Gillian Warner-Søderholm

USN School of Business
Department of Business, Strategy and Political Sciences
Campus Drammen ()
Dr. Gillian Warner-Søderholm is head of the department. She also holds the position of Professor, and teaches on a number of programs in intercultural communication, international business, Scandinavian culture, study strategies, negotiations, and presentations at BI Norwegian Business School.

Responsibilities

Competences

Some Highlights and Awards
 GLOBE Project: Excellence in Cross Cultural Data Collection 2020
 International Committee evaluation: Professor Competent, 2018
 EFMD award: Top Masters Program 2017: Cultural Understanding and Security Management
 Nominated top 10 international women in business in Norway 2016 (and 2013)
 Top Symposium award at AOM Vancouver, Canada, 2015
 Distinguished top 3 paper award at IAB conference, Washington, USA, 2012
 Distinguished top 10 doctorate thesis award: EDAMBA 2011
 2009/2010 lecturer of the year: Norwegian School of Management BI Drammen
 2003/2004 & 2009, lecturer of the year: Norwegian School of Management BI Buskerud
 2003/2004 National lecturer of the year: Norwegian School of Management BI
 2004 lecturer of the year: Norwegian school of trade and management

CV

Publications

Publications: (i) Scientific journals:
Warner-Søderholm, Minelgaité and Littrell (2020). From LBDQXII to LBDQ50: Journal of Management Development.
Grenness, T. & Warner-Søderholm, G. (2018) Project GLOBE differences in values and practices
scores - mind the gap: the case of the Nordics. Journal of International Doctoral Research
2018; Vol 7. (1) s. 116-142.
Warner-Søderholm, G., & Søderholm, A. (2018). Ansattes preferanser for lederkommunikasjon:
Finnes det regionale forskjeller i Norge? MAGMA 0418.
Warner-Søderholm, G., Bertsch, A., & Søderholm, A. (2018). Data on social media use related to age,
gender and trust constructs of integrity, competence, concern, benevolence and identification.
Data-in-Brief. 696-699.
Paik, Y., Warner‐Søderholm, G., & Huse, M. (2018). In search of an institutional framework for
anticorruption: Lessons from Scandinavia. Thunderbird International Business Review.
Littrell, R. F., Warner-Søderholm, G., Minelgaite, I., Ahmadi, Y., Dalati, S., Bertsch, A., & Kuskova,
V. (2018). Explicit preferred leader Behaviours across cultures: Instrument development and
validation. Journal of Management Development, 37(3), 243-257.
Warner-Søderholm, G., Bertsch, A., Sawe, E., Lee, D., Wolfe, T., Meyer, J., ... & Fatilua, U. N.
(2017). Who trusts social media? Computers in Human Behavior, 81, 303-315.
Nguyen, H, Bertsch, A, Warner-Søderholm, G., Ondracek, J. (2017). Understanding cultural factors which affect women serving on boards of Directors. International Research Journal of Human Resources and Social Sciences. Vol. 4, Issue 1.
Warner-Soderholm, G., & Cooper, C. (2016). Be Careful What You Wish for: Mapping Nordic Cultural Communication Practices & Values in the Management Game of Communication. International Journal of Business and Management, 11(11), 48.
Seierstad, C., Warner-Søderholm, G., Torchia, M., & Huse, M. (2017). Increasing the number of women on boards: The role of actors and processes. Journal of Business Ethics, 141(2), 289-315.
Warner-Søderholm, G., Kriger, M. (2014). The Art of Dealing with Religious and Cultural Diversity in the Classroom. International Journal of Business and Management. Volume 9. (10) s. 149-160
Warner-Søderholm, G., Bertsch, A., Saeed, M., & Abdullah, ABM (2014) Doing Business in Norway: An International Perspective. International Journal of Economics and Management Science.
Bertsch, A., Warner-Søderholm, G. (2013) Exploring Societal Cultural Values and Human Rights & Development, Sage Open, July-September 2013: 1–12, *Sage, ISSN: 2158-2440 .
http://sgo.sagepub.com/content/3/3/2158244013502988.full.pdf+html
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2013). Beyond a Literature Review of Hall’s Context Dimension: Scale Development, Validation & Empirical Findings within a Norwegian Study. International Journal or Business and Management.
Bang, T. & Warner-Søderholm, G. (2013). The role of PR in Norway today: How far have we come? (2013) Communication Director.
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2012). Culture Matters: Norwegian Cultural Identity within a Scandinavian Context. Sage Open. DOI: 10.1177/2158244012471350.
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2012). Was the Grass Trampled When the Two Elephants Fought?
Measuring Societal Cultures: Project Globe vs. Hofstede. Journal of International Doctoral Research. 1 (1).
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2012). Understanding Perceptions of Cultural and Intracultural Societal Practices and Values of Norwegian Managers. EDAMBA Journal. 2012
Warner-Søderholm (2012). But we're not all Vikings! Nordic societal cultural practices. Journal of Intercultural Communication. 29.
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2010). Cultural Mindfulness in the Business English Classroom. Språk og Språkundervisning 43 (1). 30-36.
Warner-Søderholm, G (2010). Kommunikasjon og Kultur: Regionale Forskjeller i Foretningskultur i Norge. MAGMA 13 (3).
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2007). Respectful Pluralism: Appreciating the Diversity of Religious-Based Values Within a Coaching Environment. In Sprache, Kultur und Zielgruppen (pp. 325-336). DUV.
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2007). To evaluate or not to evaluate (our teaching) that is the question. Inspirasjonsdag for forelesere–papers Innhold, 9.
Manuscripts under review:
Warner-Søderholm , G. Minelgaite, I., Blažytė, G. and Littrell, R. (2020). Ethnicity in Social Science Research: to ask or not to ask, that is the question: under review: Journal of Sociological Methods and Research (NSD 2)
Wong, S. Gassner, S, Bertnzen, M. Warner-Søderholm, W (2020). The negative impact of perceived isolation in distributed teams and its possible remedies. Organizational Behavior (NSD 2)
Manuscripts to be submitted February 2021:
Warner-Søderholm et al. (2019). What matter sin getting women on boards: to be re-submitted to Business and Society, post writing PDW at ESADE 2019. (NSD2).
Ljubica, J., Littrell, R., Warner-Søderholm, G. & Minelgaite I. (2020). Empower me or not: to be submitted to Employee relations.
Manuscripts under development
Monzani, L., Wong, S. Warner-Søderholm, Van Dick, R., Lipponen, J., Haslam, A. & Steffens, N. (2020). Identity Entrepreneurship, LMX, and Innovative Work Behavior
(ii) Books / book chapters/ compendia:
Warner-Søderholm, G & Grenness, I: Kommunikasjon og ytringsfrihet i organisasjoner. Cappelen Damm Akademisk 2016 ISBN 9788202482237. s. 66-91 BI
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2014) Standing on the shoulders of giants or seeing the emperor’s new clothes? Project GLOBE’s place in intercultural communication theories in: Paradigm shifts in intercultural studies Cambridge Scholarly Publications. https://books.google.no/books?hl=no&lr=&id=_pJJDAAAQBAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PA63&ots=HJ3mvhcKbY&sig=hdS3ZBEFuoFbdojeJC8TWzCYpy4&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q&f=false
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2008). Face-Work within Interpersonal Communication. In: Spanning Cultures, Change and Challenges (A. Usluata (Ed.). T.C. Yeditepe. Istanbul: University Publications. 189-209.
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2007). Diversity of Religious-Based values within a Coaching Environment. In: Sprache, Kultur og Zielgruppen. Neundorff,D and Schmidt, C. (Eds.).326-336.
(iii) Academic Conference Papers:
Warner-Søderholm, G., Minelgaite, I, Littrell, R & Ljubica, J. (2020). Are Leadership Traits Drivers
of Sustainability Values: Does National Culture Matter? AMEC Conference. HSE, St.
Petersburg.
Littrell, R., Ljubica, J., Warner-Søderholm, G. & Minelgaite I. (2020). Response Set as a Cross-Cultural
Variable: Recent Empirical Data from Cross National Samples. AMEC Conference. HSE, St.
Petersburg.
Castro, L., Bones, E. & Warner-Søderholm, G. (2020). How to get published in top US journals. Symposium AOM, Online.
Wong, S., Giesner, S., Berntzen, M. & Warner-Søderholm (2019). When feeling isolated working in distributed teams: its antecedents and consequences.
Castro, L., Bones, E. & Warner-Søderholm, G. (2019). How to get published in top US journals. Symposium AOM, Chicago.
Wong, S., Warner-Søderholm, G., Monzani, L. & Rolf van Dick. (2019). Identity Entrepreneurship and Innovative Behavior: A Comparison between Scandinavian and Anglo-Saxon Contexts. EAWOP Conference, Turin, Italy
Littrell, R. Warner-Søderholm, G. & Minelgaité, I. (2019). Exploring gender differences in culturally preferred leadership: Northern Europe. Symposium, EURAM. Lisbon, Portugal.
Littrell, R.,Warner-Søderholm, G. & Minelgaité, I. (2018). Preferred Leadership across Cultures: Northern Europe. Symposium, EURAM. Reykjavik, Iceland
Castro, Bones & Warner-Søderholm.(2018). How to get published in top US journals. Symposium AOM, Chicago.
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2017). Multiple Macro Factors and WoB. Presentation at Nordic AOM, Bodø.
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2017). Driving Faculty Development. Presentation at AOM, Atlanta.
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2016). Keys to managing your HoD. Presentation at AOM, Calif.
Warner-Søderholm, G., Cooper, C. (2015). Culture matters in Strategic Communication Mapping Nordic Cultural and Communication Practices, Academic Paper Presentation Euprera Conference, 2015, Oslo
Gabaldom, P., Seierstad, C. Torchia, M. Huse, M, Warner-Søderholm, G. (2016): Women on Boards: understanding mechanisms across contexts. Symposium Paper Presentation. Academy of Management, Florida, USA,
Seierstad, C. Torchia, M. Huse, M, & Warner-Søderholm, G. (2015): Increasing the Number of Women on Boards: understanding antecedents Paper Presentation. Academy of Management, Vancouver, Florida
Seierstad, C. Torchia, M. Huse, M, Warner-Søderholm, G. (2013): Increasing the Number of Women on Boards: The Role of Actors and Processes, Academic Paper Presentation. Academy of Management, Florida, USA,
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2014). Women on Boards Workshop Conference, Exploring relationships between culture and board diversity. Academic Presentation, WOB workshop, Oslo, Norway.
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2014). Exploring the work of key actors in boardroom quotas.
Academic Presentation, IJDR Centre Colloquium, Oslo Norway.
Seierstad, C. Torchia, M. Huse, M, &Warner-Søderholm, G. (2013): Women on to boards of directors: international consequences of the Norwegian gender balance law, Academic Paper Presentation. Academy of Management, Florida, USA,
Seierstad, C. Torchia, M. Huse, M, Warner-Søderholm, G. (2013) Women on to boards of directors: the snowball starting in Norway, Academic Presentation. Women on Boards Workshop Conference, Oslo, Norway.
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2013). Exploring if culture matters in gender equality and boardroom quotas. Academic Presentation, IJDR Centre Colloquium, Oslo Norway.
Warner-Søderholm, G., Bertsch, A., Saeed, M., & Abdullah, ABM (2013) Doing Business in Norway: An International Perspective, Academic Presentation and Refereed Proceedings, 23rd International Business Research Conference, November 18 – 20, 2013, World Business Institute, Melbourne, Australia, pages 1-13, ISBN: 978-1-922069-36-8
Bertsch, A. & Warner-Søderholm, G. (2012). Updating Cross Cultural Management: Exploring the Relationships between Cultural Values and Gender Inequality Practices. Academic presentation, Conference for IAB: Association of International Business, Washington, USA
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2012). Standing on the shoulders of Giants: a critique of Hofstede, Academic Presentation, Nordic Intercultural Communication Conference, Helsinki, Finland.
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2011). Exploring reliability and validity in Hofstede’s VSM08.Academic Presentation, IJDR Centre Colloquium, Oslo Norway.
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2011). But We’re not all Vikings. Academic Presentation, Nordic Intercultural Communication Conference, Oslo, Norway.
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2011). Culture Matters, Academic Presentation, Nordic Academy of Management Conference, Stockholm, Sweden.
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2010). The End Game. Academic Presentation, IJDR Centre Colloquium, Wisconson, USA.
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2009). Paradigm mapping cultural studies, Academic Presentation, Nordic Intercultural Communication Conference, Iceland,
Schmidt, C. M., & Neuendorff, D. (2007). Sprache, Kultur und Zielgruppen. Bedingungsgrößen für die Kommunikationsgestaltung in der Wirtschaft. Wiesbaden: DUV-Verlag.
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2007). Uncertainty Avoidance & Face-work within Interpersonal Communication, Academic Presentation, Association of Business Communication Conference, Istanbul, Turkey.
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2006). Diversity of Religious-Based values within a Coaching Environment. Academic Presentation, Association of Business Communication Conference, Oslo, Norway.
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2006). Diversity of Religious-Based values in the classroom. Academic Presentation, Nordic Symposium Conference, Åbu. Finland
Selection of popular scientific articles /media articles
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2019).https://www.bi.no/forskning/business-review/articles/2019/03/er-kvinner-den-nye-oljen/
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2019). https://www.bi.no/forskning/business-review/articles/2019/01/leder-vet-du-hvordan-dine-ansatte-onsker-at-du-skal-kommunisere/
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2019). https://finago.com/no/2019/01/09/lonnsom-lederkommunikasjon/
Warner-Søderholm,G. (2018). https://www.inside24.no/tag/gillian-warner-soderholm/
Warner-Søderholm,G.(2018).https://www.bi.no/forskning/business-review/articles/2018/06/lederkommunikasjon-slik-ansatte-vil-ha-det/
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2017). http://nfhforening.no/file/2015/11/INVITATION-TO-SEMINAR-14.12.2015-The-Finnish-Norwegian-Business-Climate-research-result-2.pdf
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2017). Communication for Leaders. G10 tips til god lederkommunikasjon på tvers av kultur https://issuu.com/bi_business_school/docs/communication_for_leaders_2016_e
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2017).#shout out!. Communication for Leaders
https://issuu.com/bi_business_school/docs/communication_for_leaders_2016_e
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2017). Welcome by the co-editor. Communication for Leaders
https://issuu.com/bi_business_school/docs/communication_for_leaders_2016_e
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2017). kan man lykkes med god lederkommunikasjon på tvers av kultur? Næringsforening, Stavanger. http://www.naeringsforeningen.no/ShowFile.ashx?FileInstanceId=31edffc5-1925-418e-a2b5-4ecdb017b2d8
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2017). http://bncc.no/events/bncc-oslo-event-developing-leaders-to-become-proficient-value-creators/
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2017).10 tips til kommunikasjon. Hegnar.no http://www.hegnar.no/Nyheter/Jobb-karriere/2017/09/Ti-tips-til-kommunikasjon-paa-tvers-av-kulturer
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2016). Communication for Leaders Sier du det du mener på jobben? https://issuu.com/bi_business_school/docs/communication_for_leaders_2016_e
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2016).Ytringsfrihet på jobben. Communication for Leaders
https://issuu.com/bi_business_school/docs/communication_for_leaders_2016_2__e
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2016). https://www.bi.no/forskning/business-review/articles/2016/09/grunner-til-a-holde-kjeft/
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2016). Welcome by the co-editor. Communication for Leaders
https://issuu.com/bi_business_school/docs/communication_for_leaders_2016_e
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2016). kommunikasjondebatt. Slik er nordlendingen, vestlendingen og østlendingen på jobb https://www.an.no/kommunikasjon/debatt/slik-er-nordlendingen-vestlendingen-og-ostlendingen-pa-jobb/s/5-4-323452
Warner-Søderholm, G. & Joynt, P. (2015) Reflections from the editors. Journal of International Doctoral Research
Warner-Søderholm, G. & Joynt, P. (2015) Reflections from the editors. Journal of International Doctoral Research. https://www.idrcentre.org/
Warner-Søderholm, G. & Joynt, P. (2015) Reflections from the editors. Journal of International Doctoral Research
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2015). BICCI senter.Kultur Krajs på kulturtoppen https://centreforcreativeindustries.wordpress.com/category/organisasjonskultur/
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2015). Norwegian-Finnish climate . NorskFinsk forening. http://norskfinsk.org/arrangement/new-research-on-the-business-culture-climate-in-finland-and-norway/?lang=norsk//
Warner-Søderholm, G. & Joynt, P. (2014) Reflections from the editors. Journal of International Doctoral Research. https://www.idrcentre.org/
Warner-Søderholm, G ( 2014). Likestilling=god for samfunnet Forskning.no https://forskning.no/land-og-regioner-likestilling-menneskerettigheter-naeringsliv/2014/08/likestilling-gode-samfunn
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2013) Finner, svensker og dansker møkk lei norsk selvskryt. Nettavisen https://www.nettavisen.no/na24/3555423.html
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2013). Be Nordmen demper seg. Dagensnæringsliv https://www.dn.no/nyheter/naringsliv/2013/01/23/ber-nordmenn-dempe-seg
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2013) 4 typer ledere. Forskning.no.https://forskning.no/arbeid-ledelse-og-organisasjon-kommunikasjon-abc-i-naeringsliv-sosiale-relasjoner/2013/01/fire-typer
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2013). 4-typer sjefer. Ledelse https://www.business.dk/ledelse/fire-typer-vikinge-chefer
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2013). 3 gode grunner å jobbe i Norge. Aftenposten https://www.aftenposten.no/okonomi/i/oRg2R/Tre-gode-grunner-til-a-jobbe-i-Norge
Warner-Søderholm, G. & Bertsch, A.(2012). EU commission report on Gender Equality http://cordis.europa.eu/news/rcn/35374_en.html
Warner-Søderholm, G. , Farbrot, A. & Bertsch, A.(2012). Culture that promotes gender Equality. Science Nordic. http://sciencenordic.com/culture-promotes-equal-opportunities
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2012). Verdens Gang. https://www.vg.no/nyheter/innenriks/i/mkeRq/få-toppkarakter-på-eksamen
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2012). P4. Norske ledere må øve på engelsk! Norske ledere må lære seg bedre engelsk for ikke å sette avtaler på spill, advarer BI-forsker. http://www.p4.no/nyheter/--norske-ledere-ma-ove-pa-engelsk/artikkel/613236/
https://issuu.com/bi_business_school/docs/communication_for_leaders_2016_e
Warner-Søderholm, G. (2011). Hvor god er norsk ledere på spark? E4 https://e24.no/jobb/norske-ledere-tror-de-er-gode-nok-i-spraak/20114469