Vidar Schei

Professor Vidar Schei

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Strategy and Management
Organisation and Management Team and Team Management Negotiation and Conflict Management Cooperation and Cooperation Process


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. In particular, he has examined the effects of mixed social motives in negotiations, i.e. if individualists and cooperators can work constructively together.

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 HQC (High Quality Connections) research group at NHH.

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Selected publications

Author(s) Title Publisher
Schei, Vidar, Rognes, Jørn Kjell Påvirker kjønn forhandlinger? Magma - Tidsskrift for økonomi og ledelse (2), page 44 - 49, 2017
Sverdrup, Therese E., Schei, Vidar, Tjølsen, Øystein Andreas Expecting the Unexpected: Using Team Charters to Handle Disruptions and Facilitate Team Performance Group Dynamics Volume 21 (1), page 53 - 59, 2016
Schei, Vidar, Sverdrup, Therese, Lund, Jørgen, Riise, Sandra Fra transaksjon til relasjon : eventyret om regnskapsføreren som ingen kunne skremme Magma - Tidsskrift for økonomi og ledelse Volume 18 (7), page 24 - 33, 2015
Schei, Vidar, Nerbø, Ida The Invisible Learning Ceiling: Informal Learning Among Preschool Teachers and Assistants in a Norwegian Kindergarten Human Resource Development Quarterly Volume 26 (3), page 299 - 328, 2015
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