Reading lists for exchange students

HVL 2017/2018

Corporate Strategy ØKB 2123

Barney, J., 1991. Firm resources and sustained competitive advantage. Journal of Management, 17(1), 99-120. Available from ProQuest.

Johnson, G., Whittington, R., & Scholes, K. (2011). Exploring strategy: Text & cases (9th ed.). Teaching at MCITeaching London: Pearson

Kohli, A.K., & Jaworski, B.J. (1990). Market orientation, The construct, research propositions, and managerial implications. Journal of Marketing, 54(2), 1-18. Available from

Lumpkin, G.T., & Dess, G. (1996). Clarifying the entrepreneurial orientation construct and linking it to performance. The Academy of Management Review, 21(1), 135-172. Available from JSTOR.

Peteraf, M. A. (1993). The cornerstones of competitive advantage: A resource-based view. Strategic Management Journal, 14(3), 179-191. Available from JSTOR.

Entrepreneurship ØKB2117

Osterwalder, A., & Pigneur, Y. (2010). Business model generation: A handbook for visionaries, game changers, and challengers. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley.

Sjodin, T. L. (2012). Small message, big impact: The elevator speech effect (rev. ed.). New York: Portfolio/Penguin.

Environmental science and pollution ING3061

Chiras, D. A. (2014). Environmental Science (10th ed.). Burlington, Mass: Jones & Bartlett Learning.

Pollution Controll Act («Forurensningsloven»):

Act relating to the management of biological, geological and landscape diversity ("Naturmangfoldloven"): English:

Act relating to the exploitation of rights and entitlements in the state commons ("Fjellova"):

Lov om rett til miljøinformasjon og deltakelse i offentlige beslutningsprosesser av betydning for miljøet (miljøinformasjonsloven):
Only available in Norwegian, but relevant parts will be translated and included in lectures:øinformasjonsloven

All material on Fronter (lecture notes, lab practices etc).

Recommended literature: Only available in Norwegian:

Forskrift om begrensning av forurensning (Forurensningsforskriften):

Forskrift om gjenvinning og behandling av avfall (Avfallsforskriften):

Fire engineering simulations ING3049

Jakobsen, A., Valkvist, M. B. S., Bennetsen, J. C., Carstensen, R. E., Madsen, G. L., Sommerlund-Thoresen, K., . . . Sørensen, L. S. (2009). CFD Best Practice. Available from

McGrattan, K., Hostikka, S., McDermott, R., Floyd, J., Weinschenk, C., & Overholt, K. (2017). Fire Dynamics Simulator: User's guide (Newest ed., NIST Special Publication 1019). Available on Fronter.

McGrattan, K., McDermott. R., Hostikka, S., Floyd, J., Weinschenk, C., & Overholt, K. (2017). Fire Dynamics Simulator: Technical Reference Guide, Volume 1: Mathematical Model. (Newest ed., NIST Special Publication 1018-1). Available on Fronter.

Supplementary reading:

Drysdale, D. (2011). An introduction to fire dynamics (3rd ed.). Chichester: Wiley.

(Hagen, B. C. (2008). Brannteknisk rømningsanalyse. Trondheim: Tapir.) *Norwegian.

Karlsson, B., & Quintiere, J. G. (2000). Enclosure fire dynamics. Boca Reton: CRC Press.

Yeoh, G. H., & Yuen, K. K. (Eds.). (2009). Computational fluid dynamics in fire engineering: Theory, modelling and practice. Amsterdam: Elsevier.

Green shipping NAB3036

Reading list will be made available by teacher.

International marketing ØKB2121

Hollensen, S. (2014). Global Marketing (6th ed.). Harlow: Pearson.

Leadership in Maritime Organisations NAB3027

Clegg, S. R., Kornberger, M., & Pitsis, T. S. (2016). Managing and organizations: An introduction to theory and practice (4th ed). London: Sage.
Part 1 and part 2.

Maritime English NAB1024

Maritime standarduttrykk: Engelsk - norsk: IMCO's standard marine navigational vocabulary. (1999). Sjøfartsdirektoratet.

Kluijven, P.C. van (2011). The international maritime language programme: An English course for students at maritime colleges and for on board training - SMCP included (5th ed.). Alkmaar: Alk & Heijnen.

Norwegian ØKB8101-UTV

Strand, O. (2009). Med tusen ord. Bergen: Fagbokforlaget.

Strategic Management accounting and control ØKB3122


Burns, J., Quinn, M., Warren, L., & Oliveira, J. (2013). Management accounting. New York: McGraw-Hill.
(chapters 1 - 8, 16 - 20, 22).

Further compulsory readings:

Gray, R. & Bebbington, J. (2001). Accounting for the environment (ch. 1). London: Sage. Hood, C. (1995). The "new public management" in the 1980s: Variations on a theme. Accounting, Organizations and Society, 20(2/3), 93-109.

Jensen, M.D. (2001). Corporate budgeting is broken - let's fix it. Harvard Business Review, November 2001, 94-101.

Quentin, W., Geissler, A., Scheller-Kreinsen, D., & Busse, A. (2011). Understanding DRGs and DRG-based hospital payment in Europe. In R. Busse, A. Geissler, W. Quentin, & M. Wiley (eds.), Diagnosis-related groups in Europe: Moving towards transparency, efficiency and quality in hospitals (pp. 23-36). Maidenhead: Open University Press.

Additional readings:

Davila, A., & Wouters, M. (2004). Designing cost-competitive technology products through cost management. Accounting Horizons, 18(1), 13-26.

Dent, J.F. (1991). Accounting and organizational cultures: A field study of the emergence of a new organizational reality. Accounting, Organizations and Society, 16(8), 705-732.

Fraser, M. (2012). "Fleshing out" an engagement with a social accounting technology. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, 25(3), 508-534.

Goretzki L., Strauss, E. & Weber J. (2013). An institutional perspective on the changes in management accountants' professional role. Management Accounting Research, 24, 41-63.

Hall, M. (2014). Evaluation logics in the third sector. Voluntas, 25, 307-336.

Jørgensen, B., & Messner, M. (2010). Accounting and strategising: A case study from new product development. Accounting, Organizations and Society, 35(2), 184-204.

Kaplan, R. S., & Porter, M. E. (2011). How to solve the cost crisis in health care. Harvard Business Review, 89(9), 46-64.

Virtanen, T., Tuomaala, M., & Pentti, E. (2013). Energy efficiency complexities: A technical and managerial investigation. Management Accounting Research, 24(4), 401-416.

Tank Operations NAB3037


Understanding culture NAB3021

Askehave, I. (2006) Communication: Transmitting messages or fusing horizons? I: I. Askehave & B. Norlyk (Eds.), Meanings and messages: Intercultural business communication (pp. 33-60). Århus: Academica.

Askehave, I., Gram, M., & Norlyk, B. (2006) Culture in a business context. I: I. Askehave & B. Norlyk (Eds.), Meanings and messages: Intercultural business communication (pp. 7-32). Århus: Academica.

Hannerz, U. (1990). Cosmopolitans and locals in world culture. Theory, Culture & Society, 7(2) (1990): 237-251. doi:

Holliday, A., Hyde, M., & Kullman, J. (2010) Intercultural communication: An advanced resource book for students (2nd ed.). London: Routledge.
Pensum: Section A: Introduction - defining concepts (pp. 1-57)

Scollon, R., Scollon, S. W., & Jones, R. H. (2012). Intercultural communication: A discourse approach (3rd ed.). Malden, Mass.: Wiley-Blackwell.

Shore, B. (1996). Culture in mind: Cognition, culture, and the problem of meaning. New York: Oxford University Press.
Pensum: chapter 2: Rethinking culture as models.

Suggested reading:

Ervik, K. (2013). The superior thai-western telationship: A culturally negotiated re-embedding practice. I E. Bråten, Embedded Entrepreneurship: Market, Culture, and Micro-Business in Insular Southeast Asiap (pp. 125-145). Leiden: Brill.

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