Faculty Profile

Øyvind Kvalnes

Associate Professor - Department of Leadership and Organizational Behaviour

Biography

The philosopher Øyvind Kvalnes is an associate professor at the Department of Leadership and Organizational Management, BI Norwegian School of Management. He is an experienced facilitator, lecturer and researcher. In 1998 he defended his PHD-thesis entitled “Living with Moral Luck”. For ten years he was the CEO of Humanistisk Akademi in Oslo, a small unit of philosophical consultants. He has written three books on practical philosophy in the workplace. His main interests outside academia is family, football and music.
Research areas
Human flourishing and fallibility, ethics, communication, personal integrity, organizational identity, self-determination and autonomy, wisdom in leadership

Publications registered in Cristin

(Current research information system in Norway)

Academic Degrees
Year Academic Department Degree
1998 University of Oslo Ph.D.
1992 University of Oslo Master Cand. Philol.
1998 University of Oslo Ph.D.
1992 University of Oslo Master Cand. Philol.
Work Experience
Year Employer Job Title
2009 - Present BI Norwegian Business School Associate Professor
2000 - 2009 Humanistisk Akademi CEO
1994 - 1998 Norges Forskningsråd PhD Candidate
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