Eirik Sjåholm Knudsen

Associate Professor Eirik Sjåholm Knudsen

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Eirik Sjåholm Knudsen is Associate Professor in Strategy at the Department of Strategy and Management, and a co-founder/core-member of Center for Strategy, Organization and Performance (S T O P) at NHH.

Knudsen’s research focuses on strategic analysis, economic organization, and competitive dynamics, with particular emphasis on how environmental shocks (like economic and financial shocks) affect firms’ behavior and performance. His work has appeared in international journals such as Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Industrial and Corporate Change and Advances in Strategic Management.

He also teaches courses in strategic management at bachelor-, master- and executive level at NHH. 

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Selected publications

Author(s) Title Publisher
Skard, Siv; Knudsen, Eirik Sjåholm; Sjåstad, Hallgeir; Thorbjørnsen, Helge How virtual reality influences travel intentions: The role of mental imagery and happiness forecasting Tourism Management Volume 87; page 1 - 9; 2021
Knudsen, Eirik Sjåholm; Lien, Lasse B.; Timmermans, Bram; Belik, Ivan; Pandey, Sujit Stability in turbulent times? The effect of digitalization on the sustainability of competitive advantage Journal of Business Research Volume 128; page 360 - 369; 2021
Bienz, Carsten Gero; Knudsen, Eirik Sjåholm; Pohl, Walter; Belik, Ivan Artificial Intelligence and Data Regulations. Can stricter privacy laws provide a lifeline for European companies? Magma - Tidsskrift for økonomi og ledelse (8); page 55 - 62; 2019
Knudsen, Eirik Sjåholm; Lien, Lasse B. Hitting the gas or the brake? Recessions and firms' knowledge investments Managerial and Decision Economics (MDE) Volume 40 (8); page 1000 - 1015; 2019
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