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Espen Olsen { "honorific-suffix": "Postdoktor", "fn": "Espen Olsen", "tel": "Telefon: 51831678", "email": "espen.olsen@uis.no" }

Avdeling/enhet Det helsevitenskapelige fakultet
Institutt/senter Avdeling for kvalitet og helseteknologi
Rom KE C-220
Tlf priv/mob 92238537

Patient safety and quality in healthcare

Organisational safety

Leadership

Work performance

Work environment

Research methods

Forskningsområder

Utvalgte publikasjoner

Scientific journals nivå 2

Olsen, E., Bjaalid, G., & Mikkelsen, A. (2017). Work climate and the mediating role of workplace bullying related to job performance, job satisfaction, and work ability: A study among hospital nurses. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 73, 2709-2719. 

Olsen, E., Næss, S., & Høyland, S (2015). Exploring relationships between organizational factors and hydrocarbon leaks on offshore platforms. Safety Science*, 80, 301?309.

Dahl, Ø., & Olsen, E. (2013). Safety compliance on offshore platforms: a multi?sample survey on the role of perceived leadership involvement and work climate. Safety Science*, 54, 17?26.

Tharaldsen, J.E., Olsen, E., & Rundmo, T. (2007). A longitudinal study of the safety climate on the Norwegian continental shelf. Safety Science*, 46, 427?439.

* Note: Safety Science was ranked Level 2 journal until 31.12.2016.

Scientific journals nivå 1 

Olsen, E. (2018). Influence from organisational factors on patient safety and safety behaviour among nurses and hospital staff. International Journal of Organizational Analysis, accepted. DOI: 10.1108/IJOA-05-2017-1170

Mikkelsen, A., & Olsen, E. (2018). The influence of change-oriented leadership on work performance and job satisfaction in hospitals - the mediating roles for Learning demands and job involvement. Leadership in Health Services, accepted. DOI: 10.1108/LHS-12-2016-0063

Kines, P., Lappalainen, J., Mikkelsen, K.L., Olsen, E., Pousette, A., Tharaldsen, J., Tómasson, K., Törner, M. (2011). Nordic Safety Climate Questionnaire (NOSACQ?50): A new tool for diagnosing occupational safety climate. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 41, 634?646.

Olsen, E., & Aase, K. (2010). A comparative study of safety climate differences in healthcare and the petroleum industry (2010). Quality and Safety in Health Care. Suppl 3: i75?9.

Olsen, E. (2009). Exploring the possibility of a common structural model measuring associations between safety climate and safety behaviour in health care and the petroleum industry. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 45, 1507?16.

Olsen, E., Bjerkan, A.M., & Nævestad, T.O. (2009). Modelling the effects of a large?scale safety culture program: A combined qualitative and quantitative approach. Journal of Risk Research, 12, 1?21.

Aase, K., Høyland, S., Olsen E., Wiig, S. & Nilsen, S.T. (2008). Patient safety challenges in a case study hospital ? Of relevance for transfusion processes? Transfusion and Aphaeresis Science, 39, 167?172.

Olsen, E. (2007). Ansattes oppfatninger av sikkerhetskulturen ved Stavanger Universitetssjukehus [Workers? perceptions of safety culture at a Norwegian Hospital]. Tidsskrift for den Norske Legeforening, 20, 16?20.

Peer reviewed contributions in books and anthologies

Vatsvaag, N., & Olsen, E. (2017). A study of determinants of perceived tunnel safety among Norwegian road users. In: M. Cepin & R. Bris (Eds.) Safety & Reliability, Theory and Applications (pp. 261-268). London: Taylor & Francis Group.

Jensen, M. T., & Olsen, E. (2017). Health Risk and Risk of Job Insecurity during Organizational Change: The Influence of Learning Demands and Role Ambiguity. In: M. Cepin & R. Bris (Eds.) Safety & Reliability, Theory and Applications (pp. 3051-3056). London: Taylor & Francis Group.

Olsen, E., & Jensen, M.T. (2017). Safety leadership influence on patient safety and the mediating role of unit safety climate. In: L. Walls, M. Revie & T. Bedford (Eds.) Risk, reliability and Safety ? Innovating theory and practice (pp. 1836-1840). London: Taylor & Francis Group.

Olsen, E., & Aase, K. (2012). The challenge of improving safety culture in hospitals: a longitudinal study using hospital survey on patient safety culture. I: 11th International Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management Conference and the Annual European Safety and Reliability Conference 2012, 25-29 June 2012, Helsinki, Finland. Curran Associates, Inc. ISBN 978-1-62276-436-5. (pp. 5929-5936).

Olsen, E., Bjerkan, A.M., & Nævestad, T.O (2007). Dynamics and effects of a large-scale Safety Program ? development and testing of a causality model. In: T. Aven & J. E. Vinnem (Eds.) Risk, reliability and societal safety (pp. 1663-1670). London: Taylor & Francis Group.

Nævestad, T.N., Olsen, E., & Haukelid, K. (2007). The effect of a Safety Program on informal hierarchies and care among workers within oil and gas. In: T. Aven and J.E. Vinnem (Eds.) Risk, reliability and societal safety (pp. 2495-2502). London: Taylor & Francis Group.

Rundmo, T., Tharaldsen, J., & Olsen, E. (2007). Associations between risk perceptions and risk taking behaviour. In: T. Aven and J.E. Vinnem (Eds.) Risk, reliability and societal safety (pp. 1631-1637). London: Taylor & Francis Group.

Olsen, E. (2008). Reliability and validity of the Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture at a Norwegian hospital. In: J. Øvretveit and P. J. Sousa (Eds.). Quality and Safety Improvement Research: Methods and Research Practice from the International Quality Improvement Research Network (QIRN) (pp.173-186). Lisbon: Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública.

Olsen, E. Sykehusansattes oppfatninger av sikkerhetskultur/sikkerhetsklima (2010). In: K. Aase (Eds.). Pasientsikkerhet ? teori og praksis. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget.

Submitted papers

Bjaalid, G., Olsen, E., Mikkelsen, A., & Melberg, K. The mediating role of psychological need dimensions in the relation between institutional stress and job performance: A study among hospital employees. Journal of Managerial Psychology, submitted. 

Olsen, E, & Mikkelsen, A. Antecedents of job performance and task uncertainty among nurses and physicians: The importance of line management and satisfaction of psychological needs. BMC Health Services Research, submitted.

Mikkelsen, A., Øygarden, O., & Olsen, E. The influence from organisational factors on worker outcomes and patient treatment: Validation of a theoretical model across four hospitals. Submitted.

Øygarden, O., Mikkelsen, A., & Olsen, E. Changing to improve? The impact of organizational changes and change oriented leadership on job satisfaction and treatment quality in hospitals. Submitted.

Kjærvoll, L.I., E.S.B., Abrahamsen, Abrahamsen, H.B., Olsen, E., Sollid, S.J.M.  Psychometric properties of the Norwegian version of the Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture in a prehospital environment. BMC Health Services Research, submitted.

Kjærvoll, L.I., Olsen, E, E.S.B., Abrahamsen, & Abrahamsen, H.B., Exploring the possibility of a common structural model measuring associations between multilevel safety climate factors and handovers in the prehospital environment. BMC Health Services Research, submitted.

Haver, A., Olsen, E., & Akerjordet, K. Well-being Among Hotel Managers: A Study On The Influence Of Job Stressors and Reappraisal. International Journal of Hospitality Management, submitted. 

Papers in progress

Haaland, G. H., Olsen, E., & Mikkelsen, A. Determinants of nurses? career choices to become a leader. To be submitted..

Olsen, E, Jensen, M. T, Bjaalid, G., & Mikkelsen, A. An empirical update of organisational bullying antecedents among hospital workers. To be submitted.

Doctoral thesis

Olsen, E. (2009). Safety climate and safety culture in health care and the petroleum industry: psychometric quality, longitudinal change, and structural models. PhD theses: Number 74. University of Stavanger, Norway. 

Pågående forskning

Arbeidserfaring

Vitenskapelige publikasjoner (fra CRISTin)

  • Nævestad, Tor-Olav; Olsen, Espen (2006). Kultur og atferd som tilnærming for å bedre sikkerheten: En evaluering av Kollegaprogrammet. International Research Institute of Stavanger. ISBN 978-82-490-0500-0. 130 s.
  • Wiig, Siri; Aase, Karina; Høyland, Sindre; Olsen, Espen (2005). Pasientsikkerhet - En analyse av feilmeldinger ved SUS. Universitetet i Stavanger.
  • Wiig, Siri; Aase, Karina; Høyland, Sindre; Olsen, Espen (2005). Pasientsikkerhet - Håndtering av feil i helsesektoren. Universitetet i Stavanger.
  • Gundersen, Tonje; Grut, Lisbet; Loeb, Mitchell Elliott; Ruud, Torleif; Eikeland, Tone Bergljot; Nesvåg, Sverre; Olsen, Espen (2004). Rusklienter og tjenester før "rusreformen". En tverrsnittsundersøkelse. SINTEF. ISBN 8214035147. 82 s.
  • Lindøe, Preben; Bakke, Åshild; Olsen, Espen (2002). Hvordan ivareta HMS under omstilling?. RF-Rogalandsforskning. 38 s.
  • Haver, Annie; Olsen, Espen; Akerjordet, Kristin (2018). Well-being Among Hotel Managers: A Study On The Influence Of Job Stressors and Cognitive Reappraisal. 27th, Nordic Symposium on Tourism and Hospitality; 2018-09-24 - 2018-09-28.
  • Olsen, Espen (2018). Har du en modell i magen? Eksempler på anvendt kvantitativ metode og bruk av SEM. SHARE; 2018-01-25.
  • Mikkelsen, Aslaug; Olsen, Espen (2017). Antecedents of job performance and task uncertainty among nurses and physicians: The importance of line management and satisfaction of psychological needs. Proceedings at “Forskningskonferansen i helsetjenesteforskning. Forum for helsetjenesteforskning; 2017-03-14 - 2017-03-15.
  • Mikkelsen, Aslaug; Øygarden, Olaug; Olsen, Espen (2017). The influence from organisational factors on worker outcomes and patient treatment: Validation of a theoretical model across four hospitals.. EHMA; 2017-06-13 - 2017-06-15.
  • Olsen, Espen; Bjaalid, Gunhild; Mikkelsen, Aslaug (2017). An emipirical update of organisational bullying antecedents among hospital workers. ISQUA; 2017-10-01 - 2017-10-03.
  • Olsen, Espen (2016). Urovekkende utvikling i sikkerheten.
  • Olsen, Espen; Bjaalid, Gunhild; Mikkelsen, Aslaug (2016). The mediating role of bullying related to job performance, happiness and health: Exploring influence from job resources and stressors among hospital nurses. UiT; 2016-11-22 - 2016-11-24.
  • Aase, Karina; Olsen, Espen (2006). Sikkerhet i helsevesenet: Teori og praksis - som Jupiter og Mars!. 2006-12-04 - 2006-12-05.