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, 08 September 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.

    • Saturday, 01 May 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, 11 February 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.


    • Wednesday, 03 June 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, 25 May 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, 18 March 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, 27 February 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, 19 February 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, 26 November 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, 23 October 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, 03 April 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.