Therese Sverdrup

Vice Rector for Innovation and Development Therese E. Sverdrup

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Teamwork Psychological contract Organizational behavior


Therese E. Sverdrup holds a Master Degree in Organizational Psychology from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), and received her PhD from the department of Strategy and Management at NHH in 2012.

Therese E. Sverdrups professional motivation is to help people cooperate effectively. Her research focuses on leadership, team research, the psychological contract, and collaboration. Sverdrup is part of FOCUS (Future-Oriented Corporate Solutions)-program and the CORE (Cooperation Research)-group at NHH.

She is involved in several of NHHs executive programs, where she teaches team and team leadership as well as organizational psychology topics. Sverdrup also gives lectures to public and private companies on the topics of her research, and contributes to the public debate on her research topics.

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Selected publications

Author(s) Title Publisher
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
Hole, Åse Storhaug; Sverdrup, Therese E. The Influence of Psychological Contracts on Decision-making in Whistleblowing Processes Whistleblowing, Communication and Consequences: Lessons from The Norwegian National Lottery; page 185 - 200; 2020
Schei, Vidar; Sverdrup, Therese E.; Fyhn, Bård Effektive team: Fant Google oppskriften? Psykologisk trygghet i virtuelle team Magma - Tidsskrift for økonomi og ledelse Volume 4; page 73 - 83; 2020
Schei, Vidar; Sverdrup, Therese E.; Andvik, Elisabeth “Let’s get out of here!”: Cognitive motivation and maximizing help teams solving an escape room. Frontiers in Psychology Volume 11 (7 pages); 2020
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