Eric Arne Lofquist

Førsteamanuensis - Campus Bergen, Institutt for ledelse og organisasjon

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American citizen from St. Simons Island, Georgia. Served 28 years in United States Navy flying F-14 Tomcats from US Navy aircraft carriers around the world. Also occupied several top-level leadership positions in the US, Norway, and NATO (Brussels) responsible for strategic level operational planning and organizational change implementation. Former director in Powersim AS responsible for international modelling and simulation consulting, and CEO of Nutec Crisis Management (both in Bergen, Norway). Received PhD from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH) studying the strategic change process known as Take-Off 05 in the Norwegian civil aviation air navigation services provider (Avinor).

Thesis available at: http://bora.nhh.no/bitstream/2330/1916/1/lofquist%20avh2008.pdf

Research areas
The leadership's role in strategic-level organizational change in high risk environments (and particularly High Reliability Organizations), and its effect on safety.

Teaching areas

Health, Safety and Environment (HSE), Human Resources Management (HRM), Strategy (business strategy, corporate strategy, international strategy, and strategic management), Leadership and Leader Psychology, and Strategic Crisis Management.

Akademisk grad
År Akademisk institusjon Grad
2008 Norwegian School of Economics, NHH Ph.D.
1996 University of New Orleans M.B.A.
1986 Salve Regina University Master of Arts
1986 US Naval War College Master of Arts
1976 Jacksonville University B.S.
År Arbeidsgiver Tittel
2012 - Present Norwegian School of Economics, NHH Adjunct Professor
2009 - Present BI Norwegian Business School Associate Professor
2008 - 2009 Norwegian School of Economics, NHH Associate Professor
2003 - 2008 Norwegian School of Economics, NHH Research fellow
2002 - 2004 Nutec Crisis Management AS CEO
2000 - 2002 Powersim AS Director
1972 - 2000 United States Navy Naval Aviator