Eirik Sjåholm Knudsen

Associate Professor Eirik Sjåholm Knudsen

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Strategy and Management
Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition Economics Strategy Business cycles Human capital


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
Lien, Lasse B., Knudsen, Eirik Sjåholm, Baardsen, Tor Øyvind Strategiboken Fagbokforlaget, 2016
Knudsen, Eirik Sjåholm, Lien, Lasse B. Hire, Fire, or Train: Innovation and Human Capital Responses to Recessions Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal Volume 9 (4), page 313 - 330, 2015
Knudsen, Eirik Sjåholm, Foss, Kirsten The Effect of Recessions on firms boundaries Industrial and Corporate Change, 2014
Knudsen, Eirik Sjåholm, Lien, Lasse B. Investments in recessions Advances in Strategic Management Volume 31, page 3 - 36, 2014
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