Professor Paul N. Gooderham, is a graduate of the University of Bergen with a doctoral degree in sociology from the University of Trondheim, Norway.
In addition to being a fractional professor at Middlesex University Business School he is a full-time tenured Professor of International Management at NHH -The Norwegian School of Economics & Business Administration (1994-). He is bi-lingual – English/Norwegian.
Bi-lingual – English/Norwegian
He has taught courses on International Management for twenty years. His teaching draws on a textbook he has co-authored on international management, "Global Strategy and Management" (Edward Elgar) published in a revised edition in 2019.
He also teaches a course at the doctoral level on institutional theory.
He has published three editions of a co-authored textbook on international management including Global Strategy and Management (Edward Elgar) published in 2019.
Recent journal articles:
Wang, J. and Gooderham, P.N. (2014). Institutional change and regional development in China: The case of commodity trading markets. Environment & Planning C: Government & Policy. 32, 471 – 490.
Gooderham, P., Morley, M., Parry, E., Stavrou, E. (2015). National and firm level drivers of the devolution of HRM decision making to line managers. Journal of International Business Studies, 46(6), 715-723).
Dasi, A., Pedersen, T., Gooderham, Elter, F. & Hildrum, J. (2017). The organizational separation effect on knowledge sharing within and between business units in MNCs. Journal of World Business 52(3), 431–446.
Gooderham, P.N., Fenton-O’Creevy, M., Croucher, R., and Brookes, M., (2018) A multi-level analysis of the use of individual pay-for-performance systems. Journal of Management.
Gooderham, P.N., Mayrhofer, W. & Brewster, C. (2019). Towards a comparative institutional research agenda for HRM. A review of progress 2007-2017. International Journal of Human Resource Management.
His current research is on radical change in the context of large extant organizations. This research is funded by four Norwegian multinational mobile companies and the Norwegian Reseach Council.
His previous research - The GOLD Project (2007-2010) was centered on knowledge sharing in multinational companies. His research team received substantial funding from three Scandinavian multinationals and the Research Council of Norway. In addition the project involved substantial interaction with the companies and regular reporting of research findings to senior managers. http://paraplyen.imaker.no/paraplyen/paraplyen_/english_ve/english_ve/gold-hits-/