Faculty Profile

Tor Jermund Larsen

Professor Emeritus - Department of Leadership and Organizational Behaviour

Biography

 Tor J. Larsen holds a MA in Systems Thinking from the University of Lancaster, England, in 1975 and earned his Ph.D. in Management Information Systems (MIS) from the University of Minnesota in 1989. He held the position of Senior Vice President at BI Norwegian Business School 2007-2010. In 2007 he became full professor in Knowledge Management at BI. At present Tor is Professor Emeritus in Knowledge Management. He has served as associate editor for MIS Quarterly.

Dr. Larsen’s publications are found in, for example Information & Management, Journal of MIS, Information Systems Journal, Computers in Industry, and International Journal of Information Management. He is a member of AIS, IFIP WG8.2, and WG8.6, where he acted as vice-chair 2007-2012.

Dr. Larsen’s research interests are in the areas of managers’ use of information, knowledge management, innovation, diffusion, representation, and innovation outcome.

Publications registered in Cristin

(Current research information system in Norway)

Academic Degrees
Year Academic Department Degree
1989 University of Minnesota Ph.D.
1975 University of Lancaster M.A.
1971 Norwegian School of Management B.B.A.
1989 University of Minnesota Ph.D.
1975 University of Lancaster M.A.
1971 Norwegian School of Management B.B.A.
Work Experience
Year Employer Job Title
2007 - Present BI Norwegian Business School Professor
2007 - 2010 BI Norwegian Business School Senior Vice President
2004 - 2007 BI Norwegian Business School Head of Department
1987 - 2007 BI Norwegian Business School Associate Professor
2000 - 2001 BI Norwegian Business School Head of Department
1978 - 1987 BI Norwegian Business School Assistant Professor
1975 - 1978 BI Norwegian Business School General Manager
1971 - 1975 BI Norwegian Business School Research Assistant