Faculty Profile

Johannes Brinkmann

Professor - Department of Strategy and Entrepreneurship

Publications registered in Cristin

(Current research information system in Norway)


Johannes Brinkmann studied sociology (and secondary subjects) at the universities of Münster, W. Germany and Oslo, Norway. Academic work in Norway and for more limited periods in the US, Germany, Lithuania etc. At present 9 academic books (mostly in Norwegian), 42 academic articles (mostly in English), in addition numerous conference papers, book chapters, industry and professional journal papers.

See a sample chapter (Norwegian):
Ubehagelig næringslivsetikk: En essaysamling

Until 2016, Brinkmann was head of the former BI Centre for risk and insurance research (ROFF). Since 2016, he is also adjunct professor at the Arctic University of Norway in Tromsø. 

Research areas

Business ethics with subspecialties, descriptive ethics, industry and business-professional ethics, marketing and consumer ethics. Comparative social science. More recently focus on insurance industry ethics, dialectics of risk and responsibility, socratic dialogue.

Teaching areas

Business ethics, risk management, sociology for business students, social science methodology.
Academic Degrees
Year Academic Department Degree
1975 University of Münster Dr.phil
1972 University of Münster Master of Arts
Work Experience
Year Employer Job Title
2016 - Present University of Tromsø Professor II
1992 - Present BI Norwegian Business School Associate Professor/Professor
1989 - 1992 Norges Markedshøyskole, Norwegian School of Marketing Associate Professor
1985 - 1989 Institutt for Markedsføring, Oslo Programme Coordinator, Undergrad. teaching and programme development
1975 - 1985 University of Oslo Research Assistant/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor