Anne Haugen Gausdal

Anne Haugen Gausdal


Fakultet for teknologi, naturvitenskap og maritime fag
Institutt for maritime operasjoner
Campus Vestfold (D3-72A)
Gausdal is professor in organization, leadership and innovation. She is PhD leader, member of the leadership group at the department and head of MASDLI research group. She is active in publishing and has published 11 peer-reviewed articles in interantional journals (level 1 and 2) from 2017-2019. Regarding study programs, she works with the master program in Maritime Managment and the PhD program in Nautical Operations.


  • PhD leader
  • Head of MASDLI research group
  • Member of the leadership group at the department
  • Supervising master and PhD students
  • Course responsibility for Organization and Leadership -  Master in Maritime Management
  • Course responsibility for Master Thesis - Master in Maritime Management


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



A.        Full Length, Fully-Refereed Journal Papers

Svare, H., Gausdal, A.H., and Möllering, G. (2019) The function of ability, benevolence, and integrity based trust in innovation networks. Industry and innovation;

Roud, E.K.P and Gausdal, A.H. (2019) Emergency Management and Trust – Experiences from the Arctic sea region. Journal of Trust Research;

Kim, T.E., Sharma, A., Gausdal, A.H. and Chae, C.J. (2019) Impact of autonomation technology on gender parity in the maritime industry. WMU Journal of Maritime Affairs.

Gausdal, A.H., Czachorowski, K.V., and Solesvik, M. (2018) Applying Blockchain Technology: The evidence from Norwegian Companies. Sustainability 2018, 10(6), 1985;

Kristiansen, H.T. and Gausdal A.H. (2018) Design-driven innovation in design practice. The case of designing a ship-bridge vision. FORMakademisk, 11 (5) Art 2, 1-18

Underthun, A., Svare, H. and Gausdal, A.H. (2018) Nettverksorganisasjoners betydning for kunnskapstilgang og innovasjon. Søkelys på arbeidslivet 35 (3), 203–220

Kim, T.E. and Gausdal, A.H. (2017) Leading for safety. A weighted safety leadership model in shipping. Reliability Engineering & System Safety 165 (September 2017), 458-466. 

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

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. 10.1080/00343404.2017.1370086

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

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)

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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.


B.        Popular Scientific Journal Paper

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


C.        Published Books or Parts of Books

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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