging Existing Product Development Models. 2002-08-01 - 2002-08-02.