Alexander Madsen Sandvik

Associate Professor Alexander Madsen Sandvik

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Organizational Behaviour


Alexander Madsen Sandvik is a associate professor at the Department of Strategy and Management, NHH.  He holds a bachelor degree in computer science from Bergen University College, Master of Science degree from NHH, and obtained his PhD in Leadership of knowledge workers from the Department of Strategy and Management at NHH in 2011.

Alexander’s research interest is mainly in leadership and organizational behavior, including topics such as transformational leadership, servant leadership, motivation, creativity, knowledge work, culture, climate, work performance and organizational citizenship behavior.

Sandvik is part of the FOCUS (Future-Oriented Corporate Solutions) program and works on research projects in several of the FOCUS firms. At NHH, Alexander is responsible for the master level course: Methodology for master thesis. He is also involved in several of the NHHs Executive programs.

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Selected publications

Author(s) Title Publisher
Croucher, Richard; Sandvik, Alexander Madsen; Gooderham, Paul N.; Michel, Didier The organisational adoption of soft law encouraging joint consultative committees in Mauritius Evidence-based HRM: a Global Forum for Empirical Scholarship Volume 8 (3); page 295 - 314; 2020
Basker, Inger Nordli; Sverdrup, Therese; Schei, Vidar; Sandvik, Alexander Madsen Embracing the duality of consideration and initiating structure: CEO leadership behaviors and small firm performance Leadership & Organization Development Journal Volume 41 (3); page 449 - 462; 2020
Sandvik, Alexander Madsen The Double-Edged Sword of Serving: Servant Leadership, Motivational Climate, and Small Firm Performance Academy of Management Proceedings; 2020
Sandvik, Alexander Madsen; Whiting, Steven; Larsen, Arne Seglem Hvordan "mission" motiverer ansatte til gode prestasjoner Magma - Tidsskrift for økonomi og ledelse (7); page 71 - 76; 2019
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