Institut for Regnskab

  • Center for Corporate Governance

Kontor: SOL/C5.04
E-mail: os.ccg@cbs.dk

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.

Primære forskningsområder
  • Corporate Governance
  • Strategic Management
Curriculum Vitae
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Corporate Governance; Strategic Management, Corporate Restructuring


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

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Udvalgte publikationer
  • 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.
Publikationer sorteret efter:
Olaf Sigurjonsson; Audur Arna Arnardottir; Hao Jiao; Yunxia Zhu; David Schwartzkopf / Cultures and Economies Apart : Similar Business Ethics Education Needed.
Paper presented at The Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2020, 2020
Paper > peer review
Pall Rikhardsson; Stefan Wendt; Audur Arna Arnardottir; Olaf Sigurjonsson / Is More Really Better? : Performance Measure Variety and Environmental Uncertainty.
I: International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 3.8.2020
Tidsskriftartikel > peer review
Gudrun Erla Jonsdottir; Throstur Olaf Sigurjonsson; Thomas Poulsen / Ownership Strategy : A Governance Mechanism for Collective Action and Responsible Ownership.
I: Corporate Ownership and Control, Vol. 17, Nr. 3, 2020, s. 34-45
Tidsskriftartikel > peer review
Olaf Sigurjonsson; Thomas Poulsen; Gudrun Jonsdottir / Responsible Ownership through Ownership Strategy
I: EURAM 2020 Online Conference: The Business of Now: The Future Starts Here . Brussels : European Academy of Management 2020 (Euram Conference Proceedings)
Konferencebidrag i proceedings > peer review
Olaf Sigurjonsson / Samanburður á stjórnarháttum norrænna stjórna
I: Rannsóknir í viðskiptafræði I. red. /Gylfi Dalmann; Runolfur Smari Steinthorsson; Thorhallur Gudlaugsson. Reykjavik : University of Iceland Press 2020
Bidrag til bog/antologi > peer review
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
Olaf Sigurjonsson; J. Bjarni Magnússon / Samskipti fagfjárfesta við félög sem þeir eru hluthafar í
I: Tímarit um viðskipti og efnahagsmál [Icelandic Journal of Business and Economics], Vol. 16, Nr. 2, 2019, s. 105-122
Tidsskriftartikel > 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?.
I: International Journal of Critical Accounting, Vol. 11, Nr. 1, 2019
Tidsskriftartikel > peer review
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
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