Annelise Ly is Associate Professor at the department of Professional and Intercultural Communication at NHH.
She researches topics related to intercultural business communication, language issues in workplace settings, leadership narratives and diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
She has a multidisciplinary background and works at the intersection of intercultural business communication/cross-cultural management, global leadership and applied linguistics. She was a member of several multidisciplinary research groups: Cross-Border Value Creation (CiBiViCi) at SNF/NHH, FOCUS (Future-Oriented Corporate Solutions) at NHH and EURLING (linguistic complexity of political discourse on European integration) at the University of Bergen.
She has conducted fieldwork in several countries, including China, Korea, India, Norway, Sweden, Germany and France. Coming from a multicultural background, she thrives when cultures and disciplines meet and aims to bridge these effectively.
Her work has been published in international journals and peer-reviewed books. The list of her publications can be found in her CV and on Cristin.
Ly teaches intercultural business communication, global leadership and French language and French society at NHH. She resorts to active learning methods such as Team-Based Learning and flipped classroom. Her teaching is interactive, innovative, and inspired by best practice examples from Harvard Business School (2019), colleagues at NHH and students’ feedback. She was awarded the status of Excellent Teacher Practitioner (merittert underviser) in 2021.
Ly is also engaged in science communication. She has participated in podcasts (Ledertaffel at NHH, NOKUT) and has featured articles and interviews in Dagens Næringsliv, Personal og ledelse, Forskning.no, among others. She also regularly gives talks in companies.
Ly holds a PhD in intercultural communication (2016) from NHH, an International Master in Management (2006) from SKEMA business school (Lille, France), a Master of French from the University of Bergen and a specialisation in teaching French as a foreign language (FLE) (2006) from la Sorbonne University in Paris, France.
Areas of expertise (Norwegian):
Interkulturell kommunikasjon, kulturforståelse, global ledelse, mangfold og inkludering.
Global Leadership, Intercultural Business Communication, French Language and Culture, Chinese Business Culture
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