Faculty Profile

Scott G. Isaksen

Adjunct Professor - Campus Bergen

Biography

Scott G. Isaksen's personal email address: sgiaway@cpsb.com

Scott G. Isaksen is a Professor II of Leadership and Organizational Behavior at the Norwegian Business School. He is also Founder of the Creative Problem Solving Group, Senior Fellow of its Creativity Research Unit and a former professor and director of SUNY's International Center for Studies in Creativity. He resides in the Buffalo area of New York in the US.

Scott has published over 200 books, articles, and chapters in books, and provided consultation and training on facilitative leadership, creativity, and innovation for over 450 organizations in 26 different countries around the world. Scott is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Product Development Management Association and has served as a consulting editor for the Journal of Creative Behavior since 1983.

Research areas
Creative Problem Solving Style assessment and implications (Person-Environment Fit).
Climate for Creativity and Innovation.
Impact of Creative Problem Solving Training.

Teaching areas

Human Resource Management (Bergen)Management of Creativity (Bergen).
Creativity in Individuals, Groups, and Organizations (Nydalen).

Publications registered in Cristin

(Current research information system in Norway)

Academic Degrees
Year Academic Department Degree
1983 State University College at Buffalo Ed.D.
1983 State University at Buffalo Doctor of Education, Ed.D.
1974 State University College at Buffalo B.S.
1983 State University College at Buffalo Ed.D.
1983 State University at Buffalo Doctor of Education, Ed.D.
1974 State University College at Buffalo B.S.
Work Experience
Year Employer Job Title
2009 - Present BI Norwegian Business School Adjunct Professor
1997 - Present Creative Problem Solving Group President
1993 - 1997 SUNY College at Buffalo Professor
1982 - 1997 SUNY College at Buffalo Director
1982 - 1997 Creative Problem Solving Group Founder
1987 - 1993 SUNY College at Buffalo Associate Professor
1983 - 1987 SUNY College at Buffalo Assistant Professor
1980 - 1983 SUNY College at Buffalo Instructor
1979 - 1980 Williamsville Central Schools Gifted Specialist
1974 - 1979 Williamsville Central Schools Teacher