Christine B. Meyer

Christine Meyer is Professor in Strategic Change at NHH Norwegian School of Economics and has considerable experience from top positions in public administration and politics. Her research interests are within the area of mergers and acquisitions, strategy formulation and implementation, strategic change and innovation, and qualitative process studies.

Christine holds a Ph.D. from NHH from 1996 and was appointed full professor in 2007. From 1999 to 2001 she was vice-rector for international affairs at NHH. Then she took a step into politics and served as a junior minister in the Norwegian government from 2001 to 2003. She returned to academia before once again taking a political position as commissioner for Finance and then Health and Social Services in her home city Bergen from 2007 to 2011. In 2011 she took office as the General Director for Competition and stayed for four years until she became the General Director for Statistics Norway in 2015. Christine returned to academia in 2017.

Christine´s academic work reflect a long term interest in strategic and organizational change both as an academic and as a politician and top manager. Recently, she has become more focused on how technological change affects organizations and how to formulate strategies and implement change processes in public organizations. 

Her work has appeared in Journal of International Business Studies, British Journal of Management, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, Long Range Planning, Organizational Dynamics and Journal of Change Management.

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Selected publications

Author(s) Title Publisher
Meyer, Christine B. Ikke for å konkurrere: Strategi for fellesskapets tjenere Fagbokforlaget; 2019
Meyer, Christine B.; Altenborg, Ellen Elisabeth A place in space - Unlocking virtual clusters in the gaming industry Voyages of a Scholar: Navigating Companies, Channels, and Clusters; page 161 - 178; 2019
Stensaker, Inger G.; Meyer, Christine B. Change experience and employee reactions: developing capabilities for change Personnel Review Volume 41 (1); page 106 - 124; 2012
Meyer, Christine B. When Radical Reforms Are on the Agenda: Managing Politics in Government Journal of Applied Behavioral Science Volume 48 (2); page 194 - 224; 2012
Olsen, Nina Veflen; Menichelli, Elena; Meyer, Christine B.; Næs, Tormod Consumers liking of private labels. An evaluation of intrinsic and extrinsic orange juice cues Appetite Volume 56 (3); page 770 - 777; 2011
Meyer, Christine B.; Altenborg, Ellen Incompatible strategies in international mergers: the failed merger between Telia and Telenor Journal of International Business Studies Volume 39 (3); page 508 - 525; 2008
Falkenberg, Joyce; Stensaker, Inger; Meyer, Christine; Haueng, Anne Cathrin When Change Becomes Excessive ? Volume 15; 2005
Meyer, Christine; Lien, Lasse B. The road to unsuccessful mergers and acquisitions: Ignoring implicit costs New Persepctives on Organizational Change and Learning Lines, R., Stensaker, I. and Langley, A. (eds.); page 54 - 66; 2005
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