osiacc

Department of Accounting

  • Center for Corporate Governance
Olaf
Sigurjonsson
Associate professor


Room: SOL/C5.04
Tel:
+4538153362
E-mail: os.ccg@cbs.dk
Presentation

Olaf Sigurjonsson completed his PhD from Copenhagen Business School, Department of International Economics and Management, in 2011. The title of his dissertation is ''Governance Failure and Iceland's Financial Collapse''. In parallel with and following his Ph.D. work, Olaf has conducted research in the fields of corporate governance and strategic management. Olaf has over 20 years' work experience in industry, both in Iceland and abroad. Olaf is affiliated both at Reykjavik University and at Copenhagen Business School, where is holds a part time position as an Associate Professor. Olaf has taught courses on Strategic Management, Change Management and Restructuring, Corporate Governance and Personal & Career Development.

Primary research areas
  • Corporate Governance
  • Strategic Management
Curriculum Vitae
Links
Link to this homepage
www.cbs.dk/en/staff/osiacc
Courses

Corporate Governance; Strategic Management, Corporate Restructuring

Supervision

Supervision and committee member of PhD, MS and BS students' thesis.

Other teaching activities

Internship.

Selected publications
  • Faigen, B., Mygind, N., Sigurjonsson, T.O. and Arnardottir, A.A. (2018). Three Dimensions of Employees Acquiring Shares in Their Firms: Personal Characteristics, Motives and Type of Ownership. Economic and Industrial Democracy (forthcoming).
  • Sigurjonsson, T.O., Schwarzkopf, D.L., and Bryant, M. (Eds.) (2018). The Return of Trust? Institutions and the Public after the Icelandic Financial Crisis. Emerald Group Publishing 2018, 276 p.
  • Sjöstrand, S.E., Berglund, T., Grönberg, L., Kallifatides, M., Poulfelt, F., Pöyry, S. and Sigurjonsson, T.O. (2016). Nordic Corporate Governance. An Extensive In-Depth Study of Corporate Governance and Board Practices in 36 Large Companies. Stockholm School of Economics Institute for Research.
  • Sigurjonsson, T.O., Arnardottir, A.A., Vaiman, V. and Rikhardsson, P. (2015). Managers’ Views on Ethics Education in Business Schools: An Empirical Study. Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 130(1), p. 1-13.
  • Sigurjonsson, T.O., Arnardottir, A.A. and Vaiman, V. (2014). The Role of Business Schools in Ethics Education in Iceland: The Managers’ Perspective. Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 122(1), p. 25-38.
  • Vaiman, V., Sigurjonsson, T.O., and Davídsson, P. (2011). Weak Business Culture as Antecedents of Economic Crisis: The Case of Iceland. Journal of Business Ethics, 98(2), 67-83.
     
     
Publications sorted by:
2019
Throstur Sigurjonsson; Thomas Poulsen; Gudrun Jonsdottir / Ownership Strategy : A New Governance Mechanism for Collective Action and Responsible Ownership.
Paper presented at The 19th European Academy of Management Conference (EURAM) 2019, 2019
Paper > peer review
Elies Seguí-Mas; Guillermina Tormo-Carbó; Throstur Sigurjonsson; Audur Arna Arnardottir / The Answer Is Blowing in the Wind : Exploring Environmental Factors in the Icelandic Business Ethics Education.
Paper presented at The 19th European Academy of Management Conference (EURAM) 2019, 2019
Paper > peer review
Murray Bryant; Olaf Sigurjonsson / Wells Fargo and Company : Shareholder Derivative Action Should the Case Succeed in Federal Court for the Board of Directors?.
In: International Journal of Critical Accounting, 1.11.2019
Journal article > peer review
2018
Audur Arna Arnardottir; Olaf Sigurjonsson / Directors' Assessment of Changes in Board Key Functioning and Dynamics in the Wake of Gender Quota
Paper presented at The 18th European Academy of Management Conference (EURAM) 2018, 2018
Paper > peer review
David L. Schwarzkopf; Olaf Sigurjonsson / Discursive Control Using Emotion and Economics During a Financial Crisis
In: The Return of Trust?: Institutions and the Public after the Icelandic Financial Crisis. . ed. /Throstur Olaf Sigurjonsson; David L. Schwarzkopf; Murray Bryant. Bingley : Emerald Group Publishing 2018, p. 29-52
Book chapter > peer review
Murray Bryant; Olaf Sigurjonsson; Mar Wolfgang Mixa / Governance Mechanisms Post-Crisis
In: The Return of Trust?: Institutions and the Public after the Icelandic Financial Crisis. . ed. /Throstur Olaf Sigurjonsson; David L. Schwarzkopf; Murray Bryant. Bingley : Emerald Group Publishing 2018, p. 245-262
Book chapter > peer review
Pall Rikhardsson; Stefan Wendt; Audur Arna Arnardottir; Olaf Sigurjonsson / Is More Really Better? : Environmental Uncertainty, Performance Measure Variety and Organizational Performance.
Abstract from The 18th European Academy of Management Conference (EURAM) 2018, 2018
Conference abstract for conference > peer review
Audur Arna Arnardottir; Olaf Sigurjonsson / Restoring Trust Through Improved Corporate Governance and Adherence to Gender Quotas
In: The Return of Trust?: Institutions and the Public after the Icelandic Financial Crisis. . ed. /Throstur Olaf Sigurjonsson; David L. Schwarzkopf; Murray Bryant. Bingley : Emerald Group Publishing 2018, p. 227-244
Book chapter > peer review
Olaf Sigurjonsson (Editor) ; David L. Schwarzkopf (Editor) ; Murray Bryant (Editor) / The Return of Trust? : Institutions and the Public after the Icelandic Financial Crisis.
Bingley : Emerald Group Publishing 2018, 276 p.
Anthology > peer review
Benjamin Faigen; Niels Mygind; Olaf Sigurjonsson; Audur Arna Arnardottir / Three Dimensions of Employees Acquiring Shares in Their Firms : Personal Characteristics, Motives and Type of Ownership.
In: Economic and Industrial Democracy, 12.11.2018
Journal article > peer review
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