Centres, groups and other initiatives

The Nordic Alliance for Communication & Management

Leveraging communication as a strategic driver of sustainable organizational performance and success in a changing world.





  • Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - The first pan-Nordic study of the communication field

    Get the current state and overview of the PR and communications field in the Nordic countries.

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    For this report, the Nordic Alliance for Communication and Management (#NORA) has collaborated with national communication associations in Norway, Denmark, Finland and Sweden as well as with the European Communication Monitor series to publish the first ever pan-Nordic study of the communication field. The respondents of the survey work in communication agencies and in communication departments in joint stock companies, private companies, government-owned organisations, public sector organizations, political organisations, as well as non-profit organisations and associations.

  • Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - bi.edu #NORA signs global declaration, joining major international mobilization in communication to tackle the pandemic and the climate crisis.

    In the face of the current pandemic and other global challenges, such as the climate crisis, #NORA proudly endorses the International declaration of communications professionals and researchers for a healthier, viable, better world.

  • Saturday, May 1, 2021 - bi.edu #NORA Sponsors New Paper Development Workshop

    #NORA extends its support of early and mid-career researchers with a new workshop hosted at the Annual Congress of the European Public Relations Education and Research Association (EUPRERA).

  • Thursday, April 15, 2021 - bi.edu NORA proud to support “Statement on Communication of Covid-19 Pandemic”

    In light of the importance of communications during the COVID-19 pandemic, international professional and academic associations of Public Relations and Communicators now seek to refocus the effort to achieve effective communication.

  • Thursday, February 11, 2021 - bi.edu New Nordic research collaboration

    The European Communication Monitor (ECM) is the largest survey in communication management and public relations worldwide. This year there will be a separate study about communications in the Nordic countries. The Nordic alliance for Communication and Management (#NORA) and the national communication associations in Norway, Finland, Denmark, and Sweden are collaborating on a joint research project.

  • Thursday, January 28, 2021 - bi.edu New Research Paper on Managing Stakeholder Dialogues on Social Media

    Should companies try to hold the steering wheel in online discussions about corporate social responsibility? A new study shows that the reactions of stakeholders are more positive when they experience low levels of moderation.


  • Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - Public Sector Communication: Closing Gaps Between Citizens and Public Organizations

    How to communicate with the citizens of the future? Why does public sector communication often fail? Public Sector Communication combines practical examples from around the world with the latest theoretical insights to show how communication can help bridge gaps that exist between public sector organizations and the individual citizens they serve.

  • Monday, May 25, 2020 - BIs Norwegian Communication Research Group Goes Nordic

    Building on the legacy of BI’s Centre for Corporate Communication, communication researchers at the school are launching a new regional, cross-disciplinary think tank. The new Nordic Alliance for Communication & Management (NORA) will bring together the academic disciplines of communication and management.

  • Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - BI Business Review 5 tips for working from home during the pandemic

    The idea of home office usually sounds tempting for most of us, but the corona virus puts working from home to an extreme test. Establishing a good communication norm and re-clarifying roles are keys to success.

  • Thursday, February 27, 2020 - NORA Board Meeting and Workshop

    The steering committee meets to decide over new structures for the group and develop a topical agenda focused on leveraging communication as a strategic driver of sustainable organizational performance and success in a changing world.

  • Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - Communication-Centered Perspectives in Management and Organization Studies

    In collaboration with the Nordic Centre for Internet and Society, NORA hosted Prof. Dennis Schoeneborn from Copenhagen Business School, who talked about the vantage point that the contemporary field of organization studies suffers from a theory-phenomenon mismatch crisis.


  • Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - Future Proofing Your Brand

    Together with EACD, NORA invited to an insightful breakfast meeting with Marc Cloosterman, who shared his methods and solutions for developing a brand performance strategy for the C-suite.

  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - The Art of Framing Sustainability

    This October, NORA invited to a discussion on effective conveyance sustainability within an organization. The seminar included valuable insights from companies and organizations that are leading the way on integrating sustainability and climate action into their business strategy.

  • Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - Introducing The Management Toolbox for Communicators

    In this breakfast meeting, Sophia Charlotte Volk showcased how to maximize the effectiveness of communication by utilizing the management toolbox. Sophia illustrated how tools provide orientation and offer templates for managing frequently occurring tasks in a routinized and comprehensible manner.

  • Thursday, March 21, 2019 - Corporate Communication: A Catalyst for Organizational Success

    Together with The European Association of Communication Directors, NORA invited senior leaders in marketing and corporate communication to discuss the importance of corporate communication within an organization.