Anne Haugen Gausdal


Faculty of Technology, Natural Sciences and Maritime Sciences
Department of Maritime operations
Campus Vestfold (D3-72A)



  • PhD in Business Economics
  • MSc (Cand. merc) in Strategy and Knowledge Management
  • Cand. mag
  • BSc Bioengineer



A.        Full Length, Fully-Refereed Journal Papers


  1. Elvekrok, I., Veflen, N., Nilsen, E.R. and Gausdal, A.H., (2017) What’s in it for the firm? Innovation benefits from participating in constructed regional triple-helix networks. Regional studies.

    Svare, H. and Gausdal, A.H. (2017) Dynamic Capabilities and Network Benefits. Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Innovation 13(1), 117-146

    Kim, T.E. and Gausdal, A.H. (2017) Leading for safety. A weighted safety leadership model in shipping. Reliability Engineering & System Safety

  2. Gausdal, A.H. and Makarova, J. (2017) Trust and Safety on Board. WMU Journal of Maritime Affairs 16(2),197-217

  3. Nilsen, E.R. and Gausdal, A.H. (2017) The multifaceted role of the network orchestrator - a longitudinal study. International Journal of Innovation Management, 21(6)

  4. Gausdal, A.H., Svare, H. and Möllering, G. Trust, (2016) Why don’t all high-trust networks achieve strong network benefits? A case-based exploration of cooperation in Norwegian SME networks. Journal of Trust Research. 6(2), 194-212.

    Svare, H. and Gausdal, A.H. (2015) Strengthening Regional Innovation Systems through Network-Based Innovation Brokering. Entrepreneurship & Regional Development. 27(9-10), 619-643

  5. Gausdal, A.H., Hildrum, J.M. and Gustavsen, B. (2014) Translating knowing that into knowing how: The case of trust in regional network building. International Journal of Action Research, 10(1), 8-33.

  6. Gausdal, A.H. (2013) Methods for developing Innovative SME Networks. Journal of the Knowledge Economy. 25(1), 15–38.

  7. Gausdal, A.H. and Svare, H. (2013) Individuell versus nettverksbasert kompetansemegling. BETA, Scandinavian Journal of Business Research, 2013 (1), 59-77.

  8. Gausdal, A.H. (2012) Trust Building processes in the Context of Networks. Journal of Trust Research. 2(1), April 2012, 7-30.

  9. Gausdal, A.H. and Hildrum, J. (2012) Facilitating trust building in networks: A study from the water technology industry. Systemic Practice and Action Research, 25(1), 15-38.

  10. Gausdal, A.H. and Nilsen, E. R. (2011) Orchestrating Innovative networks. The case of “HealthInnovation”. Journal of the Knowledge Economy. 2, 586–600.

  11. Gausdal, A.H. (2008) Developing Regional Communities of Practice by Network Reflection: the Case of the Norwegian Electronics Industry. Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, 20(3), 209-235.



15.    Kristiansen, H.T. and Gausdal A.H. (under review) Design-Driven Innovation: A Case Study from the Norwegian Ship-Building Industry. Submitted to FORMakademisk, December 2016


B.        Popular Scientific Journal Paper

  1. Gausdal, A. H. (2008b). Hvordan skape innovative nettverk? Magma, 11(5), 53-63.


C.        Published Books or Parts of Books

  1. Gausdal, A. H. (2016). Trust-building in networks as practical social learning processes. In S. Jagd & L. Fuglsang (Eds.), Trust, Organizations and Social Interaction. Studying Trust as Process within and between Organizations. 125-145. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar (Double blind review)

  2. Gausdal, A.H., Möllering, G., Nilsen, E.R. (2016). Re-focusing the Smart-house network. In: Sydow, J., Schüßler, E., Müller-Seitz, G. (Eds.) Managing Interorganizational Relations – Debates and Cases. 146-153. London: Palgrave Macmillan

  3. Gausdal, A.H. (2014). Managing Trust Building in Public-Private Strategic Alliances. In Managing Public-Private Strategic Alliances ed. T.K. Das (Ed.) The book series Research in Strategic Alliances: 127-150. Information Age Publishing

  4. Olsen, N.V. and Gausdal, A.H. (2014). Strategic Alliances in New Product Development. In Strategic Alliances for Innovation and R&D, T.K. Das (Ed.) The book series Research in Strategic Alliances: 65-83. Information Age Publishing

  5. Gausdal, A.H. (2007) Developing Regional Communities of Practice – The Role of the Regional University. In Bourmistrov and Mellemvik (Eds.) Norwegian-Russian Cooperation in Business Education and Research: Visions and Challenges in Perspectives of the High North. Chap 2. Oslo: Cappelen Akademisk Forlag


D.        Theses

  1. Gausdal, A.H. (2008) Network Reflection – a road to regional learning, trust and innovation. Doctoral thesis, Bodø Graduate School of Business, Bodø, Norway, 266 pages, ISBN: 978-82-92893-04-3

  2. Gausdal, A.H. (2001) Autonomi - veien til motivasjon og kunnskapsutvikling. HVE Rapport 2/2001, Høgskolen i Vestfold. ISBN papirutgave: 82-7860-045-7 digital utgave: 82-7860-046-5 Hovedfagsavhandling. Master thesis