Cathrine Seierstad

Cathrine Seierstad

Førsteamanuensis

USN Handelshøyskolen
Institutt for økonomi, historie og samfunnsvitenskap
Campus Vestfold ()
Cathrine Seierstad joined the School of Business, History and Social Sciences as Associate Professor in Leadership in September 2019. Before joining USN she worked as a lecturer in Human Resource Management at Queen Mary, University of London, UK, as a lecturer in International Human Resource Management/Business at the School of Business, Management and Economics, University of Sussex, UK and as a lecturer in Human Resoure Management at Brunel Business School, UK. She also held a visiting position at the University of Witten Herdecke, Germany. Cathrine holds degrees from Queen Mary, University of London (PhD in Business and Management and MA in International Management, with distinction), University of Warwick (MA in International Relations), and the University of Oslo, Norway (Cand. Mag in Political Science). Cathrine’s research interests fall largely within the fields of leadership, women on boards, human resource management, equality, diversity and inclusion, corporate governance and CSR. Her current research examines the wider effects of using gender quotas on corporate boards in a variety of countries, corporate governance and the role of boards in different types of organizations, and international HRM.

CV

 

Education

2011.  PhD. in Business and Management , Queen Mary University of London, UK 

2015. PGCertHE (The Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education/MSc level) University of Sussex, UK

2005. MA in International Management (awarded Distinction) Queen Mary University of London, UK                            

2003. MA in International Relations University of Warwick, UK

2002. Cand Mag (BA) in Pedagogy and Political Science University of Oslo, Norway

 

Employment

2015-2019. Lecturer in International Human Resource Management and Programme Director MSc International Human Resource Management, Queen Mary, University of London, UK

2013-2015. Lecturer in International Business/ International Human Resource Management, University of Sussex, UK

2013-2016. Visiting scholar, University of Witten Herdecke, Germany

2011-2013Lecturer in Human Resource Management, Brunel Business School, Brunel University, UK

2006-2011. Course Organiser and Module Lecturer /Teaching Associate, School of Business and Management, Queen Mary University of London, UK

 

 

Publikasjoner

Peer-reviewed Journal articles

Seierstad, C., Healy, G. Goldeng, E and Fjellvær, H. (2020) ‘A ‘quota silo' or positive equality reach? The equality impact of gender quotas on corporate boards in Norway. Human Resource Management Journal. DOI:10.1111/1748-8583.12288

Seierstad, C., Tatli, A., Aldossari, M. and Huse, M. (2020) Broadening of the field of corporate boards and legitimate capitals: An investigation into the use of gender quotas in corporate boards in Norway. Work, Employment and Societyhttps://doi.org/10.1177/0950017019892835

Mensi-Klarbach, H and Seierstad, C (2020) Gender quotas on corporate boards: similarities and differences of quota scenarios. European Management Review. https://doi.org/10.1111/emre.12374

Healy, G, Tatli, A. Inal, G, Ozturk, M. Seierstad, C and Wrigth, T. (2019). In the steps of Joan Acker: A journey in researching inequality regimes and intersectional inequalities. Gender, Work and Organization. Vol 26 (12) https://doi.org/10.1111/gwao.12252

Seierstad, C., Warner-Søderholm, G., Torchia, M. and Huse, M. (2017) Women on boards: Beyond the institutional setting – the role of stakeholders and actors. Journal of Business Ethics.  Vol 141 (2):289-315.

Seierstad, C. (2016). Beyond the Business Case: The Need for Both Utility and Justice Rationales for Increasing the Share of Women on Boards. Corporate Governance an International Review. Vol 24 (4): 390-405. (Winner of  Geneen Institute, Bentley University  award for runner up  best paper published in CGIR 2016  )

Seierstad, C. and Kirton, G. (2015). Having it all? Senior women and work-life balance in Norway. Gender, Work and Organization. vol 22 (4) 390-404.

Seierstad, C. (2014) Diversity at Work: The Practice of Inclusion (Book Review). Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. 33 (8):808 – 812.

Huse, M. and Seierstad, C. (2013) Getting women on to corporate boards: Consequences of the Norwegian gender balance law. The European Financial Review

Seierstad, C., Healy, G. (2012) Women’s equality in the Scandinavian academy –a distant dream?. Work Employment and Society vol.26 (2)

Seierstad, C., Opsahl, T. (2011). For the few not the many? The effects of affirmative action on presence, prominence, and social capital of women directors in Norway. Scandinavian Journal of Management 27 (1).

 

Books

Seierstad, C., Gabaldon, P, Mensi-Klarbach, H. (eds.) (2017) Gender Diversity in the Boardroom: European Perspectives on Increasing Female Participation. Vol 1. The use of different quota regulations. Palgrave Macmillan.

Seierstad, C., Gabaldon, P, Mensi-Klarbach, H. (eds.) (2017) Gender Diversity in the Boardroom: European Perspectives on Increasing Female Participation. Vol 2.  Multiple Approaches Beyond Quotas. Palgrave Macmillan.

Hansen, K. and Seierstad, C. (eds.) (2017) Corporate social responsibility and diversity management. Theoretical approaches and best practices. Series Title: CSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance. Springer.

Seierstad, C. (2011) Exploring the Norwegian paradox of vertical sex segregation: strategies and experiences in politics, academia and company boards. PhD thesis, Queen Mary University of London.

 

Book Chapters

Seierstad, C.  and Huse, M. (2017). Gender quotas on corporate boards in Norway: 10 years later and lessons learned. In Seierstad, C., Gabaldon, P, Mensi-Klarbach, H. (2017) Gender Diversity in the Boardroom: European Perspectives on Increasing Female Participation- The use of different quota regulations. Palgrave Macmillan.

Gabaldon, P, Mensi-Klarbach, H. and Seierstad, C. (2017) Gender diversity in the boardroom: the multiple versions of quota laws in Europe. In Seierstad, C., Gabaldon, P, Mensi-Klarbach, H. (2017) Gender Diversity in the Boardroom: European Perspectives on Increasing Female Participation- The use of different quota regulations. Palgrave Macmillan.

Mensi-Klarbach, H. , Gabaldon, P, and Seierstad, C. (2017) Setting the Scene: Women on Boards in countries with quota regulations. In Seierstad, C., Gabaldon, P, Mensi-Klarbach, H. (2017) Gender Diversity in the Boardroom: European Perspectives on Increasing Female Participation- The use of different quota regulations. Palgrave Macmillan.

Gabaldon, P, Mensi-Klarbach, H. and Seierstad, C (2017) Setting the Scene: Women on Boards in European countries: The multiple approaches beyond quotas. Seierstad, C., Gabaldon, P, Mensi-Klarbach, H. . (eds.)  (2017) Gender Diversity in the Boardroom: European Perspectives on Increasing Female Participation. Vol 2.  Multiple Approaches Beyond Quotas. Palgrave Macmillan.

Mensi-Klarbach, H. , Gabaldon, P, and Seierstad, C. (2017)  Gender Diversity in the Boardroom: The Multiple Approaches Beyond Quota Regulations in Seierstad, C., Gabaldon, P, Mensi-Klarbach, H.(eds.)  (2017) Gender Diversity in the Boardroom: European Perspectives on Increasing Female Participation. Vol 2.  Multiple Approaches Beyond Quotas. Palgrave Macmillan.

Hansen, K and Seierstad, C (2017). CSR and DM: An introduction.  Hansen, K. and Seierstad, C. (eds.) Corporate social responsibility and diversity management. Theoretical approaches and best practices. Series Title: CSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance. Springer.

Gimenez, D., Gabaldon, P. and Seierstad, C. (2016)  Women’s entrepreneurship in Latin America and the Caribbean: A multidimensional approach. in Manolova, T.S., Brush, C.G, Edelman, L.F., Robb, A. and Welter, F. (eds) Entrepreneurial Ecosystems and growth of Women’s Entrepreneurship: A comparative Analysis. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Vassilopoulou, J., Samaluk, B. And Seierstad, C. (2014). Balancing inflows and outflows: a case study from Europe. Ozbilgin, M. (eds) In International Human Resource Management. Cambridge University Press

Seierstad , C. (2013). Gender quotas on corporate boards in Norway, necessary but not ideal. In Machold, S., Huse, M., Hansen, K., and Brogi, M (Eds) Getting women onto Corporate Boards – A snowball starting in Norway. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Vassilopoulou, J., Özbilgin, M., Seierstad, C., April, K. and Da Rocha, P. (2013) International diversity management – the case of US, South Africa and Norway. In: Cultural and Technological Influences on Global Business, IGI Global: Hershey, PA (edited by Bryan Christiansen).

Seierstad, C. (2011). Strategies for equality - The Norwegian experience of the use of gender quotas in the private sector. In Wright, T. & Conley, H. (eds) Gower Handbook of discrimination at work. Aldershot: Gower.

Seierstad, C. (2010). The most equal of the regions – the Scandinavian gendered paradox. In Healy, G., Kirton, G. & Noon, M. (eds) Equality, inequality and diversity – Contemporary challenges and strategies. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan Ltd, (pp171-194)