Anja Hagen Olafsen

Førsteamanuensis

Handelshøyskolen
Institutt for økonomi, markedsføring og jus
Campus Ringerike (A 410)

Ansvarsområder

 

Undervisning:

  • Arbeids-og organisasjonspsykologi
  • Advanced Survey Data Collection and Multivariate Statistics
  • Forskningsdesign og datastrategi
  • Kvantitativ forskningsmetoder

Veiledning:

  • Bacheloroppgaver
  • Forprosjekt master 
  • Masteroppgaver

Kompetanse

 

Ledelse, arbeidsmotivasjon, forskningsmetoder, kvantitativ datanalyse

CV

 

Formell utdanning:

  • Norges Handelshøyskole, Doktorgrad i strategi og ledelse (Ph.D.)
  • Høgskolen i Buskerud, Siviløkonom
  • Høgskolen i Buskerud, Master i strategi og kompetanseledelse
  • Høgskolen i Buskerud, Bachelor i jus og ledelse

Relevant arbeidserfaring:

  • Førsteamanuensis, Høgskolen i Sørøst-Norge
  • Doktorgradsstipendiat, Høgskolen i Buskerud og Vestfold
  • Sensor, NKI

Utenlandsopphold:

  • UQAM
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Texas Tech University

Råd og utvalg:

  • FOU-utvalget, Høgskolen i Buskerud
  • Sakkyndig komitee, akkreditering av studie i SHRM, Høgskolen i Buskerud og Vestfold

Peer-review:

  • Reviewer for Human Resource Management (August 2014)
  • Reviewer for Personnel Review (April 2015; June 2015; July 2015; November 2015; November 2016)
  • Reviewer for Stress & Health (September, 2016)

Publikasjoner

 

PhD thesis

Olafsen, A. H. (2016). Work motivation through the lens of self-determination theory. PhD Doctoral Thesis, Norwegian School of Economics, Department of Strategy and Management, Bergen. NO 2016/04 ISBN: 978-82-405,0331-4.

 

Peer-reviewed published articles

Pedersen, C., Halvari, H., Olafsen, A. H. (2018). Worksite physical activity intervention, co-worker support somatic symptoms burden: The role of for basic psychological needs and autonomous motivation. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology

Olafsen, A. H. & Frølund, C. W. (2018). Challenge accepted! Distinguishing between challenge- and hindrance demands. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 33(4/5), 345-357.

Olafsen, A. H. (2018). Selvbestemmelsesteorien: Et differensiert perspektiv på motivasjon i arbeidslivet [Self-determination theory: A differentiated view on motivation in the working life]. Magma, (2), 54-61

Olafsen, A. H., Deci, E. L., & Halvari, H. (2018). Basic psychological needs and work motivation: A longitudinal test of directionality. Motivation and Emotion, 42 (2), 178-189.

Olafsen, A. H. & Halvari, H. (2017). Motivational mechanisms in the relation between job characteristics and employee functioning. The Spanish Journal of Psychology, 20.

Olafsen, A. H. Niemiec, C. P., Halvari, H., Deci, E. L., & Williams, G. C. (2017). On the Dark Side of Work: A Longitudinal Analysis using Self-Determination Theory. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 26(2), 275-285.

Olafsen, A. H. (2017). The implications of need-satisfying work climates on state mindfulness in a longitudinal analysis of work outcomes. Motivation and Emotion, 41(1), 22-37.

Deci, E. L., Olafsen, A. H., & Ryan, R. M. (2017). Self-Determination Theory in Work Organizations: The State of a Science. Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, 4 (1).

Halvari, H., Healey, J., Olafsen, A. H., Byrkjeland, R., Deci, E. L., & Williams, G. C. (2016). Physical activity and motivational predictors of changes in health behavior and health among DM2 and CAD patients. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports.

Nilsen, E. R., Olafsen, A. H., Steinsvåg, A. G., Halvari, H., & Grov, E. K. (2016). Stuck between a rock and a hard place: the work situation of nurses as leaders in municipal health care. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare.

Nadeau, J. & Olafsen, A. H. (2015). Country image evaluations and migration intentions. Place Branding and Public Diplomacy, 11 (4), 293-308.

Olafsen, A. H., Halvari, H., Forest, J., & Deci. E. L. (2015). Show them the money? The role of pay, autonomy support, and justice in a self-determination theory model of intrinsic work motivation. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 56 (4), 447-457.

Gagne, M., Forest, J., Vansteenkiste, M., Crevier-Braud, L., Van den Broeck, A., Aspeli, A., Bellerose, J., Benabou, C., Chemolli, E., Güntert, S., Halvari, H. Indiyastuti, D., Johnson, P., Molstad, M., Naudin, M., Ndao, A., Olafsen, A. H., Roussel, P., Wang, Z. N., & Westbye, C. (2015). The multidimensional work motivation scale: Validation evidence in seven languages and nine countries. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 24 (2), 178-196.

Williams, G. C., Halvari, H., Niemiec, C. P., Sorebo, O., Olafsen, & Westbye, C. (2014). A Self-Determination Theory Perspective on the Social-Contextual and Motivational Origins of Somatic Symptom Burden and Its Work-Related Correlates. Work and Stress, 28 (4), 404-419.

Sivertzen, A. M., Nielsen, E. R., & Olafsen, A. H. (2013). Employer branding: Employer attractiveness and the use of social media. Journal of Product and Brand Management, 22 (7), 473-483.  

 

Conference Presentations

Olafsen, A. H. (November 2011). Årsaker til og konsekvenser av arbeidsmotivasjon: Presentasjon av planlagt doktorgradsarbeid [Causes and consequences of work motivation: Presentation of planned PhD-work]. Oral presentation at NEON PhD-colloquium, Oslo, Norway.

Olafsen, A. H. (January 2012). Work-related motivation: A self-determination perspective. Oral presentation at FIBE PhD-colloquium, Bergen, Norway.

Gagné, M., Forest, J., Vansteenkiste, M., Crevier-Braud, L., Van den Broeck, A., Aspeli, A. K., Battistelli, A., Bellerose, J., Benabou, C., Chemolli, E., Güntert, S. T., Halvari, H., Johnson, P., Indiyastuti, D. L., Mans, N., Martin-Albo, J., Molstad, M., Naudin, M., Ntalianis, F., Nuñez, J. L., Olafsen, A. H., Panagopoulou, P., Portoghese, I., Roussel, P., Westbye, C., & Wang, Z. (April 2012). Validation evidence in ten languages for the revised motivation at work scale. Oral presentation accepted for the Institute for Work Psychology (IWP) international conference, Sheffield, UK.

Sivertzen, A. M., Nielsen, E. R., & Olafsen, A. H. (April 2013). Validating the employer attractiveness scale and investigating relations within employer branding, recruiting, corporate reputation and social media. Oral presentation at the 8th Global Brand Conference, Porto, Portugal.

Olafsen, A. H., Halvari, H., Forest, J., & Deci, E. L. (November 2013). Show them the money? The role of pay and justice in a self-determination theory model predicting intrinsic work motivation. Presentation at the 2nd Conference on Motivation, Hønefoss, Norway.

Nadeau, J. & Olafsen, A. H. (April, 2014) The Influence of Country Image in the Migration Decision-Making Process. Presentation at the 9th Global Brand Conference, Hertfordshire, UK.

Olafsen, A. H. (November 2014). The dark side of work: Consequences of need frustration and controlled motivation in a longitudinal analysis of stress, somatization, exhaustion, turnover intentions, and absenteeism. Presentation at the 3rd Conference on Motivation, Hønefoss, Norway. https://www.hbv.no/aktuelt/sprenger-formatet-article129187-6683.html

Olafsen, A. H. (November 2015). Mindfulness in organizations. Presentation at the 4th Conference on Motivation, Hønefoss, Norway. https://min.hbv.no/student/studentinformasjon/tekno-stress-article149111-13261.html

Mathisen, K., & Olafsen, A. H. (November 2015). The links between motivation, well-being, and performance at work: Does mental relaxation from work play a role? Presentation at the 4th Conference on Motivation, Hønefoss, Norway.

Olafsen, A. H. (November 2016). Recovery, motivation, and well-being in work organizations. Presentation at the 5th Conference on Motivation, Hønefoss, Norway.

Armenakyan, A., Nadeau, J., & Olafsen, A. H. (December, 2016). Destination Youth Olympics: Lillehammer Winter Games. International Place Branding Association, London, UK.

Nilsen, E. R. & Olafsen, A. H. (July, 2017). Material aspects of organizing: physical layout and division of labour as barriers to organizational learning and knowledge diffusion. Presentation at the 33rd EGOS Colloquium, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Olafsen, A. H., Niemiec, C. P., Deci, E. L., Halvari, H., Nilsen, E. R., & Williams, G. C. (August, 2017). Coping with job demands and subsequent need frustration at work: The moderating role of employee mindfulness. Presentation at the 24th Nordic Academy of Management Conference, Bodø, Norway.

Frølund, C. W. & Olafsen, A. H. (August, 2017). You are what you dream: Entrepreneurial aspirations and well-being in a self-determination theory perspective. Presentation at the 24th Nordic Academy of Management Conference, Bodø, Norway.

Olafsen, A. H. (November, 2017). Motivational work orientation: A personality approach to motivation in the work domain. Presentation at the 6th Conference on Motivation, Hønefoss, Norway.

Nilsen, E. R., Olafsen, A. H., & Jørgensen, E. J. B. (March, 2018). The show must go on - Resilience, design and proximity in public organizations in transition. Presentation at LAEMOS 2018, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Nilsen, E. R., Olafsen, A. H., & Jørgensen, E. J. B. (May, 2018). The show must go on – the implications of changes in proximity and design in public organizations in transition. Presentation at the 13th Organization Studies Summer Workshop.

Armenakyan, A., Nadeau, J., & Olafsen, A. H. (May, 2018). Youth Olympic Games: Parental perspective in the context of Lillehammer Youth Olympic Games. Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Toronto, Canada.

Olafsen, A. H. & Frølund, C. W. (November, 2018). You are what you dream: Entrepreneurial aspirations and well-being in a self-determination theory perspective. Presentation at the 7th Conference on Motivation, Hønefoss, Norway.

Olafsen, A. H., Nilsen, E. R., & Jørgensen, E. J. B. (November, 2018). Management in Dispersed Organizations - The Influence of Geographical and Professional Distance in a Self-Determination Theory Perspective. Presentation at the 7th Conference on Motivation, Hønefoss, Norway.

 

Poster Presentations

Olafsen, A. H., Halvari, H., Forest, J., Ellefsen, S. S., & Skarsten, T. H. (June 2013). Show them the money? The role of pay and justice in a self-determination theory model predicting intrinsic work motivation. Presentation at the 5th International Conference on Self-Determination Theory, Rochester, New York, USA.

Olafsen, A. H., Niemiec, C. P., Deci, E. L., Halvari, H., Nielsen, E. R., & Williams, G. C. (June, 2016). Coping with Job demands and subsequent Need Frustration: The Moderating Role of Employee Mindfulness. Presentation at the 6th International Conference on Self-Determination Theory, Victoria, British Colombia, Canada.