Digital PHD defence: Vedrana Jez

PhD Candidate Vedrana Jez, Department of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, will defend her thesis for the Doctor Philosophiae Degree at BI Norwegian Business School.

Title of the thesis:

“Managerial Attention and Cognitive Flexibility in Strategic Decision Making”

Title of trial lecture: 

“Compare and contrast cognitive versus political explanations of attention in strategic decision-making teams”

Digital recording of the trial lecture will be available to the committee and evaluated prior to the defence.

The Evaluation Committee:

Chair: Professor Debbie Harrison, BI Norwegian Business School
First Opponent: Professor Rune Lines, NHH Norwegian School of Economics
Second Opponent: Professor Stefano Brusoni, ETH Zurich


Professor Ingunn Myrtveit, BI Norwegian Business School has been the candidate´s main supervisor, and Professor Ragnhild Kvålshaugen, BI Norwegian Business School, has been the candidate´s co-supervisor.

Practical information

  • Time:Wednesday, April 29, 2020 12:15 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Location:Online
  • Contact:PhD Administration (phd@bi.no)

Location: Digital via Zoom: https://binorwegianbusinessschool.zoom.us/j/68169824147

Due to the corona outbreak the doctoral examination will be performed digitally, by 2-ways communication channel. The public defence is open to the public and everyone who is interested can join.

Ex auditorio-questions: The chair of defence will invite the audience to ex auditorio-questions at the end.