Conference Presentations

  • 2013 Avatars in Groups: An Examination of Deep Roles –12 Fairy-tale Roles of Mind and Organization. Paper presented at the 31st Standing Conference on Organizational Symbolism (SCOS), Warsaw, Poland, July 13th - 16th. [PDF-file]

  • 2012: Deep roles – are they real? A model of positive and negative interpersonal fantasies. Poster (revised) presented at the 30th International Congress of Psychology, Cape Town, South-Africa, July22-27. [PDF-file]

  • 2011: Deep roles – are they real? A model of positive and negative interpersonal fantasies. Poster presented at the 12th European Congress of Psychology, Istanbul, Turkey, July 4-8. 

  • 2010: Facet Man: Exploring Multiple Selves in Leaders. Poster presented at the 15th European Conference on Personality (ECP15), Brno, the Czech Republic, July 20-24. [PDF file]

  • 2010: “Why is it so hard for me to succeed as leader in Scandinavia?” Two cases, and a comparative study of values between ethnic Asian and ethnic Norwegian leaders. Paper presented at GRASP 2010, The 7th Nordic Conference in Group- and Social Psychology, University of Gothenburg, May 20-21.] [PDF-file]

  • 2009: Raised in Asia - corporate leader in Scandinavia: self-awareness and core values. An exploratory study. Paper presented at the 8th Biennial Conference of the Asian Association of Social Psychology, New Delhi, Dec 11-14.  

  • 2007: Deep-roles – a model of implicit roles in groups: First facts. Paper presented at invited symposium, Small group research in Scandinavia (Convenor: Prof. Stefan Jern), at the 10th European Congress of Psychology, Prague, July 3-6. 
  • 2007: Fairy tales in the classroom. Invited staff seminar at The School of Management, Royal Holloway University of London, Egham, UK, March 28. [PDF-file] 
  • 2006: Staging inner conflicts on the outer scene: Some organizational implications of group psychoanalytic training. A case. Keynote lecture presented at the workshop “Group analysis in different cultures: diversities and tolerance.”  Lithuanian Group Analytic Society, Vilnius, July 5-7.

  • 2005: Breaking out of matrix: Group therapy as self-management training. Paper presented at the 13th European Symposium in Group Analysis, Molde, Norway, Aug. 8-13. [PDF-file]

  • 2004: Snap judgments and informed judgments of Big Five personality traits. Paper presented at the symposium Small Group Research in Scandinavia (Convenor: Prof. Kjell Granström), at the 28th International Congress of Psychology, Beijing, China, Aug. 8-13.
  • 2002: Dyproller: differensiering av uformelle roller under lederopplæring i gruppepsykologi. Paper presentert på The Third National, Open Conference on Group and Social Psychology, Psykologiska institutionen, Stockholm universitet, 22-23 mai. 
  • 2002: Teaching managers psychology by a narrative-guided experiential method. Poster presented at the International Conference on Psychology Education, St. Petersburg, Russia, June 15-19.  
  • 2001: Do you get a second chance to make a first impression? Første og sisteinntrykk av ledere på kurs. Keynote address at the 8:e Nordiska Konferensen om Ledarskaps- och organisationsforskning. Växjö universitet, Växjö, April 27-28.

  • 2000: Angst, erfaringslæring og dyproller i norsk lederutvikling - anvendelse av 30 års studier av grupper. Keynote address at the Second National, Open Conference on Group and Social PsychologyLunds Universitet, 18-19. mai 2000. [PDF-file] 

  • 2000 (with A. Moxnes): Snap Judgements of Big Five Personality Traits: Do They Last? Paper presented at the 10th European Conference on Personality, Krakow, Poland, July 16-20.

  • 1999 (with A. Moxnes): Do you never get a second chance to make a first impression? Paper presented by A. Moxnes at the Third Conference of Asian Association of Social Psychology, Taipei, Taiwan, Aug. 4-7. [PDF-file]
  • 1997: The «Organizational Seven » and Profitability: Financial performance as a consequence of organizational culture. Poster presented at the 8th Congress of Work and Organizational Psychology, Verona, Italy, April 2-5. [PDF-file]
  • 1996: On the deeper meaning of the Big Five and Personality Disorders. Paper presented at the 26th International Congress of Psychology, Montreal, August 18-22. 
  • 1996: The “Organizational Seven” and Profitability in Norwegian Banks: Financial performance as a consequence of organizational culture. Paperpresented at the 26th International Congress of PsychologyMontreal, Canada, August 18-22. [PDF-file]
  • 1996: The Organizational Seven and productivity. Paper presentert på den 5:e Nordiska Konferensen om Ledarskaps- och organisationsforskning. Ekonomiska institutionen, Högskolan i Växjö, april 11-12.
  • 1994: Deep roles: A psycho-evolutional model of the Big 5. Poster presented at The 7th European Conference on PersonalityMadrid, July 12-16.
  • 1994: From factoranalysis to fairy tales: the deeper meaning of the Big 5. Poster presented at The 23rd International Congress of AppliedPsychology, Madrid, July 17-22. [PDF-file] 
  • 1988 Arketypiska roller i organisationen. Invitert foredrag på studiedagene for Sveriges Kliniska Psykologers Förening, Gøteborg, 3. oktober.[PDF-file]
  • 1987: Deep roles: An archetypal model of organizational roles. Paper presented at The 3rd Conference on Organizational Symbolism and Corporate Culture, Milan, Italy, June 24-26. [PDF-file]
  • 1986: Evaluation of management training. Paper presented at the First European Conference on the Benefits of Psychology, Lausanne, Switzerland, Sept 10-12. [Publication]