Vidar Schei

Professor Vidar Schei

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Cooperation and Cooperation Processes Team and Team Management Negotiation and Conflict Management


Vidar Schei is a professor in organizational behavior at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). He holds a Master of Science degree from NHH and received his dr.oecon from the Department of Strategy and Management at NHH in 1999.

Vidar Schei’s professional motivation is to help people cooperate effectively. His main interests are in social decision making, including topics such as team and cooperation processes, negotiation and conflict management, and creativity and culture. 

Schei’s work has appeared in a number of journals, including Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Journal of Managerial Psychology, Applied Psychology, and Science.

He has received several awards for his research and teaching. Schei is part of the FOCUS (Future-Oriented Corporate Solutions)-program and the CORE (Cooporation Research)-group at NHH.

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Selected publications

Author(s) Title Publisher
Acar-Burkay, Sinem; Schei, Vidar; Beersma, Bianca; Warlop, Luk You can't ‘fake it till you make it’: Cooperative motivation does not help proself trustees Journal of Experimental Social Psychology Volume 92 (1); 2020
Selart, Marcus; Schei, Vidar; Lines, Rune; Nesse, Synnøve Can Mindfulness be Helpful in Team Decision-Making? A Framework for Understanding How to Mitigate False Consensus European Management Review Volume 17 (4); page 1015 - 1026; 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
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
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