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Associate Professor
Thomas Laudal { "honorific-suffix": "Associate Professor", "fn": "Thomas Laudal", "tel": "Telephone: +47 51833722", "email": "" }

Faculty UiS Business School
Department Department of Innovation, Management and Marketing
Room EOJ SV-220

Supervision and other appointments during lock-down period (March 2020 =>)

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Research fields

The relationship between business and political authority, sustainable business practices, social impact of ICT.

Research in progress

Methods for measurinig how businesses' increase entropy through their production of public goods.

Public attention as driver of public innovation

Patient initiated innovations in the hospital sector.

Work experience

The Norwegian Ministry of Industry (EU/DG XV in Brussels)

Achilles AS

Directorate of Public Management (Dep. of Int. Affaires).

International Research Institute of Stavanger (today NORCE)

Agder Research (Agderforskning)

Scientific publications (from Cristin)

  • Laudal, Thomas; Mikkelsen, Aslaug (2016). Strategisk HRM 2. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISBN 9788202522902. 570 p.
  • Carson, Siri Granum; Kosberg, Norunn Merete; Skauge, Tom; Laudal, Thomas (2015). Etikk for beslutningstakere. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISBN 978-82-0238330-5. 450 p.
  • Dyrstad, Sindre Mikal; Giske, Rune; Laudal, Thomas (2014). Talenter mot toppen. Et videregående skoletilbud for morgendagens toppidrettsutøvere. Rogaland Idrettskrets / TMT. 33 p.
  • Frick, Jan; Laudal, Thomas; Solheim, Audun M. (2014). ITRACT Pilotsurvey, The use of apps for bus traffic in the Stavanger region. Universitetet i Stavanger. 13 p.
  • Laudal, Thomas; Mikkelsen, Aslaug (2014). HMS, etikk og internasjonale perspektiver. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISBN 978-82-02-45142-4. 637 p.
  • Laudal, Thomas; Mikkelsen, Aslaug (2014). Strategiskt HRM, bind 01. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISBN 978820239478-3. 343 p.
  • Mikkelsen, Aslaug; Laudal, Thomas (2014). Strategisk HRM 2. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. ISBN 9788202451424. 640 p.
  • Laudal, Thomas (2011). Determinants and Impacts of Corporate Social Responsibility: A Market Centric Approach. Universitetet i Stavanger. ISBN 978-82-7644-446-9. 289 p.
  • Langhelle, Oluf; Blindheim, Bjørn-Tore; Blomgren, Atle; Fitjar, Rune Dahl; Laudal, Thomas (2009). Conceptions of Corporate Social Responsibility. Case: The Clothing Business. International Research Institute of Stavanger. 367 p.
  • Langhelle, Oluf; Blindheim, Bjørn-Tore; Laudal, Thomas; Blomgren, Atle; Fitjar, Rune Dahl (2009). Conceptions of Corporate Social Responsibility Case: The Clothing Business. International Research Institute of Stavanger. 388 p.
  • Blomgren, Atle; Laudal, Thomas (2007). Evaluering av resultatenhetsmodellen i Time kommune. International Research Institute of Stavanger. 71 p.
  • Ståle, Opedal; Stigen, Inger Marie; Laudal, Thomas; Tovsen, Marit (2003). Flat struktur – er det veien å gå?. Kommuneforlaget AS. ISBN 9788244610131.
  • Ståle, Opedal; Stigen, Inger Marie; Laudal, Thomas (2002). Flat struktur og resultatenheter. Utfordringer og strategier for kommunal ledelse. NIBR-rapport 2002:21. Norsk institutt for by- og regionforskning. ISBN 82-7071-393-7.
  • Iakovleva, Tatiana Aleksandrovna; Laudal, Thomas (2018). Empowering the users - Implications of digitization for innovation and entrepreneurship in healthcare. 2018-02-06 - 2018-02-09.
  • Laudal, Thomas (2018). Patient initiated innovations as drivers for change in hospital. 2018-03-01.
  • Frick, Jan; Laudal, Thomas (2017). Blended learning meeting the demands of increasing student diversity. University of Central Florida; 2017-06-01 - 2017-06-02.
  • Frick, Jan; Laudal, Thomas (2016). Blended learning in a transnational approach. NTNU; 2016-06-17 - 2016-06-22.
  • Laudal, Thomas (2015). Coping with increasing entropy and a lot of social constructs. 2015-08-16 - 2015-12-31.
  • Bjaalid, Gunhild; Laudal, Thomas (2013). The use of hairy goals in the hospital sector. UIB; 2013-11-28 - 2013-11-29.
  • Laudal, Thomas (2010). CSR: A joint responsibility of firms and governments for a corporate impact. NTNU; 2010-12-01 - 2010-12-02.
  • Laudal, Thomas (2010). Faglig sneverhet.
  • Laudal, Thomas (2010). Klesbransjen: Kyniske profittjegere eller allierte i miljøpolitikken?. Norges Forskningsråd; 2010-09-28.
  • Laudal, Thomas (2010). Rising Externality Costs, A Driver of CSR? Case: EU legislation on Electric and Electronic Equipment(EEE). Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies; 2010-04-29.
  • Laudal, Thomas (2010). Snevert om plastgjenvinning.
  • Laudal, Thomas (2009). Determinants of a strong CSR Impact. Case: Multinational European Clothing Retail. University of Vasa; 2009-09-07 - 2009-09-09.
  • Laudal, Thomas (2008). Putting Drivers and Barriers of Corporate Social Responsibility into Context. European Academy of Business in Society; 2008-09-10 - 2008-09-12.
  • Laudal, Thomas (2007). Determining the CSR potential Case: The Norwegian Clothing Business. ISIAM; 2007-04-09 - 2007-04-10.
  • Laudal, Thomas (2005). Implications of Decentralized and Flexible Public Entities. Norsk Statsvitenskapelig Forening; 2005-01-05 - 2005-01-07.
  • Laudal, Thomas (2004). The Making of a Horizontal EU Policy on Services of General Interest. EGPA; 2004-09-01 - 2004-09-04.
  • Laudal, Thomas (2002). Regional representasjon i EU og situasjonen for Norge. NOPSA; 2002-08-15 - 2002-08-17.
  • Laudal, Thomas (1998). Forvaltningens internasjonalisering: Er UD's rolle under press?.